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Talking Afghan Debacles on Parallax Views Podcast MP3

Back on the Parallax Views podcast to talk foreign policy and D.C. depravity with J.G. Michael. Here is his summary of our hour-long conversation: The Afghanistan Blunder Boogie and D.C. Arrogance w/ Jim Bovard September 1, 2021 On this edition of Parallax Views, U.S. military forces have left Afghanistan after 20 years. But the D.C. […]

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U.S. Foreign Policy Perpetual Perfidy

U.S. Foreign Policy Perpetual Perfidy by James Bovard February 24, 2020 The Washington establishment was aghast in October when Donald Trump appeared to approve a Turkish invasion of northern Syria. The United States was seen as abandoning the Kurds, some of whom had assisted the United States in the fight against ISIS and other terrorist groups. […]

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American Foreign Policy: Idiocy or Perfidy?

American Conservative Idiocy or Perfidy? How We Get Hooked on Foreign Democracy Crusades Ted Carpenter’s new book raises important questions about who is wagging who. By James Bovard • October 2, 2019 Official White House Photo by Pete Souza Gullible Superpower: U.S. Support For Bogus Foreign Democratic Movements by Ted Galen Carpenter, 2019, Cato Institute, […]

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Meddling to Spread Democracy is Doing God’s Work

Journalist Martin Sieff asked my views yesterday about US democracy promotion efforts such as the National Endowment for Democracy. I said that the interventions are “justified because ‘God wants democracy to win.’ The US government is simply doing God’s work — or doing what God would do if he knew as much as US government […]

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America Needs Fewer Enemies, Not More Bombs

Here’s a revised version via Canva (an excellent design site) – America needs fewer enemies, not more bombs. Cut the saber rattling & the Pentagon budget. pic.twitter.com/LR9s7u8aFd — James Bovard (@JimBovard) February 28, 2017

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Carping on Final Trump-Clinton Debate

Updated on Friday morn – https://twitter.com/JimBovard/status/789524996192370688 https://twitter.com/JimBovard/status/789489658082254853 https://twitter.com/JimBovard/status/789296637311156224 Updated on Thursday morn: Why is @realDonaldTrump a heretic against democracy for refusing to pre-commit to not exercise his right to challenge election result? — James Bovard (@JimBovard) October 20, 2016 Gore & DEMS were correct to challenge 2000 FLA results – that election was a farce. […]

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