Trump the Peace Candidate? This President Abhors International Treaties
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Trump the Peace Candidate? This President Abhors International Treaties

Let us consider why the Donald Trump White House is currently considering detonating a nuclear weapon. It would be the first “test” of a nuke since 1992 and is clearly intended to send a message that those weapons sitting around in storage will be available for use. The testing is in response to alleged development…

The End of U.S. Military Dominance: Unintended Consequences Forge a Multipolar World Order
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The End of U.S. Military Dominance: Unintended Consequences Forge a Multipolar World Order

Starting from the presidency of George W. Bush to that of Trump, the U.S. has made some missteps that not only reduce its influence in strategic regions of the world but also its ability to project power and thus impose its will on those unwilling to genuflect appropriately. Some examples from the recent past will…

US Weaponizing Space in Bid to Launch Arms Race
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US Weaponizing Space in Bid to Launch Arms Race

While the spats between President Trump and other NATO leaders at the rancorous 70th summit garnered most media attention, barely noticed was the alliance’s announcement to make “space an operational domain”. The move represents a grave assault on existing treaties forbidding the weaponization of space. The NATO announcement is doubly insidious because it gives the…