Clash of economic interests

THE BRICS NATIONS CHALLENGE THE WEST?
The fourth BRICS summit getting together Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa was held on March 28-29 in New Delhi. No matter it didn’t last long one can say with confidence it has resulted in substantial achievements. In any case it’s obvious the leaders of the member countries had no intention to confine themselves to purely symbolic resolutions, so the outcome of event looks quite telling.

 

Geopolitics

USELESS MISSILE DEFENSE «SECRETS». WHAT’S BEHIND ANOTHER US «GOOD WILL GESTURE?»
The US national missile defense, especially its European component, is one of the major irritants in the Russia — US bilateral relations. The USA insists it is created to counter the threat coming from Iran and North Korea. Russia says geography, physics laws, and irrefutable facts clearly indicate the system is aimed at Russia not Iran. It makes its legitimate concern justified.

 

History debates

OPERATION NORTHWOODS: HAVE THE CIA AND PENTAGON PLANNED TERRORIST ACTS ON THE US SOIL?
It’s hard to believe nowadays. According the US law the archives can be declassified after 50 years. The documents related to Northwood operation, that never took place, were made public after this period of time. Reading it either gets one shocked or makes smile unbelievingly. It was exactly 50 years ago the CIA together with the Joint Chiefs of Staff were planning an attack against their own country. On March 13 1962 then Defense Secretary Robert McNamara submitted the plan to President John Kennedy for approval.

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ALEXANDRE LATSA: ARCTIC AGE. Part II
During the Cold War era the Arctic was considered to be the shortest route to attack the enemy, but now the ongoing climate changes (global warming and glacier meltdown) revive the heated interest towards this region as long as new naval trade routes between the West and Asia emerge — they’re shorter, more lucrative and safer (due to lack of piracy). Actually, since 1979 the area of Arctic glaciers has decreased by 20% and it is to decrease by 50% more by 2100.

 

THE EUROPEAN CRISIS AND THE SALVATION OF EURO. Will the USA profiteer on the financial collapse of the EU?
According to Soros, Germany is to save Greece on the account of its own economy and the wealth of its citizens, which is fraught with tremendous political and economic risks for Germany. That’s an equivocal situation indeed that makes us thinking that European crisis benefits the USA. Mind that if the ratings of European banks are collapsed and the major European states are bled by the donor transfusion of their money in favor of weaker countries, then the investors’ preferences (along with their money) will flow to better place, i. e. the USA.

 

"OCCUPY WALL STREET" MOVEMENT: American media looks right through it
Both American government and the state financial system made plenty of common Americans suffer. Still, hotbeds of protest and mass rallies take place just like 40 years ago. They haven’t become particularly crowded as of yet and American media prefer ignoring their very existence. Meet the laws of post-modern information age: several thousand Middle-Eastern protesters make up a heroic national uprising against the tyranny, while the same sort of rally in the USA is merely a bunch of lunatics, threatening public order and national security.

 

AXIOMS OF GEOPOLITICAL EXPERIENCE. Part I. Russia, Turkey and the geopolitical retrospection
On the 2nd of August, 1914 Enver Pasha, military officer and actual ruler of Turkey offered Russia to align a military bloc against Germany and Austria-Hungary, once Russia guaranteed eternal Turkish possession of the Straits. Yet, it was exactly the thing that St. Petersburg politicians were unwilling to do, giving Turkey a final push towards the embrace of the Central states. Not multiplying the number of its allies was of vital importance for Russia at the moment and cutting off the Straits Turkey, thus, interrupted the most important channel of Russian communications with its Western allies.

 

LIBYA: SUCCESS IS NEVER BLAMED, ISN’T IT?
The laws of information war are merciless. Today almost no one remembers the February-March accusations of Gaddafi. This seems to be the same kind of incident as the "search of the WMD" in 2003, which caused the American and British invasion or the "mass execution of peaceful Albanians" by Serbian security forces in Kosovar settlement Račak in 1999. At that the issue of moral responsibility of Western politicians, diplomats, and media-holding companies has never ever been put to the agenda of the day. The globalized West sticks to "the end justifies the means" principle and is sure that success is never blamed.

 

Conspirology

"NUCLEAR CALIPHATE" ON THE AGENDA OF THE DAY. Death of Sultan bin Abdul Aziz al-Saudi and the intrigues about the Saudi throne
The most likely contender for the throne, Nayef bin Abdel-Aziz al Saud, is a hardcore adherent of the Saudi hegemony. His coming to power will accelerate the creation of a "new Caliphate" founded upon the GCC, including Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Saudi Arabia. Moreover, this union will be expanded on the account of Jordan and Morocco. It goes without saying that Nayef will attempt to give the GCC nuclear program a kick-start, although proceeding from what we already know, it’s clear that in a year (two at most) we’re to hear the official statement that the "new Caliphate" disposes nuclear weapon.

 

 

 

 

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