10 Big Changes to Expect With Pompeo at State

10 Big Changes to Expect With Pompeo at State

By replacing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with CIA Director Mike Pompeo, President Trump has hit the “restart” button on his foreign policy a little over a year into his term. Trump referenced the Iran deal as the point of contention sparking Tillerson’s departure, as Tillerson and his State Department colleagues favored a policy of making additional demands with additional pressures instead of withdrawing from the deal. Expect 10 big changes in foreign policy once Pompeo is officially the Secretary of State.   1.Unleashing the sleeping hounds upon on our enemies Expect a “shadow war” against our enemies that will…
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6 Ways Russia May Respond to St. Petersburg Bombing

6 Ways Russia May Respond to St. Petersburg Bombing

Russia says that the suspect behind a subway bombing in St. Petersburg that killed at least 11 people is from Central Asia and has links to radical Islamic terrorist groups. Here are six ways the Russian government may respond to the attack. Blame the West Why? Because that’s what the Russian government-controlled, conspiratorial media always does. In fact, Pravda almost immediately published this interview with the heading, “CIA Involved in St. Petersburg Terror Act?” The source was an individual with the background of “government and business consultant.” Double-Down on Alliances with Shiite Wing of Radical Islam  Russia is a long-standing…
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Media Politics an Asset for Islamists

Media Politics an Asset for Islamists

The media is missing a huge part of the controversy surrounding President Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort. While Manafort is reportedly expecting to be indicted for his ties to Russia, he has gotten barely any heat for lobbying on behalf of a Pakistani intelligence front linked to the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas. Manafort was Trump’s campaign manager from June to August 2016. He resigned after several reports surfaced about his business dealings with Russia and Russian allies in Ukraine, which may have included money laundering. Manafort has reportedly been told to expect to be indicted. After he resigned, Manafort…
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4 Risks After Bombing Assad’s Air Base

4/7/2017 The U.S. acted quickly and decisively in response to a chemical attack by the Syrian Air Force on a rebel-held town in Idlib Province, enforcing the previously-unenforced “red line” by bombing the air base used. But any military action risks unintended consequences. The evidence proving that the Assad regime is responsible was strong enough to convince President Trump to take action. His skepticism of the intelligence community is well-known, as is his intense aversion to military intervention in other country’s affairs. Trump’s turn around was particularly surprising given his opposition to overthrowing Assad and his Secretary of State’s comment…
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5 Ways Iran is Disarming the West

9/28/2015 The deal with Iran does not disarm the regime of its nuclear weapons capacity, but it does go a long way towards disarming someone: The West. There are five ways that the deal handcuffs the U.S. and its allies by undermining their options against Iran in the future. 1. Disarming the Sanctions Option The deal's supporters claim that the international sanctions that collapsed the Iranian economy will immediately "snap back" if the regime violates the deal, so why not give it a try? To believe that claim, you have to believe that our international partners are willing to hurt…
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