Anyone Home at US State Department? Turkey, India & Korea

Tillerson addresses Department of State employees
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addresses Department of State employees.
Tillerson addresses Department of State employees
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addresses Department of State employees.

While Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was “taken aback” when he arrived on the job to see how much money the State Department was spending on housing and schooling for the families of diplomats living overseas” according to Bloomberg, the decision to cut as many as 2,300 employees may cause the US to loose diplomatic capabilities on multiple fronts.

It is interesting to note that “William Inglee, a former Lockheed Martin Corp. official and policy adviser in Congress, is overseeing the budget cuts and briefed senior managers on the plan,” last Wednesday according to Bloomberg.

Will these cuts cause the US to loose standing financially, while encouraging the focus on war over diplomacy? – Ann Diener

Pravda: Turkey and India abandon the dollar

Turkey and India are at a business forum in New Delhi announced its intention to abandon the dollar and move in mutual payments on the national currency. This possibility of the country so far only planning to discuss, but refused, according to the heads of state, will reduce the negative impact of currency fluctuations, according to Anadolu.

The transition to the lyre and the rupee can have a positive impact on the economy of the two countries, as the potential for trade cooperation between Turkey and India is not fully utilized. It is also one of the areas of cooperation could be the nuclear energy sector.

“It’s time to start discussing a draft agreement on the large-scale economic partnership between the two countries”, – said the President of Turkey Redzhep Erdogan, noting that the contribution to the deepening of bilateral cooperation in the economic sphere can make and meetings of intergovernmental commissions.

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North Korea: With the South Korean Elections only 8 days away, why ratchet up tensions? – Ann Diener

Pravda: Mikhail Alexandrov – about why the DPRK and the United States turned into a show of mutual threats

US nuclear submarine “Michigan”, which was included in the South Korean port of Busan, waiting for “a miserable end.” This would be the case if Washington would take provocative actions, says the North Korean portal “Uri minchzhokkiri”.

The DPRK and the United States turned into a show of mutual threats.

The article refers to the fact that if the submarine would dare to take some action, “and it can not rise to the surface, as will meet a miserable end, turned in a sea of ​​spirit.”

Also emphasizes that in the event of a military threat to Pyongyang uses defensive nuclear deterrent force and nuclear aircraft carriers, submarines and other equipment of the enemy “to scatter pieces of molten metal.”

Washington is close to the strategic scenario in which at any moment can start a real war, convinced the author. He is referring to the readiness of the statements of the American administration to any measures against the DPRK.

Earlier, the South Korean military reported that North Korea launched a ballistic missile in a north-easterly direction from the area Pukchhan. She allegedly blew up shortly after the start and fell on the territory of North Korea.

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  1. What if North Korea is a creation of the CIA? A theme park designed to provoke fear in the hearts of the sheeple, with the sole purpose of driving up defense spending. As North Korea is no more threat to the USA than Haiti. Thhink about it.

  2. 7 billion people and all this technology, in the hands of Trump and Jong Un. Why fight it, let’s just have a cage match in Vegas between these two. Knives and staffs. Winner take all. I’m not sure Spicers job would change much if Jong Un was President. The world has failed at selecting leadership. It is embarrassing.

  3. ‘U.S. should also abandon (The Fed) Dollar,’ Trumpists truly believe that Trump promised or implied during the 2016 campaign. Trump has shown no sign that he’ll keep that explicit or implied promise. Populating his cabinet & advisor pool with swamp-dipped banksters is evidence that Trump will never dump The Fed. Past, current & threatened wars are another sign.

    Libya, Iran & North Korea have or had no Rothschild-type, privately-controlled, interest-burdened, fractional-reserve central banking systems; and Russia, China & Syria are on the verge of abandoning such central baking systems. The U.S. Dollar is no longer monolithic as a reserve currency or even as an exchange currency. IMF SDRs now include the Chinese Renminbi (Yuan) in a basket of currencies.

    As per Gordon Duff’s recent interview & other sources, Trump is no longer in control of U.S. foreign & military policies. Although MSM presstitutes & most Congress critters supported Trump’s Tomahawk war crimes against Syria & Syrians with little/no proof or investigation of any Assad stupid stuff), Trump needed to and did apologize to Putin for bombing Syria and helping IS/Daesh & al-Qaeda/al-Nusra.

    U.S.-backed elimination of countries opposed to privately-controlled central banking is the 800 kiloton elephant in the global living room. Another 2300 State Dept. employees will not resolve this issue.

    • You may underestimate how difficult it is going to be to “dump” the Fed. It is entrenched very deep in the fabric of modern US life, and anyone trying to dump it may acquire a very strong case of constipation! The very sight of it freezes the gut!

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