Time To Rethink The US-ROK Alliance

By John Feffer,  Foreign Policy In Focus. -

Perhaps it’s time for South Korea, then, to assert more independence and become a master of its own fate. Above all, that will require a reconsideration of the military alliance with the United [...]

Creating The Enemies They Need: Militarism’s Strange Bedfellows

By Danny Sjursen, Responsible Statecraft. -

Listen to America’s imperial proconsuls long enough and they often let slip something approaching truth — perhaps exceptionalist confession is more accurate. Take Admiral Craig S. Faller, [...]

US Foreign Policy Is Becoming Unhinged

By Moon of Alabama, Information Clearinghouse. -

The Trump administration is reacting to the pandemic stress by lashing out at perceived internal and external enemies. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is leading the external onslaught. UN [...]

The Decline Of International Law

By Richard Falk. -

There is widespread agreement that international law is experiencing a sharp decline in relevance when it comes to foreign policy, especially in the eye of the public. At first glance, this seems [...]

American Muslims To Democrats: ‘Palestine Is A Foreign Policy Priority’

By Azad Essa, Middleeasteye.net -

Activists and academics gathered in Chicago over the weekend for the 12th annual American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) convention, calling on American Muslims and the Democratic Party to [...]

New US Oil Empire Built On Sand: Implications For The Economy & Foreign Policy

By F. William Engdahl, Journal-neo.org -

The idea of extracting oil or natural gas embedded in shale rocks has been known for years. However shale oil, or tight oil as it is known, first became economical with introduction of new [...]

Making Foreign Policy Part Of Election

By Yvesengler.com -

Canada’s contribution to the climate crisis, anti-Palestinian policies, support for an illegitimate Haitian president, interference in Venezuela’s affairs, NATO deployments and arms sales to [...]

Media Can’t Even Tell The Truth About Foreign Policy History

By Staff, Yvesengler.com -

Media coverage of Canadian foreign policy is uniquely one-sided and biased. It’s so bad that few readers, listeners or viewers will have ever seen or heard an honest analysis of this country’s [...]

Soleimani’s Support Boosts Zarif, Isolates Iran’s Hard-Liners

By Sina Toossi, Al-monitor.com -

News of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's abrupt resignation late on Feb. 25 spurred celebration and joy among Iran's powerful hard-liners. "The disgraceful JCPOA [Joint Comprehensive Plan [...]

William Blum, Renowned U.S. Foreign Policy Critic, Dead At 85

By Chris Agee and Louis Wolf, Informationclearinghouse.info -

December 10, 2018 "Information Clearing House" -    William Blum died in Virginia on December 9, 2018. He was surrounded by friends and family after falling in his Washington D.C. apartment and [...]

Two Thirds Of “Progressive” Democratic Congressional Candidates Completely Silent on Foreign Policy

By Bruce A. Dixon, Blackagendareport.com -

To achieve a Democratic majority in the US House of Representatives Democrats must overcome the result of two decades of relentless Republican gerrymandering in state legislatures. Traditionally [...]

Beyond Bolton: The Path To A Progressive Foreign Policy

By Nicolas J. S. Davies and Medea Benjamin, Consortiumnews.com -

The last article, by Voice of America, reported that General Austin Miller is taking command of 14,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan as they soldier on in the “graveyard of empires” after 17 years [...]

The Iranian Perspective: US Foreign Policy In Crisis

By Mohammad Javad Zarif, Irna.ir -

The administration has also put in jeopardy other multilateral arrangements such as NAFTA, the global trade system, and parts of the United Nations system, thus inflicting considerable damage to [...]

Show Me Something New In Trump’s Foreign Policy

By Charles Pierson, Counterpunch.org -

“Trump, the Insurgent, Breaks with 70 Years of American Foreign Policy,” the New York Times declared on December 28.  The article, by Mark Landler, describes foreign leaders such as German [...]