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North Korea’s Dear Leader Sails Into the Mediterranean

A North Korean-flagged oil tanker appears to have loaded oil at the Libyan rebel held Es Sider oil terminal southwest of Benghazi and escaped Libyan Navy pursuit.  Libya’s Parliament voted earlier in the day to remove  Prime Minister Ali Zeidan from office for failure to stop rebels holding the eastern coast of Libya from exporting […]

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U.S. Banks Investigated For Pay-To-Play In China – Chriss Street

A joint investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice, Hong Kong Department of Justice and the UK Ministry of Justice into accusations that American investment banks hired the children of powerful Asian officials to secure lucrative securities business, may have just ensnared JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon.  According to confidential emails recently turned over to […]

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Russian Olympics and Obama’s Liberation Theology – Chriss Street

Americans should not be surprised by US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland would say “F**k the EU” in a private cellphone call with US Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt that was hacked by the Russians and posted on YouTube. But they should be outraged that after the disastrous failures of the Administration’s liberation theology gambits in Libya, Egypt, Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria; the Obama Administration on the eve of the Russian Olympic Games in Sochi would be caught actively be fomenting revolution in the former Soviet Union. By attempting to sabotage the Olympic debut of the Vladimir Putin’s newly rehabilitated Russia, Obama threatens to revive Cold War hatreds.