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Noam Chomsky on WWIII - Russia - China

by Oui Sun May 22nd, 2022 at 06:49:57 AM EST

An evening with Noam Chomsky: Contours of Global Order

The topic up for discussion was the 'Contours of Global Order: Domination, Stability, Security in a Changing World'. As you can imagine this is a vast area. We began by looking back to 1939 during World War II when the United States had devised the `Grand Area' for post-war dominance. Chomsky talked about how the US wanted to gain unquestionable power and maintain fierce loyalty from their allies. He remarked that this was still true of today, saying `The US presidents may have changed name or "style" but their substance is still very much the same'.

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A Hit for AUKUS

by Oui Sat May 21st, 2022 at 02:27:31 PM EST

Scott Morrison resigns 😁

Great move ... good luck with your nuclear submarines build by UK-US corporations to fight climate change as Australia burns under the heat of our Sun 🔥☀️🌪

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There Ain't Nothing Boris Can't Fix

by Oui Mon May 16th, 2022 at 11:31:21 AM EST

Frontpaged - Frank Schnittger

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NATO War Planning -- In 2021 Ukraine

by Oui Wed May 11th, 2022 at 03:29:40 PM EST

I forgot about Halbe Zijlstra and his prophesy about Vladimir Putin and his goal of Greater Russia -- fly on the wall in Putin's dacha in 2006.

Transcript of the speech by future Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra ...

ALERT ⚠️ complete fake story full of lies for which he had to retire from the cabinet of Mark Rutte ...

Rutte and VVD -- Conservatives similar to policy run by Tories across the channel.

Rise of Populism Based on Terror and Islamophobia

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Shireen Abu Akhleh Killed by Israeli Sniper [Update]

by Oui Tue May 10th, 2022 at 06:29:18 PM EST

Title updated — “Gaza War and Destruction of Palestinians”

FM Wopke Hoekstra (talented McKinsey scholar reminds me of Robert McNamara, same IQ vs EQ deficit) ... why place such a financial a$$hole on a position of diplomacy, foreign affairs with no knowledge of history ... on the job training.

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American Revival of the Barry Goldwater Era

by Oui Sun May 8th, 2022 at 07:37:54 PM EST

How the "Daisy" Ad Changed Everything About Political Advertising | Smithsonian |

On September 7, 1964, a 60-second TV ad changed American politics forever. A 3-year-old girl in a simple dress counted as she plucked daisy petals in a sun-dappled field. Her words were supplanted by a mission-control countdown followed by a massive nuclear blast in a classic mushroom shape.

The message was clear if only implicit: Presidential candidate Barry Goldwater was a genocidal maniac who threatened the world's future. Two months later, President Lyndon Johnson won easily, and the emotional political attack ad--visceral, terrifying, and risky--was made.

A Minute Ago She Was Plucking Daisies

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Annexation Of Land - Changing Borders

by Oui Sun May 8th, 2022 at 08:27:26 AM EST

Building Eretz Israel ...

Statement by UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Hastings on eviction orders of the Residents of Masafer Yatta in the Occupied West Bank

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Germany Goes To War

by Oui Mon May 2nd, 2022 at 10:30:04 AM EST

Just as one hundred years ago, American corporate capitalism bands together with European fascism, this time with the historic states of the former Prussian empire across Poland, Baltics and the Ukraine.

Delivery heavy weapons to Ukraine ...

Delivering heavy weapons to #Ukraine is the right step forward. Otherwise we would need to tell #Ukraine: 'Fight alone'. Clearly, that's not what we want to do. We are standing in solidarity with #Ukraine. @ABaerbock #Bundestag

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America Today!

by Oui Fri Apr 29th, 2022 at 12:10:11 PM EST

State of exceptionalism, if you don't have money, and lots of it, you don't have a voice. Position of power in direct relationship to wealth of a person.

Wielding power as highest ranking Democratic member Senate Foreign Relations Committee ...

User Clip: 1998 - Biden chastises UN Weapons Inspector Scott Ritter | C-span |

In 1998, the former UN Weapons Inspector Scott Ritter testified to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee following Ritter's resignation after years of frustration in Iraq. In Biden's time after his opening statement, Biden chastised Ritter that the decision to go to war was above his "pay grade." While open to the idea of removing Saddam, Biden said the President and Cabinet Secretaries and people in "limos" get to make that decision, not a Weapons Inspector.

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Third and Deciding Phase for Europe

by Oui Wed Apr 27th, 2022 at 01:03:11 PM EST

Yesterday's expansion of hostilities outside the border of Ukraine ...

Two explosions inside Moldova (Transnistria) destroyed transmission towers of Russian news broadcasts

Many warnings were given that the explosion of refugees flowing across the Mediterranean Sea would encourage fascist populism of Xenophobia and Islamophobia.

A changing landscape authored by the group of nations allied in the Five Eyes to destabilize and conquer. Cheney and Rumsfeld will be proud of what New Europe has become ... difficult birth pangs, but with rendition, torture, detention and black ops one can truly build a unifying force of evil. Add quite some mean covert operations, propaganda and disinformation, any fascist power can change the mindset of a continent. Lessons from Goebbels with dark tools hidden in Big Tech would make any inferior nation very powerful. The 5% wanting to rule the 8 billion of human kind.

A Final Warning: Rise of Fascism

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NATO Russia Founding Act - A Dead Letter

by Oui Mon Apr 25th, 2022 at 02:34:13 PM EST

Changing US foreign policy after George H. Bush and James Baker III, the unreliable partner for peace in the world.

From "Chicken Kiev" to Ukrainian Recognition: Domestic Politics in U.S. Foreign Policy toward Ukraine | Harvard Ukrainian Studies - by Susan Fink (1997) |

President Bush Remarks at the Supreme Soviet Building - Ukraine address 1 August 1991

Remarks to the Supreme Soviet of the Republic of the Ukraine in Kiev, Soviet Union - August 1, 1991 (transcript)

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Standing Up to Russia

by Oui Mon Apr 25th, 2022 at 08:34:50 AM EST

KYIV, Ukraine: Antony Blinken and Pentagon General Austin announce a new phase in war of non-negotiations as goal.

Spokesperson to Zelensky ...

America offers a win over Russia as the Ukrainians deserve to be free.

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EU Death Trap - Fast Track Ukraine As Member

by Oui Fri Apr 22nd, 2022 at 07:25:46 PM EST

OPEC: Disputes with Biden administration mean Riyadh and Abu Dhabi are likely to drive hard bargain

White House faces oil standoff with Saudi Arabia and UAE as prices soar | The Guardian - Mar 13, 2022 |

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Zelensky A Leader Failed to Rise from the Ashes

by Oui Sat Apr 16th, 2022 at 06:08:06 PM EST

Eisenhower Warning: Military Industrial Complex

Battlefield Ukraine 🇺🇦

Defend our borders from over there ...

Volodymyr Zelensky: 'Ukraine fights back' | Kyiv Independent - March 13, 2021 |

Untimely revelation puts the Zelensky regime under pressure from US Treasury and beholden to the White House and Pentagon.

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Mission of EU on Road to Failure

by Oui Wed Apr 13th, 2022 at 12:39:15 PM EST

"From war to peace: a European tale"

Excellencies,
Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is with humility and gratitude that we stand here together, to receive this award on behalf of the European Union.

At a time of uncertainty, this day reminds people across Europe and the world of the Union's fundamental purpose: to further the fraternity between European nations, now and in the future.

It is our work today.

It has been the work of generations before us.

And it will be the work of generations after us.

Here in Oslo, I want to pay homage to all the Europeans who dreamt of a continent at peace with itself, and to all those who day by day make this dream a reality.

This award belongs to them.

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War is as old as Europe. Our continent bears the scars of spears and swords, canons and guns, trenches and tanks, and more.

The tragedy of it all resonates in the words of Herodotus, 25 centuries ago: "In Peace, Sons bury their Fathers. In War, Fathers bury their Sons."

Yet, ... after two terrible wars engulfed the continent and the world with it, ... finally lasting peace came to Europe.

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US-Pakistan Relations on a Cliff Edge

by Oui Sun Apr 3rd, 2022 at 01:51:07 PM EST

Post US defeat in Afghanistan, ousted by the Taliban, leaving behind the country in a ruined state .. another immense human disaster. The power brokers in Central Asia will be its neighbours: China, Russia, and Turkey. Important nations are Iran, Pakistan and India. All of these states have been outspoken to criticize the foreign policy of both Trump and Biden administrations. Most have been targeted by US economic sanctions. A major shift in alliances is taking place.

US-China tensions have created a schism in Pakistan's strategic thinking. Its decision to skip President Biden's Democracy Summit followed by the offer to be a bridge between the US and China signals Pakistan's desire to be in both camps but also its uncertainty about Washington's response.

A new US ambassador is expected in Pakistan soon, and arriving as he will after his Senate hearing, may bring some clarity to Islamabad's perceptions of US policies and help its own policy choices.

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China: Crash Course Into Unknown

by Oui Wed Mar 16th, 2022 at 02:03:15 PM EST

Not satisfied with destroying the Russian Federation and its people ...

EU-China Strike Investment Deal | Dec 31st, 2020

After long years of Brexit negotiations, four years of American intransigence under Donald Trump, sanctions imposed on NATO allies, ambassadors with a political agenda w/o experience in diplomacy from the School of Pompeo, flaunting International Law, choice for MAGA and ending policy of multilateralism ... even the election of Democrat Joe Biden will be insufficient to believe American ways will change bound by a destructive U.S. Congress.

After the recent trade deal with Japan, the EU again sets a priority in Asia with this EU-China deal. The lame duck president is AWOL spending most of his time on the Mar-a-lago golfcourse. His Twitter feed is filled with election fraud garbage.

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Passover Around the World

by Oui Fri Apr 15th, 2022 at 09:32:44 AM EST

Passover Sacrificial Lamb on Temple Mount

Yad Vashem and Holocaust: Putin's Private Party | Jan 24, 2020 |

Coming week Israel and the occupied territory of Palestine will receive word from the White House how the West Bank will be carved up to the advantage and "security" of the Jewish settlers. Trampling on the historic rights of the Palestinian people living in the Middle East as refugees. With the signature of the man in the White House, the UN Security Council Resolution will be dropped in the trash bin of US History, including the Rights for Independence and Freedom of all people.

 

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America Fills Void Left by Merkel

by Oui Fri Apr 8th, 2022 at 07:02:50 PM EST

Xi Jinping Meets with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany | June 28, 2019 |

China and Germany should also strengthen cooperation and make efforts to uphold multilateralism, promote international economic cooperation and improve global economic governance.

Angela Merkel said that Germany hopes to enhance communication, coordination and cooperation with China under the current circumstances. I look forward to paying another visit to China in the near future. The German side is willing to explore cooperation with the Chinese side within the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative, actively promote the development of EU-China relations, and strive to sign the EU-China investment agreement at an early date.

US-China trade deal won't affect European firms in China, Xi Jinping tells Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron | Jan 27, 2020 |

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Biden's Blitzkrieg Across Europe Shames Peace

by Oui Mon Apr 4th, 2022 at 10:28:41 AM EST

... United States Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg and French foreign minister Aristide Briand. The pact was concluded outside the League of Nations and remains in effect.
h/t fjallstrom

Love that statement ☹

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
A PROCLAMATION.

WHEREAS a Treaty between the President of the United States Of America, the President of the German Reich, His Majesty the King of the Belgians, the President of the French Republic, His Majesty the King of Great Britain, Ireland and the British Dominions beyond the Seas, Emperor of India, His Majesty the King of Italy, His Majesty the Emperor of Japan, the President of the Republic of Poland, and the President of the Czechoslovak Republic, providing for the renunciation of war as an instrument of national policy, was concluded and signed by their respective Plenipotontiaries at Paris on the twenty-seventh day of August, one thousand nine hundred and twenty-eight, the original of which Treaty, being in the English and

the French languages, is word for word as follows:

THE PRESIDENT OF THE GERMAN REICH, THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF THE BELGIANS, THE PRESIDENT OF THE FRENCH REPUBLIC, HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF GREAT BRITAIN IRELAND AND THE BRITISH DOMINIONS BEYOND THE SEAS, EMPEROR OF INDIA, HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF ITALY, HIS MAJESTY THE EMPEROR OF JAPAN, THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND THE PRESIDENT OF THE CZECHOSLOVAK REPUBLIC,

Deeply sensible of their solemn duty to promote the welfare of mankind;

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