Thursday, 24 August , 2017

US foreign policy

Israel’s Alarm over Syrian Debacle

Meddling by the U.S. and its allies was supposed to topple the Assad regime in Syria and give Israel a freer hand, but instead...

The President who Loved the Wars: Now Afghanistan!

No decision yet on size of U.S. troop increase in Afghanistan: Mattis BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon has yet to decide how many more U.S....

The Costs of Ignoring Russia | by Dimitri Simes

Dimitri K. Simes August 13, 2017 Note: this article is part of a symposium on U.S.-Russia relations included in the September/October 2017 issue of the National Interest. Improving...

Abbas: I Met Trump’s Envoys 20 Times and Still Don’t Understand...

Palestinian president tells Israeli lawmakers 'there's chaos in the administration,' says envoys expressed support for two-state solution and oppose settlements but won't say so...

Taliban urge Trump to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan

By REUTERS August 15, 2017 The Taliban criticized the Afghan gov. as "stooges," "lying corrupt leaders" and "repulsive sellouts" who are providing the US with overly...

US remains poised to attack North Korea

By Peter Symonds 14 August 2017 In a further sign of US preparations for war against North Korea, the Pentagon’s top general is currently...

War of Words: ‘There is Nothing Tangible’ Behind US-N Korean Exchange...

Published in https://sputniknews.com The ongoing exchange of threats between the US and North Korea has nothing tangible behind it, US scholar and expert on Korean...

Wikileaks: Documents Confirm US Plans Against Venezuela

Published in www.chavezcode.com December 16, 2010 State Department documents published by Wikileaks evidence Washington's plans to "contain" Venezuela's influence in the region and increase efforts to...

What A War With North Korea Would Probably Look Like

By Brandon Smith 19 April 2017 06:21 Back in 2013 during the last major flare up between the U.S. and North Korea I wrote...