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Chinese Army Posts “Ready For War” Message

From RT Telegram channel and going viral very fast: Chinese Army Posts “Ready For War” Message The official account of the 80th Army of the People’s Liberation Army of China posted “备战!”, which means “Get ready for war” on its official Weibo account on Friday. The post received over 300,000 likes within 12 hours. It comes amidst heightened speculation that US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi may visit Taiwan despite

American Diplomacy as a Tragic Drama

By Michael Hudson and posted with the author’s permission As in a Greek tragedy whose protagonist brings about precisely the fate that he has sought to avoid, the US/NATO confrontation with Russia in Ukraine is achieving just the opposite of America’s aim of preventing China, Russia and their allies from acting independently of U.S. control over their trade and investment policy. Naming China as America’s main long-term adversary, the Biden

Masters and Emissaries The Spectacular Collapse of German-Japanese Relations under Forced Globalism

By Thorsten J Pattberg for the Saker Blog In June 2022, I happened to attend a public lecture by the German Ambassador at the German House in Tokyo. What the good man was chatting out of the political box … that was foolish of him! I wanted to write about it right away, but then I felt sorry for this bungling oddball. It seemed he “is not needed in Tokyo.”

Europe hypnotized into war economy

By Jorge Vilches for the Saker Blog Thirty two years ago Germans enthusiastically took down the Berlin wall. Now, captured by cunning Anglo-Saxon global elites, Germans are helping other European “useful idiots” to erect a much higher and thicker wall to cut themselves off from Russia leading them into a war economy. But as Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has warned… “the approach has clearly failed — sanctions have backfired

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov : Member countries of the African Union

Editorial Comment: Mr Lavrov’s visits to Arab states, the Arab League, and African states can only be described as a stunning victory and a complete triumph for diplomacy. A short overview is included in the second part of this Operation Z situation report: All of the various transcripts can be read at the MFA site: Short comments and summaries can be found on the MFA Telegram Channel:

Taiwan is a distraction

By Amarynth for the Saker Blog The current hot war of words regarding Nancy Pelosi’s announced visit to Taiwan is reaching a dangerous nexus and threatening to spill over into military action. China considers this belligerent approach as a threat to their stated One Country, Two Systems policy as well as a threat to the 1992 consensus. The two sides of the Taiwan Strait reached the consensus in 1992 that

‘Today Asia feels it can regain its civilizational weight lost for 500 years’: Lebanese academic

Original link: Description: During a political talk on Al-Manar TV, Lebanese academic Dr. Hossam Matar said that the world was today at a historical turning point, in which Asian powers such as China, Russia, and Iran, feel that they can regain their “civilizational weight and influence” that had been absent for the last 500 years due to Western hegemony. Source: “Kalam Siyasi” (YouTube Channel), interview from Al-Manar TV Date:  July 21,

‘The Special Relationship’: How the British Reconquered the United States and Established an Anglo-American Empire

By Cynthia Chung for the Saker Blog “Neither the sure prevention of war, nor the continuous rise of world organisation will be gained without … a special relationship between the British Commonwealth and Empire and the United States…not only the growing friendship and mutual understanding between our two vast but kindred systems of society, but the continuance of the intimate relationship between our military advisers”. – Winston Churchill, ‘Iron Curtain

The nightmare of “Russian Europe”

by Rostislav Ishchenko and machine translated with some edits. Our society shows tremendous unity in relation to current news from the fields of special operations. The actions of the army, navy, and aerospace forces, as well as the alleged plans of the Russian political leadership, are supported both in general and in particular by the overwhelming majority of the population, even though these plans are unknown to the overwhelming majority

Sitrep Operation Z: collapses and progress

By Saker Staff for the Saker Blog Military Summary Channel reports on the collapses and the progress.  Soon after the start, he relates the sorry story of the sorry Ukrainian attempt to bribe Russian pilots to fly their battle aircraft out of Russia, in an attempt to steal them and stage a media victory for the Ukraine. Defense Politics Asia Channel has more information. The SMO is making steady but

Ambassador reveals details of landmark Putin-Khamenei meeting

Original link: Description: A report recently published on the RT Arabic website reveals details of the recent landmark meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iran’s Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, in the Iranian capital Tehran. The details of the meeting are revealed by Iranian Ambassador to Moscow, Kazem Jalali, who was interviewed by a team from Khamenei’s office. RT Arabic provides ‘Fars’ as the source of


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Open thread for today

There is an amazing amount of current news to discuss. Gazprom does not like the paperwork accompanying the Canada-returned gas turbine. And another one is being taken offline. Deliveries via the Nord Stream from July 27 will be no more than 33 million cubic meters per day (against the current maximum of 67 million cubic meters). Lavrov is making incredible statements on his major Arab League and African Tour and

A short essay on conscience and trust

By António Jacinto Pascoal for the Saker Blog Things are not going as well for the western world as expected. Of course, we can condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine (or “special operation” as the Russians call it), but it’s not possible to look back at events, erasing what happened in Maidan Square in 2014, with the extreme-right coup d’état (Svoboda party used considerable resources, which included thousands of ideologically committed