Putin’s announcement of a suspension of the last extant U.S.-Russia arms-control pact this week was a carefully attenuated move. It was also a big deal, but not in the way Western officials encourage us to think it is.
Tag: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg
SCOTT RITTER: 2023 Outlook for Ukraine
Given the duplicitous history of the Minsk Accords, it is unlikely Russia can be diplomatically dissuaded from its military offensive. As such, 2023 appears to be shaping up as a year of continued violent confrontation.
Caitlin Johnstone: NATO Chief’s ‘Fear of War With Russia’
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.
Africa Doesn’t Want to Be a New-Cold-War Breeding Ground
Efforts by the U.S. and NATO to draw Africa into their geopolitical conflicts raise serious concerns, writes Vijay Prashad.
The World Does Not Want a Global NATO
Most of the world rejects NATO’s policies and global aspirations and does not wish to divide the international community into outdated Cold War blocs, writes Vijay Prashad.
Putin Says Ukraine Peace Up to US
Putin told his annual press conference today that the U.S. had “tricked” Russia over NATO expansion and that it had to end, reports Len Bracken.
Pelosi and McConnell Crank Up NATO Madness
Norman Solomon calls for all forms of pushback against a militarized political culture welcoming a NATO chief to Congress this week.