Stephen F. Cohen: The Russia “National Security Crisis” is a U.S. Creation + Debunking the Putin Panic + Trump: A Symptom of a System in Decay

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Part 1: The Russia “National Security Crisis” is a U.S. Creation

TheRealNews on Jul 19, 2018

President Trump’s warm words for Vladimir Putin and his failure to endorse U.S. intelligence community claims about alleged Russian meddling have been called “treasonous” and the cause of a “national security crisis.” There is a crisis, says Prof. Stephen F. Cohen, but one of our own making.


Part 2: Debunking the Putin Panic with Stephen F. Cohen

TheRealNews on Jul 24, 2018

There is much to criticize the Russian president for, says Professor Stephen F. Cohen of Princeton and NYU, but many US political and media claims about Putin are false – and reckless.


Trump: A Symptom of a System in Decay

TheRealNews on Jul 19, 2018

A live interactive Q & A session with Paul Jay, hosted by Aaron Mate about the controversies related to Trump’s meeting with Putin in Helsinki.

From the archives:

Chris Hedges, David Swanson, et al Interviews in Support of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks (#Unity4J)

The Intelligence Community is Neither by David Swanson + Sam Husseini Dragged out of Press Conference + Debate: Glenn Greenwald VS Joe Cirincione

American Totalitarianism and the Culture of Fake News by Finian Cunningham

Two Right-Wing Coups in the Americas by Paul Street

Facebook Scandal Blows Away “Russiagate” by Finian Cunningham

Liberals These Days are Largely Cold Warriors by William Blum

John Pilger and Julian Assange: Secret World of US Election

Julian Assange Accuses Democrats of Blaming Russia and WikiLeaks for Clinton Loss + WikiLeaks’ Release of the Largest Leak of Secret CIA Documents

Abby Martin: Stephen Cohen Debunks US Claim “Russia #1 Threat”

Julian Assange: It’s Not An Intelligence Report (Full Press Conference and Q&A)

Not a Shred of Evidence that Russia Hacked Emails or Served as a Source for WikiLeaks by David Swanson

John Pilger: The Coming War On China

15 thoughts on “Stephen F. Cohen: The Russia “National Security Crisis” is a U.S. Creation + Debunking the Putin Panic + Trump: A Symptom of a System in Decay

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  13. I like Stephen Cohen. He is sensible, scholarly and mature. That Democracy Now clip was taken out of its much broader context ~ a long exchange between Joe Cirincione and Glenn Greenwald; well worth hearing by the way, as Glenn G’s fluent response was entirely apt and proportionate.

    I’ve just listened to a rather bellicose Steve Bannon on the Helsinki meeting. All very “interesting.” I don’t agree with him, but his reactionary (Opus Dei, according to Paul Jay) personality and political psychology need to be carefully understood….

    Paul Jay is very astute in my estimation.

    So far as Crimea being essentially Russian is concerned, that’s a (strategic) no-brainer in my opinion. So even Kissinger can be right about some things!

    Parasitical capitalism, decay, climate….exactly. Where is the authentic vision….creative “intelligence?” I mean we’re talking about the destiny of all Earth-life. “DNI” Mr Coats seems like a cock-eyed paranoiac, not a genuinely wise homo saps…..! Woe is me, don’t we deserve something better?

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