Ukraine (mid May 2022 update) – Ep 118


We give our most recent Ukraine update, including Finland / Sweden joining NATO, the entire lack of tracking or accountability for the huge deluge of weapons entering Ukraine, Poland providing T-72 tanks to Ukraine (replaced by M1 Abrams tanks from the U.S.), and acknowledging that not every country in the world has jumped on the Ukraine good, Russia bad bandwagon.

Retired Swiss Military-Intelligence Officer: ‘Is it Possible to Actually Know What Has Been And is Going on in Ukraine?’

Ray McGovern on Germany: Bad News Far Outweighs the Good

Intel Vets: Nuclear Weapons Cannot Be Un-Invented

  • Putin’s recent comments can be read as deterrence
  • It’s possible he could use them in the extremis, viewing what’s happened in Ukraine since 2014 as an existential threat.
  • A quote from the first letter to the President, a message to George W. Bush as the war in Iraq began, and a message they repeat in their most recent letter to President Biden “You would be well served if you widened the discussion beyond the circle of those advisers clearly bent on a war for which we see no compelling reason and from which we believe the unintended consequences are likely to be catastrophic.”

Why I Won’t Fight – Brandon P. Buck

Why Can’t We Be Friends? The History of and Prospects for Left and Right Antiwar Collaboration – Brandon P. Buck

America defeats Germany for the third time in a century | MR Online

Greenwald: Biden Wanted $33B More For Ukraine. Congress Quickly Raised it to $40B. Who Benefits? – scheerpost.com

Washington Needs To Play Better With Others: Relearning the Art of Diplomacy – Antiwar.com Original

US pours billions into Ukraine proxy war while keeping public in the dark

Finland and Sweden will join NATO at the expense of everything – Responsible Statecraft

 

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