Trump And The Peak Of Barbarism

By Atilio A. Boron, Atilio Boron’s blog, translation Resumen Latinoamericano, North America bureau -

I just read a very interesting note by writer Peter Koenig about the renaissance and exasperation of barbarism in recent times, and I say exasperation because it has been a constant presence in [...]

Trump Prosecutors Make Move To Ensure That Embassy Protectors Are Convicted

By Ajamu Baraka and Bahman Azad, Defendembassyprotectors.org -

As the trial approaches, the lawyers for the Trump Administration’s  prosecution of the four Venezuelan Embassy Protectors who were arrested last May are asking the court to make sure the jury is [...]

The Useless War Powers Act

By Harry Blain, Fpif.org -

By any measure, the War Powers Act has failed to constrain presidential warmaking. A simpler step would be to stop funding wars. Practically speaking, the Trump administration’s extrajudicial [...]

The Financial Nuclear Option Will Settle Trump’s War With Iran

By Pepe Escobar, Asiatimes.com -

On foreign soil, as a guest nation, US has assassinated a diplomatic envoy whose mission the US had requested. The bombshell facts were delivered by caretaker Iraqi Prime Minister Adil [...]

Trump’s Deja Vu Wartime Playbook

By Staff, Jackrasmus.com -

In 1964 there was the infamous ‘Tonkin Gulf’ incident that provided then president Johnson the cover to escalate US involvement in Vietnam. Later Pentagon documents made public revealed the [...]

Killing Soleimani Reflects US Desperation In The Middle East

By Ramzy Baroud and Romana Rubeo, Ramzybaroud.net -

By killing top Iranian military commander, Qasem Soleimani, American and Israeli leaders demonstrated the idiom ‘out of the frying pan into the fire.’ US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime [...]

Meet The CEOs Raking It In From Trump’s Aggression Toward Iran

CEOs of major U.S. military contractors stand to reap huge windfalls from the escalation of conflict with Iran. This was evident in the immediate aftermath of the U.S. assassination of a top [...]

Trump: A War For Re-election

By Staff, Atilio Boron, translation, Resumen Latinoamericano, North America bureau -

One of the first lessons taught in every U.S. political system course is that wars tend to reverse the declining popularity of the presidents in this country. As Donald Trump’s approval rating [...]

Trump Threatens Afghan Armageddon U.S. “Plans” For The Afghan War Might Prove A Crime Against Humanity

By Nick Turse, Tomdispatch.com -

On February 4, 2002, a Predator drone circled over Afghanistan’s Paktia province, near the city of Khost. Below was al-Qaeda’s founder Osama bin Laden -- or at least someone in the CIA thought so [...]

Trump Admin Bars Top Iranian Diplomat From Entering U.S.

By Sarah Ruiz-Grossman, Huffpost.com -

The Trump administration blocked Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s top diplomat, from entering the United States, Foreign Policy first reported Monday. The diplomat planned to [...]

Trump’s Illegal, Impeachable Act Of War

By Danny Sjursen, Truthdig.com -

Violence begets violence; revenge engenders cycles of vengeance. This is exactly why war, or acts of war, must not be taken lightly. It also explains why America’s recent adventurism in the [...]

Iraqi PM Reveals Soleimani Was On Peace Mission When Assassinated, Exploding Trump’s Lie Of ‘Imminent Attacks’

By Max Blumenthal, Thegrayzone.com -

Desperate to justify the US drone assassination of Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo insisted that Washington had made an “intelligence-based assessment” that [...]

Mike Pence Lies About Soleimani, 9/11 In Plain Sight Of Mother, Bible, Half-Eaten Apple Pie

By Stephen Robinson, Wonkette.com -

Have we mentioned lately that Mike Pence is a lying weasel? The vice president tried to plant the bloody glove of 9/11 on Iranian General Qasem Soleimani. Pence claimed in a tweet Friday [...]

The Scourge Of Neoliberalism: US Economic Policy From Reagan To Trump’

By Staff, Jackrasmus.com -

At 272 pages, Dr, Jack Rasmus’s new book “The Scourge of Neoliberalism: US Economic Policy From Reagan to Trump” is a big little book. To understand its importance a comparison to another big [...]

Trump Signs Measure Enabling Establishment Of A U.S. Space Force

By Karl Grossman, Commondreams.org -

President Donald J. Trump looks as a flag is revealed during a ceremony to establish the U.S. Space Command in the Rose Garden in the Rose Garden at the White House on Thursday, Aug 29, 2019 in [...]