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Is World War 3 Inevitable? / Daisy Luther / August 5, 2017

Survival Saturday is a round-up of the week’s news and resources for folks who are interested in being prepared.

This Week in the News

This week, it seems inevitable that we are headed straight to war. When Trump was elected, the fact that he seemed committed to getting along with Russia gave many people hope that a global conflict could be averted. That and the repeal of Obamacare seemed like the light at the end of the tunnel of a contentious election.

It looks like that supposition was wrong, because this week, global conflict seems almost certain to be the course.

President Trump Signs a Bill That Ties His Hands to Prevent War with Russia

Earlier this week, I wrote about a horrible bill passed by the Senate, one of those ones in which the misleading name is the exact opposite of what is really contained in the bill. This one, the Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017, targets two things:

  • It heaps economic sanctions upon Russia
  • It ties the hands of the President in foreign diplomacy matters