Monday, September 23, 2019

Firing Bolton: Bait and Switch or Changing Tack?

While one would hope the news of his departure as National Security Adviser meant a fundamental changing of tack of US foreign policy, it is much more likely an exercise in managing public perception at best - and a cynical bid to bait and switch the public with promises of peace ahead of the next round of US provocations and false flags aimed at triggering wider conflict with Iran.

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Trump’s new national security advisor is dangerous, but he’s the current norm

Robert O’Brien is a respected authority on international relations and now replaces John Bolton as U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security advisor. He is a neoconservative who feels that Barack Obama wasn’t nearly enough of a neocon. However, the differences between the two are a matter of degree, and not of type. O’Brien is a Republican who served in the Obama administration as well as in the G.W. Bush administration, and in the Trump administration, and he represents only mainstream U.S. scholarly views about international relations.

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Friday, September 20, 2019

Who Needs John Bolton? Trump’s Neocons Are Determined to Go to War Against Iran

Make no mistake, the neocons are still in the White House and they want a war. The neocons or the neoconservatives want the U.S. to promote its form of democracy throughout the world and want to ensure its interests takes center stage in international relations through its military power. The neocons made a comeback with the George W. Bush Jr. administration and their allies in the Middle East including Israel and Saudi Arabia who orchestrated the September 11th attacks. President George W. Bush Jr. gave a speech while the U.S. population was still in shock and named the Axis of Evil which was North Korea, Iran and Iraq.

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Trump's allies are warning him against this would-be Bolton successor

The #NeverTrump ties of one leading candidate to succeed John Bolton are coming under increasing scrutiny as President Donald Trump considers whom to tap as his fourth national security adviser.

Before joining the Trump administration, senior State Department official Brian Hook co-founded a network of veteran Republican foreign policy hands known as the John Hay Initiative, which sought to counter, in their telling, “the neo-isolationist strains of thought in both of our major political parties” and to defend “conservative internationalism.”

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Is John Bolton’s Time Up?

Bolton coupled the Fox and AEI sinecures with gnarlier associations—for one, the Gatestone Institute, a, let’s say Islam-hostile outfit, associated with the secretive, influential Mercer billionaires. He also struck a ferocious alliance with the Center for Security Policy, helmed by the infamous Frank Gaffney, and gave paid remarks to the National Council for the Resistance of Iran, the lynchpin organization of the People’s Mujahideen of Iran, or MEK. The latter two associations have imbued the spirit of this White House, with Gaffney now one of the most underrated power players in Washington, and the MEK’s “peaceful” regime change mantra all but the official line of the administration. 

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Trump Fires Neocon John Bolton

John Bolton somehow survived failure after failure in Washington. Did John Bolton ever get anything correct?
The guy was literally the architect of some of America’s biggest foreign policy blunders – Look Obama made it worse but it was Bolton and Bush who started that stupid war.
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Thursday, September 05, 2019

Establishment Right and Left Call for COINTELPRO 2.0

Both heads of the two-headed establishment political hydra want to resurrect COINTELPRO, the FBI’s illegal subversion program, in response to speech they oppose and want outlawed.
In August, The Verge (owned by liberal Vox Media and founded by former CIA asset Markos Moulitsas) and the National Review, the failing neocon journal edited by Rich Lowry, posted articles on how to best undermine the First Amendment right of millions of Americans.
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Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Neocon RINOs Lead Gun Control Charge in Senate

The betrayal of the 2nd Amendment is being led by neocon Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Marco Rubio (R-FL). They are working with Democrats to push “red flag” gun confiscation laws and stronger background checks to create more impediments against the 2nd Amendment of the Constitution.

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