Chomsky – Masters of Mankind: American Power Under Challenge

Obama and China Agree on Languid Climate Goals

Juan Cole Informed Comment   The good news is that US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Linping have reached an agreement on limiting carbon emissions in their two countries. The US puts out 5.5 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide a year, and...
Chomsky – Masters of Mankind: American Power Under Challenge

A Brewing Storm in the Western Pacific

Walden Bello Foreign Policy In Focus A Brewing Storm in the Western Pacific China’s aggressive territorial claims, Washington’s “pivot” to Asia, and Japan’s hawkish bluster add up to a volatile brew in the Asia-Pacific.   A storm is brewing in...
Chomsky – Masters of Mankind: American Power Under Challenge

China Benefits From Bush’s Folly

That myth of wealth following the flag can finally be put to rest with the report in Sunday’s New York Times headlined “China Is Reaping Biggest Benefits of Iraq Oil Boom.” Imperialism doesn’t pay.   By Robert Scheer Truthdig...