The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-11-28


This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 12, articles about Anglo-5, Headline-News, Latin-America, Nicaragua, United-States, China, Defense, Eurasia, Politics, Mena, Nato, Syria, Turkey, United-Kingdom, Greece-Eurasia, Libya, Russia, Science, Netherlands, Ukraine, Albania, Kosovo, Serbia.

Tags in this brief: Nicaragua, Ortega, Trump, China, Geopolitics, Military, US Imperialism, USA, Brexit, Macron, NATO, Syria, Turkey, Jeffrey Epstein, Prince Andrew, Middle East, Erdogan, Greece, Libya, LATAM, Russia, Science, Sleep Deprivation, BBC, Britain, UK, MH17, Netherlands, Ukraine, Albania, KLA, Kosovo.

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Table of Contents

Trump’s Claims That Nicaragua Is “National Security Threat” to Legitimize U.S. Economic Aggression

Published 2019-11-28 23:55:32 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Latin-America, Nicaragua, United-States

Nicaragua has been experiencing a political crisis since mid-April 2018 when a reform of the Social Security system unleashed a pro-U.S. violent protests against President Daniel Ortega. His initiative for pension reforms lit the fuse for major protests that continued even after Ortega withdrew the reform just days ago to pacify the country. However, the protests not only continued, but intensified. The ruling party detected and denounced the violent acts by rioters whose sole purpose is to destabilize the country, in conjunction with Washington escalating its pressure against Nicaragua. Dialogue processes were initiated and suspended in the absence of progress…. Continue ->

Tags: Nicaragua, Ortega, Trump

REPORT: Chinese Long-Range Anti-Ship Missiles Outclass US Navy Radars

Published 2019-11-28 23:00:59 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, China, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Politics, United-States

BEIJING/WASHINGTON, D.C. – The US Navy has inadequate surveillance assets to support and protect its expanded fleet, according to a new report by The Hudson Institute, which warns that when facing Chinese forces with increasingly long ranges, US commanders will be unable to “shape the combat environment”. In naval warfare, awareness and range are key. Fleets are by their nature projections of power that contest a given area of the sea, and their commanders must be aware of everything that comes into and goes out of that zone. A new report by the conservative Hudson Institute think tank warned that the US… Continue ->

Tags: China, Geopolitics, Military, US Imperialism, USA

Turkey holds NATO hostage until Syria-related demands are met

Published 2019-11-28 22:50:56 by Guest Author in Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Nato, Syria, Turkey

NATO is in a state of division and instability with the US, Turkey, and France at odds, providing President Trump with the perfect opportunity to pull out of both NATO and the UN. Next week NATO will be holding its 70th anniversary summit in London. Just days before, Turkey is renewing its demand for NATO support for its military operations in northern Syria as well as the formal recognition of the Kurdish YPG as a terrorist organization in exchange for its support. Without these concessions, Turkey is refusing to back a NATO defense plan for the Baltics and Poland. Without… Continue ->

Tags: Brexit, Macron, NATO, Syria, Trump, Turkey

Queen Bans Prince Andrew from Meeting Trump During His Visit to UK

Published 2019-11-28 22:00:11 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Politics, United-Kingdom, United-States

LONDON – Prince Andrew has been banned by Queen Elizabeth from meeting US President Donald Trump during his visit to the UK scheduled for next week, The Mirror reported, referring to the Duke of York’s reputation-damaging interview about his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein. According to the news outlet, Buckingham Palace had not named Prince Andrew as attending the 2 December event in London to mark the 70th anniversary of NATO, as Trump’s visit will be part of the event. Being in attendance at the ceremony will be many members of the royal family, including the Queen, the Prince of Wales… Continue ->

Tags: Jeffrey Epstein, Prince Andrew

CHINA: US One-Sided Policy Continues to Fuel Crisis in Middle East

Published 2019-11-28 21:18:36 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Headline-News, Mena, Politics, United-States

BEIJING – The Middle East remains turbulent, but the “one-sided policy” carried out by the United States only continues to worsen the crisis in the region, Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister Chen Xiaodong said on Wednesday, speaking at the Middle East Security Forum in Beijing. “The United States, having tremendous influence in the Middle East, pursues a selfish and one-sided policy that benefits the strong at the expense of the weak, which remains the main factor in the difficult security situation seen in the region,” Chen Xiaodong stated, according to Sputnik. The Chinese high official added that the current situation in… Continue ->

Tags: China, Geopolitics, Middle East, US Imperialism

MAJOR: Erdogan makes deal with Libyan Muslim Brotherhood government to steal Greek oil

Published 2019-11-28 14:33:16 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Greece-Eurasia, Headline-News, Libya, Mena, Turkey

New details came to light after the Ankara-Tripoli agreement yesterday. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with Fayez al-Sarand of Libya’s Muslim Brotherood government in Ankara. The meeting lasted for 2 hours and few details came to light initially for obvious reasons. A Turkish statement on the meeting only mentions: “We have signed with the Government of Tripoli a Memorandum of Understanding on Security and Military Cooperation, while at the same time, we have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the sea, which stems from international law,” without quoting which international law exactly, as there is no international law that… Continue ->

Tags: Erdogan, Greece, Libya, Turkey

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Russian Foreign Ministry: US is trying to make Latin America more manageable

Published 2019-11-28 08:31:25 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia

MOSCOW – Over the past few years, the US has had the idea of ​​making Latin America more manageable, said the head of the Latin American department of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Aleksandr Schetinin. The Russian diplomat commented on the situation of instability and political crisis that several countries of the South American continent are going through. “What is going on there from our point of view? What happens is that over the last few years, and this is most clearly seen in the last two, our American partners are interested […] in shaping [this region] make it more manageable,”… Continue ->

Tags: LATAM, Russia

STUDY: Dangerous Effects of Sleep Deprivation

Published 2019-11-28 08:00:30 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Science, United-States

East Lansing, Michigan, USA – One of the largest sleep studies debunks the theory that suggests attention is the only cognitive function affected by sleep deprivation. Michigan State University’s Sleep and Learning Lab has conducted one of the largest sleep studies to date, revealing that sleep deprivation affects us much more than prior theories have suggested. Published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, the research is not only one of the largest studies, but also the first to assess how sleep deprivation impacts placekeeping – or, the ability to complete a series of steps without losing one’s place, despite… Continue ->

Tags: Science, Sleep Deprivation

Turkey refuses to accept NATO ‘defense’ plan against Russia

Published 2019-11-28 07:33:46 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Nato, Russia, Turkey

ANKARA – Turkey has refused to support NATO’s defense plan for Baltic and Polish countries, alliance sources said, quoted by the Reuters news agency. NATO sources quoted by Reuters reported that Turkey does not support the alliance’s plan to “defend” the Baltic and Polish countries against Russia. As a result, the Turkish authorities have ordered their NATO representative to maintain a firm foothold in private meetings and hearings demanding that the military bloc officially recognize Kurdish forces as terrorists . “They (the Turks) are taking eastern Europeans hostage, blocking approval of this military planning until they get concessions,” one of… Continue ->

Tags: NATO, Russia, Turkey

BBC under increasing criticism for biased reporting

Published 2019-11-28 06:32:31 by Guest Author in Anglo-5, Headline-News, United-Kingdom

It’s almost as British as fish and chips and a pint, but what used to be embraced by the masses as a reliable source of information, the BBC, is now under increasing scrutiny for its overt political bias. With the growing popularity of social and alternative media, Brits are no longer taking as gospel what is pumped out by, this publicly funded service which is increasingly coming under fire for being nothing more than a propaganda machine for the sitting government. The hashtag #BBCbias has been trending for some time now on Twitter, and with more and more commentators questioning… Continue ->

Tags: BBC, Britain, UK

MH17: Five Years Of One-Sided Propaganda And Investigation From The Dutch Government’s JIT Team

Published 2019-11-28 05:28:55 by Guest Author in Eurasia, Headline-News, Netherlands, Russia, Ukraine

Five years ago on July 17, 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky while flying over Eastern Ukraine. It was on its way from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. All 283 passengers (mainly Dutch) and 15 crew members on board were killed. It was immediately claimed that Russia was responsible, something that Russia vehemently denies. Much has been written and argued, but now the team of Bonanza Media made some independent research that resulted in the documentary; Call For Justice MH17 , which was shown on the 26th October 2019 in The Hague, the Netherlands. The… Continue ->

Tags: MH17, Netherlands, Russia, Ukraine

Kurti’s Election Means A Stronger Push For “Greater Albania” And Protection For Terrorists In Kosovo

Published 2019-11-28 03:24:28 by Paul Antonopoulos in Albania, Eurasia, Headline-News, Kosovo, Serbia

OCCUPIED PRISTINA – Albin Kurti is on the verge of becoming the next Prime Minister of Kosovo after he and opposition chairman Isa Mustafa confirmed last week that the two rival political parties had made progress to create a coalition government. Mustafa said that Kurti can rightfully become the next Prime Minister if he can convince the three remaining parliamentarians, representing the Bosniak, Turkish and Roma minorities to enter a coalition – and it appears they will. What does the accession of Albin Kurti mean for the future of Kosovo? Kurti does not recognize the flag and anthem of Kosovo,… Continue ->

Tags: Albania, KLA, Kosovo

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