Virtue-Signaling Should Not Replace Facts and Policy in the Middle East Ep. 290

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In this episode of “Foreign Policy Friday” with CRTV’s national security correspondent, Jordan Schachtel, we lay out the bare truth of the saga with Saudi Arabia and the disappearance of Jamal Kashaggi.

Jordan demonstrates that this guy was no journalist; he was a pro-al Qaeda activist with the Muslim Brotherhood. This is not our hill to die on. While we don’t like all the behavior of Saudi Arabia, the reality is that the nation is more of a help then a harm in this day and age when the bigger problem is Iran, Qatar, and Turkey, while the Saudis have reformed. Does this mean we should be full allies with the Saudis and allow them to sucker us into their problems? No. We put America first and use them for our interests while ignoring them when there is no interest. Stop with the false dichotomies. A clear vision of America’s interests will make these decision points a lot easier.

We also talk about the latest subversion activities of Turkey and Qatar and the search for the next UN ambassador.

At the end of the show, I explain how conservatives need to follow our dictum on foreign relations for domestic political relations with Republicans. Don’t judge an issue based on the enemy of your enemy; judge it based on the merits of what you believe in. I give an update on jailbreak and give more statistics to blow up the myth of the jailbreak movement being pushed by people like Kayne West. Let’s stop supporting people who are not worth defending just because they had one fight with our enemy, the media.

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H.R. 193 to abolish the UN

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