Category Archives: Foreign Policy

Cutting through rhetoric on the Sweden refugee affair

President Donald Trump brought up the topic of refugees in Sweden in a speech he made to supporters on Saturday in Melbourne (FL). Trump cited Sweden as a country having problems because of refugee admissions—“You look at what’s happening last … Continue reading

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China’s deal: What media didn’t say amid questions to Mattis on Iraq oil

After being asleep at the wheel for eight years, media are suddenly concerned about US interests in Iraq oil. CNN reported: “Before departing for his first trip to Baghdad as US Defense Secretary, James Mattis told reporters, “We’re not in … Continue reading

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California secessionist lives in Russia as analyst’s prediction about US breakup forgotten

In 2008 I wrote about a Russia analyst’s prediction making its way around some media.  Igor Panarin forecast the United States would disintegrate into sections that may be controlled by foreign countries. Panarnin claimed there would be six sections, and … Continue reading

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Trump should call for investigation of relations with Russia, starting with Bill Clinton

Which president pushed a bailout for Russia? Which president presided over the US paying Russia for arms for Afghanistan? Which president got half a million dollars for a speech in Russia? Which president pushed for Russia to join the WTO? … Continue reading

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Mexico presidential wannabe to head to US and wave giant double standard

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will head to the United States soon with one thing on his mind. President Elect Donald Trump. Lopez Obrador apparently will seek votes from citizens of Mexico who live in the United States. He is the … Continue reading

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Trump’s temporary ban, the UN mystery, and the deal he ‘inherited’

Media and politicos are ranting about a temporary ban on a small number of Muslim-majority countries’ travel. What is forgotten is how we got to this point and President Barack Obama’s policies on certain international actors before Trump took office. … Continue reading

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Trump owns his refugee freeze; Obama used UN blanket for his ‘alien’ ban

At present US media have collapsed in near-universal hysteria because President Donald Trump has temporarily suspended entry to our country from seven nations. Voice of America reported a suspension of refugee admissions for 120 days. The Trump policy, while not … Continue reading

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