How Could Trump Thank Qatar for Fighting Terror?

How Could Trump Thank Qatar for Fighting Terror?

President Trump of January 2018 is at odds with President Trump of June 2017 over Qatar. Trump just thanked Qatar for its “action to counter terrorism and extremism in all forms” and implied U.S. opposition to the Arab states’ blockade of the jihad-sponsoring country, something Trump previously praised and claimed credit for. “President Trump reiterated his support for a strong, united Gulf Cooperation Council that is focused on countering regional threats,” the readout says. The praise for Qatar is a major victory for Secretary of State Tillerson, who has long-standing ties to the Qatari regime from his days leading Exxon-Mobil.…
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Qatar Hires Ex-Trump Aides as Lobbyists

Qatar Hires Ex-Trump Aides as Lobbyists

The Qatari government, finally feeling the heat for its sponsorship of Islamist terrorism and extremism, is deploying an army of lobbyists to move U.S. policy to its side (and, therefore, the Muslim Brotherhood’s side). The recent hires include a firm with strong ties to President Donald Trump’s circle. Qatar hired six lobbying firms in Washington D.C and will reportedly spend at least $1.7 million per week. Of special importance is Qatar’s $150,000 per month to Avenue Strategies Global, which was founded by Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and Barry Bennett, another former senior adviser to the Trump campaign. Lewandowski…
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Washington’s Biggest Strategic Blunder

Washington’s Biggest Strategic Blunder

  The U.S. is still poking the eyes of the Kurds in Iraq for their referendum on independence, with the State Department declaring that the Kurds’ vote is “illegitimate” and that America opposes an independent state for the Kurds. “The vote and the results lack legitimacy and we continue to support a united, federal, democratic and prosperous Iraq,” said U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee-Sanders defended the Trump Administration’s position using the absurd defense that a unified Iraq can “push back on Iran.” Question: How has that worked since out since 2003? The U.S. already…
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Secretary of State Shills for Muslim Brotherhood, Qatar

Secretary of State Shills for Muslim Brotherhood, Qatar

Also read:  Has Trump Kept His Word on Radical Islam? The Nikki Haley Report Card   The Trump Administration still hasn’t designated the Muslim Brotherhood as a Foreign Terrorist Organization as it was expected to do. Designation falls under the purview of Secretary of State Tillerson, who has chosen the Muslim Brotherhood and its backers in Qatar and Turkey over their Arab rivals. Tillerson recently signaled his opposition to designating the Muslim Brotherhood in mid-June. He only has negative things to say about the idea. His main point is that the Brotherhood’s political parties have representatives in governments like those…
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