Britain’s Leicester lockdown is an unjustifiable travesty, based on shoddy figures and a bungled report

The so-called ‘outbreak’ of Covid-19 in the English city of Leicester, which has precipitated a second lockdown there, has been driven by the young and people under 40. The very people who aren’t much at risk of death. … Read More >Britain’s Leicester lockdown is an unjustifiable travesty, based on shoddy figures and a bungled report

If US attempts to seize Iranian tankers carrying oil to Venezuela now, de-escalation will be more difficult than ever

To expand its “maximum pressure” sanctions campaign targeting Iranian oil and the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Command, the US has a warrant to seize the cargo of four tankers heading to Venezuela. We should expect the worst. … Read More >If US attempts to seize Iranian tankers carrying oil to Venezuela now, de-escalation will be more difficult than ever

Iranian Pundit Reveals What May ‘Be Legal Basis’ for Prosecuting Trump Over Soleimani’s Killing

On Monday, an Interpol spokesperson cited the organisation’s rules and said that they would not consider any Iranian request for US President Trump’s arrest in connection with the 3 January killing of top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani. … Read More >Iranian Pundit Reveals What May ‘Be Legal Basis’ for Prosecuting Trump Over Soleimani’s Killing

Pentagon’s Nuclear Weapons ‘Power Grab’ Will Cause ‘Global Nuclear Arms Race’

Earlier this month, the US Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) advanced a measure which would reduce the time needed to conduct a nuclear test. Meanwhile, in an alarming move, the Pentagon is seeking more control over nuclear weapons funding, Kevin Kamps, the Radioactive Waste Watchdog at the organization Beyond Nuclear, told Sputnik Wednesday. … Read More >Pentagon’s Nuclear Weapons ‘Power Grab’ Will Cause ‘Global Nuclear Arms Race’

Failure to Reopen US in ‘Humane, Open Way’ Puts Millions of Unemployed in ‘Unspeakable Position’

As identified cases of COVID-19 approach 2.63 million in the US and record numbers of the cases continue to be recorded daily, states such as Arizona have once again closed bars, gyms and theaters. One expert tells Radio Sputnik that US issues with rebounding may be related to the federal government’s initial response to the pandemic. … Read More >Failure to Reopen US in ‘Humane, Open Way’ Puts Millions of Unemployed in ‘Unspeakable Position’

There they go again: NYT serves up spy fantasy about Russian ‘bounties’ on US troops in Afghanistan

Brace yourselves for another breathless Russia bombshell: The New York Times says US spies think Moscow may have offered Taliban bounty money to kill US troops in Afghanistan and Trump was told but did nothing about it! Impeach! … Read More >There they go again: NYT serves up spy fantasy about Russian ‘bounties’ on US troops in Afghanistan