2021-09-16: News Headlines

Emanuel Pastreich (2021-09-16). South Korea: Combating the COVID-19 Regime in Seoul One Step at a Time. globalresearch.ca

Sebastian Smith (2021-09-16). Australia gets N-powered subs in US, UK partnership. asiatimes.com The United States announced a new alliance Wednesday with Australia and Britain to strengthen military capabilities in the face of growing rivalry with China, including a new Australian nuclear submarine fleet and cruise missiles. The announcement of the alliance — made in a video meeting by President Joe Biden, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and …

Staff (2021-09-16). Nuclear Energy Cameras Installed at Iran's Nuclear Sites under JCPOA Deactivated: AEOI Head. orinocotribune.com The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says the cameras installed at the country's nuclear sites as part of the 2015 nuclear deal were deactivated due to the failure of the other parties to live up to their commitments. | Speaking to reporters on Wednesday on the sidelines of a meeting of the Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, Mohammad Eslami said that under regulations of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Safeguards Agreement, the agency's cameras record data at Iran's nuclear sites just like other sites across the world. | "In addition to the obli…

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2021-09-16). Nuclear White Elephants: Australia's New Submarine Deal. asia-pacificresearch.com

Anonymous007 (2021-09-16). Fair Competition? U.S. Ruins $90Bn Sale Of French Submarines To Australia. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | France is upset that the United States and the UK will share nuclear submarine technology with Australia. | French President Emmanuel Macron's team was outraged at Biden's announcement, because it ruins an agreement for Australia to purchase French submarines."The American choice to exclude a European ally and partner such as France from a structuring partnership with Australia, at a time when we are facing unprecedented challenges in the Indo-Pacific region … shows a lack of coherence that…

Jim McIlroy (2021-09-15). Bylong residents celebrate another win over coal company. greenleft.org.au The New South Wales Court of Appeal has rebuffed South Korean mining company KEPCO's bid to get its coal mine project going in the fertile Bylong Valley. Jim McIlroy reports.

Anonymous007 (2021-09-15). North And South Korea Test Ballistic Missiles Just Hours Apart. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | South Korea said it carried out its first underwater-launched missile test just hours after North Korea fired two ballistic missiles toward the sea. | President Moon Jae-in's office said in a statement that Moon observed the test of a domestically built submarine-launched ballistic missile on September 15th. | It said the missile fired from a 3,000-ton-class submarine flew a previously set distance before hitting a designated target. | Meanwhile, North Korea fired two bal…

Jim McIlroy (2021-09-15). Bylong residents celebrate another win over coal mine. greenleft.org.au The New South Wales Court of Appeal has rebuffed South Korean mining company KEPCO's bid to get its coal mine project going in the fertile Bylong Valley. Jim McIlroy reports.

Staff (2021-09-15). Headlines for September 15, 2021. democracynow.org Gov. Gavin Newsom Claims Victory in Right-Wing Recall Effort, Biden Calls for Vaccinating 70% of World in One Year as WHO Slams Ongoing Vaccine Inequity, Gov't Pandemic Assistance Led to Drop in U.S. Poverty Rates in 2020, Biden Warns Extreme Weather Is Killing More Americans, Costing Billions Each Year, Haitian Prime Minister Fires Prosecutor After He Seeks to Charge Henry in Killing of Jovenel MoàØse, South and North Korea Both Fire Ballistic Missiles as Tensions Mount on Peninsula, DOJ Charges 3 Ex-Military and Intelligence Officers over UAE Hacking Activities, DOJ Seeks to Block Texas's Near-Total Abor…

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-09-15). Russia rejects allegations on Iran's nuclear program. en.mehrnews.com Russia's Permanent Representative to the Vienna-based International Organizations said that so far, Islamic Republic of Iran has shown no signs of working on a project to obtain nuclear weapons.

Staff (2021-09-15). Kashmir Plunged Into Internet, Phone Blackout After Death of Resistance Leader. truthout.org One of the most important resistance leaders in Indian-controlled Kashmir, the site of the world's longest and most militarized conflict, has died. Since 1947, Kashmir has been divided between India, Pakistan and China, all nuclear powers. India and Pakistan have fought multiple wars over the region, which both claim as theirs. The majority of people in Indian-controlled Kashmir, however, claim their right to self-determination, with many supporting the creation of an independent Kashmir. Th…

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