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Tag: foreign policy

Stumbling toward peace on the Korean Peninsula

The positive American response to the proposed meeting has so far been greeted with silence by the North Koreans.

How those Trump-Kim talks might go: A transcript

Trump's "art of the deal" is about to get its most high-profile test yet. The early prognosis is… not good.

Trump’s enablers should be shamed out of public life

The evidence is in: The "adults in the room" at the White House have enabled Trump's worst impulses, not checked them.

Trump is signaling an unprecedented right turn on foreign policy

From his feud with Bob Corker to his plans to renege on the Iran deal, Trump's mood swings mean a dangerous new era of foreign policy.

Bernie Sanders isn’t just anti-capitalist. Now he’s a voice against militarism,...

Sanders has at last revealed himself to be an American leader articulating a new and largely peaceable foreign policy.

Bernie Sanders opens a new foreign-policy debate

The most popular politician in America has now taken on the failed establishment consensus on national security as well as establishment domestic policy.

The president is a Ponzi scheme

Here and abroad, Trump's wealthy backers understand that his populist rhetoric is a masquerade.

Trump and the geopolitics of crazy

The times they are a-changin’ in North Korea.

Can Trump actually cut (good) deals on diplomacy?

From North Korea to Russia to the Middle East, there's no shortage of deal-making needed. But beware the fine print of anything with Trump's insignia.

London mayor urges Britain to disinvite Trump

It is hard to see how Trump’s drunk uncle night time Twitter rants are not hurting the United States and its soft power in diplomacy.


Chaos in Syria, Part I – 3 Motives and 7 Countries

What exactly has been happening in Syria in the last few years? How did we end up with millions of refugees?

93 percent of bottled water contains microplastics

"Please name one human being on the entire planet who wants plastic in his or her bottle." 

Koch document reveals laundry list of policy victories extracted from the Trump administration

In recent days, Koch network groups have purchased ads targeting Democratic lawmakers in key elections across the country.

Students are being punished for walking out to protest gun violence

Students are being suspended, given detentions, and even corporal punishment, for participating in the national walk out.

Tribes build a traditional watch house to stop Kinder Morgan Pipeline expansion

Tiny House Warriors have been putting homes in the path of the pipeline.