Israel

"It's Over Folks" The Neocons & The "Deep State" Have Neutered The Trump Presidency

"Today's Neocon victory [Flynn's resignation] is a huge event and it will probably be completely misrepresented by the official media. Ironically, Trump supporters will also try minimize it all. But the reality is that barring a most unlikely last-minute miracle, it’s over for Trump...I see very dark clouds on the horizon."

Frontrunning: February 13

  • 'Trump trades' on boost to economic growth come back with a bang (Reuters)
  • Trump's national security adviser Flynn trying to survive crisis (Reuters)
  • White House Is Sifting Options on Immigration Ban (WSJ)
  • North Korean Nuclear Ambitions to Be Defining Issue for Trump (BBG)
  • Netanyahu opposes Palestinian state, Israeli minister says ahead of U.S. visit (Reuters)
  • Speed Limits on Trump’s Infrastructure Drive: Federal Laws, Rare Species and Nimbys (WSJ)

From New World Order To Hazy Global Disorder

It is a new global disorder but in this chaos, a return to a multipolar world and the end of 'sole U.S. superpower' status may be a blessing in the long run. In the short run, however, the chaos will confuse every foreign ministry and international organization bureaucracy on every continent.

9/11 Mastermind’s Letter To Obama: Here’s Why We Attacked America

"It was not we who started the war against you in 9/11, it was you and your dictators in our land... The main characteristic of any American or Western Head of State is that he must be a Machiavellian president and a professional, accomplished liar. He must be an expert in deceiving his audience and the entire nation."

Putin's Tough Choice: China Or The West

Will Putin cave in to the demands of the West to renounce his (China/Iran) allies in exchange for the improved relation and the dropping of sanctions?

Deutsche Bank's Office In Israel Raided, Managing Director Arrested Over Tax Violations

Just three days after Deutsche Bank took out a massive, full-page ad in German media to apologize for its market rigging "misconduct", Deutsche Bank managing director, Boaz Schwartz, who is also the German lender's chief executive officer in Israel, was arrested over alleged value-added-tax violations involving the company’s clients, prompting some to question the sincerity of DB's solemn "apology."

Exposing The Left's War Against Ordinary Americans

The threat to Trump’s presidency presented by the paradoxical alliance of the ruling oligarchs with what purports to be the "liberal/progressive/left." is real. "... to the protesters. It wasn’t the killing of their families and destruction of their homes and countries that might make Muslims into terrorists. It is banning them from entry as refugees that turns them into terrorists!"

Trump Flip-Flops On Israel: Tells Netanyahu, No New Settlements

Having expressed strong support for Israel during his campaign and Obama's lame-duck session, it appears President Trump is shifting gears rather markedly. In a statement issued tonight, The White House commented that "the construction of new settlements or the expansion of existing settlements beyond their current borders may not be helpful in achieving that goal."

Congresswoman Who Says U.S. Funds ISIS Just Got Back from Syria: Here's What She Found

“My visit to Syria has made it abundantly clear: Our counterproductive regime change war does not serve America’s interest, and it certainly isn’t in the interest of the Syrian people... I was asked, ‘Why is the United States and its allies helping al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups try to take over Syria? Syria did not attack the United States. Al-Qaeda did.’ I had no answer.

Visualizing The Global Weapons Trade

An oversimplication, to be sure – but these visualizations hint at the broader tensions that have recently surfaced to the forefront of geopolitical discourse.