Daily Archives: January 28, 2020

2020-01-28: News Headlines

RT (2020-01-28). Motion to withdraw from Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons treaty filed in Iran's parliament. rt.com The Iranian threat to withdraw from the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, or NPT, moved forward on Tuesday after a motion to do so was filed in the Iranian parliament. | The motion reported by the parliament's official website brings Iran closer to breaking away from the 1968 treaty which laid the foundation for the nuclear deterrence architecture of the Cold War. The NPT allows only five nations — the US, Russia, China, Britain, and France — to have nuclear weapons. Nuclear-armed India and Pakistan, as well as Israel, which has maintained ambiguity, neither confirming nor denying possession of a nuc…

RT (2020-01-28). UK govt ignores US pressure, allows Huawei limited role in 5G networks following telecom supply review. rt.com Chinese telecoms giant Huawei will be allowed to continue participating in building Britain's future 5G networks but with restrictions, the government announced on Tuesday in a move that could impact UK-US relations. | In a statement on Tuesday, the government said that Britain's National Cyber Security Centre has advised that "high risk vendors" be excluded from security critical and sensitive parts of the new fifth-generation mobile networks, including "sensitive geographic locations, such as nuclear sites and military bases." The agency also recommends limiting such vendors to a "minority presence of no mor…

Ilana Novick (2020-01-28). Noam Chomsky Is the Antidote to Trump's Facism. truthdig.com In addition to the obvious terrors — gutting our social safety net, near-wars with North Korea and Iran, the family separations, and the everyday racism and xenophobia — the Trump era has been threaded with two subtler but no less damaging afflictions: confusion and paranoia. Not knowing on any given day whether President Donald Trump and his sycophants are serious about such critical matters as sending bombs into North Korea or the Middle East, say, or planning to take away our health care is nearly as damaging as the actions themselves. | It wears us down, even weakening our resolve to fight back. A…

teleSUR (2020-01-28). Iran to Vote on Quitting Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. telesurenglish.net The Iranian parliament received a motion on Tuesday to quit nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), the assembly's news site ICANA reported, in a move that appears to raise the stakes in Tehran's confrontation with the West. | RELATED: | According to the report, the Iranian parliament will discuss leaving the nuclear treaty, but did not specify when they would vote on the motion. Furthermore, Iran's Supr…

sputniknews (2020-01-28). North Korea Cancels All Air China Flights to Pyongyang, Beefs Up Precautions Amid Coronavirus Fears. sputniknews.com The newly identified deadly strain of coronavirus, known as 2019-nCoV, has been detected in over a dozen countries across Asia, Australasia, Europe and North America, and has infected over 4,500 people in China, North Korea's neighbour to the north.

Global Research News (2020-01-28). Selected Articles: How Far Can Imperialism Go? globalresearch.ca A future without independent media leaves us with an upside down reality where according to the corporate media "NATO deserves a Nobel Peace Prize", and where "nuclear weapons and wars make us safer" | | | If, like us, this is a …

Manlio Dinucci (2020-01-28). La politica 100 secondi a Mezzanotte. globalresearch.ca Mentre l'attenzione politico-mediatica era concentrata in Italia sulla campagna elettorale, la lancetta dell' ´Orologio dell'apocalisse ª — il segnatempo simbolico che sul Bollettino degli Scienziati atomici statunitensi indica a quanti minuti siamo dalla mezzanotte della guerra nucleare —

Manlio Dinucci (2020-01-28). A política '100 segundos para a meia-noite'. globalresearch.ca Enquanto a atenàßà£o político-mediática estava concentrada na campanha eleitoral, em Itália, o ponteiro do "Relógio do Apocalipse" — o relógio simbólico que no Boletim de Cientistas Atómicos dos EUA indica a quantos minutos estamos da meia-noite da guerra nuclear — …

Scott Ritter (2020-01-27). No, Iran Won't Have a Nuclear Bomb 'in a Matter of Months'. globalresearch.ca As Iran puts the final nail in its nuclear agreement with the West, hyperbolic headlines have warned that the Islamic Republic could have a nuclear weapon "within months." Politicians have said it, pundits have repeated it, and hawkish national security …

Alan Macleod (2020-01-27). North Korea: Kim Jong-un's Aunt Appears Alive After Six Years of Media Saying He Killed Her. mintpressnews.com There was, as there usually is when it comes to coverage of North Korea, little self-reflection as to how and why the media had reported fake news for six years.

Eds. (2020-01-25). Closer than ever: It is 100 seconds to midnight. mronline.org Humanity continues to face two simultaneous existential dangers—nuclear war and climate change—that are compounded by a threat multiplier, cyber-enabled information warfare, that undercuts society's ability to respond. |

Tim Shorrock (2020-01-24). 'Parasite' Has Opened American Eyes to South Korea's Reality. thenation.com 'Parasite' Has Opened American Eyes to South Korea's Reality…

Staff (2020-01-23). "The New Colossus": In New Play, Tim Robbins Tackles Immigration & Xenophobia. democracynow.org President Trump said Wednesday that he would expand his highly controversial travel ban, which already bars citizens from seven countries, most of which have Muslim-majority populations — Libya, Iran, Somalia, Syria, Yemen, North Korea and Venezuela — from entering the United States. Politico reports that the expanded ban could implement immigration restrictions on seven more countries: Belarus, Burma, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania, according to two sources. We speak with acclaimed actor, director and activist Tim Robbins, whose recent work has focused on immigration to the United S…

Peter Koenig (2020-01-21). Iran: The EU-three Trigger Dispute Mechanism in Iran Nuclear Deal. dissidentvoice.org Why, after so many assurances to the contrary, have the three European Iran's Nuclear Deal Partner's — Germany, France, the UK — decided to go after Iran, to follow the US dictate again? The short answer is because they're cowards. They have zero backbone to stand up against the US hegemony, because they are afraid …

Lawrence Wittner (2019-12-22). Americans Are Ready for a Different Approach to Nuclear Weapons. zcomm.org Although today's public protests against nuclear weapons can't compare to the major antinuclear upheavals of past decades, there are clear indications that most Americans reject the Trump administration's nuclear weapons policies. Since entering office in 2017, the Trump administration has withdrawn the United States from the nuclear agreement with Iran, scrapped the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces

Jon Rainwater (2019-11-07). Take Action — Some actual, SANE legislation. peaceaction.org Trump has plans to spend nearly $2 TRILLION over the next 30 years on unneeded and unnecessary nuclear weapons and delivery systems. This makes no sense. This is insane. That's nearly $100 million wasted every day for thirty years on weapons we are supposed to be getting rid of. To put that amount in perspective, …

Peace Action (2019-06-25). Peace Action Endorses Ilhan Omar for Congress. peaceaction.org 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 …

Peace Action (2019-06-24). Peace Action Endorses Kara Eastman for Congress. peaceaction.org 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 …

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Motion to withdraw from Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons treaty filed in Iran's parliament
rt.com | 2020-01-28
The Iranian threat to withdraw from the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, or NPT, moved forward on Tuesday after a motion to do so was filed in the Iranian parliament. | The motion reported by the parliament's official website brings Iran closer to breaking away from the 1968 treaty which laid the foundation for the nuclear deterrence architecture of the Cold War. The NPT allows only five nations

UK govt ignores US pressure, allows Huawei limited role in 5G networks following telecom supply review
rt.com | 2020-01-28
Chinese telecoms giant Huawei will be allowed to continue participating in building Britain's future 5G networks but with restrictions, the government announced on Tuesday in a move that could impact UK-US relations. | In a statement on Tuesday, the government said that Britain's National Cyber Security Centre has advised that "high risk vendors" be excluded from security critical and sensitive parts of the new fifth-generation mobile networks, including "sensitive geographic locations, such as nuclear sites and military bases." The agency also recommends limiting such vendors to a "minority presence of no mor…
rt.com/uk/479377-huawei-britain-5g-networks-security/

Noam Chomsky Is the Antidote to Trump's Facism
Ilana Novick | truthdig.com | 2020-01-28
In addition to the obvious terrors

Iran to Vote on Quitting Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-28
The Iranian parliament received a motion on Tuesday to quit nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), the assembly's news site ICANA reported, in a move that appears to raise the stakes in Tehran's confrontation with the West. | RELATED: | US Confirms 34 Troops With Traumatic Brain Injury After Iran Strike | According to the report, the Iranian parliament will discuss leaving the nuclear treaty, but did not specify when they would vote on the motion. Furthermore, Iran's Supr…
telesurenglish.net/news/Iran-to-Vote-on-Quitting-Nuclear-Non-Proliferation-Treaty-20200128-0002.html

North Korea Cancels All Air China Flights to Pyongyang, Beefs Up Precautions Amid Coronavirus Fears
sputniknews.com | 2020-01-28
The newly identified deadly strain of coronavirus, known as 2019-nCoV, has been detected in over a dozen countries across Asia, Australasia, Europe and North America, and has infected over 4,500 people in China, North Korea's neighbour to the north.
sputniknews.com/asia/202001281078161320-north-korea-cancels-all-air-china-flights-to-pyongyang-beefs-up-precautions-amid-coronavirus-fears/

Selected Articles: How Far Can Imperialism Go?
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-28
A future without independent media leaves us with an upside down reality where according to the corporate media "NATO deserves a Nobel Peace Prize", and where "nuclear weapons and wars make us safer" | | | If, like us, this is a …
globalresearch.ca/selected-articles-how-far-can-an-imperialist-go/5702109

La politica 100 secondi a Mezzanotte
Manlio Dinucci | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-28
Mentre l'attenzione politico-mediatica era concentrata in Italia sulla campagna elettorale, la lancetta dell' ´Orologio dell'apocalisse ª

A política '100 segundos para a meia-noite'
Manlio Dinucci | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-28
Enquanto a atenàßà£o político-mediática estava concentrada na campanha eleitoral, em Itália, o ponteiro do "Relógio do Apocalipse"

No, Iran Won't Have a Nuclear Bomb 'in a Matter of Months'
Scott Ritter | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-27
As Iran puts the final nail in its nuclear agreement with the West, hyperbolic headlines have warned that the Islamic Republic could have a nuclear weapon "within months." Politicians have said it, pundits have repeated it, and hawkish national security …
globalresearch.ca/iran-wont-have-nuclear-bomb-in-matter-months/5701952

North Korea: Kim Jong-un's Aunt Appears Alive After Six Years of Media Saying He Killed Her
Alan Macleod | mintpressnews.com | 2020-01-27
There was, as there usually is when it comes to coverage of North Korea, little self-reflection as to how and why the media had reported fake news for six years.
mintpressnews.com/north-korea-kim-kyong-hui-appears-alive-after-six-years-media-coverage/264364/

Closer than ever: It is 100 seconds to midnight
Eds. | mronline.org | 2020-01-25
Humanity continues to face two simultaneous existential dangers–nuclear war and climate change–that are compounded by a threat multiplier, cyber-enabled information warfare, that undercuts society's ability to respond. | Source…
mronline.org/2020/01/25/closer-than-ever-it-is-100-seconds-to-midnight/

Closer than ever: It is 100 seconds to midnight
Eds. | mronline.org | 2020-01-25
Humanity continues to face two simultaneous existential dangers–nuclear war and climate change–that are compounded by a threat multiplier, cyber-enabled information warfare, that undercuts society's ability to respond. | Source…
mronline.org/2020/01/25/closer-than-ever-it-is-100-seconds-to-midnight/

'Parasite' Has Opened American Eyes to South Korea's Reality
Tim Shorrock | thenation.com | 2020-01-24
'Parasite' Has Opened American Eyes to South Korea's Reality…
thenation.com/article/world/parasite-korea-trump-nukes/

"The New Colossus": In New Play, Tim Robbins Tackles Immigration & Xenophobia
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-01-23
President Trump said Wednesday that he would expand his highly controversial travel ban, which already bars citizens from seven countries, most of which have Muslim-majority populations

Iran: The EU-three Trigger Dispute Mechanism in Iran Nuclear Deal
Peter Koenig | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-01-21
Why, after so many assurances to the contrary, have the three European Iran's Nuclear Deal Partner's