Everything is pointing to a real confrontation between the U.S. and Russia over the retaking of Idlib in Syria. And when everything is pointing one direction, I always like to look at the other way to see what might really be going on. My latest article at Strategic Culture Foundation lays out the argument … Continue reading The Fate of Syria Lies in Trump’s Hands
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
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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
President Trump is out of options. So are his main vectors of information, the Israeli Firsters in his cabinet and family. Israel, the U.S. and Saudi Arabia have lost the Syrian War and the ramifications of that are immense. Because by losing this war the U.S. has been revealed as a paper tiger incapable of … Continue reading No Peace in Strengthening Iran Sanctions
There is nothing more frustrating in American politics than discussing Israel. Nothing. It is difficult to maintain a balanced view of the situation when many people are ready to lynch you for putting a word wrong in relation to 'our greatest ally.' And like many of the real issues underlying the Culture War between the … Continue reading Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live – Turkey Flips to BRICS while Assad Just Flips off Bibi
All of the little announcements coming from around the world, especially from Syria, leads me to the overwhelming conclusion that President Trump has finally won some major battles within his White House to begin reshaping U.S. foreign policy. This will take on even greater significance over the next ten days as the NATO Summit and … Continue reading Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live – Trump and Putin Building the Grand Bargain in the Middle East?
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