Saudi’s will not get away with trying to start acting like a country that can stand on its own militarily. Look for Jordan and Iraq to say cool it!
Lebanese officials have demanded the return of Prime Minister Saad Hariri from Saudi Arabia. The head of the militant group Hezbollah said the Saudis had “declared war” on Lebanon by holding Hariri against his will.
At least WTF Friday news is almost over but Puerto Rico is still on the hook – let’s see if someone has sense enough to put San Juan’s mayor in charge of recovery! The head of Puerto Rico’s emergency management agency resigned Friday, on the same day that the Army announced that its mission on the island had ended.
As one whose young life was inexorably sustained by the brotherhood of every race during service in the Vietnam War, I salute those who dare to take a knee in support of what our flag and our anthem are intended to represent, writes Dave Lange.
WTF Friday – And there are US, UK, German, French markings on weapons used by Saudi’s? The world market in arms is pretty open and now Saudi’s have closed off food and drugs to Yemen = starvation and cholera killing thousands!
A top US general has claimed there is an Iranian role in missiles fired at Saudi Arabia by Yemen’s Houthi rebels. Heightened tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia threaten to expand beyond Yemen into a regional war.
French President Emmanuel Macron held hastily scheduled talks in Riyadh on Thursday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman amid rising tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran, notably over Lebanon and Yemen.
WTF Friday – Shame is not in the government’s lexicon!?! Dozens of young immigrants mailed renewal forms weeks before they were due. But their paperwork was delayed in the mail and then denied for being late.
Who cares for the man killed and his family and friends? The jury’s acquittal of an off-duty officer who shot and killed an unarmed man shows how much leeway we give law enforcement authorities when it comes to using force.
The World Anti-Doping Agency now has a databank of drug tests from Moscow that Russian officials have refused to share.
Several hundred people took to Oslo’s streets on Thursday evening in remembrance of the events of 9th-10th November 1938.
WTF Friday – Why let your racism show so badly under fake nationalism. When people march in Catholic Festivals, do they take offense? Racism is racism and they know no shame! A French mayor and dozens of other MPs and elected councillors from around the Paris region sang the Marseillaise on Friday as they marched towards around 200 Muslim worshippers in a bid to stop them praying in the street.