Veteran Intel Pros Demand for Russian ‘Hacking’ Proof from Obama

More than 20 U.S. intelligence, military and diplomatic veterans are calling on President Obama to release the evidence backing up allegations that Russia aided the Trump campaign – or admit that the proof is lacking. Continue reading Veteran Intel Pros Demand for Russian ‘Hacking’ Proof from Obama

Down to America’s Business: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Profiled

Last week the American people watched Donald Trump’s choice for Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson allowing a Senate panel to ask him questions. The former CEO of ExxonMobil was supposed to be grilled by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Instead the granite hard businessman appeared to be conducting a board meeting and paying lip service to populist Washington dogma. Continue reading Down to America’s Business: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Profiled

3,500 Ton Philippine Gold Bars Unlawfully Shipped Out, But for Whose Benefit?

The Philippines is rocked again by another scandal involving the previous administration of Benigno Aquino III for having illegally shipped out 3,500 metric tons of 99.999% pure gold, with an estimated value of $141 billion, out of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ vault.

Said amount of gold were used to back up the printing of $3 trillion paper currency, early last year. But for whose benefit? Continue reading 3,500 Ton Philippine Gold Bars Unlawfully Shipped Out, But for Whose Benefit?

Trump Presidency: Era Of Destabilization In The U.S.?

It is clear that Americans were able to avoid the worst case scenario of a Hillary Clinton presidency. However, the 2016 elections provided the country with the Presidency of Donald Trump. While the surprise was not unwelcome considering the other option, Trump supporters are now being faced with some difficult questions as he nears actually taking office.  Continue reading Trump Presidency: Era Of Destabilization In The U.S.?

Trump Calls NATO Obsolete, Help for UK Brexit, Peace with Russia

Incoming White House President Donald Trump reiterates his stand against “obsolete NATO” that is draining the US economy, and underscores the need for UK to have a trade deal with him quickly to make the Brexit more bearable. Continue reading Trump Calls NATO Obsolete, Help for UK Brexit, Peace with Russia

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