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International Relations according to Antony Blinken

Washington has little choice: its interests have not changed, but those of its ruling class have. Antony Blinken therefore intends to pursue the line adopted since President Reagan hired Trotskyists to create the NED: to make human rights an imperial weapon, without ever respecting them himself. For the rest, one will avoid getting angry with the Chinese and will try to exclude Russia from the wider Middle East so that the war can continue without end.

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Trump Didn’t End Endless Wars, He Extended the Carnage

Fans and apologists of U.S. President Donald Trump like to point out that he is the first president since Jimmy Carter (1977-81) who didn’t start a new foreign war. Hardly a commendable claim. Nevertheless, while it is narrowly true about not starting a war, it belies Trump’s record in office as a relentless warmonger.

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The US Military/Security Complex is Destroying Both Peace and the US Economy

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper is a former Raytheon lobbyist and another example of President Trump’s penchant for frustrating his own policies by appointing to power people who oppose his policies.  Why does Trump think he can expect a representative of the military/security complex to help him wind down Washington’s hegemonic policeman of the world routine?

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Tony Blair’s Grubby Fingerprints on Trump’s Mideast Deals Spells War, Not Peace

Cynics of the “historic” peace deals signed this week at the White House between Gulf Arab rulers and Israel were further emboldened in their criticism with reports that former British premier Tony Blair was a leading mediator behind the development.

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