Category Eurozone, Euro

NATO Intercepts Russian Bombers Above Baltic Sea Twice In One Week

NATO Intercepts Russian Bombers Above Baltic Sea Twice in One Week By Damien Sharkov On 2/21/17 at 7:32 AM World NATO Russia Baltics NATO jets intercepted a skein of Russian combat aircraft, flying alongside Russian bomber planes above the Baltic Sea last Tuesday and Thursday—twice in a week, Lithuania’s government reports. The uptick of Russian […]

Nationalism: Russian Hybrid Warfare

Excerpts: Opening the conference General Tom Middendorp, Chief of Defence Netherlands Armed Forces, stated that “An uncertain future is looming on the horizon…this affects us all.” Ms. Hennis-Plasschaert concurred, stating, “Security in the world has seriously deteriorated since the beginning of the Arab Spring in 2011 and Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. Unfortunately, there […]

SecDef Mattis Tells NATO Members To Boost Defense Spending, Or U.S. Will Reduce Commitmernt

Mattis: NATO Members Must Boost Defense Spending By: Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press, February 15, 2017 (Photo Credit: Virginia Mayo/AP) BRUSSELS — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday issued a sharp ultimatum to NATO Wednesday, telling allies they must start increasing defense spending by year’s end or the Trump administration will “moderate its […]

By Lifting Sanctions, Trump Could Hand Russia’s Military A Lethal Technological Advantage

By Lifting Sanctions, Trump Could Hand Russia’s Military a Lethal Technological Advantage By Patrick Tucker Read bio January 31, 2017 AP / PAVEL GOLOVKIN AA Font size + Print Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email this article If Trump walks back sanctions, some fear key arms and military technologies could be next. “Wouldn’t it be nice if we […]

“Islam Strengthening In Europe With The Blessing Of The Church”

      In this mailing: Giulio Meotti: “Islam Strengthening in Europe with the Blessing of the Church” Judith Bergman: Austria: Does the Church Really Care about Terrorism? Burak Bekdil: Turkey: Erdogan’s Grab for Absolute Power “Islam Strengthening in Europe with the Blessing of the Church” by Giulio Meotti  •  January 29, 2017 at 6:00 […]

Edward Snowden’s Lawyers Trying To Find Asylum For The U.S. Fugitive Somewhere In The Eurozone

Edward Snowden’s Lawyers Trying To Find Asylum For The U.S. Fugitive Somewhere In The Eurozone —    http://www.fortunascorner.com      Jonathan Keane, writing in the January 23, 2017 edition of Yahoo News, reports that U.S. fugitive from justice, Edward Snowden is working with his lawyers to try and find a country in the European Union […]

Organization For Security & Cooperation In Europe Suffers Major Cyber Attack

http://www.rferl.org/a/ukraine-russia-osce-says-hit-by-cyberattack/28202455.html OSCE Says It Suffered Major Cyberattack December 28, 2016 ·         RFE/RL A spokeswoman said the cyberattack did not disrupt the organization’s operations. The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has suffered a “major” cyberattack, a spokeswoman has confirmed. Ursula Froese told RFE/RL on December 28 that the attack, first reported by the […]

Making The U.S. Stock Market Great Again; The End Of A Golden Era?; Silver To Regain Its Gleam?

Making The U.S. Stock Market Great Again; The End Of A Golden Era?; Silver To Regain Its Gleam?   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Merry Christmas to everyone; and, I hope you were able to get some quality time with loved ones, and/or friends.  This is a time of renewal, reflection, and caring for others.  I […]

NATO Pivots To Europe In The Face Of An Uncertain Trump Presidency, NATO Looks Elsewhere For Support

NATO Pivots To Europe In The Face Of An Uncertain Trump Presidency, NATO Looks Elsewhere For Support Dec 7, 2016 — 14:25 — Update: 14:28 By Matthew Bodner m.bodner@imedia.ru @mattb0401 Elena Rasputina BRUSSELS — As U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Brussels on Wednesday for his final NATO ministerial meeting, the buzzword driving […]

How Will Stocks React To A No Vote In Italy; The 3 Best Cloud Computing Stocks; JP Morgan Highlights 5 Stocks That Are Set To Surge In 2017 — One Of Them By Nearly 90 Percent

How Will Stocks React To A No Vote In Italy; The 3 Best Cloud Computing Stocks; JP Morgan Highlights 5 Stocks That Are Set To Surge In 2017 — One Of Them By Nearly 90 Percent   http://www.fortunascorner.com        As I write this note, voters in Italy are set to determine Prime Minister […]