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Past articles by Daniel:

Pompeo's unlawful activities reflect broader culture of elite impunity –

A new government report said 13 Trump officials violated the Hatch Act and absolutely nothing will happen to them for it. → Read More

Abandoning Yemen To War Criminals| Countercurrents

The United Nations body responsible for monitoring and recording human rights abuses effectively abandoned the people of Yemen last week. In a 21-18 vote with → Read More

Let's talk about those Chinese incursions into Taiwan's air defense zone –

Nothing could turn an imaginary crisis into a real one faster than a fearmongering media and an explicit U.S. pledge to defend Taiwan. → Read More

The Bankruptcy Of ‘Great Power Competition’| Countercurrents

A militarized rivalry between the US and China will be costly and dangerous for all concerned, but the people most likely to suffer from it will be found in → Read More

Stop 'Reassuring' Reckless Clients in the Middle East

The U.S. can afford to end support of clients who behave abhorrently and use the weapons we provided to commit atrocities. → Read More

Writing Our Own Foreign Policy Destiny

A viable alternative to endless war and policing the world begins with recognizing that great power does not require constant meddling overseas. → Read More

Don't Let the Nuclear Deal Unravel

If Biden wants to make good on his claim that "diplomacy is back" in U.S. foreign policy, he needs to take the first step of rejoining the nuclear deal as soon as possible. → Read More

Stop Indulging 'The Son King'

The Son King: Reform and Repression in Saudi Arabia, by Madawi Al-Rasheed, (Oxford University Press: January 2021), 312 pages. The Saudi crown prince, → Read More

The U.S. Needs to Reject Endless Economic War, Too

Broad sanctions are a kind of warfare and the U.S. needs to stop waging this war on civilians. → Read More

Joe Biden's Good Start on Yemen

The president acts swiftly to avert famine and end U.S. involvement in the destruction of a country. → Read More

U.S. Support for the Saudi Coalition War on Yemen Is Finally Ending

The U.S. now has an obligation to put out the fires that it so recklessly stoked. → Read More

How to Repair the U.S.-Iranian Relationship

In order to understand how it might happen, it is essential that we learn the full history. → Read More

'The Longer Telegram' Is a Recipe for Costly Failure

The idea that the U.S. has the ability to force such changes in the Chinese government's behavior is sheer fantasy. → Read More

Biden Needs to End 'Maximum Pressure' in Yemen and Beyond

Where to go on foreign policy? The Biden administration can start by staving off a famine in the Mideast's poorest country. → Read More

A Better U.S. Strategy for East Asia

Instead of containment and confrontation, the Quincy report lays out a new strategy that balances cooperation and deterrence. → Read More

Demand Accountability for the Capitol Attack

If this doesn't constitute impeachable conduct, what would? → Read More

A Malevolent Decision That Will Kill Countless Yemenis

The incoming Biden administration must reverse this decision as soon as possible to limit the damage. → Read More

Rejecting Regime Change for Good

A new book by a former Obama official condemns the war in Libya and takes the fight to the interventionists. → Read More

The U.S. Shouldn't Bother with a 'Summit for Democracy'

The arguments in favor of Biden’s summit are predictable and borrow heavily from the rhetoric and framing of the Cold War. → Read More

'Forward Defense' Has Nothing to Do with Defense

'Defending forward' has nothing to do with defense and everything to do with power projection and domination. → Read More