Ukraine news Links 27-28 December 2022

Wednesday, 28 December 2022 — The New Dark Age

US Patriot Missiles in Ukraine: A Desperate & Dangerous Escalation

Will there be reconciliation between Iran and Saudi Arabia?

Our future was canceled. Yet from this could come the most radical revolution in history.

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How Netanyahu handed Ben-Gvir the gun to start an annexation war

Wednesday, 28 December 2022 — Jonathan Cook

Jewish Power now has dozens of ways to inflame Palestinians into all-out confrontation. A third intifada has never felt closer

Middle East Eye – 23 December 2022

Faced with criticism on whether the United States should trumpet its “unbreakable bond” with an incoming Israeli government headed by fascist parties, lawbreakers and homophobes, the Biden administration has squirmed.

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Russia, Iran open a trade route heralding a bloc

Wednesday, 28 December 2022 — Indian Punchline


A ship passing passing through a gate on the Volga-Don Shipping Canal, Russia (File photo)

Consequent upon the Ukraine war, as the Sea of Azov becomes an inland sea for Russia, bracketed by the Crimean Peninsula and the mouth of the River Don, the sea and rail networks of the region extend to Iranian hubs on the Caspian Sea and ultimately lead to the Indian Ocean. A feature article in Bloomberg last week titled Russia and Iran Are Building a Trade Route That Defies Sanctions brings to centre stage this “sanctions-busting” project in the region.

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Nuclear Bomb Connection in United States Fusion Breakthrough

Friday, 23 December 2022 — Newsclick

Prabir Purkayastha

Neither clean energy nor lower temperatures, the latest scientific breakthrough is about testing the condition of the nuclear stockpiles of the United States.

NUCLEAR FUSIONImage Courtesy: Science.Org

The Lawrence Livermore Laboratory’s advance in achieving fusion energy using lasers has been splashed as a huge success worldwide. So what is the success all about? The joint press release of the United States Department of Energy and the National Nuclear Security Administration says this experiment “will pave the way for advancements in national defence and the future of clean power”. In other words, there is a weapons component to the fusion experiment. The Department of Defence is the Department of War.

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