Monthly Archive: September 2015

Sep 30

High noon in Syria

High noon in Syria by Don Hank Fox News is between a rock and a hard place. They have always generally been anti-Putin because they have a lot of Neocon supporters. But now Putin has scored big at the UN. Even the British PM is cautiously inching over to his side and Merkel stated last …

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Sep 27

Putinology 101

Putinology 101 by Don Hank In view of Western journalism’s negative spin on all of Putin’s statements and their deliberate politically motivated misrepresentation of his actions, I make an effort to read all of Putin’s speeches and interviews in the original Russian. In the process I have discovered a vast chasm between what he says …

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Sep 24

My critique of Paul Craig Roberts’ critique of Putin

My critique of Paul Craig Roberts’ critique of Putin   by Don Hank   Recently, Paul Craig Roberts wrote an article criticizing Putin for thinking he can partner with the US. Roberts thinks this is naive, and indeed it would be naive if Putin really thought that way. But he doesn’t (I make it a point …

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Sep 21

What Adolf did with malice, Merkel does with kindness

What Adolf did with malice, Merkel does with kindness They’re just as dead… by Don Hank   Germany is finding out what cosmic justice is (if you are a Christian, you call it divine justice). Back in 2011, Germany pledged 100 million euros to support the Arab Spring. Angela Merkel was from the government and …

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Sep 20

Accepting payment in RMB, Russia surpasses Saudis as China’s biggest oil supplier

A giant step toward dedollarizing world trade by Don Hank In October of 2014 I lambasted US media here for refusing to alert Americans on the dedollarization scheme of non-aligned countries. Readers either didn’t discuss this with me or they told me the world would always prefer the dollar. Then in December of 2014, renewamerica.com …

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Sep 18

Russian sanctions hurt (II)

Russian sanctions hurt (II)   by Don Hank I have shown in a previous commentary that sanctions against Russia have really hurt. But not the Russians. They boomeranged on the US. How? By strengthening economic and military relations between Russia/Eurasian region and the rest of the world (eg, the accession of almost all US allies …

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Sep 18

Russian Sanctions hurt

Sanctions against Russia hurt   Don Hank   A reader tells me that the sanctions against Russia have been hurting them financially. This is the perception throughout the West so far, unless you read reports from off the beaten trail. And then you see can easily through the lies. You see, Western oligarchs are focused …

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