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Biden’s Journey: Change Is Imperceptible

The new White House Team has been in place for more than a month and it is perhaps time to consider where it is going with America’s fractured foreign policy. To be sure, when...

“America is Back” – Joe Biden’s US Foreign Policy

US President Biden bellicosely proclaimed, “American is back,” in his major foreign policy priorities speech at the Munich Security Conference on February 19. Repeated twice for effect, Biden signaled the end of the Trump...

What to Do About Israel?

Critics of U.S. policy with and about Israel like myself have been relatively successful in describing the considerable downside in the bilateral status quo. We have demonstrated that the lopsided relationship supports absolutely no U.S....

The Failure of Trump’s “Coup”: A Victory for the US Empire

The Democrats’ second trial of Trump ends like the first: the outcome known in advance, the entire process designed to sell to the anti-Trump masses that the Democrats were leading some progressive counter-attack. Both...

ICC to Investigate Israeli War Crimes: United States Will Punish ICC

Well, as usual, there is good news and bad news. The good news is that the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague has finally received authorization to proceed with the investigation of possible...

Off To a Diverse Start: Biden Doubles Down on Some Bad Policies and Appointments

The extension of the nuclear arms agreement between Russia and the United States and the decision to stop directly supporting the war on Yemen may have been the only good news items to come...

Why Victoria Nuland Is Dangerous and Should Not Be Confirmed

Victoria Nuland exemplifies the neocons who have led US foreign policy from one disaster to another for the past 30 years while evading accountability. It is a bad sign that President Joe Biden has...

Another Zionist Joins the Biden Team

It does not require any particularly perspicacity to realize that the President Joe Biden Administration has been loaded with Zionists who not only believe in their own vision for Greater Israel but also in...

Why Always Israel? Only One Country Matters to Congress and the Media

The job of U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations must have some kind of curse on it as it seems to attract a type of woman who seeks to prove her suitability by running...

Israel Cracks the Whip: Netanyahu Tells Biden How to Deal with Iran

Anyone who persists in believing that the United States is not Israel’s poodle should pay attention to the comedy that is playing out right now. Joe Biden was president for less than a week...

A Domestic Terrorism Law? War on Dissent Will Proceed Full Speed Ahead

President Joe Biden has already made it clear that legislation that will be used to combat what he refers to as “domestic terrorism” will be a top priority. That means that his inaugural speech...

The Last Shot at President Trump

As I noted recently on examining the circumstances around the execution of Ashli Babbitt in the US Capitol invasion, the special interest shown in her history by “Bellingcat” immediately rang alarm bells over the...

The Spectacular Failure of U.S. ‘Global Health Security’ Rankings

  After one full year of the COVID19 pandemic, with 2.2 million dead and still record numbers of deaths in the USA and UK, a number of lessons about state responses are emerging. One...

JFK’s Strategy of Peace and the National Security State

Sixty years ago, John F Kennedy (JFK) was inaugurated as president of the USA. In less than three years, before he was assassinated in November 1963, he initiated major changes in foreign policy. These...

The Trump-Biden Transition in the Wake of the Capitol Building Riot

The Capitol building riot of January 6 marked the messiest transition in recent history of ruling class power from one chief executive of the capitalist world to the next. If that history is any...

Fascism Is Coming to the US. Or Is It Just an Old Ball Game?

Dutch-Jewish historian Jacques Presser remarked as early as 1947: "Fascism, should it ever return, will undoubtedly present itself in the guise of anti-fascism." Having watched the surreal inauguration, the Green Zone in Bagdad popped...

What We Will Miss with the End of the Trump Presidency

   On January 6, President Trump and his “deplorables” made the US Empire look dysfunctional to the whole world by overtaking the Capitol, causing those corporate tools, our “elected representatives,” to run and hide....

Private Military Companies? Mercenaries? Agents of Influence? The Wagner Group?

What's This?  Private Military Companies (PMCs) and Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) are new names for an old phenomenon, Mercenaries.  You know, Soldiers of Fortune, former soldiers denounced during the 1960s for overthrowing...
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No One Is Listening: A Country Divided Against Itself

In a recent article Catholic University professor, Claes G. Ryn wrote “Few people are really open to persuasion in any case—not just on political subjects but on any subject about which they care and on which...