Why does President Trump listen to Nikki Haley and the neocons as they lie about the Iran deal? The same people and the same lies that brought us the Iraq disaster are trying to bring us an Iran disaster.
Republican political leaders in Washington who condemned Obama’s plan to bomb Syria in 2013 are gung ho over President Trump’s bombing last week. Even “progressives” are jumping on the bomb band wagon. Are we all neocons now?
Rumors are flying that today President Trump will name arch-neocon interventionist Elliott Abrams as Deputy Secretary of State. Will the neocons grab full control despite Trump’s vows to the contrary?
With Rex Tillerson becoming Secretary of State, are there ominous signs of a continuation of neocon policies on the horizon?
Some 51 State Department employees signed a protest memo urging the Administration to re-focus in Syria away from attacking ISIS and toward attacking the Assad government. They write that the best way to destroy ISIS is to overthrow the Syrian…