This is Why Obama's Successor Needs to Look at the World From a Different Angle. The next US administration will need to begin with a "sober evaluation" of the world as it is, rather than as the American president and the country's senior officials wish it to be, American foreign policy analysts Dimitri K.
Simes, Pratik Chougule and Paul J. Saunders highlight in their article for The National Interest. "US leaders will need to define vital national interests, with a realistic hierarchy of international priorities. They will need to review the extent to which current policies, including alliances, serve US interests. The Fact That 17 Intelligence Agencies Confirmed Russia is Behind the Email Hacks Isn’t Actually…a Fact.
In last night’s debate Clinton stated that “17 intelligence agencies have confirmed that Russia is behind the email hacks” which were then turned over to Wikileaks.
Nevermind that the mainstream media and the elites are very selective about when to condemn hacked document dumps. As I wrote yesterday before the debate: It is interesting to note the difference in the treatment of email dumps based on whether it criticizes or supports the Establishment.In the Panama Papers, hacked emails revealed mass tax avoidance schemes executed primarily by non-insulated political outsiders.
As I also covered yesterday, Glenn Greenwald exhaustively back-traced where the ‘Russia-hacked-the-election’ meme came from and that it was pure spin. The “17 agencies that actually confirmed” it was the Russians? We believe, based on the scope and sensitivity of these efforts, that only Russia’s senior-most officials could have authorized these activities. The very next sentence is also of interest: Washington Apparently Seeks to 'Fully Destroy' US-Russia Relations. Politics Get short URL MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Friday, White House spokesperson Josh Earnest said that the United States and its partners would continue to discuss economic sanctions against Russia over the situation in Syria.
“In case of the extension of US sanctions lists amid mostly senseless and unreasonable reasons – we will find a way to respond so that the balance will change, and it is not going to be for the US benefit,” Ryabkov told RIA Novosti. Clinton Failed to Comply With Security Protocols Outlined in Own Lecture. Get short URL MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Democratic Party nominee urged her employees to find out more about protecting their information and the different ways they could be targeted, but, as it was discovered later, she was herself in breach of security protocols as she kept her State Department correspondence, including a few classified emails, on a private server.
"… as State Department employees, we have a special duty to guard ourselves and our sensitive information," Clinton can be heard saying in a video posted by FoxNews on Friday. According to FoxNews, Clinton's spokesman Brian Fallon dismissed the video as old, stating that these warnings were a usual State Department practice at the time. © REUTERS/ Lucy Nicholson In 2014, Clinton, when asked to turn over her emails for the investigation in relation to the 2012 Benghazi attack on American embassy, submitted about 30,000 emails and deleted the rest of them, claiming they were personal. Brasília or Bust - The Conspiracy Behind the Arrest of the Man Behind the Coup. Latin America Get short URL.
‘Americans should fear election hacking by US establishment, not Russia’ — RT Op-Edge. Annie Machon is a former intelligence officer for MI5, the UK Security Service, who resigned in the late 1990s to blow the whistle on the spies’ incompetence and crimes with her ex-partner, David Shayler.
Drawing on her varied experiences, she is now a public speaker, writer, media pundit, international tour and event organiser, political campaigner, and PR consultant. She is also now the Director of LEAP, Europe. She has a rare perspective both on the inner workings of governments, intelligence agencies and the media, as well as the wider implications for the need for increased openness and accountability in both public and private sectors. Americans have more reasons to fear their own establishment’s interference with the elections, rather than a dastardly Cold War-style hacking plot that Russia is being accused of, backed by no evidence whatsoever, former MI5 agent Annie Machon told RT.
New Reuters Poll Shows That 70% Of Republicans Think The Election Is Rigged. This morning, Julian Assange offered a chilling and succinct assessment of the 2016 U.S. election, namely, that there is, in fact, no election but rather just an illusion of democracy that has been usurped by a corrupt political ruling class.
Certainly, new polling data from Reuters/Ipsos would seem to support that thesis. A new poll of 1,192 Americans, conducted by Reuters, found that if Hillary wins only 50% of republicans would accept her presidency as legitimate while 70% would attribute her victory to voter fraud and/or vote rigging of some type. Moreover, only 20% of republicans surveyed felt that the final vote tallies would be accurate. Former Haitian Senate President Calls Clintons "Common Thieves Who Should Be In Jail" Despite repeatedly bragging about all the good work the Clinton Foundation did to help Haiti recover from the devastating 2010 earthquake, at least one Haitian, former Senate President Bernard Sansaricq, thinks it was the Clintons, not the Hiatian people, who benefitted most from the Foundation's "charitable work" in Haiti.
Appearing on a radio show last week, Sansaricq offered a scathing assessment of the Clinton's track record in Haiti saying they are "nothing but common thieves...and they should be in jail. " Per PJ Media: Sandy Rios of American Family Radio interviewed former Haitian Senate President Bernard Sansaricq on Thursday, and the enraged Haitian had nothing good to say about the Clintons. He angrily claimed that they brought their "pay to play" politics to Haiti at the expense of the Haitian people. Sansaricq said that the Clinton Foundation received 14.3 billion dollars in donation money to help with the relief effort. US destroyer sails through the South China Sea - News from Al Jazeera. A US Navy warship on Friday passed through waters claimed by China near disputed islands in the South China Sea - a move that Beijing called "illegal" and "provocative".
Navy Commander Gary Ross said the destroyer USS Decatur conducted the transit operation near the Paracel Islands. Russia Is Deploying The Largest Naval Force Since The Cold War For Syria: NATO Diplomat. Just moments ago we reported that in the latest escalation involving Syria, the Russian aircraft carrier Kuznetsov was now sailing past Norway on its way to Syria, where it is expected to arrive in just under 2 weeks.
As part of the carrier naval group, Russia also deployed an escort of seven other Russian ships, which we dubbed the "most powerful Russian naval task force to sail in northern Europe since 2014" according to Russia's Nezavisimaya Gazeta daily reports. It turns out it it was even bigger, because according to a NATO diplomat cited by Reuters, Russia is "deploying all of the Northern fleet and much of the Baltic fleet in the largest surface deployment since the end of the Cold War," the diplomat said on condition of anonymity. "This is not a friendly port call. Turkey shells Kurdish fighters in Aleppo province - News from Al Jazeera. About 100 Turkish rockets pounded a group of Kurdish fighters allied to a US-backed militia in northern Syria on Friday as Ankara's attacks against Syrian Kurds continue to intensify.
The confrontation between Turkey-backed Syrian rebels and Kurdish forces fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has escalated as both sides race to be the first to expel the armed group from the northern Syrian city of al-Bab. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said nearly 100 rockets fired by Turkish forces hit the town of Sheikh Issa and other frontline areas in northern Aleppo province on Friday. On Wednesday, Turkey launched dozens of air strikes on the American-backed Kurdish fighters, highlighting the conflicting agendas of NATO members Ankara and Washington in an increasingly complex battlefield.
Turkey said between 160-200 Kurds were killed in the strikes, but a war monitor said only nine died. World Economy Wobbles As Deep-State-Shill Distracts. Authored by Bonner & Partners Bill Bonner, annotated by Acting-Man's Pater Tenebrarum, Scams and Flimflams BALTIMORE – For weeks, the top news headlines have been about politics. And politics has been all about the Republican Party candidate for president of the United States, Donald Trump. 'Rigged' Debates? Questions Arise Again Over Lighted Screen At Hillary's Podium. After the first debate, numerous videos surfaced alleging that Hillary was using some sort of teleprompter built into her podium to assist with answering questions or to offset whatever medical condition she's dealing with. The videos were largely dismissed as "cooky alt-right conspiracy theories" and didn't get much attention outside of those spheres.
But, when similar abnormalities surfaced on Hillary's podium in the third debate, combined with the fact that she spent an awkward amount of time during her answers peering down rather than at the camera, we grew a bit more curious. With that said, here is a video analyzing the abnormalities from debate 1. Wikileaks Releases Part 14 Of Podesta Emails Bringing Total To 25,000; Exposes Soros' Contact Info.
Wikileaks just does not stop. One day after dumping over 3,000 emails in its 13th release, WikiLeaks has just released a new batch of emails from Hillary Clinton campaign chair John Podesta. The latest tranche amounts to 1,577 mails, bringing the total released so far to 25,000, or half of the total amount Wikileaks has vowed to release through the election. As we are going through the emails, one notable release has emerged: in an email from Sara Latham to Podesta, she has disclosed the personal contact info of the liberal billionaire. Another email reveals what may be the Clinton's campaign's "source" (one of many) at the state department.
In an email from Eleni Kounalakis, former United States Ambassador to Hungary until July 2013, she writes to Clinton aids Huma Abedin, Jake Sullivan, John Podesta the following: I just left the State Dept. where I have been working as a Virtual Fellow. Incidentally, A/S stands for Assistant Secretary. South Africa to quit International Criminal Court - News from Al Jazeera. South Africa is pulling out of the International Criminal Court (ICC) because its obligations are inconsistent with laws giving sitting leaders diplomatic immunity, according to government officials.
Justice Minister Michael Masutha said on Friday that the government will soon submit a bill in parliament to withdraw from the court in The Hague, a move that comes as several African countries express concerns over what they call the ICC's disproportionate targeting of the continent. The bill will propose that South Africa repeal the Rome Statute that created the court because the statute is "in conflict and inconsistent with" the country's diplomatic immunity law, said Masutha. Venezuela suspends recall vote against President Maduro - News from Al Jazeera. Electoral officials in Venezuela have suspended a recall referendum campaign against President Nicolas Maduro, a move that further challenges opposition efforts to oust the socialist leader in the wake of a deepening econonomic crisis. America’s Updated B61 Nukes to Cost Taxpayers Over $9 Billion. The End State: 5 Triggering Events That Would Place The U.S. Under Martial Law. US 'Relocated' ISIS Terrorists Out Of Iraq, Into Syria To Fight Assad.
Submitted by Vaughan Famularo via TheDuran.com, NSA Contractor Spent Decades Collecting 'Breathtaking' Amount of Data. 'Libya Was Destroyed by NATO, It Will Take Decades for Country to Recover' Middle East. Incredible Transformation: US Media Turning 'Terrorists' Into 'Rebels' in Aleppo. Mosul Offensive Reveals Larger Geopolitical Game Plan. Iraqi and Kurdish forces, backed by US-led airstrikes and British and French special forces, launched coordinated military operations early on Monday as the long-awaited fight to wrest the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State (ISIS, ISIL , IS and Daesh) got underway.
According to Kurdish reports, Peshmerga forces now control the main road linking Mosul with the Iraqi Kurdish regional capital, Erbil, further to the east. On the face of it, this means the Iraqi government is trying to retake control of its territory. Greek Government Tells Tax-Burdened Self-Employed: "Go To Bulgaria" It is not a secret that under the bailout agreements, Greece’s self-employed are charged with higher taxes and social security contributions each and every year.
As KeepTalkingGreece.com details, many, especially from northern Greece, have moved their business basis to neighboring Bulgaria for obvious reasons: 10% tax instead of 29%, low social security contributions, incentives. There is talk that 60,000 businesses have moved in the last seven years of austerity. M.truthdig. Washington has finally thrown in the towel on its long, tortured efforts to establish peace between Israel and the Palestinians.
What's Behind Secret Talks Between North Korea and US. Brazil Impeachment Mastermind Arrested for Corruption. Never Before Seen Secret Memo On AIG Bailout From Fed's Tarullo To Obama Revealed In Podesta Emails. DRC opposition rejects vote delay, calls for strike - News from Al Jazeera. Asma Assad: ‘It is the West dividing our children in this conflict’ Impacting US election: Ecuador cut off Assange’s net because Clinton leaks ‘breached impartiality’ — RT America. BRICS continues its advance, one step at a time — RT Op-Edge. Mystery Deepens Around Fate Of Julian Assange. Last Ditch Effort by Saakashvili’s Party in Face of Georgian Election Defeat. Mexico: Judge whose court handled cartel cases killed - News from Al Jazeera.
Syrian Army Claims US, Saudi Arabia Allow Daesh to Flee From Mosul to Syria. ‘Stuxnet’ Case: Retired US Marines General Admits Lying to FBI Investigators. Justice for Assange. Six Points About the Attempt to Destroy Syria. 10 Simple Things Pentagon Generals Should Know But Apparently Don’t. The Story Changes: The Pentagon Is No Longer Sure Yemen Fired Missiles At A US Ship. Paul Ryan Blasts FBI: "Mishandling Bears All The Signs Of A Cover-Up"
UK Prime Minister Responds To Blocking Of RT's Bank Accounts. Iraqi Politician Tells Sputnik Daesh’s First Line of Defense in Mosul Crumbles. Account Blocking Won’t Stop Truth Seekers From Turning to RT. Handbags and Fatigues: Bundeswehr to Unveil New Uniforms for Women. Killing of DPR’s Military Leader by Ukrainian Forces Is Declaration of War. US' Plan B to 'Transform Syria Into Transit Route for the Spread of Chaos' US Government Poised to 'Do Something Risky in Syria' Going Beyond Propaganda - Nuclear Conflict: Deception Or Real Threat? Going Beyond Propaganda - Nuclear Conflict: Deception Or Real Threat? Will Obama Begin Military Operations in Syria? Swedish court allows the flying of ISIS flag. DRC delays election to 2018 despite opposition anger - News from Al Jazeera. Donbass Militia Spots Mercs From US, Canada, Baltics, Poland in East Ukraine.
BRICS States Advocate Action in Fighting Terrorism, Oppose Power Politics. US Assault on Mosul Threatens to Flood Europe With Terrorists. What Lies Behind Claims of US-Russia Clash in Syria. EU Counts Up to €20bln Cost of Permanently Scrapping Schengen Area. Leviathan Israeli-Turkish Gas Deal Unlikely, Due to Technical, Political Reasons. Balancing Act: Egypt Tries to Find Middle Ground Between Moscow and Riyadh. China Leader Urges Russia President to Strengthen Coordination Within UN. India Recognizes Russian Efforts on Political Settlement in Syria - Statement. UK drafts UNSC resolution calling for ‘immediate’ ceasefire in Yemen. Obama Tells CIA To Prepare For Cyber War With Russia. Ukraine Threatens Legal Action Against Italian Delegates to Crimea - Lawmaker. US Air Force Admits Drone Computer Network "Outage" In September.
"The Most Important WikiLeak" - How Wall Street Built The Obama Cabinet. Syria war: Car bomb rocks rebel checkpoint in Azaz - News from Al Jazeera. US Think Tank Warns of Russian Media's Growing Control. Hollande: 'France has a problem with Islam' - News from Al Jazeera. Poroshenko, Merkel Plan Trilateral Summit on Ukraine in Coming Days. 'Civil War' Rages in Washington Over What to Do About Syria. Burundi moves to quit the International Criminal Court - News from Al Jazeera. UK Foreign Secretary's Claims Russia Hit Aleppo Aid Convoy 'Not Backed By Facts'
‘Limited self-defense strikes’: US military destroys 3 ‘radar sites’ in Yemen — RT America. Uk.businessinsider. The Imperial President's Toolbox Of Terror: A Dictatorship Waiting To Happen. EU Parliament promotes democratic values by lumping journalists in with terrorists — RT Op-Edge. Icelandic Supreme Court: all nine top bankers are guilty of market manipulation / Boing Boing. Belgian regions set to block EU-Canada free-trade deal. Federal government to pursue criminal contempt charge against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. US jets painted in Russian colors in push for false flag to start WW3.
US missile defense in Europe directly threatens Russia – Chinese military. Hillary Clinton's Axis of Evil. Poland in Fallout With France Over Helicopters in Further Split Within EU. Refusal to Cooperate With Russia Sheds Light on US' True Goals in Syria. China, Russia Have Same Views on Syria, Afghanistan - Foreign Minister. War Hawks: US Think Tank Already Planning 10 ‘Killer Weapons’ of a US-Russia War. Battle for Syria: Daesh Affiliate Merges With Al-Nusra Front, US-Backed Rebels. Oil Could Lie at the Root of US Growing Military Presence in Africa. Israeli Commander Admits Moscow Has 'Partially Regained Its Superpower Status' Russia Rules Out Using Plutonium Falling Under Deal With US to Make Weapons. Lawmaker Says US Should Kick Russian Ambassador Out Over Alleged Election Hacks.
Russia Blocks French UN Security Council Ceasefire Resolution on Syria's Aleppo. China Plots ‘Decapitation’ Strike on Kim Jong-Un Regime in North Korea – Reports. US Ready 'to Do Whatever It Takes to Prevent Assad From Liberating Aleppo' ‘Collective madness taking hold of Americans over Russia’ — RT Op-Edge. Turkey must withdraw troops from Iraq' Norway Announces Massive Withdrawals From Sovereign Wealth Fund To Cover Deficits.