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Mad About THAAD: An Untimely Decision


“The US decision, supported by the South Korean government, to deploy an antimissile system known as THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) may be one of the most thoughtless…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Antiwar, Recorder Online, San Francisco Informer, Mel Gurtov Blog, Gilmer Free Press, Popular Resistance, Dark Politriks Blog, Transcend Media Service, SUTESUAEM, Before It’s News, The Asia Pacific Journal
Date: March 8,9,10,11,13,15,16,2017
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Road to Ruin: Trump’s Middle East Retreat

“The flight of the generals is now complete with the resignation of General James Mattis—the last of the four generals to depart, and the last to give up the naïve belief he could bring sanity and order to the White House…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: LA Progressive, Bainbridge Island Review, The Sunburg News, Sentinel News, Sierra County Prospect, The Times and Democrat
Date: December 24,26,30,2018
630 Words

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Weaponizing Humanitarian Aid

“Long ago, US foreign aid programs honored the principle that humanitarian aid should be treated separately from economic and military assistance to governments. Public Law 480 (popularized as “Food for Peace”), which began under President Eisenhower in the 1960s and expanded under President Kennedy…”

Mel Gurtov
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Is China a “Responsible Great Power”?

“President Xi Jinping would like everyone to pay attention to how China is exerting leadership in world affairs as a “responsible great power.” While the Trump administration is in retreat, Xi is taking full advantage of the leadership vacuum…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Mel Gurtov Blog, Counterpunch, LA Progressive, The Sunburg News, Sierra County Prospect
Date: October 31,November 1,2,2018
799 Words

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