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By Ron Paul President Trump is about to embark on his first foreign trip, where he will stop in Saudi Arabia, Israel, and the Vatican, before attending a NATO meeting in Brussels and the G-7 summit in Sicily. The media and pundits have loudly wondered why hasn’t he gone on a foreign trip sooner. I […]
Did Hillary’s carelessness with her emails have anything to do with the execution of a purported US asset in Iran? And what about that $400 million – was it a ransom or just standard US operating procedure?
The third “battle for Fallujah” is currently raging, pitting Iraqi government forces and Iran-backed Shia militias against ISIS. The US says it wants ISIS defeated but it doesn’t want the Iranians to come out with more influence. Who will win, who will lose, and when can we finally come home?
The Baltic Sea, South China Sea, North Korea, the Black Sea, Russia, China, Iran — it seems the US faces “threats” from enemies everywhere. Do they hate us because we are so rich and free? Or might it have something to do with the US military being spread across the globe and demanding obedience?
Over the weekend, Turkey began bombing US-backed Kurdish militias as well as Russia-backed Syrian government forces. Tensions. US and Russia have told the Turks to cease bombing but the shelling continues. Where will this escalating crisis lead?
by Ron Paul This has been the most dramatic week in US/Iranian relations since 1979. Last weekend ten US Navy personnel were caught in Iranian waters, as the Pentagon kept changing its story on how they got there. It could have been a disaster for President Obama’s big gamble on diplomacy over conflict with Iran. […]
The capture and then release of ten US sailors in Iranian waters has the neocons in the US in a frenzy. Bilateral diplomacy between John Kerry and Iranian foreign minister Zarif defused the crisis quickly, but Washington’s warhawks scream that we should not have allowed the issue to be resolved peacefully.