Much has been made of the swing in political allegiances of neoconservatives in favor of Hillary Clinton. As a group, Washington’s neocons are generally terrified of Donald Trump’s unpredictability and his flirtation with the alt-right. They also support Clinton’s more assertive foreign policy (not to mention her closer relationship to Israel). Perhaps, too, after eight […]
A highly unpopular president is about to take office and one of the major political parties is on life support. What will this mean for U.S. foreign policy?
On this episode of “By Any Means Necessary” host Eugene Puryear is joined by John Feffer, author and co-director of Foreign Policy in Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies to talk about America’s double standards when it comes to meddling with elections, the wavering and unclear role of NATO after the upcoming US elections, and the ways in which American exceptionalism is bad for America. … […]
After a mere eight years in which diplomacy narrowly edged out militarism, the foreign policy elite rallying around Clinton has forgotten the lessons of the George W. Bush era.
His apocalyptic approach to politics puts fear into the hearts of liberals and conservatives alike — and puts fire in the belly of America’s whitest insurgents.
The latest attacks on journalists and news organizations by corrupt populists are contributing to a global rollback of fundamental rights.
Should we rethink the way voters weigh in directly on matters of national security and international relations?
Syria is emerging as a metaphor for the fragmentation and chaos that the modern world barely contains.
Cape Ann Forum will host a presentation by John Feffer at 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at Gloucester City Hall, 9 Dale Ave. A Washington-based author, novelist, playwright and foreign policy analyst, Feffer will look at the rise of right-wing extremist movements across the world and survey the global challenges for U.S. foreign policy during the […]
It’s high time to come up with a new model of economic growth and innovation that works for all of us.
Problems with Turkey, Eastern Europe, and Donald Trump could tear the rickety alliance apart at the seams.
The rise of Trump-esque politicians all over the world is a result of cultural, economic, and political backlashes that are helping these illiberal populists win.
United States President Barack Obama has carried out classically colonial, imperialistic policies towards Africa during his time in office. John Feffer, from the Washington-based Institute for Policy Studies, said in a Common Dreams article: “Strip away all the modern PR and prettified palaver and it’s an ugly scramble for oil, minerals, and markets for U.S. […]
Officials in Turkey are still working to determine whether the suicide bomber who killed more than 50 people at a wedding in Gaziantep Saturday was an adult or a child, but terrorism experts say the weaponization of children by ISIS and other terrorist groups is a growing concern regardless of the perpetrator of this attack. Turkey’s […]
Looking for a place to escape from President Trump? You’re running out of options.