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A small GOP-dominated Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Coalition is waging a frightening campaign for nuclear rearmament
Medea Benjamin Marcy Winograd | juancole.com | 2021-05-28
(Responsible Statecraft) — Democrats might control the legislative and executive branches of the U.S. government right now, but a small Republican-dominated Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Coalition exercises outsized influence in a frightening campaign for nuclear rearmament. The coalition, comprising six senators from states that house, develop, or test underground land-based nuclear weapons, is pushing a …

Estados Unidos y China: Urbanidad e intervencionismo
Julio Yao Villalaz | globalizacion.ca | 2021-05-28
Podemos entender que el presidente Bolsonaro irrespetara y atacara al presidente de la República de Corea, Moon Jae-in, al confundirlo con el presidente de la RPD de Corea, Kim Jong-un, y que se burlara del primero llamándole una y otra…

Headlines for May 27, 2021
Staff | democracynow.org | 2021-05-27
Transit Worker Fatally Shoots 9, Then Himself, at San Jose Rail Yard, Senate Republicans Blast Biden's ATF Nominee over His Support for Gun Controls, Texas "Constitutional Carry" Bill to Allow People to Openly Carry Handguns Without Permits, Dutch Court Orders Shell Oil Company to Halve Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2030, Australia Orders Coronavirus Lockdown for 7 Million; Taiwan Battles Its Worst COVID Outbreak, Biden Orders Probe into COVID-19 Origins; States Offer Prizes to Vaccinated Residents, Iran Nuclear Deal Talks Offer Hope as IAEA Head Expresses Concern over Uranium Enrichment, Another Political Candidat…

Manufacturing Consent for War: 70 Years of CIA Coups, Assassinations, False Flag Operations and Mass Murder
Editor2 | orinocotribune.com | 2021-05-27
By Jeremy Kuzmarov — May 21, 2021 | A Review of Vijay Prashad's book, Washington Bullets: A History of the CIA, Coups, and Assassinations, with foreword by Evo Morales (New York: Monthly Review Press, 2020). | [Source: monthlyreview.org] | During his confirmation hearing in February, the CIA's latest director William J. Burns continued a long Agency tradition of playing up the threat from Russia and China along with North Korea, and said that Iran should not be allowed to get a nuclear weapon. | Vijay Prashad's new book Washington Bullets: A…

Eisenhower rejected military chiefs' demand for nuclear war on China, classified account of '58 Taiwan Strait crisis reveals
Gareth Porter | thegrayzone.com | 2021-05-27
Fearing a new conflict over Taiwan, Pentagon Papers leaker Daniel Ellsberg has released a shocking account showing how the Joint Chiefs pressed Eisenhower to launch a nuclear war on China A previously censored account of the 1958 Taiwan Strait crisis that was sponsored by the Pentagon has been published in full by the leaker of the Pentagon Papers, Daniel Ellsberg. The report provides a hair-raising portrait of a reckless US military leadership relentlessly pressing President Dwight Eisenhower for the authority to carry …

Meet the Senate Nuke Caucus, Busting the Budget and Making the World Less Safe
Marcy Winograd, Medea Benjamin | commondreams.org | 2021-05-27
"The coalition, comprising six senators from states that house, develop, or test underground land-based nuclear weapons, is pushing a wasteful and dangerous $1.7 trillion, decades-long plan to produce new nuclear weapons, some with warheads 20 times more powerful than the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/tester_daines-1.jpg

Seven Candidates To Contest Iran's Presidency in June
telesurenglish.net | 2021-05-27
The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Seyed Ali Khamenei on Thursday called on Iranians to participate massively in the June 18 presidential election. | RELATED: | UN Atomic Agency To Be Cut Off From Iranian Nuclear Sites | "Dear Iranian nation! Elections are held in one day but their outcome lasts for several years. Participate in the elections! Consider the election as something that belongs to yourselves, because it belongs to you," he said. | Ayatollah Khamenei also called on pre…

South Korean president backs US war plans in summit with Biden
wsws.org | 2021-05-27
Biden used the meeting with President Moon to shore up the US-South Korean alliance as Washington continues to threaten China.

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