Shock Poll: Is Russia Friend Or Foe?
According to a recent NBC News poll, two-thirds of Americans are worried about a major war breaking out, and while among all respondents Russia is considered a foe, young people by a near three-fourth’s majority do not believe Russia to be a foe. The propaganda of the mainstream media has less of an effect on … Continue reading "Shock Poll: Is Russia Friend Or Foe?"
Ron Paul: End Unlimited Presidential War Power
Interviewed Tuesday by host Kennedy at Fox Business regarding efforts by United States House of Representatives members to limit US wars overseas, former House member Ron Paul (R-TX) agreed with Kennedy’s assessment that the ability to unilaterally pursue war is “the most egregious area where there is too much power concentrated in the presidency.” Paul … Continue reading "Ron Paul: End Unlimited ...
CIA Weapons Pause In Syria – Are We Backing Off… Or Escalating?
For the past couple of weeks the CIA weapons smuggling operation to Syrian rebels has been on hold, according to press reports. Does this mean Trump’s sensible “we don’t know who these people are” statement during the campaign has become policy? We hope that is the case. However, the current Commander of the US Central … Continue reading "CIA Weapons Pause In Syria – Are We Backing Off… Or Escalat...
Ambassador Nikki Haley Is Completely Clueless
Just when we thought the great national embarrassment of a UN Ambassador Samantha Power was over, we are suddenly faced with a new US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, who almost makes Ms. Power look like a giant in world affairs and diplomacy. Addressing the UN Security Council Open Debate on Conflicts in … Continue reading "Ambassador Nikki Haley Is Completely Clueless"
Ron Paul on McMaster To NSC – More Troops To Middle East?
President Trump’s pick for National Security Advisor, Gen. H.R. McMaster, holds some views on Russia that seem to be at odds with the policy positions of his boss. He believes that Russian “aggression” began when the US began to withdraw from the world militarily, around 2008. He believes the US military needs to be more … Continue reading "Ron Paul on McMaster To NSC – More Troops To Middle East?...
The US Military’s Limited Critique of Itself Ensures Future Disasters
President Trump has selected Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to be his new National Security Adviser. McMaster is a “warrior” and a true believer in military power, applied intelligently, that is. He has been highly critical of political power brokers in Washington, DC, and wrote a book on the mishandling of the military during the … Continue reading "The US Military’s Limited Critique of Itself Ensur...
Daniel McAdams: Trump’s NSC Pick McMaster Is a Major Hawk
Earlier today, President Trump selected Gen. H.R. McMaster to be his National Security Advisor, replacing the short-lived Gen. Michael Flynn. Those breathing a sigh of relief that the rumored favorite John Bolton didn’t get the nod may want to hold that thought – and their breath. McMaster is not the man to guide President Trump … Continue reading "Daniel McAdams: Trump’s NSC Pick McMaster Is a Ma...
Ron Paul on More Troops: Why Trump’s ISIS Strategy Will Fail
After nearly 14 years of US military action in Iraq, significant parts of the country remain occupied by an ISIS that did not exist before the 2013 US “liberation.” The occupation that followed the 2013 US invasion of Iraq fueled the resentment that led to the rise of militants, which in turn led Washington to … Continue reading "Ron Paul on More Troops: Why Trump’s ISIS Strategy Will Fail"
Trump’s Foreign Policy: The Good and the Bad in His First 30 Days
Below are foreign policy highlights and lowlights from the first month of Donald Trump’s presidency. THE GOOD Trump said: “Russia … this is fake news put out by the media … I’m here today to tell you the whole Russian thing, that’s a ruse." "It’s going to be impossible for [me] to ever get along … Continue reading "Trump’s Foreign Policy: The Good and the Bad in His First 30 Days"
The Cancer of War: US Used Depleted Uranium in Syria
Despite vowing not to use depleted uranium (DU) weapons in its military action in Syria, the US government has now admitted that it has fired thousands of the deadly rounds into Syrian territory. As Foreign Policy Magazine reports: US Central Command (CENTCOM) spokesman Maj. Josh Jacques told Airwars and Foreign Policy that 5,265 armor-piercing 30 … Continue reading "The Cancer of War: US Used Dep...