Sunday, 16 May , 2021

Mattis

The Secret History of the Push to Strike Iran

Hawks in Israel and America have spent more than a decade agitating for war against the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program. Will Trump finally deliver? By...

“How Can You Not Be Worried?”

Famed Journalist Bob Woodward brought down U.S. President Richard Nixon with his reporting on the Watergate scandal. Now he talks to DER SPIEGEL about...

Trump says he wanted to take out Syria’s Assad but Mattis...

By Brett Samuels 09/15/20 President Trump on Tuesday confirmed a plan was in the works to take out Syrian President Bashar Assad in 2017 and that...

Jim Mattis, Bolton’s rival

Trump is reportedly pushing for 'sweeping' strikes in Syria — but Mattis is pushing back By Ben Brimelow Apr 14, 2018 President Donald Trump's national security...

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...