Trump to unveil plans for an ‘Arab NATO’ in Saudi Arabia

When President Trump arrives in Riyadh this week, he will lay out his vision for a new regional security architecture White House officials call an “Arab NATO,” to guide the fight against terrorism and push back against Iran. As a cornerstone of the plan, Trump will also announce one of the largest arms-sales deals inContinue reading “Trump to unveil plans for an ‘Arab NATO’ in Saudi Arabia”

Mexico 2nd Deadliest Country; Tops Afghan, Iraq Second only to Syria…

Image Credits: Mindaugas Danys / Flickr. It was the second deadliest conflict in the world last year, but it hardly registered in the international headlines. As Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan dominated the news agenda, Mexico’s drug wars claimed 23,000 lives during 2016 — second only to Syria, where 50,000 people died as a result ofContinue reading “Mexico 2nd Deadliest Country; Tops Afghan, Iraq Second only to Syria…”