Category Eurozone, Euro

Russia Launches ICBM at INF Range, But It’s No INF Violation

Comment from a follower:  “Whether or not the specific launch is a violation of New START is beside the point; Russia could accumulate a stock of “ICBMs” and employ them at intermediate ranges during a security crisis in Europe, East Asia, or the Middle East.  Because of US compliance with the INF Treaty we would […]

NATO Needs A Long-Term Strategy To Counter Russia

A little backbone would be a good start.  RCP, fortunascorner.com Conclusion: Russia is a fragile state. If it seeks to undermine the legitimacy of Western institutions and political processes, it should expect to be the target of such actions. NATO Needs a Long-Term Strategy to Counter Russia By Daniel Gouré, www.realcleardefense.com View Original October 4th, 2017 Russia […]

Even In Death, The Spy Kim Philby Serves The Kremlin’s Purposes

  Excerpts: The betrayal of the 1949 Albania subversion operation, planned and executed by Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service, Mr. Philby’s employer at the time, and the C.I.A., was one of the most disastrous episodes for Western intelligence during the Cold War. Similar subversive operations into western Ukraine also failed miserably.   Debate continues about how […]

September To Remember:  Best 3rd Quarter For U.S. Stocks In 4yrs.; Best Investment Plays Heading Into Last Quarter Of 2017

September To Remember:  Best 3rd Quarter For U.S. Stocks In 4yrs.; Best Investment Plays Heading Into Last Quarter Of 2017 www.fortunascorner.com      The most doubted/’hated’ bull market that I can remember, just had the best September performance in four years; and, despite many a skeptic, shows no signs that it is on its last […]

After The “West-2017,” – Russia, Serbia, Belarus Hold ‘Slavic Brotherhood’ Military Drills

https://www.svaboda.org/a/28756552.html After the “West-2017” starts a new Belarusian-Russian military exercises September 25, 2017, 20:22 Russian paratroopers to exercise “Zapad-2017”, September 14, 2017 · Russian special forces arrived in Belarus to participate in joint special tactical exercises.   This was reported on the website of the Defense Ministry. According to a report in the exercise, which will be […]

Strategic Analysis Of Barcelona Terrorist Attack

IISS Strategic Comments The Barcelona Terrorist Attack On 17 August, the worst terrorist attack in Spain since the 2004 Madrid train bombings, which killed 191 people, occurred in Barcelona on Las Ramblas, the famously upbeat Catalan city’s central pedestrian promenade. The attack itself killed 14 people and injured at least 100 others; the attacker stabbed […]

Britain Is ‘Home To 35,000 Islamist Fanatics,’ More Than Any Other Country In Europe, — ‘ISIS Fanatics Will Attempt Cyber Attack On Nuclear Power Stations Or Air Traffic Control Systems Within Next Five Years,’ Says EU Anti-Terror Chief

Britain Is ‘Home To 35,000 Islamist Fanatics,’ More Than Any Other Country In Europe, — ‘ISIS Fanatics Will Attempt Cyber Attack On Nuclear Power Stations Or Air Traffic Control Systems Within Next Five Years,’ Says EU Anti-Terror Chief   www.fortunascorner.com         London’s The Telegraph reports in their August 31, 2017 edition that the U.K. is […]

Zapad 2017: Should We Fear Russia’s Latest Military Dress Rehearsal?

http://nationalinterest.org/feature/zapad-2017-should-we-fear-russias-latest-military-dress-22097?page=3 Zapad 2017: Should We Fear Russia’s Latest Military Dress Rehearsal? The Russian military is now a sharpened policy tool of choice for an emboldened but strategically defensive regime that relies on preemption. Peter Zwack August 29, 2017 In mid-September, Russia will conduct Zapad “West” 2017, a major quadrennial military exercise that takes place near […]

Why Giving Ukraine Lethal Weapons Would Be A Massive Mistake

     Not surprising the liberal Wash Post would take this position.   And most importantly, this article is notable for what it doesn’t say — an inconvenient truth that is hugely important — yet completely overlooked by this paper.  In 1997, then POTUS Bill Clinton and his Secretary of Defense, Bill Perry, were on […]

Chaos And Order In A Changing World 

Chaos And Order In A Changing World by Dr Henry Kissinger capx.co · August 2, 2017 Lady Thatcher was one of the most significant leaders of our period. Decisive, effervescent, courageous, loyal, she was dedicated to shaping the future rather than following the recommendations of focus groups. I first met her in the early 1970s, when […]