Warming the cockles of the hearts of every American who didn’t vote for Hillary Clinton, word is out in DC that the Trump Administration is seeking an Arab solution for an Arab problem.
Mark Moore of the New York Post is reporting that President Trump “is seeking to build a coalition of Arab forces to replace the United States military in Syria and help stabilize the region after the defeat of the Islamic State.”
While it has long been suspected that the official Arab past-time has been getting their asses kicked militarily by the Israelis, maybe there’s a chance that the Arabs, collectively, might have a bit more luck against their jihadist brethren.
And not only is the president looking for the Arab nations to take charge militarily in the once-ISIS held eastern third of Syria, but also pony-up the cash. It is there that roughly 2,000 American troops are wiping out the remaining nests of ISIS terrorists.
Reportedly, the governments of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar have all been contacted to fund the military expedition.
As it turns out, it’s not only the Persian Gulf nations being approached by Team Trump.
While not technically Arabs but descendants of the Coptic race, word is bubbling to the surface that the Egyptians have been approached, albeit unofficially;
National security adviser John Bolton has reached out to Egypt’s acting intelligence chief, Abbas Kammel, to see if he would take part in the effort, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday.
Republican frontrunner Donald Trump just dropped quite the hint of naming John Bolton as the next Secretary of State. Of course, that’s if he’s elected.
While being interviewed on the Hugh Hewitt radio program, did admit that while no solid decision has been reached, he is strongly considering the former US ambassador to the United Nations. Continue reading “Trump hints at naming Bolton as Secretary of State”