Tag Archives: US Foreign Policy
Will President Trump be the first US President in a generation to stand up to imperialist warmongers? Iran decision will inform us.
Whether it was the backing of death squads in Central America, preemptive war designed to further US economic interests in Iraq, unmanned illegal drone strikes in Pakistan , oddly timed coups, repeated election interference abroad, or dozens of other imperialist actions that have spread discord globally, the United States throughout my lifetime has been the […]
The most dangerous man in the western world will soon hold the key to the future?
How much damage can a US National Security Adviser really do to the global order? We’ll soon find out, as the most dangerous man in the western world, Ambassador (an undeserved title) John Bolton will certainly change the trajectory of world events. Perhaps his hard-line attitude toward Russia has already been felt with today’s expulsion […]
U.S. and Saudi Arabia: A cold “peace”, Part II
Part One can be found here In August of 1990, Iraq invaded Kuwait and stationed four tank divisions on the border of Saudi Arabia. Osama Bin Laden offered the services of his mujahidin soldiers, based in Afghanistan, to defend Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia sought the protection of the U.S. military and President George H.W. Bush […]
U.S. and Saudi Arabia: A Cold “Peace”, Part I
A number of issues have recently come to a head between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia. The most important is the Saudi Arabian connection to terrorism. This question is being decided in the federal courts, the U.S. Congress and between both countries. 60 Minutes recently produced a story on the “28 Pages” of […]