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QATAR: Trump Steps in to Protect US Assets in the Persian Gulf Mafia Battle

Niraj Srivastava | Trump remembers which horse he should be backing in the Persian Gulf state race for power

UK COLUMN NEWS: NATO Weapons Trafficking Hub, UK’s New AUMF, Grenfell Tower Updates

UK Column News | UK Column News co-anchor Mike Robinson joined by 21WIRE’s Patrick Henningsen and David Scott with today’s news round-up.

QATAR vs SAUDI ARABIA: Who Benefits from Shift in Gulf State Dynamics?

Niraj Srivastava | The “Sunni NATO,” headed by a Pakistani General, is stillborn.

TRENDSTORM: In the Gulf and in Syria, Who Will Blink First?

Trendstorm | Something will probably give sooner than later, but the question is, who blinks first?

The New Ankara Shuffle: Caught Between Moscow, Riyadh and Tehran

Dr Can Erimtan | At present, all roads lead to Raqqa, but that same road might also be a cul de sac for Kurdish national ambitions.

SYRIA: Washington, Tel-Aviv and Riyadh Working Hand in Hand to Prevent Arab Unity

Dr Bouthaina Shaaban | The Syrian Arab Army, its allies and Syrian people are fighting for independence and freedom

ERDOGAN: Whims of a Dictator or The New Turkey in the Islamic World?

Dr Can Erimtan | Turkey was a staunch friend and ally of the Saudis but now, the Qatar crisis has changed all that.

Soft Power Masterstroke: Russia Sends Food Relief to Qatar

Andrew Korybko | Russia brandishing its Muslim-friendly chops by sending relief to Qatar during Ramadan.

The Qatari Conundrum: A Saudi Message to Turkey and Iran

Dr. Can Erimtan | The next moves by Turkey and Saudi Arabia could set the world on fire and turn the New Cold War into a very hot conflict going forward.

Gulf Crisis: On Fast Track to War

Marwa Osman | The confluence of recent events suggests that a US-Saudi-Tel Aviv effort is underway to isolate Iran, and that means the danger for a wider war in the region has never been more pronounced.

QATAR: The Unexpected Consequences of Saudi ‘Muscle’ Flexing

Niraj Srivastava | The Qatar – Saudi spat may have surprising consequences for the region

US Coalition Airstrike on Syrian Army in Al-Tanf is Another Calculated War Crime, Aims to Destroy Arab Unity

Dr Bouthaina Shaaban | US is deploying Eisenhower doctrine to fracture Arab unity and protect Zionist project

GULF STATES: The Resurgence of the Saudi Arabia, Qatar Cold War

Andrew Korybko | Is Qatar sidling up to Iran to protect oil interests?

Gulf Monarchies Sacrifice Neighbor Qatar as “Sponsor of Terrorism”

21WIRE | Qatar has been singled-out, scapegoated and exiled from the community of Gulf Monarchies.

TODAY’S COLUMN: Silicon Bilderberg, Trump’s Climate Departure, FOIA Fob-Offs and Saudi Sectarian Fail

UK Column News | UK Column co-host Mike Robinson is joined by 21WIRE’s Patrick Henningsen, along with David Scott, Mark Anderson and Abby Reardon with today’s news round-up.

Trump and Salman’s Folly: After Riyadh Summit, ‘Sunni Unity’ Crumbles

Sharmine Narwani | The latest effort to bulldoze through a “Sunni consensus” under the umbrella of “Saudi-American power” has ended in failure.

Home Office Report Buried: Is Saudi Funding Britain’s Terrorists?

21WIRE + RT | Both the US and UK governments are not only complicit – they are actively facilitating this dangerous situation.

ABSOLUTE SUBMISSION: Trump Bows to Neocon Orthodoxy

Daniel Lazare | Trump is none the wiser: while Saudi Arabia denounces terrorism at every turn, it continues to fund groups like Al Qaeda and ISIS.

‘Manchester Atrocity Lifts Rock of British Foreign Policy, Reveals Faustian Alliance with Extreme Islam” ~ John Pilger

John Pilger | The war on terror was never about defeating terrorism but about conquest and subjugation

TRUMP-SALMAN ALLIANCE – ALL EYES ON YEMEN

Vanessa Beeley + Sputnik | Trump-Salman alliance heralds greater aggression against Yemen and Iran?