Trump’s Delusion: Halting Eurasian Integration and Saving ‘US World Order’

Strategic Culture by FEDERICO PIERACCINI   The preceding three parts of this series analyzed the mechanisms that drive great powers. The most in-depth understanding of the issues concerned the determination of the objectives and logic that accompany the expansion of an empire. Geopolitical theories, the concrete application of foreign-policy doctrines, and concrete actions that the United States employed… Read More Trump’s Delusion: Halting Eurasian Integration and Saving ‘US World Order’

The United States and The Race for Global Hegemony

Strategic Culture by FEDERICO PIERACCINI   The previous article focused on the definition of an international order, globalization, geopolitical theories and how this has changed the notion with which a nation exercises control over a foreign country. In this second part I intend to examine the various geopolitical theories, their translations into modern concepts, and practical actions… Read More The United States and The Race for Global Hegemony

35 Countries Where the U.S. Has Supported Fascists, Drug Lords and Terrorists

AlterNet By Nicolas J.S. Davies   The U.S. is backing Ukraine’s extreme right-wing Svoboda party and violent neo-Nazis whose armed uprising paved the way for a Western-backed coup. Events in the Ukraine are giving us another glimpse through the looking-glass of U.S. propaganda wars against fascism, drugs and terrorism. The ugly reality behind the mirror… Read More 35 Countries Where the U.S. Has Supported Fascists, Drug Lords and Terrorists

‘Liberal Global Order’: How Bush’s Neocons Crafted Obama’s Policy Of Endless War

MintPress News By MintPress News Desk   Foreign policy analysts at the Brookings Institution urged Obama to begin ‘the provision of lethal assistance by an American-led coalition’ to Syrian rebels, while acknowledging the presence of al-Qaida fighters among their ranks. Robert Kagan (center). speaks at the “Reagan in a World Transformed,” event in February, 2011,… Read More ‘Liberal Global Order’: How Bush’s Neocons Crafted Obama’s Policy Of Endless War

What Trump’s International Policies Could Look Like

Strategic Culture by BRIAN CLOUGHLEY   In June 2011, before the 9/11 catastrophe shook the world and before President George W Bush committed his country to endless and unwinnable wars, he met with President Putin and described their conversation as «straightforward and effective». He found Mr Putin «to be very straight forward and trustworthy and we had… Read More What Trump’s International Policies Could Look Like