Trump says he’s ending the US role in Middle East wars. He’s sending 1,800 troops to Saudi Arabia

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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with senior military leaders at the White House on October 7, 2019, in Washington, DC. Jabin Botsford/Washington Post via Getty Images The Trump administration will send nearly 2,000 troops and advanced military equipment to Saudi … Read More

Iran’s Foreign Minister Vows ‘All-Out War’ if U.S. or Saudis Strike

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, told CNN that Iran “won’t blink to defend our territory.”CreditCreditAbedin Taherkenareh/EPA, via Shutterstock A military strike against Iran by the United States or Saudi Arabia would result in “an all-out war,” the Iranian foreign … Read More

Nikki Haley: Mohammed bin Salman ‘has to lose’ his ‘thuggish nature’

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In a gaggle with a small group of journalists on Tuesday, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told me that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been “careless at times” and “has to lose the thuggish nature … Read More

Saudi Arabia is in big trouble

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For more than one week, the House of Saud has been under fire for its ties to the United States and its crackdown on dissidents. First, U.S. President Donald Trump shared details of his most recent conversation with Saudi Arabia’s … Read More