World Politics

War games off UK coast not response to Russia, says NATO

Friday, April 24, 2015
By Paul Martin

By Phil Black CNN.com Fri April 24, 2015 Stornaway, Scotland (CNN)Huge military exercises are underway off and around Britain’s coast, but NATO insists they are not a deliberate response to the Russian military’s increasingly brazen behavior. The British-led war games are code named Joint Warrior and the numbers are all big: 13,000 personnel from... »

Russia Conducts Simulated Launches of Iskander-M Missiles

Friday, April 24, 2015
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 24.04.2015 An Iskander-M missile unit of Russia’s Eastern Military District performed a computer-simulated launch of one of Russia’s most advanced rockets during a snap drill, the RMD’s press spokesman Alexander Gordeyev said Friday. “Members of a missile brigade of the Eastern Military District deployed Iskander-M missile complexes at the Bidzhan test range and... »

Election ‘Chaos’ In UK Could Trigger ‘Lehman Moment’ For Pound

Friday, April 24, 2015
By Paul Martin

By: GoldCore GoldSeek.com Friday, 24 April 2015 - UK economy a ‏’timebomb’ and will explode after election – Albert Edwards – Telegraph warns of “Lehman Moment” stemming from possible election chaos – Currency traders view pound as being particularly vulnerable – Latest data shows UK poised to slip into deflation for the first time... »

Europe Entering Economic Neverland…just when you think things couldn’t get any stranger, signs of total economic insanity continue to trickle out of Europe.

Thursday, April 23, 2015
By Paul Martin

By James Corbett TheInternationalForecaster.com April 22 2015 We’ve talked in these pages repeatedly about the topsy-turvy economic bizarro world we now live in, where everything is the result of central bank dictates. In this “new normal” bad news is good news (because it means the central banks are going to swoop in with the... »

MIT Professor: Greater Chance of Accidental Nuclear War Now Than During the Cold War

Thursday, April 23, 2015
By Paul Martin

Changing technical conditions and issues, unstable political environments and geopolitical tensions are producing a greater danger of accidental nuclear war between the US and Russia than during the Cold War, according to Theodore A. Postol, a professor of Science, Technology, and International Security at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Theodore Postol Russia-Insider.com Wed, Apr... »

China Warns U.S. of North Korea’s Rising Nuclear Capabilities: Report

Thursday, April 23, 2015
By Paul Martin

F. Brinley Bruton NBCNews.com April 23rd 2015 Top Chinese nuclear experts warned the U.S. that North Korea may already have 20 nuclear warheads and could double its arsenal by 2016, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The worries were conveyed to American nuclear officials during a private meeting, the newspaper reported,... »

Liberland Set to Become New Hong Kong: Prosperous and Wealthy

Thursday, April 23, 2015
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 23.04.2015 Liberland, Europe’s tiniest, newest country, has no intention of joining the EU, NATO or any other political or military alliances, but eyes joining some free trade zone as a full-fledged member of the international community, Vít Jedlicka, the President of the state, shared his thoughts on the country’s future with Radio Sputnik.... »

Middle East a Powder Keg as Saudi Bombing of Yemen Resumes

Thursday, April 23, 2015
By Paul Martin

By: GoldCore GoldSeek.com Thursday, 23 April 2015 - Saudi operation in Yemen enters new phase as U.S. and Iranian Navies gather in the Gulf of Aden – Saudi’s blame Houthi rebels and Iran for Saudi bombardment of Yemen, supported by US – Chinese President Xi calls Saudi King Salman urging speedy resolution to crisis,... »

Mission Dis-Accomplished? Saudis Resume Bombing Yemen

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 04/22/2015 Less than 24 hours after Yemen announced an end to Operation Decisive Storm and its airstrikes on Yemen – in hopes of initiating Operation New Hope aimed at resuming a political process – The NY Times reports, warplanes from a Saudi-led military coalition conducted airstrikes in the southwestern Yemeni... »

Why An American And A Russian General Are Suddenly Very Worried About Nuclear War

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 04/21/2015 Over the past several years, there has been an alarming escalation of two very disturbing trends: an increasing preponderance of cyberattacks on complex infrastructure (whether domestic or abroad and whether instigated by external sources or internally, in a false falg attempt to evolve the issue to the benefit of... »

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