Iran’s protests: a different view from the ground

Setareh Sadeghi, an Esfahan, Iran-based scholar and teacher, provides Max Blumenthal with a view of Iran’s protests against the country’s morality police and the death of Mahsa Amini never heard in US mainstream. Sadeghi explains that while many Iranians oppose the morality police, the protests have failed to spread far outside Tehran, and have relied […]

US, UK sabotaged peace deal because they 'don't care about Ukraine': fmr. NATO adviser

Pushback with Aaron Maté Support Pushback: https://www.patreon.com/aaronmate Former Swiss intelligence officer and NATO adviser Jacques Baud on the next phase of the Russia-Ukraine war and new allegations that the US and UK undermined a peace deal that could have ended it. The West’s aim “is not the victory of Ukraine, It’s the defeat of Russia,” […]

NATO sabotages Ukraine-Russia talks as Europe suffers

Scott Ritter, former UN weapons inspector and ex-Marines intelligence officer, addresses reports that now-former UK PM Boris Johnson pushed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to reject peace talks with Russia this April, and explains how the war will devastate European economies as it drags on. ||| The Grayzone ||| Find more reporting at https://thegrayzone.com Support our […]

Did Ukraine's counter-offensive change the game?

Scott Ritter, former UN weapons inspector and ex-Marines intelligence officer, assesses the success of Ukraine’s counter-offensive around Kharkov, and whether Russia’s can recover the momentum of its military campaign. ||| The Grayzone ||| Find more reporting at https://thegrayzone.com Support our original journalism at Patreon: https://patreon.com/grayzone Facebook: https://facebook.com/thegrayzone Twitter: https://twitter.com/thegrayzonenews Instagram: https://instagram.com/thegrayzonenews Minds: https://minds.com/thegrayzone Mastodon: https://mastodon.social/@thegrayzone […]

Who's behind Zaporizhia nuclear plant attacks?

Scott Ritter, former UN weapons inspector and ex-Marines intelligence officer, provides detailed context behind the attacks on the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine, and the role of IAEA international inspectors in mediating the conflict at the site. ||| The Grayzone ||| Find more reporting at https://thegrayzone.com Support our original journalism at Patreon: https://patreon.com/grayzone Facebook: […]

Russian military analysts slam Operation Z errors

Scott Ritter, former UN arms inspector and Marines intelligence officer, responds to harsh criticism of the Russian military’s strategy in Ukraine by Russian military bloggers supportive of Operation Z. The criticism arrived after Russia suffered its worst military defeat since 1996 at the hands of the Ukrainian military around Kharkov. ||| The Grayzone ||| Find […]

Scott Ritter on Ukraine's counter-offensive, Russia's next move

Was the Ukrainian military’s advance around Kharkiv a turning point in the Ukraine proxy war? Will Russia have to escalate? Has the US crossed a red line with its participation in the war? Military expert and former UN weapons inspector Scott Ritter joins The Grayzone’s Max Blumenthal and Aaron Mate live to discuss. source

Congressional Democrats shun Ukraine peace campaign

Veteran antiwar activists Medea Benjamin and Tighe Berry speak to Max Blumenthal about Code Pink’s new campaign for negotiations between the US and Russia over Ukraine and a halt to billions in military aid. Benjamin and Berry discuss the chilly reception their advocacy received from even some progressive Democratic members of Congress and critique “America […]

13-year-old on Ukrainian gov't kill list speaks out

The Grayzone’s Max Blumenthal speaks to Faina Savenkova, a 13-year-old resident of the Lugansk Republic who was placed on the Myrotvorets (Peacemaker) “kill list” of the Ukrainian government after she issued a call to the United Nations for an end to the war she has lived through since 2014. Meera Terada also joins to provide […]