The news on Russia became consistently negative after 2000. Positive developments inside Russia, or news regarding Russia’s positive international involvements, were ignored while the negative news received immediate attention.
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon’s inspector general is investigating allegations that military officials have skewed intelligence assessments about the United States-led campaign in Iraq against the Islamic State to provide a more optimistic account of progress, according to several officials familiar with the inquiry.
The Obama Administration, with the support of the NATO, the EU, the NeoCons, and the mainstream media is stumbling blindly towards a New Cold War with Russia over Ukraine. The Military – Industrial – Congressional Complex (MICC) feeding off the Pentagon’s budget is preparing for another boom in defense spending triggered by the resurrection of the Russian “existential threat,” to borrow a term used in recent congressional testimony by the nominees for Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff or interviews given by the retiring Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army. Add in the Pivot East to Contain China, plus the never ending, always mutating Global War on Terror, and it is easy to see why the MICC thinks it is once again headed for fat city. Using Ukraine to trigger of a New Cold War is, however, jewel in the crown of the MICC’s budget boomers.
This author has been pretty good over the many months I have been reading his site. He admits to not being able to confirm events. Combine this with China devaluing its currency, the vulnerability of the US to power black-outs, forest fires, water disasters such as the recent gold mine poisoning, and you have the perfect storm — to include WWIII as cover for a final Wall Street looting of the US economy. There are too many emerging signals suggesting that September onwards could be quite troubling for the USA.