Palestinians ask UN court to revoke US Jerusalem embassy move

Palestinians ask UN court to revoke US Jerusalem embassy movePalestinian foreign minister Riyad al-Maliki said Saturday the Palestinians have petitioned the UN’s top court, alleging that the US inauguration of an embassy in Jerusalem was illegal. The Palestinians have filed a lawsuit at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) “for violating international law by moving its embassy in Israel to the occupied city of Jerusalem”, he said, quoted by the official Palestinian news agency WAFA. In December, US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, despite Palestinian claims on part of the city and breaking with longstanding US policy.


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President Trump Says He Will Revoke Justice Department Official's Security Clearance

  1. President Trump Says He Will Revoke Justice Department Official’s Security Clearance  TIME
  2. Remarks by President Trump Before Marine One Departure  Whitehouse.gov (press release)
  3. What Was Bruce Ohr Doing?  Wall Street Journal
  4. Who is Bruce Ohr and why does Trump keep tweeting about him?  Washington Post
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Trump is reportedly trying to go scorched Earth on his move to revoke security clearances — and it could be his undoing

  1. Trump is reportedly trying to go scorched Earth on his move to revoke security clearances — and it could be his undoing  Business Insider
  2. Statement from the President July 26, 2018 As the head of the executive branch and Commander in … – GovDelivery  GovDelivery
  3. John Brennan: President Trump’s Claims of No Collusion Are Hogwash  New York Times
  4. Trump just took us another step closer to the abyss  Washington Post
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Retired Adm. William McRaven slams Trump's decision to revoke the former CIA director's security clearance

Retired Adm. William McRaven, the man who oversaw the 2011 Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden, issued a stunning rebuke of President Donald Trump’s decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan on Thursday, defending the former spy chief as “one of the finest public servants I have ever known.”


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Opinion: Now is definitely not the time to revoke clearances

In recent years, the blurring of partisan politics and national security has been an increasing and troubling phenomenon in American public life. On Monday, it reached a new level when White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said that President Donald Trump is exploring “mechanisms” to revoke the security clearances of several former government officials who have been critical of Trump and his policies.


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'He's just trolling people': Ryan plays down Trump's threat to revoke security clearances

  1. ‘He’s just trolling people’: Ryan plays down Trump’s threat to revoke security clearances  Washington Post
  2. Paul Ryan says Trump “trolling” people on removing security clearances  CBS News
  3. White House Pointlessly Threatens to Revoke Security Clearances From Critics  New York Magazine
  4. FOX NEWS FIRST: Trump, ex-Obama officials battle over security clearance; Eric Holder 2020?  Fox News
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Trump may revoke clearances of ex-officials who have slammed him

  1. Trump may revoke clearances of ex-officials who have slammed him  Politico
  2. Rand Paul asks Trump to revoke Brennan security clearance  CNN
  3. Trump Wants To Revoke Security Clearances Of Ex-Officials Who’ve Criticized Him  NPR
  4. Trump can revoke critics’ security clearances if he wants — but it probably wouldn’t change much  Washington Post
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