Putin to Western elites: Play-time is over

A unilateral diktat and imposing one’s own models produces the opposite result
Putin to Western elites: Play-time is over

Putin to Western elites: Play-time is over

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by Dmitry Orlov | Cluborlov | October 30, 2014
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Most people in the English-speaking parts of the world missed Putin’s speech at the Valdai conference in Sochi a few days ago, and, chances are, those of you who have heard of the speech didn’t get a chance to read it, and missed its importance.

(For your convenience, I am pasting in the full transcript of his speech below.) Western media did their best to ignore it or to twist its meaning. Regardless of what you think or don’t think of Putin (like the sun and the moon, he does not exist for you to cultivate an opinion) this is probably the most important political speech since Churchill’s “Iron Curtain” speech of March 5, 1946.

In this speech, Putin abruptly changed the rules of the game. Previously, the game of international politics was played as follows: politicians made public pronouncements, for the sake of maintaining a pleasant fiction of national sovereignty, but they were strictly for show and had nothing to do with the substance of international politics; in the meantime, they engaged in secret back-room negotiations, in which the actual deals were hammered out. Previously, Putin tried to play this game, expecting only that Russia be treated as an equal. But these hopes have been dashed, and at this conference he declared the game to be over, explicitly violating Western taboo by speaking directly to the people over the heads of elite clans and political leaders.

The Russian blogger chipstone summarized the most salient points from Putin speech as follows:

1. Russia will no longer play games and engage in back-room negotiations over trifles. But Russia is prepared for serious conversations and agreements, if these are conducive to collective security, are based on fairness and take into account the interests of each side.

2. All systems of global collective security now lie in ruins. There are no longer any international security guarantees at all. And the entity that destroyed them has a name: The United States of America.

3. The builders of the New World Order have failed, having built a sand castle. Whether or not a new world order of any sort is to be built is not just Russia’s decision, but it is a decision that will not be made without Russia.

4. Russia favors a conservative approach to introducing innovations into the social order, but is not opposed to investigating and discussing such innovations, to see if introducing any of them might be justified.

5. Russia has no intention of going fishing in the murky waters created by America’s ever-expanding “empire of chaos,” and has no interest in building a new empire of her own (this is unnecessary; Russia’s challenges lie in developing her already vast territory). Neither is Russia willing to act as a savior of the world, as she had in the past.

6. Russia will not attempt to reformat the world in her own image, but neither will she allow anyone to reformat her in their image. Russia will not close herself off from the world, but anyone who tries to close her off from the world will be sure to reap a whirlwind.

7. Russia does not wish for the chaos to spread, does not want war, and has no intention of starting one. However, today Russia sees the outbreak of global war as almost inevitable, is prepared for it, and is continuing to prepare for it. Russia does not war—nor does she fear it.

8. Russia does not intend to take an active role in thwarting those who are still attempting to construct their New World Order—until their efforts start to impinge on Russia’s key interests. Russia would prefer to stand by and watch them give themselves as many lumps as their poor heads can take. But those who manage to drag Russia into this process, through disregard for her interests, will be taught the true meaning of pain.

9. In her external, and, even more so, internal politics, Russia’s power will rely not on the elites and their back-room dealing, but onthe will of the people.

To these nine points I would like to add a tenth:

10. There is still a chance to construct a new world order that will avoid a world war. This new world order must of necessity include the United States—but can only do so on the same terms as everyone else: subject to international law and international agreements; refraining from all unilateral action; in full respect of the sovereignty of other nations.

To sum it all up: play-time is over. Children, put away your toys. Now is the time for the adults to make decisions. Russia is ready for this; is the world?
Text of Vladimir Putin’s speech and a question and answer session at the final plenary meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club’s XI session in Sochi on 24 October 2014.

It was mentioned already that the club has new co-organizers this year. They include Russian non-governmental organizations, expert groups and leading universities. The idea was also raised of broadening the discussions to include not just issues related to Russia itself but also global politics and the economy.

An organization and content will bolster the club’s influence as a leading discussion and expert forum. At the same time, I hope the ‘Valdai spirit’ will remain – this free and open atmosphere and chance to express all manner of very different and frank opinions.

Let me say in this respect that I will also not let you down and will speak directly and frankly. Some of what I say might seem a bit too harsh, but if we do not speak directly and honestly about what we really think, then there is little point in even meeting in this way. It would be better in that case just to keep to diplomatic get-togethers, where no one says anything of real sense and, recalling the words of one famous diplomat, you realize that diplomats have tongues so as not to speak the truth.

We get together for other reasons. We get together so as to talk frankly with each other. We need to be direct and blunt today not so as to trade barbs, but so as to attempt to get to the bottom of what is actually happening in the world, try to understand why the world is becoming less safe and more unpredictable, and why the risks are increasing everywhere around us.

Today’s discussion took place under the theme: New Rules or a Game without Rules. I think that this formula accurately describes the historic turning point we have reached today and the choice we all face. There is nothing new of course in the idea that the world is changing very fast. I know this is something you have spoken about at the discussions today. It is certainly hard not to notice the dramatic transformations in global politics and the economy, public life, and in industry, information and social technologies.

Let me ask you right now to forgive me if I end up repeating what some of the discussion’s participants have already said. It’s practically impossible to avoid. You have already held detailed discussions, but I will set out my point of view. It will coincide with other participants’ views on some points and differ on others.

As we analyze today’s situation, let us not forget history’s lessons. First of all, changes in the world order – and what we are seeing today are events on this scale – have usually been accompanied by if not global war and conflict, then by chains of intensive local-level conflicts. Second, global politics is above all about economic leadership, issues of war and peace, and the humanitarian dimension, including human rights.

The world is full of contradictions today. We need to be frank in asking each other if we have a reliable safety net in place. Sadly, there is no guarantee and no certainty that the current system of global and regional security is able to protect us from upheavals. This system has become seriously weakened, fragmented and deformed. The international and regional political, economic, and cultural cooperation organizations are also going through difficult times.

Yes, many of the mechanisms we have for ensuring the world order were created quite a long time ago now, including and above all in the period immediately following World War II. Let me stress that the solidity of the system created back then rested not only on the balance of power and the rights of the victor countries, but on the fact that this system’s ‘founding fathers’ had respect for each other, did not try to put the squeeze on others, but attempted to reach agreements.

The main thing is that this system needs to develop, and despite its various shortcomings, needs to at least be capable of keeping the world’s current problems within certain limits and regulating the intensity of the natural competition between countries.

It is my conviction that we could not take this mechanism of checks and balances that we built over the last decades, sometimes with such effort and difficulty, and simply tear it apart without building anything in its place. Otherwise we would be left with no instruments other than brute force.

What we needed to do was to carry out a rational reconstruction and adapt it the new realities in the system of international relations.

But the United States, having declared itself the winner of the Cold War, saw no need for this. Instead of establishing a new balance of power, essential for maintaining order and stability, they took steps that threw the system into sharp and deep imbalance.

The Cold War ended, but it did not end with the signing of a peace treaty with clear and transparent agreements on respecting existing rules or creating new rules and standards. This created the impression that the so-called ‘victors’ in the Cold War had decided to pressure events and reshape the world to suit their own needs and interests. If the existing system of international relations, international law and the checks and balances in place got in the way of these aims, this system was declared worthless, outdated and in need of immediate demolition.
Pardon the analogy, but this is the way nouveaux riches behave when they suddenly end up with a great fortune, in this case, in the shape of world leadership and domination. Instead of managing their wealth wisely, for their own benefit too of course, I think they have committed many follies.

We have entered a period of differing interpretations and deliberate silences in world politics. International law has been forced to retreat over and over by the onslaught of legal nihilism. Objectivity and justice have been sacrificed on the altar of political expediency. Arbitrary interpretations and biased assessments have replaced legal norms. At the same time, total control of the global mass media has made it possible when desired to portray white as black and black as white.

In a situation where you had domination by one country and its allies, or its satellites rather, the search for global solutions often turned into an attempt to impose their own universal recipes. This group’s ambitions grew so big that they started presenting the policies they put together in their corridors of power as the view of the entire international community. But this is not the case.

The very notion of ‘national sovereignty’ became a relative value for most countries. In essence, what was being proposed was the formula: the greater the loyalty towards the world’s sole power centre, the greater this or that ruling regime’s legitimacy.

We will have a free discussion afterwards and I will be happy to answer your questions and would also like to use my right to ask you questions. Let someone try to disprove the arguments that I just set out during the upcoming discussion.

The measures taken against those who refuse to submit are well-known and have been tried and tested many times. They include use of force, economic and propaganda pressure, meddling in domestic affairs, and appeals to a kind of ‘supra-legal’ legitimacy when they need to justify illegal intervention in this or that conflict or toppling inconvenient regimes. Of late, we have increasing evidence too that outright blackmail has been used with regard to a number of leaders. It is not for nothing that ‘big brother’ is spending billions of dollars on keeping the whole world, including its own closest allies, under surveillance.

Let’s ask ourselves, how comfortable are we with this, how safe are we, how happy living in this world, and how fair and rational has it become? Maybe, we have no real reasons to worry, argue and ask awkward questions? Maybe the United States’ exceptional position and the way they are carrying out their leadership really is a blessing for us all, and their meddling in events all around the world is bringing peace, prosperity, progress, growth and democracy, and we should maybe just relax and enjoy it all?

Let me say that this is not the case, absolutely not the case.

A unilateral diktat and imposing one’s own models produces the opposite result. Instead of settling conflicts it leads to their escalation, instead of sovereign and stable states we see the growing spread of chaos, and instead of democracy there is support for a very dubious public ranging from open neo-fascists to Islamic radicals.

Why do they support such people? They do this because they decide to use them as instruments along the way in achieving their goals but then burn their fingers and recoil. I never cease to be amazed by the way that our partners just keep stepping on the same rake, as we say here in Russia, that is to say, make the same mistake over and over.

They once sponsored Islamic extremist movements to fight the Soviet Union. Those groups got their battle experience in Afghanistan and later gave birth to the Taliban and Al-Qaeda. The West if not supported, at least closed its eyes, and, I would say, gave information, political and financial support to international terrorists’ invasion of Russia (we have not forgotten this) and the Central Asian region’s countries. Only after horrific terrorist attacks were committed on US soil itself did the United States wake up to the common threat of terrorism. Let me remind you that we were the first country to support the American people back then, the first to react as friends and partners to the terrible tragedy of September 11.

During my conversations with American and European leaders, I always spoke of the need to fight terrorism together, as a challenge on a global scale. We cannot resign ourselves to and accept this threat, cannot cut it into separate pieces using double standards. Our partners expressed agreement, but a little time passed and we ended up back where we started. First there was the military operation in Iraq, then in Libya, which got pushed to the brink of falling apart. Why was Libya pushed into this situation? Today it is a country in danger of breaking apart and has become a training ground for terrorists.

Only the current Egyptian leadership’s determination and wisdom saved this key Arab country from chaos and having extremists run rampant. In Syria, as in the past, the United States and its allies started directly financing and arming rebels and allowing them to fill their ranks with mercenaries from various countries. Let me ask where do these rebels get their money, arms and military specialists? Where does all this come from? How did the notorious ISIL manage to become such a powerful group, essentially a real armed force?

As for financing sources, today, the money is coming not just from drugs, production of which has increased not just by a few percentage points but many-fold, since the international coalition forces have been present in Afghanistan. You are aware of this. The terrorists are getting money from selling oil too. Oil is produced in territory controlled by the terrorists, who sell it at dumping prices, produce it and transport it. But someone buys this oil, resells it, and makes a profit from it, not thinking about the fact that they are thus financing terrorists who could come sooner or later to their own soil and sow destruction in their own countries.

Where do they get new recruits? In Iraq, after Saddam Hussein was toppled, the state’s institutions, including the army, were left in ruins. We said back then, be very, very careful. You are driving people out into the street, and what will they do there? Don’t forget (rightfully or not) that they were in the leadership of a large regional power, and what are you now turning them into?

What was the result? Tens of thousands of soldiers, officers and former Baath Party activists were turned out into the streets and today have joined the rebels’ ranks. Perhaps this is what explains why the Islamic State group has turned out so effective? In military terms, it is acting very effectively and has some very professional people. Russia warned repeatedly about the dangers of unilateral military actions, intervening in sovereign states’ affairs, and flirting with extremists and radicals. We insisted on having the groups fighting the central Syrian government, above all the Islamic State, included on the lists of terrorist organizations. But did we see any results? We appealed in vain.

We sometimes get the impression that our colleagues and friends are constantly fighting the consequences of their own policies, throw all their effort into addressing the risks they themselves have created, and pay an ever-greater price.

Colleagues, this period of unipolar domination has convincingly demonstrated that having only one power centre does not make global processes more manageable. On the contrary, this kind of unstable construction has shown its inability to fight the real threats such as regional conflicts, terrorism, drug trafficking, religious fanaticism, chauvinism and neo-Nazism. At the same time, it has opened the road wide for inflated national pride, manipulating public opinion and letting the strong bully and suppress the weak.

Essentially, the unipolar world is simply a means of justifying dictatorship over people and countries. The unipolar world turned out too uncomfortable, heavy and unmanageable a burden even for the self-proclaimed leader. Comments along this line were made here just before and I fully agree with this. This is why we see attempts at this new historic stage to recreate a semblance of a quasi-bipolar world as a convenient model for perpetuating American leadership. It does not matter who takes the place of the centre of evil in American propaganda, the USSR’s old place as the main adversary. It could be Iran, as a country seeking to acquire nuclear technology, China, as the world’s biggest economy, or Russia, as a nuclear superpower.

Today, we are seeing new efforts to fragment the world, draw new dividing lines, put together coalitions not built for something but directed against someone, anyone, create the image of an enemy as was the case during the Cold War years, and obtain the right to this leadership, or diktat if you wish. The situation was presented this way during the Cold War. We all understand this and know this. The United States always told its allies: “We have a common enemy, a terrible foe, the centre of evil, and we are defending you, our allies, from this foe, and so we have the right to order you around, force you to sacrifice your political and economic interests and pay your share of the costs for this collective defense, but we will be the ones in charge of it all of course.” In short, we see today attempts in a new and changing world to reproduce the familiar models of global management, and all this so as to guarantee their [the US’] exceptional position and reap political and economic dividends.

But these attempts are increasingly divorced from reality and are in contradiction with the world’s diversity. Steps of this kind inevitably create confrontation and countermeasures and have the opposite effect to the hoped-for goals. We see what happens when politics rashly starts meddling in the economy and the logic of rational decisions gives way to the logic of confrontation that only hurt one’s own economic positions and interests, including national business interests.

Joint economic projects and mutual investment objectively bring countries closer together and help to smooth out current problems in relations between states. But today, the global business community faces unprecedented pressure from Western governments. What business, economic expediency and pragmatism can we speak of when we hear slogans such as “the homeland is in danger”, “the free world is under threat”, and “democracy is in jeopardy”? And so everyone needs to mobilize. That is what a real mobilization policy looks like.

Sanctions are already undermining the foundations of world trade, the WTO rules and the principle of inviolability of private property. They are dealing a blow to liberal model of globalization based on markets, freedom and competition, which, let me note, is a model that has primarily benefited precisely the Western countries. And now they risk losing trust as the leaders of globalization. We have to ask ourselves, why was this necessary? After all, the United States’ prosperity rests in large part on the trust of investors and foreign holders of dollars and US securities. This trust is clearly being undermined and signs of disappointment in the fruits of globalization are visible now in many countries. 

The well-known Cyprus precedent and the politically motivated sanctions have only strengthened the trend towards seeking to bolster economic and financial sovereignty and countries’ or their regional groups’ desire to find ways of protecting themselves from the risks of outside pressure. We already see that more and more countries are looking for ways to become less dependent on the dollar and are setting up alternative financial and payments systems and reserve currencies. I think that our American friends are quite simply cutting the branch they are sitting on. You cannot mix politics and the economy, but this is what is happening now. I have always thought and still think today that politically motivated sanctions were a mistake that will harm everyone, but I am sure that we will come back to this subject later.

We know how these decisions were taken and who was applying the pressure. But let me stress that Russia is not going to get all worked up, get offended or come begging at anyone’s door. Russia is a self-sufficient country. We will work within the foreign economic environment that has taken shape, develop domestic production and technology and act more decisively to carry out transformation. Pressure from outside, as has been the case on past occasions, will only consolidate our society, keep us alert and make us concentrate on our main development goals.

Of course the sanctions are a hindrance. They are trying to hurt us through these sanctions, block our development and push us into political, economic and cultural isolation, force us into backwardness in other words. But let me say yet again that the world is a very different place today. We have no intention of shutting ourselves off from anyone and choosing some kind of closed development road, trying to live in autarky. We are always open to dialogue, including on normalizing our economic and political relations. We are counting here on the pragmatic approach and position of business communities in the leading countries.

Some are saying today that Russia is supposedly turning its back on Europe – such words were probably spoken already here too during the discussions – and is looking for new business partners, above all in Asia. Let me say that this is absolutely not the case. Our active policy in the Asian-Pacific region began not just yesterday and not in response to sanctions, but is a policy that we have been following for a good many years now. Like many other countries, including Western countries, we saw that Asia is playing an ever greater role in the world, in the economy and in politics, and there is simply no way we can afford to overlook these developments.

Let me say again that everyone is doing this, and we will do so to, all the more so as a large part of our country is geographically in Asia. Why should we not make use of our competitive advantages in this area? It would be extremely shortsighted not to do so.

Developing economic ties with these countries and carrying out joint integration projects also creates big incentives for our domestic development. Today’s demographic, economic and cultural trends all suggest that dependence on a sole superpower will objectively decrease. This is something that European and American experts have been talking and writing about too.

Perhaps developments in global politics will mirror the developments we are seeing in the global economy, namely, intensive competition for specific niches and frequent change of leaders in specific areas. This is entirely possible.

There is no doubt that humanitarian factors such as education, science, healthcare and culture are playing a greater role in global competition. This also has a big impact on international relations, including because this ‘soft power’ resource will depend to a great extent on real achievements in developing human capital rather than on sophisticated propaganda tricks.

At the same time, the formation of a so-called polycentric world (I would also like to draw attention to this, colleagues) in and of itself does not improve stability; in fact, it is more likely to be the opposite. The goal of reaching global equilibrium is turning into a fairly difficult puzzle, an equation with many unknowns.
So, what is in store for us if we choose not to live by the rules – even if they may be strict and inconvenient – but rather live without any rules at all? And that scenario is entirely possible; we cannot rule it out, given the tensions in the global situation. Many predictions can already be made, taking into account current trends, and unfortunately, they are not optimistic. If we do not create a clear system of mutual commitments and agreements, if we do not build the mechanisms for managing and resolving crisis situations, the symptoms of global anarchy will inevitably grow.

Today, we already see a sharp increase in the likelihood of a whole set of violent conflicts with either direct or indirect participation by the world’s major powers. And the risk factors include not just traditional multinational conflicts, but also the internal instability in separate states, especially when we talk about nations located at the intersections of major states’ geopolitical interests, or on the border of cultural, historical, and economic civilizational continents.

Ukraine, which I’m sure was discussed at length and which we will discuss some more, is one of the example of such sorts of conflicts that affect international power balance, and I think it will certainly not be the last. From here emanates the next real threat of destroying the current system of arms control agreements. And this dangerous process was launched by the United States of America when it unilaterally withdrew from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty in 2002, and then set about and continues today to actively pursue the creation of its global missile defense system.

Colleagues, friends, I want to point out that we did not start this. Once again, we are sliding into the times when, instead of the balance of interests and mutual guarantees, it is fear and the balance of mutual destruction that prevent nations from engaging in direct conflict. In absence of legal and political instruments, arms are once again becoming the focal point of the global agenda; they are used wherever and however, without any UN Security Council sanctions. And if the Security Council refuses to produce such decisions, then it is immediately declared to be an outdated and ineffective instrument.

Many states do not see any other ways of ensuring their sovereignty but to obtain their own bombs. This is extremely dangerous. We insist on continuing talks; we are not only in favor of talks, but insist on continuing talks to reduce nuclear arsenals. The less nuclear weapons we have in the world, the better. And we are ready for the most serious, concrete discussions on nuclear disarmament – but only serious discussions without any double standards.

What do I mean? Today, many types of high-precision weaponry are already close to mass-destruction weapons in terms of their capabilities, and in the event of full renunciation of nuclear weapons or radical reduction of nuclear potential, nations that are leaders in creating and producing high-precision systems will have a clear military advantage. Strategic parity will be disrupted, and this is likely to bring destabilization. The use of a so-called first global pre-emptive strike may become tempting. In short, the risks do not decrease, but intensify.

The next obvious threat is the further escalation of ethnic, religious, and social conflicts. Such conflicts are dangerous not only as such, but also because they create zones of anarchy, lawlessness, and chaos around them, places that are comfortable for terrorists and criminals, where piracy, human trafficking, and drug trafficking flourish.

Incidentally, at the time, our colleagues tried to somehow manage these processes, use regional conflicts and design ‘color revolutions’ to suit their interests, but the genie escaped the bottle. It looks like the controlled chaos theory fathers themselves do not know what to do with it; there is disarray in their ranks.

We closely follow the discussions by both the ruling elite and the expert community. It is enough to look at the headlines of the Western press over the last year. The same people are called fighters for democracy, and then Islamists; first they write about revolutions and then call them riots and upheavals. The result is obvious: the further expansion of global chaos.

Colleagues, given the global situation, it is time to start agreeing on fundamental things. This is incredibly important and necessary; this is much better than going back to our own corners. The more we all face common problems, the more we find ourselves in the same boat, so to speak. And the logical way out is in cooperation between nations, societies, in finding collective answers to increasing challenges, and in joint risk management. Granted, some of our partners, for some reason, remember this only when it suits their interests.

Practical experience shows that joint answers to challenges are not always a panacea; and we need to understand this. Moreover, in most cases, they are hard to reach; it is not easy to overcome the differences in national interests, the subjectivity of different approaches, particularly when it comes to nations with different cultural and historical traditions. But nevertheless, we have examples when, having common goals and acting based on the same criteria, together we achieved real success.

Let me remind you about solving the problem of chemical weapons in Syria, and the substantive dialogue on the Iranian nuclear program, as well as our work on North Korean issues, which also has some positive results. Why can’t we use this experience in the future to solve local and global challenges?
What could be the legal, political, and economic basis for a new world order that would allow for stability and security, while encouraging healthy competition, not allowing the formation of new monopolies that hinder development? It is unlikely that someone could provide absolutely exhaustive, ready-made solutions right now. We will need extensive work with participation by a wide range of governments, global businesses, civil society, and such expert platforms as ours.

However, it is obvious that success and real results are only possible if key participants in international affairs can agree on harmonizing basic interests, on reasonable self-restraint, and set the example of positive and responsible leadership. We must clearly identify where unilateral actions end and we need to apply multilateral mechanisms, and as part of improving the effectiveness of international law, we must resolve the dilemma between the actions by international community to ensure security and human rights and the principle of national sovereignty and non-interference in the internal affairs of any state.

Those very collisions increasingly lead to arbitrary external interference in complex internal processes, and time and again, they provoke dangerous conflicts between leading global players. The issue of maintaining sovereignty becomes almost paramount in maintaining and strengthening global stability.

Clearly, discussing the criteria for the use of external force is extremely difficult; it is practically impossible to separate it from the interests of particular nations. However, it is far more dangerous when there are no agreements that are clear to everyone, when no clear conditions are set for necessary and legal interference.

I will add that international relations must be based on international law, which itself should rest on moral principles such as justice, equality and truth. Perhaps most important is respect for one’s partners and their interests. This is an obvious formula, but simply following it could radically change the global situation.

I am certain that if there is a will, we can restore the effectiveness of the international and regional institutions system. We do not even need to build anything anew, from the scratch; this is not a “greenfield,” especially since the institutions created after World War II are quite universal and can be given modern substance, adequate to manage the current situation.

This is true of improving the work of the UN, whose central role is irreplaceable, as well as the OSCE, which, over the course of 40 years, has proven to be a necessary mechanism for ensuring security and cooperation in the Euro-Atlantic region. I must say that even now, in trying to resolve the crisis in southeast Ukraine, the OSCE is playing a very positive role.

In light of the fundamental changes in the international environment, the increase in uncontrollability and various threats, we need a new global consensus of responsible forces. It’s not about some local deals or a division of spheres of influence in the spirit of classic diplomacy, or somebody’s complete global domination. I think that we need a new version of interdependence. We should not be afraid of it. On the contrary, this is a good instrument for harmonizing positions.

This is particularly relevant given the strengthening and growth of certain regions on the planet, which process objectively requires institutionalization of such new poles, creating powerful regional organizations and developing rules for their interaction. Cooperation between these centers would seriously add to the stability of global security, policy and economy. But in order to establish such a dialogue, we need to proceed from the assumption that all regional centers and integration projects forming around them need to have equal rights to development, so that they can complement each other and nobody can force them into conflict or opposition artificially. Such destructive actions would break down ties between states, and the states themselves would be subjected to extreme hardship, or perhaps even total destruction.

I would like to remind you of the last year’s events. We have told our American and European partners that hasty backstage decisions, for example, on Ukraine’s association with the EU, are fraught with serious risks to the economy. We didn’t even say anything about politics; we spoke only about the economy, saying that such steps, made without any prior arrangements, touch on the interests of many other nations, including Russia as Ukraine’s main trade partner, and that a wide discussion of the issues is necessary. Incidentally, in this regard, I will remind you that, for example, the talks on Russia’s accession to the WTO lasted 19 years. This was very difficult work, and a certain consensus was reached.

Why am I bringing this up? Because in implementing Ukraine’s association project, our partners would come to us with their goods and services through the back gate, so to speak, and we did not agree to this, nobody asked us about this. We had discussions on all topics related to Ukraine’s association with the EU, persistent discussions, but I want to stress that this was done in an entirely civilized manner, indicating possible problems, showing the obvious reasoning and arguments. Nobody wanted to listen to us and nobody wanted to talk. They simply told us: this is none of your business, point, end of discussion. Instead of a comprehensive but – I stress – civilized dialogue, it all came down to a government overthrow; they plunged the country into chaos, into economic and social collapse, into a civil war with enormous casualties.

Why? When I ask my colleagues why, they no longer have an answer; nobody says anything. That’s it. Everyone’s at a loss, saying it just turned out that way. Those actions should not have been encouraged – it wouldn’t have worked. After all (I already spoke about this), former Ukrainian President Yanukovych signed everything, agreed with everything. Why do it? What was the point? What is this, a civilized way of solving problems? Apparently, those who constantly throw together new ‘color revolutions’ consider themselves ‘brilliant artists’ and simply cannot stop.

I am certain that the work of integrated associations, the cooperation of regional structures, should be built on a transparent, clear basis; the Eurasian Economic Union’s formation process is a good example of such transparency. The states that are parties to this project informed their partners of their plans in advance, specifying the parameters of our association, the principles of its work, which fully correspond with the World Trade Organization rules.

I will add that we would also have welcomed the start of a concrete dialogue between the Eurasian and European Union. Incidentally, they have almost completely refused us this as well, and it is also unclear why – what is so scary about it?

And, of course, with such joint work, we would think that we need to engage in dialogue (I spoke about this many times and heard agreement from many of our western partners, at least in Europe) on the need to create a common space for economic and humanitarian cooperation stretching all the way from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean.

Colleagues, Russia made its choice. Our priorities are further improving our democratic and open economy institutions, accelerated internal development, taking into account all the positive modern trends in the world, and consolidating society based on traditional values and patriotism.

We have an integration-oriented, positive, peaceful agenda; we are working actively with our colleagues in the Eurasian Economic Union, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, BRICS and other partners. This agenda is aimed at developing ties between governments, not dissociating. We are not planning to cobble together any blocs or get involved in an exchange of blows.

The allegations and statements that Russia is trying to establish some sort of empire, encroaching on the sovereignty of its neighbors, are groundless. Russia does not need any kind of special, exclusive place in the world – I want to emphasize this. While respecting the interests of others, we simply want for our own interests to be taken into account and for our position to be respected.

We are well aware that the world has entered an era of changes and global transformations, when we all need a particular degree of caution, the ability to avoid thoughtless steps. In the years after the Cold War, participants in global politics lost these qualities somewhat. Now, we need to remember them. Otherwise, hopes for a peaceful, stable development will be a dangerous illusion, while today’s turmoil will simply serve as a prelude to the collapse of world order.

Yes, of course, I have already said that building a more stable world order is a difficult task. We are talking about long and hard work. We were able to develop rules for interaction after World War II, and we were able to reach an agreement in Helsinki in the 1970s. Our common duty is to resolve this fundamental challenge at this new stage of development.

Thank you very much for your attention.

source:

http://www.infowars.com/putin-to-western-elites-play-time-is-over/

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BLUE KING BROWN – ALL NATIONS

Published on Oct 19, 2014

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LYRICS (c) 2014

(‘Dread at the controls’ – Mikey Dread Vocal Sample.)

Ay, I’m ready for this, I wanna talk about it,
ready to stand up and get heard, we haffi shout about it.
And you’re gonna hear it, see we not gonna regret it
‘cause if these times are gonna change,we’re gonna change with it.
Some say it’s complicated but that don’t mean we fear it,
in fact the 99% are going out to get it.
This world depends upon it, hear all the people call it,
and when the future is calling you, you can’t ignore it.

Situation here is getting worse everyday,
care about 2morrow? best be acting 2day.
Fyah in ya belly and ya hear what mi say…
go on take it to the streets, yo take it away
Some of them will hate us but they livin’ in fear,
understand the problems but they really don’t care,
what the fuck is going on between them two ears?calling All Nations!

All nations, Calling All Nations. All nations, Calling All Nations.
All Nations, Calling All Nations. All Nations, Calling All Nations.

Situations fire and I’m ready for change.
Music is the healer so you hear what mi say.
While they’re chasing money we’re just chasing the fame,
Time to get up on it yo get back in their way
Ay Calling all Nations, back to this conversation,
honest communication growing building our relations.
Don’t underestimate it or even try to hate it
for those who don’t believe in change are not the ones who make it.

Go when you’re ready with it, I see you’re feeling it and..
watch out for cops they come around then violence escalating..
and if you don’t believe it go down your self and see it, beating on our women and children,
hating like they really mean it.

When they gonna realize we’re fighting for them,
understand that we and they are two in the same,
I’m not saying all of them but some are a shame,
if we work together we could really get change.
Dreaming of a day there’s justice under this sun
looking at this movement I see thats already begun,
and I’m grateful for it, Big Up dem freedom fighters givin
all their living, keep us thinkin now we’ll not forget them.

All nations, Calling All Nations. All nations, Calling All Nations.
All Nations, Calling All Nations. All Nations, Calling All Nations.

Cannot run we out, cannot run we out, run we out no.
Cannot run we out, cannot run we out, run we out no.
Cannot run we out, cannot run we out, run we out no.
Cannot run we out, cannot run we out, run we out no

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Benjamin Fulford: The battle for the planet earth is reaching a climax [full report]

The battle over the psychological process of deciding what humanity does in the future is reaching a climax. The most dramatic development is probably the fact that the so-called ISIS campaign is now becoming a civil war within the military industrial complex of the sort seen during the last years of the Roman republic.

Also, the old cabal is ramping up its ebola fear campaign in the US even as it is being damped down elsewhere. The 188 nation BRICS alliance, for its part, continues to seek new friends for peaceful development and is succeeding in drawing England, France, Germany and Japan into its orbit.
The BRICS alliance members will make sure the world does not trade US unipolar hegemony for Chinese hegemony. Last week Japanese military forces staged simultaneous military drills with Russia and the United States. The United States military in Japan welcomed this move.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-26/just-500-miles-apart-japan-forces-hold-drills-with-russia-u-s-.html

Russia has also staged drills with India, even as the US stages repeated drills with many countries in Asia. This is all aimed at China, multiple sources agree.

According to Marco Di Mauro of the Italian P2 Freemason lodge, in 2008, the last time he went to Asia to negotiate a new financial system with the Chinese, they demanded 80% control of the world’s assets. More recently, he says he was forced to cancel a trip to Asia because he was warned by the Italian secret service the Chinese were planning to have him killed in Manila.

Di Mauro also says that a “Vatican congregation manager” by the name of Rienzi Franco met with Chinese secret service agents in Hong Kong in 2011 and

offered China $13 trillion.

If this above is all true, it goes against the deal the White Dragon Society made with the Asians which was that there would be a 50/50 split between East and West with each retaining veto power over their own region.

The point being made by all the drills is that if China tries to take sole control of the planet, there will be war because India, Russia, Japan, Europe, the United States and many other countries will not let that happen.

The goal is to have a multi-polar world along with reformed international institutions capable of ending poverty and stopping environmental destruction. It is not to replace the dictatorship of the US secret government with the dictatorship of the Chinese communist party.

In any case, the brinkmanship is on the rise these days because the governments of the US, the EU and the UN are all showing visible signs of insolvency.

Last week, for example, evidence emerged the United States of America Corporation has been shut down. The corporation has been removed from the Dun & Bradstreet corporate data base. In addition, the Puerto Rican government’s site lists the:

“SUPREME COUNCIL OF THE UNITED STATES STATES OF AMERICA ATLANTIC JURISDICTION GRAND ORIENT”

https://prcorpfiling.f1hst.com/CorpInfo/CorporationInfo.aspx?c=73-122&m=oce

as “cancelled” (cancelado).

According to British MI5 intelligence, this is the entity that presided over the East Coast of the United States of America, including Washington D.C., Yale University and Skull and Bones. Its’ mandate was cancelled by the French Freemason Grand Orient Lodge, the source said.

This is almost certainly connected to the many suspicious deaths of J.P. Morgan bankers since J.P. Morgan is controlled by the Skull and Bones Bush clan. One aim of the attacks on J.P. Morgan insiders is to gain access to a database of over 119,000 people, including President Barack Obama, who are receiving bribes from the Bushes, according to a CIA source in Asia.

The same source also says there are daily shouting matches in the White House these days, often between Michelle Obama and top presidential adviser Valerie Jarrett. Michelle Obama appears to be getting the best of these encounters, he notes.

A further indication of insolvency in the US is that the Internal Revenue Service has started arbitrarily seizing bank accounts owned by individuals with no criminal or tax evasion record. In the past we have received reports from people who claimed the US government raided safety deposit boxes and also arbitrarily stole millions and in one case hundreds of millions from them. What is different this time is that they are going after accounts with less than $10,000 in them.

http://rt.com/usa/199883-irs-structuring-civil-asset-forfeiture/

There was also another sign that it is not business as usual for the Federal Reserve Board to be seen on the Chinese government’s Xinhua News site. It is a series of eight photographs showing a meeting at the Federal Reserve Board with the subtitle

“Fed Board Governors held an open meeting to discuss a final rulemaking requiring sponsors of securitization transactions to retain risk in those transactions.”

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/photo/2014-10/23/c_133735725_2.htm

What this means is that the derivatives worth in theory hundreds of trillions (according to the BIS), and even quadrillions and quintillions according to intelligence agency sources, that are keeping many megabanks afloat will have to be taken off the books. The banks cannot retain risk in transactions that are worth far more than world GDP because there is no reality to back them. Chinese sources are saying that allowable leverage from now on will be returned to the 10 times maximum historical experience shows to be sustainable. Right now in the US, thanks to President Bill Clinton, it is 100 times.

The EU, for its part, has suddenly, out of the blue, asked the British to fork over two billion Euros by November 1st and is trying to hit up several other countries as well. This sudden request for cash is for an amount that is suspiciously similar to what Russia is asking for in payment of Ukraine’s unpaid gas bills.

The EU has also suddenly added black market drugs and prostitution to their GDP figures in order to make their economies appear healthier and bigger than previously reported.

The UN, for its part, last week out of the blue asked Japan to fork over $1 billion for “climate change.”
The desperate cabalists are also trying to stir up trouble in new regions. Last week people connected to former US president Bill Clinton contacted the White Dragon Society to make threats to start a nuclear war between Pakistan and India. Sure enough the threats were followed by artillery barrages between Indian and Pakistani forces in the disputed region of Kashmir.

India and Pakistan have acted badly over Kashmir ever since independence. It is as if in the story of two women asking King Solomon to decide who is the mother of a disputed baby, they both agreed with Solomon’s decision to cut it in half. Both India and Pakistan are parents of Kashmir and they should give birth to an independent Kingdom of Kashmir that can become a free trade and friendship zone between the two giant neighbours. Then cabal troublemakers will no longer be able to stir up trouble in that region.

The ISIS situation is also now an obvious cabal civil war by proxy. American and Israeli agents are using American weapons to shoot down American air-force planes for reasons that have nothing to do with the US.

Meanwhile there is lots going on this week in the X-files category. First of all, Vincenzo Mazzara of the P2 freemason lodge wrote to say the black sun they worship is the Zoroastrian god. He went on to say “the dark energy is everywhere in this dimension…my mission is to erect a temple to the Black Hole, the real lord of the universe.” He adds that the dark matter has “recently entered the solar wind and the earth’s atmosphere is transforming into X-rays.”

His evidence was the recent appearance of a pumpkin face on the sun.

http://fox6now.com/2014/10/11/pumpkin-sun-picture-snapped-by-scientists-shows-jack-o-lantern-face/

This appearance was followed by major solar flares and, likely as a result, US, Japanese and European weather satellites went offline last week.

Furthermore, we can confirm through MI5 British Intelligence that last week NASA abruptly terminated live coverage of a comet approaching Mars after a planet sized explosion suddenly appeared there. Here is a link to an independently filmed video of that explosion:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sx3WdyOihH8

A US based source who correctly predicted the trouble in the Ukraine and the disappearance of the Malaysian airliner, says the “the US Mars base was destroyed.” British intelligence confirmed that contrary to what the world public has been told, the US did in indeed have people on Mars.
A spokesperson for Japan’s national observatory said “if NASA is not going to comment on that, then certainly we won’t either.”

This writer was also contacted over the phone recently by people claiming to be part of the group that seized the US underground bases. They say they found people in cages and signs of gruesome genetic experiments. The bases remain closed to prevent the Western cabal elite from fleeing to them, the sources say.

In any case, the X-files stuff will matter when we actually see it affecting our daily lives. For now, if the White Dragon Society and their allies win the battle here on the surface of the planet earth, there will be major visible changes. First of all, all US and allied armed forces will be redeployed to put an immediate stop to world environmental destruction. They will also act to stop all ongoing conflicts on the planet immediately.

The UN and other international institutions will be fundamentally reformed, poverty will be ended and an era of unimaginable prosperity will begin here on earth. Then, hopefully, the quarantine this planet is obviously under will end and we can visit the rest of the universe.

source:

http://benjaminfulford.net/

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Benjamin Fulford: The battle for the planet earth is reaching a climax

The battle over the psychological process of deciding what humanity does in the future is reaching a climax. The most dramatic development is probably the fact that the so-called ISIS campaign is now becoming a civil war within the military industrial complex of the sort seen during the last years of the Roman republic.

Also, the old cabal is ramping up its ebola fear campaign in the US even as it is being damped down elsewhere. The 188 nation BRICS alliance, for its part, continues to seek new friends for peaceful development and is succeeding in drawing England, France, Germany and Japan into its orbit.
The BRICS alliance members will make sure the world does not trade US unipolar hegemony for Chinese hegemony. Last week Japanese military forces staged simultaneous military drills with Russia and the United States. The United States military in Japan welcomed this move.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-26/just-500-miles-apart-japan-forces-hold-drills-with-russia-u-s-.html

Russia has also staged drills with India, even as the US stages repeated drills with many countries in Asia. This is all aimed at China, multiple sources agree.

According to Marco Di Mauro of the Italian P2 Freemason lodge, in 2008, the last time he went to Asia to negotiate a new financial system with the Chinese, they demanded 80% control of the world’s assets. More recently, he says he was forced to cancel a trip to Asia because he was warned by the Italian secret service the Chinese were planning to have him killed in Manila.

Di Mauro also says that a “Vatican congregation manager” by the name of Rienzi Franco met with Chinese secret service agents in Hong Kong in 2011 and………….

rest of Report will be posted on Thursday:

http://benjaminfulford.net/

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Sadhguru: Is Life Predestined by Cosmic Will?

Published on Oct 23, 2014

Sadhguru uses an analogy to explain how cosmic will is always in play, and how our will is able to use cosmic will. He looks at how instead of doing things with will power, doing things with love and devotion can make life a joyful process. This is the difference between “I have to do it” and “I want to do it.”

source:

http://www.ishafoundation.org/blog/sadhguru/masters-words/life-predestined-cosmic-will/

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“We’re in the End Game Now” ~ Jim Willie at his finest

Published on Oct 24, 2014

Perpetual Assets interviews Jim Willie of http://goldenjackass.com/

Join our hour plus discussion about toxic versus honest infrastructure. Jim rattles off a list of current news headlines that set the stage for our current world. We discuss at length many topics in Jim’s recent article, QE Failure & Folly of Paper Mache. The US is heading fast towards complete global isolationism. The SDR is an unlikely solution to the collapsing petro dollar. Jim believes the BRICS currency/ metals fund will be the final winner.

Derivatives have been hidden in plain site. Jim believes there are potentially 100s of Billions of dollars a month in derivative monetization, going on for years now. US debt ceiling raise indicates a default, potentially with the involvement of China, which now owns a nice chunk of Manhattan, including a steak in the US Federal Reserve.

From US Treasury prop ups, QE, Interest rate swaps, to the bond carry trade, Jim covers a host of topics of manipulation. Jim breaks down exactly how long term treasury demand is created and free money just scraped off the back end. Not only can they scam the populace with false perceived demand but they also make huge risk free profits.

Student loans and car loans are the new sub prime markets. The Saudi Real has plummeted. Things are getting shaky. We are marching towards systemic failure. It won’t be a bank failure. The bank system cannot fail. Contagion has been prevented from massive cash injection. Sovereign debt seniority laws were literally changed. The level of fraud is overwhelming. Tens if not hundreds of trillions of dollars have been squandered.

Gold is the nemesis. It can only sustain so much paper mache. There is a breaking point. Eventually physical metal breaks the game. Once the Western gold is drained China can pull the plug. Enter the Shanghai gold exchange. The end game is near and it all pertains to physical gold (& silver). The jig is up, but nobody wants to be the fall guy. China could double the gold price and collapse the US without an obvious intervention- like forcing a few US banks into insolvency and causing contagion.

The Saudis are engaged in a price war with respect to their fellow OPEC members. What does Saudi Arabia stand to benefit by lowering its oil price? Jim breaks down multiple potential scenarios. Is it to do China’s bidding? Was it to render harm to Russia? Or support the USD with a short term lift? Perhaps they’re just pissed from their gold being stolen. Perhaps to break up the OPEC cartel and abandon the petro dollar without being the fall guy?

Wanting a legitimate monetary system over fraud and war is not unpatriotic. It is what our country was founded upon. “We are a raped and pillaged nation exploited and colonized with hidden control strings and deep cables. The only way to get out of it is to go back to a gold standard.” Russia and the East are working on energy pipelines, while we in the west are working on pipelines of toxic money, fiat paper, and liquidity networks. We choose honesty over war.

We also reference this interview with Fabian Calvo.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TxI76…

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China launches new World Bank rival

Chinese President Xi Jinping (C) shows the way to the guests of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 24, 2014 (AFP Photo / Takaki Yajima)

Chinese President Xi Jinping (C) shows the way to the guests of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 24, 2014 (AFP Photo / Takaki Yajima)

China and India are backing a 21 country $100 billion Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to challenge to the World Bank and Asian Development Bank.

Memorandum of understanding were signed with 21 Asian countries in Beijing Friday. Australia, Indonesia and South Korea were absent following hidden pressure from Washington.

The development bank was proposed a year ago by Chinese President Xi Jinping, and is to offer financing for infrastructure projects in underdeveloped Asian countries.

Headquartered in Beijing, former chairman of the China International Capital Corp investment bank Jim Liqun, is expected to take a leading role.

The bank will initially be capitalized with $50 billion, most of it contributed by China. The country is planning to increase authorized capital to $100 billion. With that amount the AIIB would be two-thirds the size of the $175 billion Asian Development Bank.

India will be the second largest bank shareholder though Kuwait, Qatar, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Nepal, Oman, and all the countries of the Association of Southeast Asia, except Indonesia are involved.

Australia, Indonesia and South Korea did not participate following US claims of ‘concerns’ about a rival to Western-dominated multilateral lenders.

Japan, China’s main rival in Asia, which dominates the Asian Development Bank along with the United States, did not attend but had not been expected to do so.

Indonesia refused to participate claiming it needs time to discuss China’s proposal.

The Australian Financial Review said US Secretary of State John Kerry had personally asked Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott to “steer clear” from joining AIIB.

“Australia has been under pressure from the US for some time to not become a founding member of the bank and it is understood Mr. Kerry put the case directly to the prime minister when the pair met in Jakarta on Monday following the inauguration of Indonesian President Joko Widodo,” the paper said.

South Korea, one of America’s closest allies in Asia, is alse prevaricating. Its finance ministry said it spoke with China to request more time to consider details such as the AIIB’s governance and operational principles.

US officials have said they do not want to support an initiative Washington thinks is unlikely to promote good environmental, procurement and human rights standards in the way the World Bank and ADB are required to do.

But Chinese officials are convinced the American opposition is an attempt to contain the global rise of China and its ambition to remain the dominant power in Asia.

“You could think of this as a basketball game in which the US wants to set the duration of the game, the size of the court, the height of the basket and everything else to suit itself,” Wei Jianguo, a former Chinese commerce minister, told the Financial Times.

Matthew Goodman, scholar at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington DC believes the initiatives of a BRICS Bank and AIIB “represent the first serious institutional challenge to the global economic order.”

Chinese Finance Minister Lou Jiwei said the AIIB will set high standards, safeguard policies and improve on bureaucratic, unrealistic and irrelevant policies, according to the Xinhua news agency.

source:

http://rt.com/business/198928-china-world-bank-rival/

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Putin Warns Of Risk Of Major Conflict, Says Dollar Losing Reserve Currency Status

Having been relatively quiet for a while, Russia’s leader Vladimir, speaking in Sochi (following meetings with Middle East crown princes who confirmed Russia as a key partner – “isolated”?), has unleashed his most aggressive statements with regard the failing world order:

  • *PUTIN SAYS U.S. DOLLAR LOSING TRUST AS RESERVE CURRENCY
  • *PUTIN: WORLD WITHOUT RULES IS POSSIBILITY; ANARCHY GROWING

Adding that the risk of major conflicts involving major countries is growing, as well as the risk of arms control treaties being violated, Putin exclaimed that the US-led unipolar world is like a dictatorship over other countries and that “US leadership brings no good for others,” and calls for a new global consensus.

 

Having met Crown Prince Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi in Sochi, who confirmed that Moscow “plays a very important role in the Middle East,” and added that he had no doubts that his country and Russia “are bound by a privileged relationship,” it appears Russia is less “isolated” than the West would have many believe.

As Bloomberg reports:

  • *PUTIN SPEAKS AT MEETING OF VALDAI CLUB IN SOCHI
  • *PUTIN SAYS WORLD GROWING LESS SECURE, PREDICTABLE
  • *PUTIN SAYS NO GUARANTEE OF GLOBAL SECURITY
  • *GLOBAL SECURITY SYSTEM IS WEAK, DEFORMED: PUTIN
  • *COLD WAR ENDED WITHOUT PEACE BEING ACHIEVED: PUTIN
  • *PUTIN SAYS COLD WAR `VICTORS’ DISMANTLING INTL LAWS, RELATIONS
  • *U.S. HAS WORSENED DISBALANCE IN INTL RELATIONS: PUTIN
  • *PUTIN SAYS U.S.  ACTING LIKE NOUVEAU RICHE AS GLOBAL LEADER
  • *PUTIN SAYS WORLD LEADERS BEING BLACKMAILED BY `BIG BROTHER’
  • *U.S. LEADERSHIP BRINGS NO GOOD FOR OTHERS: PUTIN
  • *PUTIN SEES GLOBAL MEDIA UNDER CONTROL, UNDERMINING TRUTH
  • *PUTIN SAYS WEST CLOSED EYES TO INTL TERRORISM ENTERING RUSSIA
  • *PUTIN CALLS U.S. SELF-APPOINTED LEADER
  • *PUTIN: UNIPOLAR WORLD LIKE DICTATORSHIP OVER OTHER COUNTRIES
  • *PUTIN SAYS MANY COUNTRIES DISENCHANTED W/ GLOBALIZATION: PUTIN
  • *PUTIN SAYS U.S. DOLLAR LOSING TRUST AS RESERVE CURRENCY
  • *RUSSIA WON’T BEG FOR ANYTHING: PUTIN
  • *SANCTIONS UNDERMINING WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION RULES: PUTIN
  • *RUSSIA ISN’T WALLING ITSELF OFF FROM WORLD, PUTIN SAYS
  • *RUSSIA READY FOR DIALOGUE ON NORMALIZING ECONOMIC TIES: PUTIN
  • *PUTIN: WORLD WITHOUT RULES IS POSSIBILITY; ANARCHY GROWING
  • *PUTIN CALLS FOR NEW GLOBAL CONSENSUS, INTERDEPENDENCE
  • *PUTIN: CONTINUED USE OF FORCE IN UKRAINE MAY LEAD TO DEAD END
  • *PUTIN SAYS U.S. CAN’T HUMILIATE ITS PARTNERS FOREVER

*  *  *

Fighting talk?

*  *  *

Escalation? It seems sabre-rattling is picking up as The Washington Times reports,

Russian military provocations have increased so much over the seven months since Moscow annexed Crimea from Ukraine that Washington and its allies are scrambling defense assets on a nearly daily basis in response to air, sea and land incursions by Vladimir Putin’s forces.

 

Not only is Moscow continuing to foment unrest in Eastern Ukraine, U.S. officials and regional security experts say Russian fighter jets are testing U.S. reaction times over Alaska and Japan’s ability to scramble planes over its northern islands — all while haunting Sweden’s navy and antagonizing Estonia’s tiny national security force.

 

 

“What’s going on is a radical escalation of aggressive Russian muscle flexing and posturing designed to demonstrate that Russia is no longer a defeated power of the Cold War era,” says Ariel Cohen, who heads the Center for Energy, National Resources and Geopolitics at the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security in Washington.

 

“The more we retreat, the more we are encouraging Russia to behave in a more aggressive way,” Mr. Cohen said. “We need to be engaging more deeply with our Central Asian allies, but instead we are in the process of abandoning turf to Russia, and it’s wrong — it’s against our interests geopolitically to let Russia feel that they all of a sudden have won all the turf without firing a shot.”

source:

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-10-24/putin-warns-risk-major-conflict-says-dollar-losing-reserve-currency-status

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what’s going to kill us all?

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China, India launch new Asia Infrastructure Bank

October 24, 2014, 6:28 am

Chinese Finance Minister Lou Jiwei at the signing ceremony of the new infrastructure bank in Beijing on 24th October 2014 [Xinhua]

In a landmark achievement, 21 Asian nations including China and India on Thursday signed on a new infrastructure investment bank which would rival the World Bank.

The governments of Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, India, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Uzbekistan, Qatar, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Uzbekistan, Vietnam signed on as founding members of the new Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in Beijing on Friday.

One of the first projects of the new Bank is expected to be financing infrastructure projects along the “Silk Road Economic Belt” and the “Maritime Silk Road” re-establishment.

Chinese Finance Minister Lou Jiwei said on Friday the “multi-national financial institution which is fair, just, open … with a good governance structure” will be an “efficient financing platform for infrastructure”.

Lou said the AIIB has a different focus than established multilateral organizations such as World Bank and Asian Development Bank (ADB).

China and other emerging economies, including BRICS, have long protested against their limited voice at other multilateral development banks, including the World Bank, International Monetary Fund and Asian Development Bank.

China is grouped in the ‘Category II’ voting bloc at the World Bank while at the Asian Development Bank, China with a 5.5 per cent share is far outdone by America’s 15.7 per cent and Japan’s 15.6 per cent share.

The ADB has estimated that in the next decade Asian countries will need $8 trillion in infrastructure investments to maintain the current economic growth rate.

Chinese President Xi Jinping had last October proposed to establish the AIIB to boost Asian economic integration and infrastructure projects like roads, railways, ports across the region. The new Bank has a capital target of more than $100 billion.

US allies Japan and Australia alongwith South Korea and Indonesia are notable absentees from the list of nations who signed up for the China-led Bank. The AIIB will extend China’s financial reach and compete not only with the World Bank, but also with the Asian Development Bank, which is heavily dominated by Japan.

In July, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said that he welcomed a new multilateral infrastructure bank, saying there was a “massive need” for new investment in this area.

The BRICS nations have already announced a $100 billion development bank during the 6th BRICS Summit in Brazil this year.

source:

http://thebricspost.com/china-india-launch-new-asia-infrastructure-bank/

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VIDEO-Ole Dammegard: Ebola “news” is psyops. CDC is a CIA proprietary corp. Bilderbergers operationalized JFK assassination, 9/11 & EbolaGate

VIDEO-Ole Dammegard: Ebola “news” is psyops. CDC is a CIA proprietary corp. Bilderbergers operationalized JFK assassination, 9/11 & EbolaGate

WATCH ON YOU TUBE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1YnQiWiUvk&feature=youtu.be

VANCOUVER, BC – In this ExopoliticsTV interview with Alfred Lambremont Webre, author and researcher Ole Dammegard details how Ebola “news” stories are largely disinformation psyops; The CDC Centers for Disease Control is actually a listed CIA proprietary corporation, a front for CIA bio-terror operations; and the Bilderberger organization operationalized large scale false flag operations including the JFK assassination of November 22, 1963, the 9/11 False flag of September 11, 2001, and the EbolaGate Bioweapons martial law false flag operation, operationally coordinated at the 2014 Bilderberger meeting in Stockholm.

References

www.lightonconspiracies.com

CDC and CIA:  A Close and Sick Relationship

http://exopolitics.blogs.com/ebolagate/2014/08/cdc-and-cia-a-close-and-sick-relationship.html

Ole Dammegard: 2014 Bilderberger venue vulnerable to false flag blamed on Truth movement

http://exopolitics.blogs.com/exopolitics/2014/05/ole-dammegard-2014-bilderberger-venue-vulnerable-to-false-flag-blamed-on-truth-movement.html

Ole Dammegard: Satanic Pentagram part of 9/11-type false flag at 2014 Bilderberger foiled by Truth movement media

http://exopolitics.blogs.com/exopolitics/2014/06/ole-dammegard-satanic-pentagram-part-of-911-type-false-flag-at-2014-bilderberger-foiled-by-truth-movement-media.html

IMPORTANT! Exclusive: Ebola – Lies Your Media Told You, by: Brett Redmayne-Titley
https://jhaines6.wordpress.com/2014/10/22/exclusive-ebola-lies-your-media-told-you-by-brett-redmayne-titley/

 

VIDEO-Ole Dammegard: Ebola “news” is psyops. CDC is a CIA proprietary corp. Bilderbergers operationalized JFK assassination, 9/11 & EbolaGate

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Benjamin Fulford: Did the dragon family take control of the Federal Reserve Board [full report]

Multiple sources are reporting that as of October 17th, 2014, the Dragon family has taken over control of the international operations of the Federal Reserve Board and that as a result, the cabal’s ISIS and ebola campaigns, which were negotiating tactics, will be wound down. Under the deal, the United States, Europe and England, respectively, will be issuing their own domestic currencies. However, the world’s reserve currency will no longer be controlled by the families that used to own the Fed, the sources, including pentagon and CIA officials, said.

A Chinese government source was unable to confirm that a deal had been reached. Nonetheless, he did note that China, Indonesia and Japan had been printing dollars of their own under the old regime but that all new creation of dollars world-wide will stop in October. This implies that any new currency issued internationally will be something other than dollars; most likely a basket of currencies centered on the Chinese yuan.

A British MI5 source, for his part, says “Europe is in no condition to make any agreements based on the future use of the Euro. Italy, France and Germany all need to expedite the issuance of domestic currency and this is now a recognized fact.”

Moreover, there are still major power groups, notably in the Middle East and the US, that are unwilling to accept this deal, dragon family sources say. As a result, geopolitical turbulence is expected to continue until the final resistance groups are subdued and controlled. A dragon family member says they will push for complete cabal defeat by the Chinese lunar New Year , which falls on February 19th in 2015.

A high level “G7 source” independently confirmed that as a result of the new deal, “The New Economic System will be developed founded on the truth namely that there is Abundance of resources, not scarcity.”

If a deal has been reached at the highest levels of Eastern and Western esoteric power, then there will be many public signs appearing. For one thing many world leaders, including US corporate president Barack Obama, Japanese slave Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, UN head Ban Ki Moon and Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu will

be removed from office.
Certainly things are not looking good for Japan’s Abe. Two of the ministers of his just reshuffled cabinet, Trade and Industry Minister Yuko Obuchi and Justice Minister Midori Matsuhima resigned this Monday. The ministers resigned over supposed misuse of political funds but this was just an excuse for public consumption. Both ministers were disciples of top CIA Japan handler Gerald Curtis who is no longer the top Japan handler. Sources in the Japanese imperial family say that the removal of Abe and his secret handlers such as Richard Armitage and Michael Green was part of the deal made between the dragon family and the Western leaders.

Veteran politician Ichiro Ozawa has been proposed by Japanese right wingers as an interim figure to preside over Japan until a truly independent government can be formed, the sources said. Two other names put forth as possible Abe replacements are former Osaka mayor Toru Hashimoto and former Miyazaki Prefectural governor Hideo Higashikokubaru.

There is also a strong push by the imperial family and others to merge Japan with North and South Korea to create Kopan, which would be an economic powerhouse with a population of 200 million. In such a scenario the Okinawan archipelago would become an independent kingdom and US forces in Japan and Korea would be stationed there to act as regional peace keepers.

The Chinese government source said that while in principle China supported maintaining existing borders, “the creation of such a state would contribute to stability in North East Asia.”

The North Korean regime, in particular, is very close to Japan. After Japan’s defeat in World War 2, an imperial Japanese military officer by the name of Osamu Hatanaka, with secret help from the imperial family, set out to recreate pre-war Japan on the Korean peninsula, the imperial family sources said. Hatanaka was a graduate of the elite Nakano military school and he put Kim Il Sung in power.

Also, Megumi Yokota, the mother of current North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, was brought over to North Korea at age 13 because she had both Japanese and Korean Li dynasty royal blood.

Furthermore, in a very unusual move, it was the CIA that helped Kim Jong Un purge Jang Song Thaek and his faction in order to prevent North Korea from falling under Chinese control, the Japanese royal family members said.

Kim Jong Un disappeared from sight recently because of over indulgence, the Chinese government source said. He is now recovering from ankle surgery, he said. General O Kuk Ryol, who serves as his regent, is ensuring the stability of the Kim Dynasty, he said.

South Korean government agents also contacted the White Dragon Society last week saying their government was being blackmailed with nuclear terror in order to prevent it from improving its relations with Japan and North Korea. The WDS promised that South Korea would be safe from nuclear attack because the cabal submarines that were to be used for the attack had already been sunk.

In any case, both the Chinese and the Japanese sources say they want UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon to be removed from power and arrested because he was placed in his post without proper consultation and they do not trust him.

The other cabal controlled Korean the Asians do not trust is World Bank Head Jim Yong Kim, who runs a US controlled institution whose Bretton Woods mandate has expired, as is the case with the IMF.

If we see changes at the UN, the World Bank and the IMF over the coming months, we will know for sure that a high level deal has been reached.

Many sources and reports are also claiming that US president Barack Obama has been replaced with a military government headed by General Carter Ham. If this is really true then it should be on every television screen in the nation. Until you see that, take this information with a grain of salt.

However, pentagon sources did say, as mentioned at the top of this article, that both the ebola and ISIS campaigns were being wound down now because a deal had been reached with the dragon family.

The ebola campaign was a negotiating tactic intended to pressure the Asians by threatening to use the fake pandemic as an excuse to cut off all global trade and travel. The ISIS campaign was an implied threat to cut off the flow of Middle Eastern Oil.

If a deal has been reached, expect to see both ISIS and ebola fade from the corporate news.

Speaking about ebola, the Rockefeller family contacted this writer via the Japanese royal family to say that Richard Rockefeller, the son of David Rockefeller who recently died in a plane crash, was killed by the cabal in order to silence him because he was planning to blow the whistle on the ebola campaign.
Finally, after the mention of the black sun in last week’s issue, British intelligence sent the following link to this writer:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/marktjones/sets/72157622997219645/

The paintings are by Jean Cocteau who some claim to be one of the Grandmasters of the Priority of Sion (as in Sionism). Note the black sun.

There is also an Asian group known as the Red Swastika Society

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Swastika_Society

that claims contact with alien beings. This writer visited one of their shrines in Ginza, Tokyo and can testify that it was filled with thick, solid gold altars covered in some sort of alien looking symbols. General Douglas MacArthur was closely associated with this group, according to Japanese right wing sources.

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Andrew Bartzis: Galactic History pts 14,15,16

 

 

Published on Sep 6, 2013

Galactic history, as related by Andrew Bartzis (self-proclaimed galactic historian), who claims access to the akashic records. Transcripts by Lance White are available at the galactichistory.com web site. Sovereign Media / Creating 5D is not endorsing Andrew Bartzis or the information in these videos as absolute “truth.” It is presented here for educational and entertainment purposes only.

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Prince Talks NWO, Depopulation And Chemtrails On TV

Renowned singer becomes whistleblower during interview

Has Prince gone from renowned music god to whistleblower? © Twitter
Has Prince gone from renowned music god to whistleblower?
Whistleblowers and truthseekers of issues such as the New World Order, depopulation and chemtrails are often dismissed in mainstream media and confined to the hidden realms of alternative news and conspiracy blogs. But Prince became a surprising truth exposer during a television interview, as he speaks out about the enslavement of humanity after being awakened by the works of Dick Gregory.

In 2009, the singer made a rare television appearance in an interview with Tavis Smiley for his PBS talk show for a light-hearted chat about misinterpreted lyrics and also to talk about his new album at the time – Lotusflower. However, talk turned more intimate and deep as Prince mentioned how the work of African-American comedian, conspiracy theorist and political activist Dick Gregory has changed his perception of the world. Gregory, now 82, is famed for using his performances to convey political messages such as the fight for civil rights in America and also gained notoriety for speaking out about the suggested lunar landing hoax and incorrect 9/11 accounts.

“Dick Gregory really moved me and a lot of my friends and I show it to everybody who comes over the house, because they need to hear that”, Prince recalled.

“What he said affects all of us”.

Dick Gregory has spoken out about 9/11, the lunar landing hoax and chemtrails © Twitter
Dick Gregory has spoken out about 9/11, the lunar landing hoax and chemtrails
One of the key points highlight by Gregory was about chemtrails and the never-ending debate about whether Earth’s skies are being sprayed with harsh and deadly chemicals in a bid to not only render humanity docile and vulnerable to control, but even kill a vast majority of the population.

“When I was a kid I used to see these trails in the sky all the time and I thought, ‘Ah that’s cool, a jet just flew over’, but then I started to see a whole bunch of them”, revealed Prince.

“The next thing you know, everybody in your neighbourhood was fighting and arguing and you didn’t know why. He [Gregory] started riffing about the chemtrails, and what he said hit home so hard”.

Theories of chemtrails are often dismissed by scientists and authorities as merely water-based condensation trails (or contrails are they are more commonly known) which are left by aircrafts due to atmospheric conditions. But others have spoken out about a much more sinister purpose behind them, one that has remained undisclosed to the general public. Wikipedia states that conspiracy theorists speculate that the chemicals are used for solar radiation management, weather modification; and the terrifyingly fatal agendas of psychological manipulation and control, biologically and chemical warfare, and depopulation. The horrifying release of chemicals is often said to be at the hands of the US government and HAARP (High-frequency Active Auroral Research Program).

Although scientists claim to have debunked myths regarding chemtrails, other experts have counteracted their explanations. Before It’s News published a report by pilot Barry Davis, who with over 40 years of flying experience, came interested in HAARP and chemtrails ‘by accident’. The aviation expert explained that he first noticed chemtrails when a jet mysteriously flew over him and appeared to be losing a lot of fuel and immediately contacted the Department of Transport (DOT).

Davis wrote, “My familiarity with jet aircraft brings me to the accident. I was headed back to my office when I noticed a jet had overtaken me. The location of a high jet was a bit strange and it looked as if it was losing a lot of fuel.  I immediately called the Department of Transport (DOT) to report what I thought was a severe fuel leak. The fellow I was put in touch with must have had about 79 questions pre-printed that I had to answer before he was going to contact the jet”.

“I was a bit stunned. Here I was trying to save a crew and jet while the DOT had no interest in making contact with the plane, or anyone for that matter! Their lack of interest was perhaps the strangest minutes of my life. In retrospect, I have to wonder if they knew the plane was laying Chemtrails . . . I do not think there is much doubt”.

“If you try to discuss Chemtrails with others, you may well find yourself very frustrated. Many do not want to be involved, which is a central problem of having Chemtrails stopped”.

Are harsh, deadly chemicals being sprayed into the atmosphere? © Twitter
Are harsh, deadly chemicals being sprayed into the atmosphere?
Davis details that lab tests revealed that an array of chemicals were being sprayed in the air from the late 1990s, or even earlier, supposedly as part of a geo-engineering project to help cool the Earth and reflect sunlight. But these chemicals are highly toxic and illegal, and if consumed by humans and other creatures can prove life-threatening. According to Davis, investigators found that air samples contained aluminium oxide, barium oxide, bacteria such as anthrax, moulds and fungi, sedatives, salmonella, and many other banned pollutants.

Aluminium oxide, commonly used in antiperspirants and deodorants, is linked to neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s as well as being deemed a possible risk for cancer according to numerous reports. Test Country states that barium oxide is also highly toxic, known for affecting the nervous system and causing breathing difficulties, muscle weakness, diarrhoea and other stomach irritations, cardiac irregularities such as heart arrhythmia and abnormally high blood pressure, and paralysis. The deadly mix of these ingredients as well as other fungi, bacterial and viral materials harkens to the notion that a high-powered elite want to control and even eradicate much of humanity.

Davis echoes this notion, writing, “I personally feel these ingredients are on their way to making our Earth and oceans sterile. Eating vegetables polluted by the above list very well could be shortening the lives of millions”.

“We know that some of the elite in the world want the population drastically reduced… Is this all part of their efforts?”

Indeed, apparently it is, as whistleblowers, conspiracy theorists, truthseekers and now Prince have highlighted. Chemtrails are believed to be part of a twisted part of the New World Order agenda carried out by the Illuminati.

David Icke has warned about Agenda 21 and depopulation © Twitter
David Icke has warned about Agenda 21 and depopulation
David Icke has spoken out about this matter, known as Agenda 21. Various tools such as chemtrails and most recently the Ebola virus are suspected to be used to fulfil this agenda against the population. Dr Eric Pianka and Dr Leonard Horowitz have also warned that a genetically modified bioweapon is likely to wipe out a vast majority of the human race. This is done through genetically modified foods, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, right under the noses of unsuspected civilians.

“Part of this Agenda 21 is for an enormous cull of the global population, and I’m talking coming down to a billion or half a billion in a world now of more than seven billion”, Icke explained.

“I’ll tell you why they’re doing this. Agenda 21 – ‘get them off the land’”.

But details of such plans remain undisclosed on the most part. Prince believes this is because humans are unsuspecting slaves to a shady elite in control political and economic discourse, therefore running much of our lives. In addition, the elite control the media, whether it is news, films or books, dictating the information that we have supplied about various realities.

Prince recalls learning that there were eight other presidents of the United States before the ‘first’ President George Washington. He tells Smiley, “When I found out there were eight presidents before George Washington I wanted to smack somebody, I wanted to know why I was taught otherwise”.

“Just tell me the whole story; I’ll fill in the gaps. I don’t vote, I want nothing to do with it, I’ve got no dog in that race”.

The music icon makes some extremely valid points which truthseekers and whistleblowers have been trying to put forward for years. Did his interview awaken people? Well it surely did send shockwaves, but whether fans and media consumers will absorb his warnings is a completely different matter. Although there is a prominent sect of people willing to speak out, it seems that some people just don’t want to become aware, but this may not be down to ignorance. Prince declares that humans are nothing more than slaves, manipulated and indoctrinated to only believe what we are told.

“We live in a place now that feels just like a plantation. We’re all indentured servants”.

“Prophecy is what we all have to go by now”.


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