The neocons, who can sense, like raptors, Trump’s political weakness, have filled the vacuum left by top-level vacancies in the administration, Wayne Madsen writes.
The Warsaw summit was intended as a war conference against Iran. Fortunately, the event has fizzled into irrelevance due to the absence of Russia and major European powers.
The groaning, hair pulling, and gnashing of the teeth in London, Paris, and Washington about Russian PMCs in Africa and elsewhere ignore the ignoble pasts of British, French, and American mercenaries.
What the White House is intent on doing, it seems, is redirecting its military forces in the region away from dead-end causes for a more aggressive stance towards Iran.
HJS and British State must understand is that attempting to whip up false narratives regarding Britain's 'strategic interests' in the South China Sea will only further isolate and weaken an already badly damaged UK.
The world is certainly more dangerous following Washington's decision, heading in a direction where there are less and less rules while there are more nuclear powers.
Venezuela can be best understood as another phase of the US dollar’s historic demise, and the concomitant bigger demise of American global power.
The United States’ withdrawal from the INF Treaty – with Russia’s alleged violations as pretext – is just the logical next step to the military component of Obama’s “pivot to Asia.”