The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia failed to read what was coming from the West, just like it failed to understand the outcomes of the nuclear negotiations between Iran and the P5+1.* So Riyadh has found itself in the middle of a very complicated equation that is shrouded in foreign and domestic “fog.” At the forefront is [Read more]
The United States would no longer be permitted to remain beyond the scope of legal responsibility for committing hostile acts against states and their people.
President Obama participated in the Gulf Summit in Riyadh, where he repeated assurances minus the guarantees. Such pledges failed to change attitudes in the United States, where days later, veteran Sen. John McCain, the number one critic of U.S. foreign policy strategy, notably spoke derisively, once again criticizing [Read more]
Why are the Democratic and Republican parties arguing, when they clearly agree about grand strategy, the safety and security of Israel, crushing the Arabs, crippling their capacities and prospects, preventing them from realizing their lofty goals, and similarly obstructing Russia, China and Europe?
The rest of the people in the world, despite their recognition of American leadership in more than one field, believe that America achieved what it did by plundering and exploiting the wealth of peoples and marginalizing those peoples.
This U.S. position cannot be described as anything other than surprising and puzzling, and it sums up Washington’s blundering vision for our region observed over the last seven years.
Extreme isolationism in the United States ... hasn’t had a super spokesperson like Trump in decades.