In the mass media you’re not allowed to talk about the U.S.-NATO actions that diplomats, politicians, academics — even the head of the C.I.A. — have long warned would lead to war in Ukraine.
Tag: Cold War
Space Station Launches China Into New Space Era
Regarding astropolitics, the authors note that by the time Beijing was able to contribute to the International Space Station, U.S. Congress had prevented it from doing so.
Britain’s Secret Propaganda on Vietnam War
Declassified files show that the U.K. Foreign Office’s propaganda unit glossed over Washington’s complicity in civilian bloodshed during its devastating war in Vietnam, John McEvoy reports.
The Dangerous US Opposition to Eurasian Integration
Washington and its allies seek either to remain hegemonic and weaken China and Russia or to erect a new Iron Curtain around these two countries, writes Vijay Prashad. Both approaches could lead to a suicidal military conflict.
Putin: Crazy Like a Fox
Scott Ritter says the Russian president is working from a 2007 playbook, when he warned European leaders of the need for a new security framework to replace the system built by the U.S. and NATO.
Chris Hedges: Chronicle of a War Foretold
After the fall of the Soviet Union, there was a near universal understanding among political leaders that NATO expansion would be a foolish provocation against Russia. The military-industrial complex would not allow such sanity to prevail.
Caitlin Johnstone: 12 Thoughts on Ukraine
The U.S. power alliance has a choice between escalating aggressions against Russia to world-threatening levels or doing what anti-imperialists have been begging them to do for years and pursue detente.
First ‘Summit for Democracy’ Should be the Last
U.S. tensions with China enter truly dangerous territory when they move into the arena of values, writes Branko Milanovic. Washington is trying to divide the world.
The Pentagon as Pentagod
America’s true god is a deity of wrath, whose most militant disciples employ murderous violence across the globe, writes William J. Astore
Assange: A Threat to War Itself
By pulling the realities of war out of its carefully crafted public context, the WikiLeaks founder became a danger to the country’s political status quo, writes Robert Koehler.