Category: Foreign Policy

Jon Schwarz: Biden’s Bombing Campaign Is a Trumpian Assertion of Presidential Power

Trump’s berserk recklessness opened a window to rein in presidential war powers. Biden’s actions show that window is now closed

Frida Berrigan: Meatball Subs, Not Nuclear Subs

Or How to Deliver 16,128 Hiroshimas

Jeff Cohen: Liberal Media Propaganda Tells the World: America is First

CNN or MSNBC or NPR or similar outlets bombard us with hour after hour with the idea that the U.S. has the absolute right to impose sanctions on country after country overseas if they violate human rights or are not democratic

Brett Wilkins: As Iran Elects New President, Experts Urge Biden to Rejoin Nuclear Deal, Lift Sanctions

“The Biden administration must remain resolute and seek a break from the disastrous conditions that helped contribute to this result.”

Dean Baker: Biden, China, and the New Cold War

Many people don’t seem to realize the absurdity of trying to spend China into the ground, as some would claim we did with the Soviet Union

Walden Bello: Osama’s Ghost: The Economics of Overextension

Twenty years of military quagmire of the Middle East has contributed to the fraying of the U.S. economy even as China has rapidly become the new center of global capital accumulation

Joshua Makalintal: Dismantling the Imperial Boomerang

A Reckoning with Globalised Police Power

Robert Koehler: Nukes, lies and invisible murder

Joe Biden’s 2022 defense budget proposal, for instance, is $754 billion, up $14 billion from Trump’s last defense budget

Dave Lindorff: Are a Few Big Donors Reining in the Peace Movement?

We’re now in a situation where many ostensible “peace” groups seem tied to the Democratic Party

Richard Falk: Great Power Competition Is Escalating to Dangerous Levels

Great power competition has emerged as a key priority for U.S. foreign policy under the Biden administration. In fact, we may be already at the start of a new New Cold War

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