The FRN Daily News Brief 2020-07-16

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 3, articles about Anglo-5, Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, Politics, Russia, United-States, Iraq, Mena, China.

Tags in this brief: Economy, Eu, Geopolitics, Nord Stream 2, Russia, Sanctions, Turk Stream, USA, Iraq, War, China, Deep State, Imperialism, Military, South China Sea.

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MAJOR: US Expands Sanctions on Both Russian Pipeline Projects

Published 2020-07-16 23:30:57 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, Politics, Russia, United-States

MOSCOW – The US’ decision to remove sanctions exemption for the two pipelines under construction to deliver gas to Europe and Turkey is a textbook example of unfair competition through political means, Moscow announced. The move, which allows the further sanctioning of Russian natural gas projects, has clearly shown the weakness of the American system, Russia’s Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday, according to RT. “This is the use of political pressure for sake of unfair competition,” Zakharova stated, adding, “Except for raw power, they don’t have any effective tools.” Earlier in the day, US Secretary of State… Continue ->

Tags: Economy, Eu, Geopolitics, Nord Stream 2, Russia, Sanctions, Turk Stream, USA

MAJOR: Another US Military Convoy Attacked in Iraq

Published 2020-07-16 22:59:34 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Headline-News, Iraq, Mena, United-States

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BAGHDAD – An explosion targeted a US military convoy carrying logistic supplies in Iraq’s north-central province of Salahuddin, the second such incident in less than a week. Citing Iraqi tribal sources, Al-Mayadeen television news network reported that the US military convoy was attacked near the Makshifiyah area on Wednesday. According to Saberin News, the resistance group Ashab al-Kahf has claimed responsibility for the blast. “We confirm the destruction of a large logistical support convoy with its materials in Salahuddin,” the group announced in a statement. It is not immediately clear if any casualties were incurred. A similar incident occurred on Saturday when… Continue ->

Tags: Iraq, USA, War

WAKING THE DRAGON: US Announces Policy of All-Out Support for China’s Rivals in Territorial Disputes

Published 2020-07-16 22:35:07 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, Politics, United-States

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States announced it will do “everything it can” to support China’s rivals in territorial disputes, setting a one-size-fits-all, openly hostile policy toward Beijing. “We will support countries all across the world who recognize that China has violated their legal territorial claims as well — or maritime claims as well,” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said at a news conference on Wednesday, according to PressTV. “We will go provide them the assistance we can, whether that’s in multilateral bodies, whether that’s in ASEAN, whether that’s through legal responses, we will use all the tools we… Continue ->

Tags: China, Deep State, Geopolitics, Imperialism, Military, South China Sea, USA

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