Mel Gurtov


Is China a “Responsible Great Power”?

“President Xi Jinping would like everyone to pay attention to how China is exerting leadership in world affairs as a “responsible great power.” While the Trump administration is in retreat, Xi is taking full advantage of the leadership vacuum…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Mel Gurtov Blog, Counterpunch, LA Progressive, The Sunburg News, Sierra County Prospect
Date: October 31,November 1,2,2018
799 Words

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Getting Away with Murder

“In March I wrote about the visit to Washington of Saudi Arabia’s new leader, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. At the time most of the media were reporting uncritically about him and his regime…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: LA Progressive, Counterpunch, The Sunburg News, Mel Gurtov Blog, Critical Studies, Mysantrophy Press, Sierra County Prospect, Sentinel News, The Russophile, West Side Gazette, City Watch, Bainbridge Island Review
Date: October 15,17,18,24,2018
779 Words

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A Victory for Diplomacy on the Korean Peninsula

“On September 18 leaders of North and South Korea signed a September Declaration to advance inter-Korean cooperation and the possibility of the North’s denuclearization. Critics immediately dismissed the agreement for having accomplished nothing on the latter objective while largely ignoring what was accomplished on the former…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Antiwar, Counterpunch, The Smirking Chimp, Sierra County Prospect, The Journal Tribune, The Virginia Gazette, Bainbridge Island Review, LA Progressive
Date: October 1,2,3,2018
869 Words

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