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16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Flip Side | 9:00 AM
Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Russian submarines have recently carried out a mock nuclear attack against their “enemies.” The Russian government has released footage of the atomic strike and it is sparking fears that the third world war is quickly approaching.
The Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD) has published shocking videos that show a range of nuclear missile drills including a submarine carrying out a mock atomic strike. These videos are the [...]
Source: Zerohedge
16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Flip Side | 8:15 AM
Physicist Stephen Hawking's final prediction before his death seven months ago was that the human race will diverge - with wealthy, genetically engineered "superhumans" dominating the "unimproved."  Hawking, who died in March, [...]
Source: Zerohedge
16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Flip Side | 7:30 AM
Authored by Tsvetana Paraskova via Oilprice.com, Protesters gathered on Monday morning outside a drilling site in northwest England, where fracking is returning for the first time in seven years, after a last-minute request for an injunction failed at court on Friday.
The company that will go ahead with the fracking, Cuadrilla Resources, confirmed on Friday that it planned to go ahead with hydraulic fracturing operations at its Preston New Road shale gas exploration [...]
Source: Zerohedge
16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Flip Side | 6:45 AM
The FT editorial board says the time is ripe for rapprochement between the US and Turkey as Pastor Andrew Brunson, freed after two years of under Turkish captivity on charges of [...]
Source: Zerohedge
16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Flip Side | 6:00 AM
Authored by Nikolas Gvosdev via The National Interest, There is a way to break the dysfunctional cycle that hinders Moscow's relationship with the West...
George Beebe’s recent analysis has presented the policy community with a very useful paradigm for understanding recent alleged actions taken by the Russian special services in a number of Western [...]
Source: Zerohedge
16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Flip Side | 5:00 AM
For a Saudi and Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) update that's not directly related to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a United Nations official on Sunday warned Yemen is now [...]
Source: Zerohedge
16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Flip Side | 3:50 AM
Authored by Ghassan and Itbah Kadi via The Saker Blog, A mystifying diplomatic escalation ensued following the disappearance of Saudi Washington Post columnist, Jamal Khashoggi, after visiting the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.
Why would the United States of America make such a fuss over the disappearance of a non-American citizen? Why would America turn a blind eye to the Saudi killing of [...]
Source: Zerohedge
16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Flip Side | 3:30 AM
After New York City developers ignored affordable housing for years in favor of the fatter profit margins on luxury development (spurred on by what looked to be an extremely durable [...]
Source: Zerohedge
16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Flip Side | 3:10 AM
Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, The amount of climate scaremongering in the past few weeks is stunning. And it's all pure bullshit.
Check out these headlines. Wall Street Journal: U.N. Panel Warns Drastic Action Needed to Stave Off Climate Change New York Times: Major Climate Report Describes a Strong Risk of Crisis as Early as 2040 The [...]
Source: Zerohedge
16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Flip Side | 2:50 AM
Update: Careful to quickly assuage any potential loss of the narrative and 'full faith and credit' of the 'stablecoin', Tether released a statement on USDT drop: "We would like to reiterate [...]
Source: Zerohedge
15-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Flip Side | 6:09 PM
"What Warren's rollout dodges is the question of whether one ancestor, six to ten generations ago, justifies listing oneself as 'Native American' in faculty guides..." [...]
Source: The Daily Crux
15-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Flip Side | 5:02 PM
Governments around the world are considering whether to allow anti-drone systems to be installed to protect public events, prisons, and airports... [...]
Source: The Daily Crux