Posts Tagged: US Foreign Policy
Sixty years after Albert Einstein and Bertrand Russell issued their manifesto about the growing threat of world war, the globe continues to face the prospect of nuclear annihilation -- coupled with the looming threat of climate change.
Just how American bullets make their way into Bahraini guns, into weapons used by troops suppressing pro-democracy protesters, opens a wider window into the shadowy relationships between the Pentagon and a number of autocratic states in the Arab world.
On Wednesday, Obama said his staff was preparing a "full range of options" for action.
Seeing Arabs demanding something we were convinced was the birthright and property of the West, of the United States in particular, has to send a shiver down anyone's spine.
To understand just how bad the 112th Congress, elected on November 2nd and taking office on January 3rd, is likely to be for peace on Earth, one has to understand how incredibly awful the 110th and 111th Congresses have been during the past four years and then measure the ways in which things are likely to become even worse.
When you look at me, you can't mistake the fact that I'm of a certain age. But just for a moment, think of me as nine years old.
United States President Barack Obama will try this week to underline his progress in extricating the US from the morass his predecessor's "war on terror" in the Greater Middle East.
Avni Dogru summarises the Middle East's falling in and out of love with President Barack Obama. Without a rapid reversal of U.S. policy, it looks as if the downward trend will only accelerate.
For as long as I could remember, the Brandenburg Gate had been the preeminent symbol of the age and Berlin the epicenter of contemporary history. Yet by the time I made it to the once and future German capital, history was already moving on.