Tag Archives: Foreign Policy

Harry Targ : The Real Romney Foreign Policy

Will the real Mitt Romney please stand up? Image from Foreign Policy.Unleashing the military:The real Romney foreign policy Military spending would grow in a Romney administration, especially because of ties to the neocons and a hawkish Congress which promotes military … finish reading Harry Targ : The Real Romney Foreign Policy

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Robert Parry : Mitt Romney’s Lies and Distortions

That trademark Romney smirk. Image from policymic.Mitt Romney lies to the world Mitt Romney gave a rousing speech about how his foreign policy would be much more muscular than President Obama’s. But Romney displayed again his proclivity to lie on … finish reading Robert Parry : Mitt Romney’s Lies and Distortions

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Jack A. Smith : Reversing the Vietnam War Verdict

Demonstrators at the October 21, 1967 march on the Pentagon carry a banner that says, “Support our GIs, Bring Them Home Now.”Reversing the Vietnam War verdict Most of the allegations about insults directed at soldiers or vets from war opponents … finish reading Jack A. Smith : Reversing the Vietnam War Verdict

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Harry Targ : Diplomatic Rejection at Cartagena Summit Reflects U.S. Decline

Is U.S. image fading? President Obama on giant screen at Americas Summit in Cartagena, April 14, 2012. Photo by John Vizcaino / Reuters.Occupy Latin America:Changing relations in the hemisphere Latin America’s rejection of U.S. diplomatic dominance at the Cartagena, Colombia, … finish reading Harry Targ : Diplomatic Rejection at Cartagena Summit Reflects U.S. Decline

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Tom Hayden : On Bin Laden and Searching for Monsters

Seeking monsters to destroy. Image from Slog.Searching for monsters:Bin Laden is dead, but willthe ‘Long War’ on terror live on? By Tom Hayden / The Rag Blog / May 3, 2011 John Quincy Adams long ago urged that American foreign … finish reading Tom Hayden : On Bin Laden and Searching for Monsters

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Ed Felien : Obama and the Lies About Libya

Political cartoon by Mike Keefe / Denver Post / inToon.comWhat’s really up in Benghazi?Obama’s lies about Libya By Ed Felien / The Rag Blog / April 5, 2011 Barack Obama tried to explain the U. S. war against Libya on … finish reading Ed Felien : Obama and the Lies About Libya

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Marc Estrin : Pea of the Month

Image from OB Rag.PEA OF THE MONTH “Keep your eye on the pea.” “What pea? Where?” “The one under the shell, this shell, here. Got it?” “Yeah.” “OK. Now watch carefully.” By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / April … finish reading Marc Estrin : Pea of the Month

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Joshua Brown : Life During Wartime: Data Overload

Political cartoon and verse by Joshua Brown / The Rag Blog / January 17, 2011.The Rag Blog

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Danny Schechter : WikiLeaks and the Fetish of Secrecy

Graphic from APS.Wikileaks and the secrets that deceive us It’s the age-old battle between our right to know and their right to keep us from knowing. By Danny Schechter / The Rag Blog / December 21, 2010 In the days … finish reading Danny Schechter : WikiLeaks and the Fetish of Secrecy

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Ted McLaughlin : Republicans Play Political Football With START Treaty

Political cartoon by Matson / Roll Call. UPDATE: December 22, 2010 — The New START arms control treaty with Russia was ratified by the Senate today by a 71-26 vote, with 13 Republicans crossing the aisle to support it. But … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Republicans Play Political Football With START Treaty

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Ted McLaughlin : The WikiLeaks Brouhaha

Political cartoon by samir alramahi / toonpool.com.WikiLeaks brouhaha:A danger to our security,or serving the public’s right to know? By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / November 29, 2010 I doubt if there’s any established government on earth that can’t … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : The WikiLeaks Brouhaha

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Danny Schechter : Memories of U.S. Embassy in Tehran Still Hold Us Hostage

Outside wall of U.S. Embassy, Tehran. Photo from smoughadam / Flickr.Memories that still hold us hostage:A visit to the U.S. Embassy in Tehran By Danny Schechter / The Rag Blog / November 29, 2010 The latest massive Wikileaks revelations released … finish reading Danny Schechter : Memories of U.S. Embassy in Tehran Still Hold Us Hostage

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