Category U.S. Foreign Policy

US Deep State: Sabotaging Putin-Trump Ceasefire Agreement In Syria

The meeting between Trump and Putin at the G20 in Hamburg injects new hope into the complicated relationship between the United States and Russia. Only time can confirm whether there is any basis for this hope.

RMG Interview at the Hands Off Syria Conference in Sydney, Australia

An eye-opening analysis of the Syrian conflict from down under.

Polly Mann | Of Cabbages and Kings

There is no question that the United States has the biggest, strongest, costliest armaments in the world and it devises the rules by which other nations use or display their ships, troops, and arms.

Accounting, or not, for the cost of war by Adam Johnson

Politics is priorities, and ours align with a specific class whose interests are far out of line with the collective good.

After Hersh Investigation, Media Connive in Propaganda War on Syria by Jonathan Cook

Washington has sought to deflect attention from Hersh’s alternative narrative and shore up the official one through misdirection.

Rockets’ Red Glare and Bombs Bursting in Air by John LaForge

Every child killed or maimed by US-made weapons inevitably creates enemies among survivors.

We Must Protest the Reinstated Muslim Ban by Meredith Aby-Keirstead

Join with us to demand:  No Ban, No Bombs, No Wars!!

Oliver Stone | ‘The Putin Interviews’: An Excerpt

Oliver Stone Hopes ‘The Putin Interviews’ Can Ease U.S.-Russia Relations.

Corporate Media ALWAYS Wants More War (Young Turks Video)

The inducements and encouragements to buy into an extreme anti-Russia frenzy have become pervasive.

Norman Solomon | ‘Russiagate’: When Progressives Sound Like Demagogues

It’s sad to see so much eagerness to trust in the absolute credibility of institutions like the CIA and NSA—institutions that previously earned wise distrust.

Seymour Hersh | SYRIA: Trump‘s Red Line

“What doesn’t occur to most Americans” the adviser said, “is if there had been a Syrian nerve gas attack authorized by Bashar, the Russians would be 10 times as upset as anyone in the West.

Ann Wright | Trump Complies with War-Hawk Wishes

President Trump is plunging ahead with expanded Mideast wars, with emerging escalations in Syria, Afghanistan and elsewhere, building on the bloody policies of his predecessors, as retired Col. Ann Wright explains. By Ann Wright  Consortium News  June 19, 2017 The militarization of U.S. foreign policy certainly didn’t start with President Donald J. Trump; in fact, […]

Kathy Kelly | “Would you like a drink of water?” Please Ask a Yemeni Child.

“Disarm and live.”
This world in arms is not spending money alone.

Ann Wright | Diplomacy has taken a back seat to military operations in U.S. foreign policy. The drone program is a prime example.

The Bush administration’s wholesale rejection of the ban on targeted killing or political assassinations reversed a quarter-century of bipartisan U.S. foreign policy.

THE FUGS – “Exorcism of the White House” (2017 Videos)

OUT DEMONS OUT!!! In 1967, one of America’s most original bands, The Fugs, went to Washington D.C. on a mission to levitate the Pentagon and exorcise the evil war-mongers who were expanding the Vietnam War. NOW – 50 years later, The Fugs (Ed Sanders, Scott Petito, Steve Taylor and Coby Batty) have returned to save […]

Chris Hedges | The Age of Anger

Western elites, rather than accept their responsibility for the global anarchy, self-servingly define the clash as one between the values of the enlightened West and medieval barbarians.

U.K.’s Corbyn Told Truth about Terrorism

Politicians obviously have self-interested reasons for denying that they have misinterpreted, miscalculated, and then persisted in bad policies that have resulted in death and destruction for their own countrymen as well as others.

Coleen Rowley | Russia-gate’s Mythical ‘Heroes’

Bush and Cheney used that post 9/11 period of obfuscation to “roll out” their misbegotten “war on terror,” which only served to exponentially increase worldwide terrorism.

Democracy Now! Runs Interference for Imperialism in Syria

Journalism and media must be placed in the context of the generalized struggle against US imperialism. Independent media thrives in periods where peoples’ movements are vibrant and strong.

Eric Draitser | The Strategy Behind Washington’s Destabilization Of Venezuela

,,,were there real journalists covering Venezuela, they’d make note of the fact that a campaign of economic and psychological war, targeted assassinations, and corporate intrigue have helped plunge the country into an existential crisis.