Russia Blames Ukrainian Intelligence For Bombing That Killed Russian Journalist Authored by Dave DeCamp via AntiWar.com, Russian authorities on Monday blamed Ukrainian intelligence for the cafe bombing that killed Russian military blogger and war correspondent Vladlen Tatarsky in St. Petersburg. Russia’s National Anti-Terrorism Committee claimed the attack was “plotted by Ukrainian special services” and also involved members… Continue reading Russia Blames Ukrainian Intelligence For Bombing That Killed Russian Journalist
Chinese military forces increased aerial and warship activity near Taiwan on Tuesday, one day before House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is set to meet the island’s president in California, according to Taiwan defense authorities.
Secret new U.S. Navy technology is currently being tested off the coast of California as part of a multi-billion dollar project to interlink military branches with next-generation tech. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday said at a conference on Monday that Carrier Strike Group 1, a group of ships based in San Diego, is… Continue reading Navy now testing secret next-gen tech off coast of CA
A longstanding plan by China and Russia to replace the U.S. dollar as the world’s reserve currency has had a string of recent headline-grabbing successes, as China methodically builds a rival monetary system that has been dubbed “Bretton Woods III.” This currency initiative is the financial component of China’s strategy to gain influence over global… Continue reading China’s ‘De-dollarization’ Efforts Are Part of a Strategy to Corner World Energy Markets
Communist China’s apparent efforts to broker peace in the Middle East are part of a larger campaign to undermine global U.S. influence, according to one expert. The regime’s role in brokering a diplomatic detente between Iran and Saudi Arabia in March was just as much an attempt to gain an advantage over the United States… Continue reading US ‘Needs to Be Worried’ About China’s Model in the Middle East: Expert
The Chinese spy balloon that flew over the U.S. in February was not able to collect any intelligence that could not also be gathered via satellites, the Pentagon said after a news report indicated the balloon had successfully spied on sensitive military sites. “We’re still doing an assessment of what exactly the intel was that… Continue reading Spy balloon couldn’t get more intel than satellites can: Pentagon
A production announcement from OPEC left speculators forecasting renewed pain at the pump while President Joe Biden continued to bury American consumers in the green agenda. The transition to summer blends already met the annual uptick in the price per gallon of fuel, but Monday compounded the problem with an announced production cut. Per their… Continue reading Prices at the pump set to soar again after surprise OPEC production cut
The U.S. will help the Philippines beef up several military bases as part of an expanded defense agreement between Manila and Washington aimed at countering aggressive Chinese military posturing in the Indo-Pacific region.
OPEC+ Shock Oil Cut May Give G-7 A New Russian Oil Problem By Alaric Nightingale, Bloomberg Markets Live reporter and analyst Sunday’s announcement of surprise production cuts by key members of OPEC+ creates a question about where that might leave the G-7’s price cap on Russian oil sales (something ZH first discussed late on Sunday in “Anti-Russia… Continue reading OPEC+ Shock Oil Cut May Give G-7 A New Russian Oil Problem
A senior ISIS leader has been killed in a U.S. military operation in Syria, the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said in a statement on April 3. Khalid ’Aydd Ahmad al-Jabouri, who was in charge of planning attacks in Europe and developing the leadership structure of the terrorist group ISIS, was killed in a drone strike on… Continue reading Senior ISIS Leader Killed in US Military Operation in Syria