Daily Archives: March 4, 2020

2020-03-04: News Headlines

RT (2020-03-04). Tehran has 'no obligation' to let UN nuclear watchdog into certain sites — envoy. rt.com Iran has no obligation to grant the UN's nuclear watchdog access to sites in Iran when it deems that requests are based on "fabricated information," Iran's ambassador to the UN in Vienna said Wednesday. | "Intelligence services' fabricated information… creates no obligation for Iran to consider such requests," said a statement from Kazem Gharib Abadi. | It came a day after a report from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in which it reprimanded Iran for refusing access to two sites which diplomats believe could be connected to the country's nuclear activity. Gharib Abadi also accused the US and Is…

RT (2020-03-04). India & Pakistan officially becoming nuclear powers would spell 'disaster' for non-proliferation treaty — Moscow. rt.com Extending the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty on the entire world is generally a good idea, but an official recognition of India and Pakistan as nuclear powers is not — their accession to the pact would ruin it, Moscow warned. | "The fact that Pakistan, India and Israel — according to some estimates — possess nuclear weapons does not indeed help strengthen the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty [NPT]," Vladimir Yermakov, head of the Russian foreign ministry's arms control and non-proliferation department, told media on Wednesday. | At any rate, pushing India and Pakistan — two nuclear-armed…

Scott Ritter (2020-03-04). The Threat of a Nuclear War Between the US and Russia Is Now at Its Greatest Since 1983. globalresearch.ca When the Commander of NATO says he is a fan of flexible first strike at the same time that NATO is flexing its military muscle on Russia's border, the risk of inadvertent nuclear war is real. | US Air Force Gen. …

Brian Cloughley (2020-03-04). The Myth of Moderate Nuclear War. globalresearch.ca There are many influential supporters of nuclear war, and some of these contend that the use of 'low-yield' and/or short-range weapons is practicable without the possibility of escalation to all-out Armageddon. In a way their argument is comparable to that …

sputniknews (2020-03-04). South Korea Summons Singapore Ambassador Over Coronavirus-Related Travel Ban – Reports. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – South Korea's Foreign Ministry has summoned Singapore's ambassador in Seoul to lodge a complaint about a blanket ban on South Koreans entering Singapore due to coronavirus concerns, the Yonhap news agency said on Wednesday.

sputniknews (2020-03-04). Saudi Arabia Suspends Mecca Pilgrimage for Citizens, Residents Due to Coronavirus Concerns. sputniknews.com The Saudi news agency SPA reported on 28 February that the country's Tourism Ministry had temporarily suspended visas for seven countries, including China, Italy, and South Korea, where spikes in cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) were registered.

sputniknews (2020-03-04). Putin is Protected From Coronavirus – Kremlin. sputniknews.com The virus has spread to some 70 countries, with up to 94,000 infected around the world. Apart from China, where the disease first emerged, the biggest outbreaks have been registered in Iran, South Korea, and Italy.

sputniknews (2020-03-04). Major S Korean Entertainment Agencies Deny Links to Religious Sect Guilty of Coronavirus Spread. sputniknews.com Companies are warning of legal action over false rumours that their artists and actors are part of a sect that is accused of violating coronavirus prevention measures.

Global Research News (2020-03-04). Selected Articles: From Monroe to Trump. US Sponsored Military Coups in Latin America. 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 …

Staff (2020-03-02). Headlines for March 2, 2020. democracynow.org U.S. Sees First 2 Coronavirus Deaths in Washington as Cases Worldwide Mount, U.S. and Taliban Sign Deal Aimed at Ending 18-Year War, Joe Biden Claims Decisive South Carolina Victory, Buttigieg & Steyer Drop Out Ahead of Super Tuesday, North Korea Fires Projectiles as It Carries Out Military Drill, Study Reveals No Fraud in 2019 Bolivian Election That Ousted Evo Morales, Voters in Israel Go to Polls for 3rd Time in Under a Year, Greece Attacks Refugees After Turkey Loosens Restrictions on Border, Assange Extradition Hearings Suspended Until May, Wet'suwet'en Chiefs in Talks with Canadian Ministers as Fight Against…

Reza Marashi (2020-02-28). Pandemics, Politics, and Peace — Episode 11. iranian.com Episode Description: This week, Reza breaks down Trump's dangerous response to the Corona Virus, why it's bananas for the DC establishment to criticize Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren's call to drawdown US troops in the Middle East, and how Iran nuclear deal opponents have boxed themselves in. Sune Engel Rasmussen, Correspondent for The Wall Street …

Anne Khodabandeh (2020-02-27). America's Iran Policy Backed Into a Corner By MEK in Albania. iranian.com Since well before President Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal in 2018, the U.S. and Iran have been in a de facto state of non-military warfare with sanctions, economic sabotage, cyber-attacks, disinformation campaigns and social media attacks the weapons of choice. Both countries have exploited conflict in the region, especially after the rise …

Strategic Culture (2020-02-08). US Deploys 'Mini-Nukes' in Deplorable Threat to World Peace. theantimedia.com These so-called "mini-nukes" represent—despite the diminutive-sounding name—an increased risk of nuclear war.

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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The Myth of Moderate Nuclear War
Brian Cloughley | globalresearch.ca | 2020-03-04
There are many influential supporters of nuclear war, and some of these contend that the use of 'low-yield' and/or short-range weapons is practicable without the possibility of escalation to all-out Armageddon. In a way their argument is comparable to that …
globalresearch.ca/myth-moderate-nuclear-war/5705506

The Threat of a Nuclear War Between the US and Russia Is Now at Its Greatest Since 1983
Scott Ritter | globalresearch.ca | 2020-03-04
When the Commander of NATO says he is a fan of flexible first strike at the same time that NATO is flexing its military muscle on Russia's border, the risk of inadvertent nuclear war is real. | US Air Force Gen. …
globalresearch.ca/threat-nuclear-war-us-russia-now-greatest-since-1983/5705488

Putin is Protected From Coronavirus – Kremlin
sputniknews.com | 2020-03-04
The virus has spread to some 70 countries, with up to 94,000 infected around the world. Apart from China, where the disease first emerged, the biggest outbreaks have been registered in Iran, South Korea, and Italy.
sputniknews.com/russia/202003041078472860-putin-is-protected-from-coronavirus—kremlin/

South Korea Summons Singapore Ambassador Over Coronavirus-Related Travel Ban – Reports
sputniknews.com | 2020-03-04
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – South Korea's Foreign Ministry has summoned Singapore's ambassador in Seoul to lodge a complaint about a blanket ban on South Koreans entering Singapore due to coronavirus concerns, the Yonhap news agency said on Wednesday.
sputniknews.com/asia/202003041078473787-south-korea-summons-singapore-ambassador-over-coronavirus-related-travel-ban—reports/

Saudi Arabia Suspends Mecca Pilgrimage for Citizens, Residents Due to Coronavirus Concerns
sputniknews.com | 2020-03-04
The Saudi news agency SPA reported on 28 February that the country's Tourism Ministry had temporarily suspended visas for seven countries, including China, Italy, and South Korea, where spikes in cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) were registered.
sputniknews.com/middleeast/202003041078473804-pilgrimage-to-mecca-and-medina-in-saudi-arabia-suspended/

Major S Korean Entertainment Agencies Deny Links to Religious Sect Guilty of Coronavirus Spread
sputniknews.com | 2020-03-04
Companies are warning of legal action over false rumours that their artists and actors are part of a sect that is accused of violating coronavirus prevention measures.
sputniknews.com/asia/202003041078473515-s-korean-agencies-deny-links-to-religious-sect-guilty-of-coronavirus-spread/

Selected Articles: From Monroe to Trump. US Sponsored Military Coups in Latin America
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2020-03-04
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-monroe-trump-us-sponsored-military-coups-latin-america/5705494

America's Iran Policy Backed Into a Corner By MEK in Albania
Anne Khodabandeh | iranian.com | 2020-02-27
Since well before President Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal in 2018, the U.S. and Iran have been in a de facto state of non-military warfare with sanctions, economic sabotage, cyber-attacks, disinformation campaigns and social media attacks the weapons of choice. Both countries have exploited conflict in the region, especially after the rise …
iranian.com/2020/02/27/americas-iran-policy-backed-into-a-corner-by-mek-in-albania/

US Deploys 'Mini-Nukes' in Deplorable Threat to World Peace
Strategic Culture | theantimedia.com | 2020-02-08
These so-called "mini-nukes" represent–despite the diminutive-sounding name–an increased risk of nuclear war.

US Deploys ‘Mini-Nukes’ in Deplorable Threat to World Peace