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Obama, Putin & Syria: A Bullet Point Update

Obama, Putin & Syria: A Bullet Point Update

Obama taunts Putin, China at U.N.: ‘I lead the strongest military the world has ever known’

Obama taunts Putin, China at U.N.: ‘I lead the strongest military the world has ever known’

| BREAKING NEWS    MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2015 BREAKING NEWS Obama taunts Putin, China at U.N.: ‘I lead the strongest military the world has ever known’ “I will never hesitate to protect my country and our allies unilaterally and by force when necessary.” President Obama told the United Nations Monday that the world cannot stand […]

The real climate threat to our national security

The real climate threat to our national security

Russia will supply Iran “game changing” S-300 missiles

Russia will supply Iran “game changing” S-300 missiles

President Vladimir Putin lifted, there on Monday, ed a ban on supplying Iran with sophisticated S-300 air defense missile systems. This in the aftermath of the very vague agreements between Iran and the West regarding Iran’s nuclear program.     Moscow had blocked delivery of the surface-to-air missiles to Tehran in 2010. But the new […]

Developments in the Global Oil Market Strategic Significance

Developments in the Global Oil Market Strategic Significance

by: Shmuel Even Since mid-2014, buy global oil prices have fallen dramatically. The price of an American WTI barrel of oil was $44 in late January 2015, ed compared with $105 in late June 2014. At the previous low point in mid-February 2009, the price of a barrel was $34, compared with a high of […]

Seven Foreign News Stories You Missed In 2014

Seven Foreign News Stories You Missed In 2014

ISIS, Ebola, a dozen plane crashes, and a sports competition or two: plenty of international stories caught our attention in 2014. But you may have missed a few others, many of them way more entertaining than the big headlines. 1. Ukraine elected a “Chocolate King” In the chaos surrounding Ukraine’s winter revolution and subsequent conflict […]

The Ebola endgame

The Ebola endgame

By John J. Xenakis Today, the biggest threat to US security by far is China, which is preparing as rapidly as possible for a preemptive massive missile attack on American cities, aircraft carriers, and military installations. There are also terrorist threats to the U.S., but what we now call terrorism will simply dissolve and be subsumed […]

Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev: No Winners in a World War

Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev: No Winners in a World War

By Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev A century ago, the First World War began. On 28 July 1914, Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, then on 1 August, Germany declared war on Russia, and over the course of a few short days, several more world powers joined the conflict either on their own initiative or by needs. Over […]

I, spy: Edward Snowden in exile

I, spy: Edward Snowden in exile

By Edward Snowden Editor’s note:  You probably won’t see this Guardian article in “Mainstream Media” publications. We know this will generate a lot of controversy, but it is newsworthy and is being presented as written. Some say that he is a traitor, others a hero. The question is whether exposing the actions of NSA/Administration/Congress to […]

Vladimir Putin Takes Center Stage

Vladimir Putin Takes Center Stage

  By Gregory J. Welborn Predator vs. Alien was one of those movies that only the diehards really could appreciate.  I don’t know if it’s become a cult classic, story but in the entertainment world, site that’s where it’s stuck.  In the real world, we have our own version of the movie:  Putin vs. Obama.  […]