Monday, September 23, 2019

Tag: Russia

U.S. imposes 2nd round of sanctions against Russia for poisoning ex-spy

The United States is announcing a second round of sanctions on Russia for its use of a ‘novichok’ nerve agent in an attempt to assassinate Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia Skripal.

The US raises red flags on Russia’s plutonium experiments – while...

The secrecy surrounding this work has long raised suspicions – among many nations – that a global nuclear test ban treaty is being violated.

Russia and the future of Europe

With EU elections approaching, the Kremlin has backed some of the most noxious reactionaries now operating on the world scene.

Russia was never the real scandal

The thing is, evidence of much more serious “collusion” – with corporations and the wealthy – has always been hiding in plain sight.

Mueller, Russiagate, and the 2020 elections

The only true magic bullet in this case is the collective determination of all Americans who still believe in decency and democracy.

As Mueller finds no collusion, did press overhype Russiagate? Glenn Greenwald...

"This is the saddest media spectacle I’ve ever seen, since I began practicing journalism in 2005."

Washington’s stealthy move towards a potential first strike against Russia and...

Criminal insanity in Washington is bipartisan.

Trump announces plans to pull out of Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty

“We will move forward with developing our own military response options and will work with NATO and our other allies and partners to deny Russia any military advantage from its unlawful conduct.”

Durbin calls for Senate hearings to probe ‘serious questions’ about why...

"When he takes the interpreter's notes and wants to destroy them so no one can see what was said, and the written transcript... it raises serious questions about the relationship between this president and Putin."

Russia, the US and the Caribbean: A political power play?

Russia’s presence in the Caribbean now highlights the need for the United States to enlarge security cooperation, including drug prohibition, intelligence and cybersecurity support for many Latin American and Caribbean states.

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NYPD officer who guarded El Chapo’s wife arrested for selling cocaine

Under investigation after providing security for the wife of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán while off-duty, NYPD Officer Ishmael Bailey was charged Wednesday...

‘Total massacre’ as U.S. drone strike kills 30 farmers in Afghanistan

Amnesty International said the bombing "suggests a shocking disregard for civilian life."
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The secret GOP plan to keep power

In 2020, we need to pay attention to state elections as well as elections for president and Congress. State elections could decide...

Open letter to congress: Why the Hong Kong human rights and democracy act of...

Note: Congress is currently considering the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019.  If this bill becomes law it will...

America, a nation drifting aimlessly, a government with no real vision for the future

If none of this happens, then America will be a nation that continues to drift aimlessly, having no vision of the country’s future directions, and continuing down a path leading to nowhere.