Posts From The Saker

Cracks in the EU

by Kakaouskia Greetings to the Saker community and readers. So, the UK people, contrary to the “script” that wanted a narrow Remain win have elected to leave the European Union. As it could also have been predicted, there are calls to repeat the vote as the result is not the “correct” one. And as if the extremely narrow gap between the two voting blocs was not bad enough – for

US Options in the Ukraine: trigger a religious war?

Note from the Saker: I wrote this article before taking a break to write my thesis and I am posting it now even though my summer fundraiser will only end on Wednesday.   I just don’t want you to have to wait for the end of my fundraising drive before getting your news and analysis, especially on the Ukraine (which has been requested by many), but if you have not contributed

Full text of Xinhua’s exclusive interview with President Putin

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, June 23 (Xinhua) — Russian President Vladimir Putin, in an hour-long exclusive interview with Xinhua President Cai Mingzhao ahead of his upcoming visit to China, elaborated his views on bilateral ties, China-Russia trade, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), and international cooperation, among other issues.  The following is the full text of Xinhua’s exclusive interview with Putin: Cai: Honorable President Putin, it is my great pleasure to have

The #StolenReferendum. How Cameron & Co have ruthlessly exploited the murder of MP Jo Cox to save their skins and the EU ‘Project’

by Nick Griffin Britain’s vote on Europe looks set to go down in history as the ‘Stolen Referendum’. As the Remain campaign’s ruthless exploitation of the appalling murder of MP Jo Cox continues, big business, banks and other Remain enthusiasts are increasingly confident of coming out on top in Thursday’s historic poll. Yet such a victory will have been bought at a terrible price – a blatant triple fraud against

SUMMER 2016 FUNDRAISER & “STATE OF THE COMMUNITY” REPORT

Summer 2016 fundraiser: I really hate doing this, but since so many of you have suggested it, and since, frankly, my “informational ammo stores”, in the sense of Cicero’s “Pecunia est nervus belli” (“money is the sinews of war” – that very much also applies to the informational war), are empty, I want to appeal to the Saker Community once again to provide me with the means to continue the struggle.

Beijing goes mobile in the South China Sea

by Pepe Escobar for RT Not a day goes by without some sort of turmoil in the South China Sea. Let’s cut to the chase: war is not about to break out. In a nutshell, the non-stop drama, as ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) diplomats told me, is all about “escalation-management protocols.” Translation: how to prevent any unilateral outburst that could be interpreted as warlike. Compounding the problem is

Grandmaster Putin (Grandiose multi-step operation lasting 16 years)

by RoSsiBaRBeRa Translated by Eugenia (a huge THANK YOU to Eugenia for this huge and complex translation! The Saker) Source: https://cont.ws/post/269818 The 1990s are behind us, as is the breakup of the Soviet Union. The 2000s balancing over the cliff, the years of the debt slavery to IMF, unlimited rule of the oligarchs, the status of the regional power, gangs of non-systemic opposition by the American embassy, isolation and haughty

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