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Statesman Putin thinks 'decades ahead' - key aide

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Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) talks to Presidential Aide Maksim Oreshkin, July 20, 2023
The Russian leader's top economic adviser has provided an insight into the Kremlin's strategy

Unlike the leaders of Western states, Russian President Vladimir Putin does not think in terms of the next election, but decades ahead, his economic adviser, Maksim Oreshkin, has said.

The comments were made in an interview with the outlet Moskovsky Komsomolets (MK), published on the eve of Wednesday's artificial intelligence conference in Moscow.

"Russia compares favorably with individual European countries, which you called democracies," Oreshkin told MK. "The planning horizon there is short. The main thing is to hold out until the next elections, and then who cares if the grass will grow. We all know very well that President Putin's planning horizon is not three months, not a year, or even five years. These are decades ahead, generations."

Comment: "What doesn't kill you . . ." etc.


The eviction notice is being written, and will come in four languages

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The Eviction Notice is being written. And it will come in four languages. Russian. Farsi. Mandarin. And last but not least, English.

A much-cherished pleasure of professional writing is to always be enriched by informed readers. This "eviction" insight - worth a thousand geopolitical treatises - was offered by one of my sharpest readers commenting on a column.

Concisely, what we have here expresses a deeply felt consensus across the spectrum not only in West Asia but also in most latitudes across the Global South/Global Majority.

The Unthinkable, in the form of a genocide conducted live, in real time on every smartphone in the third decade of the millennium - which I called the Raging Twenties in a previous book - has acted like a particle accelerator, concentrating hearts and minds.

Those that chose to set West Asia on fire are already confronting nasty blowback. And that goes way beyond diplomacy exercised by Global South leaders.

For the first time in ages, via President Xi Jinping, China has been more than explicit geopolitically (a true Sovereign cannot hedge when it comes to genocide). China's unmistaken position on Palestine goes way beyond the geoeconomics routine of promoting BRI's trade and transportation corridors.

All that while President Putin defined sending humanitarian aid to Gaza as a "sacred duty", which in Russian code includes, crucially, the military spectrum.

For all the maneuvering and occasional posturing, for all practical purposes everyone knows the current UN arrangement is rotten beyond repair, totally impotent when it comes to imposing meaningful peace negotiations, sanctions or investigations of serial war crimes.

The new UN in the making is BRICS 11 - actually BRICS 10, considering new Trojan Horse Argentina in practice may be relegated to a marginal role, assuming it joins on January 1st, 2024.

BRICS 10, led by Russia-China, both regulated by a strong moral compass, keep their ear on the ground and listen to the Arab street and the lands of Islam. Especially their people, much more than their elites. This will be an essential element in 2024 during the Russian presidency of BRICS.

Gold Seal

RFK Jr. on the 60th anniversary of JFK's death

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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., independent candidate for president of the United States of America, issued the following statement to the American people in response to the upcoming 60th anniversary of his uncle President John F. Kennedy's death on Nov. 22, 1963:
"John F. Kennedy's assassination left an indelible scar upon the American psyche. Everyone who was alive at the time can remember where they were on that day.

"Of all the legacies that my uncle left for our country, there is one that has not yet been fulfilled. During his term in office, he upheld a vision of America as a nation of peace, a vision that was abandoned after his death. For the next 60 years, we maintained a military empire, squandering trillions of dollars as our economy hollowed out and our health and infrastructure decayed.


The Polluter Elites

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The very people flying to Davos annually on their private jets are responsible for the majority of environmental pollution. The globalists are the "polluter elites" who want to implement prohibitions on consumption for the masses.

The Guardian recently reported that the top 1% produce more carbon emissions than the poorest 66%. The climate change agenda is purely a control tactic, control over our tax spending, energy and food consumption, and freedom of movement. The very people preaching that we must abandon our way of life to save the world KNOW that it is a sham.

The Guardian partnered with Oxfam, the Stockholm Environment Institute, for "The Great Carbon Divide" study. As of 2019, the top 1% were responsible for 5.9bn tonnes of CO2 emmissions or 16% of all emissions.

"The report found it would take about 1,500 years for someone in the bottom 99% to produce as much carbon as the richest billionaires do in a year," the article notes. "This elite also wield enormous political power by owning media organisations and social networks, hiring advertising and PR agencies and lobbyists, and mixing socially with senior politicians, who are often members of the richest 1%," the report stated. Furthermore, 25% of Congress owns stocks in fossil fuels worth between $33 million and $93 million.


Pentagon publishes proposal for the ethnic cleansing, colonization of Gaza and destruction of Lebanon

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The official U.S. military publication Army University Press published an article written on behalf of the Department of Defense calling for the ethnic cleansing of Gaza and destruction of Lebanon in a November 2023 online exclusive.

This outlet is described on its website as "the US Army's premier multimedia organization", and an "entry point for cutting-edge thought and discussion on topics important to the Army and national defense", which "makes timely and relevant information available to leaders in the military, government, and academia."

While the article notes that "the views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not reflect the views of the U.S. Army, Department of Defense, or any other agency of the U.S. government." the fact that such a radical proposal was published in the top U.S. Army publication, demonstrates that explicit support for ethnic cleansing and genocide is well accepted in its intellectual and policy-making circles.


Hungary's Orban warns EU will collapse if current model is not changed

"Brussels policy is gradually putting nails in the coffin of the European Union".

The Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said adding that he was sure that in Brussels they are dividing Europe and destroying it.

He warned that if Brussels continues the current policy, it could end badly for the European Union.

"I think that the current model of Europe should be abandoned because it is not sustainable. The European Union will simply collapse and must be prevented. It is in our interests for the institution to remain unified. May those gathered with great difficulty remain untouched," the PM said

Comment: In the EU, Hungary's leadership are some of the few speaking any sense, and they're crafting national policy regardless of what the incompetent, corrupt, and suicidal Eurocrats say - although, there are signs that other EU nations are beginning to see the writing on the wall:


Right-wing populist Geert Wilders wins Dutch election

Comment: Finally, after two decades of trying...

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Dutch far-right politician and leader of the PVV party, Geert Wilders reacts to the exit poll and early results in the Dutch parliamentary elections, in The Hague, Netherlands November 22, 2023.
Wilders' Freedom Party won 35 seats in parliament on Wednesday, a landslide according to initial results and exit polls. If confirmed, his victory will be viewed with trepidation in Brussels: His party promised a referendum on Dutch membership of the EU.

The far-right, anti-Islam party of firebrand politician Geert Wilders has won a resounding victory in the Dutch election, exit polls suggested Wednesday, November 22, a political earthquake that will resound in Europe and further afield.

His PVV (Freedom Party) won 35 seats in parliament, a landslide according to initial results and a generally reliable exit poll. A left-wing bloc trailed far behind on 25 seats, with the center-right party on 24.

If confirmed, Wilders' victory marks a sharp lurch to the right for the EU's fifth-largest economy that will be viewed with trepidation in Brussels - the PVV has promised a referendum on Dutch membership of the European Union.

Comment: It looks like the PVV party in fact has 37 seats. This is a major 'win', but Wilders still needs to form a coalition government to become PM.

Is this a 'good' development for Holland, Europe and the broader West?

The MSM thinks it's disastrous...


Ex-CIA analyst: US responsible for Gaza genocide by empowering Netanyahu

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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu • US President Joe Biden • Gaza
US President Joe Biden fully obeys Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, endorsing the genocide of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, stressed Raymond McGovern, a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer and a political activist.

McGovern told Sputnik that the US has been enabling the genocide of Palestinians by allocating more and more assistance for Israel. According to the political activist, Israel could not launch genocide had it not been for the US aid.

At the same time the Israeli government has not even tried to cover their genocidal intentions up. On the contrary, the Israeli flat out announced the full blockade of the Gaza Strip, cutting off water, food, and power supplies which indicates the true and completely unmasked goals of the Israeli ground operation, but the US still endorses them, McGovern emphasized.

He stressed:
"What people want is an end to the textbook case of genocide that we are enabling as the American government. Israel could not do these things, could not engage in genocide. Let's say the word is very clearly defined in international law, and the Israeli leaders have done us the favor of saying, yeah, we're cutting off water, we're cutting off food, we're cutting off energy supplies. Yeah, that's what we're going to do. We're going to flatten the place."
The former CIA officer outlined several reasons why Washington supports the genocide, listing the Israel lobby and Biden's restricted mental abilities among the most significant ones. The political activist specified that the US desperately strives to impose its will on the whole world, but times have changed, and so has the world which no longer views Washington as the leader. However, it appears that no one told Biden about the current state of affairs on the global arena, McGovern stated. He added that having a president unable to comprehend the new reality truly bodes nothing well for the country.

Comment: Thank you Ray McGovern. Awareness brings change, even if it is one person at a time.

Star of David

Israel implemented 'mass Hannibal' directive on 7 October: Israeli pilot

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Israeli Air Force Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopter • June 8, 2012
Israeli Air Force (reserve) Col. Nof Erez has described Israel's actions on 7 October as a "mass Hannibal" event, in reference to the controversial directive ordering Israeli commanders to kill their own soldiers to prevent them being taken captive.

In an interview with Haaretz on 15 November, Col. Erez discussed the response of Israel's fleet of Apache attack helicopters as Hamas fighters infiltrated military bases and settlements in an effort to take soldiers and civilians captive back to Gaza.

He describes how the pilots opened fire on multiple places along the border fence to prevent Hamas from taking the captives back, killing both Hamas fighters and Israelis.

As a result, "The Hannibal directive was probably deployed because once you detect a hostage situation, this is Hannibal."

Comment: Perception/Response Management: Israel kills its own to implicate the enemy.


Putin names Russia's 'sacred duty' in Gaza

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Russian President Vladimir Putin • BRICS summit • Kremlin, Moscow, Russia
Topic: The Palestinian-Israeli conflict
The president has said the country must help civilians trapped under Israeli bombardment...

Moscow has a moral obligation to deliver humanitarian aid to the civilian population in Gaza, Russian President Vladimir Putin argued on Wednesday. The day before, he told other BRICS leaders that he had been moved by videos depicting Palestinian children being operated on without anesthesia.

Earlier this month, the World Health Organization (WHO) accused Israel of routinely targeting medical facilities. The international watchdog also said that child deaths were an everyday occurrence in the besieged Palestinian enclave.

Addressing the Russian cabinet via video link, President Putin said:
"This is a very important, humanitarian, noble mission. We need to help people suffering as a result of the ongoing events."
The Russian leader went on to describe the provision of aid to Palestinian civilians in Gaza as "our sacred duty."