Daily Archives: September 30, 2021

2021-09-30: News Headlines

TASS (2021-09-30). North Korean leader says US offer of talks a cover for hostile policy. tass.com Kim Jong-un particularly pointed out that Washington remained hostile about Pyongyang and the military threat from the US was still there…

AT Contributor (2021-09-30). Kim's sister named to top NKorean government body. asiatimes.com North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's influential sister has been appointed to the country's top government body, the official KCNA news agency reported Thursday. Kim Yo Jong, a key adviser to her brother, was promoted to a position on the State Affairs Commission amid a raft of changes approved by the Supreme People's Assembly, the …

Staff (2021-09-30). Headlines for September 30, 2021. democracynow.org As Government Shutdown Looms, Biden's Legislative Agenda Hangs in the Balance, Second Alaska Hospital to Ration Care Amid Surge in Unvaccinated COVID Patients, YouTube to Ban Anti-Vaccine Misinformation, CDC Urges Pregnant People to Get Vaccinated, Protesters Target Moderna CEO and Top Biden Aide, Demanding Vaccine Equity , U.N. Warns Tigray Blockade Leading to Famine, Dire Medical Shortages for Millions, Pentagon Knew U.S. Drone Strike in Kabul Missed Target, Hit Civilians Weeks Before Public Admission, Ecuador Prison Riot Claims 116 Lives , North Korea Says It Tested New Hypersonic Missile, La Palma Residents L…

Jon Letman (2021-09-30). Support for Nuclear Ban Treaty Is Rising. zcomm.org Nuclear Nations Are on the Defensive…

Kim Petersen (2021-09-29). The Entire Korean Peninsula as an American Satrapy? dissidentvoice.org Foreign Affairs (FA) magazine, published by the right-wing Council on Foreign Relations, has recently published some articles on taking advantage of economic challenges faced by North Korea. On 29 July, FA says, "Change is underway on the Korean Peninsula. FA posits that sanctions have worked for the US, as can be gleaned from the article's …

Anonymous103 (2021-09-29). ASEAN Countries Concerned About Australia's Nuclear Submarine Fleet. southfront.org Illustrative ImageAustralia's foreign policy pursuits will isolate it from the Southeast Asian region. | Written by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst | Despite claims by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, his country has no genuine aspirations to ensure the security of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries. Rather, the policy of confrontation with China, which is being obsessively pursued by Morrison, makes Australia increasingly alienated from ASEAN."What Australia has to do is […] take decisions in our national interest to ensure we have adequate defences and an ade…

John Kendall Hawkins (2021-09-29). Diary Entry: Handling the Truth of Cuba. counterpunch.org To hear Daniel Ellsberg tell it, the world came a lot closer to nuclear annihilation during the Cuban Missile Crisis than has ever been played up by the Press for our education. What's new? In his must-read book, The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner, Ellsberg delivers the astonishing news, not well-known even

Maureen Penjueli (2021-09-29). Video: Voices for a nuclear free Indo-Pacific. greenleft.org.au The Australian's government's surprise September 16 announcement that Australia was in a new security alliance with the United States, Britain and Australia — AUKUS — formalises its war drive against China.

_____ (2021-09-29). The Living Dead Pax Americana. strategic-culture.org Perth in Australia will be a forward base for nuclear-powered and nuclear weapon-carrying American subs, Pepe Escobar writes. | Pax Americana was always a minor character in a zombie apocalypse flick. | Pax Americana is actually The Eternal Return of the Living Dead. "Pax" was never in order; War Inc. rules. The end of WWII led directly to the Cold War. The unipolar moment was an arc from the First Gulf War to the bombing of Yugoslavia. 9/11 launched the Global War on Terror (GWOT), renamed Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) by Team Obama. We are now entering Cold War 2.0 against China. | What former CIA analy…

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