Foreign Affairs

America’s Myth of a Peaceful Nation

We are a peaceful nation, claimed Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson in an interview with Katie Couric late last year […]

The Demonization of Islam

The demonization of Islam cannot be accomplished no matter what as it is a religious ideology just as much as are the Buddhist, Hindu, Christian or Judaic ideologies but it is Muslims being demonized through terror tactics […]

Blaming Russia for Skripal Attack is Similar to ‘Jews Poisoning our Wells’ in Middle Ages

The whole thing, to put it bluntly, was a load of rubbish. There are no known cases of fatal poisoning by dioxin in the history of medicine, and the Dutch toxicologist who claimed to have found dioxin in Yushchenko’s blood – as I also found out when I rang him too – was in reality a food scientist who admitted to me that he had no way of knowing how it had got there […]

US Foreign Policies Remain Unchanged since 1948

Whereas Democrats lie, when they are not outright deceived, to say that Obama was a progressive; Republicans lie, when they are not outright deceived, to say that Obama wasn’t a conservative […]

Shield of the Union: How the Russian Navy Protected America in the Civil War

The streets of San Francisco and New York teemed with Russian officers and sailors in their bright uniforms in 1863 and they were social successes too. Innumerable parades, dance balls and dinners were organized, many by the visiting Russians themselves […]

A Collection of Thoughts about American Foreign Policy

Many ISIS leaders were former Iraqi military officers who were imprisoned by American troops […]

America and the Great Abdication: Don’t Mistake Donald Trump’s Withdrawal from the World for Isolationism

Abdication is not isolationism. Donald Trump’s United States is not isolationist. He has authorized the use of limited military force against the Syrian government in a manner his predecessor rejected. U.S. military operations have gone a long way toward defeating ISIS in both Syria and Iraq […]

Newly Declassified Documents: Gorbachev Told NATO wouldn’t Move Past East German Border

“The documents show that multiple national leaders were considering and rejecting Central and Eastern European membership in NATO as of early 1990 and through 1991,” George Washington University National Security Archives researchers Svetlana Savranskaya and Tom Blanton wrote […]