Former Australian PM Paul Keating has eviscerated Australia’s deal to buy nuclear submarines from the U.K. and U.S., saying there is no Chinese threat to defend against, despite the war hysteria stirring in Australia, writes Joe Lauria.
AS`AD AbuKHALIL: Saudi-Iran Deal a Possible US ‘Suez Moment’
The U.S. does not want to experience what Britain experienced in Suez in 1956: a watershed moment signaling an end to empire and global decline.
Seismic Iran-Saudi Rapprochement Isolates US
The Chinese-brokered diplomatic deal between Saudi Arabia and Iran not only opens the way for resolution of region-wide conflicts, but potentially foils U.S. Mideast designs based on Saudi-Iranian enmity, writes Joe Lauria.
As Bakhmut Falls, US May Turn From Ukraine, Starting With Pipeline Story
If the Donbass city of Bakhmut falls to the Russians the U.S. may need to save face in order to reverse course in Ukraine, writes Joe Lauria.
NYT Says Pro-Ukraine Group, But Not Ukraine, Blew Up Pipelines
The newspaper quoted unnamed “U.S. officials” who refused to talk about the “intelligence” that blames a pro-Ukraine group not linked to Kiev and that conveniently points the story away from possible U.S. involvement, reports Joe Lauria.
China Blasts US ‘Hegemony’
In a 3,900-word commentary, the Chinese Foreign Ministry has openly condemned nearly 80 years of U.S. political, military, economic, technological and cultural hegemony.
WATCH: The Vietnam Peace Movement & Ukraine Today
Historian Carolyn Woods Eisenberg speaks on “Ending the ‘American War’ in Vietnam: Impact of the U.S. Antiwar Movement and Lessons for the Present.”
More Evidence Emerges That US Wanted Russia to Invade
In the past year, additional proof has emerged proving the West’s provocation of Russia to give it its “Vietnam” in Ukraine.
Why Putin Went to War — One Year Later
On Feb. 24, 2022 Vladimir Putin explained his country’s intentions in Ukraine in a televised speech. How has what he said then measured up to today? Joe Lauria reports.
WATCH: How We Got Into & Can Get Out of the Ukraine Crisis
CN‘s editor addressed Massachusetts Peace Action (MAP) on how we got into this mess in Ukraine — and how to get out of it.