2021-03-23: News Headlines

Cynthia Chung (2021-03-23). The U.S. Pivot to Asia: Cold War Lessons From Vietnam for Today. dissidentvoice.org There were Cold War preparations underway as early as August 1945 and the two regions selected, Korea and Vietnam, were pre-planned years in advance before the actual wars were to take place, Cynthia Chung writes. ***** In Part One of this series I discussed how a massive U.S. arms stockpile in Okinawa, Japan that was …

The Conversation (2021-03-23). The US has a long history of violence against Asian women. juancole.com By Karen Leong and Karen Kuo | — Asian American women understand that the alleged murderer of eight people in Atlanta was acting in keeping with a culture filled with racialized and sexualized views of Asian women. Of the people murdered, four women were of Korean descent and two of Chinese heritage. The shooter himself, …

Norman Solomon (2021-03-23). The urgent need for a Biden-Putin summit. nationofchange.org If the leaders of the two countries with more than 90 percent of the world's nuclear warheads can't have a summit meeting and talk with each other, we're in trouble. Real trouble.

Dave DeCamp (2021-03-23). Unnamed Western Officials Spread Dubious Claims About Iran. globalresearch.ca With a possible revival of the Iran nuclear deal on the …

Newsclick (2021-03-23). French colonial crimes continue to affect lives in Polynesia. peoplesdispatch.org NewsClick's Prabir Purkayastha talks about the recent analysis of declassified documents from the nuclear testing done by France on the islands of Polynesia. He discusses how the French knowingly let the inhabitants of the islands to be exposed to the radioactive fallout from the tests, and how even today, the French are unwilling to compensate the victims.