U.S. Elections – Soap Opera, or Statecraft?By Harley Schlanger
The Biden administration's decision, along with that of the U.K., to bomb Yemen, threatens to lead to a wider war in SW Asia, just as NATO continues its proxy war in Ukraine, and the danger of war with China grows, following the Taiwan elections. Is any of this being addressed seriously by presidential candidates, as the 2024 election kicks off in Iowa with the caucuses today? The majority of nations are moving toward a new development architecture, while the U.S. is increasingly isolating itself with a commitment to Permanent War and Green austerity. The people of the U.S. and western Europe can join with the Global Majority to reject the geopolitical commitment to confrontation -- join us to make sure they know there is an alternative to the destructive course of the war machine.