The scary thing that’s part and parcel of Trump’s wild allegiance to his personal, nationalistic convictions is found in some of the things that he disregards.
Now, he and his administration are going after Iran.
On Thursday morning on Twitter, Trump wrote:
‘Iran has been formally PUT ON NOTICE for firing a ballistic missile. Should have been thankful for the terrible deal the U.S. made with them! Iran was on its last legs and ready to collapse until the U.S. came along and gave it a life-line in the form of the Iran Deal: $150 billion.’
The president is speaking on the occasion of Iran’s test-firing of a ballistic missile in recent days, a test that was confirmed by Iranian officials early on Wednesday.
Trump, in stating that the Middle Eastern Muslim majority nation has “been formally PUT ON NOTICE,” repeats something that his controversial National Security Adviser, General Michael Flynn, stated on Wednesday while speaking to reporters at the White House. No legitimate clarification has been offered by the White House as to what Iran being “put on notice” actually means.
Trump is ostensibly basing his antagonizing of Iran on the bone that the right still wants to pick with the powerful and yet volatile nation over the historic nuclear agreement signed recently that forced Iran to end their nuclear program. What Iran got as a perk for them stopping their advancement towards nuclear weaponry is that the West dropped their longstanding sanctions against the country.
That’s the source of the “$150 billion dollars” that Trump references — previously frozen Iranian bank accounts.
Now, the issue that the right is roaring to take with Iran over the nuclear agreement is not legitimate. The “screw it all, my way or the highway” attitude when it comes to delicate issues of global diplomacy simply doesn’t stop with Trump — it extends to the whole of the Republican Party.
Iranian officials, for their part, insist that their recent missile test does not violate any international agreements of which they are a part.
Steve Bannon Says U.S. Is Going To War With China Very Soon – Get Ready (DETAILS)
Steve Bannon, who was recently appointed to the National Security Council, believes the United States will go to war with China in the next few years.
Top political advisor to Donald Trump and former Breitbart News owner, Steve Bannon, was recently given a seat on the National Security Council much to the concern of Democratic and Republican officials, as it is a conflict of interest.
Bannon’s belief that the United States and China will be at war in the next few years which, paired with the fact that Donald Trump regularly goes after China on social media, is more than a little unnerving.
In March of 2016, Steve Bannon said that:
‘The far-right figure, who has been given unprecedented power in the White House and has suggested in the past that he supports white supremacy, suggested that the two countries are headed towards war over the South China Sea.’
‘We’re going to war in the South China Sea in 5 to 10 years, aren’t we? There’s no doubt about that. They’re taking their sandbars and making basically stationary aircraft carriers and putting missiles on those. They come here to the United States in front of our face — and you understand how important face is — and say it’s an ancient territorial sea.’