Category Archives: foreign policy

North Korea and Nuclear Sanity

Letter published in Monterey Herald, August 2 Your editorial about North Korea–along with the many statements of hawkish politicians beating the war drums–is both absurd and dangerous. North Korea has no desire to attack us.  They may be evil and cruel … Continue reading

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WHO NEEDS DEMOCRACY ANYWAY?

US State Department considers dropping ‘democracy’ from its mission statement By Josh Rogin/ Washington Post/ August 1, 2017 The US State Department is considering dropping “democracy” from its key mission statement as Secretary of State Rex Tillersonorders his department to … Continue reading

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ELECTION DO-OVER

Letter to Editor, Monterey Herald, June14 If collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia is proven, wouldn’t that mean the 2016 presidential election was essentially stolen? If so, a new election would be warranted. A fraudulent election should not stand. We … Continue reading

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How Trump Sees the World

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How to Handle North Korea

Letter to the Editor, L.A. Times, 4/20, Monterey Herald, 4/21 Another brilliant strategy by the Trump Administration: provoke and threaten North Korea. Two nuclear-armed nations with narcissistic, inexperienced, unstable leaders. What could possibly go wrong? Arlen Grossman

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Syria: Where is the Evidence?

Unjust Killing is Murder: The Cruise Missile Attack On Syria and the Just War Doctrine By Doran Hunter/Christian Democracy Magazine/April 10, 2017 Barely 48 hours after the release of sarin gas in Idlib, Syria, the US military launched Tomahawk cruise … Continue reading

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The Pandora’s Box of War

By Chris Hedges/Truthdig/April 7, 2017   Victims of this week’s chemical weapons attack in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun in Syria. (Alaa Alyousef / AP)   War opens a Pandora’s box of evils that once unleashed are beyond anyone’s … Continue reading

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Quick Judgement

Something may be amiss immediately blaming Syrian government for Sarin gas attack By Dave Lefcourt/OpEdNews/April 5, 2017 Here we go again. The horrific sarin gas attack in Khan Shaykhun, Idlib Province, Syria on Monday killing a reported 58 people including … Continue reading

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THE MOSQUE THAT DISAPPEARED

Civil defense team members and people try to rescue people who were trapped under the debris of a Mosque after an aerial attack on a mosque during prayer in the Cina village of Etarib district of Aleppo, Syria on March … Continue reading

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