When War is the Only Option
By Philippe Gastonne     
The world might not need diplomats if it had no nation-states. Since we do, they serve the valuable function of lubricating relations between governments. They nevertheless represent governments, not citizens. Our excerpt today is from Chas Freeman, a retired U.S. diplomat who believes the government is terribly misusing this basic foreign policy tool. He thinks the political elite resort too quickly to military force. When it fails, the only solution they will accept is even more force. Mr. ...
For Normal Relations With Cuba, End US Interventionism
Editorial by Ron Paul     
Last week we saw an encouraging sign that the 50 year cold war between the US and Cuba was finally coming to an end. President Obama ...
Greeks Vote NO To EU-Imposed Austerity
Editorial by Paul Craig Roberts     
With 90% of the votes counted, the Greek people have voted 61% to 39% against accepting the latest round of austerity that the EU is ...