Erdogan Holding 50 US Tactical Nukes ‘Hostage’ As Trump Authorizes Sanctions

Erdogan Holding 50 US Tactical Nukes ‘Hostage’ As Trump Authorizes Sanctions from ZeroHedge Amid all the media and pundit outrage since Turkey’s President Erdogan launched his so-called ‘Operation Peace Spring’ into northeast Syria last week, vowing to wipe out Syrian Kurdish forces who’ve long held the border areas, what’s been largely missing is acknowledgement of the uncomfortable fact that NATO ally Turkey has long hosted a major portion of America’s nuclear Cold War-era arsenal stored across Europe. And as Erdogan threatens to “open the doors and send 3.6 million migrants” to Europe while under increased…

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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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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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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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PATRIOT MISSILE BATTERIES BEING INSTALLED AS PENTAGON REACTIVATES KEY SAUDI MILITARY BASE USED TO STAGE ALL PREVIOUS MIDDLE EAST WARS IN THE GULF

PATRIOT MISSILE BATTERIES BEING INSTALLED AS PENTAGON REACTIVATES KEY SAUDI MILITARY BASE USED TO STAGE ALL PREVIOUS MIDDLE EAST WARS IN THE GULF by Geoffrey Grider for Now The End Begins After the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, the U.S. military abandoned Prince Sultan Air Base in Saudi Arabia, but now they are back.  Hundreds of U.S. troops are already there working hard to get the base operational, and as you will see below, a tremendous amount of new construction is planned.  The base covers “well over a hundred square…

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Iran Sentences “CIA Spy Ring” To Death; Publishes Video & Photos Of Americans

Iran Sentences “CIA Spy Ring” To Death; Publishes Video & Photos Of Americans from ZeroHedge Update: Given the shocking and provocative nature of Iran’s claims to have penetrated and busted up a “CIA spy ring” — announcing Monday it sentenced some to death row while also claiming to present photos of their American “handlers” (many showing family and personal photos) — it didn’t take long for President Trump to bat down the claims directly. He slammed the statements of Iranian intelligence officials and state media as “totally false”… “Just more lies and propaganda”. The Report of Iran capturing…

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Iran Warns UK Against ‘Dangerous and Unwise’ Moves After Tanker Seizure

Iran Warns UK Against ‘Dangerous and Unwise’ Moves After Tanker Seizure by Simon Kent for Breitbart London Iran has been told it should prepare to be hit by a range of UK sanctions in the aftermath of its seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf, according to media reports. Iran responded by warning the UK to refrain from any “dangerous and unwise” moves against the Islamic republic. British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt is expected to announce on Sunday diplomatic and economic measures, including potential asset freezes, as a response to…

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Iranian Caught Smuggling Nuke Material Out of U.S.

Iranian Caught Smuggling Nuke Material Out of U.S. by WORLD ISRAEL NEWS via Charisma News An Iranian national has been caught by the Trump administration attempting to smuggle materials that could be used to enrich uranium out of the U.S., according to the Justice Department, The Washington Free Beacon reported. Uranium is the key component in a nuclear weapon. Tehran recently announced that it was starting to enrich uranium beyond the limit set by the 2015 nuclear accord between Iran and six world powers, led by the Obama administration. President Donald Trump pulled out of…

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Why Israel Attacking Syria Again?

Why Israel Attacking Syria Again? Author: Salman Rafi Sheikh for Journal NEO If remarks of Israeli prime minister Netanyahu were to be believed, the recently held meeting of US, Russian and Israeli National Security Advisers (NSAs) in Jerusalem was a ‘real diplomatic success.’ Netanyahu boasted this meeting off as the hallmark of Israeli-Russian cooperation towards establishing stability in the region. But the recent Israeli attack on Syria, coming in an utter violation of Syria’s territorial sovereignty, signifies that Netanyahu’s remarks were only a show-off and a usual Israeli bluster with no…

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