Tag: U.S. foreign policy

If America Wasn’t America, the United States Would Be Bombing It

Posted by on February 13, 2018 in Government, Military with 4 Comments
If America Wasn’t America, the United States Would Be Bombing It

If North Korea seems like a threat, imagine how the rest of the world feels while watching one country violently take on the rest of the planet single-handedly, leaving nothing but destruction in its wake and promising nothing less than a nuclear holocaust in the years to come.

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The Whole World Is Sick and Tired of US Foreign Policy

Posted by on January 17, 2018 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
The Whole World Is Sick and Tired of US Foreign Policy

According to four-star General Wesley Clark, in a 1991 meeting with Paul Wolfowitz, then-under-secretary of defense for policy at the Department of Defense, Wolfowitz seemed a little dismayed because he believed the U.S. should have gotten rid of Saddam Hussein in Operation Desert Storm but failed to do so. Clark summarized what he says Wolfowitz said: “But one thing we did learn. We learned that we can use our military in the region, in the Middle East, and the Soviets won’t stop us. We’ve got about five or ten years to clean up those old Soviet client regimes, Syria, Iran, Iraq, before the next great superpower comes on to challenge us.”

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Ron Paul on Aleppo Aftermath: We Need a New Syria Policy

Posted by on December 21, 2016 in Government, Military, Politics with 0 Comments
Ron Paul on Aleppo Aftermath: We Need a New Syria Policy

We know a few things about what happened in Syria over the past five years. This was no popular uprising to overthrow a dictator and bring in democracy. From the moment President Obama declared “Assad must go” and approved sending in weapons, it was obvious this was a foreign-sponsored regime change operation that used foreign fighters against Syrian government forces.

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‘Make It Hurt’: On the Small-Mindedness of Foreign Policy

Posted by on March 20, 2014 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
‘Make It Hurt’: On the Small-Mindedness of Foreign Policy

The New York Times yet again ignoring history and reducing the terrifying complexity of international politics – and the great global longing for peace – to a lethally simplistic game of winning and losing. It’s the kind of coverage we get in every political crisis, inevitably shutting down whatever collective intelligence we’re capable of manifesting and reducing the public to spectators at a geopolitical wrestling match.

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