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Aug 29 13:15

The Korean Nuclear Missile Crisis: It Takes Three to Tango

The Northeast Asian drama involves three main actors: North Korea, the United States, and China. What are the motives behind the key characters in this drama, which more often than not smacks of farce? North Korea is driven by the basic instinct of survival in the face of actual and imaginary threats on the part of the U.S. and South Korea. The only way for Pyongyang to safeguard itself against its external enemies and preserve sovereignty is to have nuclear weapons. The U.S., for its part, is trying to prevent the country which has viewed the former as its main adversary for nearly 70 years, from turning into a nuclear power. At the same time, Washington is pursuing a more fundamental goal: to retain its political and military dominance in East Asia and prevent Beijing from significantly strengthening its strategic positions. Finally, China does not want a war to break out near its borders, and is thus interested in preserving peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula.

Aug 29 13:10

IAEA Low Enriched Uranium Bank Launches in Kazakhstan

This Tuesday, an event took place in Eastern Kazakhstan that did not make the front pages of leading newspapers or the breaking news feeds of international information agencies. Nonetheless, the event’s significance should not be underestimated. On August 29, the International Atomic Energy Agency Low-Enriched Uranium Bank was officially opened at the Ulba Metallurgical Plant in Ust-Kamenogorsk. The date was no accident: on August 29, 1991, the Semipalatinsk Test Site was shut down, and the UN later declared the date the International Day Against Nuclear Tests. The idea of establishing nuclear fuel banks goes back at least 20 years. What is the best way of creating a mechanism that guarantees uranium supplies to countries that comply with the nuclear non-proliferation regime but, due to political reasons, do not yet have access to the global uranium markets?

Aug 29 13:04

Permanent Adolescence: The Epidemic That Will Destroy America

As a Humanities professor I have had the opportunity to teach psychology and social psychology for more than 20 years. Occasionally the knowledge obtained in these areas allows me analyze and understand social behavior and certain cultural trends. This is one those occasions. If one is able to observe American society in an objective manner (granted no easy task) it becomes clear that the country is suffering from an epidemic of arrested emotional development (AED). This particular illness is characterized by some combination of: addiction, greed, immaturity, fear, blame, shame, resentments, anger, confusion and suffering. What it means is that the vast majority of Americans are stuck in adolescence exhibiting behavior like lying, negative attitudes, disobedience and disrespect, drug and alcohol abuse, depression, and issues of sexuality.

Aug 29 13:03

Caught Red-Bottomed: Pantless Carjacker Dragged Along Road

A would-be carjacker was left more than red-faced after he was caught on camera being dragged along the road by an SUV in Kent, Washington.

The startling footage was captured by Sukk Chahal and shared on Twitter by her nephew Sahr Moiwo. It shows a man hanging onto the passenger door handle of a car as it drives down the road, his legs scraping off the road.

Aug 29 13:03

‘Waiting To Cut My D**K Off’: 18yo Canadian Live Tweets Sex Change Surgery

Canadian Gabrielle Diana live tweeted his sex change operation and transition into “becoming a woman” on Wednesday.

“Waiting to cut my d**k off,” Diana wrote Wednesday from a hospital bed, adding three heart emojis.

Aug 29 13:02

EU Holds Paris Conference To Set Up Detention Camps For Migrants In Libya

Yesterday, heads of state of Germany, France, Italy, and Spain and of the African states of Niger and Chad, together with UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj of Libya attended a summit on immigration hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris.

Aug 29 12:57

South Korea responds to Pynoyngyang’s missile launch with ‘overwhelming’ show of force

South Korea has responded to North Korea’s recent missile launch by ordering a large military drill employing F15 fighter jets dropping bombs in an exercise which took place near Taebaek, a South Korean town near the 38th parallel which divides the two Korean states. The exercises were said to be ordered by South Korean President Moon Jae-in shortly after the North Korean missile launch which took place early on the morning of the 29th. According to the chief of North Korea’s Security Council, “We assessed North Korea’s provocations as extremely severe and decided to maintain a vigilant posture in preparation for the possibility of additional provocations by North Korea”. South Korea’s military drills were followed by Japan conducting anti-missile exercises. Japan had previously declared it has the right to shoot down any North Korean projectiles which fly over its territory although this morning, Tokyo did not attempt to shoot down the missile from Pyongyang.

Aug 29 12:55

Albertsons IPO Hopes Crushed by Amazon Whole Foods Entry into Supermarket-Meltdown Price War

Store traffic already spirals down at Albertson’s, Safeway.

Aug 29 12:53

9 reasons Trump’s dream of Russian reconciliation is now impossible

What was once mission difficult is now mission impossible–at least for the foreseeable future. Donald Trump has yet again stated that he seeks to have good or even “great” relations with Russia. Speaking beside Finnish President Sauli Niinisto, Trump stated, “I hope that we do have good relations with Russia. I say it loud and clear, I’ve been saying it for years: I think it’s a good thing if we have great relationships, or at least good relationships with Russia. It’s a big country, it’s a nuclear country, it’s a country that we should get along with, and I think we will eventually get along with Russia”. In spite of Trump’s stated wishes, the policies of his administration, irrespective of who is actually authoring them, are in total opposition to Russia’s stated geo-political goals and Russia’s geo-strategic interests.

Aug 29 12:47

US policy towards Iran aimed at pushing it from key players on global oil market — expert

The aggressive policy of the US regarding Iran has the goal to push Teheran from the key players on the global oil market, Azhdar Kurtov, editor-in-chief of the Problemy Natsionalnoy Strategii (National Strategy Issues) magazine and leading expert from the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies, said on Tuesday. "Donald Trump is proficient in business and it does not tolerate serious competitors. If we consider this version, than the US policy is aimed at getting Iran out of the key players in the global oil market," the expert said. Talking about Washington’s policy, Kurtov noted that Americans "create crises in different regions of the world and thereby weaken their foreign policy competitors. The US has long been making plans to increase domestic hydrocarbon production and to turn the country from an importer into a weighty exporter of such products...

Aug 29 12:40

Putin Declares Independence From The Rothschild Banking System

The dealers are overweight on SUVs as the market turns. The growth of the auto industry has stalled.

Aug 29 12:31

STUDY: DOPING WESTERN CULTURES WITH OXYTOCIN WILL CURE HATRED OF REFUGEES

A group of researchers from Germany and the United States have published a study which concludes that doping ‘xenophobic’ populations with massive quantities of the estrogen-linked hormone Oxytocin will cure nationalism – making native citizens more accepting and generous towards migrants who simply want free handouts from Western taxpayers while Islamic extremists peacefully rape and murder infidels.

Aug 29 12:28

Russian Peegate Nonsense- Loony Louise got her material from a hoaxer.

Lurid Trump allegations made by Louise Mensch and co-writer came from hoaxer

Aug 29 12:19

EU lets Israel destroy West Bank schools it funded

“The demolition of a school building the night before the start of the year epitomizes the administrative cruelty and systematic harassment by authorities designed to drive Palestinians from their land,”

Aug 29 12:11

YouTube “Economically Censors” Ron Paul, Labels Videos “Not Suitable” For All Advertisers

Former US Congressman Ron Paul has joined a growing list of independent political journalists and commentators who’re being economically punished by YouTube despite producing videos that routinely receive hundreds of thousands of views.

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