Serious Military Action in the Middle East

Today has been a very busy day in the Middle East, with military action taking place as I post. (It is night time in the Middle East.) First, to dispel early reports on social media regarding rocket attacks in Abu Dhabi, news outlets now report those explosions as gas cylinder explosions, not rockets, in a …

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Wars and Rumors of War…Russia Moves into Belarus

Rumors of war are heating up. Russia has threatened America and our allies not to interfere in their apparent takeover attempt of Ukraine, or hinder former Soviet bloc nations such as Poland, Czech Republic and Hungary from leaving NATO. Russia is putting pressure on those satellite nations to forego alliances with the west and return …

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War on the Arabian Peninsula? What are We to Make of It?

Conflict between the Iranian-backed Houthis in Yemen and the United Arab Emirates escalated to war on the Arabian peninsula yesterday. If you're not familiar with that area of the Middle East, take a look at this map: Israel is the tiny maroon-colored country at the top of the map. South of Saudi Arabia is Yemen, …

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US Navy Intercepts Iranian Armaments Headed for Houthis in Yemen

The US Navy confiscated large shipments of Iranian missiles and other armaments headed to Houthi rebel groups in Yemen. Iranian-backed Houthis have been waging war on Saudi Arabia for years, and are steadily supplied by the Iranians. After President Trump built relations with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) and the Saudi Kingdom in …

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