Following the shooting attacks on a synagogue and a free-speech event in Copenhagen on February 15 that left two people dead and the January 9 Porte de Vincennes hostage crisis at a kosher food market in Paris in which four Jewish victims died, some European Jews are considering Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s suggestion that they emigrate to Israel.
Britain’s Nigel Farage was not holding back at the EU Parliament in Strasbourg, France, Thursday when he ridiculed Jean-Claude Juncker’s call for a European Union army in response to Russian support of the armed insurgency by pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine.
The latest numbers out of China no longer mask its economic decline. Chinese industrial production “slowed at its sharpest rate in the first two months of the year since the global financial crisis” shouted the Financial Times on Wednesday.
Despite reports of Russia and ISIS being at odds with one another, further research points to Russian security services (FSB, successor to the Soviet KGB) and military intelligence (GRU) behind the very threat while ostensibly opposing it.