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The Deep State War On Trump’s Foreign Policy Agenda

Joseph Klein, The State Department’s own “deep state” is trying to sabotage President Trump’s foreign policy agenda. From the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to Iran, Qatar and climate change, the State Department, under Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, is reported to be in “open war” with the White House. Key high level positions remain vacant as Obama holdovers “continue

More Rational Policies in Our Future?

Paul Driessen, In the wake of President Trump’s exit from the Paris climate treaty, reactions from other quarters were predictably swift, nasty, sanctimonious and hypocritical. Al Gore paused near one of the private jets he takes to hector lesser mortals to say the action will bring “a global weather apocalypse.” Billionaire Tom Steyer got rich

Trump, in search of Mideast peace, take the road less traveled and tackle hate before borders

Rabbi Abraham Cooper, President Trump is scheduled to make his first foreign trip later this month with stops that will include the Vatican, Saudi Arabia and the Holy Land. In remarks at the National Day of Prayer on May 4, the President said he hoped to bring “safety, opportunity, and stability to the war-ravaged Middle

House passes bill to impose new sanctions on North Korea

The House overwhelmingly voted Thursday to impose new sanctions on North Korea amid heightened tensions over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. The vote, 419-1, targets North Korea’s shipping industry and use of slave labor.  It also requires that the Trump administration report to Congress within 90 days on whether North Korea should be reinstated

U.S., China talk firmer U.N. response to North Korea’s missiles

The United States is negotiating with China on a possible stronger U.N. Security Council response – such as sanctions – to North Korea’s repeated ballistic missile launches, which the 15-member body normally condemns in a statement, diplomats said. It was not immediately clear how open Beijing might be to new sanctions. The council has traditionally

Trump’s White House invite to Duterte sets off firestorm

The White House is facing fresh criticism following an invitation President Trump extended over the weekend to controversial Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte, who has been accused of numerous human rights violations in his southeast Asian country. Not only were U.S. lawmakers left scratching their heads at the Duterte invite, but The New York Times reported

Parents of Warmbier, US citizen detained in N. Korea, want son to be in negotiations

As tensions between the United States and North Korea mount over the defiant dictatorship’s rogue atomic weapons program, the parents of the imprisoned American Otto Warmbier told Fox News on Monday they can’t let their son’s story get lost amid the nuclear noise. The 22-year-old Warmbier has served just over a year of his 15-year

The Rise of the Generals

Pat Buchanan, Has President Donald Trump outsourced foreign policy to the generals? So it would seem. Candidate Trump held out his hand to Vladimir Putin. He rejected further U.S. intervention in Syria other than to smash ISIS. He spoke of getting out and staying out of the misbegotten Middle East wars into which Presidents Bush