Tag: Russia

Ukrainegate impeachment saga worsens US-Russia Cold War

As the House opens impeachment hearings for President Trump, Professor Stephen F. Cohen warns that the US military assistance at the heart of Ukrainegate escalates the US-Russia Cold War.

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US and Israel were lone votes against UN resolutions opposing space arms race, nuclear Middle East, Cuba embargo

The United States and Israel were the only countries that voted against UN General Assembly draft resolutions calling for a nuclear weapons-free Middle East, measures to stop an arms race in outer space, and an end to the blockade of Cuba.

By Ben Norton

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US troops are staying in Syria to ‘keep the oil’ – and have already killed hundreds over it

Hundreds of American soldiers are remaining in Syria to occupy its oil reserves and block the Syrian government from revenue needed for reconstruction. Trump said openly, “We want to keep the oil.”

By Ben Norton

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DC’s Atlantic Council raked in funding from Hunter Biden’s corruption-stained employer while courting his VP father

The shady arrangement between the Atlantic Council and Burisma – the gas company at the center of the ‘Ukrainegate’ scandal – is just one dubious deal out of many at a DC think tank that has become a clearinghouse for legal corruption.

By Max Blumenthal

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The other Ukraine scandal: US support for neo-Nazis fuels far-right terror at home

Aaron Maté speaks with Ben Norton about how a far-right US soldier arrested by the FBI for plotting domestic bomb attacks sought to join Ukraine’s neo-Nazi Azov Battalion, which was directly armed and advised by the American government.

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Cracks emerge in NATO confrontation of Russia

Stephen F. Cohen argues that cracks are emerging within the NATO-led consensus that has pushed Moscow from the West.

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MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell hits Russiagate rock bottom

Aaron Maté slams MSNBC’s latest Russiagate dud, exposing how Lawrence O’Donnell’s embarrassing retraction is part of a pattern of bogus conspiracy theories that push the limits of political self-satire.

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Does scathing Comey report preview a Russiagate reckoning?

A scathing DOJ report rebukes former FBI director Jim Comey for leaks about the Trump-Russia investigation. Scholar and author Stephen F. Cohen says that Comey and other intelligence officials weaponized their authority, and should be held to account.

Guest: Stephen F. Cohen, professor emeritus at New York University and Princeton University. His latest book is “War with Russia: From Putin and Ukraine To Trump and Russiagate.

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40 rebuttals to the media’s smears of Julian Assange – by someone who was actually there

A former diplomat who worked in the Ecuadorian embassy while Julian Assange lived there in asylum debunks 40 of CNN’s smears against the WikiLeaks publisher.

By Fidel Narváez

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How Obama helped Trump escalate nuclear tensions with Russia

The Trump administration has dangerously withdrawn from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF). MIT professor emeritus Ted Postol explains how escalatory moves by the Obama White House paved the way.

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