Russia’s Move to Own Citgo, Rosneft is Sanctioned

Primer:

From the gasoline that helps your family take vacations to the advanced medical equipment at your community hospital, CITGO is fueling good.

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It’s amazing the difference petroleum-based products make in our everyday lives. Based in Houston, Texas, CITGO is a refiner and marketer of transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and other industrial products. In addition to these products, there’s probably a CITGO in your neighborhood, a convenient place to fill up with gas and grab a quick snack.

John Kerry, Ben Rhodes launch new Push to Protect Iran

Take note of names John Kerry has mobilized for this mission:

Tony Blinken, Nicholas Burns, Puneet Talwar, Robert Malley, Jon Finer, Jen Psaki and Jeff Prescott.

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Of course Madeleine Albright is part of this operation via J Street. This lobby operation known as J Street labels itself as pro-Israel and pro-peace….ah not so much. Read here to understand more on what J Street is all about.

Turkey Evicting U.S. from Base Incirlik, Turkey?

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Incirlik Air Base, NATO

Primer: Last year with the attempted coup and the declining relationship between the United States and Turkey, a report to Congress weighed the alternatives to stationing nuclear weapons at Incirlik. Moving the warheads could possibly encourage Russia to cooperate more and possibly reduce their nuclear stockpile, though nothing guarantees that. More here.