Tag Archives: nato

From Nuisance to Threat: The High Cost of Truth

By Paul Craig Roberts | Institute for Political Economy When one gives so much scarce time and energy from one’s life to a large and unknown public, one needs to know that it is sufficiently appreciated to be a worthwhile use of one’s time and energy. This is especially the case when there are large […]

Fracturing of Diplomatic Relations Sets World on Dangerous Path

By Wayne Madsen | Strategic Culture With the collapse of post-World War II international contrivances of political control has come an unprecedented fracturing of diplomatic relations between nations. In the world, today, there are, give or take, 207 sovereign entities that have an ability to enter into formal diplomatic relations. In recent years, several nations […]

Six Years Ago: The US-NATO-Israel Sponsored Al Qaeda Insurgency in Syria. Who Was Behind The 2011 “Protest Movement”?

By Prof Michel Chossudovsky | Global Research Author’s note The war on Syria started six  years ago in Daraa on the 17th of March 2011. The following article first published in May 2011 examines the inception of the jihadist terrorist insurgency. It recounts the events of March 17-18, 2011 in Daraa, a small border town […]

A New Global Construct and Realigned Relationships

By Wayne Madsen | Strategic Culture Like a scene out of a Hollywood epic movie, Saudi Arabian King Salman journeyed to Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim nation, with an entourage of 1000 aides and servants, including ten Cabinet ministers and 25 Saudi princes traveling aboard four Boeing 747s and two Boeing 777s. Indonesian president […]

The Three Trump Administrations

Wayne makes some interesting points even though I don’t agree with all of them…~TS By Wayne Madsen | Strategic Culture Foreign and national defense ministries around the world, as well as embassies in Washington, DC, are struggling to ascertain who is actually in charge of the U.S. government one month after Donald Trump was sworn […]

US Confirms It Used Depleted Uranium in Syria

By Peter Korzun | Strategic Culture The US and its allies have many times attacked Russia for alleged «indiscriminate bombing» in support of the Syrian government, including cluster bombs. The accusations have been denied and never proven. Now the US military has confirmed it misinformed public about its use of munitions in Syria which cause […]

Putin’s “Straight Talk” on Disastrous US Unipolarity

By Stephen Lendman | Global Research Annual Munich security conferences have been held since 1963. It’s the most important world forum on current and future security issues and challenges. Numerous heads of state, other senior government officials, high-ranking military ones, along with business, media and other private sectors figures attend. This year’s conference began Friday, continuing on […]

From New World Order to Hazy Global Disorder

By Wayne Madsen | Strategic Culture The Donald Trump administration and the Brexit severance of ties between the United Kingdom and the European Union have, in a matter of a little over a half year, changed the world from a post-Cold War «new world order» based on American supremacy to a global «disorder» of altered […]

Soros on the Ropes

By Wayne Madsen | Strategic Culture Although multi-billionaire hedge fund tycoon and international political pot-stirrer George Soros lost big with the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States and the victory of the Brexit referendum in the United Kingdom, he stands to lose further ground, politically and financially, as the winds of […]

Globalists/Neocons Prepare to Battle Russia and United States

By Wayne Madsen | Strategic Culture Neo-conservatives and their globalist co-ideologues are persistent if anything else. The decision by the Donald Trump transition team to bar those neo-con Republicans who signed on to the «Never Trump» movement from having any positions in his administration has globalist and neo-con circles looking for other venues from which […]

In Stunning Pair Of Interviews, Trump Slams NATO And EU, Threatens BMW With Tax; Prepared To “Cut Ties” With Merkel

By Tyler Durden | Zero Hedge In two separate, and quite striking, interviews with Germany’s Bild (paywall) and London’s Sunday Times (paywall), Donald Trump did what he failed to do in his first US press conference, and covered an extensive amount of policy and strategy, much of which however will likely please neither the pundits, […]

Obama’s Halloween Scare: Temperamentally Unfit President Threatened War with Russia

By Wayne Madsen | Strategic Culture If one wishes to believe NBC News’s «exclusive» report, President Barack Obama almost delivered the Halloween scare of all time on October 31, 2016, just a week before he accused Donald Trump of being «temperamentally unfit» to be commander-in-chief. On Halloween, Obama activated the White House’s «Red Phone» – […]

What do They Know? CFR Just Deemed Russia-NATO as Top “Conflict” Risk of 2017

By Claire Bernish | The Free Thought Project A “serious military confrontation” between Russia and NATO nations ranks at the top of the Council on Foreign Relations list of conflict risks for 2017 — and judging by the new McCarthyite, Red Scare hysteria gripping the nation, it seems the United States is hell bent on […]

The march to GLEXIT – Globalization Exit

By Wayne Madsen | Strategic Culture The world, through the ballot box, is speaking out. From the British «Yes» vote on BREXIT – the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union – to the election of the anti-globalization Donald Trump as president of the United States, the world is speaking out against the homogenization of […]

EU Just Voted to Create Its Own Army, Britain May Be Forced to Pay for It — In Spite of Brexit

By Jack Burns | The Free Thought Project Members of the European Parliament, or MEPs, have passed a controversial resolution, calling on all member states to contribute funds for the establishment of a European Defense Union. In a press release issued on the 22nd of November, the European Union (EU) passed a resolution calling on […]

EU Convenes Panic Meeting Because Trump Might Stop Funding 73% of NATO

By Daisy Luther | Activist Post Angela Merkel and nearly every other national leader in Europe are in a panic because of Trump’s unexpected win in the Presidential election. Why? Because, money, of course. The US money that props up NATO may be coming to an end. During his election campaign, President-Elect Trump described NATO […]

Trump’s Worrisome Neo-Con «Brain Trust»

By Wayne Madsen | Strategic Culture As the impact of Donald Trump’s presidential victory is settling in among the professional political and punditry ranks in Washington, several neo-conservatives from the George W. Bush administration, many of whom opposed Trump’s candidacy from the outset, are making their play for top jobs in Trump’s transition team and […]

Vladimir Putin – Straight From the Horse’s Mouth

By Makia Freeman | The Freedom Articles If it’s not Islamophobia, it’s Russophobia. Tired of Western propaganda? Get Vladimir Putin’s perspective with words straight from the horse’s mouth. Vladimir Putin in particular, and Russia in general, have been the focus of an intensive high-drama propaganda campaign of late. Are you buying it? For the time […]

Operation Gladio: The Cold War ‘Black Op’ Continues

“Terror is being used as a weapon to destroy the cherished freedoms of democratic societies” The recent attack on Libya laid bare the iron fist behind the velvet glove of slogans like “human rights” and “international community.” This latest aggression, like the destruction of Yugoslavia and the rape of Afghanistan, proceeds under the cover of […]

Russia has proof: Vladimir Putin threatens to publish details of secret NATO, Belgian bombing raids in Syria

By Alexander Mercouris | The Duran Row between Russia and Belgium over Belgian air raid on Kurdish village of Hasajek in northern Syria may reflect Russian warnings to disclose details of Western air raids resulting in civilian casualties in Syria in the future. One of the strangest incidents of the Syrian conflict took place on […]