The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-08-06

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 14, articles about Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Headline-News, United-States, Mena, Russia, Syria, Ukraine, Finance, Japan, Iraq, Isis, Defense, Science, United-Kingdom, India, Color-Revolution, Israel, Jordan, Ksa, Politics, Uae, Georgia, Canada, Crimea.

Tags in this brief: Agriculture, China, US, Hmeimim, Latakia, Russia, Syria, Antonov, Rada, Ukraine Aircraft Industry, Verkhovna Rada, Tariffs, Commemoration, Germany, Hiroshima, Nuclea Non-Proliferation Treaty, Hasaka, Iraq, Kurds, Occupation, War Crimes, Military, Protuberance, Solar Storm., Idlib, SAA, Climate Change, India, USA, Georgia, International Relations, Artificial Intelligence, Hypersonic Weapons, Cecil Rhodes, Deep State, Geopolitics, NATO, Neocons, Oligarchs, Putin, Rhodes Scholar, Technocrats.

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MAJOR: China STOPS buying US agricultural products

Published 2019-08-06 18:30:13 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Headline-News, United-States

BEIJING – The Chinese Ministry of Commerce said Monday that Chinese companies had suspended purchases of US agricultural products. Earlier on Monday, US media reported that Beijing had asked state-owned companies to suspend imports of US agricultural products. The measure is part of the trade war between China and the US. US President Donald Trump recently threatened the Chinese by imposing a 10% tariff on $ 300 billion in imports of products from China. “China’s market capacity is large, with bright prospects for importing high-quality agricultural products from the US,” the ministry said, saying it expects Washington to keep its… Continue ->

Tags: Agriculture, China, US


CAUGHT: US military plane is detected flying near Russian air base in Syria (PHOTO)

Published 2019-08-06 17:30:32 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Russia, Syria, United-States

LATAKIA – US military aircraft conducted a reconnaissance flight near the Russian naval base in the port of Tartus, according to data from the PlaneRadar monitoring portal. US Navy anti – submarine patrol plane P-8A Poseidon , with board number 169329, took off from Sigonella NATO air base, located on the island of Sicily. At 12:10 pm Moscow time, the aircraft was spotted in the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea basin. The flight was being performed at an altitude of 9.4 kilometers above the ground at a speed of 946.2 km / h. 12:10 мск.Патрульный противолодочный самолёт, #Boeing P-8A… Continue ->

Tags: Hmeimim, Latakia, Russia, Syria, US


At the Rada, they admit: breach with Russia killed Ukraine’s aviation industry

Published 2019-08-06 17:03:51 by Tom Winter in Eurasia, Headline-News, Ukraine

Translator* comment: With the break-up of the Soviet Union, the proud Antonov design bureau was left stranded in Ukraine. The Putsch of 2014 has ended up killing it. RiaFAN.ru In Parliament they admit the crash of the aviation industry because of hostility with Russia Kiev, August 6. The Ukrainian aircraft industry is experiencing a real collapse due to hostility with Russia. Sergei Levochkin deputy of the Verkhovna Rada from the “Opposition Platform” said it Tuesday. He admitted that due to the lack of Russian parts, the supply of which ceased after Kiev decided to stop technical cooperation with Moscow, the… Continue ->

Tags: Antonov, Rada, Ukraine Aircraft Industry, Verkhovna Rada


CHINA RETALIATES: Beijing devalues ​​currency after US taxation

Published 2019-08-06 16:30:02 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, United-States

BEIJING – The trade war between the US and China has spread to the monetary field. In addition to devaluing its currency, the Chinese government tries to reduce US imports. The trade war between the two economic giants has reached a new stage. After the US declared tax on Chinese products, Beijing decided to give change by devaluing its currency. The exchange rate between the currencies of the two countries reached 7 yuan for 1 dollar on Monday. To make matters worse, the government has asked state-owned companies not to buy US agricultural products. The action was not without reaction…. Continue ->

Tags: China, Tariffs, US


Mayor of Hiroshima to Shinzo Abe: why hasn’t Japan signed the nuclear non-proliferation treaty?

Published 2019-08-06 16:27:21 by Tom Winter in Eurasia, Headline-News, Japan, United-States

Commemoration of Hiroshima, at Hiroshima The picture above is a screen capture from the German FAZ site.  Das Bild also posts it. I translate Das Bild’s caption: “06. August 1945: The fateful day, which cost the lives of so many people in the port city. 74 years ago, US forces dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima. By the end of 1945, the death toll had officially been estimated at 140,000. My favorite comment, to be followed by a report from the scene: Yes, the past can still wring sorrow. One can either run away from it, or learn from… Continue ->

Tags: Commemoration, Germany, Hiroshima, Nuclea Non-Proliferation Treaty, US


MAJOR: U.S Rolls in MASSIVE 200 truck convoy to Arm Kurds in Iraq

Published 2019-08-06 15:42:47 by Joaquin Flores in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Iraq, Isis, Mena, United-States

IRAQ – [SANA/FRN] – In a new breach of the international laws and conventions, the US brought a  convoy of hundreds of trucks and military vehicles affiliated to the so-called “International Coalition” to  al-Qamishli City in support for Qasad separatist militias which besiege locals and attack them and steal oil in the eastern region. These moves follow an ongoing strategy on the part of the US to partition Iraq and Syria in order to create a Kurdistan, with support from Israel. Despite a parallel armed conflict between Turkey and Syria, all warrings parties agree on the undesirability of a Kurdish… Continue ->

Tags: Hasaka, Iraq, Kurds, Occupation, War Crimes


CURIOUS? See who the Top 5 military countries are

Published 2019-08-06 15:30:21 by Paul Antonopoulos in Defense, Headline-News

The US, Russia and China top the Global Firepower 2019 index. The ranking considers 55 variable factors. Brazil leads among the Latin American countries. In 2019, the annual Global Firepower ranking included 137 countries in order of military might. During the classification a unique formula was used that allows low-tech countries to compete with more advanced ones. When comparing countries, factors such as financial capacity, military personnel, arms quantity, natural resources, industrial power and other indicators are analyzed. However, the index does not consider the nuclear power and current political and military leadership of countries. Top 5 The US has… Continue ->

Tags: Military


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SOLAR STORMS: Swirls in Solar Atmosphere and Magnetic Plasma

Published 2019-08-06 15:16:20 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Headline-News, Science, United-Kingdom

Scientists have discovered previously undetected observational evidence of frequent energetic wave pulses the size of the UK, transporting energy from the solar surface to the higher solar atmosphere. An international team of scientists led by the University of Sheffield has discovered previously undetected observational evidence of frequent energetic wave pulses the size of the UK, transporting energy from the solar surface to the higher solar atmosphere. Magnetic plasma waves and pulses have been widely suggested as one of the key mechanisms which could answer the long-standing question of why the temperature of the solar atmosphere rises dramatically, from thousands to… Continue ->

Tags: Protuberance, Solar Storm.


MAJOR: Syrian Army restarts operation to eliminate terrorists in Idlib

Published 2019-08-06 14:30:39 by Paul Antonopoulos in Headline-News, Mena, Syria

IDLIB – Syrian Armed Forces have restarted military operation in Idlib, reports Ikhbariya television channel citing a statement from the Syrian Armed Forces General Command. Due to militants’ failure to comply with the previously established ceasefire and Ankara’s Russian-Turkish Sochi accords, the Syrian army is restarting its military operation against terrorist groups in Idlib province, according to the statement of the Syrian Armed Forces command. “Based on the ceasefire agreement and Ankara’s terms of compliance with the Sochi agreements, this has not happened despite Syria’s efforts to do so. Therefore, the Army and the Armed Forces are resuming their military… Continue ->

Tags: Idlib, SAA, Syria


Chinese, Indian Scientists: Geoengineering Volcanoes Might be Our Best Shot at Stopping Climate Change

Published 2019-08-06 14:15:41 by Drago Bosnic in China, Eurasia, Headline-News, India, Science

Major volcanic eruptions spew ash particles into the atmosphere, which reflect some of the Sun’s radiation back into space and cool the planet. But could this effect be intentionally recreated to fight climate change? A new paper in Geophysical Research Letters investigates. Solar geoengineering is a theoretical approach to curbing the effects of climate change by seeding the atmosphere with a regularly replenished layer of intentionally released aerosol particles. Proponents sometimes describe it as being like a man-made volcano. “Nobody likes the idea of intentionally tinkering with our climate system at a global scale,” said Carnegie’s Ken Caldeira. “Even if we… Continue ->

Tags: China, Climate Change, India


US and Allies to Establish New Terrorist Groups in Iraq, Syria

Published 2019-08-06 13:15:39 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Color-Revolution, Headline-News, Iraq, Isis, Israel, Jordan, Ksa, Mena, Politics, Syria, Uae, United-States

DAMASCUS – A senior Syrian parliamentarian warned against a new plan by Washington and Riyadh to set up new terrorist groups in Iraq and Syria after their defeats in the region. “The US presently intends to pave the way for the emergence of terrorist groups under new names and appearances in Syria and Iraq by creating a chaotic situation in the region,” the Arabic-language al-Rased news website quoted Syrian lawmaker Mohammad Jookhdar as saying. Jookhdar noted that Saudi Arabia will also support this US’ measure, and said that after the US defeat and its allied terrorists vis-à-vis Iraqi and Syrian… Continue ->

Tags: Syria, USA, War Crimes


VIDEO: How Georgia’s anti-Russian stance ruined its economy

Published 2019-08-06 11:15:47 by Drago Bosnic in Eurasia, Georgia, Headline-News, Russia

Tbilisi – The West had a profoundly malign influence on Georgia. After the 2008 war when Georgia, led by probably the worst leader in its history and also instigated by NATO, stupidly attacked Russian peacekeepers in Abkhazia and South Ossetia, which resulted in an absolute disaster for the Georgians, the country’s leadership has been fostering Russophobia ever since. The two countries have never been at odds before. On the contrary. In the last 300 years, Russian troops saved Georgia from numerous Ottoman massacres and slave raids and Georgia was well-integrated into the Russian society, although it still kept its ancient… Continue ->

Tags: Georgia, International Relations, Russia


VIDEO: Russian Military Forum – Quantum Leap in Russia’s A.I. development

Published 2019-08-06 10:15:07 by Drago Bosnic in Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Science

MOSCOW – Russian military recently completed a highly successful rearmament program. The new rearmament program has already started (in 2018) and will last until 2027. Russia’s already highly effective military force is to become even deadlier by late 2020s. Still, Sarmat ICBMs, upgraded Su-57 fifth-generation multirole fighter jets, advanced hypersonic weapons, Sukhoi’s S-70 Okhotnik and MiG’s Skat UCAVs, various platforms of the Armata program, heavily modernized T-72, T-80 and T-90 tanks, new high-tech corvettes, and many other new developments are not the only ones. The Russian military is also interested in advanced artificial intelligence. The new prototypes spotted at the… Continue ->

Tags: Artificial Intelligence, Hypersonic Weapons, Military, Russia


The Strange Case of Chrystia Freeland and the Failure of the ‘Super Elite’

Published 2019-08-06 08:00:07 by Matthew Ehret in Anglo-5, Canada, Crimea, Russia, United-Kingdom, United-States

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland has become a bit of a living parody of everything wrong with the detached technocratic neo-liberal order which has driven the world through 50 years of post-industrial decay. Now, two years into the Trump presidency, and five years into the growth of a new system shaped by the Russia-China alliance, the world has become a very different place from the one which Freeland and her controllers wish it to be. Having been set up as a counterpart to the steely Hillary Clinton who was supposed to win the 2016 election, Freeland and her ilk have demonstrated… Continue ->

Tags: Cecil Rhodes, Deep State, Geopolitics, NATO, Neocons, Oligarchs, Putin, Rhodes Scholar, Russia, Technocrats


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