UN Secretary-General António Guterres is attempting to persuade the European Union to lift sanctions on the Belarusian fertilizer industry but is making little progress, according to Politico. The UN believes removing the export restrictions will help get more agricultural products to Africa. However, the EU claims the sanctions are key to applying pressure on Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko.
Ukrainian Leaders Say They Will Continue to Send Soldiers into Bakhmut ‘Meat Grinder’
President Volodymyr Zelensky met with his top military advisers and announced that Ukrainian troops will continue to fight for the Donbass city of Bakhmut. The nine-month battle has recently been described as a “meat grinder,” and Kiev’s Western backers are concerned that Ukraine is losing too many troops and weapons in the fight.
Pentagon Admits Russia Captured American Weapons in Ukraine
American weapons provided to Ukraine have been captured by Russia on the battlefield, a top Department of Defense official told Congress on Tuesday. Over the past year, Washington has provided Kiev with nearly $45 billion in military aid. Undersecretary of Defense...
Most Front-Line Ukrainian Soldiers Killed Within ‘4 Hours’
A retired American Marine fighting in Ukraine told ABC News the frontlines are a "meat grinder" where soldiers survive an average of "four hours." Troy Offenbecker is fighting alongside Ukrainian forces in the Donbas region. Moscow and Kiev have been battling around...
What If the Davos Agenda Has Already Been Defeated?
In November 2021 I wrote a piece entitled “Have We Finally Reached Peak Davos?” This article was scarily spot on. When you’ve written as much as I have over the past five years, however, it’s easy to look back and point at how prescient you were. Even if you’ve gotten...
US Dismisses Putin’s Christmas Ceasefire as ‘Cynical Ploy’
The State Department on Thursday rejected Russian President Vladimir Putin’s order for a unilateral ceasefire in Ukraine for Orthodox Christmas, which is celebrated on January 7, as a “cynical ploy.”
Western Nations Speed Up Ukraine Arms Transfers to Prepare for Winter Warfare
The United States and its NATO allies are accelerating transfers of arms, warm clothing and anti-drone technology to Ukraine in preparation for months of bitter combat through the winter. Washington believes shoring up frontline forces before mud and ice set in will help Kiev to hold ground over the coming season.
9/23/22 Douglas Macgregor on the Russian Escalation
Download Episode. Scott is once again joined by Douglas Macgregor Col. (ret.) to discuss developments in Ukraine. Macgregor has been working hard to keep track of what’s actually happening on the ground, and the result is a very different narrative than what you’d...
FSB Names Second Suspect in Russian Journalist’s Car Bomb Assassination
Moscow has identified their second suspect in the August 20 car bomb murder of Russian journalist and political scientist Darya Dugina, according to a FSB statement issued Monday. Dugina was the daughter of Alexander Dugin, the Russian nationalist and philosopher.
Putin Warns Macron of ‘Large-Scale Catastrophe’ at Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant
With rising tensions and continued shelling at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) and nearby areas, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron discussed the need to send UN monitors to assess the besieged facility.
7/28/22 Douglas Macgregor on NATO’s Doomed Strategy in Ukraine
Download Episode. This week on Antiwar Radio, Scott was joined by retired Col. Douglas Macgregor to discuss the ongoing war in Ukraine. Macgregor has been deeply critical of NATO’s reaction to the Russian invasion, which he calls impulsive. He says the leverage...
Ukrainian Special Operations Officers Claim to Have Carried Out Operations Inside of Russia: The Times
The Times spoke with an intelligence officer and two sergeants in the Ukrainian special forces elite Shaman battalion who claimed Kiev had conducted covert operations inside Russia. The officers said they successfully carried out raids involving explosions to sow...
COI #281: America Is on the Highway to Great Power Wars
On COI #281, Kyle Anzalone and Connor Freeman cover the Democrats’ lockstep anti-Russia hawkishness, the Blob’s refusal to hit the brakes, and the next target: China. Connor breaks down hist latest column for the Libertarian Institute, the article discusses the...
5/19/22 Patrick Cockburn on the Arrogance of War Hawks on All Sides
Download Episode. Scott talks with Patrick Cockburn about Russia’s war in Ukraine and the Western response. Cockburn argues that, regardless of any media spin, the Russians are running into more trouble than they expected to in Ukraine. He chalks that up to hubris...
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