Russia Dumps Massive Amount of U.S. Treasury Holdings—Becomes World’s Largest Holder of Gold

Russia Dumps Massive Amount of U.S. Treasury Holdings—Becomes World’s Largest Holder of Gold By Jay Syrmopoulos Moscow, Russia – The Russian government has drastically reduced their holdings of United States Treasury bonds, with Russian ownership of U.S. bonds declining from $96.1 billion in March to $48.7 billion in April—and then further reducing their holdings to just $14.9 billion in May; an 11-year low. A gradual Russian sell-off of U.S. sovereign debt began in 2011 and has intensified over the years as Washington has continued to impose sanctions against Russia. To…

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As Trump Demands NATO Members Buy More Weapons, Lockheed Martin Production and Stocks Explode

As Trump Demands NATO Members Buy More Weapons, Lockheed Martin Production and Stocks Explode By Jay Syrmopoulos Washington, D.C. — U.S. President Donald Trump met with leaders of NATO member states last week in a “very intense” summit in which he reportedly secured commitments from European leaders of NATO member states to increase their weapons expenditures on the military alliance. Trump reportedly told NATO leaders during the summit that if they failed to meet defense spending targets of a 2 percent GDP by January, 2019, the United States would consider…

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Google’s “Arbiter of Hate Speech,” SPLC Forced to Pay $3M for Falsely Labeling People as “Extremists”

Google’s “Arbiter of Hate Speech,” SPLC Forced to Pay $3M for Falsely Labeling People as “Extremists” By Jay Syrmopoulos Montgomery, AL – After being sued in April by Islamic reformer Maajid Nawaz and his organization, the Quilliam Foundation—over being listed as an “anti-Muslim extremist” in the Southern Poverty Law Center’s “Field Guide to Anti-Muslim Extremists”—the SPLC has announced that they reached a settlement with the liberal Islamic reformer, agreeing to pay Nawaz and Quilliam $3.375 million “to fund their work to fight anti-Muslim bigotry and extremism.” “The Southern Poverty Law Center…

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What Could Go Wrong? U.S. Army Planning to Deploy Autonomous Killer Robots on Battlefield by 2028

What Could Go Wrong? U.S. Army Planning to Deploy Autonomous Killer Robots on Battlefield by 2028 By Jay Syrmopoulos Washington, D.C. – United States Army Secretary Mark Esper recently revealed that the military has a strategic vision of utilizing autonomous and semi-autonomous unmanned vehicles on the battlefield by 2028. “I think robotics has the potential of fundamentally changing the character of warfare. And I think whoever gets there first will have a unique advantage on the modern battlefield,” Esper said during a Brookings Institution event. “My ambition is by 2028, to…

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Media Silent as Israel Exposed for Aiding Saudi Arabia in Developing Nuclear Weapons

Media Silent as Israel Exposed for Aiding Saudi Arabia in Developing Nuclear Weapons By Jay Syrmopoulos Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – The Saudi Arabian government has been covertly receiving information on the creation of nuclear weapons from the government of Israel, according to Ami Dor-on, a senior Israeli official at iHLS (Israel’s Homeland Security). iHLS bills itself as the “leading hub for the homeland security ecosystem globally and in Israel” — and is partially funded by U.S. weapons manufacturer, Raytheon, according to a report by MintPress News. Israel is not a declared nuclear power,…

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Council on Foreign Relations Tells Gov’t They “Have To” Use Propaganda on Americans

Council on Foreign Relations Tells Gov’t They “Have To” Use Propaganda on Americans By Jay Syrmopoulos The Council on Foreign Relations delivered an Orwellian presentation recently that unsurprisingly went unnoticed in the mainstream media, in which CFR’s Richard Stengel forwarded the notion that governments “have to” direct “propaganda” at their own domestic populations. The Council is recognized as one of the United States’ oldest and most establishment think tanks of the American power-elite, and it often sets the agenda on important policy questions—or, as former senior editor at the Washington Post,…

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Pink Floyd Frontman Opens Show By Exposing The Government Silencing of Julian Assange

Pink Floyd Frontman Opens Show By Exposing The Government Silencing of Julian Assange By Jay Syrmopoulos Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters showed solidarity with Julian Assange during a concert in Berlin by unveiling a message in red text projected onto a black backdrop, which read “Resist the attempted silencing of Julian Assange,” before the start of his concert. “Resist the attempted silencing of @JulianAssange” –Roger Waters (Pink Floyd) concert this evening. pic.twitter.com/Tw1ukEfTQ4 — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) June 2, 2018 Waters’ show of support for the WikiLeaks founder happened as supporters and friends of…

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