Foreign Affairs

Roundup On The Largely Overlooked Protests in Iraq and the Glorious...

Yesterday, CounterPunch ran an interesting story by Patrick Cockburn about the bloody anti-government protests in Iraq. Amnesty International says 264 demonstrators people...

Check Out Our New Podcast Featuring Dr. Tony Monteiro!

This week we are joined by Dr. Tony Monteiro as he discusses 2019's domestic and foreign politics...

Bolivia’s New President and Her First Man

Bolivia's self-declared new president, Jeanine Anez, has been busy in recent days purging her Twitter page of racist tweets, such as this...

The “Civic Leader” Behind the Coup in Bolivia

Media outlets covering the coup in Bolivia have invariably hailed one of its leaders, Luis Fernando Camacho, as a "civic leader" and...

They’re Back! Investors and Politicos Flock to Saudi Investor Forum

Here's a shocker. After largely taking off last year due to the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, business executives and political figures from...

Defeat of ISIS Isn’t Enough. We Must Have “Enduring Defeat.”

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead but the threat posed by the terrorist organization he headed is nearly as vibrant as ever, at...

A Joke That Explains A Lot About Lebanese Corruption

“Lebanon’s embattled prime minister sought international support Tuesday for economic reforms announced a day earlier, which were intended to pacify massive protests...

Did Anyone Notice That Brazil Was Just Reelected to a Seat...

The answer to the above question is probably not, since countless stories have recently appeared in the U.S. media about Venezuela winning...

Ethiopia Becoming Apparel Industry’s Newest China: American Brands Buying from...

I was in Ethiopia earlier this year and had a great time visiting the country and learning about its history and culture....

Trump Backer Also Has Ties to Burisma, Ukrainian Firm That Paid...

Burisma, the Ukrainian energy firm that paid Joe Biden's son to sit on its board, definitely seems shady, as President Trump has...