domestic politics

Western European Banks Vulnerable to Ukrainian Sovereign Debt Crisis

March 16, 2014

James Henry: European banks in countries like Germany and Austria have a vested interest in a stable Ukraine because of trillions in outstanding debt

The Porter Report

January 14, 2014
Gareth Porter: Gates account conceals the dishonest tactics employed to get Obama’s agreement to the Afghan War escalation

US & Iran Relations

September 24, 2013
After failing to garner support on a military strike on Syria, President Obama hinted at reconciliation with Iran at the UN General Assembly

Hardliners, Weapons-Makers the Real Winners in Japan-China Dispute

October 3, 2012

Japanese and Chinese nationalists are willing to bet their countries’ futures for the sake of national pride and a handful of uninhabited islands in the sea, but it may be the global weapons-making industry that walks away with the pot.