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.
Justice Antonin Scalia was surprised when he was ordered to the White House. This was not a man you gave orders to, especially not President Obama. It was Justice Antonin Scalia who vacated the long sacrosanct immunity from civil lawsuits, opening the door for a weakened presidency.
So, a cost of living increase wasn’t justifiable for we peons of the private sector masses, but it was perfectly okay for our bloated bureaucratic workers nursing at the government teat in Washington.
The US president has sided with Turkey and warned the Syrian Kurdish militia not to seize more territory in Syria to avoid upsetting Ankara or the so-called “moderate” opposition.
My headline is a response to recent comments made by German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a joint press conference in Berlin with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the decision of the Cameron government in the UK to make boycotting goods from “Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank” by publicly-funded bodies including local councils and universities a criminal offence.
President Barack Obama will ban solitary confinement for juvenile inmates and give prisoners in one-man cells more time outside.
What explains such a seemingly odd career choice for a soon-to-be ex-president?
US President Barack Obama called on Turkey to withdraw any military forces not authorized by the Iraqi government during his call with Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abadi of Iraq, the White House announced in a statement. WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The US president’s remarks come after Turkey, in early December, deployed some 150 troops and 25 tanks to a base in the Iraqi […]
While Americans for the most part, seem enamored by their favorite athletes and treat them like gods, few tributes are paid to those who make all the fortunes of America possible by their service in the military.
Syrian dissident groups and Kurds expressed outrage at Riyadh for hosting various branches of Al-Qaeda terrorist group under the name of dissident groups.
Putin_”We talked about the tactics of our joint action on this political track, and overall, in my opinion, there is an understanding about where to go from here.”