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TGIF: The Real Danger from Trump Is Ignored | The Libertarian Institute

Posted by Martin C. Fox on May 21, 2017

https://www.libertarianinstitute.org/articles/sheldon/tgif-real-danger-trump-ignored/

a story with far more ominous implications is being ignored. I refer to Trump’s trip, beginning today, to Saudi Arabia and Israel.

The two most destabilizing countries in the Middle East are Saudi Arabia and Israel.

Once you grasp that concept you have a good start on figuring out who is the third most destabilizing country. Read the rest of this entry »

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Trump to unveil plans for an ‘Arab NATO’ in Saudi Arabia

Posted by Martin C. Fox on May 17, 2017

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/josh-rogin/wp/2017/05/17/trump-to-unveil-plans-for-an-arab-nato-in-saudi-arabia/?utm_term=.1fd597c7a6bd

“The U.S. has sought for a long time to get the Saudis to do more to focus on its navy, to modernize and make the forces in the Gulf more effective,” said Anthony Cordesman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies. “From the U.S. perspective, the stronger the Saudi deterrent is, the lower the risk of any military confrontation with Iran.”

Trump continues to go back on the promises that got him elected.

There is one NATO already.  It is supported by US taxpayers and there is no reason the US taxpayer won’t be supporting an Arab (meaning Saudi) NATO. Read the rest of this entry »

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