Daily Archives: March 25, 2019

2019-03-25: News Headlines

Elijah J. Magnier (2019-03-25). US Policy Failure Reopens Iraqi-Syrian Borders and the Iran-Beirut Road. globalresearch.ca "A dinosaur with a bird's brain". This is how the ex-President of Iran Hashemi Rafsanjani described the United States of America, evoking its great military strength but lack of strategic intelligence in foreign policy. Indeed, the very unusual meeting of …

All That's Interesting (2019-03-25). The President's "Nuclear Button" Isn't Actually a Button, but a Briefcase Called the Nuclear Football. globalresearch.ca When North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said in his annual address that "a nuclear button is always on my desk" and that the U.S. was within range, it was only a matter of time before President Trump responded to "Rocket …

Joshua Rarrick (2019-03-25). "Operation Redfold", Brexit Deal "High Readiness" Plan: Soldiers in Nuclear Bunker Ready to Go. globalresearch.ca The UK is facing tough days ahead as British Prime Minister Theresa May presses forward with Brexit. Citizens have been warned to begin stockpiling basic supplies, such as food and medicine, in the event that no deal is made between …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2019-03-24). God is on the Side of Us Americans. "He May Guide Us to Use It [Nuclear Weapons] In His Ways and for His Purposes": Truman. globalresearch.ca Update | In recent developments, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo intimated (invoking the Old Testament) that God had sent Trump to save Israel against Iran, According to Philip Giraldi: | "Mike Pompeo's view of the possible divine origin of the 2016 …

Charles Pierson (2019-03-22). Rick Perry, the Saudis and a Dangerous Nuclear Deal. counterpunch.org Since January 2017, the Trump Administration has been in negotiations to allow a sale of two nuclear reactors designed by American companies to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This is troubling for at least two reasons. First, nuclear reactors may provide the Saudis with a backdoor to a nuclear bomb. Second, a February 19 interim More

Fight Back (2019-03-22). Venezuela builds health sovereignty, in defiance of the U.S. government. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – On March 20, president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro visited Jipana, a large automated warehouse in the state of Miranda. Built with the cooperation of Chinese experts, Jipana – made up of five warehouses across Venezuela – has the capacity to store and distribute 100% of the antibiotic, hypoglycemic, hypertensive and analgesic needs for the tens of thousands of free community clinics that make up Mission Barrio Adentro, as well as all of the anti-malarial, anti-retroviral, anti-parasitic and contraceptive needs of the Mission's nationwide ambulance service. | While at…

unitedEditor (2019-03-19). An Arab NATO with Israel's participation — a new weapon for globalists against the Iranian "threat" uwidata.com The reasons for Saudi Arabia's gravitation toward Israel Iran and Saudi Arabia have experienced a great deal of tension in their relations in recent years. These tensions started with the execution of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr (a Shia cleric who opposed the Saudi regime) and peaked when a number of Iranian Anti-Saudi protesters stormed the Saudi …

barry_h (2019-03-16). Kurdish women fighters brought to life on the big screen. greenleft.org.au Les Filles du Soleil (Girls of the Sun)
| Written & directed by Eva Husson
| Starring Golshifteh Farahani, Emmanuelle Bercot, Erol Afsin, Evin Ahmad
| Showing at the French Film Festival across Australia in March — April | This is a war film unlike any other that you will see, written and directed by a woman, focusing on a squad of the Kurdish autonomous women's protection units (YPJ). The systematic female enslavement and mass rape by ISIS are its subject matter. | Co-starring Iranian actor Golshifteh Farahani and France's Emmanuelle Bercot,…

Peace Action (2019-02-20). Statement of Pro-Diplomacy Groups Regarding U.S. Policy Toward Iran. peaceaction.org Pro-diplomacy groups representing millions of American voters urge lawmakers to publicly articulate and support the following principles with respect to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) that verifiably blocks each of Iran's pathways to a nuclear weapon and created a much-needed diplomatic relationship between Iran, the United States, and U.S. allies: Support for the JCPOA and …

Lawrence Wittner (2019-02-07). Don't Expect Rulers of Nuclear-Armed Nations to Accept Nuclear Disarmament‚ÄïUnless They're Pushed to Do So. zcomm.org At the beginning of February 2019, the two leading nuclear powers took an official step toward resumption of the nuclear arms race. On February 1, the U.S. government, charging Russian violations of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, announced that it would pull out of the agreement and develop new intermediate-range missiles banned by it. Read more…

Noam Chomsky (2019-02-01). Moral Depravity Defines U.S. Politics. zcomm.org Humanity faces two imminent existential threats: environmental catastrophe and nuclear war. These were virtually ignored in the campaign rhetoric and general coverage…

Jon Rainwater (2019-01-31). INF Treaty Latest Victim of Trump's Nuclear Petulance. peaceaction.org Washington, D.C. — January 31, 2019 — Ahead of the Trump administration's expected suspension of U.S. obligations under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty and formal announcement of its intention to withdraw from the treaty, Jon Rainwater, Executive Director of Peace Action, released the following statement: "The INF Treaty put the kibosh on a class …

Paul Kawika Martin (2019-01-30). No-First-Use Bill Would Reduce the Risk of Nuclear War. peaceaction.org Washington, D.C. — January 30, 2019 — In response to House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introducing legislation to establish a policy that the U.S. will not use nuclear weapons first, Paul Kawika Martin, Senior Director for Policy and Political Affairs at Peace Action, released the following statement: …

Lawrence Wittner (2019-01-24). As Nations Get Ready for Nuclear War, Their Governments Work to Create the Illusion of Safety. zcomm.org Ever since the U.S. atomic bombings of Japanese cities in August 1945, a specter has haunted the world‚Äïthe specter of nuclear annihilation. The latest report from the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, issued on January 24, reminds us that the prospect of nuclear catastrophe remains all too real. Citing the extraordinary danger of nuclear disaster, Read more…

2019-03-25: Social Media Postees

US Policy Failure Reopens Iraqi-Syrian Borders and the Iran-Beirut Road
Elijah J. Magnier | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-25
"A dinosaur with a bird's brain". This is how the ex-President of Iran Hashemi Rafsanjani described the United States of America, evoking its great military strength but lack of strategic intelligence in foreign policy. Indeed, the very unusual meeting of …
globalresearch.ca/us-policy-failure-reop…

The President's "Nuclear Button" Isn't Actually a Button, but a Briefcase Called the Nuclear Football
All That's Interesting | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-25
When North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said in his annual address that "a nuclear button is always on my desk" and that the U.S. was within range, it was only a matter of time before President Trump responded to "Rocket …
globalresearch.ca/presidents-nuclear-but…

"Operation Redfold", Brexit Deal "High Readiness" Plan: Soldiers in Nuclear Bunker Ready to Go
Joshua Rarrick | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-25
The UK is facing tough days ahead as British Prime Minister Theresa May presses forward with Brexit. Citizens have been warned to begin stockpiling basic supplies, such as food and medicine, in the event that no deal is made between …
globalresearch.ca/brexit-deal-doomsday-p…

God is on the Side of Us Americans. "He May Guide Us to Use It [Nuclear Weapons] In His Ways and for His Purposes": Truman
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2019-03-24
Update | In recent developments, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo intimated (invoking the Old Testament) that God had sent Trump to save Israel against Iran, According to Philip Giraldi: | "Mike Pompeo's view of the possible divine origin of the 2016 …
globalresearch.ca/god-is-on-the-side-of-…

The never-ending FATF dispute in Iran
unitedEditor | uwidata.com | 2019-03-23
One of the most complicated debates among politicians and economists in Iran is whether or not the country should join the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)… but what is the FATF and why has it become the center of such an important dispute? The FATF is an inter-governmental body established in 1989 by the Ministers …
uwidata.com/2813-the-never-ending-fatf-d…

Venezuela builds health sovereignty, in defiance of the U.S. government
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-03-22
Chicago, IL – On March 20, president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro visited Jipana, a large automated warehouse in the state of Miranda. Built with the cooperation of Chinese experts, Jipana – made up of five warehouses across Venezuela – has the capacity to store and distribute 100% of the antibiotic, hypoglycemic, hypertensive and analgesic needs for the tens of thousands of free community clinics that make up Mission Barrio Adentro, as well as all of the anti-malarial, anti-retroviral, anti-parasitic and contraceptive needs of the Mission's nationwide ambulance service. | While at…
www.fightbacknews.org/2019/3/22/venezuel…

Rick Perry, the Saudis and a Dangerous Nuclear Deal
Charles Pierson | counterpunch.org | 2019-03-22
Since January 2017, the Trump Administration has been in negotiations to allow a sale of two nuclear reactors designed by American companies to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This is troubling for at least two reasons. First, nuclear reactors may provide the Saudis with a backdoor to a nuclear bomb. Second, a February 19 interim…
counterpunch.org/2019/03/22/rick-perry-t…

An Arab NATO with Israel's participation — a new weapon for globalists against the Iranian "threat"
unitedEditor | uwidata.com | 2019-03-19
The reasons for Saudi Arabia's gravitation toward Israel Iran and Saudi Arabia have experienced a great deal of tension in their relations in recent years. These tensions started with the execution of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr (a Shia cleric who opposed the Saudi regime) and peaked when a number of Iranian Anti-Saudi protesters stormed the Saudi …
uwidata.com/2775-an-arab-nato-with-israe…

Kurdish women fighters brought to life on the big screen
barry_h | greenleft.org.au | 2019-03-16
Les Filles du Soleil (Girls of the Sun) | Written & directed by Eva Husson | Starring Golshifteh Farahani, Emmanuelle Bercot, Erol Afsin, Evin Ahmad | Showing at the French Film Festival across Australia in March — April | This is a war film unlike any other that you will see, written and directed by a woman, focusing on a squad of the Kurdish autonomous women's protection units (YPJ). The systematic female enslavement and mass rape by ISIS are its subject matter. | Co-starring Iranian actor Golshifteh Farahani and France's Emmanuelle Bercot,…
greenleft.org.au/content/kurdish-women-fighters-brought-life-big-screen