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Trump Loves Goods from China — As Long as they Make Him Richer

    Trump Loves Goods from China — As Long as they Make Him Richer

Donald Trump built no small part of his political brand railing against Chinese industry—so much so that The Huffington Post once published a supercut of the president sneering the word “China” dozens and dozens of times, for three full minutes. While Trump’s highly charged language about China “raping our country” showcased the president’s usual xenophobia, the part about lost…

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The Spooks Spooking Themselves

    The Spooks Spooking Themselves

With the news that a Cambridge academic-cum-spy named Stefan Halper infiltrated the Trump campaign, the role of the intelligence agencies in shaping the great Russiagate saga is, at last, coming into focus. It’s looking more and more massive.  The intelligence agencies initiated reports that Donald Trump was colluding with Russia, they nurtured them and helped them…

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Germany Commits to Iran’s Economic Development, Further Proving Trump’s Sanctions Aren’t Working

    Germany Commits to Iran’s Economic Development, Further Proving Trump’s Sanctions Aren’t Working

Despite Trump’s best efforts to isolate Iran through the imposition of sanctions both on Iran and any government or business doing commerce with Iran, its partners in the JCPOA, which Trump unilaterally withdrew the US from a few weeks ago, are committed to preserving both the nuclear accord and their business ties with Iran. German Foreign Minister Heiko…

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Trump Set to Recognize Israel’s Claim to Occupied Golan Heights and Its Sizable Oil Reserves

    Trump Set to Recognize Israel’s Claim to Occupied Golan Heights and Its Sizable Oil Reserves

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL – While President Trump has reneged on many of his campaign promises — namely, those more populist and non-interventionist in nature — he has undeniably fulfilled those that appealed to his pro-Israel, Zionist supporters. First, Trump announced late last year that his administration would officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.…

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Trump Scraps North Korea Summit to Save Face – What Comes Next?

  Trump Scraps North Korea Summit to Save Face – What Comes Next?

WASHINGTON — United States President Donald Trump’s cancellation of next month’s summit with the Supreme Leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), Kim Jong-un, came as a bit of a surprise and a jarring break from developments such as the release of three U.S. hostages by Pyongyang and the country’s apparent follow-through on…

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From D.C. to Rome Populist Politicians Are Hacking Away at a Broken Status Quo

  From D.C. to Rome Populist Politicians Are Hacking Away at a Broken Status Quo

Imagine a trio of tech-savvy and entrepreneurial souls on the prowl for the next killer app. They’re staying up late in their dorm, or perhaps they’re celebrating at a nightclub after finishing their MBA program. They want to make money. They want to change the world. They want to create something that gets snatched up…

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Who’s to Blame If the US-North Korea Summit Isn’t Held?

  Who’s to Blame If the US-North Korea Summit Isn’t Held?

Virtually everyone in the US faults North Korea for threatening to cancel the Trump-Kim summit scheduled for June 12 in Singapore. No one, including the liberal media, bothers to address North Korea’s conditions for a successful summit or the reasons for its warning about a cancellation. Let’s review the matter with some objectivity. First, we…

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Dermot Hudson of the Korean Friendship Association on North Korea’s Motives and Likely Moves in Negotiations

  Dermot Hudson of the Korean Friendship Association on North Korea’s Motives and Likely Moves in Negotiations

PYONGYANG, DPRK (Analysis) — If there is any country on the list of U.S. adversaries about which almost everyone lacks critical understanding, it is the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK or North Korea). Unlike most countries, the DPRK has managed to stay fairly closed to U.S. interference and intelligence-gathering — whether by embassies and…

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Trump’s Plan to “Liberate the Country from Opioids” Instead Liberates Big Pharma from Oversight

  Trump’s Plan to “Liberate the Country from Opioids” Instead Liberates Big Pharma from Oversight

WASHINGTON – In March, President Donald Trump outlined for the first time a broad plan aimed at combating the country’s opioid crisis, which kills an estimated 116 Americans every day. The plan, coming five months after he declared the epidemic a “national health emergency,” included an ad campaign discouraging drug use, expanding addiction treatment, and…

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Author of Trump’s Iran Regime Change Blueprint is Actually a Right-Wing Troll

  Author of Trump’s Iran Regime Change Blueprint is Actually a Right-Wing Troll

President Donald Trump’s unilateral exit from the Joint Comprehensive Plan Of Action (JCPOA) has triggered a frenzied push inside the administration to support color revolution-style regime change operations in Iran. According to the neoconservative Free Beacon, National Security Director John Bolton has authorized the publication and distribution of an internal white paper urging “a strategy by…

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