"Nothing can now be believed which is seen in a newspaper. Truth itself becomes suspicious by being put into that polluted vehicle. The real extent of this state of misinformation is known only to those who are in situations to confront facts within their knowledge with the lies of the day. I really look with commiseration over the great body of my fellow citizens, who, reading newspapers, live and die in the belief that they have known something of what has been passing in the world." -- Thomas Jefferson

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The Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic called in Dr. Tony Fauci to testify on Monday, June 3, 2024, on his many lies and murderous policies that resulted in millions of deaths, thousands of bankrupties, abused and neglected children, and dangerous vaccines that continue to kill Americans by the day.

During the hearing Georgia Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene ripped apart Fauci on his malevolent lies, this time on the NIH making a killing from Big Pharma and his hypocrisy on mandates. She even held up a photo of him not wearing a mask during the pandemic and demanded he go to prison.

Following the hearing MTG had this to say about the godless Democrats and their total lack of honesty.

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Scientists at the world-renowned Oxford University are raising the alarm after discovering that Covid mRNA shots have triggered a shocking number of heart attacks and sudden deaths in children.

Researchers at Oxford University published a bombshell new study that debunked claims that the Covid virus harms children.

The major study found that the only kids suffering from heart failure were those who were vaccinated with the injections.

The scientists confirmed that it was, in fact, the Covid shots that caused the global heart failure pandemic in children.

Researchers at Oxford University evaluated over one million English children aged 5 to 11 and adolescents aged 12 to 15 for incidents of myocarditis and pericarditis in relation to the COVID-19 infection and the COVID-19 vaccine.

According to the preprint, myocarditis and pericarditis only occur after vaccination and not after COVID-19 infection.

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Gaza Media Office Says 3,500 Palestinian Children at Risk of Starving To Death

All the children are under the age of five and suffering from acute malnutrition and exposure to infectious diseases by Dave DeCamp June 3, 2024 at 4:26 pm ET Categories NewsTags Israel, Palestine

Gaza’s Government Media Office released a statement on Monday that said over 3,500 Palestinian children under the age of five are at risk of starving to death in Gaza due to the Israeli siege.

The media office said the children are suffering from “acute malnutrition, affecting their bodies, exposing them to infectious diseases, hindering their growth, and threatening their survival.”

The statement said the children were at risk of dying due to “a severe shortage of milk and food, a lack of nutritional supplements, and the denial of vaccinations.” The media office pointed to the fact that the Rafah border crossing has been closed since May 7, and barely any aid has entered Gaza since then.

On Saturday, the Palestinian news agency Wafa reported that a 13-year-old boy died due to malnutrition. “A 13-year-old Palestinian child has died due to starvation in Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital in Deir Al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip amidst the closure of the Rafah border crossing,” the report said.

Wafa added that so far, 37 Palestinians have died of malnutrition and dehydration due to the Israeli restrictions on aid, although it’s unclear if every starvation death has been recorded. Gaza’s Health Ministry’s latest death toll update said at least 36,479 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli military operations since October 7.

Claire's Observations;  I frankly think that this number, is going to prove to be very conservative, when the death toll of kids dying of starvation is finally tallied.

But you have to remember; for Israeli leadership, death of  Palestinian children by starvation, and the attack of opportunistic diseases, is a terrific thing; it saves bombs and bullets when this happens!

But I would also like to politely remind that "leadership", that the weaponisation of food, in the way Israel and the IDF are doing in Gaza, is a recognized war crime, punishable under the Geneva Conventions.

And a Google search informs me of the following:  "On July 6, 1951, the still newly formed state of Israel ratified the Geneva Conventions – one of 196 countries to have done so."

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Americans were shocked when a New York jury convicted Donald Trump. Legal experts had pocked endless holes in the questionable trial. Many believe this was political persecution against a Republican candidate for president.

Trump’s team will appeal the decision. This fight could drag on for some time.

But one of the more shocking developments has been the court’s decision to sentence Trump four days before the Republican National Convention. This appears to be an attempt to undermine the party’s 2024 campaign plans. And Trump is not taking this lying down.

From The Post Millennial:
On Sunday, President Donald Trump called on the Supreme Court to intervene before the sentencing date for his Manhattan falsified business documents case, in which a jury found Trump guilty on 34 charges on Thursday…

“The ‘Sentencing’ for not having done anything wrong will be, conveniently for the Fascists, 4 days before the Republican National Convention. A Radical Left Soros backed D.A., who ran on a platform of “I will get Trump,” reporting to an “Acting” Local Judge, appointed by the Democrats, who is HIGHLY CONFLICTED, will make a decision which will determine the future of our Nation? The United States Supreme Court MUST DECIDE!” Trump wrote on Truth Social.

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The DOJ had previously tried to orchestrate a plea deal that would have gotten Hunter out of trouble. Biden recently visited Hailey Biden, in a suspiciously-timed trip. Now, someone within the White House released a statement from Biden, which might be poisoning the jury selection process.

From Fox News:
President Biden issued a statement as his son, Hunter Biden, faces trial over federal gun charges.

“I am the President, but I am also a Dad. Jill and I love our son, and we are so proud of the man he is today. Hunter’s resilience in the face of adversity and the strength he has brought to his recovery are inspiring to us. A lot of families have loved ones who have overcome addiction and know what we mean,” Biden said. “As the President, I don’t and won’t comment on pending federal cases, but as a Dad, I have boundless love for my son, confidence in him, and respect for his strength. Our family has been through a lot together, and Jill and I are going to continue to be there for Hunter and our family with our love and support.”

Just as Hunter goes to court, Biden releases a statement to generate sympathy for him and his family. This skirts closely with tampering with the trial, as the president is trying to soften Hunter’s image with claims about his “boundless love” for him.

Biden claims Hunter has gone through “recovery” in his drug addiction, despite evidence to the contrary. The president claims he “won’t comment” on the case. Yet this statement itself is a naked attempt to meddle in the process, as jurors might be less inclined to convict a president’s son, who has such “resilience” in the “face of adversity.”

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Last week, a New York jury found Trump guilty of 34 felony counts. This came after a weeks-long trial that was largely panned by legal experts and Americans. A Democrat prosecutor elevated misdemeanor charges to felonies. Many believe this trial was simply about derailing Trump’s campaign.

Already, it has backfired on Democrats. Trump’s campaign claimed it has raised $200 million since the conviction.

Now, a new poll just came out. This national election poll factors the recent guilty verdict. How are voters now leaning, after the Democrats’ conviction? If this poll holds true, Joe Biden has a lot to worry about.

From Just the News:
If the 2024 presidential election were held today, former President Donald Trump would beat President Joe Biden by 2 percentage points, according to a new poll taken after a Manhattan jury found Trump guilty of 34 counts of falsifying business records.

Additionally, most voters, 51%, say that the prosecutions of Trump are politically motivated, according to a HarrisX poll released Friday.

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The State Department under Antony Blinken falsified a report to "absolve Israel of responsibility for blocking humanitarian aid flows into Gaza," the Guardian reports.

Blinken had his underlings overrule the advice of the State Department's own experts on the issue to ensure that US weapons kept flowing to Israel to aid in their ethnic cleansing campaign.

Claire's Observations:  This is as thoroughly predictable as it is thoroughly lamentable. 

And unfortunately for the US, this policy  is putting the whole country of Israel at risk, while it is the current leadership of the country which has done this, and must be held accountable, by both the Israeli people, and the world.

Tony Blinken is not a stupid man; he is a very bright man whose family fled the pogroms and persecutions of Jews in the 20th century; sadly, this horrific family history, is the reason why he is deaf, dumb, and blind to the situation in which Palestinians found themselves, after the issuance of the Balfour Declaration, and the state of "limbo" in which they have been since Israel declared its statehood.

Yes, I absolutely condemn the acts of Hamas against innocent Israelis,  on 7 October, as should any civilized human being on this planet.

But when I observe the Israeli response,  which is nothing less than a genocide in Gaza, I am reminded of what the Pontifical Representative said, during the Papal wars against the Cathars, in Montsegur, France.  When informed that there were Christian women and children among the besieged men, he is reputed to have said, "Kill them all; God will find his own."

Really, Secretary Blinken?!?  And what have you to say regarding the following report:

https://www.newarab.com/news/israel-executes-13-children-near-gazas-al-shifa-report

Why, sir, is the IDF executing children?!?!?  Either this rights group reporting this, are collectively lying through their teeth; or their witness on this is absolutely correct. Please tell me your "reasoning" for these murders;  I'm keen to hear it from you!!

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Americans were shocked and disgusted by the verdict against Donald Trump. Democrats convicted him of crimes mustered up by a liberal prosecutor and liberal judge. Many believe this New York trial was simply about manipulating the 2024 election.

But now that he has been found “guilty,” Trump will facing sentencing. Although the appeals process can reverse this, the same liberal judge will decide Trump’s fate.

That could mean Trump will be forced into house arrest. Or, he might even face jail time. Trump was asked about that possibility while being interviewed on Fox News. The former president made this shocking prediction.

From Breitbart:
Former President Donald Trump said Sunday on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends Weekend” that if he was given a jail sentence or house arrest, it could be a “breaking point.”

Co-host Pete Hegseth said, “The legal maze that you’re still facing and they could it judge could decide to say hey house arrest or even jail It could be faced.”…

He added, “That could happen. I don’t know that the public would stand it, you know, I don’t. I’m not sure the public would stand for it.”

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The month of June marks “Pride” month. It is a time when mostly progressive Americans hold events celebrating the LGBT movement. Most cities, especially major blue cities, hold large parades and other parties and activities.

The big problem? This is a year when the far left is starting to eat itself. Progressives have targeted Democrats across the political spectrum, calling them out and disrupting their normal activities.

Not even gay liberals can enjoy their summer festivities, thanks to this new radical movement. In one large blue city, this group of activists disrupted its pride parade. What were they protesting? You’re not going to believe this.

From The Post Millennial:
The Philadelphia Pride Parade was disrupted on Sunday when Gaza agitators prevented the Pride parade from crossing 11th Street and continuing on its way down Locust Street. Drag queens, trans folx, and Pride flag waving persons looked confused as they were unable to proceed down the parade route.

“PPD, KKK, IOS you’re all the same,” the Gaza protesters shouted…

Pride parade drummers wearing rainbow epaulets encountered Pride groups waving Pride flags streaked with red paint and emblazoned with the words “No Pride during genocide.”

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Democrats out of New York just convicted Donald Trump for running for president. I mean… convicted him of 34 counts related to “falsifying” business records—despite those records being made by the very man who testified against Trump.

It’s not hard to see how Democrats concocted this trial to derail Trump’s campaign. In reality, it’s done the opposite. Trump has raised $200 million and polls show him beating Joe Biden.

There’s no telling how much this conviction (and possible future convictions) will help Trump’s campaign. Now, a Democrat who previously ran against Joe Biden is appealing to New York Gov. Hochul. And he’s saying this will be for the “good of the country.”

From Daily Caller:
Democratic Rep. Dean Phillips of Minnesota called on Democratic New York Gov. Kathy Hochul Friday night to pardon presumptive 2024 Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump “for the good of the country.” …

“You think pardoning him is stupid? Making him a martyr over a payment to a porn star is stupid. (Election charges are totally different.)” Phillips wrote in another post. “It’s energizing his base, generating record sums of campaign cash, and will likely result in an electoral boost.”

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Democrat Rep. Maxine Waters (CA) called Trump supporters “domestic terrorists” during an appearance on MSNBC as she discussed the guilty verdict against Trump.

Waters also said Trump is pushing America toward a civil war.

“Let me just say this, I am worried that he is so divisive and that he is talking about retribution and about revenge and I think that is dangerous. He has even mentioned civil war saying there will be bloodshed,” Waters said.

“I will spend some time with the criminal justice system, with the justice system asking them, tell us what’s going on with the domestic terrorists? Are they Preparing a civil war against us? Should we be concerned? What is he doing with this divisive language? It is dangerous,” Maxine Waters said.

Webmaster addition: Trump actually was warning about the potential for a civil war (which I agree is a frightening possibility) and as usual for Democrats, they lie! Remind me again, just who was burning up the cities after Hillary's 2016 loss?

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There is an appetite for war in some quarters, so the rumour mill spouts. It wouldn't surprise me if there was an event to kick it off - but would it be real?

Webmaster addition: See THE LIE OF THE (LAST) CENTURY for how wars are "manufactured."

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mportant to understand is that there is not one single new or original idea in Klaus Schwab’s so-called Great Reset agenda for the world. Nor is his Fourth Industrial Revolution agenda his or his claim to having invented the notion of Stakeholder Capitalism a product of Schwab.

Klaus Schwab is little more than a slick PR agent for a global technocratic agenda, a corporatist unity of corporate power with government, including the UN, an agenda whose origins go back to the beginning of the 1970s, and even earlier.  The Davos Great reset is merely an updated blueprint for a global dystopian dictatorship under UN control that has been decades in development. The key actors were David Rockefeller and his protégé, Maurice Strong.

In the beginning of the 1970s, there was arguably no one person more influential in world politics than the late David Rockefeller, then largely known as chairman of Chase Manhattan Bank.

Creating the new paradigm

At the end of the 1960s and into the early 1970s, the international circles directly tied to David Rockefeller launched a dazzling array of elite organizations and think tanks. These included

The Club of Rome;

the 1001: A Nature Trust, tied to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF);

the Stockholm United Nations Earth Day conference;

the MIT-authored study, Limits to Growth;

and David Rockefeller’s Trilateral Commission.

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The West has misinterpreted Russia's openness to dialogue on Ukraine as a sign of weakness and is now pushing the world to the edge of a disastrous all-out nuclear exchange, former US Marine Corps intelligence officer Scott Ritter told Sputnik.

US President Joe Biden has authorized Ukraine to hit targets inside Russia with US-made weapons, bringing the conflict to a new level. White House officials claim that Washington's new policy pertains only to what they call as "acts of self-defense" by the Ukrainian military that is continuing to retreat.

Previously, other NATO member states, including the UK, France and Sweden, gave a nod to the Zelensky regime to use their weapons systems to attack Russia.

The Kiev regime and its Western allies believe they can gain an advantage over Russia by confining its special military operation to Ukrainian territory, ex-US Marine Corps intelligence officer Scott Ritter told Sputnik. This situation allows Ukraine to train its troops in neighboring NATO states and receive arms and other equipment from the alliance's hubs, not making them Russia's legitimate targets.

However, things could drastically change once NATO-grade missiles start flying into Russia's territory with the approval of Western countries, according to the military expert.

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As Moscow pursues restraint in its military operation in Ukraine an extremist Kiev regime is resorting to attacks against noncombatants – an inconvenient reality ignored by Western media.

“NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Friday shrugged off warnings from Russian President Vladimir Putin against NATO countries allowing Ukraine to strike Russian territory with Western weapons,” reported the website Antiwar.com Monday.

“Stoltenberg’s comments came after the US and several other NATO countries gave Ukraine the greenlight to strike Russian territory near [Kharkov],” according to the online outlet. “The step marks a significant escalation in the proxy war and could provoke a major response from Russia despite Stoltenberg downplaying the risks.”

The provocation has prompted President Vladimir Putin to warn of “serious consequences” for NATO countries that permit their armaments to be used to strike within Russia. Kiev has increasingly resorted to terrorist attacks in residential areas and against Russian civilians as the chances of Ukrainian victory on the battlefield grow ever more remote. Shelling of a town in Russia’s Belgorod region over the weekend left six people injured, with a local official tragically dying as a result of detonation of ammunition during the attack.

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The newly released footage showed a combat operation of the scouts and infantry of the Northern group of forces in the Kharkiv region. The video shows Russian servicemen crossing the border and launching attacks on Ukrainian military positions in the area.

As a result of the successful operation, Russian forces captured trophies and took at least one Ukrainian serviceman prisoner. The positions were reportedly held by servicemen of the special Bratstvo (Brotherhood) battalion of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense. The exact date of the operation was not revealed.

Earlier, the servicemen of the same elite unit surrendered to the Russian military in the same Kharkiv region. For example, you may find the testimonies of Netrevoshko Demid Andreevich who was in service in the Main Intelligence Directorate, interrogated in Russian captivity:

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Az Izvestia reports, some French catch near Liptsy village yesterday. 

I am sure the birdie will be singing and then, maybe, he will be sent to Monsieur Macron with all the appropriate publicity. The guy was wounded and VSU tried to kill him. Well, he is lucky, he will have now humane treatment, good medical care and good rest in Russian captivity. The only question will be what is his REAL background... in French Army. 

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The US State Department does not comment on the fact that former UN inspector for monitoring the elimination of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction Scott Ritter, who previously served in intelligence in the US Marine Corps, was removed from the flight from New York to Istanbul.

"We cannot comment on the status of the passport of a private U.S. citizen," a State Department spokesperson told TASS.

Ritter previously told TASS that he planned to fly to Russia through Turkey and was supposed to fly out of John F. Kennedy International Airport. Ritter noted that he was not given a reason why the American authorities did not let him leave the country, saying only that this was being done by the order from the State Department.

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Former US Marine Corps Intelligence Officer and UN weapons inspector Scott Ritter has told TASS that he was not let board a flight from New York to Istanbul, a stopover on his way to Russia to take part in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

"I was taken off flight from New York to Istanbul. They took my passport and taken my bags off the flight," he said.

He also said that no explanations were given to him. The police, in his words, said only that it was done at the order from the Department of State.

According to Ritter, another US expert, former judge and now Judging Freedom podcast host Andrew Napolitano, will not go to Russia either. However, "he cancelled his trip for completely different reasons," he added.

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Source: leo hohmann

Globalist elites representing the rich and powerful in politics, banking, big tech, media, industry, and academia converged in Madrid, Spain, on May 30-June 2 to discuss the launching of World War III and policies meant to advance the global control grid and one-world system.

While most of the attention this year was on the WHO World Health Assembly in Geneva, the Bilderbergs met secretly in Madrid for their 70th annual conference. (Go to my Substack to read about the shocking turn of events on June 1 at the WHO World Health Assemby)

Topics of discussion at the shadowy Bilderberg conference included artificial intelligence, “climate change,” the “future of warfare” and “changing faces of biology.”

 

The full list of announced topics discussed at the annual globalist conference were as follows.

  • State of AI
  • AI Safety
  • Changing Faces of Biology
  • Climate
  • Future of Warfare 
  • Geopolitical Landscape 
  • Europe’s Economic Challenges
  • US Economic Challenges
  • US Political Landscape
  • Ukraine and the World
  • Middle East
  • China
  • Russia

Besides AI, transhumanist issues surrounding the “changing faces of biology,” and economic issues, notice that most of the remaining topics are related to the growing global conflicts that appear headed toward open warfare being conducted between nuclear-armed superpowers in multiple theaters — U.S./NATO against the Russians in Ukraine, war in the Middle East, and war the Far East involving China-Taiwan and potentially on the Korean peninsula.

The issue of “AI safety” likely had to do with the globalists’ plan to remove anonymity from the Internet and make all online parties take on a digital ID, thus making it easier to censor and punish online voices that disagree with the prevailing globalist narratives.

Founded in 1954 with a meeting hosted by Prince Bernhard of The Netherlands in the Hotel de Bilderberg in the Dutch village of Oosterbeek, the annual meeting of the Bilderberg Group is believed to be a driving force behind major globalist projects and initiatives.

Unlike similar institutions such as the World Economic Forum, the Bilderbergs meet strictly behind closed doors with participants sworn to secrecy according to the so-called Chatham House Rule. This rule prohibits the disclosure of the identity of those behind any idea mentioned during the meeting.

The shroud of secrecy surrounding the meeting of Bilderberg globalists has led to many theories regarding the influence the conference may exert on the policy of various nations and corporations.

Breitbart reports that a 2023 study from Lukas Kantor of Prague’s Charles University found that at least 133 politicians were elevated to positions of power after attending a Bilderberg meeting, including former U.S. President Bill Clinton, ex-German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and current French President Emmanuel Macron.

According to Kantor, at least 42 participants became either prime ministers, presidents, or the top officials of international organizations such as the European Union, NATO or the International Monetary Fund

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An interesting and somewhat disturbing scene played out in the White House press briefing room last week when national security spokesman John Kirby was asked about alleged Israeli war crimes in Gaza. Criticisms of US policy from the press pool have grown more intense as Israel's Rafah operation presses forward.

Kirby essentially threw the US military under the bus by suggesting American troops have done worse things than what Israel's military is doing in Gaza. Kirby was initially asked by a reporter what the consequences would be "if there were an American strike on a legitimate terrorist target that ended resulting with 45 civilian deaths and some 200 others injured." Watch the exchange play out:

Kirby then replied, "I can't answer a hypothetical like that."

"But we have conducted airstrikes in places like Iraq and Afghanistan, where tragically we caused civilian casualties," he continued.

"We did the same thing. We owned up to it. We investigated it. And we tried to make changes... We tried to learn from it to make changes so that those set of mistakes wouldn't happen again," Kirby continued, in what was at best a deeply awkward defense of Israel.

A lot of online observers highlighted that in trying to defend a foreign country and make it look good amid mounting international criticism, he took a swipe at his own American armed forces.

 

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Authored by Tuomas Malinen via GnSEconomics.com,

 

These are the lines none of us would have ever wanted to write, but we have to. The current situation in and around the war in Ukraine has opened a path, which could lead to a nuclear confrontation.

Ukraine has struck another early-warning (over-the-horizon) radar, this time in Orenburg region, near Orsk, some 1500 km from Ukraine. This radar did not even look at the direction of Ukraine, which makes the strike an act of madness, or something sinister.

These strikes to the Russian early-warning system can serve only two aims:

  1. Ukrainian leadership is desperately trying to fully commit NATO to the war in Ukraine, or
  2. Strikes are a preparation for nuclear strikes to Russia by the U.S.

Needless to say that the latter is extremely speculative. However, it is one of the two motives that can be established for the strikes. Alas, we have to acknowledge its existence. We have gone through the former in our previous warning.

What is more is that, according to Kremlin, the U.S., the U.K. and France would have deployed ground-based intermediate and short-range missile system to Ukraine. These systems were previously banned by the INF (Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces) Treaty from which President Trump withdraw the U.S. in February 2019, citing Russian non-compliance and missiles developed by China.

These missile systems can be used to strike deep into Russia. The risk is that, if Ukraine would continue to target the early-warning system of Russia, at some point Kremlin would simply be forced to act, because it would seriously undermine their nuclear deterrence.

Nuclear deterrence operates on three dimensions: time, distance and altitude, in addition to the actual arsenal of nuclear weapons. Time and distance are crucial for the response (retaliation, effectively) and altitude where missiles fly, is crucial for anti-missile and other defense systems to operate. Over-the-horizon radars are crucial for all three dimensions, as early warnings give authorities time, distance and altitude to react and enact defensive measures. If they are taken out, or their ability to detect an approaching intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) seriously hindered, modern nuclear deterrence simply fails. This is the reason, why Kremlin would be forced to react if the early-warning system of Russia would become compromised by a foreign party (Ukraine/NATO). This applies also to the U.S. and all other nuclear powers. Everybody would eventually be forced to react under such a threat.

There are naturally other options than just a nuclear strike for Kremlin, but they all would need to be major, which would enflame the conflict further. If Kremlin would choose to enact a nuclear strike, it would probably use a tactical nuke, which is smaller than a strategical nuke (e.g., an ICBM), and hit a military target, like an airbase.

This is why we (with an extremely heavy heart) issue a warning of a possible nuclear strike in Europe. This warning is effective for the time being.

We don’t present any estimated likelihood for it, at this point at least, as it would be macabre. However we note that, while the likelihood is probably not very high at the moment, if strikes to Russian early-warning system continue, it will grow rapidly.

While still unlikely, we urge you to start to prepare for the unthinkable.

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Hollywood star George Clooney can prove his good intentions by having his foundation investigate an alleged massacre in Ukraine, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has said.

Clooney has disavowed comments made by a legal director at his foundation, about working to get Russian journalists arrested in the West. The Clooney Foundation for Justice (CFJ) would never go after journalists and has “a long track record of protecting” them, the actor insisted.

“We understood both Clooney and his organization very well,” Zakharova replied in a Telegram post, suggesting she was not convinced by the statement. “Therefore, we would like to invite them to engage in real assistance to journalists and obtain a list of the townspeople who ‘died’ in Bucha.”

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