The neocons and hawks in Trump’s circle stand alone these days, but their influence in the White House is still strong.
Hopefully not the guys using ‘America First’ as a twisted battlecry for more overseas intervention.
The American people don’t want war with Iran. So who does? You can count them on your fingers.
He seems bent on provoking Iran, but President Trump would have to own it.
The President may have given Netanyahu all he wanted to win re-election, but he can’t give him Iran.
But the question remains, are U.S. troops on foreign soil the best solution to our foreign policy challenges?
Question for Trump: Was he aware of Bolton’s request for a menu of targets for potential U.S. strikes? Did he authorize it?
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How many quarrels, conflicts and wars, and with how many adversaries, can even the mighty United States sustain?
Who determines what are “basic rights” or “universal values”?
Why, then, is President Donald Trump toying with such an idea?
So far, a lot of bellicosity from Washington but little return for the bluster.
The Israelis, Saudis and Beltway War Party want to kill the deal because they want a clash with Tehran. Don’t let them.
The hawks are goading him–will it be war, or mockery for bluffing?
The last man standing between the U.S. and war may be a four-star general affectionately known as “Mad Dog.”
Israel and the anti-Iran hawks want to drag us right into the heart of fruitless conflict.
If he starts war in Lebanon or in the Gulf, he is on his own.
U.S. leaders continue to bluster and make threats they don’t back up.