Thursday, May 25, 2017

Globe

Globe
Our coverage of events from around the world with an eye on American foreign policy and global intervention. Click on the links below to see what's happening in your world (and what it is costing you as a taxpayer) ...
PANIC GRIPS BRITAIN ... Authorities in the United Kingdom have made three arrests in connection with this week's deadly terrorist bombing in Manchester.  Meanwhile British citizens remained on high alert as the threat level for additional attacks was raised to...

Terror In Manchester

TWENTY-TWO DEAD ... At least twenty-two people - including children - were killed and at least sixty more were wounded when a bomb went off on Monday evening outside of Manchester Arena in the United Kingdom. The explosion - which took...
"DRIVE. THEM. OUT." I want to thank King Salman for his extraordinary words, and the magnificent Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for hosting today’s summit. I am honored to be received by such gracious hosts. I have always heard about the...
"ROGUE NATION" INCREASES NUCLEAR RANGE ... The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK - a.k.a. "North Korea") successfully tested a new longer-range ballistic missile this weekend - prompting fresh international concern regarding the advancement of its nuclear weapons capabilities. The latest DPRK...
PRESIDENT RISKS BEING BURIED IN "GRAVEYARD OF EMPIRES" By the end of this month, Defense Secretary James Mattis and National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster will deliver to President Donald Trump their plans for military escalations in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria....

End The Afghan War

AMERICAN CANNOT AFFORD TO WASTE MORE BLOOD, TREASURE ... In the latest disappointing reversal of his former "America First" non-interventionism, U.S. president Donald Trump is mulling a second "surge" in Afghanistan. At least that's the way it's being spun by the nation's military-industrial...
PRESIDENT SHOULDN'T TRY TO SOLVE THE WORLD'S PROBLEMS President Donald Trump is about to embark on his first foreign trip, where he will stop in Saudi Arabia, Israel, and the Vatican, before attending a NATO meeting in Brussels and the G-7...
MARINE LE PEN DEFEATED IN FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL RACE ... France did not make itself great again on Sunday.  Instead, the continental European power settled on a pro-European Union "centrist" to follow socialist François Hollande. By an overwhelming margin French voters chose...
SEA POWER ... You can officially slap the "Made in China" label on something else ... sea power. Meet the Shandong, the first ever Chinese-built aircraft carrier.  Construction of this 1,033-foot long vessel began back in 2013, and it sailed from...
OUR PARTNERS IN "PEACE" GET FIRST PRESIDENTIAL VISIT ... U.S. president Donald Trump's first foreign trip will be to ... Saudi Arabia. You know the Saudis, right?  They're our partners in peace ... well, except when they are funding the Islamic State...