Thursday, November 12, 2015

US Isolationists Still Block Iran Trade

-Daniel McAdams
As French President Hollande meets his Iranian counterpart Rouhani this week, trade is at the center of the agenda. Iran has announced its preference for European Airbus passenger planes, which freezes Boeing out of a potentially lucrative deal. The problem is the real isolationists in the US — those who dominate both political parties and who prefer sanction, intimidation, threats, and worse to force the rest of the world to follow their dictates. They are keeping US companies out of the game while the Europeans and Asians clean up. Today’s Liberty Report takes a look at how the empire kills its own: