U.S. intelligence was too quick to leak information about the German investigation to The New York Times. It raises the distinct impression that the real culprit is nervous about the investigative work of Seymour Hersh.
WATCH: Sy Hersh Meets the Press
The Committee for the Republic hosted investigative reporter Seymour Hersh at the National Press Club in Washington Tuesday evening to speak about his Nord Stream reporting. Watch the replay on Consortium News.
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.
East Germany & the True Test of a Civilization
Vijay Prashad recalls the DDR’s efforts to create a humane and just health care system, with few resources available, in a country devastated by World War II.
Ukraine: The Tunnel at the End of the Light
The U.S. abused its providential anointment as the exceptional nation, writes Robert Freeman. That abuse has been recognized, called out and is now being acted against by most of the other nations of the world.
Western Leaders Privately Say Ukraine Can’t Win the War
The German and French leaders have told Ukraine they must seek peace with Russia in exchange for a post-war defense pact, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.
WATCH: Foreign Ministers at UN Council on Ukraine
Foreign ministers from several of the 15 Security Council nations spoke Friday on the situation in Ukraine a year after Russia’s intervention. Watch the replay here.
Winning & Losing the Economic War Over Ukraine
Not only has Russia withstood the economic assault, but the sanctions have boomeranged — hitting the very countries that imposed them, write Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies.
WATCH: UN Security Council on Nord Stream Attack
Ray McGovern and Jeffery Sachs addressed the U.N. Security Council Tuesday on the Nord Stream pipelines sabotage in light of Sy Hersh’s reporting.