Category: Politics

Here Is The US Intel Report Accusing Putin Of Helping Trump Win The Election By "Discrediting" Hillary Clinton

The farce is complete. One week after a joint FBI/DHS report was released, supposedly meant to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Russia intervened in the US presidential election, and thus served as a diplomatic basis for Obama's expulsion of 35 diplomats, yet which merely confirmed that a Ukrainian piece of malware which could be…

“Friends, Long Live” Duterte Tells Russian Navy, Hopes Moscow Will Become Philippines’ “Ally And Protector”

On Tuesday, in a surprising move confirming the ongoing pivot by the Philippines away from the US sphere of geopolitical influence, and toward the China-Russia axis, the Russian destroyer Admiral Tributs and sea tanker Boris Butomato unexpectedly arrived in the Philippines to conduct military training exercises in what the Russian media described as "an unprecedented…

US covert retaliation? Thousands of smart toasters and coffee makers attack Russian banks

 Internet-connected appliances were used in a massive attack on the sites of  Russian financial institutions. The attack is suspected to be organized by a hacker from USA or Europe.  A network of thousands of intelligent home appliances attacked the sites of Russian financial institutions. In particular, the attack was carried out by toasters, Internet cameras, coffee makers and communications equipment. In…

BREAKING: US intelligence report on Clinton leaks provides no evidence of Russian involvement

A week ago, following release of Grizzly Steppe, the FBI/Homeland Security report supposedly substantiating the US intelligence community’s report that Russian intelligence was behind the hacking of the DNC and of Podesta, I said that the Russian hacking scandal is starting more and more to resemble the Iraq WMD debacle, with one dodgy dossier succeeding…

Yes, Positivity, Pangloss, Partisanship, Propaganda, and Populism

We should be looking for ways to empower states and localities, including through secession, and through global activist alliances. The article Yes, Positivity, Pangloss, Partisanship, Propaganda, and Populism was originally published at Foreign Policy Journal. Source: Foreign Policy Journal Yes, Positivity, Pangloss, Partisanship, Propaganda, and Populism

Condemning Israeli Settlement Expansion: UN Security Council Resolution 2334 and Secretary Kerry’s Speech

Resolution 2334, and especially the Kerry speech, do not depart from fundamentally mistaken presentations of how to move diplomacy forward. The article Condemning Israeli Settlement Expansion: UN Security Council Resolution 2334 and Secretary Kerry’s Speech was originally published at Foreign Policy Journal. Source: Foreign Policy Journal Condemning Israeli Settlement Expansion: UN Security Council Resolution 2334…

Netanyahu Calls for Pardoning Israeli Soldier Convicted of Manslaughter

nsnbc : Israeli Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu, one day after a military tribunal convicted IDF soldier Elor Azaria of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of the 21-year-old Palestinian Abdul Fattah al-Sharif in March 2016, called for pardoning Azaria. (archives) Netanyahu posten on his Facebook page “This is a difficult and painful day for all of…

The Balkans’ Corrupt Leaders are Playing NATO for a Fool

Corrupt leaders throughout the Balkans play on Russia’s image as the ever-looming boogeyman in order to get into Europe’s good graces. The article The Balkans’ Corrupt Leaders are Playing NATO for a Fool was originally published at Foreign Policy Journal. Source: Foreign Policy Journal The Balkans’ Corrupt Leaders are Playing NATO for a Fool