Tags : Lisa Daftari

ISIS extremism growing in two regions

The Pentagon is warning of a new breed of extremist militants coming from the terror group ISIS. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, says the factions seem to be coming from both the Middle East and countries in Africa. Read More

Russia teaming up with Iran says foreign affairs expert

U.S. officials say Russia is providing military assistance to the Islamic Republic of Iran. That includes helicopters and fighter jets. In exchange Russia wants ballistic missiles from Iran to help in its war in Ukraine. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, says this is not a surprise since Russia is running out of dance partners. […]Read More

End in sight to Ukraine-Russian war?

The war between Russia and Ukraine has now entered its ninth month. Is there any end in sight? Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, says there are intelligence reports by the Biden Administration that there is internal pressure in both Ukraine and Russia to hold peace talks.  Read More

Canadian injured during South Korean stampede

A Canadian was among those injured in a crowd surge that killed more than 150 people in Seoul, South Korea on Sunday evening. Global Affairs Canada confirms that officials are in touch with local authorities to gather more information and provide consular assistance to those affected. South Korean officials say at least 153 people, mostly […]Read More

More migrants crossing borders illegally

Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, says there are reports coming from the UN allegedly informing migrants around the world how to get to the US and crossing the border illegally. Six migrants from Afghanistan recently shared the story when they were apprehended in Guatemala.  Read More

China “slighted” says foreign affairs expert

A number of nations including Canada and the U.S. have sent condolence books to the Royal Family with the passing of the Queen. The U.K. extended a special invite to Taiwan’s representative in the country to sign a condolence book. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, says that was yet another slight on China.Read More

Russian officials allegedly wanting Putin to resign

There are calls in Russia for Russian President Vladimir Putin to not only step down but also to be charged with treason in connection with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Our foreign affairs expert Lisa Daftari says, some government officials are saying Putin should just cut his losses when it comes to the war. Read More

Salman Rushdie recovering following knife attack

The author of the Satanic Verses, Salman Rushdie, who was attacked with a knife in New York State, is still recovering in hospital. His agent says his condition is improving. Now, a bounty on Rushdie’s head was created by Iran in the 1980’s after he wrote the Satanic Verses. According to our foreign affairs expert, […]Read More

Could China help end war between Ukraine and Russia?

The Ukrainian war with Russia continues. There are reports that the Russian military is beefing up its troops in the southern part of Ukraine preparing for another offensive. Is there any end in sight to this war? Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, says Ukrainian President Zelensky has even reached out to China to help […]Read More

Funding the hatred of Jews?

There are a number of people who are angry that the Biden Administration is funding a group that is allegedly promoting hatred against Israel. The Gatestone Institute says the U.S. is giving more money to the U.N. relief and works agency for Palestinian refugees. According to our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, this is a […]Read More

Foreign Affairs expert says Taliban may take the money and

A number of countries are looking to support Afghanistan with humanitarian aid following last week’s devastating earthquake which claimed more than a thousand lives. Will the money actually get to the Afghani people or will the Taliban just take the money and run? Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, seems to think the latter will […]Read More

War in Ukraine damaging food supply chain

As the war in Ukraine rages on, the country’s agriculture minister says close to 25 percent of Ukraine’s arable crop land has been destroyed. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, says this has negatively impacted the global food supply chain.Read More

European leaders urging Putin and Zelensky to talk

The war between Ukraine and Russia is now heading into its fourth month. European leaders are urging Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet with Ukrainian President Volydmyr Zelensky to end the war. We asked our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, what a conversation might sound like between the two leaders.Read More

Russia threatening NATO?

The Russian space agency chief is threatening western powers in its support of Ukraine during its war with Russia. The Russian official boasted about nuclear capabilities and claims that NATO would lose in 30 minutes. Our foreign affairs expert Lisa Daftari questions that threat. Read More

Russia threatening countries supporting Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin is now issuing threats to any country that is supplying weapons to Ukraine during the war. That includes Britain, the US and Canada. Our foreign affairs expert Lisa Daftari says his threats of attack don’t just end with Ukraine.Read More

Is Moldova next for Putin?

A lot of security experts say Russian President Vladimir Putin will not stop at Ukraine but Moldova may be his next target. Some, including our foreign affairs expert Lisa Daftari, believe that Putin is interested in re-unifying the USSR.Read More

Ukraine mayor says chemical weapons used

Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, says a Ukrainian mayor says the remains of chemical weapons were found after Russian troops withdrew from the northern Sumy region of Ukraine. As she explains the weapons were classified as a nerve agent. She also discusses the latest clashes during Easter and Passover at the Temple Mount in […]Read More

Could more countries join the Ukraine/Russian war?

The attack in Western Ukraine was very close to Poland which is a NATO ally. Some are quite concerned that if Russia ends up rolling into Poland more countries would get involved. Thousands of American troops are already stationed in the Baltic States and are on standby. We asked our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, […]Read More

Banning Russian Oil Good For Canada

As the U.S. looks at implementing more sanctions against Russia including the potential of no longer importing Russian oil and gas that could be good news for Canada. Our foreign affairs expert Lisa Daftari says the Biden Administration should focus on bringing in energy from allies and not from countries like Russia and Iran.Read More

Russian propaganda working overtime

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s propaganda machine appears to be working overtime spreading false stories about why Russia invaded Ukraine. One story circulating is how Russia went into Ukraine to destroy American BioLabs that are allegedly creating new viruses. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, doesn’t buy it. Read More