2020-12-27: News Headlines

Prof. Joseph H. Chung (2020-12-27). Korea and Moon Jae-in: God Save Korea! God Bless the President! globalresearch.ca For centuries, Koreans have been asking the Almighty to bless them with a true leader who would provide daily necessities, hope for the future, courage to fight for the justice and self respect for and self confidence in themselves. | During …

Askiah Adam (2020-12-27). Is Iran Contemplating Vengeance in Regards to the Murder of Its Two Prominent Leaders? globalresearch.ca Brigadier General Mohsen Fakhrizadeh of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Command (IRGC) and Iran's most important nuclear scientist was assassinated not too far from Tehran recently. Iran immediately accused Israel , an allegation confirmed by a senior Washington official soon after. …

Dan Glazebrook (2020-12-27). The Tragedy of Corbynism. counterpunch.org Corbyn's election as leader of Labour party in 2015 was seen by much of the British left as their best chance to reverse the neoliberal imperialist trajectory of the British state for at least a generation. With a solid track record of opposition to war, nuclear weapons and privatisation, he was able to capture the

Ralph Nader (2020-12-25). Recidivist Criminal and Constitutional Outlaw Trump Rushes to Pardon Criminal Lawbreakers. commondreams.org Trump and future presidents cannot be allowed to brazenly dishonor justice and undermine the rule of law. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/roger_stone_0_1.jpg

Online News Editor (2020-12-25). South Korea's Covid-19 cases hit record daily high. laprensalatina.com Seoul, Dec 25 (efe-epa).- South Korea recorded a new daily record in the number of Covid-19 cases on Friday with 1,241, as the government called on residents to redouble efforts to stop the spread of the epidemic that has caused 773 deaths. The figure provided by the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) far …

MEE correspondent (2020-12-24). Iranian press review: UN watchdog chief's remarks spark anger in Tehran. middleeasteye.net Iranian press review: UN watchdog chief's remarks spark anger in Tehran | Meanwhile, Iraq's Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani says his office had no role in arrest of executed Iranian journalist, and political factions compete over leading talks with Washington | Thu, 12/24/2020 – 10: 32 | Iranian politicians and media have condemned Rafael Grossi, head of the IAEA, for calling for a new a…

sputniknews (2020-12-24). Iran Builds Up Air Defense Systems Near Nuclear Sites Over Possible US Strikes, Reports Claim. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Iran is strengthening air defense systems located near its nuclear facilities as a precaution against possible US missile strikes, the Kuwaiti Al-Qabas newspaper reported on Thursday, citing informed sources from Iran.

Kenny Stancil, staff writer (2020-12-24). As Trump Threatens War With Iran, 150 House Democrats Endorse Biden Vow to Rejoin Nuclear Deal. commondreams.org "Biden has a narrow window of opportunity at the start of his presidency to undo Trump's mess." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/iran_biden.jpg

Staff (2020-12-23). Holding humanity hostage: Dangerous prospects for Biden's nuclear weapons policy. therealnews.com As the United States accelerates toward Inauguration Day, and as President-elect Biden announces more of his cabinet appointments, we are getting a clearer picture of how the incoming Biden administration plans to manage the "scorched earth foreign policy" he will be inheriting from Donald Trump. This is a foreign policy designed to create "as many …

John Kendall Hawkins (2020-12-23). Ralph Nader: He's a Cookbook! counterpunch.org "We can all sit down and have a few beers together while we wait." — Duke Mantee (Humphrey Bogart), The Petrified Forest (1936) Call before, you dig? — Utility notification for unmarked Internet cables from hippy who finally got a job The other day, minding my own business, and getting lots of unwanted help doing

South Front (2020-12-23). Video: US Navy Deploys Nuclear Submarine to Persian Gulf Amid Heightened Tensions with Iran. globalresearch.ca The Ohio-class nuclear submarine USS Georgia along with the guided-missile cruisers USS Port Royal and USS Philippine Sea transited the Strait of Hormuz and entered the Persian Gulf, the US Navy announced on December 21. | The guided-missile submarine USS Georgia …