Posts Tagged ‘escalates’

America Escalates its “Democratic” Oil War in the Near East

January 05, 2020 by Michael Hudson exclusively for the Saker Blog The mainstream media are carefully sidestepping the method behind America’s seeming madness in assassinating Islamic Revolutionary Guard general Qassim Suleimani to start the New Year. The logic behind the assassination this was a long-standing application of U.S. global policy, not just a personality quirk […]

US Seizure Of Oil Fields Escalates Tensions In Syria

US Seizure Of Oil Fields Escalates Tensions In Syria Above Photo: Gunter Hartnagel/Flickr The US has deployed hundreds of troops backed by armored vehicles into oil fields located in Syria’s northeastern Deir Ezzor province, where they are reportedly building two new bases. Turkish media have reported that large quantities of construction equipment and materials have been […]

Police State Escalates War on Freedom of Speech

November 2, 2019 By Kurt Nimmo According to the MAGA nationalists, the “deep state” only persecutes “conservatives” while liberals get a free pass. The Gestapo-style raid of liberal journalist Max Blumenthal earlier this week demonstrates quite vividly that the state does indeed attack leftist or left-leaning activists and journalists, not only MAGA supporters and “New […]

As Global Economy Weakens, Trump Escalates Trade War

Multiple rounds of Sino/US trade talks failed over unacceptable Trump regime demands and aims. They’re unrelated to the bilateral trade imbalance — caused by corporate America shifting operations to China and other low-wage countries.  Another round of US/China talks are scheduled for October 10 in Washington, impasse likely to continue — ahead of an October […]

Trump Escalates Trade War with China. Orders Corporate America to Stop Doing Business with China. Beijing Will Retaliate

Trade wars assure losers, not winners, Trump waging it on multiple fronts — China his main target, a nation able to give as much as it takes directly and asymmetrically.  His MAGA agenda has nothing to do with reducing the US trade deficit — caused by corporate America shifting manufacturing and other operations to low-wage […]

Violence in Portland escalates as Antifa terrorists assault numerous people

   Violence has broken out on the streets of Portland this afternoon as Antifa and right-wing groups came face-to-face, with Antifa assaulting numerous people. The Proud Boys and Antifa held simultaneous demonstrations in Portland’s downtown. Skirmishes, assaults and arrests occurred, with weapons seized. Our reporter was in the streets and captured dramatic footage. In one […]

Japan -South Korea trade spat escalates

Frank Smith Press TV, Seoul South Korea seeks to garner international support in a trade row with Japan. Tokyo has implemented export restrictions on key materials for South Korea’s hi-tech industries and could soon remove South Korea from a “white list” of favored trading partners. Press TV correspondent Frank Smith reports from Seoul. Source […]

#China #Gold #Trump Trade war quietly escalates, as China buys gold & dumps US treasuries

Blog of Staś Staś Source Article from https://stanstasblog.wordpress.com/2019/07/16/china-gold-trump-trade-war-quietly-escalates-as-china-buys-gold-dumps-us-treasuries/ Hits: 95

Violence escalates at Honduras student protests amid molotov cocktails & police fire (VIDEOS)

Protests demanding the resignation of the country’s president, Juan Orlando Hernandez, have intensified in recent weeks as momentum gathers against privatization and austerity measures targeting the health and education sectors.  “About 40 military police entered the university campus without authorization,” Armando Sarmiento, director of institutional development at the Tegucigalpa-based university, told AFP. The military police […]

German firm escalates its war crimes against Palestinians

Adri Nieuwhof Rights and Accountability 10 June 2019 HeidelbergCement’s Nahal Raba quarry in the occupied West Bank plunders Palestinian resources in violation of international law.  Who Profits German construction giant HeidelbergCement is expanding its plunder of Palestinian resources, a war crime punishable under German and international law. HeidelbergCement operates a stone quarry in the occupied […]

More Police Raids as War On Journalism Escalates Worldwide

Caitlin Johnstone, Contributor Waking Times The Australian Federal Police have conducted two raids on journalists and seized documents in purportedly unrelated incidents in the span of just two days. Yesterday the AFP raided the home of News Corp Australia journalist Annika Smethurst, seeking information related to her investigative report last year which exposed the fact that the Australian […]

Iran Emphasizes Diplomacy While US Escalates Militarism

Iran Emphasizes Diplomacy While US Escalates Militarism Above Photo: Daniel Mennerich/Flickr May 28, 2019 “Information Clearing House” –  When history of the present US-Iran stand-off in the Persian Gulf is written, future scholars may note how it was Tehran that saved the day from full-scale war by its responsible diplomatic outreach to regional neighbors. This weekend saw […]

"Extreme Vetting" Escalates: U.S. Visa Applicants Must Now Turn Over Their Social Media History

The Trump administration has implemented a new policy, effective on Friday, that now asks most applicants for U.S. visas to provide information on their use of social media, according to The Hill. Even temporary visitors will be required to list their social media identifiers in a drop-down menu, along with other personal […]

The censorship war on health information escalates as Facebook deletes health group for advocating low-carb eating habits and good nutrition

(Natural News) Amid escalating online censorship, the high-intensity workout company CrossFit has announced that enough is enough. Instead of bending over backwards and accepting all of the social media tyranny taking place these days, CrossFit has come out in condemnation of Mark Zuckerberg and his two digital babies, Facebook and the acquired […]

China will ‘embrace world’ even more, Xi promises as US trade war escalates

China is an “open system” that has historically integrated Buddhism, Marxism and Islam, Xi said on Wednesday in his first public address since announcing higher tariffs on US imports. Today’s China is not only China’s China. It is Asia’s China and the world’s China. China in the future will take on an even more open […]

After Assange, Ecuador’s Lenin Moreno escalates persecution of critics and perceived foes

The US-backed, neoliberal Ecuadorian leader is persecuting Swedish software developer Ola Bini for his political sympathies, censoring critical media, and jailing progressive leadership in a sweeping crackdown. By Denis Rogatyuk The arrest, sentencing and the plans for the extradition of Julian Assange from the United Kingdom to the United States continue […]

Tehran could attack Israel if US-Iran tension escalates – Israeli minister

Mutual enmity between Iran and the US is adding more volatility to the already unstable Middle East, and the brewing conflict may have an immediate impact on Israel, according to Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz. Speaking to Ynet news, he said that “things are heating up” in the Persian Gulf. If there’s some sort of conflagration […]

Guardian escalates its vilification of Julian Assange

By Jonathan Cook It is welcome that finally there has been a little pushback, including from leading journalists, to the Guardian’s long-running vilification of Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks. Reporter Luke Harding’s latest article, claiming that Donald Trump’s disgraced former campaign manager Paul Manafort secretly visited Assange in Ecuador’s embassy in London on three […]

Secular Talk: Iran STILL Following Peace Deal As US Sanctions & Escalates Conflict

Secular Talk: Iran STILL Following Peace Deal As US Sanctions & Escalates Conflict By Secular Talkyoutube.com “The U.N. atomic watchdog says Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the nuclear deal reached in 2015 with major powers, aimed at keeping Tehran from building nuclear weapons in exchange for incentives. In a confidential quarterly […]

CUBA ESCALATES MILITARIZATION, MAY PURCHASE $50 MILLION IN RUSSIAN ARMS

Source By Paul Antonopoulos On Oct 29, 2018 Cuba has begun to escalate its militarization, as regional developments indicate continual U.S backed destabilization. To counter this threat, Russia will lend Cuba more than $50 million for purchases of Russian military equipment, the Russian daily Kommersant reported, citing two sources in the area of ​​technical and military cooperation of the […]

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