|Monday, April 10|
|·|| Russia-Baiting Pushed Trump to Attack Syria |
|Saturday, January 07|
|·|| Media Hype Fake News Report Claiming Russian US Election Hacking |
|Friday, December 02|
|·|| What can go wrong? |
|·|| Cuba, Fidel, Socialism … Hasta la victoria siempre! |
|Sunday, November 13|
|·|| George Soros Financed Anti-Trump Protests |
|·|| Clinton Is the Most Dangerous Person Alive |
|Sunday, October 09|
|·|| Always remember |
|Tuesday, September 27|
|·|| He Who Hesitates Is Lost And Russia Hesitated |
|Thursday, August 18|
|·|| US Impunity under threat: Turkey may disintegrate NATO |
|Monday, July 11|
|·|| Made Man in a Blue Vest: Deray McKesson |
|Saturday, June 25|
|·|| Why the British said no to Europe |
|Saturday, June 18|
|·|| U.S. Sets Stage for Libya-Like Regime Change in Eritrea, “Africa’s Cuba” |
|Monday, June 06|
|·|| Muhammad Ali: My Name, Not Yours |
|Friday, June 03|
|·|| There Has Been A Coup In Brazil |
|Saturday, May 28|
|·|| Silencing America as It Prepares for War |
|Friday, May 27|
|·|| The Looting Stage of Capitalism: Germany’s Assault on the IMF |
|Wednesday, May 25|
|·|| Get Real: Petrodollars, not corruption is the reason for Brazilian coup |
|·|| Russia Denounces External Forces for Crisis in Venezuela |
|Tuesday, May 24|
|·|| Call It a 'Coup': How Elite Orchestrated Overthrow in Brazil |
|Thursday, May 19|
|·|| Hillary Clinton’s Race Problem |
War and Terror: Korean bomb: the nightmare created by Bush|
Posted on Monday, October 16 @ 16:06:30 UTC
Topic: North Korea
October 14, 2006
North Korea's decision to conduct a nuclear weapons test on Monday of this week drew condemnation from all the world's major powers. Across the globe people rightly fear a nuclear conflagration.
Socialist Worker opposes all nuclear weapons, but there is immense hypocrisy in George Bush and Tony Blair's sabre rattling at North Korea.
Bush has been threatening North Korea ever since he named the country as part of the "axis of evil" in 2002. The country's decision to go nuclear is a direct consequence of that.
The Bush regime recently discussed plans for a nuclear attack on Iran - plans that were only blocked by a near mutiny by US generals.
Bush has made clear he is ready to use tactical nuclear weapons. Meanwhile, the British government is set on commissioning a replacement for the Trident nuclear weapons system at the cost of £76 billion.
The warmongers are now using North Korea's nuclear test as an excuse to pile on pressure for an attack on Iran.
Dan Gillerman, Israel's ambassador to the United Nations, said in reaction to the test, "What is happening with North Korea is the 'coming soon' occurrence in Iran, and we must not let that happen."
The US is now pushing for the United Nations to impose sanctions against North Korea.
This is likely to target civilians already suffering from a regime which puts weapons above feeding its own people. Such sanctions will do nothing to make the world safer or to encourage nuclear disarmament.
That can only be achieved by halting the US's war drive - a war drive that this week took a step closer to going nuclear.
The following should be read alongside this article:
US hypocrisy over North Korean nuclear test
© Copyright Socialist Worker (unless otherwise stated). You may republish if you include an active link to the original and leave this notice in place.
|Average Score: 0|