World Politics

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... »

Putin Warns Of “Nuclear Power Consequences” If Attempts To Blackmail Russia Don’t Stop

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 10/15/2014 Vladimir Putin slams President Obama for adopting a “hostile” approach in naming Russia as a threat to the world in his recent UN speech. From an interview with Serbia’s Politika newspaper, Bloomberg reports, It’s futile for the U.S. and its allies to “blackmail” Russia over the Ukraine crisis, President... »

A Top Japanese General Says The US Needs To Be Ready To Confront Chinese Aggression In East Asia

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
By Paul Martin

Richard Sisk, Military.com BusinessInsider.com Oct. 15, 2014 In stark contrast to White House policy, a top Japanese general on Tuesday said the US military rebalance of forces to the Pacific should confront Chinese aggression in the region. Japanese Gen. Kiyofumi Iwata, chief of staff of Japan’s Ground Self-Defense Force, said that “some countries want... »

S. Korea deploys more weapons to border regions to deter N. Korea

Monday, October 13, 2014
By Paul Martin

Yonhapnews.co.kr October 13, 2014 The South Korean military said Monday it has deployed additional weapons to islands near the tense western maritime border to better deal with North Korea’s growing threats. The disputed sea border remains a powder keg with the two Koreas fighting bloody battles there in 1999, 2002 and 2009. In the... »

Nuland Lands in Kiev as US-backed Regime Tools Up for War

Monday, October 13, 2014
By Paul Martin

The long overdue visit to Kiev this week by Victoria Nuland – Washington’s Ukraine hawk – carries the foreboding imprimatur of US-backed war escalation. by Finian Cunningham VeteransToday.com Monday, October 13th, 2014 In an ominous sign that the war in Ukraine is set to further escalate, US state department official Victoria Nuland arrived in... »

China, Russia Sign CNY150 Billion Local-Currency Swap As Plunging Oil Prices Sting Putin…(Way To Go, Obola! With Russian Subs On Both Coast’s!!)

Monday, October 13, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 10/13/2014 While Russia’s economy is hurting, desperate to overthrow the tentacles of the Petrodollar, and is urgently pivoting toward Beijing, the cherry on top came moments ago when, as if to assure all involved parties that there will be enough capital support on both sides, the PBOC released a surprising... »

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