India’s Scapegoating Pakistan for Nepal Like the US Does for Afghanistan
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India’s Scapegoating Pakistan for Nepal Like the US Does for Afghanistan

Neither allied Great Power can admit that their own missteps are the reason for the two major strategic failures that they’re facing, with it being much easier to conveniently blame Pakistan as the regional bogeyman instead of taking responsibility for the blowback that they’re receiving. It’s old news that the US regularly scapegoats Pakistan for…

Who Killed Jamal Khashoggi? Did US Intelligence have Prior Knowledge?
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Who Killed Jamal Khashoggi? Did US Intelligence have Prior Knowledge?

Who ordered the killing of Jamal Khashoggi? “The CIA and the White House are at odds over who’s responsible for what happened.” (See Stephen Lendman).  According to media reports, Langley is pointing its finger at Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MbS).  Prior to the official release of the CIA report, the Washington Post (16 November) reported that…

Billed as a Counter to a Rising China, the Quad has Yet to Find a Purpose
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Billed as a Counter to a Rising China, the Quad has Yet to Find a Purpose

When senior officials from the United States, India, Japan and Australia recently held a rare four-way dialogue in Singapore, the meeting did not produce a single joint statement. Instead, it resulted in four – one for each country. The outcome reflected the ambiguities surrounding the loose grouping that has been both hailed and scorned as…

Business as Usual: Washington’s Regime Change Strategy in Venezuela
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Business as Usual: Washington’s Regime Change Strategy in Venezuela

For those who have been following Venezuela closely in recent years there is a distinct sense of déjà vu regarding US foreign policy towards that South American nation. This is because Washington’s strategy of regime change in Venezuela is almost identical to the approach it has taken in Latin America on numerous occasions since World…