Category: Middle East

Putin vs Trump

Reckless Trump Versus Cautious Putin

The Kremlin had warned Washington that Russia would fend off any strike that jeopardized its servicemen in Syria. The West respected that red line by giving advance notice of Saturday’s attack, just as it did a year ago when it struck a Syrian air base.

Mad Dog Mattis and Mad Bipolar Trump

Mad Dog Mattis Not So Mad After All

Defense Secretary James Mattis’ cautionary tone on Syria could land him in hot water with Trump, but the president probably can’t afford to shake up his Cabinet right now, former CIA officer Philip Giraldi told RT.

Tomahawk

US Attack on Syria Is Futile but Serves a Purpose

The United Nations Security Council turned down a compromise resolution on Syria, proposed by Sweden and seconded by Russia seeking investigation on the alleged chemical attack in Douma. Five countries supported the resolution with two permanent members – United States and Britain – opposing it.

Syria US missile launch

U.S. President Donald Trump and Syria (and Russia)

U.S. President Donald Trump warned Russia on Wednesday of imminent military action in Syria over a suspected poison gas attack, declaring that missiles “will be coming” and lambasting Moscow for standing by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

On the brink of a worldwide disaster…

Saoudi Arabian FM confirms support for strikes against Syria, making it the first Middle Eastern state to join the US-led trans-national attack. UK and France have pledged forces to strike over alledged chemical weapons usage. Attack expected in next 24 hours.

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