The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-12-01

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 9, articles about Anglo-5, Canada, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States, World, Color-Revolution, Defense, Finance, Nato, Politics, Albania, Iran, Mena, Propaganda, Ukraine, Crime, United-Kingdom, China, Libya, Turkey.

Tags in this brief: ABM, Chrystia Freeland, Deep State, Huawei, Jean Chretien, NATO, Geopolitics, Russia, US Imperialism, Albania, Iran, Economy, IMF, Ukraine, Julian Assange, UK Imperialism, China, Hong Kong Protests, Aircraft Carrier, Military, USA, Haftar, Libya, Turkey, Epirus, Northern Epirus.

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A Sea Change for Canada Foreign Policy as Freeland Is Replaced by a Pro-Chinese Politico

Published 2019-12-01 16:02:44 by Matthew Ehret in Anglo-5, Canada, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

In Chrystia Freeland’s 2012 book Plutocrats, Canada’s leading Rhodes Scholar laid out a surprisingly clear analysis of the two camps of elites who she explained would, by their very nature, battle for control of the newly emerging system as the old paradigm collapsed. In her book and article series, she described the “practical populist politician” which has tended to be adherent to business interests and personal gain during past decades vs the new breed of “technocrat” which has an enlightened non-practical (ie: Malthusian) worldview, willing to make monetary sacrifices for the “greater good”. She further defined the “good Plutocrats” vs… Continue ->

Tags: ABM, Chrystia Freeland, Deep State, Huawei, Jean Chretien, NATO


The Secret War in Africa

Published 2019-12-01 15:00:08 by Guest Author in World, Anglo-5, Color-Revolution, Defense, Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, Nato, Politics, Russia, United-States

By Steve Brown – The Warsaw Pact may no longer exist, but by contrast the North Atlantic Treaty Organization is expanding its perceived role – the enforcement of western interest – especially in resource-rich Africa.  NATO’s expansion in Africa is intended to assert western corporate influence, where Macron’s France apparently wishes to usurp Germany as the major influential European power.    But corporate interest is not the only driver for NATO’s war in Africa since the Russian Federation has significant ambitions there too. Russian non-governmental private military contractors or ‘Chastnaya Voennaya Kompaniya’ include:   RSB Group Centre R-Redut Antiterror-Orel Shchit… Continue ->

Tags: Geopolitics, NATO, Russia, US Imperialism


Devastating earthquake destroys the PMOI/NCR base in Albania, possibly dozens dead, survivors blame Iran

Published 2019-12-01 14:00:43 by Guest Author in Albania, Eurasia, Headline-News, Iran, Mena, Nato, Politics, Propaganda

TIRANA – On 26 November, early Wednesday morning at 3:54 local time, northwestern Albania was struck by a strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake with an epicenter northwest of the capital Tirana. The maximum perceived intensity was VIII (severe) on the Modified Mercalli intensity scale. The tremor was felt in all parts of the country, and in places as far away as the Italian city Taranto and the Serbian capital Belgrade, some 370 kilometers northeast of the epicenter. It was the strongest earthquake to hit Albania in forty years. There have been hundreds of aftershocks, of which four have been greater than 5-magnitude…. Continue ->

Tags: Albania, Iran, NATO


Ukraine’s IMF Gold and the Gold Carry Trade Important Tools for the Monetary Cartel

Published 2019-12-01 13:00:17 by Guest Author in Anglo-5, Color-Revolution, Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, Politics, Ukraine, United-States

By Steve Brown – Let’s first consider a typical International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan to a sovereign in trouble, and then examine a typical gold carry trade transaction to support a sovereign arms deal. The intent is to demonstrate the importance of physical sovereign gold holdings in all forms of international trade.   Semi-failed and failed states can only exist by dealing in hard assets of real intrinsic value just as Syria, Venezuela, Iran, and Ukraine have done… and the most liquid of those hard assets is their physical gold.    Central Banks always work with the Security State apparatus… Continue ->

Tags: Economy, Geopolitics, IMF, Ukraine, US Imperialism


‘Telling Truth Becomes A Crime’: UK, International Pundits Blast Assange Imprisonment

Published 2019-12-01 12:00:52 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Crime, Headline-News, Politics, United-Kingdom

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LONDON – An array of public figures, among them a retired British ambassador and the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, again threw their weight behind Julian Assange, predicting the launch of a massive campaign in his support next year. Pundits, public figures and Julian Assange’s supporters flocked to an event called ‘Free the Truth’ in London. The Ruptly video agency filmed the exhibition of posters decrying Assange’s imprisonment, as well as artworks inspired by him, RT reported. “So many activists are coming together at a time when I feel there’s been a real change in public sentiment,” Craig Murray, a former… Continue ->

Tags: Julian Assange, UK Imperialism


MAJOR: China Arrests Two for Espionage on Hong Kong Internal Affairs

Published 2019-12-01 11:00:39 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, China, Color-Revolution, Eurasia, Headline-News, Politics, United-States

Hong Kong – China has arrested two people for espionage for hostile forces in the United States and other foreign forces, who interfere in Hong Kong affairs, authorities announced. The Chinese official Guangdong Communist Party newspaper cited local authorities on Saturday, saying they had arrested a citizen from Belize for allegedly colluding with elements in the United States. The man, identified as Lee Henley Hu Xiang, was arrested in the Southern Chinese city of Guangzhou back in November. The Southern Daily added that he had funded key members of hostile forces in the US to undermine China’s national security, and… Continue ->

Tags: China, Geopolitics, Hong Kong Protests, US Imperialism


GREAT NEWS FOR THE REST OF THE PLANET: Over Half of US Aircraft Carriers in Dry Dock for Repairs

Published 2019-12-01 10:00:38 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Defense, Headline-News, United-States

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Six of the eleven American aircraft carriers, all of them assigned to port in Norfolk on the US East Coast, are currently non-functional and undergoing either repairs or maintenance, some of which may last for around two years, the media outlet Breaking Defense reported, citing data obtained from the US Navy. It was reportedly expected that at least one of the East Coast carriers would be functional, but the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) was forced to abandon its mission in September 2019 due to issues with its electric grid and return to Norfolk for repairs…. Continue ->

Tags: Aircraft Carrier, Military, USA


Haftar says he is ready to humiliate Turkish-backed forces in Libya

Published 2019-12-01 08:39:54 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Libya, Mena, Turkey

Ready for a full-scale conflict in Libya with Erdogan is General Haftar. The development between the Muslim Brotherhood Government of National Accord (GNA) based in Tripoli and Erdogan to steal Greek maritime space, has also sounded the alarm of the rival Tobruk-based Libyan National Army (LNA) in which Haftar leads, especially as Ankara has pledged to support the GNA. It is clear that Turkey will make every move it can as the energy resources of the Mediterranean are a matter of life and death for Ankara. A Libyan official said this agreement is a Turkish attempt to block Greece’s natural… Continue ->

Tags: Haftar, Libya, Turkey


Greek minority blasts Albanian PM for human right violations

Published 2019-12-01 07:34:41 by Paul Antonopoulos in Albania, Eurasia, Headline-News

With the known tactic of beautifying of the actual conditions and situations experienced by the Greek minority in Albania, in a televised interview with EuroNews, in view of the meeting with the Greek Prime Minister, Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama made statements. The Democratic Union of National Hellenic Minority, insisting that no policy can be promoted that would improve the situation without a frank approach and description of the problems, complains that Rama is against the bilingualism of the Albanian and Greek language in the country, and on the other hand for his proven stubbornness to respond to the problems… Continue ->

Tags: Albania, Epirus, Northern Epirus


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