Doug Bandow

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Why Did a Saudi Kill U.S. Sailors While Three Others Filmed It?

We need to get over the old trope that they hate us because we are free.
Doug Bandow December 12, 2019

American Soldiers Are Not Bodyguards for Saudi Royals

President Trump believes in America First—except when it comes to the monarchy in Riyadh apparently.
Doug Bandow December 5, 2019

Tulsi Gabbard: Wake Up and Smell Our $6.4 Trillion Wars

Meanwhile, her fellow Democrats appear abysmally unconcerned about the human and financial toll.
Doug Bandow November 29, 2019

Arab Spring 2.0: Don’t Get Any Ideas, Washington

From Iran to Egypt, the Middle East is on fire and for once the U.S. has nothing to do with it. Let's keep it that way.
Doug Bandow November 21, 2019

Why the Hawks Are Wrong About China Too

Yes, we need to pivot towards Asia, but that doesn't mean we should treat Beijing as an enemy.
Doug Bandow November 14, 2019

Donald Trump’s Boneheaded Plan to Steal Syrian Oil

If he's going to go plundering, why not hit Saudi Arabia first?
Doug Bandow November 7, 2019

Taking a Stand Against Imperialistic Chinese Censors

Beijing is pressuring American companies because it thinks the West is weak. Here's how businesses can fight back.
Doug Bandow October 31, 2019

Instead of Warmongering, Trump Should Throw Turkey Out of NATO

Ankara is long past being an alliance member in good standing. And why are we on the hook for so many eastern nations anyway?
Doug Bandow October 24, 2019