US foreign policy

News Roundup 4/25/19

Wikileaks Daniel Ellsberg on the importance of Wikileaks, Julian Assange, and Chelsea Manning. [Link] Caitlin Johnstone debunks the myth that Julian Assange is an agent of Russia. [Link] Ryan McManken explains why it doesn’t matter if Assange is a ‘journalist’ or not. [Link] Elizabeth Vos on the importance of Wikileaks' release of the collateral murder video. [Link] US News Matt Taibbi explains why #Russiagate is a net plus for Trump. The MSM pushed too many fake stories during the past three years. [Link] Lockheed reports over $14 billion in sales in the first quarter of 2019. [Link] The...

Iran & Chelsea Manning’s Bail guest Will Porter

Will Porter returns to FPF to discuss his recent articles published at RT. The appointment of a new IRGC leader - who is considered a hardliner - is a sign that Iran is reacting to the US withdrawing waivers for oil sanctions. Will and Kyle give an analysis of the impact of Trump's decision to reduce Iran's oil imports to 0.  Chelsea Manning remains in jail and was denied bail at an appeals hearing. Manning is jail for refusing to testify in front of a secret grand jury. Will and Kyle look at the greater problems in the US bail system. Will Porter is a staff writer at RT and an analyst of...

News Roundup 2/1/19

US News A new study shows that vaping is more effective than traditional nicotine replacement therapies at helping people quit smoking. [Link] Several ICE detainees are on hunger strikes. ICE is force feeding six of the detainees. [Link] A man dies in a Georgia prison because prison staff denied him medical treatment for seizures. He was in prison for eating a pot cookie. [Link] US Intelligence Testimony CIA Director Gina Haspel says Iran is still complying with the Nuclear Agreement. [Link] Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats says North Korea is unlikely to reach a...

News Roundup 1/31/19

US News A new bipartisan bill would make animal cruelty a federal crime. [Link] Baltimore will stop prosecuting marijuana possession offenses. [Link] Facebook blocks ad transparency tools from working. [Link]   Google removes a map of ‘Kurdistan’ at the request of the Turkish government. [Link] Nikki Haley and Gary Cohn are charging $200,000 for speaking engagements. [Link] US Foreign Policy A federal court rules that Vietnam vets who served offshore are eligible for benefits for those who suffer from Agent Orange-related illnesses. [Link] US interventions are to meant benefit...

FPF #304 – Worst of Trump in 2018 guest Will Porter

On FPF #304, Will Porter returns to the show for part two of the year-end review show. We discuss the worst of Trump's foreign policy decisions in 2018. Will breaks down the important events in Yemen, Russia, Iran, and China. We examine the influence that John Bolton and Mike Pompeo had on US foreign policy in 2018.  Links FPF #292 - Best of Trump in 2018 guest Will Porter FPF #291 - John Rogan guest Will Porter FPF #287 - Syria guest Will Porter FPF #284 - Julian Assange guest Will Porter FPF #244 False Flags in Syria guest Will Porter FPF #237 #WhyImAntiwar guest Will Porter FPF #232 -...

News Roundup 1/24/19

Venezuelan Regime Change The US recognizes Juan Guaido as interim president of Venezuela. [Link] Juan Guaido declares himself interim president of Venezuela. [Link]   Venezuelan president Maduro cuts diplomatic ties with the US and gives US diplomats 72 hours to leave Venezuela. [Link] The US rejects Maduro’s cutting of diplomatic ties. [Link] Amazon A group of Amazon stockholders push the company not to sell facial recognition technology to police. [Link] Amazon spent over $14 million on lobbying in 2018. [Link] Russiagate Ray McGovern on the lack of Russiagate evidence. [Link] Glenn...

The Baby Hitler Paradox

Apparently one of the latest things the cool kids are talking about is debating whether or not they would kill baby Hitler. Supposedly this is a bit of a "Pro Life" argument. Parenthesis used since both sides of this debate are so hideously titled. This article is not about abortion by the way. Then you have responses like that from Stonekettle. I don't know Jim Wright. This Facebook post was the first I've ever heard of the guy. Don't know his political leanings nor do I care. I used his post as an example. Everything written from here forward is not a condemnation of Jim personally. As...

News Roundup 1/16/19

FBI Investigates Trump Glenn Greenwald breaks down the FBI investigation of Trump following the firing of James Comey. Greenwald explains how the investigation turned up nothing and was dangerous. He highlights the failures in the mainstream media’s coverage of the investigation. [Link] Ron Paul and Dan McAdams explain the real story of the FBI investigation. [Link] Foreign Policy Focus #298 - FBI Investigates Trump, Finds Nothing US News A judge rules law enforcement cannot force you to unlock your phone. This ruling includes biometrics passwords like facial recognition and fingerprints....

News Roundup 12/4/18

Two US police departments canceled a planned training with the Israeli military. [Link] Lt Gen Frank McKenzie begins his confirmation process to become CENTCOM Commander. [Link] The Intercepted Podcast explains how the US foreign policy created the crisis on the southern border. [Link] Alfred McCoy explains the history of major geopolitical thinkers and how their grand ideas caused destruction. [Link] Trump and Xi meeting at the G20 resulted in a trade truce. Trump has agreed to delay new tariffs on China by 90 days. [Link] Japan is planning to acquire an additional 100 F-35s. [Link]...

News Roundup 11/20/18

Some Trump Administration officials feel John Bolton is becoming the decision maker in US Foreign Policy. [Link] General Dunford complains that tech companies are not working enough with the Pentagon. [Link] US troops deployed to the southern border should complete their mission by December 15th. [Link] European countries will push for Trump to remain in the INF Treaty. [Link] Gareth Porter explains how CNN and the NYT lied about North Korean missile sites. [Link] Brian McGlinchey explains how much influence the Saudi Lobby as in DC. [Link] Trump is refusing to watch the tape of the...

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News Roundup 8/18/2022

US News Air Force Special Operations Command’s CV-22 Osprey aircraft fleet has been grounded over unknown issues with the clutch. Defense News China A top US military commander said Tuesday that the US must “contest” China’s missile launches over Taiwan that were...

News Roundup 8/17/2022

US News The Department of Education will forgive student loans for ITT Technical Institute students from January 1, 2005 until it closed in 2016. Over 200,000 former attendees of the school will have $3.9 billion forgiven. Market Watch The Army transferred control of...

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Attention Fellow Philosophers: The Protestant Libertarian Podcast

On a recent episode of The Protestant Libertarian Podcast, Alex Bernardo and Laurie Calhoun discuss the MIC, its cultish features, the war on terror, Ukraine, war propaganda, and what to do about all of it. This relatively new podcast also has episodes on Ludwig...

RIP Michael Badnarik

I am told this morning that Michael Badnarik died in his sleep of heart failure last night. Michael was a great believer in and defender of freedom and the United States of America and its Constitution. He represented the Libertarian Party as presidential candidate...

KPFA Saturday Evening News–How Violence Breeds Violence

Short contribution of Laurie Calhoun to the KPFA Saturday Evening News on August 6, 2022, with David Rosenberg about drone assassination and the logic of “violence breeds violence”. This three-minute exchange spans 5:10-8:15. Many other foreign policy topics are also...

The Scott Horton Show

Conflicts of Interest

COI #312: UN Peacekeepers Commit Rampant Sexual Crimes in DR Congo

On COI #312, Kyle Anzalone discusses the Congo, Russia and China. Odysee Rumble  Donate LBRY Credits bTTEiLoteVdMbLS7YqDVSZyjEY1eMgW7CP Donate Bitcoin 36PP4kT28jjUZcL44dXDonFwrVVDHntsrk Donate Bitcoin Cash Qp6gznu4xm97cj7j9vqepqxcfuctq2exvvqu7aamz6 Patreon Subscribe...

COI #311: The White House Will Continue to Push Beijing

On COI #311, Kyle Anzalone discusses Russia, China and Africa.   Odysee Rumble  Donate LBRY Credits bTTEiLoteVdMbLS7YqDVSZyjEY1eMgW7CP Donate Bitcoin 36PP4kT28jjUZcL44dXDonFwrVVDHntsrk Donate Bitcoin Cash Qp6gznu4xm97cj7j9vqepqxcfuctq2exvvqu7aamz6 Patreon...

COI #310: Was the Al-Qaeda Leader Killed in Afghanistan?

On COI #310, Kyle Anzalone and Connor Freeman discuss Iran, Israel and Afghanistan.   Odysee Rumble  Donate LBRY Credits bTTEiLoteVdMbLS7YqDVSZyjEY1eMgW7CP Donate Bitcoin 36PP4kT28jjUZcL44dXDonFwrVVDHntsrk Donate Bitcoin Cash...

Don't Tread on Anyone

10 Debunked Conspiracy Theories Democrats Still Believe!

https://youtu.be/DG99R2dB8eg The problem with political decisions isn’t that most of us don’t get our own way. It’s also that these decisions are usually imposed on us against our will, by threats of violence...Democracy, as we practice it, is unjust. We expose...

The Utilitarian Case for Voluntaryism

https://youtu.be/mO0Wi-elguk If I try to take something from you, you will resist, imposing costs on both of us in the form of property damage and bodily harm, in addition to the cost of security you may incur to prevent future acts of coercion. It’s not just that...

The State is the Health of War

https://youtu.be/WnvtYw_QKQE Critics often dismiss private law by alleging that disputes between enforcement agencies would lead to combat — even though this happens between governments all the time! In truth, the incentives for peaceful resolution of disputes would...

Liberty Weekly Podcast

Josh Rogin, Propagandist Ep. 228

https://youtu.be/KOfe5385Pjw In this episode, I profile one of this era's most influential neoconservative voices, Josh Rogin. Rogin is a twice weekly columnist at the CIA Washington Post, where he advocates for US interventionism in every possible foreign...

Pelosi’s Pickled Provocation Ep. 227

https://youtu.be/6t0w03HduRI In the last two weeks, I spent a great deal of time covering Nancy Pelosi's reckless diplomatic visit to Taiwan. As a part of my coverage, I made a panel appearance on Around the Empire with JoAnne Leon and was glad to be a guest on It's...

Lies, Damned Lies, & War Propaganda ft. Prof CJ Ep. 226

  https://youtu.be/Qp4xpGlxsx8 In this week's episode, I invited Prof. CJ of the Dangerous History Podcast on to talk about Part I of his current podcast series. In Part I, Prof. CJ explores the "massive British propaganda operation in the US that ran from...

The Danger of the Fake China Threat ft. Joseph Solis-Mullen Ep. 225

https://youtu.be/OEcx1yQn6ic This week, I invited Joseph Solis-Mullen on the show to discuss his most recent article published at the Libertarian Institute. The article, entitled "The Fake China Threat and Its Very Real Danger" does an excellent job of demonstrating...

Year Zero

Tim Pool is Wrong About China w/ Patrick MacFarlane

Patrick is back, and this time we’re discussing how and why Tim Pool is wrong about China. Liberty Weekly Patrick Twitter Discord Libertarian Institute 19 Skills Pdf Autonomy Course Critical Thinking Course Donate Patreon RyanBunting.com

BTC Vs ESG w/Car

Car from TLE joined me again. This time I wanted Car to address my Concerns about ESG, and how he thought BTC was the answer. Timeline Earth Who is Car Timeline Earth Discord Libertarian Institute 19 Skills Pdf Autonomy Course Critical Thinking Course Donate Patreon...

Origins and Myths w/Adam Patrick

Adam Patrick is back to discuss the roots of metaphysical thought and language. Discord Libertarian Institute 19 Skills Pdf Autonomy Course Critical Thinking Course Donate Patreon RyanBunting.com

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