Saturday, 21 January , 2017

US foreign policy

Operation Condor – Kissinger’s Legacy

Posted January 17, 2017 National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 577 Edited by Carlos Osorio For further information contact Carlos Osorio: cosorio@gwu.edu   A tribunal in Rome, Italy, today...

Reminding History to explain Politics – the case of Cyprus

  As we explained in a previous article posted here a post-modern, still very real coup d' etat is now executed, with the aim of...

“Liberal” European Elites for Authoritarianism and Cold War

In the aftermath of the November 8 US presidential election, sections of the Democratic Party, the intelligence services and the media have intensified unsubstantiated pre-election claims that the Russian government hacked into Democratic Party email servers to undermine the campaign of Hillary Clinton.

Will Trump Channel Kissinger?

Niall Ferguson, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, and biographer of Henry Kissinger returns to the show to discuss what a Kissinger-inspired foreign policy strategy might look like.

US-Israel: Α war between giants. Behind the settlers, on the role...

The adoption, by the Security Council of the United Nations, of a decision condemning Israel for allowing the colonization of occupied Palestinian lands has provoked a polemic of extreme and very rare violence, between Netanyahu and the US Administration.

The Dangerous Deception Called The Trump Presidency

The project called the Trump Presidency has just two months before its formal beginning. Yet already the hopes and fantasies of much of the world are making him into something and someone Donald Trump most definitely is not. Donald Trump is yet another project of the same boring old patriarchs who try again and again to create a one world order that they control absolutely, a New World Order that one close Trump backer once referred to as universal fascism.

The Bad Losers (And What They Fear Losing)

Terrified of what Trump may do, his opponents tend to ignore what the lame ducks are actually doing. The last gasp Clintonite campaign to blame Hillary’s defeat on “fake news”, supposedly inspired by The Enemy, Russia, is a facet of the growing drive to censor the Internet – previously for child pornography, or for anti-Semitism, and next on the pretext of combating “fake news”, meaning whatever goes contrary to the official line. This threat to freedom of expression is more sinister than eleven-year-old locker-room macho boasts by Trump.

The last, historic act by President Barack Obama: US lifting veto,...

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump tweeted Friday shortly after the UN Security Council voted in favor of an anti-settlement resolution allowed by an unprecedented U.S. abstention, saying, "As to the UN, things will be different after Jan. 20th."

Afghanistan and its region. Α view from Russia

By Tayyab Baloch Moscow has formulated trilateral mechanisms aimed at seeking regional stability through solving the Afghanistan crisis with the help of regional neighboring countries....

The Divisions of Cyprus, by Perry Anderson

Enlargement, widely regarded as the greatest single achievement of the European Union since the end of the Cold War, and occasion for more or less unqualified self-congratulation, has left one inconspicuous thorn in the palm of Brussels. The furthest east of all the EU’s new acquisitions, even if the most prosperous and democratic, has been a tribulation to its establishment, one that neither fits the uplifting narrative of the deliverance of captive nations from Communism, nor furthers the strategic aims of Union diplomacy, indeed impedes them.