2021-09-08: News Headlines

South Front (2021-09-08). Video: Russia's Aerospace Forces in Northern Syria. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous669 (2021-09-08). Russian Warplanes Continue To Hammer Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham Strongholds In Greater Idlib (Photos). southfront.org A Russian Su-24 takes off on a combat mission at Hemeimeem airbase, Syria, on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015. IMAGE: AP PHOTO/VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | On September 8, a new wave of Russian airstrikes hit militants' positions in the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib. | The airstrikes targeted the town of al-Bara in the southern Idlib countryside as well as the outskirt of the town of Ma'arrat Misrin in the eastern countryside of the governorate. Both towns are known to be strongholds of al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay'at Tahrir al-Sh…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-08). U.S. missiles in Ukraine: Russia's latest red line. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The red line that is next to the red line over NATO expansion into former Warsaw Pact member states and NATO's war against Yugoslavia in 1999.And the red line over the U.S. and NATO taking over bases in the territory of Russia's Collective Security Treaty Organization allies Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan after the invasion of Afghanistan …

_____ (2021-09-08). Biden Exits Afghanistan, Heads In The Wrong Direction. popularresistance.org On August 31, Joe Biden accepted the inevitable and announced the final departure of all open military personnel from Afghanistan. | Perhaps, the most important part of the speech had to do with the future, and here Biden was unequivocal: | "And here is the critical thing to understand: The world is changing. We're engaged in a serious competition with China. We're dealing with the challenges on multiple fronts with Russia. ….We have to shore up American competitiveness to meet these new challenges and the competition for the 21st century." | A major motivation for getting out of Afghanistan is to give the US a…

John Feffer (2021-09-08). Did 9/11 Change Everything? fpif.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 …

Anonymous103 (2021-09-08). Strange Death Of Putin's Potential Successor. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The head of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations, who was said to be in a short list of possible successors of Vladimir Putin, died under strange circumstances. On September 8, Yevgeny Zinichev, 55, died when saving a person during the exercises. | This is the first case of death of a sitting minister of the Russian federal government. | According to official data provided by the department, Zinichev was checking the construction of a new fire station in the city of Norilsk in the no…

Gabriel Kuhn (2021-09-08). Sápmi: Resisting Green Colonialism. counterpunch.org On June 23, a coalition of Sámi and environmentalist activists erected a protest camp in Nussir, the projected site of a gigantic copper mine in Sápmi, the traditional homeland of the Sámi people, northern Europe's indigenous inhabitants. Today, Sápmi is divided by the borders of four nation states: Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia. None of

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-08). U.S. Congressmen, Georgian defense chief discuss "threats posed by Russia" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Juansher Burchuladze hosted a delegation of American congressmen The Minister of Defense hosted the members of the US Congress delegation visiting Georgia at the Ministry of Defense. Juansher Burchuladze thanked the congressmen for their visit, unwavering support for Georgia's sovereignty and territorial integrity, and exemplary strategic partnership…. [T]he congressmen received detailed information on…the process of …

Anonymous103 (2021-09-08). Coup In Guinea Favors US And Hurts Russian Interests In Africa. southfront.org Illustrative ImageSituation prevents Russian companies from operating in Guinea. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. | A recent coup in Guinea has left the world surprised and unanswered about what is really happening in the region. The military overthrew the president and seized power after some controversies involving alleged attempts by the former leader to perpetuate himself in power. Regardless of political factors on the domestic scene…

Anonymous765 (2021-09-07). A Busy Start In September For Russia's VKS Over Idlib. southfront.org | DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : | MONERO (XMR): 884Bz8UH63aYsjVdkfWfScRYWZGGNbjFL7pztqvWNSrtYT4reFSwyvkCj9KEGUtheHhhMUj87c…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-07). Military Situation In Syria On September 7, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On September 5, Russian military police entered the Daraa al-Balad neighborhood | On September 5, the Daraa al-Balad militants started to hand over their weapons to the Syrian Arab Army | On September 5, Russian warplanes attacked positions of Turkish-backed forces in Fatirah area | On September 5, Turkish forces and Russian military police conducted a joint patrol near the city of Ain al-Arab | On September 5, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positio…

Editor2 (2021-09-07). Should the Cuban Revolution Hold on to Power? Part 4: Lenin's New Economic Policy and the Cuban Situation. orinocotribune.com By Sam King — Sep 4, 2021 | The following article outlines some theoretical considerations to help place Cuba's contemporary situation into a Marxist framework. A relevant reference point seems to be another revolutionary country that also found itself in the situation of isolation — Russia. | In the broadest possible terms, the objective situation in Cuba today approximates aspects of the situation the Russian revolution faced in 1921 after its victory in the civil war. There are countless differences in detail and emphasis, however, in broadest terms, in both countries state power had/has been consol…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-07). NATO chief denounces China, North Korea over nuclear weapons. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com From the head of history's only nuclear alliance. Nato chief alarmed by construction of new Chinese nuclear missile silos Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has expressed concern about the construction of new missile silos by China that could significantly step up the country's nuclear capabilities. China was also rapidly expanding its nuclear arsenal with more …

Jason Ditz (2021-09-07). IAEA Falsely Claims Iran's Tiny Stockpile of 60% Uranium Growing Rapidly. news.antiwar.com The IAEA is continuing to offer misleading reports on Iran's nuclear program, giving false impressions of rapid growth of the uranium stockpiles built around counting the rate of growth of trivially small segments. | Tuesday's In context,…

Julian Wettengel (2021-09-07). Climate change among top of Germans' concerns — surveys. zcomm.org The German public increasingly puts climate action at the top of its policy priorities,and remains strongly in support of the transition to a low-carbon and nuclear-free economy…

Anonymous007 (2021-09-07). Crimea Pipeline Explosion Was Allegedly Orchestrated By Ukrainian Intelligence. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The explosion of a gas pipeline in Crimea was organized by Ukrainian intelligence, Russia's security service — the FSB reported. | On August 23, unidentified persons damaged the gas pipeline, located in Crimea's mountainous area and used for supplying gas to a military unit and to the village of Perevalnoye. The gas pipeline operation was restored on the next day. On 6 September, four suspects were arrested."It was established that this act of sabotage was orchestrated by the Uk…

Ann Garrison (2021-09-07). U.S. escalates threats to Ethiopian and Eritrean sovereignty. mronline.org The U.S. and its Western European allies have been trying to pass some kind of resolution censuring Ethiopia that will lead towards military intervention, but so far, they have not succeeded. Why? Because China and Russia have been blocking it. They say that this is Ethiopia's internal affair, and we shouldn't engage in any undue interference. Everyone is saying the same thing they have been saying all along.

Anonymous765 (2021-09-07). Russian Armed Forces Waiting For Their Upgrades Following ARMY-2021. southfront.org | DEAR FRIENDS. IF YOU LIKE THIS TYPE OF CONTENT, SUPPORT SOUTHFRONT WORK : | MONERO (XMR): 884Bz8UH63aYsjVdkfWfScRYWZGGNbjFL7pztqvWNSrtYT4reFSwyvkCj9KEGUtheHhhMUj87ciTBFyzoe…

sputniknews (2021-09-07). Russia's FSB Accuses Ukrainian Intelligence of Staging Crimean Gas Pipeline Blast. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The explosion of a gas pipeline in Crimea in August was organised by the Ukrainian intelligence with participation of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People (banned in Russia), the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said on 7 September.

Anonymous007 (2021-09-07). Russia's New Space Station To Be Autonomous, Begin Deployment In 5-6 Years. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Russia's new orbital station will operate autonomously to a large extent and will be kitted with artificial intelligence, head of the Russian state space corporation Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin said."The system itself, the station itself with artificial intelligence elements should demonstrate intelligence of the highest level," the Roscosmos chief said, responding to a question about the principal distinctions of the future orbiter from previous systems. | The Russian station should…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-07). LOOT prototype: Turkey, Azerbaijan launch military exercise in conquered Karabakh. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com LOOT: liberation of occupied territories. With Nagorno-Karabakh as model, the next "occupied territories" in the former Soviet Union to be "liberated" are Abkhazia, Crimea, Donetsk, Lugansk, South Ossetia and Transdniester, with perhaps Chechnya, Dagestan, Ingushetia, Kaliningrad, the Kurils and others to follow. Turkey, Azerbaijan launch joint military drill in Lachin Turkey and Azerbaijan on Sept. …

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