Meanwhile, the Pentagon gives its Ukraine proxy the go-ahead to launch long-range attacks on targets inside its neighboring nuclear superpower. Not too long ago this was unthinkably terrifying. This is where we are now.
Tag: Cuban Missile Crisis
SCOTT RITTER: Nuclear High Noon in Europe
Now is the time for Biden to clarify U.S. nuclear doctrine. But he remains silent.
Caitlin Johnstone: The Lunatic Argument That Nuclear Brinkmanship Makes Us Safe
The imperial spinmeisters for the U.S. proxy war in Ukraine are trying to get us to believe that de-escalation is dangerous.
60 Years After the Cuban Missile Crisis
With the conflict in Ukraine putting the world back on the brink, Robert Dodge confronts the false narrative that nuclear weapons make us safe.
Ukraine Crisis Should Have Been Avoided
An avoidable crisis that was predictable, actually predicted, willfully precipitated, but easily resolved by the application of common sense, writes Jack Matlock, the last U.S. ambassador to the U.S.S.R.
2022 — Year of Major Power Conflict Over Ukraine
Russia says Europe must think about the real prospect of turning their continent into a field of military confrontation like that which existed at the height of the Cold War, writes Scott Ritter.
Media Using UFO Report to Stir Arms Race
Caitlin Johnstone advises readers to question the latest episode of Cold War propaganda.
RAY McGOVERN: Thanks to a Soviet Navy Captain — We Survived 1962
Captain Vasili Alexandrovich Arkhipov spared humanity from extinction on what has been called “the most dangerous moment in human history.”
The Danger of Leaving a President Out of the Loop
Donald Trump was kept in the dark about a possible U.S. nuclear response to a Russian cyber-weapon attack. The U.S. has now ramped up offensive cyber-warfare against Russia’s power grid, putting Trump in a deep bind, says Caitlin Johnstone.
On the Brink of Nuclear War
Special Report: As nuclear war looms in Korea, the life-or-death question is whether President Trump and his team can somehow marshal the skill and strength of President Kennedy in the Cuban Missile Crisis, writes historian William R. Polk.