Trending Globally: Will US Withdrawal from Afghanistan Mark the ‘Ebbing of an Imperial Tide’?

Trending Globally: Will US Withdrawal from Afghanistan Mark the ‘Ebbing of an Imperial Tide’?

The Watson Institute talks to @stephenkinzer about US foreign policy and the withdrawing troops from Afghanistan.

The Remarkable Transformation of Germany’s Green Party

The Remarkable Transformation of Germany’s Green Party

The Greens are on the verge of taking power, but they’re no longer the eco-peaceniks they set out to be.

In Biden’s pledge to withdraw from Afghanistan, the prospect of turning an imperial tide

In Biden’s pledge to withdraw from Afghanistan, the prospect of turning an imperial tide

Why stop there? Iraq, Syria, Saudi Arabia, and other Middle Eastern countries should be next.

Despite Biden’s pledge, he’s unlikely to rejoin the Iran deal

Despite Biden’s pledge, he’s unlikely to rejoin the Iran deal

The president probably won’t put his domestic agenda at risk by reconciling with Iran. That’s creating an opportunity for China.

Encore: Iran Contra | American Coup‪s‬

Encore: Iran Contra | American Coup‪s‬

For decades, the U.S. has led covert campaigns abroad. These campaigns—spearheaded by the CIA, among others—have shaped the balance of power in the world. The U.S. has even helped topple foreign governments.