Pay close attention to Steven Starr's guest column, "The Lethality of Nuclear Weapons."http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2014/05/30/lethality-nuclear-weapons/ Washington thinks nuclear war can be won and is planning for a first strike on Russia, and ..
The Gitmo prisoner swap that sent Bowe Bergdahl into the loving arms of the psych ward at Landstuhl Military Hospital near Ramstein AB, Germany is in the news.
Baku is strategic again today, partly because of oil. I've started the journey here partly by convenience and partly because Azerbaijan is key to any counter-Russian strategy that might emerge. My purpose on this trip is to get a sense of the degree
About three weeks ago Russian America TV news had a video report from one of the major cities of about a million people in New Russia [formerly eastern Ukraine].
Throughout the Cold War, the proponents of the national-security state assured us that the only reason the United States needed to adopt this totalitarian-like apparatus was because of the international communist conspiracy emanating from the Soviet
In the wake of President Obama's West Point commencement address yesterday, The National Interest has published our latest piece, "A Middle East Tragedy: Obama's Syria Policy Disaster," assessing the strategic and moral bankruptcy of what passes for
Why Are Russia and China (And Iran) Paramount Enemies for the U.S. Ruling Elite?
GOP Hawks Slam Deal as 'Negotiating With Terrorists'
A Dangerous Game for Washington
In a new book and in a conversation with Haaretz, U.S. historian Gareth Porter charges that U.S. and Israeli policies on Iran have been based on fabricated evidence.
With his address at West Point, President Obama succeeded where all his previous efforts had failed. He brought us together.
America Affirms International Norms Through Constant Intervention
Karen Kwiatkowski (Retired Air Force Colonel, Professor, Cattle Farmer) on America's foreign policy, the Ukraine, Russia, Whistleblower Edward Snowden, etc.
Sanction threats against Russia sent shock waves of panic across the world of investment. There's still those who still believe in the prospects of the Russian economy, despite the political turmoil.
How About A Three-Front War—– Where “Rebels” Will Need Tutors To Get “Vetted” By Clueless “Screeners” Sent By Samantha Power!
With reports indicating that forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad are gaining ground in that country’s brutal civil war, moderate Syrian rebels have told a visiting journalist that the United States is arranging their training in Qatar.
Venezuela's foreign minister on Monday rebuked his U.S. counterpart, John Kerry, for criticizing the handling of street protests and reiterated accusations Washington wants to topple the socialist government.
The Washington Post’s neocon editors have made another strident appeal for President Barack Obama to “abandon his passivity and do something to help” the rebels in Syria, complaining that they “continue to receive far too little help from the United
Large-scale evil requires surrender of autonomy, coercion by a central authority and a willingness to follow orders.
Former CIA officer Philip Giraldi discusses why Israel is serious about spying but not about peace:
A couple of weeks a go after expressing an urgency to put our preps into high-gear, several readers asked why that I felt so strongly, about it, and why I felt the “the end” was getting close.
“A dirty dog will not have justice by the court.”
But Not About Peace
Hyping threats from Russia, China, and the rest of the world, the U.S. War Party is gearing up to reassert American power.
The kidnapping of 260 schoolgirls in Nigeria provides another example of why it is in the interests of the American people to dismantle their Cold War national-security state apparatus, including America’s overseas military empire, its gigantic stand
As the world remains transfixed by the kidnapping of almost 300 Nigerian girls, there have been increasing calls for international intervention in the effort to rescue them. But what many people don’t know is that the U.S. military has been active in
American taxpayers have spent tens of billions of dollars to help build Afghanistan's infrastructure, but when the U.S. pulls out, the embattled nation will be lucky to keep the lights on, said the official in charge of inspecting the financial books
Amid the horrific headlines about the fanatical Islamist sect Boko Haram that should make Nigerians cringe, here’s a line from a recent Guardian article that should make Americans do the same, as the U.S. military continues its “pivot” to Africa:
Involvement in other states doesn’t benefit the US or help national security, and in the case of Ukraine it doesn’t assist the Ukrainian people, so it would be best if the US stays out, former US congressman Ron Paul said in RT’s Boom Bust show.
The US State Dept recently purchased everything from plastic and liquid explosives to detonating cords and fuse igniters. It’s not clear what State , whose responsibility is to oversee international relations and foreign policy