Tag Archives: US foreign policy

Saudi Arabia | After Riyadh summit, Sunni unity crumbles

by Sharmine Narwani

The glowing orb stunt should have been a sign that all was not what it seems. Theatrics, in the world of politics, usually suggest an illusion needs to be spun for audiences somewhere.

Smoking Gun: US Government Role in Arab Spring

by Stuart Jeanne Bramhall

In tracking down sources for an upcoming presentation on the antiglobalization movement, I have come across a little gem called Arabesque Americaine by French Canadian author Ahmed Bensaada. The full title is Arabesque Americaine: Le role des Etats-Unis dans les revoltes de la rue arabe — translated American Arabesque: the Role of the US in the Revolts in the Arab Streets.

The Weight of Chains: US/NATO Destruction of Yugoslavia

by Boris Malagurski

Boris Malagurski’s award-winning Canadian film “The Weight of Chains”, dealing with the breakup of Yugoslavia from a different angle – on YouTube.

If you thought you knew why Yugoslavia broke up, get ready for 2 hours of shocking facts that will shed a different light on Western intervention in the Balkans. Malagurski exposes the root causes of the Yugoslav wars and explains that the goal was for the West to create economic and geopolitical colonies in that part of the world.

DPRK: US more vicious under Trump

PYONGYANG — The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s vice foreign minister on Friday blamed US President Donald Trump for escalating tensions on the Korean Peninsula through his tweets and expansion of military exercises, saying the US was becoming “more vicious and more aggressive” under his leadership than it had been under president Barack Obama.

USA | 5 reasons why Donald Trump’s missile strike was a massive blunder

by Alexander Mercouris

By launching his missile strike the President has destroyed his reputation for consistency, emboldened his enemies and dismayed his friends.

Following Napoleon’s murder in March 1804 of the Duc d’Enghien, Napoleon’s chief of police, Joseph Fouché, said of the murder C’est pire qu’un crime, c’est une faute” –“It was worse than a crime; it was a blunder.”  President Trump’s missile strike on Sharyat air base in Syria was like the Duc d’Enghien’s murder, not just a crime but a blunder.