Tag: Donald Trump

President Trump Withdraws U.S. from United Nations Arms Trade Treaty

During his speech to the 2019 NRA-ILA Leadership Forum, President Trump announced that he would “unsign” the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) effectively withdrawing the United States from the treaty.  Officially signed onto by the United States in 2013 by former Secretary of State John Kerry, the ATT represented the most dangerous step yet […]

SAUDI ARABIA OFFERED ABBAS $10 BILLION TO ACCEPT TRUMP’S PEACE PLAN

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has offered Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas $10 billion if he accepts US President Donald Trump’s plan for peace in the Middle East, also known as the “deal of the century,” the Lebanese newspaper Al-Akhbar reported on Tuesday. A senior Palestinian official in Ramallah refused to comment on the […]

No more waivers: The United States will try to force Iranian oil exports to zero

 About one year after the United States decided to leave the Iran nuclear deal, the State Department is set to announce that all countries will have to completely end their imports of Iranian oil or be subject to U.S. sanctions. This is an escalation of the Trump administration’s “maximum pressure” campaign, which seeks to […]

Abbas believes Trump’s peace deal will be thwarted

PA chairman makes clear the Palestinians will continue to oppose President Trump’s “Deal of the Century”. Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas said on Saturday that the Palestinian Arabs face many challenges, and primarily the so-called “Deal of the Century”, as the Trump administration’s peace plan for Israel and the PA has come to be […]

Trump defends and protects Israel from International Criminal Court

The United States has made it clear that no international court, especially those led by human-rights violators, would threaten it or its military personnel. It has also made clear that Israel sits safely under American protection. In what can be seen as an incredible show of support for Israel, the U.S. administration included Israel in […]

Beirut report details secret Trump peace plan

The Trump administration’s Middle East peace plan calls for large-scale resettlement of Palestinian Arabs in Jordan, the ceding of Jordanian territory to Israel, and the formation of a confederation between Jordan, the Palestinian Authority and Israel’s Civil Administration to administer Judea and Samaria, according to a report for Beirut-based newspaper. The so-called “Deal of the […]

‘DEAL OF THE CENTURY’ WILL NOT INCLUDE PALESTINIAN STATEHOOD

According to “The Washington Post,” comments from Kushner and other US officials suggest that “the plan does away with statehood as the starting premise of peace efforts.” The Trump administration’s peace plan, known as the “Deal of the Century” will reportedly include “practical proposals” for improving the lives of Palestinians, but it will probably stop […]

White House sees Egyptian energy forum as a ‘roadmap to Middle East peace’

The Trump administration this week asked Egyptian authorities for a seat at the table at an upcoming energy summit in Cairo, seeking a leading role in the establishment of a major gas forum in the Eastern Mediterranean, two senior administration officials told McClatchy. U.S. national security officials see strategic value in the success of the […]

USA planning military action against Iran

New concerns Trump administration may be laying legal groundwork for military action against Iran When Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the Trump administration would designate a branch of Iran’s military as a foreign terrorist organization Monday, he said, “The Trump administration is simply recognizing a basic reality.” But critics say they are concerned that […]

A serious blow to Iran’s terror specialists

In a bold step, President Trump has formally designated Iran’s Revolutionary Guard a terrorist organization — a move that carries serious financial implications for Tehran and lengthy prison terms for those who provide material support. The move isn’t without risk: Iran has threatened retaliation, including against US forces in the Middle East, which is why […]