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Samantha Power Can See Russia from Her Padded Cell

By David Swanson | CounterPunch | January 19, 2017

At the Atlantic Council — a “think” tank funded by such bastions of democracy as Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, not to mention that center of peaceful nonviolence NATO — Samantha Power announced on Tuesday that Russia is a menacing danger to the United States of America and to the rule of law in the world, which statement in fact constituted a menacing danger to the U.S.

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A smattering of foreign policy

By: Jack Feldman

Today we heard from two foreign policy experts on what to expect from the next administration.

The two speakers were Barbara Slavin… 614 more words


Bipartisan War

A new study urges more U.S. interventions

By Philip Giraldi • Unz Review • December 13, 2016

The Establishment and Realist foreign policy communities in the United States often seem separated by language which leads them to talk past each other.

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Atlantic Council: Rethinking Eritrea

December 8, 2016, the Atlantic Council held a discussion on Eritrea with the Council’s Bronwyn Bruton, Seth Kaplan (Professor at Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies),  Anthony Carroll (senior associate in the Africa Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies) and Dan Connell (visiting scholar in the African Studies Center at Boston University and outspoken enemy of the Government of Eritrea). 283 more words


RSA Security Thunderdome Debate

As the glory of 2016 rolls to an end, I plan to empty my archive of some unreleased recordings which never made it on to any podcasts over the past year. 141 more words


The enemy within

In democratic countries, disagreeing with government policy is nothing unusual. But Russophobic paranoia has reached such a peak that those who dare to propose better relations with Russia are increasingly facing pressure to be silent. 529 more words

A Muddied Road to Brexit


This post was originally posted by the Atlantic Council.

The November 3 ruling by a British High Court that Parliament must vote before the British government invokes Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty has been seen by many as making it less likely that the United Kingdom will leave the European Union. 1,013 more words

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