Since it’s easier to imagine Trump spending a weekend in a Bohemian hostel with bearded backpackers than ever admitting to failure, his display of militaristic machismo on the eve of his 100-day milestone may have been a face-saving PR stunt. Or not.
Today, many erstwhile Trump supporters are suffering shell-shock after the Republican leader, who pledged like a populist on the campaign trail to scale back the US military’s overseas footprint, instead took US aggression to the next insane level.
Donald Trump pledged to take a different approach to Syria than his contender, Hillary Clinton. Yet following a chemical attack on a Syrian town, the US commander-in-chief didn’t wait for an investigation, opting for bombing Syria’s military instead.
Russia has sacrificed just as much blood, sweat and tears as any country in the fight against terrorism, yet when a terrorist attack kills and maims dozens, this time in St. Petersburg, something seemed missing in the global response.
The 28 member states of the anti-Russia bloc known as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), home to over 900 million fact-deprived dwellers, are again grazing at the MSM trough, consuming a meal that leaves one wondering, ‘Where’s the beef?’
The Syrian people, who have demonstrated remarkable courage and perseverance in the face of formidable challenges that would have crushed a lesser people, are forced to observe yet another bloodstained milestone they neither want nor deserve.
Watching Washington attack one sovereign state after another since the collapse of the Soviet Union prompts the question: Are we Americans behaving out of some inherent aggression, or is this just old-fashioned empire building by a global superpower?
The Irish and the Palestinian people share a common bond that stretches back in history many centuries - in the case of the Palestinians to Biblical times - and that is their long-fought struggle to acquire a national homeland against insuperable odds.
The establishment didn't have to wait long to avenge itself over the election of Donald Trump, whose pick for National Security Advisor, Mike Flynn, resigned after leaked intelligence showed he spoke with Russian officials prior to Trump's inauguration.