Playing with Fire: Trump’s Iran policy risks cloning North Korea

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James M. Dorsey | As US President Donald J. Trump gropes with a set of bad options for responding to North Korea’s rapidly expanding nuclear and ballistic missiles program, he risks creating a similar, potentially explosive dilemma in the Middle East with his efforts to tighten the screws on Iran, if not engineer an end […]

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U.S Foreign Policy on Yemen is ‘The Mother of All Lies’

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David Swanson | The Mother of All Lies is this: you can fix things by blowing them up. Alcoholics should not drink, and people who cannot watch TV and distinguish it from reality should not watch TV. Donald Trump watches a lot of TV and may very well believe what it teaches, namely that blowing […]

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أغسطس 16th, 2017

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The ‘Anglo-Saxon’ Political Crisis – from Reagan & Thatcher to Trump & Brexit

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​Every day the media reports deepening political destabilisation gripping both major ‘Anglo Saxon’ countries – the US and UK.  Most important for the world, of course, is US political instability where almost daily crises hit the Trump administration – resignation of the President’s Chief of Staff, sacking of the head of the FBI, public attacks by […]

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US Policy Toward Diplomatic Row Over Qatar Shows Rifts in Trump Administration

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Approaches of US politicians, including President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, to the ongoing diplomatic row between Qatar and a number of mostly Arab countries show that there are certain divisions on the issue within the US administration, experts told Sputnik. © FLICKR/ EXPERTINFANTRY US Senator to Withhold Consent on GCC Arms […]

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يوليو 6th, 2017

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