2021-06-29: News Headlines

WSWS (2021-06-29). US offers talks to North Korea as it ramps up pressure on China. wsws.org The Biden administration's approach to North Korea is part of wider efforts to isolate China internationally.

Staff (2021-06-29). Amid Nuclear Talks, Biden's Latest Middle East Airstrikes Give "More Fuel" to Conflict with Iran. democracynow.org Criticism is growing of recent U.S. airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, which the Biden administration says targeted Iran-backed militias. Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi condemned the attack as a "blatant and unacceptable violation of Iraqi sovereignty and Iraqi national security." The U.S. airstrikes come as the Biden administration is holding indirect talks with Iran about reviving the Iranian nuclear deal. Jamal Abdi, president of the National Iranian American Council, says the U.S. needs to end its "constant tit for tat" with Iran across the Middle East. "By failing to pivot away from that and instead bomb…

Staff (2021-06-29). Biden's Latest Middle East Airstrikes Give "More Fuel" to Conflict With Iran. truthout.org Image Credit: U.S. Military Handout | Criticism is growing of recent U.S. airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, which the Biden administration says targeted Iran-backed militias. Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi condemned the attack as a "blatant and unacceptable violation of Iraqi sovereignty and Iraqi national security." The U.S. airstrikes come as the Biden administration is holding indirect talks with Iran about reviving the Iranian nuclear deal. Jamal Abdi, president of the National Iranian Ame…

Jay Janson (2021-06-29). China and Russia Quiet about US Past Genocides and Ongoing Genocide in the Middle East and Africa. dissidentvoice.org The world facing desperate situations of climate change, planetary degradation and nuclear war preparation desperately needs protection from inhumane deceiving war promoting Western media, and from where shall it come if not from the bountiful and powerful two great designated adversaries of the Western powers, China, the world's most populous nation and largest economy, and …

Andy Kroll (2021-06-29). What Price "Defense"? tomdispatch.com President Biden's first Pentagon budget, released late last month, is staggering by any reasonable standard. At more than $750 billion for the Defense Department and related work on nuclear weapons at the Department of Energy, it represents one of the highest levels of spending since World War II — far higher than the peaks of the Korean or Vietnam wars or President Ronald Reagan's military buildup of the 1980s, and roughly three times what China spends on its military. Developments of the past year and a half — an ongoing pandemic, an intensifying mega-drought, white supremacy activities, and racial…

Newsclick (2021-06-29). US seizure of Iranian sites complicates nuclear deal talks. peoplesdispatch.org Newsclick's Prabir Purkayastha analyses the recent decision by the US to 'seize' 33 sites, including those of the Iranian Press TV. He talks about the nature of registration of sites across the world, the discussions around the JCPOA or the Iran nuclear deal, and the recent meeting between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin.

_____ (2021-06-28). Curated Discourse, Narrative Artists and the Coming Conflicts. strategic-culture.org If sanctions are not lifted, Iran will hit back. And Israel will try to deter Iran from pursuing its nuclear programme. The two will clash. | Here we go again. The narrative is being set. President Assad's name cannot not be uttered in the West, save with a 'chemical weapons', and a 'killing his own people' gibe. It is just not permitted — even though this truth is

teleSUR (2021-06-28). Iran Urges Vienna Nuclear Talks Parties To Make Decisions. telesurenglish.net Iran's Foreign Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh on Monday urged the parties in the Vienna talks to make their decisions on the revival of the 2015 nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). | RELATED: | "We have made and announced the decisions we should have made, and now it is the turn of the parties to make their own decisions," said Khatibzadeh at his weekly press conference. | Asked…

Editor (2021-06-28). 10 reasons why climate activists should not support nuclear. mronline.org The world needs safe, non-exploitive technologies. Nuclear doesn't qualify. | June 28, 2021 | Newswire…

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