World Politics

Sweden Ready To Use ‘Armed Force’ To Bring Suspicious Vessel To Surface

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Paul Martin

Gianluca Mezzofiore, International Business Times BusinessInsider.com Oct. 22, 2014 Sweden has said it could use force against a suspected Russian submarine that is believed to have violated its borders on the Baltic Sea less than 30 miles (50 km) from Stockholm. The supreme commander general Sverker Goeranson warned he was poised to use “armed... »

ISIS Claims It Hit US Embassy In Baghdad’s Green Zone

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHege.com 10/22/2014 “They know Baghdad. They’ve lived in Baghdad,” said Lt.Col Oliver North, warning over the weekend that sources in Iraq believed ISIS was planning a “major attack” against the embassy in Baghdad. Yesterday we get some confirmation – via ISIS – that they did in fact reportedly strike the U.S.... »

Russia Deploys Troops, Robots Along Entire “2nd Middle East” Arctic Belt

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 10/21/2014 On the heels of Sweden’s military deployment (following the discovery of a damaged Russian sub), it appears Russia is taking no chances with its access to Arctic resources.As Reuters reports, the Russian defense minister announced today that Russian military units will be deployed along the entire Arctic border from... »

Battleships And Helicopters Join Hunt For Missing Submarine: Sweden Prepares To “Use Weapons To Surface Sub”

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 10/21/2014 Sweden’s military has announced that if it finds a suspect foreign vessel in the Stockholm archipelago, it is prepared to force it to the surface “with weapons if necessary”. “Our aim now is to force whatever it is up to the surface… with armed force, if necessary,” he added.... »

Russians & Chinese Are Ditching the Dollar as Europeans Start Using Renminbi in Their Reserves

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
By Paul Martin

SilverDoctors.com October 21, 2014 Even the European Central Bank has started discussions on the possibility of including the renminbi as one of its reserve currencies. On Tuesday the UK also became the first country besides China to issue a sovereign bond in renminbi. This coincided with the issuing of 180 million renminbi of corporate... »

It’s Starting: Russians and Chinese Are Ditching the Dollar and Europeans Are Using Renminbi in Their Reserves

Saturday, October 18, 2014
By Paul Martin

Simon Black BlackListedNews.com October 17, 2014 At present, US dollar accounts for roughly 61% of the world’s foreign exchange reserves. It’s still a safe bet for most, not because the currency is actually strong, but because so many others are already so reliant on it. Between those with reserves in and pegs to the... »

EITHER YOU’RE THE BUTCHER OR YOU’RE THE CATTLE…James Quinn!

Friday, October 17, 2014
By Paul Martin

James Quinn TheBurningPlatform.com 16th October 2014 I know many people have no interest in watching the boob tube because 99% of the programming is either mindless drivel or government sanctioned propaganda. It’s the 1% that reflects the deeper themes and moods engulfing our society. Television shows like Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, and The... »

Ebola Travel Bans Enacted by Nearly 30 Countries, but Not US

Thursday, October 16, 2014
By Paul Martin

NewsMax.com Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 Nearly every African nation has instituted travel bans on West African countries with significant Ebola outbreaks. Though the Obama administration has insisted travel bans are not necessary, even countries outside of Africa are beginning to start such travel bans, with Colombia and the Caribbean island of St. Lucia on... »

Russia’s $50 Billion Repo Pledge Fails to Halt Ruble Drop on Oil…IF THE WORLD DROPS THE PETRODOLLAR WE’LL HAVE A HOT WAR IN A WEEK

Thursday, October 16, 2014
By Paul Martin

Investmentwatchblog.com October 16th, 2014 The ruble slid to a record as the Bank of Russia’s pledge to provide $50 billion of foreign currency through 2016 failed to ease the rout amid an oil slump. The currency dropped 1 percent to 45.9935 against the basket at 1:48 p.m. in Moscow, having temporarily pared its drop... »

Putin Warns Of Repeat Of 2008 Gas Crisis

Thursday, October 16, 2014
By Paul Martin

Alexei Anishchuk, Reuters BusinessInsider.com Oct. 16, 2014 BELGRADE (Reuters) – Russia will reduce gas supplies to Europe if Ukraine steals from the transit pipeline to cover its own needs, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday, adding that he was “hopeful” it would not come to that. Russia cut off supply to Ukraine on... »

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