2020-05-14: Social Media Postees

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A World Health Crisis? So Ramp Up Confrontation and Deploy Nuclear Bombers against China, Russia, Iran and North Korea
Brian Cloughley | globalresearch.ca | 2020-05-14
The Pentagon is excelling itself in its enthusiastic march to war. There are countless thousands suffering from the effects of the Covid-19 virus, including hundreds of members of the U.S. armed services, while the world's despots are relishing their freedom …
globalresearch.ca/world-health-crisis-ramp-up-confrontation-deploy-nuclear-bombers/5712909

Germany Split on Banning US Nuclear Weapons on Its Territory
Lucas Leiroz de Almeida | globalresearch.ca | 2020-05-14
NATO has a "sharing" treaty with Berlin where it delivers to Germany dozens of nuclear warheads, which are deposited in Buchel, at Ramstein Air Force Base. | The presence of these weapons in German territory has been controversial for a long …
globalresearch.ca/germany-split-banning-us-nuclear-weapons-territory/5712928

Beginning of the End of German Support for NATO
MISH | globalresearch.ca | 2020-05-14
Make way for the Greens and the Leftists. They do not want US nuclear weapons on German soil. |

Angela Merkel will soon be gone. The next German coalition already shares new ideas in many areas including NATO.

| Three Consequences | Germany | …
globalresearch.ca/end-german-support-nato/5712911

Nuclear Weapons: Stopping the War That No One Wants (livestream)
The Commonwealth Club | indybay.org | 2020-05-14
Online via livestream…
indybay.org/newsitems/2020/05/11/18832982.php

Brian Hook threatens to trigger return of UN sanctions on Iran
en.mehrnews.com | 2020-05-14
TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA)

Gunpoint diplomacy: US to 'snap back' all UN sanctions on Iran if expiring arms embargo isn't renewed
rt.com | 2020-05-14
Two years after spectacularly exiting the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, the US has threatened to trigger a return of all UN sanctions

Nuclear Weapons: Stopping the War That No One Wants (livestream)
The Commonwealth Club | indybay.org | 2020-05-13
Online via livestream…
indybay.org/newsitems/2020/05/11/18832982.php

Pity they don't work against Covid-19: US drives RECORD global spending on atomic weapons, report shows
rt.com | 2020-05-13
The world's nuclear powers are increasingly pouring money into their atomic arsenals, a new report shows, with Washington leading the way. The US has also exited a major arms control treaty and deployed a new tactical weapon. | Nine nuclear-armed nations spent an estimated $72.9 billion on their 13,000-plus atomic weapons in 2019, according to a new paper by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear We…
rt.com/news/488581-nuclear-weapons-spending-spree/

Why America Cannot Afford to Let the U.S. Postal Service Go Bankrupt
Tom Conway | counterpunch.org | 2020-05-12
Bill Boone was a fresh-faced 23-year-old in 1952 when he cast his first ballot for U.S. president, while proudly serving aboard an aircraft carrier off the coast of Korea. The U.S. Postal Service carried that vote untold miles to the election board in Boone's hometown of Benton, Arkansas, and he's considered "the mail" an essential…
counterpunch.org/2020/05/12/why-america-cannot-afford-to-let-the-u-s-postal-service-go-bankrupt/

Nuclear Weapons: Stopping the War That No One Wants (livestream)
The Commonwealth Club | indybay.org | 2020-05-12
Online via livestream…
indybay.org/newsitems/2020/05/11/18832982.php

Envoy urges EU for 'practical support' to JCPOA, multilateralism
en.mehrnews.com | 2020-05-12
TEHRAN, May 12 (MNA)

In a world gone mad, China must build MORE NUKES to make disarmament possible
Scott Ritter | thealtworld.com | 2020-05-12
As the US threatens to withdraw from the New START treaty over Chinese non-participation, domestic pressure from inside China builds for a larger strategic nuclear arsenal. Could this be a good thing? | In an op-ed published in Chinese newspaper Global Times, its editor-in-chief Hu Xijin, argued that China should seek to upgrade its strategic nuclear arsenal from its current level of about 200 antiquated weapons to a modernized force comprising more than 1,000 nuclear weapons, including more than 100 modern mobile DF-41 inter…

In a world gone mad, China must build MORE NUKES to make disarmament possible

NATO Chief Urges Berlin to 'Protect Peace and Freedom' by Stationing US Nukes
sputniknews.com | 2020-05-12
The appeal comes as leaders from the SPD, Germany's second-largest party and member of Chancellor Merkel's governing coalition, demand the withdrawal of US nuclear weapons from the country's airbases.
sputniknews.com/military/202005121079280137-nato-chief-urges-berlin-to-protect-peace-and-freedom-by-stationing-us-nukes/

S. Korea sees mass COVID-19 cases linked to night clubs
yenisafak.com | 2020-05-12
After battling the first wave of deadly coronavirus, South Korea detected new 102 cases linked to a night club in capital Seoul, local media reported on Tuesday.Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expressed concern that new infections connected to bars and clubs may further rise, said Yonhap News Agency.The coronavirus was found in a night club located in Seoul's multicultural district of Itaewon after a 29-year-old person infected with the coronavirus visited five clubs and bars on May 1-2.South Korea had almost zero cases until the new cluster was found early in May.The South Korean health official…
yenisafak.com/en/world/s-korea-sees-mass-covid-19-cases-linked-to-night-clubs-3519293