Gen. John F. Kelly, Trumps new White House chief of staff was not rabidly anti-Russian as head of DHS (Kelly an old school tough tight lipped Bostonian Irishmen may offer some new hope as the alpha male of Trumps WH Staff?)

Kelly: ‘Any channel of communication’ with Russia ‘a good thing’ By CRISTIANO LIMA POLITICO Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly, pressed Sunday on White House senior adviser Jared Kushner’s reported attempts to establish secret lines of communication with Russia during the presidential transition, said any such channels of communication are “a good thing.” While not confirming […]

“Mooch ” Out already? Trump Removes Anthony Scaramucci From Communications Director Role

  Maggie Habberman and Glenn Thrush WASHINGTON — President Trump on Monday removed Anthony Scaramucci from his position as communications director, the White House announced, ousting him just days after Mr. Scaramucci unloaded a crude verbal tirade against other senior members of the president’s senior staff. “Anthony Scaramucci will be leaving his role as White […]

Sellout? Spicer: I’d ‘proudly’ work for Pence if he runs for president

  Outgoing White House press secretary Sean Spicer says he would “proudly” work for Vice President Mike Pence if he ran for president. “When and if [Mike Pence] runs in 2024 I would proudly play any role he asks,” Spicer tweeted. “Good to know you have already conceded that.” Spicer was responding to a tweet by Rep. Maxine Waters […]

CrossTalk: Bullhorns: Sanctions War (EXTENDED VERSION)It is time to speak the obvious: Cold War 2.0 is officially on. Though this Cold War is different and possibly far more dangerous. The world is in uncharted waters as the Trump White House attempts to find its footing. CrossTalking with Edward Lozansky, Mark Sleboda, and Vladimir Golstein.

Mass rally in Istanbul over Israel’s Jerusalem measures

Istanbul (AFP) – Thousands of supporters of a conservative Turkish party rallied in Istanbul on Sunday to protest measures taken by Israel in Jerusalem and show solidarity with the Palestinians. Israel had angered Turkey by installing metal detectors and security cameras at the Haram al-Sharif holy site in Jerusalem, known to Jews as the Temple […]

Before joining in on the anti-Trump crusade, Remember–Clinton was an enemy of Russia and a friend of WWIII.

By Staś   During the height of the 2016  election season  it became quite clear that Trump wanted to make friends with Russia and Hillary Clinton did not.   Hillary Clinton backed the same ‘no–fly zones’ that worked so well in facilitating the previous slaughters in Iraq and Libya.  Clearly, such ‘no–fly zones’ in Syria […]

The Debate – US Sanctions Package The U.S. has slapped new sanctions on Iran, Russia and North Korea. In Iran’s case, human rights abuses and terrorism has been cited. In this edition of the debate, we’ll ask why the US is going out of its way to slap sanctions on Iran? Doesn’t this violate the terms of the JCPOA, at least in spirit? Furthermore, what is US’s end goals behind the sanctions: which include Russia and North Korea: the Kremlin has said these new sanctions will not go unanswered, and will take the relationship to a new low.