Category Archives: foreign policy

Tired of Losing?

Why American Leaders Persist in Waging Losing Wars Hint: They’re Winning in Other Ways By William Astore/ TomDispatch.com/ October 25, 2018 As America enters the 18th year of its war in Afghanistan and its 16th in Iraq, the war on … Continue reading

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Speaking Truth to Power

 

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October Surprise?

Published in Los Angeles Times, July 25, 2018 To the editor: Trump’s all-caps rant against the Iranian government on Twitter late Sunday night may turn out to be more than just macho banter.    The president has surrounded himself with … Continue reading

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SCAPEGOATING IRAN

By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ June 11, 2018 The warmongers have no more of a plan for “regime change” in Iran than they had in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya or Syria. European allies, whom Trump alienated when he walked away from the … Continue reading

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WAR WITH IRAN–IS IT INEVITABLE?

By Arlen Grossman (also published in OpEdNews.com) A major war in the Middle East would be catastrophic, yet that is the direction we are heading. With President Trump withdrawing from the nuclear accord with Iran, we are left with a … Continue reading

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Syria Used Chemical Weapons–Are You Sure?

By Arlen Grossman  (Editor’s Note: What you see here is a revised and expanded version of s previous post. This version was headlined at OpEdNews.com., April 19, 2018, with over 2500 views.) Think about this:   Syrian President Assad had … Continue reading

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What About This Time?

Note: This article refers to the 2017 missile strike against Syria — TBPR Editor NOW MATTIS ADMITS THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE ASSAD USED POISON GAS ON HIS PEOPLE By Ian Wilkie/ Newsweek/ February 8, 2018 Lost in the hyper-politicized hullabaloo … Continue reading

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Syria Chemical Attack: A False Flag?

‘Why would Assad use chemical weapons on civilians, knowing that it would draw world-wide condemnation and intervention, when the jihadists are surrounded and on the brink of annihilation?’ –Richard Black, Virginia State Senator Senator Black may be on to something. … Continue reading

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Illegal Wars: The New American Way

By Maj. Danny Sjursen/ Truthdig/ March 21, 2018 [T]he President is authorized to use all necessary and appropriate force against those nations, organizations, or persons he determines planned, authorized, committed, or aided the terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, … Continue reading

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Fifteen Years Ago, America Destroyed My Country

By Sinan Antoon/ New York Times/ March 19, 2018 When I was 12, Saddam Hussein, vice president of Iraq at the time, carried out a huge purge and officially usurped total power. I was living in Baghdad then, and I … Continue reading

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