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Iran

Back to the future, factors contributing to IRAN tensions

The tension regarding Iran remains thick. The most recent news includes the US reinforcing bases in the Middle East, sending an aircraft carrier, and a B52 bomber squadron. General McKenzie commander of US forces in the region says Iran has taken a step back and reassessed its plans, but the danger remains and the tension with Iran didn’t arise overnight.

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What the Left Can’t Seem to Get Right About the Middle East

Like it or not—and unless you’re one of that recalcitrant 33% who believes that no good can come from a Trump administration—POTUS 45’s Middle East policy during his first two-plus years in office is proving to be tough, direct, and almost viscerally unerring. This is particularly true of his pro-Israel policy that has gone all the way to the wall with his movement of the US Embassy to Jerusalem and his endorsement of Israel’s permanent occupancy of the Golan Heights (which has been a staging point for every strike against Israel since its inception in 1948).

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Middle East: The Left Can’t Seem to Get It Right

Like it or not—and unless you’re one of that recalcitrant 33% who believe that no good can come from a Trump administration—POTUS 45’s Middle East policy during his first two plus years in office is proving to be tough, direct, and almost viscerally unerring. This is particularly true of his pro Israel policy that has gone all the way to the wall with his movement of the US Embassy to Jerusalem and his endorsement of Israel’s permanent occupancy of the Golan Heights (which has been a staging point for every strike against Israel since its inception in 1948).

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