foreign policy


April 7, 2017
Canada likes to portray its foreign policy as being independent and different from the US, but according to Yves Engler it actually almost always follows US lead


June 30, 2016
Baris Karaagac says the Turkish state must give up its aggressive, Neo-Ottomanist foreign policy if it wants to contain terrorist attacks

Col. Wilkerson: The Foreign Policy of Clinton, Trump, Cruz & Rubio “Frighten Me”

March 3, 2016

Former Bush administration official Larry Wilkerson says the candidates’ hawkish foreign policy record is cause for concern with the potential of a possible North Korea engagement

Democratic Debate: Sanders Attacks Clinton-Kissinger Vision for Perpetual War

February 14, 2016

Clinton favors war and regime change over negotiations and diplomacy says Phyllis Bennis, author of “Understanding ISIS and the New Global War on Terror: A Primer.”

Foreign Policy, Trump Style

February 11, 2016

Col. Larry Wilkerson says he’s amused by Trump’s understanding of foreign policy, but Trump still understands those issues better than other Republican candidates despite his “idiotic pronouncements” on other matters.

Democratic Primary Candidates Define Their Foreign Policy

January 20, 2016

Gareth Porter says Hillary wants to support the Syrian opposition and overthrow Assad, while Bernie’s priority is to defeat ISIS

At Democratic Debate, Candidates Embrace Military Solutions in Foreign Policy

December 21, 2015

Institute for Policy Studies Fellow Phyllis Bennis says the debate showed a difference in tactics but not strategy in the foreign policy platforms of Sanders and Clinton

ISIS Fills Power Vacuum in Iraq Fundamentally Created by U.S. Foreign Policy

June 12, 2014

Sabah al Nasseri explains that ISIS was able to take control of Mosul, Tikrit, and Baiji due to the weak state that arose from the occupation, and places it in the context of U.S. policy towards the Arab revolutions

If We Remain Predators, the Planet Will Cast Us Off – Lawrence Wilkerson on Reality Asserts Itself (3/3)

May 12, 2014

Col. Wilkerson says the United States and China must stop the arms buildup and solve the climate change crisis or humans may not have a future on this planet

Who Makes US Foreign Policy - Lawrence Wilkerson on Reality Asserts Itself (2/3)

Reality Asserts Itself - Lawrence Wilkerson

May 10, 2014
TRNN Replay from May 10, 2014: Colonel Wilkerson says while an Iran deal is in US strategic interests, it could still be derailed by Congress, the neocons and Hillary Clinton