Trump Sends 14,000 Troops For War on Iran. Will it be Enough?

So much for getting out of endless wars! President Trump has announced that he is sending 14,000 more US troops to the Middle East and may even send more. The reason is the manufactured “Iran threat” that Trump continues to delude himself over. Neocons are thrilled. So are Saudi Arabia and Israel, who would love nothing more than to have the US fight and die in their wars. But what about America first?
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The celebration in London of NATO’s 70th year has ended with a renewed purpose: the “challenges” posed by China. NATO is a military alliance, but the attendees were careful to point out that they do not view China as an enemy. So what is the point? Also: (Dr. Ron Paul) – ‘Brain Dead’ NATO At 70 – Time To Pull The Plug?

French president Macron caused a stir last month by stating that NATO is suffering from brain death. At this week’s NATO summit marking 70 years of the Alliance, Trump and Macron are clashing. Why is it so hard for NATO to find a purpose? Is this a sign that finally, 30 years after the Cold War, it’s time to end the anti-Soviet alliance? Also: (Dr. Ron Paul) – Weekly Update — Fight Another ‘Terror War’ Against Drug Cartels? There’s a Better Way

The 50-year US war on drugs has been a total failure. The 20 year “war on terror” has likewise been a gigantic US government disaster. So what to do about two of the greatest policy failures in US history? According to President Trump and many in Washington, the answer is to combine them! Also: (Dr. Ron Paul) – Military Pollution: The Hidden Costs Of War

President Trump’s dropping of the “Mother of All Bombs” in Afghanistan is just the latest example of how the US war machine is delivering a scorched earth to those “liberated” by the US military. Already the environmental and health damage from that one bomb has destroyed the lives of many innocent civilians. There are millions more where that came from.