What is the Thing about Isolation?

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The US and the UK are returning to National Isolation. What is the big deal? Why the retreat in fear?

Graham Phoenix, in his political commentary Across The Pond, looks at the reducing role of the USA, from the other side of the Atlantic, as well as considering why the UK is so keen to follow its example. What is the death wish driving these two once great nations?

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Executive Order on Immigrants—International Reaction

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Political Leaders around the world reacted in strong terms to the closing of the United States Borders to certain immigrants.

These are just some of the international reactions to the President’s recent Executive Order closing down access to the US from citizens of specific Muslim countries. It is important that US citizens understand how this extraordinary situation is being greeted by people outside of the US.

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I Intend To Boycott The United States Of America

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I propose to implement a gradual withdrawal from American politics and culture and focus on Europe.

I am a British citizen who is a permanent resident in Spain. I have travelled widely and spent much of my life travelling to the US. I was a frequent visitor to the US because of my involvement with The International Association of Lighting Designers, based in Chicago. When George Bush was elected I considered refusing to travel to the US because I objected to his political views and stance.

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