Posts Tagged ‘Stephen’

Will US elites give détente with Russia a chance? (by Stephen Cohen)

Despite determined attempts in Washington to sabotage such a “summit,” as I reported previously, President Trump and Russian President Putin are still scheduled to meet at the G-20 gathering in Japan this week. Iran will be at the top of their agenda. The Trump administration seems determined to wage cold, possibly even hot, war against the […]

SOTT FOCUS: Stephen Cohen’s 2017 Prophecy About The Nuclear Threat Of Russiagate Is Coming True

   The New York Times has published an anonymously sourced report titled “U.S. Escalates Online Attacks on Russia’s Power Grid” about the “placement of potentially crippling malware inside the Russian system at a depth and with an aggressiveness that had never been tried before” which could potentially “plunge Russia into darkness or cripple its military,” […]

How did Russiagate begin? (by Stephen Cohen)

It cannot be emphasized too often: Russiagate – allegations that the American president has been compromised by the Kremlin and which may even have helped to put him in the White House – is the worst and (considering the lack of actual evidence) most fraudulent political scandal in American history. We have yet to calculate […]

Stephen Lendman: Douma Chemical Incident a US-NATO False Flag… OPCW Is a US Imperial Tool

ST Sunday, 19 May 2019 The chemical watchdog group is mandated “to implement the provisions of the Chemical Weapons Convention to achieve a world free of” CWs. Its mission includes conducting “credible and transparent” on-site inspections to verify use of and destruction of these weapons. Time and again, it flagrantly breaches its mandate, serving US-led […]

Keanu Reeves’ Explanation of What Happens When We Die Left Stephen Colbert Speechless

Elias Marat, TMU Waking Times Keanu Reeves began his career in Hollywood portraying characters whom few would describe as “profound.” Yet in the years since, Reeves has earned a reputation as a rather down-to-earth, deep and thoughtful person who defies the stereotypes that made him famous. And his latest appearance on Stephen Colbert’s The Late Show on […]

Ilhan Omar faces racist backlash for calling Stephen Miller "a white nationalist"

Michael F. Brown Power Suits 12 April 2019 Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has faced a sustained campaign of racist and Islamophobic smears, including death threats and false accusations of anti-Semitism. Ronen Tivony SIPA Despite death threats against her, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has named White House adviser Stephen Miller as a “white nationalist.” “The fact that he […]

Ilhan Omar defends calling Trump aide Stephen Miller a ‘white nationalist’

Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar on Tuesday defended herself after coming under criticism for a tweet in which she called White House senior adviser Stephen Miller a “white nationalist.” Miller is widely considered the architect of the Trump administration’s controversial immigration policies. “You know we are talking about someone who truly believes not a single refugee, […]

New Cold War dangers: More potentially explosive Russia-US conflicts likely to come – Stephen Cohen

A major theme of Cohen’s recently published book ‘War With Russia? From Putin and Ukraine To Trump and Russiagate’, is that the new Cold War is more dangerous in several ways than its 40-year predecessor, which the world survived. Two of these new perils were demonstrated on November 25 when Russia forces fired on and seized […]

New Cold War is more dangerous than the one the world survived – Stephen Cohen

Hence the question mark. I cannot foresee the future. The book’s overarching theme is informed by past and current facts, not by any political agenda, ideological commitment, or magical prescience. The owl of Minerva spreads its wings only with the falling of dusk. – Hegel To restate that theme: The new US-Russian Cold War is […]

Russian diplomacy is winning the New Cold War – Stephen Cohen

On the fifth anniversary of the onset of the Ukrainian crisis, in November 2013, and of Washington “punishing” Russia by attempting to “isolate” it in world affairs — a policy first declared by President Barack Obama in 2014 and continued ever since, primarily through economic sanctions — Cohen discusses the following points: 1. During the […]

‘We have met the enemy and he is us’: Who’s really ‘undermining’ US democracy? asks Stephen Cohen

Summarizing one of the themes in his new book, ‘War with Russia? From Putin and Ukraine To Trump and Russiagate,’ Stephen F. Cohen argues that Russiagate allegations of Kremlin attempts to “undermine American democracy” may themselves erode confidence in those institutions. Suspicious packages could be ‘Russian operation,’ says MSNBC host Ever since Russiagate allegations began […]

Stephen King: Caravan Mob “Just A Bunch Of Scared, Hungry People”

Anti-Trump author Stephen King has downplayed the migrant caravan marching towards the United States, claiming it consists of “a bunch of scared and hungry people.” On Sunday,  President Trump fired off two tweets slamming the courts that have ruled against his administration and sided with an “onslaught of illegal immigrants.” Full efforts are being made […]

‘US Congress has no Russian policy other than sanctions’ – Stephen Cohen

1. National intelligence agencies have long played major roles, often not entirely visible, in international politics. They are doing so again today, as is evident in several countries, from Russiagate in the United States and the murky Skripal assassination attempt in the UK to the apparent murder of Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in […]

Stephen Hawking’s Final Book Warns Of Genetically-Enhanced ‘Superhumans’

Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking warns of genetically-enhanced “superhumans” taking over the world, in his final book set to be published Tuesday.  Professor Hawking, who died last March, argues that humans will soon become capable of editing their own genes, allowing them to enhance selective traits. reports: In an excerpt from the book, entitled “Brief Answers to […]

Stephen Hawking Predicted Rise Of ‘Superhuman Race’ That Will Destroy Humanity

Stephen Hawking’s last fear was the rise of a race of  ‘superhumans’ that could destroy the rest of humanity. In his final prediction, the renowned scientist suggests that genetic engineering would enable the creation of a new race of superhuman. A collection of newly published essays written before his death in March reveal that Hawking […]

More Cold War extremism and crises – by Stephen F. Cohen

Emphasizing growing Cold War extremism in Washington and war-like crises in US-Russian relations elsewhere, Cohen comments on the following examples: Russiagate, even though none of its core allegations have been proven, is now a central part of the new Cold War, severely limiting President Trump’s ability to conduct crisis-negotiations with Moscow and further vilifying Russian […]

‘Vital’ US moles in the Kremlin go missing! – by Stephen Cohen

For nearly two years, mostly vacuous (though malignant) Russiagate allegations have drowned out truly significant news directly affecting America’s place in the world. In recent days, for example, French President Emmanuel Macron declared  “Europe can no longer rely on the United States to provide its security,” calling for instead a broader kind of security “and […]

Bombshell: Stephen Paddock’s Girlfriend Worked For The FBI

The girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock worked for the FBI, according to consumer credit records. Marilou Danley, whose fingerprints were found on Paddock’s horde of ammunition, applied for a loan and stated that she worked for the FBI on her application. Publicly available data obtained from consumer credit reporting bureaus show Danley listed the […]

What the Brennan affair really reveals – by Stephen F. Cohen

Ever since Dwight Eisenhower in the 1950s, every American president has held one or more summit meetings with the Kremlin leader, first and foremost in order to prevent miscalculations that could result in war between the two nuclear superpowers. Generally, they received bipartisan support for doing so. In July, President Trump continued that tradition by […]

Sanction Mania v Russia – by Stephen F. Cohen

Cohen begins by putting the current bipartisan Senate campaign to impose new, “crushing” sanctions on Russia in historical context. Broadly understood, sanctions have been part of US policy toward Russia for much of the past 100 years. During the Russian civil war of 1918–20, President Woodrow Wilson sent American troops to fight against the emerging Soviet […]

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