At no time, including the Cuban missile crisis, have we stood closer to the precipice of nuclear war.
Perilous Gulf Widens Between Russia & US at the UN
The seemingly unbridgeable gap between the major powers was on full display at the Security Council as they sparred over Ukraine and Russia’s security concerns, reports Joe Lauria.
US-Russia Talks May Be the Last Chance
It’s crunch time in Russia-U.S. relations. High-level talks starting Monday will determine the shape of world security for decades to come, observes Tony Kevin.
Reuters, BBC in Covert UK Program to Push Western Agenda
Max Blumenthal reports on new leaked documents showing the prestigious news outlets participating alongside intel contractors to effect “attitudinal change” and weaken Moscow’s influence.
WATCH: On the History of US-Backed Coups—Consortium News Editor Speaks to George Galloway
The Consortium News editor-in-chief was interviewed by former British MP George Galloway on the occasion of the 67th anniversary of the British and U.S. coup in Iran.
There’s Enough Blame to Go Around in Belarus
There are many similarities to what is happening in Minsk today to what happened in Kiev in 2014, but there are also significant differences, writes Joe Lauria.