Trump Has a $259 million Reason to Bomb Iran

by Eli Clifton On Thursday, the United States came perilously close to a military confrontation with Iran after it downed a U.S. drone that may or may not have entered the country’s air space. President Donald Trump reportedly ordered a… Continue Reading  

Trump’s Dogs of War

This is the cartoon that the international edition of the New York Times should have run, at least as regards U.S. policy toward Iran.

U.S. News Media Can’t Talk About Adelson Foreign Policy

by Eli Clifton Over the past month, two mainstream news outlets have done in-depth reporting on the grip that Sheldon Adelson, President Donald Trump’s and the GOP’s biggest donor, holds over U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East. LobeLog has… Continue Reading  

Sheldon Adelson Owns a Share in Trump’s Rise

by Eli Clifton By most accounts, Donald Trump was not the first choice for GOP megadonor Sheldon Adelson. Last February he and his wife Miriam were allegedly split between voting for Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX).… Continue Reading  

Adelsons Distancing From Trump, Boosting Rubio

by Eli Clifton From most outward appearances, Sheldon Adelson is losing patience with Donald Trump, whose candidacy he supported with $10-$25 million (depending on the source). The GOP megadonor is now shifting his attention down ballot in an effort to… Continue Reading