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US Threatens European backers of Nord Stream 2 Pipeline, NATO in DC’s Crosshairs

    US Threatens European backers of Nord Stream 2 Pipeline, NATO in DC’s Crosshairs

The U.S. is starting to fret about the imminent completion of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, the second of two underwater gas pipelines running from the Russian Baltic city of Ust-Luga to Greifswald, Germany, and has begun issuing informal threats of repercussions to companies who are backing the nearly-finished project.  According to unnamed sources, at…

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Mike Pompeo Delineates Atlanticist Playbook To Target China, Russia and Iran  

    Mike Pompeo Delineates Atlanticist Playbook To Target China, Russia and Iran  

Last week, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down for a teleconference Q&A with Hudson Institute senior fellow, Marie-Josee Kravis at the Economic Club of New York; a think tank founded at the start of the 20th century, which broaches issues surrounding “social, economic and political questions.” The organization is currently chaired by the President…

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Lee Camp: How the Media Used the Bounty Scandal to Stop the ‘Threat’ of Peace in Afghanistan

    Lee Camp: How the Media Used the Bounty Scandal to Stop the ‘Threat’ of Peace in Afghanistan

This is not a column defending Donald Trump. Across my career, I have said more positive words about the scolex family of intestinal tapeworms than I have said about Donald Trump. (Scolex have been shown to read more.) No, this is a column about context. When The New York Times reports anonymous sources from the…

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Afghan Bounty Scandal Comes at Suspiciously Important Time for US Military Industrial Complex

    Afghan Bounty Scandal Comes at Suspiciously Important Time for US Military Industrial Complex

Based on anonymous intelligence sources, The New York Times, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal released bombshell reports alleging that Russia is paying the Taliban bounties for every U.S. soldier they can kill. The story caused an uproar in the United States, dominating the news cycle and leading presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden to accuse Trump of…

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National Security “Experts” Blame Russia for the George Floyd Protests

  National Security “Experts” Blame Russia for the George Floyd Protests

The murder of George Floyd one week ago by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has sparked national and international protests, as millions have expressed their outrage over what they see as a racist and deadly policing system. But many in the political establishment are claiming that much of the crisis has been manufactured by powerful…

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EU Foreign Policy Chief Calls for Rapprochement with Russia and End of “American-led System”

  EU Foreign Policy Chief Calls for Rapprochement with Russia and End of “American-led System”

A significant change in the global balance of power may be in the offing if we are to believe declarations made by EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell while addressing a group of German ambassadors on Monday in Brussels. Borell reportedly “created a diplomatic headache” when he called for the end of the “American-led system”…

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Podcast: Aaron Mate Debunks RussiaGate and Discusses How Liberals Came to Love Bush-Era Neocons

  Podcast: Aaron Mate Debunks RussiaGate and Discusses How Liberals Came to Love Bush-Era Neocons

Welcome to MintCast, the official MintPress News podcast hosted by Mnar Muhawesh. MintCast is an interview podcast featuring dissenting voices, independent researchers and journalists the establishment would rather silence. In this episode, we are joined by Aaron Mate —  investigative journalist, contributor to The Nation and host of “Pushback” on The Grayzone. Mate has spent…

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Experts Warn of New Nuclear Arms Race After Trump Signals US Withdrawal from START Treaty

  Experts Warn of New Nuclear Arms Race After Trump Signals US Withdrawal from START Treaty

After pulling out of multiple international treaties designed to limit the global threat of atomic weapons, the Trump administration is now strongly indicating that it will also let the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) expire in February 2021. START is commonly described as “the last remaining arms control agreement constraining the arsenals of the two…

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Erdogan’s Idlib Misadventure: Reality Checks and Hard Lessons for Turkey

  Erdogan’s Idlib Misadventure: Reality Checks and Hard Lessons for Turkey

Even when viewed through the prism of Turkish interests, President Tayyib Erdogan’s escalatory actions in Syria’s Idlib governorate constitute now plainly evident blunder. Refusing to finally abandon its occupation of Idlib has so far produced numerous setbacks for Turkey, visible to all but the brashest of Erdogan’s diehard supporters. It also threatens to damage Turkey’s…

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Biden’s Foreign Policy Teams Hints at War with China, Conflict with Russia

  Biden’s Foreign Policy Teams Hints at War with China, Conflict with Russia

After closely conversing with senior foreign policy experts on Joe Biden’s team, Thomas Wright, Director of the Center on the United States and Europe for the influential think-tank the Brookings Institute, penned an unintentionally hair-raising article on what a Biden presidency would look like for the rest of the world. He explains to his elite…

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