President Obama Repeats His Failed Foreign Policy Mantra at the UN

By Joseph A. Klein President Obama delivered his annual speech to the United Nations General Assembly on September 28th.  He spoke mostly in generalities, with his usual platitudes extolling the benefits of multilateral cooperation, diplomacy and international law rooted in what he called “universal,” “self-evident” truths.  He condemned “the belief that power is a zero-sum […]

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Will US Grasp Putin’s Syria Lifeline?

By Robert Parry Russian President Vladimir Putin has thrown U.S. policymakers what amounts to a lifeline to pull them out of the quicksand that is the Syrian war, but Official Washington’s neocons and the mainstream U.S. news media are growling about Putin’s audacity and challenging his motives. For instance, The New York Times’ lead editorial on […]

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Endgame: Putin Plans To Strike ISIS With Or Without The U.S.

On Sunday, we noted that Washington’s strategy in Syria has now officially unravelled. John Kerry, speaking from London following talks with British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, essentially admitted over the weekend that Russia’s move to bolster the Assad regime at Latakia effectively means that the timing of Assad’s exit is now completely indeterminate. Here’s how […]

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Biden: No More Money for Ukraine Unless Kiev Gets Rid of Corruption

US Vice President Joe Biden is “extremely worried” about the scale of corruption in Ukraine. He warned Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk that if the situation doesn’t change the United States will stop bankrolling the country, Ukraine’s Novoe Vremya reported. The White House is worried about a high level of corruption […]

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Sheriff Clarke: Obama Started Open Season on the American Police Officer

[youtube TTpLS9Us4yI nolink] by JEFF POOR On Saturday night’s broadcast of “Justice with Judge Jeanine,” Milwaukee County, WI Sheriff David Clarke reacted to the killing of Harris County, TX deputy Darren Goforth, pinning the blame on President Barack Obama and former Attorney General Eric Holder. According to Clarke, their rhetoric has caused an “open season” on police officers. […]

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