Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Foreign Policy

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: A US Ally or Danger to the World?

Donald Trump was in the news over the weekend because he made his first foreign trip to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. President Trump and his family were greeted at the airport by King...

Book Review: The Imperial Cruise

The Imperial Cruise: A Secret History of Empire and War by James D. Bradley This is a book that perhaps comes into the category of "revisionist history," not because Bradley invents some obscure series of...

What Is Going On in Syria?

What is going on in Syria? There is a civil war being fought between the Syrian government, led by president Bashar al-Assad, and various rebel groups, whose goal is to overthrow Assad and his regime....

U.S.A. Gives Yemenis Cholera, 300,000 Infected in Next Six Months

May 21 (UPI) -- A cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen has killed 315 people since April 27 and is spreading with "unprecedented" speed, the United Nations' World Health Organization said Sunday. More than 29,300 suspected...

Trump Advisers Want at Least 50,000 US Troops in Afghanistan

Publicly US strategy in the Afghan War has been based around the conceit that the conflict is in a “stalemate,” despite mounting losses by the Afghan government. Advisers have offered a classified assessment on...

2016 Documentary Looks at America’s ‘National Bird’

They see everything, they can kill you with impunity and they may be coming to a battlefield or suburb near you. Filmmaker Sonia Kennebeck, in her debut documentary film, “National Bird,” examines America's use of...

TGIF: The Real Danger from Trump Is Ignored

While the chattering classes spend all their time rehashing Donald Trump's alleged -- there's a word you don't much see in the media anymore -- coordination with Russians over their alleged -- there it...

Book Review – The Great War for Civilization (The Conquest of the Middle East)...

This is a book that is about Fisk himself as it is about the events that he has witnessed and reported on inside the Greater Middle East. It is not a good book, by...

Who Wrote the Book on Election Meddling?

The United States, of course -- including Russian elections. Writes Markar Melkonian: Does the USA meddle in the presidential elections of other countries? Our friends in South America might have insights here—hundreds of cases of economic and...

President Trump: Toss Your Generals’ War Escalation Plans In the Trash

By the end of this month, Defense Secretary James Mattis and National Security Advisor HR McMaster will deliver to President Trump their plans for military escalations in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria. President Trump would...