Former editor and writer for major news media organizations. He has written extensively on international affairs, with articles published in several languages
In trying to assert US control over Russia and China, Trump seems prepared to risk eroding global security and dialing down the threshold for a nuclear war.
With Britain leaving the EU, the French president sees an opportunity for France becoming the lead power in Europe. His call for Europe to regain “military sovereignty” is aimed at enhancing French power as the top European military force.
As the world shifts to more multilateral economic cooperation, the United States and its European minions are trying to thwart that direction by insisting on countries making a false choice of aligning one way or the other.
The sanity test was failed recently when Hillary Clinton lashed out at her party member Tulsi Gabbard, inferring she was a “Russian asset”.
This is no doubt what Trump meant when he alluded to “securing the Oil” in Syria. In that way, President Trump and the NY Times are admitting that the real purpose of American military being in Syria is for imperial conquest.
Peace will come to the Middle East when Washington finally ends its criminal regime-change wars and its support for terrorist proxies. Tulsi Gabbard seems to be the only politician with the intelligence and integrity to tell Americans the truth.
Professor Cavell gives his views on current developments in American politics with a historical perspective on socialist movements in US society.
Trump has managed to unite Congress in provoking near-unanimous condemnation of his surprise announcement to withdraw US troops from northeast Syria.
The polarization in American politics has become so extreme there seems no longer to be any center ground. The political establishment is consequently imploding into an abyss of its own making.
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson showed his true colors this week when he led the collapse of European support for the nuclear deal with Iran.