The Myth of a Russian ‘Threat’

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Not a week goes by without the Pentagon carping about an ominous Russian “threat”.

By Pepe Escobar

August 27, 2015 “Information Clearing House” – “Sputnik” – Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey entered certified Donald “known unknown” Rumsfeld territory when he recently tried to conceptualize the “threat”; “Threats are the combination, or the aggregate, of capabilities and intentions. Let me set aside for the moment, intentions, because I don’t know what Russia intends.”

So Dempsey admits he does not know what he’s talking about. What he seems to know is that Russia is a “threat” anyway — in space, cyber space, ground-based cruise missiles, submarines.

And most of all, a threat to NATO; “One of the things that Russia does seem to do is either discredit, or even more ominously, create the conditions for the failure of NATO.”

So Russia “does seem” to discredit an already self-discredited NATO. That’s not much of a “threat”.

All these rhetorical games take…

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Federal Reserve Boxed In: Black Monday & 30 Day Reset Or QE4 Kick The Can?

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Political Vel Craft

VIOLATORS OF ANTITRUST LAWS MERGING CONGLOMERATES INTO FASCIST DICTATORS! Violators Of Antitrust Laws Merging Banking Conglomerates Into Fascist Dictators!

There is little to no recognition of the key fact of Dodd-Frank Act. Namely, Title II of the Act to establish an Orderly Liquidation Authority, vests the FDIC with the authority to conduct a European-style bail-in.

Hearings continued  in the House and Senate to review what exactly was voted into law with the 2010 Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the Dodd-Frank Act) even as the rules for implementing the law were still being written.

  • On December 10, 2012, a joint strategy paper was drafted by the [BOE] Bank of England Owned By The Rothschild Mafia and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) titled, Resolving Globally Active, Systemically Important, Financial Institutions.
  • The paper compares the resolution regime established by Title II’s Orderly Liquidation Authority (OLA) to the Prudent Regulation Authority (PRA), a similar resolution authority in the United Kingdom.

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Hillary Clinton: “If I’m President, We Will Attack Iran”

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Global Research, August 22, 2015

132053-400x250First published in July 2015. Of utmost relevance to the ongoing debate on the agreement with Iran pertaining to its nuclear program.

On July 3, 2015, presidential aspirant Hillary Clinton addressed a hand-picked audience at a Dartmouth College campaign event. She lied calling Iran an “existential threat to Israel… I hope we are able to get a deal next week that puts a lid on (its) nuclear weapons program.”

Even if we do get such a deal, we will still have major problems from Iran. They are the world’s chief sponsor of terrorism.

They use proxies like Hezbollah to sow discord and create insurgencies to destabilize governments. They are taking more and more control of a number of nations in the region and they pose an existential threat to Israel.

We…have to turn our attention to working with our partners to try…

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