Ukraine Negotiation Kabuki

by Jim Kavanaugh, published on The Polemicist Substack, April 18, 2022 Though they are not given much of a voice in the mainstream media, many people oppose US/NATO sending more arms to Ukraine and oppose direct Western military intervention, because they see that such actions would only prolong an inevitably lost fight “to the last Ukrainian” and/or they do not[…]

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With Its Doomsday Clock Set at 100 Seconds to Midnight, The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Calls for Escalating U.S. Aggression Against Russia

By Roger D. Harris, Published on Black Agenda Report, February 16, 2022 The venerated Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is not a formation that peace advocates can support. Its recent statements on the US manufactured Ukraine crisis are supportive of US/NATO imperialism. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists emerged after World War II as a voice for peace by some of[…]

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China Gives Oomph to Russia’s ‘Nyet’ on NATO

by Ray McGovern, published on Antiwar.com,  February 1, 2022 Fourteen years ago today, when then-ambassador to Russia William Burns, in an IMMEDIATE cable titled “Nyet Means Nyet: Russia’s NATO Enlargement Redlines,” reported Moscow’s warning that NATO membership for Ukraine would cross a red line, the Russians could do little more than grouse. Enter from left stage Chinese President Xi Jinping[…]

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Giving the Bomb to Saudi Arabia’s Dr. Strangelove

by Chris Hedges, 1st published on TruthDig, March 3, 2019 The most dangerous foreign policy decision of the Trump administration—and I know this is saying a lot—is its decision to share sensitive nuclear technology with Saudi Arabia and authorize U.S. companies to build nuclear reactors in that country. I spent seven years in the Middle East. I covered the despotic,[…]

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Unwrapping Armageddon: The Erosion of Nuclear Arms Control

A view of the some of ground launched cruise missiles (GLCM) that will be destroyed in accordance with the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. Forty-one GLCMs and their launch canisters and seven transporter-erector-launchers will be disposed of at the base in the first round of reductions mandated by the treaty. (1988) by Conn M. Hallinan, from Dispatches from the Edge,[…]

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