Jim W. Dean – We can hardly expect Obama to publicly admit that the US had advance knowledge of the coup.
Kurdish fighters from the YPG and YPJ bidding farewell to a comrade killed during clashes with jihadists in Aleppo countryside. Photo: ARA News Syrian Kurds provide safe haven for thousands of Iraqis fleeing ISIS Syrian Kurds do not fear improvement in Russian-Turkish relations Top jihadis under fire by US-backed SDF near ISIS border pocket Life […]
By Josh Rogin June 30 The Obama administration has proposed a new agreement on Syria to the Russian government that would deepen military cooperation between the two countries against some terrorists in exchange for Russia getting the Assad regime to stop bombing U.S.-supported rebels. The United States transmitted the text of the proposed agreement to […]
Britain and the US have always been close friends, however that relationship has now been tested as Britain has decided to leave the European Union. So who will become Washington’s new ally?
Donald Trump — a psychopath, narcissist, and megalomaniac — is fueling genocidal Islamophobia in the United States to get elected president.
Coping with NATO’s recent aggressive behavior has been unquestionably the most important issue on the Russian foreign policy agenda, an issue around which all other issues revolve.
Jim W. Dean – The US setting a precedent of holding any terror event on trial in a national court, and then seizing sovereign funds in a judgment case is going to have quite a ripple effect, as it gives the right, theoretically, for other countries to do the same.
Around 100 heavily armed Al-Nusra fighters were spotted arriving in the border region between Syria and Turkey, the Russian Center for Syrian Reconciliation reported, citing sources in Kbana, a village in the Latakia province.
President Obama, earn your 2009 Nobel Peace Prize by seizing that moment in Hiroshima, Japan by speaking from your heart and telling the world that this nuclear devastation must not be allowed to happen again as well as offer a concrete proposal to eliminate nuclear weapons forever ~ which must begin with ourselves.
An Army Captain is suing President Barack Obama, arguing that the war against Islamic State is illegal because it has not been authorized by Congress.
Jim W. Dean – Salman Sheikh has a nice condensed review of the struggling US-Saudi relationship, which is not an easy task with all of its layers and Byzantine complications.
Gordon Duff – Presidential politics in the US are leading to a potentially dark future, not just for the US, but to a collapse of NATO and the EU as well. Moves are afoot by the ultra-powerful lobbying machine of the new anti-US alliance of Israel.
On 15 April 2016 the web site “Ending the Fed” (ETF News) published a “breaking” news item reporting that President Obama had taken $2.6 billion from veterans’ programs and allocated it to assist Syrian refugees:
President Barack Obama announced on Monday that the US is boosting its troop presence in Syria five-fold, to 250 military personnel.
Jim W. Dean – The Syrian opposition got the bad news today, to forget getting Assad out now as a precondition for pursuing talks. Pay close attention to Obama’s statement that pressure must be put on ALL parties to “broker a transition”.
The Yankees are coming! The Yankees are coming!
The Brookings Institution reported that Barack Obama ended opium eradication efforts in Afghanistan in 2009, effectively green lighting Afghan opium production and the Afghan heroin trade.
President Barack Obama just concluded a closely watched visit to Saudi Arabia. No major announcements or developments emerged from his meeting with the Kingdom’s leaders, and some commentators suggested that the apparent coldness between Obama and the Saudi heads of state is a plus.
By Michael Shrimpton A snap poll by Sky News suggests that today’s outrageous intervention in the EU referendum by Barack Obama has backfired. That would make sense: Obama is the most anti-British US President of all time. Some wag suggested this week that George Washington holds that title, but I doubt it. George Washington […]
The Israeli website “Hona Ma’ak Dayeman” revealed that Maj.Gen. Ram Rothberg, the Commander of the Israeli Navy has allegedly asked President Obama to bring the matter of Tiran and Sanafir Islands in his talks with the Saudi king in his Wednesday’s tour to the Middle-East in order to help Israel procure the two strategic islands in the Red Sea.
Strained US-Saudi Relations Threaten Fight Against Daesh In an effort to pressure regional partners to play a more active role in combating Daesh, also known as IS/Islamic State, the US is hoping to repair its damaged relationship with Saudi Arabia. The normally strong alliance between Washington and Riyadh has become increasingly rocky over the past year. At the […]
Brutal Turkish Dictator Says Offended by US Counterpart Remarks on Press Freedom Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says it is saddening that US President Barack Obama made comments in his “absence” about freedom of press in Turkey. “I am saddened that these kinds of comments have been made in my absence,” the Turkish president said […]
Jim W. Dean – Erdogan finally responds to Obama’s moves to distance the US from Erdogan’s crackdown on Turkish opposition media. Incredibly he is just denying it, a bad move on his part.
Jim W. Dean – This is a hyped story, sending one armored brigade back to Europe to defend against a Russian army that is never coming. It is all part of the new Russian bogeyman con.
Matt Nosanchuk, right, meeting with President Barack Obama and National Security Advisor Susan Rice, Aug. 4, 2015. (White House Photo Office) By Ron Kampeas WASHINGTON (JTA) – You get to listen to Jews yelling at you. You get to listen to mandarins tell you why they won’t listen to Jews. You get to emcee a […]
Obama will not have a personal meeting with Recep Tayyip Erdogan during Erdogan’s upcoming visit to the United States.
Isn’t it amazing that GOP that was so worried about Donald Trump at the first GOP debate, that they tried to box him in to committing to support whatever GOP candidate the Republicans ended up selecting in the primaries. These are the same hypocrites that are now trying to find any way they can to stop Trump from winning.
Jim W. Dean – VT takes a victory lap with Obama on stopping the bombing of Syria an hour before the launch, where we had had gotten our Intel on the Israelis setting up the staged Syrian officer cel phone intercepts as a red line psyops where it needed to go.
If Obama is right—that Libya is now a “shit show”—what is the United States currently doing in Syria? Creating another “shit show”?
Jim W. Dean – All of Moscow’s requests to the US coalition to share ISIL targeting data for better air strike results have been denied. There cannot be a feasible reason given for this and the Pentagon does not offer one.