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Bombshell Report: US Weapon Stockpile Used by ISIS Found in Syria

  • Bombshell Report: US Weapon Stockpile Used by ISIS Found in Syria
    by Kit Daniels, Prison Planet.com
    Discovery collaborates with Hillary State Dept. memo supporting jihadis in Syria
    A major stockpile of US weapons used by ISIS was reportedly found in Syria, a discovery which indicates the Obama administration and the Deep State were arming jihadis to topple the Syrian government. The Syrian Army says it discovered warehouses filled with US military equipment left behind by ISIS militants who are retreating back to northern Iraq.

    Weapons found include US-made TOW missiles, American artillery and M16s, all of which would be difficult to procure in mass quantities unless the US was directly sending munitions to the Middle East.

    “The Syrian Army has repeatedly found boxes containing weapons that read ‘US Property,’ hence statements suggesting these were Chinese copies are probably incorrect,” reported Sputnik. “In addition, Daesh terrorists have also used Heckler & Koch’s MP5 submachine gun, popular with US and European law enforcement agencies.”

    Other equipment used by ISIS included gear manufactured to Israeli and NATO specifications as well as a cache of Glock 19s originally sent to Iraqi security forces starting in 2003. The discovery of US-manufactured TOW missiles is not surprising; in late 2015, ISIS released a video showing its militants use a US TOW missile to shoot down a Russian helicopter:

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https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/07/30/isis-j30.html

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http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/foreign-policy/item/19258-obama-s-anti-isis-coalition-built-isis-biden-admits

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http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/foreign-policy/item/21384-u-s-defense-intel-chief-obama-gave-willful-aid-to-al-qaeda

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http://news.antiwar.com/2016/09/19/cia-armed-moderates-in-syria-included-al-qaedas-nusra-front/

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https://twitter.com/DrJillStein/status/813213099427827712

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http://theantimedia.org/al-qaeda-us-forces-arming-syria/

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November 21, 2017 Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Official DAWN OF EU ARMY: Brussels Signs Off Military Plan & Hails Historic Day Without UK

  • Official DAWN OF EU ARMY: Brussels Signs Off Military Plan & Hails Historic Day Without UK
    by JOEY MILLAR, http://www.express.co.uk/
    BRUSSELS has moved even closer to an EU Army after 23 state signed off on a key military agreement today – a move a high-ranking eurocrat hailed as a “historic day”.

    Germany and France are leading the charge for a new defence union, which aims to cement EU unity after Brexit. The campaign for a European defence union stretches back to the 1950s, although the movement has stuttered in the decades since.

    But EU officials are now celebrating as progress accelerates with the support of Brussels chiefs Jean-Claude Juncker, Guy Verhofstadt and Michel Barnier. One unnamed official quoted by Reuters news agency said today: “We’ve never come this far before. We are in a new situation.”

    EU foreign and defence ministers signed the new pact at around 10.30am GMT. EU leaders will then officially back it next month to make it EU law. Federica Mogherini emphasised the importance of today’s agreement this morning.  The EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security said: “It’s going to be quite a historic day today for European defence.”

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https://sputniknews.com/europe/20160908/1045089399/eu-army-nato.html

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November 14, 2017 Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NATO Ministerial Meeting: Preparing for War on Russia?

  • NATO Ministerial Meeting: Preparing for War on Russia?
    by Stephen Lendman, http://stephenlendman.org/
    America controls NATO policymaking. The alliance serves as its global imperial arm – warmaking its mission, not fostering world peace and stability. Nor does it have anything to do with defense at a time the only threats alliance members face are invented ones. Real ones don’t exist.

    World peace and stability notions are contrary to US objectives, wanting unchallenged dominance over world nations, their resources and populations. America’s diabolical agenda involves endless wars of aggression, wanting all sovereign independent nations replaced by US vassal states, creating ruler/serf societies globally, an open-air prison for ordinary people disposed of if resist – a world unsafe and unfit to live in.

    On November 8 and 9, NATO ministers are meeting in Brussels. Like his predecessors, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg was appointed to serve US interests, taking orders from Washington. Issues to be discussed Wednesday and Thursday include revising NATO’s command structure, including “a new command to help protect sea lines of communication between North America and Europe, and another command to improve the movement of troops and equipment within Europe,” said Stoltenberg – stressing “our ability to move forces,” he added.

    Against what, he didn’t explain – preparing for war on Russia the unstated objective, whether or not waged. It’s more likely than not ahead – a modern-day Operation Barbarossa with nukes if launched. Russia and China represent the final frontier of resistance against US sought global dominance. Eventual conflict against both nations is ominously possible, maybe likely or certain, a grim prospect if happens.

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http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/756758/America-Russia-USA-tanks-military-Vladimir-Putin-Barack-Obama-Donald-Trump-Ukraine

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https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/2590015/us-army-moves-2500-tanks-trucks-and-military-vehicles-into-europe-in-the-biggest-troop-transfer-since-the-cold-war/

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http://russia-insider.com/en/after-tanks-boots-thousands-us-troops-arrive-germany-way-russian-frontier/ri18486

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http://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-news/577041/us-troops-to-russia-tanks-poland-world-war-3

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4100008/Stockpile-U-S-tanks-military-equipment-arrives-Germany-deter-Russian-aggression.html

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November 11, 2017 Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

NATO Practices Nuclear Weapons Use Procedures on Its Eastern Flank, Russian Top Brass Says

  • NATO Practices Nuclear Weapons Use Procedures on Its Eastern Flank, Russian Top Brass Says
    by http://tass.com/
    Russia’s defense chief added that Russia does not wish to get involved in military confrontation with the West.

    MOSCOW, November 9. /TASS/. The western media’s fuss over the exercise Zapad-2017 is a cover-up for NATO’s soaring activity near the borders of Russia and Belarus, including measures to practice the procedure of using nuclear weapons, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said at a joint board meeting of the Russian and Belarussian defense ministries on Friday.

    He recalled that last September Russia and Belarus held the strategic exercise Zapad-2017. Shoigu pointed out that although the exercise was purely defensive and long-expected, it was accompanied by “continued media attacks and charges by some of our partners.”

    “The western media’s fuss over the drills is a cover-up for NATO’s growing activity near Russian and Belarussian borders. On the eastern flank the alliance has intensified operative and combat training activities, including nuclear weapons use procedures,” Shoigu said.

    “The high level of partnership by the defense ministries allows for successfully addressing the issues of enhancing the defense potential of our countries and for demonstrating to the world community the positive dynamics of Russian-Belarussian relations and the growing capabilities of the armed forces to ensure the military security of the Union State,” Shoigu said.

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November 11, 2017 Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

‘NATO is Increasing Troop Numbers in Afghanistan to 16,000’ – Secretary General

  • RT Published on Nov 7, 2017
    NATO is set to boost its mission in Afghanistan with an additional 3,000 troops, bringing the total number of service personnel to 16,000 in the country.
http://www.globalresearch.ca/did-9-11-justify-the-war-in-afghanistan

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http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2001/11/afgh-n20.html

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http://truedemocracyparty.net/2012/05/opium-war-reason-afghan-war-cia-killing-soldiers/

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https://www.rt.com/op-edge/400653-us-afghanistan-opium-surge-trump/

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https://sputniknews.com/columnists/201708251056794770-afghanistan-cia-heroin-ratline/

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November 8, 2017 Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

US Boosts Special Operations Forces Presence at Russia’s Border

  • US Boosts Special Operations Forces Presence at Russia’s Border
    by PETER KORZUN, https://www.strategic-culture.org/
    The deployment of US Special Operations Forces in Europe is never in spotlight but it is rapidly increasing. There can be no other purpose than acquisition of capability to deliver strikes deep into Russia’s territory.

    The Trump administration is relying heavily on Special Operations Forces (SOF). They are deployed to 137 countries or 70% of them in the world. At least 8,000 of SOF are operating in around 80 countries at any given moment. The numbers have ballooned from a few thousands in the 1980s to 70,000 at present. In 2016, the US deployed special operators to Taiwan, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, India, Laos, the Philippines, South Korea, and Japan. In 2006, 3 percent of special operators deployed overseas were in Europe. In 2016, the number topped 12 percent.

    Much has been said recently about SOF operations in Africa, which are going to expand and intensify. Formally, they are on train and assist missions to counter terrorist threats. But one can hardly imagine the need to deploy such special purpose forces from overseas to fight terrorists in the Old Continent.

    The United States increased the presence of SOF in Europe four times last year. The forces are mainly deployed near Russia’s borders, including such countries as the Baltic States, Romania, Poland, Ukraine and Georgia. In 2017, SOF have deployed to more than 20 European countries.

    In March, SOF (Army Green Berets) trained along local troops in Lapland, Finland, during exercise Northern Griffin 2017. In May, Navy SEALs were part of exercise Flaming Sword 17 in Lithuania. In June, members of the US 10th Special Forces Group trained near Lubliniec, Poland. In July, naval SOF took part in Sea Breeze annual military exercise in Ukraine. In August, special-tactics combat controllers from the 321st Special Tactics Squadron surveyed the two-lane highway, deconflicted airspace and exercised command and control on the ground and in the air to land A-10s from the Maryland Air National Guard’s 104th Fighter Squadron on the Jägala-Käravete Highway, Estonia. Also in August, SOF took part in Exercise Noble Partner in Georgia.

    According to Major Michael Weisman, a spokesman for US Special Operations Command Europe, “Outside of Russia and Belarus we train with virtually every country in Europe either bilaterally or through various multinational events.”

    In April-May, 2017, Naval Special Warfare operators from US Special Operations Command along with NATO special operations forces from Albania, Bulgaria and Lithuania took part in exercise Saber Junction 17 at the Joint Multinational Readiness Centre in Germany. Ukraine and Georgia were among participating countries. In addition to the integration of US SOF, a simulated resistance force was introduced into the exercise through the use of the Lithuanian National Volunteer Defence Force.

    American commandos have deployed quietly to the Baltic States. Dozens of United States Special Operations forces have a “persistent” presence there to train special operators.

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November 6, 2017 Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

West Eyes Recolonization of Africa by Endless War; Removing Gaddafi Was Just First Step

http://www.globalresearch.ca/towards-the-conquest-of-africa-the-pentagon-s-africom-and-the-war-against-libya/24171

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US AFRICOM – African Command. Invasion begins!

  • West Eyes Recolonization of Africa by Endless War; Removing Gaddafi Was Just First Step
    by Dan Glazebrook, https://www.rt.com/
    Exactly six years ago, on October 20th, 2011, Muammar Gaddafi was murdered, joining a long list of African revolutionaries martyred by the West for daring to dream of continental independence.

    Earlier that day, Gaddafi’s hometown of Sirte had been occupied by Western-backed militias, following a month-long battle during which NATO and its ‘rebel’ allies pounded the city’s hospitals and homes with artillery, cut off its water and electricity, and publicly proclaimed their desire to ‘starve [the city] into submission’. The last defenders of the city, including Gaddafi, fled Sirte that morning, but their convoy was tracked and strafed by NATO jets, killing 95 people. Gaddafi escaped the wreckage but was captured shortly afterward. I will spare you the gruesome details, which the Western media gloatingly broadcast across the world as a triumphant snuff movie, suffice to say that he was tortured and eventually shot dead.

    We now know, if testimony from NATO’s key Libyan ally Mahmoud Jibril is to be believed, it was a foreign agent, likely French, who delivered the fatal bullet. His death was the culmination of not only seven months of NATO aggression, but of a campaign against Gaddafi and his movement, the West had been waging for over three decades.

    Yet it was also the opening salvo in a new war – a war for the militarily recolonization of Africa. The year 2009, two years before Gaddafi’s murder, was a pivotal one for US-African relations. First, because China overtook the US as the continent’s largest trading partner; and second because Gaddafi was elected president of the African Union.

    The significance of both for the decline of US influence on the continent could not be clearer. While Gaddafi was spearheading attempts to unite Africa politically, committing serious amounts of Libyan oil wealth to make this dream a reality, China was quietly smashing the West’s monopoly over export markets and investment finance. Africa no longer had to go cap-in-hand to the IMF for loans, agreeing to whatever self-defeating terms were on offer, but could turn to China – or indeed Libya – for investment. And if the US threatened to cut them off from their markets, China would happily buy up whatever was on offer. Western economic domination of Africa was under threat as never before.

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http://www.presstv.com/detail/2013/03/07/292298/africom-and-the-recolonization-of-africa/

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http://allafrica.com/stories/200908140153.html

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Africans holding up signs like “Down with AFRICOM” , “Oil Robbers out of Africa” and “NATO kills for oil”!

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October 25, 2017 Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Syria Says Found NATO-Made Weapons in al-Mayadin in Dayr al-Zawr Province

  • PressTV News Videos Published on Oct 24, 2017
    NATO-produced armaments were allegedly discovered in the newly recaptured Syrian town of Mayadin, according to Syrian Army Brigadier General Suheil al-Hassan.
https://sputniknews.com/columnists/201705251053969840-daesh-west-stench-of-death/

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http://www.globalresearch.ca/going-after-the-islamic-state/5401439

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October 25, 2017 Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

U.S. Military Sends Troops to Russian Border, Officials Say They Want ‘Peace, Not War’ with Russia

  • U.S. Military Sends Troops to Russian Border, Officials Say They Want ‘Peace, Not War’ with Russia
    by , http://www.newsweek.com/
    Russia has accused the U.S. of violating a peace treaty between Moscow and the Western military pact NATO after the Pentagon deployed a new force in the tense Baltic region. It’s the latest of several Western moves seen as provocations by Russia, which has vowed to respond.

    The U.S. announced Thursday the arrival of the 2nd Cavalry Regiment in a Polish NATO outpost located about 100 miles from Russia’s militarized enclave of Kaliningrad. The troops are part of Washington’s latest effort to bolster allied nation’s against what they perceive to be a military threat from neighboring Russia. Moscow, however, has accused the U.S. and its NATO allies of undermining Russia’s own security by surrounding it with hostile forces.

    Vladimir Shamanov, head of the defense committee for Russia’s lower house of parliament, said the country would consider adding more nuclear-capable Iskander ballistic missiles on its side of the border to deter a U.S. military buildup in the region.

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October 18, 2017 Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , , , , , | 1 Comment

US-Led Coalition Destroys Everything in Syria Except for ISIS-Daesh — Damascus

  • US-Led Coalition Destroys Everything in Syria Except for ISIS-Daesh — Damascus
    by https://sputniknews.com/
    Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem has said that the US-led coalition against the internationally condemned terrorist group Daesh is acting in Syria like it is trying to destroy the country and prolong the armed conflict there.

    Muallem stated that Damascus will demand that the US-coalition is dissolved. He stressed that thousands of Syrian women and children have been killed by coalition airstrikes in the provinces of Raqqa and Deir ez-Zor. According to the minister, Washington is using the coalition to cover up for the destruction of the country.

    The US-coalition has so far confirmed that 735 civilians have been killed by “unintentional” airstrikes in Syria and Iraq, adding that 350 more reports of civilian casualties are currently under review. At the same time the alliance has denied it is assisting Daesh terrorists in Syria.

    The Syrian minister has also touched upon a Kurdish issue in the region. He stressed that Kurdish forces are rivaling the Syrian army to gain control over the oil-rich areas of the country. He went on by saying that Damascus won’t allow any external force to violate its sovereignty.

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http://sputniknews.com/middleeast/20150222/1018598246.html

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http://www.globalresearch.ca/nato-and-cia-support-al-qaeda-terrorists-in-syria/5356391

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https://sputniknews.com/columnists/201705251053969840-daesh-west-stench-of-death/

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http://rt.com/op-edge/261469-isis-suicide-bomb-yemen/

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October 16, 2017 Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

‘Preventing Conflict, Not Provoking’? NATO Launches New Multinational Force to Counter Russia

  • RT Published on Oct 9, 2017
    NATO is launching a new multinational force in Romania to counter Russia along its eastern flank and keep close tabs on the Russian presence in the Black Sea. The chief of the military alliance said NATO’s actions are purely “defensive and proportionate.”

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October 10, 2017 Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , , | Leave a comment

Russia: US-Led Coalition Aiding Syria Terrorists

  • PressTV News Videos Published on Oct 4, 2017
    The Russian foreign minister accuses the United States and its allies of fatal provocations against the Russian troops in Syria. In an interview with the U-K-based Asharq al-Awsat newspaper, Sergei Lavrov said the U-S-led coalition and the militants they support consistently act in a way that helps Daesh and other terrorist groups. Lavrov criticized Washington’s double standards regarding Syria, noting that there was no such thing as good or bad terrorists. He defended Russia’s involvement in the battle against terrorists in Syria. He also hailed the cooperation between Moscow, Ankara and Teheran as a decisive factor in restoring stability in the region. Lavrov slammed the U-S sanctions against Russia, warning that such aggressive measures won’t go unanswered.
http://sputniknews.com/middleeast/20150222/1018598246.html

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http://www.infowars.com/pentagon-trained-rebel-group-in-syria-pledges-allegiance-to-isis-aligned-al-nusra/

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http://www.infowars.com/secret-pentagon-report-reveals-us-created-isis-as-a-tool-to-overthrow-syrias-president-assad/

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https://medium.com/insurge-intelligence/ex-intel-officials-pentagon-report-proves-us-complicity-in-isis-fabef96e20da

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October 5, 2017 Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Whose Bright Idea Was RussiaGate?

  • Whose Bright Idea Was RussiaGate?
    by Paul Craig Roberts, http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/
    The answer to the question in the title of this article is that Russiagate was created by CIA director John Brennan. The CIA started what is called Russiagate in order to prevent Trump from being able to normalize relations with Russia. The CIA and the military/security complex need an enemy in order to justify their huge budgets and unaccountable power. Russia has been assigned that role. The Democrats joined in as a way of attacking Trump. They hoped to have him tarnished as cooperating with Russia to steal the presidential election from Hillary and to have him impeached. I don’t think the Democrats have considered the consequence of further worsening the relations between the US and Russia.

    Public Russia bashing pre-dates Trump. It has been going on privately in neoconservative circles for years, but appeared publicly during the Obama regime when Russia blocked Washington’s plans to invade Syria and to bomb Iran.

    Russia bashing became more intense when Washington’s coup in Ukraine failed to deliver Crimea. Washington had intended for the new Ukrainian regime to evict the Russians from their naval base on the Black Sea. This goal was frustrated when Crimea voted to rejoin Russia.

    The neoconservative ideology of US world hegemony requires the principal goal of US foreign policy to be to prevent the rise of other countries that can serve as a restraint on US unilateralism. This is the main basis for the hostility of US foreign policy toward Russia, and of course there also is the material interests of the military/security complex.

    Russia bashing is much larger than merely Russiagate. The danger lies in Washington convincing Russia that Washington is planning a surprise attack on Russia. With US and NATO bases on Russia’s borders, efforts to arm Ukraine and to include Ukraine and Georgia in NATO provide more evidence that Washington is surrounding Russia for attack. There is nothing more reckless and irresponsible than convincing a nuclear power that you are going to attack.

    Washington is fully aware that there was no Russian interference in the presidential election or in the state elections. The military/security complex, the neoconservatives, and the Democratic Party are merely using the accusations to serve their own agendas. These selfish agendas are a dire threat to life on earth.

https://www.amazon.com/CIA-Organized-Crime-Illegal-Operations-ebook/dp/B01NAPBE60%3FSubscriptionId%3DAKIAI63WS3YGA3Y5U2QA%26tag%3Dlewrockwell%26linkCode%3Dxm2%26camp%3D2025%26creative%3D165953%26creativeASIN%3DB01NAPBE60

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http://www.carlbernstein.com/magazine_cia_and_media.php

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October 5, 2017 Posted by | GeoPolitics, Social Trends | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Russia Does Not Exclude Possibility Of War With NATO

WW3 is near?

  • Russia Does Not Exclude Possibility Of War With NATO
    by Tyler Durden, http://www.zerohedge.com/
    Just days after the conclusion of Russia’s largest military exercise ever (which US military chiefs believe broke ‘observer rules’) and NATO’s massive war gamesPravda reports a recent Russian Defense Ministry report says that Russia is preparing for the possibility of a military conflict with NATO countries.

    While Russia’s defense ministry said the Zapad exercises would involve 12,700 Russian and Belarusian troops, about 70 aircraft, up to 250 tanks, 200 artillery systems and 10 warships; Military.com reports that the U.S. Army’s commander in Europe says Russia broke up its Zapad war games with Belarus into parts to avoid having international monitors watch the weeklong exercises last month.

    Lieutenant General Ben Hodges said Monday that the two countries deployed “way over 12,700” personnel, the limit beyond which Europe’s OSCE security organization should be allowed to send observers. Hodges said: “My guess is that there probably were over 40,000 service members.” He told reporters at NATO headquarters that Russia and Belarus “broke it up into all these little exercises” but that “these were all connected, because this was a whole of government effort.”

    Meanwhile, what the NATO commander forgot to mention is that just days before the dreaded Russian “Zapad 2017” exercise was set to begin, NATO’s own Steadfast Pyramid 2017 military exercise kicked off in Latvia on Sunday, with 40 senior commanders from NATO states, as well as Finland and Sweden. They are expected to train how to “plan and conduct operations” amid the bloc’s buildup in the region.

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October 4, 2017 Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , , , | Leave a comment

Middle East and Asia Geopolitics: Shift in Military Alliances?

http://www.globalresearch.ca/plans-for-redrawing-the-middle-east-the-project-for-a-new-middle-east/3882

The following map was prepared by Lieutenant-Colonel Ralph Peters. It was published in the Armed Forces Journal in June 2006, Peters is a retired colonel of the U.S. National War Academy. (Map Copyright Lieutenant-Colonel Ralph Peters 2006).

  • Middle East and Asia Geopolitics: Shift in Military Alliances?
    by Prof Michel Chossudovsky, https://www.globalresearch.ca/
    A profound shift in geopolitical alliances is occurring which tends to undermine US hegemony in the broader Middle East Central Asian region as well as in South Asia. Several of America’s staunchest allies have “changed sides”. Both NATO and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are in crisis.

    Turkey and NATO
    NATO is characterized by profound divisions,  largely resulting from Ankara’s confrontation with Washington. Turkey –which constitutes NATO’s heavyweight– is now fighting US-supported Kurdish rebels in northern Syria, –i.e  the US which is member of NATO is supporting and financing Kurdish rebels who are fighting a NATO member state.

    While Turkey formally remains a member of NATO –which has an integrated and coordinated air defense system–, the Erdogan government has purchased Russia’s S400 air defense system which is slated to be used against America’s Kurdish proxies in Northern Syria.

    A NATO member state is now using the air defense system of an enemy of US-NATO against US-NATO supported rebels. In turn, Turkey has dispatched troops to Northern Syria with a view to eventually annexing part of Syria’s territory. In turn, Moscow and Ankara have established an alliance of convenience.

    Israel is a firm supporter of the formation of a Kurdish state in Iraq and Northern Syria, which is considered as a stepping stone to the formation of Greater Israel.  Tel Aviv is considering the relocation from Israel of more than 200,000 Jewish ethnic Kurds to the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

    In turn the bilateral military cooperation agreement between Turkey and Israel is in jeopardy. Needless to say these developments have also led to the reinforcement of US-Israeli military cooperation including the setting up of a US military base in Israel.

    Meanwhile, Turkey  has established closer links with Iran, which ultimately contributes to undermining US-NATO strategies in the broader Middle East.

    The New Middle East
    Washington’s strategy consists in destabilizing and weakening regional economic powers in the Middle East including Turkey and Iran. This policy is also accompanied by a process of political fragmentation (see map above)


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October 3, 2017 Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment