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North Korea an Aggressor? A Reality Check

Editors note: This article was originally published on August 30, of this year on the Veterans Today publication. An excerpt of the article is being reposted here in order to present our readers with the interesting perspective the author gives on the tension between the U.S. and North Korea. By: Veterans Today ” … war in our time is always indiscriminate, a war against innocents, a war against children.” (Howard Zinn, 1922-2010.) “All war represents a failure of diplomacy.” (Tony Benn, MP. 1925-2014.) “No country too poor, too small, too far away, not to be threat, a threat to the American way of...

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Weighs Using “Kinetic Weapon” On North Korea

In January, Trump’s Air Force chief of staff revealed to USA TODAY that the U.S. President could use “space weapons against ISIS.”

The Neoconservatives Have Declared War on the Realists

For interventionists, "retrenchment" is just another word for "isolationism," which of course is the great bogeyman of interventionist foreign policy.

China Warns Trump: “We Will Back North Korea If The US Strikes First”

Trump's national security advisers presented him with U.S. military options, including pre-emptive strikes, and nuclear capabilities should America be called on to abide by its treaty obligations in the region, White House and defense officials said.

UN Warns US Inflicting ‘Unacceptable’ Civilian Casualties in Raqqa Strikes

An estimated 20,000 civilians remain in Raqqa, and the US has labeled them “human shields.”

Putin’s Warning To The World: North Korea “On The Verge Of A Large-Scale Conflict”

"It is essential to resolve the region’s problems through direct dialogue involving all sides without advancing any preconditions (for such talks)," Putin wrote. "Provocations, pressure, and bellicose and offensive rhetoric is the road to nowhere."

‘Even without nukes, military conflict with N. Korea will turn South into desert’

If the current situation in East Asia is not resolved, a number of countries “will be living under a threat of a nuclear volcano erupting,” Russian diplomat and an expert in Asian studies, professor Georgy Toloraya told RT.com.

UK plans ‘significant uptick’ in Afghanistan special ops

Hard on the heels of Donald Trump’s decision to wage a more aggressive war in Afghanistan, London reportedly prepares to ramp up SAS covert operations there. According to British intelligence, Afghanistan could fall to the Taliban if the US pulled out.

Trump and the War Party

Daniel McAdams from the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity joins Jeff Deist to discuss Trumpian foreign policy in light of the president's recent speech on Afghanistan.

US Officials: ‘Win’ in Afghanistan Would Be a Political Settlement

US Commander Urges Taliban to 'Lay Down Your Arms'.