World Politics

Saudi Ground Operation in Syria Could Destabilize Global Oil Market

Monday, February 8, 2016
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 08.02.2016 The deployment of Saudi Arabian ground troops in Syria could lead to the destabilization of the global oil market, a senior Russian lawmaker said Monday. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Last week, the Saudi Defense Ministry proposed sending ground troops to fight Daesh extremist group in Syria to the US government. “Should Saudi Arabia... »

War games in Middle East could prepare UK for ‘potential’ Russian war with NATO – report

Monday, February 8, 2016
By Paul Martin

RT.com 8 Feb, 2016 The British Army is to deploy 1,600 troops in Jordan to take part in war games which could be preparation for a potential ‘confrontation’ between Russia and NATO member countries in Eastern Europe, the Daily Telegraph has reported, citing sources. Army sources told the paper that the exercise, which will... »

North Korea launches long-range rocket as Japan vows to ‘take action’ against Kim Jong-un’s rogue state

Sunday, February 7, 2016
By Paul Martin

North Korea has launched a long-range rocket over Japan, Pentagon says Rocket flew over Okinawa from a site in the west of the secretive state Japanese PM Shinzo Abe said he would ‘take action’ against North Korea John Kerry called the rocket launch as ‘a major provocation’ and said it was ‘a flagrant violation... »

Iran Says No Thanks To Dollars; Demands Euro Payment For Oil Sales

Sunday, February 7, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 02/07/2016 Iran enjoys trolling the United States. In fact, it’s something of hobby for the Ayatollah, who has maintained the country’s semi-official “death to America” slogan even as President Rouhani plays good cop with Obama and Kerry. In the latest humiliation for Washington, Tehran now says it wants to be... »

Saudi Arabia’s Intervention in Syria ‘Would Plunge Region Into Chaos’

Sunday, February 7, 2016
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 07.02.2016 If Saudi Arabia will send its ground troops into Syria, the Middle East region will be plunged into an even deeper chaos, German newspaper Die Welt wrote. The intention of Saudi Arabia to intervene in the Syrian conflict has caused shock among all parties involved and forced the US to reconsider how... »

N. Korea preparing 5th nuclear test – S. Korea spy agency

Sunday, February 7, 2016
By Paul Martin

RT.com 7 Feb, 2016 North Korea is preparing for its fifth nuclear test, the South’s intelligence services have said, as cited by Yonhap agency. The news come hours after Pyongyang claimed it had successfully put an earth observation satellite into orbit. Earlier the agency reported that the South Korean military found suspected fragments of... »

An Exasperated John Kerry Throws In Towel On Syria: “What Do You Want Me To Do, Go To War With The Russians?!”

Sunday, February 7, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 02/07/2016 “Russian and Syrian forces intensified their campaign on rebel-held areas around Aleppo that are still home to around 350,000 people and aid workers have said the city – Syria’s largest before the war – could soon fall.” Can you spot what’s wrong with that quote, from a Reuters piece... »

NORTH KOREA READY TO LAUNCH LONG-RANGE SOHAE ROCKET BY SUPER BOWL SUNDAY

Saturday, February 6, 2016
By Paul Martin

A US defense official said on Thursday activity detected at the site was consistent with a launch in the time frame given by Pyongyang. On Friday, a US government source said US intelligence agencies believed North Korea could be ready by the US Super Bowl kickoff on Sunday, which will be Monday Korea time.... »

U.K. pushes Obama for power to serve warrants in U.S.

Saturday, February 6, 2016
By Paul Martin

Privacy advocates ring alarm bells over lack of due process DOUGLAS ERNST WND.com Feb. 5, 2016 The Obama administration is in talks with British allies to give them access to electronic data on American servers. The British domestic security service and MI5 are hungry for the authority to issue wiretap orders on companies like... »

X22 Report: Banks Now Preparing For Emergency Scenarios

Saturday, February 6, 2016
By Paul Martin

LaVoy was shot 9 times and a 9mm weapon was planted on him by the FBI. Facebook does not want encrypted apps to plug into their system. UK is getting permission to spy on the American people. US will track North Korea’s launch of a satellite. Obama preparing to send troops into Libya and... »

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