December 24, 2018 Scott Morefield
President Donald Trump reportedly stumped nationwide safety adviser John Bolton with one essential query earlier than making his heavily-criticized resolution to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria. The president agreed to the withdrawal throughout a December 14 cellphone name with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, two officers informed NBC Information, however the authentic objective of the decision had been “for Trump to inform Erdogan to again off” threats to assault American supported Kurdish rebels, NBC reported.
However Trump went off-script in the course of the name and agreed with Erdogan, significantly when the Turkish president requested Trump, “Why are you continue to there?” when the Islamic State had been 99 % defeated………The president’s resolution to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria and Afghanistan has been roundly criticized by neoconservative politicians, navy brass, and even Democrats usually against struggle however desirous to discover a level with which to hammer the president. Nonetheless, it does symbolize Trump’s want to maintain a key marketing campaign promise, and has not been without its defenders, together with Kentucky Senator Rand Paul.
“One international coverage blunder after one other in Iraq and Afghanistan and Libya hasn’t labored out for our nationwide curiosity.”..............
“And let’s speak about Syria,” he added. “Let’s speak concerning the truth — ISIS is the enemy of Russia. ISIS is the enemy of Assad. ISIS is the enemy of Turkey."
"Are we supposed to remain in Syria for era after era, spilling American blood to combat the enemies of all these nations? Wolf, when did the American individuals signal as much as be in each struggle in each place in each facet of each battle throughout planet earth?”…………To Read More…
My Take - "Wolf, when did the American people sign up to be in every war in every place in every side of every conflict all over planet earth?”
July 1944 at Bretton Woods, and although that agreement officially ended in the 50's the concept has continued ever since and was the foundational concept for the IMF and the United Nations, all of which followed after, all of which need to be scrapped. We're coming to the end of the Bretton Woods era, and all those who've benefited are upset. I like Bolton for the most part, but he still has one foot in the Bretton Woods pond. The Neo-con will either convert or be gone. And the problem with so many surrounding Trump is they don't want to convert, they want to convert Trump.
Comey, of all people, has said it must be a shock to Trump to have so many people working for him to leave on principle, talking about Mattis. No, I don't think it's a shock. It's a warm and fuzzy feeling to have them quit.
When Trump came into office, he had only those he brought in with him on his side, and some of them had to be purged. It's impossible to purge as many as need to be purged when you're view of how the world should work is so different from those around you, and I'm not meaning the Democrats. I hope more people leave as a matter of "principle."
All of those people are now clearly defining what the difference is between the Republican neo-cons and the Republican conservatives. That's been the biggest reason the Republicans are called the stupid party, the party rank and file (that basket full of deplorables) were being either lied to or at best misled. John McCain, Flake, Corker, George Will, Bill Kristol, Krauthammer and a host of others were all part of that cabal. That's going to change. As for how much?