Ukraine-Russia 2.0 – the larger perspective and how you are fooled by the media

Ukraine-Russia 2.0 – the larger perspective and how you are fooled by the media

Ray McGovern May 4, 2021 “Ukraine For Dummies” is the title I gave to a piece I published a year and a half ago ( See: https://consortiumnews.com/2019/11/14/ray-mcgovern-ukraine-for-dummies/ ) to provide some background for those wondering why the news was full of Ukraine and the pundits were full of something else. Originally published on Ray McGovern’s […]

A Russian Voice: Ukraine, Russia, and the New World Order

A Russian Voice: Ukraine, Russia, and the New World Order

Institut Montaigne’s broad-spectrum interview, on October 13, 2022, with Fyodor A. Lukyanov, Chairman of the Russian Presidium of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy and editor-in-chief of the “Russia in Global Affairs” journal. Note to our readers We intend in the future to publish more materials by Russian scholars and intellectuals because the de […]

Caitlin Johnstone: Ukraine as weapons testing site

Caitlin Johnstone: Ukraine as weapons testing site

U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin welcoming Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky to a meeting at the Pentagon, Aug. 31, 2021. (DoD, Jack Sanders) In addition to advancing longstanding U.S. geo-strategic aims, it seems the proxy war in Ukraine is also being used to sharpen the imperial war machine’s claws for a looming hot war with China […]

Vijay Prashad: The West must stop blocking negotiations between Ukraine and Russia

Vijay Prashad: The West must stop blocking negotiations between Ukraine and Russia

Vijay Prashad December 5th, 2022 Ukrainians have been paying a terrible price for the failure of ensuring sensible and reasonable negotiations from 2014 to February 2022 – which could have prevented the invasion by Russia in the first place, and once the war started, could have led to the end of this war. Originally posted […]

Jan Oberg at RT CrossTalk about NATO’s increased military supplies to Ukraine

Jan Oberg at RT CrossTalk about NATO’s increased military supplies to Ukraine

Three experts on warfare, weapons and underlying conflicts – and even some views on peace-making – after NATO foreign ministers’ summit in Bucharest. December 1, 2022 Today I participated in CrossTalk, edited and performed by Peter Lavelle on RT, formerly Russia Today. It was a delightful preparation process that made clear what it would be […]

Richard Falk: Ukraine War Evolves – Slouching Toward Armageddon

Richard Falk: Ukraine War Evolves – Slouching Toward Armageddon

Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin at Yalta, February 1945. Photo: US Army. Richard Falk – TFF Associate November 23, 2022 Disdaining Diplomacy, Seeking Victory Ever since the Ukraine War started on February 24, 2022, the NATO response, mainly articulated and materially implemented by the U.S., has been to pour vast quantities of oil on the flames […]

Dmitry Trenin: A confession from Putin suggests that the Ukraine conflict could last for years

Dmitry Trenin: A confession from Putin suggests that the Ukraine conflict could last for years

Most likely, the fighting will continue into 2023, and quite probably beyond, until either Moscow or Kiev is exhausted, or one side claims a decisive victory Dmitry Trenin November 30, 2022 Last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin commented, during a meeting with soldiers’ mothers, that he now regards the Minsk agreements of 2014 and 2015 […]

Jan Oberg 2016: “Ukraine as the border of NATO Expansion”

Jan Oberg 2016: “Ukraine as the border of NATO Expansion”

Jan Oberg November 3, 2022 Everything Ukraine has been predicted. Warnings about trying to get Ukraine into NATO tumbled down, not the least by leading US experts on Russia. They also said that Russia was not – could not be – a threat unless made into one. In all modesty, I said it too 6 […]

Natylie Baldwin: Review of Benjamin Abelow’s “How the West brought war to Ukraine”

Natylie Baldwin: Review of Benjamin Abelow’s “How the West brought war to Ukraine”

Natylie Baldwin October 18th, 2022 I first came across Benjamin Abelow’s analysis of the Ukraine war as a lengthy article published on Medium in May.  I found the depth and thoroughness of his article impressive and complimented him on it.  When he told me that he’d expanded it into a short book, I was intrigued and offered to […]

Connor Echols: Did Boris Johnson help stop a peace deal in Ukraine?

Connor Echols: Did Boris Johnson help stop a peace deal in Ukraine?

By Connor Echols October 17, 2022 A recent piece in Foreign Affairs revealed that Kyiv and Moscow may have had a tentative deal to end the war all the way back in April. Russia and Ukraine may have agreed on a tentative deal to end the war in April, according to a recent piece in Foreign Affairs. […]

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