Saudi Arabia gets $500-million military contract from US

US President Joe Biden’s campaign vow seems to be on the backburner, as his administration has green-lighted a $500 million helicopter deal to the Gulf Kingdom. France is outraged over the latest nuclear submarine deal that was signed by the US, UK and Australia, who were considered close allies to Paris. … Read More >Saudi Arabia gets $500-million military contract from US

Trump aide & Gettr CEO briefly ‘detained’ in Brazil amid claims of Bolsonaro hatching ‘insurrection’ plot ahead of elections

Jason Miller, spokesman for US ex-President Donald Trump before launching social media platform Gettr, was detained for several hours in Brazil in what appears to be a struggle between President Jair Bolsonaro and his critics. … Read More >Trump aide & Gettr CEO briefly ‘detained’ in Brazil amid claims of Bolsonaro hatching ‘insurrection’ plot ahead of elections

Deadly bat caves & humanized mice tests: Released docs describe ‘HIGHEST RISK’ involved in US-funded coronavirus research in Wuhan

Documents obtained by The Intercept reveal that the US government funded studies into coronavirus in bats in Wuhan long before the pandemic, with the proposal showing it was aware of the risk that researchers would be infected. … Read More >Deadly bat caves & humanized mice tests: Released docs describe ‘HIGHEST RISK’ involved in US-funded coronavirus research in Wuhan

Comrades in arms? West is cheering on Russia’s Communists, but heirs of Bolsheviks even more skeptical of US, EU & NATO than Putin

With voting having closed in Russia’s parliamentary elections, it appears that Russia’s ruling party may have lost a sizable share of its votes compared to 2016, potentially ending up with fewer than half of all ballots cast. … Read More >Comrades in arms? West is cheering on Russia’s Communists, but heirs of Bolsheviks even more skeptical of US, EU & NATO than Putin

Uh oh! China cuts off Australia — ‘you are now our adversary!’ (Full show)

President Biden has announced a new tripartite deal with Australia and the UK, with Australia receiving nuclear-powered submarines from the UK, with the US working to mediate. Beijing has condemned the action and denounced Australia as henceforth an “adversary.” Rick Sanchez examines the situation. … Read More >Uh oh! China cuts off Australia — ‘you are now our adversary!’ (Full show)

West to hoard 1.2bn doses of spare vaccines by year’s end, analysis says, as pressure mounts to share with poor & outdo China

The supply of Covid-19 vaccines that rich Western countries have secured for themselves is so big that it can cover their possible needs by a large margin. So it’s time to share some with the poor and curb China’s diplomacy. … Read More >West to hoard 1.2bn doses of spare vaccines by year’s end, analysis says, as pressure mounts to share with poor & outdo China

Iran tells US to drop ‘addiction to sanctions’ after Iranians blacklisted over alleged kidnapping plot of journalist

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has said the US is resorting to “Hollywood scenarios” in order to justify new sanctions against Tehran. Washington blacklisted Iranians accused of planning to kidnap a journalist in New York. … Read More >Iran tells US to drop ‘addiction to sanctions’ after Iranians blacklisted over alleged kidnapping plot of journalist