PressTV-‘Crisis ridden US empire hell bent on antagonizing foes’

The crisis ridden US Empire is hell bent on antagonizing foes, American writer and political analyst Daniel Patrick Welch has said.

The capitalist system in the United States is desperate to save itself and the oligarchs who are behind it are lashing out in all directions, with no concerns for the consequences either internationally or for their own people, Welch said on Friday in an interview with Press TV. 

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday Moscow will consider any new sanctions by the United States as a “declaration of economic war” and will retaliate in kind.

The US announced a new round of sanctions on Wednesday, following separate legislation introduced last week in draft form that proposes curbs on the operations of several state-owned Russian banks in the US and restrictions on their use of the dollar. 

Speaking to reporters during a visit to the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Russian Far East on Thursday, the…

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