2020-10-01: News Headlines

Lawrence Wittner (2020-09-30). Where Does the Democratic Party Stand on War, Peace, and International Relations? counterpunch.org After nearly four years of the Trump administration, U.S. voters have a pretty good idea of the policies that the President and his Republican allies champion when it comes to America's dealings with other nations. These policies include massive increases in military spending, lengthy wars abroad, threats of nuclear war, withdrawal from climate and nuclear

Marilyn Bechtel (2020-09-30). International virtual webinars call for ending all nuclear weapons. peoplesworld.org On Sept. 26, the United Nations International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, two remarkable events spanning 10 hours of virtual programming by activists, legislators, artists and leaders of struggles around the world were presented by UNFOLD ZERO and We The Peoples 2020. The programs, divided into two five-hour segments, were timed for …

Mehr News Agency (2020-09-30). UN nuclear watchdog inspects 2nd Iranian site. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 29 (MNA) — The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says that its officials have inspected the second of two atomic sites agreed with Iran.

MEE staff (2020-09-29). Netanyahu claims Hezbollah keeping 'secret arms depot' in residential Beirut. middleeasteye.net Netanyahu claims Hezbollah keeping 'secret arms depot' in residential Beirut | The Israeli leader made the unproven claim during the UN General Assembly and lambasted the world body over the Iran nuclear deal | Tue, 09/29/2020 – 18: 38 | Netanyahu called on the people of Lebanon to protest in order to prevent another blast similar to the Beirut port blast (AFP/File photo) | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Neta…

WSWS (2020-09-29). Hyundai union enforces wage freeze in latest South Korean sellout. wsws.org The Hyundai contract is part of a growing assault on auto workers by big business with the aid of the trade unions.

Pepe Escobar (2020-09-29). China deploys Sun Tzu to win the chip war. thealtworld.com Beijing has a plan to become the indispensable tech core of East Asia, linking ASEAN, Northeast Asia and even both Koreas | The real amount of But the most important point is that in the next few years — remember Made in China 2025 remains in effect — the Chinese will be manufacturing the necessary equipment to produce 5 nm chips of equivalent or even better quality than what's comi…

news.un (2020-09-29). Nuclear threat against North Korea 'continues unabated', UN ambassador tells Assembly. news.un.org During the past several decades, North Korea has done "everything possible" to safeguard peace and security on the Korean peninsula, the country's representative told the UN high-level General Debate on Tuesday.

sputniknews (2020-09-29). Pompeo to Travel to Japan, South Korea, Mongolia From 4-8 October. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Japan, South Korea and Mongolia from 4 to 8 October, State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said in a press release.

Editor (2020-09-28). Discredited Russian Bounty Story Exposes Media's Role in Status Quo. scheerpost.com By Maj. (ret.) Danny Sjursen / Original to Scheerpost It is an old journalistic trope: no one reads the correction … or the retraction. No matter how serious the error or profound the implications of the misreporting. Like, let's say the entire range of mainstream media took the word of unnamed intelligence sources as gospel and reported that the only other nuclear superpower — which supposedly… |

sputniknews (2020-09-28). Settlement on Korean Peninsula Should Move From Words to Deeds, Russian FM Says. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – It is necessary to move from words to deeds in the Korean settlement, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.

Nick Turse (2020-09-28). How a News Report on Hiroshima Helped Prevent Nuclear War. thenation.com How a News Report on Hiroshima Helped Prevent Nuclear War…