The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-02-03


This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 7 articles about Anglo-5, Headline-News, Opinions, United-States, Eurasia, Iran, Mena, Russia, Syria, Colombia, Latin-America, Venezuela, Serbia.
Tags in this brief: DNC, Elections, Gabbard, US, Iran, Russia, Syria, Colombia, Venezuela, Balkans, Serbia, INF, Putin, Maduro, Trump, Moscow.

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Why Republicans Don’t Want YOU To Go Hard for Gabbard

Published 2019-02-03 22:30:21 by Curwen Ares Rolinson in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Opinions, United-States

[Author’s Note: this piece was initially penned the day of Tulsi Gabbard’s candidacy announcement; however, if anything, the last few weeks have rendered the perspective contained therein even more relevant, in the face of ongoing and escalating attacks upon Gabbard from media, Republicans, and Democrats, alike] I’ve seen a few strange things this morning; but one of the more peculiar has to be the Republican Party attacking Tulsi Gabbard’s just-announced Presidential candidacy, on grounds that “Progressives have blasted her”. I’ll say that again: the Republicans appear to be attacking Gabbard for allegedly not being popular enough with “Progressives”. Like …… Continue ->

Tags: DNC, Elections, Gabbard, US

Russia and Iran continue to work closely to achieve a final peace in Syria

Published 2019-02-03 21:30:30 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Iran, Mena, Russia, Syria

TEHRAN, Iran – The Russian delegation headed by the special envoy of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Syria, Alexander Lavréntiev, and the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, Sergey Vershinin, examined in Tehran the implementation of the work of the Syrian constitutional committee, says the statement of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The text indicates that the denials took place on February 2. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and Syrian Ambassador emphasize the need to form the Constituent Commission Lavréntiev and Vershinin, together with the interdepartmental delegation with the participation of representatives of the Russian Ministry of Defense, held a conversation with… Continue ->

Tags: Iran, Russia, Syria

REMEMBER SYRIA? Colombia’s Puppet President says “dictatorship of Venezuela” has only a few hours left

Published 2019-02-03 20:00:08 by Paul Antonopoulos in Colombia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Venezuela

BOGOTA, Colombia – The president of Colombia, Iván Duque, said that “the dictatorship of Venezuela” has little time left due to the diplomatic siege that his government and other countries are carrying out so that President Nicolás Maduro leaves office and is summoned to elections. It must be remembered that similar calls were made against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad before and during the imperialist-led war against the Arab country. “Today is worthy to applaud what the world is seeing and it is that the dictatorship of Venezuela has very few hours left because there is a new institutional regime that… Continue ->

Tags: Colombia, Venezuela

War is coming back to the Balkans, but why do the West blame Russia?

Published 2019-02-03 19:00:43 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Serbia

BELGRADE, Serbia – The United States signals the likelihood of a military conflict in the Balkans starting this year and accuses Russia of being ready to use ethnic dissent to prevent the absorption of Serbia and the Bosnian Serb Republic by NATO. In the report by the US National Intelligence on potential threats to global security in 2019, in addition to Venezuela, Ukraine, Mexico, the Middle East and other sensitive global issues, the Western Balkans are also mentioned as a source of potential threat. “The Western Balkans almost certainly will remain at some risk of low-level violence and possibly open… Continue ->

Tags: Balkans, Russia, Serbia

Putin approves creation of hypersonic missile amid US withdrawal from INF Treaty

Published 2019-02-03 17:00:54 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW, Russia – Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed with the Defense Ministry’s proposal on the creation of a medium-range ground-based hypersonic missile, as well as the launch of ground launchers for Kalibr missiles. “I agree with the proposals of the Ministry of Defense on the start of work on the creation of ground launch systems for Kalibr and on the opening of a new direction – the creation of a medium-range hypersonic ground-based missile,” Putin said during a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu. The statement by the Russian president comes after the statement… Continue ->

Tags: INF, Putin, Russia, US

BREAKING: “Anti-War” Trump threatens Venezuela with a military invasion

Published 2019-02-03 15:40:52 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Latin-America, United-States, Venezuela

WASHINGTON DC, The United States of America – US President Donald Trump said he is considering the possibility of sending a military contingent to Venezuela. “Well I don’t want to say that but certainly it’s something that’s on the — it’s an option,” Donald Trump said when asked about military intervention and America’s national security interests during the interview. He further noted that Venezuela was “a very important part of the world”, where rampant crime and widespread poverty have led to anguish among the local population. On January 23, the head of the National Assembly (unicameral Parliament, controlled by the… Continue ->

Tags: Maduro, Trump, US, Venezuela

RUSSIA CATCHES OUT TRUMP: Moscow reveals US pre-prepared illegal missile production

Published 2019-02-03 15:00:32 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW, Russia – The Russian Ministry of Defense has published a photo of a factory in the United States of the Raytheon industrial corporation, where preparations for the production of missiles forbidden under the Intermediate Scope Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) were found. Earlier, the ministry said that the US made a decision to abandon the treaty several years before accusing Russia of violating it. According to the Russian ministry, missile-making preparations forbidden by the treaty began in 2017, using the facilities of the Raytheon corporation in the city of Luzon, Arizona, to create medium- and short-range missiles. In the last… Continue ->

Tags: INF, Moscow, Russia, Trump, US

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