Posts Tagged ‘escalating’

George Floyd Protests: Police Escalating Violence Across The US

George Floyd Protests: Police Escalating Violence Across The US Above photo:  “Deadly Exchange”: America’s Racist Policing Has Roots in Israel, While training in Israel, American police are taught what Israel calls counterterrorism, but is in fact “refined methods of racial profiling” From MintPress News by Miko Peled, May 31. 2020. While some in media have condemned the protests as violent “looters” imposing “tyranny” upon […]

George Floyd Protests: Police Escalating Violence Across America

Six days after Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin killed George Floyd, asphyxiating him by keeping his knee on his neck for nearly nine minutes, America is still burning with outrage. Violent clashes have broken out across the nation as the killing has proven to be a catalyst for protests against a racist justice system. While some […]

Is the THAAD Missile Crisis in South Korea Escalating?  

Is the THAAD Missile Crisis in South Korea Escalating?   Above photo: Koreans protest THAAD Missiles May 29, 2020. Screenshot from KBS South Korea News. Why are thousands of South Korean Riot Police Bashing Anti-THAAD Protestors? According to South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency, on May 28th, 2020,  “The Ministry of National Defense and the USFK (United […]

FFWN: Coronavirus Wars Escalating

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Tracking the escalating conflict between the US and Iran

Bloomberg | David Wainer and Glen Carey: The U.S. and Iran have lived in a state of hostility for decades. But rarely have relations been as tense as in recent months. The U.S. is trying to deprive Iran of oil revenue, the lifeblood of its economy; Iran has responded by exceeding limits it agreed to on […]

In Israel, ‘politics as usual’ means escalating Palestinian oppression

Three trends from Israel’s do-over election demonstrate that the more Israeli politics stay the same, the more dangerous its policies become. Outgoing IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz seen with Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a ceremony held in honour of incoming IDF chief of staff Gadi Eizenkot at the PM’s office in Jerusalem, […]

Trump Says He Regrets Escalating Trade War With China, White House Immediately Retracts

While one may accuse the US president of many things, having second thoughts is hardly one of them: once Trump has decided on a course of action, he tends to follow through. Which is why the global press gasped when a rare case of doubt emerged this morning during Trump’s breakfast meeting with the UK’s […]

Seoul to ditch intelligence-sharing deal with Tokyo amid escalating trade row

The deal that allowed both countries to share classified information, the General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA), is to expire on August 24 without extension, the presidential office announced. The statement cites Japan’s earlier decision to strike South Korea from its list of most trusted trade partners “without providing clear ground” and said it […]

‘This is the path to civil war’: Tucker Carlson warns against escalating political rhetoric

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Analyst: Israel playing a big role in India’s escalating conflict with Pakistan

Press TV – Robert Fisk is The Independent’s multi-award-winning Middle East correspondent, based in Beirut. He has lived in the Arab world for more than 40 years, covering the war in Syria and Lebanon, five Israeli invasions, the Iran-Iraq war, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, the Algerian civil war, Saddam Hussein’s invasion of Kuwait, the […]

Goldman Sees Gold Rising To $1,600 "Or Even Higher" On Escalating Trade War" 1

Gold just hit the highest level in 6 years and according to Goldman it is set to go much higher. In a report by Goldman’s Sabine Schels, the commodity strategist looks at the consequences of the ever-escalating trade war between the US and China, and sees nothing but upside for gold, if not the other […]



Envoy: De-escalating Iran-UK tensions requires major efforts

IRNA – Iranian Ambassador to London in a message criticized the UK foreign secretary’s stance against Tehran, saying de-escalating tensions needs major efforts. “During Foreign Secy Hunt’s tenure, the UK’s Iran policy was an abject failure; increasing tension and culminating in confrontation in the Persian Gulf after the UK’s illegal confiscation of Iranian oil,” Hamid […]

Escalating Color Revolution: The “Georgian Dream” Might Turn into an American Nightmare

The ruling “Georgian Dream” party of the former Soviet Republic of Georgia is at risk of falling in the face of an ever-escalating Color Revolution that was preplanned to coincide with the symbolic visit of a Russian parliamentarian during the ongoing Inter-Parliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy meeting in the South Caucasian country’s capital, possibly giving way […]

Why Stocks Stubbornly Refuse To Sell Off Despite The Escalating Trade War

While stocks are modestly lower overnight as “risk-off” returns, pushing yields and commodities lower and the VIX and gold higher, on one or more of the following catalysts – take your pick – listed by Nomura’s Charlie McElligott: More trade war noise / rhetoric—Xi’s “New Long March” commentary, but particularly Mnuchin “no plans to go […]

US-Russia Tensions Are Escalating Because of Collusion Fever

By Carey Wedler Establishment media and politicians began to sound the alarm on fake news after Donald Trump won the presidency in 2016, blaming deception and ignorance for his victory. But as much as they might worry about the spread of false narratives and disinformation, their thirst for stories about Russia colluding with then-candidate Trump […]

Ukraine’s impending disaster – Escalating in Lugansk and Donetsk

     The tragic murder of Alexandr Zakharchenko solidified Ukraine’s intent to retake the Donbass region by force. We know the attack on the Donetsk Republic leadership was meant to throw the fledgling nation into an emotional and political turmoil and cause a crisis in succession for the Republic. Ukraine gravely miscalculated the response Poroshenko received […]

Global markets tumble in response to escalating trade war between US and China

     Global stocks crashed on Tuesday after US President Donald Trump threatened another 10-percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese imports in response to Beijing’s retaliation for the previous package of levies imposed by the US. China vowed to protect its interests, countering any US tariffs imposed on its goods with a mirror response. “This […]

"Tolerant" Leftists now targeting climate change "deniers" with escalating wave of vicious death threats

(Natural News) Rabid climate change fanatics are now sending vicious death threats to those with whom they disagree, including Marc Morano of Climate Depot, a climate truth website affiliated with the Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow (CFACT). On April 25, 2018, Morano reportedly received a hate-filled email from someone with the handle […]

Russia to Upgrade Syria’s Air Defense System, Escalating Tensions With Israel

(ANTIWAR.COM) — Russia’s Defense Ministry announced Wednesday that the planned delivery of an S-300 air defense system to Syria will be completed in the “near future.” They did not provide an exact date, though Russia is interested in shoring up Syria’s air defense capability. That’s because on April 13, the US, France, and Britain attacked Syria, firing over […]

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