Killing the Prospects for Arms Control: Selected Stories

2 December 2018 — Global Research

US Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Kill Prospects for Arms Control

By Andrei Akulov

New START limits the US and Russia each to no more than 1,550 deployed strategic warheads and 700 deployed strategic delivery vehicles. Effective since 2011, the agreement covers a 10-year period until February 2021 with the possibility of a five-year extension. Read more…

Trump Administration Approves Harmful Airgun Blasting in Atlantic

By Center For Biological Diversity

The Trump administration today approved five permits that allow harm to whales, dolphins and other animals so companies can search for oil off the Atlantic Coast using loud seismic airgun blastsRead more…

World Leaders Greet and Meet with Saudi Crown Prince at G20

By Stephen Lendman

They ignored Riyadh’s genocidal war in Yemen (in cahoots with the US, UAE and other countries), pretending horrendous Saudi domestic human rights abuses and cross-border atrocities are a non-issue. Read more…

The Long, Brutal U.S. War on Children in the Middle East

By Kathy Kelly

On November 28, sixty-three U.S. Senators voted in favor of holding a floor debate on a resolution calling for an end to direct U.S. Armed Forces involvement in the Saudi-UAE coalition-led war on Yemen. Read more…

George H.W. Bush, the CIA and a Case of State-Sponsored Terrorism

By Robert Parry

Fifty-eight years ago, a car-bomb exploded in Washington killing Chile’s ex-Foreign Minister Orlando Letelier, an act of state terrorism that the CIA and its director George H.W. Bush tried to cover up, Robert Parry reported on Sept. 23, 2000. Read more…

Children – Civilization’s Future, Victims of Western Brutality

By Peter Koenig

The United Nations Universal Children’s Day– 20 November – has come and gone – and nothing has changed. No action that would now protect children any more than before, no move even by the UN to call on nations at war to take special care to protect children – if for nothing else but the fact that children are our planets future. Read more…

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