The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-05-02

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 10, articles about Anglo-5, Headline-News, Latin-America, United-States, Venezuela, China, Eurasia, Finance, Defense, Russia, France-Eurasia, Nato, Brazil, Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Conspiracy-Theories, Opinions, Germany, Propaganda, Syria.

Tags in this brief: Invasion, US, Venezuela, China, Globalization, Treasury, USD, Defense, Russia, SU57, Military Spending, SIPRI, Brazil, Maduro, Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, CIA, Cold War, Cosmic Radiation, Depopulation, Fusion Power, Malthus, Observatory, Plasma, Russian Academy Of Science, Space, Vernadksy, Vernadsky, Arrest, Beating, Germany, Refugee, Russian Media, Syria.

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US military denies mobilizing troops for action against Venezuela

Published 2019-05-02 23:59:20 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Latin-America, United-States, Venezuela

The US military has not been ordered by its leaders to prepare for any type of military action in Venezuela, Deputy Defense Secretary for International Security Affairs Kathryn Wheelbarger said during a congressional hearing on Wednesday. “We, of course, always review available options and plan for contingencies,” Wheelbarger explained. “But in this case we have not been given (the) sort of orders that you’re discussing, no.” The top uniformed U.S. military officer, Marine General Joseph Dunford, said he was focused on intelligence gathering and being prepared to respond, if Trump sought greater involvement by the Pentagon. But he stressed that… Continue ->

Tags: Invasion, US, Venezuela


Globalization is failing and agreement between China and the US will not change that

Published 2019-05-02 22:50:23 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Headline-News, United-States

LONDON – The peak of globalization has come and gone, according to David Roche, president and global strategist at Independent Strategy in London. He told CNBC that “the actual reversal of globalization started over seven years ago,” as countries around the world began more protectionist policies. Roche predicted that even China will see most of its future growth coming from domestic activities. This is a projection shared by most major economists. “Globalization is on a back foot, it’s not the trade deal with China, a trade deal agreement which would flip the switch and turn on the motor again —… Continue ->

Tags: China, Globalization, US


Treasury WARNS: US government may run out of money THIS year

Published 2019-05-02 22:15:15 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Finance, Headline-News, United-States

WASHINGTON DC – The United States will not be able to pay its bills from the second half of this year unless Congress raises the amount the government can borrow, the Treasury Department warned Wednesday. “Based on currently available information, Treasury expects that extraordinary measures will be exhausted sometime in the second half of 2019,” Deputy Assistance Secretary Brian Smit said in the agency’s Quarterly Refunding Statement. Smit added that it was critical that “Congress act to increase the nation’s borrowing authority, and Treasury urges Congress to act promptly on this important matter.” “Extraordinary measures” refers to steps taken by… Continue ->

Tags: Treasury, US, USD


Russian Su-57 hunt ‘completely trashes’ US military hardware

Published 2019-05-02 18:59:35 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

BEIJING – Chinese website Mil.news.sina shares its views on the new microwave photon radar that allows Russian warplanes to “trash” US military hardware. The Russkoe Oruzhie portal, quoting Chinese media Mil.news.sina, reported that thanks to a new microwave photon radar, the hunt could “trash” US war material. The author emphasized that Russia has been carrying out the modernization of the Armed Forces in the last two decades. “The idea of ​​the Russians is very clear: nuclear missiles protect the country against a large-scale invasion, while tactical armament, such as fighters and warships, ensures Russia’s victory in local conflicts,” the portal… Continue ->

Tags: Defense, Russia, SU57, US


Stockholm: Russia now spending less on military than France

Published 2019-05-02 17:27:16 by Tom Winter in Eurasia, France-Eurasia, Headline-News, Nato, Russia

Ostexperte.de Military spending worldwide: Russia no longer in the top 5 The Stockholm Peace Research Institute Sipri has published its annual report on military spending worldwide. For the first time since 2006, Russia is no longer among the five countries with the highest military spending. The USA is the undisputed number one. Last year, France spent $ 63.8 billion on its military, putting it in front of Russia ($ 61.4 billion) in 5th place on the list of countries with the highest arms spending. Just ahead of France are India 4 ($ 66.5 billion) and Saudi Arabia ($ 67.6 billion)…. Continue ->

Tags: Military Spending, Russia, SIPRI


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Venezuela says at UN that Bolsonaro ‘acts criminally,’ Maduro says ‘imperialists’ want civil war

Published 2019-05-02 16:29:12 by Paul Antonopoulos in Brazil, Headline-News, Latin-America, Venezuela

Venezuela’s representation at the United Nations issued a note on Wednesday to members of the organization accusing Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, along with 11 international authorities, of acting “in an interventionist and criminal manner” after the convening of the leader opposition leader, Juan Guaidó, to overthrow the government. “The events were nothing more than a media operation of destabilization supported by the immediate complicity of external forces,” the Venezuelan note to the United Nations, quoted in Folha de S.Paulo newspaper, said. According to the report, ambassador Samuel Mancada, who signs the note, lists the presidents of Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, Paraguay,… Continue ->

Tags: Brazil, Maduro, Venezuela


Russia warns of ‘serious consequences’ for US actions in Venezuela

Published 2019-05-02 14:28:16 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, United-States, Venezuela

MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that more “aggressive measures” in Venezuela would be fraught with the most serious consequences, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. Lavrov also condemned what he called “interference” of the United States in Venezuela’s internal affairs as a violation of international law, adding that dialogue among all political forces is necessary in the Latin American country. The move comes after the White House announces it plans to step up pressure on Russia in an effort to stop the country from supporting Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro. In… Continue ->

Tags: Maduro, Russia, US, Venezuela


There is no evidence that India uses Afghanistan to harm Pakistan: US

Published 2019-05-02 12:29:18 by Paul Antonopoulos in Afghanistan, Anglo-5, Eurasia, India, Pakistan, United-States

ISLAMABAD – The United States has found nothing to suggest that India is using Afghan soil to support terrorist activities against neighboring Pakistan, according to The Express Tribune. According to the story, the US response came on Tuesday at a news conference at the US Embassy in Islamabad. “I don’t have the evidence what you’re referring to, but our policy is clear that no country should support non-state actors,” said US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Central and Southern Asia Alice Wells in response to a question about Pakistan’s allegations that India uses Afghan soil to foment terrorism in… Continue ->

Tags: Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, US


The Coming Revolutions in Science Driven by the Chinese-Russian Alliance

Published 2019-05-02 00:33:04 by Matthew Ehret in China, Conspiracy-Theories, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Opinions, Russia, United-States

A new set of revolutions in science is underway, driven by Russia and China’s alliance and most people have no clue. On April 26, one of the largest cosmic radiation observatories was unveiled in Sichuan Province China as part of a collaborative project which included Russia. Two weeks earlier on April 10, the Russia-China Arctic Research Center was created as a vital component of the fast emerging “Polar Silk Road”, which is extending the framework of the BRI to Russia’s Arctic and beyond. The press release for the research center stated: “the newly established Center will take China-Russia scientific cooperation… Continue ->

Tags: CIA, Cold War, Cosmic Radiation, Depopulation, Fusion Power, Malthus, Observatory, Plasma, Russian Academy Of Science, Space, Vernadksy, Vernadsky


German police refuse to detain violent Syrian ‘refugee’ who brutally beat woman in public

Published 2019-05-02 00:32:35 by Joaquin Flores in Eurasia, Germany, Propaganda, Syria

MAGDEBURG – Russian media is reporting that in Germany the public is discussing another attack by a refugee from the Middle East on respectable townsfolk. A native of Syria, according to reports on EA, beat an 18-year-old high school student and another medical student in a tram, but was never detained by the police. The incident occurred in Magdeburg. According to EA’s account originally said to have run in the Magdeburger Volksstimme, the victims are an 18-year-old high-school student and a 28-year-old medical student who was beaten by a migrant directly in the tram in broad daylight and without warning. A… Continue ->

Tags: Arrest, Beating, Germany, Refugee, Russian Media, Syria


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