The Insurrectionists

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by John Feffer Don’t kid yourself: 2016 was a revolutionary year in the United States. Yes, I know, the United States is a deeply conservative country. Americans don’t engage in periodic attempts to overthrow the system. There is no viable… Continue Reading  

Did Trump Greenlight Neoconservative Takeover of State Dept. and CIA?

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by Eli Clifton Donald Trump is likely to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with CIA Director Mike Pompeo and choose Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) to take over the intelligence agency, according to “senior administration officials” who spoke to The… Continue Reading  

Poll: Middle Easterners Want Good Relations with U.S., Russia

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by Derek Davison A new survey from Zogby Research Services (ZRS) finds that large majorities across the Middle East want their governments to get along with both the United States and Russia, despite their hostility toward both countries’ involvement in… Continue Reading  

How Trump Will Betray His Base

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by Rajan Menon Among the stranger features of the 2016 election campaign was the success of Donald Trump, a creature of globalization, as an America First savior of the white working class. A candidate who amassed billions of dollars by… Continue Reading  

Washington Does Have a Clear Middle East Policy—It’s Just the Wrong One

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by Graham E. Fuller  Washington media, think tanks, various commentators and now John McCain continue hammering on an old theme— that the US has “no policy towards the Middle East.” This is fake analysis. In fact the US very much… Continue Reading