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Opening & Closing U.S. Embassies — From Sierra Leone to Afghanistan
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Opening & Closing U.S. Embassies — From Sierra Leone to Afghanistan
August 17, 2021

While the people of Afghanistan are in a state of fear of the Taliban who now control the capital, major cities and countryside after the U.S. and NATO occupation of 20 years, please pardon my personal observances of some of my experiences during 16 years in the U.S. diplomatic corps and opening and closing U.S. embassies in Sierra Leone and Afghanistan and the effects on the civilian populations of the countries involved.

Washington’s Clueless Ambassadors: Damaging American Interests Is Their Legacy
August 12, 2021

Part of the problem is that many U.S. ambassadors do not know what their job consists of, Phil Giraldi writes.

Washington’s Clueless Ambassadors: Damaging American Interests Is Their Legacy
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Does the New U.S.-led ‘Quad’ With Pakistan, Uzbekistan and Afghanistan Have China in Its Sights?
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Does the New U.S.-led ‘Quad’ With Pakistan, Uzbekistan and Afghanistan Have China in Its Sights?
August 8, 2021

Little is known about the new quadrilateral framework announced last month between the United States, Pakistan, Uzbekistan and Afghanistan except that it is aimed at enhancing regional connectivity.

Cybercrime & Cambodia… Two Fronts of U.S. Hybrid Warfare on China
July 22, 2021

Washington’s overarching motive and objective are to try to stymie China’s global economic growth and its strategic partnerships, Finian Cunningham writes.

Cybercrime & Cambodia… Two Fronts of U.S. Hybrid Warfare on China
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U.S. Embassies Should Fly the Stars & Stripes, Not Serve as Virtue-Signaling Outposts to Every Politicized Movement
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U.S. Embassies Should Fly the Stars & Stripes, Not Serve as Virtue-Signaling Outposts to Every Politicized Movement
June 9, 2021

The White House must resist the temptation to hoist troublesome false flags which do nothing to promote international diplomacy, Robert Bridge writes.

Shock and Awe Is a State of Mind: Millions of Deaths Have Not Made Americans Safer
April 15, 2021

Like Pompeo and Bolton, Blinken radiates a sense of moral superiority while implementing policies that result in the deaths of innocents.

Shock and Awe Is a State of Mind: Millions of Deaths Have Not Made Americans Safer
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Blinken’s Winking and Nodding to the Neocons
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Blinken’s Winking and Nodding to the Neocons
April 11, 2021

Biden’s Western Hemisphere foreign policy is not much different from that of Obama’s, Wayne Madsen writes.

That Time a Leaked Memo Proved the U.S. Weaponizes ‘Human Rights’ Against Nations Like China
March 24, 2021

The illusion is that the US and its allies have seen evidence of genocide and crimes against humanity and taken action against China in the interest of human rights. The reality is that actions against China were already planned, and a narrative was used to justify them.

That Time a Leaked Memo Proved the U.S. Weaponizes ‘Human Rights’ Against Nations Like China
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