Category U.S. Foreign Policy

Mike Madden | Challenging Klobuchar on Ukraine War

If Russia’s actions are to be considered “aggression” or an “invasion”, one must find a whole new word to describe what the United States did to Iraq in 2003.

David Price | Rogue Elephant Rising: The CIA as Kingslayer

Price: I know no reason to trust the CIA and other intelligence agencies any more than we trust Trump.

Jeremy Scahill | Seymour Hersh Blasts Media for Uncritically Promoting Russian Hacking Story

Hersh denounced news organizations as “crazy town” for their uncritical promotion…

Raimondo and Swanson | Two independent media views about the firing of Mike Flynn

The ousting of Mike Flynn takes us down the road to a police state.

Mike Madden | Senior Advisor Sharon Burke at New America Says Ending the Worst Excesses of the War on Terror, Including Torture, Would Be “Concessions to ISIS”

What likely concerns Ms. Burke, is that social media is further from government control than is the traditional media.

Glenn Greenwald | Obama Killed a 16-Year-Old American in Yemen. Trump Just Killed His 8-Year-Old Sister.

A hideous symbol of the bipartisan continuity of U.S. barbarism…

Corbett Report | Douglas Valentine on the Resurrection of the Phoenix Program

A longish video that is well worth listening to/watching.

Robert Fisk | We are not living in a ‘post-truth’ world, we are living the lies of others

But justice is not on the menu. This is a word which few politicians, statesmen, even journalists, any longer use.

Chris Hedges | The Real Purpose of the U.S. Government’s Report on Alleged Hacking by Russia

The purposes of the declassified report…offers no evidence of hacking…

‘Fake News’ Isn’t New: Dissecting Two Decades Of War Propaganda

The war for regime change has many fronts, and the battle over the story told to the public is equally powerful.

Evergreene Digest |Here is a rundown of U.S. foreign policy in 2016.

Here is a rundown of U.S. foreign policy in 2016. Marjorie Cohn, Huffington Post 12/30/2016 | One of the most alarming developments in U.S. foreign policy in 2016 was the ratcheting up of the new iteration of the Cold War. Looking back at U.S. foreign policy in this last year of Barack Obama’s presidential tenure, […]

Michel Chossudovsky | U.S. Foreign Policy and the Campaign to Destabilize the Trump Presidency

Political Insanity prevails. And insanity could potentially unleash World War III. 

DN! Glenn Greenwald: On U.S. Media, Fake News, DNC Emails, WikiLeaks and Russia

“WashPost Is Richly Rewarded for False News About Russia Threat While Public Is Deceived.”

Thierry Meyssan | The NATO campaign against freedom of expression

On 2 December 2016, the United States Congress voted a law forbidding all military co-operation between Washington and Moscow. In the space of a few years, NATO has re-activated MacCarthyism.

Henry A. Giroux | America’s Addiction to Terrorism

Giroux discusses torture, militarisation, surveillance, racism, education and austerity … and draws the links to the military-industrial-academic complex.

Carey Wedler | The CIA, Washington Post, and Russia: What You’re Not Being Told

“It is time for the Post to take a dose of its own medicine.”

Kathy Kelly | What Being a Refugee in Afghanistan Means

A single water pump serves all 700 families, and the water isn’t even potable.

Sarah Martin | Report on Syria from Judy Bello and the U.S. Peace Council

The U.S. delegation was also granted a two-hour meeting with President Bashar al-Assad.

DN! Video | Slaughter or Liberation? A Debate on Russia’s Role in the Syrian War & the Fall of Aleppo

Russia described the fall of Aleppo as a victory against terrorists and jihadists, but the United States has decried the Russian-backed offensive…

HERE’S THE PUBLIC EVIDENCE RUSSIA HACKED THE DNC – IT’S NOT ENOUGH

The refrain of Russian attribution has been repeated so regularly and so emphatically that it’s become easy to forget that no one has ever truly proven the claim.