Tag: U.S

Has anyone benefited from American interventionism?

Jacob G. Hornberger | For the first hundred years of American history, the United States was founded on the concept of a limited-government republic, one whose...

Fight in the skies of Eastern Syria

Sophie Mangal | US Air Forces Central Command, Russian/Syrian aircraft crossed a de-confliction line into coalition airspace east of the Euphrates River 6-8 times a...

Trump to recognize Jerusalem as capital of Israel

Reuters | President Donald Trump on Wednesday will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and set in motion the relocation of the U.S. Embassy to the...

India’s Identity Under Modi’s Shadow

Maham Gillani | Identity is the “understanding of self in relation to the other. ”Identity is a product of a number of factors that include...

Kurdish intentions to join Syrian Arab Army: secret deal against the US?

Sophie Mangal | According to Inside Syria Media Center military sources in Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Kurds will join the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) as “Northern Syria...

Beyond big game hunting: the ‘Quadrilateral’ meeting

Suhasini Haidar | By accepting an invitation to join the Japan-proposed, U.S.-endorsed plan for a “Quadrilateral” grouping including Australia to provide alternative debt financing for...

Trump’s Pearl Harbor strategy for war in Korea

Jacob G. Hornberger | By proposing a total oil embargo on North Korea, President Trump is taking a page out of former President Franklin Roosevelt’s war...

Punishing Pakistan on Afghanistan: US Befuddled Policy

Adnan Qaiser | While the history of Afghanistan is written in blood; it is also inked in flawed outlook and failed policies. Apart from Afghans’...

The flaws in the master plan

Afrah Jamal | The master plan chalked out in a piece, ‘Calling Pakistan’s Bluff’ by Whitney Kassel and Philip Reiner in Foreign Affairs (14 July 2017) came laden with glaring...

Trump’s Afghanistan strategy is simply old wine in a new bottle

Michael Kugelman | Afghanistan has suffered through a harrowing summer, even by the nightmarish standards of a country convulsed by conflict for decades. A cycle of...

A mainstream dose of reality on Iraq: myths, falsehoods, and deceptions

Jacob G. Hornberger | Ever since the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, we have been hit with a multiplicity of bromides, myths, falsehoods, and...

“The US created ISIS” says Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei

News Analysis | Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatullah Ali Khamenei has stated that America is the cause of instability in the region and its fight again...

Girlfriend manipulates boyfriend into commiting suicide.

In July 2014, Michelle Carter’s 18-year-old boyfriend, Conrad Roy III,  killed himself in a Kmart parking lot. After his death, Carter texted a friend. "Like, honestly I...

Why has Modi suddenly become a tree lover?

On World Environment Day, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasized the need to preserve nature and nurturing the planet. His emphasis on the preservation of...

Islamic Military Alliance: Has Raheel Sharif become a vassal for the...

M. K. Bhadrakumar | There is something obscene about anyone who held high positions in the government – for example, an Ambassador or an Army...

The reason why Trump ignored Pakistan

The Trump administration’s foreign policy regarding Pakistan, or rather its lack of, has to a certain degree manifested and we saw it on display...

The Afghan Quagmire: Kabul is not the only victim!

Saad Yousaf | Over the last few weeks, the unwieldy Unity government in Kabul has been facing multifaceted challenges. Afghan Taliban’s gains in Northern Afghanistan...

A comprehensive guide to Trump’s speech addressing the Muslim world

On Sunday, President Donald Trump gave a speech addressing the Muslim world in Riyadh. His first address on his first foreign visit revealed a...

Growing hate for Russia in the U.S after Trump’s victory

Jacob G. Hornberger | There is so much I just don’t get about the anti-Russia brouhaha that has the Washington establishment, the mainstream press, the...

Trump and China both taking actions that risk sparking dangerous Middle...

By James M. Dorsey | Forced to acknowledge that Iran is complying with the nuclear agreement it concluded two years ago with the world’s major...

Koreans Want Peace & Unity: Will the U.S. & China Allow...

David Swanson | My biggest concern is not the embarrassment of a US public afraid of the tiny impoverished nation of North Korea. If that...

Americans are invaders: Syrian President Assad

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in an interview with Chinese media, said that American troops deploying to the country are "invaders" because he hadn't given permission...

What does banning Immigration say about the US?

The change of Administration in the United States, has led to a state of transformation in Washington’s bilateral relations with many countries. President Donald...

US military disaster in Yemen: Trump’s Bay of Pigs?

NBC News is reporting that contrary to what U.S. officials have been maintaining, the goal of the recent U.S. military attack in Yemen was not to...

Donald Trump acknowledges Russia role in U.S. election hacking

President-elect Donald Trump accepts the U.S. intelligence community's conclusion that Russia engaged in cyber attacks during the U.S. presidential election and may take action...

Major cybercrime network Avalanche dismantled in global takedown

Law enforcement agencies have dismantled a major cybercriminal network responsible for malware-based attacks that have been harassing victims across the globe for years. The...

With the future of liberal democracy hanging in the balance, what...

Robert Muggah | Open democracy Last week one quarter of American voters lit the world on fire. By voting in Donald Trump as their forty-fifth...

Donald Trump Shouldn’t ‘Put His Children Out of Work,’ Giuliani Says

WASHINGTON — Rudolph W. Giuliani, a top adviser to President-elect Donald J. Trump, said on Sunday that it would be “unrealistic” to remove Mr....

America’s dominance is over. By 2030, we’ll have a handful of...

Robert Muggah | World Economic Forum The world's political landscape in 2030 will look considerably different to the present one. Nation states will remain the...

Acts of Racism, Homophobia, Anti-Semitism Spread Since Trump Was Elected President

Disturbing messages of hate are spreading across America. For weeks and months, we've seen evidence of the "Trump Effect." A report released in April by...

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