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Week in Review: 2023, week 35
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Week in Review: 2023, week 35
Africa's continued colonial rebellion, more Ukraine silly and more China provokation by US/NATO, more US/Israel war mongering in the Middle East (aka "West Asia"), plus a little BRICS and Assange
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Published: 2023-09-04


Quote of the Week

Scott Horton: (paraphrasing) The ledger writ by War Party US politicians is that Russian soldiers are valuable to kill. US soldiers are only valuable because if they're killed it results in political pressure. There's no value in the tax dollars being spent, or Ukrainian lives.

Napolitano:

Sorry to say I agree with you. I mean, I'm not sorry to say I agree with you. I'm sorry that's the state of affairs.

Sources

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Gabon: Et tu Brute?, YesXorNo, YesXorNo, 2023-09-02

Anitwar

Africa/Niger+Gabon

Niger Places Military on 'Maximum Alert' Over Fears of ECOWAS Invasion, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-27

ECOWAS Sanctions Preventing Food and Aid Deliveries to Niger, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-29

Niger Orders Police to Expel French Ambassador, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-31

Pacific/China

Philippines, Australia Practice Retaking Island in South China Sea, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-27

US Navy Commander Says China Must Be 'Challenged' in the South China Sea, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-27

Philippines, Australia Plan to Conduct Joint Patrols in South China Sea, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-29

US OKs First-Ever Foreign Military Financing Arms Package for Taiwan, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-30

British Parliament Calls Taiwan an 'Independent Country' as FM Visits China, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-30

US Military in Talks to Build Port in Northern Philippines Facing Taiwan, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-31

China Outlines 'Obstacles' to Resuming High-Level Military Talks With US, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-31

Middle East

Iran Summons Swiss Diplomat Over Iranian Oil Stolen by US, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-28

Israeli Airstrikes Put Syria's Aleppo Airport Out of Service, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-28

US Knew Saudis Were Slaughtering African Migrants at Border But Kept Quiet, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-28

Report: US, Israel to Conduct Joint Drills Simulating Attacks on Iran, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-31

US/NATO & Assange

See Other

Ukraine (Boring)

Senior US Officials Expect to Back Ukraine Against Russia Into Next Year and Beyond, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-27

Zelensky Says Ukraine Elections Could Happen If They're Funded by the West, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-27

Poland and Baltic States Demand Belarus Expel Wagner Fighters, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-28

Drones Target Western Russian City Near Estonia Border, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-29

US Announces $250 Million Arms Package for Ukraine, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-29

Biden Looks to Prevent Future President From Ending Ukraine War, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-29

Sen. Blumenthal: US Getting Its 'Money's Worth' in Ukraine Because Americans Aren't Dying, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-30

Russia Says Ukrainian Drone Attacks Not Possible Without Help from the West, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-30

Ukraine Blasts Pope Francis for Address to Russian Youth, Dave DeCamp, Antiwar, 2023-08-30

Other Voices

Africa/Niger+Gabon

"Obama's Man in Africa" Under House Arrest as Popular Coup Rocks Gabon, Max Blumenthal, ScheerPost, 2023-09-02

No respite for France as a 'New Africa' rises, Pepe Escobar, The Cradle, 2023-09-01

The Bongo Family's 56-Year Rule Over Gabon, Joe Lauria, Consortium News, 2023-08-30

Another Regime in 'French Africa' Is Toppled, Douglas Yates, Consortium News, 2023-08-30

Coup in Gabon, French Ambassador Refuses to Leave Niger, France Losing Africa, Richard Medhurst, his youtube show, 2023-08-31

  • Jump to 23:14 for start of show.

Neocon adventure in Niger risks big conflict in West Africa, The Alexes, The Duran, 2023-08-28

Pacific/China

Huawei Chips Demonstrate The Perils Of Technology Protectionism, b, Moon Of Alabama, 2023-08-31

The Real Threat From China: They're Better at Capitalism Than We Are, Patrick Lawrence, ScheerPost, None

Middle East

8/24/23 Nasser Arrabyee on the State of Yemen Today, Horton interivews Arrabyee, Scott Horton Show, 2023-08-24

8/31/23 Branko Marcetic on the Ousting of Imran Khan and Washington’s Plan for Ukraine, Horton interviews Marcetic, The Scott Horton Show, 2023-08-31

BRICS/SCO

On 1 January 2024, the World’s Centre of Gravity Will Shift: The Thirty-Fifth Newsletter (2023), Vijay Prashad, TISR, 2023-08-31

BRICS and the Future of Humanity, an Invitation to Reflection, Anna Polo, ScheerPost, 2023-09-01

NATO

Destitution Capitalism, Craig Murray, his website, 2023-08-28

Submission to the United Nations, Craig Murray, his website, 2023-09-01

From Soggy Helsinki., Andrei Martyanov, Reminiscence of the Future..., 2023-08-28

France Can Only Be An Independent Power If It Learns To Push Back, b., Moon Of Alabama, 2023-09-02

Scholz & Macron called Putin expecting sanctions panic, tears. Putin's silence shocked them, The Alexes, The Duran, 2023-08-29

Tracking Orwellian Change: New Meanings of 'Deep State' and 'Working Class', Matt Taibbi, ScheerPost, None

Ukraine

Just When You Thought Retired U.S. Generals Are the Biggest Buffoons, a Retired Aussie Takes the Cake, Larry Johnson, Sonar21, 2023-08-31

The problems with Ukraine's wartime collaboration law, Igor Burdyga, Natylie's Place: Understanding Russia, None

UK Telegraph; Ukraine running out of men. NATO, all resources towards Melitopol, The Alexes, The Duran, 2023-08-27

U.S. Seeking Perpetual War in Ukraine? w⧸ Alastair Crooke fmr Brit ambassador, Napolitano interviews Crooke, Judging Freedom, 2023-08-31

Assange

What's Behind Talk of a Possible Plea Deal for Assange?, Joe Lauria, Consortium News, 2023-09-03

Culture

Sultans of Swing, Dire Straights (from their self titled, 1978 debut album), Dire Straights, uploaded 2010-02-23


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