On (Not) Loving Henry Kissinger

Richard Falk | 24 May 2016 There is an irony that would be amusing if it was not depressing about news that Donald Trump has been courting the 92-year old foreign policy sorcerer Henry Kissinger. Of course, the irony is that earlier in the presidential campaign Hillary Clinton proudly claimed Kissinger as “a friend,” and…

Translating Obama’s Speech into Candor

Norman Solomon | 8 Dec 2015 Obama’s America … manufacturing enemies faster than he can kill them … President Obama’s primetime speech on terrorism sought to calm a jittery nation, but by omitting relevant details, he left many thoughtful Americans scratching their heads. To clarify the unspoken parts of Obama’s speech, Norman Solomon has translated the speech into the…

Obama Plays US Foreign Policy Roulette

NEO | 29 May 2015 don’t often get shocked in this business anymore but Obama’s first Arab publication interview with the Ashraq Al-Awsat newspaper did the trick. We took a giant leap from Iran finally being taken off the terrorism list as part of the nuclear talks progression, to being put back on it in…