Presidents Who Gamble With Nuclear Armageddon

Originally published at CommonDreams. The overriding job of any U.S. president is to keep the nation safe. In the nuclear age, that mainly means avoiding nuclear Armageddon. Joe Biden’s reckless and incompetent foreign policy is pushing us closer to annihilation. He joins a long and undistinguished list of presidents who have gambled with Armageddon, including … Continue reading “Presidents Who Gamble With Nuclear Armageddon”

How the CIA Destabilizes the World

Reprinted from CommonDreams. There are three basic problems with the CIA: its objectives, methods, and unaccountability. Its operational objectives are whatever the CIA or the President of the United States defines to be in the U.S. interest at a given time, irrespective of international law or U.S. law. Its methods are secretive and duplicitous. Its … Continue reading “How the CIA Destabilizes the World”

The Biden-Schumer Plan To Kill More Ukrainians

President Joe Biden is refusing to fold a losing hand as he bets with Ukrainian lives and U.S. taxpayer money. Biden and Democratic Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer propose to squander the lives of tens of thousands more Ukrainians and $61 billions of federal funds to keep Biden’s disastrous foreign policy failure hidden from view … Continue reading “The Biden-Schumer Plan To Kill More Ukrainians”

The US Toppling of Imran Khan

A principal instrument of U.S. foreign policy is covert regime change, meaning a secret action by the U.S. government to bring down the government of another country. There are strong reasons to believe that U.S. actions led to the removal from power of Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan in April 2022, followed by his arrest … Continue reading “The US Toppling of Imran Khan”

Why Joe Biden Is a Foreign Policy Failure

Reprinted from Common Dreams. When it comes to foreign policy, the president of the United States has two essential roles. The first is to rein in the military-industrial complex, or MIC, which is always pushing for war. The second is to rein in U.S. allies that expect the U.S. to go to war on their … Continue reading “Why Joe Biden Is a Foreign Policy Failure”

Saving Israel by Ending Its War in Gaza

Reprinted from CommonDreams with permission of the author. When Congress returns in January, President Joe Biden will push the case to deepen American complicity in Israel’s war in Gaza through another US armaments package for Israel. Americans should raise their voice in a resounding no. An arms package for Israel is not only against America’s … Continue reading “Saving Israel by Ending Its War in Gaza”

US Foreign Policy Is a Scam Built on Corruption

Reprinted from CommonDreams with permission of the author. On the surface, US foreign policy seems to be utterly irrational. The US gets into one disastrous war after another – Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Ukraine, and Gaza. In recent days, the US stands globally isolated in its support of Israel’s genocidal actions against the Palestinians, voting … Continue reading “US Foreign Policy Is a Scam Built on Corruption”

A Framework for Peace in Israel and Palestine

It is urgent to free the hostages in Gaza; stop the bloodshed in Israel and Palestine; establish lasting security for both the Israeli and Palestinian peoples; achieve the aspiration of the Palestinian people for a sovereign state; and establish a process of true sustainable development in the Eastern Mediterranean – Middle East (EMME) region.  This … Continue reading “A Framework for Peace in Israel and Palestine”

Beyond the Neocon Debacle and Towards Peace in Ukraine

Originally appeared at CommonDreams. We are entering the end stage of the 30-year U.S. neoconservative debacle in Ukraine. The neocon plan to surround Russia in the Black Sea region by NATO has failed. Decisions now by the U.S. and Russia will matter enormously for peace, security, and wellbeing for the entire world. Four events have … Continue reading “Beyond the Neocon Debacle and Towards Peace in Ukraine”

The Real History of the War in Ukraine

The American people urgently need to know the true history of the war in Ukraine and its current prospects. Unfortunately, the mainstream media – The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, MSNBC, and CNN – have become mere mouthpieces of the government, repeating US President Joe Biden’s lies and hiding history from the … Continue reading “The Real History of the War in Ukraine”