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The Downside Risks of Sweden and Finland Joining NATO

The two Nordic nations do not need the protection, but it will be the nail in the coffin of European autonomy and any future relations with Russia.

Anatol Lieven ·


Russia Cuts Off Electricity to Finland as Tensions Grow Over NATO Expansion

President Vladimir Putin told Finnish President Sauli Niinistö that joining the U.S.-European military alliance would be a "mistake."

Jon Queally ·


'An Outrage': Sanders Condemns Attack by Israeli Soldiers on Shireen Abu Akleh's Funeral Procession

"This is sickening," said Rep. Rashida Tlaib responding to footage of the attack by Israeli forces. "Violent racism, enabled by $3.8 billion in unconditional military U.S. funds."

Jon Queally ·


How the US Will Ignore Israel's War Crime of Killing Shireen Abu Akleh

The goal is to assuage public anger with empty calls for an investigation, until this latest atrocity fades from the news cycle.

Ali Abunimah ·


Athens Declaration Calls for End to Ukraine War and Creation of 'Lasting Peace'

Put forth by international progressive leaders "calling the world to sanity," the document envisions a global security framework committed to de-escalating tensions in the world.

Andrea Germanos ·


To End the Horror in Ukraine, Go Big, and Go Broad

Amid such suffering and with the risk of escalation increasing by the day, our call must be clear: End the war now.

Kevin Martin ·


'Horrific': Israeli Forces Attack Mourners Carrying Casket of Shireen Abu Akleh

Israeli soldiers assaulted civilians during a funeral procession for the slain Palestinian-American journalist, "using stun grenades and tear gas and charging at them with horses and batons."

Kenny Stancil ·


'We Must Find an Agreement': Zelenskyy Calls for Direct Talks With Putin

"I am ready to speak with Putin, but only with him, without his intermediaries and on the terms of dialogue, and not ultimatums," said the Ukrainian president.

Jake Johnson ·


Beloved Palestinian-American Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh Killed in Israeli Raid

Shireen was a beloved journalist, known throughout the Arabic-speaking world for her decades of tireless reporting on Palestine.

Amy Goodman ·


$40 Billion War Fever Grips Congress as US Escalates Ukraine War

It's time for negotiations, not arms shipments, to end the Ukraine/Russia war.

Cole Harrison ·

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