Those of you familiar with rugby will recognise the opening lines from the Irish anthem for the International World Cup of rugby. We could add here to it by saying “come the day and come the hour; come the man and the country”.
Since when does a human rights organization take to arguing the case for a military attack that will kill scores of innocent civilians? If you are Human Rights Watch, it’s all in a day’s work. The US regime’s favorite “human rights ” organization, wh
President Nicolas Maduro announced on Monday the expulsion of the top U.S. diplomat in Venezuela and two other embassy employees for allegedly conspiring with the political opposition to sabotage the economy and power grid.
Last weekend’s hostage-taking — and the murder of at least 61 people — at the Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, has its roots in the U.S. government’s intervention in Somalia, which began in the 1990s.
Prussian Chancellor Otto von Bismarck is sometimes credited with the proverb, “God has a special providence for fools, drunks and the United States of America.”
President Obama would be crazy not to seize the opportunity that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has given him.
Israel Expected to Oppose Deal as 'Ploy'
Will the history books record these past couple of weeks as the point when the tide finally turned against our interventionist foreign policy?
President Obama waived a provision of federal law designed to prevent the supply of arms to terrorist groups to clear the way for the U.S. to provide military assistance to "vetted" opposition groups fighting Syrian dictator Bashar Assad.
Israel wants to see Syrian President Bashar al-Assad toppled, its ambassador to the United States said on Tuesday, in a shift from its non-committal public stance on its neighbor's civil war.
When Russian President Vladimir Putin took his American counterpart to task in a recent New York Times Editorial over Obama’s invocation of the standard neoconservative boilerplate “American exceptionalism” to justify an aggressive US foreign policy,
Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned political dissident, linguist and author, weighs in on today's 12th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks and how the civil war in Syria appears destined to permanently break the country apart.
Top-secret document shows how intelligence being shared with Israel would not be filtered in advance by NSA analysts to remove US communications
Many people are saying "NO!" to the proposed war in Syria, but want send a stronger message? Stop using the currency that would fund it.
When it comes to war in Syria, economist Dr. Paul Craig Roberts says, "This time the big lie didn't work like it did in Iraq."
Rand Paul on Fox and Friends - 9/4/13
President Barack Obama seeks support for a U.S. military strike against Syria abroad this week with the G-20 Summit only days away. But Russia's Vladimir Putin may be Obama's biggest roadblock to gathering support for American military action.
This astonishing photograph shows U.S Secretary of State John Kerry having a cosy and intimate dinner with Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad.
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It's not an exaggeration to say that Colombia might be on the verge of Revolution.
US-Russian relations are rapidly going from bad to worse to hopeless.
After hearing of the surprising decision to use force against Syria, I felt compelled to do a little reminiscing:
On July 23 I wrote about how the US reversed roles with the USSR and became the tyrant that terrifies the world.
For both countries, the Snowden affair is just another ho-hum spat in the greater imperial rivalry.
It was five years ago that the president of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvilli, who was installed in power by the Washington supported “Rose Revolution,” launched a military invasion of South Ossetia, a break-away province under its own government.
Mitch McConnell did it, Harry Reid didn’t. Elizabeth Warren did it, Bernie Sanders didn’t. Al Franken did it, Tom Coburn didn’t.
Today, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) stood with President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, and against the rule of law to continue sending foreign aid to Egypt.
There were some rumors that the "most transparent administration in history" would not get bent all out of joint due to Russia's favorable treatment of NSA whistleblower Snowden.
President Barack Obama has decided to cancel a planned summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the aftermath of Moscow’s decision to grant asylum to NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
We examine the connection between a series of prison breaks and the closure of Western embassies across the Middle East.