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Book review: Professor Stephen Cohen’s “War with Russia?”

Thu, 2018-12-06 09:28
by Yvonne Lorenzo for The Saker Blog Over ten years ago, one of the few voices that I listened to that provided facts outside the propaganda narrative of the legacy
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Moveable Feast Cafe 2018/12/06 … Open Thread

Thu, 2018-12-06 08:00
2018/12/06 01:00:01Welcome to the ‘Moveable Feast Cafe’. The ‘Moveable Feast’ is an open thread where readers can post wide ranging observations, articles, rants, off topic and have animate discussions of
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Hezbollah Threatens Israel / Gaza / Yemen

Thu, 2018-12-06 05:39
Hezbollah Warns Israel: ‘If You Dare Attack, You Will Regret it’ (VIDEO) Hamas Unveils Thwarted Israeli Operation in Gaza that Sparked Recent Escalation Starving Yemenis Reduced to Eat Tree Leaves
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MH17 – 3 Weeks at the Crash Site

Thu, 2018-12-06 05:34
“3 Weeks at the Crash Site” is a comprehensive timeline of events following the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. The first part of this series covers the time period
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Khashoggi Part 4: fake-leftism identical in Saudi Arabian or Western form

Wed, 2018-12-05 08:52
by Ramin Mazaheri for The Saker Blog File it under “things we’d like to be true…so we never examine it”: The West’s unstated belief that their politics are exponentially morally
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Bruckner, Hitler, Malevich (part 2)

Wed, 2018-12-05 05:43
by David A. Powell for The Saker Blog Part 2 of 2 parts The case of Malevich – regardless of how it appears in most official narratives of the present
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Lavrov’s interview and answers to questions for the programme “Moscow. Kremlin. Putin”

Mon, 2018-12-03 23:00
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s interview and answers to questions for the programme “Moscow. Kremlin. Putin” on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, December 2, 2018 http://www.mid.ru/ru/press_service/video/-/asset_publisher/i6t41cq3VWP6/content/id/3425025?p_p_id=101_INSTANCE_i6t41cq3VWP6&_101_INSTANCE_i6t41cq3VWP6_languageId=en_GB  
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Nations as Foreign Capital Corporations

Mon, 2018-12-03 09:05
by Francisco Fernández-Bullón for The Saker Blog As shadow banks become authentic governments of countries, the nations gradually turn into foreign capital corporations or companies, which enslave the workforce. Capital
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Moveable Feast Cafe 2018/12/02 … Open Thread

Sun, 2018-12-02 20:30
2018/12/02 13:30:01Welcome to the ‘Moveable Feast Cafe’. The ‘Moveable Feast’ is an open thread where readers can post wide ranging observations, articles, rants, off topic and have animate discussions of
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US Military Contractor Is Hiring Personnel To Support Classified ‘Contingency Operations’ In Ukraine

Sun, 2018-12-02 14:22
A US contractor accidentally revealed a US military specialist deployment in the combat zones in Ukraine via an Job Advertisement on LinkedIn. https://southfront.org/us-military-contractor-is-hiring-personnel-to-support-classified-contingency-operations-in-ukraine/ Similarly to the Atlantic Council’s report on
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67 Days in Solitary Confinement and Close to Breaking: Maria Butina Offered a Deal By US Authorities

Sat, 2018-12-01 20:15
I guess she should be grateful that she is not beaten to death or water-boarded by “The Greatest Democracy On Earth”… The Saker
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The trials and tribulations of Turkish foreign policy

Sat, 2018-12-01 20:03
Professor Hasan Unal, a top political scientist based in Istanbul, explains the geopolitics of his region, the eastern Mediterranean and into the Black Sea by Pepe Escobar (cross-posted with The
Categories: News for progressives

Bruckner, Hitler, Malevich (part 1)

Sat, 2018-12-01 19:56
by David A. Powell for The Saker Blog Part 1 of 2 parts This essay attempts to outline why Adolf Hitler remained unsuccessful in his efforts as an old-fashioned (“old-world”)
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Syrian Forces Eliminate Unidentified Aerial Objects Near Damacus. Israel Denies Reports On Its Warplane Shootdown

Sat, 2018-12-01 01:41
https://southfront.org/syrian-forces-eliminate-unidentified-aerial-objects-near-damacus-israel-denies-reports-on-its-warplane-shootdown/ Last night, the Syrian Air Defense Forces (SADF) shot down several unidentified aerial objects over the district of al-Kiswah south of Damascus, according to the state-run media. Local sources
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Uber-loser Poroshenko goes “full Saakashvili”

Fri, 2018-11-30 12:20
[This article was written for the Unz Review] Petro Poroshenko is in deep trouble. His ratings have been in the single-digit range in spite of a vast propaganda effort, and
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Syrian War Report – Nov. 29, 2018: US Is Establishing ‘Observation Posts’ On Syrian-Turkish Border

Fri, 2018-11-30 07:31
https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-nov-29-2018-us-is-establishing-observation-posts-on-syrian-turkish-border/ On November 28, Russian air-defense forces deployed intercepted and destroyed an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) near the Russian Hmeimim airbase in the province of Lattakia, according to local sources.
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Moveable Feast Cafe 2018/11/29 … Open Thread

Thu, 2018-11-29 09:00
2018/11/29 02:00:01Welcome to the ‘Moveable Feast Cafe’. The ‘Moveable Feast’ is an open thread where readers can post wide ranging observations, articles, rants, off topic and have animate discussions of
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Liberals scream Putin sells Russia and call to give away the Kurils to Japan

Thu, 2018-11-29 04:55
By Ruslan Ostashko Translated and subtitled by Scott Humor Can a person simultaneously shout that the authorities of “this country” are selling out Russia, and advocate for giving away the
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Black Sea Crisis: Russia Deploys Anti-Ship Missiles. Ukraine Says Russian Warplane Attacks Its Ships

Thu, 2018-11-29 01:02
https://southfront.org/black-sea-crisis-russia-deploys-anti-ship-missiles-ukraine-says-russian-warplane-attacks-its-ships/ On November 27, Russia started deploying Bal coastal missile systems near the Kerch Strait, south of which an encounter between a group of 2 Ukrainian Gurza-class artillery boats and
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Proof that Ukrainian crews were given the order to try to “covertly” cross the Kerch strait

Wed, 2018-11-28 23:41
Thanks to Ollie and Angelina for translating this document! Full translation into English: CHECK LIST of the readiness of small armoured artillery boat “Nikopol” before exit at sea from 09:00
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