COUP D’ETAT: Ex-Green Beret Was Behind Failed Attempt At ‘Armed Invasion’ Of Venezuela Funded By US Billionaires

Source – zerohedge.com – “…The plan was simple, but perilous. Some 300 heavily armed volunteers would sneak into Venezuela from the northern tip of South America. Along the way, they would raid military bases in the socialist country and ignite a popular rebellion that would end in President Nicolás Maduro’s arrest. What could go wrong?…

REALPOLITIK: Coronavirus Outbreak Has Added a New Dimension to ‘Undeclared World War III’ – By Major General S. B. Asthana

Source – wionews.com – “…The global strategic situation has graduated to conflicts, the capture of South China Sea, innumerable deaths and economic destruction; hence calling it cold war will be an understatement. The global situation even before COVID-19 had every element of a World War, except that the dimension, instruments and modalities have changed, and…

REALPOLITIK: ‘Dvoeverie’, The Return of Holy Russia – By Gary Lachman

Source – newdawnmagazine.com – “…The mystical, spiritual character of the Russian soul seemed to be in place even before its contact with Orthodoxy and its embrace of the true faith. The Russian people had a rich pagan tradition full of gods and goddesses, elemental forces, and nature spirits. As with other pagan people converted to…

REALPOLITIK: Chronicling China’s Meteoric Rise to Global Prominence (Flashback)

Source – unz.com – “…Adjusted for purchasing power, most Chinese in 1980 had an income 60–70 percent below that of the citizens in other major Third World countries such as Indonesia, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Kenya, even Haitians were far wealthier than Chinese…the vast majority of China’s newly created economic wealth has flowed to ordinary Chinese…

SCOTCHED EARTH: ‘The Political Ecology of War’, Natural Resources & Armed Conflicts – By Philippe Le Billon

Source – gnhre.org – “…The post-Cold War period is increasingly characterised by a specific political ecology closely linked to the geography and political economy of natural resources” The political ecology of war: natural resources and armed conflicts – By Philippe Le Billon Abstract: Throughout the 1990s, many armed groups have relied on revenues from natural…

SHADOW GOVERNMENT: ‘Putchists’, The Deep US State Lurks in the Shadows…

Source – voltairenet.org – “…Historically, in all crises, attempts are made to use the argument of “urgency” to change Power without the public having time to think, and often this is successful…While the public’s eyes are riveted on the progression of coronavirus numbers, a profound reorganization of the executive is taking place, giving primacy to…

REALPOLITIK: The Shadow War Playing Out Behind The COVID-19 Crisis – By Gregory Copley

Source – oilprice.com – “…By the end of March 2020, the global framework had changed sufficiently to become…about which system and ideology would triumph…the “globalist”-dominated political structures over the earlier lessons of national self-reliance….it was a brief window in which the technologies which were created to fight the Cold War became the technologies of global…

AMERIKA: ‘Beyond Left & Right’, The Era of the New Populism

Source – strategic-culture.org – “…The betrayals of the Democrat Party against its own working class base would lead towards an uprising, finally coalescing around a National Labor Movement, christened through blood and sacrifice. This would ultimately team-up with Trump’s small business and working class base, making every conservative-libertarian’s worst horse-shoe theory nightmare a living reality”…

REALPOLITIK: Julian Assange & Yanis Varoufakis Talk Isolation & The Neo-Liberal ‘Waterloo’

Source – stuartbramhall.wordpress.com – “…Whether the epidemic helps deliver the good or the most evil society will depend, of course, on us – on whether progressives manage to band together. For if we do not, just like in 2008 we did not, the bankers, the spivs, the oligarchs and the neofascists will prove, again, that…

REBEL YELL: 12 Experts Question The COVID-19 Panic

Source – swprs.org – “…I am deeply concerned that the social, economic and public health consequences of this near-total meltdown of normal life — schools and businesses closed, gatherings banned — will be long-lasting and calamitous, possibly graver than the direct toll of the virus itself. The stock market will bounce back in time, but…

REALPOLITIK: ‘Now The World Gets Real’, Welcome To The Coronapocalypse – By Tom Luongo

Source – tomluongo.me – “…How ridiculous and insipid do the identitarian fights over gender, race, sex and color look now? How dangerous and stupid does all that capital, that time spent look now in hindsight when today people with skills, humility and high executive function are needed. Do you really care today if the guy…

FEAR FACTOR: Nothing To Fear But Fear Itself (…& The End Of The World’s Existing Social Order) – By Jim Quinn

Source – theburningplatform.com – “…These crisis periods follow the same dynamic, only the specific events and triggers change. The existing social order will be swept away. Fourth Turnings always separate the wheat from the chaff. 2020 is destined to go down in history as the year where decades of lies, corruption, thievery and corporate fascism…

REALPOLITIK: ‘People’s War’, China Locked in Hybrid War with US – By Pepe Escobar

Source – asiatimes.com – “…For the first time since the start of Deng Xiaoping’s reforms in 1978, Beijing openly regards the US as a threat…Beijing is carefully, incrementally shaping the narrative that, from the beginning of the coronovirus attack, the leadership knew it was under a hybrid war attack. Xi’s terminology is a major clue.…

THE MEDIA MONOPOLY: ‘End Game’, Three Stages of Truth for Three Theaters of War

Source – globalresearch.ca – “…Chinese virologists discovered conclusively that the original source of the virus was not China, nor Wuhan, nor the seafood market, but had been traced to the US, a possible scenario being that the virus might have originated at the US Military’s bio-weapons lab at Fort Detrick (which was shut down by…

BRAVE NEW WORLD: ‘Event 201 Unfolds’, Covid-19 Action Platform = Global Government

Source – zerohedge.com – “…Frank Olson, one of the biowarfare scientists and CIA employees in the program who died under mysterious circumstances in 1953…renowned journalist Seymour Hersh, which reveals Olson may have been a potential government whistleblower on the CIA’s activities and U.S. bio-war crimes. It is worth noting that the usage of such agents…

MIND GAMES: Psychologist – Big Tech Will Use ‘Subliminal Methods’ To Shift 15 Million Votes On Election Day

Source – summit.news – “…If our own tech companies all favor the same presidential candidate this year—and that seems likely—I calculate that they can easily shift 15 million votes to that candidate without people knowing and without leaving a paper trail,” warns Epstein. He also notes how the “technological elite” Eisenhower warned about in his…

OILIGARGHY: “Open For Business’, Corporate Snake Oil Salesmen & The Afghan ‘Narco-State’

Source – mintpressnews.com – “…Once negotiations with UNOCAL had collapsed completely, U.S.-backed regime change in the country began to be openly discussed…Washington was furious, leading to speculation it might take out the Taliban. After 9/11, the Taliban, with good reason, were removed — and pipeline planning continued with the Karzai government. U.S. forces installed bases…

REALPOLITIK: Two Years Later The Skripal Case is Weirder than Ever – By Matthew J.L. Ehret

Source – veteranstoday.com – “…Helmer goes onto making the point that the overarching dynamic shaping the events of the Skripal/Novichok affair are guided by the collapsing western empire which has been working tirelessly to surround Russia with a ballistic missile shield while sabotaging all efforts by genuine patriots in the west from establishing positive alliances…

REALPOLITIK: ‘The Angry Arab’, The Lessons of the Taliban – By As`ad AbuKhalil.

Source – consortiumnews.com – “…It was quite a spectacle for this century…a U.S. envoy signing a peace agreement with an official representatives of the Taliban movement. Had Osama bin Laden been alive, he may have been invited to the signing ceremony. Younger readers did not live through the massive propaganda campaign by all Western governments…

REALPOLITIK: Don’t Hold Your Breath for ‘World War III’…World War IV Has Already Begun – By A. B. Abrams

Source – thesaker.is – “…The shift towards an increasingly intense great power conflict has been marked by a number of major incidents. In the European theatre one of the earliest was the Bush administration’s withdrawal from the Anti-Ballistic Missile treaty in 2002 and subsequent deployment of missile defences and expansion of NATO’s military presence in…

SECRET SOCIETIES: ‘The Trilateral Commission’, Using Crisis As An Opportunity To Reform – By Steven Guinness

Source – stevenguinness2.wordpress.com – “…With numerous global media outlets represented on the Commission, along with significant corporate interests, they appear well placed to begin fashioning these ‘prescriptions‘ and directing future public discourse through the mediums of the national press and social media…The greater level of chaos that is inflicted upon nation states will only strengthen…

REALPOLITIK: ‘COVID-19 Coronavirus’, A Fake Pandemic? Who’s Behind It? Global Economic & Geopolitical Destabilization – By Prof Michel Chossudovsky

Source – globalresearch.ca – “..Economic Warfare against China – US strategies consist in using COVID-19 to isolate China, despite the fact that the US economy is heavily dependent upon Chinese imports. The short-term disruption of the Chinese economy is largely attributable to the (temporary) closing down of the channels of trade and transportation. The WHO…

REALPOLITIK: Paying The Price For Our Faustian Bargain With China – By Charles Faddis

Source – andmagazine.com – “…Here’s the real bad news. It is likely only going to get worse. The Chinese Communist Party has no choice. A citizenry out of work, out of money and faced with the truth that its government cannot combat the growing epidemic may finally revolt. The coronavirus is not just threatening lives.…

REALPOLITIK: Are Two Playing the Covert-Op Game? – By Joseph P Farrell Ph.D

Source – gizadeathstar.com – “…. Then-French President Francois Mitterrand personally informed President Reagan of the existence of this mole, and shared the KGB shopping list, with Reagan shortly after Mitterrand’s election. The Reagan administration then used this list to “give the Soviets” what they wanted, allowing them to steal software that contained a backdoor. A…

REALPOLITIK: ‘No Weapon Left Behind’, The American Hybrid War On China – By Pepe Escobar

Source – strategic-culture.org – “…Dr. Boyle adds, “all these BSL-4 labs by United States, Europe, Russia, China, Israel are all there to research, develop, test biological warfare agents. There’s really no legitimate scientific reason to have BSL-4 labs.” His own research led to a whopping $100 billion, by 2015, spent by the United States government…