Category Archives: Foreign Policy Disasters

Privatizing Honduras

From Danielle Marie Mackey at TNR in 2014: In 2013, the Honduran government passed a law based on many aspects of Romer’s idea, which is to create autonomous free-trade zones that are governed by corporations, instead of the countries in … Continue reading

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US Leaving Syria

From MoA: Trump decided that to prevent Turkey from leaving NATO, and from joining a deeper alliance with Russia, China and Iran, was more important than to further fool around at the margins of the Middle East… The neoconservative and … Continue reading

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The Saker on Poroshenko

From The Saker: It is now becoming abundantly clear that the Ukronazi provocation was not only breathtakingly stupid and irresponsible, but also breathtakingly poorly planned and executed… One of the most heavily monitored sections of our planet, right next to … Continue reading

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Ukraine Invades Russia

From EJ Magnier on the 15th: Saudi media threatened the US – in the aftermath of the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi – to cease all hostilities towards Iran if Washington were to insist on accusing a Saudi top official (MBS) … Continue reading

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Lunatic Libertarian Foreign Policy

From Wikipedia: Antiwar and non-interventionist libertarians were highly influenced by economist Murray Rothbard and author Karl Hess. Rothbard criticized imperialism and the rise of the American empire which needed war to sustain itself and to expand its global control.[4][5]Rothbard said, “Our entry into World War II was the … Continue reading

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Saudi Arms Deal Gone Sour

From Zero Hedge on the 16th: Following reports that the Kingdom is preparing to admit its role on Khashoggi’s death (the official story: that Khashoggi was killed during an interrogation by rogue killers), Republican lawmakers are stepping up their rhetoric against the … Continue reading

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Jamal Khashoggi

From Melkulangara Bhadrakumar: The disappearance of the Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi in mysterious circumstances while on a visit to his country’s consulate in Istanbul last Tuesday still remains unexplained… A chorus of condemnation of the Saudi regime is building up to … Continue reading

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