Category: U.S. Foreign Policy

Could the U.S. Become Involved in a War Between Venezuela and Guyana?

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro shows new map of Venezuela’s incorporation Eusebio Province of Guyana.
The United States has taken the first steps in becoming involved in a potential war between Venezuela and Guyana. President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela is claiming the . . .

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JVP calls on all people of conscience to stop imminent genocide

The attack on Gaza threatens massive human suffering

CARICOM must say no to UN intervention in Haiti

An alternative policy for Haiti in crisis

Struggle for Memory Continues 50 Years After Chile Coup

We must continue to remember so that no one is forgotten, so that no face is forgotten, and so that our experience is not forgotten.

Biden in Ireland: The Failure of Neoliberalism

Ireland’s recent past, north and south, has been miserable—fueled by the “there is no alternative” capitalism promoted by the Irish ruling class and external powers—which will be highlighted and evident in Biden’s visit.

I’m a longtime NJ peace activist — and I support Ukraine

An op-ed calling for solidarity with the Ukrainian struggle for self-defense

The Nord Stream Pipeline Explosions: Challenging False Narratives

The claim that the Nord Stream gas pipeline was blown up by U.S. special forces, made by Seymour Hersh, is being used to reinforce false narratives about Russia’s culpability for the war in Ukraine.

Nicaragua: Ortega and Biden Make a Deal

The release of the prisoners now makes it possible for President Biden and Blinken to make a deal with Ortega that would improve his situation—removing the sanctions—while increasing U.S. influence in Nicaragua. Ortega accused the opponents he imprisoned of being traitors working for the United States, but it is he who wants a closer relationship with Washington.

Ukraine: Between Hope and Fear

While I share the apprehensions of many, those of us on the international socialist left also have hopes that war in Ukraine can lead to making the world a better and safer place.

Ukraine and the Dangers of Nuclear War

Should we oppose arms to Ukraine because of the risks of nuclear war?

Ukraine, Sanctions, and the Refugee Crisis

An interview with Khury Petersen-Smith

New Politics interviews scholar Khury Petersen-Smith about the war in Ukraine, the role of the US and NATO, the politics of sanctions, and protection of refugees.

UKRAINE AND THE PEACE MOVEMENT

It is urgent to end the war in Ukraine. But to achieve this goal,

Why the peace movement should support Ukraine

Putin’s conquest of southeast Ukraine

Vexed questions of ‘negotiations’, gotcha moments and real imperial interests

Ukraine’s decisions should not be subject to the approval of either western imperialism or the western imperial left.

When should we stop excusing the Russian invasion?

Ukraine, Self-determination, and the National Question

Clarifying left views on national self-determination and the war in Ukraine

Irresponsible braggadocio won’t help Ukrainians

The difference between helping defend Ukraine and warmongering

The Yemen Crisis: An Interview with Helen Lackner

Explaining the background to the current crisis and the prospects for peace.

What the DSA International Committee’s Ukraine Statement Gets Wrong

The DSA International Committee statement on Ukraine rightly criticizes NATO but is silent on Russia’s role in the current crisis

The United States and Russia Struggle over Ukraine. War on the Horizon?

Both U.S. President Joseph Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin have invoked their nations’ imperial histories and current ambitions, using the Ukraine as the occasion to reassert their claims to dominate Eastern Europe.

Increased U.S. Military Spending Means More Militarism, Imperialism, and War

The U.S. Congress is completely divided, Republicans versus Democrats. Except when it comes to the military. Bills for working people can’t be passed. But there’s always money for the generals and the arms-makers.

Help Afghan Women. Do Not Recognize the Taliban Government.

An Interview with a representative of RAWA inside Afghanistan

An Interview with a representative of RAWA inside Afghanistan

Afghanistan and Its Challenge to Feminism

How should anti-imperialists relate to the coming to power of the misogynist Taliban regime in Afghanistan?

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