The fallout from the COVID-19 outbreak puts Beijing and Washington on a collision course, writes Pepe Escobar.
Militarism in Time of Pandemic: The Arrogance of the (Ongoing) US War in Iraq
Amid a Corona news blackout, Danny Sjursen says Americans are expected to forget, or ignore, that the Iraqi parliament recently asked the U.S. military to leave.
The New York Times’ Insidious Ongoing Disinformation Campaign on Russia & Elections
A series of stories loudly proclaim the Russian election meddling narrative but offer no real facts supporting the most sensational claims, writes Gareth Porter.
COVID-19: Pandemic Memo to CN from Italian Hot Spot in Lombardy
It’s time to re-think what it means to be prepared to face threats, and what type of political and economic institutions we need to do so, writes Andrew Spannaus.
COVID-19: THE ANGRY ARAB: Middle East Faces Corona
Viruses and fear of viruses are well known in a region with an ancient history of quarantine, writes As`ad AbuKhalil.
COVID-19: PATRICK LAWRENCE: The US National Emergency
COVID-19 calls on us to consider our plundered commons and unite around four truths made conspicuous by the pandemic.
COVID-19: The American Mask of Death
Health industry executives themselves are at risk because they’ve put profit before public health, says Joe Lauria.
RAY McGOVERN to Joe Biden: Time for Confession
Had the Iraq war not killed, injured, displaced hundreds of thousands, the lame circumlocutions of the former vice president regarding his own culpability would be laughable.
US House Rams Through Nicaragua Regime-Change Bill with Zero Opposition
Ben Norton reports on the passage of a bipartisan bill that further intensifies the U.S. attack on the Ortega government and received no coverage in the English-language corporate media.
Team Trump Failed to Bully ICC Into Dropping War Crimes Probe
Now that U.S. officials will be investigated for war crimes, the international court can expect escalating threats and retaliation by the White House, says Marjorie Cohn.