Sunday, March 24, 2019

Tag: foreign policy

Is a war with Iran on the horizon?

As the Trump administration accelerates its efforts to seek a confrontation, will they find an echo among Iranian hardliners who’d like nothing more than a face-off with the United States?

Trump’s bromance with Kim is gross, but let the love letters...

Despite the failed summit, relations between the U.S. and North Korea are much better than they were 18 months ago.

A swiftian modest proposal for the president

Or how to solve the border and China problems in one swell foop.

Following the foreign-policy money trail in Washington

How Middle Eastern powers fund think tanks.

War with China?

Has a war with China already begun?

The psychology of the wall

Wall are cropping up all over the world. But as with guns, the sense of safety and security that comes from a wall is almost entirely illusory.

The dangers of US brinkmanship in Venezuela

Before Venezuela devolves into civil war, the U.S. should lift the sanctions, take the military option off the table, and get behind a negotiated, nonviolent solution.

What’s next for Venezuela as US & opposition reject negotiations aimed...

And in the long term, there is no recognition of what does this mean for the country in terms of its social fabric, its political culture and going forward, if there’s no negotiated agreement on that process.

People who care about democracy don’t plot coups abroad

Do we think people who armed death squads and started wars really want to “bring democracy” to Venezuela?

A war for oil? Bolton pushes privatization of Venezuela’s oil as...

As the Trump administration continues its attempt to oust Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, the U.S. has imposed a de facto embargo on oil from Venezuela’s state-run oil company.

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Monsanto loses millions of dollars after Indian farmers switch to indigenous seeds

Monsanto claims that the genetically modified cotton seeds they sell are superior. So why are so many people trying to switch?

Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Reinventing Beto: How a GOP accessory became a top democratic contender for president

Beto O’Rourke will be running to elude his actual record. If it catches up with him, he’s going to lose.

As if it couldn’t get worse, Trump budget would cut all funding for arts,...

The White House says the cuts are part of the elimination of "wasteful or unnecessary spending."

Cheney, Rothschild, and Fox News’ Murdoch to drill for oil in Syria, violating international...

While Syria is torn apart by the warring of U.S. imperialists and Islamic fundamentalists – leaving its children to die of starvation – another country plans to take advantage of the chaos by stealing resources from Syria’s southern region.

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