FPF #180 – Chemical Weapon Lies Cause Geopolitical Chaos

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On FPF #180, I discuss the geopolitical fallout from the Western accusation that Assad used chemical weapons in Douma, Syria. The US has floated forming a coalition for military actions against Assad, with France and the UK suggesting they would be participants. Trump is looking to end the Gulf Corporation Council split between Saudi Arabia in Qatar signaling the US may be trying to align its Arab allies for an attack. I examine what the possible US military actions against Assad may be and the possible responses from Russia.  I also break down some highlights of Mike Pompeo’s confirmation hearing and the coming protests in Gaza.

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