‘WWIII Could End Civilisation’ Warns Putin

Julian Robinson — Daily Mail June 7, 2018 Vladimir Putin has warned a third world war ‘could end civilisation’ as he addressed the prospect of a major global conflict. The Russian President said the ‘threat of mutual destruction’ had always ‘prevented leading military powers from making hasty moves’. But speaking on his annual TV phone-in with…

US Army flows fresh tanks, troops into Europe

Sebastian Sprenger — Defense News May 23, 2018 The U.S. Army Europe has notified German states about a massive movement of heavy military vehicles on their way to strategic locations in eastern Europe and the Baltics under the banner of Operation Atlantic Resolve. All told, 3,300 troops of the 1st Armored Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division from Fort…

On the Brink of War

By Mark Almond for The Daily Mail, May 11 Abridged by Lasha Darkmoon — Darkmoon.ca “We are now closer to open war between Iran and Israel than we have ever been.” For much of this year the world has been fixated by fears of nuclear Armageddon erupting over North Korea. But over the past 48 hours, alarming developments…

US Supplies Ukraine with Weapons to Escalate Conflict and Bury Hopes for Peace

Arkady Savitsky — Strategic Culture May 3, 2018 Washington has confirmed the delivery of FGM-148 Javelin anti-tank missile systems to Kiev. Ukrainian personnel start training with the new weapons on May 2. The aid package approved in March specified 210 Javelin anti-tank missiles and 37 Javelin launchers. Since 2014, the US has provided over $850 million to bolster Ukraine’s security. Although…

A Furtive Glance at the US’s Ongoing War Preparations Against Russia

Arkady Savitsky — Strategic Culture April 24, 2018 While the world’s attention is riveted on Syria, the US is significantly boosting its forces in Europe. And these are not just divisions streaming in to take part in some exercises that will leave once those are over. This is a serious buildup to create a potentially…

Hold my beer and watch this!

The Saker — March 15, 2018 Rattlesnakes have a terrible reputation.  Here were I live, in Florida, we have the biggest rattlesnakes on the planet, the Eastern Diamondback (Crotalus adamanteus).  They are huge and can reach well over 2m (6ft) in length and weigh up to 15kg (30lbs).  The Eastern Diamondback’s venom is not the…

Will Russia Wake Up?

Paul Craig Roberts — March 14, 2018 Russians are having a difficult time comprehending their Western enemy or even understanding that Russia has an enemy that seeks the destruction of Russia. Has it occured to Russia that it is very strange that the UK, a country of no military significance, a country that could be…

VTB chief warns of ‘growing threat’ of European military conflict

Martin Arnold in Davos — Financial Times Jan 23, 2018 The head of a leading Russian bank has warned of “the growing threat of military conflict” in Europe and said that if the US slaps more economic sanctions on institutions in Moscow it would be “a declaration of war”. Andrei Kostin, chief executive of VTB,…

Can’t You See War On The Horizon?

Paul Craig Roberts — paulcraigroberts.org Nov 27, 2017 According to news reports in the British press, Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed Russia’s industries to prepare themselves to be able to make a quick switch to war production.http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/vladimir-putin-russia-business-war-production-sochi-military-talks-a8069951.html Clearly, the Russian government would not make such an announcement unless it was convinced that the prospect…

Israel rejects the Russian-US Peace Agreement

Thierry Meyssan — Voltairenet.org Nov 20, 2017 When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, participated in a meeting of his political party (the Likud), he declared that he is opposed to the US-Russian Peace Plan for Syria. He cited news published by the BBC that Iran has been authorized to set up a permanent military base…