Daily Archives: March 11, 2017

THOUSANDS OF US TROOPS HEAD TO KUWAIT TO FIGHT IN SYRIA, IRAQ

TROOPS

Instead of directly deploying thousands of additional ground troops into Iraq or Syria, the sort of precipitous escalation that might get Congress voting on the war, the Trump Administration appears to have decided that the solution is to send thousands of US ground troops to Kuwait, and let the commanders in Iraq and Syria just take what they want.

Early reports of this strategy emerged Wednesday, when officials said there were considerations of sending around 1,000 troops into Kuwait for this operation. Just two days later, the figure was up to at least 2,500, with signs that it is continuing to grow all the time.

While President Obama was micromanaging the escalations, particularly in Iraq, where every couple of weeks another hundred or two troops would be sent, the Trump Administration appears to be throwing the troops into a big pile and leaving the deployments up to the commanders.

 

 

WRH’s Commentary:

I am having an industrial-strength, palm to forehead moment, upon reading this; I am profoundly disappointed at this turn of events.

The French have a saying; the more things change, the more they remain the same; I am deeply concerned that this is imminently true of the Trump Administration.

WRH: http://www.whatreallyhappened.com/

 

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American Jewish community torn apart by Israel’s travel ban on critics [VIDEO]

 

Published on Mar 10, 2017

Israel’s parliament has passed a bill barring foreign nationals or organizations supporting a boycott on the state from entering the country. The law has polarized many in the Knesset, with left-wing politicians “embarrassed” by the travel ban. But how do American Jews feel about the bill? To answer that, author Max Blumenthal joins RT America’s Manila Chan.

Attorney General Sessions demands the resignation of 46 US attorneys hired by President Obama

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has asked 46 US attorneys to resign their posts

  • It wasn’t immediately clear whether Obama appointee Preet Bharara, who says Trump asked him to stay on in November, was included 
  • The 46 Obama holdovers have been asked to leave ‘in order to ensure a uniform transition,’ the Justice Department said
  • President Obama nominated Bharara in 2009, and he went on to prosecute corruption in both parties
  • Schumer issues statement saying Trump assured him he wanted Bharara ‘to continue’
  • It is customary, though not automatic, for the country’s 93 US attorneys to leave their positions once a new president is in office
  • Many other Obama appointees have already left their posts 
  • The Obama administration let Bush appointees to serve until their replacement had been nominated and confirmed
  • Rod Rosenstein of Maryland was appointed by Bush and remained on the job for the entire Obama administration and is the current nominee for deputy attorney general 

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4302792/Forty-six-US-attorneys-hired-Barack-Obama-asked-resign.html#ixzz4b1wOEXDw