Foreign Policy

8 Year-Old Writes Michelle Obama Demanding the President Bomb Syria and Send Troops To Ukraine

By April 21, 2015

Thankfully for the current GOP presidential field, he’s ineligible to run for another 27 years.

Dear Obama: Screw Turkey’s Denials and Recognize the Armenian Genocide Already

By April 21, 2015

President Obama should let truth prevail this week instead of politics.

President Obama Says Immediate Sanctions Relief For Iran Is On The Table

By April 17, 2015

At a joint press conference Thursday, a little-noticed bit of news was made as President Obama made it pretty clear that at least some immediate sanctions relief for Iran is on the table in the ongoing negotiations for a final nuclear deal.

France Gives Big Gay Middle Finger To Pope Francis

By April 16, 2015

Pope Francis’ famous “Who am I to judge?” comment now seems like a lifetime ago.

Corker Iran Nuke Bill a Flawless Victory For President Obama

By April 15, 2015

The compromise approved Tuesday by the Senate foreign Relations Committee is being reported as a victory for opponents of the Iran nuclear deal, but all they really won was what they already had.

Netanyahu Gives Bizarre Explanation For Opposing Iran Nuclear Agreement

By April 14, 2015
Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu draws a red line on a graphic of a bomb

He’s actually worried that Iran will abide by it.

All Out Of F*cks, Obama Burns Scott Walker On Foreign Policy

By April 07, 2015

President Obama may have two years left in his term, but he’s all out of fucks, as Scott Walker found out Tuesday morning.

Fascist WaPo Columnist Says U.S. Has Too Much Democracy, Lauds Iron-Fisted Lee Kuan Yew

By April 01, 2015

You see, America’s real problem is too many freedoms.

MEMBERS ONLY: The Middle East Is Going To Be Screwed For a Very Long Time

By March 26, 2015

If it’s true that war is how Americans learn geography, then war in the Middle East is how Americans learn about that region’s rampant sectarianism, which is why the region is going to remain this way for the conceivable future.

Dick Cheney’s Savage Gaslighting Of America

By March 19, 2015

Dick Cheney is here to convince us that everything we know about the last 15 years is wrong.

It’s Official: Israel is Now Apartheid South Africa

By March 19, 2015

The election of Benjamin Netanyahu to his fourth term as prime minister of Israel has solidified what many have already known about the state of Israel: it is a racist, colonial state that cannot be considered a democracy in any shape or form.

Saudi Blogger Now Faces Execution As the Country Is Set To Break Beheading Record

By March 17, 2015

It’s 2015, but Saudi Arabia is meting out punishment like it’s 799.

Netanyahu’s Spiral Into Crazy Town Ends With a Chuck Norris Campaign Ad

By March 17, 2015
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If you thought that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had hit rock bottom with his warmongering speech to Republicans in Congress, then rest easy. Somehow, Bibi has reached a new low. On the eve of Israeli elections, with poll numbers flagging and his coalition disintegrating, Bibi has resorted to the last choice available to bedraggled Republican… Read More

The Real Reason Republicans Want To Sink the Iran Talks Is Much Worse Than You Think

By March 11, 2015

The Republicans’ reason for wanting to scuttle negotiations with Iran is much worse than wanting to make the president look bad.

47 Republicans May Have Just Broken the Law By Writing An Outrageous Letter To Iran

By March 09, 2015

In a major breach of custom and possibly federal law, senate Republicans write a letter to Iran’s leaders in an effort to thwart the president’s nuclear talks.

Noam Chomsky: Netanyahu, GOP’s Real Objective is to Undermine Obama and Destroy Peace

By March 06, 2015
U.S. President Obama and Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu shake hands while they hold a joint news conference at the Prime Minister's residence in Jerusalem

What exactly is Netanyahu’s agenda, and why does it coincide so closely with the GOP’s political ambitions both at home and abroad?

Israel Or the United States: ‘Who’s the F*cking Superpower Here?’

By March 04, 2015
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In 1996, President Clinton met a newly-elected Benjamin Netanyahu for the first time and came away from the meeting cursing at his gall, “Who’s the fucking superpower here?” The answer, then as now, is the United States

Glenn Greenwald Smears The BBC And British Television Regulator With Comically Inept Journalism

By March 03, 2015
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At the risk of canonizing The Daily Banter’s reputation as a perpetual Glenn Greenwald debunking outlet, The Intercept’s latest article is so rife with comical school boy errors it would be irresponsible of us not to unpack it for the farcical piece of nonsense it is. In Greenwald’s latest screed against vast and pernicious western governments, he decries… Read More