Category: Anti-Imperialism/Foreign Policy

A Biden Doctrine Starts to Take Shape

By Andrew Bacevich, The American Conservative In President Biden’s address to a joint session of Congress, military issues figured as an afterthought. Yet implicit in his presentation was a potential shift in basic U.S. policy from activism to restraint. The central purpose of American military power, he announced, […]

Support the Tropes

By Alan McLeod, MROnline riginally published: FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting) (April 9, 2021)   |  In an earlier piece (FAIR.org, 3/3/21), we explored some country case study examples of how the press helps to manufacture consent for regime change and other U.S. actions abroad among left-leaning audiences, […]

How the US gov’t cultivated environmental and Indigenous groups to defeat Ecuador’s leftist Correísta movement

This is interesting.  Totalitarian humanism vs. Latin American left-nationalist populist. By Ben Norton, The Grayzone When socialist Rafael Correa became Ecuador’s president, CIA cutouts poured money into environmental and Indigenous groups, while the US embassy cultivated opportunistic leaders to undermine his constituency. These forces helped secure victory for […]

What is Imperialist Realism?

Since its emergence in the middle of the twentieth century, the American Empire has been fueled by the search for an enemy. This episode of Zero Squared features a conversation with Daniel Bessner features a conversation about Karl Schmidt, the friend/enemy distinction, the cold war, and American Empire’s […]

Alternative Security Conference: “Woke Imperialism” with Aaron Maté, Katie Halper and Rania Khalek

“Woke Imperialism / Diversity Among War Mongers” explores the fairly recently adopted language of Western foreign policy establishments post-Trump. During this session, we will discuss how the Western military, surveillance and financial establishments continue to extrapolate different formerly countercultural trends borrowed from identity politics, in order to airbrush […]

Why Donbass Matters

By Nicky Reid aka Comrade Hermit Exile in Happy Valley Dark storm clouds are gathering over the contested Ukrainian border regions of Donbass and Crimea as two antiquated superpowers surge headlong towards a conflict that could easily end in nuclear oblivion. It may take two dinosaurs to tango […]

Kissinger Warns Washington: Accept New Global Order Or Else

This is an important article. Among the US foreign policy elites, there are multiple factions: globalist-realists like Kissinger, nationalist-realists (like Mike Scheuer), neocons (right-wing Trotskyists uber-Zionists), superhawks (e.g. John Bolton), liberal internationalists (most Democrats), human rights imperialists (Samantha Power), and cosmopolitan internationalists/rainbow globalists (the left-wing of the Democratic […]

The Israel lobby: A List

Israel-Palestine News The pro-Israel special interest group is the most powerful interest group on behalf of a foreign country in the United States. In fact, it may be the the most significant and pervasive special interest group in the country. It consists of numerous institutions and individuals that […]

Facing the Facts of War with Russia

By Douglas MacGregor,  The American Conservative The Biden administration appears willing to get us into a fight we’re not ready for. Conflict with Russia may be inevitable. Kiev’s strident threats to resolve the crisis in Eastern Ukraine with force of arms, combined with Washington’s refusal to acknowledge that […]