Wednesday, April 19, 2017

World Will the US and China Strike North Korea Jointly?

Could it be that Presidents Trump and Jinping have already agreed on a military solution in the event that Kim Jung-un continues his reckless behavior? Are we looking at the possibility of a joint strike on North Korea?

If so, this must surely be Pyongyang’s worst nightmare. The fear of Chinese intervention has long been a serious deterrent to taking military action against North Korea as far as the US is concerned; with this threat removed—indeed, with potential assistance from the Chinese—the matter becomes far different. Read the full article at Natural

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Trump, Syria, and the March toward World War III

After campaigning on a non-interventionist foreign policy and articulating why the Clinton-Bush-Obama era policies were fundamentally flawed and counterproductive, Donald Trump has taken the unexpected step of launching cruise missiles at the Assad government in retaliation for an alleged chemical weapons attack on civilians. Given the fact that the Syrian chemical weapons attack in 2013 (Obama's infamous "red line" incident) was perpetrated by the Syrian opposition,

We should have taken the time to conduct a more thorough investigation before retaliating. As it is, we are now, in the words of the Russian prime minister, "one step" from direct military confrontation with Russia and the threat of world/nuclear war. We are on the brink of the ultimate disaster. Are you ready?