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Insanity: NATO is planning 'rapid-deployment force' of 10,000 troops to 'counter' a fictional Russian plot

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German troops who are part of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF)

NATO is reportedly working towards the creation of an expeditionary force composed of 10,000 troops from seven different member states as a result of escalating tensions with Russia over the conflict in Ukraine.



Comment: Tensions have escalated due to the US and NATO's continuous unprovoked aggression. They toppled Ukraine's government, initiated a civil war, and have been trying to draw Russia into a quagmire that Russia has brilliantly turned to its advantage through counter-sanctions and the accession of Crimea. What can they hope to gain now?

-Ukraine on verge of collapse as Kiev forces capitulate: US catapults the propaganda with another desperate Russian invasion ploy


According to the Financial Times, the force's creation will be spearheaded by Britain and involve contributions from Denmark, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Norway, and the Netherlands. Canada is also interested in joining the group, but it's not known what its final decision will be.

Comment: Those responsible for this aggression seem to live in a completely different reality. The effect this has on the rest of the world has proven catastrophic again and again. To understand the depth of this insanity and where it has led humanity throughout history, check out:

Earth Changes and the Human Cosmic Connection


Telephone

Negotiations successful! Captured paratroopers sent back to Russia


Some of the captured soldiers who allegedly crossed into Ukraine
All Russian paratroopers who were detained earlier in the week in eastern Ukraine have been handed over to the Russian side, deputy commander of the Airborne Forces, Major-General Aleksey Ragozin has confirmed.

"The negotiations were very difficult. However, common sense prevailed, and all ended well," Ragozin said on Saturday night, cited by RIA.

"The most important thing - all the guys are now back with us, in Russia. I want to emphasize that we never abandon our own," he added.

From the very first minute the patrol was caught after accidentally crossing the border the Russian side was doing everything possible to secure their release, Ragozin said.

"Our guys feel sorry that this happened," he said, adding that they will be provided with all necessary "psychological and other assistance."

"I consider it unacceptable that for so many days our soldiers were held by the Ukrainian side and, moreover, were transferred to Kiev," he stated. "At the same time, hundreds of Ukrainian soldiers who found themselves on the territory of Russia, after the provision of comprehensive care by the relevant authorities were immediately transferred back to Ukraine."


Comment: Both sides of this story stink. The Russian story that they simply got lost is possible, but not very plausible. On the other hand, the idea that the Russians would send paratroopers across the border, allegedly on a secret op, while carrying identifying documents, is even more ridiculous. Can we trust Kiev about the location in which these men were 'captured'? Was it a simple mistake on the troopers' part? Whatever the truth of the matter, it appears to have been resolved skillfully and successfully. If only we could know the details of the negotiations!


Light Saber

Rebels fighting with Russian weapons? So is Kiev! Russian deputy defense minister on source of militias' arms

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Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation Anatoly Antonov
Russia is not waging war in Ukraine's east, and is not supplying rebels with military equipment, according to Russian deputy defense minister Anatoly Antonov. The anti-Kiev forces get their arms at old Soviet storages - same as government troops do.

"Surely, Russia doesn't wage any war. Vladimir Putin's policy is aimed at not allowing the situation to develop according to the worst-case scenario. There are, unfortunately, forces that try to push two peoples against each other to start a real war between Russia and Ukraine," Antonov said, speaking with journalists in Slovakia.

Addressing the claims that Russia supplies weapons to the eastern Ukrainian self-defense forces, he explained where the militia may get their weaponry from.

"First, one shouldn't forget that Ukraine used to be a part of the Soviet Union. There were many weapon storages on the territory of the Soviet Union, so when Ukraine and Russia became independent states, clearly some storages remained on Ukrainian territory.

"Currently, in the region engulfed by this disaster, by the bloodshed, where the "punishment" operation is being carried out by Kiev against its own people, some of these storages have been seized by the self-defense forces. That's why saying that Russians supplied the weapons to Lugansk and Donetsk is simply incorrect. Look at the Ukrainian army's weaponry. It's fighting with the Russian weapons - or, more precisely, with Soviet weapons," Antonov said.

Another source is operational trophies, the deputy defense minister said. "The self-defense forces seize large amounts of National Guard's and the Ukrainian army's weapons. Hundreds of Ukrainian soldiers fled into Russia, leaving the weapons they used to own," he added.


Comment: Yep. And so Kiev and the western media blames Putin! As Mark Whitney writes, "Naturally, they're going to blame Putin for the mess they're in. What else can they do? They're getting their heads handed to them by a superior army. How do you explain that to the folks at home?"


Comment: Indeed, the West can't conceive of sending actual aid to populations in need - their lack of conscience prompts them to think only in terms of war and dissimulation. In contrast, it looks as if Russia is fast becoming a beacon of humanity. See also:


Newspaper

Gorbachev on Kiev's military op: 'It must be stopped immediately'

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Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev.
Ex-Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev has urged Kiev to bring their military operation in eastern regions to an end. Russia, he added, is doing the right thing by keeping away from interfering with the neighboring country, thus saving thousands of lives.

"It must be stopped immediately," Gorbachev told RSN Radio, referring to Kiev's "anti-terrorist" operation, launched in April this year in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions. Gorbachev cited UN figures on the conflict: as of August 13, over 2,000 people were killed there.


"They must do everything possible to stop murdering each other; it is one nation," Gorbachev said. However, he warned that this should remain Ukraine's own business.

"If [other] states get involved, the scope may widen and everyone would want a hand there - we may end up with a terrible slaughter in Europe," he said. "We can't afford it."


Comment: It's too late for that. The whole thing started because the US wanted a regime change.


Gorbachev also praised Russia's policy of staying away from direct engagement, commenting on the accusations coming from the West that Moscow has started a "military intervention."

"If our country intervenes, such a fire could break out that the whole world wouldn't be able to put it out. And it is right that the politicians are upholding their position," Gorbachev said.

MIB

The Secret Team: Usurping sovereignty and provoking wars


Comment: There is an interesting interview with Ukrainian general and hostage negotiator Vladimir Ruban, who works to organize exchanges between warring parties in Ukraine. He mentions the work of an anonymous third force active in Eastern Ukraine.
There is some third party - we now call it thus - which scatters these shells and makes it look like one or the other side. 

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The wars in Ukraine, Syria and Iraq are 4th generation wars. These wars are not waged by governments but by rogue networks who in part enter symbiotic relationships and in part cannibalize on one another. Besides being a threat against targeted nation states and alliances, these networks are mounting frontal assaults against the political systems in which they have embedded themselves. These networks are abusing democratic systems as their play-toys and are mounting the greatest of all threats against the sovereign within democratic systems, the people themselves.

4th Generation Wars and Oligarchical Anarchy. 4th generation warfare was developed on the basis of the perceived need to end the cold-war stall-mate that had made head-on military confrontations between superpowers or alliances impossible. The foundation was laid by think-tanks around Zbigniev Brzezinski and the establishment of Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan during the 1980s. The first actual 4th generation war was that directed against Yugoslavia.

From Yugoslavia to Ukraine. It is a well-established and documented fact that the internal conflict in Yugoslavia was manufactured by an alliance of Slovenian, Croatian separatists with ties to WWII German National Socialism. National Socialism has also been entrenched in the political system of the USA, its military-industrial complex, and post-WWII civilian and military intelligence services in the USA and NATO.

As international lawyer Christopher Black noted in our joint article, written by Black, Fetzer, Mezyaev and Lehmann, titled "South East China Sea, A Perfect Crisis for the International Crisis Group", these Slovenian and Croatian networks received covert support via the German intelligence service BND as well as via the Vatican. The fact was also noted by Prof. Michel Chossudovsky, in his article "German Intelligence and CIA supported Al Qaeda sponsored Terrorists in Yugoslavia".

4th generation wars like those in Yugoslavia, Libya, Syria, Iraq and Ukraine are planned years, sometimes decades in advance. Alexander Mezyaev noted in our joint article that the retired French Brigadier General Pierre Marie Gallois made a stunning confession in that regard.

Comment: To better understand the minds of these deviants see: Political Ponerology (A Science on the Nature of Evil Adjusted for Political Purposes)


Bad Guys

Syria next: US is using ISIS as a pretext for war

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Absurdity beyond comprehension.


Washington supported the Free Syria rebels who aligned themselves with the terrorist group called Al-Nusra to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad,

Then the Syrian rebels and other groups in Iraq form another terrorist organization who call themselves the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

The consequences of Washington's policies of aiding the Syrian rebels including ISIS have served a purpose. ISIS has spread to both Syria and Iraq gaining territory. ISIS has claimed it has executed 250 Syrian soldiers last weekend as they seized an airbase in the province of Raqqa.

Washington considers the advancement of ISIS a threat to its national security. As reported by the Associated Press, US surveillance planes were already deployed to pinpoint specific targets. The article titled 'US surveillance planes fly over Syria, officials say' stated that
"Two U.S. officials said Monday that Obama had approved the flights, while another U.S. official said early Tuesday that they had begun. The officials were not authorized to discuss the matter by name, and spoke only on condition of anonymity."

Comment: Manufactured chaos by the US psychopaths. The beheading of James Foley came right at the perfect time to sell yet another war on the people. It gives the pretext to install the much-wanted "no-fly-zone" over the Iraq-Syria border. However there are some suggestions that this beheading is possibly staged, as there are a number of inconsistencies with the video (see here).


Attention

Bandits on the high seas: A tanker carrying $100 million of disputed oil disappeared off the Texas coast

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An oil tanker traveling off the Texas coast with $100 million of disputed Kurdish oil has gone missing.

According to Reuters, the vessel completely disappeared from satellite tracking Thursday, showing no position on the AIS tracking system used by the U.S. Coat Guard.

A spokesperson for the Coast Guard was not immediately available for comment to TheBlaze, but an official told Reuters that it's possible the ship turned off its locating device, had some of its antennas removed from service, or sailed beyond a point that can be monitored with antennas that track transponders.

Comment: Perhaps this information can help answer an interesting question:
However, a question arises to which the Atlanticist media and the Gulf still has no answer: how can these [ISIS] terrorists sell oil on the international market so monitored by Washington? In March, the Libyan Benghazi separatists had failed to sell the oil that they had seized. The U.S. Navy intercepted the tanker Morning Glory and had returned it to Libya.
and, put into perspective with Kurdistan:
However, as I explained last week, the ISIL attack is coordinated with Kurdistan to cut Iraq into three smaller states, according to the map reshaping "the Greater Middle East" established by US Staff in 2001, that the U.S. military failed to win in 2003, but Senator Joe Biden had adopted by Congress in 2007.
A struggle over control of oil in Iraq continues to fuel conflict in the already tortured country. According to this article, "Growing oil sales could increase the KRG's economic independence from Baghdad and bolster their push to form a separate Kurdish state." This all fits in perfectly with the plan for Greater Israel.


Whistle

Russian gas supply to the EU is in real and imminent danger

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NPC Robey Motor Co., 1429 L Street, Washington, DC 1926
More accusations fly across the media, like so many flocks of Canada geese, of direct Russian involvement in Ukraine. Much is made of an interview with Donetsk National Republic leader Alexander Zakharchenko, in which he "admits" there are Russian volunteers fighting on his side.

To the west, that's all the proof they need. There are 1000 Russians in Ukraine, cries NATO. That doesn't make them the Russian army though. If there are only 1000, that would be disappointing. These are people who are seeing their family just across the border shot to bits.

That Zakharchenko also said there were French and other nationals fighting on the same side is not deemed worth reporting. Just like not much has been made of the many thousands of German, British, French, Belgian, Dutch, Canadian and American nationals fighting in Syria and Iraq, mostly on the side of the IS. Other than the British guy in the beheading video, and the US citizen who got killed.

Comment: For more on the Ukraine crisis, see
Ukraine on verge of collapse Is the EU finally seeing sense.


War Whore

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia issues dire warning: Jihadists could reach Europe and America in a matter of months

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Saudi King Abdullah listens to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speak before a meeting at the King’s private residence on June 27, 2014 in the Red Sea city of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Friday, June 27, 2014.
The man who now leads them warned his American captors, "I'll see you guys in New York."

They could exploit the porous southern U.S. border for an attack, and on Thursday President Barack Obama said, "We don't have a strategy yet" to fight them.

The Islamic State has blitzed its way into control across a huge swath of Syria and Iraq in recent months, and on Friday, King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia issued a dire warning: Jihadists could reach Europe and America in a matter of months.

As Agence France-Presse reported Saturday:
"If we ignore [the Islamic State], I am sure they will reach Europe in a month and America in another month," [King Abdullah] said in remarks quoted on Saturday by Asharq al-Awsat daily and Saudi-backed Al-Arabiya television station.

"Terrorism knows no border and its danger could affect several countries outside the Middle East," said the king who was speaking at a welcoming ceremony on Friday for new ambassadors, including a new envoy from Saudi ally the United States.
As he listed the atrocities the Islamic State has committed, the Saudi king plead for western aid.
"It is no secret to you, what they have done and what they have yet to do," King Abdullah said, citing jihadists' penchant for beheading their enemies. "I ask you to transmit this message to your leaders: 'Fight terrorism with force, reason and speed.'"

Comment: For more on the fear mongering see these articles:
The Covert Origins of ISIS, ISIS in Mexico?
Is US being prepared for a false-flag attack?



Alarm Clock

Apathetic lackeys: Detroit resumes water shutoffs despite public outcry and international condemnation

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Detroit residents and human rights groups are calling for a permanent moratorium on water shutoffs, saying that the access to water is an essential human right.
Citizen advocates warn that the "whole world is watching" as city cuts off water to thousands of most impoverished residents

Despite widespread public outcry and international condemnation, the city of Detroit on Tuesday resumed shutting off the water supply to thousands of city residents.

Ending the month long moratorium on shutoffs, Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) public affairs specialist Gregory Eno confirmed to Common Dreams that the city turned off the water to roughly 400 households that are delinquent on their water bills and have not yet set up a payment plan. More shutoffs are expected.

According to the citizens group Detroit Water Brigade, the only thing that changed since shutoffs began in March is that the city has lowered the required down payment water bills from 30% to 10%. "The water is still too expensive for Detroit," they said. Detroit is one of the poorest cities in the United States with over 38% of the population living below the poverty line, according to Census Bureau statistics.

Members of the Detroit Water Brigade are calling on the city to halt the shutoffs altogether and consider alternatives for helping people pay their bills, arguing that restricting access to water for the city's poorest residents is "doing nothing more than hurting people," DWB volunteer DeMeeko Williams told a local CBS affiliate.

"Today it is 90 degrees in the city of Detroit," Williams continued. "Elderly people need water, children need water to hydrate themselves - to stay cool."

Comment: Depriving a human being of water is a violation of the most basic of human rights. Here are 5 reasons you need water:
1. Your body needs water to make new cells of every type: blood, bone, skin, etc.

2. When you have enough water, your lymphatic system operates at peak, removing wastes and toxins from your body at a healthy rate.

3. Water lubricates your joints, helps bring nutrients to your nervous system, and helps keep your vision clearer and your teeth stronger.

4. Water regulates your metabolism and aids digestion and temperature control.

5. Literally every cell, organ, and system in your body requires water to function correctly.
Five Reasons You Need More Water

See also:
  • FAO: World facing severe water shortage