(Foreign Policy in Focus) – Democracy faces a global crisis. And this crisis couldn’t be coming at a worse time. If you’re a supporter of Donald Trump — or Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil or Matteo Salvini in Italy — you probably think that democracy has never been in better health. Recent elections in these countries […]
Bolton has what he wants: a pretext for launching a retaliatory strike against Iran
(Tomdispatch.com) – In the Americas, the Trump tsunami has swept across both continents and the “pink tide” of progressivism has all but disappeared from the southern half of the hemisphere. In Europe, with the recent exception of Spain, the left has been banished to the political margins. In Africa and Asia, socialism has devolved into […]
(Foreign Policy in Focus ) – Bolton’s broadsides against Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela hint at ambitions for much more dangerous geopolitical conflict — and nothing short of a new Cold War. If you’re in the market for a troika of tyranny, Donald Trump, John Bolton, and Mike Pompeo certainly fit the bill. Or, if you’d […]
There’s finally a good chance that Congress will repeal the 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF)
Compared to Asia and Europe, the United States is a transportation embarrassment
The wall addresses a core psychological insecurity. Trump supporters — and many others — feel as if their own privileges are evaporating.
The forever war in the Middle East is far from over.
There is indeed a new global order. It’s called climate change