2019-07-14: Social Media Postees

Iran Ready for Talks If US Lifts Sanctions: Rouhani
telesurenglish.net | 2019-07-14
Iran is ready to hold negotiation talks with the United States if Donald Trump's administration lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech Sunday. | RELATED: | Leaks Reveal Trump Left Pact With Iran to Erase Obama's Legacy | "We have always believed in talks … if they lift sanctions, end the imposed economic pressure and return to the deal, we are ready to hold talks, right now and anywhe…
telesurenglish.net/news/Iran-Ready-for-Talks-If-US-Lifts-Sanctions-Rouhani-20190714-0010.html

60 Years Since the Largest U.S. Nuclear Accident and Captured Federal Agencies
Robert Dodge | globalresearch.ca | 2019-07-14
60 years ago today the largest nuclear accident in U.S. history occurred above the Southern California community of Simi Valley when the Santa Susanna Field Laboratory (SSFL) site suffered a partial nuclear meltdown. That accident, kept secret for two decades, …
globalresearch.ca/60-years-since-largest-u-s-nuclear-accident-captured-federal-agencies/5683505

Oil Prices Rise in Response to the U.S.-Iran Tensions in the Gulf
Steven Sahiounie | globalresearch.ca | 2019-07-14
A series of events have unfolded, which dates back to the U.S. President Trump's decision to break the U.S. participation in the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal, which was signed by the U.S., Iran, China, the EU, France, Germany, Russia, and …
globalresearch.ca/oil-prices-rise-response-u-s-iran-tensions-gulf/5683478

Leaks Reveal Trump Left Pact With Iran to Erase Obama's Legacy
telesurenglish.net | 2019-07-14
New leaks from an unknown source about former UK ambassador, Kim Darroch, revealed this Sunday US President Donald Trump withdrew from nuclear agreement with Iran to erase Barack Obama"s legacy. | RELATED: | US Braces for ICE Raids in 10 Major Cities Sunday | Sunday edition of the Journal Mail on Sunday issued such news. The report was a backstory of past week's diplomatic events in which UK representative to the US described Trump's government as inept and dysfunctional. | According to the…
telesurenglish.net/news/Leaks-Reveal-Trump-Left-Pact-With-Iran-to-Erase-Obamas-Legacy–20190714-0003.html

Iranian FM Heads to New York for UN Session
telesurenglish.net | 2019-07-13
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif left Tehran on Saturday for a United Nations conference in New York, state-owned IRNA reported. | RELATED: | Iran's Army Flatly Rejects US Claims on Threatening UK Ships | The United States and Iran are at loggerheads over Tehran's nuclear program and Washington has blamed Iranian forces for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf region, a charge Tehran denies. | The two nations came close to conflict last month when Iran shot down a U.S…
telesurenglish.net/news/Iranian-FM-Heads-to-New-York-for-UN-Session-20190713-0003.html

Join the CIA: travel the world passing out nuclear blueprints
Eds. | mronline.org | 2019-07-13
In the year 2000, the CIA gave Iran (slightly and obviously flawed) blueprints for a key component of a nuclear weapon. In 2006 James Risen wrote about this "operation" in his book State of War. | Source…
mronline.org/2019/07/13/join-the-cia-travel-the-world-passing-out-nuclear-blueprints/

60 Years Since the Largest U.S. Nuclear Accident and Captured Federal Agencies
Robert Dodge | commondreams.org | 2019-07-13
The Sodium Reactor Experiment (SRE) nuclear facility at the the Santa Susanna Field Laboratory (SSFL) site in 1958. (Image: DOE, cc) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/ssfl_sre_facility_1958_0.jpg
commondreams.org/views/2019/07/13/60-years-largest-us-nuclear-accident-and-captured-federal-agencies?cd-origin=rss

Trump's nominee for top US military commander calls for nuclear buildup to confront China
wsws.org | 2019-07-13
General Milley, tapped as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, predicted that the US would be in confrontation with China for the next 100 years.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/07/13/nuke-j13.html

'How dare Iran break the nuclear deal we tore up a year ago?' — Lee Camp
rt.com | 2019-07-13
Washington is accusing Iran of breaching the 2015 deal on its nuclear program, which is more than ironic, considering that the US was the first to abandon the agreement altogether, Lee Camp said on his show, Redacted Tonight. | …
rt.com/usa/464097-redacted-tonight-iran-deal/

Planetary emergency: Climate crisis and nuclear danger threaten humanity's existence
John Bachtell | peoplesworld.org | 2019-07-12
This is part 2 of the full main report, "Unity to save people and planet: For full equality, democracy, peace, and green socialism," to the 31st National Convention of the Communist Party USA held in Chicago, June 21-23. Other installments available here. The abbreviated oral presentation is available here. John Bachtell served as CPUSA national …
peoplesworld.org/article/planetary-emergency-climate-crisis-and-nuclear-danger-threaten-humanitys-existence/

Iran vs. Spineless Europe
Peter Koenig | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-07-12
Iran announced the second step in reducing her commitment under the 2015 so-called Nuclear Deal, officially known as The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), by exceeding the limit set by agreement of 3.67% uranium enrichment and 300 kg of enriched uranium accumulation. When asked by the media about his reaction, Trump says, "they know …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/07/iran-vs-spineless-europe/

Trump's Bluster Diplomacy
John Feffer | counterpunch.org | 2019-07-12
It was not very long ago that Donald Trump was calling North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "Little Rocket Man" and threatening to rain "fire and fury" down on North Korea. In response, Kim called Trump a "dotard" and promised an equally fiery attack on the United States. But now, two summits, the exchange of…
counterpunch.org/2019/07/12/trumps-bluster-diplomacy/

How Real is the Trump Administration's New Flexibility with North Korea?
Gregory Elich | counterpunch.org | 2019-07-12
Although widely derided by the Washington Establishment as an empty photo opportunity, the recent meeting between President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un at Panmunjom produced an agreement to resume working-level talks in the near future. According to the North Korean news agency KCNA, the two leaders discussed stumbling blocks in improving relations and easing…
counterpunch.org/2019/07/12/how-real-is-the-trump-administrations-new-flexibility-with-north-korea/

Juggling with Kim and Moon: Donald Trump's Diplomatic Copy Book
Dr. Binoy Kampmark | globalresearch.ca | 2019-07-12
Cue the shots, take the snaps: US President Donald Trump was back entertaining his fetish with firm handshakes proclaiming the making of history in the last round of discussions with Kim Jong-un. The press were, despite periodic attacks of …
globalresearch.ca/juggling-with-kim-and-moon-donald-trumps-diplomatic-copy-book/5683375

Save the Bylong from coal mining
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2019-07-12
About 200 people gathered in Bylong, in Central NSW, on July 6-7 to demand the state Coalition government halt a proposed coalmine from going ahead in the picturesque Bylong Valley. | South Korean company KEPCO is proposing to open up a mine that would have drastic impacts on local agriculture and water and the iconic natural and cultural heritage of the region, including Aboriginal sacred sites. | The mine is still subject to a decision by the NSW Independent Planning Commission (IPC). | The weekend-long protest camp was co-sponsored by the Bylong Valley Protection Alliance (BVPA) and Lock the Gate Alliance (LTG…
greenleft.org.au/content/save-bylong-coal-mining

Russian navy officer: Fire on Russian nuclear submarine could have led to "planetary catastrophe"
wsws.org | 2019-07-12
A Russian newspaper reported that the cause of the fire on the Losharik was an electrical short-circuit that led to an explosion and spontaneous combustion of a lithium-ion battery that had been installed on the submarine.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/07/12/russ-j12.html

Activists Walk "Cease and Desist" Order into Nuclear Weapons Base
Kathy Kelly | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-07-11
Media Advisory/For Immediate Release/July 10, 2019 BàúCHEL, Germany — Eleven international peace activists entered the Bàºchel Air Base southwest of Frankfurt early this morning to deliver what they called a "Treaty Enforcement Order" declaring that the sharing of US nuclear weapons at the base is a "criminal conspiracy to commit war crimes." Upon entering the …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/07/activists-walk-cease-and-desist-order-into-nuclear-weapons-base/

Irán sale del acuerdo nuclear: ødebería preocuparse el mundo?
Mazda Majidi | liberationnews.org | 2019-07-11
Desde principios de julio, el presidente iraní Hassan Rouhani y otros funcionarios han estado anunciando la intención de Irán de ir más allá de las restricciones establecidas por el Plan de Acción Integral Conjunto (JCPOA por sus siglas en inglés).
liberationnews.org/iran-sale-del-acuerdo-nuclear-deberia-preocuparse-el-mundo/

War games promoted as 'cash splash' for war-weary public
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2019-07-11
Queensland's tourism boss Daniel Gschwind has welcomed the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan to Brisbane for the biannual US-Australia war games as a fantastic economic opportunity — a "cash splash for Queensland". | "Friendly visitors, eager to explore, pent-up demand to have a bit of relaxation and see a bit more of Queensland … the old stereotypes don't apply here necessarily anymore", he enthused on July 6. | The old stereotypes? He was likely referring to persistent a…
greenleft.org.au/content/war-games-promoted-cash-splash-war-weary-public

Iran breaks out of nuclear accord: Should the world be concerned?
Mazda Majidi | liberationnews.org | 2019-07-10
Since early July, President Hassan Rouhani and several other officials have been announcing Iran's intention to start going beyond the restrictions set by the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
liberationnews.org/iran-breaks-out-of-nuclear-accord-should-the-world-be-concerned/

"This Is Not a Surprise": U.S. Sanctions and Saber Rattling Led to Iran's Renewed Uranium Enrichment
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-07-09
In ongoing fallout from the Trump administration's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear accord, the International Atomic Energy Agency confirmed on Monday that Iran has begun enriching uranium above the level agreed to by the 2015 nuclear deal. Iran has threatened to continue to increase their production of enriched uranium if European signatories of the nuclear deal do not help ease the impact of the U.S. sanctions. We speak with Trita Parsi, executive vice president of the new think tank, the Quincy Institute, and author of "Losing an Enemy: Obama, Iran, and the Triumph of Diplomacy."
www.democracynow.org/2019/7/9/trump_admin_iran_tensions_trita_parsi

US Violates Nuclear Non-Proliferation Obligations, Undermining Credibility With Iran and N. Korea
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-07-09
Trump administration officials deploy a basic lack of understanding and contradictory policies towards Iran and North Korea, despite dealing with a similar problem: nuclear proliferation. We discuss the issue with Phyllis Bennis and Tim Shorrock…
therealnews.com/stories/us-violates-nuclear-non-proliferation-obligations-undermining-credibility-with-iran-and-n-korea

What gift has Iran prepared for Europe on JCPOA?
unitedEditor | uwidata.com | 2019-07-08
Hasan Rouhani's ultimatum to Europe for rescuing the Joint Comprehensive Action Plan (JCPOA) has expired and the whole world is waiting to see what Iran will do next — continue observing the nuclear deal or create a nuclear bomb. Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has made a statement suggesting Iran will go over to the …
uwidata.com/4164-what-gift-has-iran-prepared-for-europe-on-jcpoa/

An Hour with Noam Chomsky on Fascism, Nuclear Weapons, Climate Change, Julian Assange & More
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-07-05
In April, hundreds of people packed into the Old South Church in Boston to hear the world-renowned dissident and linguist Noam Chomsky speak. In this hour-long special, we air an excerpt of Chomsky's speech and his on-stage interview with Amy Goodman.
www.democracynow.org/2019/7/5/an_hour_with_noam_chomsky_on

Peace Action Endorses Ilhan Omar for Congress
Peace Action | peaceaction.org | 2019-06-25
Washington, DC — June 25, 2019 — Peace Action has announced its endorsement of Ilhan Omar for Congress in Minnesota's 5th Congressional District. Peace Action is a national grassroots organization working to advance nuclear disarmament, promote government spending priorities that support human needs, encourage real security through international cooperation and human rights, and support nonmilitary …
peaceaction.org/2019/06/25/peace-action-endorses-ilhan-omar-for-congress-2/

Peace Action Endorses Kara Eastman for Congress
Peace Action | peaceaction.org | 2019-06-24
Washington, DC — June 24, 2019 — Peace Action has announced its endorsement of Kara Eastman for Congress in Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District. Peace Action is a national grassroots organization working to advance nuclear disarmament, promote government spending priorities that support human needs, encourage real security through international cooperation and human rights, and support nonmilitary …
peaceaction.org/2019/06/24/peace-action-endorses-kara-eastman-for-congress-bold-champion-for-peace-and-security/

Israel's Secretive Nuclear Facility Leaking as Watchdog Finds Israel Has Nearly 100 Nukes
Whitney Webb | mintpressnews.com | 2019-06-17
Israel is one of only five nations in the world that refuse to sign the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, an international treaty aimed at ending the proliferation of nuclear weapons and achieving global nuclear disarmament.
mintpressnews.com/international-watchdog-finds-israel-has-nearly-100-nuclear-weapons/259274/

Peace Action Endorses Ayanna Pressley for Congress
Peace Action | peaceaction.org | 2019-06-17
Washington, DC — June 17, 2019 — Peace Action, the nation's largest grassroots peace organization, and its affiliate Massachusetts Peace Action, endorsed Ayanna Pressley for Massachusetts' 7th district. Peace Action is a national grassroots organization working to advance nuclear disarmament, promote government spending priorities that support human needs, encourage real security through international cooperation and …
peaceaction.org/2019/06/17/peace-action-endorses-ayanna-pressley-for-congress/

Peace Action Endorses Ayanna Pressley for Congress
Peace Action | peaceaction.org | 2019-06-17
Washington, DC — June 17, 2019 — Peace Action, the nation's largest grassroots peace organization, and its affiliate Massachusetts Peace Action, endorsed Ayanna Pressley for Massachusetts' 7th district. Peace Action is a national grassroots organization working to advance nuclear disarmament, promote government spending priorities that support human needs, encourage real security through international cooperation and …
peaceaction.org/2019/06/17/peace-action-endorses-ayanna-pressley-for-congress/

Modernization of World Nuclear Forces Continues Despite Overall Decrease in Number of Warheads
SIPRI | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-17
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) today launches the findings of SIPRI Yearbook 2019, which assesses the current state of armaments, disarmament and international security. | ‚Äã‚Äã‚Äã‚Äã‚Äã‚ÄãThe modernization of nuclear forces continues | SIPRI Governing Board Chair Ambassador Jan Eliasson, …
globalresearch.ca/modernization-world-nuclear-forces-continues-despite-overall-decrease-number-warheads/5680859

Trump and Bolton Are Breaking What Nuclear Order There Is
Kate Hudson | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-17
It's 10 years now since US president Barack Obama made his famous Prague speech, committing to a nuclear weapons-free world. I remember hearing his words broadcast, amid the tumultuous cheers of the crowd in Hradƒçany Square, as if it were …
globalresearch.ca/trump-bolton-breaking-what-nuclear-order-there-is/5680875

Iran Speeds Up Uranium Enrichment as Mideast Tensions Mount
Staff | truthdig.com | 2019-06-17
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran will surpass the uranium stockpile limit set by its nuclear deal in the next 10 days, an official said Monday, raising pressure on Europeans trying to save the accord a year after the U.S. withdrawal lit the fuse for the heightened tensions now between Tehran and Washington. | The announcement by Iran's nuclear agency marked yet another deadline set by Tehran. President Hassan Rouhani already has warned Europe that a new deal needs to be in place by July 7 or the Islamic Republic would increase its enrichment of uranium.
truthdig.com/articles/iran-speeds-up-uranium-enrichment-as-mideast-tensions-mount/

China Takes Responsibility for Explosion Near North Korea; Denies Nuclear Test Rumors
Tyler Durden | theantimedia.com | 2019-06-17
(ZH) — Update: Chinese authorities are taking responsibility for Monday's blast, claiming it happened on their side of the border. Reporters pointed out that the magnitude of the blast was much smaller than a nuclear test, and Chinese authorities have advised that this was not a nuclear test. Chinese authorities said this is a magnitude 1.3 event …

China Takes Responsibility for Explosion Near North Korea; Denies Nuclear Test Rumors

Israeli Submarines Suspected of Sabotaging Shipping in Gulf of Oman. In Case of Conflict with Iran, Oil Prices could Double Overnight
Hans Stehling | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-15
It is known that the US has for long had a comprehensive and combined plan with Israel to attack Iranian targets with huge, non-nuclear, bunker-busting, 10 ton, GBU-43 air-blast bombs capable of destroying the deepest underground installations — these are …
globalresearch.ca/israeli-submarines-suspected-sabotaging-shipping-strait/5680669

Don't Accept the "New Normal" — Keep Outrage Alive
Staff | truthout.org | 2019-06-15
All you have to do is say something nobody understands and they'll do practically anything you want them to. — Holden Caulfield, The Catcher in the RyeOn Tuesday, after Donald Trump blew kisses at North Korea when it was revealed the regime had assassinated a CIA "asset" by spraying VX nerve agent in his face in the middle of a crowded airport, a friend asked me: "Is your capacity for shock as burned out as mine?" | The asset, by the bye, was Kim Jong Nam, half-bro…
truthout.org/articles/dont-accept-the-new-normal-keep-outrage-alive/

'We need points!' US must invade Venezuela to scare Iran & N. Korea, Graham claims
Staff | rt.com | 2019-06-15
Sen. Lindsey Graham has suggested President Trump "put military force on the table" by invading Venezuela (and possibly Cuba) in order to scare North Korea and Iran into doing what they're told. What could possibly go wrong? | …
rt.com/usa/461922-lindsey-graham-grenada-venezuela-invasion/

HBO's Chernobyl: The Soviet working class pays for the crimes of Stalinism
wsws.org | 2019-06-15
Director Johan Renck and scriptwriter Craig Mazin capture the reality of the explosion that tore open the facility's nuclear reactor core and spewed radioactive material over large swathes of the western USSR and Europe.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/06/15/cher-j15.html

'We need points!' US must invade Venezuela to scare Iran & N. Korea, Graham claims
rt.com | 2019-06-15
Sen. Lindsey Graham has suggested President Trump "put military force on the table" by invading Venezuela (and possibly Cuba) in order to scare North Korea and Iran into doing what they're told. What could possibly go wrong? | …
rt.com/usa/461922-lindsey-graham-grenada-venezuela-invasion/

US Military Intelligence Accuses Russia of Nuclear Testing, Provides No Evidence
Jason Ditz | theantimedia.com | 2019-06-15
(ANTIWAR.COM) — US military intelligence agency the DIA has issued a new statement directly accusing the Russian government of conducting low-yield nuclear tests in the course of developing more advanced nuclear arms. This is the second time the DIA has suggested Russia was conducting nuclear tests in the past month. The statement today, as with the previous one, came with no …

US Military Intelligence Accuses Russia of Nuclear Testing, Provides No Evidence

Pre-emptive Nuclear War: The Role of Israel in Triggering an Attack on Iran
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-14
The text below is Chapter III of Michel Chossudovsky book entitled: The Globalization of War. America's Long War against Humanity, Global Research Publishers, Montreal, 2015. To order the book directly from Global Research click here | This chapter provides a …
globalresearch.ca/pre-emptive-nuclear-war-role-israel-attack-iran/5677025

Pre-emptive Nuclear War: The Role of Israel in Triggering an Attack on Iran
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2019-06-14
The text below is Chapter III of Michel Chossudovsky's book entitled: The Globalization of War. America's Long War against Humanity, Global Research Publishers, Montreal, 2015. To order the book directly from Global Research click here | This chapter provides a …
globalresearch.ca/pre-emptive-nuclear-war-role-israel-attack-iran/5677025

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