2018-11-09: Social Media Postees

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India-Pakistan Relations: Nuclear Doctrine, Militarization and Security Dynamics of the Indian Ocean Region
Anum A. Khan | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-09
According to Cold War notion of strategic stability, deterrence will prevail if both countries have second strike capability due to the concept of Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD). Likewise, deterrence will be fragile if only one state has second strike capability…. | The post India-Pakistan Relations: Nuclear Doctrine, Militarization and Security Dynamics of the Indian Ocean Reg…
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The Malevolent Hypocrisy of Selective Sanctions
Brian Cloughley | counterpunch.org | 2018-11-09
George W Bush used the phrase 'Axis of Evil' in his State of the Union address in January 2002, referring to North Korea, Iran and Iraq, accusing the last of having "plotted to develop anthrax and nerve gas and nuclear weapons for over a decade." There were already comprehensive UN sanctions on Iraq, but as…
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US-North Korean talks called off
wsws | wsws.org | 2018-11-09
While the US said the meeting was merely postponed, the cancellation is another sign of an impasse in negotiations over North Korea's nuclear program.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/11/09/nkor…

The Hypocrisy of Selective Sanctions
Brian Cloughley | counterpunch.org | 2018-11-09
George W Bush used the phrase 'Axis of Evil' in his State of the Union address in January 2002, referring to North Korea, Iran and Iraq, accusing the last of having "plotted to develop anthrax and nerve gas and nuclear weapons for over a decade." There were already comprehensive UN sanctions on Iraq, but as pointed out by Global…
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Western media attacks critics of the White Helmets
Eds. | mronline.org | 2018-11-09
The October 16 issue of NY Review of Books has an article by Janine di Giovanni titled "Why Assad and Russia Target the White Helmets". The article exemplifies how western media promotes the White Helmets uncritically and attacks those who challenge the myth. | Source…
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Ukraine-Russia Tensions Rise in Church Row. The Canonical Authority of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Moscow Patriarchate (MP)
Dmitry Babich | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-09
The Istanbul-based Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople, an authority completely outside Ukraine, on Oct. 11 stripped away the canonical authority of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church–Moscow Patriarchate (MP), sparking a crisis with Russia. | The 1030-year old church is … | The post Ukraine-Russia Tensions Rise in Church Row. The Canonical Authority of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Moscow Patriarchate (MP) appeared firs…
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Did post-Soviet Russians drink themselves to death?
Eds. | mronline.org | 2018-11-09
Although initially obscured by The Economist, among others, the sudden and unprecedented increase in Russian adult male mortality during 1992-1994 is no longer denied. Instead, the debate is now over why? | Source…
mronline.org/2018/11/09/99082/

Why Europe Is Turning Against US policy On Iran And Syria
Shahir ShahidSaless | iranian.com | 2018-11-09
On 27 October, France and Germany joined Russia and Turkey, the two major players in Syria beside Iran, to seek a lasting solution to the Syrian conflict. The "priority" at the Istanbul summit, as French President Emmanuel Macron explained, was the situation in Idlib, the last Syrian rebel stronghold. The joint statement of Turkish President Recep […] | The post Why Europe Is Turning Against US policy On Iran And Syria appeared first on The Iranian.
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Russia's S-400 Sale to India Won't Imperil Its Partnership with Pakistan
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-09
There's been a lot of talk about how Russia's decision to sell S-400s to India might negatively affect its incipient partnership with Pakistan, but such speculation reveals an improper understanding of these two Great Powers' developing relations that recalls the … | The post Russia's S-400 Sale to India Won't Imperil Its Partnership with Pakistan appeared first on Global Research.
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Democrats rally to defend fired Attorney General Sessions, Special Counsel Mueller
wsws | wsws.org | 2018-11-09
The Democrats and their "left" allies fear that Sessions' firing will derail the anti-Russia Mueller investigation.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/11/09/sess…

Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa
wsws | wsws.org | 2018-11-09
Nigeria's three main labour federations called off a general strike set for November 6 and announced that they had reached an undisclosed settlement with the government over a rise in the country's minimum wage.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/11/09/wrks…

State Department: US Will Soon Impose More Sanctions Against Russia
Jason Ditz | theantimedia.com | 2018-11-08
(ANTIWAR.COM) — The US State Department has announced that they intend to soon impose additional sanctions against Russia, after demanding that Russia provide them with a statement offering very specific "assurances" on the use of chemical weapons. This all goes back to the allegations of a March Novichok attack in Salisbury, England. The British government blamed Russia for the …

State Department: US Will Soon Impose More Sanctions Against Russia

#Resistance holds 'Protect Mueller' rallies around the US (VIDEO)
RT | rt.com | 2018-11-08
Democrat activists groups have mobilized on short notice to hold rallies in cities across the US, demanding that the new acting head of DOJ recuse himself from overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller's "Russiagate" probe. | …
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US Air Force Preparing for War Against Russia and China
FPIF | theantimedia.com | 2018-11-08
The Air Force is undergoing its biggest expansion since the end of the Cold War, and the reasons are clear. (FPIF Op-ed) — In September, at the Air Force Association's annual Space & Cyber ‚Äã‚ÄãConference, Heather Wilson — Donald Trump's Secretary of the U.S. Air Force — presented the Trump administration's new roadmap for the U.S. Air Force: the …

US Air Force Preparing for War Against Russia and China

'Coded messages? Bots?' WATCH Rick Sanchez poke at new NYT 'disinformation' claims
RT | rt.com | 2018-11-08
Cybersecurity 'experts' writing for the New York Times have claimed that online Russian "influence operations" targeted the US midterm elections in October. The proof? Lots of people posted links to RT's content. | …
rt.com/usa/443449-nyt-rt-disinformation-…

Is America in a Full-Blown Constitutional Crisis?
Staff | truthdig.com | 2018-11-08
After President Donald Trump tore through a " red line" on Wednesday by immediately replacing fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions with Matthew Whitaker–a fervent loyalist who has openly called for the defunding of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe–lawmakers, legal experts, and progressive analysts argued that T…
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Daily Beast takes heat on Twitter after implying Kremlin plot helped unseat Dem. senator
RT | rt.com | 2018-11-08
The Daily Beast tried to pin the failure of Claire McCaskill to retain her senatorial seat on Russian meddling. Angry commenters instantly cited a number of far more mundane reasons, like her trying to court Republicans. | …
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Trump Fires AG Sessions, Installs New Loyalist Whitaker to Oversee Mueller Probe
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-11-08
President Donald Trump has fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions, replacing him with a Trump loyalist who has called special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation a "witch hunt." Matthew Whitaker, formerly Jeff Sessions's chief of staff, will now take charge of the Russia inquiry, prompting questions about the future of the Russia investigation and whether Trump will target Robert Mueller next. Some experts are raising questions about the legality of putting Whitaker in charge rather than Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who had been overseeing the Russia probe. The ACLU wrote in a statement, "Jeff…
www.democracynow.org/2018/11/8/trump_fir…

Ukraine-Russia Tensions Rise in Church Row
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2018-11-07
With an apparent nod from the U.S., the Ecumenical Patriarch's ruling from Istanbul severed 1000-year ties between Moscow and the Orthodox church in Ukraine, raising further tensions between Kiev and Moscow, as Dmitry Babich reports. Moscow's Role in Ukraine Orthodox… Read more ?…
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101 years since the October Revolution
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2018-11-07
To mark the anniversary of the October Revolution – by our calendar Nov. 7, 1917 – Fight Back News Service is circulating the following paper by Freedom Road Socialist Organization. | The October Revolution and some lessons for the struggle for socialism in the U.S. | By Freedom Road Socialist Organization | This paper prepared collectively by the central leadership of Freedom Road Socialist Organization, and was presented by leading member of FRSO, Frank Chapman, at the Centennial Commemoration of the October Revolution, held in New York City, July 2017. The event was sponsored by People's Response for Internat…
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A March to Disaster: Noam Chomsky Condemns Trump for Pulling Out of Landmark Nuclear Arms Treaty
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-11-05
President Donald Trump recently announced plans to pull the United States out of a landmark nuclear arms pact with Russia in a move that could spark a new arms race. President Ronald Reagan and former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev signed the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty in 1987. The INF banned all nuclear and non-nuclear missiles with short and medium ranges. The treaty helped to eliminate thousands of land-based missiles. We speak to world-renowned political dissident, linguist and author Noam Chomsky about the significance of the INF treaty and the impact of Trump's plan to pull out.
www.democracynow.org/2018/11/5/a_march_t…

33 Trillion More Reasons Why The New York Times Gets it Wrong on Russia-gate
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2018-11-03
Further research shows The New York Times was even further off the mark in blaming Russian social media for Trump's win, as Gareth Porter reports. Facebook Said 80,000 Russian Posts Were Buried in 33 Trillion Facebook Offerings Over Two-Year Period Further Undermining NYT's Case … Read more ?…
consortiumnews.com/2018/11/02/33-trillio…

Venezuelan Vice President Cements Economic Ties During Asian Tour
TEV | venezuelanalysis.com | 2018-10-31
Rodriguez met with Chinese and Russian economic specialists during the final day of a regional Asiatic tour.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14123

Nuclear Power & Climate
Don Fitz | zcomm.org | 2018-10-18
The great environmental challenge of our time is to understand that the many sources of biodestruction are interconnected and must be confronted simultaneously, rather than disparaging one danger to focus on another…
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