foreign relations Archives

Blame Canada: With Wall Looking Less Likely, Trump Turns His Vitriol Towards Northern Border

April 25, 2017

Same Nonsense, Different Neighbor Amidst signs that President Donald Trump is willing to cave on the centerpiece of his presidential campaign and postpone demands for border wall funding to avoid a government shutdown, he set Tuesday’s agenda by attempting to verbally…

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Benghazi Nut And Conservative ‘Security Expert’ Pleads Guilty To Fraud (VIDEO)

April 29, 2016

This is the absurd comedy of life: One of the Republican blowhards behind the ever so desperate, prolonged attempts to find a democratic scapegoat to burn at the stake in the wake of the Benghazi attack, Wayne Simmons—self-proclaimed “national security…

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Foreign Diplomats: Trump Presidency ‘Threat To Peace And Prosperity’

March 7, 2016

It is no secret that Donald Trump— presidential candidate and proto-fascist — has been raising an eyebrow or two on the world stage. My colleague, Nikita Oliver-Lew, has amply documented the bemusement and alarm that Trump’s candidacy has provoked among the…

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Ten Ways George W. Bush Didn’t Keep Us Safe

October 20, 2015

Presidential wannabe Jeb Bush has been promoting his theory lately that his brother, former President George W. Bush, “kept us safe” during his eight years in the White House, going so far as to blame 9/11 on Bill Clinton. Bush…

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Vice President Biden: A Political Career Once Again Marked By Personal Tragedy

May 31, 2015

In the summer of 2003, I took a college course which involved travelling through the Four Corners area of the United States including southwestern Colorado and New Mexico. In Santa Fe where we stayed, there were many bumper stickers on…

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Controversial Meeting Between Obama And Castro Will Take Place Saturday

April 10, 2015

The White House announced Friday that President Obama and Cuban leader Raúl Castro are expected to meet informally on Saturday. The two heads of state are attending the Summit of the Americas in Panama City. This is the first time that…

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