Hmmmm? Is this a public pushback against his National Security guy Bolton who seems to want to go to war with Iran? Something his boss Donald Trump , the US military along with US Allies, does NOT want? Facing twin challenges in the Persian Gulf, President Donald Trump … [Read more...] about Trump down plays Gulf Oil tanker attacks….
Hmmmmm? Nice headline.... But full of holes? The Sec of Defense's boss IS the President, who IS the nation's commander-in-chief of the military.... If a lawful order is is give to the Sec of Defense? He MUST follow it... If he cannot? He can be removed from … [Read more...] about Acting Sec of Defense…US military’ will NOT be politicized’…
President Donald Trump doesn't think of Russia in the way America President's and Military Leaders have done for decades.... In his first months in office ? We mostly though Trump would give Russian President the keys to the White House.... For the last year and a half … [Read more...] about With Trump pulling back from the outside world….Russia moves to expand its military footprint in Africa and South America…..
The idea went over like a lead ballon to EVERYONE except Trump probably.... In his first testimony to Congress as acting Pentagon chief, Shanahan called “erroneous” the reports of the proposal to make allies pay more. Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan shot down … [Read more...] about Defense Sec tells Congress forget the reports of Trump doing ‘pay for your America troops’ thing with Allies….
Over the years as the vast US military has expanded around the world several American President's have asked countries with American troops to increase their military spending.... That would be done to increase their defense assets , which would lead to less American … [Read more...] about Trump White House looking for Allies to pay for US Military protection…..
Seriously? Why does Donald Trump need any staff? A guy who ran a NYC Real Estate company with little staff and no Board of Directors is at 2 years as President running things the exactly same way.... He doesn't listen to his Defense, Intelligence or even Economic … [Read more...] about Why have Defense Sec at all?
Trump is increasingly being seen as doing this as a payoff to Russia's Putin and a prize to Iran..... Donald Trump displays his lack to looking at the 'long game' in foreign policy.... The question is? What will Congress actually do? Or will the doubts expressed cause Trump … [Read more...] about Trump Syria withdrawal from Syria not playing good in Congress….
Donald Trump has decided that ISIS is defeated there.... Huh? He also wants US State Dept. people out also.... Is Donald Trump giving up on Syria which would make ISAIS, Iran and Russia VERY Happy? The Pentagon under orders from the Commander-in Chief is NOT … [Read more...] about Trump orders troop withdrawal from Syria….