Abby Martin On The Question: What Are The Prospects For Peace?

By John Rachel, Popular Resistance. -

Events are unfolding at a quickening pace. Facing an alarming escalation in tensions around the world, we are looking to our most respected and renowned thought leaders for an honest assessment [...]

‘Leaked’ Documents: Stunt Near Crimea Was An Intentional Provocation

Last week saw a provocative move against Russia by a British warship in the Black Sea. The documents include this map which shows two potential routes that the HMS Defender could have taken to [...]

Biden, Putin And The Press

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

Corporate media in the United States work hand in hand with the state and promote its neoliberal and imperialist agenda. There is great continuity from administration to administration and [...]

Trust Lacking At Blah Summit

By Ray McGovern, AntiWar.Com. -

Aside from establishing face-to-face contact between the the two presidents, the Biden-Putin summit today met only the most modest expectations of those hoping for improved ties between the U.S. [...]

Putin-Biden Summit ‘Seems Thin’

By Moon of Alabama. -

The results of the Putin-Biden summit today in Geneva seem to be thin. The meetings were expected to last for 4 to 5 hours but ended after little more than 2 hours. During his press conference [...]

NATO Summit: Building Unity against Russia, China, Cyberattacks

By Telesur English. -

NATO members at its first in-person gathering since 2018 have adopted a new 2030 strategic concept proposed by Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg. The joint communiqué of the bloc's 30 nations [...]

How US And UK Information-Warfare Fronts Ignited Anti-Government Protests In Belarus

By Kit Klarenberg, Covert Action Magazine. -

The at-times fiery protests that raged across Belarus throughout 2020 had largely fizzled out by the time local activist and seeming neo-Nazi Roman Protasevich was dramatically arrested in May [...]

The Russian Bounty Story Is A Deadly Example Of Fake News

By Robert Scheer, -

A New York Times report about Russia paying Taliban militants to kill American soldiers in Afghanistan turned many heads in the summer of 2020 when it was first published. It solidified many [...]

US Has No Moral Standing To Criticize Russia Or China

By Dave Lindorff, Counterpunch. -

The first and most urgent is Mumia Abu-Jamal,  ones a leading Black journalist in  Philadelphia who was convicted in 1982 of the killing of a white Philadelphia police officer in a  trial marked [...]

President Zelensky Says Ukraine ‘Ready’ For War With Russia

By Jason Melanovski and Clara Weiss, WSWS. -

Amid mounting tensions in the Black Sea region, President Volodymyr Zelensky declared on Tuesday night that Ukraine is “ready” for war with Russia. He warned that the country would “stand to the [...]

The CIA Used To Infiltrate The Media

By Caitlin Johnstone. -

Back in the good old days, when things were more innocent and simple, the psychopathic Central Intelligence Agency had to covertly infiltrate the news media to manipulate the information [...]

Journalists Learn They Spread A CIA Fraud About Russia

By Glenn Greenwald, Substack. -

That Russia placed "bounties” on the heads of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan was one of the most-discussed and consequential news stories of 2020. It was also, as it turns out, one of the most [...]

US Escalates In Ukraine Battleground

By Anya Parampil, The Grayzone. -

Red Lines host Anya Parampil speaks with Moscow-based international affairs analyst Mark Sleboda about recent developments in Ukraine. Sleboda provides an in-depth explanation of the history [...]

From RussiaGate To UkraineGate: Route To Apocalypse

By Oliver Boyd-Barrett, Mintpress News. -

Kiev, Ukraine - Within three months of the ascendancy of Joseph Biden to the presidency of the United States, the world teeters on the edge of nuclear war, whether by design or accident, as [...]

Why Biden’s New Russian Sanctions Are Shortsighted

By Anatol Lieven, Responsible Statecraft. -

The Biden administration’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan is a wise and morally courageous one. It refuses to inherit and continue a disastrous American tradition in foreign [...]