The US pulls out of its international commitments and expects everyone else to do too, under pain of imposing sanctions. Huffing and puffing, the petulant American bully seems willing to start World War III in order to get its way come hell or high water – and to hell with the planet.
The drum beats of a new US war in the Middle East are rising to a seemingly unstoppable crescendo. But it nevertheless seems clear that the US is unable to fulfill the dreams of the neoconservatives, Saudis and Israelis for a number of reasons.
A growing number of House Democrats are calling on Speaker Nancy Pelosi to launch an impeachment inquiry against President Trump.
We’re told that the Trump administration’s brinksmanship on Iran stems from a power grab by President Donald Trump’s undeterrable national security advisor, John Bolton. And it’s true that Bolton has never met a “preventive” war he didn’t like and that there’s every reason to suspect him of scheming to create an excuse for one. But lately it’s getting hard to distinguish President Trump from “President Bolton.” “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran,” Trump rage-tweeted Sunday . “Never threaten the United States again!”