World Politics

This Means War: US To Target Putin’s Personal $40 Billion Stash

Sunday, April 20, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 04/20/2014 While the White House has continually threatened further sanctions against Russia for non-de-escalation (even as it un-de-escalates itself), the specifics of the additional sanctions have been sparse. German CEO warnings over blowback from economic sanctions… the “nonsense” of replacing Russian gas with US gas… the Russian warnings of “interdependence”... »

Five Reported Killed In East Ukraine Following Ultra-nationalist Attack

Sunday, April 20, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 04/20/2014 And to think it was just two days ago when all the USDJPY momentum ignition algos roared to life on flashing headline news of yet another diplomatic “de-escalation” of tensions in Ukraine. What was clearly ignored is that since John Kerry was involved, it was nothing but the latest... »

Report indicates that US aligned regimes are preparing for war

Saturday, April 19, 2014
By Paul Martin

Caleb Maupin RT.com April 18, 2014 Every year the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) releases a study on military spending around the world. This year’s report contains many interesting details. Some things in the report presented by the United Nations Commission on disarmament on April 14 have not changed at all. As has... »

Japan begins military expansion first time for 40 years, risks angering China

Saturday, April 19, 2014
By Paul Martin

Voiceofrussia.com 19 April 2014 Japan began its first military expansion at the western end of its island chain in more than 40 years on Saturday, breaking ground on a radar station on a tropical island off Taiwan. The move risks angering China, locked in a dispute with Japan over nearby islands which they both... »

Japan Sends Troops to Island, Risking China Tensions

Saturday, April 19, 2014
By Paul Martin

Yonagumi Is Just Off the Coast of Taiwan by Jason Ditz AntiWar.com April 18, 2014 If you don’t think of Japan as a tropical place with rain forests, you’ve never been to the island of Yonagumi. Even in Japan, few have, as the island is only about 1,500 people and two police officers. And... »

Russian army massed on Ukraine doorstep as deal stalls

Saturday, April 19, 2014
By Paul Martin

Moscow deems Obama’s threat of more sanctions ‘unacceptable,’ says military ‘reinforcements’ sent to border By Nicolas MILETITCH and Marc BURLEIGH TimesOfIsreal.com April 19, 2014 Russia said its military is massed on Ukraine’s doorstep and warned against further US sanctions overnight Friday as a deal struck with Washington appeared to stall because of intransigence by... »

X22 Report:The Ukraine De-escalation Deal Is A Complete Distraction And The War Agenda Is Pushed Forward By The CIA

Friday, April 18, 2014
By Paul Martin

Japan raised the tax on the people and now consumer confidence is falling. Gallup poll shows the people believe Obama has not helped the economy. Congressman Issa is not investigating Harry Reid, it seems this was misinformation or someone got to him. Reid has called all those who were are the Bundy ranch domestic... »

Ex-White House Official Warns Ukraine Chaos To Engulf World

Friday, April 18, 2014
By Paul Martin

KingWorldNews.com April 18, 2014 Today King World News interviewed the former White House official who was Special Assistant to the President of the United States for Economic Policy and a former member of the U.S. President’s Working Group on Financial Markets, also known as the Plunge Protection Team, or PPT. While in the White... »

De-Escalation Off: US Deploys Troops To Poland

Friday, April 18, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 04/18/2014 So what part of “All sides must refrain from any violence, intimidation or provocative actions,” did the US not understand when they decided that deploying troops to Poland was in keeping with the four-party deal? As WaPo reports, Poland and the United States will announce next week the deployment... »

Russia Confirms Troop Build-Up Near Ukraine; Warns West, More Sanctions “Absolutely Unacceptable”

Friday, April 18, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 04/18/2014 For the first time, Russia has confirmed that it has built up its military presence on the Ukrainian border (according to Agence France Presse). On the heels of the de-escalation and the West’s threat of tougher sanctions (if Russia failed to abide by the new ‘deal’), Kremlin spokesman Dmirty... »