George W. Bush
US abandons Open Skies for new age space weapons

The US walking out of the Open Skies Agreement is a clear signal that it seeks global dominance. As other countries are unlikely to surrender, we are back to hair-trigger nuclear alerts and the Doomsday Clock inching towards midnight

Bush to Trump: The path of complete destruction

Prabir Purkayastha talks about the implications of the US leaving the Treaty on Open Skies. He also talks about the increased warmongering by the US in this period

US forces withdraw from three Iraqi bases

We look at the history of the invasion even as US troops withdraw from certain bases.

Iraq war 12 ways the US invasion of Iraq lives on in infamy

17 years after the US-led invasion of Iraq, the consequences have lived up to the fears of all who opposed it. Millions of Iraqis were killed or wounded and millions more were displaced

US in Iraq: 17 years later

It has been 17 years since the United States of America invaded Iraq. We talk to NewsClick Editor-in-Chief Prabir Purkayastha about the changing matrix of the geo-strategy and war in West Asia.

Will the US end up putting sanctions on every country that doesn’t bend to its will?

The objectives of the “strongest sanctions” are broadly all the same—that the United States will suffocate a country’s ability to trade and access finance as long as it does not do what the United States of America asks it to do

US extends sanctions against Zimbabwe citing “extraordinary threat”

US president Donald Trump extended the sanctions for one more year despite a number of world leaders calling for their withdrawal to alleviate the misery of recession-hit Zimbabwe. The sanctions have been in place since the first term of George W. Bush

George H. W. Bush, man of the times

George H. W. Bush, in a way, was the instigator of the current depths of American involvement in the affairs of West Asia that was continued by all succeeding presidents, and most disastrously by his son, George W. Bush

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