Trump Neutralizes Kim Jong-un; Can He Do Same with Khamene’i?

The pundits are all babbling that there is not enough substance to what happened in Singapore Tuesday between President Trump and Kim Jong-un. Perhaps they preferred the seemingly unending cycle of threats and counter-threats as the North Koreans master nuclear technology and promised to rain atomic bombs on Japan and the United States or anyone…

Do Not Negotiate with Iran

On Tuesday, May 8, 2018, President Trump finally announced that the United States would officially withdraw from the Obama administration’s unconstitutional 2015 deal with the Islāmic Republic of Iran. After many months of anticipation in the wake of the president’s decision of October 13, 2017 to de-certify the deal, those worried whether the Trump administration would…

Israel and the Middle East in the Age of Trump

A new age is upon us in the Middle East with the United States, Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt leading the way. North Korea is helping, too. Unless everything fails with the North Koreans on the peninsula, and the entire Kim Jong -un show is a fraud, his outreach for peace in a place where…

What Happens When They Break Through by the Thousands?

At a time when the world was almost transfixed and lulled to inaction by the ongoing slaughter of human beings in Syria, the new wave of protests at the Gaza border have once again motivated the UN and the European Union to order investigations. Thousands have been approaching the border fences in the effort to…

Syria Too Much a Danger to Kill the Murderer Assad

Right after President Trump said he’d be blowing up Assad’s ability to launch chemical attacks on his own people the echoes of the passivist voices who worry about hurting anyone — let alone a monster of a murderer like Assad — all chimed in. “We could be getting ourselves into something bad.” “It isn’t legal…

Syrian Poison Gas attack Produces a Yawn at the United Nations

At the United Nations this week it is business as usual, making claims of Israeli atrocities — possible crimes against humanity — for killing a number of rioting Palestinians during a huge demonstration at the entrance to the Gaza strip. Not a word of crimes against humanity for the poison gas attack in Syria. Why…

Putin Bragging about Russian Missiles That Can’t Be Destroyed

Russian dictator/president Vladimir Putin seemed to threaten the United States late last week and over the weekend as he touted Russia’s new and more powerful ultrasonic speed intercontinental ballistic missiles. Forgive me for not shaking in my boots. Was he really insisting that he might use such missiles against the United States and if he…