Posts Tagged ‘bellicose’

Mohammed Bin Salman’s Post-Coup Bellicose Strategy, Bluff or Bluster?

Andrew Korybko21st Century Wire The Crown Prince is trying to strengthen his domestic standing after his unprecedented power play over the weekend, and his bellicose threats might be more about showing off his anti-Iranian/-Shiite “credentials” and mimicking Trump’s “Mad Man” policy than preparing for an imminent war.  Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman executed an […]

Bellicose Trump: ‘now is not the time to talk to North Korea’

     President Trump spoke yesterday with UK Prime Minister Theresa Theresa May about North Korea and “agreed that this latest reckless act only strengthens the world’s determination to confront” growing threat from that nation, according to White House readout, adding that “now is not the time to talk to North Korea.” Separately, Trump also spoke […]

EU energy head in Iran with businessmen to show support for nuke deal amid bellicose Trump rhetoric

RT– The EU’s energy commissioner is in Tehran to boost business ties and express Europe’s support for the country’s nuclear deal. With Iranian President Rouhani up for reelection within weeks, Brussels aims to boost trust in the landmark 2015 agreement. Miguel Arias Canete, Europe’s commissioner for climate action and energy, came to the Islamic Republic […]

MPs Attack Saudi Arabia and British Gov’t over Yemen war

The Telegraph – Richard SpenserBackbench MPs have called for an independent international inquiry into breaches of humanitarian law committed by all sides in the war in Yemen, in a snub to the government and Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond. The cross-party international development committee contradicted Hammond, who has rejected criticism of the record of Saudi Arabia, […]

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