By aligning with the Kurds, Israel gains eyes and ears in Iran, Iraq, and Syria.
Trump’s speech at the UN was a weird amalgam of white nationalism and Neoconservatism. It abandoned the isolationism of the former and eschewed the idealism of the latter.
Trump more or less threatened to wipe out the 25 million people of North Korea in his speech at the UN. Then he turned to the Middle East, where he again pledged to undermine the Iranian nuclear deal. In other words, he put forward a plan to turn Iran into North Korea as a geopolitical problem. The speech was a weird