The Centre of International Insecurity

The Biden administration is no longer in charge of the White House. Relying on a select network of think-tanks and their corporate proxies, the Big Defense is. What it wants, it seems to get.

The Centre of International Insecurity

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Scott [Horton] is joined by Dan Steinbock to discuss an article he wrote about the network of Democratic organizations running American foreign policy. Steinbock has dug deep into the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) and WestExec Advisors, two organizations that have allowed top foreign policy officials to make money cycling between government, think tank and advisory roles. Steinbock also takes a step back and examines how these organizations are connected to weapons companies, Wall Street and technology firms.

6/27/22 Dan Steinbock: How Hawkish Democrats Make Money Pushing War

Larry Summers warns unemployment must rise to cool inflation

Ex-Treasury Secretary Larry Summers warned that millions of currently employed Americans must lose their jobs in order for the Federal Reserve to succeed in its bid to cool inflation.

Larry Summers warns unemployment must rise to cool inflation

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Larry Summers Says US Needs 5% Jobless Rate for Five Years to Ease Inflation

Maybe he can ship some more jobs overseas [/sarcasm]?! I’d suggest shipping him, overseas, but I wouldn’t even wish that on my enemy!

[2009] EU report states Georgia started 2008 war with Russia

When is military aggression not military aggression? For the powers that be in Washington and their media lackeys, the foreign policy interests of US imperialism dictate the answer. Hence, in the August 2008 war between US-ally Georgia and Russia, the former was portrayed as the helpless victim and the latter the aggressive bully.

EU report states Georgia started 2008 war with Russia

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Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Conflict in Georgia, Report, Volume I-III, 2009

The Dangers of Praising Mike Pence and Liz Cheney

Republican enemies of Donald Trump are not your friend. In fact, they may represent an even more dangerous form of far-right politics, because they put a respectable veneer on theocracy, climate denial, and warmongering. Democrats need to stop praising horrible neoconservatives.

The Dangers of Praising Mike Pence and Liz Cheney
My reaction to Robert Reich’s suggestion!

I’d much prefer Rand Paul, if we were to have a right-winger as President! I don’t care for all of his economic policies but, at least, we might have less wars and legalized marijuana!

Ukraine: Weapons Expert Urges Negotiation vs. “Military-First Approach”

Ukraine: Weapons Expert Urges Negotiation vs. “Military-First Approach”

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June 18th, 2022 – Poor People’s and Low-Wage Workers’ Assembly and Moral March on Washington and to the Polls in 2022

There can be no ‘foreign policy for the middle class’ without a diplomatic resolution to Ukraine war

Hawks’ Arguments For Jacking Up Pentagon Spending Make No Sense