2021-04-17: News Headlines

Anonymous669 (2021-04-17). Meet Reza Karimi, Iran Identified The Natanz Bomber. southfront.org File image | On April 16, the Ministry of Intelligence of Iran identified the man behind the recent

Medea Benjamin (2021-04-17). The Hawks Who Want War with Iran Are Working Overtime. globalresearch.ca Last week's cyberattack on an Iranian nuclear facility, reportedly by Israeli …

Eurasia Review (2021-04-17). The Future Of Particle Accelerators Is Here. eurasiareview.com When the Electron Ion Collider received the go-ahead in January 2020, it became the only new major accelerator in the works anywhere in the world. | "All the stars aligned," said Elke-Caroline Aschenauer, Brookhaven National Laboratory Staff Scientist and a leader in developing the EIC plans. "We have the technology to build this unique particle accelerator and detector to do the measurements that, together with the underlying theory, can for the first time provide answers to longstanding fundamental questions in nuclear physics." | The EIC isn't the only Brookhaven project poised to reshape nuclear and partic…

Dave DeCamp (2021-04-17). Iran Begins 60% Uranium Enrichment in Response to Natanz Sabotage. news.antiwar.com Iran said on Friday that it has begun "Sixty-percent enrichment is currently underway at the Shahid Ahmadi Roshan nuclear facility" at Natanz, said Ali Akbar Salehi, The move is the latest step Iran has take…

Mike Walter (2021-04-16). The Heat: Fukushima Waste Water. america.cgtn.com Controversy in Japan as the government announces plans to release treated radioactive water into the ocean from the site of one of the world's biggest nuclear disasters.

RT (2021-04-16). Stop the 'saber-rattling' & begin de-escalation before Russia-Ukraine conflict turns into 'nuclear holocaust,' Gabbard tells Biden. rt.com Unless the world wants to see loved ones "burned alive in a nuclear holocaust," politicians should cut out the "macho" act and begin to deescalate. That's according to former US congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, a US Army veteran. | Speaking to Tucker Carlson on Fox News on Thursday, Gabbard said the American people must decide if they're willing to go to war with Russia on behalf of Ukraine. If not — the rhetoric must be toned down. | "Such a war would come at a cost beyond anything we can really imagine," she told Carlson. "This is something that will directly impact…every single one of your viewers." | "I…

Anonymous669 (2021-04-16). Iran Produced First Batch Of 60% Enriched Uranium At Natanz Facility. southfront.org File image | Iranian scientists have produced the first batch of 60% enriched uranium, Mohammad-Baqer Qalibaf, Speaker of the Iranian Parliament, announced on April 16."I am proud to announce that at 00: 40 last night … young and pious Iranian scientists were able to obtain a 60% enriched uranium product," Qalibaf wrote in a Persian tweet on Friday. "We congratulate the brave people of the Islamic Iran on this success; the will of the Iranian people is miraculous and will thwart any conspiracy." | Earlier this…

Rick Rozoff (2021-04-16). CrossTalk on Ukraine: Toward war? antibellum679354512.wordpress.com With new backing from the West, Ukrainian president says "The Army is ready" Tulsi Gabbard and Tucker Carlson: war with Russia over Ukraine could produce unimaginable nuclear catastrophe…

Andrea Germanos, staff writer (2021-04-16). Nobel Laureate Warns of 'Devastating Marriage' Between Artificial Intelligence and Killer Robots. commondreams.org "The biggest threats are the 'modernization' of nuclear weapons and the new 'revolution' of weapons," says Peace Prize winner Jody Williams. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/jody-williams-killer-robots-marriage.jpg

Medea Benjamin, Ariel Gold (2021-04-16). The Hawks Who Want War With Iran Are Working Overtime. counterpunch.org Just as talks between the US and Iran were taking place last week in Vienna, a cyberattack was carried out on Iran's Natanz nuclear facility. Reports are that the Mossad, Israel's intelligence agency, was behind the attack that blacked out the facility just one day after Tehran launched new advanced uranium enrichment centrifuges and as

Sam Macdonald (2021-04-16). After Elections, Seoul Braces for Environmental Inaction. counterpunch.org An estimated 17,000 people die every year in South Korea from air-pollution-related illnesses. But this top-priority issue was conspicuously absent from the campaign manifesto of the newly elected mayor of Seoul. The death of former mayor Park Won-soon in 2020 triggered the April 7 by-election to fill the remainder of his term. Park's suicide and

Staff (2021-04-16). South Korea Prime Minister resigns in bid for presidency. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 16 (MNA) — South Korea's prime minister resigned his post to prepare for a run in next year's presidential race, facing a battle to win voters upset over runaway real estate prices and lacking confidence in government-proposed fixes.

Dave DeCamp (2021-04-16). Democrats Reintroduce Bill to Block US From Using Nuclear Weapons First. news.antiwar.com A pair of Democratic lawmakers in the House and the Senate reintroduced a bill on Friday that would prohibit the US The bill reads: "It is the policy of the United States to not use nuclear weapons first." The legislation will be reviewed by the foreign affairs committees of each chamber of Congress. | A no first use bill was introduced by Smith and Warren…

Staff (2021-04-16). China summons Japan envoy to protest Fukushima water release. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 16 (MNA) — The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned the Japanese ambassador in Beijing on Thursday to express opposition to Japan's intention to release wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear power plant.

ecns.cn (2021-04-16). China to monitor Japan's plan to dump nuclear wastewater, vows to protect consumers. ecns.cn The Chinese Ministry of Commerce said it will closely monitor the developments in Japan's decision to dump Fukushima wastewater into the ocean and pledged to ensure the safety of Chinese consumers.

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