Daily Archives: April 1, 2019

2019-04-01: News Headlines

STAFF (2019-04-01). Vietnam Woman Pleads Guilty to Lesser Charge in Kim Killing. truthdig.com The original charge had alleged she and another woman colluded with four North Koreans to murder Kim Jong Un's brother with a nerve agent.

Marjorie Cohn (2019-04-01). Trump Moves the World Closer to "Doomsday" zcomm.org It is incumbent upon all of us to resist the inexorable march toward nuclear winter…

Global Research News (2019-03-31). Selected Articles: NATO Expansion Could Trigger Nuclear War. globalresearch.ca Online independent analysis of US-led wars, rampant corruption, corporate greed, civil rights and fraudulent monetary transactions is invariably relegated to the bottom rung of search engine results. | As a result we presently do not cover our monthly running costs which …

Stephen Lendman (2019-03-30). Trump Regime Approves Sale of Sensitive Nuclear Technology to Saudis. globalresearch.ca Saudi nuclear power ambitions are well known. For months, the Trump and Saudi regimes have been negotiating the sale of US nuclear technology to the kingdom. | Anti-nuclear expert Helen Caldicott explained that any country operating nuclear power plants "can theoretically …

Alan Macleod (2019-03-29). Trump Admin Complementing Israeli Effort to Give Nuclear Weapons to Saudi Arabia. mintpressnews.com Already seven of the 10 countries in the world with the highest military budgets are in the Middle East. The development of nuclear weapons in Saudi Arabia has many speculating that it could mark the beginning of an even more dangerous era for the war-torn region.

Kevin Martin (2019-02-28). No Hanoi Agreement, But Diplomacy Must Continue. peaceaction.org Washington, D.C. — February 28, 2019 — In response to the Hanoi summit meeting between President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong-un ending without an agreement, Kevin Martin, President of Peace Action and Coordinator of the Korea Peace Network, released the following statement: "It's unfortunate that the Hanoi Summit did not lead to an agreement, however, …

Kevin Martin (2019-02-26). Peace Action Applauds Legislation Calling for Peace Agreement to End the Korean War. peaceaction.org Washington, D.C. — February 26, 2019 — In response to Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) introducing legislation to support diplomacy and the pursuit of peace on the Korean Peninsula, Kevin Martin, President of Peace Action and Coordinator of the Korea Peace Network, released the following statement: "This legislation offers a common sense vision for achieving peace …

Peace Action (2019-02-20). Statement of Pro-Diplomacy Groups Regarding U.S. Policy Toward Iran. peaceaction.org Pro-diplomacy groups representing millions of American voters urge lawmakers to publicly articulate and support the following principles with respect to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) that verifiably blocks each of Iran's pathways to a nuclear weapon and created a much-needed diplomatic relationship between Iran, the United States, and U.S. allies: Support for the JCPOA and …

Kevin Martin (2019-02-08). Korea Peace Network Responds to Letter Calling for Resumption of War Drills. peaceaction.org In response to a January 29, 2019 letter sent to Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan by 13 House Armed Services Committee members calling for a resumption of military exercises with South Korea, Kevin Martin, President of Peace Action and Coordinator of the Korea Peace Network, sent the following letter of behalf of the Korea Peace …

Lawrence Wittner (2019-02-07). Don't Expect Rulers of Nuclear-Armed Nations to Accept Nuclear Disarmament‚ÄïUnless They're Pushed to Do So. zcomm.org At the beginning of February 2019, the two leading nuclear powers took an official step toward resumption of the nuclear arms race. On February 1, the U.S. government, charging Russian violations of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, announced that it would pull out of the agreement and develop new intermediate-range missiles banned by it. Read more…

Jon Rainwater (2019-01-31). INF Treaty Latest Victim of Trump's Nuclear Petulance. peaceaction.org Washington, D.C. — January 31, 2019 — Ahead of the Trump administration's expected suspension of U.S. obligations under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty and formal announcement of its intention to withdraw from the treaty, Jon Rainwater, Executive Director of Peace Action, released the following statement: "The INF Treaty put the kibosh on a class …

Paul Kawika Martin (2019-01-30). No-First-Use Bill Would Reduce the Risk of Nuclear War. peaceaction.org Washington, D.C. — January 30, 2019 — In response to House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introducing legislation to establish a policy that the U.S. will not use nuclear weapons first, Paul Kawika Martin, Senior Director for Policy and Political Affairs at Peace Action, released the following statement: …

Lawrence Wittner (2019-01-24). As Nations Get Ready for Nuclear War, Their Governments Work to Create the Illusion of Safety. zcomm.org Ever since the U.S. atomic bombings of Japanese cities in August 1945, a specter has haunted the world‚Äïthe specter of nuclear annihilation. The latest report from the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, issued on January 24, reminds us that the prospect of nuclear catastrophe remains all too real. Citing the extraordinary danger of nuclear disaster, Read more…

2019-04-01: Social Media Postees

Vietnam Woman Pleads Guilty to Lesser Charge in Kim Killing
STAFF | truthdig.com | 2019-04-01
The original charge had alleged she and another woman colluded with four North Koreans to murder Kim Jong Un's brother with a nerve agent.
truthdig.com/articles/vietnam-woman-pleads-guilty-to-lesser-charge-in-kim-killing/

Trump Moves the World Closer to "Doomsday"
Marjorie Cohn | zcomm.org | 2019-04-01
It is incumbent upon all of us to resist the inexorable march toward nuclear winter…
zcomm.org/zmagazine/trump-moves-the-world-closer-to-doomsday/

Selected Articles: NATO Expansion Could Trigger Nuclear War
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-31
Online independent analysis of US-led wars, rampant corruption, corporate greed, civil rights and fraudulent monetary transactions is invariably relegated to the bottom rung of search engine results. | As a result we presently do not cover our monthly running costs which …
globalresearch.ca/selected-articles-nato-expansion-could-trigger-nuclear-war/5673209

Trump Regime Approves Sale of Sensitive Nuclear Technology to Saudis
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-30
Saudi nuclear power ambitions are well known. For months, the Trump and Saudi regimes have been negotiating the sale of US nuclear technology to the kingdom. | Anti-nuclear expert Helen Caldicott explained that any country operating nuclear power plants "can theoretically …
globalresearch.ca/trump-regime-approves-sale-sensitive-nuclear-technology-saudis/5673159

Trump Admin Complementing Israeli Effort to Give Nuclear Weapons to Saudi Arabia
Alan Macleod | mintpressnews.com | 2019-03-29
Already seven of the 10 countries in the world with the highest military budgets are in the Middle East. The development of nuclear weapons in Saudi Arabia has many speculating that it could mark the beginning of an even more dangerous era for the war-torn region.
mintpressnews.com/israel-saudi-arabia-nuclear-weapons-2/256761/

Tim Shorrock on Korea Summit, Jon Schwarz on Elliott Abrams
CounterSpin | fair.org | 2019-03-01
Media…
fair.org/home/tim-shorrock-on-korea-summit-jon-schwartz-on-elliott-abrams/