The restoration of Russia’s rail connection with Kaliningrad is urgently needed to avoid a conflict in the Baltics that has worried NATO for a long time.
Month: June 2022
American Gun Culture & Frontier Mythology
Contrary to the imagery of the Wild West, Pierre M. Atlas says many towns in the real Old West had tougher restrictions on the carrying of guns than the one just invalidated by the Supreme Court.
UK Knew Terrorists Would Gain from Toppling Gaddafi
The revelation raises serious questions about British foreign policy and whether David Cameron misled Parliament, write Phil Miller and Mark Curtis.
Self-Determination Wrenched from Half US Population
There is no reason, in fact or in law, to erase the constitutional right to abortion, writes Marjorie Cohn.
‘Hardening’ US Schools
William Astore says the idea of putting students and teachers inside pseudo military bunkers represents a surrender to the notion of schools as potential sites of gun combat and mass death.
NATO Expands, Responding to War Caused by NATO Expansion
At the same NATO summit, President Biden announced plans to ramp up U.S. military presence in Europe in response to the Ukraine war, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
NATO & a War Foretold
Instead of exploiting this crisis to expand even further, Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davie say the military alliance should suspend all new or pending membership applications until the current crisis has been resolved.
THE ANGRY ARAB: Iran Losing Info War
The repercussions of the open sectarian war sparked by the U.S. invasion of Iraq can still be felt throughout the region, says As`ad AbuKhalil, partly because of Iran’s inaction.
COVID-19: China’s Death Toll Puts US to Shame
The public health measures that have worked so well on the mainland should not be lightly dismissed, writes John Walsh.
Caitlin Johnstone: Ukraine Crawling with CIA & Co
The previously unthinkable idea that the U.S. is at war with Russia has been gradually normalized, with the heat turned up so slowly that the frog doesn’t notice it’s being boiled alive.