Why Iran’s plan in Syria will fail

Why Iran’s plan in Syria will fail

By Amir Taheri / Gatestone Institute For the past week or so, Iranian official media and social networks have been abuzz with anecdotes woven around a football match in Tehran between Iran and Syria and the light it might shed on a complicated relationship. According to most accounts, a group of Syrians flown in by […]

AfD In 3rd place in German election polls: Unhappy political marriages

AfD In 3rd place in German election polls: Unhappy political marriages

By Mike “Mish” Shedlock German federal elections are Sunday, September 24. The most likely outcome of the election is another “Grand Coalition” but it will be a much-weakened coalition.  And If that coalition forms again, the rightwing AfD party is poised to become the largest opposition party. Rightwing Turning Point The Wall Street Journal reports Nationalist AfD Party […]

U.S. opens first permanent military base in Israel

U.S. opens first permanent military base in Israel

From Israpundit The first permanent U.S. military base in Israel was dedicated on Monday. A few dozen American soldiers will live and work on the base, situated inside the school of the Aerial Defense Division of the Israel Air Force, in the Negev. High-ranking U.S. officers attended the dedication ceremony. Brig. Gen. Zvi Haimovich, the […]

Scandinavia: Shift in immigration debate

Scandinavia: Shift in immigration debate

By Bruce Bawer / Gatestone Institute Not long ago, Norwegian journalists were virtually united in representing Sweden, with its exceedingly liberal immigration policy and its strict limits on public discussion of the subject, as a model of enlightened thinking that deserved to be emulated. Meanwhile Denmark, with its far freer atmosphere of debate (remember the […]

Rockefeller University: Doping Western cultures with Oxytocin will cure hatred of refugees

Rockefeller University: Doping Western cultures with Oxytocin will cure hatred of refugees

From Technocracy News Technocrats are dedicated to the ‘science of social engineering’, and that includes direct manipulation of the human herd by putting chemicals into the water supply. This study was edited by Bruce S. McEwen of Rockefeller University. That they would even discus this is a horror reminiscent of Nazi Germany during WWII. Remember, […]

Report: Trump to weigh more aggressive US strategy on Iran

Report: Trump to weigh more aggressive US strategy on Iran

From Israpundit U.S. President Donald Trump is weighing a strategy that could allow for a more aggressive U.S. response to Iran’s forces, its Shiite Muslim proxies in Iraq and Syria, and its support for militant groups, according to six current and former U.S. officials. The proposal was prepared by U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, Secretary […]

Iran: See a pattern?

Iran: See a pattern?

By Shoshana Bryen / Gatestone Institute If you have not been paying attention, the last thing you heard was that Syria had used sarin gas attack on civilians in 2013. President Obama’s “red line” was washed pink in an agreement with Russia to remove the weapons and destroy them at sea. The U.N. Organization for the Prevention of Chemical Weapons […]

Catalan independence vote October 1: Why? What’s at stake? What do the polls suggest?

Catalan independence vote October 1: Why? What’s at stake? What do the polls suggest?

By Mike “Mish” Shedlock Unless the central government in Madrid forcibly stops elections, the Catalan Independence Vote will take place on October 1. Politico covers What Spain has to Lose from Catalan Independence. Catalonia Percent of Spain Voting Intentions Poll Source in Spanish: Centre d’Estudis d’Opinió (CEO) June 2017 2015 Advisory Voting Map Why? Please consider Why some Catalans […]

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi slams ‘iceberg of ‘misinformation’ over Rohingya

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi slams ‘iceberg of ‘misinformation’ over Rohingya

Global outrage over Myanmar’s treatment of its Rohingya Muslims is being fuelled by “a huge iceberg of misinformation”, Aung San Suu Kyi said Wednesday, after the UN led calls for her government to end violence that has forced 146,000 to flee to Bangladesh. Rohingya refugees have poured into Bangladesh, fleeing a massive security sweep in […]

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