Trump Sides With Authoritarians in Mideast, Says He Doesn’t Care About Human Rights

Emboldened by US President Donald Trump, authoritarian leaders of the Mideast have cracked down on their perceived internal adversaries, with mass expulsions, arrests, deportations, media blackouts, shutdowns and even, in the case of Saudi Arabia, the suspected murder of a journalist. In 2017, Middle Eastern countries cut off diplomatic and economic relations with Qatar, started... Continue Reading →

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Some Leftists Defend Trump Against Russia Collusion Charges

Notable American leftists like Noam Chomsky; Katrina Vanden Heuvel, editor and publisher of The Nation; her husband, noted Russian scholar Stephen Cohen; and journalist Glenn Greenwald of The Intercept are defending Donald Trump against charges of collusion with Russia. So is Mark Penn, a former advisor to Hillary Clinton. Chomsky on the Democracy Now show defended Trump against treason... Continue Reading →

Trump and Putin Share World View

Trump and Putin are both ethno-nationalists and anti-liberals who blame Europeans for embracing globalism and rejecting their Christian roots, as Putin has said, "including the Christian values that constitute the basis of Western civilization. They are denying moral principles and all traditional identities: national, cultural, religious and even sexual. They are implementing policies that equate... Continue Reading →

US Interventions Since the 1950s

To understand why much of the world has a love-hate relationship with the United States, one needs only to delve deeper into the litany of US interventions since the 1950s that Suzy Hansen chronicled in The (UK) Guardian, in an article titled: "Unlearning the Myth of American Innocence": "The sheer number of international interventions the US launched in... Continue Reading →

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