NATO seeks to punish Belgrade’s Ukraine War policy by arming Kosovo

By Paul Antonopoulos | April 21, 2022

After supplying equipment and emboldening a militarized Ukraine, Britain has now started arming Kosovo’s Albanians with Javelin and NLAW anti-tank missile systems. The British Embassy in Belgrade said that some Serbian media published fabricated claims of arms exports from the United Kingdom to Kosovo and claimed that there was no truth to those allegations. However, Serbian Minister of the Interior Aleksandar Vulin insists that the UK did transfer weapons to Kosovo, stating: “You are creating an army, arming them, giving them armored vehicles, anti-tank systems, drones, conducting training, we hear that you are sending them to trial courses in Turkey and Albania,” adding that the integration of Kosovo into NATO is only intended to “provoke Serbia.”

NATO seeks to punish Belgrade’s Ukraine War policy by arming Kosovo
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Canada failed when it trained Ukrainian troops linked to the far right, says Nazi hunter

Canada failed when it trained Ukrainian troops linked to the far right, says Nazi hunter

A top Nazi hunter and Holocaust scholar says Canada failed when it allowed Ukrainian military personnel connected to far-right groups to receive training as recently as 17 months ago.

Efraim Zuroff of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Israel said in an interview with this newspaper that Canada failed to properly monitor its own military training program. “The Canadian government didn’t do its due diligence,” he said. “It’s the responsibility of the Canadian defence ministry to know exactly who they are training.”

“There is no question that there are neo-Nazis in different forms in Ukraine, whether they are in the Azov regiment or other organizations,” he added.

US stops asking Saudi Arabia to pump more oil, report says

US stops asking Saudi Arabia to pump more oil, report says

The US-Saudi relationship has long been underpinned by the exchange of US arms and security guarantees for access to Saudi oil. But that relationship has reached a breaking point, officials told The Journal.

MBS is upset with Biden’s refusal to recognise him as the de facto ruler of the kingdom, Biden’s rhetoric on the country’s human-rights record, the US failure to guarantee its security following a string of attacks led by Houthi rebels in Yemen, and the revival of the Iran nuclear deal.

After the administration released an intelligence memo blaming MBS for the murder of Washington Post and MEE columnist Jamal Khashoggi, the White House appointed Defence Minister Lloyd Austin as the point man for MBS, while Biden maintained he would only deal with King Salman. [That’ll show him! Send in the Raytheon salesman!]

Biden has yet to meet MBS – or his father, King Salman – in an official capacity. Now, Saudi officials have told The Journal that not even a state visit would be enough to resolve the tensions.

Regime Change in 1…2…3…🤷🏼‍♀️

Oil From Biden’s Emergency SPR Release Is Heading For Europe

Oil From Biden’s Emergency SPR Release Is Heading For Europe

Related:

U.S. Exports Oil From SPR Release: Report

Bloomberg: Oil From U.S. Strategic Reserve Heads for Europe Amid Global Supply Crunch

[11-2021] U.S. Is Already Exporting Oil From Strategic Reserve at Record Pace

If the Biden Administration decides to tap U.S. emergency crude reserves to push down domestic energy prices, it may not help all that much. The supplies may just be exported away like last month.

The White House has been mulling a range of options to ease soaring pump prices and Democrats are pressing for a potential ban on oil exports as well as the release of crude from the nation’s strategic reserves.

It’s not “Putin’s Price Hike,” if prices were going up, last November!