2021-11-24: News Headlines

Staff (2021-11-24). Headlines for November 24, 2021. democracynow.org Jury Finds "Unite the Right" Organizers Responsible for Deadly Violence, House Cmte Subpoenas Proud Boys and the Oath Keepers Over Jan. 6 Insurrection, Georgia Jury Deliberates For Second Day In Murder Trial of Men Who Killed Ahmaud Arbery, Kevin Strickland Exonerated and Freed 43 Years After He Was Wrongfully Convicted by All-White Jury, Ethiopian State TV: Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Has Gone to Battlefront in Escalating Conflict, Chun Doo Hwan, U.S.-Backed, Ex-Military Dictator in South Korea, Has Died, Portugal Shutters Last Coal-Fired Plant, U.S. and Other Nations To Tap Oil Reserves In Attempt To Lower Consum…

Staff (2021-11-24). "The War Party": Jeremy Scahill on How U.S. Militarism Unifies Democrats & Republicans. democracynow.org As Democrats in Congress struggle to pass the $1.75 trillion Build Back Better Act, there is large bipartisan consensus in the U.S. Congress to spend over $7 trillion over the next 10 years in military spending. The United States spends more each year on defense than China, Russia, India, the U.K., Germany, France, Japan, South Korea, and Australia combined. "Democrats have to engage in theater about human rights and international law and due process, but they ultimately, at the end of the day, are just as aggressive as Republicans," says investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill of the Intercept. His most recent p…

_____ (2021-11-24). A Chronicle of the Pre-election Race in ROK: Democrats Made Up their Mind, But… journal-neo.org The author continues his series of articles on the presidential race in South Korea, as both camps have made up their minds as to the leading candidates. On 31 August 2021, the ruling Toburo Democratic Party launched a campaign to elect its candidate for the 2022 presidential election. 11 rounds of preliminary regional elections were …

Medea Benjamin (2021-11-24). The High Stakes of the U.S.-Russia Confrontation Over Ukraine. zcomm.org Risking a nuclear holocaust to appease the military-industrial complex is as insane as destroying the climate and the natural world to appease the fossil fuel industry…

Michel Chossudovsky (2021-11-23). America's "Long War" against the Korean Nation. dissidentvoice.org 1. US War Crimes committed against the Korean Nation (1950-53) "Fire and Fury" was not invented by Donald Trump. It is a concept deeply embedded in US military doctrine. It has characterized US military interventions since the end of World War II. What distinguishes Trump from his predecessors in the White House is his political narrative at the …

_____ (2021-11-23). Details of the Economic Relations Between PRC and South Korea in 2021. journal-neo.org The economic interaction between the ROK and the PRC during the reviewed period represented several overlapping trends. On the one hand, Beijing continues to act against companies involved in deploying US missile defense in South Korea. It restrains the penetration of South Korean cultural content into the country (mainly as part of the overall strategy …

teleSUR (2021-11-23). Israel Not Bound By Possible New Nuclear Deal With Iran: Bennet. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, a few days before the resumption of the nuclear talks to reviving the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said that his country will not be bound by any new nuclear deal with Iran. | RELATED: | "Israel obviously is not a party to the agreement and is not obligated by it," he said during a conference at the Reichman University north of Tel Aviv, where Bennett not…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-11-23). Israel threatens Iran again as nuclear deal talks set to resume and other stories. peoplesdispatch.org Today we look at Israel's recent threats against Iran as JCPOA talks resume, a report on Egypt's use of French intelligence to kill civilians, and more…

Rick Rozoff (2021-11-23). Atlantic Council fellow offers plan for war with Russia, with nuclear weapons at core. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com From an article in Defense News by Hans Binnendijk, Distinguished Fellow at the Atlantic Council and former National Security Council Senior Director for Defense Policy, and Julian Lindley-French, chairman of The Alphen Group. Summary is abbreviated for reasons explained yesterday. ==== Prioritize NATO's core task: collective defense …Since the 2016 Warsaw Summit, NATO has deployed …

Peoples Dispatch (2021-11-23). Before resumption of Vienna talks on Iran nuclear deal, Israel threatens to continue disruptive acts. peoplesdispatch.org Israel reportedly refused to adhere to the advise of its closest ally, the US, to not attack Iran's nuclear sites or scientists in the future and give diplomatic channels a chance…

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