To react to Beijing’s growing economic power by increasing Western military power is hopeless. It is harder to think of a more stupid example of lashing out in blind anger.
Category: Biden Administration
Viewpoint: Jan. 6 Prosecutions, Convictions & Sentences are Justified
Bruce Fein says the Jan. 6 defendants are no more political prisoners or martyrs than were the Watergate defendants.
Seymour Hersh Accuses US of Nord Stream ‘Cover Up’
The veteran investigative journalist writes that Biden administration officials have been feeding the press false stories to “protect a president who made an unwise decision and is now lying about it.”
SCOTT RITTER: G7 vs BRICS — Off to the Races
An economist digging below the surface of an IMF report has found something that should shock the Western bloc out of any false confidence in its unsurpassed global economic clout.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: Trump & the Stormy Deep State
We keep coming face-to-face with the wreckage of the Russiagate years, when the 45th president threatened the national security apparatus for, possibly, the first time since Kennedy fired Allen Dulles as C.I.A. director in 1961.
US Military Stonewalling on Hazardous Hawaii Fuel Facility
Ann Wright responds to a “caution” buried in a voluminous national security law about what might prevent the closure of the U.S. military’s spill-prone Red Hill jet-fuel tanks.
Caitlin Johnstone: Australia’s Real Fear Isn’t China
Australia is not arming itself against China to protect itself from China. Australia is arming itself against China to protect itself from the United States.
SCOTT RITTER: The Nord Stream-Andromeda Cover Up
U.S. intelligence was too quick to leak information about the German investigation to The New York Times. It raises the distinct impression that the real culprit is nervous about the investigative work of Seymour Hersh.
Chris Hedges: Ukraine’s Death by Proxy
Proxy wars devour the countries they purport to defend. There will come a time when the Ukrainians will become expendable to the U.S. They will disappear, as many others before them, from U.S. national discourse and popular consciousness.
Fire Victoria Nuland — Don’t Let Her Drive War
On International Women’s Day the authors say that if feminists remain silent or support Biden’s under secretary of state simply because she is a woman, this Bush-era neocon might just burn down the world in a nuclear fire.