2020-02-10: Social Media Postees

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U.S. Deploys 20,000 Soldiers to Europe for Military Exercise
teleSUR-age | telesurenglish.net | 2020-02-10
While the President of the United States, Donald Trump, is running his million-dollar reelection campaign, in which he is using more forcefully the slogan, "Make America Great Again", the U.S. Army is preparing to carry out its largest military drills in Europe in the past 25 years. | RELATED: | US Deploys Dangerous Nuclear Weapon for First Time Ever | With the danger of a potential war between the U.S. and Iran, the U.S. insists on strengthening its military potentia…

Step to Nuclear Doomsday: US Puts Low-yield Nukes on Submarines to Counter Made-up Russian 'Strategy'
Scott Ritter | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-10
The US has deployed "low-yield" nuclear missiles on submarines, saying it's to discourage nuclear conflict with Russia. The move is based on a "Russian strategy" made up in Washington and will only bring mass annihilation closer. | In a statement released | …

Rally At Japanese Consulate To Stop Nuclear Olympics In Japan, End Nuclear Power
No Nukes Action | indybay.org | 2020-02-10
San Francisco Japanese Consulate | 275 Battery St/near California | San Francisco…

The "Low-yield" Nuclear Warhead: A Dangerous Weapon Based on Bad Strategic Thinking
Andrew Facini | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-10
In the unintuitive world of nuclear weapons strategy, it's often difficult to identify which decisions can serve to decrease the risk of a devastating nuclear conflict and which might instead increase it. Such complexity stems from the very foundation of …

Soleimani Could Have Killed American Generals, But Did Not – Iranian President Rouhani
sputniknews.com | 2020-02-10
The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force commander was killed by a US airstrike on 3 January 2020 near Baghdad International Airport. According to Washington, Soleimani was planning to attack the American Embassy in the country amid an escalation of tensions between US forces and local Shia militia.

No New Nuclear
Radiation Free Lakeland | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-09
Climate activists across the world are uniting to protect the planet from continuing fossil fuel use. There is much talk of a green industrial revolution and a Green New Deal. This sounds good, but what does it mean? | Kevin Frea…

The Real Reason America Used Nuclear Weapons Against Japan. It Was Not To End the War Or Save Lives
Washington's Blog | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-09
Like all Americans, I was taught that the U.S. dropped nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in order to end WWII and save both American and Japanese lives. But most of the top American military officials at the time said otherwise.

To Stop the Next War Before It Starts, We Need to Confront Militarism Itself
Staff | truthout.org | 2020-02-09
The antiwar movement can never quite declare victory. Even in the best of times, the possibility of war always looms. But in this moment, it's still possible to announce a small win. | The imminent threat of war with Iran seems to have passed. We're still not out of the woods

US Woman Behind the Death of UK Teenager Exposed as CIA Officer
telesurenglish.net | 2020-02-09
The United States national responsible for the tragic death of British young man Harry Dunn has been exposed as an agent of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), according to a Sunday report by Sky News. | RELATED: | Iran Approves Death Sentence for 'CIA Spy' | The revelation essentially confirmed that Anne Sacoolas, responsible for the death of young Northamptonshire motorcyclist Dunn in a car accident has a CIA "record." | Following the revelation, a spokesman for the Dunn family has called for…

US Deploys 'Mini-Nukes' in Deplorable Threat to World Peace
Strategic Culture | theantimedia.com | 2020-02-08
These so-called "mini-nukes" represent–despite the diminutive-sounding name–an increased risk of nuclear war.

US Deploys ‘Mini-Nukes’ in Deplorable Threat to World Peace

U.S. uneasy as Iraq gets new prime minister
M.K. Bhadrakumar | mronline.org | 2020-02-08
The protest movement in Iraq, which is now entering its fourth month, has come to be the principal instrument for Washington to surreptitiously advance the broader geopolitical confrontation with Iran that is being played out within the country. | Source…

Risk of Nuclear War Rises as U.S. Deploys a New Nuclear Weapon for the First Time Since the Cold War
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-02-07
The Federation of American Scientists revealed in late January that the U.S. Navy had deployed for the first time a submarine armed with a low-yield Trident nuclear warhead. The USS Tennessee deployed from Kings Bay Submarine Base in Georgia in late 2019. The W76-2 warhead, which is facing criticism at home and abroad, is estimated to have about a third of the explosive power of the atomic bomb the U.S. dropped on Hiroshima. The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) called the news "an alarming development that heightens the risk of nuclear war." We're joined by William Arkin, longtime reporter…

Russia and Iran's Clashing Visions for Syria's future
Agha Hussain | mintpressnews.com | 2020-02-07
Rivals of the West in their own right, Iran and Russia today are major power players in the Syrian imbroglio. Their convergence of interests in helping eradicate extremist terrorist proxies utilized by an array of rival states against their mutual Syrian ally has allowed them both a significant degree of say in Syrian affairs and how that country's future will pan out | However, their cooperation against the terrorist threat has often been the pivot of inaccurate portrayals of Russia-Iran ties and the extent of their shared interests versus their many highly divergent objectives in Syria, many of which are rooted…

Trump Says War With Iran Was "Closer Than You Thought" Last Month
Jason Ditz | theantimedia.com | 2020-02-05
Trump told reporters that the U.S. came "closer than you thought" to war with Iran last month.

Trump Says War With Iran Was "Closer Than You Thought" Last Month

ACLU: Trump Is Expanding His Racist Travel Ban, This Time Targeting Africans
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-02-03
The Trump administration has expanded its contested travel ban to six additional countries

War with Iran Is at Stake–and Democrats' High Jumps Over Low Standards Aren't Helping
Norman Solomon | zcomm.org | 2020-02-02
The huge crisis with Iran is more dangerous because so many Democrats have been talking out of both sides of their mouths…

War Crimes Against Iran
Marjorie Cohn | zcomm.org | 2020-02-02
Trump has already committed the crime of aggression against Iran…

Israel has played a key role in US aggression towards Iran
Aaron Maté | thegrayzone.com | 2020-02-01
Before the assassination of Qasem Soleimani, Israel played a key and overlooked role in the Trump administration's aggression campaign against…

Headlines for January 31, 2020
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-01-31
Senate Poised to Acquit President Trump in Impeachment Trial, World Health Organization Declares International Public Health Emergency, U.S. Special Envoy Warns of International Crisis in Idlib, Syria, Britain Formally Withdrawing from European Union Tonight, Pentagon Deploys 1st Low-Yield Nuclear Warhead-Armed Submarine, Trump Admin Poised to Loosen Restrictions on Use of Landmines, Human Rights Groups Condemn Mexico for Crackdown on Central American Migrants, Mexican Butterfly Conservationist Found Dead, Bolivia's Movement for Socialism Candidate Luis Arce Returns to Bolivia, U.S. Pushes EU to End Ban on Chemic…

House Votes to Rein in Trump's Iran War Powers While Ending Endless Wars
Jon Rainwater | peaceaction.org | 2020-01-31
Washington, D.C.

US government censorship? Social media giants disappear accounts of Iranian and Venezuelan academics, journalists
Anya Parampil | thegrayzone.com | 2020-01-30
Red Lines host Anya Parampil talks with Professor Mohammad Marandi of the University of Tehran. Professor Marandi's Facebook and Instagram…

Gregory Shupak on Iran Assassination, Brett Hartl on Biodiversity Loss
CounterSpin | fair.org | 2020-01-10