Who Profits from Turkey’s ‘Sarajevo Moment’?

By Pepe Escobar and cross-posted from Counterpunch.org Let’s cut to the chase: Ankara 2016 is not Sarajevo 1914. This is not a prelude to WWIII. Whoever plotted the assassination of the Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov – a cool, calm, collected old-school diplomat – risks a mighty blowback. The assassin, Mevlut Mert Altintas, was… Read More Who Profits from Turkey’s ‘Sarajevo Moment’?

A Minute Closer to Midnight: US Army Sends Tanks to Europe to Confront ‘Aggressive Russia’

“We’re in the most dangerous confrontation with Russia since the Cuban missile crisis. It needs to be discussed,” said Stephen Cohen, professor emeritus of Russian studies, history, and politics at New York University and Princeton University. … Read More A Minute Closer to Midnight: US Army Sends Tanks to Europe to Confront ‘Aggressive Russia’