Europe/Russia

Peace Activists Hit the Streets From D.C. to San Francisco

On September 18, President Biden warned Russian President Vladimir Putin, “Don’t. Don’t. Don’t” use nuclear weapons in retaliation for severe battlefield losses in Ukraine. While Putin dismissed Biden’s worries as unfounded, the specter of nuclear armageddon drove U.S. antiwar activists…

Did the West ‘Bring War’ to Ukraine? One Expert Makes the Case

The seven-month war in Ukraine, and the role of NATO, especially the Atlanticist powers, are fueled by an official western narrative that depicts the conflict as one between the plucky little Ukrainian David and the brutish Goliath that is Russia.…

Finding a Path for Peace and Neutrality in Ukraine

The backdrop to the current “crisis” over Ukraine—real, imagined or exaggerated—is the snarling confrontation of NATO and Russian forces in a sweeping arc from the Baltic to Black Seas. This standoff in turn is attributable to the expansion of NATO…

U.S. rhetoric on Ukraine is already taking its toll

“Don’t shout so much,” said Ukraine’s head of security council Oleksii Danilov last month over the growing rhetoric by the U.S. on the Russia-Ukraine crisis. The shouting, in the form of repetitive warnings that Russia is about to invade Ukraine,…

United States Withdraws From Afghanistan? Not Really

The U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in October 2001 was criminal. It was criminal because of the immense force used to demolish Afghanistan’s physical infrastructure and to break open its social bonds. By Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad On October 11,…