The other day I pulled a tattered copy of The Chomsky Reader off a bookshelf of mine. Leafing through some of the Vietnam-era essays collected in that 1987 paperback brought to life a young Tom Engelhardt who, in the mid-to-late 1960s, was undergoing
The foreign-policy establishment marks 15 years of failure in the War on Terror.
How Ben Rhodes rewrote the rules of diplomacy for the digital age.
During Russian President Vladimir Putin's annual call-in show on April 16, which received more than 3 million calls and lasted almost four hours, Putin clearly articulated what underpins the continuing animosity in the U.S.-Russia relationship when
According to President Obama, the world's only superpower, the unipower, the exceptional country is threatened by small Venezuela in South America !
Natalie Johnson for the Washington Free Beacon reports Donald Trump received praise from Moscow Friday after detailing his foreign policy strategy in a widely publicized live address. The GOP front-runner remarked in his speech Thursday afternoon th
Despite Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's reality-show candidacy, his recent foreign-policy speech put forth a realistic view of the world and a largely credible foreign policy to face it.
"Evidence leads directly to the White House, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey, CIA Director John Brennan, Saudi Intelligence Chief Prince Bandar, and Saudi Arabia´s Interior Ministry."
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Notes US Sending Troops Without Government Permission
If you think that the geopolitics chessboard with US Empire hegemony historically ruling the roost has been shaken up in recent months whereby such longstanding US allies like Israel and Saudi Arabia have been thrown under the bus by the Obama admini
The Chinese government on Thursday denied a Navy flotilla access to the port in Hong Kong, Pentagon officials said Friday, the latest sign of escalating tension between the United States and China.
It is questionable enough for the United States to maintain its network of alliances in a world without a superpower threat to its security.
In a Greater Middle East in which one country after another has been plunged into chaos and possible failed statehood, two rival nations, Iran and Saudi Arabia, have been bedrock exceptions to the rule.
After his son-in-law contacted us, we decided to give him a chance to deliver, at last, a coherent view of the world. I wasn't converted.
Donald Trump strained to lay out a clear vision of his "America first" foreign policy on Wednesday, vowing to substitute hard-headed realism for what he called a post-Cold War era replete with U.S. national security failures.
The controversy is a distraction from the real problems that Saudi Arabia's policies pose to the US and the entire Middle East region
When Russian air strikes kill civilians in Syria, it is big news in US newspapers, but there is near-total silence when US bombs kill civilians in Iraq or Syria
Despite the old guard and amateur pundits blaming Donald Trump and the majority of GOP voters who support him, much of the rift in the Republican Party has been caused by Texas Senator Ted Cruz conning nationalists into believing he is one of them.
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President Obama needs to mind his own business
Most readers have been watching, as the U.S. and Russia seem to be positioning themselves along Cold War lines.
THE CONVICTION that invasion, bombing, and special forces benefit large swaths of the globe, while remaining consonant with a Platonic ideal of the national interest, runs deep in the American psyche.
Washington finds enemies everywhere
Although all of this is going a bit far, Ted Cruz, with only two years of Senate experience if he is elected president, has shown his amateurish grasp of foreign policy -- a significant deficit that impaired both George W. Bush and Obama when they t
Today (April 14) Syria held parliamentary elections at 7,000 polling stations, keeping the voting open an extra five hours to accommodate the massive turnout.
There were many inanities that came with the Cold War, the 45-year period of tension between the United States and the Soviet Union. In fact, one might easily argue that the entire Cold War was an exercise in inanity.
Or is he a "false prophet of anti-interventionism," as some libertarians claim?
Of all the wars in which the United States currently has a hand, the conflict in Yemen is perhaps the most anonymous.
In 2012, as Honduras descended into social and political chaos in the wake of a US-sanctioned military coup, the civilian aid arm of Hillary Clinton's State Department spent over $26 million on a propaganda program aimed at encouraging anti-violenc