Trump: The American Ahmadinejad?

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by Shervin Malekzadeh [Given the outcome of the US presidential election, LobeLog is republishing this commentary from February] Western coverage of Iran has long relied on the convention of describing important public personalities as the Persian version of their American… Continue Reading  

The Myth of Trump’s Alternative Worldview

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by John Feffer Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has staked out a foreign policy position quite distinct from his opponent, Hillary Clinton. It is not, however, “isolationist” (contra Jeb Bush and many others) or “less aggressively militaristic” (economist Mark Weisbrot in… Continue Reading  

The 2016 Elections: Media Equals Mediocrity

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by Robert E. Hunter Whatever else happens this election year—and maybe the best and worst are yet to come—we can already conclude that the media has come fully into its own. The singular verb “is” is used advisedly, rather than the… Continue Reading