The ongoing violence in Gaza which has entered its second week gives rise to fears of a new Middle East war. At the centre of all this is the inept and incompetent President of the United States of America. Former Obama administration State Department official, Brett Bruen, said President Biden came into office and tried to put the issue of Israel on the “back burner” hoping it will go away.
Last Saturday, Iran pushed the world one step closer to war. Around 4 a.m., critical Saudi Arabian energy infrastructure was targeted by weaponised drones and missiles. The damaged facilities effectively halved Saudi Arabia’s oil output. The effect was that oil prices jumped 20 percent as of this morning—the largest jump in the past 28 years. And it will take weeks, not days, for Saudi Arabia to restore its output capacity. Despite initial claims of responsibility by the Houthis, a rebel group backed by Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo placed the blame squarely on Iran and said the attacks did not originate in Yemen. Saudi Arabia issued a statement on Sunday that the attack “either came from Iraq or from Iran.” If Iran is found to be the culprit, it would make Saturday̵...[Read More]