Category: Foreign Policy

An Era of Breathtaking Lies

David Leonhardt of the New York Times has evidently lost his patience with the lies that are coming out the president’s mouth and the mouths of his spokespeople and surrogates, and so he’s abandoning his reservations about applying the ‘L’…

Why the IC Was Focused on Michael Flynn

Back in November, when President-Elect Trump announced his intention to make Michael Flynn his National Security Adviser, I called it a catastrophic pick and, citing a May/June article by Michael Crowley in Politico Magazine, I noted that a senior Obama…

Germany Doesn’t Owe Us Money

This is not breaking news, but our president is a moron who will never stop humiliating and endangering our country and our people for as long as he is allowed to continue to serve in office. His meeting with Angela…

Carter Page Was Always an Oddball

It’s fair to say that we know the precise moment when Carter Page went from being an ordinary citizen into a person of intense interest for foreign policy experts and intelligence services around the world. That moment came in the…

Afghanistan Never Seems to Get Better

I guess there’s a theory that things may have gone better in Afghanistan if the coalition of troops that invaded the country in 2001 hadn’t become distracted and diluted by the decision to invade Iraq. We’ll never really know if…