Daily Archive: July 4, 2019

Trump Imagines a Quick US War with No Plan B, But Overlooks Iran’s Possible Plan B

In another of his characteristic messages via Twitter, US President Donald Trump declared his army’s capacity to use “obliteration” fire power against Iran if necessary and in case of war between the two countries. Further, Trump claims that such a war won’t last “very long”. Both statements suggest that the US administration recognizes its incapacity to defeat or face Iran...

India’s Looming Agricultural Crisis is a Unique Chance to Change the System

The confluence of environmental factors and economic policies will probably trigger the large-scale migration of India’s hundreds of millions of mostly small-scale farmers and their families to the cities, completely upending the country’s social fabric and presenting the unique opportunity to finally change the system once and for all if the opposition can skillfully exploit this crisis to that end....

Trump’s Peace Plan Has Been Designed to Fail – Exactly Like its Predecessors

Donald Trump’s supposed “deal of the century”, offering the Palestinians economic bribes in return for political submission, is the endgame of western peace-making, the real goal of which has been failure, not success. For decades, peace plans have made impossible demands of the Palestinians, forcing them to reject the terms on offer and thereby create a pretext for Israel to...