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Israel SITREP: The Christ-hating Israelis are at it again

Remember this: or, for that matter, this: Well, our Israeli friends have done it again, check out this article by RT: (just ignore all the explaining away and other cop-outs in the text of the RT article). ———- ‘McJesus’ statue sparks riot at museum in Israel as protesters call for removal of ‘offensive’ art An art exhibit featuring a crucified Ronald McDonald caused chaos in the Israeli city of Haifa

EXCLUSIVE Scenes! Russian Spetsnaz Hunts ISIS Terrorists In Impassable Forests Of Dagestan, Russia

Note: This video was subtitled by Russia Insight, not anybody in the Saker community. It comes from this YT channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAvBcst08Tfo4VNtIaRPTNw Here is where you can donate to them: Donate Bitcoin 17svLdxJmzf8GyehbpqVpbiJhxs8j66G26 source of the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=imHQq5n3KdM oh, and while I am at it, here is another interesting video subtitled by Russia Insight (I wish they would send me their videos every time they release one!):

War Essay- The consequences of nuclear war on US society

by Phillyguy for The Saker Blog Summary The US emerged from WWII as the world’s leading economic and military power. Since that time US hegemony has been predicated on: 1) unrivaled military strength, 2) control of world’s energy reserves and 3) primacy of the US dollar as the world’s reserve currency. All of the pillars supporting US global dominance are now being threatened by continuing US economic decline coupled with

Why Israel’s Airstrikes in Syria Are a Sign of Weakness, Not Strength

By Ollie Richardson for The Saker Blog Why does Russia behave the way it does in relation to Israeli airstrikes in Syria? I will proceed from what seems to be an established fact (SANA confirmed) that on the night of January 11th Israel hit one depot at Damascus international airport. I.e., material damage. 12 projectiles were fired in total. Syrian air defences worked, and by all accounts they were as

Gilets Jaunes SITREP

Do not expect the French medias, all owned by the French 1%, to be objective when speaking about the Yellow Vests. We shall then look at the Sputnik News France to get a fair vision of the phenomenon. Here is a translation made by Le Saker Francophone after the 8th act, hold on January 5th. By Fabien Buzzanca – January 9th 2019 – Sputnik France The Yellow Vests came back

Placing the USA on a collapse continuum with Dmitry Orlov

[This analysis was written for the Unz Review] The West is rotting! Yes, maybe, but what a nice smell… Old Soviet joke The word ‘catastrophe‘ has several meanings, but in its original meaning in Greek the word means a “sudden downturn” (in Greek katastrophē ‘overturning, sudden turn,’ from kata- ‘down’ + strophē ‘turning’).  As for the word “superpower” it also has several possible definitions, but my preferred one is this

U.S. officials aren’t mad, they’re first-rate idiots: Ayatollah Khamenei

On the anniversary of people of Qom’s January 9, 1978 uprising, thousands of people from Qom met with the Leader of the Revolution—Ayatollah Khamenei—this morning January 9, 2019. In this meeting, the Leader of the Revolution, Imam Sayyid Ali Khamenei, reminded his audience of the days when the authorities of the United States praised the dictator of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and supported him against the Iranian nation and how

Meet Godfathers of Ukraine’s New Church: CIA, Neo-Nazis and Mafia

by arras, published with agreement of the author On January 5, 2019, Bartholomew I, patriarch of Constantinople (today known as Istanbul in Turkey) had signed a decree of autocephaly (independence) for the new unified Orthodox Church of Ukraine. Decree of autocephaly is also known as Tomos. This was preceded by the council organized by the Ukrainian government on December 15, 2018 in Kiev which was supposed to unite three existing

American Foreign Policy Aka Thy-Will-Be-Done

by Denis A. Conroy for The Saker Blog “It’s not a choice between war and peace. It’s a choice between war and endless war. It’s not appeasement. I think it’s better even to call it American self-interest”. Michael Scheuer (commenting on American Foreign Policy). “For the state by its nature claims sovereignty, the right to an unlimited development of power, determined only by self-interest. It is by nature anarchistic”. “No

Is this a Yellow Vest Spring, a Eurozone Spring, or just holiday-related stress relief?

by Ramin Mazaheri for The Saker Blog Let’s predict the likely trajectory of France’s Yellow Vest movement: What seems certain is that the only-on-Saturday protests will soon change into massive, permanent encampments in Paris, along the Champs-Elysées and Eiffel Tower. Other camps will be set up around the country, also at symbols of state power: the local city halls and tourist/historic attractions. This will make international news, because they will

Beyond Kafka: How Youtube & Facebook Keep Purging Alternative Media

Hassan Nasrallah is persona non grata on Social Networks, where Anti-Zionism is the ultimate thoughtcrime  With a comment from Norman Finkelstein The guillotine’s blade fell again, one year later. On December 2017 already, my 5-years-old Youtube channel Sayed Hasan, mainly translating speeches from Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah, was completely removed by Youtube, along with its 10 000 subscribers, +6 millions views and +400 subtitled videos of anti-Zionist & anti-Imperialist

Really Small Town by One Eyed Oracle

This music video was sent to me by a friend, and I wanted to share it with you. The Saker Really Small Town by One Eyed Oracle featuring Boris and Kalask on vocals, Matt on drums, and Tom on ochestral and bv. http://www.oneeyedoracle.com aka https://unitedtruce.com Buy the song Really Small Town & Support the artist from CDBABY https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/oneeyedor… Subcribe for news on the upcoming full length album join us on

The EU in 2019 – the Problem of Survival

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with https://www.stalkerzone.org/rostislav-ishchenko-eu-2019-problem-survival source: https://ukraina.ru/opinion/20190109/1022191926.html   The European Union enters 2019 with a mass of unresolved problems, in addition to being torn apart by the most severe contradictions… The first and main problem is that the EU was created as one of the mechanisms of the US’ control over Western Europe. Without the American Marshall Plan, without opening American

What Awaits America in 2019

By Rostislav Ishchenko Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with https://www.stalkerzone.org/ishchenko-what-awaits-america-in-2019 source: https://ukraina.ru/opinion/20190108/1022042990.html The coming to power in the US of Donald Trump marked a critical change in the goal-setting of American foreign policy. Most experts and politicians both in the States and outside of it still haven’t realised this… Perhaps, and even most likely, Trump hasn’t realised this either. It isn’t excluded that even his support group – that part

A captured Ukrainian soldiers walks around the streets of Donetsk

Subtitles by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard “I Started to See Clearly”: A Captured Ukrainian Soldier Walks Around the Streets of Donetsk   The Russian war correspondent Aleksandr Sladkov walked along the streets of Donetsk with a captured UAF serviceman, who then shared his impressions about what he saw. “I started to see clearly. In Ukraine it is said that everything in Donetsk was destroyed. Here everybody is walking around, I

Mass Psychosis and The Church of Humanitarian Interventionism

by David Penner for The Saker Blog Ask any American liberal aged sixty-five and older what they think about Franco, Mussolini, or Hitler and they will vehemently denounce these men as tyrants, murderers, and despots. Ask them what they think about the Vietnam War and they will say it was a tragedy, not only for the Vietnamese, but for the poor American soldiers who were drafted and used as cannon

From 2018 to 2019 – a quick survey of a few trends

[This analysis was written for the Unz Review] The year 2018 will go down in history as a turning point in the evolution of the geostrategic environment of our planet.  There are many reasons for that and I won’t list them all, but here are some of the ones which I personally consider the most important ones: The Empire blinked.  Several times. This is probably the single most important development

Ukrainian Goods Prohibited For Import Into the Territory of the Russian Federation

By Colonel Cassad Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard cross posted with https://www.stalkerzone.org/ukrainian-goods-prohibited-for-import-into-the-territory-of-the-russian-federation/ source: https://colonelcassad.livejournal.com/4672022.html A sanctions list was published that includes a list of Ukrainian goods that are banned from importation to the territory of the Russian Federation within the framework of the adopted package of sanctions against Ukraine. The list turned out to be very extensive and problems are now guaranteed in a number of spheres of

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