Does the Trump Administration actually support al-Qaeda and ISIS? Of course not. But the “experts” who run Trump’s foreign policy have determined that a de facto alliance with these two extremist groups is for the time being necessary to facilitate the more long-term goals in the Middle East.
Professor Walter E. Williams and Heritage Foundation fellow Stephen Moore are evidently quite happy that Donald Trump, not Hillary Clinton, is our nation’s leader. But leaders of the New York Times disagree, even breaking long-standing journalistic policy by publishing an anonymous op-ed piece supposedly written by a “senior official of the Trump administration.”
A group of scientists appointed by the United Nations has concluded that the free-market system known as capitalism is incapable of combatting climate change. It must be replaced, say these experts, by “considerable reframing of economic-political thinking.” Is anyone surprised?
Assad was supposed to be gone already. President Obama thought it would be just another “regime change” operation and perhaps Assad would end up like Saddam Hussein or Yanukovych. Or maybe even Gaddafi. But he was supposed to be gone.
President Donald Trump’s removal of security clearance from former CIA Director John Brennan spurred a bevy of comments. They ranged from defending Brennan, condemning the president, and even airing reasons why such action was merited.