Batchelor-Cohen Begin 2017

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Wed, Jan 4, 2017 - 10:02am

It has now been nearly three years since we first began posting these weekly discussions between John Batchelor and Professor Stephen F. Cohen. Sadly, as 2017 begins, The New Cold War has led to a deterioration of diplomacy to levels not seen since before The Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962. Since 2010, TFMR has discussed monetary and economic threats each and every day but never did we think we'd have to consider threats to humanity's very existence. To that end, as long as Mr. Batchelor and Professor Cohen continue their discussions, we'll continue post them every Wednesday. You should be sure to listen.

Last evening's broadcast was designed to bring everyone up-to-speed on all of the events that have occurred over the holiday season. What makes this such an extraordinarily dangerous situation? As mentioned above, the level of diplomacy between the U.S. and Russia has receded to levels not seen since the late 1950s. At the same time,

  • US and NATO troops/advisors stand against Russian-backed military in The Donbass and Crimea.
  • NATO troops are being positioned along the Russian borders of the Baltic States. This places potentially hostile forces directly upon Russia's western border for the first time since 1941.
  • US and Russian forces are flying and fighting in close proximity...and against different foes...in Syria.

We've often mentioned that 2017 is going to be a wildly unpredictable year and events in The New Cold War are foremost in our concerns. Again, please be sure to listen to Batchelor-Cohen this week and every week. There is no better alternative for a fair and honest discussion anywhere in the western media.

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  14 Comments

billhilly
Jan 4, 2017 - 10:06am

The Best !

What a great listen !

Dr. P. Metals
Jan 4, 2017 - 10:17am
chrtoo
Jan 4, 2017 - 10:20am

Thanks Turd!

For continuing to shine the light in this dark corner.

CHR.

ArtL
Jan 4, 2017 - 10:32am

how much more mischeif can Obama do

in NATO countries until Jan 20?

will it make a difference with a Trump President? I hope so!

trx16
Jan 4, 2017 - 10:50am

A Hack a day keeps Trump Away.

Propaganda: In a world turned upside down. Perhaps most Sheeple are too lazy to verify and simply accept MSM BS. When handling any firearm to another "Trust but Verify"- MSM news the new weapon of war that get's little verification in a complacent populous. 

goldcom
Jan 4, 2017 - 11:54am

We have some understanding

We have followed this buildup of the New Cold War and it seems 99% of Americans or more have very little understanding what has happened since Ukraine, only what the MS media states as the case. My 34 year old son who told me some years back he did not want to listen to me about anything like this did finally have a discussion about it. I was at least surprised that he We didn't get into the depths of all that I have learned from the Cohen/Batchelor shows and my c

I GIVE UP - I SHOULD HAVE WRITTEN AND PASTED MY THOUGHTS HERE IT IS GOING HAYWIRE AGAIN Screw it

Blaggers
Jan 4, 2017 - 12:19pm

For Now

$HUI, $XAU, GDX and GDXJ all above their 50 day MA's and apart from the latter, all flirting with their trendline resistance.

Blaggers
Jan 4, 2017 - 12:22pm

USD/JPY....

......just failed to break near term trendline resistance and is moving down again whilst gold and silver move to new highs for the day.

Nick Elway
Jan 4, 2017 - 1:45pm

Awesome quote at 15:18

"Oh come on now, the Washington Post and New York Times editorial pages make talk radio look like university discourse" ..Stephen F. Cohen

Blaggers
Jan 4, 2017 - 2:18pm

USD/JPY and Gold

.......now seeing a lot of volatility. 0.5 span on the USD/JPY candle a few minutes ago.

Algo's effecting gold still in play.

Angry Chef
Jan 4, 2017 - 3:46pm
Angry Chef
Jan 4, 2017 - 4:41pm

The Real Issue With Russia

Is that they're largest bank is clearing all trade with Russia, China, Iran, and soon to be Turkey. This is a direct threat to the Petrodollar. I wish they would go into more detail regarding this aspect of the conflict.

infometron
Jan 5, 2017 - 1:41am
infometron
Jan 5, 2017 - 1:44am
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