Tag Archives: Obama Administration

Behind the Real U.S. Strategic Blunder in Syria

Obama’s Syria policy failed because it did not anticipate provoking Iranian and Russian interventions.

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The U.S. Government and the Major Banks: Justice for Sale at the Bazaar

To date, not a single top banker has been put on trial, let alone sent to prison, for the frauds perpetrated by the institutions they lead.

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Obama’s Syria Policy: The Illusion of US Power in the Middle East

The cost of letting US policy be determined primarily by the ambitions of Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Turkey.

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The U.S.-Syria Scandal: Supporting Sectarian War

Senior Obama administration officials were aware from 2012 that a war to overthrow Assad would inevitably become a sectarian bloodbath.

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Obama: So Good, Yet So Bad

How can someone so politically adept at campaigning be so politically incompetent at governing?

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Hillary Clinton: Lacking Smarts, Principles or Both?

Hillary Clinton attacks Obama’s foreign policy — she would be better off emulating it

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Countering the Voices of U.S. Economic Extremism

The economic extremism from the far right could have set the United States far off course.

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On Iraq, Dick Cheney Used to Be a Truth Teller

Before he became Vice President, Cheney acknowledged that Iraq could disintegrate following a U.S. invasion.

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U.S.-Russia: Seeking Salvation in Sanctions

U.S. foreign policy is driven by acts of symbolism. When they fail, the U.S. is quick to blame others.

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Why Crimea Is Not the Product of U.S. Weakness

Do Republicans really need a refresher course in big-power politics?

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