Trump Contradicts Bolton on North Korea's Missile Tests, Says He's Confident in Kim
Jason Ditz | theantimedia.com | 2019-05-27
(ANTIWAR.COM) — While John Bolton continues to play up growing US hostility anywhere and everywhere, President Trump appeared to very directly contradict him on North Korea, just days after Bolton declared that Trump is determined to crack down on North Korea after recent missile tests. Trump, however, downplayed the missile tests, saying the tests "disturbed some …
Trump Contradicts Bolton on North Korea’s Missile Tests, Says He’s Confident in Kim
North Korea Blasts 'War Fanatic' John Bolton Over New Comments
telesurenglish.net | 2019-05-27
The People's Republic of North Korea responded to U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton's accusations that their recent missile tests violated the U.N. resolutions. North Korea's Foreign Minister slammed Bolton as "inordinately ignorant" to argue that North Korea's recent missile tests violated United Nations resolutions. | RELATED: | North Korea Slams Joe Biden as a 'Fool with a Low IQ' | The spokesman singled out Bolton, who last week said the recent tests "no doubt" violated U.N.
Outraged US congressman, journalists fall for fake Trump quote by TIME contributor
rt.com | 2019-05-27
Twitter went into overdrive over a fabricated quote of US President Donald Trump praising North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The fake quote drew real outrage from Rep. Ted Lieu and other members of the anti-Trump resistance. | …
Chomsky: Nuclear Weapons, Climate Change & the Undermining of Democracy Threaten Future of Planet
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2019-05-27
As President Trump pulls out of key nuclear agreements with Russia and moves to expand the U.S. nuclear arsenal, Noam Chomsky looks at how the threat of nuclear war remains one of the most pressing issues facing mankind. In a speech at the Old South Church in Boston, Chomsky also discusses the threat of climate change and the undermining of democracy across the globe.
Why does Washington hate Iran?
susan_p | greenleft.org.au | 2019-05-24
In recent weeks the United States has sent the USS Abraham Lincoln, B-52 bombers, a Patriot missile interceptor battery and more naval firepower into the Persian Gulf in an escalation of military threats against Iran. | Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced in May that the Pentagon had plans to send 120,000 troops in the event that Iran attacked American forces in the Middle East, or if Iran resumed work that could lead to nuclear weapons. | In April, US President Donald Trump's administration designated the Islamic Revolutionary Guards, part of Iran's armed forces, as a "terrorist group". | The US…
Iran's Reduced Compliance with Nuclear Accord Should be Met with Good-Faith Diplomacy, Not Escalation
Paul Kawika Martin | peaceaction.org | 2019-05-07
Washington, D.C. — May 7, 2019 — In response to reports that Iran will announce a reduction in its compliance with the Iran Nuclear Agreement on May 8, the one-year anniversary of the Trump administration's unilateral withdrawal from the agreement, Paul Kawika Martin, Senior Director for Policy and Political Affairs at Peace Action, released the …