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May 29th, 2018 - 8:42 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

China Has Dispatched Warships to Challenge U.S. Vessels Sailing Near Disputed Islands

While Trump plays at being President and dumps anyone with actual expertise, China is playing the US the way Ali played Forman.  Slowly and carefully, China has effectively taken control of the South China Sea, and therefore of Vietnam, Japan, Malaysia, and Singapore. Meanwhile Trump thinks Preside[...]

May 27th, 2018 - 6:22 pm § in Foreign Affairs

NK Threatens US “hack” Media

U.S. Media Warned against Misleading Public Opinion Date: 27/05/2018 | Source: KCNA.kp (En) | Read original version at source Pyongyang, May 27 (KCNA) — Fox News TV, CBS and CNN of the U.S. recently let U.S. high-ranking officials appear in their programs and quoted them as saying about th[...]

May 26th, 2018 - 12:44 pm § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

Korea Moves Ahead Without the Donald

HUGS! South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un got together for a very friendly meeting aimed at staving off a return to U.S.-led pressure and sanctions against Pyongyang, threatened by Trump. Mr. Moon said he was “perplexed” by Mr. Trump’s cancellation of the Sin[...]

May 23rd, 2018 - 11:34 pm § in America, Foreign Affairs, Politics

Mussolini is back!

The far-right Lega and anti-establishment Five Star parties chose law professor Giuseppe Conte as their consensus pick for Italy’s next prime minister, despite his lack of governing experience. Mattarella giving Conte a mandate to form Italy’s next government clears one of the final hurdles for [...]

May 23rd, 2018 - 12:00 pm § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Repugnants

Reports of Mohammed bin Salman’s death are greatly exaggerated?

The interwebs spread the story that Trump ally Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia  had been assassinated. ,The buddy of Kushner had disappeared from public view  after prolonged heavy gunfire was heard at the royal palace in Riyadh in the middle of the night on April 21.   The Pri[...]

May 22nd, 2018 - 11:06 am § in Foreign Affairs

Dissident Saudi prince calls for overthrow of King Salman, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and the ruling Trumpists

Prince Khaled bin Farhan made the appeal , saying that the damage being done to the Saudi royal family and the kingdom by Salman’s “irrational, erratic and stupid” rule had gone beyond the point of no-return. In an interview with Middle East Eye, Prince Khaled, who was given political asylum i[...]

May 15th, 2018 - 12:08 pm § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy

WTO Breaks Up Bromance Between Trump and Macron?

Trump’s demeaning comments about the  Word Trade Organization may now test The Don’s bromance with President Marcon. The WTO ruled today that Airbus has failed to fix the harm done to Boeing from European government loans used to develop its A380 and A350 jets. The U.S. said it will now[...]

May 15th, 2018 - 10:44 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Repugnants

Opening Trump Jerusalem

How the world sees us … As it actually was ….[...]

May 10th, 2018 - 1:32 am § in Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Repugnants, UW

Trump’s Axis of Fawning Loyalists

Trump Wars Ask Rex Tillerson about patriotic service in the era of Trump.  Now foreign policy is in Trump’s tiny hands, alongside his tweet machine.  His  advisors, Pompeo and Bolton are competent but play more of the role of Court Jesters to Charlemagne then independent advisers.  Both o[...]