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Watch the Diplomats and Politicians closely.

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posted on Oct, 29 2017 @ 04:09 PM
As a war seems to wind down, the Diplomats and Politicians move in, create 'agreements' that invariably leads to a new set of problems that often end up in new wars.

The Sykes-Picot agreement, a French-British division of interests with the breakup of the Ottoman Empire.

The Treaty of Versailles is a famous example that led to WWII.

Yalta resulted in the Cold War.

The division of Vietnam and Korea into two separate nations that gave us two more far.

Then there are likely those that have never seen the light of day or at least less well known.

Now that the war on Isis 'seems' to be approaching a conclusion, at least in a conventional sense, plans, goals and agreements, perhaps already negotiated and agreed upon, could be ready for implementation.

The military gave a largely happy Iraqi population that Saddam was gone. A political replacement of that military ended up giving us Isis and further military action. Japan, however, remained a militarily controlled post-war environment and things worked out pretty well. Yes?

The almost immediate fighting between Kurds and Iraqis bears watching. Planned or an inevitable, spontaneous conflict. It would be hard to believe that potential conflict wasn't well known in advance of the current flare-up. That agreements/negotiations couldn't have been implemented prior to now.

As usual, our military gives the politicians what they want...when permitted to do so. Just as usual, the diplomats and politicians have the opportunity to screw it up.

It will be easy to see just who Rex Tillerson really works for.....
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posted on Oct, 29 2017 @ 04:10 PM
a reply to: nwtrucker

War is the only answer. Killing each other seems to be what everyone wants to do. We spend so much money on war as opposed to fighting poverty and the other causes of war.

posted on Oct, 29 2017 @ 04:57 PM
a reply to: nwtrucker


On Sunday, angry protestors stormed the Iraqi Kurdistan Region Parliament after it accepted Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani resignation, and his plan to distribute his powers between the Kurdistan Region Government (KRG), the Parliament and the Judicial Council temporarily, according to Reuters News Agency. Kurdish sources reported that most protestors were supporters of Barzani and his Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP). The sources added that some protestors were even armed, and reported gunshots around and inside the parliament. The Kurdish sources also said that some Kurdish MP are still besieged inside the parliament building by the angry protestors. Most of the Kurdish MPs who were attacked by the protestors were from the Gorran Movement that oppose Barzani policies. The Kurdish-Iraqi news TV channel NRT said that the its reporter Rebwar Kakaiy has been injured severely after being attacked by angry protestors near the parliament building.

posted on Oct, 29 2017 @ 05:31 PM
a reply to: the2ofusr1

Games are afoot.

posted on Nov, 1 2017 @ 09:40 AM
a reply to: the2ofusr1

I'd say the thread was more generic is intent and the Kurd-Iraqi
issue a potential continuance.

Therefore no more than a fluke on my part.

I checked out the Southern Guardian and haven't seen anything more on the political side of the Kurds. ( I did see laughable articles on Russian missile superiority and 'better trained and prepared troops' and fighters.) So that source has it's flaws just like any other.

Have you seen anything new on Kurd-Iraq ?

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