Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Foreign Policy

Donald Trump: Cold War Anachronism

Perhaps President Trump thinks that by further destroying the freedom of the American people to travel and spend money in Cuba, he can ingratiate himself with the national-security establishment in the hopes they will...

Lessons for U.S. Foreign Policy from the Failed War on Terror

In the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the United States launched an international war on terrorism defined by military intervention, nation building, and efforts to reshape the politics of the...

Trump‘s Red Line: the Khan Sheikhoun ‘Sarin’ Attack

On April 6, United States President Donald Trump authorized an early morning Tomahawk missile strike on Shayrat Air Base in central Syria in retaliation for what he said was a deadly nerve agent attack...

Tyranny at Home to Fight Tyranny Abroad

President Trump has reminded us of how the U.S. government destroyed the liberty of the American people in the name of fighting tyranny abroad. Exercising the same dictatorial method that his predecessors have employed...

The First Shots of America’s New War for Eastern Syria Have Already Been Fired

If Trump admin officials have their way, the next US war will be to block the Syrian army from retaking Syria's Euphrates valley When the US shot down the Syrian Su-22 jet Sunday this may have been...

Time to Rethink North Korean Sanctions

Earlier this year, TV stations all over South Korea were ablaze with scenes of Pyongyang’s latest missile tests. It’s now clear that North Korea remains firmly resolute on pursuing a dangerous mission, even after nearly ten years...

How America Armed Terrorists In Syria

Another Middle East debacle Three-term Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii, a member of both the Armed Services and Foreign Affairs committees, has proposed legislation that would prohibit any U.S. assistance to terrorist organizations in Syria...

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...

Trump Turns Back the Clock With Cold War Cuba U-Turn

Nostalgia seems to be very popular in Washington. While the neocons and Democratic Party hard-liners have succeeded in bringing back the Cold War with Russia, it looks like President Trump is determined to take...

Is There a Western Plot to Overthrow Assad?

The Western narrative of the Syrian conflict, which began in the Spring of 2011, suggests that the Syrian people began to peacefully protest for an end to the Assad regime, which then responded with...