American policy

Obama and the Saudi Agenda

March 28, 2014
Toby Jones says the Saudis see the Arab awakening as an existential threat while the US sees it as something to be manipulated

Turkey in Crisis: Understanding the Erdogan/ Gulen Split

January 13, 2014

TRNN Replay: Baris Karaagac: The events of the past two years has plunged Turkey into crisis, pitting two of the country’s most powerful figures and former allies against each other Turkish PM Erdogan and Islamic preacher Gulen, currently in self-imposed exile in the United States

Reality Asserts Itself - Max Blumenthal

August 19, 2013
In Pt 2 of 4 of Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay and Max Blumenthal discuss US foreign policy from Bush to Obama and the concept that in “defense of civilization”, every crime is acceptable

Egypt

August 14, 2013
Brutal slaughter of MB designed to create a violent response and justify military rule

Drug Wars

June 4, 2013
John Ackerman: Last two Mexican presidents relied on US support for legitimacy not found in polls

US Iran Policy Can’t Abide an Independent Middle East State

May 30, 2013

Hillary Mann-Leverett and Flynt Leverett: American policy based on hegemony in the Middle East – a major regional player not within the US system of supported states is a target