Assessing Russia’s military strength

  By ANDREI MARTYNOV, THE DURAN Is America Seeking “Preventive War” to Forestall the Rise of Russian Power? This article was originally published by COVER IMAGE: The SU-35 in flight. Beautiful and powerful. Innovative in every way possible, typical of Russian creativity in defense weaponry.  A classic example of such “preventive” war is, of course, US invasion of Iraq in 2003Continue reading

The Dogs of War on a Leash? In South Korea, War Hysteria Is Seen as an American Problem

Reporting from Korea for The Nation, Tim Shorrock files a journalistic gem that educates and informs about a vital issue (literally) most Americans know next to nil.  Reproduced in toto in the service of world peace. We are of course indebted to The Nation for running these immensely important dispatches. This is the way mainstream journalism should be covering this issue, butContinue reading

Bernie Sanders, the Company Man

Photo by AFGE | CC BY 2.0 s I pointed out back in July of 2015, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (“I”-VT)  is not the independent left politician many progressives claim he is.  He’s a Democratic Party company man. That has been clear from his long Congressional record of voting with the neoliberal, dollar-drenched Democrats and accepting their seniority-based committee assignments. ItContinue reading

World Reassured: US Conducts Successful Field Test Of New (More Accurate) Nuclear Bomb

by Tyler Durden } Apr 14, 2017 | ZeroHedge With the world still abuzz over the first ever deployment of the GBU-43/B “Mother Of All Bombs” in Afghanistan, where it reportedly killed some 36 ISIS fighters, in a less noticed statement the US National Nuclear Security Administration quietly announced overnight the first successful field test of the modernized, “steerable” B61-12 gravity thermonuclearContinue reading