Trump-Kim Summit: A Transcript

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by John Feffer In a surprise announcement in early March, President Donald Trump said that he would meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un within two months. The preparations for the meeting were hampered by the lack of North Korea… Continue Reading  

North Korea Is Not Iran

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by Mitchell Plitnick The drama around North Korea and Donald Trump took another bizarre twist last week, with the sudden announcement that Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un would meet sometime before May. Reaction was as swift as it… Continue Reading  

US, North Korea Both Make Threats, But Only One Has Killed Millions of the Other’s People

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by Eoin Higgins For the consumer of US corporate media, the idea of a nuclear armed North Korea is a terrifying threat. Almost every day for the last two weeks, print and television media have amped up the potential danger of… Continue Reading  

Getting to Negotiations on Syria

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by Paul R. Pillar Even some observers of the war in Syria who have wisely given up the idea of forcibly destroying the Assad regime still argue that greater force, including U.S. military force, should be used to induce that… Continue Reading  

U.S. Special Operations Command Details Dismal U.S. Military Record

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by Nick Turse Winning: it’s written into the DNA of the U.S.A.  After all, what’s more American than football legend Vince Lombardi’s famous (if purloined) maxim: “Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing”? Americans expect to be number one.  First Lady Michelle… Continue Reading