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Trump Adviser: US to Create Coalition With GCC
Al Arabiya ^ | Friday, 11 November 2016

Posted on 11/11/2016 12:05:14 PM PST by nickcarraway

Walid Phares, one of US President-Elect Donald Trump's foreign policy advisers, has confirmed that the upcoming administration plans on creating a coalition with the GCC, Jordan and Egypt in counter-terrorism efforts.

Phares also confirmed during an interview with the BBC that Trump will plan on recalling the Iran nuclear deal and re-discussing it in congress before resubmitting it to EU partners, clarifying that the next US administration will demand key changes to agreement.

During the campaign, Trump said the Iran deal was one of the worst agreements ever negotiated. In a USA Today op-ed in September of 2015 Trump said, "When I am elected president, I will renegotiate with Iran."

When challenged by the BBC that a coalition between Gulf Arab countries and the US already exists, Phares responded: “We wished it were the case. A lot of Arab diplomats have been telling us that they hoped to have had more active participation with the US in fighting terrorism but the Obama administration has opposed them saying that they ‘did not want them in Iraq and Syria’ in order for the Iran nuclear deal to stick”.


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 201509; 201611; fdd; gcc; iran; iraq; mikeflynn; saidiarabia; syria; uae; walidphares

1 posted on 11/11/2016 12:05:14 PM PST by nickcarraway
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From Wikipedia: Walid Phares (Arabic: وليد فارس‎‎ IPA: [waˈliːd ˈfaːres]) is an American scholar of Lebanese Maronite Syriac Christian descent.[1] He is a commentator on global terrorism and Middle Eastern affairs. Phares has testified before committees of the U.S. State, Justice, Defense and Homeland Security, the United States Congress, the European Parliament, and the United Nations Security Council. Since 2007, he has served as an expert on terrorism and the Middle East for Fox News since 2007 and was a terrorism expert for NBC from 2003 to 2006. In 2011, Phares was appointed by Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney as an adviser on foreign affairs. He was subsequently recommended to and chosen by the 2016 presidential candidate Donald Trump, as an expert on terrorism, counter-terrorism, and Middle Eastern Affairs. Phares is a Senior Fellow of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.[2]
2 posted on 11/11/2016 12:10:08 PM PST by FreedomNotSafety
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To: FreedomNotSafety

See theLeft’s problem with The Donald, err President-elect Donald Trump? He brings extremely intelligent people to his team. They cannot win on logic and facts so let’s see how they attack this guy.


3 posted on 11/11/2016 12:12:33 PM PST by FreedomNotSafety
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To: nickcarraway

If history books are ever written about this era, it is going to be fascinating to see the inner working of just how much the O regime was colluding with Tehran.

For the conspiracy buffs to consider. Iran is Shia. The area of Jakarta Indonesia where Obama lived from 1967 to 1971 is primary Shia. One has to wonder if his extreme partiality to the Shia state in Iran might have to do with growing up amoung Shias in Indonesia.


4 posted on 11/11/2016 12:13:24 PM PST by MNJohnnie (This revolt is not ending, it is merely beginning.- Pat Caddell)
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To: FreedomNotSafety

His name is being floated as one possibility for Deputy Natl Security Adviser, I read earlier


5 posted on 11/11/2016 12:30:39 PM PST by prairiebreeze (Don't be afraid to see what you see. -- Ronald Reagan)
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Are we supposed to know what GCC is?


6 posted on 11/11/2016 1:01:30 PM PST by Hugin (Conservatism without Nationalism is a fraud.)
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The GCC:

http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/profile-what-gcc-18030284

Members include Saudi Arabia and Qatar—whom we know have fundamentally funded ISIS, as well as SA having built all the Wahhabist mosques in the US and of course having played a central role behind 9/11.


7 posted on 11/11/2016 1:21:43 PM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: nickcarraway

Trump was elected only 3 days ago and hasn’t even been sworn in, yet he is already changing the world and pulling the prayer rug out from under Obama.


8 posted on 11/11/2016 2:22:40 PM PST by Gator113 (Vote TRUMP!! -- "Because you'd be in Jail!" ~ LOCK HER UP! ~)
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To: nickcarraway

What are they going to do, and more command line switches to it?


9 posted on 11/11/2016 3:21:15 PM PST by GingisK
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To: Hugin

GNU Compiler Collection.


10 posted on 11/11/2016 3:21:42 PM PST by GingisK
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To: Hugin

Are we supposed to know what GCC is?
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Exactly what I thought when I read it.


11 posted on 11/11/2016 5:47:38 PM PST by fortes fortuna juvat (HRC, the chief puppet of anti-American Globalists.)
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