Tag: John Bolton

John Bolton is on Thin Ice as Trump and Erdoğan Rebuke His Unilateral Attempt to Change US Policies

US President Donald Trump has held another phone conversation with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan that has been hailed as a success by both sides. Speaking before members of his AK Party, Erdoğan stated that the US leader remains fully committed to an orderly US withdrawal that is coordinated with the Turkish […]

Ottawa Defies Canadian Court Which Has Stated That The Deadline to Free Meng Wanzhou Has Passed

In December of last year, political prisoner Meng Wanzhou, the CFO of the Chinese tech company Huawei appeared before a Canadian court where she was granted bail after US authorities indicated that they seek her extradition due to politicised allegations regarding her company’s supposed trade with Iran (something which in any […]

Erdoğan Denies John Bolton Meeting After US National Security Advisor’s Tantrum in Israel

John Bolton has abruptly left Turkey after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan refused to meet with him. The Turkish President’s rebuffing of Bolton came after the US National Security Advisor’s meeting in Israel with Benjamin Netanyahu. In Israel, Bolton stated that a condition for America’s planned troop withdrawal from north-eastern Syria would […]

Turkey is Not Fighting Kurds – Turkey is Fighting a Specific Group of Extremist Terrorists

A majority of media outlets outside of Turkey and some neighbouring states falsely claim that Turkey’s Operation Olive Branch and a forthcoming/post-US withdrawal operation to neutralise terrorists in Syria east of the River Euphrates is designed to target “the Kurds”. Likewise, many US political leaders including National Security Advisor John […]

Dr. Strangetrump or How John Bolton Learned to Stop Worrying And Love The Communists

Members of the Trump administration are well known for their harsh criticisms of the far-left governments in Venezuela and Cuba. But while the Trump administration falls solidly within the lingering post-Cold War anti-communist atmosphere that continues to linger in Washington in spite of the fact that there are very few […]

Trump’s “Prosper Africa” Strategy Is An Admission Of Defeat But Also A Wily Trap

National Security Advisor John Bolton recently announced the Trump Administration’s new “Prosper Africa” strategy, which is basically a tacit admission of defeat acknowledging that the US’ objectives there haven’t been achieved since the end of the Old Cold War, but it’s also a wily trap for encouraging China and Russia […]

Trump Accidentally Admits That China is Correct About Meng Wanzhou

On 11 December, three important developments occurred regarding the political imprisonment of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou. First, with no formal extradition request from the United States forthcoming, a Canadian judge temporarily freed Meng on a whopping $10 million bail. Then it was announced that former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig was arrested in […]