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Trump and Corporate America Are Dead Serious About Plans to Conquer Outer Space

    Trump and Corporate America Are Dead Serious About Plans to Conquer Outer Space

WASHINGTON – What does the United States do when it’s faced with hegemonic decline, ascendant rivals, and an inability to use its massive military apparatus to turn the tide in favor of its own imperial ambitions without incurring costs that far outweigh the benefits? To paraphrase former First Lady Michelle Obama: When they go low,…

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How will Washington’s Third Gulf War Play Out?

    How will Washington’s Third Gulf War Play Out?

With Donald Trump’s decision to shred the Iran nuclear agreement, announced last Tuesday, it’s time for the rest of us to start thinking about what a Third Gulf War would mean. The answer, based on the last 16 years of American experience in the Greater Middle East, is that it won’t be pretty. The New York…

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The US is Playing with Fire if it Walks Away from the Iran Deal on May 12

    The US is Playing with Fire if it Walks Away from the Iran Deal on May 12

A foreign policy crisis is coming May 12. President Donald Trump’s likely decision on that day to not continue waiving sanctions on Iran under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action will significantly increase the chances of war. The 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action signed by China, Russia, and most of western Europe requires the American president…

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A Professor and Student Weigh in on the US’ Jerusalem Embassy Move

    A Professor and Student Weigh in on the US’ Jerusalem Embassy Move

The United Nations has shared a global sentiment in their recent vote to admonish the current American administration lead by President Donald Trump.  The world body’s recent 128 to 9 vote, (with 35 abstentions), was meant to reject the United States’ choice to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. It is clear that…

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The Impact of America’s Wars on Freedoms and Democracy at Home

  The Impact of America’s Wars on Freedoms and Democracy at Home

MINNEAPOLIS – Despite concern that the United States will soon find itself in a major war that could have global consequences, many Americans are uninterested in that eventuality as shown by the minimal attention major geopolitical events, like the recent bombing of Syria or the 17-year-long occupation of Afghanistan, receive compared to the President’s alleged…

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Savoring Every Bite: Cheering the Fall of Black America’s Scold

  Savoring Every Bite: Cheering the Fall of Black America’s Scold

INDIANAPOLIS –- The four of us, all black men, watched in stunned silence as the news unfurled across the barber shop’s television screen: a jury in Pennsylvania had found Bill Cosby guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his home. Finally, my barber broke the silence: I hope they serve pound cake in…

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As Humanitarian Crisis Deepens, US Refuses to Say There Are Civilians in Gaza 

  As Humanitarian Crisis Deepens, US Refuses to Say There Are Civilians in Gaza 

GAZA – Though Gaza has long been the target of Israeli hostility – which has ranged from a decades-long illegal blockade of the area to several wars of aggression – this year has arguably been unlike any other for Palestinians who call the Gaza Strip their home, as airstrikes pound the area and its infrastructure…

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As Russia Considers Air Defense Upgrade for Syria, US Makes Secret Visit to Israel

  As Russia Considers Air Defense Upgrade for Syria, US Makes Secret Visit to Israel

Increasingly, it appears that the recent U.S. coalition missile strikes on Syria have utterly backfired: instead of weakening Syria or degrading its military capabilities, the attack may have actually served to strengthen Syria’s defenses. Since the massive strike which involved the U.S., U.K., and France launching over 100 cruise missiles, Russia is rumored to be moving forward on…

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Trump Should Ask Israel to Fund America’s Occupation of Syria

  Trump Should Ask Israel to Fund America’s Occupation of Syria

On 16 April 2018, the internationally respected analyst of Middle-Eastern affairs, Abdel Bari Atwan, headlined about Trump’s increasingly overt plan to break Syria up and to establish permanent US control over the parts it wants, “Attempting the Unachievable”. He stated that “The coming few months are likely to prove very difficult for the Americans and very costly, not just…

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New Photos Show US May Be Expanding Military Bases Ahead of Syria Withdrawal

  New Photos Show US May Be Expanding Military Bases Ahead of Syria Withdrawal

Twitter user, @obretix, has noted more signs of Trump’s widely-announced ‘troop withdrawal’ from Syria. U.S. troops, which are supposed to be winding down their presence in Syria, appear to be constructing a new military base between Tell Baydar and Tell Tamr in northern Syria. The base includes a 1.5 kilometer airstrip. According to reports, the base will be able…

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