2021-05-15: News Headlines

Eds. (2021-05-15). Soviet Jews "stand with Israel forever" mronline.org This is what happens when a whole group of people gets converted to ethno-nationalism, which has become a kind of secular religion for them—a belief system predicated on messianic ethnic cleansing and blood-and-soil thinking. Most of my old Soviet immigrant friends aren't religious, but Zionism fills in that gap for them. | May 15, 2021…

Anonymous103 (2021-05-15). Elbowed And Hustled: Australia's Yellow Peril Problem. southfront.org Soldiers of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) march during a military parade to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the foundation of the army at the Zhurihe military training base in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China, July 30, 2017. | Written by Dr. Binoy Kampmark. | With the babble about Cold War paranoia becoming a routine matter in Canberra, the treacherous ground for war with China is being bedded down and readied. The Yellow Peril image never truly dissipated from Australia's politics. It was crucial in framin…

Anonymous669 (2021-05-15). Russian Forces Dispatched To Armenia's Border Following Breach By Azerbaijani Special Forces. southfront.org Screen grab from Sputnik Armenia video. | Armenia has requested military support from Russia following a border breach by Azerbaijan troops, Earlier this week, hundreds of Azerbaijan special forces personnel

Anonymous669 (2021-05-15). In Video: Russian Pinpoint Strikes Destroyed ISIS Underground Command Post In Central Syria. southfront.org Illustrative image: Russian Su-25 attack aircraft take off from the Khmeimim airbase in Syria © Dmitriy Vinogradov / Sputnik | The Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) had destroyed a large underground command post of ISIS in central Syria, According to the outlet, Su-24M and Su-34 warplanes of the VKS carried out a series of pinpoint airstrikes on…

WSWS (2021-05-15). Ukrainian government accuses pro-Russian oligarch and opposition leader of "high treason" wsws.org The indictment and prosecution of Medvedchuk will undoubtedly further worsen relations between Kiev and Moscow.

Rick Rozoff (2021-05-15). Are U.S.,NATO, EU planning final mopping-up operation in former Soviet Union? antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Are U.S., NATO, EU planning final mopping-up operation in former Soviet Union?Rick Rozoff In recent days the American embassy in Georgia has acknowledged recruiting students from what it calls the "occupied territories" of that nation, and not a day goes by without the U.S., NATO and the European Union demanding the independent republics of Donetsk …

Staff (2021-05-14). Headlines for May 14, 2021. democracynow.org Palestinian Civilian Death Toll Mounts as Israel Pounds Gaza with Airstrikes and Heavy Artillery, Eight Killed in Israel by Palestinian Rocket Fire as Military Chief Threatens "Gaza Will Burn", President Biden Says Israel's Bombing and Shelling of Gaza Not a "Significant Overreaction", India to Make Russia's Sputnik V Vaccine Available Amid Devastating COVID-19 Toll, Japan Expands Coronavirus Emergency as Doctors Join Call to Cancel Summer Olympics, CDC Says Fully Vaccinated U.S. Residents Can Go Maskless in Most Settings, Hackers Post Personal Data of D.C. Police Officers Following Ransomware Attack, Active-Duty…

Global Research News (2021-05-14). Selected Articles: "Gaza Will Burn": Israel's War Cabinet Approves Escalated Aggression on Gaza. globalresearch.ca By With the exception of the impending departure of U.S. and NATO forces from Afghanistan, if it occurs, the White House seems to prefer …

Moderator (2021-05-14). Maj. Danny Sjursen: The Russian Bounty Story Is a Deadly Example of Fake News. scheerpost.com [Shutterstock] Click to subscribe on: Apple / Spotify / Google Play A New York Times report about Russia paying Taliban militants to kill American soldiers in Afghanistan turned many heads in the summer of 2020 when it was first published. It solidified many Democrats' views that Russia is a dangerous enemy that is consistently acting to not only undermine the U.S., but actually murder its… |

Philip Giraldi (2021-05-14). Butting Heads with China and Russia: American Diplomats Are Outclassed. globalresearch.ca With the exception …

Mark Muhich (2021-05-14). Biden's Decisions This Year Will Determine US Nuclear Weapons Policy for Decades. counterpunch.org Nuclear weapons policies and the trillions of U.S. dollars proposed to fund them come into sharp focus this month and through next year as Congress and the Biden Administration engage the nuclear weapons threat. A threat viewed as existential by bombmakers, presidents, and arms control activists since the first nuclear weapons were detonated over Hiroshima

Monica Grover (2021-05-14). Viruses Know No Borders. Neither Should Vaccines. counterpunch.org In mid-April, three of my cousins — Shashi, Manju, and Renu, all sisters living in New Delhi — died within 10 days of each other. The eldest sister, Manju, was turned away from three medical clinics before she ran out of oxygen. The sole survivor of their nuclear family, Rajesh — or "Chotu" ("Little One")

_____ (2021-05-14). South America's 'Business Friendly' Bloodbath. popularresistance.org International Business and Banking support for the most repressive regimes in Latin America is even more evident than it was during the original cold war. Now, Wall Street ºs three main men in South America all face charges of crimes against humanity, even genocide, at the International Criminal Court. | Whilst the anglosphere regularly attacks governments of the left in Latin America on human rights grounds, it is its pliant business friendly U.S. regional allies; Brazil ºs Bolsonaro, Chile ºs Piñera, and Colombia ºs Duque, who face being sent before the Hague. | All three countries face cruc…

Hans M. Kristensen (2021-05-14). Nuclear Notebook: How Many Nuclear Weapons Does the United Kingdom Have in 2021? globalresearch.ca Of all the …

Rick Rozoff (2021-05-14). Azerbaijan reinforces troops in "liberated territories" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Trend News AgencyMay 14, 2021 20 military units of modular and container types put into operation in the liberated territories of Azerbaijan ==== "I asked President Putin today to help Armenia, including to provide military assistance…." — Armenia's acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan Acting Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has not discussed Moscow's possible assistance amid a …

Rick Rozoff (2021-05-14). U.S. recruits students from Georgia's "occupied territories," Israel supplies missiles. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. recruits students from Georgia's "occupied territories," Israel supplies missilesRick Rozoff The U.S.-NATO-EU triumvirate, after subduing the European continent in a manner Charlemagne, Napoleon and Hitler could only dream of, can't refrain from taunting Russia in every country bordering it except Belarus (for the moment), China and North Korea. Norway, Poland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania …

Rick Rozoff (2021-05-14). NATO's Number 2 says Russia exploits "occupied" Crimea to spread its military influence in the Mediterranean and Northern Africa. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATO's Number 2 says Russia exploits "occupied" Crimea to spread its military influence in the Mediterranean and Northern AfricaRick Rozoff Speaking to the Atlantic Club of Bulgaria yesterday, NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoana said that Russia is using occupied (his word) Crimea to spread its military influence in the Mediterranean and Northern Africa. Himself …

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