Assad might have unintentionally triggered the start of a new, global confrontation headed by a president in need of approval.
What is not normal is the divisiveness, intensity, level of danger, and sometimes banality of the conflicts created by the new president of the United States.
In this “war on drugs” rerun that Trump’s team of “hawks” is pushing from Washington ... Latin American countries ... are being called on to suffer the consequences.
“Border Wall” is a documentary that came out 11 years ago. It's hard to find. It isn't in DVD stores, which hardly exist now, and you can only find it for sale online from suspicious sources.
The reason I decided to track down a copy is because it was produced by Steve Bannon, senior adviser to President Donald [Read more]
This kind of colonialist and racist narrative invalidates the rights of the Native Americans to sovereignty, land and existence.
The worst part is not how much or how little Trump can do but what he has already unleashed on the people.
The erosion of democracy brings us to a period of uncertainty in the systems of peace and security that have governed the planet since World War II and particularly since the end of the Cold War.
The most important thing to come up, which remains a worrying conclusion of Wednesday night’s interchange, is the sword of Damocles unsheathed by the Republican candidate: For the first time, the suitability of the electoral system has been put into doubt when Trump insinuated the possibility of fraud even before the election and therefore promised to not accept the result until he knows what happened.
[Trump has] become a threat ... [to Americans'] confidence in their electoral system — one of the most complex and respected ones in the world.
Both [candidates] are facing off in a campaign that seems more geared toward discrediting opponents than maintaining political decorum.