Russia vs. America: Nuclear Threats

…e that energy is imported from Russia, or countries under the influence of Russia. Russia will continue to acquire and control uranium assets because it believes nuclear energy will continue to be a dominant energy source in the future; China believes the same and both countries have joint global efforts for the pursuit of uranium assets and nuclear energy. Countries all over the world are increasing their nuclear energy strategies. Despite the on…

How Russia Uses Energy to Gain Global Power

…nd the plans are moving quickly. This past week, according to the Voice of Russia: “Russia’s Atomstroy export contractors are to build 8 nuclear electricity units in South Africa. Each will be built around a pressurized water reactor and have a generating capacity of 1.2 gigawatts. Formal agreements about this are to be signed by the Russian and the South African nuclear energy chiefs, Sergey Kiriyenko and Benedict Martins, at a meeting on the fri…

The Yuan as an International Currency and the Death of an Oil Giant

…ich our U.S. partners are applying on France not to supply the Mistrals to Russia,” Putin told Russian diplomats Tuesday. “And we even know they hinted that if the French don’t deliver the Mistrals, they would quietly get rid of the sanctions against the bank, or at least minimize them. “What is that if not blackmail?” Putin said.” Shortly after my letter, France announced that it has suspended delivery of the first of two Mistral helicopter carri…

China and Russia Strike Massive Blow to America

…shipped from America to Europe cheap enough for Europe to wean itself from Russian gas supply. Russian gas supplies are estimated to be 40% cheaper than LNG from America. So unless Russia decides to raise prices by 35 to 40 percent, it’s not economic for Europe to buy gas from America – not unless America can find a way to reduce costs. Even if America is capable of reducing costs, it can still easily be undercut by Russia’s cheaper pipeline gas….

The Truth About Russia, China, and the Battle Against the West

…ates has nearly always supported or appeared to back the opponents of both Russia and China. For Russia, they include include Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova; for China, they include Taiwan, Vietnam, the Philippines and Japan. But why? Surround and Intimidate Ukraine lies smack against Russia’s borders. Recently, there’s been open talks of the U.S.-led NATO military alliance incorporating Ukraine, a country right on Russia’s’ border, into NATO. NATO…

Pipeline Battles Continued: Is ISIS About to Get Crushed in Syria?

…etween Russia and the West: Western troops “accidentally” bombs or attacks Russian troops. Russian troops “accidentally” bombs or attacks Western troops. As more soldiers enter the battlefield, that’s when the body count piles up – and that’s also when things can easily spiral out of control – as if it hasn’t already. Coincidental Preparations? Here’s an excerpt I want to reiterate from a Letter I wrote just a couple of years ago: “Almost a year a…

Pipeline Battles: The Fight for the South Stream Pipeline

…l gas company, and majority owned by the Kremlin himself – is the heart of Russia. Russia’s gas pipelines are the blood vessels, and the gas that flows through them is the blood. Without the expansion of natural gas exports to fund Russia’s central budget, the nation would die In order for Russia to survive, it must pump blood. A Balance of Powers Over the past year, I told you that a gas deal between China and Russia would likely happen and when…

Will America Save Europe?

…and brought them into the North Atlantic alliance, placing NATO closer to Russia’s borders. Knowing that Russia was no match for the West, both from a political and military standpoint, Putin decided to focus on what he could control: energy. This rivalry between America and Russia is not about a difference in political philosophies, but over consumable resources, as I mentioned in both my Letter “The Truth About Ukraine,” and “The Real Reason fo…

Why Obama Will Soon Make a Very Bold Move

…t has the second largest natural gas reserves in the world, second only to Russia. The Russians diplomatic offensive emphasizes to both the Arabs in the Persian Gulf opposing Bashar al Assad and the Iranians supporting him that a solution is only available through them. However, the plan only works if America backs down its military. But if it does work, there will be a major shift in power in the Persian Gulf. If Putin can control Iran and Syria,…

When Nations Unite Against the West: The BRICS Development Bank

…ich our U.S. partners are applying on France not to supply the Mistrals to Russia,” Putin told Russian diplomats Tuesday. “And we even know they hinted that if the French don’t deliver the Mistrals, they would quietly get rid of the sanctions against the bank, or at least minimize them. “What is that if not blackmail?” Putin said.” Whether or not the historical fine was imposed to send a message to France about working with Russia is not the main…

Why Oil Prices are Falling: The Secret Deal Between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia

…any years. With Russia’s current global momentum, the U.S. needs to strike Russia now. But how? Russia’s Energy Dependance Oil has been the primary reason for Russia’s success, fueling an economic boom that grew 7 percent on average from 2000 to 2008. While globally Russia appears strong, its Achilles’ heel is the price of energy. Russia needs high oil prices to support its economy. As of 2012, the oil and gas sector accounted for 16% of Russian G…

The Real Reason for War in Ukraine

…ic sanctions. In short, when America threatened economic sanctions against Russia, Russia backed off. Then, after a massive transfer of UST, Russia comes back and threatens intervention in Crimea. The Real Reason for War in Ukraine The tensions between Russia and America are getting worse, as I mentioned they would in my strings of letters regarding Syria. While America remains a world power, its ability to control the world is diminishing – espec…