The timing of the U.S. attack on the Nord Stream pipelines last September may have been dictated by events in the war at the time, Joe Lauria reported on Sept. 28, 2022.
Implications of US Destruction of Nordstream 2 Pipeline
With a new Great Wall between Russia and the West, Graham E. Fuller wonders what kind of role lies ahead for either the U.S. or Europe on the international scene.
US-Laid Trap for Russia Has Trapped West Instead
A month before the Feb. 24, 2022 Russian invasion, CN wrote that the U.S. was laying a trap to lure Russia into an economic, information and proxy war. All three have failed for the U.S.
Tanks and Tragedy
Amid the vacuum of creditable reporting by the mainstream media, Michael Brenner offers a briefing on the background of the neocon-inspired war in Ukraine and his view on the present strategic situation.
SCOTT RITTER: 2023 Outlook for Ukraine
Given the duplicitous history of the Minsk Accords, it is unlikely Russia can be diplomatically dissuaded from its military offensive. As such, 2023 appears to be shaping up as a year of continued violent confrontation.
Ukraine Parliament Cheers Nazi Collaborator
Even neighboring Poland, a staunch ally of Kiev in the ongoing war with Russia, has criticized the Verkhovna Rada’s Jan. 1 celebration of the birthday of Stepan Bandera.
Portuguese & British Nurses Fight Destruction of Health Systems
The health system in Portugal, like the NHS, has been an object of interest for the private sector for a very long time, reports Ana Vracar.
Global Arms Sales Grow for 7th Consecutive Year
In SIPRI’s latest tracking, the U.S. remains dominant, China is in distant second, Russia has semiconductor and sanctions problems, Israeli sales are boosted by the Washington-mediated Abraham Accords and a Taiwanese company enters the top 100 for the first time.
Mali’s Break with France Shows Cracks in Atlantic Alliance
Wagner Group soldiers are in Mali, but Vijay Prashad delves into the reasons why they are not the cause of the rift with France.
Exxon, Chevron Rake in Massive Profits
Despite the evidence of price gouging, Joe Biden has so far declined to endorse a windfall profits tax, opting instead to demand voluntary action from fossil fuel executives.