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NATO: A Dangerous Paper Tiger

Authored by Patrick Armstrong via The Strategic Culture Foundation, The Chinese have a genius for pithy expressions and few are more packed with meaning, while immediately understandable, than "paper tiger". NATO is one, but paper tigers that overestimate their powers can be dangerous. Some Russians are concerned that there are today more hostile troops at […]

EU Creates New Defense Pact To Reduce Dependence On US

Authored by Andrei Akulov via The Strategic Culture Foundation, The EU on Nov.13 officially launched a new era in defense cooperation with a program of joint military investment in equipment, research and development, known as permanent structured cooperation, or PESCO. Foreign and defense ministers gathered at a signing ceremony in Brussels to represent 23 EU governments […]

NATO Ministerial Meeting: Preparing For War On Russia?

Authored by Stephen Lendman, America controls NATO policymaking. The alliance serves as its global imperial arm – warmaking its mission, not fostering world peace and stability. Nor does it have anything to do with defense at a time the only threats alliance members face are invented ones. Real ones don’t exist. World peace and stability […]

Asian Metals Market Update: October-31-2017

news.goldseek.com / By: Chintan Karnani, Insignia Consultants /  31 October 2017 Trump and his controversies prevented gold and silver from a collapse. Russian meddling in elections is the headline. Americans meddle in the elections of every nation. Might is right for the Americans. By naming Russia American politicians are just trying to justify their global war cost. […]

NATO General Threatens “Consequences” For Turkey Buying Russian Air Defense System

Authored by Jason Ditz via AntiWar.com, In looking to upgrade their air defense system, Turkey had a choice: buying the advanced Russian S-400 systems, or more expensive, US-made alternatives. Turkey chose to buy Russian, and NATO isn’t happy. While NATO was initially just complaining the S-400 was incompatible with their own systems, top NATO General Petr […]

Sweden, Submarines, And Propaganda

zerohedge.com / by Brian Cloughley via The Strategic Culture Foundation / Oct 27, 2017 3:30 AM Sweden’s most recent military cooperation with the US-NATO military alliance involved hosting armed forces of the many countries which participated in Exercise Aurora in September. As noted by Euronews, “Sweden is undertaking its biggest military exercise amid fears of Russian military build […]

Sweden, Submarines, And Propaganda

Authored by Brian Cloughley via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Sweden’s most recent military cooperation with the US-NATO military alliance involved hosting armed forces of the many countries which participated in Exercise Aurora in September. As noted by Euronews, “Sweden is undertaking its biggest military exercise amid fears of Russian military build up,” and NATO headquarters […]

Preeening Politicians & Europe’s Lost Testicles

Authored by Robert Gore via Straight Line Logic blog, Disarmed and docile Europeans pose no meaningful threat to their governments’ depredations. All sorts of reasons have been advanced for declining birthrates. SLL spotlights Europe as an advanced case and offers a hypothesis: its testicles have gone missing. What does it do to a continent when […]

The Added Liquidity Caused By 2 Votes

milesfranklin.com / by J Johnson / Oct 18, 2017  We have been involved in one heck of a transition these past 5 quarters. Not only has the politically gamed background been forced up front and center for both party’s embarrassment, the intelligence agencies and foreign agreements (entanglements such as those of NATO, NAFTA, CAFTA et al.) […]

16 Years On: End Goal of Afghanistan is ‘Admit No Failure’

21stcenturywire.com / BY 21WIRE / OCTOBER 7, 2017 21st Century Wire says… Today, 7 October 2017, marks the 16th anniversary of United States and British military action in Afghanistan – aka “Operation Enduring Freedom” – and all signs point to a policy of not admitting failure. The war operation in Afghanistan has indeed been enduring. It has taken countless […]