Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: foreign policy

Whether it’s the new NAFTA or the old NAFTA, it serves...

NAFTA displaced 2 million Mexican family farmers as U.S. agricultural products, sometimes subsidized, flowed tariff-free south of the border.

US foreign policy exposed

All the information points to a foreign policy that violates international law and standards, perpetrates wars and conflict and seeks to undermine press freedom in order to commit its crimes in secret.

Tariff temper tantrum: Trump ‘created a fake crisis & has announced...

"Trump created a fake crisis and has announced a fake 'solution' that actually is terms that already the U.S. and Mexico had agreed months ago."

Getting China wrong, yet again

A new Council on Foreign Relations report presents China in a distorted light.

In search of a Green New Foreign Policy

To save ourselves and reduce the United States’ harmful global footprint, we need new thinking, new institutions, and a fundamental reordering of priorities.

Dropping bombs for peace

It became necessary to destroy world peace in order to save it.

Bolton in Wonderland

John Bolton has a Haig-sized ego. He aspires to control the ebb and flow of foreign policy in the Trump administration.

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.

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Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

Trump’s send-them-back doctrine

During the height of Stalin’s purges, the great Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich kept a packed suitcase near the door of his apartment. 

A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen,...