Michael Hudson: It’s as if Obama has Adopted Dick Cheney’s Military Policy!

by Michael Hudson
Writer, Dandelion Salad
March 17, 2014

An interview with WBEZ on the one-sided view of economic reform.

WBEZ writes:

Both the U.S. and the E.U. have pledged aid packages to help Ukraine’s new government stabilize the country’s economy. The IMF also has a team on the ground in Ukraine, currently analyzing the country’s debt crisis. They expect to make recommendations for reforms that are required for Ukraine to secure an IMF loan. Continue reading

Crimean ‘Check’ on Western Machinations in Ukraine by Finian Cunningham

by Finian Cunningham
Writer, Dandelion Salad
East Africa
Crossposted from Strategic Culture Foundation
March 17, 2014

American geo-strategic planners are fond of the chess game analogy, as articulated foremost by former National Security advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski. In the wake of the resounding vote for Crimean unification with Russia at the weekend, it may be said that this move by the Crimean electorate declares a “check” on Washington’s machinations in the Ukraine.

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Barack Obama’s Executive Order — Blocking Property of Additional Persons Contributing to the Situation in Ukraine


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Dandelion Salad

Updated: Mar. 20, 2014

Propaganda Alert!

The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release
March 17, 2014

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (IEEPA), the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.) (NEA), section 212(f) of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 (8 U.S.C. 1182(f)), and section 301 of title 3, United States Code,

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Gareth Porter: The Obama Administration Is Setting Up A Demand Which Would Cause The Entire Nuclear Talks To Fail

with Gareth Porter
Writer, Dandelion Salad
March 17, 2014

Don't attack Iran

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MyCatbirdSeat on Mar 16, 2014

This first American National Summit was held at the National Press Club by The Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policies, the Council for the National Interest, the Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, and If Americans Knew.

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Hey Rubes! Follow the Money! by Daniel N. White

by Daniel N. White
Guest Writer, Dandelion Salad
March 17, 2014

One interesting fact is lost in all the discussion ongoing about the Ukraine/Crimea/Russia/US imbroglio ongoing, and that is the money question. The bible tells us that where your treasures are is where your heart is, and the same has to be true about nations and how they spend their treasures, too. Let’s take a look at how the United States is spending its treasures abroad in its foreign policy adventures.

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