Front Page: Foreign Affairs
From Taiwan Call To ‘One China’ Policy, Trump Keeps China — And Experts — On Edge
Taking sides in the heated ongoing territorial disputes in the South China Sea between China and other countries in the region is only the latest piece of Trump’s erratic stance on China. But is this part of a carefully calculated strategy or a blatant display of ignorance?
Nine Young Children Killed: The Full Details Of The Botched US Raid In Yemen
Despite the growing reports of failure – and despite the death of a Navy SEAL, and the destruction of a $70 million Osprey aircraft – Trump’s press secretary Sean Spicer has continued to insist that the mission was a “successful operation by all standards.”
The ‘Inevitable’ War Against Iran & The Decline Of US Hegemony
Only three weeks have passed since Trump’s inauguration, and the U.S. is already closer than ever to a full-scale military conflict with Iran.
Latin America’s Eco-Activists Struggle Against Corporate Feudalism, Colonialism & Resource Scarcity
For Latin America’s environmental activists, the threat of death is always in the air -- either in the form of the slow poisoning of the earth or assassination. For many, inaction simply isn’t an option.
How Turkey’s Coup Attempt Spiraled Into A Dangerous Descent Towards Dictatorship
‘What [Turkish President Erdogan] wants is a presidential system where he controls everything and everyone. I mean, you could say that he’s controlling everything and everyone right now -- he is, basically,’ Duke University Prof. Bahar Leventoglu tells Michael Nevradakis.
The Last Days Of Obama: Napoleonic Maneuvers At The Security Council
Like Napoleon’s strategy in Egypt, efforts to portray Obama as sympathizer with Muslims and Arabs have backfired.
Strange Bedfellows: US, Saudi, Al-Qaida & ISIS Interests Align In War On Yemen
The people of Yemen continue to suffer amid a humanitarian catastrophe created by foreign and domestic forces alike -- almost all of whom stand to profit as long as war and chaos have a hold on the impoverished country.
The Sordid Tale Of SEAL Team 6 In Afghanistan: Killing An MI6 Agent Was Just The Beginning
A recent investigative report exposes ‘a pattern of criminal violence that emerged soon after the Afghan war began and was tolerated and covered up by the command’s leadership.’
Israel’s Killing & Detention Of Palestinian Children Reached New Heights In 2016
Israel’s killings and detentions of Palestinian children, demolitions of their homes, and restrictions on their travel and economy all reached dramatic heights last year.
Obama’s Failed Legacy In Afghanistan: 300 Marines Headed Back To The Endless Afghan War
As Barack Obama’s presidency comes to a close, over 8,400 troops remain in Afghanistan. With hundreds more set to be deployed, there’s no end in sight for U.S. wars in the Middle East.