2021-06-01: News Headlines

Lawrence Wittner (2021-06-01). How John Hersey Blew the Whistle on the Reality of Nuclear War. zcomm.org Review of "Fallout: The Hiroshima Cover-up and the Reporter Who Revealed It to the World" In this crisply-written, well-researched book, Lesley Blume, a journalist and biographer, tells the fascinating story of the background to John Hersey's pathbreaking article, "Hiroshima," and of its extraordinary impact upon the world. In 1945, although only 30 years of age,

Brian Terrell (2021-06-01). "If There Are Enough Shovels to Go Around" zcomm.org The conviction that the U.S. could win a nuclear war was key to the nuclear policy early in the Reagan administration…

Gareth Porter (2021-05-31). Eisenhower rejected military chiefs' demand for nuclear war on China, classified account of '58 Taiwan Strait crisis reveals. mronline.org 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. | May 31, 2021…

Anonymous103 (2021-05-31). Nuclear Bone Of Contention For Iran And Iraqi Militia Groups. southfront.org The disobedience of Iranian proxies in Iraq is crossing the line, pushing Iranian generals to resign out of a sense of incapacity. | According to recent reports, Iranian general Haider al-Afghani has addressed Al-Quds special unit General Esmail Kaani, asking for a transfer. | General al-Afghani is the Iranian Revolutionary Guard's officer in charge of Iraqi armed groups. Claiming that Iran-backed paramilitaries ignore Tehran's orders, he submitted a request to transfer his services out of Iraq. | General al-Afghani was the fir…

Brian Terrell (2021-05-31). "If There Are Enough Shovels to Go Around": Surviving the Nuclear Threat. commondreams.org Grab a pink shovel and help stop the relapse into nuclear "madness." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/shovels-nuclear-threat-1300×681.jpg

Rick Rozoff (2021-05-31). Memorial Day: U.S. nuclear-capable bombers, NATO warplanes fly over all 30 NATO nations in one day. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Memorial Day: U.S. nuclear-capable bombers, NATO warplanes fly over all 30 NATO nations in one dayRick Rozoff U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa announced that American B-52H Stratofortress strategic bombers accompanied by military aircraft from twenty-one other NATO nations flew over all 30 NATO member states today. Those would include the five …

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