Larry Wilkerson

Nuclear Treaty Framework is in Dangerous Disarray and Needs to be Rebooted

Nuclear Treaty Framework is in Dangerous Disarray and Needs to be Rebooted

February 4, 2019

Col. Larry Wilkerson discusses the meaning of the Trump administration’s abandonment of the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty and how this move has contributed to a wholesale dismantling of the nuclear weapons control system. This might be an opportunity to restart, deepen, and broaden the framework, says Wilkerson

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Venezuela Coverage and Analysis

January 29, 2019
Find all of our Venezuela stories here, from the current crisis to the early days of The Real News Network
Moscow & NATO Playing a 'Dangerous Tit-For-Tat Game' in the Ukraine

Moscow & NATO Playing a ‘Dangerous Tit-For-Tat Game’ in the Ukraine

November 26, 2018

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says that the latest Ukraine crisis, in which Russia is holding Ukrainian navy boats, was foreseeable and likely, given NATO’s constant encroachment on Russia’s border region

US & UK Not Truly Committed to Ending Saudi 'Total War' on Yemen

US & UK Not Truly Committed to Ending Saudi ‘Total War’ on Yemen

November 12, 2018

While the US and UK have called for a ceasefire in Yemen, Col. Larry Wilkerson says they are not truly committed to ending Saudi Arabia’s “total war” on Yemen. Trump and May are saving face after the Khashoggi killing, and the kingdom is still bombing civilian areas with American and British help

As Koreas Make Peace, Will Trump End the War?

As Koreas Make Peace, Will Trump End the War?

September 24, 2018

At their third summit, the leaders of North and South Korea made new progress in their historic effort to bring peace to the Peninsula. But for North Korea to denuclearize, is the US prepared to formally end the Korean War, and withdraw US forces? We speak to Col. Lawrence Wilkerson

Bill Maher Leads Attack on Larry Wilkerson over Trump Meeting with Putin

July 27, 2018

Trump’s Helsinki meeting with Vladimir Putin was absolutely necessary, but unfortunately it was squandered because nuclear weapons were not discussed, which actually is the main issue between the two countries, says Col. Larry Wilkerson

US Is Helping ‘Bloodthirsty Cult’ – the MEK – to Overthrow Iran’s Government

July 11, 2018

In pursuit of regime change in Iran, the Trump administration and prominent Republicans and Democrats alike are supporting the Mojahedin-e Khalq (MEK), which former top US official Larry Wilkerson says is a “bloodthirsty cult.” Ben Norton reports

‘Space Force’, $716B Defense Bill Take Wasteful Military Spending to New Heights

June 22, 2018

President Trump’s “Space Force” would escalate US efforts to militarize space just as a new Senate bill calls for a massive $716 billion in military spending. We discuss the stratospheric expansion of the US military with Col. Lawrence Wilkerson

Tensions Rise in Dangerous U.S.-China Spat over South China Sea

May 31, 2018
China has accused the US of what it calls a “serious violation of Chinese sovereignty” after two US warships passed by South China Sea islands that Beijing claims as its own. We speak to Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, who warns that the dispute is “fraught with danger.”