Mel Gurtov


Nukes: The unmentionable election issue (part 1)

“One of these days, national security policy will get a few minutes of campaign debate time. And when that day occurs, perhaps—just perhaps—attention will turn to a matter of some urgency: the continuing threat posed by nuclear weapons. As both the US and Russia pursue MADness (mutually assured destruction) with steep investments in nuclear weapons, they use the same distorted logic to justify them that has been used throughout the nuclear age…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Davis Enterprise, Emissourian, Z Net, LA Progressive, Counterpunch, Eagle Times,
Date: March 10,11,12,13,2020
674 Words

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Embarrassing moments from Trump’s visit to India

“Donald Trump abroad never ceases to entertain with his ignorance and misstatements. As India’s leaders learned from Trump’s previous visits to Saudi Arabia and China, all it takes is pomp and circumstance to get this president’s favorable remarks. Here are a few gems from his just-concluded visit:…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: In the Human Interest, Gilmer Free Press, The Smirking Chimp, Bainbridge Island Review, Counterpunch, In the Human Interest
Date: February 25,27, March 2,3,2020
404 Words

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