Monthly Archives: August 2022

2022-08-30: News Headlines

Staff (2022-08-30). US army to Deliver NASAMS to Ukraine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (MNA) — The US Army has awarded a $182 million contract to Raytheon Missiles & Defense to supply six National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile Systems (NASAMS) to Ukraine.

WSWS (2022-08-30). Chancellor Scholz promotes militarisation of Europe under German leadership in Prague speech. wsws.org Germany is deliberately intensifying the war in Ukraine in order to weld Europe together under its hegemony and to upgrade it to a military world power. This was the central message contained in Scholz's speech at Charles University.

Staff (2022-08-30). Romania: U.S. B-52s placed under NATO command for first time, practice offensive strikes. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Air CommandAugust 29, 2022 B-52s brought under NATO command for the first time during mission over Romania U.S. B-52s came under NATO command and control for the first time ever during a Bomber Task Force training mission over Romania working out offensive and defensive manoeuvres with Allied fighters. The Allied aircraft from Canada, Romania …

Staff (2022-08-30). Tunisia: NATO consolidates foothold in North Africa. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Maritime CommandAugust 29, 2022 NATO Ships Visit Tunis Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group Two (SNMCMG2) conducted a port visit in Tunis, Aug. 22 to 24. SNMCMG2 received a warm welcome and enjoyed the hospitality of the Tunisian Navy for the duration of the visit, which included meetings with local authorities, training, and a reception. …

Infobrics (2022-08-30). Energy Sanctions on Russia Have Been a Boon for China and India. infobrics.org When the UK and the U.S. banned Russian oil imports, and the European Union approved sanctions that made it a lot harder to trade in Russian oil, media reports highlighted the argument that Russian could not possibly replace Europe with Asia as its biggest oil client…

Staff (2022-08-30). George H. W. Bush carrier strike group, anti-missile warships enter Mediterranean. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U. S. European CommandAugust 25, 2022 George HW Bush Carrier Strike Group transits the Strait of Gibraltar USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), transited the Strait of Gibraltar and entered the Mediterranean Sea as part of a regularly scheduled deployment in the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa (NAVEUR-NAVAF) area of operations, Aug. 25, 2022. The strike …

Infobrics (2022-08-30). Pentagon admits it can't track Ukraine-bound weapons. infobrics.org At least since April, US military officials have been expressing frustration that Ukraine-bound "lethal aid" shipments were entering a big "black hole" once they crossed the border.

Staff (2022-08-30). US claims Russia now in possession of Iranian drones. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (MNA) — The US assesses Russia is now in possession of weapons-capable Iranian drones that they will likely deploy on the battlefield in Ukraine, said a senior US administration official.

WSWS (2022-08-30). Ukraine announces beginning of offensive to retake Kherson. wsws.org None of the military efforts by Ukraine, which for years has ranked as the poorest country in Europe, would be possible without the arms and funding from NATO and, above all, the US.

Infobrics (2022-08-30). Washington recruiting Afghan pilots to fight in Ukraine. infobrics.org US continues its interventionist policy in the Ukrainian conflict, prolonging tensions and security crisis.

Staff (2022-08-30). Russia calls on US to return money stolen from Afghanistan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (MNA) — Russian Permanent Representative to the UN Vasily Nebenzya called on the US to return the money stolen from the Afghan people.

Anonymous103 (2022-08-30). Update On Ukrainian Losses In Kherson Region. southfront.org | The counteroffensive of Ukrainian troops on Kherson was previously announced by representatives of the Zelensky regime and Western media. It was reportedly planned for August 10, but the operation was postponed for more than three weeks. It was supposed that the reason was the different views on the prospects of the operation at the Office of the President of Ukraine and the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. | According to the Ukrainian media, Commander-in-Chief Zaluzhny considered d…

Pepe Escobar (2022-08-30). Six Months Into Ukraine's Collapse, the World Has Changed Forever. globalresearch.ca

Infobrics (2022-08-30). Ukraine War "News Fatigue" consolidated as concern for winter grows. infobrics.org Cost-of-living and energy crisis replaces Ukraine War headlines.

Anonymous103 (2022-08-30). Testimonies Of Ukrainian Serviceman Confirm That Kiev Was Preparing For War. southfront.org

WSWS (2022-08-30). Australia hosts major war games simulating aerial combat. wsws.org The US and its key allies are carrying out exercises preparing for a major air war, as Washington wages a proxy-conflict with Russia in Ukraine and ratchets up its confrontation with China in the Indo-Pacific.

Global Research News (2022-08-30). Selected Articles: Six Months Into Ukraine's Collapse, the World Has Changed Forever. globalresearch.ca By Six months after the start of the Special Military Operation (SMO) by Russia in Ukraine, the geopolitical tectonic plates of the 21st…

No Nukes Action (2022-08-30). Tuesday 8/30: HALT the SB 846 Bill for the taxpayers & ratepayers of CA That Keeps Diablo Canyon. indybay.org Senator Nancy Skinner's Office | Oakland State Building | 1515 Clay St. | Oakland…

TeleSUR-mcs- JL (2022-08-30). Gobierno paraguayo recibe 0.000 dosis de vacunas contra Covid. telesurtv.net Las autoridades sanitarias instaron a la población a acudir a los vacunatorios para recibir la dosis correspondiente.

Global Research (2022-08-30). Recalculando la atención geoestratégica. globalizacion.ca El dron estadounidense General Atomics lanzó dos misiles R9-X al balcón de una casa en Kabul matando a Al-Zawahiri, el invisible líder de Al-Qaeda, quien había tomado las riendas tras el asesinato de Osama bin Laden. | El vehículo aéreo no…

Ahmed Adel (2022-08-30). Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan Deepen Cooperation to Bypass Western Sanctions. globalresearch.ca

Infobrics (2022-08-30). China's Chery in Talks to Produce Cars in Russian Plants. infobrics.org Chinese car manufacturer Chery is in talks with Russian manufacturers about producing cars in Russian plants, Russia's state-owned news agency TASS reported, citing Vladimir Shmakov, director of Chery's Russian branch…

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-08-30). The Global Fragility Act: Washington's New Tool for Controlling an Unruly Haiti. orinocotribune.com By Travis Ross &#1 ; Aug 24, 2022 | With Russia and China increasingly assertive and influential worldwide, Washington recently rolled out its gambit to maintain global hegemony and gather former colonies and neo-colonies under its wing: The U.S. government has

____ (2022-08-30). Sic Transit Gloria Americae. smoothiex12.blogspot.com For any observer nowadays it is enough to take a look at the front page of Oilprice.com, popular but definitely globalist in character, resource to make a conclusion that the game is nearing its end and something altogether unknown is ahead of us. Just take a look at these headlines from today, August 29, 2022. I underlined in…

Contributing Writers (2022-08-29). Roger Waters added to Ukrainian govt-sponsored hit list/ BY DEBORAH ARMSTRONG ∑AUGUST 25, 2022. marktaliano.net Original Link Here: Roger Waters added to Ukrainian govt-sponsored hit list &#1 ; The Grayzone Russian political analyst Daria Dugina, who was killed in a car bomb explosion in Moscow on Saturday, now appears as "liquidated" on the Ukrainian online hit list. The site was created under the watch of the Minister of Internal Affairs. This …

Brian Berletic (2022-08-29). US-China Tensions Over Taiwan Update (Aug 29, 2022) &#1 ; US Warships in Taiwan Strait. thealtworld.com After a series of provocative meetings between US officials and Taiwan's administration in violation of US bilateral agreements with Beijing over the One China policy, the US has now transited warships through the Taiwan Strait. | Throughout this series of provocations China has steadily expanded military operations around Taiwan, tightening control over the air and water around the island territory. | The US appears unable to recognize the limits of its power and influence and prepared fully to trigger another catastrophic conflict just as it has with Russia over Ukraine. | References: | BBC &#1 ; US Taiwan:…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-29). First Results Of Ukrainian Counteroffensive In Kherson Region. southfront.org On August 29, the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) launched a counteroffensive in the southern Ukrainian regions of Kherson and Mykolaiv. So far, no significant gains have been achieved. The Russian military continues to deter the enemy advance on the front lines. | Prior to the attacks on the front lines, the AFU launched a massive shelling of Novaya Kakhovka and Berislav in the Kherson region on the night of August 28-29. At least 1 ammunition depot was reportedly…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-29). An Engineered Food and Poverty Crisis to Secure Continued US Dominance. libya360.wordpress.com Colin Todhunter In March 2022, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned of a "hurricane of hunger and a meltdown of the global food system" in the wake of the crisis in Ukraine. Guterres said food, fuel and fertiliser prices were skyrocketing with supply chains being disrupted and added this is hitting the poorest the hardest and planting the seeds for…

Infobrics (2022-08-29). Washington announces $3 billion military aid to Kiev as US world system collapses. infobrics.org An increasingly "overburdened" Washington is trying to prolong the Ukrainian conflict as much as it can – to no one's benefit.

_____ (2022-08-29). Ukraine And The Politics Of Permanent War. popularresistance.org No one, including the most bullish supporters of Ukraine, expect the nation's war with Russia to end soon. The fighting has been reduced to artillery duels across hundreds of miles of front lines and creeping advances and retreats. Ukraine, like Afghanistan, will bleed for a very long time. This is by design. | On August 24, the Biden administration announced yet another massive military aid package to Ukraine worth nearly $3 billion. It will take months, and in some cases years, for this military equipment to reach Ukraine. In another sign that Washington assumes the conflict will be a long war of attrition it w…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-29). Military Situation In Ukraine On August 29, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU 60th infantry brigade near Novovorontsovka and the Vostok air command control point near Dnepropetrovsk with high-precision missiles, killing about 70 Ukrainian servicemen; | Russian missiles hit the temporary deployment point and ammunition depot of the 108th Territorial Defense Brigade, as well as the camps of the Aidar and Azov military formations near Marganets, killing more than 100 servicemen; | Russia struck the AFU 53rd mechanized brigade and…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-29). Russian FSB Identified Second Ukrainian Citizen Who Took Part In Dugina's Assassination. southfront.org On August 29th, the Russian Security Service (FSB) claimed that the second member of the Ukrainian sabotage and terrorist group who took part in the assassination of Daria Dugina was identified. | On August 20, Daria Dugina, Russian journalist, philosopher and war correspondent, was killed in the Moscow region. The SUV she was driving exploded and burned down in the eyes of her father Alexander Dugin, the philosopher, considered to be the ideologist of the "Russian world" concept. | On August…

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-29). IAEA Sends Team to Ukraine to Inspect Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant. news.antiwar.com The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has The ZNPP has been controlled by Russian forces since March. The plant has recently been the site of frequent shelling,…

Deborah Armstrong (2022-08-29). Roger Waters Added to Ukrainian Hit List. covertactionmagazine.com Pink Floyd Star Declared "Enemy of Ukraine" I have written about the Ukrainian hit list known as Mirotvorets, or "Peacekeeper," twice before. The first time was in an article about internet censorship, and the second time was when a 13-year-old Ukrainian girl, Faina Savenkova, was added to the list for publicly speaking out against Kyiv's bloody war on Russian-speaking civilians …

Infobrics (2022-08-29). Jaishankar Justifies India's Decision to Buy Russian Oil. infobrics.org Justifying India's decision to import Russian crude oil amidst the Ukraine war, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said that his moral duty is to ensure the best deal for Indians, most of whom cannot afford high energy prices…

Kyle Anzalone (2022-08-29). America Imported Over $6 Billion in Goods From Russia Since Ukraine Invasion. globalresearch.ca

Kelley Beaucar Vlahos (2022-08-29). Towards a "Long War", No Diplomatic Solution in Sight: Biden tonewsauthor"> a US Military Operation for Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-08-29). The War in Ukraine is a Foretaste of Much Wider Changes. journal-neo.org When viewing the war in Ukraine one has the experience of reading the Western media and having to ask oneself, where do these people gather their information from? There is almost a complete detachment from the events on the ground and the way it is reported in the Western media. This is more readily apparent …

Anonymous103 (2022-08-29). IAEA Mission On Its Way To Zaporozhie NPP. southfront.org IAEA experts are finally on their way to the Zaporozhye NPP in Ukraine. Head of the international agency Rafael Grossi who headed the support and assistance mission confirmed that the IAEA representatives will arrive to the plant 'later this week'. | According to the report by The New York Times, the mission of 13 experts led by the CEO of the organization should come to the power plant this week. According to the publication, it includes specialists "mainly from neutral countries": Poland,…

Anonymous765 (2022-08-29). Standoff On Ukrainian Front Lines. southfront.org |

WSWS (2022-08-29). Baltic governments use war in Ukraine to accelerate removal of Soviet World War II monuments. wsws.org The reactionary campaign is designed to sow ethnic divisions and erase from historical memory the defeat of fascism and the massive victory it signified for both the Soviet and international working class.

____ (2022-08-29). Iranian, Russian FMs to hold talks on JCPOA, Ukraine on Wed. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 29 (MNA) — Russian Foreign Ministry in a statement on Monday announced that Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian will hold talk with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on Wednesday to discuss JCPOA.

____ (2022-08-29). Howard Zinn at 100: the Enduring Legacy of the U.S. People's Historian. transcend.org 24 Aug 2022 marked six months since Russia launched its war on Ukraine, with millions displaced and tens of thousands of civilians and soldiers killed. That same day marked the centennial of the late historian Howard Zinn's birth. He was an author, professor, and anti-war activist.

TeleSUR (2022-08-29). IAEA Inspection at Zaporozhye NPP To Start on August 31st. telesurenglish.net The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will assess the situation at the plant, which Russia denounces is targeted by Ukrainian forces' shelling. | RELATED: | The Wall Street Journal, quoting an internal Ukrainian government document, reported on Monday that "the inspection will begin Wednesday and last until Saturday." | IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi said via Twitter that "the day has come; the IAEA…

____ (2022-08-29). New Patterns of Conflict and the Weakness of Peace Movements. transcend.org The beginning of the Russo-Ukrainian war in Feb 2022 dramatized a dangerous global conflict between the USA and its Cold War adversaries, Russia and China. A regional conflict that might have been resolved by negotiation or dialogues between the parties became relatively intractable, with no immediate solutions in sight.

Julia Conley (2022-08-29). Days After Approving Another $3 Billion for Ukraine War, US Says No More Money for Free Covid Tests. commondreams.org "Well this is quite exactly the wrong thing to do going into fall/winter," said one infectious disease doctor.

____ (2022-08-29). (Norsk-Norwegian) Putin og Zelenskij pà• ville veier! transcend.org 26.august 2022 – Jeg skvatt da jeg hà∏rte det: Pà• NRK Nyhetsmorgen, onsdag den 24/8, like fà∏r kl 9 ble vi servert nyheten om at Zelenskij nettopp har holdt en tale der han presiserte at Ukraina uansett vil fortsette krigen mot Russland helt til de har gjenvunnet Donbass og Krim!

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-29). US to Appoint New Arctic Ambassador With Eye on Russia. news.antiwar.com The Biden administration announced Friday that it will appoint a new ambassador for the Arctic, a region the US military and NATO view as a potential battleground with Russia. US Arctic policy is currently handled by an official in the State Department, but the Biden administration wants to establish a full ambassador, which would require …

Vanessa Beeley (2022-08-29). Journalists Who Challenge NATO Narratives Are Now 'Information Terrorists'. orinocotribune.com By Vanessa Beeley | We will have to answer to the "law" as "war criminals": | A US state department sponsored round table on "countering disinformation" was recently held at the According to the press release: "NGOs, mass media and international experts" took part in the round table discussions. Delegates discu…

____ (2022-08-29). The Monstrous Game of Nuclear Annihilation. transcend.org States parties and signatories to the TPNW issued a joint statement on 26 Aug 2022 reiterating their support for the NPT and its full implementation. We will not rest until the last state has joined the TPNW, the last warhead has been irreversibly dismantled and destroyed, and nuclear weapons have been totally eliminated from the Earth.

Suheir Sheikh (2022-08-29). Untangling the Libyan Crisis as violence surges in the country. america.cgtn.com On Saturday, the capital of Libya, Tripoli, witnessed the country's heaviest fighting in two years. What led to the latest events? 2011 Libya's fault lines emerged as local factions took opposing positions in the NATO-backed uprising that toppled Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, the de facto …

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-08-29). Condenan asesinato de dos periodistas en el norte de Colombia. telesurtv.net La organización no gubernamental (ONG) detalló que los dos periodistas regresaban de cubrir las fiestas patronales de Santa Rosa De Lima, en el Magdalena.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-29). To Write Off its Debt, the US Stages Wars Everywhere. libya360.wordpress.com Vladimir Platov The global economic crisis that has engulfed countries due to Washington's openly voluntarist and Russophobic policies has not only thrown the United States itself into chaos, but has also destroyed the world's multipolar model, changed the status of many states, and led to an increase in contradictions between states and coalitions. It is…

_____ (2022-08-29). DPRK Korea Is Faced With US 'Decapitation Drill'. popularresistance.org The western corporate media described the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's launch of two missiles Aug. 17 as threatening, aggressive and paranoid. What most media failed to report was the prior U.S. military exercises with Japan and South Korea off Hawai'i, in preparation for extensive war exercises off Korea, that provoked the DPRK's two warning shots. | An Aug. 19 article in the Daily Beast, an online news website, headlined a longer and upcoming military land, sea and air exercise this way: "U.S. to Enrage Kim Jong Un With Assassination Dry Run." The article then reads: | "For the first time in years, j…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-29). US-China Tensions Over Taiwan Update (Aug 29, 2022) — US Warships in Taiwan Strait. libya360.wordpress.com Update on US-China Tensions Over Taiwan for August 29, 2022 After a series of provocative meetings between US officials and Taiwan's administration in violation of US bilateral agreements with Beijing over the One China policy, the US has now transited warships through the Taiwan Strait. Throughout this series of provocations China has steadily expanded military…

_____ (2022-08-29). West's neoliberal 'age of abundance' is over, as war and sanctions boomerang home. popularresistance.org France's President Emmanuel Macron, a former banker, warned that "we are living the end of what could have seemed an era of abundance," calling it "a kind of major tipping point or a great upheaval." | Western wars and sanctions are boomeranging back at home. The neoliberal phase of capitalism is collapsing. | Neoliberalism has lost the key pillars it was built on: cheap energy and raw materials from Russia, cheap labor and consumer goods from China, an unsustainable bubble of household debt, low to zero interest rates, and Washington's ability to organize regime-change operations in any country where a governmen…

_____ (2022-08-29). West's Neoliberal 'Age Of Abundance' Is Over. popularresistance.org France's President Emmanuel Macron, a former banker, warned that "we are living the end of what could have seemed an era of abundance," calling it "a kind of major tipping point or a great upheaval." | Western wars and sanctions are boomeranging back at home. The neoliberal phase of capitalism is collapsing. | Neoliberalism has lost the key pillars it was built on: cheap energy and raw materials from Russia, cheap labor and consumer goods from China, an unsustainable bubble of household debt, low to zero interest rates, and Washington's ability to organize regime-change operations in any country where a governmen…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-29). Military Situation In Syria On August 29, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On August 29, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 3 times: 2 &#1 ; in Aleppo province, 1 &#1 ; in Latakia province; | On August 29, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in the Safuhin area; | On August 29, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in the Ghaniya area; | On August 29, YPG artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in the Marea area; | On August 29, the Russian Mi…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-08-29). Ignorant and Stupid Politicians Committed to Nuclear War: The Unthinkable: "Money and Mistakes" are the Driving Force behind World History. globalresearch.ca First published on August 27, 2022 | Nuclear War against both China and Russia is contemplated: | "At no point since the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6th, 1945, has humanity been closer to the unthinkable. All …

____ (2022-08-29). Nuremberg: Holocaust Survivor Vera Sharav's Alert about Nazi Tactics in 2022. transcend.org "Humanity Is Currently Under Siege by the Global Heirs of the Nazis" – Vera Sharav, Holocaust survivor and human rights advocate, speaks first at the 75th Anniversary Event of the Nuremberg Code in Nuremberg, Germany, on 20 Aug 2022.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-29). Freeze or Starve? Sanctioning Russia Leaves Germans a Choice this Winter. libya360.wordpress.com C.J. ATKINS Freeze or starve: With energy costs driving up the price of everything, Germans will face a choice this winter. Here, a pedestrian walks through the freezing winter fog in Berlin. | Maurizio Gambarini / dpa via AP The biggest beneficiary in the whole affair, Pohl argues, has been U.S. imperialism. Its energy companies…

Greg Heffer (2022-08-29). Liz Truss to Declare China a 'Threat' to National Security as PM and Give Beijing a Similar Status to Vladimir Putin's Russia. globalresearch.ca

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2022-08-29). Hidden Charms of Oil Swap, The Butterfly Effect : Where JCPOA, Oil Conjoin Stands OPEC+, "Oil Alliance between Saudi Arabia and Russia" globalresearch.ca

Infobrics (2022-08-29). Amid Curbs, India-Russia Trade Via INSTC Booms. infobrics.org The International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) has been facilitating a higher volume of trade between India and Russia via Iran over the last three months amid the West's sanctions on Moscow…

Infobrics (2022-08-29). First China-Russia Railway Bridge Could Start Official Operation Soon. infobrics.org One year after tracklaying work was completed on the first China-Russia railway bridge across the Heilongjiang River, a source familiar with the construction progress told the Global Times that the bridge is expected to begin official operation as early as this month…

____ (2022-08-29). 8 Y.O. Child Prodigy Plays Chopin's Nocturne (Music Video of the Week). transcend.org Elisey Mysin was born in 2010 in Russia. He performed Frédéric Chopin's Nocturne in C sharp minor in 2018 in his first performance on a TV show.

Staff (2022-08-29). Export of Iranian goods to Russia hit over 18k tons. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 29 (MNA) — Over 18 thousand tons of goods have been exported to Russia over the past 50 days, Head of Iranian Customs Administration (IRICA) said.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-29). Macron Insulted Africans' Intelligence. libya360.wordpress.com Andrew The shameless ethno-nationalist supremacy associated with his hateful remark will result in Africans doubling down on their anti-imperialist and Pan-Africanism activism since no self-respecting person would ever capitulate in the face of such blatantly racist pressure and thus voluntarily submit themselves to being dominated by their abuser. French President Macron claimed during his latest trip to…

Infobrics (2022-08-29). UK soon to run out of weapons for Kiev – newspaper. infobrics.org The situation reveals the seriousness of the anti-strategic policy adopted by the West.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-28). The Ethiopian Embassy in the US Decisively Responded to the New York Times' Disinformation. libya360.wordpress.com Andrew Korybko What's so devious about their latest report is that it masquerades as objective but deliberately twists some key facts while purposely omitting others in order to artificially manufacture a false perception of the conflict that entirely blames the central government for everything. Casual news consumers might therefore easily be misled into falling for…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-28). Faced with U.S. 'Decapitation Drill', DPRK Korea Missile Launch is Self-Defense. libya360.wordpress.com Sara Flounders Tens of thousands of South Koreans demonstrate Aug. 13, during the first round of military drills Aug. 8-14. This "military drill" was described as preparation for a larger 11-day U.S.-South Korean military operation Aug. 22 to Sept. 1. Credit: Xinhua The western corporate media described the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's launch of…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-28). Every Meddling Tactic the U.S. Empire Has Used in Ukraine Has a Historical Precedent. libya360.wordpress.com Rainer Shea The perception of the events in Ukraine that U.S. imperialism seeks to propagate is one of "see no evil, hear no evil" when it comes to the role Washington has played. The demonization of Russia is so extreme that Kiev supporters often can't even admit the conflict is a proxy war, for fear…

Alastair Crooke (2022-08-28). Russia & China's 'Financial War' on the West. thealtworld.com Today, Russia and China are offering the Global South, Africa and Asia a release from the Western 'Rules'. | In the US National Interest magazine (a conservative-leaning journal), and, in an uncharacteristic outbreak of candour, Ramon Marks has a In it, Marks observes that "regardless of who wins the Ukrainian war, the United States will be the strategic loser. Russia will build closer relations with China and other…

Contributing Writers (2022-08-28). We Do Not Care How Many Ukrainians Die/ By Richard Hayden Black. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-28). Russian Allegations of Rampant Nazism in Europe. libya360.wordpress.com Gilbert Doctorow A couple of weeks before Vladimir Putin announced his 'special military operation' in Ukraine, he met in the Kremlin with Germany's chancellor Olaf Scholz. At their joint press conference following the meeting, Putin mentioned in passing that Ukraine is controlled today by neo-Nazis. This remark was famously ridiculed by Scholz as "laughable," thereby…

Contributing Writers (2022-08-28). Ignorant and Stupid Politicians Committed to Nuclear War: The Unthinkable: "Money and Mistakes" are the Driving Force behind World History/ By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, August 27, 2022. marktaliano.net Original Link Here: www.globalresearch.ca/ignorant-and-stupid-politicians-committed-to-nuclear-war-the-unthinkable-money-and-mistakes-are-the-driving-force-behind-world-history/5791461 Nuclear War against both China and Russia is contemplated "At no point since the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6th, 1945, has humanity been closer to the unthinkable. All the safeguards of the Cold War era, which categorized the nuclear bomb as "a weapon of last resort", …

Paul Craig Roberts (2022-08-28). Biden Again Shows a Nazi Face. thealtworld.com The tyrannical anti-American Biden Regime tried to again seize the legislative function from Congress and mandate the unconstitutional requirement that medical doctors must perform "gender-transition" operations and abortions regardless of their religious beliefs. | To be clear, the White House Tyrant tried to coerce medical doctors into acting contrary to their beliefs. | A federal district court slapped down the White House Nazi. When the Nazi regime appealed, the US Court of Appeals for the Firth Circuit unanimously upheld the district court. | What do Americans think of a Nazi dictator who tries to control do…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-28). Protests Threaten Biden Administration's Plans for a New Golden Era in U.S.-South Korean Relations. libya360.wordpress.com Jeremy Kuzmarov Protests in Seoul against THAAD missiles. [Source: defensenews.com] Protesters in Seoul demand withdrawal of U.S. troops from South Korea During his trip to the Indo-Pacific in May, U.S. President Joe Biden made his first stop in South Korea where he hoped to inaugurate a new golden era of U.S.-South Korean relations. South Korea's…

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