Category: Foreign Policy
Winning: it’s written into the DNA of the U.S.A. After all, what’s more American than football legend Vince Lombardi’s famous (if purloined) maxim: “Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing”?
It’s easy to say, “Let’s strike back with violence”—police repression, carpet-bomb them to oblivion (Ted Cruz), etc.—very much what al-Qaeda and ISIS have hoped for, and very likely to intensify the problems,
The United States government recently gave more than a million dollars to the family of one victim it had killed in one of its wars. The victim happened to be Italian. If you were to find all the Iraqi families…
The warfare state is built not only on the militarization of the economy but also on what my colleague Brad Evans calls “armed ignorance.” … symptomatic of an educational and spiritual crisis in the United States.
The US plans to send another 500 troops to Iraq to help with the massive Mosul campaign, which will involve the Iraqi army and its allies, the Kurdistan paramilitary Peshmerga, hard line Shiite militias, and Sunni Arab tribal levies. US troops will not engage in war-fighting at the front, but will help call in air Read more…
The best way to honor these children is by understanding that the future of Syria’s children cannot be determined according to the whims of American and Russian politicians
Netanyahu has drawn the right lesson from the aid deal – he can act against the Palestinians with continuing US impunity
U.S. generosity, which costs American taxpayers $300 a year, is detrimental to Israel will only help Israel make more war
What Erdoğan and Obama achieved was mainly in the realm of intangible signs of mutual appreciation and understanding
If Obama really wanted to pressure Netanyahu, he would have used the aid agreement as leverage. Now Netanyahu need not fear US financial retaliation