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What We Are Now Seeing Is Unprecedented In World History

King World News | The chaos we are seeing right now is unprecedented in world history. Greyerz, who is founder of Matterhorn Asset Management out of Switzerland, cautioned “The confluence of these cycles will cause unimaginable turmoil in the future.”

The Last Letter: A Message to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney From a Dying Veteran

Truthdig | “You may evade justice but in our eyes you are each guilty of egregious war crimes, of plunder and, finally, of murder, including the murder of thousands of young Americans—my fellow veterans—whose future you stole.”

Cyprus Day 3: The Sword of Damocles Still Hangs Over the Island

Patrick Henningsen | The economic collapse of Cyprus is currently unfolding before our eyes…

China completes major drills in South China Sea

Press TV | Footage released by state media showed marines storming the beach of a Chinese controlled island in the Spratly archipelago to the north, backed by hovercraft and helicopters.

Threats from North Korea concerns U.S. leaders

Washington Post | Despite the escalating tensions, U.S. officials said they have focused more closely on what North Korea is doing than on what it is saying.

Cyprus Day 2: As the Dust Settles, Talk of Reciprocity and Whispers of Retribution

Patrick Henningsen | No run on the banks today, but the people begin to talk about what’s going to happen next…

North Korea Threats Intensify As Kim Orders Rocket Prep After U.S. B-2 Bomber Drill

Huffington Post | North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned Friday that his rocket forces were ready “to settle accounts with the U.S.,”

Cyprus Day 1: Fear and Loathing in Nicosia

Patrick Henningsen | It’s clear after our first day in Cyprus, that the Troika are a pack of gangsters and thieves.

North Korea ‘burning with hatred’ for US after stealth bomber missions

The Telegraph | North Korea claimed its people were “burning with hatred” for the US after Washington confirmed it had flown B-2 stealth bomber “deterrence” missions over South Korea.

‘Hegemonic corporations scared as BRICS plan bank to rival IMF’

RT | A new global bank is being born in South Africa

UN’s Ban Recommends Putting 11,200 Peacekeepers in Mali

Bloomberg | United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon recommended that as many as 11,200 United Nations peacekeepers and a special counterterrorist unit be deployed to Mali

Next Stop New York: Wealthy Russians Move Millions from Cyprus to US

The Guardian | Manhattan real estate feels benefit from Europe’s financial crisis as city becomes a money haven for Russians with cash to protect

Iraq 2.0: West will now lean on UN to delivery a WMD verdict in Syria

Patrick Henningsen | Washington’s fake WMD issue may take center stage once again – this time in Syria.

Erdogan’s Grand Vision: Rise and Decline

World Affairs Journal | Would Turkey be a moderating influence on political Islam, in particular on the Muslim Brotherhood parties now dominant in much of the new Middle East?

Europe Reels In Shock As Politician Tells The Truth

Forbes | Europe Reels In Shock As Politician Tells The Truth

Russia’s new Middle East energy game

The Commentator | Moscow won’t jeopardize its new deeply strategic energy partnership with its Israeli-Greek Cypriot ‘Western’ partners. Where does that leave Iran?

Afghans ready to exploit country’s massive mineral wealth

Stratrisks | Afghanistan plans to put four or five oil and gas extraction and minerals mining projects out to tender for development this year, as the strife-ridden country reaches out to investors to help develop its vast resources.

Cyprus Crisis prompts Medvedev to create Russia’s own offshore zone

RT | Cyprus is clear lot a stable offshore investment haven anymore…

John Kerry Prepping for War? US Sec. of State tells Iraq to close airspace for Iranian planes

21st Century Wire | John Kerry’s “kinder, gentler” foreign policy mission is now underway, prepping for another war.

Tel Aviv U-Turn: Refusing to end Gaza blockade as part of Turkey-Israel reconciliation

RT | Surprise, surprise…