Trump Officials, in Possible Showdown with Iran, Discuss Plan to Deploy 120,000 Troops to Middle East

Plans were presented at a meeting of President Trump’s top national security officials last week for a deployment of 120,000 U.S. troops to the Middle East in a possible showdown with Iran, according to The New York Times. President Trump has called the report erroneous. “I think it’s fake news, OK?” Mr. Trump told reporters […]

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U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem to Open in May in Dramatic Move-Up of Opening Schedule

The United States will open its embassy in the city of Jerusalem this May according to the Trump administration, moving the opening date of the facility up by months, if not years.  “In May, the United States plans to open a new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem,” State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said. “The opening will […]

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President Trump Says Both Israel and the Palestinians Are Hindering the Peace Process

President Donald Trump, in an interview published today, said he believes both Israelis and Palestinians are playing roles in undermining the Middle East peace process.  “Right now, I would say the Palestinians are not looking to make peace, they are not looking to make peace. And I am not necessarily sure that Israel is looking […]

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