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Germany Expels CIA Chief Over Spying Scandal Amid “Deep Rift”

You know things are not going your way when a long-time ally and peer in the world’s power structure ‘shuns’ you. On the heels of the exposure of a 2nd “spy case”, Germany has had enough… *GERMANY EXPELS U.S. DIPLOMAT OVER … Continue reading

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‘CATACLYSMIC’: WHAT YOU PROBABLY DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT GERMANY GETTING ITS GOLD BACK FROM THE FEDERAL RESERVE

Beck referenced a report from Zero Hedge indicating the initial gold returned to Germany by the United States “didn’t have the stamp on it.” The Federal Reserve reportedly said it had to melt down the gold for transport. But one other explanation, … Continue reading

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Snowden tells Germany he hopes U.S. will stop ‘harmful behavior’

Edward Snowden has told the German government in a letter he believes support from around the world will persuade Washington to stop what he called “harmful behavior” in trying to prevent him from revealing secret surveillance by the U.S. government. … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Germany, Brazil Turn to U.N. to Restrain American Spies

Brazil and Germany today joined forces to press for the adoption of a U.N. General Resolution that promotes the right of privacy on the internet, marking the first major international effort to restrain the National Security Agency’s intrusions into the … Continue reading

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German ‘Wise Men’ push for wealth seizure to fund EMU bail-outs

Two top advisers to German Chancellor Angela Merkel have called for a tax on private wealth and property in eurozone debtor states to force the rich to fund rescue costs, marking a radical new departure for EMU crisis strategy. Professors … Continue reading

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It’s Always about the Gold

Although the amount of gold redistributed from Cyprus to Germany/IMF  (as outlined in the article below ) is not large in the grand scheme, it is indicative of the plan being implemented for other countries. Italy should be up next … Continue reading

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Why Did The Bundesbank Secretly Withdraw Two-Thirds Of Its London Gold?

Two days ago we reported that the German Court of Auditors demanded that the German Central Bank, the Bundesbank, verify and audit its official gold holdings consisting of 3,396 tons, held mostly offshore, namely New York, London and Paris, at least according … Continue reading

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FLASH: German gold report reveals secret sales that likely were part of swaps

With the Associated Press report appended here, the German gold audit story has just exploded into the English-language press with some important revelations: — The gold vaulted by the German central bank, the Bundesbank, with the Bank of England “has … Continue reading

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A Nazi Greeting in Greece for Angela Merkel

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Greek Shortfall Growing Ever Larger

The Greek prime minister has spent weeks searching for ways to come up with 11.5 billion euros to satisfy international conditions for emergency aid. Now, though, SPIEGEL has learned that the shortfall may be as much as 14 billion euros. … Continue reading

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The German Economy Caves, And Eurozone Bailouts Take On New Dimension

Last year, German exports rode to a new record, jobs were being created in massive numbers, real wages rose, housing and real estate boomed, the federal budget was nearly balanced, and consumers felt good and spent money. There were moments … Continue reading

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Egan Jones Downgrades Germany From AA- To A+

The unstoppable Egan-Jones juggernaut continues: 6/26/2012: Federal Republic Of Germany: EJR lowered AA- to A+ (Neg.) (S&P: AAA) (3413Z GR) Synopsis: German chancellor Angela Merkel continues to create tension with EU member states by resisting calls for EU bonds (shared liabs.), … Continue reading

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Moody’s Downgrades Six German Bank Groups, And Their Subsidiaries, By Up To Three Notches

From Zerohedge.com: First Moody’s cut the most prominent Austrian banks, and now it is Germany’s turn. The full downgrade Matrix: Frankfurt am Main, June 06, 2012 — Moody’s Investors Service has today taken various rating actions on seven German banks … Continue reading

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Germany Reminds Us that the Key Is Energy

See additional comments on Tea Party Nation. I wrote an article about Iran’s strategy in January to embargo European Union countries from receiving Iranian oil in retaliation for the EU ban on Iranian oil that would take effect in July. … Continue reading

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How to Conquer a Nation without Firing a Shot

It’s Official: German Economy Minister Demands Surrender Of Greek Budget Policy, Says It Is First Of Many Such Sovereign “Requests” While over the past 2 days there may have been some confusion as to who, what, how or where is … Continue reading

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