Daily Archives: September 9, 2021

2021-09-09: News Headlines

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-09-09). Yemen conducts drone attacks against targets in S. Arabia. en.mehrnews.com A spokesman for the Saudi-led military coalition says two drone attacks were carried out by Yemeni forces against targets in Khamis Mushait province in south of Saudi Arabia.

Anonymous669 (2021-09-09). US Navy Establishes Middle East Drone Task Force. southfront.org ILLUSTRATIVE IMAGE: An X-47B demonstrator over the U.S. Navy's Atlantic Test Range | On September 9, the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) established a task force to rapidly integrate unmanned systems and artificial intelligence with maritime operations in the 5th Fleet area of operations. | The 5th Fleet area of operations encompasses nearly 2.5 million square miles of water area and includes the Arabian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, Red Sea and parts of the Indian Ocean. The region is comprised of 21 countries a…

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-09-09). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on September 9. en.mehrnews.com

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-09-09). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on September 9. en.mehrnews.com Mehr News Agency takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Thursday, September 9.

Malik Miah (2021-09-09). United States: The racist War on Terror after 9/11. greenleft.org.au After the attack on the World Trade Centre on September 11, 2001, United States president George W Bush gained unlimited powers to fight "forever wars", writes Malik Miah. Meanwhile, Arabs and those who "looked Muslim" — especially Iranians and South Asians — became domestic targets at home.

Staff (2021-09-08). Noam Chomsky: The US-Led "War on Terror" Has Devastated Much of the World. truthout.org Twenty years ago this week, the terrorist organization al-Qaeda, whose origins date back to 1979 when Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan, hijacked four airplanes and carried out suicide attacks against the Twin Towers and the Pentagon in the United States. Shortly thereafter, the administration of George W. Bush embarked on a "global war on terror": It invaded Afghanistan and, a year later, after having toppled the Taliban government, raised the specter of an "Axis of Evil" comprising Iraq, Iran and…

_____ (2021-09-08). The Movement To De-Cop The Campus. popularresistance.org Police abolition has become a national conversation since the George Floyd uprisings. Many university police chiefs are encouraging the misconception, however, that campus police are somehow different from other police forces‚Äâ—‚Äâdespite their long history of racist violence. | To take just one example, a campus police officer at the University of California, Los Angeles shot and wounded a Black man he assumed was unhoused in 2003; in 2009, that same officer repeatedly used a Taser on an Iranian American student studying in the library. | But police violence is not confin…

RobertAlvarez (2021-09-08). Did 9/11 Change Everything? ips-dc.org Twenty years ago, the United States sustained the first substantial attacks on the mainland since the War of 1812. It was a collective shock to all Americans who believed their country to be impregnable. The Cold War had produced the existential dread of a nuclear attack, but that always lurked in the realm of the maybe. On a day-to-day basis, Americans enjoyed the exceptional privilege of national security. No one would dare attack us for fear of massive retaliation. | Little did we imagine that someone would attack us in order to precipitate massive retaliation. | Osama bin Laden understood that American power…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-08). Biden-Zelensky deals include reviving Ukraine's nuclear status. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukraine intends to build NPPs, nuclear fuel production plant based on Skhidny Mining with U.S. support — MP The project for the development of nuclear energy worth $9.6 billion presented in the United States includes the construction of two power units of the Khmelnytsky nuclear power plant (NPP) and small modular reactors (SMRs), as well …

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