Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Links — 29 June 2022 Part 1

A Son of the New American Revolution
NATO’S Meaningless Military Gestures
Larry C. Johnson | CEO and co-founder of BERG Associates, LLC, an international business-consulting firm with expertise combating terrorism and investigating money laundering, formerly Deputy Director in the U.S. State Department’s Office of Counter Terrorism (1989-1993, and CIA operations (1984-1989)

US, Iran let hopes shape their future — not hurts
M. K. Bhadrakumar | retired diplomat with the Indian Foreign Service and former ambassador

Asia Times
EU ‘playing a dangerous game’ in Ukraine—An interview with Irish member of the European Parliament Clare Daly
James Carden

Ukraine war a big boon for Russian insurers (Interesting post on the insurance industry. It's big.)

RUSSTRAT — Institute of international political and economic strategies (Russian state-sponsored)
Are things heading to war? NATO Rapid Reaction Forces will increase by 7.5 times
Empire To Expand NATO In Response To War Caused By NATO Expansion
Caitlin Johnstone 

Global Times (Chinese state media)
Exclusive: US plants Trojan horse programs in hundreds of important Chinese information systems; new cyber weapon targets China, Russia
Zhao Siwei
Medvedev/Putin: Highly Unusual Threats to NATO (threats or warning? Russia typically doesn’t make threats. It states what it is gong to do and then does it. Those in the habit of making threats, often empty, still don't seem to get this distinction even though it is not subtle. It's Russia's history. The new cold war is here. Nukes aimed and on hair trigger.)
Ray McGovern, co-founder of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, and retired 27-year career CIA whose tasks included preparing and briefing The President’s Daily Brief and leading the Soviet Foreign Policy Branch

1 comment:

Peter Pan said...

NATO has been meaningle$$ for a long time.