Daily Archives: September 8, 2021

2021-09-08: News Headlines

John Feffer (2021-09-08). Did 9/11 Change Everything? fpif.org Twenty years ago, the United States sustained the first substantial attacks on the mainland since the War of 1812. It was a collective shock to all Americans who believed their country to be impregnable. The Cold War had produced the existential dread of a nuclear attack, but that always lurked in the realm of the maybe. On a day-to-day basis, Americans enjoyed the exceptional privilege of national security. No one would dare attack us for fear of massive retaliation. | Little did we imagine that someone would attack us in order to precipitate massive retaliation. | Osama bin Laden understood that American power…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-08). Biden-Zelensky deals include reviving Ukraine's nuclear status. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukraine intends to build NPPs, nuclear fuel production plant based on Skhidny Mining with U.S. support — MP The project for the development of nuclear energy worth $9.6 billion presented in the United States includes the construction of two power units of the Khmelnytsky nuclear power plant (NPP) and small modular reactors (SMRs), as well …

Anonymous007 (2021-09-07). South Korea Successfully Test-Fires Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile. southfront.org Photo by the South Korean Navy, released on August 13th shows its first 3,000-ton class homegrown submarine capable of firing submarine-launched ballistic missiles, named Dosan Ahn Chang-ho. | South Korea successfully test-fired an indigenous submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) from a new submarine, South Korean outlet Yonhap reported, The Agency for Defense Development (ADD) carried out underwater ejection…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-07). NATO chief denounces China, North Korea over nuclear weapons. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com From the head of history's only nuclear alliance. Nato chief alarmed by construction of new Chinese nuclear missile silos Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has expressed concern about the construction of new missile silos by China that could significantly step up the country's nuclear capabilities. China was also rapidly expanding its nuclear arsenal with more …

Julian Wettengel (2021-09-07). Climate change among top of Germans' concerns — surveys. zcomm.org The German public increasingly puts climate action at the top of its policy priorities,and remains strongly in support of the transition to a low-carbon and nuclear-free economy…

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