Category: Russia

Juan Cole: Why Russia and Regime want all of Aleppo before Trump is sworn in

For many hard line Republicans like Michael Pompeo (CIA) and Michael Flynn (NSA), Iran is the next war over the horizon, and al-Assad is seen as a strategic asset to Iran

Glenn Greenwald: Washington Post Disgracefully Promotes a McCarthyite Blacklist From a New, Hidden, and Very Shady Group

The Washington Post on Thursday night promoted the claims of a new, shadowy organization that smears dozens of U.S. news sites that are critical of U.S. foreign policy as being “routine peddlers of Russian propaganda.” The article by reporter Craig Timberg — headlined “Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts say” — cites a report by Read more…

Brian Terrell: A Visit to Russia for “Life Extension” of the Planet

We must honor these friendships through active resistance to the arrogance and exceptionalism that might lead the U.S. to a war that could destroy us all

Robert Fisk: It’s not Donald Trump who matters now in the Middle East – it’s Putin

The Arabs and Israelis will be spending far more time during the Trump presidency listening to Putin

David Swanson: Halloween Is Coming, Vladimir Putin Isn’t

This demonization of a foreign leader should frighten us more than that leader himself

Zoltan Grossman: Stop the Next President From Waging the Next War

Ten facts and observations if you’re tempted to buy in to a “no-fly zone” or “humanitarian intervention” against Syrian, Russian, and Iranian forces

Patrick Bond: BRICS fantasies and unintended revelations: The wages of sub-imperial assimilation

With men at the BRICS helm like Serra and his president Michel Temer (who is also corrupt and widely despised), so too has the bloc become damaged goods

Ray McGovern: Russian Throws Down the Gauntlet: Fly at Your Own Risk

If Russia finds itself in a major escalation of hostilities in the Middle East and/or Europe, the troubles may not end there

Michael T. Klare: The US and NATO are preparing for a major war with Russia

Massive military exercises and a troop buildup on NATO’s eastern flank reflect a dangerous new strategy

Joseph Daher: Syria – Calling for an End to the Interventions is Not Nearly Enough

The end of the war is an absolute humanitarian and political necessity

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