By Tag "Foreign Policy"
North Korea or Iran…Where Will President Trump Attack First?
President Trump seems to be impatiently racing toward at least one disastrous war. Maybe two. The big question is who will be first? North Korea or Iran? Over the past several days President Trump has sent two nuclear-capable B-1 bombers over [...]
Why Are We Attacking the Syrians Who Are Fighting ISIS?
Just when you thought our Syria policy could not get any worse, last week it did. The US military twice attacked Syrian government forces from a military base it illegally occupies inside Syria. According to the Pentagon, the attacks on Syrian [...]
Be Afraid...Be Very Afraid...Congress is Back
Congress is back... The House of Representatives comes back from its long August recess district work period on Tuesday. Among the legislation the House will consider is the Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act (HR 5083). This act stops the [...]
Two lawmakers introduced legislation this week that would require women to register for the draft just as men are required to now. The bill was introduced by Rep. Hunter (R-CA) and Rep. Zinke (R-MT), both veterans. From the Washington [...]
RON PAUL: When Peace Breaks Out With Iran
This has been the most dramatic week in US/Iranian relations since 1979. Last weekend ten US Navy personnel were caught in Iranian waters, as the Pentagon kept changing its story on how they got there. It could have been a disaster for [...]
Trump Turns Back the Clock With Cold War Cuba U-Turn
Nostalgia seems to be very popular in Washington. While the neocons and Democratic Party hard-liners have succeeded in bringing back the Cold War with Russia, it looks like President Trump is determined to take us back to a replay of the Bay of [...]
Ron Paul: Mr. President Stay Home and Play Golf!
President Trump is about to embark on his first foreign trip, where he will stop in Saudi Arabia, Israel, and the Vatican, before attending a NATO meeting in Brussels and the G-7 summit in Sicily. The media and pundits have loudly wondered why [...]
RON PAUL: As Ukraine Collapses, Europeans Tire of US Interventions
On Sunday Ukrainian prime minister Yatsenyuk resigned, just four days after the Dutch voted against Ukraine joining the European Union. Taken together, these two events are clear signals that the US-backed coup in Ukraine has not given that [...]
Is Congress Declaring War on ISIS…or on You?
Passage of Senator Mitch McConnell’s authorization for war against ISIS will not only lead to perpetual US wars across the globe, it will also endanger our civil and economic liberties. The measure allows the president to place troops anywhere [...]
RON PAUL: What Are The Chances For Peace in 2016?
Each year more than one trillion dollars goes up in smoke. More accurately, it is stolen from the middle and working classes and shipped off to the one percent. I am talking about the massive yearly bill to maintain the US empire. Washington’s [...]