Category Archives: International News

US-Created System In Iraq Is Collapsing: Protesters Storm Parliament, State of Emergency Declared – Live Webcast

Less than two years ago, the US set up another government in the mid-east this time in the state of Iraq when following substantial US pressure, on August 14, 2014 then prime minister al-Maliki agreed to step down and be replaced with Haider al-Abadi. Today, the regime is in chaos and the system set up in Iraq by the US […]

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Most of Europe Is a Lot Poorer than Most of the United States

I wrote previously that many European nations are doomed by demographics to fiscal chaos, but a lot of people don’t care that much about the future. Bernie Sanders, for instance, looks at nations such as Denmark and Sweden today and says that America should copy their expansive welfare states. Is he right? Share This ArticleFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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US Marines Enter Ground Combat in Iraq to Defend Oil Fields

Even as Pentagon officials have sought to emphasize their claims of ISIS being “on the run,” ever more US ground troops are being deployed into Iraq to try to cope with ISIS offensives, with the battle of Makhmur leading to the introduction of US Marines in front-line combat roles. Share This ArticleFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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Venezuela Runs Out Of Electricity, Will Shut Down For A Week, El Nino Blamed

When last we checked in on our favorite socialist paradise, Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro’s opponents “had gone crazy.” Or at least that’s how Maduro described the situation in a “thundering” speech to supporters at what he called an “anti-imperialist” rally in Caracas last Sunday. Share This ArticleFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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Iran Shows Off “The Power of Velayat”, Test Fires More Ballistic Missiles

Back in October, when Iran test-fired a next-generation, surface-to-surface ballistic missile dubbed “Emad,” Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan said the following about the future of Iran’s vaunted missile program: “We don’t ask anyone’s permission to enhance our defense power or missile capability and will firmly pursue our defense plans, particularly in the field of missiles.” Share This ArticleFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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“The European Project Was Always Bound To Fail” – Europe Without The Union

The European project was always bound to fail. Europe is a continent riven by geographic barriers. It has spent two millennia not only indulging in massive and constant internal wars, but also keeping written records of them, informing each generation of all the times their forebears were wronged. Over the centuries, great empires have risen and fallen, leaving behind distinct groups […]

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Caught On Tape: 500 Syrians Storm Greek Border Fence With Homemade Battering Ram [VIDEO]

Last week, EU migration commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos delivered a rather unnerving assessment of the prospects for Angela Merkel’s multicultural utopia: if Turkey and Greece can’t come to some kind of agreement on how to secure Europe’s external border in the next week, the bloc will simply collapse under the weight of the refugee flow from the Mid-East. Share This ArticleFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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“Let’s Pray This Works”: Syria “Ceasefire” Begins After Russia Takes “Total Control” Of Country

Last Monday, Washington and Moscow hailed an agreement that would see a temporary cessation of hostilities in Syria. The “ceasefire” went into effect on Saturday and so far, so good. “Clashes and airstrikes across western Syria largely abated Saturday morning, as an internationally backed truce took hold in parts of the country where rebels have been fighting the regime,” WSJ […]

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World War 3 Could Start This Month: 350,000 Soldiers In Saudi Arabia Stand Ready To Invade Syria

350,000 soldiers, 20,000 tanks, 2,450 warplanes and 460 military helicopters are massing in northern Saudi Arabia for a military exercise that is being called “Northern Thunder”.  According to the official announcement, forces are being contributed by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Jordan, Bahrain, Sudan, Kuwait, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia, Oman, Qatar, Malaysia and several other nations.  This exercise will reportedly […]

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Turkey Fires On Syrian Army, Kurds, Says “Massive Escalation” In Syria Imminent As Saudis Ready Airstrikes

Even as all sides – including the US, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and select rebel groups – pretend to be working towards a ceasefire and a diplomatic solution to the five year conflict in Syria, actions speak louder than words, and to put it as succinctly as possible, everyone is still fighting. Share This ArticleFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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