Trump: Let’s Make a (Good) Deal


by John Feffer American beef is now available in China — as a result of a deal that Donald Trump made with Chinese leader Xi Jinping. In exchange, Chinese chicken is now available in the United States. Seems like a… Continue Reading  

On Iran, Canada Should Pick Up Where Obama Left Off


by Navid Hassibi As the two-year anniversary of the Iran nuclear deal approaches, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has an opportunity to put his government’s new approach to foreign policy into effect by expressing support for the historic agreement reached… Continue Reading  

Isolation in Hamburg


by Paul R. Pillar President Donald Trump’s second foreign trip, to attend a G-20 summit meeting, demonstrated how far and how fast U.S. global leadership and influence have fallen. This observation is warranted despite the usual tendency in the media… Continue Reading  

Washington Misses Bigger Picture of New Chinese Bank


by Jim Lobe Bibi Netanyahu’s election, persistent violence through much of the Middle East and North Africa, and intensified efforts to forge a nuclear deal between the P5+1 and Iran topped the news here in Washington this week. But a… Continue Reading  

Obama Increasingly Isolated on Syria Military Action


by Jim Lobe via IPS News With a week of intense lobbying behind him, U.S. President Barack Obama looks increasingly beleaguered – both at home and abroad – in his effort to rally support for a military strike against Syria… Continue Reading