IT’S WAR: TURKEY LAUNCHES ‘OPERATION PEACE SPRING’ WITH BLISTERING MILITARY OFFENSIVE INTO NORTHERN SYRIA AS AIR STRIKES TARGET CIVILIAN AREAS

IT’S WAR: TURKEY LAUNCHES ‘OPERATION PEACE SPRING’ WITH BLISTERING MILITARY OFFENSIVE INTO NORTHERN SYRIA AS AIR STRIKES TARGET CIVILIAN AREAS by Geoffrey Grider Now The End Begins Erdogan tweeted today that his armed forces along with the Syrian National Army had launched ‘Operation Peace Spring’ to ‘prevent the creation of a terror corridor’ along the Turkish border.    He added the aim to is to eliminate threats from the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia and the Islamic State militants, and enable the return of Syrian refugees in Turkey after the formation of a…

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Do You Know God’s Plans for the World? Pat Robertson Seems To Believe He Does

Do You Know God’s Plans for the World? Pat Robertson Seems To Believe He Does by Randolph Jason for Gospel News Network Since when does anyone know, definitely, what God’s plans are for the world? Pat Robertson should take his show to CNN or MSNBC where the other ill informed neocon warmongers like to congregate. Correct me if I’m wrong but I believe I remember Jesus Christ saying no one – NO ONE – knows the mind of the Father. When someone begins speaking about “mandates”, well, that person has…

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Trump: Europe Won’t Help, and We’re Not Going to Hold Thousands of ISIS Fighters at Guantanamo Bay

Trump: Europe Won’t Help, and We’re Not Going to Hold Thousands of ISIS Fighters at Guantanamo Bay By Patrick Goodenough for CNS News The United States for months has been urging European countries to repatriate captured ISIS fighters and their families from northeastern Syria, to no avail, and the U.S. is not about to incarcerate them in Guantanamo Bay, President Trump said on Monday. “We’re not bringing 50, 60, 70 – or even 10,000 people to Guantanamo Bay in Cuba,” Trump told reporters at the White House. “We’re not going to…

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Iranian Foreign Minister Threatens ‘All-Out War’ if U.S. Retaliates for Oil Field Attack

Iranian Foreign Minister Threatens ‘All-Out War’ if U.S. Retaliates for Oil Field Attack by John Hayward for Breitbart Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday threatened “all-out war” to the “last American soldier” if the United States retaliates for last weekend’s attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities by Iran and/or its proxies in Yemen, the Houthis. Zarif claimed during a CNN interview that Iran wants to avoid conflict, but will not negotiate with the United States until all sanctions against Iran are unilaterally withdrawn. “I make a very serious statement about defending our…

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Avigdor Lieberman Is Israel’s New “Kingmaker”, And He Will Use That Leverage To Make Sure Israel Goes To War With Hamas

Avigdor Lieberman Is Israel’s New “Kingmaker”, And He Will Use That Leverage To Make Sure Israel Goes To War With Hamas by Michael Snyder for End of the American Dream Last November, Avigdor Lieberman resigned as Israel’s defense minister when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decided to reject Lieberman’s plan for a military operation in Gaza and agree to a ceasefire with Hamas instead.  At the time, Lieberman called the ceasefire a “surrender to terrorism”, and of course it didn’t last very long at all.  Hamas has continued to bombard…

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‘Locked and Loaded’ for War on Iran?

‘Locked and Loaded’ for War on Iran? by Patrick J Buchanan via CNS News “Iran has launched an unprecedented attack on the world’s energy supply,” declared Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Putting America’s credibility on the line, Pompeo accused Iran of carrying out the devastating attack on Saudi oil facilities that halted half of the kingdom’s oil production, 5.7 million barrels a day. On Sunday, President Donald Trump did not identify Iran as the attacking nation, but did appear, in a tweet, to back up the secretary of state: “There…

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If You Think The Price Of Oil Is Skyrocketing Now, Just Wait Until The War Starts…

If You Think The Price Of Oil Is Skyrocketing Now, Just Wait Until The War Starts… by Michael Snyder for The Economic Collapse Blog In the aftermath of the most dramatic attack on Saudi oil facilities that we have ever seen, the price of oil has exploded higher.  The Wall Street Journal is calling this attack “the Big One”, and President Trump appears to be indicating that some sort of military retaliation is coming.  Needless to say, a direct military strike on Iran could spark a major war in the…

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Don’t Believe These Tired Myths About Ending The 18-Year War In Afghanistan

Don’t Believe These Tired Myths About Ending The 18-Year War In Afghanistan By Daniel DePetris for The Federalist After 18 years, thousands of casualties, and a price tag that could be as high as $1 trillion, the United States has done all it can in Afghanistan. Instead of finding excuses to stay, it’s time to come home. Zalmay Khalilzad, the Trump administration’s chief negotiator with the Taliban, has endured a lot of pressure in the last week. Former U.S. ambassadors, Fox News pundits, and think tank analysts alike have denounced his draft…

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Report: Obama Admin Spied on Israeli Military Using American Satellites

Report: Obama Admin Spied on Israeli Military Using American Satellites by Aaron Klein for Breitbart NEW YORK — In the run-up to President Barack Obama’s controversial nuclear deal with Iran, the U.S. military under the Obama administration reportedly used American spy satellites to monitor Israel Defense Force actions out of concern that the Jewish state would strike Iran’s nuclear program. The detail was contained in an extensive New York Times Magazine story titled “The Secret History of the Push to Strike Iran.” The story says it is based on accounts with “dozens of…

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