The Trump administration is re-deploying old and fatal Cold War warriors, elevating them to high positions. The same people who were murdering, plotting and cheering assassins. The list reads like a “Wanted for Genocide” catalog: Elliott Abrams, Michael Pompeo and yes: John Bolton.
“Vladimir Putin harbors dark dreams of imperialism,” Mike Pompeo told his NATO audience with his usual lack of self-reflection. Pompeo went on to bemoan Russia’s military presence in Venezuela, where 100 military personnel have been stationed in defense of the government of Nicolas Maduro.
WASHINGTON -- NATO turned 70 years old on Thursday and, not unlike another figure in his 70’s who is in the news these days, a heavy dose of “creep” was involved. In the case of the former, however, it’s mission creep. At the birthday bash, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo echoed prevailing U.S. military doctrine as defined by the