2018-11-27

A Balanced U.S. Policy in the Middle East

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by Neil Godfrey

It’s nice to see some balance and even-handedness by the U.S. in the Middle East at last. Some of us had been somewhat concerned that the U.S. was the lackey of the state of Israel but recent events have served well to remind us that the U.S. is just as willing to advance the interests of the “the Arabs”, too.

Trump’s Saudi First Foreign Policy Strikes Again (by Daniel Larison)

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US ‘slams the brakes’ on UN Yemen ceasefire resolution (by )

The US has “slammed the brakes on” a United Nations Security Council resolution calling for a limited ceasefire and increased humanitarian aid in Yemen over concerns about angering Saudi Arabia, two sources tell CNN.

Trump’s outrageous Saudi propaganda statement from last week confirmed that he would happily lie to defend Saudi Arabia from any and all criticism, and now he is shielding them from international scrutiny and pressure at the U.N. He is not just serving as a Saudi mouthpiece, but acts as their lackey as well.

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One comment

  • Paxton Marshall
    2018-11-27 20:40:25 UTC - 20:40 | Permalink

    Being a lackey for Saudi Arabia and being a lackey for Israel are not mutually exclusive. We are not advancing the interests of “the Arabs “. Palestinians and Yemeni are Arabs, and we’re definitely not advancing their interests.

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