Foreign policy

Fri, 10/05/2024 - 21:30

Meet the former government officials and intelligence operatives at the heart of New Lines as investigative journalist Alan MacLeod sheds light on the “independent” think tank’s true agenda and motivations.

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Mon, 11/03/2024 - 04:50
An interesting essay that takes a critical but well-informed look at the development of China’s Middle East policy-settings recently appeared in the journal Foreign Policy. You can read the article – written by Yun Sun, director of the China Program at the Washington-based Stimson Centre. Ms Sun draws on much relevant experience as she writes, Continue reading »
Mon, 04/03/2024 - 04:58
“When Australia looks out to the world, the first thing we see is the countries of ASEAN.” – Australian Foreign Minister, Penny Wong. Foreign Minister Penny Wong’s recent statement of endearment for Asean must be taken with a pinch of salt. In a recent interview with a group of South-East Asian journalists during the Asean-Australia Continue reading »
Wed, 17/01/2024 - 04:59
Only an exceptional president could resist the endless war-profiteering of this mammoth war machine; alas, Biden doesn’t even try. When it comes to foreign policy, the president of the United States has two essential roles. The first is to rein in the military-industrial complex, or MIC, which is always pushing for war. The second is Continue reading »
Tue, 18/04/2023 - 20:07

A polling firm found that Peru’s coup-plotting, right-wing-controlled congress has 6% approval and 91% disapproval. Unelected leader Dina Boluarte has 15% approval and 78% disapproval. But they have the full support of the US, Canada, and foreign mining corporations.

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Fri, 07/04/2023 - 20:03

By W.T. Whitney / CounterPunch Although Cuba’s Revolution survived military invasion, guerrilla actions, terrorist attacks, and bacteriologic warfare, enough was not enough. Now there are pay-offs to dissidents, manipulation of worldwide media coverage, and weaponization of social media capabilities. The U.S. economic and financial blockade persists, after 60 years, and will continue. That’s mostly because […]

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