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Pentagon Agrees To Sell $12 Billion In F-15s To Qatar
Honest to God, it just does not come more confused than this with Qatar. First, they are supporting terror, and, shortly after, they are being sold a new arsenal.
Trump is making a mess out of everything he touches. He has the Midas touch in reverse.
I wish it weren't so, but it is.
At some point, now, I believe he should resign. He has been reduced to looking clownish in all his efforts in foreign affairs, arms flapping in all directions and saying utterly foolish things. He has settled nothing anywhere.
And I say that as one of those who had hoped that this seeming maverick might have been able to do some good in a world that has suffered 15 years of Neocon War insanity. Two million killed, at least, by the US. But Trump only adds threats to Iran, bombing to Syria, troops to Afghanistan, creates a mess in Qatar, and sells terrible new weapons to the Saudi thugs with which to kill.
It must be clear to many that he is incapable, that he does not possess the strength and independence of mind some believed he had, that he has completely given in to the Deep State when it attacked him.
The CIA now decides whom it will kill thanks to Trump, and we only just learned that the Pentagon has been given authority to put whatever troop level it chooses into Afghanistan, Afghanistan being a war that should never have been started.
That invasion was a pointless act of vengeance against a government that was absolutely not responsible for 9/11. All it has achieved is to flood the world with cheap hard drugs. That's why black gangs in Chicago and other cities are killing each other in the hundreds.
Talk about terror! This is completely self-inflicted.
Trump’s dark Pentagon appointment is mumbling about not winning in Afghanistan, but from the beginning, the intelligent question that has always applied to the invasion and has never been answered is, “Win what?”
So, Trump tells the Pentagon it can decide how many more troops to send. Brilliant!