Former U.S. Treasury official, Dr. Paul Craig Roberts: “The U.S. demonization of Russia and Russian President, Vladimir Putin, has resulted in alienating those Russians who were supportive of the West and the United States. The constant demonization of Russia and Putin has galvanized the Russian people behind their president.
TOKYO, February 17. /TASS/The meteorological department declared a tsunami threat in Iwate and issued a recommendation to the residents of more than 7,000 houses located in the coastal area to evacuate urgently. An earthquake measuring 6.9 points on the open-ended Richter scale was registered in the northwest of Japan on Tuesday.The national meteorological department said the epicenter of the quake was located in the ocean, some 210 kilometers away from the town of Miyako in Iwate Prefecture. Its seismic focus was identified at the depth of about 10 kilometers below the seafloor.
The celebrated revival of the Silk Road would seem to herald the return of China’s charm offensive, winning over neighbors and other countries in the region through increased trade incentives and transport connectivity. If developing a sound soft power strategy is the mark of a rising world power, does this mean China is on its way? Certainly, in the wake of recent episodes of differences and disputes, the initiative should be seen as a welcome development.
The signing of the Russian-Iranian Military Cooperation Agreement on January 20 has led to speculation, fuelled by rhetoric from Moscow and Tehran, that the two states are working to secure Iran from any future military intervention to stop its nuclear program whilst securing an economically hard-pressed Russia a lucrative market for its arms exports.
Michael Auslin, a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, recently wrote a commentary titled “The Twilight of China’s Communist Party,” which was published in the Wall Street Journal. The author quoted “one of America’s most experienced China watchers” as saying “the CCP has entered its endgame” and added the claim that “No one contradicts his statement, instead there is general agreement.
The Brazilian Carnival is the event of a national scale. The festivities take place in several Brazilian cities: Sao Paulo, Recife, Salvadore and others. But the most famous and bright Festival is still in Rio-de-Janeiro.
Russia works hard to undermine USA's exceptionalism. Russia winning Latin America back
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has recently paid visits to Venezuela, Nicaragua and Cuba. The details of his negotiations with Raul Castro remain undisclosed. It was said, though, that in Nicaragua, Minister Shoigu signed an intergovernmental agreement on a simplified procedure for naval ships to enter Nicaraguan ports. The Russian minister also signed a memorandum on cooperation in the naval area.
Recent research which takes into account climate models, published in Science Advances, indicate that the United States of America may face its worst droughts for one thousand years over the coming century. The areas predicted to be most at risk are the US Southwest and the Great Plains and the droughts are predicted to last for decades.
A Washington DC area lawyer who was found stabbed to death in a glitzy DC area hotel room had ties to the country of Greece and the international banking world.
A poll reveals that by a 47%-30% margin respondents overwhelmingly agree that it was inappropriate for John Boehner to invite Netanyahu to address Congress without consulting President Obama.
Beijing, Feb. 10 (Xinhua) - On Monday, U.S. broadcaster CNN called Ukrainian troops “pro-American,” saying that the U.S. president is considering the possibility of supplying lethal weapons to Ukraine. The largest U.S. television news network called the troops of Ukraine "pro-American" because from the very beginning of the Ukrainian crisis, the United States has played a role in this process. - Red Star Over Donbass
When the American people come to understand that the attacks of September 11, 2001 were in fact a false flag operation carried out by proxies of the U.S. Federal Government, everything changes. The transparent U.S. Government complicity in the coordination and coverup of the 9/11 crimes against its own citizenry has now been proven — UNEQUIVOCALLY — by mountains of scientific, circumstantial and anecdotal evidence.
India still has not decided if it will purchase Su-30MKI multirole fighters over France's Rafale fighters, but the Russian jets are reliable and cheaper, Indian Minister for External Affairs in the North Eastern Region Vijay Kumar Singh told Sputnik on Thursday.
When the American people come to understand that the attacks of September 11, 2001 were in fact a false flag operation carried out by proxies of the U.S. Federal Government, everything changes. Mainstream Media (MSM) has relentlessly covered up this crime against humanity, for well over 13 years and counting, have the successive administrations been free from prosecution.
According to usaspending.gov, the Department of Defense spent $504,816 on Viagra in 2014. The website,established in 2007 by the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA), listed 60 contracts between the Pentagon and Cardinal Health Inc., a pharmaceutical distributor. These transactions note the purchased product was Viagra.
Participants in the Contact Group meeting currently underway in the Belarusian capital city of Minsk have squared a scheme of withdrawal of heavy weapons, agreed a ceasefire regime and mechanisms of control over the implementation of agreements reached. The sides also discussed future political structure of Donbass.
Net neutrality activists bodyslammed, dragged from Republican FCC commissioner Ajit Pai’s press conference for holding up this banner: “85% of Republican Voters Support Net Neutrality”
A JPMorgan Chase associate and his wife were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide in Closter, New Jersey on Friday evening.According to the Bergen County prosecutor John Molinelli, Michael Tabacchi, 27, allegedly killed his wife, Iran Pars Tabacchi, 41.
Eric Bolling: “Reports say radical Muslim jihadists killed thousands of people in the past few months alone. And yet when you take Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, whatever, their combined killings in the name of religion––well, that would be zero.
The United States government has taken a new, preliminary, step to encourage commercial development of the moon. U.S. companies can stake claims to lunar territory through an existing licensing process for space launches.
Jim Clifton, Chairman, CEO of Gallup, an iconic U.S. company dating back to 1935, told CNBC that he was worried he might “suddenly disappear” and not make it home that evening if he disputed the accuracy of what the U.S. government is reporting as unemployed Americans. “I think that the number that comes out of BLS [Bureau of Labor Statistics] and the Department of Labor is very, very accurate. I need to make that very, very clear so that I don’t suddenly disappear. I need to make it home tonight.”
Hackers have broken into the database of Anthem Inc., the second-largest health insurer in the United States, endangering the personal information of about 80 million people,
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu: The Sukhoi Su-35S, Russia’s new highly-maneuverable multirole fighter jet, is expected to enter service in 2015, has a new avionics suite that can effectively rival any fifth-generation jet, with the proven reliability. Export price is about $85 million.
Pakistan has successfully test-fired a new indigenous nuclear-capable air-launched cruise missile (ALCM) with a range of 350 kilometers (nearly 220 miles). Directorate of Inter-Services Public Relations: the Ra’ad (Thunder) missile would enable Pakistan to achieve “strategic standoff capability” both on land and at sea.
The United States took an active part in the February 2014 coup in Ukraine, which installed pro-Western authorities, US President Obama told CNN Sunday.
President Barack Obama's fiscal 2016 budget proposes 19 percent tax on future foreign earnings of companies based in the United States and a one-time 14 percent tax on roughly $2 trillion in profits being held offshore, Revenues from the one-thttp://america.aljazeera.com/watch/shows/inside-story/articles/2014/5/5/how-can-the-u-s-reviveitscrumblinginfrastructure.htmlime tax would be used to fund projects to fix crumbling U.S. infrastructure and fill the projected shortfall in the Highway Trust Fund.
DoD [Department of Defense] no longer has exclusive access to the most cutting-edge technology or the ability to spur or control the development of new technologies the way we once did," Lt. Cmdr. Courtney Hillson told the news agency.
Bolivian leader Evo Morales: RT has become the voice of revolutionaries, voice of the peoples of the world and countries the United States would like to silence. Morales was responding to comments made by Andrew Lack, new head of the US Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), in which he compared RT to terrorist organizations.
An Argentinian-born US nuclear scientist has been sentenced to five years in prison for attempting to sell a classified nuclear technology to a US agent he believed was a Venezuelan official, according to CNN.
Secretary of the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Jeh Johnson said the United States should look out for possible acts of terrorism, similar to the terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine. He also added that the DHS should stay on alert and cooperate with major chiefs and sheriffs around the country to share information.
Microsoft Corp made its popular Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications available for free on Android tablets on Thursday, marking the latest step in its drive to get as many mobile customers as possible using its software. It also released an app for its popular Outlook email programme to run on Apple Inc's iPhone and iPad,
Francisco Illarramendi, the 45-year-old son of a former Venezuelan diplomat is due to be sentenced in Connecticut on Thursday, charged over a massive fraud scheme that involved investments from Venezuela's state oil company.
Europe putting together a plan to track travelers and gather personal information. FBI planning a super DNA database to keep information on everyone. DHS launching Iris and facial recognition at the borders. Ukraine label Russia as an aggressor and the south eastern people terrorists. Western paid mercenaries are in Ukraine. Israel bombs Syria. Malware that attacked companies now linked to NSA. US and UK preparing for a cyber attack drill. The Islamic State threatens Obama and prepares to attack the US. Be prepared for a false flag.
US industrial interests took centre-stage at the start of Barack Obama’s visit to India as he and the prime minister, Narendra Modi, outlined a deal to limit the legal liability of US suppliers in the event of a nuclear power plant catastrophe.
The Army is looking forcontractors who could design and build a “modular detainee shelter system,”. Each “closed, box-like” shelter would be “a holding cell for one detainee during combat operations.”
Phillip Perea was a 41-year-old employee for FOX News local affiliate in Austin, Texas, who was on a mission to expose the ills and hypocrisy of his former employer. This morning he apparently shot himself in the head in front of News Corporation head offices in New York City.
Two influential senators are calling on President Barack Obama to send more U.S. ground troops to hotspots around the Middle East. The suggestion by Republican John McCain and Democrat Dianne Feinstein is a direct challenge to the president, who has said he doesn't want to increase U.S. military presence in Yemen despite the deteriorating security condition in that country.
Iran, according to Tasnim news agency, has almost entirely eliminated USDollars from its reserves and is no longer using dollars in foreign trade.
Following the deaths of 36 bankers last year, 2015 has got off to an inauspicious start with the reported suicide of Chris Van Eeghen - the 4th ABN Amro banker suicide in the last few years.
Police in a Mexican border city said a drone loaded with illicit methamphetamine crashed into a supermarket parking lot. Drones carrying illegal drugs and contraband have been among the creative ideas used by smugglers, and crashes do happen from loss of control or perhaps weight-and-balance problems.
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