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French President approval rating hits record low 13%

Francois Hollande

The unpopularity of French President François Hollande fell to a record low in September, says a recent poll. Only 13 percent of French people say they are satisfied with Hollande’s performance as president. 86 percent of France’s population don’t support Hollande, says the IFOP [French Institute of Public Opinion] poll. …

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Russia demands Obama reply to claim Blackwater operating in Ukraine

Blackwater Ukraine

Earlier this week, Academi, the mercenary successor to Blackwater, told the German newspaper Zeit Online it does not have personnel on the ground in Ukraine assisting the junta in its effort to roll back opposition. Bild am Sonntag, the largest-selling Sunday newspaper in Germany, reported last Sunday the presence of 400 mercenaries from the …

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Each troop in Afghanistan costs US taxpayers $2.1 million

Afghan war

The average cost of each U.S. troop in Afghanistan will nearly double in the last year of the war to $2.1 million, according to a new analysis of the Pentagon’s budget.  For the past five years, from fiscal 2008 through 2013, the average troop cost had held steady at roughly $1.3. million. …

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‘New World Order under enormous strain’ – war monger John McCain

John McCain New World Order

US Senator John McCain said on Friday that the world desperately needs the US and Europe to unite once more to preserve globalism. The current chairman of the armed services committee in the US Senate said that Washington should restore cooperation with the EU — long one of America’s “most important alliances.” The remarks came …

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Afghan opium cultivation ‘grew 40-fold’ under US occupation

Afghan opium

Opium production in Afghanistan has “grown fortyfold” in the 13 years of US Operation Enduring Freedom, according to the head of the Russian Security Council. The intervention has “exacerbated existing problems,” rather than solved them. “Unfortunately, the failed policy of Washington did not solve, but on the contrary exacerbated, the …

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Russia prepares for war

Russia war room

Russian media has announced the government is preparing for war. Russia Today reports the country now has a new fortified national defense facility located in Moscow that “would take control of the entire country in case of war.” The cost of the project is estimated at several billion dollars. “The creation …

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Ukraine to buy $1 billion of gold with IMF money

Ukraine flag

A month ago, it was alleged, that Ukraine – under cover of night – loaded its gold reserves onto a plane and shipped them off (for safekeeping) in the US, as the potential price of ‘liberation’. So how ironic that, given the massive gas debts that Ukraine owes to Russia …

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US drone strike kills 8 in Pakistani school, 5 children dead

The US breaks its promises so quick with Pakistan it’s scarcely worth mentioning them in the first place.  Just hours after a promise not to launch any more drone strikes against Pakistan for the duration of their peace talks with the Taliban, a US drone pounded a religious school in Hangu. The attack …

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Russia undertakes largest military exercise since cold war

Russian war exercise

The largest Russian military exercise since the cold war was a simulated response to a “hypothetical attack by Japanese and US forces,” according to Konstantin Sivkov, a retired officer of the Russian military’s General Staff. The wargames, which involved 130 combat aircraft, 70 ships, 5,000 tanks, 160,000 troops and 320 …

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US, Israel co-wrote Stuxnet against Iran: Snowden

Snowden

Fugitive US surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden says the United States and Israel created the Stuxnet computer virus to sabotage Iran’s nuclear energy program. In an interview with the German weekly Der Spiegel published on Monday, Snowden, who has been holed up in a Moscow airport since June, said the US National Security …

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Rubicon: Trump administration crosses a Red Line in Syria

Rubicon Trump administration red line Syria

By Dr Leon Tressell Last week the American military fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at the Syrian Shayat airforce base. President Trump ordered this in retaliation for the chemical weapons attack on the rebel held town of Khan Sheikhun. Without producing any evidence the Trump administration and its NATO allies …

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A map of all the countries the United States has invaded

Map countries invaded by USA

From Montezuma to the shores of Tripoli, the US has had a military presence across the world, from almost day one of her independence. What constitutes invasion? As one map below shows, the US has a military presence in much of the world without being an occupying force (though some would …

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Fidel Castro: US & Israel created ISIS

Fidel Castro Cuba

Cuba’s former president Fidel Castro compared NATO’s recent statements to that of Nazi SS and accused US and its allies of igniting conflicts abroad. Castro slammed John McCain for backing Israel and accused both of being involved in the creation of ISIS. Apparently referring to the pressure the North Atlantic …

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List of countries John McCain has called to go to war against

John McCain war countries list

Earlier this week notorious war hawk US Senator John McCain (R-Az) was diagnosed with brain cancer. While the liberal and conservative establishments are sending their regards, Geopolitics Alert instead compiled a list of reasons why we don’t care about McCain. The list is of course a history of all the instances McCain has …

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Hospital bombing: US changes story fourth time in four days

General John Campbell Pentagon Afghanistan hospital Kunduz

US special operations forces – not their Afghan allies – called in the deadly airstrike on the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, the US commander has conceded. Shortly before General John Campbell, the commander of the US and Nato war in Afghanistan, testified to a Senate panel, the president …

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FIFA investigation is really an attack on Russia by the US

Sepp Blatter Putin World Cup Russia

Everyone knows that FIFA is corrupt, but why are they being investigated now and why from the United States of all places? The country where political, corporate and banking corruption is just part of doing business. Whilst on one level it’s good to see FIFA finally taken to the woodshed over their …

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UK government now openly funding Al Qaeda to take over Syria

UK gov funding Al Qaeda in Syria

UK and France’s compulsion to lift the EU arms embargo will only lead to further bloodshed, and any weapons exports may fall into the hands of extremists, British journalist Neil Clark tells RT. The more weapons they send to Syria, the greater the danger they will be used to strike …

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