A statement issued on Sunday by a joint command centre consisting of forces of Russian, Iran and allied militia alliance supporting Syrian President Bashar al Assad said that Friday’s US strike on the Syrian air base crossed “red lines” and it would “respond with force” to any new aggression while increasing […]
from The Richie Allen Show:
by Ellen Nakashima, Washington Post:
The Obama administration is close to announcing a series of measures to punish Russia for its interference in the 2016 presidential election, including economic sanctions and diplomatic censure, according to U.S. officials.
The administration is finalizing the details, which also are expected to include covert action that will probably […]
by Fayçal Benhassain, CNSnews:
As France prepares to vote on Sunday to choose the Republican party’s standard-bearer in next year’s presidential election, the country’s approach to the Syrian civil war is one of the biggest differences between the two rival candidates.
François Fillon, the 62-year-old former prime minister who surprised many by winning last […]
by Paul Craig Roberts, Paul Craig Roberts:
During the decades-long Cold War the belief in America was that the Soviet Union had an ideology of world domination. Every nationalist movement, such as Vietnam’s effort to throw off French colonialism, was misinterpreted as another domino falling to Soviet world conquest. This mistaken American belief persisted […]
by F. William Engdahl, New Eastern Outlook:
If nature abhors a vacuum, geopolitics does so even more. The vote by a majority of the citizens of Great Britain to exit the dysfunctional construct misnamed the European Union is a symptom of something far deeper and more tectonic. It’s as if a huge dam ruptured […]
by David Haggith, The Great Recession Blog:
Wars and rumors of wars are now filling the headlines as listed below with the most immediate top-level rumors of war being created by Russia among its own citizens.
Rumors of wars directly from the Kremlin
As tensions between the US and Russia have reached their highest […]
by Darius Shahtahmasebi, The Anti Media:
Following a renewal of Turkish-Russian relations, Turkey has taken a diplomatic stance regarding the Syrian conflict, warning against serious consequences if the five-year civil war is not resolved. Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus warned this week that the Syrian proxy war between the U.S. and Russia could […]
by Jeff Nielson, Sprott Money:
The Next Crash is coming. Equity markets (especially U.S. markets) have been pumped up to bubble levels. Bond markets (especially the U.S. bond market) have been pumped up to absurd, bubble levels – and it isn’t even supposed to be possible to have a stock bubble and a bond […]
by James Corbett, The International Forecaster:
When Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan shared a stage this week at the World Energy Congress in Istanbul, it marked the latest turn in a story so fraught with drastic ups and downs that it would give the most battle-hardened roller coaster enthusiast […]
from Hang The Bankers:
Time magazine’s parent company is a top donor to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign — a factor that may help explain the publication’s obsession with blaming Russian president Vladimir Putin for “rigging” the U.S. presidential election.
This year, alone, Time Inc., the organization behind Time — one of the most prestigious […]