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Book Review: The Essential Saker: From the Trenches of the Emerging Multipolar World

“To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all, to watch. To try and understand. To never look away. And never,

An Appeal from the Srebrenica Historical Project

Note by the Saker:  I would compare the importance of the events in Srebrenica only to 9/11 in terms of the immense consequences resulting from them and in terms of the determined efforts made by the Empire to conceal the reality of what took place in 1995 and 2001.  The big difference is that while many people do care about the truth about 9/11, most people think that Srebrenica is

Important crowdfunding appeal: Newsbud – a new media type (UPDATED)

Dear friends, I consider Pepe Escobar not only as an absolutely fantastic journalist, but also as a friend.  I have the utmost admiration and respect for Sibel Edmonds. [UPDATE & Sidebar: I was not aware of Sibel Edmonds’ anti-Russian, anti-Putin and anti-RT nonsense – frankly I had not heard of her in a long time – and today I was made aware of this crap. Oh well, this is very

Saker Community seeks sponsor for our servers!

Dear friends, In the past we were lucky enough to a generous sponsor who paid for the costs of our servers in Iceland.  This person has now retired from his job and cannot continue to support us.  We are trying trying to find a new sponsor willing to donate the funds needed for our servers.  Our servers are hosted by the company Advania (https://advania.com/) and the costs are as follows:

French Saker blog appeal for a French->English translator

The French Saker Blog is looking for a volunteer translator willing to translate a series of analytical economic research papers from French to English which will then be published on the English-speaking websites. Anyone interested can contact us at this email address: wayansukarno@yandex. Thank you for your cooperation Wayan Le Saker Francophone recherche un traducteur bénévole du francais vers l’anglais pour traduire une série de textes d’analyse économique qui seront ensuite publiés sur des sites anglophones. Toute personne intéressée peut nous

An Islamist “terrorist” in the School of the Republic: Day 1

[IMPORTANT: As mentioned in a previous post, I urge you all to take action to defend our friend and to sign the following petition: http://www.tlaxcala-int.org/campagne.asp?reference=44 Hugs to all, The Saker] by Salah Lamrani Source : http://sayed7asan.blogspot.fr/ Translated from French by Jenny Bright See also: France, the police state, and the intellectual Salah Lamrani As I explained in my previous article, following a relentless campaign of harassment, incitement and slanderous denunciations conducted

Winter appeal ended: thanks so much!! (plus a few blog news)

Dear friends, Thank you so much for your response to my appeal!  You have responded in large numbers and many of you have send generous donations for which I am immensely grateful.  Also, I have been contacted by a lawyer who has agreed to help me.  So, yet again, the community has made a miracle happen.  I am both amazed and most grateful. One more thing: since this appeal was

French state persecutes Salah Lamrani – a member of the French Saker blog (UPDATED!)

Dear friends, The story below is about Salah Lamrani, a member of the French Saker Blog team and a longtime friend of our community.  If you make a quick search of his name you will see that Salah has made many excellent contributions to the original Saker Blog too.  For all these reasons, Salah is most definitely one of us, a member of our Saker community. PressTV writes: France has

Tom Mysiewicz reviews “The Essential Saker” for the ShamirReaders mailing list

Book Review Book Title: The Essential Saker Copyright 2015 ISBN-13: 978-1-60888-058-4 Author: The Saker Publisher: Nimble Books LLC, Ann Arbor, MI, USA 48103 Web Page: http://www.NimbleBooks.com E-mail: wfz@nimblebooks.com Reviewer: Tom Mysiewicz Yahoo groups link: https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/shamireaders/conversations/messages/4018 Unlike a woman who will not let you see her “without her face on,” The Essential Saker lets you see the Saker’s successful and unsuccessful analysis over time. It freely admits he’s changed his views

Paul Craig Roberts reviews the “Essential Saker”

A Grand Book From The Saker by Paul Craig Roberts Several years ago a new commentator appeared on the scene. He writes under the pen name, The Saker, and describes himself as European born son of Russian refugees from the Bolshevik Revolution. He has two US college degrees and worked in Europe as a military analyst until his opposition to the US/NATO sponsored wars in Chechnia, Croatia, Bosnia and Kosovo

Open Letter to Barack Obama in support of Ana Belen Montes

To the President of the United States, Mr. Barack Obama, From the International Movement of Solidarity with Mrs. Ana Belen Montes. Through this letter, hundreds of citizens of the world, not representing any Government, are asking you to first, assure more humane conditions to Mrs. Ana Belen Montes, inmate 25037-016 in the Federal Medical Center Prison in Carswell, since: 1) This woman, already close to 60 years of age, has

We are creating a “resistance network”

Dear friends, Good news!  In the same spirit which makes me write a weekly column for the Unz Review and which makes me post weekly contribution by Alexander Mercouris from Russia Insider, I have made an agreement with the folks at the Greanville Post: they will be regularly posting my articles on the GP and I will regularly post their articles on the blog.  This is a very informal arrangement

A small reminder and clarification: I am an alien, really :-)

Dear friends, Yesterday one of you made a very perspicacious comment about my views: “You live in Florida, but you could as well have been writing from Neptune or the Moon“.   This is absolutely correct.  In fact, on the old blog, I posted the following little blurb about myself “I am a ‘legal alien’ currently living in the Imperial Homeland“.  Of course, what I mostly meant was that I was

IMPORTANT MESSAGE: MAJOR PROBLEMS POSSIBLE FOR THE BLOG

Dear friends, I was hoping to avoid having to report this to you, but we might have some major problems with the blog in the near future.  This is not critical, but it could be a major headache.  Here is what is going on. The company with which we registered the domain name “thesaker.is” has basically been totally unreachable for over a month now.  We tried emails, calling them in

Tank expert “Kakaouskia” offers to make a Q&A with Saker readers!

Announcement by “Heavy Metal” Kakaouskia: To all the Saker community, I saw with great pleasure that my article “Heavy Metal – A comparison of Russian and Western armour” generated quite a bit of interesting comments. I wanted to come back with “Heavy Metal – Part II” comparing ammunitions, but as specifications on these are very hard to come by (the real stuff, not what the brochures say) I decided to

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