Tag Archives: United States

2020 US Elections: Voter Turnout or Pelosi Turnoff?

Why the Democratic leadership must go.

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Middle East: Towards a Nuclear Arms Race

U.S. policy is confounding efforts to prevent the Middle East from barreling towards a nuclear and ballistic missiles arms race.

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Trump’s Military Pomp: A Sign of Weakness

Trump’s penchant for military parades harks back to the old unlamented Soviet Union.

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Trump Has Turned America into an Evil Empire

In sidling up to Putin, Kim, MBS and other autocrats, Donald Trump is taking “his” United States firmly over to the side of the bad guys — A July 4th reflection.

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Game, Set and Match, China?

Trump’s playing into Beijing’s hands on Huawei and North Korean nukes underscores China’s global power status

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US Policy on Immigrant Children Violates the CRC

The US is the only country in the world that hasn’t yet ratified the CRC — the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Both the Reagan and the Bush Sr. administrations played an important role in drafting the treaty.

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Elizabeth Warren, Smart Populist

The erstwhile professor is a straight-talking populist focused on consumer issues and economic fairness. But she runs the risk of overshooting.

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China: Standing Up to US on Iran

Chinese purchases of Iranian oil raise tantalizing questions.

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Disgruntled Democracies

Why the problem is far greater than nationalist resurgence.

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Rare Earths: China’s Strongest Card

The U.S. imports 80% of its rare earths from China, but accounts for just 4% of China’s rare earths exports. This gives China a significant advantage.

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