It’s past time that the U.S. recognized the true sources of security: internal social cohesion and responsible cooperation with the rest of the world, rather than the illusion of hegemony, writes Jeffrey D. Sachs.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: Shadow Wars
Talk of Washington going to war in behalf of either Taiwan or Ukraine is hard to match for cynicism.
Who was Dag Hammarskjöld?
Through his independence, Hammarskjöld had managed to anger both Cold War camps, writes Joe Lauria.
Behind Obama’s Risky Shift on Taiwan
Richard C. Bush has helped preserve peace between Beijing and Taipei. But as Gareth Porter reports, he changed his position.
Danger in the South China Sea
In 2020, The Trump administration has dramatically increased the number of show-of-force missions, Ann Wright reports.
COVID-19: Confucius is Winning the Coronavirus War
Compare hundreds of millions of Asians’ serene response to the coronavirus crisis with the West’s fear, panic and hysteria, writes Pepe Escobar.
How China Lobby Shaped America
Exclusive: A prototype of the modern foreign lobby in Washington was the China Lobby, bribing and bending U.S. politicians to serve the will of the Nationalists who fled to Taiwan and helped fuel McCarthyism, reports Jonathan Marshall.
Picking a War with China
As Official Washington obsesses about Russia, the Obama administration is mounting a similar strategy against China, surrounding it and then accusing it of “aggression,” as John Pilger explains.