2021-06-04: News Headlines

Gareth Porter (2021-06-04). Eisenhower rejected military chiefs' demand for nuclear war on China. zcomm.org Pentagon Papers leaker Daniel Ellsberg has released a shocking account showing how the Joint Chiefs pressed Eisenhower to launch a nuclear war on China…

Larry Everest (2021-06-04). Vicious Wave of Repression Sparks Global Movement to Free Iran's Political Prisoners. counterpunch.org She should imagine thousands of people in the court room, standing next to her and demanding: #FreeNahid That's what Mariam Claren told her imprisoned mother, a 66-year-old, dual German-Iranian citizen and women's rights activist, before her first Iranian court appearance on April 28. As the world's attention concerning Iran largely focuses on the nuclear negotiations

Mark Muhich (2021-06-04). The Geneva Summit: Biden and Putin Need to Pull Back From the Nuclear Brink. counterpunch.org When Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Joe Biden meet in Geneva, Switzerland, on June 16, relations between their countries will be the most fraught since the Cold War ended 30 years ago. Recent Russian provocations — the hacking of sensitive U.S. government and corporate computers, meddling in the last two U.S. presidential elections,

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-06-03). Philanthropist Bill Gates Invests in "Advanced" Reactor Nuclear Technology. globalresearch.ca Investing in nuclear …

WSWS (2021-06-03). Iranian ship, petrochemical plant hit by fires amid threats from Israel. wsws.org Tensions have mounted in the context of an imminent change of government in Israel and continuing talks in Vienna on reviving the Iran nuclear deal.

Karl Grossman (2021-06-03). The Nuclearization of Space. counterpunch.org "BACK TO THE FUTURE NASA'S NEW NUCLEAR VISION" was the headline emblazoned on the cover this past month of the leading U.S. aerospace trade publication, Aviation Week & Space Technology. "More than sixty years after the U.S. began serious studies into nuclear propulsion for space travel, NASA is taking the first steps on a new

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