Joby Warrick | In the case of Iran, the IAEA is still recycling its WMD bulls**t.
By Walter Pincus The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to supervise construction of a five-story underground facility for an Israel Defense Forces complex, oddly named “Site 911,” at an Israeli Air Force base near Tel Aviv. Expected to take more than two years to build, at a cost of up to $100 million, the facility is […]
Andrew McKillop | The bad example of fracking – slaying US natural gas prices and making major gas companies unable to pay taxes, or even stay in business – could screw with energy markets.
Parts of two nuclear power plant were shut down late Monday and early Tuesday, while another plant – the nation’s oldest – was put on alert after waters from Superstorm Sandy rose 6 feet above sea level One unit at the Salem plant in Hancocks Bridge, N.J., near the Delaware River, was shut down Tuesday […]
You think we’re over exaggerating? Go and work it out for yourself… ….
Link2 The moribund old nuclear reactor at Wylfa, Anglesey. Uncertainty remains over whether a new one will ever be built alongside it. The drop-out of bidders for nuclear operator Horizon, opposition from the one British community that might host buried nuclear waste, and a damning European report on existing plant safety, all provide new headaches […]
21st Century Wire host Patrick Henningsen visits with award-winning artist/musician and writer Gilad Atzmon, to discuss a number of significant challenges facing the geopolitical scene today, as Atzmon takes on the Isreali Lobby and raises some difficult questions, as well as some uncomfortable truths regarding Jewish identity politics politics. Episode 3 Premieres this Thursday at […]
By Andrew McKillop 21st Century Wire August 18, 2011 Within the next 15 years as many as 100 industry standard 900 MW nuclear reactors, concentrated in the “old nuclear’ countries will have to be decommissioned, dismantled and made safe – unless the sinister farce of reactor operating lifetime extensions goes on playing. In some countries, […]
21st Century Wire July 4, 2011 This week: Patrick Henningsen is a UK-based pundit, commentator, online editor, journalist, and founder of 21st Century Wire, a news service launched during the 2009 Copenhagen Climate Change Summit. The 21st Century Wire is an attempt to, quote; “deliver content that looks squarely at power, its architecture, as well as the seeds of […]
The French military confirmed rumours Wednesday that it had dropped “light weapons” to Libyan rebels earlier this month. The story was reported in French newspaper Le Figaro in early June. – By Alex PARRY / Carlotta Ranieri (video) AFP June 30, 2011 – The French military confirmed Wednesday that it had air dropped “light weapons” earlier this month to […]
Editor’s Note: Without question, Barack Obama came out of the political gate faster than any man in history, sporting a flashy rainbow stripe and pumped up with that political steroid we now as “Hope and Change”. But even 21st century messiahs can run into the realities of political physics. A hard and fast fall back down […]
21WIRE + CNN | A repeat of Fukushima is possible in the US, as Fort Calhoun Nuclear Plant risks siege by flooding river.
Editor’s Note: Officials are still maintaining the line that this nuclear plant in Nebraska is safe against the recent flooding along the Missouri River, but the public can only sit back and wait to see. If there is any disruption of service to the cooling pool for the spent fuel rods, then the region may […]
21st Century Wire June 23, 2011 A bizarre coincidence? The emergency preparedness video by Universal Education Systems available on an Egyptian website, outlines the potential scope of nuclear disaster at Fort Calhoun. Amazing, yet true… Foretelling? Video outlines plume disaster at Ft Calhoun before it happened.
“You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.” – Ayn RandBy Patrick Henningsen21st Century WireJune 23, 2011Since flooding began on June 6th, there has been a disturbingly low level of media attention given to the crisis at the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Facility near Omaha, Nebraska. But available evidence strongly suggests that […]
Patrick Henningsen | Who killed the electric car? Look who’s killing it now…
Webster Tarpley | The US are gearing up for a major confrontation with Syria.
By Andrew McKillop 21st Century Wire June 2, 2011 Israel’s prime minister Netanyahu surprised few recently by furiously rejecting US President Barack Obama’s proposal to use the 1967 borders as the basis for a two-state solution, in the wondrously long-running, vicious, costly and ultimately useless Israeli-Palestinian conflict. According to Netanyahu, the main hurdle to any […]
John Pilger | The NWO installed Obama so that the cynical and the credulous can celebrate state violence in its more palatable form.
Patrick Henningsen | We are now in the early stages of what appears to be a global escalation phase and it is anyone’s guess how this chess game will unfold.