2022-07-30: News Headlines

Staff (2022-07-30). Nuclear missions: State Department approves $8.4 billion F-35 sale to Germany. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Defense NewsJuly 29, 2022 US State Department approves $8.4 billion F-35 sale to Germany The U.S. State Department has approved a potential sale of over $8 billion worth of F-35 aircraft to Germany, moving closer to providing Berlin with new fighter aircraft for nuclear deterrence missions. The State Department on Thursday announced the foreign military …

WSWS (2022-07-30). COVID-19 cases explode again in Japan, South Korea. wsws.org The claims that the COVID-19 pandemic is over are lies to keep the economy open and profits flowing into the pockets of big business.

____ (2022-07-30). Papercutting attracts foreign internet celebrities to Ordos. ecns.cn More than a dozen foreign internet celebrities from Britain, South Korea, Brazil, Thailand and other countries attended a traditional Chinese papercutting class at a museum in Dalad Banner, Ordos City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

Michael Strinberg (2022-07-30). Will The Diablo Canyon Nuke Plant Ever Shut Down? indybay.org The powers that be are trying to keep the troublesome Diablo Canyon nuclear plant on CA's central coast open longer than planned.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-07-29). Why is Europe Silent on Ukraine's Attempts to Create a New Chernobyl? libya360.wordpress.com Vladimir Danilov Ukraine, on the eve of a decision by residents liberated from Kiev's Nazi regime to hold a referendum on Zaporozhye Region becoming part of Russia, has turned to nuclear terrorism, trying to destroy nuclear power plants, intimidate civilians and force residents to leave the region. To this end, Kiev's regime attacked the Zaporozhskaya NPP with…

Infobrics (2022-07-29). Egypt's Russian-built nuclear plant places Cairo into global nuclear club. infobrics.org Cairo is to balance its relationship with both Russia and the US – whether Washington likes it or not.

Jane Green (2022-07-29). Protest wave continues to engulf Iran. peoplesworld.org Very often, Iran makes international headlines vis-à -vis the debate over the Iran nuclear deal, the agreement reneged on by Donald Trump in 2018, a form of which U.S. President Joe Biden is seeking to resurrect. The situation facing ordinary workers inside the country rarely breaks into the headlines of the international media. Yet the level …

_____ (2022-07-28). Lessons From Vietnam For Ukraine. popularresistance.org Learning no lessons from the failure and mass slaughter of the Korean War in the previous decade, the US military commenced widespread bombing of Vietnam and sent hundreds of thousands of soldiers. | At the time, spring 1965, about 400 US soldiers had died in the conflict. The war was not yet widely unpopular. Americans who protested against the Vietnam War were a small minority. It would be two years before Martin Luther King's famous denunciation of the war. | Years later, after hundreds of thousands had been drafted into the military with the deaths of tens of thousands, the war became widely unpopular. Ultima…

Dave DeCamp (2022-07-28). British Official Says Nuclear War Threat Higher Than During the Cold War. news.antiwar.com British National Security Advisor Stephen Lovegrove "The Cold War's two monolithic blocks of the USSR (Soviet Union) and NATO — though not without alarming bumps — were able to reach a shared understanding of doctrine that is today absent," Lovegrove said. | He said

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