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The Oil Crash Of 2016 Has The Big Banks Running Scared

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog January 19, 2016   The Oil Crash Of 2016 Has The Big Banks Running Scared     Last time around it was subprime mortgages, but this time it is oil that is playing a starring role in a global financial crisis.  Since the start of 2015, 42 North American oil […]

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The Financial Apocalypse Accelerates As Middle East Stocks Crash To Begin The Week

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog January 19, 2016   The Financial Apocalypse Accelerates As Middle East Stocks Crash To Begin The Week     It looks like it is going to be another chaotic week for global financial markets.  On Sunday, news that Iran plans to dramatically ramp up oil production sent stocks plunging […]


Jason Rezaian among 4 Iranian-American prisoners freed in Iran

By Thomson Reuters CBC News January 16, 2016 12:36 PM ET   Jason Rezaian among 4 Iranian-American prisoners freed in Iran Country anticipates the likely lifting of international sanctions imposed over its nuclear program   Iran freed four Americans including Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian on Saturday in a prisoner swap, as diplomats gathered to announce the lifting […]

Jason Rezaian, a Washington Post reporter, is among the Iranian-Americans released by Iran Saturday in a prisoner swap with the U.S. (Zoeann Murphy/Associated Press)

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Saudi Execution Sword Takes Swipe at Washington

By Finian Cunningham www.strategic-culture.org January 8, 2015   Saudi Execution Sword Takes Swipe at Washington   The Saudi execution of senior Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr is but the latest in a series of provocations towards regional rival Iran. The furious reaction from Shiite Iran to the beheading of Nimr – a renowned Islamic scholar […]


‘Deal or war’: Is doomed dollar really behind Obama’s Iran warning?

By Finian Cunningham RT.com August 16, 2015   ‘Deal or war’: Is doomed dollar really behind Obama’s Iran warning?     US President Barack Obama has given an extraordinary ultimatum to the Republican-controlled Congress, arguing that they must not block the nuclear accord with Iran. It’s either “deal or war,” he says. In a televised […]

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Incongruities in the News — Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org July 30, 2015   Incongruities in the News   Jonathan Pollard, a paid spy for Israel described by Michael D. Shear as “one of the country’s most notorious spies,” has been pardoned from his life sentence. It strikes me as hypocritical for the US government to sentence […]


$100 Million to Sink Iran Peace Effort

By RPI Staff Ron Paul Institute July 29, 2015   $100 Million to Sink Iran Peace Effort   Will Congress be swayed (or threatened) enough by the neocons and AIPAC to defeat the Iran agreement? Will US media propaganda turn the current majority in favor of the agreement to a majority opposed? What happens if […]

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Iran Agreement Boosts Peace, Defeats Neocons

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute July 20, 2015     Iran Agreement Boosts Peace, Defeats Neocons   Last week’s successfully concluded Iran agreement is one of the two most important achievements of an otherwise pretty dismal Obama presidency. Along with the ongoing process of normalizing relations with Cuba, this move shows that diplomacy can […]

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Greece’s Lesson For Russia

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org July 18, 2015   Greece’s Lesson For Russia   “Greece’s debt can now only be made sustainable through debt relief measures that go far beyond what Europe has been willing to consider so far.” — International Monetary Fund Greece’s lesson for Russia, and for China and Iran, […]


Obama & Iran Deal – Behind the Curtain

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics July 14, 2015   Obama & Iran Deal – Behind the Curtain     Whenever there is some political deal, it is NEVER what they present to the public with such magnanimous fanfare. There is always a hidden agenda. Here, Obama tells the American people this deal will prevent Iran from gaining […]

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Sen. Tom ‘Cakewalk’ Cotton: Let’s Bomb Iran, It’ll be a Breeze!

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute April 9, 2015   Sen. Tom ‘Cakewalk’ Cotton: Let’s Bomb Iran, It’ll be a Breeze!     Sen. Tom Cotton is hoping people will forget all the pre-Iraq War II talk promising that it will be a “cakewalk” and that “we will in fact be greeted as liberators.” He […]


McCain to Israel: Go Rogue!

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute April 1, 2015   McCain to Israel: Go Rogue!     With an Iran nuclear deal within striking distance in the P5+1 talks, John McCain is horrified to see the possibility of his longed-for US attack on Iran slowly slipping away. So, to retaliate, he took to the Senate […]

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Will the GOP Kick It Away? 1

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com March 18, 2015   Will the GOP Kick It Away?   With Hillary Clinton scrambling to explain her missing emails, much of America is wailing, “Please don’t make us watch this movie again!” Why, then, would the Republican Party, with a chance to sweep it all in 2016, want to […]


The Persians Are Coming!

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com January 28, 2015   The Persians Are Coming!   “The Iranians are on the march,” warned John McCain Sunday. “Iran is building a new Persian Empire,” echoed Col. Ralph Peters. So alarmed is Speaker Boehner, he invited Bibi Netanyahu to come and challenge U.S. policy toward Iran from the same […]

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