Category: Foreign Policy

K.J. Noh: The U.S. Makes a Mockery of Treaties and International Law

The United States claims it is operating under a “rules-based order”—but the term is not the same international law recognized by the rest of the world. Rather, it is camouflage behind which American exceptionalism flourishes

Jack Rasmus: Another Nail in the Coffin of American Democracy

After giving the ‘deep six’ to Biden’s Build Back Better bill last month, Democrat Senators Manchin & Sinema followed up with a coup d’ grace for Voting Rights too. Both desperately needed bills are now DOA

Medea Benjamin: After a Year of Biden, Why Do We Still Have Trump’s Foreign Policy?

Tragically for America and the world, Biden has failed to restore Obama’s progressive initiatives, and has instead doubled down on many of Trump’s most dangerous and destabilizing policies

Medea Benjamin: Hey, Hey, USA! How Many Bombs Did You Drop Today?

The U.S. and its allies have dropped 46 bombs and missiles per day on other countries for the past twenty years, all the while promoting the myth that U.S. militarism is a force for good in the world

Scott Ritter: Biden’s Hypocritical Democracy Summit

With his “Summit for Democracy,” Joe Biden enthrones himself on the collapsed stage of American exceptionalism

Andreína Chávez Alava: UN Expert Releases Full Report on Impact of US-led Sanctions Against Venezuela

UN Special Rapporteur Alena Douhan reiterated her call for sanctions relief, stating they undermine Venezuelans’ human rights

David Vine: Do You Want a New Cold War?

The AUKUS Alliance Takes the World to the Brink

Abby Martin: What Are the Prospects for Peace?

The need for critical media literacy and mass organizing has never been more urgent

Daniel Ellsberg: To Avoid Armageddon, Don’t Modernize Missiles—Eliminate Them

Land-based nuclear weapons are world-ending accident waiting to happen, and completely superfluous to a reliable deterrent

Juan Cole: Is Sec. of State Antony Blinken as bad as Mike Pompeo?

Silent on Israeli theft of Palestinian Land, Promoting Phony Abraham Accords

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