When the economy truly became global, no longer was it simply a case of if the U.S. sneezed, the restContinue reading »
Friday night’s radio program featuring ‘W the Intelligence Insider’ hosted by the Guerrilla Economist included an extensive discussion of Russia. ‘W’ observed from a business person contact in Croatia and other observers that the Russian people appear to be firmly behind their government, and that Russians view the Kremlin’s actions in Ukraine as fundamentally defensive or a counteroffensive waged after years or decades of encroachment by the U.S. and NATO.Continue reading »
I think Gordon Gekko has just stopped by for a visit. The eastern powerhouse business entity in the form ofContinue reading »
As China sends shivers through global markets and Secretary of State John F. Kerry makes a stunning admission that a failure of the U.S.-Iran peace deal could lead to the collapse of the dollar’s world reserve currency status, Kiev’s confrontation with the Russian-backed Donbass republic forces is escalating.Continue reading »
The “Guerrlla’s” radio show this past Friday featured John B. Wells (in the interest of full disclosure I am aContinue reading »
Back in April 2014 shortly after Russian forces bloodlessly secured Crimea’s referendum on secession from Ukraine and rejoining Russia, a close encounter occurred between a Sukhoi 24 strike fighter and the destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG-75) in international waters of the Black Sea. A Su-24 “Fencer” made multiple passes over the American warship before returning to base in Crimea. On this much all sides agree, but everything else thereafter disputed.
Russian sources claim that the 1970s designed, Eighties-built Su-24 switched on an electronic jamming pod to temporarily blind the systems of the Cook, resulting in the unnerving of several sailors and their resignations upon the ship’s return to port in Romania.Continue reading »
On Friday during V’s weekly program we got to discuss a little bit about the week that was, and theContinue reading »
“People are coming up to me on the street, saying ‘Is it true martial law is coming? Have you heard about this?’ They don’t even know that we’re where the story came from…they’re asking me if it’s true. No, they’re not going to [martial law] take over this summer…probably.” – Alex Jones, speaking to Michigan Radio’s Steve Carmody
“Deception is a state of mind and the mind of the State.” – James Jesus Angleton, chief of CIA counterintelligence, 1954-1975Continue reading »
By now it should be obvious to Recep Tayyip Erdoğan that he and Turkey are being set up as Washington’s ‘fall guys’ for the spectacular rise of and failure to root out ISIS. So why are the Turks playing along? Why is Ankara waging wars it can’t simultaneously win against Kurdistan and the Russian-backed Assad regime?
This was the question troubling the Russia Analyst this week.Continue reading »