Ray McGovern discusses Seymour Hersh’s story, “How America Took Out The Nord Stream Pipeline” on Garland Nixon and Wilmer Leon’s radio show, The Critical Hour. (With transcript).
Tag: Vladimir Putin
On the Legal Question of Russia’s Military Intervention
UPDATED: According to the U.N. Charter Russia’s military action was illegal, but the Kosovo case raises questions about Donbass’ right to independence, writes Joe Lauria.
SCOTT RITTER: Merkel Reveals West’s Duplicity
War, it seems, was the only option Russia’s opponents had ever considered.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: The Strong, and the Merely Powerful
In the world order now emerging, it is genuinely strong nations that will prevail over those reliant on power alone, and force will have little to do with it.
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.
Text of Putin’s Speech Blasting ‘Neo-Colonial’ West
The Russian president on Friday slammed the West for a history of abuse against the rest of the world as he announced that four Ukrainian oblasts had joined the Russian Federation.
WATCH: Time to End the War Now
CN Editor Joe Lauria speaks to Regis Tremblay about the need for compromise to end the war but why it will likely continue indefinitely, especially in light of the pipeline attack.
The Timing of the Pipeline Attack
The U.S. had already forced Germany to shut down Nord Stream 2 but there are signs that an end to the Ukraine war would have put it back online, writes Joe Lauria.
How the War Changed Overnight
By declaring referenda in four Ukrainian regions and vowing to defend new Russian territory with all means necessary, Vladimir Putin has created a whole new war.
Defensive West Smears Samarkand Summit
No Western reporting on the summit focused on an emerging world order that is leaving the U.S. on the outside looking in, writes Joe Lauria.