Saturday, 23 March , 2019

Mattis

Trump warns Erdogan on Syria. Or he provokes him?

The decision by Trump to withdraw US troops from Syria has puzzled everybody. Nobody can be certain about the reasons behind it. One thing...

Acting US defense secretary says it’s all ‘China, China, China’

2 Jan, 2019 While Washington is locked in tough trade talks with Beijing, China is also on the mind of the acting Defense Secretary Patrick...

After Mattis’s Resignation, a President Unbound

By Mark Landler December 21, 2018 For most of his tumultuous 23 months in office, President Trump has tried to shake off anyone who would restrain...

Trump’s Decision to Leave Syria Was No ‘Surprise’

To say it was impulsive, or that the entire military opposes it, would be grossly misreading the situation. By Mark Perry  December 20, 2018 In 1966, in...

Trump’s Syrian withdrawal order sparks political firestorm in Washington

By Bill Van Auken 20 December 2018 An apparent order by US President Donald Trump for the withdrawal of all 2,000 US troops deployed in...

New book by Woodward says Trump wanted Syrian leader killed

By Andy Sullivan September 4, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump wanted to have Syrian President Bashar al-Assad assassinated last year but his defence...

New York Times op-ed by anonymous Trump official gives implicit support...

By Eric London 6 September 2018 On Wednesday afternoon, the New York Times took the unprecedented step of publishing an anonymous opinion piece by a...

Mattis is siding with Neocons to put pressure on Russia

Mattis: US Urging Russia to Prevent Chemical Weapons Strike in Syria Russia sees West preparing for 'false flag' chemical attack Defense Secretary James Mattis told reporters...

Bolton (Netanyahu) is warning of new strike on Syria. Israel fully...

U.S. Warns Russia It Will Hit Assad If He Uses Chemical Arms, Sources Say By Margaret Talev, Jennifer Jacobs, and Alaa Shahine August 25, 2018The U.S....

Mattis against Trump (Netanyahu)

Mattis: US Not Seeking Regime Change in Iran Dismisses reports of planned US attack as 'fiction' By Jason Ditz Posted on July 27, 2018 In an...