What Next?

Sunday, 23 January 2022 — The Saker

Tarik in the Vineyard for the Saker Blog

I’m not sure even a NATO mosquito could cross the Russian border unmolested. And when a bear is lethally threatened, it doesn’t posture; it charges in a mighty roar. So why the Russian ultimatum? There are many plausible motives, many of which are not mutually exclusive. I’d like to focus on an aspect that hasn’t been discussed yet.

Continue reading

Europe Faces a Moment of Truth Over Russia’s Demands on the United States Presence in Europe

Monday, 24 January 2022 — New Eastern Outlook


The German government has recently refused overflight rights to the Royal Air Force who were sending planes to Ukraine loaded with weapons. The French government also refused overflight rights, which meant that the British planes had to make a long detour to eventually reach their destination.

Continue reading

Ukraine News Links 24 January 2022

Monday, 24 January 2022 • 22:00 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so please check back. If it gets updated, I usually insert the time on the line above. A lot of cross-posting usually indicates that the article is popular.

After Diplomatic Failure, NATO And U.S. Turning To Military Option To Contain “Russian Threat”

‘Pandemic’ narrative over…false flag in Ukraine next?

UK, US Accuse Russia Of Preparing Regime Change In Ukraine

EU Diplomatic Chief Expresses Disinterest In Joining Biden’s Escalations Against Russia Over Ukraine

Continue reading

Nostalgia At The AUKMIN Talks: Britain’s Forces Eye Australia

Sunday, 23 January 2022 — South Front

By Dr Binoy Kampmark

Nostalgia At The AUKMIN Talks: Britain’s Forces Eye AustraliaAustralian Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne and Minister for Defence Peter Dutton host the Foreign Secretary Liz Truss and Defence Secretary Ben Wallace at AUKMIN. Courtesy Ministry of Defence / Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Give the man credit where it’s due.  Few could possibly be congratulated for selling the sovereignty of a country in full view of its citizenry, but Peter Dutton, former Queensland copper turned sadistic Home Affairs minister turned Defence Minister, is very capable of it.  Australia promises to become a throbbing bordello for the strategic affairs of other states (to a large extent, it already is), awaiting submarine insertions, naval manoeuvres, and more troop rotations.

Continue reading