The US is sending F-35 fighters to the Middle East, reportedly to protect freedom of navigation in the Persian Gulf. This announcement, like previous deployments of F-16s, F-22s, and A-10s, is clearly a message directed at Russia and Iran.
The 12-mile-long Kerch Bridge connecting Russia to the Crimean peninsula was bombed by Ukraine early Monday. In response, Russia pulled out of a deal allowing Ukrainian farmers to export crops, raising fears over global food supplies.
President Biden is stumbling into World War 3 and prosecuting people who threaten his reelection. Meanwhile, his top envoy to Iran is under investigation by the FBI—but the Secret Service can’t figure out how cocaine got into the West Wing.Continue Reading
The biggest air exercise in NATO’s history began today and runs through June 23. It may be a readiness drill, or it could be cover for moving assets into position for NATO to play a direct role in the war between Russia and Ukraine.
Liberals in Israel celebrated China brokering the restoration of relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran, seeing it as a setback for Benjamin Netanyahu. But cooperation between the world’s main Sunni and Shia powers is nothing to cheer.Continue Reading
The International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant last week for Russian President Vladimir Putin, while former President Donald Trump announced over the weekend that he expects to be arrested tomorrow.Continue Reading
The House Oversight Committee revealed a $3 million payment from a Chinese energy company to an associate of the Biden family just after Joe Biden ended his term as vice president, and that more than $1 million went to members of the Biden family.Continue Reading