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by Oui Thu Apr 18th, 2024 at 08:07:32 AM EST

Zelenskyy Compares Ukraine to Israel

A beacon of light protecting Western (capitalistic) values from Jungle states ...

Ukraine calls for NATO Council
meeting focused on the protection
of skies and the supplies of air
defense systems and missiles.

Soon Iran will be called out as an identical pariah state as Russia and next to adding harsher sanctions, will be a prime target for reprisal bombing raids like flattening the Gaza Strip, the Land of Palestine.

New war narrative by Zelenskyy ...

Zelenskyy I'm A Jew Too, Protect Me

"We value every life equally. We must do so. We must protect them from terror on the same level. Ukraine will request a meeting of the Ukraine - NATO Council to discuss the protection of the skies, the supply of anti-aircraft warfare, relevant systems and missiles," said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in a traditional address to the Ukrainian nation on April 16.


President Zelenskyy: Ukraine will request a meeting of the Ukraine - NATO Council  | UWC |

Dear Ukrainians!

The key points of the day.

First, the Commander-in-Chief Syrskyi and the Defense Minister Umerov delivered a report. It was about the situation at our frontline and our defensive actions. The task is obvious: to maximize the deterrence of Russian assaults and to repel every attack of the occupier.

Second, the heads of the Special Services, including the Head of the Security Service of Ukraine, reported on countering internal threats, and, of course, on the efforts of the personnel to defend Ukraine against the occupier. Right now, we can see that Ukrainian Special Services are very effective in eliminating the enemy.

Today I would like to mention the results of the soldiers of the Centre of Special Operations "A" of the Security Service of Ukraine. They effectively destroy Russian surface-to-air missile systems. Thank you! I would also like to mention the officers of the SSU's 13th Main Directorate of the Military Counterintelligence Department, who are doing everything to suppress Russia's ability to terrorize Ukraine. They are destroying Russian radar stations, which were used, in particular, for Russian aviation and guided bombing.

We will destroy absolutely everything that harms Ukraine. And I thank each and every one of our soldiers, the Security Service of Ukraine, all the special services and units that are doing their best to protect our country and our people.

A few days earlier ...

We are working tirelessly to strengthen Ukraine's relations with partners, receive more tangible support, and ensure true equality in the protection from terror. So that when we face the same terror and strikes with missiles and drones, the rules are equal in Ukraine, Europe, and other parts of the world.

We have heard a lot over the last two days. We have heard about different conflicts in Europe and the Middle East, different levels of threat, and different airspace. Despite the fact that "Shahed" drones and ballistic missiles are the same.

We have also heard about different threats of escalation.

But are human lives any different? Is human dignity different? No. We value every human life equally. We must all value it equally. And we must equally protect lives from terror.

Ukraine will request an Ukraine-NATO Council meeting focused on the protection of skies and the supplies of air defense systems and missiles.

We are also actively working to ensure that the first Global Peace Summit in June yields results. I am grateful to all of the leaders and states who have expressed their willingness to attend it over the last week.

I would also like to specifically thank German Chancellor Olaf Scholz for his leadership in this matter and relevant international communication, as well as for the signals we have heard from Beijing. China can truly contribute to the restoration of just peace in Ukraine as well as international stability.

The Summit in Switzerland presents a real opportunity for all of us to ensure that the UN Charter, its purposes, and principles begin to work in practice.

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House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) is looking to bring separate Israel, Ukraine and Taiwan funding bills to the floor this week, two sources familiar told Axios.

Why it matters: Johnson's announcement comes shortly after Iran launched an attack on Israel, with President Biden telling Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu that the U.S. would not support a counterattack.

  • House GOP leadership has struggled to find a path forward on foreign aid that doesn't spark a revolt from the different factions of the conference.

  • "Lot of people like the split up," one GOP member told Axios.

  • A fourth bill that Johnson plans this week includes a ban on TikTok.


Jeffries called this week a "Churchill or Chamberlain moment."

No efforts or initiatives to stop the slaughter of human beings in Gaza and the West Bank ... western states and media have gone bat crazy what a decade ago was singularly by the Murdoch Empire ... today gone mainstream.


Indeed a number of similarities ... ❌ ☮️ ❌ advocated in UN Charter

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Thu Apr 18th, 2024 at 10:53:26 AM EST

'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Fri Apr 19th, 2024 at 08:49:31 AM EST
Owen Jones 2019
by Cat on Fri Apr 19th, 2024 at 02:16:45 PM EST
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After perhaps 100,000 deaths on the battlefield eastern front of NATO, the optimistic stance of 'Let's show the Reds how it's done!' Going for victory.

Today the saying is "we can't let the Russians win" for Europe's security is at stake.

'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Fri Apr 19th, 2024 at 09:09:58 AM EST
Stoltenberg calls on NATO countries to send own arms stockpile to Ukraine

NATO countries must already supply weapons to Ukraine from their own stock, even if their own stock no longer complies with NATO agreements. NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said this during a press conference in Brussels.

The 32 NATO member states have not only agreed that at least 2 percent of their budget will be spent on defense, but have also made agreements about which country will purchase and keep certain combat equipment in stock.

As far as Stoltenberg is concerned, the NATO countries are now taking some risk with the agreed NATO stock and the NATO agreement is paying a little less attention to this. Giving away as much as possible to Ukraine "is the right decision now," Stoltenberg said. The NATO boss did say that this is a national decision. "There has to be a balance" between securing Ukraine and "the increased risks we then face for our own national events." But according to Stoltenberg, "the reality that Ukraine supports and helps to disable Russian combat equipment also strengthens our own security."

In a parliamentary debate on Tuesday, outgoing Prime Minister Mark Rutte had said that the Netherlands cannot in any case provide an additional Patriot air defense system from its own stock to Ukraine. "Then we fall below the minimum requirements we have to set for our operational readiness." Rutte also referred to NATO agreements and wondered aloud whether NATO's stock standard takes current reality into account. "You have to ask yourself: have we really reached the maximum pain threshold?" he asked out loud in the House of Representatives.

THE HAGUE, Wednesday 11:23 PM

'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Fri Apr 19th, 2024 at 09:10:37 AM EST
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"NATO provides only non-lethal support"

NATO Bolsters Defenses With Major Patriot Missiles Deal, 3 Jan

A handful of NATO members have grouped together to purchase up to 1,000 Patriot missiles as European countries work to strengthen their air defense systems in light of the Russia-Ukraine war....

In first, France's aircraft carrier to deploy under NATO command, 11 Apr

...the carrier strike group has until now remained under national command, according to [Rear Adm. Jacques] Mallard....
archive NATO's Support and Procurement, NATO concludes contracts, Weimar Troika
by Cat on Fri Apr 19th, 2024 at 02:53:50 PM EST
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bloomberg | EU to Send Ukraine Seven More Patriot Missiles as Allies Step Up, 18 Apr Kriegswaffen license
Speaking to reporters after an informal meeting of EU leaders in Brussels, Scholz said Germany will send a third Patriot system to Ukraine and that another six would follow soon from other member states, which he didn't identify.

"I hope that everyone will complete their opinion-forming process as quickly as possible because time is also of the essence," Scholz said. In addition to the third Patriot system, Germany will deliver more IRIS-T and Skynex air defense systems to Kyiv with the accompanying ammunition.

archive Nik-ah-rah-goo-wa v. Germany sonstige Rüstungsgüter license
by Cat on Fri Apr 19th, 2024 at 04:18:24 PM EST
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Each European state believe it's their war to fight Russia ...

According to the Hungarian Prime Minister, Brussels is playing with fire.

    "Then financial aid. Tens of billions more and more. Now we are somewhere around 100 billion. in euros. Money, money, weapons, but the situation is not improving, in fact it is getting worse". 

Orbán Viktor: Brüsszelben ma háborúpárti többség van

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Sun Apr 21st, 2024 at 09:44:21 PM EST

'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Sun Apr 21st, 2024 at 09:46:41 PM EST
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