Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: Afghanistan

Foreign Correspondent: Trump plays both sides against the middle

Is he a hawk? Is he a peacenik? The president keeps us guessing.

Foreign Correspondent: Inside Biden’s international policy

Last spring, the Biden campaign decided to hit back hard against accusations of being soft on China. So the campaign produced a blistering ad attacking Trump’s failure to confront...

Foreign correspondent: Kamala Harris on war, peace, and the Middle East

Code Pink co-founder Medea Benjamin hasn’t forgotten a 2017 meeting with members of Senator Kamala Harris’s staff to discuss the humanitarian crisis in Gaza. The Israeli land and sea...

Foreign Correspondent: Russian bounty story falls flat

On June 26, in a major front page story, The New York Times wrote that Russia paid a bounty to the Taliban to kill US soldiers in Afghanistan last...

Foreign Correspondent: Michael Flynn’s forgotten Turkish connection

Trump’s Justice Department wants to drop all charges against former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn despite his having admitted to being guilty. Twice. The judge in his case has...

Foreign Correspondent: Trump v. Biden on foreign policy

We all know that President Donald Trump’s foreign policy has been a disaster. But is Joe Biden’s any better? Trump promised to stop America's endless wars, but has stationed some...

Never mind the Brexit, here’s Mostly British film fest

Our political relations with the Britain may be strained at present—last month its Defense Secretary said they were looking for new strategic alliances as “the United States withdraws from...

Screen Grabs: Homage to a gorgeous legend + 2019’s best films

We’ve gotten to the point where icons of the 1960s are now dying off of old age, and last month that number was joined by Anna Karina, who passed...

Foreign Correspondent: An open letter to a Trump-supporting friend

I first met Robby Robertson during the 1969 General Electric strike. He was a young, militant worker fighting for a decent contract and social justice. He considered himself a...

Screen Grabs: A 14-hour movie with a 40-minute ‘middle finger’

If you’re looking for some suitable Halloween screen entertainment, you’re in the right place—well, almost. Our separate guide to this season’s scary movies, including the Roxie’s Gialloween retrospective, exploitation...