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[l] at 9/30/22 10:00pm
The arrest of a prominent Palestinian activist, Musab Shtayyeh, and another Palestinian activist, by Palestinian Authority police on September 20 was not the first time that the notorious PA’s Preventive Security Service (PSS) has arrested a Palestinian who is wanted by Israel. PSS is largely linked to the routine arrests and torture of anti-Israeli occupation Continue reading "From Nabulsi to Shtayyeh: Which Side Is the PA On?" The post From Nabulsi to Shtayyeh: Which Side Is the PA On? appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

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[l] at 9/30/22 9:41pm
During September at least 179 people were killed, and another two were found in an old mass grave. Another 294 people were wounded. The post <I>Iraq Monthly Roundup</I>: 179 Killed during September appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

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[l] at 9/29/22 10:00pm
On September 27, referendums on joining Russia in the Donbas republics of Donetsk and Luhansk and in the Kherson and Zaporizhzhia oblasts were completed. The referendum in Donbas, which has already declared its independence, asked Do you support the entry of the DPR into the Russian Federation as a subject of the Russian Federation? In Continue reading "Referendums and Joining Russia" The post Referendums and Joining Russia appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

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[l] at 9/29/22 10:00pm
Originally posted at TomDispatch. Heres the curious thing: since at least the Vietnam War era of the 1960s and early 1970s, the United States has been almost continuously at war. Certain of those conflicts like the Vietnam War itself and those in Iraq and Afghanistan in this century are still remembered by many of us. Continue reading "Something Is Rotten in the US Military" The post Something Is Rotten in the US Military appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

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[l] at 9/28/22 10:00pm
When the Trump administration obtained an indictment of Edward Snowden for violation of the Espionage Act of 1917, many of us who believe that the Fourth Amendment means what it says were deeply critical of the government, and we remain so today. This week, retaining his American citizenship, Snowden became a Russian citizen. Snowden is Continue reading "Edward Snowden: An American in Moscow" The post Edward Snowden: An American in Moscow appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

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[l] at 9/28/22 10:00pm
During the American Civil War Russian Tsar Alexander II helped save the Union by sending two naval squadrons to New York and San Francisco and placing them at the service of President Lincoln. A symbolic statue of these events is located in downtown Moscow, showing the two men shaking hands. In 1918 America also sent Continue reading "How To Turn a Friend Into an Enemy: ABrief History of US-Russia Relations" The post How To Turn a Friend Into an Enemy: A Brief History of US-Russia Relations appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

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[l] at 9/28/22 9:38pm
At least 19 people were killed, and 200 more were wounded in recent violence: Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (I.R.G.C.) launched missile and drone attacks on opposition group targets in Iraqi Kurdistan that left at least 13 dead and 58 wounded. Iran is blaming Kurdish opposition groups for protests that followed the death of Mahsa Continue reading "Iraq Daily Roundup: 19Killed, 200Wounded" The post <I>Iraq Daily Roundup</I>: 19 Killed, 200 Wounded appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

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[l] at 9/27/22 10:00pm
The messages are coming in loud and clear today – from the crashing pound, to repudiation of establishment governments in Italy, Sweden and more to come, to Hungarian Prime Minister Orban’s call to end the Sanctions War and do so pronto. So let’s be clear: Washington’s dunderheaded intervention in the intramural spat between Russia and Continue reading "Washingtons Pointless War on Behalf of a Fake Nation" The post Washingtons Pointless War on Behalf of a Fake Nation appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

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[l] at 9/27/22 5:23pm
On September 21, President Biden addressed the United Nations General Assembly. Taking Territory by Force Biden opened his address by accusing Russia of violating the core tenets of the United Nations Charter – no more important than the clear prohibition against countries taking the territory of their neighbor by force. He is quite right that Continue reading "Fact-Checking Bidens UN Speech" The post Fact-Checking Bidens UN Speech appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

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[l] at 9/26/22 10:00pm
Last May a remarkable column by Stephen Kinzer appeared in the Boston Globe. It was headlined: Republicans Return To Their Roots As The Antiwar Party. More significantly, the subheading ran: Since the Vietnam era, Americans have come to expect antiwar rhetoric from liberal Democrats. Cancel that. It began: With Americans now engulfed in passion for Continue reading "The Democratic Party, Now the Leading Party of War" The post The Democratic Party, Now <I>the</I> Leading Party of War appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

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[l] at 9/26/22 10:00pm
In the US, we proudly point to the First Amendment in the Bill of Rights that was adopted in 1791: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, Continue reading "Suppression of Contrarian Voices" The post Suppression of Contrarian Voices appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

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[l] at 9/25/22 10:00pm
As early as the end of April, Russia’s view of the war may already have begun evolving from seeing it as a regional war to seeing it as a wider war with the US and NATO. At that time, the voracious provision of weapons combined with training and real-time intelligence on targeting led Russian foreign Continue reading "Russias Evolving Attitude Toward the War" The post Russias Evolving Attitude Toward the War appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

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[l] at 9/25/22 10:00pm
The New York Times is going full-bore for war in Ukraine. It is difficult to explain the yellow journalism, but the so-called paper of record did the same thing on Vietnam (see below). In other words, the Gray Lady is whoring again. It may be, as some allege, that the NYT has never met a Continue reading "The New York Times on Ukraine: VietnamDj Vu" The post <I>The New York Times</I> on Ukraine: Vietnam Déjà Vu appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

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[l] at 9/25/22 9:17pm
Five were wounded. The post <I>Iraq Daily Roundup</I>: 14 Killed appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

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[l] at 9/23/22 10:00pm
Though Washington insists that it is not interested in a direct military conflict with Moscow, the latter claims that the US is, in fact, directly involved. But who is telling the truth? On September 8, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, appeared in Kyiv on an unannounced visit. He carried with him pledges of yet Continue reading "Leading from Behind: Is Washington at War With Moscow?" The post Leading from Behind: Is Washington at War With Moscow? appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

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[l] at 9/23/22 9:25pm
Two more were wounded. The post <I>Iraq Daily Roundup</I>: Five Killed appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

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[l] at 9/22/22 10:00pm
If China invades Taiwan to unify it with the mainland, the United States will go to war to defend Taiwan and send U.S. troops to fight the invaders. That is the commitment made last week by President Joe Biden. Asked by CBSs Scott Pelley on 60 Minutes if the US would fight in defense of Continue reading "Biden Commits US to War for Taiwan" The post Biden Commits US to War for Taiwan appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

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[l] at 9/22/22 10:00pm
From special military operation to open war: significance of the referendums in Donbas, Kherson and Zaporozhie The televised speech yesterday morning by Vladimir Putin and the follow-up remarks by his Minister of Defense Shoigu announcing the partial mobilization of Russias army reserves to add a total of 300,000 men to the military campaign in Ukraine Continue reading "From Special Military Operation toOpenWar" The post From Special Military Operation to Open War appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

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[l] at 9/21/22 10:00pm
As a child growing up in Leningrad, Vladimir Putin lived in a run-down five-story building. He and his parents shared an apartment with two other families. The yard was filled with garbage, and the garbage was filled with rats. Putin and his friends used to chase after them with sticks, until one day a large Continue reading "Putin: Lessons From Childhood" The post Putin: Lessons From Childhood appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

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[l] at 9/21/22 10:00pm
What in the hell were those bloody-minded Washington/NATO neocons thinking? At any time in the last nine months they could have had a diplomatic settlement with Russia that would have: Avoided/ended the war in Ukraine, thereby saving tens of thousands of Ukrainian lives and hundreds of billion of economic cost and destruction; Allowed the Russian Continue reading "What In the Hell Was Washington Thinking?" The post What In the Hell Was Washington Thinking? appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

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[l] at 9/21/22 10:00pm
Thanks to Establishment media, the sorcerer apprentices advising President Joe Biden – I refer to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, national security adviser Jacob Sullivan, and China specialist Kurt Campbell – will have no trouble rallying Americans for the widest war in 77 years, starting in Ukraine, and maybe spreading to China. And, shockingly, under Continue reading "Brainwashed for War With Russia" The post Brainwashed for War With Russia appeared first on Antiwar.com Original.

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