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A $7,000 SUV? What American Automakers Can Learn From This Indian-Market Renault

A $7,000 SUV? What American Automakers Can Learn From This Indian-Market Renault


Via: bob-nelson  •  World News  •  3 Comments  •  last year

They demand bespoke solutions that have been "frugally engineered" for them. The "frugal engineering" gospel is preached by Chennai, India-based digital-tech services provider Hinduja...
A US war with Iran looms. Don’t for one second think that it is justified

A US war with Iran looms. Don’t for one second think that it is justified


Via: bob-nelson  •  World News  •  5 Comments  •  last year

W e know how the story goes. The decision for war is made long in advance. That becomes the end point, and the evidence must be marshalled to achieve that goal. A long-lasting regime...
Donald Trump’s reckless Iran policy casts doubt on the US as global leader

Donald Trump’s reckless Iran policy casts doubt on the US as global leader


Via: bob-nelson  •  World News  •  8 Comments  •  last year

I rrespective of whether Iran is responsible for the recent attacks on Gulf shipping, the crisis now unfolding is fundamentally one manufactured out of thin air by the Trump...
Paris Air Show: Plane safety, new fighter jets and 'flying taxis'

Paris Air Show: Plane safety, new fighter jets and 'flying taxis'


Via: bob-nelson  •  World News  •  1 Comments  •  last year

The 53rd International Paris Air Show , t he aerospace industry's marquee event, is a chance to take the pulse of the $150bn-a-year commercial aircraft industry, which many analysts believe...
Spain joins France and Germany in race to build Europe's next combat jet

Spain joins France and Germany in race to build Europe's next combat jet


Via: bob-nelson  •  World News  •  5 Comments  •  last year

Dassault Aviation and Airbus will build the warplane which is expected to be operational from 2040, with a view to replacing Dassault’s Rafale and Germany’s Eurofighter over time. The...
Donald Trump attacks Sadiq Khan in tweets over London deaths

Donald Trump attacks Sadiq Khan in tweets over London deaths


Via: bob-nelson  •  World News  •  8 Comments  •  last year

The row between Donald Trump and Sadiq Khan has escalated again after the US president called the London mayor “a disaster” in response to violence in the capital, where three men have been...
The Mullahs Promise "Demise of Israel" and American Civilization

The Mullahs Promise "Demise of Israel" and American Civilization


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  World News  •  22 Comments  •  last year

The Mullahs Promise "Demise of Israel" and American Civilization by Majid Rafizadeh, Gatestone Institute, June 15, 2019 The Iranian government continues to defy international standards,...
EX-TOP IAEA OFFICIAL WARNS OF CLANDESTINE IRANIAN NUKE SITES

EX-TOP IAEA OFFICIAL WARNS OF CLANDESTINE IRANIAN NUKE SITES


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  World News  •  12 Comments  •  last year

EX-TOP IAEA OFFICIAL WARNS OF CLANDESTINE IRANIAN NUKE SITES Last week, Heinonen made waves when he warned KAN radio that Iran could make enough material for a nuclear weapon in six to eight...
BBC BACKLASH: ANGER AS BEEB TO BAN WORD ‘TERROR’ – LONDON BRIDGE KILLINGS NOW ‘VAN ATTACK’

BBC BACKLASH: ANGER AS BEEB TO BAN WORD ‘TERROR’ – LONDON BRIDGE KILLINGS NOW ‘VAN ATTACK’


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  World News  •  1 Comments  •  last year

BBC BACKLASH: ANGER AS BEEB TO BAN WORD ‘TERROR’ – LONDON BRIDGE KILLINGS NOW ‘VAN ATTACK’ BBC has been accused of ‘sanitising’ terrorism after banning its journalists from using the word...
Boris Johnson promises tax cut for 3m higher earners

Boris Johnson promises tax cut for 3m higher earners


Via: bob-nelson  •  World News  •  2 Comments  •  last year

The Tory leadership hopeful used the Telegraph to make the case for the cut, saying, “We should be raising thresholds of income tax – so that we help the huge numbers that have been captured...
Boris Johnson: I won't pay £39bn unless EU gives Britain better exit terms

Boris Johnson: I won't pay £39bn unless EU gives Britain better exit terms


Via: bob-nelson  •  World News  •  13 Comments  •  last year

Boris Johnson has claimed only he can see off both Nigel Farage and Jeremy Corbyn as he urged Tory MPs and party members to make him their next leader and prime minister. The leadership...
Three Tories living in the real world

Three Tories living in the real world


Via: bob-nelson  •  World News  •  3 Comments  •  last year

It’s all about the Tory leadership , and (surprise, surprise) only three of the candidates to have declared are living in the real world. Matt Hancock, Rory Stewart and Sam Gyimah are...
Brexit: UK car production plunges amid 'untold damage' of EU leave date chaos

Brexit: UK car production plunges amid 'untold damage' of EU leave date chaos


Via: bob-nelson  •  World News  •  1 Comments  •  last year

Car production plunged by nearly half in April as factories shut down to prepare for a Brexit date that never came, prompting renewed anguish from the UK motor industry at the “untold...
GERMAN INTEL: IRAN WANTS TO EXPAND TO WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION

GERMAN INTEL: IRAN WANTS TO EXPAND TO WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  World News  •  7 Comments  •  last year

GERMAN INTEL: IRAN WANTS TO EXPAND TO WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION Iran was termed a "risk country" in the 335-page document outlining serious threats to the security and democracy of the...
Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE

Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE


Via: bob-nelson  •  World News  •  10 Comments  •  last year

The Trump administration informed congressional committees that it will go ahead with 22 military sales to the Saudis, United Arab Emirates and Jordan, infuriating lawmakers by circumventing...
Leave your DSLR at home: The Huawei P30 Pro is the only camera a traveller needs

Leave your DSLR at home: The Huawei P30 Pro is the only camera a traveller needs


Via: bob-nelson  •  World News  •  5 Comments  •  last year

A few weeks ago , when my colleagues were busy listening to Mark Zuckerberg yanking about a ‘Privacy-first future’ of Facebook, I was exploring the streets of Europe, drinking fresh beer....
Trump’s latest explanation for the Huawei ban is unacceptably bad

Trump’s latest explanation for the Huawei ban is unacceptably bad


Via: bob-nelson  •  World News  •  3 Comments  •  last year

The official explanation , according to the initial executive order , is that Huawei hardware puts the US at risk for espionage. As the order puts it, “foreign adversaries are increasingly...
Intel, Qualcomm, and other chipmakers reportedly join Google in Huawei ban

Intel, Qualcomm, and other chipmakers reportedly join Google in Huawei ban


Via: bob-nelson  •  World News  •  27 Comments  •  last year

Huawei’s bad weekend is turning worse as the company’s American suppliers are all falling in line with a US government edict banning them from doing business with the company. Bloomberg now...
 Voting has begun in the most divisive E.U. Parliament election in a generation

Voting has begun in the most divisive E.U. Parliament election in a generation


Via: perrie-halpern  •  World News  •  1 Comments  •  last year

By   Patrick Smith Voting began Thursday in what could be the most important European Parliament elections in a generation. All 28 European Union nations are choosing who should sit in the 751...
Hundreds of migrants occupy France's Charles de Gaulle airport, demand to meet the Prime Minister and call for an end to deportations

Hundreds of migrants occupy France's Charles de Gaulle airport, demand to meet the Prime Minister and call for an end to deportations


Via: jasper2529  •  World News  •  18 Comments  •  last year

PUBLISHED:   11:05 EDT, 20 May 2019   |  UPDATED:   11:58 EDT, 20 May 2019 Some 500 undocumented immigrants occupied Charles de Gaulle's Terminal 2 They called on Air France to...
DJI Drones Could Be the Latest Target of Trump Administration's Offense Against China

DJI Drones Could Be the Latest Target of Trump Administration's Offense Against China


Via: bob-nelson  •  World News  •  8 Comments  •  last year

The DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warned U.S. companies to “be cautious” of Chinese-built drones “as they may contain components that can compromise your...
John Bolton: the man driving the US towards war … any war

John Bolton: the man driving the US towards war … any war


Via: bob-nelson  •  World News  •  6 Comments  •  last year

T he US is now engaged in three major confrontations around the world that have the potential to degrade into war. And in the driving seat on all three fronts is John Bolton , one of...
With both Iran and China, Trump skates to the edge of going too far

With both Iran and China, Trump skates to the edge of going too far


Via: bob-nelson  •  World News  •  9 Comments  •  last year

President Trump revels in risk. As a businessman, he made deals that put his fortune in peril, most notably in overpaying for Atlantic City casinos that brought him to bankruptcy. As...
Why Palestinians Oppose Economic Prosperity

Why Palestinians Oppose Economic Prosperity


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  World News  •  17 Comments  •  last year

Why Palestinians Oppose Economic Prosperity by Bassam Tawil, Gatestone Institute, May 17, 2019 Ashraf Jabari, a 45-year-old Palestinian businessman from the West Bank city of Hebron,...
Huawei hits back over Trump's national emergency on telecoms 'threat'

Huawei hits back over Trump's national emergency on telecoms 'threat'


Via: bob-nelson  •  World News  •  15 Comments  •  last year

Huawei has hit back at Donald Trump’s administration after it declared a national emergency to ban technology from “foreign adversaries” and subjected the Chinese telecommunications...
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