Daily Archive: June 5, 2017

‘Terrorism, Meddling in Affairs’: Arab Countries Cut Diplomatic Ties with Qatar

Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen have severed diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing the country of backing terrorist groups. Qatar has called the move a “campaign of incitement” which is “based on lies.” https://cdn.rt.com/files/2017.06/5934fa7fc36188c6408b45be.mp4 Bahrain announced early Monday that it is severing diplomatic relations with neighboring Qatar and cutting air and sea connections with Doha, accusing...

Blackwater Founder Calls for ‘American Viceroy’ to Rule Afghanistan

Displaying what one commentator called “sheer 19th-century bloodlust and thirst for empire,” Erik Prince, founder of the private mercenary firm Blackwater, argued in The Wall Street Journal this week that the United States should deploy an “East India Company approach” in Afghanistan. The country, he wrote, should be run by “an American viceroy who would lead all U.S. government and...