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.
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Caitlin Johnstone: War Machine vs. Balloons
The U.S. empire has been surrounding China with military bases and war machinery for many years, in ways Washington would never tolerate China doing in the nations and waters surrounding the United States.
Australia Has Not Written to US on Assange For 6 Months
UPDATED: Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said he’s raised Julian Assange with the U.S. A Freedom of Information request shows Australia has not corresponded with the U.S. on Assange for at least six months.
Lethal US Hypocrisy on Press Freedom
The only media the U.S. government supports are those whose persecution can be politically leveraged and those who can be used to peddle propaganda, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
Caitlin Johnstone: Fable of ‘Unprovoked’ War Blocks Peace
As long as the fact this war was provoked remains unacknowledged by the side that provoked it, the sane path of detente will look like reckless appeasement and nuclear brinkmanship will look like sanity.
WATCH: Lavrov Clashes With Western Foreign Ministers
At a contentious debate at the U.N. Security Council Thursday, Russian FM Sergei Lavrov pointedly gave Russia’s little-heard point of view in the West, and Western foreign ministers responded harshly.
US Makes Clear Its Aim Is to ‘Weaken’ Russia
The U.S. makes plain its plan is not just to win its proxy war in Ukraine, but to continue flooding the country with weapons systems and ammunition, long enough to “weaken” Russia, reports Joe Lauria.
Michael Brenner explains why he will abstain from any further writing on the subjects of Ukraine and U.S. relations with Russia, China or the Solomon Islands.
Questions Abound About Bucha Massacre
The West has made a snap judgment about who is responsible for the massacre at the Ukrainian town of Bucha with calls for more stringent sanctions on Russia, but the question of guilt is far from decided, writes Joe Lauria.
Russia, Ukraine and the Law of War: War Crimes
Scott Ritter, in the second and final part of this series, lays out what the law says about war crimes and how it applies to the conflict in Ukraine.