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Keyword: US imperialism

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News & Analysis

Biden’s Not So Honest Afghan Withdrawal Plan

Zia Sarhadi

Ramadan 19, 14422021-05-01

While announced to much fanfare that US troops would be out of Afghanistan by September 11, US President Joe Biden left out whether the 18,000 mercenaries euphemistically called “contractors”, operating in Afghanistan would also go. The Taliban are not amused.

Daily News Analysis

Washington DC: Kabul on the Potomac!

Crescent International

Sha'ban 20, 14422021-04-03

Main Stories

America’s Growing List of Manufactured Enemies

Zafar Bangash

Sha'ban 18, 14422021-04-01

America’s addiction to war necessitates the manufacture of enemies. The warlords in Washington deliberately provoke conflicts because it helps sell weapons at exorbitant prices raking in billions of dollars in profits.

Editorials

Global Merchants of Death

Editor

Sha'ban 18, 14422021-04-01

While it is well known that global spending on weapons is extremely high, in the last five years this has reached a staggering total of $1.92 trillion. The US leads the world in military spending with an annual budget of $732 billion, far out-spending its nearest rival China at $261 billion.

News & Analysis

The Modalities of US-China Tensions

Tahir Mahmoud

Sha'ban 18, 14422021-04-01

Will the US take on China militarily? It is highly unlikely because the Washington warlords know they would face almost certain defeat. Instead, the US is creating alliances with various countries to confront China both economically and militarily.

News & Analysis

Biden’s Choices in Afghanistan: Withdraw or be Driven Out!

Zia Sarhadi

Sha'ban 18, 14422021-04-01

Joe Biden is beginning to have second thoughts about withdrawing all US forces from Afghanistan. Should he fail to honour the February 29, 2020 agreement his predecessor signed with the Taliban, there is every likelihood of intensification of conflict resulting is US forces driven out Afghanistan in ignominy.

Main Stories

America’s Founding Myths: Manifest Destiny, Exceptionalism and Other Nonsense

Zafar Bangash

Rajab 17, 14422021-03-01

All countries rely on myths to project their image but American myths about its greatness and as a light unto other nations are repeated so often that most people have come to believe them. The reality is very different.

Daily News Analysis

Biden’s ludicrous demand on Iran nuclear deal a non-starter

Crescent International

Jumada' al-Akhirah 25, 14422021-02-07

Editorials

Biden: Obama 2.0, Minus the Soaring Rhetoric

Editor

Jumada' al-Akhirah 19, 14422021-02-01

A new (even if rather old) face in the White House has led to the mistaken belief among some people that the US would return to normalcy now. Apart from some cosmetic changes, America’s policy of belligerence, militarism and exploitation is unlikely to change.

Opinion

Nuclear Hypocrisy

Zafar Bangash

Jumada' al-Ula' 17, 14422021-01-01

Nuclear weapons have such destructive power that they could virtually wipe out life on earth. Yet there is much hypocrisy surrounding nuclear policy. They should be eliminated completely if humanity is to be saved but the major nuclear powers are rank hypocrites. They refuse to comply.

Editorials

End of the American Empire!

Editor

Safar 14, 14422020-10-01

The US is not only in terminal decline, the empire is dead. As it faces a serious threat of civil war, many American commentators have written its obituary realizing that the American (half)-century is over.

Daily News Analysis

On Iran sanctions, Trump acts as a gang of one!

Crescent International

Safar 05, 14422020-09-22

Main Stories

US Humiliated in the Security Council over Iran Arms Embargo

Tahir Mustafa

Muharram 13, 14422020-09-01

Never before has the US been so humiliated in a forum that it virtually controls as it was on August 14 at the UN Security Council. The US tried to push a resolution to extend the arms embargo against Iran. Other members repudiated this illegal US attempt

Book Review

Exposing US Propaganda And Lies about Its Never-ending Wars

Zafar Bangash

Muharram 13, 14422020-09-01

Since its founding, the US has used propaganda, lies and false flags to wage wars of aggression and grab other people’s lands starting with America’s First Nations that were subjected to genocide. Robert Fantina meticulously documents the long-list of US crimes in his latest book.

News & Analysis

America’s Long List of Enemies!

Abdul Haqq ibn Omar

Dhu al-Hijjah 11, 14412020-08-01

America’s list of enemies is not only long, it keeps growing. It is America’s systemic need. By conjuring up fear of real or imagined enemies, the US Deep state keeps diverting trillions of dollars from development toward armaments to further enrich the oligarchs

News & Analysis

China’s Economic Challenge to the US

Tahir Mustafa

Dhu al-Hijjah 11, 14412020-08-01

Since the US has declared China as enemy number one, Beijing’s economic plans of which the Belt and Road Initiative is a major component, have been targeted through huge negative propaganda. Lies peddled through the media are simply mind-boggling

News & Analysis

Trump Wants Out of Afghanistan, Establishment Says “Not So Fast!”

Kevin Barrett

Dhu al-Qa'dah 10, 14412020-07-01

For Trump, exit from Afghanistan before the November presidential elections is the one act that he can present as ‘achievement’ of sorts. But is the American establishment prepared to allow him to do so?

News & Analysis

US Pushing for Extension of Iran Arms Embargo under A Deal It Repudiated!

Waseem Shehzad

Shawwal 09, 14412020-06-01

The Trump regime wants to have it both ways. It repudiated the nuclear deal with Iran yet wants to use its provisions to push for continued sanctions against Iran. Other signatories of the JCPOA as well as members of the Security Council are not enthused by Trump’s antics.

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