Russia and Global Geopolitics with the Saker

“Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.”
~ Winston Churchill

By Catherine Austin Fitts

A “saker” is a large migratory falcon that breeds from Eastern Europe across Asia. It is a more than appropriate handle for the Saker, the military analyst who “flies” from Vineyard of the Saker — my preferred website covering the geopolitical dance between Russia and the US and the emergence of a multipolar world.

Saker has just published a marvelous collection of his posts entitled The Essential Saker: From the Trenches of the Emerging Multipolar World.

For anyone who wants to understand the flow of events in Russia and Eastern Europe, you will find this week’s interview and the Saker’s writings a rich, fascinating contribution:

“I think it’s a war — personally, I think Russia and the US are at war. And it’s a war for the future of civilization quite literally because the two models are incompatible. And one of them will have to collapse and be replaced by the other one. It’s unclear to me which one it will be, but that’s how deep it is now.”

“And there is another phenomena: these people [the Western leadership[ project their own mindset onto others. For instance, you probably remember that statement that Hilary Clinton made (I think it was in Scotland or in Ireland) that Putin is trying to rebuild the Soviet Union. And that’s laughable. It’s pathetic. You wonder who her advisers are. Russia has no need or use for a Soviet Union. As a matter of fact, everyone in Russia knows that. There is ridiculous talk today about Russia either planning to invade the Ukraine or now they say Poland and the Baltics — it’s laughable. But the thing is, this is what they would probably do if they changed places. Not only are they dead set on never negotiating but only submitting people, but they assume that everybody functions like they do.”

In Let’s Go to the Movies, I will review the documentary Sacred Stage which tells the story of the historic Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia, a symbol of culture that’s managed to outlast war, revolution and the fall of Communism.

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Talk to you Thursday!

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  1. I really enjoyed your comments on the constitution, transparency and accountability.
    I haven’t gone over all these items yet, but I’m looking very forward to this.
    re:IPO’s, interesting. …

  2. Opps, I forgot to say, I’m so sorry about your voice, I hope you get back soon, the flip side is, honey in your tea and lots of reading. 🙂
    take care, stay safe,

  3. I found the notes (the pdf) for Money & Markets to be extremely helpful, and I wonder if you would consider providing the notes every time ? They’re great reference notes, and having the overall outline helps me stay on track more easily with the material that you are presenting.

  4. Hello
    I wonder if you can help me out. I’ve been a member for awhile but have trouble navigating the web site. For the Money and Markets you say go to the web site and get the notes. Where are the notes I can’t find them.
    Thank you

  5. Ok, update on The Notes, I found them under the Russian picture when I was looking under the Money & Markets Audio section and then taking the instructions “go to the web site and get the notes” to mean the main web page where I was clicking on every link and looking there.

    • Marianne:

      Glad you found them! The materials for a Solari Report will always be found in the commentary posted for that Solari Report on the website. You can also access that post as well as the audios and interview transcript from the library in your resources center.
      We have just started to post my notes that I use to prepare Money & Markets each week – those will be posted as a link to the pdf in the commentary for that Solari Report, near the audio.


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