It increasingly looks to have been a deliberate provocation against the President’s base in stepping up the “War on Trump” via proxy.
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President Trump wants to legitimize the use of military force outside of the existing “liberum veto”-dependent UNSC structure (international law),
Pres. Trump will terminate NAFTA, thus executing one of his main campaign promises, if he doesn’t get a better renegotiated deal like he wanted.
There are now ever increasing flashpoints, domestic as well as global, that could lead to the Great War – one of desperation which had led to WW2.
Trump’s statements after signing the Russia sanctions bill strongly hint at uncontrollable fury.
Trump has thus been caught in a trap from which he’ll have immense difficulty escaping, and which requires legendary “deep state” management skills.
The US might shoot down some Venezuelan-originating drug planes over Colombia and try to pin the blame on Caracas.
Because of the developments on the ground Trump most likely did cut funding to “moderate” groups in Syria – simply because the time came to cut losses.
Trump’s announced retreat from Syria will mark a major turning point in US-Russian relations. It could well avoid a clash between two nuclear powers.
The United States’ regional strategies in the Middle East face multiple challenges and it needs strong nerves and robust realism not to overreact. Importantly, the temptation to display ‘muscular’ diplomacy must be curbed. Thus, the decision by the Trump administration on Monday to certify for the second time Iran’s compliance […]
Washington’s interest in the Syrian civil war is partly about ensuring Israel’s regional security and partly it is about doing the bidding of America’s regional Sunni allies: Turkey, Jordan and the Gulf Arab States. Saudi Arabia which has been vying for power as the leader of the Sunni bloc against […]
On the eve of his meeting with Vladimir Putin, President Trump gave a speech in Warsaw that included several jabs at Russia, which prompted a fairly strong reaction in Moscow. Many officials and commentators were hard-pressed to understand why it was necessary to rile things up right before such important […]