foreign policy

Facebook Removes Iran-linked Network Targeting Netanyahu

Facebook on Friday announced it had taken down a network of accounts linked to Iran for violating foreign intervention policy, including campaigns targeting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and supporting Israeli protests against him.

Facebook announced Tuesday it was updating its hate speech policies to include “stereotypes about Jewish people controlling the world.”

Hayward: Bolton Offers Nitpicky Criticism of Trump While Feeding Media’s Scandal Culture

Former national security adviser John Bolton published an excerpt from his new book The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir at the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday. The excerpt dealt with President Donald Trump’s China policy, and included the controversial claims that Trump asked Chinese President Xi Jinping for help winning re-election in 2020, and gave his blessing to the concentration camps China was building at the time for the Uyghur Muslims of Xinjiang province.

Former US Ambassador to the UN John Bolton speaks to the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor, Maryland, February 24, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Mike Theiler (Photo credit should read MIKE THEILER/AFP/Getty Images)