Trump’s chaotic policies are leading to strategic recalculations in and around the oil-rich Persian Gulf. Israel may help defend Saudi Arabia. Russia and China could defend Iran.
The moment may come when soldiers have to choose between the Constitution and Donald Trump. No doubt most will embrace the Constitution. But some will see that as a tough call.
SHOW ME THE MONEY
Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said Iran is requesting $15 billion credit line extended until December, after which it would request $3 billion per month.
THE TWILIGHT ZONE OF ‘TRUTH’
The president’s lies got us into this mess that threatens war, global recession—and his re-election. But the use of “deniability” is something he understands very well.
Once the ayatollah’s theocracy took hold in Iran in 1979, its relationship with the U.S. went from good to awful overnight. Neither side seems interested in undoing the damage.
The drones used to attack Saudi Arabia sure look a lot like an Iranian model and the components Iran uses to make their drones. But are they the same?
SO NOT FUNNY
The mullahs know what they’re seeing when they behold Trump: a buffoon and a bluffer who just might be dumb enough to start a war with nightmarish consequences.