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Trump and the War to Save “the War”

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Lo and behold, a great threat looms over the Middle East. There is nothing worse for the US and its select allies, Britain, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia and Germany than peace breaking out. Yet exactly that, the “threat of peace” is taken as far more devastating than terrorism.

America’s biggest enemy in the Middle East today isn’t ISIS, for those who pay attention, more effort has been made by the US, Israel, Saudi Arabia, and to be honest about it, a host of other nations as well, to save ISIS and al Qaeda from the “axis of evil” than any military effort since Vietnam.

We are, to be honest still, in our eighth year of a war to keep terrorism alive. American policy, even under Obama, and this point is of major contention inside the US today, oversaw needless drone strikes, massive aid to terror groups and took part in endless demonization of those who fought on behalf of families and children threatened by the fake “GWOT,” or “Global War on Terror” that went into high gear after the now doubtful scenario played out on 9/11.

Here’s where we stand today. Iraq, Iran and Syria are forming a military and economic alliance after meetings in Syria’s Deir Ezzor. The key impediment to regional trade is blocked transportation routes, Americans at al Tanf on the road between Baghdad and Damascus, Kurds at al Bukamal and the destroyed........

© New Eastern Outlook