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Turkey May Purchase Russian Stealth Fighters, If Delivery Of US F-35s Is Halted

A U.S. Senate committee swiftly passed the latest version of a $716 billion defense bill last week, including a hard-hitting measure to block Turkey from ...

How GDPR Kills The Innovation Economy

Via John Battle’s Searchblog, It’s somehow fitting that today, May 25th, marks my return to writing here on Searchblog, after a long absence driven in ...

China Accelerates Next-Gen Nuclear Weapons Development To Compete With US, Russia

As we have been documenting over the last year and beyond, China is rapidly modernizing its military; unveiling a new stealth bomber, an array of guided-weapons, ...

First Greece, Now Italy, Portugal Next?

While most investors are focused on Italian politics – the parallel currency ‘mini-BoT’ fears and potential for a constitutional crisis – Spain is now facing ...

Russian Navy Tests Four Bulava SLBMs In Salvo

Authored by Arkady Savitsky via The Strategic Culture Foundation, On May 22, the Yuri Dolgoruky Project 955 Borei-class  strategic nuclear ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) – a.k.a. “boomer” ...

Blowing Up The Iran Deal Brings Eurasia Closer To Integration

Authored by Federico Pieraccini via The Strategic Culture Foundation, The annulment of the Iran nuclear deal framework could not be fended off by the visits ...

Brazilian Military Deployed To Break Up Trucking Strike As State Of Emergency Worsens

A nationwide trucking strike in Brazil entered day six on Saturday, as blocked roads have prevented critical food and supplies from reaching their destinations. The protests, triggered by ...

The Dummies Guide To The Russia Collusion Hoax: Who, What, Where, When, & Why

Authored by Roger Kimball via Spectator USA, For your eyes only: A short history of Democrat-spy collusion How highly placed members of one administration mobilised ...

The Story Behind $17 Billion Booty Found In 300-Year-Old "Holy Grail Of Shipwrecks"

Details have finally emerged surround a 2015 discovery of a 300-year-old Spanish galleon which went down after a battle with British ships off the coast of ...

Jim Jatras: Forget Kim. It's Time For A Trump-Putin Summit…Now!

Authored by James George Jatras via The Strategic Culture Foundation, In the aftermath of US President Donald Trump’s cancellation of his scheduled June 12 summit ...

Visualizing U.S. Energy Consumption In One Chart

Every year, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, a federal research facility funded by the Department of Energy and UC Berkeley, puts out a fascinating Sankey ...

Is The Government Building Secret Tunnels Under America To Prepare For WW3?

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Mysterious booms and strange lights in have been reported all over the country and have recently sparked fears that ...

Escaped Ebola Patients Risked Spreading Virus At Packed Prayer Meeting

Two Ebola patients who escaped from a quarantine in the Democratic Republic of Congo attended a prayer meeting with 50 other people, raising the possibility ...

The Skripal Case Is Being Pushed Down The Memory Hole With Libya and Aleppo

Authored by Caitlin Johnstone via The Strategic Culture Foundation, On the fourth of March, in the sleepy British cathedral town of Salisbury, an ex-spy named ...

If You're A Muslim, Move To Melbourne During Ramadan

For many in the world, an all too often heard phrase is “if only there were more hours in the day.” For muslims, however, during ...

What Backlash? Facebook Usage Jumped After Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Not unlike the stock itself, it looks like Facebook users “bought the dip” on using the social media platform after the Cambridge Analytica scandal: the backlash ...

The Emerging China-Iran-Pakistan Alliance Is Directed Decidedly Against The United States

Authored by Lawrence Sellin, op-ed via The Daily Caller, In a January 10, 2018 Daily Caller article titled “China May Have Just Brokered An Iran-Pakistan ...

Beijing Warns New Stealth Fighters Will Conduct Patrols In Taiwan's Airspace

Beijing has once again hinted that its new J-20 stealth fighter jets will conduct patrols around, or above, Taiwan’s airspace to pressure the island nation to reunify with ...

100s Of White South African Farmers Apply To Australia For Humanitarian Rescue

Back in February, after literally years of scandal, abuse, and incompetence, South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma was finally forced to resign last week, and new ...

Sweden Warns Every Single Household To Prep For War

Authored by Daisy Luther via The Organic Prepper blog, The government of Sweden has produced a 20-page pamphlet which they’ll be sending to each of ...

Trump Is Pushing For 10% Cut In Aluminum, Steel Imports From EU

While the US-China trade talks have dominated headlines in the financial press this week, the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday published details from the Trump ...

"It's Ridiculous" – Parents Furious As Australia Seeks To Ban Use Of "Boy" Or "Girl" In Books

“For goodness sake, this is social engineering gone crazy… Leave kids alone to be kids. Stop trying to destroy kids’ childhoods…” That is an example ...

The Baltic States Ask The US For A Bigger Military Presence On Their Soil

Authored by Arkady Savitsky via The Strategic Culture Foundation, The foreign ministers (FMs) of the Baltic states have wound up their May 16-18 visit to ...

Pentagon Spends $1 Billion To Acquire More War Robots

According to a new report from Bloomberg, the Pentagon is spending approximately $1 billion over the next several years for a variety of robots designed to ...

Russia's Nuclear Underwater Drone Could Trigger 300-Foot Tsunamis, Headed For Battlefield By 2027

A nuclear-powered underwater drone capable of unleashing two megatonnes of hell to destroy enemy naval bases with massive tsunamis is under development in Russia, according ...

Scientists Revise Understanding Of Novichok After It Fails To Produce Expected Lethal Effects

Authored by Rob Slane via The BlogMire blog, Warning: This article is likely to contain traces of satire. In the aftermath of the poisoning of ...

Visualizing What Happens In An Internet Minute In 2018

In your everyday life, a minute might not seem like much. But, as Visual Capitalist’s Jeff Desjardins notes, when it comes to the vast scale ...

Why The Soaring Dollar Will Lead To An "Explosive" Market Repricing: A Flow Chart

Something curious took place one month ago when the PBOC announced on April 17 that it would cut the reserve requirement ratio (RRR) by 1% ...

"May The Better Liar Win" – How Democracy Ended

Authored by Eric Zuesse via The Strategic Culture Foundation, What killed democracy was constant lying to the public, by politicians whose only way to win national public ...

Did Putin Just Ask For Iran's Exit From Syria In Meeting With Assad?

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad paid an unannounced visit to Vladimir Putin on Thursday evening at the Russian president’s summer home in the Black Sea resort ...

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