foreign policy

Reality Asserts Itself - Toby Jones

January 15, 2014
Toby Jones tells Paul Jay that the Saudis use of terrorism is driven by a fear of democracy and a desire to be the regional and oil hegemon

NAFTA Strengthened Canada’s Corporate Class

January 7, 2014

Engler: Free trade deal bolstered neoliberal capitalism in Canada and opened it up to further resource extraction

Drug Wars

December 11, 2013
The small Latin American country of Uruguay has become the only country that allows growing and selling marijuana

JNF Honors Canadian PM Amidst Protests Against Bedouin Expulsion

December 2, 2013

On Sunday, December 1st, hundreds protested in Toronto, Canada. The demonstrators gathered in freezing weather outside the Metro Toronto Convention Center where thousands attended the JNF honoring dinner for Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Harper has been one of the most fervent supporters of Israel. Under his leadership military and financial relations with Israel tightened.…

US Drone Wars

November 25, 2013
Pakistani government continues to privately back the US-led drone campaign in spite of growing public opposition to drone strikes

US & Iran Relations

November 14, 2013
Robert Parry: France was pursuing its own economic, regional interests in thwarting the nuke deal with Iran.

The Untold Story of American Soldiers Wounded in Afghanistan

November 11, 2013
Part three of our discussion with journalist Ann Jones on her new book: “How the Wounded Return from America’s Wars – The Untold Story”

Former IAEA inspector Robert Kelley on the IAEA and Iran

November 11, 2013
Former IAEA inspector Robert Kelley examines what the IAEA already knows about Iran’s nuclear program and debunks myths and misconceptions.

Immigration Reform Requires Dismantling NAFTA and Respecting Migrants’ Rights

October 29, 2013

David Bacon explains the essentials of immigration reform. David Beacon, author and immigration rights activist, says that immigration policy reform must take economic and trade agreements into account, and uphold migrants' rights. “When the North American Free Trade Agreement allowed big U.S. grain companies, for instance, to dump cheap, cheap corn on the Mexican market,…