By Ron Paul On Friday the House overwhelmingly approved a massive increase in military spending, passing a $696 billion National Defense Authorization bill for 2018. President Trump’s request already included a huge fifty or so billion dollar spending increase, but the Republican-led House found even that to be far too small. They added another […]
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A day before his historic meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump had strong words for Russia in his speech in Warsaw. Is it bluster? Or will he seek to put Putin in his place? And what of the voters attracted to his “let’s get along with Russia” slogan?
Trump’s White House released a bizarre statement last night that it believed Syrian president Assad was preparing “another” gas attack against his civilians. The White House warned that a US attack on Assad would ensue. The State Department, Pentagon, CENTCOM, etc., apparently have no idea what Trump’s talking about. Is Trump’s fake news about to […]
In this video, Luke Rudkowski of WeAreChange reports on the latest breaking news between the failing relations between Russia and the United States. As Donald Trump faces off against Vladimir Putin the stakes couldn’t be any higher.
A US Navy F-18 shot down a Syrian jet over eastern Syria today. The Russians have cut communications with the US in protest. Russian jets were also operating on an anti-ISIS mission in the area. Russians have announced they will track any flying object near their area of operations.Add to Share More 3,108 views 445 […]
By Ron Paul Just when you thought our Syria policy could not get any worse, last week it did. The US military twice attacked Syrian government forces from a military base it illegally occupies inside Syria. According to the Pentagon, the attacks on Syrian government-backed forces were “defensive” because the Syrian fighters were approaching a […]
Yesterday US forces inside a self-declared “deconfliction zone” in Syria bombed forces allied to the Syrian government. The Assad-allied forces were about to conduct an attack on ISIS. The US has declared this zone unilaterally despite the fact that US troops are on Syrian soil illegally. Russia does not view the US-declared “deconfliction zone” to […]
By Ron Paul When we think about terrorism we most often think about the horrors of a Manchester-like attack, where a radicalized suicide bomber went into a concert hall and killed dozens of innocent civilians. It was an inexcusable act of savagery and it certainly did terrorize the population. What is less considered are attacks […]
By Ron Paul By the end of this month, Defense Secretary James Mattis and National Security Advisor HR McMaster will deliver to President Trump their plans for military escalations in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria. President Trump would be wise to rip the plans up and send his national security team back to the drawing board […]