World Politics

UK Snoopers’ Charter Will Lead to ‘Race to the Bottom’ in Mass Surveillance

Thursday, February 11, 2016
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 11.02.2016 The UK government’s proposed Snoopers’ Charter would set a dangerous international precedent and lead to a “race to the bottom” in regards to mass surveillance, campaigners have told Sputnik, which comes as MPs delivered a third stinging rebuke to the proposals on Thursday. The highly controversial Investigatory Powers Bill, which aims to... »

Ecuador’s Oil Industry Catastrophe… To Spread Around The World

Thursday, February 11, 2016
By Paul Martin

By: Steve St. Angelo, SRSrocco Report GoldSeek.com Thursday, 11 February 2016 There’s an ongoing catastrophe taking place in Ecuador. Not only has a significant part of the Amazon been polluted by toxic waste oil left behind from the wonderful folks at Texaco when the company started drilling for oil in Ecuador back in the... »

John Kerry Makes Last Ditch Effort To Avert World War III As Saudis, Turks Prepare For Syria Invasion

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 02/10/2016 Tomorrow, John Kerry will meet Sergei Lavrov and several of his other counterparts from Europe and the Mid-East in Munich in a last ditch effort to revive Syrian peace talks, which fell apart amid an intense Russian air assault on rebel positions in Aleppo. With the opposition facing imminent... »

Falling oil prices will bankrupt the likes of Russia, Saudi Arabia…(War…)

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
By Paul Martin

Matthew Lynn MarketWatch.com Feb 10, 2016 LONDON (MarketWatch) — What might be the next big financial crisis? A bursting of the bubble in tech stocks that has built up over the last two years? A total collapse in the stock market, beyond the selloff that has already marked the start of 2016? Any of... »

Brazilian government nullifies private property rights in fight against Zika … Homes and property no longer ‘private’…”Zika crisis has false flag political terrorism written all over it”

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
By Paul Martin

by: Ethan A. Huff NaturalNews.com February 10, 2016 The latest act of political terrorism on the illusory world stage is yet another alleged disease epidemic – this time the “Zika Virus,” which officials are warning (just like they did with Ebola) might turn into a global pandemic. And the martial law pandemonium has already... »

Obama’s Wars: Expanded US Military Power, Threats against Russia and China

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
By Paul Martin

By Jack A. Smith Global Research February 10, 2016 The Obama Administration is expanding its military power and threats against Russia and China as well as increasing its war efforts in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria while preparing to restart Washington’s old war in Libya. Most of this has been revealed in the first six... »

Syria invasion plan? Turkey will defend its ‘Aleppo brothers,’ says PM Davutoglu

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
By Paul Martin

RT.com 10 Feb, 2016 Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu pledged to return a “historical debt” to Turkey’s “Aleppo brothers” who helped defend the country in the early 20th century, just days after Russia warned of Ankara’s intentions to invade Syria as the rebels there falter. “We will return our historic debt. At one time, our... »

American F-15s to join 1st Finland drill over ‘increased Russian activity’

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
By Paul Martin

RT.com 10 Feb, 2016 The US military is sending F-15 fighter jets to Finland for the first-ever joint exercises in the country due to perceived increased military activity by Russia, according to the Air Force Command Finland. Members of the US Oregon Air National Guard have been dispatched to Finland’s Karelian Air Command in... »

NATO Seeks to Build Up Forces in Black Sea, Acquire Intelligence

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 10.02.2016 NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg urged the alliance’s ministers to increase NATO’s presence in Eastern Europe in order to deter aggression. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — NATO continues to increase its presence in the Black Sea region, with the aim of increasing intelligence acquisition, NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday. “We are constantly... »

Emeritus Russia Scholar at Princeton: Obama, US are ‘Testing, Provoking Russia’, Pushing towards Hot War

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
By Paul Martin

Robert Barsocchini WashingtonsBlog.com February 9, 2016 Points from interview with Stephen F. Cohen, Emeritus scholar of Russian studies at Princeton University and New York University: “The US in its history has never put troops so close to Russia, going back to the eighteenth century.” (Okay, this is factually incorrect; the US invaded Russia with... »

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