Grand Bargain Update: As Stakes Rise in Syria So Does the Fake News

The hardest part of this job is the predictability of it.  Syria's 'civil war' is nearly over.  As forces gather to begin ridding Idlib province of Al-Qaeda and other 'rebel' factions, the posturing and rhetoric become more overblown. Israel and the U.S. need to make a show of force here to prove to the world … Continue reading Grand Bargain Update: As Stakes Rise in Syria So Does the Fake News

Grand Bargain Update: U.S. Offered to Pull Out of Syria

According to a recent report by Joachin Flores at Fort Russ News, the U.S. offered a withdrawal plan to Bashar al-Assad of Syria with three conditions.  What should be immediately obvious is that the U.S. offered the meeting and opened up the talks. This is proof positive that the U.S. position in Syria is untenable … Continue reading Grand Bargain Update: U.S. Offered to Pull Out of Syria

Grand Bargain Taking Shape? U.S. to Pull Out of al-Tanf

If you've followed my work for the past year you know that my default position has been there is a potential Grand Bargain for Peace in the Middle East.  From the moment President Trump first berated the Arabs in Riyidh last year on his first foreign trip for supporting terrorism, I've felt that the final outcome … Continue reading Grand Bargain Taking Shape? U.S. to Pull Out of al-Tanf

Interview – Trump’s War Cabinet: War or Middle East Peace?

I sat down with Joanne Leon of the Around the Empire Podcast earlier in the week and we had a great talk about what is happening within the White House and how to interpret current events in places like North Korea and Syria. The main topic of discussion was how the changes in Trump's cabinet … Continue reading Interview – Trump’s War Cabinet: War or Middle East Peace?