U.S. foreign policy

Book Review
May 18, 2017
Gowans book cover

Clearing the fog of war around Syria

Jooneed Khan
With his just-released book, Washington's Long War on Syria, Stephen Gowans blows away the twisted layers of disinformation and war propaganda around Syria, and exposes a great 21st-century tragedy.
Columnists
Apr 11, 2017
Photo: IS1 Kenneth Moll, USS Cape St. George via Matt Morgan/flickr

It's bombs away for the U.S., again

As a rule, not long after taking office, U.S. presidents authorize overseas bombing. Donald Trump has just attacked Syria and his "global leadership" has met with approval from NATO states.
Columnists
Nov 20, 2015

Why is France emulating the U.S.?

Instead of making declarations of war, France needs to remember the Lafontaine fable about the ox and the frog, and re-examine its blind new alignment with American imperialism.
News
Dec 24, 2014
Antony Thomas. Photo: Kempton/flickr

Death of a Princess revisited

Andrée Lévesque
There's a reason The Interview affair has an air of déjà vu. In 1980, the British film Death of a Princess, by Antony Thomas and Gladys Ganley, provoked similar responses on the part of Saudi Arabia.
Photos
Oct 10, 2014
Image: Jared Rodriguez / t r u t h o u t/flickr

The ongoing War on Terror: What's it really about?

Monia Mazigh
The War on Terror is never-ending. But is it really about a war on ISIL or their barbaric methods or a recapture of what is left of the Middle East after two disastrous wars?

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