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Sanctions Seppuku: The Big Reveal: “Let them fly to space on their broomsticks”

by Chris Faure for the Saker Blog Russia is beginning to respond to the insane sanctions, and the sanctions are insane. “Russia will stop deliveries of rocket engines to US – Russian Space Agency chief. The Roscosmos chief added, “Let them fly into space on their broomsticks.” And we all say OORAH! OneWeb Pulls Workers from Russian-run Baikonur Satellite Launch Project The London-based tech company OneWeb has removed its employees

A Throne of Chinese Skulls! Oh Yeah?

By Chris Faure for the Saker Blog The hot question among a number of hot questions is: What will China do? Is there clarity? I would argue yes there is .. some. The paradox is that West pushes for terms of a new partitioning of the world (democracy summit, unending belligerence, cynical, and hypocritical paranoia), while Russia and China expect terms of surrender. According to China, there has to be

The Structural debunking of the basis of construction of the Summit ON Democracy©

By Chris Faure for the Saker Blog The ‘war on terror’ and the ‘war on drugs’ and similar empirical processes have come and gone and left in their wake a truly diabolical ‘Long arm of the Law and Dollar Hegemony’. A few years ago, this was labeled correctly as the rules-based international order. The Summit for Democracy© opened up a new front, which has always been there but now lies

Escalation? Continuation of “Sitrep : China. Is. Dead. Serious.”

by Chris Faure for the Saker Blog Continuation of “Sitrep : China. Is. Dead. Serious.” Let’s take a look at what China overcame in our near history. The NED and similar organizations’ sponsored “Color Revolutions” in Hong Kong, Tibet, and Xinjiang all collapsed. We can also be sure that this escalation that we see now is not really about Taiwan. Taiwan is playing its role, like the dissidents in Hong

South Africa: Sitrep 3 – a week of lootings and riots, where very little adds up.

Staff Writer What was this? An insurrection? (Or ‘a failed insurrection’ according to the President using western talk of “a deliberate, coordinated and well-planned attack on our young democracy, on our economy and our people’s livelihoods.”) Up until now, he has done nothing much to assist ‘our people’s livelihoods.’. But the Defense minister Mapisa-Nqakula said it was her view that the military was not seeing signs of a coup or

Sitrep 2 – South Africa – Situation now, unintended consequences and bleak future

By Chris Faure for The Saker Blog Part 1 The riotous looting has reduced but is still continuing into Wednesday. We don’t really know what is left to loot and burn but whatever is standing is still being looted and burnt. This clearly was a planned initiative as the looter vehicles, cars and trucks have their number plates removed or covered with black plastic bags, the movement of the mobs

South Africa Sitrep: Civilians forced to take the Law into their own hands

By Chris Faure for The Saker Blog Waves of extreme violent anarchistic protest broke out and is ongoing in the two provinces Gauteng and KwaZulu Natal. Shopping malls and property are being set alight and burned down, looters rule the streets, roads are blockaded, cars and trucks are turned over and burned and in some scenes, one can clearly hear the bullets fly. At the last count around 200 major

Ecuador Elections Sitrep

By Chis Faure for The Saker Blog Ecuador’s leftist candidate Andrés Arauz declared victory in yesterday’s election Early exit polls show his socialist Correista party beating right-wing US-backed banker Guillermo Lasso massively We’re waiting for more conclusive results, but so far this looks like a historic victory and we cannot help but be reminded of the victory in Bolivia.   Arauz will be the second left-wing economist to win the presidency

Yellow, yellow, yellow – Russian English Media – Case in point – Julian Assange

By Chris Faure for the Saker Blog Recently on the Saker blog, we had these two articles: http://thesaker.is/russia-vs-a-biden-administration/ http://thesaker.is/not-a-step-back/ Whether you are in agreement with the representations in those articles or not, the fact is that they were better than the Russian English media. Yes, I am talking about RT, Sputnik, and even TASS English. Russia, you need an English hard news outlet and an English hard news channel because

Sitrep – Venezuela, Bolivia and Nicaragua

Chris Faure for The Saker Blog While the Mena is exploding in tensions, the Empire is hungry and is not leaving these countries in Latin America any breathing room. Although it can be argued that the circumstances are different in each, there are certain commonalities that can be pointed out. Venezuela The Trump administration warned early in February of “impactful” measures on the government of Venezuela First was a blanket

Mr Lavrov grabs the imperial tiger by the tail and announces his main task

By Chris Faure for The Saker Blog Can you imagine the puce colored faces of indignation in the US house of exceptionalism when Mr Lavrov grabbed the imperial tiger by the tail during his 3-country trip to Latin America. His trip may not have been planned this way, but it gave an opportunity for Lavrov to resist the warmongering SOTU address of Mr Trump, where Trump again took aim at

Davos Pitch – The Trump and (itty bitty bit part) Ivanka Show

By Chris Faure for The Saker Blog It was a good speech that Mr Trump made at Davos. He studied his lines and his part well. Starting off with a serious sonorous recitation of The Great American Comeback and following with economic numbers that are so incredibly good, the best ever, a turnaround and a boom, he ended this part stressing the best in the entire world and in all

SITREP : At War – The Myth tumbles and everything has changed.

by Chris Faure – for The Saker Blog At the time of writing, just in from RT – Mr Putin is in Syria on surprise visit and has already held talks with Bashar Assad. It is not hard to understand that world leaders have most probably doubled up on their already excellent security and will travel highly secured, with no pre-announcement. The myth of the US as the self-purported savior

Soleimani murder SITREP: reactions from around the world

Chris Faure for The Saker Blog This previous sitrep is still valid as to the actions of Mr Trump and Mr Pomeo Mr Pompeo’s twitter continues to contain just one statement after the other of calls that he is making around the world stressing that the US is committed to de-escalation and that this was defensive action.  It is quite a masterful performance of bluster containing nothing. Mr Trump added

Soleimani murder SITREP: reactions

by Chris Faure – for The Saker Blog The most telling US reactions to their killing of General Soleimani. The US, by the names of Pompeo, Trump and Mark Esper are in full damage control mode. If it was possible they would be bicycling backwards while trying to look forwards. First, Mr Trump: his role is to malign, disgrace and to vilify General Soleimani in order to convince his internal

Pumping Glue into the Global Systems

By Chris Faure – for The Saker Blog Empire is still strong, but fast becoming toast. We can only look at the very last few happenings in our world to see that the only weapon that they have left is to try to pump glue into the global systems fast, and they hope this will give them leverage or maintain control. If nothing works, then just maybe they can grab

Steve Bannon’s Gift

By Chris Faure for The Saker Blog If you thought that the demonization of Russia and incessant Russophobia over the past years from the West, with hardly a highly likely shred of evidence, was unconscionable and the absolute pinnacle of all demonization campaigns ever, get ready for the demonization of China. In true Hollywood Blockbuster style, the China Fear campaign promises to be bigger and better theater than the complete

South Africa – Pretend Marxist Neo-Chiefs Practice Destructive Capitalism

A South African writer for The Saker Blog Let’s set the social scene with a video from Vesti News: People are getting accustomed to living this way. The Neo-Chiefs in the Ruling Party do not care for the minorities, and neither do they care for their own. In the final section, we will return to social issues. Mentioning a second introductory point may be timely for a watch list. If

Full Spectrum Economic War has replaced Trade War

by Chris Faure for The Saker Blog The Trading Community I grew up in the dark continent on farms, where, in the local trading town, my parents owned the meat businesses, the Jews owned the general store, the Indians owned the fabric store and sold shoes and pointy bras.  My mom owned the fashion store and hairdresser. Of course, there was the mechanic who fixed cars and tractors and big

2nd Belt and Road Forum – An Informational

Chris Faure for The Saker Blog President Xi Jinping announced The Belt and Road initiative or ‘the new Silk Road,’ six years ago during a state visit to Kazakhstan. The idea is to establish and maintain trade corridors between more than 60 countries in Central Asia, Europe, and Africa. The design is inspired by the legacy of the historical Silk Road that connected the East and the West for centuries.