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Tag Archives: Foreign Policy

Pissing off the World

Besides Russia, is there any country that Donald Trump has not managed to piss off? Let’s start with Russia. The only active war in Europe today just erupted again, with Russian fingerprints all over it: After two years of cease-fire that was observed on a fairly consistent basis by both sides, fighting between Ukrainian forces […]

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Where’s the Irony?

This website is dedicated to “political irony”, including humor. So you might think that the election of Donald Trump would make it easy to find good stories. But it isn’t turning out that way. For example, it is hardly ironic, and certainly not humorous, that Trump is filling his cabinet with the same alligators he […]

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Rubio Prefers Arms Scandal Over Negotiation

Like most Republican candidates, Marco Rubio condemned Obama’s negotiated release of prisoners from Iran, just like they condemned the nuclear deal that Obama negotiated to lift sanctions against Iran in exchange for Iran giving up their nuclear weapons ambitions. Iran released five prisoners, including Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, who was convicted of espionage. In […]

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Not Learning from Mistakes

Is anyone else frightened by the fact that most of Mitt Romney’s foreign policy advisors are the same neocon chicken hawks that lied us into two disastrous wars and made the world hate us? Twenty three of Romney’s most senior advisors formerly advised George W. Bush. For example, Robert Kagan (founder of the Project for […]

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