The FRN Daily News Brief 2020-07-20

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 3, articles about Headline-News, Opinions, Anglo-5, Brussels, Eu, Eurasia, Politics, Russia, United-States, Afghanistan.

Tags in this brief: Coronavirus Fraud, Jung, Lockdown, Psychology, Geopolitics, Military, NATO, Russia, USA, Afghanistan, Fake News, Peace Talks, Taliban, War.

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The Scarlet Letter of Covid19

Published 2020-07-20 22:45:18 by Guest Author in Headline-News, Opinions

By Todd Hayen – Originally at OffGuardian – Published Jul 20, 2020 FRN “Wearing a mask is an act of love.” I have about a dozen similar little snippets of wisdom collected over the recent weeks, as I am sure most of you have also witnessed if you are a frequent visitor of Facebook. If wearing a mask is an act of love, what would not wearing a mask be an act of? I have often heard it directly referred to as an act of extreme selfishness, among other equally shaming descriptions. Early on mask wearers described those they encountered who do… Continue ->

Tags: Coronavirus Fraud, Jung, Lockdown, Psychology


A Trillion Dollars Not Enough? Pentagon Calls for NATO Spending Increase ‘to Deter Russia’

Published 2020-07-20 22:15:16 by Drago Bosnic in Anglo-5, Brussels, Eu, Eurasia, Headline-News, Politics, Russia, United-States

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PENTAGON – US Defence Secretary Mark Esper called for increasing NATO spending in order to contain Washington’s “top strategic competitors”, including Russia, according to a Pentagon press release. “We need to deter Russia. We need to strengthen NATO and, again, enhance our partners as we look forward,” Esper said in a telephone interview on Saturday. He described Russia as “a slightly lesser challenge than China”, which the Pentagon chief claimed “has the ambition to displace the US certainly from the region and preferably on the global stage”. Referring to NATO, Esper dubbed it a “key” military alliance in Europe and… Continue ->

Tags: Geopolitics, Military, NATO, Russia, USA


TALIBAN: ‘Russian Bounties Are Fake News, MIC Attempt to Stop Peace Deal With US’

Published 2020-07-20 21:48:19 by Drago Bosnic in Afghanistan, Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Politics, Russia, United-States

KABUL – Taliban Spokesman Suhail Shaheen reiterated the militant group’s stance on its alleged collusion with Russia, which he said is nothing but “fake news”. “The Russian bounties report is not true; it is a baseless allegation. We’re fighting neither for anyone nor for money. Our people have their own ideology and they are fighting for that and sacrificing,” Shaheen told RT on Sunday. Referring to a US-Taliban peace deal signed earlier this year in Doha, he suggested that “the politically motivated report has to do with spoilers of the peace process” related to the aforementioned agreement. The goal is to… Continue ->

Tags: Afghanistan, Fake News, Peace Talks, Russia, Taliban, USA, War


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