In the 1970s, expenditures on international war research reached upwards of $336 billion. To be clear, this talk of international military research is exclusive to a small number of very wealthy capitalist countries who consider themselves to be the international community, especially the distinct and tyrannical [Read more]
The most important lie in Bush’s memoirs is his denial that the interests of Israel and Iraq’s oil were the real impetus for the war.
The extent of the influence of the international financial crisis on the future of the international system and the effective parties within it, headed by the United States, is visible to any observer. This crisis has caused some international relations scholars to anticipate an end to the unipolar era. [Read more]
The shock created by WikiLeaks’ publishing of hundreds of thousands of documents related to the American invasion and occupation of Iraq is still reverberating.
This shock continues to arouse questions, anger and fear surrounding the information’s credibility. The number of casualties revealed in these documents [Read more]
What are you celebrating, Washington?
American presidents have celebrated throughout history: President Carter led the celebrations for the famous Camp David agreement between Prime Minister Begin and President Sadat; President Clinton embraced the late PLO leader Yasser Arafat and Prime Minister Rabin and then there [Read more]
Obama lauded Benjamin Netanyahu, saying that he considers him to be wise. He even said that Netanyahu being on the extreme right will somehow prove to be a helpful factor for the acceptance of new ideas.
The U.S State Department decided to remove Syria from the travel warning list.
This seems like an internal American issue, but since countries are being classified because of different political views, even lists based on scientific, social or statistical bases are being politicized. The most recent proof is that [Read more]
Haiti, victim of the earthquake, victim of poverty and underdevelopment… tiny Haiti exposes once again — before the earthquake and after — capitalism's incompetence for solving humanity’s problems.
I am certainly not attempting to discount any efforts that have been expended — no matter how big or small — [Read more]
It has become clear that the adoption of a strategy on Afghanistan is one of the main concerns for U.S. President Barack Obama, while talk about the importance of victory in “the war on terrorism” in this Asian nation rings hollow.
It seems that, after an unceasing review of the deteriorating situation there, he [Read more]
A year after his election, it appears that U.S. President Barack Obama has exhausted almost all the momentum that accompanied his arrival to the White House.