A highly unpopular president is about to take office and one of the major political parties is on life support. What will this mean for U.S. foreign policy?
The Middle East is hardly a cheery place these days. But there’s one silver lining: The Iran deal is paying off big.
The Obama administration has concluded deals with Iran and Cuba. Will North Korea round out the trifecta?
Calls for U.S. intervention in Syria can be traced back to PNAC.
Congress is trying to tie the president’s hands on Iran–and it’s about hegemony, not security.
Have conservatives ever met a junta they didn’t like?
Iraq is showing leading neoconservatives the limits of America’s influence in a country it laid to waste.
Dick Cheney had his eye on Iraqi oil long before 9/11.
Hawk criticism of Ron Paul is a sign of alarm about the potential crumbling of the neocon consensus on foreign policy.
Newt Gingrich has repented from his sins of the past, but recanted none of his political views. Does this 1990s Republican revolutionary have a shot at the presidency?
Regime change in Syria could open the door to Islamist rule.
Revolutions of world-historic potential, such as we are presently witnessing in Egypt, only happen once in a generation.
Noam Chomsky and Phyllis Bennis will discuss the current wars and the forces driving them. They will examine together the implications of the economic crisis and the right-wing resurgence for new initiatives by the peace movement. Following their conversation, there will be time for brief comments and questions from the audience.
There is a tendency among right-wing think tanks in the United States involved in Middle East policy to employ “experts” from the region to bolster their pro-war advocacy campaigns.
It’s almost as if Pyongyang has ties to the Heritage Foundation.