Putin Meets Kerry - Some Thoughts From JB & SFC

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Did the sudden meeting yesterday of President Putin and Secretariat Kerry catch you by surprise? I know it did me and it also surprised John and Steve. They had some ideas as to why this meeting occurred so you should give this podcast a listen.

Just a few observations:

  • Were there some high-level "discussions" between leaders at the Victory Day rally last weekend? Did these discussions prompt the sudden scheduling of the Putin-Kerry meeting? And what did Putin and Kerry discuss yesetrday? Could this be the final effort to fortify and implement the Minsk Peace Agreements brokered a few months ago?
  • Professor Cohen was quick to point out that Chinese Premier Xi was seated right next to Putin during the Victory Day festivities. Not far away could be found Mr. Modi of India, too. Can you say "SCO"?
  • John and Steve also discuss the ongoing situation in Greece and Turkey and the likelihood of a new alliance with Russia that would include a new "South Stream" gas pipeline that would bypass Ukraine.

Lots of other interesting information here so, as usual, I urge you to give this a thorough listen.

TF

  25 Comments

silver66
May 13, 2015 - 9:10am

First

Ha, no work for me today...off to a charity golf tournament

Hope this early morning pop goes on all day

Perhaps Kerry can get some Man lessons from Putin

Silver66

edit: link from Drudgereport

https://www.businessinsider.com/hsbcs-stephen-king-on-the-world-economy-...

Orange
May 13, 2015 - 9:18am
CPE
May 13, 2015 - 9:19am

Kerry...

Will protect us.

lakedweller2
May 13, 2015 - 9:31am

"God's Work"

I'd like a second opinion from an insider.

Barfly
May 13, 2015 - 9:35am

it has become such a comfort

Listening to John Bachelor nose breathe into that microphone.

4 oz
May 13, 2015 - 9:45am

Kerry

I had two thoughts about this while listening:

1) Why oh why, if Kerry was going to be in Russia didn't the educated dopes that run the goobermint get him there a couple days sooner to be part of the 70th celebration....

and

2) I could see Putin the Chess Master allowing Kerry the Dufas to get the pomp, press, accolades and soundbites of being some 'Great Statesman' all while quietly giving the USA any easy out/free egress to end sanctions & this bs in Kiev....

May 13, 2015 - 10:14am
lakedweller2
May 13, 2015 - 10:21am

The Only People In The World

...that don't know how corrupt the US Federal Gov is, are the US Citizens. Give us some help here serfs!

May 13, 2015 - 10:43am

@Marchas45

Does that mean that today we can call you Grouchas45?

lakedweller2
May 13, 2015 - 10:45am

It's A Runaway

To $1219.50 where it hit the wall of the care takers.

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