Selected Articles: Who is the Greatest Threat to World Peace?

In the headlines recently: Trump threatening North Korea of ‘fire and fury’ vis-a-vis the latter’s most recent successful addition to its nuclear artillery, and Trump signing of the economic sanctions bill against Russia, Iran and North Korea. US aggression goes on in, inter alia, Syria, Venezuela, Afghanistan, Libya, Iraq, Yemen… Who is indeed the greatest threat to peace? Read our selected articles below.

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“War of Words” Between US and North Korea Could Lead to Nuclear War

By Stephen Lendman, August 09, 2017

Tough sanctions and hostile rhetoric bring things closer to confrontation, threatening possible nuclear war on the Korean peninsula.

Is America Trying to Start a World War? This Is How It Would Happen

By Darius Shahtahmasebi, August 09, 2017

Sanctions are always a prelude to war. Though few are aware, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 was arguably in response to America’s attempt to cripple Japan’s booming economy through embargos and asset freezes, ending Japan’s commercial relationship with the United States and provoking the desperation that led to their attack.

Grotesque Logic for Venezuela, The Cuban Revolution and the Second Road of Ana Belén Montes

By Prof Susan Babbitt, August 09, 2017

Knowledge is not power. If we don’t know what knowledge explains, or might, it’s useless. In the last 30 years, the world has produced more information than in the preceding 5,000.[i] Daily murders of journalists in Mexico are reported. There is no lack of information.

Polls: U.S. Is ‘The Greatest Threat to Peace in the World Today’

By Eric Zuesse, August 09, 2017

It has happened again: yet another international poll finds that the U.S. is viewed by peoples around the world to be the biggest threat to world peace.

Global Deception: “The War on Terror” is a Campaign for Permanent War and Terror

By Mark Taliano, August 08, 2017

Syria, like its predecessors Libya and Iraq, was largely free of terrorist infestations before U.S.-led NATO and its allies waged their phony so-called “humanitarian” wars of mass destruction – largely for the benefit of corporate monopolies and imperial hegemony.

Pentagon Escalates Military Presence in Yemen: Genocidal Cholera Epidemic, U.S. Seeks to Seize Control of Yemen’s Strategic Resources

By Abayomi Azikiwe, August 08, 2017

Although the Trump administration claims that its main concern in Yemen is the proliferation of al-Qaeda armed units, an article in the New York Times on August 6 suggests otherwise. After acknowledging the continuation of foreign policy objectives toward Yemen extending over from the Obama to the Trump White House, the newspaper maintains that the propping up of the Hadi forces is essential to the broader objectives inside the country.

Neocons Have Been Destroying Sovereign Nations for 20 Years, Yugoslavia, Libya, Syria

By Neil Clark, August 08, 2017

The ‘New Hitlers’ – Milosevic, Hussein and Gaddafi – who we were told were the ‘biggest threats’ to world peace, are dead and buried. But guess what? The killing goes on.

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