Germany faces impossible choice as Greek austerity revolt spreads

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/economics/11407256/Germany-faces-impossible-choice-as-Greek-austerity-revolt-spreads.html The political centre across southern Europe is disintegrating. Establishment parties of centre-left and centre-right - La Casta, as they say in Spain - have successively immolated themselves enforcing EMU debt-deflation. Spain's neo-Bolivarian Podemos party refuses to fade. It has endured crippling internal rifts. It has shrugged off hostile press coverage over financial ties to Venezuela. … Continue reading Germany faces impossible choice as Greek austerity revolt spreads

Pentagon deploys A-10 attack jets, 300 pilots to Germany amid Ukraine turmoil

http://rt.com/news/231255-pentagon-europe-exercises-ukraine/ The US Air Force dispatched a dozen A-10 Thunderbolt II attack jets and about 300 airmen to Germany as part of a military exercise, which is expected to involve NATO allies in Eastern Europe amid simmering tensions over Ukraine. The Cold War-era aircraft, nicknamed the Warthog, on Monday departed Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona … Continue reading Pentagon deploys A-10 attack jets, 300 pilots to Germany amid Ukraine turmoil

It Is Now Possible to Predict When Putin Will Attack the United States

http://www.thecommonsenseshow.com/2015/02/10/now-possible-predict-putin-will-attack-united-states/German leader, Angela Merkel is saying all the right things as she professes to be attempting to shore up western unity with regard to the crisis in Ukraine. However, Merkel is caught between a rock and a hard place. Germany receives a substantial portion of its gas from Russia and the majority of that gas … Continue reading It Is Now Possible to Predict When Putin Will Attack the United States

US Government/Central Bankers Talk Peace In Ukraine, But Their Message Is War

UK prepares for a Greece exit. Greek government wants payment from WWII. Alan Greenspan says Greece will leave eurozone. Greek finance minister says eurozone will collapse if Greece exits. CEO of Gallup worried after explaining how the job numbers are a lie. Eventually Russia will turn to a gold back currency. Baltic Dry Index falls … Continue reading US Government/Central Bankers Talk Peace In Ukraine, But Their Message Is War

Hopes for breakthrough: Moscow talks on Ukraine ‘constructive,’ joint doc ‘possible’

http://rt.com/news/230123-putin-hollande-merkel-talks/ Five hour-long Moscow talks behind closed doors between the leaders of Russia, France and Germany have brought hopes for further dialogue between Kiev and E. Ukraine. The meeting was said to be 'constructive', but peace plan details remain a mystery. Journalists were given a mere 30 seconds to take photographs of the three leaders, and … Continue reading Hopes for breakthrough: Moscow talks on Ukraine ‘constructive,’ joint doc ‘possible’

Merkel and Hollande to Take Ukraine Peace Plan to Moscow

http://www.newsweek.com/merkel-hollande-take-ukraine-peace-plan-moscow-304645 The leaders of Germany and France announced a new peace plan for Ukraine on Thursday, flying to Kiev with a new proposal they would then take on to Moscow The importance of reaching a deal was demonstrated by a dramatic collapse in Ukraine's hryvnia currency, which lost nearly a third of its value after the … Continue reading Merkel and Hollande to Take Ukraine Peace Plan to Moscow

World’s Security Conference focuses on ‘Collapse of Global Order’

http://www.timesofisrael.com/security-confab-focuses-on-collapse-of-global-order/ The Ukraine conflict, Islamic State group jihadists and the wider “collapse of the global order” will occupy the world’s security community at an annual meeting in Germany from Friday Also on the agenda of the three-day Munich Security Conference (MSC) will be Iran’s nuclear talks, the Syrian war and mass refugee crisis, West Africa’s Ebola … Continue reading World’s Security Conference focuses on ‘Collapse of Global Order’