Tag Archives: United States

Trump: Saudi Arabia Not Paying ‘Fair Share’ For US Defense By
US President Donald Trump complained on Thursday that US ally Saudi Arabia was not treating the United States fairly and Washington was losing a “tremendous amount of money” defending the kingdom. In an interview with Reuters,...
China To Test New Weapons, Stage Live Fire Drills In Retaliation For US THAAD Deployment By
Two days after the US military began to move the controversial THAAD anti-missile system into its deployment site in a South Korean golf course (over the protests of hundreds of locals who were promptly quieted when the police showed up), despite vocal protests from China...
USS Mahan Fires Warning Flare At Iranian Ship Sailing Off Iranian Coast By
US warships have made a habit of wandering around in the Persian Gulf just off the coast of Iran, waiting for Iranian Naval ships to get sort of close, then complain in the international media how “unprofessional” that was. Today, the USS Mahan took it a step further,...
U.S. Moves Naval Assets To Korean Peninsula, North Korea Warns Against “Dangerous Act” By
MINNEAPOLIS — Soon after the Trump administration took unilateral action against Syria, the focus of U.S. foreign policy quickly shifted thousands of miles away to the isolated, authoritarian government of North Korea – drumming up fears that more U.S. unilateral...
Pot And Kettle: Israel Points Fingers At Assad While Stockpiling Its Own Chemical Weapons By
TEL AVIV– During a visit to Israel, Secretary of Defense James Mattis declared at a press conference that the United States is confident that the Syrian government continues to hold stockpiles of chemical weapons, telling reporters on Friday: “I can say authoritatively...
WATCH: New Homeland Security Chief Gives Orwellian First Speech By
(ANALYSIS) — As an agency that responds only to the executive branch of the government, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is tasked with the stated chore of looking after the country’s public security. This involves several fronts, placing the department...
North Korea Threatens US With Preemptive Nuclear Strike By
Whether China is right about North Korea conducting a nuclear test on April 25th remains to be seen, but for now Kim Jong-Un is content with merely escalating the verbal warfare and overnight North Korean state media warned the United States of a “super-mighty preemptive...
Mattis Cites Iran As Reason US Will Assist Saudi Arabia In Bombing Campaign Of Yemen By
The U.S. is looking to increase support for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in Yemen, officials said Wednesday—a move that some see as another signal that President Donald Trump is itching to take the U.S. to a new war. Among the options for support are boosting intelligence-sharing...
Texas Residents Brace For Border Wall Eminent Domain Battles By
A group of Texas attorneys launched a campaign Wednesday to help ensure that property owners on the state’s southern border are properly compensated should the Trump administration seize their lands for a border wall. The Texas Civil Rights Project says it will focus...
After “Liberation,” U.S. To Give Control Of Raqqa To Rebels, Not Syrian Government By
DAMASCUS– While the public justification for the presence of United States troops in Syria has long been focused on fighting the terror group Daesh (ISIS), the recent actions of the U.S. and its allies within Syria continue to suggest that fighting terrorism is merely...