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Shed Not a Tear for War Criminal John Brennan, Say Legal Experts

    Shed Not a Tear for War Criminal John Brennan, Say Legal Experts

While Democratic senators, corporate talking heads, former national security officials, and Twitter pundits issued dire proclamations about the “dangerous precedent” President Donald Trump set on Wednesday by revoking former CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance for obviously vindictive and political reasons, critics of America’s far-too-powerful intelligence apparatus were quick to express how little sympathy they feel…

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The Case for Imposing Sanctions on Donald Trump

    The Case for Imposing Sanctions on Donald Trump

It’s embarrassing enough to have Donald Trump as president. But now American citizens have to endure the additional pain of the sanctions that other countries are imposing on the United States. Doesn’t the world realize that we’re suffering enough as it is? That seems so grossly unfair. Oh, but wait: that’s how sanctions work. Iraqis…

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Crime Against Humanity: 99-Year-Old Nuremberg Prosecutor Calls Out Trump’s Detention of Children

    Crime Against Humanity: 99-Year-Old Nuremberg Prosecutor Calls Out Trump’s Detention of Children

The last surviving prosecutor at the Nazi Nuremberg trials just offered harsh criticism for the Trump administration’s family separation crisis resulting from its cruel immigration policies, calling it “a crime against humanity.” Ninety-nine year old Ben Ferencz made the comments in a recent lengthy interview with United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad…

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Trump Wants to Make America Great Again on Earth and Also in Space

    Trump Wants to Make America Great Again on Earth and Also in Space

When Donald Trump declared it was time to Make America Great Again, he didn’t just mean here on Earth. As he directed the Pentagon in June to create a new branch of the armed services devoted just to space warfare, Trump declared, “It is not enough to have an American presence in space.We must have American dominance in space.”…

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VIPS to Trump: Intel on Iran May Actually be CATASTROPHIC

  VIPS to Trump: Intel on Iran May Actually be CATASTROPHIC

August 1, 2018 MEMORANDUM FOR: The President FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) SUBJECT: Intelligence on Iran Fails the Smell Test Mr. President: As the George W. Bush administration revved up to attack Iraq 15 years ago, we could see no compelling reason for war.  We decided, though, to give President Bush the benefit of the doubt…

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Report: Kissinger Urged Trump Policy of Pursuing Russia to Contain China

  Report: Kissinger Urged Trump Policy of Pursuing Russia to Contain China

WASHINGTON – As President Donald Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki last week faced withering criticism for everything ranging from his “fondness for strongmen” to alleged “treason,” the geostrategic objectives of his attempt to advance détente were largely ignored or taken at face value alone. Yet Trump’s own comments, as well as…

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Iran’s Special Forces Chief Warns Trump: ‘If You Begin the War, We Will End It’

  Iran’s Special Forces Chief Warns Trump: ‘If You Begin the War, We Will End It’

A powerful commander of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday that Donald Trump should address any threats against Tehran directly to him, and mocked the US president as using the language of “night clubs and gambling halls”, Reuters reports. The comments by Major-General Qassem Soleimani, who heads the Quds Force of the Guards, were the latest…

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Former Intelligence Officials Should be Stripped of Their Security Clearances

  Former Intelligence Officials Should be Stripped of Their Security Clearances

Libertarian senator Rand Paul, a Kentucky Republican, said on Monday that in a personal meeting with President Donald Trump, he urged the president to revoke the security clearances of a half dozen former Obama-era intelligence officials, including former CIA director John Brennan, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, and former National Security Advisor Susan Rice. I…

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Trump Administration Gives Iran a Choice: Defiance or Humiliating Surrender

  Trump Administration Gives Iran a Choice: Defiance or Humiliating Surrender

Trump’s constant hostility to Iran has made it politically impossible for anyone in the Iranian government to consider negotiating with the U.S.: But even reformers accept that national pride dictates that Mr Trump tirades against Iran makes it ever more difficult for the government to even consider talks with the US. It is poisonous to negotiate with…

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Trump Accidentally Supercharges Europe’s Resistance to Authoritarian Populism

  Trump Accidentally Supercharges Europe’s Resistance to Authoritarian Populism

On the eve of his recent visit to the UK, Donald Trump described the country as being in “turmoil.” And at one end of the political spectrum there was turmoil aplenty, with a slew of high-profile ministerial resignations from the Conservative government following the publication of its long-awaited plan for leaving the European Union, referred to…

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