This article appeared in Forbes on July 18, 2016.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan places the blame for this weekend's failed coup attempt on an Islamic preacher and one-time ally, Fethullah Gulen (above), who now resides in Pennsylvania with a green card.
As Reuters reports, at the height of the attempt to overthrow Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, the rebel pilots of two F-16 fighter jets had Erdogan's plane in their sights. And yet he was able to fly on.
Yes, we live in tumultuous times - but there's reason for optimism
Michael T. Flynn has been in the news quite a bit lately. The former Army general and lifelong Democrat was once the deputy director of national intelligence and later became the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, which were both positions
A Year After The Nuclear Deal Washington Still Smacking Iran With Sanctions
Tensions between Taiwan and Mainland China rose another notch on July 1 when the Republic of China Navy accidentally launched a missile in the Taiwan Strait toward Mainland China.
A Reuters news report under the names of presstitutes Robin Emmott and Sabine Siebold shows how devoid the West is of honest, intelligent and responsible journalists and government officials. http://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-nato-summit-idUKKCN0ZN2NN
When President Obama travels to North Carolina and Europe this week, he will press an argument that could define foreign policy in the last six months of his presidency:
The Orlando and San Bernardino shootings have led important personalities to make several suggestions, both workable and unworkable.
The memorandum by 51 State Department officials calling for US military intervention in Syria last week has been treated in news media coverage as a case of dissent from existing Syria policy by individual officials involved in Syria policy.
The US guided-missile destroyer Gravely breached international navigation safety rules by coming within dangerous proximity of the Yaroslav Mudry, a Russian frigate, in the eastern Mediterranean, the Russian Defense Ministry has said.
War with Russia appears increasingly likely as the US and its NATO satraps continue their military provocations of Moscow.
Or Can They? More bombs and Less Talk on Syria
Since the end of the Cold War, American foreign policy could almost have been designed to undermine our national interests.
Is it theirs, or what they think of ours? Example 85,273,569.
Two American aircraft carriers conducted practice drills in the waters not far from the coast of the Philippines islands in recent days.
The senseless murder of forty-nine revelers at an Orlando, Florida, nightclub has amplified our need for a long overdue national conversation this election season about the overall direction of U.S. foreign policy and our proper role in the world.
President Obama, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and others of the mainstream interventionist ilk continue to debate whether the terrorist problem that America is facing is due to radical Muslims or regular Muslims.
Trump is right about Orlando – but not in the way you think
Confirming once again that the entire US Middle-East campaign over the past 4 years has been one ongoing plan to destabilize and eliminate Syria's president Bashar al-Assad from power - certainly including the involvement of ISIS which as we reported
---The Real Problem's Blowback from US Bombs, Drones, Occupations And Interventions
New Ships Will Conduct a 'Range of Operations'
The power of the Israel Lobby
Terrorism is a reality – but endless war is not the answer
After the catastrophic attacks of September 11 2001 monumental sorrow and a feeling of desperate and understandable anger began to permeate the American psyche.
As you can imagine, here in Vietnam they call it the "American War". Or sometimes the "Resistance War Against America."
For nearly a half century - since late in the Vietnam War - the Democrats have been the less warlike of the two parties, but that has flipped with the choice of war hawk Hillary Clinton, writes Robert Parry.
For more than 50 years, U.S. officials have been imposing sanctions on North Korea. Their objective has been twofold:
Having sent not one but two aircraft carriers into the Mediterranean in what, as we reported yesterday, was meant to be a "clear message to Russia", the US decided to further antagonize Russia when on Monday it sent the US destroyer Porter in the Bla