Trump Calls For US Troops To Wage “War” On Drug Cartels In Mexico

By Eric London, -

Donald Trump threatened to deploy US soldiers to Mexico yesterday in the aftermath of a gang-related attack that left nine dual US-Mexico citizens dead in the northern state of Chihuahua. Six [...]

Standing On The Brink— The President’s War On The Press

By Thomas Magstadt, -

Barring Donald Trump’s impeachment in the House and conviction in the Senate, the choice voters will face in the 2020 election is not between this or that political party or set of policies.  It [...]

Trump’s Paris Climate Accord Divorce: Why It Hasn’t Happened Yet And What To Expect

By Marianne Lavelle, -

When nations signed on to the Paris Agreement in 2015, agreeing to cut their greenhouse gas emissions enough to keep rising global temperatures in check, one of the provisions was that no nation [...]

Chomsky: Trump’s Actions On Syria Reflect The Foreign Policy Of A Con Man

By C.J. Polychroniou, -

Donald Trump’s handling of U.S. foreign policy with Syria has baffled and angered both the diplomatic and military establishments in the United States. Nonetheless, he continues to maintain power [...]

Freedom Rider: The Baghdadi Scam

By Margaret Kimberley, -

Donald Trump says that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed by the United States military. Baghdadi was the founder of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), which is also known as ISIS and [...]

Caliph Closure: ‘He Died Like A Dog’

By Pepe Escobar, -

“He died like a dog.” President Trump could not have scripted a better one-liner as he got ready for his Obama bin Laden close-up in front of the whole world. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, fake caliph, [...]

Baghdadi Dies Yet Again

By Abdel Bari Atwan, -

We never knew how good an actor President Donald Trump was until his press conference on Sunday announcing that US Special Forces had killed Islamic State (ISIS or Daesh) leader Abu-Bakr [...]

Iran’s Capacity To Strike Back Should Even Make A Politically Desperate Trump Think Twice

By Vijay Prashad, Globetrotter, a project of the Independent Media Institute -

On CBS’s “60 Minutes,” the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the architect of his kingdom’s brutal war on Yemen, suggested that a war against Iran would be a bad idea. It could, he said, [...]

Armed Militias Are Taking Trump’s Civil War Tweets Seriously

By Mary B. McCord, -

It might seem tempting to dismiss this language as of a piece with President Trump’s typical Twitter rhetoric. But it is worth paying particular attention to this tweet—because among the people [...]

Beyond Impeachment: Remove This Regime From Below

By Paul Street, -

The impeachment of Donald J. Trump is coming. What to make of it? It’s hard not to enjoy watching the Malignant One (Trump) squirm and lash out like a wounded animal. There is no public [...]

The Ukraine Impeachment Fiasco: Both Republicans And Democrats Being Manipulated By The Deep State

By Philip Giraldi, -

The problem with the current imbroglio over Ukraine is that the discussion does not begin where it should. Here is the timeline: the United States decided to make a serious effort to bring about [...]

UK’s Johnson Plays Court Jester For Trump To Wreck Iran Deal

By Finian Cunningham, -

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson showed his true colors this week when he led the collapse of European support for the nuclear deal with Iran. What’s more, it was pathetically evident that [...]

The Problem With Impeachment

By Chris Hedges, -

Impeaching Donald Trump would do nothing to halt the deep decay that has beset the American republic. It would not magically restore democratic institutions. It would not return us to the rule of [...]

US Political Warfare Explodes Over Trump And Ukraine

By Patrick Martin, -

The Trump White House came under renewed fire this week from Democratic Party opponents and the bulk of the corporate media after it was revealed that Trump had discussed with his Ukrainian [...]