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The Myth of the Russian Oligarchs

The Myth of the Russian Oligarchs

Why is it that the liberal American billionaires who support Obama are referred to as “investors” or “philantropists”; but Russian billionaires who support Putin are always “oligarchs”?

Sergei Glazyev. Yalta. Such candid speech. ( Eng Subs )

Sergei Glazyev raises some legitimate concerns over how history appears to be repeating itself (with English subtitles)

Iran’s New ‘Suicidal’ Bomb

Iran’s New ‘Suicidal’ Bomb

Gilad Atzmon is confused about the labelling of Iran’s new drone. Aren’t the IDF’s guided missiles targeting Palestinian family homes also suicidal bombs?

Satellite image shows the islands of Tiran (below L) and Sanafir (below R). Click to enlarge

Saudis remain tight-lipped on Israel-occupied islands

Who really controls the strategically important Saudi islands of Tiran and Sanafir?

David Cameron’s Chanucah reception

David Cameron shows that he can outdo the U.S. Neocons. Warning: not for those offended by grovelling obsequiousness

Vladislav Volochine

Vladislav Voloshin: “The Plane Was In the Wrong Place at the Wrong Time”

Meet the man who shot down Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. Includes video

RS-24 launch. Click to enlarge

Russia Successfully Test Launches Upgraded Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

Implicit in Friday’s successful test launch was a warning: Russia is still a formidable military power

Russia’s new military doctrine names NATO as key risk

Moscow’s previous military doctrine, signed by Putin in 2010, also identified NATO expansion as a top risk to Russia, but the stakes have risen sharply over the past year

Ice in the Arctic and Antarctic is ‘not melting’, says global warming expert

Global sea ice at record high

Not S. -------   S wrote to thank me for my reply to a man who went to the Philippines for a wife. I suggested he consider local women who are not career minded - tellers, cashiers, waitresses, secretaries etc.

Men Prefer Career Women, says Homemaker

Do they? We leave readers to decide

The Islamic State is failing at being a state

Disorganisation and lack of basic necessities and services common in the Islamic Caliphate

Glen Beck and the ISIS plumber's truck

Glen Beck and the ISIS plumber’s truck

How does a Texan plumber’s truck end up being used by ISIS on a battlefield in Syria? As Jim stone explains, it has U.S. military intelligence written all over it

Islamic State Emissaries Sighted Near Russian Borders: Foreign Minister

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says agents for Islamic State have been spotted in northern Afghanistan, near the Russian border

Poster for the Interview, the movie that sparked the current controversy. Click to enlarge

Was FBI wrong on North Korea?

Was North Korea really behind the Sony hack? Or was it the work of studion insiders trying publicity for “The Interview”?

Why the Secrecy on the Mh17 Investigation?

James O’Neill’s requests for information into the investigation’s findings were repeatedly refused. Why? What is being hidden?

Lebanon’s Hezbollah detains ‘Israeli spy’ in its ranks

The suspect reportedly helped sabotage five operations Hezbollah had been planning to launch against Israel

Poly WB-1. Click to enlarge

‘Human microwave’: China’s controversial ray gun inflicts unbearable pain

An upgraded version could be mounted on ships allowing “China to escalate its use of non-lethal” weapons to enforce its claims in the East China and South China seas

Iran Untroubled by “Satan’s Little Helper”

As its armed forces embark on massive drills, the commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps Navy says Iran isn’t threatened by the “lesser Satan”

Mainstream media panics over Dr. Oz teaching disease prevention and nutritional self-care

Mainstream media panics over Dr. Oz teaching disease prevention and nutritional self-care

Because a lot of money is being made from keeping people sick and diseased

America Meets Ghost Of Christmas Future

“America is at a crossroads”, explains Brother Nathanael, “and some hard choices will have to be made”