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Topic: World War Three
Posted By: Dutch Josh
Subject: World War Three
Date Posted: April 16 2018 at 1:02am
DJ-World War Three was started with the France-UK-US (FUKUS)-group attack on Syria-april 14.

Why I consider it the start of another global war ? Russia had made very clear that any attack on Syria is unacceptable. 

The fact that the FUKUS-attack did little damage to Syrian targets maybe makes even more clear the real target was (the pride of) Russia. 

As was expected China, Iran now form more an alliance with Russia. Countries like Venezuela, Cuba, Bolivia condemn the attacks. For Israel, Saudi Arabia it is not enough.

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-15/why-theresa-may-must-be-impeached" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-15/why-theresa-may-must-be-impeached
The FUKUS-alliance choose to: 
1-ignore international law
2-ignore OPCW investigations
3-their own parliaments

The "west"is very divided on Syria https://southfront.org/macron-claims-he-convinced-trump-to-stay-in-syria/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/macron-claims-he-convinced-trump-to-stay-in-syria/ . The FUKUS-group did take action also for domestic reasons. Trump, May and Macron do not have much support in their own country. 

In Syria https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/breaking-rebels-agree-to-leave-last-bastion-in-east-damascus/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/breaking-rebels-agree-to-leave-last-bastion-in-east-damascus/ "western backed terrorists" are agreeing to give up many positions. NW Syria is de-facto under Turkish control. 

With the build-up of forces from both pro-Assad and regime-change supporters plan "A" - a full scale invasion of Syria may be planned for the coming weeks. 

The basic-global-conflict is wether the US can be the only dominant global force or others can claim such a position as well. The price of energy-link to the US$ is one of the reasons for conflict.

In wars one of the causes of suffering is health related. In some wars most deaths were due to health-conditions-not the fighting itself. 

Yemen at present is one of the war/health disasterarea's. http://www.who.int/emergencies/yemen/en/" rel="nofollow - http://www.who.int/emergencies/yemen/en/

The Spanish Flu may have killed up to 50-100 million people at the end of World War 1. The war was one of the reasons this flu could kill so many people. In history there is a strong correlation between pandemics and wars. https://fsi.stanford.edu/news/civil-wars-and-global-threat-pandemics" rel="nofollow - https://fsi.stanford.edu/news/civil-wars-and-global-threat-pandemics


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Que sera, sera, Whatever will be, will be, The future is not ours to see, Que sera, sera !



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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: April 16 2018 at 4:21am
https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-16/putin-warns-global-chaos-if-west-hits-syria-again" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-16/putin-warns-global-chaos-if-west-hits-syria-again and https://www.debka.com/western-strike-on-syrian-chemical-sites-isolates-israel-against-iranian-russian-axis/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/western-strike-on-syrian-chemical-sites-isolates-israel-against-iranian-russian-axis/ Russia and Iran working closer together since FUKUS-attack.

From the zerohedge article:
Shortly after US Ambassador Nikki Haley revealed that Russia would be slapped with a  https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-15/trump-hits-russia-new-sanctions-over-syria-gas-attack" rel="nofollow - third round of sanctions  on Monday for "enabling the Syrian government's use of chemical weapons in civil war," Russian President Vladimir Putin said that further attacks on Syria by Western forces, "in violation of the U.N. Charter," would send international relations into "chaos."

In a telephone conversation with his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, Putin and Rouhani agreed that the Western strikes had damaged the chances of achieving a political resolution in the seven-year Syria conflict, according to a Kremlin statement. - https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria/russias-putin-predicts-global-chaos-if-west-hits-syria-again-idUSKBN1HM0BK" rel="nofollow - Reuters

The US-led strike was denounced by Putin as an "act of aggression," and a "war crime" by Iran's Supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei.

“Vladimir Putin, in particular, stressed that if such actions committed in violation of the U.N. Charter continue, then it will inevitably lead to chaos in international relations,” the Kremlin statement said.


http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2378-take-the-red-pill-the-history-of-syrian-false-flags-exposed" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2378-take-the-red-pill-the-history-of-syrian-false-flags-exposed

http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2377-nato-chief-us-allies-strikes-on-syria-were-signal-for-syria-russia-iran" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2377-nato-chief-us-allies-strikes-on-syria-were-signal-for-syria-russia-iran  

https://southfront.org/trumps-hybrid-plan-wsj-attempts-to-explain-questionable-results-and-targets-of-us-led-strike-on-syria/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/trumps-hybrid-plan-wsj-attempts-to-explain-questionable-results-and-targets-of-us-led-strike-on-syria/ :

US President Donald Trump wanted to include Russian and Iranian forces deployed in Syria into the list of targets of the April 14 US-led strike on the country,  https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-bowed-to-pentagon-restraint-on-syria-strikes-1523837509" rel="nofollow - the Wall Street Journal reported citing sources familiar with the decision making process.

According to the report, the Pentagon provided Trump with three main options:

  1. A powerful missile attack aimed at the alleged chemical weapons facilities of the Syrian government.
  2. Strikes on “a broader set of Syrian regime targets, including suspected chemical-weapons research facilities and military command centers.”
  3. “The most expansive proposal, which might have included strikes on Russian air defenses in Syria, was designed to cripple the regime’s military capabilities without touching Mr. Assad’s political machinery.”

President Trump and his team was considering to adopt the 3rd Scenario but Defense Secretary Jim Mattis pushed back, according to the newspaper’s sources. So, the “hybrid plan” of actions was approvided and then implemented on April 14.



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Que sera, sera, Whatever will be, will be, The future is not ours to see, Que sera, sera !


Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: April 16 2018 at 4:42pm
https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/russia-us-backed-forces-preparing-for-colossal-showdown-in-eastern-deir-ezzor/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/russia-us-backed-forces-preparing-for-colossal-showdown-in-eastern-deir-ezzor/

https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/video-civilians-in-raqqa-protest-against-us-forces-hail-syrias-assad/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/video-civilians-in-raqqa-protest-against-us-forces-hail-syrias-assad/

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-16/israel-launches-airstrikes-airbase-near-homs-syria" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-16/israel-launches-airstrikes-airbase-near-homs-syria and https://www.debka.com/mivzak/lieberman-an-iranian-led-warfront-is-coalescing-against-israel/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/mivzak/lieberman-an-iranian-led-warfront-is-coalescing-against-israel/ , https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/israeli-missiles-target-military-base-allegedly-filled-with-russian-soldiers-unconfirmed/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/israeli-missiles-target-military-base-allegedly-filled-with-russian-soldiers-unconfirmed/ ---- https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/breaking-syrian-military-confirms-israeli-missiles-targeted-airbase-in-eastern-homs/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/breaking-syrian-military-confirms-israeli-missiles-targeted-airbase-in-eastern-homs/ (Two seperate attacks ?)

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-16/us-planning-open-third-front-china-trade-spat" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-16/us-planning-open-third-front-china-trade-spat  and
https://sputniknews.com/asia/201804161063627375-iran-team-china-nuke-deal/" rel="nofollow - https://sputniknews.com/asia/201804161063627375-iran-team-china-nuke-deal/

http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/04/syria-pentagon-hides-attack-failure-70-cruise-missiles-shot-down-.html" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/04/syria-pentagon-hides-attack-failure-70-cruise-missiles-shot-down-.html



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Que sera, sera, Whatever will be, will be, The future is not ours to see, Que sera, sera !


Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: April 16 2018 at 9:42pm
DJ-Israel attacked two bases in Syria-at least. One of them used by Russia. In reaction-or coincidence????-explosian in Golan Heights. 

https://www.defconwarningsystem.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=11949&start=70" rel="nofollow - https://www.defconwarningsystem.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=11949&start=70 ,

https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/947055/Syria-Israel-attack-explosion-airstrike-Golan-Heights-USA-UK-France-Iran-Russia" rel="nofollow - https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/947055/Syria-Israel-attack-explosion-airstrike-Golan-Heights-USA-UK-France-Iran-Russia

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/apr/17/syria-missiles-fired-at-air-base-near-homs-state-tv" rel="nofollow - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/apr/17/syria-missiles-fired-at-air-base-near-homs-state-tv

https://syria.liveuamap.com/en/2018/17-april-israeli-jets-flying-the-lebanese-airspace-fired" rel="nofollow - https://syria.liveuamap.com/en/2018/17-april-israeli-jets-flying-the-lebanese-airspace-fired

http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2379-breaking-syrian-air-defense-fires-missiles-at-suspected-israel-warplanes" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2379-breaking-syrian-air-defense-fires-missiles-at-suspected-israel-warplanes

https://southfront.org/us-led-strikes-on-syria-pr-victory-or-decisive-failure/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/us-led-strikes-on-syria-pr-victory-or-decisive-failure/

DJ-Very limited news-certainly on the Golan Heights. Did Syria, Iran, Russia or others react to Israeli airstrikes ?
https://www.debka.com/162079-2/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/162079-2/ :
DEBKAfile’s military sources: The Sharyat and Dumayr airbases, which Damascus claimed were attacked, houses some of the Syrian fighter squadrons, including its Mig-29 and Sokhoi-24, that were evacuated from their regular sites for safety, ahead of the US, British and French air strikes on Syria’s chemical strikes on Saturday, April 14. Some units of the Syrian 4th Division and three brigades of the Republican Guards were also transferred to Dumayr. If the attack is confirmed, its most likely targets were Syrian air force and elite military units.
Israeli continues its military buildup along the Syrian and Lebanese borders, after another round of threats from Iran, Syria and Hizballah of retaliation for the Israeli air strike against the T-4 air base on April 9 and the deaths of eight Revolutionary Guards aerospace personnel in command of Iran’s Syrian-based drones. Direct threats from Tehran and Beirut intensified in the past 24 hours.  The IDF statement stressed that ground and air forces were placed on a high level or preparedness.


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Que sera, sera, Whatever will be, will be, The future is not ours to see, Que sera, sera !


Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: April 16 2018 at 11:00pm
https://syria.liveuamap.com/en/2018/17-april-syrian-military-sources-denied-to-dpa-earlier-reports" rel="nofollow - https://syria.liveuamap.com/en/2018/17-april-syrian-military-sources-denied-to-dpa-earlier-reports

https://www.debka.com/mivzak/israel-ramps-up-ground-air-units-along-syrian-lebanese-borders/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/mivzak/israel-ramps-up-ground-air-units-along-syrian-lebanese-borders/

DJ-Israel does consider Iran as a very serious risk. In its almost 70 years of history Iran may be the first opponant Israel can not deal with. 

Israel may be looking for some sort of support or understanding of its position both with the US and Russia. The US has outplaced itself to be a negotiating partner for Iran. 

To deescalate-in my opinion-the EU and Russia should talk with Iran and Hezbollah. Iran and Hezbollah forces should stay away (10 miles zone ?) from the Golan heights border. In return:

-Israel should stop its airstrikes
-The EU stick to the present Iran-deal

Israel could start a major conflict. Understanding the reasons for it can prevent further escalation. 
Diplomacy should end looking for military ways to deal with the Syria-conflict (or other conflicts).


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Que sera, sera, Whatever will be, will be, The future is not ours to see, Que sera, sera !


Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: April 17 2018 at 5:03am
http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2384-idf-iran-assembling-air-forces-in-syria-for-retaliatory-attack-on-israel" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2384-idf-iran-assembling-air-forces-in-syria-for-retaliatory-attack-on-israel , https://southfront.org/israeli-media-claims-iranian-forces-use-3-airbases-for-its-operations-in-syria/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/israeli-media-claims-iranian-forces-use-3-airbases-for-its-operations-in-syria/ , https://southfront.org/syrian-forces-repel-another-israeli-missile-attack-reports/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/syrian-forces-repel-another-israeli-missile-attack-reports/

From Hal Turner: 

Tuesday, 17 April -- Israeli Defense Force (IDF) sources said to confirm Iran has established air forces in Syria and are planning retaliatory attacks in Israel.

ISRAEL INFORMING IRAN THROUGH BACKCHANNELS THEY FACE OVERWHELMING CRUSHING RESPONSE IF THEY ACT.

IDF are briefing journalists now that they are aware of major strikes being planned by Iran, targeting cities in Israel.

There were indeed 3 strikes the other night that were attempted to be covered up, including that ammunition depot.

So it seems we have had 2 consecutive nights of Israeli strikes (yes ALL were Israel)

I am now in a position to confirm.

You know what this means: if the IDF thinks Iranian strikes are imminent they are not going to sit and wait on explosions in their cities.

They will pre-empt and pre-empt heavily!

They have done it in the past...

  • 6 day war, Israel preempted the Egyptian air force...
  • 7th June Operation Opera/Babylon Israel preempted Iraqi nuclear facility...
  • 6th September 2007, Operation Orchard Israel bombs Syrian nuclear facility...
  • The strikes on Hezbollah and Iranian positions are for the same reason, Iranian arms sophisticated hardware passing through Syria to Hezbollah to be stored in Lebanon.


If in a corner or they feel under threat credible threat, they will strike.


https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-17/white-house-hoping-raise-multinational-arab-fighting-force-replace-us-troops-syria" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-17/white-house-hoping-raise-multinational-arab-fighting-force-replace-us-troops-syria
(DJ-Egypt and Syria once were https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Arab_Republic" rel="nofollow - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Arab_Republic -putting Egyptian forces in Syria could support Arab nationalism. Also Kurds and jihadi's do not mix with regular Arab forces and US presence.)

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-16/grand-troika-chance-world-new-order" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-16/grand-troika-chance-world-new-order

DJ-Again-I think Hal Turner is correct-Israel may start a major operation to try to push Iran out of Syria-even when that means the US has to save Israel from Iran/Hezbollah/Lebanon attacks. https://www.debka.com/escalating-war-of-words-pushes-idf-and-rev-guards-closer-to-clash-in-syria/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/escalating-war-of-words-pushes-idf-and-rev-guards-closer-to-clash-in-syria/ :

The information now released, much of it available to DEBKA’s readers in the past, attests to the growing conviction among Israel’s strategic leaders that Iran’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) are on the point of a military operation to punish Israel for its April 9 air attack on the SyrianT-4 airbase, which left eight IRGC aerospace officers dead, including Col. Mehdi Dehgan Yazdeli. The IDF is finally leveling on the threat so as to prepare the Israeli public for what looks like an inevitable military clash with Iran.
A leak to the New York Times and Israeli media on Monday incorrectly defined the T-4 strike as Israel’s first live attack on Iranian commanders. In fact, the Israeli air force struck a group of Iranian commanders on a secret visit to Quneitra opposite Israel’s Golan border on Jan. 18, 2015, killing two Iranian generals, Mohammad Ali Allah Dadi and Abu Ali al-Tabtabani. And in the following year, on July 26, an Israeli rocket attack aimed at and missed another secret visitor to Quneitra, Iranian Gen. Mohammad-Reza Naghdi.

For now, DEBKAfile can report:

  • Al Qods chief Gen. Qassem Soleimani is leading the preparations for the first direct Iranian assault on Israel, not just by proxy. Soleimani is the overall commander of Iran’s Middle East warfronts.
  • Iranian air force units in Syria are gearing up for the attack.
  • Military Il-76 freight planes, disguised as Iranian Simorgh Air and Pouya Air commercial flights, are ferrying military equipment into Syria.
  • The IRGC air fleet is spread out in four Syrian bases outside Aleppo, Saiqal, Damascus and T-4 near Homs.



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Que sera, sera, Whatever will be, will be, The future is not ours to see, Que sera, sera !


Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: April 18 2018 at 12:07am
DJ, There are always people making money out of wars. https://www.rt.com/uk/424392-may-husbands-capital-group/" rel="nofollow - https://www.rt.com/uk/424392-may-husbands-capital-group/ That the PM's husband is on of them is shocking. Of course the FUKUS-attack came after a Saudi weapons buying-tour via France, Uk, US. Saudi Arabia is supporting a Sunni-minority in Bahrain, fighting a genocidal war-with very extreme health-risks-in Yemen. Part of the price the France-UK-US had to pay for the weapon-deals was in supporting Saudi influence in the Middle East (even further). 

https://southfront.org/saudi-arabia-claims-its-open-to-sending-troops-to-syria/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/saudi-arabia-claims-its-open-to-sending-troops-to-syria/ , https://southfront.org/trumps-hybrid-plan-for-syria-gulf-states-force-and-mercenaries/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/trumps-hybrid-plan-for-syria-gulf-states-force-and-mercenaries/ . Saudi Arabia is the main sponsor of IS (Islamic State). The US seems to be serious in believing Saudi Arabia could provide an alternative for US troops in Syria. 

After the western attacks https://www.debka.com/mivzak/moscow-now-ready-to-give-syria-s-300-air-defense-missiles/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/mivzak/moscow-now-ready-to-give-syria-s-300-air-defense-missiles/ . The reasons for these attacks https://www.rt.com/news/424421-western-media-douma-attack-narrative/" rel="nofollow - https://www.rt.com/news/424421-western-media-douma-attack-narrative/ become more unbelievable by the day. http://theduran.com/western-media-says-no-gas-in-syrai/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/western-media-says-no-gas-in-syrai/

On Turkish position; Erdogan needs Assad to prevent a Kurdish State in East Syria. https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201804171063657947-assad-syria-turkey/" rel="nofollow - https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201804171063657947-assad-syria-turkey/

Korea

https://www.rt.com/usa/424431-trump-kim-direct-communication/" rel="nofollow - https://www.rt.com/usa/424431-trump-kim-direct-communication/ , https://www.rt.com/news/424375-north-south-korea-peace/" rel="nofollow - https://www.rt.com/news/424375-north-south-korea-peace/
DJ-One could claim US foreign policy was a succes. The US "push-for-war"convinced PM Moon of South Korea to have talks (Moon-Putin-Plan) with Russia, China-and at the end-North Korea. (For the rest the US only played a negative role there as well-putting up THAAD-anti China missiles-against the will of the incoming Moon-government.)

DJ-There was a plan "A" for an attack on Syria. It looks like plan "B" made clear the Syrian air defense was much stronger (again-like april 2017) than the "west" would like. The price for a major invasion will be very high. 
Still a US carrier group is on its way to the region. Israel seems to be testing for weak points in Syrian air defense. (Israel never have a plane shot down, it is always a bird, technical failure or pilot-error. Hezbollah/Iran tend to claim their targets in Syria are out of reach for western attacks. So-in the media-both Iran and Israel deny attacks that most likely were there.)


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Que sera, sera, Whatever will be, will be, The future is not ours to see, Que sera, sera !


Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: April 19 2018 at 12:33pm
http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/04/syria-who-holds-up-the-opcw-investigation-in-douma.html" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/04/syria-who-holds-up-the-opcw-investigation-in-douma.html DJ-"Rebels" quite likely to claim other "chemical attacks" soon-when the US carrier group has arived ? 

https://www.debka.com/mivzak/angry-egyptian-rejection-of-military-deployment-in-syria/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/mivzak/angry-egyptian-rejection-of-military-deployment-in-syria/ ,
DJ-In my opinion Israel could follow the South Korea-"road". The US can not prevent a war with Iran, can not protect Israel-Russia is able to do so but under Russian terms. 

https://www.debka.com/is-a-thick-gaseous-cloud-hiding-russias-first-s-300-delivery-to-syria/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/is-a-thick-gaseous-cloud-hiding-russias-first-s-300-delivery-to-syria/
Russia is making preparations for plan "A" from the "west", a major invasion of Syria-war with Iran (and Russia). (DJ-Since this is about the multi-polar world instead of US dominance it is "the west" NATO, Gulf States/Israel, Austalia against the "East" Russia, China, Iran, Syria (Iraq ? Lebanon ? Turkey ? Pakistan ?)

https://southfront.org/us-missile-strikes-in-syria-throw-down-the-gauntlet-to-russia-how-will-putin-respond/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/us-missile-strikes-in-syria-throw-down-the-gauntlet-to-russia-how-will-putin-respond/ DJ-Much to long article with wrong conclusions-Putin makes a choice in wich conflicts he wants to be. Russia is not the only player. Iran, China-even Turkey-are main-anti western-players. 
(DJ-Erdogan has no choice-the EU is not waiting for this Turkey, to stop any form of "Kurdistan" Erdogan needs to work with Assad and Iran. Turkey needs Russian "Turkstream-pipeline, Russian tourists. The increase in Greek-Turkey tensions may be NATO inspired-to try to get a grip on Turkey. The Turkish elections in july will be on more power for Erdogan.)

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-18/imf-sounds-alarm-global-debt-warns-united-states-stands-out" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-18/imf-sounds-alarm-global-debt-warns-united-states-stands-out DJ-Of course it is easy to blame China, EU etc for "bad trade deals" the real problem is the US spending over 4,500,000,000,000 US$ on wars since 2001 http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/" rel="nofollow - http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/ -killing almost 1,500,000 Iraqi's, destroying several countries with good healthcare, education, housing. 
(The only way Trump could "Make America Great Again" would be to stop the insane wars-for-oil that only make a very small group very rich at the cost of the rest of the planet.)

Another "False Flag" is in the making-the media is under control of those who make profit out of war. The build up of forces is still in progress-but it is a matter of days....


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Que sera, sera, Whatever will be, will be, The future is not ours to see, Que sera, sera !


Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: April 19 2018 at 11:18pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_O2TRzA2ezk" rel="nofollow - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_O2TRzA2ezk The Jimmy Dore show on "the civil war"/western attack on Syria since 2011. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fgFBMU_9UFM" rel="nofollow - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fgFBMU_9UFM Today News-Israel may want to destroy Syrian S-300 air defense. Russia may use it to put pressure on Israel. (DJ-Netanyahu has a lot of contact with Russia-the US may be willing to go for a war with Iran but when such a war would destroy Israel as weell it may be time to look for alternatives.)

http://theduran.com/stunning-coincidence-chlorine-containers-from-germany-and-smoke-bombs-manufactured-in-salisbury-skripal-poisoning-found-in-syria/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/stunning-coincidence-chlorine-containers-from-germany-and-smoke-bombs-manufactured-in-salisbury-skripal-poisoning-found-in-syria/ NATO behind anti-Russia false flags ? Novichok patented in the US in 2015. (DJ-The west accuses Russia of all kind of crimes without much proof-any Russian reaction is seen as "propaganda"-this is not a diplomatic way of dealing with conflicts.)

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-19/road-2025-part-2-russia-and-china-have-had-enough" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-19/road-2025-part-2-russia-and-china-have-had-enough and https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-19/russia-and-iran-complete-first-oil-goods-transfer-extend-agreement-year" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-19/russia-and-iran-complete-first-oil-goods-transfer-extend-agreement-year Russia-Iran-China are more and more working together. When they can avoid war-get their goals via diplomacy-they will. 

http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/u-s-national-news/2408-earthquake-hits-detroit-mi-shakes-into-ohio-and-canada" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/u-s-national-news/2408-earthquake-hits-detroit-mi-shakes-into-ohio-and-canada DJ-The US is becoming self-destructive. Fracking may have made the US oil-producer #1 but the costs-earthquakes-are much to high. Climate change will effect the US more destructive than it will-for the short term-damage Russia. Russian agriculture production may even increase (with more export to a.o. China) while US agriculture may decrease due to extreme weather. 


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: April 21 2018 at 12:25pm
coup attempt Saudi Arabia (???????)

https://twitter.com/IntelCrab" rel="nofollow - https://twitter.com/IntelCrab

https://www.defconwarningsystem.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=11997" rel="nofollow - https://www.defconwarningsystem.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=11997

https://www.rt.com/news/424786-gunfire-royal-palace-riyadh/" rel="nofollow - https://www.rt.com/news/424786-gunfire-royal-palace-riyadh/

DJ- http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/49271.htm" rel="nofollow - http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/49271.htm A Saudi coup attempt may increase "unrest" further. https://www.debka.com/iran-heats-up-war-rhetoric-to-cover-up-its-military-buildup-in-syria/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/iran-heats-up-war-rhetoric-to-cover-up-its-military-buildup-in-syria/ Russia putting S-300 airdefense in Syria.

Israel will not wait for Iran actions-may strike first. http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2411-uss-harry-truman-aircraft-carrier-strike-group-has-entered-the-mediterranean" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2411-uss-harry-truman-aircraft-carrier-strike-group-has-entered-the-mediterranean


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: April 21 2018 at 11:44pm
Saudi Arabia

http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2418-coup-attempt-in-saudi-arabia-heavy-gunfire-at-royal-palace-king-evacuated-to-military-base" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2418-coup-attempt-in-saudi-arabia-heavy-gunfire-at-royal-palace-king-evacuated-to-military-base , https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQ5mm97tTTs" rel="nofollow - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQ5mm97tTTs (Israeli News Live-also build up of forces north of Crimea in Ukraine), https://www.defconwarningsystem.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=11997&start=10" rel="nofollow - https://www.defconwarningsystem.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=11997&start=10 DJ-Unclear what happened in Riyaad. "Shooting at a drone" not very likely.

Middle East

http://theduran.com/did-the-west-lose-world-war-3-by-forfeit/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/did-the-west-lose-world-war-3-by-forfeit/

http://thesaker.is/sitrep-a-false-flag-attack-on-the-usn-ships-next/" rel="nofollow - http://thesaker.is/sitrep-a-false-flag-attack-on-the-usn-ships-next/

"The west" and "Arab NATO" will not give up the fight with Assad, Iran, Russia that fast. https://sputniknews.com/military/201804221063789901-us-likes-taiwan-angers-china/" rel="nofollow - https://sputniknews.com/military/201804221063789901-us-likes-taiwan-angers-china/ The war is about global domination. Can there be a multi-polar world or would "the west" giving in mean a world controled by Moscow and Bejing ? 

In september 1939 Germany-and two weeks later Russia-invaded Poland. That war was over in a month-but the UK and France did declare war with Germany september 3. Untill april 1940 a sort of "peace" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phoney_War" rel="nofollow - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phoney_War took place. We all know that World War 2 was a very serious war. 

By the april 14 attacks from France, UK, US, "the west" did declare war-in open-to pro-Assad forces in Syria. (By proxy the west invaded Syria already in 2011 for regime-change-oil/gas interests. There were some Russian/Syrian- Turkish incidents.) That "the west" did not attack Iran or Russia in Syria that day does not change the west switching from diplomacy to weapons. 

A logical first step in the "pro-Assad"reaction is trying to get a control on Syria as best as possible. "The west" is building up forces. US forces "to be replaced by (Saudi) Arab forces (mercenaries). Since Russia and Iran are still trying to get a grip on Syria further "actions" (false flags) will come from the west. 

China considers western actions as an attack on its New Silk Road initiative. https://www.rt.com/news/424701-trump-world-threat-germans/" rel="nofollow - https://www.rt.com/news/424701-trump-world-threat-germans/ In Europe most would like better relations with Russia. Trump did get elected promissing better relations. A small elite making money out of wars is pushing the world into disaster.


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: April 23 2018 at 6:33am
http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2418-coup-attempt-in-saudi-arabia-heavy-gunfire-at-royal-palace-king-evacuated-to-military-base" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2418-coup-attempt-in-saudi-arabia-heavy-gunfire-at-royal-palace-king-evacuated-to-military-base Latest update:

UPDATE 3:40 AM EDT MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2018 -- 

COVERT INTEL - some former colleagues of mine still inside various Intelligence Agencies worldwide, have ALLEGED that the incident above was an attempted Coup and was ALLEGEDLY carried out by loyal officers of Muhammad bin Nayef.

Muhammad bin Nayef Al Saud (born 30 August 1959) is a prominent member of the House of Saud. He is a nephew of King Salman and grandson of the founding monarch King Abdulaziz. 

He has served as First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of Saudi Arabia and chairman of the Council for Political and Security Affairs.

On 29 April 2015, he was appointed Crown Prince by King Salman, making him first in line to the throne of Saudi Arabia. On 21 June 2017 he was replaced as Crown Prince and First Deputy Prime Minister by the king’s son, then Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, and relieved of all positions by royal decree of King Salman.

 

 ADDITIONAL ANALYSIS

It's a sure sign of a civil war breaking out. Chaos, confusion, multitudes of sides only loosely affiliated toward a common goal/against a common enemy.

It's a sign that Saudi Arabia is now turning into Iraq quagmire following the U.S. invasion of 2003, with all the downsides for U.S. (expected massive attacks on U.S. troops, factional fighting with bombs going all over the place, at least half of which have been done by the CIA, by the way) and none of the upsides (uncontrolled access to free oil).

A smart market player would expect oil price to blow right through the roof in a week or so, with Russia turning the tables on the U.S.-Saudi oil war on Russia, that had collapsed the oil price in an effort to bring Russia to its knees.

Talking about shooting oneself in the foot...

What U.S. "strategic planners" (in reality - complete morons) never realized was that U.S. Saudi legs were made of glass, and that glass has just shattered into a billion pieces.

http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2420-iran-officially-switches-from-dollar-to-euro" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2420-iran-officially-switches-from-dollar-to-euro

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-22/russias-new-energy-gamble" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-22/russias-new-energy-gamble

https://southfront.org/is-false-flag-attack-on-us-navy-ship-next/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/is-false-flag-attack-on-us-navy-ship-next/

https://southfront.org/iraqi-military-reveals-new-details-about-its-airstrikes-inside-syria/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/iraqi-military-reveals-new-details-about-its-airstrikes-inside-syria/




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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: April 24 2018 at 1:22pm
Some latest developments;

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-april-24-2018-us-builds-new-base-prepares-for-next-phase-of-conflict/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-april-24-2018-us-builds-new-base-prepares-for-next-phase-of-conflict/ and https://southfront.org/russian-forces-repel-drone-attack-on-hmeimim-airbase-in-syria-photo-video/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/russian-forces-repel-drone-attack-on-hmeimim-airbase-in-syria-photo-video/ , https://southfront.org/israeli-defense-minister-vows-to-crush-s-300-s-700-etc-if-israel-is-threatened/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/israeli-defense-minister-vows-to-crush-s-300-s-700-etc-if-israel-is-threatened/ , https://www.debka.com/us-gen-votel-and-israel-sharply-divided-on-trumps-us-exit-plan-from-syria/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/us-gen-votel-and-israel-sharply-divided-on-trumps-us-exit-plan-from-syria/ , https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/russian-black-sea-fleets-warships-practice-sea-battle-in-mediterranean/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/russian-black-sea-fleets-warships-practice-sea-battle-in-mediterranean/

https://southfront.org/houthis-captured-19-oil-tankers-off-yemeni-coast-saudi-media/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/houthis-captured-19-oil-tankers-off-yemeni-coast-saudi-media/
DJ-If there was a KSA-coup-attempt they know how to keep it out of the news.

https://southfront.org/china-and-u-s-showcase-forces-in-south-china-sea-taiwan-prepares-to-repel-chinese-invasion/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/china-and-u-s-showcase-forces-in-south-china-sea-taiwan-prepares-to-repel-chinese-invasion/

DJ-Preparations for conflict in several area's...

http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/04/syria-iraq-us-cuddles-isis-others-plan-for-the-final-fight.html" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/04/syria-iraq-us-cuddles-isis-others-plan-for-the-final-fight.html :

It is obvious that the U.S. wants to keep ISIS alive and well to again use it, if need be, against the Syrian and Iraqi government. Then Secretary of State Kerry as well as then President Obama  http://www.moonofalabama.org/2017/01/isis-al-qaeda-and-the-us-airforce-wage-war-on-syrias-public-utilities-.html" rel="nofollow - admitted  that they used ISIS to put pressure on the Syrian President Assad  https://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/09/opinion/president-obama-thomas-l-friedman-iraq-and-world-affairs.html" rel="nofollow - and  then Prime Minister of Iraq Maliki:

The reason, the president added, “that we did not just start taking a bunch of airstrikes all across Iraq as soon as ISIL came in was because that would have taken the pressure off of [Prime Minister Nuri Kamal] al-Maliki.

We now see a repeat of such 'games'. ISIS was given time to rest. It is regaining capacities especially in Iraq's Anbar province where it is  https://www.iraqoilreport.com/news/insurgents-use-intimidation-to-amplify-influence-29163/" rel="nofollow - moving between villages and threatening the inhabitants . It is  https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2018/04/analysis-islamic-state-spokesman-says-new-phase-of-jihad-has-begun.php" rel="nofollow - issuing new strategic instructions  to its followers and calls on them to attack or sabotage the upcoming elections in Iraq.

As the U.S. is unwilling to fight ISIS, the governments of Iraq, Syria, Iran and Russia (+ Hizbullah) decided to again take the issue into their own hands. On April 19  https://twitter.com/IraqiSecurity/status/986973929607753728" rel="nofollow - the 4+1 met  for coordinating their future campaigns.

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While the U.S. cuddles with ISIS in Syria to again use it for its own purpose, the 4+1 plan for a larger common operation to finally destroy the Takfiri menace. I expect that operation to begin only after the Iraqi parliament election on May 12 is over and a new Iraqi government in place. Enough forces will have to be prepared on the Syrian as well as the Iraqi side of the border. On the Syrian side a military bridge to cross the Euphrates has recently been rebuild by the Syrian military and new equipment is arriving in the area.  The meeting of the Iranian minister with the PMU hints at a strong role for these units in the upcoming fight.

Will the U.S. try to prevent or undermine the plan or will it stay out of the way?









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Posted By: Kilt5
Date Posted: April 24 2018 at 8:22pm
China is the problem - and Russia


Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: April 25 2018 at 10:39pm
@Kilt5-from US perspective I agree; China and Russia want to be global powers as well. From Russia/China perspective the US is a problem. Asia with over 4 billion people and most of the energysources should be central-in their perspective.

Can there be some sort of compromise or will it end in military (limited) conflict ? In my-DJ-opinion after the april 14 F-UK-US strikes "the west" did make a choice for military action. 

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-25/iranian-naval-commander-threatens-sink-us-ships-create-catastrophic-situation-if" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-25/iranian-naval-commander-threatens-sink-us-ships-create-catastrophic-situation-if (DJ-Iran does not have a form of defense treaty with Russia and or China-but is vital for their interests-with China "moving" towards Europe and Russia "moving" to the Indian Ocean-from historical perspective. Iran is the Asia-crossroads.)

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-25/russia-send-advanced-anti-aircraft-missiles-syria-warns-israel-catastrophic" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-25/russia-send-advanced-anti-aircraft-missiles-syria-warns-israel-catastrophic and https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-25/russian-military-shows-wreckage-us-missiles-intercepted-syria" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-25/russian-military-shows-wreckage-us-missiles-intercepted-syria , https://www.debka.com/mivzak/us-concerned-by-new-air-corridor-carrying-arms-from-iran-to-syria/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/mivzak/us-concerned-by-new-air-corridor-carrying-arms-from-iran-to-syria/ , https://www.debka.com/mivzak/moscow-again-reports-new-air-defense-systems-for-syria/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/mivzak/moscow-again-reports-new-air-defense-systems-for-syria/

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-25/top-us-admiral-warns-china-now-controls-south-china-sea" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-25/top-us-admiral-warns-china-now-controls-south-china-sea

https://southfront.org/kazakhastan-may-allow-us-to-use-its-ports-to-deliver-military-supplies-to-afghanistan/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/kazakhastan-may-allow-us-to-use-its-ports-to-deliver-military-supplies-to-afghanistan/ (DJ-Azerbaijan-Baku has major (old) oil interests, works with US and Israel but try to limit conflicts with neighbours Russia and Iran. )

https://www.debka.com/mivzak/macron-iran-should-never-ever-possess-a-nuclear-weapon/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/mivzak/macron-iran-should-never-ever-possess-a-nuclear-weapon/
DJ-Macron-France tries to take over Germany's role as leading the EU-has global hopes. The EU wants to save the Iran-deal. In the international community the EU already plays a minor role. (Minsk agreement on Ukraine was passed by "f..k the EU" US decissions, also on North Korea, Syria the EU and US differ of opinion. When Trump takes the US out of the Iran-deal the "total failure of EU foreign politics" will be very clear.)

https://www.debka.com/iran-converts-thousands-of-hizballah-missiles-into-precision-weapons/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/iran-converts-thousands-of-hizballah-missiles-into-precision-weapons/
DJ-Israel will not wait much longer for what they consider an act of self defence; destroying Hezbollah and Iran positions in Syria (and Lebanon). This may make the Syria-war explode.

DJ-The major risk at present is the number of parties involved, the number of conflicts in several regions. Changes or end of the Iran-deal by the US will make Iran turn to Russia, China and possible EU support. In the region Iran may try to improve relations with Pakistan, Turkey. 
For "the west" Russia-Iran-China (RIC) taking over control in several parts of Asia is getting over a "red line". RIC is in control of much energy and logistics-lines, wants energy paid in Euro's or Yuan-not in US$. 

The Saudi Arabia situation is unclear. King Salman seems not to be able to get his succession to be accepted by the Saudi elite. Crown-prince Muhammed-bin-Sultan may not be acceptable for most of that elite after robbing that elite. It is unclear who is running Saudi Arabia Salman or MbS ?

In the EU there may be a "conflict" between France and Germany https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-25/macron-blindsided-european-allies-proposal-new-four-part-iran-deal" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-25/macron-blindsided-european-allies-proposal-new-four-part-iran-deal . Germany wants to do (Nordstream 1 and 2) energy deals with Russia. As always the European Union is not much of a union. "We"-as Europeans (DJ) could bring stability when "we"finaly know what we want-but without clear goals the EU-dinosaur is fighting to stay alive-seems to be the main goal.

Also the US is not very realistic. US control of Asia, energy and the petro-US$ is "under pressure". In a military way the US is overstretched by far, the US economy is debt-based. The US debt is caused by endless expensive wars more than by bad tradedeals. The US should offer the world more than fracking-oil/gas (LNG) and weapons/war. https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-25/total-control-new-measures-toward-global-totalitarianism" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-25/total-control-new-measures-toward-global-totalitarianism Internet-on a global scale-is getting out of US control and becoming a way of crowd-control that ends any illusion of democracy.



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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: April 25 2018 at 11:10pm
DJ-Russia may use an Iran-base for strategic bombers for the Syria-war. US and Israel claim that Iran is already involved in the Yemen-war. (DJ-The Yemen Houthi's must be able to get some support to keep fighting (US, UK, France backed-by-weapondeals) Saudi (and till recent Sudan-sometimes Pakistan, mercenary) forces. An open war between Saudi Arabia and Iran will pull the US, UK in this conflict. Already parts of the Saudi/Yemen border area's are war zones inside Saudi Arabia !!! The religous (Islam) part with Saudi Arabia makes the situation even more dangerous. In the Islam-world there is much criticism of how the Saudi's deal with the pilgrimage/hajj. During one of the last hajj's the Saudi-kings visit did cause a traffic disaster killing over 2400 pilgrims. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/09/06/world/middleeast/2015-hajj-stampede.html" rel="nofollow - https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/09/06/world/middleeast/2015-hajj-stampede.html , https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2015_Mina_stampede" rel="nofollow - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2015_Mina_stampede ,  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2015_Mina_stampede#Saudi_royal_convoy" rel="nofollow - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2015_Mina_stampede#Saudi_royal_convoy , https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incidents_during_the_Hajj" rel="nofollow - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incidents_during_the_Hajj
Countries like Indonesia, Pakistan, Northern Africa could turn against Saudi Arabia for religious reasons.)

From https://www.debka.com/iran-converts-thousands-of-hizballah-missiles-into-precision-weapons/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/iran-converts-thousands-of-hizballah-missiles-into-precision-weapons/ :Intensified Iranian-Syrian air traffic was detected in the wake of the April 13 US-UK-French air strikes on Syrian chemical sites, including at least two Syrian Air Force Il-76 cargo jets flying between Iran and Syria. DEBKAfile’s military and intelligence sources report that these flights most likely carried equipment and engineering personnel for Iran’s Precision Project for upgrading a portion of Hizballah’s arsenal. This project, under the direction of Al Qods chief Gen. Qassem Soleimani, recently went into high gear. The engineering crews, who began arriving in Syria and Lebanon in February, are believed to have finished retooling several thousand of Hizballah’s short-range and medium-missiles and expected to meet their full target in the summer.
This project has wide connotations. US intelligence sources believe that the recent escalation of missile fire by the Iranian-backed Yemeni Houthis against Saudi targets on land and the Red Sea, stems not just from increased Iranian deliveries to the Houthis through Oman, but also serves the missile experts of Iran and Hizballah for testing the efficacy of the newly upgraded Hizballah missiles. The missile fire on Saudi oil tankers sailing through the Bab al Mandeb Straits and the Red Sea is seen as providing trial runs for the weapons newly outfitted for targeting tankers and other shipping bound for Israel’s Mediterranean ports, as well as its offshore gas rigs closest to Lebanon.

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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: April 26 2018 at 10:43pm
http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2439-russian-navy-unleashes-missiles-against-isis-and-rebels" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2439-russian-navy-unleashes-missiles-against-isis-and-rebels DJ-Hal Turner claims US, UK, Israeli "advisors" being killed in this attack. No further confirmation elsewere-but quite likely.

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-26/israeli-defense-minister-iranian-regime-its-final-days" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-26/israeli-defense-minister-iranian-regime-its-final-days and http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2440-mattis-expect-war-between-iran-and-israel-soon-starting-in-syria" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2440-mattis-expect-war-between-iran-and-israel-soon-starting-in-syria DJ-Israel is claiming Iran is working with Syria and Hizballah to "improve" missiles to be used against Israel. Also more (Russian) air defense in Syria (most likely also to be used for Lebanon) means limitations for Israel in Syria/Lebanon airspace. 

Israel does not want Iran in Syria, does see Hizballah as a terrorist group in Syria and Lebanon, also S-300 etc. air defense is unacceptable for Israel. So far the "latest offensive" from Israel is in words-meant mostly for Russia. But since the latest attacks from Israel also targetted Russians in Syria the Israel-Russia relations are "bad". (Also Russia knows of how much support Israel is giving to "rebels").

https://southfront.org/russian-tor-m2-surface-to-air-missile-system-spotted-in-syria-photo/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/russian-tor-m2-surface-to-air-missile-system-spotted-in-syria-photo/ and https://southfront.org/russian-ew-systems-disabling-u-s-ec-130-electronic-warfare-aircraft-in-syria/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/russian-ew-systems-disabling-u-s-ec-130-electronic-warfare-aircraft-in-syria/ DJ-Russia is preparing for major war in Syria. Most likely after dealing with smaller pockets there are four targets remaining:
1-NW Syria-with much Turkish influence, rebel-groups are fighting eachother there, Turkey may want to pull out of that chaos. Russia/Syria do want the several rebel groups to have enough time to kill eachother.
2-SW Syria-including the Damascus-Amman (Jordan) highway, also Golan Heights/Israeli border area. For Russia/Syria high priority:
A-Close to Damascus
B-Economic important (Jordan is both supporting "rebels" and having diplomatic relations with Assad-regime)
C-"Rebels" get aid via Israel and Jordan-cutting of supply lines
3-Al Tanf/US controled Syria/Jordan/Iraq border area (also including Damascus-Bagdad (Iraq) highway.
and
4-"Kurdish"held area's. Both 3 and 4 see an increase of pro-Assad "rebel groups". Since the US is not fighting IS in the Syria/Iraq border area Iraq started operations there with agreement from Syria, Iran and Russia (Those 4 countries have a joint command center in Bagdad)

In my DJ opinion the area close to Israel/Golan Heights will se a pro-Assad offensive in may. The chances of Israel (US) not getting involved are small. Most likely the "rebels" (several groups, including IS, already fighting eachother) will claim chemical attacks. 

Korea

http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2441-live-now-kim-jung-un-proceeding-through-demilitarized-zone-to-cross-into-south-korea-meet-with-south-s-president-moon" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2441-live-now-kim-jung-un-proceeding-through-demilitarized-zone-to-cross-into-south-korea-meet-with-south-s-president-moon and https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-26/watch-live-historic-summit-between-north-and-south-korea" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-26/watch-live-historic-summit-between-north-and-south-korea
DJ-Western media never use the Moon-Putin-Plan-words. Russia and China are the main players behind what could turn into a short term unification plan for Korea.
In 1990 East Germany became part of the unified Germany. It did go very fast, the Soviet Union was close to collapse. Now North Korea is as good as bankrupt-"Kim" has to make some moves to stay in power. South Korean companies would love to make trade with Russia, China, North Korea (etc). The US did start a trade war and put the THAAD-air defense system (against Russia, China) without the incoming government agreeing on that. (The US supported president Park, now in jail for corruption)

DJ-The US is put aside in the Middle East and East Asia by Russia, China. The US did support corrupt dictators that had no support in their countries. The US/west does underestimate the widespread anti-US feelings in Asia. From Indonesia, Pakistan (Muslim countries) to Russia, China (trade wars etc.)
The US is kept responsible for several wars involving Iraq, Iran, Israel killing millions of people. NATO is in permanent war in Afghanistan since 2001. For a lot of countries an alternative for the US is very welcome. 

DJ-What to expect from a Kim-Trump meeting:
1-Kim will have "instructions"from Russia, China
2-NK gives up nuclear programm and wants less US influence in SK
3-Trump will need to offer something to keep some influence. De facto Russia, China, NK (and most likely a lot of the South Koreans) would welcome "less US influence" meaning the US getting out of SK.
(DJ-I do not believe the US will give up SK "without conflict"-Russia and China will "push"the US out by trying to stop supplies for US forces in SK. The US may try "regime change" in SK bringing back another dictator as the US did do many times earlier.)

DJ-The EU could play a major role on a global scale in de-escalation. "We" -as Europeans need Russian energy, international trade also with Russia,Iran, China. The US push for sanctions and tradewars are damaging the EU. Macron/France did go (to) far in his try to save the Iran-deal. When Trump decides-may 12-the US is getting out of the Iran-deal the EU is getting in a "balancing act" between "the east" and "the west". Just like the Paris-climate agreement, the US getting out of the Iran-deal may be "unacceptable" for the EU. The EU-after such a step- could turn "more" to the "east", already Nordstream 1 and 2 Russia-German energy deals are on their way. China is investing in railway connections via Asia to the EU. European banks are doing bussiness with Iran. 

The US getting out of the Iran deal most likely will do most damage to the US and push the EU to do more deals with Russia-Iran-China. (France, UK tried to stop the US from getting out of the Iran-deal by supporting limited strikes against Syria, new negotiations on the Iran-deal. When that still is not enough the US may pay a price.) NATO already is in a sort of crisis due to Turkey (US, Greece-conflicts)-getting out of the Iran-deal will push Turkey out of NATO what could bring an end to NATO.


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: April 27 2018 at 11:39pm
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/49307.htm" rel="nofollow - http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/49307.htm DJ-Aid for rebuilding Syria is used for political goals by the EU-to control Russia and Iran and to get rid of Assad (and then what ? At the moment there is no replacement-only chaos). Lack of progress is undermining Arab area's under SDF/US control-another uprising is a matter of time. One major goal for the EU is to avoid more refugees towards the EU.

https://www.debka.com/mattis-iran-israel-clash-is-close-but-us-military-focus-shifts-out-of-syria-to-iraq/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/mattis-iran-israel-clash-is-close-but-us-military-focus-shifts-out-of-syria-to-iraq/ The US is leaving Syria to "other" (a.o. French, UK) forces. The US want to use Iraq and Mediterranean Sea as bases to control Syria. https://southfront.org/france-deploys-more-special-forces-troops-in-syria-report/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/france-deploys-more-special-forces-troops-in-syria-report/ and https://southfront.org/failures-of-french-missiles-during-syria-strikes-details/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/failures-of-french-missiles-during-syria-strikes-details/ (see also https://southfront.org/qatari-foreign-minister-sending-arab-troops-to-syria-will-complicate-situation/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/qatari-foreign-minister-sending-arab-troops-to-syria-will-complicate-situation/ Arab forces in Syria could widen the conflict not control it.)

[url]https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-april-27-2018-russia-ew-systems-disabling-u-s-ec-130-ew-aircraft/[/url and http://halturnerradioshow.com/" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/ (Russia preparing no-fly zone over Syria-behind paywall) Russia is building up airdefenses in Syria. (DJ-With some pockets under "rebel"control getting run over by pro-Assad forces the batlles will move towards area's under US, Israel, Turkey "influence")

The "bigger picture" http://thesaker.is/its-bri-against-indo-pacific-all-over-again/" rel="nofollow - http://thesaker.is/its-bri-against-indo-pacific-all-over-again/ -although the US is trying to push India-Australia-Japan for an "Indo-Pacific"alternative:
-Iran will become member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization next year-as part of the New Silk Road linking China with the EU.
-Russia, India, China (3 of 5 BRICS) do not want any change to the Iran deal
-India wants a "North South Connection" via Iran with Russia (as an alternative for the New Silk Road-due to conflicts with Pakistan (and China) over the Kashmir (region)

DJ-In the comments I see on the Korean developments in western media the Moon-Putin-Plan is never mentioned, Trump is praised. Reality may come as a shock for "the west"-Korea may be getting interested in the Asia-market and the US may have to give up on South Korea.

Trade wars are not only putting pressure on US-South Korea relations, India needs to export-and find the US blocking that. For India tho only real chance for economic growth is also the Asia market-including Russia-Iran-China.

http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2448-ukraine-warns-russia-and-europe-of-full-scale-war-when-gas-pipeline-contract-expires" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2448-ukraine-warns-russia-and-europe-of-full-scale-war-when-gas-pipeline-contract-expires DJ-Both Ukraine and Israel want others(=the US/NATO) to fight their wars. US military stated recently: 1-There is no real alternative for the Iran-deal (the US is better of whit this deal than no deal at all-DJ if the US pulls out of the deal the US may loose even more influence; Russia, China, Pakistan, even Turkey and most likely the EU, India will work more with Iran.)
2-Assad did win the Syria war (most likely western cruisemissiles were less than 20% effective even with Russia not going all the way to stop the attacks. By now Russia has even more air defense in Syria-both the US and Israel will think twice before any further military action).
3-China is in control of the South China Sea (and the US will loose a conflict with China over that sea)
(4-Most likely in the Korea-proces "the west" is reacting not controling developments).


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: April 28 2018 at 10:53pm
http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2456-russia-won-t-allow-another-us-attack-upon-syria" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2456-russia-won-t-allow-another-us-attack-upon-syria

Growing EU-US rift:

http://theduran.com/iran-nuclear-deal-likely-headed-for-the-waste-bin/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/iran-nuclear-deal-likely-headed-for-the-waste-bin/ ,
https://www.sott.net/article/384206-Joe-Quinn-on-PressTV-Merkel-Washington-Visit-Underscores-US-EU-Parting-of-Ways" rel="nofollow - https://www.sott.net/article/384206-Joe-Quinn-on-PressTV-Merkel-Washington-Visit-Underscores-US-EU-Parting-of-Ways ,
https://sputniknews.com/business/201804291064004535-us-europe-trade-war-ultimatum/" rel="nofollow - https://sputniknews.com/business/201804291064004535-us-europe-trade-war-ultimatum/
DJ-I do not see the US keeping up as a "global player" when they even manage to lose the EU.
http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/04/the-silence-of-the-skripals-government-blocks-press-reports-media-change-the-record.html" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/04/the-silence-of-the-skripals-government-blocks-press-reports-media-change-the-record.html (DJ-The post-election US chaos spreading to the UK is a big shame. There are no winners here, everybody is losing !)

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-28/yemen-war-great-us-jobs-watch-cnns-wolf-blitzer-proclaim-civilian-deaths-are-worth" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-28/yemen-war-great-us-jobs-watch-cnns-wolf-blitzer-proclaim-civilian-deaths-are-worth DJ-Is the US realy spreading wars around the globe to sell weapons ?

http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/04/28/559993/Zarif-Lavrov-Cavusoglu-statement-Moscow-Syria" rel="nofollow - http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/04/28/559993/Zarif-Lavrov-Cavusoglu-statement-Moscow-Syria DJ-The picture is telling a story-Russia-Iran-Turkey have good relations even when they do not agree on many things.

China-India

https://news.cgtn.com/news/3d3d514e7a55544d77457a6333566d54/share_p.html" rel="nofollow - https://news.cgtn.com/news/3d3d514e7a55544d77457a6333566d54/share_p.html and
https://news.cgtn.com/news/3d3d514e3555544d77457a6333566d54/share_p.html" rel="nofollow - https://news.cgtn.com/news/3d3d514e3555544d77457a6333566d54/share_p.html , https://news.cgtn.com/news/3d3d774e3245544d77457a6333566d54/share_p.html" rel="nofollow - https://news.cgtn.com/news/3d3d774e3245544d77457a6333566d54/share_p.html

DJ-Russia, China India and (most likely) the EU want to stick to the Iran-deal, free global trade. The US is blaming other countries for the US debts but forget the "zillions" of US$ spent on wars around the planet since 2001 making money for US weapon-industry. The last 5 years the US managed the Philippines, Turkey, Pakistan moving away from the US, now the US may lose South Korea and the EU. 

Will/can Israel/Saudi Arabia start a war with Iran ? https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-28/pentagons-ray-gun-can-stall-cars-trucks-radiation-blast" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-28/pentagons-ray-gun-can-stall-cars-trucks-radiation-blast In Syria Russian made air defense is very effective. Russia-Iran (and most likely Turkey, Pakistan) cooperation is close. Israel/KSA starting a war with Iran most likely will destroy Israel/KSA. It would be suïcide-but with the present rulers in Israel/KSA they may be stupid enough to do it still...

http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/04/a-most-hopeful-korean-summit-with-little-chance-of-final-success.html" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/04/a-most-hopeful-korean-summit-with-little-chance-of-final-success.html DJ; When NK gives up its nukes they want "something big" in return and are supported by Russia, China. The Moon-government in SK has not forgotten how the US supported SK dictators, how the US sneaked in the THAAD-anti China defense-system. Also SK-US trade wars and growing Asian-markets are pulling SK away from the US.

EurAsia is about 5 billion people, most of the natural resources and consumers....China is a major investor in Africa, Latin America (Bolivia, Venezuela, Cuba-already interested in working with Russia-Iran-China RIC) does see a struggle in Brazil, Mexico, Argentine between "east and west".


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: April 29 2018 at 9:19pm
https://www.debka.com/pompeos-thumbs-up-for-israel-to-counter-russian-backed-iranian-drive-in-syria/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/pompeos-thumbs-up-for-israel-to-counter-russian-backed-iranian-drive-in-syria/ , http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2458-breaking-news-massive-explosion-hits-iranian-base-in-syria-fears-israel-used-tactical-nuke-registered-as-m2-6-earthquake" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2458-breaking-news-massive-explosion-hits-iranian-base-in-syria-fears-israel-used-tactical-nuke-registered-as-m2-6-earthquake and https://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=662356" rel="nofollow - https://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=662356

UPDATED 6:01 PM EDT - RUSSIA TO RETALIATE BY FORCE  (SEE BOTTOM) --  

UPDATED 6:28 PM EDT -- RUSSIA WITHDRAWS "DE-ESCALATION CENTERS" FROM SYRIA "THIS IS NOW A DIRECT FIGHT"

UPDATED 11:22 PM EDT -- EMERGENCY ACTION MESSAGES BEING TRANSMITTED TO US MILITARY 

At around 3:40 PM Eastern US time, an utterly MASSIVE explosion took place at an Iranian base inside Syria.  The photo above was taken from 5 kilometers (about 3 MILES) away, and well-into the explosion which "seemed to linger."  There are now widespread BUT UNCORROBORATED rumors Israel used a Tactical Nuclear Bomb against the Iranian base. 

The explosion was so intense, it registered as an EARTHQUAKE with the The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which is now reporting a Magnitude 2.6 earthquake at that site! ( https://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=662356" rel="nofollow - Link )

6:28 PM EDT --

 Russia has WITHDRAWN it's "De-Escalation" teams from southern Syria.  "There is no need for them anymore; this is now a direct fight."

 Syrian Government has confirmed that bases in Hama and Aleppo have been hit by enemy missiles.

 Unconfirmed, so no official Syrian and or Iranian statement yet: dozens upon dozens of (mostly) Iranian soldiers (of all factions) have been killed tonight.

Blood of all types needed for the hospitals of Suqailabiya and Masyaf... There's a shortage and many wounded.

Reports now of nearly 50 dead and many dozens and dozens wounded (majority are reportedly Iranian soldiers) from Israeli strikes on Hama

SANA CONFIRMS Syrian Army Fire Brigade station has been hit near the attack site at the Iranian Brigade 47 base, in an attempt to kill all firefighters and stop the fire being put out.

 

UPDATE 6:55 PM EDT --

MORE CONFUSING AND CONFLICTING REPORTS. Syrian Army Soldier Says the Strikes came from Turkish AirSpace 

 

UPDATE 7:16 PM EDT --

*Unconfirmed* reports that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and his ministers are holding an emergency cabinet meeting at the Kirya military base in Tel Aviv following the alleged Israeli airstrike on an underground Iranian rockets depot in Syria. 

 

UPDATE 7:35 PM EDT --

The explosions at the Hama depot lasted for over an hour and a half, spreading to the nearby area and forcing some of the residents to flee their homes, Sky News reported, citing sources.

  https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-29/massive-fireballs-light-syrian-sky-after-israeli-strike-iranian-soliders-reportedly" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-04-29/massive-fireballs-light-syrian-sky-after-israeli-strike-iranian-soliders-reportedly



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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 01 2018 at 1:19pm
DJ-Four articles;

https://southfront.org/impact-and-effects-of-april-30-strikes-against-syria-winds-of-war-blowing-strong/ - https://southfront.org/impact-and-effects-of-april-30-strikes-against-syria-winds-of-war-blowing-strong/ DJ-Israel did attack Iran in Syria several times, Russia is in talks with both Iran and Syria (at Sochi april 28) to avoid further escalation. 

Three more critical on the Russian role; Russia is dealing with the US as if the US would be a partner in fighting terrorism when the terrorists are a US-proxy. 
http://johnhelmer.org/?p=17707#more-17707 - http://johnhelmer.org/?p=17707#more-17707 ,
https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/04/30/syrian-cisis-escalates/ - https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/04/30/syrian-cisis-escalates/ and
https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/04/30/can-done-paul-craig-roberts/ - https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/04/30/can-done-paul-craig-roberts/

DJ-The last article; not only the EU also "leading military" should do everything they can to stop further escalation. Several US military have claimed Assad did win the Syria-war, the Iran-deal may be the best the US can get eventhough it is far from perfect. 

Netanyahu came with an old http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/netanyahoos-iran-files-were-old-and-purloined-from-vienna.html - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/netanyahoos-iran-files-were-old-and-purloined-from-vienna.html story. Netanyahu should be in prison for corruption-in stead https://southfront.org/israels-parliament-grants-netanyahu-declare-war-with-only-defense-ministers-approval/ - https://southfront.org/israels-parliament-grants-netanyahu-declare-war-with-only-defense-ministers-approval/ . The US seems to be encouraging Israel to attack Iran in Syria. 

DJ-I do not think Iran will attack Israel in a direct way soon. Iran's goal is control in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon-and the war(s) there are far from over. Israel in Gaza is showing the world "a grim face". This war is also very much a war on public opinion. 

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-01/us-officials-israel-preparing-war-iran-seeking-us-support - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-01/us-officials-israel-preparing-war-iran-seeking-us-support While Russia is concentrating on its goals it is the US that may not have clear goals. Like in a box-fight Russia is accepting beatings because it will exhaust and damage the US. 


Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 01 2018 at 10:59pm
http://www.atimes.com/article/eurasia-torn-between-war-and-peace// - http://www.atimes.com/article/eurasia-torn-between-war-and-peace// Russia and China major investors in Iran, also investing in Syria.

http://johnhelmer.org/?p=17698#more-17698 - http://johnhelmer.org/?p=17698#more-17698 April 14-2018 showed US "shock-and-awe" (blitzkrieg")  model failed in Syria

https://www.veteranstoday.com/2018/05/01/netanyahu-nuts-only-iaea-can-assess-any-claim-on-iranian-nuclear-program-mogherini/ - https://www.veteranstoday.com/2018/05/01/netanyahu-nuts-only-iaea-can-assess-any-claim-on-iranian-nuclear-program-mogherini/


Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 04 2018 at 11:46pm
https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-04/what-may-2018-has-store-its-difficult-understate-looming-dangers" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-04/what-may-2018-has-store-its-difficult-understate-looming-dangers DJ-After NApoleon, the NAzi's now NATO is preparing for a war against Russia to "liberate the oil, gas, uranium etc".

http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2481-uh-oh-trouble-u-s-reactivates-navy-2nd-fleet-to-protect-us-east-coast" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2481-uh-oh-trouble-u-s-reactivates-navy-2nd-fleet-to-protect-us-east-coast

The US is not only the main cause for the "Syria Civil War" http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/yemen-massacres-and-assassinations-trigger-a-new-phase-of-war.html" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/yemen-massacres-and-assassinations-trigger-a-new-phase-of-war.html The US and UK are organizing the Yemen-genocide. 
http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/media-use-disinformation-to-accuse-russia-of-spreading-such-.html" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/media-use-disinformation-to-accuse-russia-of-spreading-such-.html Since western media are owned by companies that make profit out of war the main-stream-media are "not a good bases for information". 

https://southfront.org/israeli-iranian-tensions-go-sky-high-as-israel-makes-new-attempt-to-undermine-nuclear-deal/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/israeli-iranian-tensions-go-sky-high-as-israel-makes-new-attempt-to-undermine-nuclear-deal/ , https://southfront.org/u-s-intelligence-services-prepare-new-chemical-weapons-provocation-in-syria-russian-state-media/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/u-s-intelligence-services-prepare-new-chemical-weapons-provocation-in-syria-russian-state-media/ NATO want to control the global energy market-by war when needed. False-flags proberbly coming week ?

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-04/un-secretary-general-says-scrapping-iran-deal-could-lead-world-war-iii" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-04/un-secretary-general-says-scrapping-iran-deal-could-lead-world-war-iii DJ-I can not help but getting very cynical-May always was a good month to start a war-NATO seems to be planning to do so.


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 05 2018 at 10:58pm
Some good reading:

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-05/us-military-effectiveness-and-diplomacy-fade-many-countries-start-ignoring" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-05/us-military-effectiveness-and-diplomacy-fade-many-countries-start-ignoring North and South Korea, India-China, Astana peace proces on Syria (with Turkey-Iran-Russia) (DJ Minsk deal Ukraine with EU)-in global diplomacy if you want results keep the US out-if you want war(s) involve the US. 

http://thesaker.is/military-and-non-military-escalation-into-nuclear-war/" rel="nofollow - http://thesaker.is/military-and-non-military-escalation-into-nuclear-war/ The US military is a way in wich a few get an extreme lot of tax-dollars, the tax-payer gets "sub-standard defense" (and a lot of words, promisses and other blagh-blagh):

As you know the level of corruption in the DoD is quite large. But what does that really mean? Most think of current and former generals consulting in some way for big business and steering procurements but not much else. The implications of the corruption go much further. If most or all of the the top echelons are corrupt and expect to continue this as private consultants once they leave the military they’ll need to have successors who will let them. While still on active duty they need to make sure their colleagues and subordinates won’t rat them out either. So it is in their interest to ensure promotions of the corrupt(able) and stall the careers of the more conscientious. The same applies at lower levels of the hierarchy. It’s unavoidable. The armed forces are therefor filled with officers who owe their careers not to their military competencies but to either their corruptibility or to being too stupid to notice.

It goes further. When corruption is so incorporated into an organization it becomes dysfunctional. Which means it still functions, just not how it is supposed to. It will malfunction unexpectedly and unpredictably. And often. It will regularly fail to meet even minimum standards of performance. Severe underperformance will be standard. Trying to ascertain the cause of specific failures will be illusive and ‘fuzzy’. Fixes don’t work and no-one tends to be held accountable. This also applies to the corporations on the other side of the corruption. Their organizations are likely to be dysfunctional too in varying degrees. If you doubt it, how about the development issues of these: the F35, the Zumwalt, the LCS, the FCS, the Ford, etc.? They are not surprising if you understand the deeper effects of widespread systemic corruption on organizations.

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The US main stream media is full of politicians, both Democrats and Republicans, accusing Russia of an ‘attack on the USA’ either because of alleged interference in the elections or unproven cyberattacks. While these are mainly for domestic consumption they also call for retaliatory measures such as more and more severe sanctions. Given the power of words and how hard it can be to take back earlier rhetoric that’s scary stuff. I can actually see the idiots in Washington talk themselves into a corner they can’t or won’t get out off and cross that line.

With regards to military escalation into nuclear war we have people like Mattis and Dunford to run interference no matter what their motivation is. When it comes to non-military acts of aggression against Russia (or China, Iran or North Korea) who do we have? Nikki Haley? John Bolton? Mike Pompeo? So yeah, I do worry a bit about getting into a nuclear war through non-military escalation.

R.Lesnoix is a concerned citizen who grew up during the Cold War under the constant fear of nuclear weapons. He is dismayed with the direction the western democracies are going in.

DJ-The essence is that the US is spending crazy amounts of US$ on the military-getting in the hands/backpockets of "advisors", "consultants" etc. In any major conflict the US may have to go nuclear because the army, navy, airforce is not able to confront Russia, Iran, China. 

Another point in the article-non-military action; tradewars, sanctions, can do a lot of damage. Cyberwars are even worse-it is not that hard to put a cyberattack in the wrong shoes (Israel starts a cyber attack on the US and claim they can prove Iran did it.) Non-military action (like all of the US out of electricity due to a cyberattack) could start a nuclear war...

- http://theduran.com/us-gov-sets-the-ridiculously-high-new-defense-bill-why-so-much/ - - http://theduran.com/us-gov-sets-the-ridiculously-high-new-defense-bill-why-so-much/

(DJ-an anti tank rocket made by Russia is 5% of what the lesser quality US made rocket costs-the US may be spending extreme but when it is show-down find themselves empty handed. Eisenhowers warning for the Military-Industrial-Complex are now reality. Of course major companies always have had major influence in politics. When you look at the history of "fighting for oil" it is clear oil companies rule the globe.)




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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 07 2018 at 10:38pm
http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2492-trump-pence-cancel-jerusalem-trip-for-u-s-embassy-opening-very-ominous-words-from-israeli-leaders" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2492-trump-pence-cancel-jerusalem-trip-for-u-s-embassy-opening-very-ominous-words-from-israeli-leaders and http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2491-president-trump-to-announce-decision-on-iran-nuclear-deal-2-00-pm-tuesday" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2491-president-trump-to-announce-decision-on-iran-nuclear-deal-2-00-pm-tuesday are of course related. 
https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-07/israel-threatens-assad-if-you-continue-allowing-iran-operate-out-syria-it-will-be" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-07/israel-threatens-assad-if-you-continue-allowing-iran-operate-out-syria-it-will-be

DJ-Several scenario's:

-1 US-Saudi Arabia-Israel (USI) are already preparing military action against Iran-first in Syria, maybe also against Iran itself. Most likely after may 14-70years State of Israel
-2 USI want regime change in Iran (and Syria etc.)-US will get out of the Iran-deal-but no further coherent plans
-3 Under very strong international pressure-especialy also from the EU/UK (!!!!) US will continu Iran-deal.
Further break-up of USI-coalition.
https://www.debka.com/putin-to-parade-russian-military-might-before-netanyahu-ahead-of-potential-israeli-iranian-clash/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/putin-to-parade-russian-military-might-before-netanyahu-ahead-of-potential-israeli-iranian-clash/

DJ-Netanyahu and Putin have a lot of contacts. For Israel any major war without full US support is unthinkable. The april-14 (failed) strikes on Syria could push Israel closer to Russia for guarantees on safety. After hizbollah victory in Lebanon a war with Iran would be a war with Syria, Lebanon, Hezbollah (possibly Turkey even). 
https://www.debka.com/extraordinary-western-military-movements-in-mid-east-some-via-israel/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/extraordinary-western-military-movements-in-mid-east-some-via-israel/

DJ-Preparations for war does not mean there will be a major conflict. Many in Israel, Iran, Russia and other Middle East countries do not want (another) war. Maybe-very optimistic-Russia could start diplomacy between Israel and Iran ? (There have been indirect contacts april 28 in Sochi-Russia could be working on that. ) Also the EU, Germany, France, UK-Iran-deal-partners, do want to continu the Iran-deal. 
There can be a bases for-even peace-further talks even without the US in an Iran-deal. (Just like the US did leave the Paris-climate deal as a step in negotiations). 

East Asia

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-07/believe-it-or-not-boltons-right-north-korea-will-follow-libyan-model" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-07/believe-it-or-not-boltons-right-north-korea-will-follow-libyan-model and https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-07/white-house-threatens-beijing-consequences-should-missiles-remain-south-china-sea" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-07/white-house-threatens-beijing-consequences-should-missiles-remain-south-china-sea , https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-07/abexit-how-much-would-it-matter" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-07/abexit-how-much-would-it-matter

What is the point of a (North)Korea deal when the US is getting out of the Iran-deal ? Is there any point in involving the US in any further talks when "their words are like the wind"? The US getting out of the Iran-deal will do most damage to the US. 

Both Israel and South Korea can not survive a major conflict with their neighbours. The US does not seem able to use diplomacy. Russia seems capable to end conflicts. 

DJ- http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/black-cube-first-denies-than-obfuscates-its-spying-on-iran-deal-negotiators-.html" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/black-cube-first-denies-than-obfuscates-its-spying-on-iran-deal-negotiators-.html There seems to be no US plan on what to do after dumping the Iran-deal. That is not a bases for the international community to work with. (At least the US should have a plan for new talks-not new wars....)


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 08 2018 at 8:15am
https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-08/pompeo-informed-europeans-trumps-iran-deal-withdrawal" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-08/pompeo-informed-europeans-trumps-iran-deal-withdrawal and https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-08/heres-what-trump-may-say-200pm-today" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-08/heres-what-trump-may-say-200pm-today or even https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-08/wti-tumbles-cnn-report-trump-wont-withdraw-iran-deal" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-08/wti-tumbles-cnn-report-trump-wont-withdraw-iran-deal

From Hal Turner-9 https://www.debka.com/mivzak/idf-chief-cancels-engagements-due-to-operational-discussions/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/mivzak/idf-chief-cancels-engagements-due-to-operational-discussions/ ):

http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2498-bulletin-us-uk-france-deploying-fighter-jets-and-bombers-around-syria" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2498-bulletin-us-uk-france-deploying-fighter-jets-and-bombers-around-syria :

There is now widespread rumor-mongering and Scuttlebutt in the halls of governments worldwide, that Trump plans to say the Iran nuclear deal is cancelled because Israeli evidence shows Iran LIED throughout the entire process.  Trump is expected to say "A deal based on deliberate lies cannot be an actual deal."

The rumors are that once Trump makes this announcement, a bombing campaign of terrible magnitude will begin by the US, UK and France, targeting all Iranian assets (both regular army troops and proxies) throughout Syria.  The rumors further say the bombing campaign will not cease until ALL Iranian assets are either destroyed or dead.

It is not known what role Russia and its advanced fighters, bombers and anti-aircraft defenses will play in any such action.  If Russia sits by and does nothing, they will look like fools or weaklings.  If Russia steps-up and defends Syria, it means war immediately.

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-08/iran-revolutionary-guard-says-tehran-not-afraid-us-military-attack-prepared-worst" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-08/iran-revolutionary-guard-says-tehran-not-afraid-us-military-attack-prepared-worst

DJ-When the US gets out of the Iran-deal there is no point for a "Korea-deal"

http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2497-kim-jung-un-meeting-xi-jinping-in-northern-china-again" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2497-kim-jung-un-meeting-xi-jinping-in-northern-china-again , http://theduran.com/assessing-chances-of-peace-in-the-korean-peninsula/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/assessing-chances-of-peace-in-the-korean-peninsula/





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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 08 2018 at 11:30am
Hal Turner is up-dating at http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2498-bulletin-us-uk-france-deploying-fighter-jets-and-bombers-around-syria" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2498-bulletin-us-uk-france-deploying-fighter-jets-and-bombers-around-syria
DJ-He is reporting B52's from Diego Garcia (Indian Ocean)-HT thinks they move towards Syria (DJ-I think they might go for Iran)

The US is pulling out of the Iran-deal. https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-08/watch-live-president-trump-announces-his-decision-iran-nuclear-deal" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-08/watch-live-president-trump-announces-his-decision-iran-nuclear-deal

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-08/israel-deploys-defenses-puts-troops-high-alert-attack" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-08/israel-deploys-defenses-puts-troops-high-alert-attack

Will update when there is more news.......



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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 08 2018 at 12:50pm
http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/trump-ends-the-nuclear-deal-with-iran-whats-next.html" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/trump-ends-the-nuclear-deal-with-iran-whats-next.html DJ-Proberbly much to optimistic-US putting sanctions on (a.o.) EU companies working with Iran.

Reality: 
http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2498-bulletin-us-uk-france-deploying-fighter-jets-and-bombers-around-syria" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2498-bulletin-us-uk-france-deploying-fighter-jets-and-bombers-around-syria

UPDATE 3:30 PM EDT --

Israel Launching Fighter Jets toward southern Lebanon

 CONFIRMED: MULTIPLE WAVES OF ISRAELI FIGHTER JETS NOW IN THE AIR - SOME INSIDE LEBANON!

PENTAGON SEES INDICATIONS IRAN PREPARING TO STRIKE ISRAEL.

 

UPDATE 3:37 PM EDT -- Jerusalem Post Issues EMERGENCY STATEMENT:

IDF has concrete warnings of a pending attack upon all Israeli settlements in the occupied Golan Heights.  Iran assets allegedly to WIPE OUT all Israeli settlements in that occupied area of Syria.

 

 *** BULLETIN ***

3:42 PM EDT --

UNCONFIRMED reports of Israeli air strikes in progress around Damascus, Syria.  UNCONFIRMED.

  https://www.i24news.tv/en/tv/live" rel="nofollow - https://www.i24news.tv/en/tv/live reporting bombing Damascus....



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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 08 2018 at 12:56pm

UPDATE 3:45 PM EDT --

Israel has begun a LIMITED "Emergency Call-up" of troops for mobilization to the northern border with Lebanon, and to the Syrian Border.  NOT a full mobilization.

 U.S. PENTAGON BRIEFING RIGHT NOW:

A) "IRAN SEEMS ON THE VERGE OF A LARGE SCALE ATTACK AGAINST ISRAEL."

B) "SURVEILLANCE SEEING MAJOR MOVEMENTS OF IRANIAN TROOPS AND EQUIPMENT IN SYRIA."

 

*** BULLETIN *** MISSILE LAUNCH ***

3:50 PM EDT --

Syrian air defenses are engaging Israeli missiles launched from aircraft located over Lebanon.  Hostilities have commenced.

" rel="nofollow - - https://twitter.com/IntelCrab - - https://twitter.com/IntelCrab



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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 09 2018 at 12:32am
https://www.rt.com/news/426206-iran-us-nuclear-regime-change/" rel="nofollow - https://www.rt.com/news/426206-iran-us-nuclear-regime-change/

DJ-Even "Israel Today" described Netanyahu's presentation of Iran's nuclear programm as "old news" still the US is using it to get out of the Iran-deal. 

https://www.debka.com/cnn-pentagon-says-iran-is-on-point-of-attacking-israel/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/cnn-pentagon-says-iran-is-on-point-of-attacking-israel/ and https://www.debka.com/mivzak/netanyahu-due-wednesday-in-moscow-for-talks-with-putin-after-victory-march/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/mivzak/netanyahu-due-wednesday-in-moscow-for-talks-with-putin-after-victory-march/

Last night did see very much Israeli Air Force activity over Syria, Lebanon AND Jordan (unusual). It ended when Russian Air Force moved over Lebanon (unusual) towards Israel (proberbly also al kind of communication between Russian an Israeli military via the latakia-Tel Aviv hot line). Next unusual thing was air defense activity over Lebanon. 

Israel claimed Iran was preparing missile strikes against Israel from Syria. The US seems to be agreeing on that. I do not believe a word from it-the Russian-Iraq-Iran-Syrian alliance has as a priority to deal with Syria first.

Putin invited Netanyahu for the Victory-Day parade in Moscow-to demonstrate Russian military power. Netanyahu demonstrated Israeli military power just before his visit to Putin. 

DJ-Kim-NK did meet Xi in China, Netanyahu meeting Putin today. My impression is that by getting out many deals the US is weakening its international position. When every deal with the US has to be re-negotiated with a new US administration international diplomacy can not function. 

The US "allies" are already in prison for corruption (Park-South Korea) or facing it, Abe-Japan, Netanyahu-Israel, MbS-Saudi Arabia. On the long term the US needs to offer something better than weapons for criminal rulers in oil-states. 

Iran is a vital part for China's New Silk Road, https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-08/short-war-china-now-controls-south-china-sea" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-08/short-war-china-now-controls-south-china-sea . After the US ending the Iran-deal France, Germany, UK find themselves working with the Iran-deal with Russia and China-and Iran. 

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-08/did-us-air-force-lose-high-tech-missile-syria" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-08/did-us-air-force-lose-high-tech-missile-syria



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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 09 2018 at 3:35am
DJ-Allthough http://theduran.com/trumps-speech-validates-giulianis-iranian-regime-change-statements/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/trumps-speech-validates-giulianis-iranian-regime-change-statements/ http://www.voltairenet.org/article201027.html" rel="nofollow - http://www.voltairenet.org/article201027.html Russia is (very much) against an Israel-Iran war. Therefore https://www.debka.com/mivzak/netanyahu-guest-of-honor-at-russian-victory-march/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/mivzak/netanyahu-guest-of-honor-at-russian-victory-march/ .

Maybe as a reminder-during World War 2 The Russian Army had a Jewish brigade-some regard that brigade as the bases of the Israeli Defense Force IDF. http://www.yadvashem.org/holocaust/about/combat-resistance/jewish-soldiers.html#narrative_info" rel="nofollow - http://www.yadvashem.org/holocaust/about/combat-resistance/jewish-soldiers.html#narrative_info

http://www.voltairenet.org/article201051.html" rel="nofollow - http://www.voltairenet.org/article201051.html Background-Russia did beat Germany before Pearl Harbour. From Russian perspective the US entered World War 2 to prevent Russia running over Europe. (DJ-Some historians claim the nazi's were a western invention against the Soviet Union-since Germany did send Lenin to Russia in 1917 to end the two-front war-thereby starting the Bolsjevik-revolution/Soviet Union, murder of the Tsar. A western elite losing investments in Russian oil and railways. Hitler worked for French/UK intelligence under German veterans after World War 1, the NSDAP-nazi party did get support from many western sponsors. Hitler was very welcome against communism.)

Yemen

https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/breaking-houthi-forces-strike-saudi-capital-with-barrage-of-missiles/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/breaking-houthi-forces-strike-saudi-capital-with-barrage-of-missiles/

http://www.voltairenet.org/article201079.html" rel="nofollow - http://www.voltairenet.org/article201079.html :

It is with regret and concern that we, the Leaders of France, Germany and the United Kingdom take note of President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States of America from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Together, we emphasise our continuing commitment to the JCPoA. This agreement remains important for our shared security. We recall that the JCPoA was unanimously endorsed by the UN Security Council in resolution 2231. This resolution remains the binding international legal framework for the resolution of the dispute about the Iranian nuclear programme. We urge all sides to remain committed to its full implementation and to act in a spirit of responsibility.




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Posted By: Technophobe
Date Posted: May 09 2018 at 5:15am
Originally posted by Dutch Josh Dutch Josh wrote:

From Russian perspective the US entered World War 2 to prevent Russia running over Europe.


Probably not, but I'll bet it was one of the pertinent considerations. 

If you doubt that it was considered, what do you think happened in Operation Paperclip?  May I also point out that Britain gave America unlimited access to our scientists and scientific research, with a view to creating better weapons, such as the atomic bomb.  No scientific access was ever granted in return: just a bill for services rendered and an attempt to stop us developing the bomb for ourselves.

For what it is worth, I am glad that America lent its might to the fight.  Russia would probably have won the war for us, but the resultant world politics are preferable with America having a large controlling stake.


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 09 2018 at 9:43am
Techno, I do believe in a "balance of powers"-maybe some sort of "cold war"-not getting to warm/hot-may be the best we can wish for in this inperfect world. 

(By the way-it is always good to look at history. Finland, East Poland were part of Russia till 1917/18. Borders do change in history. )

Israel-Iran

http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2503-breaking-news-netanyahu-meeting-putin-in-moscow-says-israel-must-launch-all-out-attack-upon-iranian-assets-in-syria-asks-russia-to-stand-down-to-avoid-war" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2503-breaking-news-netanyahu-meeting-putin-in-moscow-says-israel-must-launch-all-out-attack-upon-iranian-assets-in-syria-asks-russia-to-stand-down-to-avoid-war ,(DJ_-t is a very big honor that Russia invited Netanyahu at this celebration of Victory Day -my impression is that Netanyahu has a better relationship with Putin than he had with Obama and maybe-at a personal level-even better than with Trump)  https://www.debka.com/mivzak/israels-army-chief-inspects-golan-forces/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/mivzak/israels-army-chief-inspects-golan-forces/ , https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201805091064294000-netanyahu-putin-iran-israel/" rel="nofollow - https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201805091064294000-netanyahu-putin-iran-israel/ and https://sputniknews.com/world/201805091064298370-trump-iran-nuclear-consequences/" rel="nofollow - https://sputniknews.com/world/201805091064298370-trump-iran-nuclear-consequences/

DJ-Netanyahu claims Iran is preparing a war against Israel in Syria. Last night military action stopped Iran-missile attack. Further action is needed. If Russia stops Israel in Syria Israel will attack also Russian positions. Putin is having a very urgent meeting with his military. (DJ-I expect Russia to ask Israel for some time. Russia may be willing to limit Iran in Syria-to avoid an Israel-Iran war-wich Syria , Lebanon also do not want. Israel can not start a major conflict without US help. A war against Iran in Syria on the other hand is a very major risk for Israel. Netanyahu will not think once, twice but a lot of times before he will start a major confrontation-to keep up the pressure-test airdefenses-(and as provocation to get US help) he may go for smaller actions against limited Iranian targets and giving some info to the Russians in Syria. Russia/Soviet Union was the first country to recognize Israel in 1948-the US did so in 1949. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_recognition_of_Israel" rel="nofollow - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_recognition_of_Israel In the early stages Israel was "more or less "socialist" with good relations to the-then-Eastern Block Countries.)

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-09/here-are-countries-buy-irans-oil-and-what-they-may-do-next" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-09/here-are-countries-buy-irans-oil-and-what-they-may-do-next China, India, Korea, Turkey, Italy main buyers Iranian oil. 
https://sputniknews.com/business/201805091064277627-putin-dollar-oil-traiding/" rel="nofollow - https://sputniknews.com/business/201805091064277627-putin-dollar-oil-traiding/

DJ-Both the US decission on the Iran-deal as Russian, Chinese (and EU) foreign policy push away from the US-petro-dollar-towards petro-yuan, ruble and Euro. 

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-09/morning-after-how-world-reacted-trumps-withdrawal-iran-nuclear-deal" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-09/morning-after-how-world-reacted-trumps-withdrawal-iran-nuclear-deal DJ-Some claim Trump is renegotiating the Iran-deal in his way. But that gamble may go wrong. Saudi Arabia is all to keen in picking up oil-markets Iran would have to drop due to sanctions. Countries like Indonesia, Pakistan may not "be happy" (again) with US decissions.
Will Boeing still be able to sell its planes to Iran ? 

http://www.atimes.com/article/the-art-of-breaking-a-deal//" rel="nofollow - http://www.atimes.com/article/the-art-of-breaking-a-deal// (DJ- https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-09/trump-says-pompeo-returning-north-korea-three-hostages" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-09/trump-says-pompeo-returning-north-korea-three-hostages is good news-but what is the point of making any kind of deal with the US when the US is not serious in any deals....)

Updates on: 

http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2503-breaking-news-netanyahu-meeting-putin-in-moscow-says-israel-must-launch-all-out-attack-upon-iranian-assets-in-syria-asks-russia-to-stand-down-to-avoid-war" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2503-breaking-news-netanyahu-meeting-putin-in-moscow-says-israel-must-launch-all-out-attack-upon-iranian-assets-in-syria-asks-russia-to-stand-down-to-avoid-war
https://www.defconwarningsystem.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=12047&start=60" rel="nofollow - https://www.defconwarningsystem.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=12047&start=60
https://twitter.com/ELINTNews" rel="nofollow - https://twitter.com/ELINTNews , https://twitter.com/IntelCrab" rel="nofollow - https://twitter.com/IntelCrab etc. 
There will be further military action....just how bad it will be is not yet very clear. (Iran itself may be a target https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fordow_Fuel_Enrichment_Plant" rel="nofollow - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fordow_Fuel_Enrichment_Plant , https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_facilities_in_Iran" rel="nofollow - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_facilities_in_Iran )


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Posted By: Technophobe
Date Posted: May 09 2018 at 12:53pm
I agree wholeheartedly!

Sadly, currently, the "Leader of the Free World" is unballanced IMHP: so no hope there.


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Absence of proof is not proof of absence.


Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 09 2018 at 1:28pm
https://www.debka.com/mivzak/after-talks-with-putin-netanyahu-believes-israels-freedom-to-act-syria-is-safe/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/mivzak/after-talks-with-putin-netanyahu-believes-israels-freedom-to-act-syria-is-safe/ DJ-Russia and Iran have different (even religious) goals in Syria. Russia want to protect Syrian orthodox christians-of course also oil and strategic interests. Iran want to protect shia-muslims-increase influence as well. Russia, Iran, Turkey agree on supporting the fight against Syria getting split up in several parts (Kurdish, wahabi etc.)

https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/large-russian-military-plane-lands-at-hmaymim-airport-after-flying-through-turkey/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/large-russian-military-plane-lands-at-hmaymim-airport-after-flying-through-turkey/ and https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/breaking-boris-johnson-announces-readiness-for-syrian-peace-talks-with-no-preconditions/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/breaking-boris-johnson-announces-readiness-for-syrian-peace-talks-with-no-preconditions/

http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2503-breaking-news-missiles-launched-from-israeli-jets-into-syria" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2503-breaking-news-missiles-launched-from-israeli-jets-into-syria Unclear military activity involving Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan....Russian Air Force active (again) to stop Israel from attacks. Will get updated....everything is possible from almost no action to the start of a global conflict...

Techno-Trump did promis two things; pulling the US out of Middle East conflicts AND supporting Israel, end the Iran-deal. Those two do not mix very well. The EU could play a major role in getting control on the US-maybe the EU should start acting like grown-ups...(and stop the US from starting a very major conflict).


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Que sera, sera, Whatever will be, will be, The future is not ours to see, Que sera, sera !


Posted By: Technophobe
Date Posted: May 09 2018 at 2:07pm
How?

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Absence of proof is not proof of absence.


Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 09 2018 at 7:09pm
Techno-how ? Good question !Smile! The last thing the US wants is to loose "control" over an EU making their own foreign policy. ("We" as EU should get less dependent on "foreign" energy from both Russia AND the Middle East. "Our"EU-interests do not always coincide with US interests.)

Hal Turner is reporting fierce fighting between Syria and Israel after Israeli attacks. CNN did give it a short mention claiming Iran attacked Israel. RAF taking off from Cyprus ? Israel also targetting Russia in Syria.

https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201805101064305943-explosions-heard-border-sirens-active/" rel="nofollow - https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201805101064305943-explosions-heard-border-sirens-active/ https://southfront.org/breaking-dozens-of-rockets-launched-from-syria-at-israeli-army-positions-in-golan-heights-videos/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/breaking-dozens-of-rockets-launched-from-syria-at-israeli-army-positions-in-golan-heights-videos/ (DJ-in reaction to Israeli shelling)

https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/breaking-israeli-missiles-pound-southern-damascus-massive-explosions-heard-throughout-capital-city/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/breaking-israeli-missiles-pound-southern-damascus-massive-explosions-heard-throughout-capital-city/ and https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/syrian-army-foils-opportunistic-rebel-offensive-in-al-quneitra/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/syrian-army-foils-opportunistic-rebel-offensive-in-al-quneitra/ DJ-That kind of a game: "rebels" not Israel started firing at SAA.

http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2503-breaking-news-missiles-launched-from-israeli-jets-into-syria" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2503-breaking-news-missiles-launched-from-israeli-jets-into-syria
https://www.defconwarningsystem.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=12047&start=130" rel="nofollow - https://www.defconwarningsystem.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=12047&start=130
https://twitter.com/IntelCrab" rel="nofollow - https://twitter.com/IntelCrab Almost daybreak in Syria-fighting decreases for the moment. Unclear what Russia is doing. Defending Iran/Syria or staying out of a confrontation with Israel. No further reports (yet) of western involvement.

https://www.debka.com/golan-under-iranian-attack-al-qods-units-launch-20-rockets-at-idf-positions-no-casualties/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/golan-under-iranian-attack-al-qods-units-launch-20-rockets-at-idf-positions-no-casualties/

DJ-The picture I am getting is that Israel attacked pro-Assad forces-now claim they themselves were attacked. "The west" (US, others ???-jumping in to join the fight. Ultimate goal is regime change in Syria (and Iran, Russia etc. "We(st) want to rule the world.")

This is a very bad development (defcon 4-global, centcom defcon 3)



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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 09 2018 at 10:55pm
http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2503-bulletin-israeli-tanks-open-fire-on-syrian-arab-army-directly-see-bottom-updates-syrians-returning-fire-active-combat-in-progress" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2503-bulletin-israeli-tanks-open-fire-on-syrian-arab-army-directly-see-bottom-updates-syrians-returning-fire-active-combat-in-progress
Hal Turner claiming at least two Russians killed in Syria, several Israeli planes shot down-after Israel (or its proxy) attacked SAA-positions in Syria. (Israeli version"we are innocent", "Iran did it" etc. Israel is working from the Golan Heights-Syrian territory they occupy since 1967-six day war. East of those Golan Heights several "rebels" get aid from both Israel and Jordan. Western media will follow Israeli propaganda.)

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-09/explosions-reported-israel-syria-border-israel-activates-emergency-sirens" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-09/explosions-reported-israel-syria-border-israel-activates-emergency-sirens Trying to evaluate last night-here-events-and the different versions of it.

https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/breaking-syrian-military-launches-new-wave-of-missiles-into-occupied-golan-heights/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/breaking-syrian-military-launches-new-wave-of-missiles-into-occupied-golan-heights/

DJ-Up till a few hours ago I had the hope "Israel only was putting pressure" (to have Putin getting Iran away from Israel borders). Now I am not that optimistic any longer.
-Israel wants air control over Syria-even when that means attacking air defenses from the Russians in Syria
-Israel want Iran out of Syria
-So far it looks like Israel is the only country attacking Syria, counterattacks were limited to Golan Heights
-Israel did use a lot of air-power missiles/planes-Russian air defense showed limited action ?

Most likely the "west" will follow the Israeli claim-Iran attacked Israel. The "west" will get involved.
US/Israeli goal may be a total end of the Iran-deal also by the EU, decrease Iran/Russia influence in region.

Other developments:
-Possible (US ?) strikes against Iran nuclear facilities (partly run by Russia)
-Iran/Saudi "incidents" (of course "Iran agression" while Saudi Arabia is supporting IS, military intervened in Bahrain, fighting a dirty war (with US/UK weapons) in Yemen)
-Hezbollah may decide to start a war from Lebanon against Israel

On may 10 1940 Germany attacked Netherlands, Belgium, Luxemburg, France-78 years later another major conflict is exploding.....




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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 10 2018 at 12:43am
DJ-There is a lot of propaganda from all sides after the fighting may 9/10. 

https://www.debka.com/constant-flow-of-iranian-missiles-replenishes-arms-destroyed-by-israel-including-new-fateh-313/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/constant-flow-of-iranian-missiles-replenishes-arms-destroyed-by-israel-including-new-fateh-313/ DJ-When Iran brings in new missiles from Iran after Israel destroyed the same kind of missiles in Syria-there will be more Israeli military action. Proberbly also in Iran (?)

https://southfront.org/summing-up-facts-and-versions-syrian-israeli-encounter-last-night/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/summing-up-facts-and-versions-syrian-israeli-encounter-last-night/
US supporting Israel (eventhough Israel did attack targets in Syria for over a 100 times-an Iranian pointing a finger at the Golan Heights is "Iranian agression" in western media.)

(Another issue: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-09/has-europe-rebelled" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-09/has-europe-rebelled ), https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-09/europe-buys-more-russian-gas-despite-strained-relations" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-09/europe-buys-more-russian-gas-despite-strained-relations The EU and US disagree on a lot of issues-is putting it mild. https://sputniknews.com/europe/201805101064314245-juncker-eu-replace-us-iran-deal/" rel="nofollow - https://sputniknews.com/europe/201805101064314245-juncker-eu-replace-us-iran-deal/  

Some points from :
http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2503-bulletin-israeli-tanks-open-fire-on-syrian-arab-army-directly-see-bottom-updates-syrians-returning-fire-active-combat-in-progress" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2503-bulletin-israeli-tanks-open-fire-on-syrian-arab-army-directly-see-bottom-updates-syrians-returning-fire-active-combat-in-progress
DJ-When Syria did shoot down Israeli planes and missiles this may effect further "action"-according to some reports 1973-Yom Kipour War did see such military action the last time. This is very major.

Israeli Cabinet in Emergency Meeting DECLARATION OF WAR "LIKELY"

Syrian Army 4th Division Base struck by multiple Israeli missiles.

Israel says they are primarily striking at IRANIAN targets inside Syria but are engaging all "hostiles."

UNCONFIRMED -- UNCONFIRMED reports Syrians may have shot down an Israeli war plane.  UNCONFIRMED

SEVERAL "DIVISION 4" POSITIONS DESTROYED TONIGHT.  DIVISION 4 NEAR DAMASCUS IS ONE OF THE STRONGEST OF THE SYRIAN ARAB ARMY.

 RUSSIAN JETS TAKEOFF FROM HMEYMIM AIR FORCE BASE TO CONFRONT ISRAELI JETS OVER LEBANON!

Electricity completely out in all of Damascus.  Population fleeing in panic.

 

Wave after Wave of Israeli missiles seem to be overwhelming Syrian defenses.  Several Syrian Air Defense sites destroyed and several others now with destroyed RADAR.

 

UPDATE 1:02 AM EDT --

SECOND REPORT OF "MULTIPLE" ISRAELI WAR PLANES SHOT DOWN -- AT LEAST TWO ACCORDING TO REPORTS.

 

 Hezbollah in Lebanon says it is deciding whether or not to attack Israel from Lebanon.

 

UPDATE 1:10 AM EDT THURSDAY 10 MAY 2018 --

Israeli military briefing says 35+ sites inside Syria attacked including Iranian sites and Syrian anti-aircraft batteries.  "We warned the Syrian Army to stay out of this."




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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 10 2018 at 4:04am
http://theduran.com/israel-iran-and-the-newest-international-strikes-in-syria/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/israel-iran-and-the-newest-international-strikes-in-syria/

https://www.debka.com/mivzak/netanyahu-convenes-security-cabinet-later-thursday/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/mivzak/netanyahu-convenes-security-cabinet-later-thursday/

https://www.debka.com/mivzak/russian-sources-28-israeli-planes-fired-60-rockets-on-iranian-targets/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/mivzak/russian-sources-28-israeli-planes-fired-60-rockets-on-iranian-targets/

https://ejmagnier.com/2018/05/04/the-war-on-iran-to-keep-netanyahu-in-power/" rel="nofollow - https://ejmagnier.com/2018/05/04/the-war-on-iran-to-keep-netanyahu-in-power/  and
https://ejmagnier.com/2018/05/01/hezbollah-has-accomplished-its-mission-in-syria-and-is-preparing-to-respond-to-an-israeli-war-on-lebanon/" rel="nofollow - https://ejmagnier.com/2018/05/01/hezbollah-has-accomplished-its-mission-in-syria-and-is-preparing-to-respond-to-an-israeli-war-on-lebanon/

Saudi-Yemen-war:
https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/houthi-rebels-fire-ballistic-missiles-into-saudi-arabia/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/houthi-rebels-fire-ballistic-missiles-into-saudi-arabia/
KSA/US claim Iran giving Houthi's in Yemen support-could become another front. 


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 10 2018 at 7:15am
https://financesonline.com/top-10-oil-producing-countries-in-the-world-wheres-the-greatest-petroleum-dominion/" rel="nofollow - https://financesonline.com/top-10-oil-producing-countries-in-the-world-wheres-the-greatest-petroleum-dominion/ In this list 1=KSA, 2=US, 3=Russia, 4=China and 5=Iran. There are other lists-US #1, Canada#5 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_oil_imports" rel="nofollow - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_oil_imports

Of course this global war is on oil. 

http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/syria-sets-new-rules-for-israeli-strikes.html" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/syria-sets-new-rules-for-israeli-strikes.html

https://sputniknews.com/military/201805101064328493-us-israel-general/" rel="nofollow - https://sputniknews.com/military/201805101064328493-us-israel-general/

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-10/theyre-lying-iran-denies-role-golan-heights-firefight-says-it-does-not-have" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-10/theyre-lying-iran-denies-role-golan-heights-firefight-says-it-does-not-have ;DJ-It looks like Israel made up the story of Iran-agression (Israel attacked Syria over a 100 times)-still the west follows Israels claims of being attacked by Iran. For the rest of the world it is very clear who the agressors are-US-Saudi Arabia-Israel !

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-10/merkel-europe-can-no-longer-rely-us-protect-it" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-10/merkel-europe-can-no-longer-rely-us-protect-it
Germany, Lebanon did take care of over 1 milion refugees, Turkey had to handle over 3 milion-they are not waiting for more US agression-via Israel/Netanyahu who is facing corruption charges.

The US-Saudi-Israel coalition may be looking for support for further military actions-but do not seem to get much international support. http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/05/10/561207/US-Trump-Iran-deal-impeachment-Iran-deal" rel="nofollow - http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/05/10/561207/US-Trump-Iran-deal-impeachment-Iran-deal

DJ-Israel is not finished in Syria fighting Iran. They may be planning more attacks even with Russia making clear Israel should stop. Iran is invited by Assad in Syria-has a big job in Syria-is no risk for Israel !


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 10 2018 at 1:18pm
https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/israeli-dm-says-lebanon-under-the-control-of-hezbollah/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/israeli-dm-says-lebanon-under-the-control-of-hezbollah/ DJ-Israel does not respect Lebanese airspace, considers hezbollah as an Iran-proxy-next target ?

Israel very active in Israel/Lebanon sky, also more military on the move to the Golan. I-DJ-would not be surprised if there is a major false flag-trying to push the EU out of the Iran-deal-hoping to get more support for further military steps against Iran. 

https://twitter.com/IntelCrab" rel="nofollow - https://twitter.com/IntelCrab
https://twitter.com/ELINTNews" rel="nofollow - https://twitter.com/ELINTNews
https://www.defconwarningsystem.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=12061&start=10" rel="nofollow - https://www.defconwarningsystem.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=12061&start=10

Most likely Hal Turner will bring further updates-I-DJ-would be surprised if there was no more violence in the region.
https://syria.liveuamap.com/" rel="nofollow - https://syria.liveuamap.com/

http://theduran.com/war-iran-logic-trump-regime-change-policy/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/war-iran-logic-trump-regime-change-policy/
DJ-a major attack on Iran could start a further-major-escalation.



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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 10 2018 at 11:20pm
DJ-No major military activity this night-I can imagine Israel is preparing an "Iran-attack on Israeli Arabs" so "the world"can unite against "evil Iran"-the US-Saudi-Israel goal is regime change in Iran. 

https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/erdogan-putin-discuss-iran-deal-syria-escalation-in-phone-call/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/erdogan-putin-discuss-iran-deal-syria-escalation-in-phone-call/ ,
https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/israel-and-iran-may-see-another-confrontation-as-syrian-troops-prepare-for-southern-syria-offensive/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/israel-and-iran-may-see-another-confrontation-as-syrian-troops-prepare-for-southern-syria-offensive/
DJ-The Turkey-Iran-Russia coalition on Syria is still functioning. With many "rebel"pockets in Syria under pro-Assad control the war will move to Turkish, US, Israeli "zones".

http://theduran.com/eu-claims-to-stand-by-jcpoa-with-iran-should-not-be-taken-seriously-heres-why/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/eu-claims-to-stand-by-jcpoa-with-iran-should-not-be-taken-seriously-heres-why/ DJ-Will "the world" be able to unite and put sanctions on the US ? (The US is putting sanctions a.o. on Russia-Iran-China a major market for the EU. The US now also putting sanctions on EU companies working in/with Iran-also sanctions for EU companies working with Nordstream, Crimea-bridge etc. The EU has to "spent more on military" meaning buying US weapons like the F35 "corrosion/corruption"-there must be a limit to the serfdom of EU politicians.)

http://thesaker.is/the-skripals-will-most-likely-never-be-allowed-to-talk/" rel="nofollow - http://thesaker.is/the-skripals-will-most-likely-never-be-allowed-to-talk/

DJ-"The west" is not that united any longer. From international trade(wars) to climate change, the Iran-deal, Russian energy (Nordstream 1+2, Turkstream) there is disagreement. Europe is willing to work with China on the New Silk Road-for the EU the Asia-market-with 4 billion consumers-is way to important-it is our future-even if that would mean "other"relations with the US.


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 11 2018 at 5:19am
A growing EU-US crisis. "F..k the EU" seems to be a US foreign policy-unacceptable for the EU. Disagreement on the Ukraine-EU Misk-agreement sabotaged by the US delivering Javelin-anti tank weapons to the Kiev-junta, the Paris-climate agreement Trump/US stepped out of and now the Iran-deal.
DJ-For Syria there are TWO peaceprocesses-one with the US in Geneva, the other-so far-Russia-Iran-Turkey the Astana peace-proces. 

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-11/merkel-trumps-decision-damages-trust-international-order" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-11/merkel-trumps-decision-damages-trust-international-order DJ-The US goal is regime change in Syria, Iran, Russia-the EU goal is global trade-without EU companies getting US sanctions for deals with Russia, Iran, China etc. 

http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2511-assad-syrian-war-could-escalate-into-world-war-three" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2511-assad-syrian-war-could-escalate-into-world-war-three DJ-The EU (including the UK) went beyond their interests to apeace the US in the Iran-deal. France and UK joining the US in an illegal attack on false grounds april-14 on Syria, willing to include stronger terms on the Iran-deal-still not enough for Israel and Trump.

https://southfront.org/towards-armenian-maidan/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/towards-armenian-maidan/ Russia will not accept any further US regime changes. The EU can not deal with "refugees as a weapon of mass destruction" caused by the US. 

DJ-Most likely behind closed doors there is a major EU/NATO crisis. How to deal with Turkey and the Turkish relation/partner-ship with Russia and Iran ? Turkey now sending refugees from Syria overland via Greece. Can the EU-with Russia and China-save the Iran-deal/prevent a major Middle East war (with more refugees)? 

The way Trump treated/betrayed 3M (May, Macron, Merkel) -US insults- may have crossed a red line. Even the UK needs Russian energy-is not waiting for US sanctions for companies working on pipelines for Russian energy (like Turkstream, Nordstream-2). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerhard_Schr%C3%B6der" rel="nofollow - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerhard_Schr%C3%B6der Former "PM" of Germany is now working for Nordstream AG and Rosneft. 

The Asia-Market is the future for the EU-when the US is trying to block that it may come to a "f..k the US" in reaction.

https://www.debka.com/mivzak/damascus-foresees-next-iranian-israeli-clash-in-the-south/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/mivzak/damascus-foresees-next-iranian-israeli-clash-in-the-south/ and https://www.debka.com/iran-will-quit-nuclear-deal-restart-enrichment-ramp-up-military-tension/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/iran-will-quit-nuclear-deal-restart-enrichment-ramp-up-military-tension/  DJ-When Iran believes the US-Saudi-Israel plan is regimechange in Tehran-the EU unable to stop that agenda-Iran better prepare for war. (Israel may have up to 200 nuclear weapons, Saudi Arabia is working on it-with US help-King Salman may have a "private nuclear weapon" in/via Pakistan. Just like North Korea, Iran could ask for Russian/China (and Pakistan ?) "protection")

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-10/europes-shakespearean-response-iran-sanctions-new-word-unisolationism" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-10/europes-shakespearean-response-iran-sanctions-new-word-unisolationism
https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/france-germany-want-to-stick-to-iran-deal-vow-pushback-against-u-s-sanctions/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/france-germany-want-to-stick-to-iran-deal-vow-pushback-against-u-s-sanctions/


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 11 2018 at 1:22pm
DJ-North Korea, Iran with nuclear weapons is World War 3 for US, Saudi nukes "no problem" https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-11/watch-white-house-respond-when-questioned-about-saudis-getting-nukes-iran" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-11/watch-white-house-respond-when-questioned-about-saudis-getting-nukes-iran and https://southfront.org/watch-the-white-house-respond-when-questioned-about-saudis-getting-nukes-but-iran/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/watch-the-white-house-respond-when-questioned-about-saudis-getting-nukes-but-iran/ (DJ-How can one have a serious foreign policy with the US as a partner ? )

DJ-USI (US-Saudi-Israel) NEED a major crisis to get more support for regime change in Syria, Iran, Russia

http://theduran.com/vassals-no-longer-merkel-macron-advocate-european-sovereignty/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/vassals-no-longer-merkel-macron-advocate-european-sovereignty/ ,
http://theduran.com/eu-must-replace-the-us-says-european-commission-chief/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/eu-must-replace-the-us-says-european-commission-chief/
DJ-The EU/Europe had enough chances to make a difference-but failed time after time-in Yugoslavia, Iraq, Ukraine, Syria, Yemen....

https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/us-backed-forces-open-fire-on-unidentified-aggressor-near-deir-ezzor-city/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/us-backed-forces-open-fire-on-unidentified-aggressor-near-deir-ezzor-city/ and https://southfront.org/us-backed-forces-respond-to-attack-by-unidentified-force-from-western-bank-of-euphrates/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/us-backed-forces-respond-to-attack-by-unidentified-force-from-western-bank-of-euphrates/

translation; "respond to attack" = US forces again attacked the Syrian Arab Army in Syria (against any international law-the US is illegal in Syria)

On the Russia-israel relation:
https://www.globalresearch.ca/russias-unspoken-relationship-with-israel/5640007" rel="nofollow - https://www.globalresearch.ca/russias-unspoken-relationship-with-israel/5640007
(DJ-Russian is the second language in Israel, over 10% of Israel population has Russian background)


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 12 2018 at 1:28am
Hal Turner answers the quastion why Israel stopped after the first wave(s) of attacks may 10. (Although Hal Turner reported several Israeli planes were shot down above Syria-no photo's showed up-so that was most likely propaganda. What did work on the Israeli side was their propaganda-they 'were attacked by Iran"-eventhough the evidence/situation indicates the opposite; Israel attacked Syrian arab army positions east of the Golan heights-when Syria reacted Israel claimed "an Iran attack"-western media/governments did accept the Israeli lies. Pro-Assad forces still have a priority in getting Syria under control-they are not waiting for a war with Israel.)

Hal Turner: (article behind paywall):
Friday, 11 May 2018 23:38

A senior Iranian cleric said on Friday that if Israel acts "foolishly," Tel Aviv and Haifa would be destroyed.  Sadly, the ill-advised Israeli preemptive attack upon Syrian and Iranian forces has handed the Iranians the keys to do exactly that.

The Israeli attack earlier this week has proven to be an unmitigated disaster, not only for Israel, but for the U.S. and NATO as well.  You see, the Israelis used advanced American military technology and hit targets that were intentionally set up and waiting to be hit; because they were surrounded by signals intelligence gear to grab -- and instantly relay -- CRUCIAL military secrets before the bombs actually struck.

America and NATO now have a military technology NIGHTMARE on our hands, thanks to Israel.

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-11/israel-now-faces-new-rules-engagement-syria" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-11/israel-now-faces-new-rules-engagement-syria




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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 12 2018 at 4:14am
Several German ministers, Merkel, visiting Russia-reopening the Minsk-talks on Ukraine, EU-Russia talks on Syria (both WITHOUT the US !!!!) http://theduran.com/germany-begs-russia-to-pick-up-the-torch-that-us-has-dropped/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/germany-begs-russia-to-pick-up-the-torch-that-us-has-dropped/

Trump threatened Germany with import tarifs on 1,3 million German cars sold in the US-what he did not know is that Volkswagen, Mercedes, BMW build those cars in US and Mexico-within NAFTA. http://thesaker.is/mrs-merkel-goes-to-warshington-nothing-happens-but-that-means-something/" rel="nofollow - http://thesaker.is/mrs-merkel-goes-to-warshington-nothing-happens-but-that-means-something/ The US is a major debt to Germany, China, Japan-why give credit to a bankrupt US economy ?

Iran signing treaties with Russia, EAEU, China, Turkey on trade (in local currencies no $ or €) http://theduran.com/russia-eaeu-draft-free-trade-deal-with-iran/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/russia-eaeu-draft-free-trade-deal-with-iran/ see also https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-11/us-public-support-iran-deal-reaches-all-time-high" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-11/us-public-support-iran-deal-reaches-all-time-high (DJ-Even in Israel proberbly mixed feelings on the Iran-deal, anti-Assad-policies.)

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-11/army-major-warns-dont-poke-dragon-war-china-would-be-unnecessary-disaster" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-11/army-major-warns-dont-poke-dragon-war-china-would-be-unnecessary-disaster

DJ-The US is NOT in a strong position, breaking all kind of agreements-with a.o. the EU is very unwise !


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 12 2018 at 1:12pm
http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/countdown-to-war-on-iran.html" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/countdown-to-war-on-iran.html

https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/russia-calls-on-britain-to-join-syria-peace-talks/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/russia-calls-on-britain-to-join-syria-peace-talks/

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-12/trumps-ten-lies-response-iran-nuclear-agreement-speech" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-12/trumps-ten-lies-response-iran-nuclear-agreement-speech and https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-12/israeli-intelligence-officers-singing-persian-song-leaked-viral-video-exposes" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-12/israeli-intelligence-officers-singing-persian-song-leaked-viral-video-exposes

https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/lebanons-berri-warns-us-israel-about-attacking-syria-again/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/lebanons-berri-warns-us-israel-about-attacking-syria-again/

https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/israel-bombards-gaza-targeting-an-electricity-generator/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/israel-bombards-gaza-targeting-an-electricity-generator/

https://www.rt.com/news/426550-spiegel-trump-cover-iran/" rel="nofollow - https://www.rt.com/news/426550-spiegel-trump-cover-iran/ and http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/05/12/561512/Is-Trump-regime-losing-its-most-loyal-European-partners" rel="nofollow - http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/05/12/561512/Is-Trump-regime-losing-its-most-loyal-European-partners

https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201805121064390540-iraq-parliamentary-election-daesh-defeat/" rel="nofollow - https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201805121064390540-iraq-parliamentary-election-daesh-defeat/ - https://www.debka.com/by-winning-baghdad-vote-iran-could-recoup-losses-from-us-israeli-beatings/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/by-winning-baghdad-vote-iran-could-recoup-losses-from-us-israeli-beatings/




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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 12 2018 at 9:46pm
More articles describing the same insanity;

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-12/trumps-pyrrhic-victory-us-opts-path-can-only-lead-war" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-12/trumps-pyrrhic-victory-us-opts-path-can-only-lead-war

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-12/trumps-neocon-folly-goodbye-nuke-deal-hello-global-debt-crisis" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-12/trumps-neocon-folly-goodbye-nuke-deal-hello-global-debt-crisis

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-12/un-chief-nuclear-inspector-abruptly-resigns-iran-fm-embarks-global-tour-salvage" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-12/un-chief-nuclear-inspector-abruptly-resigns-iran-fm-embarks-global-tour-salvage and http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2519-breaking-news-iran-says-western-officials-were-bribed-to-approve-iran-nuke-deal-threaten-to-reveal-names-and-amounts" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2519-breaking-news-iran-says-western-officials-were-bribed-to-approve-iran-nuke-deal-threaten-to-reveal-names-and-amounts (Israeli PR-firm doing it's dirty work-anyone in favor of the Iran-deal is corrupt-claim-without proof)

http://theduran.com/chinas-trade-with-iran-to-continue-unhindered-opens-rail-link/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/chinas-trade-with-iran-to-continue-unhindered-opens-rail-link/

http://theduran.com/trump-destroying-and-dismantling-everything-says-eu-foreign-policy-chief/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/trump-destroying-and-dismantling-everything-says-eu-foreign-policy-chief/ -DJ-The EU can make a difference, question is will they ?

As several articles indicate the USI (US-Saudi-Israel) coalition is in need for a "major false flag" to "unite the world aghainst evil" (Syria, Iran, Russia, China etc.) With western mass media in control of companies that make money out of wars "alternative media/internet" have to do a job-even when censorship on real/fake-news is on the rise.


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 14 2018 at 10:44pm
Gaza

http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/trumps-family-applauds-zionist-massacre-of-palestinians-in-gaza.html#" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/trumps-family-applauds-zionist-massacre-of-palestinians-in-gaza.html# , https://www.debka.com/hamas-schedules-palestinian-riots-in-jerusalem-west-bank-tuesday-mulls-rocket-fire-from-gaza/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/hamas-schedules-palestinian-riots-in-jerusalem-west-bank-tuesday-mulls-rocket-fire-from-gaza/ and https://www.debka.com/mivzak/162533/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/mivzak/162533/ Israel claim Iran behind Gaza-protests. https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/death-toll-in-gaza-rises-to-59/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/death-toll-in-gaza-rises-to-59/

DJ-In dealing with violent protests, riots, there is a proportionate way to react-tear-gas, rubber bullets, drones-and than there is a disproportionate way to react-mass murder by snipers. Israel is not helping itself by treating Palestinians/Arabs as "sub-humans". The US giving blind support to Netanyahu keeps further damaging US global interests. (One could see a relationship between black-lives-matter and Palestinian-lives matter. Eventhough most western countries have problems with integration of minorities-killing them on a massive scale is unacceptable !)

http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/the-kingmaker-is-back-muqtada-al-sadr-wins-the-election-in-iraq.html#" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/the-kingmaker-is-back-muqtada-al-sadr-wins-the-election-in-iraq.html#

http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/john-bolton-once-sabotaged-a-deal-with-north-korea-he-will-try-to-repeat-that.html#" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/john-bolton-once-sabotaged-a-deal-with-north-korea-he-will-try-to-repeat-that.html#

Afghanistan may see increased Russian, Chinese, Iran (and Pakistan) influence to contain (the US proxy) IS. In Indonesia-Surabaya there is also an increase of IS activities. One could put a link with improving Indonesia relations with Russia-and the US reacting with IS terrorism. 

https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/iraq-coordinated-attack-on-isis-with-syrian-authorities-expert/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/iraq-coordinated-attack-on-isis-with-syrian-authorities-expert/ DJ-Iran, Iraq, Syria and Russia have a joint HQ in Baghdad to fight IS-they also claim the US is responsible for IS. 

DJ-The US-Saudi_Israel coalition may be heading for a conflict with most other countries around the globe. https://southfront.org/world-reacts-to-terrible-massacre-in-gaza-israel-kills-52-injures-2410-palestinian-protesters/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/world-reacts-to-terrible-massacre-in-gaza-israel-kills-52-injures-2410-palestinian-protesters/ Moving the US embassy to Jerusalem, the US getting out of the Iran-deal is the US sending the world a "f..k you" signal. 

http://theduran.com/russias-v-americas-records-on-democracy-and-on-whistleblowers-safety/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/russias-v-americas-records-on-democracy-and-on-whistleblowers-safety/  and http://thesaker.is/america-spends-about-half-of-worlds-military-expenditures/" rel="nofollow - http://thesaker.is/america-spends-about-half-of-worlds-military-expenditures/ DJ-The US is spending more money on the Military-Industrial-Complex (and corruption) than the ten next countries put together. DJ-For the US wars seems to be a bussinessmodel for profit. You invest in a conflict to make a living.


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 15 2018 at 8:23am
After the Gaza-mass murder:

https://www.thesouthafrican.com/anc-trump-israel-massacre-palestinians/" rel="nofollow - https://www.thesouthafrican.com/anc-trump-israel-massacre-palestinians/ ,
https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201805151064473770-netanyahu-erdogan-gaza-protests/" rel="nofollow - https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201805151064473770-netanyahu-erdogan-gaza-protests/

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/49415.htm" rel="nofollow - http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/49415.htm
Snipers shooting at demonstrators is not "a clash".

http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2528-breaking-turkey-ejects-israel-ambassador-over-gaza-killings-french-gov-t-says-explosive-situation-could-lead-to-war" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2528-breaking-turkey-ejects-israel-ambassador-over-gaza-killings-french-gov-t-says-explosive-situation-could-lead-to-war

https://www.debka.com/mivzak/israeli-arab-supreme-body-calls-general-strike-for-wednesday/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/mivzak/israeli-arab-supreme-body-calls-general-strike-for-wednesday/

Al Sadr wins iraq-election http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/49416.htm" rel="nofollow - http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/49416.htm


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 15 2018 at 12:05pm
https://www.rt.com/news/426827-north-korea-threaten-talks-trump/" rel="nofollow - https://www.rt.com/news/426827-north-korea-threaten-talks-trump/

In Iraq an anti-US government is to be expected, Turkey did pull back ambassodors from Israel and US. In Syria more and more proof on how IS did get its weapons is showing up. 

Earlier false claims of chemical attacks by Assad were enough for Israel/US to bomb targets in Syria-including Iran and Russian targets.

Israel did murder Palestinians by the dozens-the whole world could see it-the US claims this was "self-defence". Most likely there will be a reaction....

There is no point for North Korea to have talks with the US as long as the US breaks all the deals they sign. The international community most likely "is not very pleased" with the present US !


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Que sera, sera, Whatever will be, will be, The future is not ours to see, Que sera, sera !


Posted By: carbon20
Date Posted: May 15 2018 at 2:36pm
i dont know if MURDER is the correct word here DJ.

most of these people are illiterate,they know nothing of history ,they only believe that Jerusalem and the whole of Israel is their's,

ask them where they were when it was Built,

or where they were when the Jews killed Jesus Christ,

or where they were when the Jews rose up aginst the Roman OCCUPIERS,
after the death of Christ,(remember it was the priests that condemned Christ to death not the people,the Roman's only carried it out)

and were slaughtered,

what people need to know and REMEMBER is...........

 the JEWS will never let themselves be lead to the 

GAS CHAMBERS AGAIN.............

and anyone that takes them on are very very foolish.............




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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 15 2018 at 7:49pm
carbon20-I do not know if (all) Palestinians from Gaza are "stupid", Palestinians have a reputation of being relatively well educated. 

Even when they were the most stupid people in the world that does not give anybody the right to kill them on this massive scale. There are better ways of crowd-control ! There have been much more serious riots in Europe and elsewere https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_bloc" rel="nofollow - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_bloc .

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-15/caitlin-johnstone-15-thoughts-about-israel" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-15/caitlin-johnstone-15-thoughts-about-israel

Besides the Palestinians-a lot of Israeli's are not Jewish. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographics_of_Israel" rel="nofollow - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographics_of_Israel (describing people with Israeli nationality- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographics_of_Israel#Non-citizens" rel="nofollow - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographics_of_Israel#Non-citizens -the number of non-Jewish Israeli's is a problem for a state that claims to need a Jewish majority. From time to time non-Jews are deported to keep the Jewish population in majority. )

When you go back in history the Palestinians once were named https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philistines" rel="nofollow - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philistines . History alone can not solve the conflict Israel is facing. The mass murder, genocide, by the nazi's was just one of many genocides in the last century. Israel could play a major role in the Middle East when they would manage to get good relations with all their neighbours-the policies of the State of Israel did seek conflict not solutions.


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Posted By: carbon20
Date Posted: May 15 2018 at 8:37pm
There will never be peace ,these people are hell bent on destroying the state of Israel and all the Jew's, this is a stated fact by Iran, 

What would you do if your next door neighbour threatend to kill you and all your family

All of this is because,of  the temple mount ,that the Jew's built, the Muslim's, believe that Mohamed asended into heaven after flying to Jerusalem on a flying horse,where he met, God, Moses, Jesus,Abraham ,then he desended, got back on his flying horse and flew away,this is "the night journey"

whoever controls the temple mount on the return of God are the chosen people.

This religion stuff is what is driving this, and driving wars as its always done.....


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12 Monkeys...............
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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 16 2018 at 12:52am
carbon20-when you define "peace" as "no war" the Middle East did have some sort of peace in a way of co-existence between Syria and Israel. They did not attack each other. Although many conflicts go back thousends of years-certainly in the Middle East with Persia, Egypt, Alexander-the-Great and the (East) Roman Empire being main actors-and the Jews and Kurds being almost permanent in some sort of conflict-I do believe peace in the Middle East is possible (and maybe even soon). 

When all countries in the region are willing to accept cooperation and development as a bases for "the best of all"-peace might be within reach. Israel can be a main player-just like Lebanon (and Turkey) as a link to the EU for Syria, Jordan and Iran. 

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-15/paul-craig-roberts-putins-strategy-finally-beginning-work" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-15/paul-craig-roberts-putins-strategy-finally-beginning-work
https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-15/us-and-europe-go-separate-ways-pursuing-divergent-goals" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-15/us-and-europe-go-separate-ways-pursuing-divergent-goals
https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-15/whats-trumps-real-trade-target-china-or-europe" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-15/whats-trumps-real-trade-target-china-or-europe
https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-15/europe-seeking-practical-solution-salvage-iran-deal" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-15/europe-seeking-practical-solution-salvage-iran-deal

DJ-The EU "needs new inspiration"-the generation that know "war as an alternative for cooperation" is getting small. China-Russia-Iran-Pakistan are working on all kind of initiatives for more trade with the EU. The US seems to be isolating itself. Wether the EU-or main EU countries/blocks (Euro-countries, or a "German-led block including Germany, Austria, Netherlands-maybe Belgium, Finland), like it or not they have to take their own stand in international affairs. 

Already for energy the EU has to deal with Russia for oil/gas-a lot of Solar panels come from China. EU wants to get rid of fossil fuels at a certain moment. International cooperation with a multitude of countries in Asia and Africa may be good for all-a "win-win-scenario". 

The Middle East needs stabilization and rebuilding after wars. Israel is in desperate need for improving regional relations (or face getting fully dependent on a far away US). 

In a "best scenario" EurAsia and Africa will get good economic and political ties to deal with all kind of problems-from migration to climate crisis, from water to energy and infrastructure. 

The "worst case"scenario is wars without an end-human suffering on a scale unimaginable.....


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Posted By: carbon20
Date Posted: May 16 2018 at 1:45am
I fear the latter DJ.......we unfortunately are powerless.......

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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 16 2018 at 1:22pm
https://sputniknews.com/world/201805161064498620-eu-dollar-iran/" rel="nofollow - https://sputniknews.com/world/201805161064498620-eu-dollar-iran/ DJ Although a limited number of Euro-countries buy a limited amount of oil from Iran-this is opening the door for more energy/trade deals around the globe outside the US-petro-dollar system. ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modern_gold_dinar" rel="nofollow - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modern_gold_dinar , https://www.globalresearch.ca/hillary-emails-reveal-nato-killed-gaddafi-to-stop-libyan-creation-of-gold-backed-currency/5594742" rel="nofollow - https://www.globalresearch.ca/hillary-emails-reveal-nato-killed-gaddafi-to-stop-libyan-creation-of-gold-backed-currency/5594742 )

Syria

https://southfront.org/israel-u-s-prepare-for-further-attacks-on-syria/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/israel-u-s-prepare-for-further-attacks-on-syria/ ,
https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-may-16-2018-syrian-army-liberates-dozens-of-villages-in-rastan-pocket/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-may-16-2018-syrian-army-liberates-dozens-of-villages-in-rastan-pocket/ ,
https://southfront.org/russian-turkish-and-iranian-forces-will-open-key-highway-in-idlib-governorate-report/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/russian-turkish-and-iranian-forces-will-open-key-highway-in-idlib-governorate-report/

DJ-In Syria basicly three fronts left:
NW "Turkish sector" with lots of infighting between several (jihadi) groups
SW "Israeli sector", IS, al nusra/al quada-east of Golan heights
East "US" sector with (most) in the north Kurdish groups, in the south Arab-tribes (that had to work with IS to survive-now work with the US to survive-will work with pro-Assad forces to survive. Iraq already active in SouthEast Syria, Turkey may get active in North East Syria. 
In West Syria the goal is to reopen main roads and bordercrossings to Jordan, Iraq.

https://www.debka.com/russian-heavy-golan-1000-rocket-launchers-for-assad-kalibr-cruise-missiles-off-shore/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/russian-heavy-golan-1000-rocket-launchers-for-assad-kalibr-cruise-missiles-off-shore/ (DJ-The Mediterranean Sea could be a fourth front)

Korea

http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/north-korea-may-cancel-summit-over-boltons-absurd-demands.html" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/north-korea-may-cancel-summit-over-boltons-absurd-demands.html
DJ-Since there is no point in any serious talks with the present US government there will be no further talks with the US.
Most likely a sort of Iran-deal with Russia, China, the EU (and India, some SE-Asia countries ?)-next to the Moon-Putin-Plan will be discussed. (Problem is the US presence in East Asia-maybe a new Japanese government, Australia (not M.Turnbull) may get involved. 
First goal would be to put pressure on the US to seriously reduce its presence in South Korea. 

Gaza

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/246020" rel="nofollow - http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/246020
International Criminal Court will investigate Gaza"actions"


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 16 2018 at 10:15pm
EU-US crisis:

https://www.thestar.com/news/world/2018/05/16/eu-chief-lashes-out-at-trump-amid-new-push-to-save-iran-deal.html" rel="nofollow - https://www.thestar.com/news/world/2018/05/16/eu-chief-lashes-out-at-trump-amid-new-push-to-save-iran-deal.html and http://theduran.com/how-crude-could-europe-dump-the-dollar-in-energy-trade-with-iran/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/how-crude-could-europe-dump-the-dollar-in-energy-trade-with-iran/
https://sputniknews.com/business/201805171064530201-eaeu-iran-sign-free-trade-zone-agreement/" rel="nofollow - https://sputniknews.com/business/201805171064530201-eaeu-iran-sign-free-trade-zone-agreement/

US-Japan crisis:

https://sputniknews.com/business/201805171064530026-japan-retaliate-usa-tariffs/" rel="nofollow - https://sputniknews.com/business/201805171064530026-japan-retaliate-usa-tariffs/

US-China crisis

https://sputniknews.com/asia/201805161064526620-defense-bill-taiwan-us-push/" rel="nofollow - https://sputniknews.com/asia/201805161064526620-defense-bill-taiwan-us-push/
"Push back China"-with an end to US-NK talks on its way...

US-Turkey crisis:

http://thesaker.is/iran-turkey-russia-issue-joint-statement-on-syria/" rel="nofollow - http://thesaker.is/iran-turkey-russia-issue-joint-statement-on-syria/
(DJ-One goal for NATO is to sell US weapons-even when they do not work well. Turkey even thinking of buying S-400 from Russia goes against US-wars-for-profit-principle.)

Hal Turner:

In an absolutely STUNNING series of developments today, President Recypt Erdogan of Turkey stated bluntly "Turkey will not allow Israel to steal Jerusalem from Palestinians."   Shortly thereafter, Erdogan tasked his military to begin drawing-up certain "plans" for Israel!

MORE SHOCKING, my sources in the US told me directly the White House has tasked the Pentagon to "have contingency plans for Turkey."   Such a statement, made in the context of the Pentagon means "Plan for the use of force."



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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 21 2018 at 12:07am
DJ-Both the EU and India can play a major role in finding a new global balance. 

India:

https://www.rt.com/news/427263-russia-india-talks-modi-putin/" rel="nofollow - https://www.rt.com/news/427263-russia-india-talks-modi-putin/ Russia has been India's main weapons supplier for decades. Now India want to make (and export) more weapons themselves. The US is putting pressure on India to stop buying Russian weapons (and send money to US weapon-producers running the US). https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/russian-made-su-30-manages-to-detect-top-chinese-stealth-jet/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/russian-made-su-30-manages-to-detect-top-chinese-stealth-jet/ Part of complications between Russia and India are China and Iran. http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/05/20/562345/India-says-Iran-sanctions-threaten-Afghan-corridor" rel="nofollow - http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/05/20/562345/India-says-Iran-sanctions-threaten-Afghan-corridor

DJ-When India wants to show itself to be able to play a major role in Asia it is wrong to believe that India will allow the US to dominate India. More likely India will try to find a new balance in relations both with Russia, China and India but also with "smaller partners" like Iran, Turkey, Japan. (There was US-India disagreement on Miyamar recently-the US does not seem to put much attention to motives of its partners-rather pushes the US vision on its allies. If the US does not change that the US will loose both India and the EU !)

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-20/russias-navy-establishes-permanent-presence-mediterranean-sea" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-20/russias-navy-establishes-permanent-presence-mediterranean-sea DJ-Not only in Syria both also ports in Algeria, Libya, Egypt, Cyprus, Greece and (quite likely) Turkey may provide facilities to the Russian Navy.)

EU

http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/05/20/562306/Iran-deal-US-Trump-Europe-blocking-statute" rel="nofollow - http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/05/20/562306/Iran-deal-US-Trump-Europe-blocking-statute , https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201805211064637316-iran-eu-nuclear-deal/" rel="nofollow - https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201805211064637316-iran-eu-nuclear-deal/
DJ-Iran plays a major role for India, China and EU as a trading post between Asia and Europe. 

http://theduran.com/dutch-companies-set-to-expand-business-with-iran-in-spite-of-us-sanctions/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/dutch-companies-set-to-expand-business-with-iran-in-spite-of-us-sanctions/ (Goes for many smaller European companies-acces to Iran means acces to Asia.)

http://theduran.com/european-national-sovereignty-under-threat-over-iran/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/european-national-sovereignty-under-threat-over-iran/

https://www.rt.com/news/427088-putin-merkel-meeting-sochi/" rel="nofollow - https://www.rt.com/news/427088-putin-merkel-meeting-sochi/ Merkel has to regain a leading role as speaking for the EU (or at least the major part of it-Macron is only speaking for France). The EU and Russia share interest in Iran-deal, Minsk-peace-talks on Ukraine, energy, peaceproces on Syria-basicly both agreeing that the US has no longer a constructive role in those processes. (Only is putting sanctions on EU companies working with Iran, Nordstream, US providing weapons to Ukraine, Syria "rebels" etc.)

http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/syria-sitrep-liberating-the-m5-lifeline.html" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/syria-sitrep-liberating-the-m5-lifeline.html
DJ-I would not be surprised when the EU, Russia and China would work together in reconstruction projects in Syria.

http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/trumps-threat-of-total-decimation-of-north-korea-makes-a-deal-impossible-.html#" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/trumps-threat-of-total-decimation-of-north-korea-makes-a-deal-impossible-.html#

DJ-The US has to find a more constructive role or is losing its global position.


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 23 2018 at 1:40pm
http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/a-dive-into-washingtons-swamp-.html#" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/a-dive-into-washingtons-swamp-.html# The US is getting paid by Saudi Arabia (UAE, Israel ?) to start a war with Iran. 

http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2570-u-s-congress-debates-war-with-iran" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2570-u-s-congress-debates-war-with-iran and http://www.whatdoesitmean.com/index2569.htm" rel="nofollow - http://www.whatdoesitmean.com/index2569.htm (Israel claiming North Korea providing Iran and Syria with "weapons of mass destruction" (Iraq-2003 part 2)"whatdoesitmean" or Hal Turner may not always be the best sources.)

https://southfront.org/iranian-forces-will-not-participate-in-any-operation-in-daraa-iranian-official/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/iranian-forces-will-not-participate-in-any-operation-in-daraa-iranian-official/ and https://southfront.org/in-maps-possible-objectives-of-first-phase-of-expected-syrian-army-advance-in-daraa-province/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/in-maps-possible-objectives-of-first-phase-of-expected-syrian-army-advance-in-daraa-province/ Syria and Russia try to make a deal with "rebels" in SW Syria while preparing military action. (DJ-Israel did support both al quaida-linked and IS "rebels" https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201805221064685813-syria-militants-arms-depots-video/" rel="nofollow - https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201805221064685813-syria-militants-arms-depots-video/ so did NATO) https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201805231064736468-israel-warns-syria-not-to-attack-planes/" rel="nofollow - https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201805231064736468-israel-warns-syria-not-to-attack-planes/ Israel is preparing further airstrikes (DJ-All the rebels have to do is shoot at Israel-after that Israel claims Damascus is responsible for everything coming from Syria-even when the rebels use amo provided by Israel..)

In NW Syria Russia-Iran-Turkey agreed on handing over a main road connecting Turkey to Damascus to the pro-Assad government. Eventhough Erdogan is still against Assad-he wants Syria to stay united to avoid a Kurdish state. (Still Erdogan might "stay" for a longer period in some border area's in Iraq and Syria to fight with the Kurds. There are stories that in Afrin/NW Syria Turkey wants to move the more than 2 million Syrian refugees presently in Turkey).

https://www.debka.com/mivzak/a-secret-iranian-long-range-missile-facility-reportedly-discovered/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/mivzak/a-secret-iranian-long-range-missile-facility-reportedly-discovered/ and https://www.debka.com/a-syrian-hizballah-buildup-for-a-leap-on-jordans-border-cause-for-us-israeli-concern/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/a-syrian-hizballah-buildup-for-a-leap-on-jordans-border-cause-for-us-israeli-concern/ DJ-Russia may be informing Israel on major moves in SW Syria to stop Israel from coming to support "its rebels". 

http://theduran.com/mike-pompeo-hurls-assassination-charges-iran/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/mike-pompeo-hurls-assassination-charges-iran/ Turkey has NW Syria under control by agreement with Russia, Iran, Syria. Israel will loose influence/control in SW Syria. The last operation to restore Syria will be against the US backed groups in East Syria (most Kurfdish). I would not be surprised when Turkey-still a NATO ally- would play a major role in that operation (maybe in coordination with Iraq ?). 


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 24 2018 at 2:16am
https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-23/emerging-china-iran-pakistan-alliance-directed-decidedly-against-united-states" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-23/emerging-china-iran-pakistan-alliance-directed-decidedly-against-united-states and http://theduran.com/india-threatens-retaliatory-countermeasures-to-us-metals-tariffs/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/india-threatens-retaliatory-countermeasures-to-us-metals-tariffs/ , https://sputniknews.com/europe/201805241064748173-merkel-germany-eu-iran-deal/" rel="nofollow - https://sputniknews.com/europe/201805241064748173-merkel-germany-eu-iran-deal/

DJ-I do not know how the US-trump-thinks the US can remain a global power when that US is starting conflicts with allies. 

-On Iran, both India, China and the EU see it as an East-West trading post. India wants to invest in Iran to avoid having to make deals with Pakistan. Both India and China want to get more control on Afghanistan. (The only way to get peace there is to kick out the US (and NATO)-most likely China-Pakistan-Iran and Russia are working on plans for doing so. The US is transporting IS-fighters from Syria and Libya to use them against Russia and China, Iran, Pakistan.) https://www.debka.com/if-iran-resumes-enrichment-the-us-and-israel-poised-to-attack-its-facilities/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/if-iran-resumes-enrichment-the-us-and-israel-poised-to-attack-its-facilities/ (DJ-Since there is not much international support for a war with Iran US-Saudi-Israel (USI) may start their "private war"-any USI-military action against Iran could speed up processes further damaging the US. (Russia-China could cooperate to "push" the US navy out of area's close to Iran/Syria.)

-Turkey https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201805241064729630-turkey-iran-venezuela/" rel="nofollow - https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201805241064729630-turkey-iran-venezuela/ and http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/turkeys-lira-troubles-threaten-erdogans-rise-to-full-power.html#" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/turkeys-lira-troubles-threaten-erdogans-rise-to-full-power.html# Both Turkey and Venezuela blame the US for "destabilizing" their currencies. Both countries do have economic problems-for wich they should blame themselves more than others-and may see increased influence of Russia, China. The price for it for Turkey may be in a confrontation with US/French troops in NE Syria-after the june 24 elections. https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/developing-potential-syrian-govt-convoy-travels-to-turkish-capital/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/developing-potential-syrian-govt-convoy-travels-to-turkish-capital/ Russia (and Iran) would welcome better Turkish-Syrian relations. (Most likely with Russian aid Turkey and Syria did find a basis for further talks. A break-through could help Erdogan in his election campain.)

-Syria http://theduran.com/breaking-us-coalition-strikes-syrian-army-positions/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/breaking-us-coalition-strikes-syrian-army-positions/ and https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/us-airstrikes-on-syrian-army-positions-in-deir-ezzor-kills-12-soldiers-monitor/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/us-airstrikes-on-syrian-army-positions-in-deir-ezzor-kills-12-soldiers-monitor/ and https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/update-us-airstrikes-target-syrian-army-troops-shortly-after-isis-offensive/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/update-us-airstrikes-target-syrian-army-troops-shortly-after-isis-offensive/ (DJ-Unclear if there was an attack and if there was coordination (again) between IS (on the ground) getting US air support against pro-Assad forces.)


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 24 2018 at 6:04am
Some other articles:

https://transnational.live/2018/05/22/tff-pressinfo-459-why-pompeos-speech-on-iran-is-outrageous/" rel="nofollow - https://transnational.live/2018/05/22/tff-pressinfo-459-why-pompeos-speech-on-iran-is-outrageous/

http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/u-s-national-news/2575-israeli-intelligence-credible-threat-to-new-york-city-parade" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/u-s-national-news/2575-israeli-intelligence-credible-threat-to-new-york-city-parade another false-flag excuse for war with Iran ?

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-23/beijing-warns-new-stealth-fighters-will-conduct-patrols-taiwans-airspace" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-23/beijing-warns-new-stealth-fighters-will-conduct-patrols-taiwans-airspace

https://www.rt.com/business/427624-yuan-backed-metals-contract-london-exchange/" rel="nofollow - https://www.rt.com/business/427624-yuan-backed-metals-contract-london-exchange/

https://southfront.org/us-led-coalition-aircraft-carry-out-strikes-on-government-forces-simultaneously-with-isis-attacks-reports/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/us-led-coalition-aircraft-carry-out-strikes-on-government-forces-simultaneously-with-isis-attacks-reports/  and https://syria.liveuamap.com/en/2018/24-may-no-lebanese-or-iranian-citizens-ie-hizballah-or-irgc" rel="nofollow - https://syria.liveuamap.com/en/2018/24-may-no-lebanese-or-iranian-citizens-ie-hizballah-or-irgc


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 27 2018 at 9:39am
Syria

https://www.debka.com/us-threatens-firm-action-for-a-russian-led-assad-hizballah-offensive-against-daraa/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/us-threatens-firm-action-for-a-russian-led-assad-hizballah-offensive-against-daraa/ , https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/in-depth-look-into-upcoming-southern-syria-offensive-map/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/in-depth-look-into-upcoming-southern-syria-offensive-map/ , https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-26/us-threatens-syria-firm-and-appropriate-measures-after-new-airstrikes" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-26/us-threatens-syria-firm-and-appropriate-measures-after-new-airstrikes  

DJ-Russia will support this offensive against alquaida/IS "rebels". 

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-27/russia-and-turkey-reach-deal-southern-stream-gas-pipeline-end-gas-dispuite" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-27/russia-and-turkey-reach-deal-southern-stream-gas-pipeline-end-gas-dispuite , http://theduran.com/credible-report-alleges-us-relocates-isis-from-syria-and-iraq-into-russia-via-afghanistan/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/credible-report-alleges-us-relocates-isis-from-syria-and-iraq-into-russia-via-afghanistan/ and http://theduran.com/indias-modi-and-russias-putin-emphasize-bilateral-ties/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/indias-modi-and-russias-putin-emphasize-bilateral-ties/ gives an impression on how "Asia" looks at the US/NATO-they must be getting pretty tired of the US spreading endless wars and supporting IS.

China

http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2594-us-warships-conduct-freedom-of-navigation-moves-around-chinese-artificial-islands" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2594-us-warships-conduct-freedom-of-navigation-moves-around-chinese-artificial-islands , https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-27/us-navy-warships-sail-near-beijings-weaponized-islands-south-china-sea" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-27/us-navy-warships-sail-near-beijings-weaponized-islands-south-china-sea , http://theduran.com/china-germany-relate-their-common-interests/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/china-germany-relate-their-common-interests/ , http://theduran.com/can-kim-trust-trump-surprise-meeting-between-kim-and-moon/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/can-kim-trust-trump-surprise-meeting-between-kim-and-moon/

DJ-The total lack of respect the US is showing to the rest of the world is even http://theduran.com/putin-and-abe-agree-to-move-forward-on-economic-cooperation/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/putin-and-abe-agree-to-move-forward-on-economic-cooperation/ pushing Japan towards Russia. Korea can have peace when the Koreans kick out the US. So far "things went the polite way"-but when that does not work "things go the less polite way". 

Most likely Russia-Iran-China will try to avoid an open confrontation but stopping US ships in what China sees as their sea, stopping US military being in countries were they are not invited-can be done in many (friendly) ways. 

A US/Israel attack on Iran, Korea (or where-ever the USI's want to start a next war) may cause "an unexpected strong reaction". http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/syria-us-moves-to-protect-al-qaeda-and-isis-in-daraa.html#" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/05/syria-us-moves-to-protect-al-qaeda-and-isis-in-daraa.html# The world has had enough of this kind of insanity !



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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: May 28 2018 at 5:02am
https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-27/blowing-iran-deal-brings-eurasia-closer-integration" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-27/blowing-iran-deal-brings-eurasia-closer-integration DJ-A lack of (understanding the need for) a coherent US foreign policy is the end of the US as a global player.

https://www.debka.com/israels-syria-operations-against-iran-and-hizballah-goes-into-next-stage/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/israels-syria-operations-against-iran-and-hizballah-goes-into-next-stage/ DJ-Both Israel and Saudi Arabia basicly are playing a "double game"; using the US as long as they need it, then drop the US in exchange for the petro-yuan/gold, Russian "protection" https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/only-syrian-government-forces-should-be-on-southern-border-of-syria-lavrov/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/only-syrian-government-forces-should-be-on-southern-border-of-syria-lavrov/ and https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/update-russian-syrian-delegations-offer-terms-of-reconciliation-in-several-daraa-towns/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/update-russian-syrian-delegations-offer-terms-of-reconciliation-in-several-daraa-towns/

https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/erdogans-political-rivals-call-for-warmer-ties-with-assad/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/erdogans-political-rivals-call-for-warmer-ties-with-assad/ DJ-Both Israel and Saudi Arabia are beginning to accept Assad (and Russia, Iran) did win the Syria war. Turkey, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Russia, China, Pakistan are the new players in the Middle East. "Damage-control" is the best policy for the moment. (DJ-The US is limited in what it can do in the Middle East). 

https://southfront.org/israel-to-redraw-red-lines-to-expand-operations-in-syria-media/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/israel-to-redraw-red-lines-to-expand-operations-in-syria-media/

https://southfront.org/turkey-to-consider-buying-russian-su-57-jets-if-delivery-of-f-35-jets-suspended-reports/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/turkey-to-consider-buying-russian-su-57-jets-if-delivery-of-f-35-jets-suspended-reports/

Korea

https://southfront.org/peace-negotiator-mike-pompeo-there-is-a-cia-plot-to-assassinate-kim-jong-un/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/peace-negotiator-mike-pompeo-there-is-a-cia-plot-to-assassinate-kim-jong-un/ DJ-The US does not respect any other country-follow the US or face regime-change/sanctions. With tradewars against the EU, Japan, South Korea the US is damaging itself.


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: June 03 2018 at 6:19am
Syria

Most likely there are talks between the US, Russia, Jordan and Israel on how to deal with SW Syria. When (pro) Iran forces would stay away a certain distance from the Golan-heights (or maybe even pull out of Syria ???) Israel, US and Jordan would stop supporting their "rebels" (IS, alquaida) in SW Syria. 
DJ-Problem may be in not being able to get a final agreement. Military action (with Israel striking Gaza, maybe even involved in Yemen war https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/massive-explosion-rocks-east-aleppo-airbase-overnight-military-denies-israeli-airstrikes/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/massive-explosion-rocks-east-aleppo-airbase-overnight-military-denies-israeli-airstrikes/ , https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/houthi-leader-claims-israeli-warplanes-are-flying-over-western-yemen/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/houthi-leader-claims-israeli-warplanes-are-flying-over-western-yemen/ ) may be part of the diplomacy.
DJ-Since the US is behaving impossible Russia may be able to make a deal with Israel and Jordan-Russia giving a certain protection against "rebels/terrorists" moving from SW Syria into Jordan or Israel. 

In SE Syria https://southfront.org/syrian-government-ypg-reach-deal-to-share-oil-from-omar-field-in-eastern-syria-turkish-media/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/syrian-government-ypg-reach-deal-to-share-oil-from-omar-field-in-eastern-syria-turkish-media/ pro-Iran forces-not welcome in SW Syria-could be used to deal with the last IS pockets. In Al-Tanf-Damascus-Baghdad highway US forces and IS seem to cooperate. https://syria.liveuamap.com/en/2018/1-june-reports-of-clashes-between-kurdish-militias-and-iraqi" rel="nofollow - https://syria.liveuamap.com/en/2018/1-june-reports-of-clashes-between-kurdish-militias-and-iraqi DJ-I would not be surprised when forces from Iraq would play a major role in SE Syria.

In NW Syria developments depend on how the coming Turkish elections(campain) go. Erdogan could use a succes against Kurds. There is growing pressure in Turkey for better relations with Assad. And growing frustration with the US on US support for the Kurds, problems with weapondeals (US telling Turkey not to buy Russian weapons-but also not willing to sell F35's). 

The Syria-conflict is showing a shift to diplomacy. Most likely as an unexpected outcome of the US getting out of the Iran-deal. 1-Iran feels less restricted since other countries agree Iran is dealing with the Iran-deal, 2-For Turkey it is getting more clear you can not make deals with the (present) US (so you have to make deals with Russia and Iran). 3-Also for Russia new doors have opened. The EU is willing to do bussiness (Nordstream, Turkstream), Turkey, Iran, China working closer. Even Israel and Russia did find eachother. (Israel can not afford a major conflict with Iran or Hezbollah without US help-it will not get that US-help-so Gaza is the "easy"target to show "strenght"-talks with Russia to only way to deal with Iran and Hezbollah.)

Korea

Maybe there will be a meeting june 12 between NK-Kim and US-Trump-maybe there will not be...it is losing significance. The conflict the US has did get much larger-the South China Sea, Taiwan, tradewars with Korea and Japan. Even Japan now is talking with Russia and China ! 

Other conflicts

https://southfront.org/preparations-for-the-final-phase-of-regime-change-in-venezuela-will-the-united-states-resort-to-a-multilateral-military-invasion/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/preparations-for-the-final-phase-of-regime-change-in-venezuela-will-the-united-states-resort-to-a-multilateral-military-invasion/ , https://southfront.org/us-warns-india-not-to-buy-russian-weapons/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/us-warns-india-not-to-buy-russian-weapons/ , https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/russia-discusses-air-defense-system-deliveries-with-rwanda/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/russia-discusses-air-defense-system-deliveries-with-rwanda/ , https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/06/russia-supply-400-system-qatar-saudi-position-180602195629315.html" rel="nofollow - https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/06/russia-supply-400-system-qatar-saudi-position-180602195629315.html , http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/49551.htm" rel="nofollow - http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/49551.htm Nicaragua

DJ-The US may be in a global defensive. When the US is not able to use diplomacy-even with its allies-blame foreign trade instead of permanent wars, inbalance in taxing in the US, for their budget-problems the US is losing ground. 
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/49549.htm" rel="nofollow - http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/49549.htm Israel may have had plans to attack Iran in 2011-it does not have those plans now. Saudi Arabia is selling oil in other than US-petro-$. (And KSA is still losing the Yemen-war). The US-Saudi-Israel coalition is breaking up. Other Pacific-plans (Japan, Australia, India-Gulf States-US) are not working. At the UN the US stands alone http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/49555.htm" rel="nofollow - http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/49555.htm . 

In a tradewar https://sputniknews.com/world/201806031065048254-france-us-trade-war-avoid/" rel="nofollow - https://sputniknews.com/world/201806031065048254-france-us-trade-war-avoid/ it may be the US that will suffer most.


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: June 04 2018 at 7:23am
DJ 

http://theduran.com/russias-key-role-in-bringing-north-and-south-korea-together-video/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/russias-key-role-in-bringing-north-and-south-korea-together-video/ While Russia is working on a railroad/pipeline connection between South Korea-via North Korea to Russia/Europe; the US is http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/06/04/563852/US-UAE-call-Yemen-port" rel="nofollow - http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/06/04/563852/US-UAE-call-Yemen-port being pulled in yet another, endless, war-Yemen. (Maybe to get Saudi-troops to take over SDF/US positions in Eastern Syria-KSA is the main sponsor of IS and alquaida)  http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/06/03/563733/Yemen-Israel-Hudaydah-Houthi" rel="nofollow - http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/06/03/563733/Yemen-Israel-Hudaydah-Houthi Of course Israel claims Iran is in Yemen.

http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2628-breaking-news-u-s-planning-90-nato-troop-reduction" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2628-breaking-news-u-s-planning-90-nato-troop-reduction To force NATO-members to spend more on US weapons (The US itself is spending more on military than the next 10 countries put together-the US military industrial complex is dependend on tax-payers money-a lot of it-so less money for healthcare, education, housing-deny climate change-still the "wars-for-profit-criminals" want more (European) money.)

http://www.atimes.com/article/why-india-is-ignoring-us-sanctions-and-sticking-with-iran//" rel="nofollow - http://www.atimes.com/article/why-india-is-ignoring-us-sanctions-and-sticking-with-iran// , http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/06/04/563867/US-China-Russia-Iran-nuclear-deal-EU-Lendman" rel="nofollow - http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/06/04/563867/US-China-Russia-Iran-nuclear-deal-EU-Lendman . Not only Russia-India-China, also countries in the region, Pakistan, Turkey will be doing bussiness with Iran (and not in US$). 

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-06-04/trump-celebrates-500th-day-unacceptable-trade-war-tweet-blasts-unconstitutional" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-06-04/trump-celebrates-500th-day-unacceptable-trade-war-tweet-blasts-unconstitutional There are lots of parallels in history on Trump, or the present US. Comparisons are always "simplifications" but "it may be time for getting realistic". 

It is not fair to put all the blame on Trump-US foreign policy did derail proberbly even befor the fall of the Soviet Union. But it may be reaching a climax now-and "a major crisis"is just around the corner....
https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/syrian-armys-southern-syria-offensive-draws-near-as-ramadan-concludes/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/syrian-armys-southern-syria-offensive-draws-near-as-ramadan-concludes/ , https://southfront.org/more-than-70-syrian-tribes-hold-conference-against-us-intervention/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/more-than-70-syrian-tribes-hold-conference-against-us-intervention/ (DJ-Since the US does not listen they may get kicked out of Syria-later on out of Iraq http://www.voltairenet.org/article201345.html" rel="nofollow - http://www.voltairenet.org/article201345.html and Afghanistan (India, China and others want Afghan minerals....)


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: June 09 2018 at 10:42pm
DJ-It may be to early to tell how things will develop but "the west" (under US "leadership") is "gone".
http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/06/the-west-is-over.html#" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/06/the-west-is-over.html# , http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2662-picture-worth-1-000-words-this-is-how-the-g7-meeting-went" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2662-picture-worth-1-000-words-this-is-how-the-g7-meeting-went ,
https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-06-09/when-where-and-how-will-empire-strike-back" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-06-09/when-where-and-how-will-empire-strike-back .

http://theduran.com/the-shanghai-cooperation-organization-is-evolving-to-take-on-nato-video/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/the-shanghai-cooperation-organization-is-evolving-to-take-on-nato-video/ and http://theduran.com/xi-and-putin-cooking-up-some-chinese-dishes-as-g7-in-toronto-sours-video/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/xi-and-putin-cooking-up-some-chinese-dishes-as-g7-in-toronto-sours-video/ Russia and China are further improving their relations. The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO-also including India, Pakistan, with Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan on the list of possible future members-DJ-it may become a "tool" for BRICS-cooperation-so what will Brazil, South Africa do ?)

DJ-The SCO will not be "another NATO"-more clever it will deal with some partners in some conflicts, other partners in other conflicts. Most likely Syria will be left to Russia and Iran (as a coming SCO member), Afghanistan maybe something China, India and Pakistan (with Russia and Iran as "advisors") will deal with. The ambitions for the SCO most likely will be global. Africa and Latin America see already an increase in China-investments. This may grow in SCO-members opening (air)ports, railways etc. https://www.rt.com/business/428898-russia-gulf-countries-railway/" rel="nofollow - https://www.rt.com/business/428898-russia-gulf-countries-railway/

Not only the G7 "did end", also NAFTA ended-so Mexico will follow other Latin American countries, Canada may look at the UK, EU for "inspiration". Putin is not "interested" in "the west", even Iran may be able to find its way without western involvement. When Iran can not buy planes with Boeing China is willing to sell planes, Russia also has offers-European Airbus better wake-up or lose acces to the "new global market".  When "western companies"are afraid to buy Iranian oil China will buy that oil. 

The coming Trump-Kim summit will see Trump backed by noweone, Kim backed by not only Russia and China maybe by now most of Asia. An end of conflict in Korea will be based on the US leaving South Korea. 
https://thebulletin.org/bolton-right-apply-libya-model-north-korea11869?utm_source=Bulletin%20Newsletter&utm_medium=iContact%20email&utm_campaign=June08" rel="nofollow - https://thebulletin.org/bolton-right-apply-libya-model-north-korea11869?utm_source=Bulletin%20Newsletter&utm_medium=iContact%20email&utm_campaign=June08
The US may be about to lose its global position- https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/06/05/absence-diplomacy-isolating-washington-paul-craig-roberts/" rel="nofollow - https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/06/05/absence-diplomacy-isolating-washington-paul-craig-roberts/ the only thing making the US a "superpower"-when trade-wars are the norm-is the military. Does Trump-or another "elite" want to start a war between the US and the rest of the world ? 

DJ-Even the US-Saudi-Israel alliance is breaking up. The US for Israel was a tool for pressure-but the US can/will not safe Israel in a major conflict-Israel can and does talk with Russia. Saudi Arabia wants to be part of the New Silk Road-like plans. The US has not such plans, Russia and China have-so to compete with Iran Saudi Arabia better further improve relations with them...(A US-plan for Japan-Australia-India-Gulf States is not even a real plan-would it also include Taiwan, South Korea ? Australia's main trade partners are China, India, Indonesia...)

The world is changing high speed-the risk for accidents increase with that high speed. 


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Posted By: Technophobe
Date Posted: June 10 2018 at 4:12am
I have to agree.
Not being a politician*, I can say what I think and not be constrained by the potential overseas reaction.  America's allies have always had a problem with the USA.  We know that we are friends only for so long as America finds it expedient.  We have watched, several times before, as the States dropped, like a hot potato, those whom they perceived to have become useless (Their 5th column allies in Vietnam and  also their allies in WWII).  They then deny shared advantages to said allies where they can and indulge in a little subtle looting if expedient (operation paperclip for example).

But it is such a large, rich and populous county; and it carries an excessively large arsenal.  So us little guys snivel, simper, and smile along in its wake, obsequiously humble as Uriah Heep, collecting crumbs from the big guy's table.  Expediency drives all politics.  I personally like the people here on AFT, but most Brits don't like "yanks" very much, it is seen as the global equivalent of the school bully already.  Sorry, if that offends, but it is the truth.  Most global trade is already slightly skewed in America's favour.  It skims the lions share of the world's output already.  If you Americans thought yourselves the big heroes rushing to everyone's rescue, I am sorry to be the one to tell you.  But, you only do that for your own oil, stability, power, wealth or image.  Sadly, there is a really good reason why America is hated by the very people who most want to live there.  You made your own country luxurious and free at the expense of almost everyone else.  'And to our shame we encouraged you - for nothing more than access to your crumbs.  Shame on us!

Now, under Trump, the school bully is taking our dinner money as well as our allowance.  He tried it with China first, and that big kid stood up to him.  Now, apparently, it is time to wedgee the little nerds.  There is a school principal we could tattle-tale to, but our trade overseers are on a par with "Skinner the Principal of Springfield Elementry" for usefulness, possibly even more impotent.

So, smarting in the rear or not, we are starting to do the only thing nerds can do; banding together.  Who knows how it will end?  I don't.  Sometimes a pack of nerds manage to beat up the bully.  Sometimes the bully hospitalises a few of them instead. Either way there could be some blood in the playground.  I do know I am angry; I don't think I am alone in that; you can only kick a dog so many times before it turns. 

America is starting to lose allies, pretty weak ones by their standards, but allies nonetheless.  Alliances painstakingly built over centuries are crumbling over a timespan of days.  No wonder Kim is willing to talk now, no other opportunity has ever before presented itself when America had such little international backing.

I have one small crumb of comfort to offer; however low our collective opinion of The USA falls, it will never fall as far as that of North Korea.  Kim really needs to be aware of that.




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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: June 10 2018 at 1:30pm
Techno, 

Yankees comes from the Dutch names Jan Kees-in my opinion "we are all family". In the 18/19th century lots of Europeans moved to cities or overseas for jobs. The US, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Argentina did see a lot of new people arrive- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henk_Sneevliet" rel="nofollow - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henk_Sneevliet and http://www.let.leidenuniv.nl/history/migration/chapter54.html" rel="nofollow - http://www.let.leidenuniv.nl/history/migration/chapter54.html some Dutch went to Russia and China. 

The present US-EU crisis (still including the UK) will effect NATO and many other organizations. The break between the US and "a lot of other countries" goes much deeper that the Iran-deal, G7-trade or even climate change. Trump ignored the G7 talks on womens rights on equal pay. When you think of the people in prison and of the 8 million worldwide-over two million of them are in US prisons, the role the CIA plays in international drugstrade, the deadpenalty etc. acces to healthcare and education, housing-the US is not a "civilized country" to European standards. From Canada to Russia there is agreement on things like climate change, human rights, governments role in it-the US did destroy countries (like Libya, iraq, Syria) with decent healthcare, education etc. to make some "state-criminals"rich. 

"Socialism is wrong"in US opinion-but it is okay to put tax money to a military industrial (including fossil fuel)  complex that is destroying the world.

https://www.debka.com/mivzak/damascus-big-offensive-to-capture-quneitra-and-daraa-this-week/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/mivzak/damascus-big-offensive-to-capture-quneitra-and-daraa-this-week/ and http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2668-breaking-news-israel-calls-up-thousands-of-army-reservists-immediately" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2668-breaking-news-israel-calls-up-thousands-of-army-reservists-immediately  

With the Kim-Trump meeting in Singapore the US may show its military strenght (to the rest of the world-not only NK) by starting a war in the middle east ? The downward spiral going down very fast ? 

There are some links between Iran and NK- NK is getting support from Syria, Iran proberbly Pakistan. In the past NK did sell weapons to countries that had difficulty getting that kind of materials elsewere. 

Even if there is no proof Israel (and the US) may claim a link between Iran and NK. 

Netenyahu, Poroshenko are in problems and hope the US will come to help them against Iran, Russia...

https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/irgc-commander-says-israel-backed-off-in-syria-after-threat-of-destroying-tel-aviv/" rel="nofollow - https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/irgc-commander-says-israel-backed-off-in-syria-after-threat-of-destroying-tel-aviv/
https://www.debka.com/sudden-idf-call-up-of-reserves-after-syria-announces-quneitra-offensive-this-week/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/sudden-idf-call-up-of-reserves-after-syria-announces-quneitra-offensive-this-week/
http://tass.com/defense/1008806" rel="nofollow - http://tass.com/defense/1008806 US-Russia Helsinki (failed) meeting june 8


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Posted By: Technophobe
Date Posted: June 10 2018 at 2:24pm
I can't argue with any of that either, Josh.

There are two ways to accrue political power within a state.  Overtly, by total communist style control, or covertly, by propaganda and abuse of money.

In my book, Lucifer and Beelzebub are meeting on Tuesday.  (Possibly just Lucifuge Rofocale and some other duke of hell*)



*-According to The Grand Grimoire, Lucifuge appears red and rules Hell as its First Minister - older writings had no word for orange, considering it just another shade of red]


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Posted By: carbon20
Date Posted: June 10 2018 at 3:14pm
because he and his very small administration   tell so many lies best not to believe    

anything that he or they say ,

dont worry Chump will be gone soon ,the American People will 

SACK HIM

 in the Mid terms..........

cant wait to see that day ..............


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1995 ‧ Science fiction film/Thriller ‧ 2h 11m a must for AFT


Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: June 11 2018 at 1:50pm
http://theduran.com/breaking-syrian-rebels-us-forces-preparing-another-false-flag-chemical-attack-in-syria/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/breaking-syrian-rebels-us-forces-preparing-another-false-flag-chemical-attack-in-syria/ , https://www.debka.com/mivzak/arab-oil-states-bail-jordan-out-with-2-5bn-grant/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/mivzak/arab-oil-states-bail-jordan-out-with-2-5bn-grant/ DJ-As a background for:

https://www.debka.com/three-denuclearization-precedents-south-africa-ukraine-libya/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/three-denuclearization-precedents-south-africa-ukraine-libya/ , http://theduran.com/trump-meets-kim-what-to-expect-from-historic-meeting-video/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/trump-meets-kim-what-to-expect-from-historic-meeting-video/

Several stories already:
http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2673-breaking-news-uh-oh-trump-to-leave-singapore-early" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2673-breaking-news-uh-oh-trump-to-leave-singapore-early

DJ-If there will be some results from the US-NK meeting it will be a long proces (that can go wrong all the time). The US has to give something to NK in exchange for NK giving up its nuclear program.

Also https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IfZV13wuv4" rel="nofollow - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IfZV13wuv4 Trump left the G6+1 early to make deals in Singapore....good story, the US want not to lead but dominate, tell its alies were to buy energy, weapons, how to pay.

Yemen

http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/06/us-grants-approval-for-genocide-in-yemen.html#" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/06/us-grants-approval-for-genocide-in-yemen.html# , https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-06-11/un-red-cross-evacuate-staff-yemen-port-city-ahead-imminent-us-saudi-coalition" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-06-11/un-red-cross-evacuate-staff-yemen-port-city-ahead-imminent-us-saudi-coalition

Russia

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-06-11/russian-military-prepares-ww3-creating-giant-war-cloud" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-06-11/russian-military-prepares-ww3-creating-giant-war-cloud


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: June 12 2018 at 12:42pm
Korea

Some thoughts on the Trump-Kim Singapore meeting. 

http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2678-trump-kim-summit-peace-treaty" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2678-trump-kim-summit-peace-treaty DJ-This meeting is a startingpoint-not a peacetreaty yet. (I do not believe Trump will get a nobel-peace-prize so far).
http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/06/thoughts-on-the-kim-trump-photo-op-summit.html#" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/06/thoughts-on-the-kim-trump-photo-op-summit.html# and http://theduran.com/video-trump-showed-kim-jong-un-about-the-future-of-korea/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/video-trump-showed-kim-jong-un-about-the-future-of-korea/
DJ-The WH-video about investments etc. miss the point that those investments most likely will be Asian investments. The US is in a tradewar with South Korea, China, Russia (etc). 

DJ-When you want to press a country away from developing nuclear weapons-or giving up its WMD-it is always a complicated proces. The US did step out of the Iran-deal-how does the US think to make a far more complex proces in North Korea work ?

There is a Moon-Putin-Plan, Korean unification is on top of the Korean agenda's. Russia and China, South Korea are the main players. The way THAAD was put in SK-in the last days of Parks presidency, even after the elections wich Moon did win-against the will of the incoming new Moon-government is yet another indication of the US position. 

I think it is good there was a Trump-Kim meeting. But the US is seen as the problem in many countries. One could say that there was "a giant third party invisible present" during the meeting. If the US-NK peace proces will work it is because of Russia, China, South Korea and many others that want it to work. There is no bases for a North Korea-deal-like the Iran-deal-so it will be informal and maybe the US could experience (further) international pressure. 

China and Russia (most likely India, Iran etc.) will not accept regime change in NK as long as NK is doing what they want. Asia will lift sanctions for NK at a certain moment-wether the US likes it or not. 

Kim and Trump both are not in control on many parts of the Korea peace proces. 
https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-06-12/trump-announces-end-joint-war-games-south-korea" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-06-12/trump-announces-end-joint-war-games-south-korea ZH:China winner


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: June 30 2018 at 10:25pm
DJ-Around the globe-though most in the US-there are some people getting very rich from war. They do not want peace, they want taxpayers to make them more rich. Even when this brings the world even close to major disaster...

http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/06/officials-attempt-to-sabotage-trumps-north-korea-talks.html#" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/06/officials-attempt-to-sabotage-trumps-north-korea-talks.html# and http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/06/30/566544/Iran-Leader-Ayatollah-Khamenei" rel="nofollow - http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/06/30/566544/Iran-Leader-Ayatollah-Khamenei are "known frontlines The US is giving support to several groups to create chaos in Iran.

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-06-30/paul-craig-roberts-two-views-putin-trump-summit" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-06-30/paul-craig-roberts-two-views-putin-trump-summit and from https://www.facebook.com/albert.kallio" rel="nofollow - https://www.facebook.com/albert.kallio DJ-Is there a plan to start major conflict in the Baltics ???? 

From june 18-Veli Albert Kallio FB:

WORST EVER NATO-RUSSIA MILITARY CLASH 
(THE BALTIC SEA FIFA WORLD CUP INCIDENT)

Incident involving downing of Russian airplanes and their sinking three NATO boats is rumoured to have occurred in the Baltic Sea. The incident had not been authorised by any political command and heavy court martial duly follow to the culprit. One obvious motivation for incident has been to slur the FIFA World Cup in Russia and it appears as if an act of some sort of nationalist blowing off missiles in an attempt to create political crisis and slur Russia's successful FIFA World Cup hosting. Some countries have ordered a gagging order in order not to disturb the football games to create unfavourable distraction. President Donald Trump would have been very angry on this and lecturing on matter. Let's await and see if details of the incident come out once the FIFA World Cup is over, if not, then we may have to await for years for the details to come out. You will see hopefully soon whether my connections are good in political affairs... Sad though for the personnel who died as firing missiles brought down planes and three NATO boats sunken as Russians response to the fire at them. NB: Above 'military rumour' cannot be validated right now.



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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: July 01 2018 at 4:58am
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_nuclear_close_calls" rel="nofollow - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_nuclear_close_calls and https://futureoflife.org/background/nuclear-close-calls-a-timeline/?cn-reloaded=1" rel="nofollow - https://futureoflife.org/background/nuclear-close-calls-a-timeline/?cn-reloaded=1

DJ-"Nuclear close calls" may have happened at average at least once a year during the (last) cold war. 

The (Veli) Albert Kallio rumour of a clash between "a Baltic NATO member" and Russia may be only the tip of the iceberg. There may have been "serious incidents" between the US-Russia, China,Iran and Israel-Russia, Iran in Syria. The US bombing Russian "military contractors" in Syria, Israel attacking targets in Syria with also Russian forces did get main stream. Also "incidents" above/in the South China Sea did get published. The US/NATO most likely is involved in Ukraine military actions against (pro)Russian forces. 

https://www.debka.com/idf-boosts-golan-lines-with-tank-artillery-rocket-units-marks-out-security-zone/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/idf-boosts-golan-lines-with-tank-artillery-rocket-units-marks-out-security-zone/ and https://www.debka.com/mivzak/israel-security-cabinet-to-discuss-preparations-for-war/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/mivzak/israel-security-cabinet-to-discuss-preparations-for-war/ In SW Syria pro-Assad forces are pushing "rebels" (IS, alquaida and other western/gulf state proxies) - Israel and the US (UK, France, Jordan) "may respond". https://southfront.org/israeli-forces-deploy-additional-battle-tanks-artillery-guns-on-contact-line-with-syria/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/israeli-forces-deploy-additional-battle-tanks-artillery-guns-on-contact-line-with-syria/ and https://southfront.org/trumps-lawyer-irans-regime-to-collapse-soon-us-backed-democratic-force-has-to-take-power/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/trumps-lawyer-irans-regime-to-collapse-soon-us-backed-democratic-force-has-to-take-power/
(DJ-The Trump-Putin meeting http://theduran.com/halt-in-us-aid-to-syrian-rebels-seen-as-signal-to-moscow-analyst/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/halt-in-us-aid-to-syrian-rebels-seen-as-signal-to-moscow-analyst/ (in wich Putin is backed by China, Iran https://southfront.org/us-threats-dont-work-indias-defense-ministry-reportedly-approves-s-400-deal/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/us-threats-dont-work-indias-defense-ministry-reportedly-approves-s-400-deal/ ) may be one of the last chances to avoid "further escalation". Iran may follow the North Korea route after the Trump/US ending of the Iran-deal. Iran does take her part of the deal serious to enable trade with the EU, China, India etc.)

https://www.facebook.com/albert.kallio" rel="nofollow - https://www.facebook.com/albert.kallio ; The hatreds seem to prevail from Ukraine to the Baltic States and the persistent rumors continue in military and diplomatic circles to say that themost serious clash between NATO and Russia coincided with the opening of FIFA world cup in Russia - apparently by unauthorised military action by a Baltic NATO state military, with Russian planes downed and 3 NATO (Baltic) boats sunk by the Russians.


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: July 10 2018 at 6:53am
http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2830-nato-to-be-given-bad-news-the-jig-is-up-spend-on-defense-or-lose-the-usa" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/2830-nato-to-be-given-bad-news-the-jig-is-up-spend-on-defense-or-lose-the-usa If the EU does not buy more (needless expensive and useless) US weapons the US will get out of NATO ? https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-07-10/tusk-warns-trump-appreciate-your-allies-you-dont-have-many" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-07-10/tusk-warns-trump-appreciate-your-allies-you-dont-have-many The EU is split over many issues-from refugees-due to US agression in Asia and Africa to climate change, brexit etc. Turkey is buying (better cheaper working) Russian weapons-close to leaving NATO. 

Italy, Germany are buying Russian gas-even the UK needed Russian energy last winter. Paying for energy in Euro's must be tempting. US sanctions for EU companies working on Russian energy projects are insulting. Nordstream 1 and 2, Turkstream are decissions European countries should make themselves. Also doing bussiness with Iran is something the US has to stay out of. 

https://southfront.org/us-forces-leaving-al-tanfand-syria-russia-remains-in-the-levant/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/us-forces-leaving-al-tanfand-syria-russia-remains-in-the-levant/ The Putin-Trump meeting in Helsinki-Finland July 16 can produce a "new global perspective" with the US accepting a "more limited global role". (The US has a choice-leave Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan-stop agression against Iran-or face the consequences. Russia-Iran-China "do not have much patience left" for the US.) Israel and Saudi Arabia are already doing bussiness with Russia and China. (They do not need the US longer when that is an obstacle in new trade deals with the rest of Asia.)

The EU and US agree on China-still since the US did start a trade war with the EU and China-China has room to make (unfair) deals. 

DJ-The EU most likely will move to "several speeds" with Germany, Austria, Netherlands, Finland going for further cooperation, (A EU-1) and some other EU countries taking some steps back-looking for an alternative for the Euro (for economic and political reasons-EU-2). Maybe this can help the UK in its brexit-crisis ?  
EU-1 will stick to the deals with Russia, Iran, work with China in the New Silk Road. (Already railway connections are under construction to deal with EU-China trade. https://www.csis.org/analysis/rise-china-europe-railways" rel="nofollow - https://www.csis.org/analysis/rise-china-europe-railways , https://www.osw.waw.pl/en/publikacje/osw-studies/2018-02-28/silk-railroad-eu-china-rail-connections-background-actors" rel="nofollow - https://www.osw.waw.pl/en/publikacje/osw-studies/2018-02-28/silk-railroad-eu-china-rail-connections-background-actors , https://www.economist.com/business/2017/09/16/new-rail-routes-between-china-and-europe-will-change-trade-patterns" rel="nofollow - https://www.economist.com/business/2017/09/16/new-rail-routes-between-china-and-europe-will-change-trade-patterns etc. Also new shipping routes north of Russia-via the Arctic-does change global trade.) EU-2 may have to deal with the refugee-crisis and get compensation for that by EU-1. (Eventhough the Netherlands could welcome people that can work in building, transport, healthcare-we may have over 500.000 vacancies !!! Most likely workers from other EU countries are preferred above refugees-but good qualified refugee-workers may be welcomed as well.)

The gap between the EU and US is growing-disagreement on many priorities (renewable energy versus fossil fuel, Israel, military spending, Russia, (global) trade) have become to big to ignore. Between Germany-EU1 and EU-2 (Greece, Italy, Spain) France, Poland etc. have to find a role. DJ-France did have good relations with Russia-even during the Soviet Union times. It may find its own way in many issues-in name only-staying in the EU/Eurozone. 


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: July 10 2018 at 7:55am
TECHNICAL-some of the links in my contribution turn out to be advertisments/links for books, articles-somehow those "links" came in my post. 

Maybe someone can tell me how to avoid "unwanted links "? 

(The links I make are with and%20" rel="nofollow - and -Does AFT allow advertisers to change posts ???? Or do I something "untechnical"?) 

DJ


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Posted By: Technophobe
Date Posted: July 10 2018 at 9:16am
It happens to me too DJ.  It only appears when I edit my posts.  I mentioned this, but no one replied so I suspect it stems from an unknown cause.

I now avoid it when editing by:  First copying my post,
                                                   Then deleting it,
                                                   Pasting the copied text into the reply box,
                                                   Editing it,
                                                   'And finally, posting it again as a new corrected post.

I'm sorry, I have not found an easier way to edit things yet.  Hatchi' probably knows a better way, I fervently wish I had half of her computer savvy!


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: July 10 2018 at 12:34pm
Thanks Techno....maybe I write my posts elsewere-including the links-than copy it to AFT-or else number my links (so the links without numbers are not my links) 

It is not a major problem-still thank you

DJ


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: July 29 2018 at 9:49am
http://www.atimes.com/article/how-brics-plus-clashes-with-the-us-economic-war-on-iran//?cn-reloaded=1" rel="nofollow - http://www.atimes.com/article/how-brics-plus-clashes-with-the-us-economic-war-on-iran//?cn-reloaded=1
http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/07/western-press-dislikes-imran-khans-win-in-pakistans-election.html" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/07/western-press-dislikes-imran-khans-win-in-pakistans-election.html
https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-07-29/turkeys-erdogan-warns-us-will-lose-strong-and-sincere-ally-if-it-imposes-sanctions" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-07-29/turkeys-erdogan-warns-us-will-lose-strong-and-sincere-ally-if-it-imposes-sanctions
https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-07-24/petroyuan-might-save-nigeria-and-avert-another-migrant-crisis" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-07-24/petroyuan-might-save-nigeria-and-avert-another-migrant-crisis

DJ-Israel does not want a war with Iran, it wants some control over Iran. A war with Iran would be the end of Israel. Netanyahu may be good friends with Trump, he has a "special friendship" with Putin. (With almost monthly personal contacts, visit, phone). 

Iran is part of many Russian, Chinese inititatives, main oil supplier for China, India, main buyer of Russian weapons-no way they will give the US any room for military actions against Iran (without very serious consequences). 

Saudi Arabia may be foolish enough to start a conflict with Iran-and hope for US support. But even the KSA will think twice when they want to do deals with Russia and China. 

Further US pressure on Iran will push Pakistan, Turkey-even the EU-away from the US, speed up the Eur-Asian market-integration. The latest BRICS-meeting in Johannesburg- South Africa indicates that Russia and China, India are loking for a global market-with a very limited role for the US (and $).

DJ-In Syria the South-West is now getting under Assad control, Israel seems to accept that-proberbly under Russian pressure/deals. The North West "Turkish" zone most likely will see some limited military action. But Turkey-Russia-Iran are partners. The "Kurdish"-US-sector in the East is seeing talks between Kurdish groups and Assad. Still it is a question wether the US is willing to accept it is losing ground in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan (Turkey, Pakistan). 

NATO is divided on the Iran-deal, refugee crises, Syria/Kurds, military spending and energy. Climate change is effecting the globe-with disasters and foodcrises. Most likely several countries may break up in the coming years-military to deal with that kind of crises can be usefull, another insane war is another crime.

http://theduran.com/trumps-iran-blind-spot-may-be-pushing-u-s-to-strike-iran-as-early-as-next-month-video/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/trumps-iran-blind-spot-may-be-pushing-u-s-to-strike-iran-as-early-as-next-month-video/


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: August 08 2018 at 10:29pm
https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-02/ten-bombshell-revelations-seymour-hershs-new-autobiography" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-02/ten-bombshell-revelations-seymour-hershs-new-autobiography

Good article on "how media/politics" "work". Official "history" has not much to do with history, most propaganda-lies.


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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: August 15 2018 at 11:35am
http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3051-another-false-flag-chemical-weapons-attack-being-set-up-in-syria-by-us-uk-france-says-russian-defense-ministry" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3051-another-false-flag-chemical-weapons-attack-being-set-up-in-syria-by-us-uk-france-says-russian-defense-ministry

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-24/one-minute-midnight-latest-us-sanctions-propel-nations-towards-risk-war" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-24/one-minute-midnight-latest-us-sanctions-propel-nations-towards-risk-war

https://syria.liveuamap.com/en/2018/25-august-turkish-foreign-minister-mevlut-cavusolu-defense" rel="nofollow - https://syria.liveuamap.com/en/2018/25-august-turkish-foreign-minister-mevlut-cavusolu-defense and https://syria.liveuamap.com/en/2018/25-august-russian-defense-ministry-claims-militants-of-hayat" rel="nofollow - https://syria.liveuamap.com/en/2018/25-august-russian-defense-ministry-claims-militants-of-hayat

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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: August 15 2018 at 11:50am
DJ-Several sources claim that the US, UK and France (DJ-I have my doubts on France, Macron did visit the soccer-finals in Moscow-France seems to be going its own way) are preparing for a further intervention in Syria.

The excuse for this agression would be another false claim of the pro-Assad forces using chemical weapons against "moderate rebels".

On the background is a growing confrontation between the US and Russia and Iran. The UK may join the US to distract the UK public from the Brexit-chaos.

What is "new" is that Turkey-still a NATO-member-seems to be lining up with Russia and Iran. https://syria.liveuamap.com/en/2018/25-august-cavusoglu-says-that-idlibbased-militants-are-a" rel="nofollow - https://syria.liveuamap.com/en/2018/25-august-cavusoglu-says-that-idlibbased-militants-are-a .

Germany, Austria, Italy do need Russian energy. The EU is moving away from the US. "We" do not want another refugeecrisis.

Also Pakistan does see China as its closest partner-certainly not the US. Pakistan and Iran have good relations. India is a major investor in Iran-to avoid doing bussiness with Pakistan.

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-24/massive-russian-chinese-joint-war-games-will-feature-nuclear-exercises" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-24/massive-russian-chinese-joint-war-games-will-feature-nuclear-exercises and https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-24/thermonuclear-detonations-over-60-largest-us-cities-fema-heightens-nuclear-response" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-24/thermonuclear-detonations-over-60-largest-us-cities-fema-heightens-nuclear-response

DJ-The background of economic war-with a battle of currencies os one of many fronts-and the US$ losing its position-is "very bad news".

Russia, Iran (and others ????) have to consider a US (and UK ???) attack on Syria-in this stage-as a declaration of war against them. The US has nothing to gain by such an action-would fasten its downfall-but could drag the whole world with it.

A worst-case scenario would see a "first massive strike"-could bring global devastation at high speed. World War Three could last a few hours-in such a scenario. But could kill us all.

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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: August 25 2018 at 7:35am
(Maybe the two earlier post can get approval ?)

Korea;

https://www.debka.com/mivzak/trump-cancels-pompeo-trip-to-nkorea-no-progress-on-denuclearization/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/mivzak/trump-cancels-pompeo-trip-to-nkorea-no-progress-on-denuclearization/
(see also http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/northkorea/2018/08/25/0401000000AEN20180825000800320.html" rel="nofollow - http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/northkorea/2018/08/25/0401000000AEN20180825000800320.html NK hosting international block-chain-technology conference oct 1)

Syria;

https://www.debka.com/three-russian-warships-steaming-to-syria-for-idlib-operation-hizballah-opts-out/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/three-russian-warships-steaming-to-syria-for-idlib-operation-hizballah-opts-out/
(DJ-The Israeli position is interesting-now "rebels" on the Golan-border are gone Israel may be interested in good relations with Russia AND good relations with the US. Debka may be incorrect on Hezbollah stop fighting in Syria https://syria.liveuamap.com/en/2018/25-august-alakhbar-lebanese-newspaper-reported-that-syrian" rel="nofollow - https://syria.liveuamap.com/en/2018/25-august-alakhbar-lebanese-newspaper-reported-that-syrian

https://syria.liveuamap.com/en/2018/25-august-russian-threats-to-delegitimize-the-presence-of" rel="nofollow - https://syria.liveuamap.com/en/2018/25-august-russian-threats-to-delegitimize-the-presence-of and https://syria.liveuamap.com/en/2018/25-august-russian-defense-ministry-confirmed-information" rel="nofollow - https://syria.liveuamap.com/en/2018/25-august-russian-defense-ministry-confirmed-information
(DJ-Turkey is interested in keeping influence in the region-at present the best way to do so is to "drop the rebels they once supported" and seek Russian/Iran support for solutions on the "Kurdish problem" (permanent Turkish bases in Syria/Iraq to control border area).

Yemen;

https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/08/25/572185/Yemen-Saudi-Arabia-video-United-States-aerial-refueling" rel="nofollow - https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/08/25/572185/Yemen-Saudi-Arabia-video-United-States-aerial-refueling

Russia;

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-24/thank-god-happening-russia-says-time-has-come-ditch-dollar" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-24/thank-god-happening-russia-says-time-has-come-ditch-dollar

China-US;

http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1116921.shtml" rel="nofollow - http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1116921.shtml :
It is obvious the two-day vice-ministerial level trade consultations between China and the US produced no significant progress. In separate statements released after the talks, both sides only stressed they "exchanged views" and "conducted constructive and frank" talks, but neither side mentioned any accomplishment, nor did they say whether or when there would be a next round of talks. The result is in line with expectations.

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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: August 25 2018 at 10:02pm
Syria;

https://southfront.org/lavrovs-remarks-and-answers-to-questions-at-joint-news-conference-following-talks-with-turkish-foreign-minister/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/lavrovs-remarks-and-answers-to-questions-at-joint-news-conference-following-talks-with-turkish-foreign-minister/
DJ-Russia is having talks with Turkey-both will meet with Iran-on the NW-Syria/Idlib "rebel"held area. It looks like Russia-Iran-Turkey (RIT) will take time to deal with several area's in Syria but agree on returning (most of) the land to Assad. The US seems to not accept this scenario.

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-25/russian-official-suggests-deploying-nuclear-weapons-syria-respond-us-sanctions" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-25/russian-official-suggests-deploying-nuclear-weapons-syria-respond-us-sanctions
DJ-A possible scenario is the US backed terrorists claiming Assad using chemical weapons against them after wich the US (and UK ?) will react.
(DJ-There have been claims of the use of small nuclear weapons in (a.o.) Iraq and Yemen by (pro)US forces. (There were also some claims of a small nuclear explosion during the latest failed coup in Turkey) The idea of Russia using small tactical nuclear weapons against US(led) forces in Syria is very dangerous and a further escalation.)

Korea;

http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/08/trump-ties-north-korea-talks-to-trade-deal-with-china.html#" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/08/trump-ties-north-korea-talks-to-trade-deal-with-china.html# DJ: North- and South Korea seem to make their own plans and try to limit any (further) foreign interference.
China and Russia are willing to invest in (rail)road construction to give Korea access to the Asian markets. (DJ-To much pressure by the US, linking North Korea with a trade conflict-not only with China but also with South Korea-is pushing South Korea towards Russia and China. Just like in Syria in Korea there are no easy answers and it will take time to find solutions. A military solution will have a very high price. In the MoA-article also on the US moving towards a two-China-policy, recognizing Taiwan as "the other China"-worsening international relations even further.)

Ukraine;

http://thesaker.is/non-existent-ukrainian-buk-got-into-an-accident-in-kiev-ruslan-ostashko/" rel="nofollow - http://thesaker.is/non-existent-ukrainian-buk-got-into-an-accident-in-kiev-ruslan-ostashko/ DJ-"The West" is obstructing a realistic investigation on the MH17 mass murder. Ukraine also has BUK-missiles but is supposed to be part of a group of countries doing an independent investigation ????

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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: August 26 2018 at 9:57pm
Old Russian war song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-frl0l1BDqk" rel="nofollow - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-frl0l1BDqk And quiet flows the Don

http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/08/syria-sitrep-the-build-up-for-the-idleb-campaign.html" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/08/syria-sitrep-the-build-up-for-the-idleb-campaign.html

http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3058-russian-warships-heading-to-syria-in-response-to-us-threats" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3058-russian-warships-heading-to-syria-in-response-to-us-threats and http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/opinion-editorial/hal-turner-commentary/3056-cia-and-nyt-lackeys-are-so-utterly-inept-they-have-no-clue-why-kremlin-sources-went-quiet-because-war-is-coming-and-we-in-the-us-started-it" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/opinion-editorial/hal-turner-commentary/3056-cia-and-nyt-lackeys-are-so-utterly-inept-they-have-no-clue-why-kremlin-sources-went-quiet-because-war-is-coming-and-we-in-the-us-started-it

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-25/us-2nd-fleet-reactivated-preparing-arctic-warfare-bad-actors" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-25/us-2nd-fleet-reactivated-preparing-arctic-warfare-bad-actors

Of course the US has been involved in regimechange in many countries for more than a hundred years-the US even "created" countries.... https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-26/how-meddle-election-washington-style" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-26/how-meddle-election-washington-style Boris Yeltsin was put in place by the US

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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: August 27 2018 at 10:35pm
http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3061-iran-claims-full-control-of-perisan-gulf-and-strait-of-hormuz" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3061-iran-claims-full-control-of-perisan-gulf-and-strait-of-hormuz DJ-The US has some ships in the Persian Gulf-will Iran try to control US Navy moving in/out of the Gulf ? (At a certain stage of the conflict ? One could claim that by stepping out of the Iran-deal and new sanctions the US declared (regime-change, oil) war on Iran.)

http://thesaker.is/august-27-2018-foreign-specialists-prepare-to-stage-chemical-attack-in-idlib/" rel="nofollow - http://thesaker.is/august-27-2018-foreign-specialists-prepare-to-stage-chemical-attack-in-idlib/ DJ-Russia seems to be certain US/UK backed/trained rebels will stage a chemical attack soon-to be blamed on Assad and used as an excuse for "Western" (US, UK ????) intervention. Russia did make clear that a large-scale attack on Syria is unacceptable.

http://thesaker.is/what-bolton-needs-to-understand-about-russia-and-history/" rel="nofollow - http://thesaker.is/what-bolton-needs-to-understand-about-russia-and-history/ A August 23 meeting in Geneva-Switzerland of security advisors from the US (Bolton) and Russia was more than a faillure. The US demanded the whitdrawel of Russia and Iran from Syria.

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-27/tectonic-plates-geopolitics-are-starting-shift" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-27/tectonic-plates-geopolitics-are-starting-shift DJ-Witht the US putting sanctions on Germany, Turkey, Pakistan the US is losing allies and friends high speed.

With also US-China conflicts (Korea, Taiwan, South China Sea, Trade) getting out of control an armed conflict of the US with Rissia-Iran-China (and more) may become the next step on the escalationladder.

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-27/gold-bloc-iran-russia-and-turkeyoh-my" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-27/gold-bloc-iran-russia-and-turkeyoh-my DJ-Dropping the US$ in international trade is one of many steps taking place right now. https://www.debka.com/syrian-air-defense-forces-reported-on-full-alert-for-us-attack/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/syrian-air-defense-forces-reported-on-full-alert-for-us-attack/

https://southfront.org/us-brings-more-cruise-missile-carriers-to-middle-east-syrian-air-defense-prepare-to-repel-strikes/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/us-brings-more-cruise-missile-carriers-to-middle-east-syrian-air-defense-prepare-to-repel-strikes/

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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: August 29 2018 at 10:00pm
DJ-Allthough "we-the public" do only get very limited information there is every reason to believe we are moving towards "a very bad situation".

http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3071-24-hours-max-syria-russia-to-begin-final-take-down-of-idlib-rebels-watch-for-false-flag-chemical-attack" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3071-24-hours-max-syria-russia-to-begin-final-take-down-of-idlib-rebels-watch-for-false-flag-chemical-attack and http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3072-ominous-russia-war-games-in-the-east-but-moving-reserve-troops-and-tanks-west" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3072-ominous-russia-war-games-in-the-east-but-moving-reserve-troops-and-tanks-west https://syria.liveuamap.com/en/2018/29-august-opposition-sources-say-they-spotted-a-shipment" rel="nofollow - https://syria.liveuamap.com/en/2018/29-august-opposition-sources-say-they-spotted-a-shipment

DJ-In Syria the US is working towards a "no-fly zone" over the (against international law) US held (by proxies; Kurds, alquada-"moderate rebels"in Idlib, IS/CIA-AlTanf) area's in Syria. (US)Drone-attacks on (a.o.) Russians seem to be a daily thing. The US goal in Syria seems to be to limt Russia and Iran.

Other very serious crisispoints-Iran/Persian Gulf and East Asia. https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-29/trump-threatens-bigger-ever-war-games-if-korea-talks-fail-blames-china" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-29/trump-threatens-bigger-ever-war-games-if-korea-talks-fail-blames-china .

DJ-In the South China Sea conflict the US is moving towards a "two-China-policy" accepting Taiwan as "another state-not part of China". Selling weapons to Taiwan, sabotaging North Korea-talks (to keep the US in South Korea) are other very major crises.

https://thebulletin.org/doomsday-clock/" rel="nofollow - https://thebulletin.org/doomsday-clock/ -DJ-Some sources claim the "Doomsday-clock" did move to one minute to midnight, unprecedented. They are most likely-if they have time-to move in half minutes.

A US (and others ?) attack on Syria may be answered by large scale cyber attacks on the US. Russia most likely will react by destroying ships/planes-an escalation will go very fast.

http://theduran.com/us-pushing-the-gambit-in-syria-something-big-is-coming-as-officials-ramp-up-threats/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/us-pushing-the-gambit-in-syria-something-big-is-coming-as-officials-ramp-up-threats/

DJ-I believe in talks to end conflicts. Latest US-Russia meetings, US-China talks "only made things worse".

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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: September 03 2018 at 3:19am
War for Asia

http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/09/syria-sitrep-us-to-stay-to-create-quagmires.html#" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/09/syria-sitrep-us-to-stay-to-create-quagmires.html# DJ-Good article also on why the major operations in Syria may start after sept. 7.

http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3099-syrian-army-unleashes-on-idlib-final-terrorist-stronghold" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3099-syrian-army-unleashes-on-idlib-final-terrorist-stronghold and http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3094-attack-in-progress-in-damascus-air-base-being-hit" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3094-attack-in-progress-in-damascus-air-base-being-hit

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-09-02/repeating-churchills-blunder-will-us-drive-turkey-joining-shanghai-pact" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-09-02/repeating-churchills-blunder-will-us-drive-turkey-joining-shanghai-pact

DJ-There are indications that Turkey will join Russia, Iran and Hezbollah in operations against US backed terrorists. (IS, Alquada and other "rebels" organized by the CIA). This could de facto split NATO. https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-09-02/european-firms-hit-hard-us-sanctions-iran" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-09-02/european-firms-hit-hard-us-sanctions-iran

http://www.atimes.com/article/crashing-currency-chaos-spreads-across-the-global-south/" rel="nofollow - http://www.atimes.com/article/crashing-currency-chaos-spreads-across-the-global-south/ DJ-Venezuela, Iran, Pakistan (many other countries) are loking for alternatives-in the short term-for the US$.

Korea

http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/northkorea/2018/09/03/0401000000AEN20180903008051315.html" rel="nofollow - http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/northkorea/2018/09/03/0401000000AEN20180903008051315.html DJ-The US does not want to end tensions with NK to keep US bases in East Asia. (So Moon is working with NK and China)

Overall;

China is sending troops to Eastern Russia for excercises, Russia is moving forces to the Eastern Ukraine-border after the Kiev-junta murdered a separatist leader. The US is stopping training and payments to Pakistan-most likely China will replace the US there.

DJ-The Shanghai Cooperation Organization was joined by India and Pakistan, Iran and Turkey (a.o. I would not be surprised when Philippines, Indonesia, Viet Nam also would join) are on the waiting list. The only thing the US seems to be able to think of to stop this movement is sanctions, currency wars, threats-that did not work and will not work.

For Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan "growing pressure"on US forces may mean US military getting killed in stupid, insane wars....

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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: September 07 2018 at 9:53pm
http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/09/syria-us-reveals-underpants-plan-for-a-permanent-occupation.html#" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/09/syria-us-reveals-underpants-plan-for-a-permanent-occupation.html#

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-09-07/iran-russia-and-turkey-state-need-negotiated-political-process-idlib-amidst" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-09-07/iran-russia-and-turkey-state-need-negotiated-political-process-idlib-amidst

http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3120-russia-gives-us-second-warning-of-coming-military-action" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3120-russia-gives-us-second-warning-of-coming-military-action

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/sep/07/kurds-renew-their-claim-for-idlib-as-final-battle-draws-near" rel="nofollow - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/sep/07/kurds-renew-their-claim-for-idlib-as-final-battle-draws-near

DJ-Russia, Iran, Turkey tried to agree on Syria in Tehran-Iran last friday. Maybe it looks like Turkey does not agree with Russia, Iran (and Syria) plans.

Some remarks;

-Turkey is "to deep" in the Russian/Iran sphere of influence with Turk Stream-linking Russian energy to the EU, S400 and trade deals with Russia Iran China etc.
Also Erdogan has had enough of the US (and the EU-but doing deals with SE European countries). Turkey needs investments, China, Russia may bring such.

-Iraq is moving away from the "west" towards Iran. Pakistan is moving towards China.

-Afghanistan is part of a US/NATO plan to control Iran, Russia, China. The wars in Afghanistan (since 2001) and Iraq (2003) are part of a regime-change program for Iran going back to the 1979 Iran revolution.

DJ-Turkey most likely has decided to join the Russia-Iran-China group. To keep influence they have to accept the price. In the Putin-chess game Turkey may be limited in Syria but could be used in getting influence in Saudi Arabia/Gulf States.

The US/Israel war on Iran in Syria will not work. Israel will not start a war with Iran on its own and the US does not want to get involved in a big war with Iran AND Russia (AND China). The goal may be to limit and slow down Iran and Russia.

The coming weeks may see Russia using its air force against alquaida and IS in US held area's of Syria (and Iraq ?). Special Forces could be used to get several terrorist groups to fight each other. For Turkey refugees from Syria will be send to area's under Assad control.

There may be a chemical attack-claim, even a US (and UK, France) strike but that will not stop the operations. Putin want to finish the war (for Asia-not just Syria) maybe this year ?

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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: September 08 2018 at 9:47pm
http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3127-battle-for-idlib-begins-as-syrian-russian-forces-unleash-massive-attack" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3127-battle-for-idlib-begins-as-syrian-russian-forces-unleash-massive-attack

DJ-Hal Turner reporting on AIR (and Navy ?) operations against US backed terrorists in NW Syria. Unclear what Turkey is planning. They seem to be on the same page with Russia, Iran, Syria (or not ? That would mean Erdogan would trust the US-very unlikely. DJ-At this moment the US is promoting chaos and regimechange allover the planet. )

In his 7.09 pm update HT claims a "rebel"specialist sabotaged rebel chemical weapons that would provide the US with an excuse for intervention. The US claims only Assad has chemical weapons so when the US claims there are chemical weapons used the US comes in "to protect the people".

http://theduran.com/trump-does-a-180-on-syria-war-is-on-the-horizon-video/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/trump-does-a-180-on-syria-war-is-on-the-horizon-video/ With 10/20.000 Uyghurs from western China in NW Syria China has an interest in killing those US sponsored sunni-extremists before they go back (via CIA) to China.

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-09-08/us-military-preparing-options-syria" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-09-08/us-military-preparing-options-syria , https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-09-08/youtube-shuts-down-all-syrian-state-channels-idlib-assault-begins" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-09-08/youtube-shuts-down-all-syrian-state-channels-idlib-assault-begins

YouTube, Facebook etc blocking alternative news media.

DJ-According to some views Trump is under deep state control and has to escalate the Syria "civil" war to stay in power.

My (DJ) views;

Both Turkey and Israel did support "rebels"(including IS)-they want to delete proof of that. (What is the point of war-on-terror when those fighting terror are also funding terror ? weapons-oil-money-greed !)

If Turkey wants to play a major role in the coming EurAsia-market it has to deal with Russia, China, Iran.
In Israel there is (always) several lines. Netanyaho welcomes US money, Jerusalem as capitol for the US-still Netanyahu has better contacts with Putin does not know who is ruling the US. (Even the Gulf States, KSA, EU may wonder who is in control in the US).

The US "politics" have destabilized the major nuclear power-so there is a "fight for the steering wheel in a heavy truck full of (nuclear) explosives". That is not good at all !

https://www.defconwarningsystem.com/phpBB3/viewforum.php?f=6&sid=4b85713b599fa5d50ec88bf6aa08751c" rel="nofollow - https://www.defconwarningsystem.com/phpBB3/viewforum.php?f=6&sid=4b85713b599fa5d50ec88bf6aa08751c



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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: September 09 2018 at 10:21pm
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/syria-planning-poison-gas-attack-on-rebels-us-says-2018-09-09?siteid=rss&rss=1" rel="nofollow - https://www.marketwatch.com/story/syria-planning-poison-gas-attack-on-rebels-us-says-2018-09-09?siteid=rss&rss=1 and https://www.defconwarningsystem.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=12428&start=50" rel="nofollow - https://www.defconwarningsystem.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=12428&start=50
DJ-Discussion on whether to attack Russian or Iran forces in Syria by the US after "chemical weapons use by Assad". https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-09-09/us-says-assad-has-approved-gas-attack-idlib-setting-stage-major-military-conflict" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-09-09/us-says-assad-has-approved-gas-attack-idlib-setting-stage-major-military-conflict

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-09-09/pentagon-sends-strong-message-russia-live-fire-assault-drills-syria" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-09-09/pentagon-sends-strong-message-russia-live-fire-assault-drills-syria DJ-In reaction to claims of "pro-Assad forces" willing to attack ("rebel"groups that attacked Palmyra from) the Al-Tanf area (close to the Iraq/Jordan border) the US has been "showing strenght" in that area.

DJ-Again-the US is in Syria against international law, the US has given support to groups seen international as terrorists. Just like the war in Iraq this US military operation is a war crime.

http://theduran.com/russia-locks-horns-with-turkey-in-astana-as-u-s-prepares-false-flag-attack-in-syria-video/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/russia-locks-horns-with-turkey-in-astana-as-u-s-prepares-false-flag-attack-in-syria-video/ and http://theduran.com/terrorists-and-white-helmets-met-in-idlib-to-plot-false-flag-chemical-attack-video/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/terrorists-and-white-helmets-met-in-idlib-to-plot-false-flag-chemical-attack-video/

DJ-Turkey has send in large amount of troops in the Idlib-area "as observers". Erdogan does not want to see-yet-a major landwar in this region. (But seems to be willing to accept that several groups "get bombed away" since even Turkey is seeing them as terrorists. Most likely "special forces" will operate in Idlib to do "the dirty work" and start infighting between several jihadi-groups.)

DJ-My impression is that Russia is doing everything they can to avoid rebels using chemical attack-false flags. If possible they would like to limit further US intervention-even when the Idlib-operation would take more time.
Complications are the US/Israeli strikes on Iran/Hezbollah targets in Syria. There are over 50 jihadi-groups. Iran did bomb a Saudi-backed Kurdish group in northern Iraq a few days ago. Some jihadi groups may be willing to talk-with sometimes "moderate extremists being killed by extreme extremists".
https://southfront.org/us-led-coalition-to-launch-final-operation-against-isis-in-syria-within-hours-report/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/us-led-coalition-to-launch-final-operation-against-isis-in-syria-within-hours-report/ From the comments-the US is renaming terrorist groups, transporting them to fight Assad. When IS members shave their beards and dress like SDF the Kurds in the SDF are "not happy". With in Manbij the US and Turkey cooperating against the Kurds there may be a shift of Kurdish forces towards the pro-Assad side.

https://www.debka.com/while-irans-leaders-and-allies-confer-on-idlib-shiite-iraq-implodes-in-their-faces/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/while-irans-leaders-and-allies-confer-on-idlib-shiite-iraq-implodes-in-their-faces/ DJ-After the Iraq-elections the chaos there only did worsen.

Overall; with more smokescreens and chaos the risks in all of the middle east is increasing by the hour. I would not rule out "rebels" attacking US forces in Syria to provoke US attacks on pro-Assad forces (including Iran, Russian). Most likely the US was involved in several drone-attacks on Russian bases in Syria. Russian and Syrian forces cooperate-US airstrikes did kill Russian PMC's (Private Military Contractors=Vagner).

The build up of both (pro)US and Russian/Iran forces in the region is creating a powderkeg. It may be hard NOT to get some incidents....
(For instance Syrian Air Force using the same radar-identification as Russian Air Force-when the US or Israel wants to bring down a plane they may not know if it is Russian or Syrian !)

Israeli News Live did mention up to 200 US/UK special forces in Idlib with up to 100.000 jihadi-fighters (10.000 of them alquaida-even the US consider them as terrorists.) Will the US use chemical-false flag to save alquaida ? Is the US willing to kill Russians and Iranians because they stopped regime change ? A possible scenario may be Turkey giving "rebels" Turkish uniforms to fight Kurds (in Syria, Iraq, Turkey)



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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: September 19 2018 at 11:22am
http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3173-russia-imposes-no-fly-zone-for-israeli-military-aircraft-around-syria" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3173-russia-imposes-no-fly-zone-for-israeli-military-aircraft-around-syria

DJ-The Israeli scenario in wich Israeli fighters used a Russian plane to hide behind-and Syria did shoot down the Russian plane-could be similar to a possible MH17 scenario (july 2014-"the west" claims Putin did it...a Joint Investigation Team includes the Ukraine)

http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/09/syria-israel-provocation-kills-russian-soldiers-russia-will-take-political-revenge.html#" rel="nofollow - http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/09/syria-israel-provocation-kills-russian-soldiers-russia-will-take-political-revenge.html#

Korea;

http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/national/2018/09/19/0301000000AEN20180919004758315.html" rel="nofollow - http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/national/2018/09/19/0301000000AEN20180919004758315.html DJ-North- and South-Korea talking must be a nightmare for the US military-industrial-criminals. The MIC needs wars al around the globe.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2018_China%E2%80%93United_States_trade_war" rel="nofollow - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2018_China%E2%80%93United_States_trade_war The US-China "trade war" is about global control.

Putin and Erdogan met in Soschi to deal with Syria-for the time being. Russia-Mongolia-China did have very large joined military drills and are working on further military integration.

In this trade-war at the long term the US may not be in the best position-for now. The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shanghai_Cooperation_Organisation" rel="nofollow - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shanghai_Cooperation_Organisation is more-and-more "cooperating in many fields" and has "ties" with South Africa, Venezuela, Nicaragua (etc).

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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: September 19 2018 at 10:03pm
DJ-In the (alternative) media discussion on how to see the latest Israel-Russia incident.

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-09-19/decoding-putins-response-attack-syria" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-09-19/decoding-putins-response-attack-syria claim it was a NATO-set up to start a further escalation. (DJ-I'm not convinced )

http://theduran.com/russian-il-20-downed-by-syrian-missile-russia-blames-israel-israel-blames-syria-video/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/russian-il-20-downed-by-syrian-missile-russia-blames-israel-israel-blames-syria-video/ DJ-The Duran thinks Israel wanted to show that it could attack anywere in Syria when Israel did see a reason to do so.
-Israel did attack Iran/Hezbollah targets near the main Russian air base in NW Syria. (Thereby is Israel giving aid to Idlib alquaida terrorists under siege).
-Netanyahu and Putin (and MoD Shoigu and Lieberman) did have "strong words" on the incident.

https://www.debka.com/russia-to-beef-up-air-defenses-aircraft-to-curtail-israeli-air-operations-in-syria/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/russia-to-beef-up-air-defenses-aircraft-to-curtail-israeli-air-operations-in-syria/ The outcome will be that Israel (and others) will have less access to Syrian airspace.

http://thesaker.is/" rel="nofollow - http://thesaker.is/ also has good info (MSM is doing again not their job)

DJ-Both in Korea/East Asia and Syria SW Asia "the west" is marginalized and not in control. (DJ-The UK is in brexit-disaster, US has a post-election/pre-election chaos, France Macron also facing strong opposition, does the France-UK-US coalition want a conflict to distract from internal chaos ?)

The EU is meeting on refugees. https://www.eu2018.at/calendar-events/political-events/Salzburg-Summit.html" rel="nofollow - https://www.eu2018.at/calendar-events/political-events/Salzburg-Summit.html They claim that due to their policies there are less refugees. In reality the Syria-conflict is limited to a few frontlines-so less Syrian refugees.

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Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: September 24 2018 at 9:10pm
DJ-I put some links first;

http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3197-israeli-general-says-israel-has-no-choice-but-to-destroy-syrian-s-300-despite-confrontation-with-russia" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3197-israeli-general-says-israel-has-no-choice-but-to-destroy-syrian-s-300-despite-confrontation-with-russia
http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3196-clandestine-pictures-s-300-being-deployed-in-syria" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3196-clandestine-pictures-s-300-being-deployed-in-syria
http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3195-breaking-news-russia-imposes-no-fly-zone-over-latakia-syria-including-u-s-aircraft" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3195-breaking-news-russia-imposes-no-fly-zone-over-latakia-syria-including-u-s-aircraft
http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3194-russian-jets-intercept-u-s-f-22-over-syria" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3194-russian-jets-intercept-u-s-f-22-over-syria
http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3193-russia-to-jam-navigation-radars-of-planes-attacking-syria" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3193-russia-to-jam-navigation-radars-of-planes-attacking-syria
http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3192-publicly-confirmed-russia-giving-s-300-missile-system-to-syria" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3192-publicly-confirmed-russia-giving-s-300-missile-system-to-syria
http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/u-s-national-news/3187-major-development-syria-2" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/u-s-national-news/3187-major-development-syria-2
http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3184-israeli-f-16-s-intercepted-by-russian-war-planes-over-lebanon-forced-back-to-israel" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3184-israeli-f-16-s-intercepted-by-russian-war-planes-over-lebanon-forced-back-to-israel
https://www.debka.com/russia-declares-electronic-war-on-israel-ranging-over-syria-e-mediterranean/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/russia-declares-electronic-war-on-israel-ranging-over-syria-e-mediterranean/

DJ-The headlines tell the main story-indicates what is coming. Russia, Syria, Iran most likely are working on a "final plan"for Syria-with Turkey, Lebanon.

DJ-In my opinion a very likely deal is that when Turkey is willing to give up its "rebels" in NW Syria Russia and Iran are willing to deal with the Kurds. The Kurds have a choice; join pro-Assad forces in some form (maybe with some limited Kurdish rule in some area's) or destruction. Maybe Turkey might be willing to accept some "rebels" from NW Syria.

Goal is to bring all of Syria under Assad control. The bigger goal is that Russia-Iran-China show they are in control over (most of) Asia.

When "diplomacy"can do the main job there will be limited fighting. "Rebels" and Kurds without supplies do not fight. It also would take away any excuse for further western intervention.

On the longer term Russia-Iran-China want the US (and its proxies like IS) out of Iraq, Afghanistan.

The shift-worsening-is not only the outcome of the downing of the Russian plane but also of the attack in Iran on a military parade (in reaction to Iran airstrikes on Saudi backed Kurdish terrorist in north Iraq. Some Kurds have IS links.)

Most likely Israel is doing everything they can to limit the damage. Most likely the Russian may have also S400's in Syria for self-defence (and other weapons). https://www.debka.com/mivzak/netanyahu-to-meet-trump-possibly-el-sisi-on-un-assembly-sidelines/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/mivzak/netanyahu-to-meet-trump-possibly-el-sisi-on-un-assembly-sidelines/ and https://www.debka.com/mivzak/israeli-security-cabinet-meets-tuesday-on-crisis-with-russia/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/mivzak/israeli-security-cabinet-meets-tuesday-on-crisis-with-russia/ .

Israel is not going to start a war with Russia. Putin may be more popular than Trump in Israel, a war has to be winable....( In 2017 Trump was more popular in Israel, https://www.forbes.com/sites/kenrapoza/2017/08/16/shock-poll-most-countries-prefer-putin-over-trump/#d10124d6dcf1" rel="nofollow - https://www.forbes.com/sites/kenrapoza/2017/08/16/shock-poll-most-countries-prefer-putin-over-trump/#d10124d6dcf1 -but naming Jerusalem as the Israel capitol, putting the US embassy there will not work for long)

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Que sera, sera, Whatever will be, will be, The future is not ours to see, Que sera, sera !


Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: September 27 2018 at 9:27pm
DJ-We had an anti-terrorist police operation not far from were I live yesterday. Looks serious; http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/index.php?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=SPS-20180928-64817-NLD" rel="nofollow - http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/index.php?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=SPS-20180928-64817-NLD and https://www.debka.com/mivzak/dutch-police-arrest-7-men-plotting-major-terror-attack/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/mivzak/dutch-police-arrest-7-men-plotting-major-terror-attack/

The Dutch government has to explain why they did send money/aid to "Syrian rebels" that are considered to be terrorists. (Dutch people who joined those groups-with support of the secret services-I know a mosq that was used for recruiting, over 30 people from this region joined IS a few years ago-nobody stopped them ! Now those "fighters" are treated as terrorists eventhough the Dutch government did not stop them "they went to Turkey" but also supported the "rebels")

http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/opinion-editorial/hal-turner-commentary/3206-had-meetings" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/opinion-editorial/hal-turner-commentary/3206-had-meetings and http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3207-covert-intel-massive-israeli-strikes-against-syria-imminent-u-s-may-participate" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3207-covert-intel-massive-israeli-strikes-against-syria-imminent-u-s-may-participate

DJ-The F.UK.US coalition-with Israel may be preparing a major operation against Syria. (In support of "moderate rebels/IS etc.) This means western attacks on Russians and Iranians in Syria who are there on the request of the Syrian government.....

It looks like in the US the democrats blame Russia for loosing an election, republicans will blame China....please save us from those kind of "politics"!

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Que sera, sera, Whatever will be, will be, The future is not ours to see, Que sera, sera !


Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: September 27 2018 at 11:30pm
DJ-My speculation (and nothing more that that-the target of a major terrorist attack in the Netherlands is "kept out of the news") could be that there were plans to attack https://gelredome.nl/nl/evenement/24-11-2018-qlimax-2018" rel="nofollow - https://gelredome.nl/nl/evenement/24-11-2018-qlimax-2018 that would be three years after the https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/November_2015_Paris_attacks" rel="nofollow - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/November_2015_Paris_attacks .

DJ-"The west" want to make Syria a "Viet Nam" for Russia and China. http://theduran.com/devils-deal-did-turkey-outmaneuver-russia-with-idlib-agreement-video/" rel="nofollow - http://theduran.com/devils-deal-did-turkey-outmaneuver-russia-with-idlib-agreement-video/ Good story; Turkey is paying "moderate"alquaida terrorist in Idlib. (They protest they do not want Turkish Lira but Syrian Pounds). The alquaida THS is controlling 70% of Idlib-area. Chechens, (Chinese) Uyghurs and others are controlling the other 30%. The west is supporting those "moderate rebels" (also in Yemen, Libya, IS is also fighting Russians in the Ukraine).

https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-september-27-2018-several-european-states-deliver-chemical-weapons-components-to-idlib/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/syrian-war-report-september-27-2018-several-european-states-deliver-chemical-weapons-components-to-idlib/

DJ-Several scenario's;

- https://www.debka.com/mivzak/netanyahu-reveals-existence-of-a-second-nuclear-site-in-tehran/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/mivzak/netanyahu-reveals-existence-of-a-second-nuclear-site-in-tehran/ "The west/Israel" are already at war with Iran-not so open war with Russia. For Israel they claim Iran should have been attacked some time ago-both the nuclear facilities in Iran and Iran presence in the region.

-A "cold peace" with Turkey getting control over parts of Syria and Iraq (with US support-the US slowly dumping the Kurds like in Manbij). A "frozen conflict" (like the Ukraine, Georgia etc.) with limited military action most of the time. (For the west it would be a military burden but the idea would be that that burden-in combination with economic warfare-"trade wars"would be much more a burden for Russia-Iran-China.)

-Another scenario could be the "Syrian war" going into Turkey with the Kurds, IS, alquaida (already taking Erdogan hostage-if Turkey drops alquaida they will attack Turkey)fighting Erdogan-another Turkish "civil war". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dissolution_of_the_Ottoman_Empire" rel="nofollow - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dissolution_of_the_Ottoman_Empire
(DJ-Turkey has many different groups, western oriented to extreme islamic, it is not a stable society.)

Putin's strategy was to choose the conflicts he wanted to fight, avoid other conflicts. That strategy resulted in Assad still ruling most of Syria instead of IS. That strategy also stimulated sales of Russian weapons around the globe, Russian influence. Putin does not want an all-out war with "the west" (simply that would be the end of life on Earth-most western countries do not want such a scenario as well.)

The "stability" is not much more than a balancing act that may go wrong.
(In the background escalating climate change(disasters) and economic/political chaos in the US and EU (a.o. Brexit, Euro-crisis).



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Que sera, sera, Whatever will be, will be, The future is not ours to see, Que sera, sera !


Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: September 29 2018 at 5:30am
DJ-While the US want to create an "Arab NATO" https://southfront.org/u-s-stepping-up-efforts-to-form-arab-nato-to-confront-iran/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/u-s-stepping-up-efforts-to-form-arab-nato-to-confront-iran/ most NATO countries stick to the Iran-deal. https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-09-28/eu-uk-russia-china-join-together-dodge-us-sanctions-iran" rel="nofollow - https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-09-28/eu-uk-russia-china-join-together-dodge-us-sanctions-iran and https://southfront.org/eu-uk-russia-and-china-join-together-to-dodge-us-sanctions-on-iran/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/eu-uk-russia-and-china-join-together-to-dodge-us-sanctions-on-iran/

Even further: https://southfront.org/russia-turkey-france-and-germany-will-hold-meeting-on-syria-in-october/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/russia-turkey-france-and-germany-will-hold-meeting-on-syria-in-october/ DJ-Erdogan visits Germany this weekend-wants better trade relations with EU (to be a part of the New Silk Road for China trade, Turkey also with "Turkstream" russian gas to the EU and buying S-300 from Russia.
A further goal for Erdogan may be to get the EU in the Astana-Syria peace proces (with Russia and Iran) as an alternative for the Geneva-US-led-talks. Turkey is also a growing trade partner for both Russia and Iran.)

https://southfront.org/russia-is-ready-to-provide-iraq-with-syria-like-military-assistance/" rel="nofollow - https://southfront.org/russia-is-ready-to-provide-iraq-with-syria-like-military-assistance/

DJ-There is still no government in Bagdad-maybe new elections on their way ? Russia may bring stability were the US/NATO did bring IS and chaos.

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Que sera, sera, Whatever will be, will be, The future is not ours to see, Que sera, sera !


Posted By: Dutch Josh
Date Posted: September 30 2018 at 9:44pm
http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3222-breaking-news-iran-launches-missiles-toward-u-s-base-in-syria" rel="nofollow - http://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/news/world-news/3222-breaking-news-iran-launches-missiles-toward-u-s-base-in-syria

https://sputniknews.com/military/201810011068477102-iran-missile-strike-terrorists-syria/" rel="nofollow - https://sputniknews.com/military/201810011068477102-iran-missile-strike-terrorists-syria/

https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/10/01/575697/Iran-IRGC-missile-strike-Euphrates-terror-attack-Ahvaz" rel="nofollow - https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2018/10/01/575697/Iran-IRGC-missile-strike-Euphrates-terror-attack-Ahvaz

https://www.debka.com/russia-ramps-up-anti-israel-measures-in-syria-for-possible-war-of-attrition/" rel="nofollow - https://www.debka.com/russia-ramps-up-anti-israel-measures-in-syria-for-possible-war-of-attrition/

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Que sera, sera, Whatever will be, will be, The future is not ours to see, Que sera, sera !



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