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Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:11:32 +0000During consideration of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) in the spring, the proposal that women be required to sign up with Selective Service just as are men started on a roller coaster ride in the United States Congress. That ride had a couple more turns this week. On Tuesday, a United States Senate and … Continue reading "The ‘Draft Women’ Legislation Roller Coaster Ride"
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 23:17:01 +0000With all these generals being called out of retirement to serve as Donald Trump’s “civilian” advisers, whether it’s General James “Mad Dog” Mattis as Secretary of Defense or General Mike Flynn (the real mad dog) as National Security Adviser, it’s difficult to envision the American empire being shrunk anytime soon. The U.S. military is overcommitted … Continue reading "The Cost of Empire"
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 23:11:24 +0000The telephone call between president-elect Donald Trump and Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen created quite a buzz over the weekend. It appears that it was not a spontaneous mutual congratulations call, as first reported, but rather a project long in the works among Trump’s more China-hawkish advisors. If the message to China over the unprecedented telephone … Continue reading "Ron Paul on Trump’s Taiwan Call – What’s The Motive?"
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:40:49 +0000The CODEPINK Tribunal taking place December 1 and 2, and live streamed by The Real News, is a historic collection of testimonies about the lies and costs of the Iraq war. It takes on new meaning with the incoming Trump administration, and the hawks who are flocking to join that administration with their sights set … Continue reading "Bush’s Iraq Lies, Uncontested, Will Haunt Us Under Trump"
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 02:27:46 +0000Forget that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPA) agreed between Iran and the so-called P5+1 consisting of the United States, Russia, China, France, Britain, and the European Union has by all accounts been one of the few real foreign policy successes in the eight years of an otherwise war-dominated the Obama Administration. Forget that … Continue reading "Senate Extends Idiotic Iran Sanctions by 99-0 Vote!"
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:34:14 +0000SIGN THE PETITION To: Martin Baron, Executive Editor, The Washington Post Smearing is not reporting. The Washington Post’s recent descent into McCarthyism – promoting anonymous and shoddy claims that a vast range of some 200 websites are all accomplices or tools of the Russian government – violates basic journalistic standards and does real harm to … Continue reading "Tell the Washington Post: ‘Smearing is not reporting.’"
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 21:32:58 +0000Over the past week, the Syrian military has re-taken more than 40 percent of the territory in east Aleppo that had for several years been controlled by the rebels. Most believe that this last large population center not controlled by the government will soon return to government control. After this, the nearly six year insurgency … Continue reading "Ron Paul on the Coming Fall Of Aleppo: Victory For Whom?"
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 20:50:13 +0000From the TAC website: On November 15, 2016, The American Conservative gathered leading scholars, journalists, and policy experts to discuss the future of U.S. foreign policy in the wake of the 2016 election. Former U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Navy Jim Webb delivered a keynote address at the conference, “Foreign Policy in America’s Interest: … Continue reading "Conference Video: The American Conservative ‘Foreign Policy in America’s Interest’"
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 20:35:34 +0000Though its main source remains anonymous, the Washington Post claims to have uncovered a vast conspiracy of more than 200 alternative news outlets – such as the Drudge Report, Zero Hedge, the Ron Paul Institute, Antiwar.com, and others – who have worked as Russian propaganda tools to defeat Hillary Clinton and elect Donald Trump as … Continue reading "More Fake News: Who’s On The Washington Post Blacklist?"