Friday, August 18, 2017

Foreign Policy

US Foreign Military Bases Aren’t “Defense”

“U.S. foreign military bases are the principal instruments of imperial global domination and environmental damage through wars of aggression and occupation.” That’s the unifying claim of the Coalition Against US Foreign Military Bases (noforeignbases.org), and it’s...

Tulsi Gabbard told Trump ignore the “drumbeats of war”

President-elect Donald Trump met with Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) on Monday, reportedly to discuss a possible position in his cabinet, and a senior member of the transition team now says the congresswoman is “under...

Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’ Will Only Lead to More Terrorist Attacks

Donald Trump’s travel ban on refugees and visitors from seven Muslim countries entering the US makes a terrorist attack on Americans at home or abroad more rather than less likely. It does so because...

The Legitimacy of the Mob

Legitimacy of the Mob Democracy and the validity of rule. It is apparently the most important election in modern history, a divisive crossroad between good and evil. Corrupt and past glories. The establishment and populism. It...

US F-16 Intercepts Russian DM’s Plane Over Baltic Sea

F-16 Chased Away by Russian Su-27 Fighter Tensions are seemingly always rising between the US and Russia these days, but the latest incident appears to be far more serious, as Russia has released a video...

Truman Was Right About the CIA

Say what you will about President Harry Truman, but at least he didn't leave the White House a suspiciously rich man. He also actually went home, to Independence Missouri, and moved into a modest house...

House Passes $578 Billion Military Spending Bill

Bill Moves on to Senate, Expected to Easily Pass There The House of Representatives today voted 371-48, with massive majorities in both parties, in favor of another $578 billion military spending bill to cover the...

Iran: A Missed Opportunity for American Entrepreneurship

Since the beginning of the post-cold war era, sanctions have been the United States secret weapon when attempting to punish countries whose policies aren’t in line with its own. Due to the Fed having...

Japan’s Commitment To Peace?

Japan is not a pacifist nation.  They have a well-funded and trained "self-defense force".  If attacked directly, they have the ability to engage in full-scale military operations - war - to defend themselves.  What...

Washington Has a Clear Choice on the Future of Iran Nuclear Deal

When it comes to foreign policy, the Trump administration has been engulfed in scandal and intrigue from day one. From the resignation of Michael Flynn, to a botched Yemen raid, to a U.S. bombing...