Hybrid War is being fought predominantly in the economic/financial battleground â€“ and the pain dial for the collective West will only go up.
The ironclad fictional â€œnarrativeâ€ imposed all across NATOstan is that Ukraine is â€œwinningâ€.
So why would weapons peddler retrofitted as Pentagon head Lloyd â€œRaytheonâ€ Austin literally beg since late February to have his phone calls answered by Russian Defense Minister Shoigu, only to have his wish finally granted?
Itâ€™s now confirmed by one of my top intel sources. The call was a direct consequence of panic. The United States Government (USG) by all means wants to scotch the detailed Russian investigation â€“ and accumulation of evidence â€“ on the US bioweapon labs in Ukraine, as I outlined in a previous column.
This phone call happened exactly after an official Russian statement to the UN Security Council on May 13: we will use articles 5 and 6 of the Convention on the Prohibition of Bioweapons to investigate the Pentagonâ€™s biological â€œexperimentsâ€ in Ukraine.
That was reiterated by Under Secretary-General of the UN in charge of disarmament, Thomas Markram, even as all ambassadors of NATO member countries predictably denied the collected evidence as â€œRussian disinformationâ€.
Shoigu could see the call coming eons away. Reuters, merely quoting the proverbial â€œPentagon officialâ€, spun that the allegedly one-hour-long call led to nothing. Nonsense. Austin, according to the Americans,