Presenting the Exchange Stabilization Fund (ESF) and Its History  (Part 1-5)
Money

Presenting the Exchange Stabilization Fund (ESF) and Its History (Part 1-5)

After months of work, the video series on the Treasury’s Exchange Stabilization Fund is finally finished! Why you should watch these five videos: It is impossible to understand the world today without knowing what the ESF is and what it has been doing. Officially in charge of defending the dollar, the ESF is the government…

The Russians Have Already Shot Down Numerous US Drones Violating Crimean Airspace (Video)
Military

The Russians Have Already Shot Down Numerous US Drones Violating Crimean Airspace (Video)

And one of them, the mother of all drones, the massive Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk, was apparently commandeered by Russian electronic warfare and landed in Simferopol The war you don’t hear about: numerous American military aircraft (albeit of the unmanned variety, though with the possibility of being armed and dangerous) have apparently been violating…

Military

Chinese Spy Ship “Shadows” US, Japanese Naval Drill In Western Pacific

Following the recent escalation by China when it announced it is ready to impose an Air Defense Identification Zone to target US spy flights above the South China Sea and “thwart US provocations”, China has decided to return the favor and as Reuters reports a Chinese observation ship shadowed the U.S. aircraft carrier John C….

Middle East

Israel Just Cut Off Water to Palestine During Ramadan Leaving Tens of Thousands Thirsty

June 15, 2016 By Matt Agorist Since 1967, Israel has drastically limited the amount of water flowing to the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Israelis, including settlers, consume five times more water than Palestinians in the West Bank, 350 liters per person per day in Israel compared with 60 liters per Palestinian per day in the…

Second U.S. Aircraft Carrier Enters Mediterranean: U.S. Navy
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Second U.S. Aircraft Carrier Enters Mediterranean: U.S. Navy

The U.S. aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower entered the Mediterranean late on Monday, the U.S. Navy said, at a time when U.S. officials are raising alarm over Russia’s maritime expansion. The Eisenhower, also known as the “Ike,” will relieve the USS Harry S. Truman carrier strike group which later this month heads back to…