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PressTV : US oligarchs have taken control of Trump’s foreign policy

American oligarchs have taken control of the administration of US President Donald Trump and put him at the service of the very foreign policy his voters wanted him to reject, says E. Michael Jones, a political analyst in Indiana.

Jones, a writer, former professor, media commentator and the current editor of the Culture Wars magazine, made the remarks in a phone interview with Press TV on Monday.

US Defense Secretary James Mattis said on Monday the United States is closely examining the four “de-escalation zones” proposed by Russia aimed at reducing violence in Syria.

In his first remarks on an agreement signed last week by Iran, Russia and Turkey in Kazakhstan, Mattis warned that the “devil is in the details” and that much was required to be worked out by the countries involved.

The deal to create the de-escalation zones in mainly militants-held areas of the country calls for the cessation of hostilities between militant groups and Syrian forces. Russia, Turkey and Iran are to act as guarantors for the agreement which took effect on Saturday.

 

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