Cold War Gets Hot

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Sadly, it appears that the Minsk2 peace accords are failing and that SE Ukraine is once again moving toward hot war. As we've been stating here since early 2014, this is the most important international crisis of our time and certainly the most dangerous. It's time for you to start paying close attention again.

Frankly, there's so much information presented in this 38 minutes that it's difficult for me to summarize it into bullet points. Here's a background article published earlier today that gives you a feel for the current events on the ground. It's helpful, even though it is sourced from "Ukrainian reports" and clearly tilted in a pro-Kiev fashion: https://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/08/12/ukraine-s-cold-war-get...

Of course, these weekly JBSFC discussions are NOT tilted in any fashion, which is why they are so extremely valuable for all of us wishing to find fair and balanced reporting on these extremely dangerous events. PLEASE take the time to listen to this podcast and PLEASE be sure to stay on top of this situation. There's so much talk out there about "September crises" and "major events this fall" and everyone is focused upon financial events as the possible root causes. Well, maybe or maybe not. We'll see. Events in Ukraine could once again start to spin out of control and, if they do, the ensuing crisis will be a lot more dangerous than derivative meltdowns and liquidity shortages.

TF

  13 Comments

SS121
Aug 12, 2015 - 2:13pm

Bigfoot tracks?

Somebody tell Uncle Teddy!!!

he'll have an expedition put together before the weekend. "cha-ching"

Markedtofuture
Aug 12, 2015 - 2:54pm

Was Allied Nevada Chapter 11 An Inside Job?

08/11/2015

In Docket # 819...Brian Tuttle lays out the play by play.... was the whole drama planned out going into gold's lows?

Motion to Appoint Examiner With Access to and Authority to Disclose Privileged Materials Filed by Brian Tuttle.

To make a long story short...go to page 1 of 45...Well worth the read.

Click on link above Motion to Appoint Examiner or Docket 819 link below...save to desktop or download in adobe pdf...enjoy!

https://cases.primeclerk.com/AlliedNevadaGold/Home-DocketInfo

AuggieTF
Aug 12, 2015 - 6:07pm

Fair & Balanced

@Turd

Why expect the media to be against an all out conflict in Ukraine? They can't wait, and many have their bags packed already to go and fill-up the 24/7 news cycle. I can't understand why we really should have any concern over the Ukraine. It is so far outside our strategic interests. The only remarkable thing about the Ukraine is that the top 1/8 of the country glows. I wonder if the whole thrust of Washington (both sides) is to start a good shootin' war to bolster the stagnant economy. Many historians and economists harken back to WWII, Korea, and Viet Nam, and see how much ordinance we dumped and replaced. I remember seeing the factories and arsenals just running around the clock to keep up with the burn. Then we went to surgical tactics that didn't burn 1/10 of the ordinance and equipment. Can you see where we are headed here? The government may indeed see war as a cure. Hell, bring back the draft, ramp up for a 500 ship Navy and an Air Force, Marine Corps, and of course an Army to match. Don't I remember the Soviet Union doing this and going absolutely bankrupt? Oh yeah, and then the sattilite states like Ukraine split off and yada yada yada.

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