Daily Archives: October 20, 2021

2021-10-20: News Headlines

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-20). Russian defense minister warns of massive buildup of NATO troops, armor, missiles on Belarusian, Russian borders. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com ==== See also: U.S., NATO upgrading tactical nuclear weapons, storage sites in Europe: Russian DM Pentagon site issues writ of indictment, veritable declaration of war against Russia ==== NATO strengthening infrastructure near Russia-Belarus Union State borders — Shoigu"Washington is deploying Aegis Ashore ballistic missile defense systems in Romania and Poland. The multi-mission capability of their …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-20). U.S., NATO upgrading tactical nuclear weapons, storage sites in Europe: Russian DM. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com From today's TASS. US begins modernizing tactical nuclear weapons and storage sites in Europe — ShoiguAs the Russian defense minister pointed out, "a cause for special concern is the engagement of pilots from the bloc's non-nuclear member states in the drills to practice employing tactical nuclear weapons" The US military has launched active work for …

Ian Lowe (2021-10-20). Is Australia's Nuclear Sub Deal, Its First Step Toward Building Nuclear Power Plants? counterpunch.org Anti-nuclear power sentiment in Australia is widespread and longstanding. (Photo of inflatable uranium barrel outside Bonython Hall, University of Adelaide, 22 May 2015 by Emma Monceaux/WikimediaCommons) The Australian federal government has announced a landmark defence pact with the United States and United Kingdom that involves this nation acquiring nuclear-powered submarines. The question of nuclear submarines

Movement Rights, NuclearWakeUpCall, partners (2021-10-20). Wednesday 10/20: How Indigenous Wisdom Can Impact Activism Against Nuclear Weapons. indybay.org Online via Zoom…

sputniknews (2021-10-19). North Korea Reportedly Used Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile in Latest Test. sputniknews.com TOKYO (Sputnik) – South Korea believes North Korea conducted a short-range ballistic missile test on Tuesday morning, the Yonhap news agency reported, citing representatives of the country's National Security Council.

Staff (2021-10-19). North Korea launches TWO ballistic missiles less than a month after 'hypersonic' missile test — reports. rt.com Pyongyang has reportedly carried out another weapons test, with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida saying that the reclusive nation launched two ballistic missiles on Tuesday, as cited by Reuters. | The reported missile test took place around 10: 17am local time on Tuesday, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff reported. The South Korean military said at least one missile was fired from a launch site near the North Korean port city of Sinpo in central South Hamgyong Province. | There have been few other details about the launch, with Seoul's military noting that they have been conducting a "thorough analysis"

Anonymous007 (2021-10-19). North Korea Test-Launches SLBM, Causes A Stir In Washington, Seoul And Tokyo. southfront.org Illustrative image. Click to see full-size image | On October 19th, North Korea test-launched at least 1 submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), causing a stir in South Korea and the U.S. | United States' INDOPACOM released a statement on the attack, condemning it. | .

Staff (2021-10-19). Half a Million South Korean Workers Prepare to Walk Off Jobs in General Strike. truthout.org On October 20, at least half a million workers in South Korea — from across the construction, transportation, service, and other sectors — will walk off their jobs in a

Kurup SK, Sekulic M, Markowitz AH. (2021-10-19). Retinal Artery Thrombosis and Aortic Valve Vegetations. jamanetwork.com A 42-year-old woman had 30 days of blurry vision in the right eye. Dilated-fundus examination and fluorescein angiography showed retinal artery thrombosis; echocardiography showed pedunculated and mobile aortic valve vegetations, and results of testing for antinuclear antibodies were positive at low titer (1: 40, homogenous pattern) with positive dsDNA (5.0 IU/mL). What is the diagnosis and what would you do next?

_____ (2021-10-19). Notes From National Peace And Justice Unity Meeting. popularresistance.org The meeting was attended by leaders from the US Peace Council, Black Alliance for Peace, United National Antiwar Coalition, United for Peace & Justice, Veterans For Peace, Answer Coalition, Women's International League for Peace & Freedom, Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space, WorldBeyondWar, Code Pink, Popular Resistance, Task Force on the Americas, and International Action Center.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-10-19). Iranian president asks US to lift unilateral sanctions to show seriousness in Vienna talks. peoplesdispatch.org The talks in Vienna between Iran and the remaining signatories of the nuclear deal stopped after six rounds following the election of Ebrahim Raisi in June. Iran said that it wanted to review the outcome of the rounds held so far…

_____ (2021-10-19). Notes From National Peace & Justice Unity Meeting. popularresistance.org The meeting was attended by leaders from the US Peace Council, Black Alliance for Peace, United National Antiwar Coalition, United for Peace & Justice, Veterans For Peace, Answer Coalition, Women's International League for Peace & Freedom, Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space, WorldBeyondWar, Code Pink, Popular Resistance, Task Force on the Americas, and International Action Center.

sputniknews (2021-10-19). Israel Approves $1.5Bln Budget for Possible Strike Against Iran's Nuclear Facilities – Report. sputniknews.com The budget reportedly includes money for a variety of aircraft, intelligence-gathering drones, and specific munitions required for such an operation, which would need to target heavily guarded underground facilities.

teleSUR (2021-10-19). Israel to Increase Defense Budget for Possible Strike on Iran. telesurenglish.net Israel will allocate 1.5 billion dollars to prepare a possible strike against Iranian nuclear facilities, Channel 12 reported on Tuesday. | RELATED: | A report by the national media stated that the army would use the money to purchase aircraft, drones and unique weaponry needed for such an attack. | The report follows a recent statement by the US Air Force that its new "bunker buster," the GBU-72 Advanced 5K Penet…

Daniel Ellsberg, Norman Solomon (2021-10-19). To avoid Armageddon, don't modernize missiles — eliminate them. nationofchange.org If reducing the dangers of nuclear war is a goal, the top priority should be to remove the triad's ground-based leg—not modernize it.

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