Aux Barricades Mes Enfants!

On October 21st there will be a Women’s March on the Pentagon hosted by the Global Women’s Peace Action. My wife and many of our friends will be going and even I will tag along in support in spite of my gender. We participate with some reservations as we have only demonstrated publicly twice since …

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The Trump Administration’s Spoiler Foreign Policy

It is not possible to speak of “Donald Trump’s foreign policy” for the simple reason one can never tell whether the president or his minders are running it. Contradictions, reversals, and turns-on-a-dime have abounded since Trump took office. But this administration’s strategy abroad has assumed a discernible shape in recent weeks, whoever may be managing …

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The Discarded Wisdom of America’s Founders

A good example of the discarded wisdom of America’s Founders is George Washington’s Farewell Address to the nation, delivered by him not orally but instead solely in printed form, published in Philadelphia by David C. Claypoole’s American Daily Advertiser, on 19 September 1796, and distributed to the nation. The following extended excerpt from it is the most …

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America’s Crusaders and their Moral High Ground

Today as Washington‘s think tanks label Russia an aggressor for no apparent reason, it is particularly interesting to take a cursory look at how many times the United States of America exercised aggression against other countries, how often US intelligence agencies would interfere in the strictly internal political affairs of sovereign international players. Against the …

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The Geostrategy That Guides Trump’s Foreign Policies

According to Alastair Crooke, writing at Strategic Culture, on June 5th: "Trump’s US aims for ‘domination’, not through the globalists’ permanent infrastructure of the US defence umbrella, but through the smart leveraging of the US dollar and financial clearing monopoly, by ring-fencing, and holding tight, US technology, and by dominating the energy market, which in turn …

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Nikki Haley: The Smirking Face of the American Dream and A Nightmare for The Real World

During the early 1970s, Henry Kissinger became emblematic of a US foreign policy establishment that was conniving, cunning and content with its own penchant for lawlessness. By the late 1970s, Zbigniew Brzezinski became the face of the next generation of the US establishment – a man who could easily provide the pseudo-intellectual justification to back every fringe, …

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