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Week in Review: 2023 week 33
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Week in Review: 2023 week 33
Niger, Ukraine, US/NATO v SCO/BRICS, censorship, Assange and more

[Ghanaian soldiers with a U.S. Marine, center, at a firing range in Senegal in June 2014
during a U.S.-ECOWAS training exercise.  (U.S. Army Africa, V. Michelle Woods)]

Published: 2023-08-20


Sources

Antiwar

Niger

ECOWAS Says Most West African States Ready to Join Niger Intervention Force, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-17

US Considers Ways to Keep Its Military Presence in Niger, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-17

ECOWAS Military Chiefs to Discuss Possible Niger Intervention on Thursday and Friday, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-15

Niger Junta Refuses Negotiations Unless Coup Leader Is Recognized, ECOWAS Postpones Meeting on Potential Intervention, Connor Freeman, Antiwar, None

China/Pacific

Biden to Strengthen Alliance With South Korea and Japan at Camp David Summit, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-14

China Warns It Will Take 'Strong Measures' as Taiwan VP Arrives in US, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-14

US Cements 'Game-Changing' Military Ties Between Japan and Australia, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-15

US Air Force Holds China War Drill Rehearsing Casualty Evacuations in the Pacific, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-16

Middle East

Senators Urge Biden to Unload Tanker Carrying Stolen Iranian Oil, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-16

  • AKA: Steal it properly!

Syria: Iran's Kanaani Blames Foreign Intervention for Islamic State Escalation, Thomas L. Knapp, Antiwar, 2023-08-12

US Censorhip

Biden Administration Defends Social Media Censorship Operation, Thomas L. Knapp, Antiwar, 2023-08-13

  • What 1st amendment?

Assange

US Ambassador to Australia Hints at Plea Deal for Julian Assange, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-14

  • Would Jay walking do?

NATO

US, Finland Negotiating Defense Agreement That Would See Deployment of American Troops, Kyle Anzalone, Antiwar, None

Ukraine

NATO Official Suggests Ukraine Could Cede Territory to Russia to Join Alliance, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-15

NATO Official Calls Comments on Ukraine Ceding Territory a 'Mistake', Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-16

Congressional Ukraine Caucus Co-Chair Says War May Not Be 'Winnable', Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-17

US Intelligence Deems Ukraine's Counteroffensive a Failure, Kyle Anzalone, Antiwar, 2023-08-18

Kyiv Seeks More Mine Clearing Equipment as Ukrainian 'Sappers' Take Huge Losses, Kyle Anzalone, Antiwar, 2023-08-13

Lukashenko Warns Belarus Will Use Nukes if Attacked, Connor Freeman, Antiwar, 2023-08-18

Other Publications

Niger is Far from a Typical Coup, Vijay Prashad, Consortium News, 2023-08-16

Niger and the 'New World Order', Patrick Lawrence, ScheerPost, None

Africa for Africans, Patrick Lawrence, Consortium News, 2023-08-16

Niger, ECOWAS : Western Imperialism in Africa, Alan MacLeod, Consortium News, 2023-08-16

France’s colonial legacy, US’ security concerns intersect in Niger; Russians at the gates look for new hunting grounds, M. K. Badhrakumar, Indian Punchline, 2023-08-17

8/17/23 Brad Pearce on the Coup in Niger and the Troubling State of West Africa, Horton interviews Pearce, The Scott Horton Show, 2023-08-17

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. The Israel Lobby's Useful Idiot, Chris Hedges, ScheerPost, None

Free Speech Gone on Twitter? New CEO Pushes Shadowbanning & Content Moderation, Glenn Greenwald, ScheerPost, 2023-08-19

BRICS & World Balance, Vijay Prashad, Consortium News, 2023-08-17

Central Asia is the prime battlefield in the New Great Game, Pepe Escobar, The Cradle, 2023-08-18

U.S. Sanctions Syrian 'Moderate Rebels' It Had Previously Armed, b., MoonOfAlabama, 2023-08-18

Ukraine SitRep: Chernihiv Done Exhibition - Russian Offensive, b., MoonOfAlabama, 2023-08-19

Most Americans dont want Congress to approve more aid for Ukraine war, Kelly Vlahos, Natylie's Place: Understanding Russia, None

NYT, 500K casualties. 1945, blame Bakhmut. Ukraine will save Africa. Neocons rebrand Realists. U⧸1, Alex Christoforou, his YT channel, 2023-08-19

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