Friday, February 22, 2019

President Hillary Clinton’s Middle East Policy: Interventions, Wars, More of Same

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will bring substantial foreign policy expertise to the thorny issues happening around the world. But will she get the U.S. heavily involved in the region again?

How the National Endowment for Democracy Manufactures Regime Change Around the World

To most people the National Endowment for Democracy, probably looks like a pretty innocuous organization. But when you examine the records of those who control it and its affiliates, it starts to look like they’re running a shadow foreign policy, sometimes acting in ways that are contrary to the wishes of the powers that be in Washington.

‘What kind of maniacs are running this country?:’ Pentagon rings in New Year with...

"Maybe a little more 'Happy New Year!' and a little less 'Watch... our powerful bombs of mass destruction.'"

Understanding the North Korea threat

If the U.S. could deter a much stronger Soviet Union from taking an isolated West Berlin for three decades, it can deter North Korea.

Incentive for terrorism: America has taken nearly 70% of the world’s wealth gains since...

Young lives are put at risk to ensure that a few thousand American households are free to take most of the wealth. 
A picture of Kim Jong Un

Trump vs. Kim Jong Un: Two loose cannons, a monumental nightmare in the making

Trump and his generals better be very careful before deciding to launch a pre-emptive strike.

Why spend $54 billion more on the Pentagon? To start a war, obviously.

The president apparently wants to put the U.S. on a permanent war footing to sustain his unpopular presidency.

All wars are illegal, so what do we do about it?

We can replace war with mediation, conflict resolution and adjudication. We can legalize peace.

Murder as messaging

Under Trump, U.S. foreign policy hits violent new lows.