17/03/2014

The Syrian Government May have just Won the Civil War

  by John Galt March 17, 2014 21:40 ET In any conflict there are key turning points. The Syrian government under Assad appears to have won a key victory this week and is well on its way to another which will consolidate its position in the central portions of the country and seal the fate of the rebellion in all but the border regions along the Turkish border and Kurdish territories to the East which are wavering. The first news story which indicates a major change in the conflict comes from…


The Ukrainian Prime Minister is Starting to Sound Hauntingly Like Edvard Beneš

  by John Galt March 17, 2014 17:55 ET Today on CNN, Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk begins to sound like another politician from history: The ominous parallels of 1938 are haunting the American people, yet few are hearing the cries of anguish from the past. German designs on Czechoslovakia reached a fever pitch in 1938 with Hitler pushing his generals to prepare invasion plans to seize the country at a fever pitch by August of 1938. In response General Ludwig Beck resigned on August 18, 1938 yet Hitler was not…


03.17 BREAKING NEWS: US Navy Seal Team Seizes N Korean Flagged Oil Tanker from Libya

by John Galt March 17, 2014 05:45 ET The news is never boring on St. Patrick’s Day apparently as per Al-Arabiya, the US Navy Seals acting on the request of the Libyan government boarded and seized control of the rogue tanker, the Morning Glory, which received oil from Libyan rebels in the eastern part of the country: U.S. Navy SEALs board rogue Libyan oil ship U.S. Navy SEALs took control of a North Korea-flagged tanker that had loaded crude oil at a port held by rebels in eastern Libya, the Pentagon…


03.17 Crimean Parliament votes to Join Russia, Russian Stock Market Rallies

  by John Galt March 17, 2014 05:35 ET While Obama worries about his next round of golf and the Ukrainian people face another betrayal by the West, the Crimean parliament has taken the referendum to heart as expected and voted to join Russia as an independent state. From the BBC report: Crimean parliament formally applies to join Russia Crimea’s parliament has formally declared independence from Ukraine and asked to join the Russian Federation. It follows Sunday’s referendum in which officials say nearly 97% of Crimeans voted to break away from…


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