US foreign policy

Progress Report, Donald Trump: Failing


“Assessments are a key tool in most fields. In some industries they are provided through do-well/do-better meetings, in others through critical feedback loops…”

Wim Laven
Published in: Counterpunch, The Smirking Chimp, Common Dreams, Bainbridge Island Review, Homer News, Gilmer Free Press, The Sunburg News
Date: July 19,22,23,24,27,29,2017
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Advise, Assist, Arm: The United States at War


“During the Cold War, the US military and the CIA were involved in a multitude of “indirect” interventions in developing countries. A few—most dramatically and tragically, Vietnam—evolved from…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Pagosa Daily Post, Mel Gurtov Blog, Truthout, Antiwar, Counterpunch, Madison Press, The PeaceWorker, Gilmer Free Press, The Sunburg News, Eagle Times
Date: June 27,28,July 3,5,7,10,2017
994 Words

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The Diplomacy of Donald J. Trump


“Those of us who appreciate the unconventional have to have second thoughts after watching Donald J. Trump in action. All the more so when…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Counterpunch, Mel Gurtov Blog, LA Progressive, Grassroots Press, Recorder Online, The News International, Sierra County Prospect, Valley Voice, Gilmer Free Press
Date: December 27,28,29,2016, January 3,5,2017
1864 Words

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Threats and “Strategic Patience” haven’t worked with North Korea, let’s try serious diplomacy

“Last week, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper surprisingly told a House Intelligence Committee that getting North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons was probably”

Kevin Martin
Published in: World Beyond War, Transcend Media Service
Date: November 5,7,2016
692 Words

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