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At 75, NATO Needs a Neurological Exam

By Ray McGovern and Robert Scheer / Original to ScheerPost In this week’s episode of “Playing President,” Ray McGovern, 27-year CIA veteran and briefer of five presidents, continues to make sense of the world to “President” Scheer, who prepared for this role through his decades as a journalist, including in-depth interviews with five presidents from […]

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NATO Members Agree To Give Ukraine $43 Billion in Military Aid for 2025

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks at the Malacañang Palace in Manila, Philippines, on 3 June 2024. By Dave DeCamp / Antiwar.com NATO allies have agreed to pledge $43 billion in military aid for Ukraine, which will be provided next year, Reuters reported on Wednesday. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg was looking for the alliance to make a multi-year […]

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NATO Members Agree To Give Ukraine $43 Billion in Military Aid for 2025

Volodymyr Zelenskyy Visited the Pokrovsk Direction. President Of Ukraine from Україна, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons By Dave DeCamp / Antiwar.com NATO allies have agreed to pledge $43 billion in military aid for Ukraine, which will be provided next year, Reuters reported on Wednesday. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg was looking for the alliance to make a multi-year commitment […]

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President Gets a Reality Check on Ukraine

By Ray McGovern and Robert Scheer / Original to ScheerPost In this week’s episode of “Playing President,” Ray McGovern, 27-year CIA veteran and briefer of five presidents, continues to make sense of the world to “President” Scheer, who prepared for this role through his decades as a journalist, including in-depth interviews with five presidents from […]

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There Is No Such Thing as a Small Nuclear War

Erik Bulatov (USSR), People in the Landscape, 1976. By Vijay Prashad / Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research There was a time when calls for a nuclear-free Europe rang across the continent. It began with the Stockholm Appeal (1950), which opened with the powerful words ‘We demand the outlawing of atomic weapons as instruments of intimidation and […]

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Why Won’t the US Help Negotiate a Peaceful End to the War in Ukraine?

Russian President Vladimir Putin on June 14, during a meeting with Foreign Ministry senior officials. (Aleksey Maishev, RIA Novosti, Kremlin) By Jeffrey D. Sachs / Common Dreams For the fifth time since 2008, Russia has proposed to negotiate with the U.S. over security arrangements, this time in proposals made by President Vladimir Putin on June 14, 2024. Four […]

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Ray McGovern: Why Is Putin in North Korea?

By Robert Scheer and Ray McGovern / Original to ScheerPost In the seventh episode of “Playing President,” Ray McGovern, 27-year CIA veteran and briefer of five presidents, continues to make sense of the world to “President” Scheer, who prepared for this role through his decades as a journalist, including in-depth interviews with five presidents from […]