Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Secretary of State Antony Blinken that no deal the US makes with Iran would prevent Israel from attacking the country over its nuclear program, according to Haaretz.
NATO Members Continue Trading with Russia Despite Sanctions
Two recent reports have uncovered billions in trade between members of the North Atlantic alliance and Russia since the Kremlin ordered the invasion of Ukraine last year.
Blinken Pushes Saudi-Israeli Normalization During Meeting with MBS
Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) for an “open and candid” conversation on Wednesday, according to a US official speaking to Reuters. The discussion covered a wide range of bilateral issues, including potential Saudi-Israeli normalization and the war in Yemen.
Top Admiral Says US Ready to Fight and Win War with China
The commander of the US Indo-Pacific Command, Admiral John Aquilino, highlighted the military’s threatening posture towards China, speaking at the annual meeting of the National Committee on US-China Relations last month. The group is known for encouraging engagement between the world’s two largest economies.
Netanyahu Threatens Iran, Slams IAEA Amid Major War Drills
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ramped up his threats of war against Iran and slammed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the UN nuclear watchdog, for cooperating with Tehran on Sunday.
U.S. Secretary of State Blinken Dismisses Calls for Ceasefire in Russo-Ukrainian War
The U.S. will focus its efforts on arming Ukraine and not attempting to bring the war to a negotiated settlement, America’s top diplomat said. Secretary of State Antony Blinken laid out a plan to massively expand Kiev’s military before talks begin. In a...
Israel Launches Drills Simulating ‘Multi-Front War’ as US CENTCOM Chief Observes
Israel launched major military drills preparing for war with Hezbollah, Syria and Iran on Monday. The exercises, Israel’s largest since “Chariots of Fire” in May 2022, aim to simulate a conflict which begins with fighting in the north and then spreads to other fronts, namely Iran.
US Announces ‘Countermeasures’ to Russia’s Suspension of Nuclear Treaty
The Joe Biden administration said it will walk away from some of its obligations under the landmark New START Treaty after the Kremlin ended its participation in the agreement earlier this year.
News Roundup 5/30/2023
US News A bipartisan group of Senators sent a letter to the Defense Department chief calling for an investigation into major American arms dealers accused of systemic “price gouging,” on Wednesday, according to The Hill. The Institute The debt ceiling agreement...
News Roundup 5/29/2023
US News A senior defense official said America was ready to fight in space. The Guardian Russia Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has asked Ukraine’s parliament to approve a bill that would put sanctions on Iran for 50 years over its alleged military support for...
As Biden Eyes More War, South Yemen Intensifies Push for Secession
The UAE-backed National Assembly of the Southern Transitional Council (STC) called on its forces to secure a military takeover and annexation of the entirety of Yemen’s southern territory during a meeting on Monday, the Arab Weekly reported. The STC is intensifying its push for secession, seeking a partition corresponding with the borders of the former states of North Yemen and South Yemen, which existed prior to the country’s 1990 unification.
News Roundup 5/25/2023
Russia Polish Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said Warsaw was “ready” to start training Ukrainian pilots on F-16s after President Biden signed off on the delivery of the American-made aircraft. AWC Russia’s Defense Ministry on Tuesday said that it defeated a...
Peace Mission Led By 6 African Countries to Promote Russia-Ukraine Ceasefire
Six African leaders are seeking to bring Kiev to the negotiating table for peace talks with Moscow, even as Russian troops remain in annexed Ukrainian oblasts, Pretoria said on Monday. The peace mission is expected to visit both countries’ capitals early next month.
Betting on Russian Submission? Don’t Roll Those Dice
As we enjoy our lives within the neocon utopia that's been carefully crafted for us, let us set aside, for a moment, all basic morality and the natural rights of life, liberty, and property. Surely, if we put on the same hegemonic blinders worn by the likes of John...
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