Category Archives: America

Why is India moving heavy weapons towards Pakistan border?

According to the Russian media, the Indian army is deploying extra troops and war machines along the Pakistani border. Gunship helicopters, battle tanks, military cargo choppers, medium to heavy ammunition batteries and military ration depots along Line of Control (LoC)

US war strategists – Military defeats and political success

By James Petras I recorded the repeated US military defeats over the past two decades. In this discussion I will describe the role of military strategists who bear responsibility for the US defeats, but also for Israeli political successes. The

How President Trump is helping Beijing win in the South China Sea

By Robert D. Kaplan For years now, China has been at war against the United States in the South China Sea  only Washington didn’t notice until the process was well underway. The Chinese way of war, modeled after the philosopher

No easy escape from Afghan war for Trump

Russia, China and Iran now backing Taliban and stymieing US peace efforts By Brahma Chellaney The US will find it difficult to pull out of Afghanistan in the face of increased foreign support for the Taliban. Not for the first

The Afghanistan War is over – We lost

By Thomas Joscelyn America has lost the war in Afghanistan. Washington may not want to admit it, and the U.S. military insists the conflict is a “stalemate.” But make no mistake: The original 9/11 war has been lost. On Thursday,

The failure of perpetual war  against the Muslim World

US Foreign Policy, The failure of perpetual war against the Muslim World By Doug Bandow War has become the hallmark of America’s relations with the Muslim world. Every intervention seems to create more harm than good, triggering new military action

The last nuclear reactors under construction in the US are facing opposition

By Megan Geuss Two nuclear reactors are under construction at Vogtle’s nuclear power plant in Georgia, and they are a lonely pair in a stagnating US nuclear industry. Now, leaders of municipalities and utilities that are on the hook to

Toeing the American line

By Bharat Karnad The 2×2 talks between the Indian and United States foreign and defence ministers  Sushma Swaraj and Nirmala Sitharaman, and Mike Pompeo and James Mattis respectively  scheduled for September 6, will end in India’s capitulation if the Bharatiya

US medals

By Nisar Ul Haq The Afghan war has become the longest and the costliest war in the US history, with no end in sight. Therefore, its easy for the US government to blame Pakistan being the front-line state. Pakistan with

I am part of the resistance inside the Trump administration

I work for the president but like-minded colleagues and I have vowed to thwart parts of his agenda and his worst inclinations. The Times is taking the rare step of publishing an anonymous Op-Ed essay. We have done so at