Thursday, January 26, 2023

Tag: foreign policy

The nasty voices in our heads

The paranoid nature of American foreign and domestic policy.

The fateful fist bump

If you thought the polarization of politics in the United States was corrosive, brace yourself for the even more corrosive polarization of geopolitics.

For Biden’s Summit of the Americas, Obama’s handshake with Raúl Castro...

Will Biden's #RoadtotheSummit lead to a dead end?

So, which clandestine cabal controls the world? Will ‘fatalistic defeatism’ undermine...

If angry contrarians are right, and only illegitimate elections exist, why traffic in anything less than revolution?

How could the U.S. help to bring peace to Ukraine?

Policy decisions by the United States will have a critical impact on whether there will soon be peace in Ukraine, or only a much longer and bloodier war.

America is reaping what it sowed in Ukraine

Will the prospect of such a 21st Century Cuban Missile Crisis be enough to bring America’s irresponsible leaders to their senses and back to the negotiating table, to start unwinding the suicidal mess they have blundered into?

Biden at one

In its first year in office, the Biden administration has done a reasonably good job of reversing the idiocies of its predecessor....

Biden’s dangerous refusal to reverse Trump’s Western Sahara policy

The answer could determine the fate not just of the Western Sahara, but that of the entire international legal order for many decades to come.

After a year of Biden, why do we still have Trump’s...

President Biden and the Democrats were highly critical of President Trump’s foreign policy, so it was reasonable to expect that Biden would...

Bin Laden and Trump: Two bookends to America’s imperial decline

The U.S. now is a very sick empire, faced abroad by powerful challenges to its hegemony, eroded by economic stagnation, shorn of ideological legitimacy, and torn apart internally by a civil war in all but name.

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What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.

Today’s jaw-dropping quandary: High awareness yet low clout to fix badly-broken systems

The more that reason serves as bedrock,/ The more we’re vexed by lethal gridlock. 

Biden 2024 decision pits the party’s elites against most Democrats

Biden’s decision on whether to run again should be seen as much more than just a matter of personal prerogative.

Who will speak up for my child, the drag queen?

I will be equally proud of my country when enough of us stand up strongly for the right to, and value of, gender fluidity.

Simply PFAS: Lawsuit claims ‘all natural’ orange juice brand contains toxic forever chemicals

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.