Posts tagged as United States

The United States is interested in deteriorating China-Lithuanian relations (Video)

By Kasparas Jankauskas on Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Lithuania has recently become the European face of the resistance against China. The diplomatic clash between China and Lithuania has led them to recall their ambassadors. The trigger has to do with the latter’s decision to allow Taiwan to open an office in Vilnius under its name, rather than “Chinese Taipei”, a move interpreted by Beijing as a challenge to “one China”. Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Gabrielius Landsbergis said…

Highway to Europe

By Antanas Tubelis on Friday, August 27, 2021

Since the breakdown of the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact, NATO has absorbed Eastern Europe. NATO has a high concentration of troops in the Baltics, a high concentration of troops in the Black Sea, and potential for an incident may be quite high. Military tensions are rising in line with an accelerating breakdown of diplomatic relations. NATO is the driving force behind the rising wave of war, as Washington’s…

Why NATO is dangerous for the Baltic States

By Antanas Tubelis on Monday, April 26, 2021

Relations between Russia and NATO are becoming worse. In the near future, the situation can become quite dangerous. Since the Baltic States are the main NATO bridgeheads, deterioration of the situation will lead to the most negative consequences for the population of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. The United States is committed to rebuilding and mobilizing NATO. This requires an external enemy. Washington also needs an external enemy to consolidate American…

New U.S. Civil War as a security threat for the Baltic Region

By Jonas Dringelis on Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Recently the U.S. marked the 160th anniversary of the beginning of the American Civil War. The death toll was put at about 750,000 soldiers, including those who died from accident, disease and starvation. Most civil wars do not spring up overnight, and the American Civil War was no exception. After so many years this conflict continues to matter, America’s wounds have yet to heal and the nation is again divided…

The United States cannot survive the corruption of its leaders and the insouciance of its people

By Paul Craig Roberts on Monday, April 19, 2021

The United States military was sent into Afghanistan two decades ago on the basis of a lie. The warmonger neoconservative George W. Bush regime lied to the American people, to US soldiers, and to the world that Osama bin Laden was responsible for the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, that bin Laden was hiding in Afghanistan, that the Afghans would not turn him over to stand…

United States hands over M72 LAW anti-tank weapons to the Lithuanian Armed Forces

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The United States continues contributing to Lithuanian Armed Forces power enhancement by donating M72 LAW light anti-tank weapons, a significant boost to the Lithuanian Armed Forces capabilities and combat power. On April 14 the weaponry will be handed over to the National Defence System at a ceremony at the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas Headquarters Battalion. Minister of National Defence Arvydas Anušauskas, Ambassador of the United States to Lithuania HE Robert…

Terminate NATO

By Jacob G. Hornberger on Friday, April 2, 2021

The Washington Post has published a long piece calling for NATO to take on a new official enemy — China. The piece is written by Sara Bjerg Moller, an assistant professor in the School of Diplomacy and International Relations at Seton Hall University. She argues that after 30 years since losing the Soviet Union as its official enemy and struggling to find a replacement to justify its continued existence, a…

What planet is NATO living on?

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies on Tuesday, March 9, 2021

The February meeting of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Defense Ministers, the first since President Biden took power, revealed an antiquated, 75-year-old alliance that, despite its military failures in Afghanistan and Libya, is now turning its military madness toward two more formidable, nuclear-armed enemies: Russia and China. This theme was emphasized by U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin in a Washington Post op-ed in advance of the NATO meeting, insisting…

The Baltic States are the European troublemakers

By Antanas Tubelis on Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Foreign policy of the Baltic States creates conflicts in the international relationship of Eastern Europe. Earlier, head of the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Žygimantas Pavilionis was delegated to Georgia as a mediator in the political conflict. However, he threatened the Georgian authorities with sanctions for arresting opposition leader Nikanor Melia. Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili called the statements of the Lithuanian delegate offensive and unacceptable. Now Lithuania…