ICH Headlines 15 May 2017

15 May 2017 — — Information Clearing House

Why Is North Korea the United States’ Problem?

By Doug Bandow

Washington should disengage militarily from the peninsula.

China Widens its Silk Road to the World

By Pepe Escobar

Spanning 65 nations, 60% of the world’s population and a third of global economic output.

President Trump: Toss Your Generals’ War Escalation Plans In the Trash

By Ron Paul

There is no way another “surge” in Afghanistan and Iraq (plus a new one in Syria) puts America first.

Trump is a Danger to the World, says Jeremy Corbyn


‘The US is the strongest military power on the planet by a very long way. It has a special responsibility to use its power with care”.

Graham: We Can’t Go Forward As A Nation ‘Until We Punish Russia’

By Rebecca Savransky

Graham on Sunday said the Russians need to be punished for their meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

How Did Russiagate Start?

By Matt Taibbi

James Clapper appeared on This Week Sunday, and said some head-scratching things.

A Russian Journalist’s Perspective

By David Swanson

If Russian news is propaganda, Babich asks, why are people so afraid of it?

The Globalization of Misery

By Tom Engelhardt

You want a shrinking planet? You want terror? You want globalization?

Will Trump and Netanyahu Continue to Misread Iran?

By Trita Parsi

Netanyahu committed three cardinal sins that ultimately worked in favor of the proponents of the nuclear agreement.

Knesset’s Bill ‘Portrays Racism as Entirely Normal’

By Jonathan Cook

The definition of Israel as a state belonging exclusively to Jews around the world is a “declaration of war” on Palestinian citizens of Israel.

Justice Department More Willing to Prosecute Laughter Than Murder

By Ebony Slaughter-Johnson

Heard any good jokes lately? Desiree Fairooz did. But laughing at it got her thrown in jail.