In Trump’s Marshall Plan For The Middle East Tom Barrack Claims “There is no Middle East”

In a document entitled Trump's Middle East Marshall Plan with the subtitle (White Paper by Tom Barrack), dated March 10, 2017, Tom Barrack who was born in Lebanon myopically states: A revised economic blueprint and vision is a major component of any Middle East Peace Initiative for Israel, Palestine, and the broader Middle East. In … Continue reading In Trump’s Marshall Plan For The Middle East Tom Barrack Claims “There is no Middle East”

UAE Court Upholds 10 Year Sentence Of Ahmed Mansoor For Criticizing The Goverment On Social Media

Last week the State Security Court in the United Arab Emirates upheld a  10-year jail sentence of human rights activist and poet Ahmed Mansoor  for criticizing the government of the UAE on social media. The Emirates  accuse Mansoor of publishing false information, promoting a sectarian  and hate-incited agenda, and using social media to "harm national … Continue reading UAE Court Upholds 10 Year Sentence Of Ahmed Mansoor For Criticizing The Goverment On Social Media

77,000 Jailed In Turkey Since The Failed Coup In 2016

According to a report from Reuters 100 Turkish Soldiers were arrested in Turkey this week for their alleged ties to Fethullah Gulen who President Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey accuses of orchestrating a coup in 2016 that failed and left 70 people dead on the streets of Turkey. Since the failed coup President Erdogan has run … Continue reading 77,000 Jailed In Turkey Since The Failed Coup In 2016

The Democrats Feigned Changes Underscore The Need For A People’s Party

The Democratic National Committee recently passed a rule that would prevent superdelegates from casting votes in the first round of voting. The DNC claims they are trying to provide voters a "transparent" election process. Transparency in our election process would include the DNC informing the public of a rule passed by the DNC in secret, … Continue reading The Democrats Feigned Changes Underscore The Need For A People’s Party

The U.S. & Iran’s Reverberating War Drums Part 2

Three weeks following the coup in 1953, the United States had helped reinstall Reza Shah and gave Iran 68 million in economic aid with an additional 1.2 billion over the next decade. During this time from Reza Shah's reinstallment in 1953 until 1979, Iran was considered one of the closest allies of the United States. … Continue reading The U.S. & Iran’s Reverberating War Drums Part 2

The U.S. & Iran’s Reverberating War Drums – Part 1

The Black Gold Years, 1946 - 1979 It wasn't until World War 2 broke out in 1946 that the U.S. adopted its first policy towards Iran and up until this point the U.S. had no prior policies towards Iran. The U.S. began to fear the Soviet Union's attempt to set up separatist communist states in … Continue reading The U.S. & Iran’s Reverberating War Drums – Part 1