REALPOLITIK: ‘Contrafactual History’, How The Deep State Really Works – By David Stockman

Source – internationalman.com – “…Why do you think the North Koreans are quasi-starving?..Kim’s family and so forth live a pretty fat life…nevertheless they’re in dire straits economically. Why do they invest all this money in developing nuclear capability and missile capability? Because they don’t want to be regime changed. Kim is a young man, he’s…

REALPOLITIK: Three Deep State Confessions On Syria – By Brad Hoff

Source – libertarianinstitute.org – “…Among the early architects of America’s covert “arm the jihadists to topple the dictator” campaign. Myself and others long ago documented how former Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford worked with and funded a Free Syrian Army commander who led ISIS suicide bombers into the battlefield in 2013. Amb. Ford has since admitted…

REALPOLITIK: China’s Secret Weapon for Killing Off the US Dollar’s Global Reserve Status – By Federico Pieraccini

Source – geopolitics.co – “…The attack by Yemen’s Houthis struck two major oil installations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia…This attack shocked policy-makers around the world by demonstrating how low-cost, asymmetric means of warfare can be effective beyond all expectations, able to inflict billions of dollars worth of damage with an outlay of just a…

HIDDEN HISTORY: ‘The Most Dangerous Moment In Human History’ – By Ray McGovern

Source – consortiumnews.com – “…The US military, for example, was blissfully unaware that the Soviet submarines loitering in the Caribbean were equipped with nuclear-armed torpedoes. Nor did US intelligence know that the Russians had already mounted nuclear warheads on some of the missiles installed in Cuba and aimed at the US…It was not until 40…

REALPOLITIK: America Created Al-Qaeda & the ISIS Terror Group – By Garikai Chengu

Source – globalresearch.ca – “…Lest we forget, the CIA gave birth to Osama Bin Laden and breastfed his organization during the 1980’s. Former British Foreign Secretary, Robin Cook, told the House of Commons that Al Qaeda was unquestionably a product of Western intelligence agencies. Mr. Cook explained that Al Qaeda, which literally means an abbreviation…

REALPOLITIK: ‘From Watergate to Russiagate’, The Hidden Scandal of American Power – By Nozomi Hayase

Source – truepublica.org.uk – “…With Russiagate, we might be entering our new Watergate moment. But this is much bigger than Trump. The scandal is not about a particular president or administration. It is an indictment of the entire American political system. Both Republicans and Democrats betrayed the American people and the press have failed to…

REALPOLITIK: Winners & Losers In The Failed American Project For A ‘New Middle East’ – By Elijah Magnier

Source – ejmagnier.com – “…Tel Aviv never thought Syria would be reunited. Today Damascus has armed drones, precision and cruise missiles from Iran, supersonic anti-ship Russian missiles- and has survived the destruction of its infrastructure and so many years of war. Israel has lost the prospect of a Kurdish state (Rojava) as an ally. This…

REALPOLITIK: Syria May Be The Biggest Defeat For The CIA Since Vietnam – By Pepe Escobar

Source – consortiumnews.com – “…The first major game-changer was the spectacular Russian entrance in the summer of 2015. Vladimir Putin had asked the U.S. to join in the fight against the Islamic State as the Soviet Union allied against Hitler…the American plan instead, under Barack Obama, was single-minded: betting on a rag-tag Syrian Democratic Forces…

REALPOLITIK: ‘Cold War 2.0’, The Russian Peace ‘Threat’ & America’s Addiction to War – By Dimitry Orlov

Source – cluborlov.blogspot.com – “…I think that there’s a really good chance that there will be a lot of damage to international trade and to international supply chains if this dollar liquidity evaporates, because the only two ways, and it’s actually one and the same way, out of this crisis that the US has put…

COVER-UP: Britain’s Secret Saudi Military Support Program – By Matt Kennard & Mark Curtis

Source – consortiumnews.com – “…Sangcom also raises the broader question for national security of having a foreign state deeply embedded inside the MOD, especially in a program so secret that the British public and parliament know almost nothing about it…Andrew Smith at the Campaign Against the Arms Trade. “For far too long the U.K. government…

REALPOLITIK: ‘The EU’s Mexico’, The Exodus from Bulgaria – By Phil Butler

Source – journal-neo.org – “…What’s happening to Bulgaria is not without historical precedent. After the Great Depression Newfoundland saw it’s economy in tatters, and voluntarily reverted to a British colony in 1934. Then in 1949, the sparsely populated country became part of Canada. Oh, and there was Yugoslavia, a country that was one of the…

REALPOLITIK: Israel and the West Do Not Have the Means to Counter Iranian Technology

Source – gilad.online – “…The recent attack on the Saudi oil industry proved that the West has not developed an adequate response to Iranian precision missiles…Israel knows how vulnerable it is and well understands the possible dramatic consequences of such an attack…This helps explain why Israel wants America and NATO to attack Iran on its…

HIDDEN HISTORY: Barack Obama, His Mother, & The CIA – By Bill Blum

Source – stuartbramhall.wordpress.com – “…Inasmuch as Business International has a long association with the world of intelligence, covert actions, and attempts to penetrate the radical left — including Students for a Democratic Society (SDS)13— it’s reasonable to wonder if the inscrutable Mr. Obama is concealing something about his own association with this world. Adding to…

REALPOLITIK: Benjamin Netanyahu & America’s Secret “First Couple”

Source – veteranstoday.com – “…Benjamin Netanyahu may have lost an election, something he has done twice before. However, he has managed to, perhaps using huge amounts of cash made available to him, correct that “problem.” He has repeatedly done so through methodologies that establish to the trained political “watcher” that Israel is a dictatorship and…

THE MEDIA MONOPOLY: A Half-Decade Late, NY Post Admits ISIS Is Run By NATO Member Turkey

Source – zerohedge.com – “…It’s Erdogan’s commitment to global jihad, and specifically, to ISIS terrorists. Since 2012, the Turkish intelligence service, MIT, under Erdogan’s direction, has been providing resources and material assistance to ISIS, while Turkish Customs officials turned a blind eye to ISIS recruits flowing across Turkey’s borders into Syria and Iraq” A Half-Decade…

REALPOLITIK: The G7’s Growing Irrelevance – By Ulson Gunnar

Source – journal-neo.org – “…It is the toppling of governments around the globe, the subverting of national sovereignty, the literal invasions and occupations of various nations particularly under deliberately false pretexts, the mafia-style economics, the lopsided and predatory “free trade agreements” and the operation of a multinational, global-spanning network of torture facilities to process opponents…

REALPOLITIK: How the U.S. Created the Cold War – By Eric Zuesse

Source – washingtonsblog.com  – “…The Marshall Plan wasn’t merely “an attempt to weaken Soviet interest in their satellite states” but was instead an actual lure, to draw into “leaving the Soviet sphere of influence,” the nations “that were politically and economically aligned to the Soviet Union..to take over not merely the nations that the U.S.…

CROSSROADS: America Has Pursued Two Contradictory & Incompatible Foreign Policy Strategies

Source – voltairenet.org – “…It will be easy for pseudo-intellectuals to explain that the United States has led all these destabilizations and wars only for oil. But this theory does not account for what has happened for eighteen years. The Pentagon’s mission was to destroy the state structures of these regions. It did it in…

G.O.D (GUNS, OIL & DRUGS) THE ‘UNHOLY TRINITY’: How Syria Defeated the 2012-19 Invasion by US & Al-Qaeda – By Eric Zuesse

Source – strategic-culture.org – “…At long last, Syria’s army and Russia’s air force are no longer being threatened with World War III by the US and its allies if they proceed to destroy the tens of thousands of Al-Qaida-led jihadists whom the US had helped to train and arm (and had been protecting in Syria…

REALPOLITIK: ‘It’s American Hegemony That’s Being Backed Into A Corner’ – By Alasdair Macleod

Source – goldmoney.com – “…China is likely to have a fundamentally sounder currency than America in a deepening recession. Given the relative foreign ownerships of their two currencies, there are more dollars likely to be sold than yuan. In a banking crisis, China has a more authoritarian grip on commercial banks through state ownership. The…

REALPOLITIK: Adnan Khashoggi, the Moscow Apartment Bombings and the Rise of Putin – By Alex Constantine (Archive)

Source – constantinereport.com – “…In September of 1999, there occurred the notorious terror bombings of large apartment complexes in Moscow, Volgodonsk and Buinaksk which served to infuriate the Russian populace in a way similar to the American public’s reaction to the events of 11 September in this country” Adnan Khashoggi, the Moscow Apartment Bombings and…