Martin McGuinness Memorial Events in London this week

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London Memorial Events – 29th & 30th March

The Sinn Féin London Office will be opening a Book Of Condolences for the late Martin McGuinness in recognition of his lifetime of service as an Irish Republican leader and his contribution to the advancement of the cause of Irish re-unification and Peace in Ireland.

Martin McGuinness, 1950-2017

The economic logic behind Trump’s foreign policy – why the key countries are Germany and China

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The following article by John Ross, setting out the economic fundamentals confronting the US, was previously published by Socialist Economic Bulletin.

This article was published in Chinese before the recent summit between Chancellor Merkel and President Trump – which strongly confirmed its analysis.

The first steps by Trump as US President confirmed that he will pursue an anti-China policy but also that he will use different tactics to Obama and Clinton.

Trump’s Middle East policy: Reinforcing the military

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By Stephen Bell

In recent weeks it has become evident that US President Trump’s policy in the Middle East primarily involves reinforcing the military presence and activity of US armed forces. Despite his campaign rhetoric about $6 trillion spent to no result, he has moved swiftly to increase the size and rate of US deployment. With a current account deficit of $469 billion in 2016 US imperialism can offer concessions only to its most favoured allies. For the rest, which includes the majority of Arab countries, there is simply the presence of US military might.