The House unanimously passed a bill to impose new sanctions on anyone they consider a supporter of Syria’s energy, airspace and business sectors. Manila Chan sits down with former pentagon official Michael Maloof to discuss how this could affect Syria’s fight against ISIS and US-Syria diplomacy.
Former US diplomat Jim Jatras joins News.Views.Hughes to weigh in on the latest developments in the Middle East, including State Sec. Mike Pompeo’s claim that the withdrawal of US troops from Syria was a mere “tactical decision” as well as Trump’s saber-rattling at Turkey over Twitter. They also discuss the declared candidacy of Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) in the presidential primary.
President Donald Trump on Sunday vowed to “devastate Turkey economically” should the Turkish military attack U.S.-allied Kurdish fighters — a rare direct threat by Trump to a NATO ally as his administration grapples with the execution of its plan to withdraw American soldiers from Syria.
Οι εγκληματίες μισθοφόροι της Τουρκίας, φανατικοί πρώην μαχητές της ISIS, έχουν αρχίσει να εκτελούν εν ψυχρώ μέσα στους δρόμους του δυτικού Κουρδιστάν, Κούρδους πολίτες, που κατά την Άγκυρα είναι “τρομοκράτες”.
National security advisor John Bolton has publically overruled President Trump’s declaration of victory in Syria and planned pullout of US troops. He did so apparently at the behest of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, offering Israel security guarantees as a condition of the troop withdrawal. Rick Sanchez explains. Then Medea Benjamin of Code Pink joins to weigh in. Then former naval intelligence officer and economist John Jordan joins Rick Sanchez to share his expertise.