The FRN Daily News Brief 2020-01-15

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 19, articles about Anglo-5, Headline-News, United-Kingdom, Defense, Eu, Finance, Iran, Mena, Politics, United-States, Color-Revolution, Eurasia, Nato, Syria, Turkey, North-Korea, South-Korea, Crime, Ksa, China, Japan, Israel, Russia, Opinions, News, Germany, Poland, Ukraine, Iraq.

Tags in this brief: BBC, British Intelligence, Fake News, Western Media, Eu, Geopolitics, Iran, USA, Neo-Ottomanism, Syria, YPG, Korea, Military, US Imperialism, Saudi Arabia, Wahhabism, China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, FSA, Islamicism, Israel, New Resistance, Terrorism, Video, Mishustin, New Premier, Tax Service, Assassination, Belt And Road Initiative, Cold War, Deep State, FBI, Martin Luther King, Mlk, Nuclear War, Military Industrial Complex, Neocon, New Silk Road, Regime Change, Trump, Medvedev, Aleppo, Idlib, JCPOA, Rouhani, Homs, Constitution, Crisis, Government, Putin, Antisemitism, Holocaust, Ishchenko, Kiev Junta, WWII, Bartholomew, Constantinople, Denisenko, Hate, Istanbul, Orthodoxy, Phanar, Schism, Pravy Sektor, Quds, Soleimani, Yarosh, Flight 752, Texas, West.

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Table of Contents


MAJOR: BBC chiefs deny propaganda role as papers reveal links to intelligence services – Media

Published 2020-01-15 23:58:46 by Joaquin Flores in Anglo-5, Headline-News, United-Kingdom

In FRN’s campaign to out and rout establishment media’s fake news – we bring you the following republished from the Morning Star in the UK. – ed ** By Steve Sweeney BBC bosses denied that the organisation was still involved in propaganda against governments in Latin America and the Middle East today after a report revealed its involvement in a secret anti-communist plot in the 1960s. Declassified government papers in the National Archives have revealed that the state broadcaster colluded with British intelligence to control international media during the 1960s and 1970s. In an elaborate scheme, the British government paid… Continue ->

Tags: BBC, British Intelligence, Fake News, Western Media


Iran Rejects a Revised Nuclear Deal

Published 2020-01-15 23:40:06 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Defense, Eu, Finance, Headline-News, Iran, Mena, Politics, United-States

TEHRAN – Iranian President’s Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vaezi stressed that his country may not accept to replace the nuclear deal of 2015 with a new agreement, or what is called the “Trump Deal”. Being asked about Trump’s suggestion for endorsement of a new deal with Iran, called “Trump Deal”, Vaezi noted: “This is not the first time that the US president makes such remarks about the JCPOA but I should admit that the job [making a new deal] cannot be done.” British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suggestion that the 2015 Iran nuclear deal be replaced with a new one… Continue ->

Tags: Eu, Geopolitics, Iran, USA


Syria Rejects Cooperation with Turkey against Kurdish Militias

Published 2020-01-15 23:06:07 by Drago Bosnic in Color-Revolution, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Nato, Politics, Syria, Turkey

DAMASCUS – An informed Syrian source denied reports by Reuters that the Syrian-Russian-Turkish meeting in Moscow has discussed potential coordination against the presence of the Kurdish militants in northern Syria and the possibility of joint action against People’s Protection Units (YPG). The source rejected the Reuters report on a joint campaign against the Kurdish militias and further stressed that the talks concentrated on the Turkish withdrawal from all of the Syrian territories, from the northwest of the country and elsewhere, SANA reported. Reports had also mentioned that the Syrian-Russian-Turkish tripartite meeting which was held in Moscow called on the Turkish… Continue ->

Tags: Neo-Ottomanism, Syria, YPG


South Korea to Push Ahead With North Korea Cooperation Despite Stalled Talks and US Pressure

Published 2020-01-15 22:42:17 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, North-Korea, Politics, South-Korea, United-States

SEOUL/PYONGYANG – The leadership of South Korea announced that there is no need to wait for the United States’ denuclearization talks with North Korea to progress in order to proceed with the inter-Korean dialogue and cooperation. “Our basic stance is that North Korea-US talks and inter-Korean dialogue complement each other in a virtuous cycle,” South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-Wha said on Wednesday, World News reported. She also added now that US-North Korea talks are in a stalemate, it is essential to revive “North Korea’s engagement momentum” through inter-Korean talks. The South Korean official made the remarks in Palo Alto,… Continue ->

Tags: Geopolitics, Korea, Military, US Imperialism


Rights Group: US Ally Saudi Arabia Executed 184 People in 2019

Published 2020-01-15 22:21:41 by Drago Bosnic in Crime, Headline-News, Ksa, Mena

RIYADH – The Medieval-like Wahhabi Kingdom of Saudi Arabia executed 184 people in 2019, the most in a calendar year in six years, human rights organization Reprieve reported, calling it a “grim milestone” for the country, known for its support of terrorism worldwide. Of the executions announced by the Saudi Press Agency last year, 88 were Saudi nationals, 90 were foreign nationals and six people were of unknown nationality, a statement released on Monday by the Reprieve human rights group said, Al-Jazeera reported. The group stated that 37 people were executed by the Saudi government on a single day on… Continue ->

Tags: Saudi Arabia, Wahhabism


US to Continue Defense Exercises with Japan, South Korea Despite Talks With N. Korea, China

Published 2020-01-15 21:38:54 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, China, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Japan, North-Korea, Politics, South-Korea, United-States

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States will continue military exercises with Japan and South Korea as it sees the trilateral alliance “vital for the stability” in the Pacific “challenged by North Korea and China”, US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper told reporters. “Another American priority is the complete denuclearization of North Korea. The relationship among the United States, Japan and the Republic of Korea remains vital to addressing this challenge,” Esper said on Tuesday, speaking at the Pentagon along with his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono, Sputnik reported. “We will continue trilateral defense exercises and information sharing to bolster regional security… Continue ->

Tags: China, Geopolitics, Japan, Military, North Korea, South Korea, US Imperialism


VIDEO: Ex-Israeli General Admits to Arming, Aiding Islamicist Syrian ‘Rebels’

Published 2020-01-15 19:46:17 by Joaquin Flores in Headline-News, Israel, Mena, Syria

From New Resistance – Brazil Israel’s ex-general Gadi Eisenkot admits publicly that Israel helped Syrian ‘rebel’ groups in many ways, financially, militarily, logistically.      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjavF6ynBdo

Tags: FSA, Islamicism, Israel, New Resistance, Terrorism, Video


Putin Presents Finance Guru Mikhail Mishustin to the Duma for New Prime Minister

Published 2020-01-15 19:31:09 by Tom Winter in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

Vzglyad.ru President Vladimir Putin introduced the candidacy of Mikhail Mishustin, head of the Federal Tax Service, for the post of Prime Minister of Russia.  The proposal is to be considered in the State Duma, the Kremlin press service said. “President Vladimir Putin held a working meeting with Mikhail Mishustin and invited him to take the post of Prime Minister. Having secured consent, he submitted Mishustin’s candidacy for the post of prime minister for consideration by the State Duma,” — the Kremlin’s message to RIA Novosti. Earlier, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced the resignation of the government in full force. After… Continue ->

Tags: Mishustin, New Premier, Tax Service


Martin Luther King’s 91st Birthday: A Reminder of an Existential Choice Still Undecided

Published 2020-01-15 19:21:00 by Matthew Ehret in Anglo-5, Defense, Headline-News, Opinions, United-States

The world marches forward into the new year with a mix of hope and trepidation. The words of Martin Luther King who warned in his final days the universal truth that either we commit to “nonviolent coexistence or violent coannihilation” ring as true today as they did when they were spoken in 1968. In that speech, King stated prophetically that “this may well be mankind’s last chance to choose between chaos and community”. Had Martin Luther King not been gunned down on the balcony of the Loraine Motel just at the very moment when he was leading a transformation of the civil… Continue ->

Tags: Assassination, Belt And Road Initiative, Cold War, Deep State, FBI, Martin Luther King, Mlk, Nuclear War


Trump Steps Back From the Edge. Neocons Rage Accordingly

Published 2020-01-15 17:21:45 by Matthew Ehret in Anglo-5, China, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Iran, Nato, News, Politics, Russia, United-Kingdom, United-States

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Trump’s response to the attack on two US military bases showcase a hopeful about face on a dark age agenda which many thought could lead nowhere but World War III in the immediate days following Soleimani’s murder on January 3. Immediately after the Iranian counter-attacks occurred on Wednesday morning at the same hour of Soleimani’s assassination, Iran’s Foreign Minister stated: “Iran took & concluded proportionate measures in self-defence under Article 51 of the UN Charter targeting base from which cowardly armed attack against our citizens & senior officials were launched. We do not seek escalation or war, but will defend ourselves… Continue ->

Tags: Deep State, Military Industrial Complex, Neocon, New Silk Road, Regime Change, Trump


BREAKING: Russian Prime Minister Resigns as Constitutional Reforms Announced

Published 2020-01-15 15:24:23 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has announced the government is resigning. The statement comes after President Vladimir Putin’s address to the Parliament. Vladimir Putin thanked members of the government for the joint work, “although not everything worked out.” The Russian leader also said that in the near future he will meet with each member of the Cabinet. Below are other highlights from the Presidential Address: On Russia’s demographic situation Putin said he was dissatisfied with Russia’s birth rate. The Russian president noted that the total fertility rate stood at 1.5 in 2019. “This is not enough for our country,”… Continue ->

Tags: Medvedev


Terrorists Shell Fleeing Civilians seeking safety of SAA

Published 2020-01-15 14:15:41 by Joaquin Flores in Headline-News, Mena, Syria

Aleppo, SANA-For the third day in a row, al-Hader corridor in Aleppo southern countryside received tens of civilians who exited from the areas where terrorist groups moved towards the countryside of Aleppo and Idlib heading towards the safe areas which have been liberated from terrorism by the Syrian Arab Army. SANA’s reporter in Aleppo said that “For the third day, civilians have continued to flock into al-Hader corridor coming from terrorist-controlled areas in Aleppo and Idlib countryside, where dozens of them have been received by the bodies concerned which provided buses to transport them to the safe areas which have… Continue ->

Tags: Aleppo, Idlib


Rouhani Opens Diplomatic Door for U.S, EU to Return to JCPOA

Published 2020-01-15 14:00:09 by Joaquin Flores in Headline-News, Iran, Mena

TEHRAN, Jan. 15 (MNA) – President Hassan Rouhani said fomenting insecurity in the Middle East will not benefit any country, calling on the Europeans and the US to refrain from taking a wrong step. “The United States and Europeans should come back to compliance [to the nuclear deal],” Rouhani said during a cabinet session on Wednesday, referring to the European Union’s decision to trigger a dispute mechanism under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal – the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. He added, “Europeans say that regarding the Iranian nuclear issue, they have to take a step because Iran has taken… Continue ->

Tags: JCPOA, Rouhani


MAJOR: Syrian Air defenses confront Israeli air aggression on T4 airport, shoot down missiles

Published 2020-01-15 13:45:22 by Guest Author in Headline-News, Israel, Mena, Syria

Damascus, SANA-A military source announced that the army air defenses confronted an air aggression perpetrated by Israeli warplanes on T4 airport in Homs eastern countryside, from the direction of al-Tanf on the Syrian-Iraqi borders, and shot down a number of the missiles. “Nearly at 22.10 p.m. on Tuesday January 14, 2020, the Israeli warplanes perpetrated a new aggression on T4 airport from the direction of al-Tanf region,” the military source said. It added that the army air defenses immediately intercepted the hostile missiles and shot down a number of them, meanwhile, 4 missiles reached the targeted area and the damages… Continue ->

Tags: Homs, Syria


No Heir Apparent? Putin’s latest push foreshadows a weaker head of government

Published 2020-01-15 13:30:59 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed to amend the Constitution of the Russian Federation, according to which the State Duma of the Russian Federation will be empowered to approve the Prime Minister. The head of state said this in his Address to the Federal Assembly today, January 15. According to the proposed constitutional changes, on the proposal of the Prime Minister, the State Duma should approve the candidacies of deputy prime ministers and ministers, and “the president will be required to appoint them,” Putin continued. These changes will enhance the role and importance of parliament, that is, the… Continue ->

Tags: Constitution, Crisis, Government, Putin


ISHCHENKO: Jews and the Holocaust as Ukraine’s Way of Life

Published 2020-01-15 13:00:20 by Guest Author in Eurasia, Germany, Headline-News, Opinions, Poland, Ukraine

By Rostislav Ishchenko – On Tuesday, January 14, Ukraine snapped back in response to Israel’s official accusation of Kiev glorifying those responsible for the Holocaust. The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said that Kiev condemns all forms of intolerance and anti-Semitism. It seems that the foreign ministries of Israel and Ukraine are talking about different countries.In fact, they just live in different realities. In Israel, they will never understand that from the point of view of a “right” (nationally conscious) Ukrainian, killing Jews (not to mention some other forms of infringement) is not a crime, and Hitler came up with the Holocaust, the Ukrainians,… Continue ->

Tags: Antisemitism, Holocaust, Ishchenko, Kiev Junta, WWII


Why does Patriarch Bartholomew incite ethnic hatred?

Published 2020-01-15 12:30:32 by Guest Author in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Ukraine

 By Kirill Aleksandrov – Union of Orthodox Journalists How Phanariots present a schism in Orthodoxy as the struggle of the Greeks and Russians.   One of the Phanar’s leading ideological narratives is an interpretation of the schism according to which the noble Greeks in an unequal struggle oppose the attempts of Russian barbarians to seize power in the Orthodox Church. The Phanar follows the line of well-known tactics: the best defence is attack. After all, it is the Greeks who do not hesitate to advocate their superiority in Orthodoxy. Let’s see how they do it and try to understand why they… Continue ->

Tags: Bartholomew, Constantinople, Denisenko, Hate, Istanbul, Orthodoxy, Phanar, Schism


What if Russia assassinated Ukrainian Nazi Yarosh like the U.S did to Soleimani?

Published 2020-01-15 12:02:24 by Denis Churilov in Eurasia, Headline-News, Iran, Iraq, Mena, Nato, Opinions, Russia, Ukraine

A hypothetical scenario – a Ukrainian far-right paramilitary leader, Dmytro Yarosh, travels to Estonia to take a part in a political forum organised by NATO. On his way to Tallinn airport, his convoy is hit by a Russian drone strike, killing him and a dozen of people who happened to be in that convoy. Later that day, Putin’s press-secretary, Dmitry Peskov, openly boasts about conducting such a brilliant military operation on a foreign soil, eliminating a former leader of the Right Sector (the organisation holds an “extremist/terrorist” status and is banned in Russian Federation). Imagine the international reaction. Imagine the… Continue ->

Tags: Assassination, Pravy Sektor, Putin, Quds, Soleimani, Western Media, Yarosh


Time to Untangle a Very Deep Deception – the Downing of Flight 752

Published 2020-01-15 11:09:36 by Ronald Thomas West in Headline-News, Iran, Mena, Opinions

This is a follow-on to the excellent reporting by Russell Bentley at Fort Russ News, as well, this author’s initial piece at Fort Russ on the subject of Flight 752. In the downing of Flight 752 we’ll look at three kilogram verses fifteen kilogram warheads and a direct hit versus a ‘proximity’ detonation. [1], [2] A proximity detonation is preferred over a direct hit in surface to air missile defense against hostile aircraft. [3] The rationale behind designing anti-aircraft, surface to air missiles, for proximity detonations is simple. The initial rationale for proximity was a narrow miss in the early… Continue ->

Tags: Flight 752, Texas, West


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