Why Xinjiang Is Emerging As The Epicenter Of The US Cold War On China

By Vijay Prashad and Jie Xiong, People's Dispatch. -

On March 22, 2021, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken authorized sanctions against Wang Junzheng, the secretary of the Chinese Communist Party Committee of the Xinjiang Production and [...]

Pentagon Campaign To Recruit Vietnam Against China Exposes Delusions Of War Strategy

By Gareth Porter, The Grayzone. -

When the Pentagon began gearing up for a future war with China in 2018, Defense Department officials quickly realized that they needed access to Vietnamese territory for troops armed with [...]

The US Can’t Control The World

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

As this columnist has pointed out, Joe Biden’s foreign policy differs little from that of his predecessor Donald Trump. The imperatives of the United States hegemon require treating the rest of [...]

Meeting To Revive Iran Nuclear Deal Begins In Vienna

By Telesur English. -

The Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)—the Iran nuclear deal—resumed talks in Vienna on Tuesday, with the lifting of sanctions on Iran and nuclear implementation [...]

The Necessity Of Dismantling The US

By Kollibri terre Sonnenblume, Hampton Think. -

On February 26th, I interviewed Ajamu Baraka for my podcast. Baraka is a veteran grassroots organizer whose roots are in the Black Liberation Movement and anti-apartheid and Central American [...]

Is The Long War Finally Ending?

By John Feffer, Foreign Policy in Focus. -

In October 1944, with the end of World War II in sight, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin passed a note back and forth to each other at a conference in Moscow. On the piece of paper, Churchill [...]

Will Biden’s Central American Plan Slow Migration?

By Aviva Chomsky, Tom Dispatch. -

Joe Biden entered the White House with some inspiring yet contradictory positions on immigration and Central America. He promised to reverse Donald Trump’s draconian anti-immigrant policies [...]

Biden’s Venezuela Policy: Continuity With Trump

By Steve Ellner, The Analysis. -

Welcome to theAnalysis, I’m Greg Wilpert. Recently, the Biden administration announced that Venezuelans living in the United States would be able to qualify for temporary protected status or [...]

Washington’s Delusion Of Endless World Dominion

By Alfred McCoy, Tom Dispatch. -

Empires live and die by their illusions. Visions of empowerment can inspire nations to scale the heights of global hegemony. Similarly, however, illusions of omnipotence can send fading empires [...]

Ten Problems With Biden’s Foreign Policy And One Solution

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, Popular Resistance. -

The Biden presidency is still in its early days, but it’s not too early to point to areas in the foreign policy realm where we, as progressives, have been disappointed--or even [...]

US Military Exposed 600,000 To Toxins In Japan And Micronesia

Most Americans trust the military; a 2020 poll found 72 percent with “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in that institution, edged out only by small business. Many were likely [...]

Black Alliance For Peace Solidarity Network Demands NATO Support Peace Process In Afghanistan

By the Black Alliance for Peace Solidarity Network, Popular Resistance. -

The Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) Solidarity Network, made up of allied organizations and individuals, demands the North Atlantic Treaty Organization end its imperialist endeavor in Afghanistan [...]

Smarter Empire

By Kevin A. Young, New Left Review. -

In June 2019, candidate Joe Biden pledged to wealthy donors that ‘nothing would fundamentally change’ once he was elected. In Latin America at least, he is keeping that promise. The evidence so [...]

Washington Has Been Asking The Wrong Question On North Korea

By Janine Jackson, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

Despite its devastating destructive toll, the Korean War has been dubbed the “Forgotten War,” for the lack of public awareness or understanding in the US. Many Americans might be surprised to [...]

Biden’s Plan To ‘Carve Up’ Iraq Into Three Statelets Has Proven Disastrous

By Mohamed Elmaazi, The Interregnum. -

Sami Ramadani is an Iraqi-born lecturer in sociology and writes on Middle East current affairs. A political exile from Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, Ramadani nonetheless campaigned against US-led [...]