US foreign policy

History repeats itself: When weeds invade the land, it means the owner is absent

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs, US foreign policy by on September 25, 2014 0 Comments
History repeats itself: When weeds invade the land, it means the owner is absent

Middle East regime changes by the United States and its allies have changed the world forever. The US decision to invade Iraq had a pyromaniac effect in the Middle East. We are watching how the Western countries — by trying to remove President Assad of Syria by giving arms to the rebels in Syria — […]

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Controversy over Bergdahl’s release: Sometimes you need to sacrifice your beard in order to save your head

Filed in Current affairs, Politics, US foreign policy by on June 1, 2014 0 Comments
Controversy over Bergdahl’s release: Sometimes you need to sacrifice your beard in order to save your head

The release of a U.S. Army Sergeant detained by the Taliban after five years of captivity has ignited a political debate about how his release was negotiated. We all agree that the Taliban is a terrorist group. Are five Taliban lives worth one American life? Honestly, the United States didn’t have any choice whether to […]

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On Russia and Crimea: A bad habit is like fire; you can’t play with it and expect not to get burnt

Filed in Current affairs, US foreign policy by on March 14, 2014 0 Comments
On Russia and Crimea: A bad habit is like fire; you can’t play with it and expect not to get burnt

What is happening between Russia and Ukraine was predictable after the Soviet Union disintegrated. By invading the autonomous Republic of Crimea, a republic made of 58% ethnic Russians, Russia is moving toward fusing its people with the same culture and history. It is logical as long as it is the will of the people of […]

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US involvement in Syria a mistake: A wrong step by the leader is a warning for those following

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs, US foreign policy by on September 19, 2013 1 Comment
US involvement in Syria a mistake: A wrong step by the leader is a warning for those following

From Alexis de Tocqueville to Vladimir Putin, the European view of American exceptionalism has not changed a lot. America is still a country born from a revolution, built by immigrants, a country of severe inequalities and imperialism. President Putin’s article in the New York Times is a lesson of history, morals, and a warning toward […]

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McCain visits Syria: A dog has four legs but follows only one path

Filed in Current affairs, Politics, US foreign policy by on May 31, 2013 0 Comments
McCain visits Syria: A dog has four legs but follows only one path

Senator McCain‘s surprise trip to Syria can be seen as a persuasive move to influence the US government to support the rebels. Syria is a strategic country. The fall of the Assad regime means the asphyxia of Hezbollah in Lebanon. Behind US foreign policy is the protection of Israeli interests. The US is like a big […]

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US arms Syrian rebels: A donkey says thank you with a kick

US arms Syrian rebels: A donkey says thank you with a kick

The US is the policeman of our planet; at least, they have given themselves that role. While tension is high with Islamists  all around the world, the US is once again engaged in the Syrian conflict by arming so-called rebels. The US has not learned the lesson of Iraq and Libya. If the engagement of […]

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Immigrants attacking the countries that welcome them: Don’t pee in the bed that you sleep on

Immigrants attacking the countries that welcome them: Don’t pee in the bed that you sleep on

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston marathon suspect, has admitted his involvement in planting the bombs that killed three people. He also told investigators that his now dead brother was the driving force behind the attack. While he may be right, it will be hard to get sympathy from the public. He will likely face the death […]

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US favors Israel over Palestine: A mother of twins should have impartial breasts

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs, US foreign policy by on March 26, 2013 7 Comments
US favors Israel over Palestine: A mother of twins should have impartial breasts

President Obama has just visited the Middle East. His vision and hope for peace in this troubled region of the world is known. However, no tangible progress has been made since he has been in the White House and since his historic speech to the Arab world in Cairo. President Obama’s actions resemble a polygamist with two wives who […]

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Chavez dies: When the big tree falls, the goat eats its leaves

Chavez dies: When the big tree falls, the goat eats its leaves

The champion of the poor is dead! May his soul rest in peace! Hugo Chavez left the world at 58 with an impressive fingerprint. Seen as a dictator, unjustly criticized for almost anything that he did by Western media, for many in his country and around the world he was an hero! I love the […]

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Obama continues Bush terrorism policy with drones: The family tree may bend but it never breaks

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs, US foreign policy by on February 7, 2013 2 Comments
Obama continues Bush terrorism policy with drones: The family tree may bend but it never breaks

CIA Director nominee John Brennan’s Senate hearing was interrupted by protests over US drone strikes, which kill both civilians and terrorists. Mr. Brennan is expected to be confirmed as CIA director. Would he change their strategy in dealing with terrorists? He himself was one of the artisans of techniques of torture called water-boarding under President […]

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