The Real Danger from Trump Is Ignored

Posted: May 22, 2017 in Uncategorized

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Whatever Trump might have done with the Russians, if he did anything at all, it has none of the potential for death and destruction that his meddling in the Middle East has.

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By Sheldon Richman

May 21, 2017 “Information Clearing House” –  While the chattering classes spend all their time rehashing Donald Trump’s alleged — there’s a word you don’t much see in the media anymore — coordination with Russians over their alleged — there it is again — hacking of the Democrats’ email, a story with far more ominous implications is being ignored. I refer to Trump’s trip, beginning today, to Saudi Arabia and Israel.

Whatever Trump might have done with the Russians, if he did anything at all, it has none of the potential for death and destruction that his meddling in the Middle East has. He is doing far more than doubling down on what his predecessor, Barack Obama, did. For a guy who promised to concentrate on domestic matters, he’s sure engaging in a lot of empire preservation. But, then, some of us are not surprised…

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Comments
  1. Looks to me, futuret, like the epitome of hypocrisy.

  2. Alan Scott says:

    “The two most destabilizing countries in the Middle East are Saudi Arabia and Israel!” And both of them America’s good friends!

  3. America’s favorite client states, Alan. And it’s all about oil. That’s why I’ll be so happy when oil is totally phased out and replaced with renewable energy.

  4. jtremaine says:

    I hope the missiles he is installing in Syria are to attack ISRAEL AND SAUDI ARABIA.Doubt it though.

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