The world is in a nuclear crisis, and instead of strongly supporting ceasefire talks to end the Russia-Ukraine war, Western countries are pouring gasoline on the fire.
Months of frenzied speculation about an imminent Russian invasion of Kiev by Western journalists, think tanks, and politicians culminated on February 15 with Moscow reducing its military footprint near Ukraine’s border.The withdrawal came one day beforePresident Joe Biden’s administration inexactly forecast a phantom incursion.
The New York Times sparked outrage when they outed the whistleblower, who filed a complaint alleging President Donald Trump solicited 2020 campaign interference from Ukraine.
Cybersecurity expert Jeffrey Carr discusses Crowdstrike’s controversial claims on successfully identifying Russia as the actor that hacked the DNC.
“Mr. Cheese” Somali President; More Troops & Afghanistan Stalemate; Take Raqqa Quickly; Ukraine Rebel Assassination
Somalia’s new president “Mr. Cheese,” is a Somali-American technocrat. The situation in Afghanistan is at a “stalemate,” generals want more troops. Isolation operation on Raqqa is nearly complete with an imperative to take it quickly. Another rebel commander assassinated in Ukraine. And more in our global war news roundup…
Without U.S. and E.U. support, Kiev is going to have a difficult time maintaining an offensive.
Ukraine’s “Creeping Offensive”; Houthi Missile Attack; Trump Threatens Iran, Sends USS Cole; Oil Goes Up
Ukraine’s “creeping offensive” brought flare ups on front lines. Houthi missile hit Saudi frigate off the coast of Yemen. Saudis claimed suicide boats, like the AQ attack on USS Cole. Trump blamed Iran, sent Cole to Aden. And more in our global news roundup… SOUTHCOM Venezuela: Maduro Empowers His Vice President _ Venezuelan
Syrian coalition forces found evidence of mass executions and torture and stockpiles of weapons and supplies, and more in our global news round-up.
US, Britain and France try to force ceasefire in East Aleppo, 60% of which has been recaptured, and more in our global news round-up.
Civilians are used as human shields by jihadists in both Aleppo and Mosul, and more in our global news round-up.