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 [...]

Chronic Deceit By The US Undermines Foreign Policy

By Ted Galen Carpenter, theamericanconservative.com -

By Ted Galen Carpenter for The American Conservative - For any country, the foundation of successful diplomacy is a reputation for credibility and reliability. Governments are wary of concluding [...]

Wrongful Rhetoric And Trump’s Strategy On Iran

By Kathy Kelly, www.vcnv.org -

By Kathy Kelly for VCNV - Mordechai Vanunu was imprisoned in Israel for eighteen years because he blew the whistle on Israel’s secret nuclear weapons program. He felt he had “an obligation to [...]

Pentagon Study Declares American Empire Is ‘Collapsing’

By Nafeez Ahmed, www.medium.com -

By Nafeez Ahmed for Medium - An extraordinary new Pentagon study has concluded that the U.S.-backed international order established after World War 2 is “fraying” and may even be “collapsing”, [...]

Former US Intelligence Officers Scathingly Critique Trump’s So-Called Foreign Policy

By Dahr Jamail, www.truth-out.org -

By Dahr Jamail for Truthout - While Donald Trump delighted in launching 59 cruise missiles toward Syria while eating chocolate cake at one of his resorts, Syrians, as they have for years of [...]

Contacts With Russian Embassy

By Jack Matlock, www.jackmatlock.com -

By Jack Matlock - Our press seems to be in a feeding frenzy regarding contacts that President Trump’s supporters had with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak and with other Russian diplomats. The [...]

Israel Interferes In US Politics And It’s Never A Scandal

By Philip Weiss, www.mondoweiss.net -

By Philip Weiss for Mondoweiss - I completely believe that Donald Trump was in bed with the Russians before the election and the campaign may well have intrigued with Vladimir Putin with respect [...]

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