Europe shruggles at Trump Macron

Europe Shruggles with Trump

Our European correspondent explores Trump Fatigue. Alex Dunn Nostalgia isn’t what it used to be. Can you remember when many left-leaning observers considered that George W. Bush was the worst president in living memory? Every couple of months, the “misunderestimated” President would assault the English language and we would all chuckle? The War on Terror…

Jeremy Corbyn protest Israel in Gaza

The UK Israel Lobby

Just as bullets from Israel Defence Force soldiers started finding their target in the bodies of non-violent Palestinian protesters in Gaza, the UK press lit up (again) with charges of anti-Semitism in the ranks of the Labour Party.  It does not take a very penetrating analysis of the situation to see the link between the…

Part III: Empire

Peter Van Buren Peter is a 24 year veteran as a State Department diplomat and ended his service as leading an FOB ( forward operating base) during the Iraq war. The base was used to establish an American presence to spend millions on Iraqi community support. – Ed. In the longer view, the Iraq Wars…