2021-03-25: News Headlines

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2021-03-25). Increasing Nukes and Trimming the Military: Global Britain's Skewed Vision. globalresearch.ca Campaigners for the abolition of nuclear weapons had every reason to …

Gregory Elich (2021-03-25). Reminding South Korea Who is Boss: Biden's Enforcers Pay a Visit. counterpunch.org In a Washington Post opinion piece, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin spelled out their objectives in visiting Japan, South Korea, and India. "The United States is now making a big push to revitalize our ties with friends and partners," they wrote. The nature of those relationships, as perceived by Washington, is the subordination of Asian nations as junior partners in an anti-China coalition. "Our alliances are what our military calls 'force multipliers,' Blinken and Austin explain. "Our combined power makes us stronger when we must push back against China's aggression and…

Jim McMahan (2021-03-25). For over a century and a half: Chinese workers abused and superexploited in U.S. workers.org Chinese railroad workers in 1869. The six Asian spa workers murdered in Atlanta March 16 were low-wage workers. They were not respected by capitalism. Their deaths came on a surge of anti-Asian violence. Anybody with an honest view of the U.S. wars against Korea and Vietnam is familiar with anti-Asian . . . |

Editor (2021-03-25). Prostitution Is a Racialized Hate Crime Against Women. scheerpost.com City Walkr / CC BY-SA 2.0] By Alice Lee, Suzanne Jay, and Melissa Farley / Original to ScheerPost Racists target the humanity of those they attack. In the Atlanta spa deaths, two Chinese women and four Korean women were six of the eight people targeted for murder by a racist white man. We wonder, who are the women who were murdered? If, as the evidence below suggests, some Asian massage parlors or… |

RT (2021-03-25). Pyongyang says it fired NEW tactical guided missile as it ramps up testing with a flurry of launches. rt.com North Korea has said it test-fired an upgraded tactical guided missile, which South Korean and Japanese military earlier described as a short-range ballistic missile. The launch was Pyongyang's second in a week. | The test-fire was carried out on Thursday, according to the state-affiliated KNCA, | Two of the new munitions were tested, which are said to use improved solid fuel engines and heavier warheads weighing 2.5 tons. | The projectiles "accurately hit the target set in waters 600 kilometers off the east coast of Korea," the report said, adding that the test was overseen by Ri Pyong Chol, a member of the p…

Dave DeCamp (2021-03-25). Japan Says North Korea Launched Two Ballistic Missiles. news.antiwar.com Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga On Tuesday,

Dave DeCamp (2021-03-25). Biden Vows 'Response' If North Korea Chooses to 'Escalate'. news.antiwar.com When asked about North Korea's latest missile tests at his first press conference, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga UN Resolution 1718 sanctioned North Kore…

Norman Solomon (2021-03-25). The Urgent Need for a Biden-Putin Summit. counterpunch.org Last week's outbreak of rhetorical hostilities between the White House and the Kremlin has heightened the urgent need for a summit between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin. The spate of mutual denunciations is catnip for mass media and fuel for hardliners in both countries. But for the world at large, under the doomsday shadow of nuclear arsenals