Nukes, knives, sharp sticks

dreizinreport  -  January 21, 2022

Russia vs. Ukraine:  Not quite how it’s been presented File this away in the “Pooty already won” folder:  Notwithstanding Brandon’s rambling speech, a top German business newspaper (Handelsblatt, very credible) claimed that in a confidential discussion with the Europeans, Uncle Sam backed down on his threat to cut Russia off from dollar transactions in the...

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Russia vs. Ukraine:  Not quite how it’s been presented

dreizinreport  -  January 21, 2022

File this away in the “Pooty already won” folder:  Notwithstanding Brandon’s rambling speech, a top German business newspaper (Handelsblatt, very credible) claimed that in a confidential discussion with the Europeans, Uncle Sam backed down on his threat to cut Russia off from dollar transactions in the event of a war, as Germany (and other countries)...

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Pooty v. Brandon—it’s on!

dreizinreport  -  January 15, 2022

By way of threats and ultimatums, the Russians have brought Uncle Sam to the table, and have negotiated mostly to convince Europe (first off, Germany and France) that the U.S. isn’t serious about making any deal, and that Washington aims to involve that entire continent in a sanctions/economic war it doesn’t want or need

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The Ukraine and You

dreizinreport  -  January 4, 2022

The formal, face-to-face, U.S.-Russia and then NATO-Russia talks over Russia’s proposed non-aggression pact (a key condition of which is NATO members not pursuing NATO membership for the Ukraine or any other country) don’t start for some more days, but already they are not looking promising.  Uncle Sam came out publicly to the effect that he...

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