“The day before the Thanksgiving holiday brought three extraordinary news items. One was the report on the Republican presidential campaign debate. One was the Russian President’s statement about his country’s response to Washington’s missile bases surrounding his country. And one was the failure of a German government bond auction.
As the presstitute media will not inform us of what any of this means, let me try.” Paul Craig Roberts
November 10, 2011
It is the economic collapse in the West that is driving the push for world war, including against China and Russia, China’s Global Times says. “While the US and other Western countries are struggling economically, their military power reigns supreme. This contrast is inevitably tempting in their strategic thinking but would have a profoundly negative impact on world peace“.
“Exhausted by hunger, a wild bear family in Russia’s Far East has taken to highways begging local people for help.” RT
One of my good friends writes this email to me and I believe he is correct. I am not sure if Greece will leave first or will Germany but the result is the same. He wishes to share his thoughts with you but remain nameless:
Russia and China have vetoed the UN resolution on Syria, urging political dialogue instead of proposed tough sanctions on Bashar al-Assad’s regime. The move caused outrage from the US. RT talks to John Laughland from the Institute for democracy and cooperation in Paris.
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by Vadim Trukhachev
Late last week, Canadian Prime Minister Harper spent four days in the Arctic. Flying around military bases in the northern provinces of Canada Nunavut, Yukon and Northwest Territories has become a tradition over the years of his stay in power. The current Prime Minister has been in power for six years, and for the sixth time he appeared in the Arctic. Harper has repeatedly said that these visits are made in the framework of the “northern strategy.” It includes an increase in military presence, economic and social development and environmental protection in polar latitudes.
Strictly speaking, the military component was clearly in the first place. As soon as he arrived in the Arctic, Harper began to observe the exercises attended by land, naval, and air forces. Although the exercises are carried out for the fifth time, it is the first time when they are conducted at such a scale. Continue reading