Daily Archive: February 3, 2018

Lebanon Looks to Hezbollah to Resolve Internal Clashes, as Israel’s War Threats Reach Fever Pitch

Lebanon is a pressure cooker which could blow at any moment, but don’t worry about confused US policy. Israel’s threats to invade are not irking the Lebanese, but many wish Hezbollah would end a local Shiite-Christian spat. America’s confused position in Afrin, northern Syria, is not the only location in the Middle East where Washington’s loyalties are at odds with...

US Troops Arrive in “Israel”: Is Lebanon Next on the ‘Kill List’?

This week has seen multiple threats from Tel Aviv regime officials aimed at Lebanon. The sustained and increasingly manic threats against Beirut make it clear that Tel Aviv has launched a full-scale, highly coordinated rhetorical war designed to frighten and intimidate the Lebanese government. Capping things off, this coordinated assault of threats has culminated in the arrival of US troops...

The “Kremlin list” Is a Bullet Aimed at Putin’s Heart

The Russian government, media, and public don’t know what to make of the US Treasury’s “Kremlim list.” The Treasury list contains the names of the top echelon of Russian government and business leadership. The Russians understand that the list is unfriendly and furthers Washington’s policy of worsening the relationship between the two major nuclear powers, but beyond that the list...