I had close relatives working in Iran during the the period of governance by the Shah of Iran, who was a Progressive, with Western values. He worked hard on liberalizing the culture, especially women. The cities were cosmopolitan. I recall many conversations during this time with them and the ...Read more Comments Off on Does anyone give a darn about this Iran business?
PoliNation by Chrissythehyphenated TRUMPS VISIT TROOPS: President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump made history on Wednesday as the first First Couple to travel together to a war zone to meet the troops. … OTHER FIRSTS FOR OUR GRACIOUS FLOTUS: First First Lady to have been born without birthright citizenship. (Louisa Adams ...Read more Comments Off on Bits & Bytes
The next series in the “maximum pressure campaign” on Iran by the Trump administration kicks into gear. While war mongers and profiteers are licking their chops and trying to nudge President Donald J. Trump’s direction of the USA’s relationship with Saudi Arabia, the Trump administration quietly (maybe not) levied ...Read more Comments Off on Trump Admin Levies Sanctions against Iran’s Paramilitary Group that Recruits and Trains Child Soldiers
There are a couple very alarming reports people need to know about. One concerns Iran putting missiles into Iraq with their Shia sympathizers and another says that George Soros and his Open Society Foundations were working with Iran as the nuclear deal was evolving. IRAN’S MISSILES IN IRAQ Iran ...Read more Comments Off on Alarming! Iran Missiles in Iraq and George Soros Working With Iran
What are the odds that wars will be started, negotiated and ended on Twitter? The idea that twitter could be a forum for such a thing should surprise no one. After all and depending on whom one asks, it is faster than a phone call. Imagine: “Hello, this is ...Read more Comments Off on Dubai Security-Chief Unleashes Tweet-Storm Demanding Bombing Of Al-Jazeera
Go figure this one out. Trying to save Christians and Yazidis in Iraq? Apparently we will leave that to the UN. But Secretary Tillerson is more than happy to bail out the Muslims in Burma. You can bet they will be getting refugee status and moving here to our ...Read more Comments Off on State Department Delaying Aid Congress Provided to Yazidis, Christians in Iraq
As the Washington Examiner reported, a coalition air strike destroyed the IS command-and-control headquarters in Mosul. It also served as a propaganda facility. It was in a medical complex, not unusual for terrorists. They also like to use schools and mosques to shield themselves from attacks. Intelligence determined it was ...Read more Comments Off on Secretary Mattis Evaporates ISIS Command and Control in Mosul
ISIS appears to have launched a chemical attack on US troops but none have been hurt. It is a serious concern. ISIS is escalating as they spread out to 28 countries and inspire or guide attacks in the US. This has happened before. CNN Journalist Barbara Starr told ...Read more Comments Off on Breaking…ISIS Might Have Launched a Chemical Attack on US Troops in Iraq