Thursday, 26 April , 2018

New York Times

After Syria strikes, drumbeat grows for wider US war

By Will Morrow 19 April 2018 In the wake of last weekend’s US-British-French missile strikes on Syria, a campaign is growing in the American...

The poisoning of Skripal and the campaign against Russia

28 March 2018 Washington’s expulsion of 60 Russian diplomatic personnel Monday, and the coordinated actions of Britain, France, Germany, and over 20 other countries, each...

US media airs pretexts for preemptive attack on North Korea

By James Cogan 3 March 2018 Over the past week, the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal have sought to manufacture justifications...

Robert Perry: The meaning of my Life

By Ray McGovern January 28, 2018 Another Robert — the poet Frost — recited that poem at John F. Kennedy’s inauguration: “Such as we were we...

Robert Parry’s Legacy and the Future of Consortiumnews

January 28, 2018 Robert Parry, editor and publisher of Consortiumnews.com, died peacefully Saturday evening. In this tribute, his son Nat Parry describes Robert’s unwavering commitment...

World Socialist Web Site calls for international coalition of socialist and...

By Niles Niemuth 18 January 2018 World Socialist Web Site International Editorial Board chairperson David North called January 16 for the formation of an international...

The public humiliation and destruction of Metropolitan Opera conductor James Levine

The decision by the Metropolitan Opera in New York City to suspend James Levine, its longtime musical director (1976-2016), from any further conducting engagements...

Moral Failure at the UN

by Lawrence Davidson March 24, 2017 On 15 March 2017 the United Nations’ Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) published a report on Israeli...

Creating Enemies, Preparing Wars: The New York Times disseminates ridiculous accusations...

Just read the following article published by the New York Times. The newspaper send it to its subscribers under the title Breaking News In Computer...

Did the US Plan a First Nuclear Strike?

I quickly read the article and was stunned. The central document was a Top Secret/Eyes Only summary memo of a July 1961 National Security Council meeting written by Howard Burris, the military aide to then-Vice President Lyndon Johnson, which was afterward deposited in the Johnson Archives and eventually declassified. The discussion focused on the effectiveness of a planned nuclear first strike, suggesting that 1963 would be the optimal date since America’s relative advantage in intercontinental nuclear missiles would be greatest at that point.