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Biden ‘pressed’ Baltic leaders over Russia – WSJ

Posted by seumasach on March 6, 2023


5th March, 2023

Officials in the former Soviet republics are concerned that the US doesn’t share their belief in a Ukrainian victory

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Tulsi Gabbard: Democrats Are The Party Of Division, Authoritarianism, & War

Posted by seumasach on March 6, 2023

Zero Hedge

6th March, 2023

Democrats are funding a dangerous war in Ukraine, stifling ideological dissent, and polarizing this country.

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No2NATO Conference

Posted by seumasach on March 6, 2023

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The Twilight of the Woke, Green Gods

Posted by seumasach on February 8, 2023

Cailean Bochanan

8th February, 2023

Jacinda Ardern was the model WEF sponsored politician, a perennial supporter of all things woke and green and an imperious lockdowner. What could have gone wrong?

Back in 2019 the Evil One, Stoltenberg, straying somewhat from his North Atlantic realm, visited Ardern in New Zealand full of praise for her co-operation with the Atlanticist terror-grouping. But there were underlying tensions: New Zealand insisted on an amicable relationship with China and remained insistent in its anti-nuclear stance. Nothing that a bit of lockdown couldn’t set to right! But no. Unlike Australia, which gleefully sacrificed itself for the the higher purposes of war with China and the chimera of an Anglo-led New World Order and agreed to become a nuclear power after being subjected to a punitive lockdown regime, New Zealand continued to be unreceptive to the message. There must some quality in New Zealand culture which renders them capable of independent policy-making even under the worst imaginable leadership.

In April, 2021, one of Britain’s leading warmongers, Con Coughlin, launched an escoriating attack on the New Zealand, strongly suggesting its expulsion from the Five Eyes network (but that would make it the Four Eyes network, an infelicitous name for a spy agency). Outraged by their refusal to break completely with China he concluded:

“We live in an age when, as US President Joe Biden has warned, countries that value democracy need to work together to counter the threat posed by authoritarian regimes like China. By choosing Beijing at the expense of her Five Eyes allies, Ms Ardern risks eroding New Zealand’s credibility on the global political map.”

She had been warned:”Work together or else!”. Or else what? What about removing her from office! If so, there is no evidence, at first sight, that is has worked so far:

“Our foreign policy position hasn’t changed just because there’s a change of prime minister.The government foreign policy is the same as it was under Prime Minister Ardern.” New PM, Hipkins, has said. Apparently that means sticking to a friendly policy with China as well as the rejection of nuclear.

However, Hipkins is, according to ABC News, “axing or delaying many of his government’s more contentious policy plans”. These include a hate speech bill that “would have impinged on free speech” and “a mandate for fuel suppliers to increase their use of biofuels and reduce greenhouse gas emissions” which “would have raised the cost of gas”. Since when did exponents of woke politics concern themselves with free speech or the green Gretins abandon their policies just because they were going to destroy the economy! What is going on?

The failure of NATO’s war against Russia has forced reprioritisation. Senator Marco Rubio, ultra war hawk, succinctly expressed one of these new priorities:

“Rather than making the case for American greatness and protecting our nation, the military is parroting woke nonsense. It’s dumb, it doesn’t work, and it’s dangerous. We need to spend more time thinking about how to counter Chinese aircraft carriers and less time thinking about pronouns.”

Actually, they have to spend more time thinking about how Chinese/Russian hypersonic missiles are going to blow US aircraft carriers out of the water but the point is certainly a valid one from the point of view of the effectiveness of US armed forces. Many other voices have joined this chorus.

Similarly for the Green Agenda. Just a few months into NATO’s latest military fiasco, no less a figure than former Secretary of State and former head of the CIA, Mike Pompeo, had this to say:

“It is my conviction that America and the West must acknowledge the centrality of hydrocarbon energy to world geopolitics…….Today’s obscene fuel prices should stimulate increased output. But for the fact that our government’s regrowth policy stands in the way. We’ve become enraptured by unreal narratives. Thank you, Greta!”

The Great Reset wasn’t so great after all! The reset of the reset has begun. Where is it leading us? Well, nowhere, of course- silly! The US is no more capable of taking on China and Russia together than it is of taking on Russia on its own, and less capable by the day as the whole of Western society and economy collapses. Military and economic power has already shifted inexorably to the East and catching up is beyond the reach of even the most fevered and malign spirits in the Anglosphere.

As for Pompeo, just as for his co-religionaries

“He’s a real Nowhere Man,
Sitting in his Nowhere Land,
Making all his Nowhere plans for nobody.”

A bit like you and me, in fact!

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West recognizes that Poroshenko is behind current events in Donbass

Posted by seumasach on February 2, 2017


1st February, 2017


The West recognizes that Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko is behind the current developments in Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told a news conference following the 4th session of the Russian-Arab Cooperation Forum, underway in the capital of the United Arab Emirates.

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Ukraine’s Kiev regime attempts to sabotage U.S.-Russia rapprochement

Posted by seumasach on February 2, 2017

Further confirmation of the dramatic shift in US foreign policy and, even more significantly, German foreign policy.

Global Research

1st February, 2017

Fighting in east Ukraine has restarted. This is an attempt by “deep state” forces to prevent any rapprochement between the U.S. and Russia under the new Trump administration.

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May sends gunboat in “dramatic show of strength”

Posted by seumasach on January 30, 2017

30th January, 2017

After centuries of gunboat diplomacy this pathetic move, this  “dramatic show of strength” as the Mail puts it without irony, is a fitting epilogue, the end of a long, bloody and, eventually, failed imperial project.

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Endgame for sanctions? Russia and the West move towards common ground

Posted by seumasach on January 31, 2016

Another dark cloud arrived courtesy of a ridiculous interview from Britain’s state-controlled BBC last week where Putin was accused of corruption by a US Treasury official. No actual evidence was presented and the Kremlin labelled it “pure fiction.” Of course, this programme was filmed long before the recent improvement in dialogue between Russia and the West.

Despite these concerns, due to the seniority of the European officials publicly discussing a reversal in policy, feelings of hope seem well founded. Germany’s vice-chancellor Sigmar Gabriel also called for detente in early January. He admitted that some “forces” in Europe and the US wanted sanctions to cripple Russia, which would “risk a conflagration.”

Bryan MacDonald


30th January, 2016

When there’s a natural rapport between leaders, relationships are easy. In such an atmosphere, negotiating is a doddle. Of course, when the opposite is the case, the reverse often happens. Small disagreements can explode into furious arguments.

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Ukraine tensions easing, but US won’t let go easily

Posted by seumasach on September 15, 2015


Indian Punchline

13th September, 2015

The endgame in Ukraine appears to be struggling to be born. The German account of the meeting of the foreign ministers of the ‘Normandy Format’, which took place in Berlin on Saturday, struck a positive note. ‘Significant progress’; ‘less confrontational’; ‘made headway in some critical things’; ‘very close’; ‘now needs to be further consolidated and secured’ – the expressions used by the German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier in his media briefing were meaningful. (RFERL).


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Italian PM speaks against Russia’s global isolation

Posted by seumasach on August 6, 2015


5th August, 2015

TOKYO, August 5. /TASS/. Russia must not be an isolated country as its global participation is important in the solution of key issues on the international arena, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi was quoted by Japan’s Nikkei daily as saying.

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Merkel, Hollande urge Poroshenko to give Donbass self-rule

Posted by seumasach on July 13, 2015


13th July, 2015

Poroshenko now finds himself between a rock and Right Sector. The right-wing bruisers who helped bring him to power are in open revolt. And now his closest European allies have gone public with their dissatisfaction over Kiev’s so-called constitutional “reforms.” Via AFP:

German Chancellor Angel Merkel and French President Francois Hollande took the rare step Friday of pressing Ukraine’s Western-backed leader to ensure partial self-rule for the pro-Russian separatist east.

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