World Politics

German Security Expert Warns “War Between Russia And The West Is A Real Possibility”

Thursday, August 28, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 08/28/2014 “The de-escalation strategy with Moscow has failed,” warns Joachim Krause, Director of the Institute for Security Studies, concluding ominously that “A war between Russia and the West… is a real possibility.” As Handelsblatt reports, Krause states “we should not deny this reality any longer.” The Rest…HERE Share on Facebook »

FBI Said to Examine Whether Russia Tied to JPMorgan Hacking

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Michael Riley and Jordan Robertson Bloomberg.com Aug 27, 2014 Russian hackers attacked the U.S. financial system in mid-August, infiltrating and stealing data from JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and at least one other bank, an incident the FBI is investigating as a possible retaliation for government-sponsored sanctions, according to two people familiar with... »

Ukrainian Sergeant: ‘This Is Now A War With Russia’

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Paul Martin

Michael B Kelley and Brett LoGiurato BusinessInsider.com Aug. 27, 2014 Ukraine and Western officials on Wednesday warned that Russian forces are opening up another, major front in the war, according to The New York Times. “This is what happened: they crossed the border, took up positions and started shooting,” Sgt. Aleksei Panko after telling... »

The Nail In The Petrodollar Coffin: Gazprom Begins Accepting Payment For Oil In Ruble, Yuan

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 08/27/2014 According to Russia’s RIA Novosti, citing business daily Kommersant, Gazprom Neft has agreed to export 80,000 tons of oil from Novoportovskoye field in the Arctic; it will accept payment in rubles, and will also deliver oil via the Eastern Siberia-Pacific Ocean pipeline (ESPO), accepting payment in Chinese yuan for... »

CFR: U.S. Need Not Recognize Syrian Sovereignty in ISIS Attacks

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Paul Martin

Syria warns any attempt to enter Syria without permission will be considered an attack by Kurt Nimmo Infowars.com August 27, 2014 The Council on Foreign Relations believes Syrian concerns about the United States violating its national sovereignty are irrelevant. The globalist organization that instructs the State Department in foreign policy decisions on Thursday said... »

NATO chief eyes more bases in E. Europe to confront Russia

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Paul Martin

RT.com August 27, 2014 Under the pretext of an ‘overt’ Russian threat, NATO is pushing for a ‘readiness action plan’ that will bring the Cold War military bloc closer to Russian borders than ever – even despite objections from some NATO members. NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said the 28-nation military bloc, which meets... »

US Surveillance Flights A Step Toward Expanding War Into Syria

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Paul Martin

Pretext for Strike Remains Unclear by Jason Ditz AntiWar.com August 26, 2014 Officials confirmed the move toward surveillance flights over ISIS targets in Syria, leaving somewhat open the question of when the US is going to start launching airstrikes against targets inside Syria, expanding the Iraq War across the border. Yet it’s not really... »

Federal Reserve-A Stunning Failure-James Corbett

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Greg Hunter USAWatchdog.com August 27, 2014 Journalist James Corbett thinks much of the world’s problems can be traced back to the Federal Reserve and recently produced a free online documentary to back up his charge. Corbett says, “The central banking issue and who controls the money supply is really at the root of... »

Ukraine Accuses Russia Of Imminent Gas Cut-Off, Russia Denies, Germans Anxious

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 08/27/2014 So much for the Russia-Ukraine talks bringing the two sides together as even Germany’s Steinmeier could only say it’s “hard to say if breakthrough made.” Shortly after talks ended, Ukrainian Premier Yatsenyuk stated unequivocally that “we know about the plans of Russia to cut off transit even in European... »

Russia to Protect National Interests if West Imposes New Sanctions – Lavrov

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
By Paul Martin

RIA.ru 26/08/2014 MOSCOW, August 26 (RIA Novosti) – Russia will do everything possible to protect its legitimate interests and national security if the West decides on new sanctions, but prefers to stay away from the “road of escalation”, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. “It is not at all our choice, but there should... »

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