The US manned radar station in Israel puts Israel at a disadvantage

The US manned radar station in Israel puts Israel at a disadvantage

From Israpundit This happened in September: TEL AVIV, Israel — U.S. and Israeli officers broke ground in Israel on Monday for a permanent U.S. Army base that will house dozens of U.S. soldiers, operating under the American flag, and charged with the mission of defending against rocket and missile attack. The American base, officers in […]

NAFTA renegotiation talks enter fifth round

NAFTA renegotiation talks enter fifth round

By Hayley Sledge / Heartland Institute Representatives from the United States, Canada, and Mexico will meet again in November to continue renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), a trilateral trade bloc created in 1994. Standing with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and Mexican Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo on October 17, U.S. Trade Representative […]

US, Mexico reach agreement on managing the Colorado River

US, Mexico reach agreement on managing the Colorado River

LAS VEGAS — The United States and Mexico expanded a long-term agreement Wednesday that will allow both nations to continue using the Colorado River while also pushing more conservation efforts to ensure that water is available during droughts. The nine-year deal, which expands on a 1944 water treaty between the two countries, would see the […]

The Balkanization of Syria & Iraq

The Balkanization of Syria & Iraq

From Newsbud We are often told that the invasion and occupation of Iraq and the war in Syria are disastrous failures of Western foreign policy. This article, however, argues that the architects of these wars were, and are, well aware of the destabilising consequences of their military efforts, and in fact, had always regarded the […]

Rush to judgment

Rush to judgment

From Freedom’s Phoenix The allegation – now accepted as incontrovertible fact by the “mainstream” media – that the Russian intelligence services hacked the Democratic National Committee (and John Podesta’s emails) in an effort to help Donald Trump get elected recently suffered a blow from which it may not recover. Crowdstrike is the cybersecurity company hired […]

The points of conflict between the US and Mexico

The points of conflict between the US and Mexico

Mexico City (dpa) – The relationship between the United States and Mexico could get rocky under President Donald Trump. The first test comes Wednesday, when Mexico’s foreign minister visits Washington ahead of a trip north by President Enrique Pena Nieto later in the month, and Trump announces plans for a border wall. Here’s a look […]

Iran steps up threats to Israel, U.S.

Iran steps up threats to Israel, U.S.

By Majid Rafizadeh / Gatestone Institute Iran’s threats against Israel and the US are becoming bolder and louder. Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, is now repeatedly threatening Israel’s annihilation relatively soon. According to Iran’s Press TV, Khamenei recently stated: “The Zionist regime — as we have already said — will cease to exist in […]

Iran accuses U.S. of breaching nuke deal

Iran accuses U.S. of breaching nuke deal

By Adam Kredo / Washington Free Beacon Senior Iranian officials this week accused the Obama administration of failing to uphold its end of the nuclear agreement, saying that the Islamic Republic has not been given full access to international banking tools. The Iranian leaders “lashed out” at the United States in their comments and maintained […]

Cyber war against ISIL hones weapons vs. Russia, China

Cyber war against ISIL hones weapons vs. Russia, China

WASHINGTON: The US is waging an outright cyber war against Daesh, the self-proclaimed Islamic State, the Secretary of Defense and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs made clear this morning. While Carter did not say so, we believe this is the first official confirmation by a senior military official that the United States has waged […]

U.S. mulls pledge on disputed Philippines outpost

U.S. mulls pledge on disputed Philippines outpost

The U.S. military should consider offering new security guarantees to the Philippines similar to those promised to Japan in response to any military attacks by China in maritime disputes in Asia, the commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific said this week. The idea behind the new guarantee would be to dissuade China from attacking […]