Opinion – US Sec of State Pompeo starts MidEast tour with call for new Iran sanctions – Jerusalem Post

It’s ‘eyes’ right’ with Pompeo about to hit the ground running in the Middle East. Trump is getting his ducks in a row for a major policy initiative, with had a good visit with Macron and a more challenging meeting with Merkel.Theresa  May seems to be dismissed and now attention is directed towards support in the Middle East. The second half of May could be bumpy.

NYTimes: John McCain: I Choose the Kurds

John McCain

John McCain (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Here’s an excellent op-ed from Senator, John McCain published in the NYT.

Source: John McCain: I Choose the Kurds https://nyti.ms/2h59XLN

John McCain is right to support the Kurds. Sadly,  it reminds me of Kissinger’s agreement at the end of the Vietnam War,  the US government abandoned their ally South Vietnam.

Most importantly, McCain is right about a strategy for the Middle East. With ISIS deposed,  Iran is bolstering her influence.

Thoughts?