Category: Foreign Policy
The U.S. has “accidentally” bombed weddings and civilian convoys, and then dismissed human casualties as “collateral damage”
Does the US foreign policy shift in relations toward Cuba indicate a change in regional goals, or does it signal new strategy to advance the same old objectives?
The United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations reached an agreement Monday on the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Donald Trump alleged this weekend that “of course” the Middle East would be more stable if dictators like Saddam Hussein and Muammar Gaddafi were still around or if Bashar al-Assad could be restored in Syria. The mistake Mr. Trump is making is to think ahistorically, that is, to think as though societies do not change Read more…
The U.S. has long shown itself the most formidable warlord fighting in Afghanistan, setting an example of brute force that frightens
The fact is that the United States has bombed the Support Front/ al-Qaeda on several occasions, itself, so it is odd to criticize Russia for that
The United States still dreams of overthrowing Assad on the cheap without a massive U.S. occupation, and without bombing quite the whole country
US diplomatic cables reveal a coordinated assault against Latin America’s left-wing governments
On Monday, the Taliban swept into the provincial capital of Kunduz, taking it in half a day from a large and well-equipped Afghan National Army force. Tuesday’s riposte had only mixed success, with the ANA saying it had taken back the (no-empty) prison. An attempt to take back the airport failed, and when the Taliban Read more…
It’s Safe to Be Paranoid in the U.S.