Macron Is Doing Merkel’s Dirty Work With Russia Over Syria

French President Emmanuel Macron’s statement yesterday changes the game in Syria. Until yesterday France had been the most vocal supporter of U.S. regime change policy in Syria. Now it is its most pragmatic critic. This signifies a multitude of changes geopolitically. First, it dovetails with German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s statement that the EU should no longer … Continue reading Macron Is Doing Merkel’s Dirty Work With Russia Over Syria

Saudi Shakeup Sees Bin Salman Take Over

His time as Defense Minister has been marked by increased aggression and that should be our default position until events tell us otherwise. And that means ratcheting up tensions with Iran. We've gotten hints of this already with the attack on Tehran two weeks ago, which Iran claims was orchestrated by Saudi Arabia, and the … Continue reading Saudi Shakeup Sees Bin Salman Take Over