Friday, August 12, 2022

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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Exploring the mindsets of typical, fanatical Trump supporters: part 3

This kind of subservient attitude and blind loyalty is unbelievable, beyond comprehension, it’s as if these Trumpsters may have been mind-conditioned.

While Cuba deals with blazing fire, the U.S. watches and waits

Withholding assistance at this critical time indicates to Cubans, Cuban Americans and the world that the Biden Administration is not really interested in the well-being of the Cuban people, despite statements to the contrary.

With God on our side?

“It's not the violence of the few that scares me, it's the silence of the many.”

Exploring the mindset of a typical hardcore Trump supporter

As I said these Americans are extremely angry and frustrated and want to see change so it seems like they are more than willing to support someone who is as angry as they are.

How employers are trying to thwart a wave of union drives

“Fear is a great motivator. That’s exactly how they operate.”