Foreign Affairs

A Washington Babylon Listicle: Is Trump Wrecking Our Empire?

Perhaps I can explain to you why I think Trump is a sign of imperial collapse, a symptom of a much larger set of processes, while not necessarily being himself capable of such things.

Meet Venezuela’s Three Stooges of Regime Change: “The Gang That Couldn’t...

Working from an office near the Miami airport, three Venezuelan exiles are plotting the overthrow of the government of President Nicolas Maduro, claiming they...

Vijay Prashad: ‘Tomorrow will be too late to do what we...

In 1992, Fidel Castro of Cuba went to Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) for the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development to announce, ‘Tomorrow...

A Concise, Somewhat Speculative Guide To Rudy Giuliani’s Meddling In Romania

Various news outlets this week have covered the havoc being wreaked in Romania by Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, and tried to figure...

Vijay Prashad Explains Trump’s Incoherence

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We're longtime fans here at Washington Babylon of Vijay Prashad, the radical scholar and activist who has recently departed American academia for Tricontinental: Institute...

Alvaro Uribe, Our Little Ghoul: U.S. Media’s Lame Coverage of Colombia’s...

There was a presidential election in Colombia yesterday but you may not have noticed it because there has been relatively little reporting on the campaign...

Air Strikes in Syria Are Illegal: Not A Big Deal, Say...

I'm a big fan of the Institute for Public Accuracy, a news agency that helps journalists link up with analysts and experts who don't...

Coming Soon: Seth Hettena’s New Book on RussiaGate

Seth Hettena and I have been disagreeing about RussiaGate since the outset, but I want to give a shout out to his new book,...

Alexander Cockburn On Tom Friedman: “So Marinated In Self-Regard He Doesn’t...

Well, we all know by now that Donald Trump must be a Russian intelligence asset, and now the New York Times' Thomas Friedman is wondering...

Good Riddance: Former School of Americas Graduate Rios Montt Bites The...

The death of former Guatemalan military dictator Efrain Rios Montt over the weekend was a rare bit of good news in 2018. After taking...

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