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Let’s start with what is in fact a tale of Global South trade between two members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). At its heart is the already notorious Shahed-136 drone – or Geranium-2, in its Russian denomination: the AK-47 of postmodern aerial warfare.

The US, in yet another trademark hysteria fit rife with irony, accused Tehran of weaponizing the Russian Armed Forces. For both Tehran and Moscow, the superstar, value-for-money, and terribly efficient drone let loose in the Ukrainian battlefield is a state secret: its deployment prompted a flurry of denials from both sides. Whether these are made in Iran drones, or the design was bought and manufacturing takes place in Russia (the realistic option), is immaterial.

The record shows that the US weaponizes Ukraine to the hilt against Russia. The Empire is a de facto war combatant via an array of “consultants,” advisers, trainers, mercenaries, heavy weapons, munitions, satellite intel, and electronic warfare. And yet imperial functionaries swear they are not part of the war. They are, once again, lying.

Welcome to yet another graphic instance of the “rules-based international order” at work. The Hegemon always decides which rules apply, and when. Anyone opposing it is an enemy of “freedom,” “democracy,” or whatever platitude du jour, and should be – what else – punished by arbitrary sanctions.

In the case of sanctioned-to-oblivion Iran, for decades now, the result has been predictably another round of sanctions. That’s irrelevant. What matters is that, according to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), no less than 22 nations – and counting – are joining the queue because they also want to get into the Shahed groove.

Even Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gleefully joined the fray, commenting on how the Shahed-136 is no photoshop.

The race towards BRICS+

What the new sanctions package against Iran really “accomplished” is to deliver an additional blow to the increasingly problematic signing of the revived nuclear deal in Vienna. More Iranian oil on the market would actually relieve Washington’s predicament after the recent epic snub by OPEC+.

A categorical imperative though remains. Iranophobia – just like Russophobia – always prevails for the Straussians/neo-con war advocates in charge of US foreign policy and their European vassals.

So here we have yet another hostile escalation in both Iran-US and Iran-EU relations, as the unelected junta in Brussels also sanctioned manufacturer Shahed Aviation Industries and three Iranian generals.

Now compare this with the fate of the Turkish Bayraktar TB2 drone – which unlike the “flowers in the sky” (Russia’s Geraniums) has performed miserably in the battlefield.

Kiev tried to convince the Turks to use a Motor Sich weapons factory in Ukraine or come up with a new company in Transcarpathia/Lviv to build Bayraktars. Motor Sich’s oligarch President Vyacheslav Boguslayev, aged 84, has been charged with treason because of his links to Russia, and may be exchanged for Ukrainian prisoners of war.

In the end, the deal fizzled out because of Ankara’s exceptional enthusiasm in working to establish a new gas hub in Turkey – a personal suggestion from Russian President Vladimir Putin to his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

And that bring us to the advancing interconnection between BRICS and the 9-member Shanghai Cooperation Council (SCO) – to which this Russia-Iran instance of military trade is inextricably linked.

The SCO, led by China and Russia, is a pan-Eurasian institution originally focused on counter-terrorism but now increasingly geared towards geoeconomic – and geopolitical – cooperation. BRICS, led by the triad of Russia, India, and China overlaps with the SCO agenda geoeconomically and geopoliticallly, expanding it to Africa, Latin America and beyond: that’s the concept of BRICS+, analyzed in detail in a recent Valdai Club report, and fully embraced by the Russia-China strategic partnership.

The report weighs the pros and cons of three scenarios involving possible, upcoming BRICS+ candidates:

First, nations that were invited by Beijing to be part of the 2017 BRICS summit (Egypt, Kenya, Mexico, Thailand, Tajikistan).

Second, nations that were part of the BRICS foreign ministers’ meeting in May this year (Argentina, Egypt, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Thailand).

Third, key G20 economies (Argentina, Indonesia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Turkiye).

And then there’s Iran, which has already already shown interest in joining BRICS.

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has recently confirmed that “several countries” are absolutely dying to join BRICS. Among them, a crucial West Asia player: Saudi Arabia.

What makes it even more astonishing is that only three years ago, under former US President Donald Trump’s administration, Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman (MbS) – the kingdom’s de fact ruler – was dead set on joining a sort of Arab NATO as a privileged imperial ally.

Diplomatic sources confirm that the day after the US pulled out of Afghanistan, MbS’s envoys started seriously negotiating with both Moscow and Beijing.

Assuming BRICS approves Riyadh’s candidacy in 2023 by the necessary consensus, one can barely imagine its earth-shattering consequences for the petrodollar. At the same time, it is important not to underestimate the capacity of US foreign policy controllers to wreak havoc.

The only reason Washington tolerates Riyadh’s regime is the petrodollar. The Saudis cannot be allowed to pursue an independent, truly sovereign foreign policy. If that happens, the geopolitical realignment will concern not only Saudi Arabia but the entire Persian Gulf.

Yet that’s increasingly likely after OPEC+ de facto chose the BRICS/SCO path led by Russia-China – in what can be interpreted as a “soft” preamble for the end of the petrodollar.

The Riyadh-Tehran-Ankara triad

Iran made known its interest to join BRICS even before Saudi Arabia. According to Persian Gulf diplomatic sources, they are already engaged in a somewhat secret channel via Iraq trying to get their act together. Turkey will soon follow – certainly on BRICS and possibly the SCO, where Ankara currently carries the status of extremely interested observer.

Now imagine this triad – Riyadh, Tehran, Ankara – closely joined with Russia, India, China (the actual core of the BRICS), and eventually in the SCO, where Iran is as yet the only West Asian nation to be inducted as a full member.

The strategic blow to the Empire will go off the charts. The discussions leading to BRICS+ are focusing on the challenging path towards a commodity-backed global currency capable of bypassing US dollar primacy.

Several interconnected steps point towards increasing symbiosis between BRICS+ and SCO. The latter’s members states have already agreed on a road map for gradually increasing trade in national currencies in mutual settlements.

The State Bank of India – the nation’s top lender – is opening special rupee accounts for Russia-related trade.

Russian natural gas to Turkey will be paid 25 percent in rubles and Turkish lira, complete with a 25 percent discount Erdogan personally asked of Putin.

Russian bank VTB has launched money transfers to China in yuan, bypassing SWIFT, while Sberbank has started lending out money in yuan. Russian energy behemoth Gazprom agreed with China that gas supply payments should shift to rubles and yuan, split evenly.

Iran and Russia are unifying their banking systems for trade in rubles/rial.

Egypt’s Central Bank is moving to establish an index for the pound – through a group of currencies plus gold – to move the national currency away from the US dollar.

And then there’s the TurkStream saga.

That gas hub gift


Ankara for years has been trying to position itself as a privileged East-West gas hub. After the sabotage of the Nord Streams, Putin has handed it on a plate by offering Turkey the possibility to increase Russian gas supplies to the EU via such a hub. The Turkish Energy Ministry stated that Ankara and Moscow have already reached an agreement in principle.

This will mean in practice Turkey controlling the gas flow to Europe not only from Russia but also Azerbaijan and a great deal of West Asia, perhaps even including Iran, as well as Libya in northeast Africa. LNG terminals in Egypt, Greece and Turkiye itself may complete the network.

Russian gas travels via the TurkStream and Blue Stream pipelines. The total capacity of Russian pipelines is 39 billion cubic meters a year.

Map of Russian gas route via Turkey
Map of Russian gas route via Turkey

TurkStream was initially projected as a four-strand pipeline, with a nominal capacity of 63 million cubic meters a year. As it stands, only two strands – with a total capacity of 31,5 billion cubic meters – have been built.

So an extension in theory is more than feasible – with all the equipment made in Russia. The problem, once again, is laying the pipes. The necessary vessels belong to the Swiss Allseas Group – and Switzerland is part of the sanctions craze. In the Baltic Sea, Russian vessels were used to finish building Nord Stream 2. But for a TurkStream extension, they would need to operate much deeper in the ocean.

TurkStream would not be able to completely replace Nord Stream; it carries much smaller volumes. The upside for Russia is not being canceled from the EU market. Evidently Gazprom would only tackle the substantial investment on an extension if there are ironclad guarantees about its security. And there’s the additional drawback that the extension would also carry gas from Russia’s competitors.

Whatever happens, the fact remains that the US-UK combo still exerts a lot of influence in Turkey – and BP, Exxon Mobil, and Shell, for instance, are actors in virtually every oil extraction project across West Asia. So they would certainly interfere on the way the Turkish gas hub functions, as well on determining the gas price. Moscow has to weigh all these variables before committing to such a project.

NATO, of course, will be livid. But never underestimate hedging bet specialist Sultan Erdogan. His love story with both the BRICS and the SCO is just beginning.

(Republished from The Cradle by permission of author or representative)
• Category: Economics, Foreign Policy • Tags: BRICs, China, Iran, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine 
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  1. Notsofast says:

    putin is a fucking genius, i’m sorry there’s no other why of puttin it. dangling the irresistible carrot in front of the nato mule erdogan, offering him the ability to be the new energy sultan of the european union. now erdogan has two levels of control over his former masters through both energy and immigration means. now that erdogan has a dog in the fight, word has it the turks are allowing russian subs into the black sea to guard the pipelines, so much for locking the russian navy out of the black sea.

    the most beautiful part of all of this, is how zioneocon hubris is responsible for all of these amazing world changing developments. if the iranians weren’t illegally sanctioned, they would not developed the their game changing, low cost drone warfare that has exposed the weakness of the overhyped u.s. technology, that is reality several generations behind the russians. when yemeni houthi rebels blew up the saudi oil field with iranian drones, it certainty opened mbs eyes and then when brandon went out of his way to insult mbs, before begging him to cut production to punish the russians, he could read the writting on the wall, so much for the arab nato. add to all this the illegal sanctions, seizure of assets and cutting the russians off from swift, so they demanded payment in rubles from unfriendly countries, while setting up payment systems to trade currencies with friendly nations, eroding the once dominant petrodollar and leading to a new interest in the brics collective. it would be easy to chalk this up to neocon stupidity and hubris but that would overlook the masterful job putin did, in playing these morons and leading them into the trap that has exposed these criminals for what they are.

  2. Turks and Saudis will continue to play both sides.

    and BTW, what does the “S” in BRICS stand for?

    some sources say nigger-ruled South Africa. If so,

    the whole thing is a mare’s nest. Which

    is all it’s been so far. BabyFace Tsar:

    it barks incessantly,

    but rarely bites.

  3. Notsofast says:
    @Haxo Angmark

    your comments are all bullshit and you offer nothing of substance to the to the commentary. all you do is hurl ingorant insults and the same tried “babyface czar” line over and over, giving the impression that you are some primitive a.i. bot but let’s give you the benefit of the doubt and consider you to be human. if that is the case, then english is most likely not your first language, what is your first language? perhaps ukrainian or maybe hebrew? being as they are both pidgin languages, much like esparento or pig latin, perhaps you speak a hybrid, we can call it hebrainian,…. no, that won’t work, as it implies that you have a brain.

  4. “Islamophobia” is a perfectly sensible attitude to take to a religion that plainly teaches that everyone who isn’t one of them ought to be converted, enslaved, or killed. Cuddling up to Iran is a fatal mistake, and will come back to bite BRICS/SCO. No matter how pleasant, civilised, and reasoable muslims might seem or even be at the moment, their holy books still say what they always have.

  5. Notsofast says:
    @Dave from Oz

    when was the last time iran attacked it’s neighbors? seems to me, that cuddling up to israel is eventually fatal, to all who sleep with the whore.

    • Agree: Bro43rd, RedpilledAF
    • Thanks: Tom Welsh
    • Replies: @Old Brown Fool
  6. Why is India still in the Quad?

    • Replies: @Notsofast
  7. @Dave from Oz

    Nonny from Oz disagrees, Dave. Cuddling up to Iran is GOOD, will strengthen BRICS/SCO.

    And how many have the Shiites burnt at the stake?

    • Agree: RedpilledAF
    • Thanks: Tom Welsh
  8. Notsofast says:
    @Ann Nonny Mouse

    short answer, china, with their stupid border disputes over useless himalayan peaks but the real issue is chinas backing of pakistan. nothing like a lucrative trade deal to resolve old grivances, as pakistan wants on board as well. india will probably have a foot in both worlds for a while as they have more interests in the west than russia (as does china) but the direction of the tide is clear and when the tide goes out…..

  9. KA says:
    @Haxo Angmark

    Organization takes time to develop . This is not prepiad prefabricated ,mail order American democarcy in a suit case or color revolution that appears out of nowhere . The dynmaic would allow straemimg of ideas,plans,maneuvers and chocie would be made over votes,deliberations and consideration of national interests of all.

    .Its not one ‘s way of life for which the coalition of the willing come to sacrifice their values and interests for the one who claims that his life more valuable than other .

    .It is not like – What we say goes.

    So the birth pangs might sound little uncomfortable and sometimes sounds like cacophany of babel of tower but the baby is beautiful and has the potential of immense wonders.

    Wait .Stay alive .You wil be amazed .

    • Replies: @Tom Welsh
  10. anon[274] • Disclaimer says:
    @Dave from Oz

    The world you live in is shaped by Bill Graham,O Reily,Trump ,neoocns like Krauthmer Kristol Netanyahu and Pope Rat . Its a prison .How you get out is your problem .

  11. Athena says:

    (China offered to erase Argentina’s IMF debt: why not, after all the misery Soros and friends brought in this country).

    Hunger is on the rise in Latin America – while its food exports break records

    “We produce food for 400 million people, but it seems that none of them live here, where there are more and more poor people,” says Enrique Martínez, coordinator of the Institute for Popular Production and former director of the National Institute of Industrial Technology (INTI). “It is a great paradox.”

    • Thanks: Tom Welsh, Arthur MacBride
    • Replies: @Tom Welsh
    , @Notsofast
    , @Rubicon
  12. anonymous[151] • Disclaimer says:

    Surround and isolate the golem and its master. The world needs to rise up, because evil doesn’t stop of its own accord. Keep building those trade ties and linkages tighter and tighter, and work collectively to freeze the US out.

  13. @Haxo Angmark

    The globalists had to destroy Apartheid and put tribal Marxist thugs in charge, not because they gave a damn about the blacks but so they could have somebody too dumb and corrupt to stick up for their national interests. Wouldn’t it be ironic if those same Marxist thugs told the globalist parasites to go eff themselves?

  14. MA says:
    @Dave from Oz

    Did you read the Quran???
    If not do read it and understand it first, then comment!

  15. @Dave from Oz

    Your mistake is thinking Pepe and many commenters here actually have reasonable takes on things and not just meth fueled rants driven by their hatred of Jews. For example, the EU will transition off using Russian gas, but somehow selling Russian gas will be a boon for Erdogan. Lol

    • Replies: @Wokechoke
  16. @Notsofast

    Yes, he’s such a genius he proved to the entire world his army is filled with impotent drunks and that Russia’s Air Force and navy are irrelevant trash. And he got only tens of thousands of his countrymen killed to do it along with a conflict that will keep Russia busy and sanctioned for years.

  17. Since Europe wants to completely stop importing Russian gas what is the point of this gas hub in Turkey? Who will they sell this gas to? Pepe keeps saying that it will supply Europe but the EU has repeatedly said it diesn’ want it. Unless Russia will free Europe from the EU/US dictatorship and bring cheap gas and prosperity to Europeans.

    • Replies: @Levtraro
    , @BlackFlag
  18. padre says:
    @Dave from Oz

    They may be teaching, what you said, but Christians accomplished it in practice, they depopulated three continents and are busy with the other two right now!

    • Replies: @showmethereal
  19. Tom Welsh says:
    @Dave from Oz

    Dave from Oz, how much history do you know? Any idea how many people have been slaughtered in the name of, say, Christianity?

    Islam has a good record, on the whole, of respecting other people’s religions. There has always been a violent, rather irrational fringe irreconcileably hostile to any but their own religion – and, usually, their particular sect. As with Christianity.

    • Agree: RedpilledAF
  20. @Dave from Oz

    Well, Islam at least proposes the option of conversion when Judaism for instance offers only “enslaved” as alternative to “killed”. Besides, the only downside to Islam compared to Roman Catholicism that I see is the prohibition of eating bacon. Given that the West is in the process of converting to consumption of lab-synthesised “meat” and insects, I understand why some folks may find Islam to be a more appealing choice.

    • Replies: @Levtraro
    , @Joe Levantine
  21. Tom Welsh says:

    Argentina was well on the way to becoming one of the world’s most prosperous nations in 1900 – then the Yankee financiers got their hooks into it, and ever since it has had its back to the wall.

    Hardly any price would be too much to get rid of the gringo exploiters for good and all.

    • Agree: Notsofast
    • Replies: @Athena
  22. Tom Welsh says:

    I couldn’t agree more, KA. It’s a mark of ignorant provincialism to think that everyone is the same, and that all foreigners need is what we ourselves have. (Not that Western “democracy” is all that great anyway). Here are three valuable opinions on the subject (to add to that of the great Edmund Burke). Please note that Robespierre, for instance, was not what you would call a “bleeding-heart liberal”. (He was more inclined to make other people bleed from the neck).

    The most extravagant idea that can be born in the head of a political thinker is to believe that it suffices for people to enter, weapons in hand, among a foreign people and expect to have one’s laws and constitution embraced. It is in the nature of things that the progress of Reason is slow and no one loves armed missionaries; the first lesson of nature and prudence is to repulse them as enemies.
    One can encourage freedom, never create it by an invading force.
    – Maximilien Robespierre (1791)

    Laws should be so appropriate to the people for whom they are made that it is very unlikely that the laws of one nation can suit another.
    – Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu, “L’Esprit des Lois”

    The White House and Downing Street were suffused with the naïve view that the introduction of parliamentary democracy would solve all Iraq’s problems. But you can’t introduce democracy like a fast-growing shrub. It takes generations to embed.
    – Sir Christopher Meyer (Daily Mail 19th June 2014)

    • Replies: @werpor
    , @anon
  23. @Notsofast

    Erdogan’s eyes were opened in 2016 with the US– backed Turkish Coup attempt in support of Fethullah Gülen (living this century in Pennsylvania). For the US it was just another of many attempts to put some crazed dictator in power as an American Puppet.
    However Erdogan took this very seriously and no longer has any trust in the US.

  24. @Notsofast

    How ironic though since the US was backing Pakistan during the Cold War against India. Somehow they forget that. (Wink wink)

    • Replies: @Old Brown Fool
  25. Levtraro says:
    @Commentator Mike

    I think the plan is to have a gas hub with supplies coming from several countries, so lovely freedom gas molecules for sale could not be separated from hateful diktatorial gas molecules for sale. Turkiye will be like a laundry of individual gas molecules, whitewashing them to calm and appease agitated eurocrats.

    • Thanks: Commentator Mike
    • LOL: Avery, BlackFlag, niceland
  26. @padre

    In practice… Correct and that’s how you know th ey are fake Christians. “You tell the tree by its fruit” is what the teachings of Him is. There using war to conquer rather than the actual gospels shows their rotten fruit. He tone his disciples to go make other disciples… but He said if others don’t receive you – just move on from them (“shake the dust off your feet”). He never said pull out a sword and take their land and resources. Fake religion – not real Christianity

  27. Levtraro says:
    @Passing By

    Besides, the only downside to Islam compared to Roman Catholicism that I see is the prohibition of eating bacon.

    Don’t forget that Islam, like Judaism, requires that you cut your sons’ foreskin.

    • Replies: @Passing By
    , @Poupon Marx
    , @MA
    , @anon
  28. werpor says:
    @Tom Welsh

    “The most extravagant idea that can be born in the head of a political thinker is to believe that it suffices for people to enter, weapons in hand, among a foreign people and expect to have one’s laws and constitution embraced. It is in the nature of things that the progress of Reason is slow and no one loves armed missionaries; the first lesson of nature and prudence is to repulse them as enemies.
    One can encourage freedom, never create it by an invading force.”

    Maximilian Robespierre (1791)

    Anyone reading this, not convinced of the consequences of rampant immigration, or invasion, need only go the the north of England. Not a nice place!


    Unfortunately immigrants do not blend into a multicultural and exotic stew. When enough migrants of any one persuasion reach a certain density they gravitate towards one another then vote en bloc while rekindling their ancient grievances. The world is full of examples where various groups are forever locked in a deadly embrace.

    One doesn’t have to look beyond Canada’s borders for an example. The French in Quebec have been working towards the day when they can separate from Canada, while maintaining control over the Canada they presumably separated from. Pierre Trudeau’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms ensured that eventuality.

    The Charter restored French hegemony over Canada when bilingualism was made essential in the entire Federal precincts, including of course a compliant Supreme Court.

    Had Quebec successfully separated when it was pretended that that was the immediate goal Quebec would have been denied much of the territory of the present day Province of Quebec. But if you are an astute observer of the Federal Government’s policies it is easy to see how Canada is being weakened by those policies. Confiscating guns for example. The distribution of the military for another example. Budget allocation of military expenditures for another; in some cases non-existent. Disallowing pipelines; leaving refining capabilities far away from central Canada and Alberta. Strangling economic activity in Canada outside Quebec by massively allocating capital projects to Quebec businesses.
    The policies being rammed through in Quebec, contrary to the Constitution ensuring the everyday Quebecer is increasingly encouraged to speak French only.

    Quebec is well on its way to achieving the goal, never ever admitted when asked “…what do Quebecers want?” Quebecers want sovereign independence! And they want the entirety of the province of Quebec they would probably have been denied 50 years ago.

    Pierre Trudeau understood Parliament would never have permitted the present bifurcation of Canada, but he well and truly understood that the The Charter of Rights and Freedoms was the perfect instrument with which to obtain for Quebec the power to effect a Sovereign Quebec by defenestrating Canada’s Parliament; which has been done.

    The Prime Ministers office has been consistent in manufacturing consent within Canada to agree with policies which weaken the other provinces and strengthen Quebec.

    Canadians’ have failed to realize to what extend an extremely focused intention has been used by the Quebec elite to keep Canadians guessing about the reason for the crazy events they see unfolding everyday on TV or read about in the newspapers.

    Last thing: Canadians do not know or understand their history. They know a history all right, but do not understand it.

    Way back in 1763, at the conclusion of the Seven Years’ War, know in the U.S. as the Seven Years War,
    France formally ceded Canada to the British. The Seven Year’s War therefore laid the bicultural and bilingual foundations of modern Canada. English Canadians still cannot imagine how long humiliation can fester within hearts and minds. When English Canadians wonder out loud what it would take to pacify Quebecers; the answer is autonomy. Reasonable or not, Quebecers will agitate ‘until the cows come home’ for complete autonomy. The present Premier of Quebec calls Quebec a Nation.

    My English grandmother lamented to my mother that England was ruined in 1066. Memories last and last. Apparently the globalists would conquer the whole world. How foolish is that? Is there anywhere in the entire world today where ancient memories are not inflamed. The idea that Russia could be conquered and divided up is more than ridiculous; it is sheer madness.

    A people are never conquered unless every last of the conquered are exterminated. This last is untenable and unrealistic.

  29. @Levtraro

    Yes, but given that circumcision is a widespread practice among nominally Christian Americans – I was dumbfounded when I heard of it -, I’m not sure that the argument is admissible.

    • Replies: @Avery
    , @Levtraro
  30. Athena says:

    The US-UK-Canada democracy in Brazil:

    US State Department pressures Brazil to confront Russia

    Fantasist Bolsonaro Pretends To Have Stopped Russian Invasion

    Vote For Bolsonaro Or Lose Your Pension: Election Fraud Brought 1 Million Extra Elderly To Polls

  31. @Dave from Oz

    People like him are probably hasbara trolls. They infiltrate sites like these, and then turn anti-kike sentiment into hatred of Muslims to benefit their own political interest and to dilute “anti-Semitism”.

    • Agree: Poupon Marx
    • Replies: @anonymous
  32. werpor says:

    So, Putin should capitulate? Far too many people live in their heads. For them Russia is merely a big Granada. Smarter people than you and Joe Biden and his guardian discontents have imagined Russia could be conquered. France and Germany were ruined on the Russian Steppes. As for keeping Russia busy: wouldn’t you say the U.S. has been kept busy these past how many years? China and Russian interests are converging.

    The American experiment failed because their people misunderstood the nature of Jewish treachery and innate discontent. Of course not all Jews are Zionists. Jews had it better in America than they ever had it anywhere before. But they couldn’t allow sleeping dogs alone.

    So today, the U.S. is run from the top down by a Jewish oligarchy whom have made it their aim to rule the entire planet. Oh, the hubris! They and America are being dashed on the rocks of the impregnable fortress of Greater Asia. When haven’t the Jews not wanted to destroy Russia. Jewish bankers have underwritten every attempt in the last 400 years to conquer Russia. Then, the Russia people would have to be subdued! Is that realistic?

    Russia is Christian Orthodox. Those roots run deep. Much deeper than anything existing in fortress America. The Russian people will fight. Americans do not even fight to defend their own country. Americans have one passport. Zionists have two of them. Why should Americans fight for the Zionists among them? People flock to America for its freedoms. Jews flock to America to co-opt it for their own peculiar interests. Using Americans to fight Russians and Chinese and Iranians and destroy or conquer or attempt to subdue the entire planet is madness. Overweening pride and arrogance is a sickness. Klaus Schwab is the personification of both pride and arrogance.

    It is said pride comes before the fall.

    • Thanks: Joe Levantine
  33. Notsofast says:

    you idiot troll, you just perfectly described the current state of the u.s. military and that’s going to be made painfully evident this winter. as far as the sanctions go, the russians thank you for them, as they are making money hand over fist and there is no end of demand for their vast reserves, in the real world. as far as new sanctions go, why don’t you just take a screwdriver and stick it in your own eye, that will be just as effective as the sanctions and i won’t have to pay $10 a gallon for gas.

    • Agree: Joe Levantine
    • Replies: @Ann Nonny Mouse
  34. Darabi says:

    [In the case of sanctioned-to-oblivion Iran, for decades now, the result has been predictably another round of sanctions. … according to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), no less than 22 nations – and counting – are joining the queue because they also want to get into the Shahed groove.]


    It is amazing. A year ago the foolish US officials called the images of the Iranian drones and missiles, posted by he Iranian officials, PHOTOSHOP. Now, there is a waiting list to purchase these photoshopped drones and missiles. The west and the apartheid entity are angry at Iran’s progress and its achievements under SEVERE sanctions, unique in the history of the planet, thus they are determined to destroy it if Iran is NOT under control of the west for its interest, a colony like other European countries. They have used every single tool they had in their closet, but Iran is standing. The latest is the twitter ‘protests’ directed from abroad by the Israel lobby (Irwin Cotler in Canada) and its stooges Kaveh Shahrooz and FDD terrorist members, using Iranian traitors abroad, the monarchist, MEK, the kurdish terrorist groups to destabilize Iran to partition the country. This plan is NOT going to work. The same plan is in used for Russia, weaken Russia through war in Ukraine and partition the country. That’s why the world population must expose the Mossad/CIA plot funded by the butcher MBS and condemn the terror attack on Iranian prayers on Wednesday at the shrine of Shahcheragh in Shiraz- Iran where killed at least 15 people including women and 2 children injured 25. NO western government and its zionist media condemn the terror. What does it mean? Russia – Iran – China must work together and erect a strong FRONT to destroy the threat and those who are behind it. The zionist bitch, German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock, and the zionist pimp, Justin Trudeau, who are supporting the terrorism of the Israel lobby, honoring their demands through new foreign policy against Iran MUST think twice before it is too LATE. Biden must know that his terrorism is not going to give him the kind of concessions he wants, which is destruction of Iran. You must support American interests, not the Jewish mafia’s interests. There is a word for those who put the interest of the Jewish mafia ahead of the interest of American people, is caller TRAITOR.

  35. Wokechoke says:

    Has any western military been put to the test in the last 70 years though? Otto Skorzeny (the German equivalent of Ian Fleming) pointed out that Stalin successfully purged bad generals in the Soviet Military after and only after the Finno Winter War. This purge is credited by Skorzeny as the reason the USSR survived Barbarossa.

  36. Notsofast says:

    thank you for bringing up this very important point. i am hoping both the chinese and the russians refinance the debt of central and south america, as well as africa, to end the debt slavery and the colonial economic chains that have impoverished these countries for centuries. both putin and xi are boldly proclaiming a new world order and buying u.s. dollar denominated debt and paying for it in u.s. t-bills, would be the coup de grace in the economic war. in africa they are waving russian and chinese flags in the street (same as in haiti), as the french are being booted out of their former colonies. the people of the real world totally get it and are ready to welcome this new day.

    • Replies: @showmethereal
  37. @michael888

    Not only Erdogan, but many other American vassals faced the same threat of coup, even when they were 100% loyal. Assad, for one; Hosni Mubarak and other victims of the Arab Spring, for another; you never know when the hegemon will kick you out, even if you obey every whim and pander to every fancy. America no longer inspires trust.

  38. Wokechoke says:

    This is a continuation of the post about the rot in the Russian military. in 1940 we saw the Russo-Finnish war where the USSR was humiliated for a time but recovered and crushed Finland. in 1941 the Finns reversed mush of this…but I digress. here’s the generals in command during the clusterfuck and after they got their act together.

    Kliment Voroshilov (Ukraine born, ethnic Russian) , Semyon Timoshenko (Ukraine) , Kirill Meretskov (Kazan, ethnic Russian) , Vladimir Grendal (Finn) , Grigori Shtern (Jew) , Mikhail Dukhanov (looks like a Caucasus type) , Valerian Frolov (Ethnic Russian, career mostly in Karelia)

    It’s interesting to see which of them rose and fell and how they got shuffled around. Timoshenko was the most successful of the group but was a flawed leader in Barbarossa. His ashes are in the Kremlin though, not Kiev. he lost Kharkov.

    War tends to purge the useless commanders into other roles like training and admin. No western military has had to sort through the staff for good generals since ww2. Russia is just doing this right now. that’s all.

  39. @Notsofast

    when was the last time iran attacked it’s neighbors?

    1739, if I remember right.

    • Thanks: Notsofast
    • Replies: @Bill Jones
  40. @showmethereal

    Since 1971, both America and China have supported Pakistan.

    • Replies: @showmethereal
  41. Avery says:
    @Passing By

    { a widespread practice among nominally Christian Americans}

    Didn’t use to be: the drive to circumcise every boy in US was engineered by the Medical Mafia to have another source of permanent revenue*. Same Medical Mafia that is currently driving the trans-surgery boom hysteria. $$$$.

    btw: American Christians are not the world: 1.5 Billion Chinese don’t circumcise; 1.5 Billion Hindu don’t; Christian Europe, including Eastern Europe and Russia don’t circumcise.
    * Doctors get paid to circumcise: whether it’s the parents, or the insurance company, or the State…..Somebody pays: and they get paid. And everybody else is burdened with the costs — directly or indirectly — for the vicious, entirely unnecessary procedure.

    • Thanks: Sarah
    • Replies: @emerging majority
  42. Levtraro says:
    @Passing By

    I didn’t know that. I wonder if what you’re telling me is another aspect of the symbiosis between Jews and Anglos in America.

  43. Capybara says:

    As much as I share Pepe’s optimism about Asian integration, it must be said that the “Global South”/anti-imperialist aspect of this coalition is simply gone and done. What is taking form instead is a core group of Asian countries in the Northern Hemisphere which will antagonize to the West in a 20th century-like way. That is, Latin America and Africa will end up being left out of the game. Even if countries in those continents shows interest in joining, their involvement likely wont survive the next elections or coup d’etat.

    I risk saying that Asian countries became too convoluted over territorial, cultural, racial matters and too engaging in imperialistic economic, territorial or cultural endeavours to draw a consensus on either Latam or Africa. This will end up creating a First/Second/Third World scenario where these two continents will eventually will be disputed by the two Northern blocs and everything will end up remaining the same.

    Just as an example, Brazil will probably be the first casualty, not only but most due to excruciatingly bad Russian diplomacy and external relations. It really became a toxic hot potato in the hands of Brazilian diplomacy and the polical class. Having only the UN Charter and diplomacy to exert territorial sovereignty, trying to remain neutral over the Ukraine hoopla has been eroding Brazilian historical stance over territorial integrity (which avoid precedents such an eventual NATO incursion in the Amazon) and hard gained diplomatic status in general. Also, the Putin-Bolsonaro meet-up this year ended up crystalizing the supposed association between Putin and Trump (Bolsonaro closely associated himself with Trump), and the alleged promotion of White Nationalism and anti-gay stuff by Russia in the West to exert soft power (having Bolsonaro sympathies with WN and being anti-gay himself). The catch is, Bolsonaro is a bogey to both the military and the elites, and is about to be discarded. That will make quite difficult to any of his successors to have a easy time associating with Russia.

    • Agree: BlackFlag
    • Disagree: Hulkamania
    • Replies: @BlackFlag
    , @Hulkamania
  44. What ever happened to Israel’s huge off-shore gas fields? Why don’t I see anyone saying this is going to play in with any of all of Europe’s gas problems, Ukraine war, Semitic takeover of Ukraine, etc.? There is no ploy going on for Israel to start supplying Europe with gas?

  45. @Old Brown Fool

    Yes – but I’m pointing to the fact that the main anger of India toward the Chinese is that China is an “iron brother” of Pakistan. But they don’t reserve the same anger toward the English speaking United States. I was being facetious really.

    • Agree: Notsofast
    • Replies: @Old Brown Fool
  46. @Notsofast

    Didn’t know they were waving the flags in Haiti. I guess that’s why the US wants to send troops . Haiti for decades has been almost a U.S. colony like Puerto Rico – except Haitians are allowed to just mass migrate

    • Replies: @Notsofast
  47. Agent76 says:

    Sep 11, 2022 Joint Live-Fire Military Drills Between Russia and China

    China and Russia are conducting joint live-fire military drills in Russia’s far east region, not far from the coast of Japan. Japan has protested the drills, which take place on disputed islands that Russia controls but Japan claims.

    Mar 15, 2022 China, Russia Declare A NEW WORLD ORDER In Released Joint Statement

    Kim Iversen reviews Russia and China’s friendship pact made February 4, and how it might currently affect Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

  48. The Saudis cannot be allowed to pursue an independent, truly sovereign foreign policy.

    I’m having a hard time coming up with countries that actually do pursue an independent sovereign foreign policy. Other than America’s owners, Israel; the rest are marionettes allowed a mere simulacrum of sovereignty.

    • Agree: Z-man
  49. @Levtraro

    Sickman Freud asked, “What do women want?” I have the answer. A circumcised schwanz.

    Women prefer circumcised men
    Removal of the foreskin covering the head of the penis is a practice that occurs in cultures around the world. Originated male circumcision probably already about 220,000 years ago in Africa. The reasons for circumcision are on the one hand culturally religious or ritually motivated (Brit Mila in Judaism or Chitan in Islam), on the other hand there are also medical and aesthetic motives.

    But the idea that women prefer circumcised male partners also has a long history. For example, sometimes the prevailing opinion is that circumcised men “last longer” during intercourse and are thus better able to satisfy their female partners.

    The article “Sex and Male Circumcision: Women’s Preferences Across Different Cultures and Countries: A Systematic Review,” recently published in the journal Sexual Medicine, looked at the question of how women feel about circumcised penises and why they prefer circumcised or uncircumcised men.

    To this end, the researchers also wanted to know how women view the circumcision of their own sons.

    They analyzed 29 studies that dealt with circumcision in various countries around the world. The data came from various countries in North America, Europe, Australia, Asia and Africa.

    The authors found that the “vast majority of studies” concluded that women prefer circumcised penises. Even in countries where circumcision was not the norm, a majority of women found circumcised men more attractive.

    Why do women prefer circumcised partners?

    The reasons given for many women’s preference for circumcised men varied widely. Women perceive a circumcised penis as more hygienic and aesthetic: the penis is cleaner, “more pleasant to touch” and smells better. In addition, women also stated that they were more satisfied sexually with a circumcised man. But health reasons were also cited: Women associated circumcised penises with a reduced risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV.

    Mothers also tended to have their children circumcised when it came to their own sons. Here, too, a lower risk of disease and improved hygiene played a major role. In addition, there are tradition, religion and the social norm of the respective cultural area.

    More than sociocultural preference

    The authors conclude that women’s preference for a circumcised male partner is more than just a sociocultural preference, especially with regard to a lower risk of infection with sexually transmitted diseases.

    • Replies: @emerging majority
  50. Great article. I, and several others here, have been saying it: the Zeit-Geist is moving East once again. The only issue is whether or not the parasites–you know, the “light unto the nations,” that tribe of ethical, moral, intelligent, and honest, chosen ones of God–are going to be able to move East as well.

  51. I wonder how us individual Americans who have had efuckingnough of “our” criminally dysfunctional system can “hop on the BRICS Express?”

    • Agree: Bro43rd
  52. @Notsofast

    “ before begging him to cut production to punish the russians,”

    Or is it begging him not to cut production.

    Thanks for this all encompassing analysis.

    • Replies: @Notsofast
  53. Notsofast says:

    the u.n. is threating to reinvade haiti (after the u.s. assassinated their president moise, for his noncompliance with the covid b.s.), the haitians know what a u.n. occupation brings (the last time they caused a cholera outbreak that killed thousands) , a new dictator and his tonton macoute thugs to keep the sweatshops running. the haitians have seen this all before, unfortunately and this is why they are appealing to the russians and chinese.

    after the earthquake, daddy bush and his favorite son bill clinton raised billions for relief but the people were still living in tents years later. what happened to the money? now that they shut down the clinton foundation, i guess billery just stuck it in their pocket after giving the bushes their cut.

    • Replies: @showmethereal
  54. @Passing By

    “ Besides, the only downside to Islam compared to Roman Catholicism that I see is the prohibition of eating bacon.”

    The main weakness of Islam is the treatment of the apostate. Some Muslim religious scholars do advocate the execution of any apostate but not all Muslim scholars agree. Also it is forbidden for Muslim women to marry Christians while the opposite is allowed. But there are many religious tenets of Islam that makes it more conciliatory towards Christianity than Talmudic Judaism which will be always hostile to Christianity.

    The prohibition of bacon becomes very problematic for anyone who has savoured high quality Spanish Jamon Serrano.

  55. Salcio says:

    Clearly propaganda is a part of any war.
    But let’s take a deep breath and try to think for a minute –
    if Iran delivers technically sophisticated weapons to Russia … what does it tell about Russia?

  56. @Joe Levantine

    Yum, Jamon Serrano, with a glass or two of Marqués de Riscal Gran Reserva. Yep, it’s good to be Christian.

    • LOL: Joe Levantine
    • Replies: @anonyms
  57. @Haxo Angmark

    and BTW, what does the “S” in BRICS stand for?

    some sources say nigger-ruled South Africa.

    Correct…South Africa…which is really run by Jews….Daimond, Gold mines etc. You wouldn’t believe it unless you’ve been to Cape Town. There is a large and fancy Holohoax Museum in the Center of Town. Outside you will see Africans sleeping on the lawns (Apartheid, poverty) yet you better not forget the 6 million.

  58. @Old Brown Fool

    I believe there was a Russia Iran war in 1826 or so. Iran later attacked Russia as a sort of retaliation. I may be out a year or two, I was very young at the time.

    • LOL: Old Brown Fool
  59. @Notsofast

    short answer, china, with their stupid border disputes over useless himalayan peaks

    It’s not stupid border disputes when what you are disputing is “water”. The water from the Himalaya’s is what flows into China…it is life.

    • Replies: @Notsofast
  60. P.T. says:

    The U.S. is a hodgepodge of races at each other’s throats. Only perpetual war can somewhat hold it together.

  61. PolPhil says:

    I think it is that Russia and Iran are field-testing a drone together. They are looking to see how it does in more conventional combat scenarios, especially versus American/Nato technology. Russia and Iran have been working very closely for two decades now.

    A recent big example of them working together in a different capacity, but related, was when Soleimani was assassinated. The Iranians shot down a Ukrainian plane almost immediately. I would wager that Russian intelligence was in contact with Iranian intelligence/military regarding that response. Most likely some of the agents from CIA, MI6, and Mossad were fleeing on that Ukrainian flight.

    I mention the above to point out that Russia and Iran have a very close relationship, more so than Westerners realize, and that Russia using those drones, or the drone technology, is very much just two friends planning together (to put it in those words). It should not be seen as a weakness on Russia’s part, as the Zio/Neocon/Neolib media spin is putting on it.

    • Replies: @showmethereal
  62. Rubicon says:

    Let’s forget Soros. The issue of growing crops to feed Latin America is at the heart of what the US IMF’s loan and the US’ World Bank set up.

    Aside from forcing LT & Africa into heavily reducing their labor force, it means:

    that many African and Latin American nations MUST raise crops and sell them to the US which has found that their system is far more profitable for the Elite than letting US farmers (if there’s any left) grow those crops in the US.

    Essentially, the US system have purposely made billions in profits while Africa, Latin America, others sink into greater amounts of poverty and hunger.

  63. Darabi says:

    [The record shows that the US weaponizes Ukraine to the hilt against Russia.]

    Zelensky is showered with money and WMD and support of the zionist media, but Iran is under severe sanction since 1979. It was petty of Zelenzky to join the clowns to attack Iran for her cooperation with Russia and building ties with the central Asian countries where Iran has cultural ties. When the Zionists clown, zelensky, calls Iranians ” those who become Russian’s accomplices in terror” for use of Iranian drones, the world laughs at him because he and the neocons are responsible for the war in Ukraine where forced Ukrainian people out of their own country, like the Palestinians who were forced out of their own land by the zionists since WWII, even earlier. Mr. Zelensky you are responsible for the war because you allowed to be used by the empire and the neocons. Last night, Alinejad the CIA/Mossad agent, and Zelensky, were given ‘Oxi Courage Awards’ for their services to the empire. How stupid are Alinejad’s superiors to think that they can present a traitor as a ‘leader’ to the Iranian people. What happened to CIA designated ‘opposition leader’ of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó, who was beaten and thrown out of the restaurant, when last time he was seen.

  64. anonymous[889] • Disclaimer says:
    @US and Israel Are the Greatest Evil in the World

    Yes, just like A123. I wonder where the ziochristian faggot is? Hopefully in his own personal hell on earth.

  65. anonyms says:
    @Passing By

    Yep, it’s good to be Christian.

    Yep, for a fleeting moment in time…

    Enjoy the moment. 😀


  66. Agent76 says:

    Oct 28, 2022 Vladimir Putin Address at the Valdai International Discussion Club 2022 – English Subtitles

    Russian President Vladimir speaks at the the 19th meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club. This is the first part of a video series on the Valdai Conference. There will be at least one additional video covering the question and answer section with members of the audience. The entire session was more than three and a half hours.

  67. @Joe Levantine

    Muslims also consider dogs to be unclean animals. My love of dogs and pork are about the only things that would make me a bad Muslim.

    As for killing apostates, once I became a Muslim, I would no longer be an apostate. So I really wouldn’t care.

    • Agree: RedpilledAF
    • Replies: @Marcion
  68. Notsofast says:
    @Joe Levantine

    thanks for catching that, i had meant to say “not cut production”.

  69. Marcion says:

    A very positive LOL to you, NSF

  70. IronForge says:

    BRICS+SCO are Overlapping RCEP and OPEC+.

    Funny Aspect of these “Expanding Cooperatives”? The Bulk(if not Most) of the World’s Mineral Resources, Agricultural Output, Mfg Capacity, STEM/R&D, Petroleum/NatGas/Coal – are Held within these Realms.

    Thanks to RUS+CHN, the Bulk of these Nation-States may be protected from the NATO-EU Rentier-Debt-Plunder and MIC Games.

    PAK have been Coup-Flipped, SYR are surviving, and IRN currently have CHN+PRK Military Advisors.

    Africa and Central-South Americas are vulnerable.

    Such is Life.

    • Agree: Bro43rd
  71. Marcion says:

    Doesn’t an apostate quit a particular religion?
    The moment you realize it’s a sham and let it go, you become one.

    • Replies: @Mis(ter)Anthrope
  72. The record shows that the US weaponizes Ukraine to the hilt against Russia.

    This the sort of clownish lies Escobar spews on a regular basis. It’s nothing more than more of Putin’s agitprop. Putin started a war that he can’t finish and all he is accomplishing is the destruction of his own country. He’s been far beyond stupid.

    • Replies: @annamaria
  73. Athena says:
    @Tom Welsh

    I agree. The way western financiers treated Argentina is HORRIFIC:

    ”Macri’s neoliberal harshness escalated after getting $57 billion in IMF financing in June 2018 — the largest amount ever by the notorious loan shark of last resort to any nation, what no responsible leader should have anything to do with.

    Its predatory lending practices come with unacceptable strings, demanding privatization of state enterprises, mass layoffs, deregulation, deep social spending cuts, wage freezes or cuts, other corporate friendly policies, marginalizing trade unions, and harsh crackdowns on resisters.

    It’s all about letting bankers and other corporate predators strip mine countries of their material wealth and resources, shifting them from public to private hands, crushing democratic values, hollowing out nations into dystopian backwaters, destroying middle class societies, and turning ordinary people able to find work into serfs earning poverty wages.”

  74. BlackFlag says:
    @Commentator Mike

    If the EU breaks up, some European countries will accept the gas and thereby enjoy a huge advantage over more their more ideologically committed peers. Could happen even if EU doesn’t collapse.

    • Replies: @Bro43rd
  75. BlackFlag says:

    Latin America and Africa will end up being left out of the game. Even if countries in those continents shows interest in joining, their involvement likely wont survive the next elections or coup d’etat.

    Don’t see why the Asian block would be unable to get involved in foreign politics in order to prop up their own friendly regimes or at least prevent reasonably functional ones from getting CIA’d. They’ll have far more resources than the Soviets did and the Chinese are more clever and pragmatic.

    If smart, Latam might benefit by playing the middle game, e.g. get manufacturing, export concessions. Brazil and Mexico might have a chance. Rest of Latam is being braindrained to death. Argentina is sinking like a rock.

  76. Iran is still a leader is science and technology, despite the Jews frequently murdering their top scientists.

    • Agree: RedpilledAF
  77. @Avery

    Neonatal, sexual assault is the most honest description of the procedure which deprives newborn baby boys of their man-hoods.

    I once met a man who had done heavy federal time for driving his 15 y.o. boyfriend across state lines on a pleasure trip. He was into pleasuring the young man orally.

    It is doubtful that this man realized that he may have been performing an act of psychic/emotional healing of the youth’s wounded-weenie. The physical damage to a newborn can be extreme, as there have been a number of botched procedures…and there have been some deaths resulting from the unkindest cut.

    More damaging than the inevitable scar and the inability to please a partner to the degree which he could have attained, had the doctors not engaged in their criminal actions; is the damage done to the psyche. The subconscious mind forgets nothing. When the first significant memory after emerging from the womb is one of incredible pain and sheer horror; there is little wonder why so many American males are more neurotic than their European and Asian counterparts.

    Many American men are literally scared for their dicks. That is definitively devolutionary and contrary to the innate tendency to seek pleasure wherever it is available and willing. One often wonders whether rape is more prevalent in the U$$A than in countries which do not unthinkingly mutilate infant males.

    When the most nerve-ending rich part of the male anatomy has been forcibly removed, there often arises a confusion of pleasure with pain. Perhaps that would explain the actions of sadistic sexual psychopaths and contrarily likewise, forms of masochism at much higher levels than in cultures which do not impose the unkindest cut.

    • Agree: Avery
  78. @Capybara

    China hasn’t engaged in imperialism in the global south. Only mutually beneficial trade and partnership. The global south will side with China because China actually has something to offer them, unlike the West, which has nothing at all to offer anyone.

    • Replies: @BlackFlag
  79. @Poupon Marx

    Poupon: Though you are usually an astute poster on matters political, you have fallen into a series of logical snares on the matter of neonatal circumcision.

    Your source, which I did not access, spouts alleged medical reasons why the act is preferable to letting an individual make up his own mind, logically at the onset of puberty. Healthy cultures, such as the Philippino one, practice circumcision as a coming of age ritual. Though there must be extreme social pressures impelling the youth to undergo the painful procedure; there is one redeeming grace. Whether or not pressured do do so, the kid does have a certain measure of choice in the matter.

    Removing a healthy and utile part of another’s body without their explicit permission is simply a sin against humanity and should you believe there is a Creator (not some ancient Hebrew tribal WarGod) but suchever entity who developed this show; the sin is also against creation. If there indeed is a creator, then would such a beingness deliberately make a mistake when evolving the male anatomy?

    As for contemporary female attitudes here in the U$$A, puhleeze!!! The U$$A is a profoundly devolutionary culture and it is more likely than not that under objective observation, the average American could be diagnosed as clinically insane. This insanity has had many fathers, most of whom were responsible for deliberately dumbing down the American people.

    Esthetically, the clipped-dick is prettier amongst adolescent youths (on average) in it’s flaccid state. However, as the wounded-weenie male advances in years, the organ becomes leathery and increasingly desensitized. Consider Viagra. When males at fewer than 40 years have increased levels of erectile disfunction than their grandfathers had; “Houston, we have a problem.”

    As for “lasting longer” there are plenty of couples in India who follow Tantric Yoga practices who could (and probably have) written books on the subject of “Everlast”, if that is what their woman prefers…and most probably do. I’ve also read accounts of “oops I came too fast” being much more common amongst those who were physically altered.

    When it comes to the matter of sexually transmitted diseases, regular inspection and good old soap and water can do wonders. There is no objective medical proof that demasculating males has any medical advantages.

    Poupon: It is more than somewhat probable that like the majority of American males under the age of 80, you personally were cut. People often search for reasons that assuage their anxieties. Stick to informedly and wisely commenting on geopolitical and similar matters. When it comes to the matter of neonatal sexual assault, you are totally out of your league

  80. Denizens of the impervious –

    The denial on this site is stunning and revealing;
    It reaches crescendos of rage at inversely proportional rates to the deterioration
    of their contributor’s prognostications.

    A Potemkin Village on the global airways.
    An answer for the confused.
    A place for the dispossessed.
    A stop over and easy buck for the
    Stopovers, the shoppers,
    The homeless.
    The guys just getting by.
    An escape from Brazil.

  81. annamaria says:

    “will keep Russia busy and sanctioned for years.”

    — In what East European country are you planning to freeze this winter? Will your favorite Jewish Center keep doors open for you and the like?

    “What Europe supports must stay in Europe:”

  82. annamaria says:

    “Putin started a war”

    — This war was started in 2014 by your darling Nuland-Kagan with Obama’s encouragement. The putsch, run jointly by the US Ziocons and Ukrainian Banderites, was followed by civil war against federalists in Donbas: 14.000 humans of all ages were killed by the US-financed, trained, and weaponized Zio-Nazis.

    The president of the Jewish Community of Ukraine, Mr. Kolomojsky, personally founded and funded several Nazi battalions, including the infamous Azov battalion (admired by the Zionized US Congress), to protect his properties in Donbas. Mr. Kolomojsky also sponsored a homoerotic dancer Zelensky to run for the office of the Prez. of Ukraine. The dancer Zelensky promised to improve relationships with Russia. This promise became inconvenient for Zelensky because his handlers from the US State Dept. wanted a war against Russia. So he broke the promises to the Ukrainian electorate.

    Pity Ukrainian mothers whose children became cannon fodder for Judea’s war against Russia.

    The Jewish Fuehrer’s offshore accounts look good. He is feted by banksters and war profiteers. The Jewish lobby is very proud of the Jewish Fuehrer.
    Zelensky is, of course, a supreme commander of the Ukrainian Nazi formations.

    “What Europe supports must stay in Europe.”

  83. MA says:

    please check studies on voluntary medical male circumcision and reduction of Sexually transmitted diseases!

  84. @showmethereal

    America has a lot of carrots to offer – higher education, jobs, a decwnt life, money, fame, etc. Getting a Green Card is the staple item in every (Yuppy) Indian’s dream. China has nothing to offer like this. Hence the anger towards China is not moderated.

    Indians do not believe in equality, neither of humans nor of opportunities. They are hierarchical; one of their heroes once said, “I treat all the people above me as gods and below me as dogs.”

    • Replies: @barr
  85. anon[274] • Disclaimer says:
    @Tom Welsh

    “The White House and Downing Street were suffused with the naïve view that the introduction of parliamentary democracy would solve all Iraq’s problems. But you can’t introduce democracy like a fast-growing shrub. It takes generations to embed.
    – Sir Christopher Meyer (Daily Mail 19th June 2014)”

    It should have been obvious to the genuine honest scholars ,military historians,and definetly to Kissinger .Did Bush Cheney or Blair belive the project would succeed with ease or with at best some diffiiculties?
    911 did not distort thinking or persepctive.It reinforced .Ameircan simpleton swallowed the trash without even touching smelling and tasting it . It made them feel a little more positive than they ussullay felt everyday from the daily opium fenatnyl meth dished out by CNN FOX and BBC. Bush felt same .Cheney was laughing .Success or failure- either would work for him.
    Neoocns wanted to see Saddam gone but did not Iraq standing as a nation and as country. They coudlnt say that openly .PNAC blueprint tells them to say one thing ,plan another and work towards the plans.
    Kissinger was on board and sometimes was their advisor regardimg how to achive this goal.
    To them , the country should be thrown into the cauldron of violence and to disintegration. To do that they figured out that poverty and lack of security had to be forced up on . It had to be done under democratization. This agenda thus could be hidden .
    post war Germnay was invoked and de Bathifucation was inserted .
    They knew rest would follow and blame would be laid at the door of 1- Iraqis not ready and or
    2- Bush was naive to think democracy could be imposed .

    It was they who used Bush ‘s incurious neglect of duties . It was they who used American tendnecy of swallowing ‘Happy ending ‘ scripts . It had media and paid donkeys to trot out the shibboleth that neoliberalization could be labeled as democarcy then could be ferried with nice wrappings while each step of the way,they planned for destrcution of Iraq.

    It was not a honest mistake but a calculated and planned progarm .

  86. @michael888

    Erdogan’s eyes were opened in 2016 with the US– backed Turkish Coup attempt in support of Fethullah Gülen (living this century in Pennsylvania).

    That’s just how the Deep State rolls. Even for our “allies,” they always have a potential coup-replacement stashed in exile with contingency plans to put him in place if the opportunity presents. The Saudis know we have such plans in store for them as well.

    I guess the assumption is that this threat hanging over their heads will make our “allies” more compliant. But an equally plausible alternative (that the Deep State apparently never considered), is that these threatened regimes would eventually team up in anti-hegemon alliance for self-preservation. The neocons simply overplayed their hand by bullying too many countries at once. Going after Russia and China at the same time was the tipping point. Now there is a permanent, institutional anti-U.S. block in place. Nice job, Deep State, you guys are as stupid as you are evil.

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  87. @Notsofast

    That Americanese language that calls a liquid gas always irritates me. If we in Australia can call it petrol, why can’t they?

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  88. barr says:
    @Old Brown Fool

    Who was that guy that simplified that commonly observed philosophy so succinctly ?

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  89. anon[253] • Disclaimer says:

    Why do you need this to dangle from your glans corona ? Ask your hooker,they dont like that piece of wrapper still stuck around the candy .

  90. @Dave from Oz

    The biggest problem with interpreting the Koran is that it constantly contradicts itself, just like the Jewish and Christian Scriptures that partly inspired it. The Suras most quoted by modern anti-Islamists are 8:39 and 9:5, which command the killing of nonbelievers and polytheists, respectively. Yet the very next verse, 9:6, praises those who offer them asylum from persecution! In 5:13, Allah himself commands his followers to “pardon them [nonbelievers] and turn away”, and this command is repeated verbatim in 7:199. In brilliant contradiction, Suras 4:56, 4:91, and 2:191-94 all authorize mass killing. In contrast, the rather famous Sura 5:32 (often quoted by those attempting to defuse Islamophobia) states that killing a single man is the same as killing all men.

    Sura 5:51 forbids having Jews and Christians as friends, but 5:5 allows followers to marry a woman of either faith. 49:10 proclaims the brotherhood of all believers; 29:46 proposes respectful debate with them on theological questions, while 4:91 recommends “hunting down” those who do not believe. Sura 9:30 contains prayers for the extermination of Christians and Jews, while 9:71 says that they with Muslims are all “people of the book” and are obliged to guard one another’s freedom. Similarly in 4:80 Allah announces tolerance to non-Moslems by saying “We have not sent you as a keeper over them” and in 2:256 He disingenuously claims “There is no compulsion in religion”.

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    , @MA
  91. Bro43rd says:

    It’s probably happening as we post & good for them.

  92. Bro43rd says:
    @Ann Nonny Mouse

    Gas is slang for gasoline! Fuel is our best generic term imo.

  93. MA says:

    Please read the Ayaat you quoted with reference to the context
    It is infact a challenge in Quran that if it was from a man you will find contradictions in it!!!
    Gary Miller went on a quest to find contradictions in Quran
    read his story

  94. @Notsofast

    Oh yes I know and understand what has gone on in Haiti…. Sadly that’s why I stop following because they have no independence nor sovereignty. Of course even the last assassination was planned and executed by Haitians based in Florida (of course we know not on their own). I just didn’t know about them waving Russian flags (like I have seen in West Africa) or Chinese. I will try and check myself – but do you have any links?

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  95. @PolPhil

    Iran has been working with both Russia and China and probably North Korea on drones for a long while… That is especially true after Iran hacked the US special stealth drone and piloted it down and displayed it to the public. That was a HUGE setback for the US.

    • Agree: PolPhil
  96. @emerging majority

    “Removing a healthy and utile part of another’s body without their explicit permission is simply a sin against humanity and should you believe there is a Creator (not some ancient Hebrew tribal WarGod) but suchever entity who developed this show; the sin is also against creation. If there indeed is a creator, then would such a beingness deliberately make a mistake when evolving the male anatomy?”

    Sin is paid by blood… same reason there is a hymen on a female… Same reason women’s menstrual cycles and childbirth are painful and uncomfortable.

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  97. Notsofast says:

    i had originally read it in a sputnik or r.t. article that stated both russian and chinese flags, this article doesn’t mention chinese flags but you get the drift, the rest of the world understands exactly what is happening.

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  98. @emerging majority

    Thank you for the compliment. Unfortunately I cannot reciprocate. Your comment simply provides no concrete or evidence that my cited sources propound. This was escape and evasion. Not even artfully done.

    Your appeal to religion and YOUR interpretation is idiosyncratic and subjective. FTT (Failure To Thrive), DOA.

    You low grade dismissal of the scientific research of women’s preferences smacks of desperation and overreach with no evidentiary of concrete firmament.

    The rest-miscellaneous- does not rise above the subjective and speculative.

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  99. BlackFlag says:

    Why wouldn’t China seek self-interest in the global south just like the US? You’d expect them to interfere to make sure their manufactured products are sold and stile domestic industry. Only difference might be that they are less ideologically rigid.

  100. @Notsofast

    I ended up finding video of it – but thanks…. Goes to show Haitians aren’t as dumb as some people think.

  101. @showmethereal

    The entire concept of Original Sin is a bullshit concept developed by priestcrafty types who wished to rule the masses through imposed fear.

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  102. @Poupon Marx

    Such a well-crafted intellectual artful dodgery of the elementary facts I have presented. Appeal to religion? Exactly where? “Scientific” research of women’s preferences. Bullshit. Your rodomontade is anything but objective. It still pains you, huh?

  103. Huh? My last comment was censored.

  104. @emerging majority

    Hey if you don’t believe sin exists – there is nothing I can do for you…

  105. @barr

    An Indian Election Commissioner, a well-known one.

  106. As a pantsless Escobar again spanks his own piñata at the potential demise of the USA and it’s influence abroad, a multipolar World order not “dominated” by the United States, would look something like figure 1. But, figure 2. reminds us that he who controls the Heartland controls the World. Which means, the multipolar world is somewhat a fantasy and these poles merely represent regional satrapies for those who control said Heartland.

    No wonder the American strategy has been to keep the Russians out (of Europe and especially Germany), the Germans down (so that they don’t regain their confidence in themselves, get cocky and merge their technological brilliance with Russian resources and thus potentially making themselves independent from NATO) all the while keeping the Americans in with their influence.

    And, lets’ not forget that Israel is at the centre of the Bunting Cloverleaf Map, re-inforced by the BRI. What if Israel instead controlled said Heartland?

    I will take the American Constitutional system of governance any day over any Country – and I am not even an American. The USA just needs a heavy flush to set loose the rancid clog in the pipes.

    Look out, pepe’s gonna burst!


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  107. @Hypnotoad666

    The neocons simply overplayed their hand by bullying too many countries at once.

    I agree. And they are damaging their own economies by too many international sanctions.

  108. @USA Invades Israel

    “For America, the chief geopolitical prize is Eurasia…and America’s global primacy is directly dependent on how long and how effectively its preponderance on the Eurasian continent is sustained.” (“THE GRAND CHESSBOARD – American Primacy And It’s Geostrategic Imperatives”, Zbigniew Brzezinski, page 30, Basic Books, 1997)

    The World Island is at the centre of Eurasia. The goal of Neocons is a “loosely confederated Russia” according to Brzezinski, thus making it more easy to manage.

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