More evidence that the civilian elected government does not really run the system. They’re just managers and figureheads.
George Packer joins Saagar and Marshall on The Realignment to discuss how America fractured and what can be done to bring the country together again.
Krystal and Saagar cover the new reporting that details how Haitian leaders are spending big money on lobbyists to get US support
Kim Iversen breaks down the ongoing controversy between Ben & Jerry’s and Israel after the ice cream company announced they would stop selling their products in all Israeli occupied territories, including Palestine.
By Chris Hedges / Original to Scheerpost The persecution of the attorney Steven Donziger is a grim illustration of what happens when we confront the real centers of power, masked and unacknowledged by the divisive cant from the Trump White House or the sentimental drivel of the Democratic […]
The Hero Drone whistleblower Daniel Hale was sentenced to 45 months in federal prison. It was a severe sentence but not the harshest sentence ever issued in an Espionage Act prosecution against a former United States government employee or contractor for the “unauthorized disclosure” of information. The sentence […]
Kim Iversen and Robby Soave react to President Biden’s statements on U.S. troops leaving Iraq by the end of 2021.
On today’s What America’s Thinking, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds a plurality of voters, 38 percent, want the U.S. to not get involved in Cuba after the protests. Robby Soave and Kim Iversen discuss. This survey was conducted online within the United States from July 20 – 21 […]
By Dave Decamp, Antiwar.Com On Monday, President Biden and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi agreed that the US “combat” mission in Iraq will be over by the end of the year, but US troops will remain in the country in an advisory role. “I think things are going […]
Trita Parsi, Executive Vice President of The Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft, discusses what role, if any, the United States should play in the Middle East following the troops withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Kim Iversen and Robby Soave react to Rep. Adam Kinzinger’s appointment to the January 6th House committee.
By Thaddeus Russell, Reason What happened when some indigenous people took their lands back from the state. I first heard about the autonomous movements in Mexico from my anarcho-communist college buddies in the early 1990s. They loved the idea of indigenous people taking up arms and seizing control […]
By Nicky Reid aka Comrade Hermit Exile in Happy Valley Well, dearest motherfuckers, I had published my doubts, but it appears that Old Man Biden is prepared to finally end our twenty year clusterfuck in Afghanistan by the end of summer after all. Well, sort of. Like any […]
By Andrew Sullivan One of the most influential Jewish critics of Netanyahu’s Israel talks foreign policy with the Dish. Peter is a long-time friend and fellow former editor of The New Republic. His latest book is The Crisis of Zionism, and he’s the editor-at-large for Jewish Currents and […]
By Andrew Sullivan And the realism that requires we live with it. There’s a story in a recent Atlantic memoir by a Uyghur refugee that lingers in the mind. The Chinese authorities in Xinjiang Province now regard the possession of any religious literature, including the Koran, as prima […]
After President Joe Biden quietly OK’d Donald Trump’s largest arms deal earlier this year, the Biden administration is now defending it in court using ludicrous logic: that it’s unfair to suggest the United Arab Emirates will misuse American weapons just because it has repeatedly done so for years. […]
“One of the best Congresspeople that we have.” He has a very low bar to meet, Kyle. Everyone else in Congress pretty much suck
Zac & Gavin react to “Breaking Points” co-host Krystal Ball (formerly of The Hill’s “Rising”) hilarious response to a cringey tweet from Rep. Ro Khanna.
Webinar at 7 pm CT, Wednesday, August 4, 2021 The ugly truth of what is happening to Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza has been effectively hidden by media silence. Israelis don’t want to look and the West doesn’t know. The Israeli Defense Force (IDF) and police […]
Krystal and Saagar respond to Israel pressuring US states to punish Ben & Jerry’s for supporting the BDS movement.
By Connor Freeman, Libertarian Institute American imperial policy has sharply trained its sights on Russia and China. Under President Joe Biden, sanctions have been levied against both countries and, along with its allies, the U.S. military, has maintained a near constant, hostile, military presence in both states’ near […]
By Caitlin Johnstone America has the single worst government in the world. Shut the fuck up about Cuba. Hands off Cuba and regime change America. “Stop saying the US is the worst government on earth! Others are way worse!” Name one. Name one that’s currently doing anything that […]
By Matthew Petti and Trita Parsi, Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft Middle East instability is not due to a sole ‘malign actor’… • Instability in the Middle East has often been blamed on a single expansionist U.S. opponent, whether that be Libya, Iraq, or Iran. However, a qualitative […]
By Caitlin Johnstone California Representative Ro Khanna announced on Monday that he’d just hung out with Iraq war architect Bill Kristol and had a wonderful exchange of ideas, fully discrediting the myth of the progressive Democrat with a single tweet. “Bill Kristol is one of the most thoughtful voices […]
Ryan Grim explains how cyber warfare threatens the stability of government.
Ryan Grim, Emily Jashinsky and Ryan Devereaux discuss Ariel Henry stepping in as prime minister of Haiti.
By Robert Stark Across the globe there are multiple crises of political and ethnic sectarian conflict and strife. These, along with the Coronavirus pandemic and its economic aftermath, are leading to overall global instability. With one of the worst global refugee crises in history, Biden has promised to […]
Krystal and Saagar bring updates about the US connection to the new government in Haiti
David Schultz, Counterpunch Philosopher Georg Hegel declared the only lesson of history is that we do not learn from history. As the US prepares for the final pullout from Afghanistan and what will soon follow as the fall of the country to the Taliban an entire generation of […]
Being a shapeshifter worked exceedingly well for Obama. The Squad is just following his model!
He’s the type of person that makes this whole planet not safe to live on.
Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky react to reports that Israeli spyware was used to hack cellphones of journalists and activists around the world.
A voicemail caller is not happy about our criticism of the Castro regime in Cuba, and defends the regime while blaming the United States.
The two-state solution is a lie, a cynical charade to keep you distracted while Israel steals more Palestinian land for its ethno-religious nightmare state. How much longer until those who claim to be liberal support the obvious solution? One state with equal rights for all.
When the US collapses and is no longer the driving force behind NATO, the two main things the Europeans will have to worry about are renewed Russian expansionism and Turkey’s neo-Ottoman ambitions. Fortunately, Russia and Turkey will be a counterbalance to each other. By Rebecca Cambell, UK Defense […]
By Philip Nieto, Spectator World Glenn Greenwald wants right-wing populists to understand that the CIA is not their friend. On Sunday thousands of Cubans swarmed the streets of Havana amid ongoing blackouts, food shortages and rising prices. Increasing COVID infections have strained the island’s healthcare system and put […]
By Kiran Sridhar, TELOS In 2013, Valery Gerasimov, the chief of the general staff of the Russian Armed Forces and a close confidant of longtime defense minister Sergey Shoygu, published an article in a narrowly circulated military journal, Military-Industrial Courier. The article had an anodyne title: “The Value […]
It’s not a question of either/or. Cubans can have legitimate complaints about their government, and the US can be attempting to subvert the protests at the same time. By Lorenz Duchamps Epoch Times Black Lives Matter is blaming the U.S. government’s “cruel and inhumane” economic embargo for the current unrest […]
By Philip Giraldi In less than six months in office President Joe Biden has already developed a national security policy that appears to lean strongly towards proactive use of military force in questionable circumstances, as if war is the answer to every problem. Biden should nevertheless be applauded […]
Richard Hanania, research fellow at Defense Priorities, breaks down the MSM’s coverage of Afghanistan.
The option was Hillary Clinton who is a war-mongering creep. Sounds like Putin and his cabinet were just giving their opinion about the candidates.
US wants color revolution in Cuba.
Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky react to President Biden’s plan to evacuate Afghans who assisted U.S. troops during the war.
Kim Ives, English language editor at Haiti Liberté, discusses the latest developments in the investigation into President Jovenel Moïse’s assassination.
Team Rising discusses Pitbull’s calls for public support of Cuba.
Ryan Grim and Emily Jashisnky discuss the unrest in South Africa following the arrest of former president Jacob Zuma.
Krystal and Saagar evaluate GOP politicians’ renewed calls for regime change in Cuba amidst the protests against the government.
Krystal and Saagar explain why recent comments made by George W. Bush on the Afghanistan withdrawal should be ignored.
What happened in Libya, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, and Afghanistan? I have witnessed more humanitarian interventions in my life then one can count. Blood baths , mass migration of refugees, instability and a power vacuum which harbors terrorism.
Fantastic interview. Journalist and “Rania Khalek Dispatches” host Rania Khalek returns to discuss recent geopolitical events, the great Hinkle-Vaush debate, and Noam Chomsky. Rania also responds to a recent critique of her work made by Ana Kasparian of The Young Turks (TYT).