Chuck Spinney: The Arrogance of US Ignorance

Chuck Spinney

Chuck Spinney

The excellent BBC documentary Bitter Lake is on youtube in two parts and can be found at these links:

It is well worth watching … stylistically I found its format somewhat distracting to my tastes and would have liked it more organized chronologically.   But that is a nit pick.  CS

Guardian Review by Emma Graham-Harrison below the line.

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Feb 1

Owl: John Robb on ISIS as Violence Entrepreneur, Russia Using ISIS to Take Down Saudi Arabia and Lift Oil Prices

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Who? Who?

John Robb examines how a Wahabi state such as Saudi Arabia can be taken down by super-Wahabi violence entrepreneur ISIS, with a little help from their friends in Russia, or more specifically, the Russian mafia’s hacker legions.  What is unique about his most recent analysis is insisting that the amount of money to be gained by ISIS from conquest of Saudi Arabia would be utterly astronomical, due to their oil resources. Expertise implemented by Russian hackers, with the blessing of the Russian government, who both would be wildly enriched in taking down Saudi communications, would be indispensable in insuring this war would succeed against Saudi Arabia.The hacker’s fees would be gigantic and Russia’s oil revenue would rebound if ISIS took over the Saudi oil industry.

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Jan 30

Owl: Saudis Killing Fracking – No Floor Price in Sight for Oil

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End of Fracking Revolution May Be Very Near

The recent drop in oil prices is not likely temporary, as indicated in this article. That’s because the real target of OPEC is widespread fracking operations in North America and elsewhere, which OPEC appears to regard as enough of a threat to the oil industry to require drastically lowering oil prices over the long term, and this will kill the fracking industry, a development to be seen as good news to those who believe fracking is a threat to the environment:

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Jan 18

Berto Jongman: Paris 12 Charlie Hebdo False Flag: Theory, Evidence, and Motive + Webster Tarpley Analysis + Paul Craig Roberts Update

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Berto Jongman

The Charlie Hebdo False Flag in Paris: Theory, Evidence and Motive

Stuart J. Hooper
21st Century Wire

The following essay looks to present a theory of false flag terrorism in relation to evidence and motives present for the case of the Charlie Hebdo shootings in Paris, France.

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Jan 17