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Oil and gas, wheat and grains, missiles and drones – the hottest topics in global geopolitics today – were all on the agenda in Tehran this week. Photo Credit: The Cradle

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The Tehran summit uniting Iran-Russia-Turkey was a fascinating affair in more ways than one. Ostensibly about the Astana peace process in Syria, launched in 2017, the summit joint statement duly noted that Iran, Russia and (recently rebranded) Turkiye will continue, “cooperating to eliminate terrorists” in Syria and “won’t accept new facts in Syria in the name of defeating terrorism.”

That’s a wholesale rejection of the “war on terror” exceptionalist unipolarity that once ruled West Asia.

Standing up to the global sheriff

Russian President Vladimir Putin, in his own speech, was even more explicit. He stressed “specific steps to promote the intra-Syrian inclusive political dialogue” and most of called a spade a spade: “The western states led by the US are strongly encouraging separatist sentiment in some areas of the country and plundering its natural resources with a view to ultimately pulling the Syrian state apart.”

So there will be “extra steps in our trilateral format” aimed at “stabilizing the situation in those areas” and crucially, “returning control to the legitimate government of Syria.” For better or for worse, the days of imperial plunder will be over.

The bilateral meetings on the summit’s sidelines – Putin/Raisi and Putin/Erdogan – were even more intriguing. Context is key here: the Tehran gathering took place after Putin’s visit to Turkmenistan in late June for the 6th Caspian summit, where all the littoral nations, Iran included, were present, and after Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s travels in Algeria, Bahrain, Oman, and Saudi Arabia, where he met all his Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) counterparts.

Moscow’s moment

So we see Russian diplomacy carefully weaving its geopolitical tapestry from West Asia to Central Asia – with everybody and his neighbor eager to talk and to listen to Moscow. As it stands, the Russia-Turkey entente cordiale tends to lean towards conflict management, and is strong on trade relations. Iran-Russia is a completely different ball game: much more of a strategic partnership.

So it’s hardly a coincidence that the National Oil Company of Iran (NIOC), timed to the Tehran summit, announced the signing of a \$40 billion strategic cooperation agreement with Russia’s Gazprom. That’s the largest foreign investment in the history of Iran’s energy industry – badly needed since the early 2000s. Seven deals worth \$4 billion apply to the development of oil fields; others focus on the construction of new export gas pipelines and LNG projects.

Kremlin advisor Yury Ushakov deliciously leaked that Putin and Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, in their private meeting, “discussed conceptual issues.” Translation: he means grand strategy, as in the evolving, complex process of Eurasia integration, in which the three key nodes are Russia, Iran and China, now intensifying their interconnection. The Russia-Iran strategic partnership largely mirrors the key points of the China-Iran strategic partnership.

Iran says ‘no’ to NATO

Khamenei, on NATO, did tell it like it is: “If the road is open for NATO, then the organization sees no borders. If it had not been stopped in Ukraine, then after a while the alliance would have started a war under the pretext of Crimea.”

There were no leaks on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) impasse between the US and Iran – but it’s clear, based on the recent negotiations in Vienna, that Moscow will not interfere with Tehran’s nuclear decisions. Not only are Tehran-Moscow-Beijing fully aware of who’s preventing the JCPOA from getting back on track, they also see how this counter-productive stalling process prevents the collective west from badly needed access to Iranian oil.

Then there’s the weapons front. Iran is one of the world’s leaders in drone production: Pelican, Arash, Homa, Chamrosh, Jubin, Ababil, Bavar, recon drones, attack drones, even kamikaze drones, cheap and effective, mostly deployed from naval platforms in West Asia.

Tehran’s official position is not to supply weapons to nations at war – which would in principle invalidate dodgy US “intel” on their supply to Russia in Ukraine. Yet that could always happen under the radar, considering that Tehran is very much interested in buying Russian aerial defense systems and state of the art fighter jets. After the end of the UN Security Council-enforced embargo, Russia can sell whatever conventional weapons to Iran it sees fit.

Russian military analysts are fascinated by the conclusions Iranians reached when it was established they would stand no chance against a NATO armada; essentially they bet on pro-level guerrilla war (a lesson learned from Afghanistan). In Syria, Iraq and Yemen they deployed trainers to guide villagers in their fight against Salafi-jihadis; produced tens of thousands of large-caliber sniper rifles, ATGMs, and thermals; and of course perfected their drone assembly lines (with excellent cameras to surveil US positions).

Not to mention that simultaneously the Iranians were building quite capable long-range missiles. No wonder Russian military analysts estimate there’s much to learn tactically from the Iranians – and not only on the drone front.

The Putin-Sultan ballet

Now to the Putin-Erdogan get together – always an attention-grabbing geopolitical ballet, especially considering the Sultan has not yet decided to hop on the Eurasia integration high-speed train.

Putin diplomatically “expressed gratitude” for the discussions on food and grain issues, while reiterating that “not all issues on the export of Ukrainian grain from the Black Sea ports are resolved, but progress is made.”

Putin was referring to Turkiye’s Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, who earlier this week assured that setting up an operations center in Istanbul, establishing joint controls at the port exit and arrival points, and carefully monitoring the navigational safety on the transfer routes are issues that may be solved in the next few days.

Apparently Putin-Erdogan also discussed Nagorno-Karabakh (no details).

ORDER IT NOW

What a few leaks certainly did not reveal is that on Syria, for all practical purposes, the situation is blocked. That favors Russia – whose main priority as it stands is Donbass. Wily Erdogan knows it – and that’s why he may have tried to extract some “concessions” on “the Kurdish question” and Nagorno-Karabakh. Whatever Putin, Russia’s Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev and Deputy Chairman Dmitry Medvedev may really think about Erdogan, they certainly evaluate how priceless is to cultivate such an erratic partner capable of driving the collective west totally bonkers.

Istanbul this summer has been turned into a sort of Third Rome, at least for expelled-from-Europe Russian tourists: they are everywhere. Yet the most crucial geoeconomic development these past few months is that the western-provoked collapse of trade/supply lines along the borders between Russia and the EU – from the Baltic to the Black Sea – finally highlighted the wisdom and economic sense of the International North-South Transportation Corridor (INTSC): a major Russia-Iran-India geopolitical and geoeconomic integration success.

When Moscow talks to Kiev, it talks via Istanbul. NATO, as the Global South well knows, does not do diplomacy. So any possibility of dialogue between Russians and a few educated westerners takes place in Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan and the UAE. West Asia as well as the Caucasus, incidentally, did not subscribe to the western sanctions hysteria against Russia.

Say farewell to the ‘teleprompter guy’

Now compare all of the above with the recent visit to the region by the so-called “leader of the free world,” who merrily alternates between shaking hands with invisible people to reading – literally – whatever is scrolling on a teleprompter. We’re talking of US President Joe Biden, of course.

Fact: Biden threatened Iran with military strikes and as a mere supplicant, begged the Saudis to pump more oil to offset the “turbulence” in the global energy markets caused by the collective west’s sanction hysteria. Context: the glaring absence of any vision or anything even resembling a draft of foreign policy plan for West Asia.

So oil prices duly jumped upward after Biden’s trip: Brent crude rose more than four percent to \$105 a barrel, bringing prices back to above \$100 after a lull of several months.

The heart of the matter is that if OPEC or OPEC+ (which includes Russia) ever decide to increase their oil supplies, they will do it based on their internal deliberations, and not under exceptionalist pressure.

As for the imperial threat of military strikes on Iran, it qualifies as pure dementia. The whole Persian Gulf – not to mention the whole of West Asia – knows that were US/Israel to attack Iran, fierce retaliation would simply evaporate with the region’s energy production, with apocalyptic consequences including the collapse of trillions of dollars in derivatives.

Biden then had the gall to say, “We have made progress in strengthening our relations with the Gulf states. We will not leave a vacuum for Russia and China to fill in the Middle East”.

Well, in real life it is the “indispensable nation” that has self-morphed into a vacuum. Only bought-and-paid for Arab vassals – most of them monarchs – believe in the building of an “Arab NATO” (copyright Jordan’s King Abdullah) to take on Iran. Russia and China are already all over the place in West Asia and beyond.

De-Dollarization, not just Eurasian integration

It’s not only the new logistical corridor from Moscow and St. Petersburg to Astrakhan and then, via the Caspian, to Enzeli in Iran and on to Mumbai that is shaking things up. It’s about increasing bilateral trade that bypasses the US dollar. It’s about BRICS+, which Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Egypt are dying to be part of. It’s about the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), which formally accepts Iran as a full member this coming September (and soon Belarus as well). It’s about BRICS+, the SCO, China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the Eurasia Economic Union (EAEU) interconnected in their path towards a Greater Eurasia Partnership.

West Asia may still harbor a small collection of imperial vassals with zero sovereignty who depend on the west’s financial and military ‘assistance,’ but that’s the past. The future is now – with Top Three BRICS (Russia, India, China) slowly but surely coordinating their overlapping strategies across West Asia, with Iran involved in all of them.

And then there’s the Big Global Picture: whatever the circumvolutions and silly schemes of the US-concocted “oil price cap” variety, the fact is that Russia, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela – the top powerful energy-producing nations – are absolutely in sync: on Russia, on the collective west, and on the needs of a real multipolar world.

 
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  1. Notsofast says:

    now that the u.s. intends to send more himars, lavrov has said that russia is expanding it’s military objective and will seize southern ukraine in order to protect russian territory from the new threat of the himars. looks like odessa will be returning to mother russia.

    • Agree: Realist, showmethereal
    • Thanks: Kali
  2. roonaldo says:

    So you’ve got Biden/Blinken vs. Putin/Lavrov for the tag-team Central/West Asian Diplomat Wrestling Championship. Whiney-assed, dementia-wracked, LGBTQ-obsessed vs. Putin/Lavrov.

    Gentlemen, place your bets.

    • Replies: @JR Foley
  3. Mulegino1 says:

    As always, Pepe gets it right.

    The USG and the suicide cult composed of the pseudo-elites of the collective west are in both retreat from and denial from the new geopolitical reality.

    The last few days have been a cold and harsh slap in the face to the Dotard in Chief and the neocon would be masters of the world.

    • Replies: @follyofwar
  4. Wokechoke says:

    In the absence of an alternative, human beings will submit to their present condition and consider it normal, no matter how contrived the circumstances.

  5. Ever since I heard of Putin’s trip to Iran I’ve had the nagging thought there is more going on than the news is telling about. One indication is that he did the travelling instead of letting the Iranians fly to Moscow.

    No, Iran Will Not Deliver Armed Drones To Russia
    https://www.moonofalabama.org/2022/07/no-iran-will-not-deliver-armed-drones-to-russia.html

    Even if this German blogger is right, what about a deal to buy a boatload of unarmed drones? Iran could possibly crank up production a lot more quickly than the Russians, and with all the new NATO weapons flooding into Ukraine having many hundreds of drones cruising around overhead would make more sense than mere dozens. Maybe Iran could give them “Dollar Store” prices in quantity. Payment could be made in cash, or in technology transfers, or even some brand new equipment Iran might like to acquire.

    Or the main reason for the visit might be something else entirely, but my tinfoil hat vibrations say there is something more going on than is being reported.

    • Replies: @JWalters
    , @AndrewR
  6. Karl1906 says:

    Well, nice show. But Erdogan is not to be trusted. He’s playing BRICS today, he’ll play NATO tomorrow. Besides, there can be no peace in Syria as long as he’s pushing this war in the first place.

  7. Charles says:

    Pepe Escobar is an excellent columnist. The Unz is, as I never tire of saying, the most valuable site on the ‘Net, from memory-holed books to Ron’s Pravda series to people like Escobar.

    • Replies: @Republic
  8. Looks as if the adults are getting it together. Most interesting that the Sultan was part of the conclave. He’s hedging his bets all round. Blackballed from the EU several years ago and ever dreaming of a pan-Turkic consortium, he’s now making nice with the new Big Dogs, Russia and China.

    Yes, Erdogan, however much an autocrat and as rather deeply involved with the Muslim Brotherhood types; he may have come to the realization that the game has changed and he needs to come to terms with the Eurasian equation.

    From a virtual outcast status, Iran now emerges as a player, teaming up in two major areas with his new friends and even a neighbor whose version of Islam is quite other than their own. With even Egypt and the Saudis anxious to cash in on prospects shared with the emerging great economic and military powers, as well as displaying a growing disassociation with the collective West; those nations are finally emerging from underneath the blanket of the “rules based order”.

    More and more its looking like the West versus the rest (of the world). This scenario cannot be comforting for the WEF types and the trillionaires who call their shots. Countries which barely dared to raise their voices ever since the takedown of Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and Serbia are ready to assert themselves in the commonality of a multi-polar world.

    The Neocon agenda has just taken a kick to the nuts.

    • Thanks: Joe Levantine
  9. Ghali says:

    “[T]he UN Security Council-enforced embargo” ended in 2020. The current sanctions on Iran are U.S.-enforced and are illegal economic warfare. In fact, Russia and China have rejected all US-enforced sanctions on Iran and are doing business as usual, India too.

    • Agree: Notsofast
    • Thanks: Zumbuddi
    • Replies: @dogbumbreath
  10. Excellent article. Yup, Sultan Erdogan is starring in his own movie and has that wet finger in the air to see how beneficial the wind is to him. He is the unreliable one in the trio. I would love to see Turkey pull out of NATO and really drive the west crazy, but I don’t see the Sultan doing that – at least just yet. I would love to know what the kvetching has been like in Tel Aviv?

    • Replies: @showmethereal
  11. The evil US ruled by evil Jewish Power.

    Just think. Jews, the richest people on Earth ruling over the US, the richest country in the world, is illegally occupying 1/3 of Syria and stealing much-needed oil from a desperate people. It’s like a gross fatso with tons of food stealing food from an orphan.

    Jewish globalists act like this, and white-cuck scum cravenly appease the Zionic appetite.

    US is utterly sick. Using WWII moral logic, it needs to be nuked many times over. While Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor was vile, it was out of desperation. In contrast, US is the most powerful and secure country on Earth. It has tons of food and the most fatsos. But it still had to invade and steal from the poorest nations. Vile. If it comes to nuclear war, please drop one on NY.

    • Replies: @Chuck Orloski
  12. JR Foley says:
    @roonaldo

    I am going to place my bet on the dynamic duo of Justin Trudeau ( Jackboot) and his Nazi slut sidekick Chrystia Freeland. Young Justin is going to read the riot act to Russia and Chrystia will collapse the Canadian dollar( Nothing made in Canada except washed up hedge fund managers and news ( sorry) Pressitude spewing Lies –the best recent one being Canada is going to Claim the Arctic for Canada and Joe Biden’s son is going to be “cut in ” for a slice.

  13. @Karl1906

    Erdogan covets lands in Russia and its Central Asian -stans. He is hoping that some day Russia will grow weak and these lands can join in a Greater Turan. Much of this is pure Hopium.

  14. If you’re a Zionist and push endless wars for Israel that was built on stolen land and supports terrorists in Syria, you can do all the business in the world. Indeed, Israel, for all its crime and terror, is showered with billions. Jews in the US can peddle influence and topple regimes in the Middle East and foment a war in Ukraine with coups and provocation. No problem. You can invest in criminal and corrupt Ukraine, you can do business with any bunch of Zionists whose projects are intertwined with Israel.

    Notice Israelis aren’t banned from institutions and industries, and US athletes and the like aren’t banned from sports games and the like for America’s imperialist wars. No, but if you’re involved or invested, however slightly, in what Jews rabidly and virulently hate and forbid, then your assets can be taken.

    It’s like the richest and most powerful institutions fund globo-homo but you will be bankrupted if you refuse to bake a ‘gay wedding’ cake.

    This is Jewish-supremacist America. It’s a world of Pollards and Assanges. Pollard was one of the worst spies ever, but he’s sitting pretty in Israel as a ‘hero’. Meanwhile, Assange is to be taken to the US and locked up forever.

    Yet, there isn’t a single major figure in the US who dares to name the Jewish Power.

    What a bunch of craven cuck scum the white race and Christians have bcome.

  15. The contrast between the breathy arse licking of Escobar, and the whining Paul Craig Roberts couldn’t be more confusing. Thank fuck we have Anglin to inject some virility into this subject.

  16. JWalters says:
    @Zachary Smith

    Maybe there are a lot of drone hobbyists in the Russian military. They might even modify their hobby drones.

  17. JWalters says:

    “[T]he days of imperial plunder will be over.”

    It’s plain from Putin’s and Lavrov’s recent talk that they full well understand the nature of the stealth banking mafia empire that runs the West, hidden behind its controlled media and political puppets.
    War Profiteers and Israel’s Bank
    https://warprofiteerstory.blogspot.com/p/war-profiteers-and-israels-bank.html

    It’s dream of ruling the world from Jerusalem is collapsing on all fronts. It will be cause for the whole world to celebrate.

    As usual, I appreciate Pepe’s clear account of what’s happening and why.

    • Replies: @Kolya Krassotkin
  18. Petermx says:

    Interesting article. International Jewry and the American political establishment that reports to Tel Aviv aren’t going to like this one bit. They may have to re-deploy resources away from the Ukrainians they love so much (they have called them “NAZIS” since 1945) so that they can make more threats against Iran now. It was in the last year or two that it was reported that Israel and the US were going to do joint air force exercises to see if Israeli planes could fly to Iran to bomb the country with refueling being done when the jets ran low on fuel. It seems they would not have to inform the world of this but apparently they wanted to make it public, probably to throw a scare into the Iranians.

    Maybe Russia and Iran will announce they will do such an exercise with their air forces and make it public for Israel’s sake. Maybe China will join the exercises too.

    “West Asia may still harbor a small collection of imperial vassals with zero sovereignty who depend on the west’s financial and military ‘assistance,’ but that’s the past.” I have to laugh whenever I hear of US assistance to its “allies” (not ally – Israel) in the middle east. Supposedly it protects Saudi Arabia and others Arab countries. Is this the same kind of protection the mob gives a shopkeeper when they promise to “protect” his store and not destroy it themselves? Saudi Arabia led Arab Oil Embargo of the US and Europe in 1973 when the US interfered to help Israel when it was in danger of losing the war with the Arab alliance. That embargo cost the west dearly but it was for a good cause, the Jews that lob insults like “anti-Semitic” at every European country. The US played a major role in founding Israel in 1948 and Britain and France helped Israel in its earlier wars with the Arabs in 1948 and 1956. The US has been the most important backer and ally of Israel, the Arab world’s number one enemy since they stole the Palestinian’s land and they are an “ally”? LOL.

  19. Republic says:
    @Charles

    Yes, Escobar is excellent

  20. US should show respect to ancient civilisations – whether in India or China or Persia or Syria or Egypt.

    It is destructive and arrogant. It fails to act other than as the Plantation Owner

    • Agree: showmethereal
    • Replies: @Chuck Orloski
  21. Weave says:

    Never before in the history of the world has Russia partnered with Iran. Look to the last book of the Bible to see that mentioned, then look up, for your redemption might be near.

    • Replies: @Zumbuddi
    , @RadicalCenter
  22. Avery says:

    {The Power Troika Trumps Biden in West Asia}

    Absurd title: there is no ‘Troika’.
    Turkey is an enemy of both Iran and Russia.
    Turkey is also a member of NATO.
    Turkey is supporting Ukraine, and considers Crimea “Turkish”.
    And filthy Erdogan publicly disrespected Putin during this visit: don’t know if it was his idea, or NATO suggestion.

    Russians/Putin know all this — from way back — but have no choice but to play the game as long as Anglo-Americans support the Turks.

    “Keep your friends close and your enemies closer”.
    Sun Zhu

    • Agree: Joe Levantine
  23. anonymous[380] • Disclaimer says:

    There remains a question of whether the Unz Review writers like Escobar pumping the ‘great alternative multi-polar world order’ of Russia-Iran-China-Turkey etc –

    Are in fact engaged in just another, more international level of red team – blue team fakery

    Consider how, regarding China and the ‘Big Global Picture’ Escobar speaks of above –

    The Davos World Economic Forum and China, are yet looped together in the ‘Western’ Davos globalist framework … with USA weakening long a globalist agenda item

    Klaus Schwab’s son Olivier has a Chinese wife, and has been head of the WEF office in Beijing
    https://www.weforum.org/agenda/authors/olivier_schwab

    Klaus Schwab and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang just had a virtual-meeting love-fest, with Schwab full of praise for China, President Xi etc
    https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/world-economic-forum-and-communist-china-pledge-to-deepen-cooperation/

    And this is even tho WEF is siding with Ukraine, but China is Russia’s ally and partner supposedly … Putin was for a long time WEF too just like Zelensky, and full of praise for Schwab, but Putin is allegedly now for the moment by himself on the WEF bad list …

    Maybe it is all a pro-wrestling-type fake conflict show, and the big powers are all working together like they did on covid and vaccines, on ‘climate change’, on ‘9-11’ etc, on ‘space travel and moon landings’, on stories of ‘nuclear weapons’ etc

    • Agree: Towey, Kali
    • Replies: @Larchmonter420
  24. @Old Brown Fool


    Russia Ukraine Conflict: Turkey Is Collateral Damage | Real Turkey

    Very true Brown Bhai, Erdogan is totally untrustworthy mafiaso man. Both NATO and Russia will be bit by this snake. This snake likes to bite and bites indiscriminately. Beware.
    —Mehool Bhai.

    • Thanks: Agent76
    • Replies: @anonymous
  25. @Old Brown Fool


    Was a foreign country behind the assassination of Shinzo Abe? Why did one celebrate?

    And Brown Bhai, why nobody talk about possible Chini CCP involvement behind assassination of Japani Prime Minister Abe Sir? While our PM Modi has been weeping because of loss of very close friend, Chinese demons celebrating. Uncivilized and uncultured people. Even when Pakistan leader Benazir Bhutto died, nobody in India celebrate, everybody respect moment. Some counties the claim “old civilization” but are barbarians only with no morals, no shame and sense of dharma. Celebrating great Abe Sir’s death.
    –Disgusted in Mumbai, Mehool Bhai.

  26. Zumbuddi says:
    @Priss Factor

    Slowly, slowly with the help of Laurent Guyenot and a library card, learning that “Christianity” was rebel Jewry’s first emanation of Zionism.

    Jews created the Jesus brand/meme after their wars against Rome ended in defeat. So Jews infiltrated Roman hierarchy (Vaspasian) and conned impoverished non-Jewish Roman citizens to ally with Jews in Jewry’s seething, butt-hurt determination to take down — and REPLACE — the Roman Empire.

    • Replies: @Old and Grumpy
    , @Malla
  27. Zumbuddi says:
    @Weave

    You may not have noticed but it’s the bible-bamgers who are fomenting all the chaos.
    And foreign relations irrationality.

    How much better the world would be / would have been if that. book had shared the fate of the Library at Alexandria.

  28. @Notsofast

    Things do not look promising for Putin in Ukraine. It is very unlikely that he will get Odessa, or hold onto anything else.

    • Replies: @Notsofast
  29. @Mehool Mehta

    There are indications that China is behind the Abe killing. I haven’t seen anything dispositive yet, but they are the main beneficiaries of Abe’s death.

  30. Pebe wrote:: “As for the imperial threat of military strikes on Iran, it qualifies as pure dementia. The whole Persian Gulf – not to mention the whole of West Asia – knows that were US/Israel to attack Iran, fierce retaliation would simply evaporate with the region’s energy production, with apocalyptic consequences including the collapse of trillions of dollars in derivatives.”

    No news for P.B., but below is of general interest.

    https://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2022/07/20/685972/US-dollar-must-be-removed-from-global-transactions-Ayatollah-Khamenei

    • Thanks: Zumbuddi
    • Replies: @Larchmonter420
  31. @Paul Greenwood

    Btw, Paul, the ZUS doesn’t even respect it’s own citizens/subjects.

  32. @Mulegino1

    Agreed. But it sure doesn’t look as if the Congressional Republicans, still mostly composed of “suicide cult” neocons, are doing much to stop the evil Biden Regime, as it pushes the world toward nuclear Armageddon.

    • Replies: @Mulegino1
  33. @Priss Factor

    Hi Priss Factor!

    Doubtless you recall how Patrick Buchanan reported that the Zionist FDR administration had prior knowledge about the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor?

  34. @Zumbuddi

    Jews aren’t that innovative. Christianity’s first disciples were Jewish. The Roman’s made it Pagan lite to sell it to the captured Europeans. The self proclaimed people are simply nothing more then parasites. If Jews invented any religion it was Islam, and even then I don’t think they are that bright. Wish everyone would stop giving them superpowers. They do usury, coin clipping (inflation), and Canaanite sex sleaze. Come to think about it the usury and coin clipping are likely Canaanite as well. Seriously Jewish hive is only as bright as the goys they latch on too.

    • Replies: @Zumbuddi
    , @anonyms
  35. MLK says:

    Trader’s have a hoary saying, “That which is obviously right is obviously wrong.”

    Some of us recognized this decades ago when headliners from the neocon cult declared the US in a “unipolar moment.” I won’t lay this world-historical Sad Story off entirely on that Trotskyist filth because many who should have known better came to believe that geopolitics in its fundamental and enduring form had been repealed.

    Nonsense.

    The salient question now is how long is the decline of the American sovereign. Will it be a mere decade before nascent reversal like Russia following the collapse of the Soviet Union and its Warsaw Pact? Or will the anti-Trump alignment — anyone who is anybody, foreign and domestic, lock-in something closer to China’s century of humiliation, as is their agreed upon intent.

    A few essential points:

    It’s a cruel, even insult to one’s intelligence, lie that America is a “50-50 divided nation.” Trump won 2020. He is on track to win a third time in a Reagan ’84 landslide unless “Trump Must Go!” doubles down on locking in the destruction of our Constitutional Republic.

    My point being, probabilistically, stanching and reversing American collapse, internally and its global position, susses out quite differently if Trump takes the oath again 1/20/2025, and even more so if before (the latter of which is not zero probability itself).

    With a “Yeltsin” installed in the form of the illegitimate “Biden” Administration, all other countries on the planet must conduct their affairs mindful of the USG’s capture and the intent of those who did the capturing.

    • Thanks: CelestiaQuesta
    • Replies: @antibeast
  36. @Karl1906

    If the BRIC coalition is dumb enough to allow membership to a NATO country, like Turkey, they won’t survive.

    It has to be BRIC or NATO, but not both.

  37. Malla says:
    @Mehool Mehta

    While our PM Modi has been weeping because of loss of very close friend

    Yeah, Narendra Modi was totally shocked and emotionally drained when the news of Shinzo Abe’s death came out. Everybody could see it in his face. They had strong international political partnership. We even had an official day of mourning.

    https://www.oneindia.com/india/india-declares-one-day-national-mourning-for-shinzo-abe-3431098.html
    India declares one-day national mourning for Shinzo Ab

    • Replies: @JWalters
  38. @Notsofast

    No one trusts the American Empire any longer,

    especially given the Empire’s Achilles’s heel.

    http://biblicisminstitute.wordpress.com/2014/08/05/israel-the-scourge-of-empires/

  39. Notsofast says:
    @Quartermaster

    lol…that’s just the kind of sarcasm you’re known for qm, as the west is really taking it on the nose with a rolled up newspaper. just today, drag queen draghi stepped down as prime minister of italy due to his failed attempt to arm the ukranazis. blow job the clown lost his head in the u.k. and oaf “i see nothing” sholz got caught slipping roofies to party tarts in berlin. last but certainly not least, joe biden is now telling everyone he has cancer and the oil companies gave it to him. pretty soon they’ll all be spending more time with their families.

    • Agree: RoatanBill, JWalters
  40. @anonymous

    Are in fact engaged in just another, more international level of red team – blue team fakery

    Touché!

    Israel knows it too, but they are so drunk in their power, they refuse to see the reality on the ground. There is no turning back for them as they have been given enough rope to hang themselves. It is just matter of time.

    Mohamed

  41. @emerging majority

    What Pepe talks about in this article is all according to the WEFs plan. The west and especially the US were unable to control their populations with the coronavirus scam and are therefore not going to be the leaders after the Great Reset. China is the nation to look at for being the top dog when the globalists get what they want. China has complete control over their people. That is the reason all the elites in the west have been transferring their wealth, manufacturing capability, and technology to China. The Ukraine fiasco and the sanctions are meant to cripple the west even further. Biden is playing the role he was given to weaken the US into submission, although he might not even know what he is doing. Look for more food shortages, plandemics, crippling inflation and increasing government control over everyone’s lives as the plans come to fruition.

    • Replies: @Rev. Spooner
    , @JWalters
  42. @emerging majority

    From a virtual outcast status, Iran now emerges as a player, teaming up in two major areas with his new friends and even a neighbor whose version of Islam is quite other than their own.

    All Muslim countries are turning towards the Iran’s version of Islam. Iran’s version of Islamic history is proven correct. You must have seen the video of MBS I posted earlier. If you missed it I am posting it again. Pakistan is the only fanatic player left and not the Taliban.

    Mohamed

    • Replies: @RadicalCenter
  43. @Chuck Orloski

    The whole Persian Gulf

    Yes, and not the Arabian Gulf. Therefore GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) is not called, AGCC (Arabian Gulf Cooperation Council). Hopefully, Yemen will soon be a part of GCC.

    No news for P.B., but below is of general interest.

    https://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2022/07/20/685972/US-dollar-must-be-removed-from-global-transactions-Ayatollah-Khamenei

    LOL! The wet dream of Iran. Has anyone seen a Bitcoin in life or it is just everyone’s figment of imagination? Any thoughts?

    Hopefully, the Covid-22 is around the corner. Or the Monkey Chimpanzee Pox.

    Peace brother,

    Mohamed

    • Agree: Chuck Orloski
  44. Malla says:
    @Zumbuddi

    Prof Revilo Oliver was of the same opinion. He was a professor of the Classics and an expert in Latin, Greek and Sanskrit. According to him it was originally i.e. early Christianity was a Jewish venom injected into the body of the Roman Empire. It was the Communism/ Bolshevism of its day.
    Maybe just like Islam and Sovietism, Christianity became civilized later with positive elements. But some original venoms still exists inside. Venoms like excessive guilt and Christian Zionism (obsession with Jerusalem). In the USSR, the Russians and other populations took back power from Jews and Sovietism became more conservative and positive in its later decades as compared to the early Judeo-Bolshevik days.

  45. This is the red line, everyone declares, and the swords are drawn – no chance now the plowshares.
    https://patternofhistory.wordpress.com/

  46. AndrewR says:
    @Zachary Smith

    One might argue Russia needs Iran more than vice versa

  47. @Malla

    Lol, Russia was only saved by going back to their Christian roots. You are obviously not a poo-in-the-loo shitskin but a LARPing angloid.

    LARP all you want, the fact remains that Christendom built the West, and it was Christendom that kept the kikes out major Western affairs for a thousand year, and it was Christians who were always on high alert against the hook-nosed menace.

    Funny how it was during and after the (((“Enlightenment”))) that Christianity started to be vicously attacked, usury becomes more and more normalized, and for all the science and industry the average modern person owns LESS than what a SERF did. Hhhmmm.

    And now we have Satanists pushing alpha mark of the beasts everywhere. And gasp, it is non-cucked Christians who resisted the vax most fiercely, more than any other group, because God actually inspired the foundation for the reasoning against bodily invasion. No other fake religion can uphold the holiness of the body and it’s sanctity like Christianity does, because they are fake bullshit. YOU are not God, You will never be God. God doesn’t get haplessly poked by kike doctors or has to hide from the yid juice.

    But lets stop my rambling here and let’s look at the fruits of huwhite nationalist authors. Hmmh, I don’t see any. Oh wait, the neon-nazis of Ukraine! Pretty much it.

    All the while Christian homesteaders are being protected by GOD from the world. Peaceful, wholesome European-descent families with many many actually huwhite children. And they will reclaim Europe after the coming scourge.

    I take that over glownigger operated neon natzis and Hu-White “nationalists”.

    • Disagree: Kali
    • Replies: @Malla
    , @Dream
  48. For some odd reason, I do not see much discussion about Venezuela either as a potential BRICS partner or in some economic cooperation with countries that have been sanctioned by Jewnited States and Europe, along with countries that dare not breach the sanctions. Argentina has applied for BRICS membership, but the silence on Venezuela has been puzzling. A country with the world’s largest oil and 8th largest natural gas reserves could surely add economic muscle to the de-dollarizing movement. Besides, the leftward shift of South American countries would be a perfect setting for regional economic cooperation. Anyone know why the silence on Venezuela? I may be missing something here and I stand to be corrected.

  49. Malla says:
    @HeebHunter

    a poo-in-the-loo shitskin

    When I meet you, I will embrace you and see your reaction. LOL.

    LARP all you want, the fact remains that Christendom built the West, and it was Christendom that kept the kikes out major Western affairs for a thousand year, and it was Christians who were always on high alert against the hook-nosed menace.

    Read what I wrote again, Heebhunter. Early Christianity, Christianity became civilized later. Maybe Greek influence and later other European influence civilized it. That is why I gave the example of Sovietism. Early Sovietism (Judeo-Sovietism) was into ugly art, free sex and all that bullshit. Later Sovietism (Russo-Sovietism) was into ballet and classical music. Sovietism was civilized by the Russians and other Soviet people when it went out of Jew control. Similarly Christianity and maybe even Islam became civilized once it came out of Jew control, civilized by Europeans and Arabs-Persians respectively. This is speculation but very likely.

    • Thanks: RadicalCenter
  50. Zumbuddi says:
    @Old and Grumpy

    W/ respect, O&G, a granular search of the evidence supports Malla’s explanation.

    Some folks refer to Gibbon’s Decline and Fall of Roman Empire to place blame squarely on “Christianity,” but a careful reading of Gibbon reveals pre-qualifying statements like “Christianity succeeded due to zeal of the Jews.

    That’s just the first statement Gibbon records. Over the next 6 or more pages he lets fly with criticisms and negative characterizations of Jews that would make Jonathan Greenblatt need an exorcist.

    I’ve just learned that after Jews were defeated & their priests expelled, Jewish rebels-on-the-run and disaffected Jewish ‘scholars’ appointed themselves compilers of Jewish oral law, composing the Mishna which became the Talmud. These ‘rabbis’ composed the rules & rituals that dominate Jewish ideology & practice to this day. A dominant motif is rage against Rome, the conviction that Jews were ‘chosen’ to teach and lead all of humanity to behave ‘morally.’

    • Thanks: Kali
  51. Malla says:
    @Justrambling

    Venezuela has been looted out by the now super rich Chavez family and Fidel’s Cuba.

  52. …meanwhile MERCOSUR does not allow the Jewish dog-shit in Kiev to talk (down) to Latina and to further imposter his Jewish scum on humanity.
    https://www.pravda.ru/world/1729234-mercosur_zelensky/
    By God do I hate Jews and Anglo-Americans; i.e. Jewmericans (must perish).

  53. antibeast says:
    @MLK

    The salient question now is how long is the decline of the American sovereign. Will it be a mere decade before nascent reversal like Russia following the collapse of the Soviet Union and its Warsaw Pact? Or will the anti-Trump alignment — anyone who is anybody, foreign and domestic, lock-in something closer to China’s century of humiliation, as is their agreed upon intent.

    You have been posting your weird pro-Trump conspiracy theories like a starry-eyed teenage girl looking for her White Knight for years now ever since Trump left office. But Trump is nothing more than a loud-mouth con-man whose biggest accomplishment in office was to serve his Zionist backers while pretending to care about his Red State followers whom he views and treats as ‘poor losers’. Now that his son-in-law has profited handsomely from doing side deals with the Saudis whom he showered with praise on his first State Visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Trump has done nothing for his followers who are now languishing in prison except throw them under the bus. Everything he did was bad for them, such as his tax cuts for wealthy corporations and his idiotic trade war against China.

    For some strange reason, you think Trump could have reversed the decline of the USA Empire when his job was to hasten the fall of America at the behest of Zion. Despite his feel-good ‘America First’ rhetoric and his much-ballyhooed ‘Build the Wall’ campaign, Trump single-handedly destroyed the illusion of American Power by calling for the abolition of NATO which precipitated the disintegration of the USA Empire that the world is witnessing today.

    • Disagree: CelestiaQuesta
  54. Erdogan is a back stabbing bastard and a major league terrorist, who as a member of NATO has been attacking Syria continually in line with the terrorists in the rest of NATO and the ZUS government, and what the hell Putin is doing meeting with this terrorist Erdogan is a mystery to me.

    Putin saved Erdogan’s life several years ago, Putin should have left him swing.

  55. Just when you think the stupid west have reached the bottom, they prove once again there is no bottom when it comes to sheer self obsessed lunacy.

    There’s not one bright light or any flicker of ionized protons emanating from GlobalHomo/Magic Negro/Holocaust Hysteria Syndrome houses in DC/EU/Israel. The only thing that’s coming out of those despicable evil talking monkeys is throwing poo at walls faster than they can produce it.

    The real aggressors have been exposed, it’s time they are driving back into their hellholes (synagogue’s of Satan) and annihilated for the betterment of humanity.

    Enough with the Samson Option bs threats hanging over us like a dark cloud that refuses to dissipate.

    They want a real Holocaust, then give it to them, only this time make it an extinction event.

  56. Hoyeru says:

    Putin the P*ssy is a disgusting phony for even meeting with Edougan. Erdougan sold drones to Ukraine and the Ukrainians are killing Russian solders en masse with them. The Russian people should be mad as f*ck. But I guess Putin the P*ssy MUST suck up to Erdoguan. Absolutely disgusting and sickening!

    • Replies: @Anon001
  57. @Notsofast

    They are sending jet fighters soon to Yourcranium. Or so said the us air force head Kendall, who is out of his cotton-picking mind, to use an old expression of my relatives south of the Mason Dixon line. De darkees want to impress great White Massah as usual by defeating what they brilliantly deduced is his mortal enemany: Da Ebil Rooskie. Evidence: Powell, Barry Soeterosteinbergowicz aka Bar Rakkk Obomberama, Autistic Austin and now the fly-boy goy-toy Ralph Kendall.

  58. @Quartermaster

    Nah, I don’t buy it.

    The Chinese play the game. They invest, partner, promise, cajole, manipulate even.

    But they don’t interfere and especially don’t assassinate.

    Just not their style – too obvious, too blatant, too heavy-handed. Completely out of character for China.

  59. @JWalters

    “It’s dream of ruling the world from Jerusalem is collapsing on all fronts.”

    True that. But how many people in the world at large realize that Ukraine is just a single front in a much wider and much longer conflict? And, although we have the globalists for the moment on their heels, I am sure Lord Rothschild has no fears of returning to his medieval ancestors’ trade as rag merchants any time soon.

  60. @Priss Factor

    Marvelously formulated and expressed. A thousand thanks. Two of the finest writers of English ever:

    Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice.
    Marlowe: The Jew of Malta.

    A criminal hyper-Inbred caste of pedophilic beanie wearing cockcutters rule the whirrled.

  61. @Priss Factor

    “ What a bunch of craven cuck scum the white race and Christians have bcome.”

    The sorry thing about it all is that many Whites still refer to themselves as Christians. This is especially perverse with the so called “Christian Zionists” or other bogus intellectuals mentioning the laughingly ludicrous term “ Judeo-Christian”. Not to forget the fake snake at the helm of Vatican City and his support of the Brave New World of the Davos crowd including mass vaccination.

    White Christians, especially Catholics, have to make their choice: either Archbishop Vigano or Judaized Christianity.

  62. anonymous[240] • Disclaimer says:
    @Mehool Mehta

    What do you know, two dotniggers licking each others gonads.

    Bhai… Bhai… Lol!

    Hey you lousy Shiva’s-phallus-worshipping dindoo scum, before you call others “untrustworthy” or “snake,” as if the leaders of Amerikkka or IsraHell or euRape or Russia or your own India are any better, consider the pathetic cunt of a man who is your idol.

    This coward can’t even bring himself to name China as the enemy encroaching on your lands, nor does he even have the balls to face an open press conference. Leaders of the smallest nations do it bravely all the time.

    He is the perfect reflection of all you batshit pagan shitholers.

    • Replies: @Malla
  63. @Petermx

    “ The US has been the most important backer and ally of Israel, the Arab world’s number one enemy since they stole the Palestinian’s land and they are an “ally”? LOL.”

    The U.S. is allied with Arab regimes but not with Arab people. Unfortunately, Arabs are not so different from pliant Whites when it comes to being sycophants towards their rulers, especially rich Arabs whose wealth is managed by Zionist Jews.

  64. @antibeast

    Trump didn’t do as much as most of us, his supporters, had hoped. But he kept the C-hag out of the Oval Office, and his 3 appointments to the SCOTUS and his appointments to the other courts are going to change the political landscape for at least a generation.

    So, I am going to count his election in 2016 a victory for our side, and what he did accomplish is even more remarkable in light of the fact that the Dems, the RINOs and the cucks were pulling dirty tricks and fighting him almost non-stop.

    (Remember Inauguration Day 2017? The MSM never brings that up, because when people are reminded of the rioting that took place that day, followed later by parades of old grannies dressed as vaginas, they realize what a minor kerfuffle 1/6/2001 mostly was.)

    • Replies: @antibeast
  65. @Justrambling

    Venezuela is an important country with vast oil reserves, but is also quite divided between a still fence-sitting (sometimes even pro-US) middle/upper class, and a more patriotic demographic, which includes the military, much of the worker and farmer segments, and MANY (but not all) of the more aware and smarter portions of the middle/upper-class elites.

    Venezuela is a nation at a crossroads in history. It will have a life-and-death choice to make, probably before this decade ends.

    So there is much to still do internally for Venezuela before it can commit itself to the BRICS whole-heartedly.

    However, Venezuela does have very good relations with Iran (prospective BRICS member), and so the emerging powerful nations will be listening to its concerns.

    And the future may yet see Venezuela actually formally joining the BRICS.

  66. anonymous[240] • Disclaimer says:
    @Mehool Mehta

    but are barbarians only with no morals, no shame and sense of dharma

    You mofers’ core “dharma” is the following;

    1. Worshipping queer deities (Vishnu/Shiva).
    2. Worshipping rapist deities (Vishnu/Tulsi).
    3. Worship of the phallus&vagina/lingum&yoni.
    4. Worship of the elephant headed thing.
    5. Lynching/Pogroming weak minorities, while keeping mum about foreign aggression. Fucking Cowards.
    6. The Land of Rapes galore (must be the path shown by point 2 above).
    7. Leaving your dead to rot in rivers. Only the most debased of humanimals would do that.
    8. The irony of a pagan vermin like you talking about Shame? Your places of worship (of all places) are covered with the most vile depictions of sex and bestiality.

    Have you pagan scum no sense of self-awareness?

    • Troll: Kali, Notsofast
    • Replies: @Malla
    , @Malla
    , @Malla
  67. anonyms says:
    @Old and Grumpy

    If Jews invented any religion it was Islam

    Lol! You should call yourself Old and Senile! You are simply regurgitating whatever shit your pagan elders spat out their a-holes.

    One of the core precepts of Judaism is that “God created man in his image.” This is the same pagan nonsense Christians spew all the time. Christians refer to this abomination as 100%man 100%god. There is no reason why this is not the same for the Juden faith, even if those soulless bastards provide deceitful explanations about it all the time. The Chrizzies claim 2 mangods as 1 (polytheistic-monotheism), while the Juden claim 1 mangod (pagan-monotheism).

    On the other hand, the core of Islam’s true unbending monotheism resides in the following verses;

    Say, “He is Allāh, [who is] One, Allāh, the Eternal Refuge. He neither begets nor is born, Nor is there to Him any equivalent.

    See… God is not simply One, but God is Unique too!! There is none like Him. There is no man in God, nor is there any God in man.

    You pagan scum would have us all believe that there are like 8 billion God-like beings walking around on earth? Lol!

    How then did the Juden invent Islam?

    Islam was “invented” by God. The first proponent of true monotheism was Prophet Adam PBUH. The accursed Juden did not exist at that time.

    Before you call yourself Old and Dead, try and acquire some wisdom, you geriatric moron.

  68. anonymous[786] • Disclaimer says:

    Mark Dubowitz Retweeted
    Tom Cotton
    @SenTomCotton
    ·
    58m
    Ebrahim Raisi is a mass murderer serving a terrorist regime that is plotting to assassinate U.S. officials on American soil. If it’s true that Raisi plans to attend the UN General Assembly, the president must deny Raisi and his henchmen visas to attend.]]]]]

    Both these terrorist and traitors should be arrested and put on trial and executed, bastards

    fuck off from the region now thieves and terrorists.

  69. Agent76 says:

    July 20, 2022 “Yankee go home!” Russia, Iran and Turkey agree the US troops must leave Syria

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, President Vladimir Putin of Russia, and President Ebrahim Raisi of Iran held talks yesterday in Tehran at the 7th Astana summit for peace in Syria, stressing the need for respecting Syria’s national sovereignty and territorial integrity.

    https://www.mideastdiscourse.com/2022/07/20/yankee-go-home-russia-iran-and-turkey-agree-the-us-troops-must-leave-syria/

    Jul 19, 2022 Russia’s Putin arrives in Iran for talks on Syrian conflict, Ukraine grain

    In his first trip outside the former Soviet Union since the invasion of Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Iran for a summit with his Iranian and Turkish counterparts on Syrian conflict, Iranian state TV said on Tuesday.

    July 19, 2022 Russia-Iran Relations Take a Quantum Leap

    President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Tehran on Tuesday is invested with great importance, as Iran is becoming one of the most consequential relationships for Russia

    https://scheerpost.com/2022/07/19/russia-iran-relations-take-a-quantum-leap/

  70. @Malla

    Christianity, like many other things in the world, can be a double edged sword. It all depends on whether it is applied for its pure self or for some sinister motive.

    But then, let us not forget that most of Christianity emanated from, and was an extension of Greek philosophy ( ref. Logos Rising by Dr. E. Michael Jone). Greek philosophy was devoid of history and Christianity set the historic framework by preaching that “ at the beginning there was the word (meaning Logos)”. That settled the knotty issue of treating the universe as God as defined by Pantheists or as a creation by God who predates everything, including the universe, having no beginning nor end. If we consider that the finest European philosophers are by and large borrowers from Greek philosophy, then I doubt your theory that some latter cultural influence civilized Christianity. All I can say is that treating the Renaissance as a transition from the dark ages towards the light of knowledge is a contrived attack on the legacy of Christendom by the usual suspects. What is referred to as the dark ages had a great deal of achievements which I will not elaborate upon for the sake of brevity.

    Christians, Christianity notwithstanding, have had their positive contribution to human civilization and their dark side too. On the bright side I will mention the many martyrs of the Christian creed that human beings as free souls with a free will who are not subject to the rules of the PTB and are only bound by the moral law which Christ summarized into two cardinal rules: love of God and love of the fellow humans, while on the dark side I will mention the inter religious wars and the crusades with the much ballyhooed Knights Templars being the closest thing to the Judeo-Masonic secret societies who amassed money and power in the name of Christianity.

    Currently Christianity had been replaced in the West by the ludicrous concept of Judeo-Christianity and that will be the moral downfall of the West.

  71. @anonyms

    On the other hand, the core of Islam’s true unbending monotheism ……

    You are a Mohammedan. Stop telling lies about monotheism.

  72. @Malla

    I don’t agree : Stalinist art, socialist realism as it was called and defined by Zhdanov, was probably one of the lowest points ever reached in the history of art of all mankind. Actually there were no artists worthy of the name in that movement, only advertisement illustrators of the exact same type that drew pictures to sell products on Madison Avenue, and even then, only those catering to the taste of their dumbest and cheapest clientele.

    The same who painted idyllic suburban scenes to sell cars or pops painted about the same wax figures and landscapes to sell Soviet slogans about the good life to come, if people behaved and obeyed well of course, exactly as in the advertisements of Puritanical America. Actually “socialist realism” was in all “arts” a carbon copy of the American common practice of the cheapest end of commercial production. Stalin himself loved the Hollywood productions of then and even though he would not allow his people to access them in their own cinemas he was intent on feeding them with aesthetics of the same taste he approved of as exactly as possible.

    The Soviet skyscrapers themselves were of the very same model as those that were built in NYC a generation earlier than the Chrysler Building, with the same repetitious neo-classical ornaments, gables and spires, and the neo-classical music promoted nearly indistinguishable from that of most Hollywood films. Art reduced to pure assembly line activity. Last but not least these “workers of the artistic trades” were known to be chosen for their propensity to be corrupted to the last degree and to denounce their own co-workers at the slightest suspicion of too “personal” conduct. When you started to be too expressive and sincere in your figurative art, like Norman Rockwell was in the US, you risked being targeted for over-talent.

    I acknowledge that there were some aesthetic successes of note among those monuments of pure kitsch, like the Moscow Metro stations, which are a deluxe version of many Parisian public constructions, but that Metro was indeed decorated by Western artisans that had done the same one generation earlier in Paris and other like cities and could only find employment there due to Great Depression and the abandonment of decorative arts imposed by tightened budgets and by modernism.

  73. antibeast says:
    @Kolya Krassotkin

    My last post was meant to disabuse the readers here that Trump was somehow going to save the US Empire, as implied by the poster whom I replied to. His erratic behavior towards foreign countries such as Russia, China, North Korea, Venezuela, EU, NATO, Ukraine, Mexico, Canada, Japan and South Korea did more damage to the illusion of American Power than anybody else in US history.

    On domestic policy, I would submit that Trump did try to appease his Red State followers on social issues but that was a more of a red herring intended to sugarcoat his foreign policy serving Zionist interests. Trump did such a good job rousing his Red State rabble that the Zionists had to abandon him when the Globalists became alarmed at the popularity of his anti-Globalist mantra. Despite his feel-good ‘America First’ rhetoric, Trump’s over-hyped pro-rich economic policy was a complete disaster for the poor White Working Class which comprise the bulk of his Red State followers.

    • Replies: @Charles Martel France
  74. TheMoon says:

    Good. Fuck Biden and the whole pozzed out US government. I hope someone kills every person in D.C.

  75. Kali says:
    @anonyms

    Is it just me, or is there some sort of coordinated attack on any form of paganism in the works right now?

    “The mono-god is dead, long live the Divine Natural Order! Long live the Druids!” 😅

    On a more serious note (though that bit about the Druids stands), not one of us here has any real idea how to interpret what’s going on in the world right now, or what’s going to happen next.

    And whilst these discussions are very interesting and sometimes even educational, they cannot be the be-all and end-all of our interest. Because one thing does seem to be certain, and that is the economic, social and political destruction of the zio-occupied west (unless PCR is right, and we’re all gonna die tomorrow).

    Taking steps to ensure your and your families survival during and after the collapse seems a wise use of our time right now.

    Potatos, beans and greens (quick and easy to grow),
    Kali.

    • Replies: @Notsofast
  76. @antibeast

    Despite his feel-good ‘America First’ rhetoric, Trump’s over-hyped pro-rich economic policy was a complete disaster for the poor White Working Class which comprise the bulk of his Red State followers.

    Red State conjures up an image of a territory run by communists !

  77. @JR Foley

    Please! ‘Slut’ is so inappropriate for Freeland. ‘Slag’ is the operative term, with ‘Evil’ prefacing.

  78. @antibeast

    The USA has built up so very much bad karma that its collapse would have been long, slow and utter. But the ecological cataclysm leaves such grim forebodings moot. The USA and the rest of us are in for an apocalyptic collapse of all planetary life-support bio-systems, and whatever pitiful remnants of humanity remain after that will envy the dead.

  79. @Zumbuddi

    The Talmud and its exegeses contain a very great deal of, shall we say visceral, hatred of Christianity. The Talmudists imagine allowing Moslems to remain in Eretz Yisrael, but the ‘idolatrous’ Christians will have to go. Jesus, meanwhile, sits in Hell, up to his neck in boiling faeces (the Talmudists are enthusiastic scatologically)and his Mother, Mary, was a whore. Every time I see terms like ‘Judeo-Christian’ and ‘Christian Zionist’ I have a little chuckle.

    • Agree: JWalters
    • Replies: @emerging majority
  80. Anon001 says:
    @Hoyeru

    Putin seems to not mind Russians being murdered/killed. E.g. 14000 ethnic Russian civilians were murdered in Ukraine 2014-2022 and he did not blink an eye until Russian Army told me no more! Not to mention Erdogan killing several Russian pilots – at least one in Syria and several over Armenia, and who knows how many foot soldiers, as Putin is hiding true body counts in Syria, for his top priority there is safety of all NATO soldiers, as he promised to US. At the same time, when Russian Army in Syria killed some Turkish invaders because they were mingled with terrorist without letting Russians know, Putin immediately phoned Erdogan, apologized, and withdrew Russian soldiers from that area to prevent further loss of NATO “partners” lives. Did you know that Putin asked 5 times for Russia’s NATO membership, even after Clinton laughed in his face regarding that?

    Putin signed numerous agreement with Erdogan in Syria, and Erdogan has been violating all those100%, as there are no consequences with Putin toward his beloved Turkish “partner”.

    I’ve heard that Putin gave same huge loans to Turkey, which Erdogan stopped paying off years back. Russia also built some power plants in Turkey as well, and Erdogan is not paying off those either. Not a problem for Putin, as he never mentions any of this – it’s all free and paid for by the Russian people. Just like those confiscated \$350B – gifts galore for “partners”. There’s gold confiscated as well. Perhaps some Russians can chime in and give some details regarding those loans and power plants that Turkey/Erdogan got? That would be appreciated.

    List of humiliations from “partners” seems endless, but Putin’s love for them will conquer all those sorrows – i.e. I call it battered-Putin-syndrome in his one-sided abusive love relationship with the West.

    • Troll: Notsofast, fran
    • Replies: @emerging majority
  81. @mulga mumblebrain

    It’s fun to smack them back right in the kisser with their ancient Hebrew tribal WarGod, Yahweh drowning in a vat of boiling excrement. This comeback is totally deserved. The fkkker is satanic and totally bloodthirsty.

  82. @Anon001

    Anon Double Ought One is a disinformation specialist. It would be nice if seekers of the truth would receive the money and bennies that this reptile receives for his “contributions”. However, those who control the money supply and who can be quite lavish with it, as it costs them nothing to print it; will NEVER support truth and human freedom.

    • Agree: fran
    • Thanks: JWalters
    • Replies: @Anon001
  83. Anon001 says:
    @emerging majority

    Which part was disinformation?

    • Replies: @Notsofast
  84. Notsofast says:
    @Kali

    ma kali, as always, thank you for your sage advice. you are correct that none of us have insight as to the events of the future but the current destruction of zioneocon world supremacy, is pretty amazing, in and of itself. it is as if, mighty casey has struck out in 27 straight at bats and in doing so produced the perfect game for the opposing pitcher.

    • Replies: @Kali
  85. JWalters says:
    @Malla

    Very interesting. India has recently been siding with Russia and China in the global resistance to the Jewish supremacist banking mafia, which currently rules the Western (former) “democracies” from the City of London and Wall Street, and which is striving to rule the world from Jerusalem. If Abe was close to Modi, that would be a threat to the Jewish mafia’s control in Asia. This, combined with the fact that the Israelis have long used assassination as a primary political tool, suggests Abe’s assassination may have been a Mossad/CIA/MI6 operation.

    American Pravda: Mossad Assassinations
    https://www.unz.com/runz/american-pravda-mossad-assassinations/

    • Thanks: Kali
    • Replies: @Malla
    , @mulga mumblebrain
  86. Malla says:
    @anonymous

    Worshipping rapist deities (Vishnu/Tulsi).

    Tulsi is a Goddess and wife of Lord Vishnu. Does Islam believe in marital rape? No, right?
    Major Hindu God Vishnu and his wife Goddess Laxmi, Goddess Tulsi is one of her forms.

    Worshipping queer deities (Vishnu/Shiva).

    Queer? LMFAO. Really? They are supreme masculine Gods. They represent supreme masculine energy (Yang) of this Universe, according to Hinduism. While Mother Goddess represents the supreme feminine energy (Yin).

    Hindu Lord Shiva representing supreme masculine energy of the Universe.

    Hindu Lord Shiva and his wife (Mother Goddess of the Universe)

    According to Hinduism, in the book, Shiva Purana, Shiva’s masculine consciousness/intelligence frames and controls his wife’s (Mother goddesses) feminine supreme energy to create/ form things in the Universe. Shiva’s consciousness gives the design and laws to her supreme energy. This is a metaphor of women and men. Women represents raw nature and man represents civilization. Husband guides his wife and together create a loving home. Similarly, Shiva’s intelligence and consciousness guides his wife, the Mother Goddess’s, supreme unlimited energy. Hinduism talks about masculine energy guiding feminine energy.

    • Agree: Kali
    • Thanks: Notsofast
    • Replies: @Odyssey
  87. JWalters says:
    @David Homer

    China is joining Russia (and others) in resisting the “globalists” (the Zionist bankers who currently control the press and politicians in the Western former democracies).

    Either you have not been keeping up with current events, or you are intentionally trying to mislead people.

  88. Zumbuddi says:
    @anonyms

    What is so special about monotheism?

    • Replies: @mulga mumblebrain
  89. Notsofast says:
    @Anon001

    dear double naught jethro,
    so glad you gave up your ambitions to become a brain surgeon, to focus on becoming a double naught spy! you will be receiving your decoder ring soon (in a box of capt. crunch), which will allow you to receive your upcoming instructions. thanks again for choosing team neocon!

    • LOL: JWalters
    • Replies: @Anon001
  90. Malla says:
    @anonymous

    Worship of the phallus&vagina/lingum&yoni.

    Your parents had sex and thus you were born, or was your mother bitten by bees and you came with a flying stork? When you were born, did you not pass through your mother’s vagina? The sexual act is creative. Your Dad made the mistake of bonking your mother and thus a creature like you were born (big mistake but only God knows best), the sexual act of the Gods creates new things in this vast Universe.

    Lynching/Pogroming weak minorities

    Common throughout the World, common in many Islamic countries as well. Like say Coptic Christian minority in Egypt or Hindu/ Christian minority in Pakistan. I do not support what is happening to our Muslims by Hindutva miscreants, I find their action disgusting but remember that India has been a secular nation with three Muslim presidents.
    And with the kind of attitude you show about Hinduism, of deep demonic hatred, why should Hindus not react?
    Is it not hypocritical that when anybody insults Islam, muslims scream and screech for their head? But Muslims insult Hinduism all the time (your comment) but Hindus should keep mum and not react in a similar fashion? After being tolerant for a long time?

    Fucking Cowards.

    Like the Battle of Buxar where three large Muslim armies (Mir Jaffer, Nawab of Oundh, Mughal Emperor) were soundly defeated by a tiny British Army, the Muslims ran away screaming like little girls while the British roared with laughter.
    Or the Battle of Diu where a tiny Portuguese army+navy routed a combined Muslim army+navy of Muslim Sultan of Gujrat with help from Muslim Somalis, Arabs and Ottomans.

    while keeping mum about foreign aggression.

    Are you smoking hash? Exactly the Hindus are not mum about foreign invasions anymore. The foreign Islamic invasion of India. You want Hindus not to be mum about foreign invasions, so well you get Hindutva. And they are not mum about the foreign Islamic invasion of India.You got what you wanted.

    Leaving your dead to rot in rivers.

    Huh!!! Don’t Hindus burn their bodies? what you talk about was an extraordinary situation during the covid pandemic.

  91. Malla says:
    @anonymous

    Have you pagan scum no sense of self-awareness

    Have you guys got no awareness? About your own hypocrisy?
    Is it not hypocritical that when anybody insults Islam, muslims scream and screech like barbarians on the streets for their head, but when Hindus do the same towards Muslims who insult their religion, Muslims cry and complain. “It is not fair, only we can screech and scream and do ooga booga on the streets like barbarians. Boo Hoo”
    Is it not hypocritical that Muslims cry and wail about evul Western invasions or Mongol invasions into their lands but when Hindus complain about the constant brutal Islamic invasions of ancient Indic civilization full of mass rape, destruction, looting and enslavement, “it is not fair”. Hindus have no right to complain about the mass rape of their civilization by brutal foreign Islamic armies but Muslims always cry the victim. Boohoo.

  92. JWalters says:
    @Zumbuddi

    The Talmud lays out the rabbi-bankers’ justifications for their deceit, thievery and murder. (Bankers were often also rabbis.)
    American Pravda: Oddities of the Jewish Religion
    https://www.unz.com/runz/american-pravda-oddities-of-the-jewish-religion/

    Jesus’ story of the good Samaritan flatly rejected the Talmudic Law. In that story a wounded man was bypassed by two Jewish religious leaders, a priest and a Levite (temple keeper). Jesus’ audience would have understood these Jewish leaders avoided the wounded man because he was a non-Jew, hence “unclean”. They were following The Law. The Samaritan, a non-Jew at that time, was outside the Talmudic Law and provided the model of universal compassion.

    The arrogance of Jewish supremacism goes all the way back to the Torah with its “chosen people” claptrap. To be fair, some Christians have been steeped in this type of thinking and believe that only Christians will be allowed into heaven. Even in Islam (especially Wahhabism) there are supremacist Muslims, who ignore the Koran’s specific statement that God makes no distinction between Muslims, Christians, and Jews who behave morally.

    • Thanks: emerging majority
  93. Anon001 says:
    @Notsofast

    What are you talking about? What spy? Putin’s slimy behavior is all public information. He’s a laughing stock everywhere and nobody trusts him as he betrays true friends and true partners to please the West. As I mentioned before, he is West/Turkey-pleasing liberal globalist, plus part of Russia’s 5th column, and Atlantic Integrationist too.

    Want more info on Putin treacheries? Check out Putin’s you-will-eat-ze-bugs and fake-meat [1], as well as his preference for G20 over BRICS [2][3]!

    [1] Russia will eat the bugs – Riley Waggaman aka Edward Slavsquat:
    https://edwardslavsquat.substack.com/p/russia-will-eat-the-bugs

    [2] Kremlin: BRICS Can Not Replace G20 – 14.07.2022, Sputnik International:
    https://sputniknews.com/20220714/kremlin-brics-can-not-replace-g20-1097311824.html

    [3] Kremlin Cannot Escape Its Deluded Belief in Dialogue With the West – Paul Craig Roberts org: (Kremlin’s Liberal Spokesman Says BRICS Not a Substitute for G20):
    https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2022/07/15/the-kremlin-cannot-escape-its-deluded-belief-in-dialogue-with-the-west/

  94. @Malla

    Interesting. I have read excerpts from Oliver’s works and enjoyed them. I am curious in what work did he call early Christianity a Jewish venom injected into the body of the Roman Empire?

    Citations, please, if you have them. Thank you in advance.

  95. Mulegino1 says:
    @follyofwar

    If anything, the RINO faction is worse in this regard than the DNC types. Look at “Pompeous Ass” and Waffle House Hailey.

    The neocons and Zionazis are in fully in control of US foreign policy.

    I hate the idea of Americans dying for Israel and Slava Cocaini, but this is an all volunteer military, and they made their choice to enlist.

    Imperium Americanum is headed for its Waterloo and there are few to stand in the way. The path appears as inevitable as that of the Gadarene swine.

  96. Dream says:
    @HeebHunter

    All the while Christian homesteaders are being protected by GOD from the world. Peaceful, wholesome European-descent families with many many actually huwhite children. And they will reclaim Europe after the coming scourge.

    Sounds pretty white nationalist to me.

  97. roonaldo says:
    @JR Foley

    Yikes! Trudeau and Freeland in the remake of “The Devil and Miss Jones,” and equally cringeworthy.

    • Replies: @JR Foley
  98. Too much cheering in this article. Like a mirror image of “patriotic commenters” who opposes this article.

  99. @Ghali

    “[T]he UN Security Council-enforced embargo” ended in 2020. The current sanctions on Iran are U.S.-enforced and are illegal economic warfare. In fact, Russia and China have rejected all US-enforced sanctions on Iran and are doing business as usual, India too.

    Regular trade as usual but what Iran really needs is reliable, cheap and efficient energy to advance it’s civilization. Iran needs the freedom to enrich and build up it’s nuclear energy. Why is Iran even waiting for JCPOA when the World has split formally since Ukraine 2022?

  100. @Petermx

    Looks like Russia is beginning to tighten ship…perhaps the USA can follow:

    https://timkirbyshow.com/2022/07/21/russia-demands-that-jewish-agency-disband/

    I don’t see this reported in the West.

  101. Malla says:
    @JWalters

    India has recently been siding with Russia and China in the global resistance to the Jewish supremacist banking mafia, which currently rules the Western (former) “democracies” from the City of London and Wall Street, and which is striving to rule the world from Jerusalem.

    Well India will not give up its friendship with Russia. Period. India’s alliance with the West was due to its perception of China as a threat (which may be misguided). But Indo-Russian alliance is kind of sacred, it is an old connection. India will not forget the support the USSR gave to India in the past, literally a blank cheque to do anything.

    As far as India playing its part in destroying the Zio dollar hegemony

    How RBI’s (Reserve bank of India) STRATEGY will KILL the US DOLLAR dominance in the world economy? : Rupee Vs Dollar War

  102. @dogbumbreath

    For Russian Jews to wish to keep in contact with Israel, where so many ‘persecuted Russian Jews’, some of them Jews, ‘fled’, is only reasonable. But Russia needs to keep a firm grip on any groups thus engaged. The Zionazis CANNOT be trusted.

  103. @Zumbuddi

    It is a form of ego projection onto the cosmos. A patriarchal fallacy, a narcissistic delusion. Animism, the presentiment of panpsychism is far more convincing. Just look at Church leaders-who was the last of that ilk who was a moral exemplar? Mind you, if it really does flow from Akhenaton and the Aton through Judaism, as has been denied by ‘the experts’ (thereby making it highly likely), at least the ancestral founder-figure is suitably androgynous for our ‘transeverything’ times.

  104. @JWalters

    Mysteriously, after his ascent to Heaven, stories appeared of Abe’s desire to improve relations with China. Odd coming from the hereditary Japanese Imperialist fascist, Nanjing Holocaust denier, visitor to Yakusuni etc. All our local political Sinophobe racists waxed lyrical of Abe’s ‘virtues’ in ‘standing up’ to China. But, if, somehow, it was true that he wished to mend fences with China, he would have had a great big Five Eyes/Zionazi target on his back.

    • Replies: @JR Foley
    , @Notsofast
  105. @Mehool Mehta

    I am still waiting for the way Japanese choose in the face of a rising China. Abe was a realist. He would not have wanted a war with China unnecessarily. But Chinese do have very long memories. They have not forgotten the Japanese in China in the first half of the last Century. Japan may want to make peace with China, but does China want it?

    As for the Chinese involvement in Abe’s assassination, if it is China, CIA will bring it out in the open. Lets see.

  106. Odyssey says:
    @Mehool Mehta

    Sakhalin 2 project is an integrated oil and gas development business whose four investors are Mitsubishi Corporation, Russian Government owned gas company Gazprom, Shell and Mitsui & Co. Sakhalin Energy, produces crude oil from the oil field and also liquefy natural gas produced from the gas fields. Approximately 60% of LNG produced by Sakhalin 2 project is supplied to Japan. This project significantly contributes to Japan’s energy security.

    Under pressure, Japan companies had to abandon their stake holdings and Putin has raised the stakes in an economic war with the West with a decree that seizes full control of the Sakhalin-2 gas and oil project in Russia’s far east.

    Shinzo Abe tried to make a deal with Russia and preserve Japan’s energy security. He was killed before it could negotiate this deal.

  107. Odyssey says:
    @Malla

    Did Vedic mythology (Rg Veda) come to India with your Aryan ancestors from Europe? It is younger than 2000BC, so as Sanskrit, too. Are you aware of similarities between Hindu mythology and proto-Slavic (Aryan) mythology?

  108. Kali says:
    @Notsofast

    Thank you brother, Notsofast. I fully agree that this is a great game to watch, even though I don’t exactly understand the baseball analogy. That’s why I’m going with a hatrick of own-goals. 😉

    Peace and love to you, brother. Enjoy the show!

    Kali.

  109. JR Foley says:
    @roonaldo

    The Devil and Miss Jones and Behind the Green Door is Ron Jeremy and that Maxwell babe—the Jailbirds.

    • Replies: @roonaldo
  110. JR Foley says:
    @mulga mumblebrain

    When a person considers the life and sudden death of Shinzo Abe —Sympathy comes to mind. In Shinzo Abe’s case sympathy in the dictionary falls between shit and syphilis.

  111. @Weave

    To get to that sage prediction, is it implicit in your advice that we skip the sickening tribal self-worship, the warmongering, and the irrelevant genealogies of long-dead people from an alien race and culture?

    Should we also skip the passage where the “good book” presents women having sex with their own father in a positive light?

    How about the part where the wandering wife-less childless man chastises a normal man for wanting to bury and mourn his father, who just died, before going on the road with Jesus?

    Yes, thanks, we’ll rush over to that just and logical “good book” and find out what to expect and how to think.

  112. @Larchmonter420

    I’m so relieved. I was worried that the “wrong” version of your pedophile mentally-ill torturer “prophet” and his heartless thug ideology might prevail over the “right” one. Whew!

  113. Malla says:
    @anonymous

    This coward can’t even bring himself to name China as the enemy encroaching on your lands, nor does he even have the balls to face an open press conference.

    The coward gave a middle finger to both the West and China simultaneously while Islamic Pakistan sucks dick of first America and now big pappy China. Whore is how we describe it, a country built on the foundations of Islam naturally became a whore nobody respects. Hell even new master big suga daddy China did not feel whore Islamic Pakistan needs a place in BRICS. Jumping from big Yankee suga daddy lap and doing hanky panky and now in big pappy China’s lap doing the hanky panky. But the whore is a backstabber. Murica found out the hard way, pak vag is expansive and big pappy China is just getting a similar experience.

    There is a reason why the World respects pagan India while Islamic Pakistan is everybody’s whore. Jumping from the lap of big daddy Murica into the lap of new big pappy. Recently whore Pakistan was trying whoring up to Russia, but do the Russians want such damaged goods?

  114. Petermx says:
    @dogbumbreath

    It will be interesting to see what happens regarding that.

  115. roonaldo says:
    @JR Foley

    Thanks–“The Devil In Miss Jones” was what I should have referred to. It is a porn flick I saw in my college’s theater. Lots of joints were passed around and a good time was had by all.

    The college was near the Canadian border. We used to cross over and legally drink and have fun. Have visited many times in antecovid times, but since I’m unjabbed and won’t bother with covid tests, I can no longer venture over the border.

  116. Notsofast says:
    @mulga mumblebrain

    peace is the real crime. anyone attempting to find a peaceful solution will be wacked. abe also talked to the russians about a joint development of disputed islands and ending ww2 (the ultimate blasphemy). plain and simple this man had to die.

  117. @anonyms

    One of the core precepts of Judaism is that “God created man in his image.” This is the same pagan nonsense Christians spew all the time. Christians refer to this abomination as 100%man 100%god.

    God image is Good, so God created the man good. There is so much respect and sympathy for Muslims and for the Palestinian issue on this forum. But I am not sure if you are a Muslim and you always try extremely hard to destroy this. Either, you are a hasbara or fanatic Pakistani Wahhabi, who doesn’t know the Islam and the Holy Quran. Islam and the Quran are very clear about respect for other beliefs and talk to them in a nice and respectable manner.

    You also don’t know the translation of the Surah 112, the Surah of Sincerity, as you keep posting the translation of the Surah wrongly. There is no doubt that God is One, the Creator is One, but One is Wahid in Arabic. Below is the complete Surah in Arabic.

    قُلْ هُوَ ٱللَّهُ أَحَدٌ
    ٱللَّهُ ٱلصَّمَدُ
    لَمْ يَلِدْ وَلَمْ يُولَدْ
    وَلَمْ يَكُن لَّهُۥ كُفُوًا أَحَدٌۢ

    See there is no Wahid mentioned in this Surah. Twice, the word Ahad is used which I have made it bold. Ahad is used at the end of first verse, and again Ahad is used at the end of the fourth verse.

    Mohamed

  118. Icy Blast says:
    @Quartermaster

    There are indications that you are an idiot.

    • Replies: @mulga mumblebrain
  119. @JustBrooklyn Here

    yeah staying in NATO means they can extract concessions from Europe and the US via blackmail. Just like now he’s holding up Finland and Sweden getting in to NATO until he gets what he wants. If he wasn’t in NATO he would have no leverage. Unreliable yes – but he’s wily.

  120. @Quartermaster

    No the Japanese people would be the biggest beneficiary since the war monger – idol worshipping Abe was hoping to be used as missile fodder on behalf of the US – like Zelensky.

  121. @Justrambling

    Maduro just went to Venezuela and signed partnership agreements with them to get their oil and gas industries running again. And yes Venezuela has been spoken about for BRICS but they have too many problems to solve first to be realistic for right now. It’s not just an open club.

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