by | Sep 15, 2019

This weekend, the Houthi rebels in Yemen engaged in their favorite pastime of attacking Saudi Arabian oil and natural gas infrastructure. For the record, the Houthis are stooges of the Iranian regime and, like the Iranians, hate their Sunni Arab neighbors in…

by | Sep 4, 2019

The Danish Prime Minister, Mette Frederiksen, might have dismissed Trump’s plan to purchase Greenland as “absurd,” and the former Greenlandic politician Sara Olsvig might have derided it as “astonishingly silly and imperialistic.” Yet, rushing to Trump’s defense in the New York Times, United…

by | Aug 16, 2019

We are living under a presidential administration that has made a stunning turnaround from Obama’s foreign policy, which relegated Britain to the back of the queue. Unlike the Obama-era hostility, Trump stands squarely with our staunchest ally. The latest example…

by | Aug 14, 2019

On August 9, the Financial Times (FT) published an article by British journalist Gideon Rachman titled, “What happens when the world cannot rely on the US?” Rachman has served as the chief foreign affairs commentator of FT since 2006. In this rather…

by | Aug 4, 2019

Washington President Donald Trump crowed Friday when a Swedish judge released New York rapper A$AP Rocky from custody pending the judge’s verdict on an assault charge. The verdict will be announced on August 14. “A$AP Rocky released from prison and…

by | Jul 23, 2019

The little Cold War between Iran and the United States intensifies. In recent weeks, Iran supposedly hacked and crashed a European rocket that was launching a spy satellite aimed at it. The United States shot down an Iranian drone in response; the…

by | Jul 10, 2019

Ben Rhodes, former President Obama’s Deputy National Security Adviser, once referred to Washington’s foreign-policy establishment as “the Blob.” He was making a reference to the consensus that has become standard in U.S. foreign policy over the past several decades: that…

by | Jul 1, 2019

President Donald Trump shocked much of the world with an impromptu meeting (his third since becoming president) with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un as part of his recent scheduled visit to the Korean Peninsula’s demilitarized zone (DMZ), where he became…

by | Sep 13, 2018

Pseudo-Peace. On September 13, 1993, a bright, sunny day in Washington, D.C., the Oslo Accords were signed at the White House. After the indoor signing came the famous White House Lawn triple handshake linking President Clinton, Israeli PM Yitzhak Rabin,…

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