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E-mail Reveals Foreknowledge of Georgian/Russian Incident?

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posted on Aug, 14 2008 @ 03:23 PM

E-mail Reveals Foreknowledge of Georgian/Russian Incident?

The outbreak of war between Georgia and Russia shocked most of the world last week, but an investment bank analyst predicted it two days in advance."


Geoff Smith, a Kiev-based analyst for Renaissance Capital investment bank, had anticipated the Georgian move with uncanny prescience in an e-mail two days earlier to a fellow strategist.

"So whaddaya think? I say Saakashvili is going to 'restore the territorial integrity of Georgia' five minutes before the opening ceremony starts in Beijing and dare the Russians to invade while the games are on?" the note said.

Reuters has seen a copy of the e-mail and confirmed its validity with both the sender and recipient of the message.
(visit the link for the full news article)

posted on Aug, 14 2008 @ 03:23 PM
The Reuters article confirms the e-mail.

Was this a matter of blind luck? Deductive reasoning? Or inside knowledge?

Had it been an intellectual such as a political science professor, or of course a politician, maybe I could buy the prediction that is so accurate. But, being that it was a Bank Analyst, that alone raises suspicions to me and reeks of inside political/economical information sharing by global banking institutions.
(visit the link for the full news article)

[edit on 14-8-2008 by tyranny22]

posted on Aug, 14 2008 @ 03:26 PM
That's extremely interesting. It seems that those in the money industry have more inside knowledge than anyone else on this planet right now, so I too have to wonder how this could purely be a lucky guess.

posted on Aug, 14 2008 @ 03:34 PM
It does raise suspicions to me about those who attend Bilderberg Group meetings, or are part of a Global Idealist Groups such at the Trilateral Commission or the Council on Foreign Relations.

posted on Aug, 14 2008 @ 04:36 PM
Heh no coincidence there. This was was a set up. There is a bigger picture here that we need to figure out.

posted on Aug, 14 2008 @ 04:46 PM
again... a small world it seems.... perhaps stocks selling ore buying tric?

posted on Aug, 14 2008 @ 04:51 PM
I don't find it really surprising, a lot of people predicted something was going to happen in Georgia. Saakashvili has been going on about "restoring the territorial integrity of Georgia" since his election campaign (frankly he's obviously a bit nuts), and it's become increasingly apparent that Russia has been feeling like it had to take some kind of action over NATO expansion.

Bank analysts are exactly the people who are paid to predict this kind of thing, as politics has a huge impact on financial markets.

posted on Aug, 14 2008 @ 04:55 PM
reply to post by tyranny22

there was indeed a large movement into US Treasuries, to the tune of $1.2 Trillion dollars, in the days immediately preceeding the Russian-v-Georgia fiasco.

i can't cite the exact fiancial site i read that factoid on... but rest assured t-- that site is a reputable one, and not prone to creating facts out of thin air.

here's something to think about...
just why didn't oil and gold suddenly go through the roof at the first Russian incursion into the soverign republic of Georgia?
?why? because all parties knew that a conflict was in the works.

AND-> it was more important for the USDollar to get a whole lot stronger...
because a group of foreign dollar holders (Saudi, Bahrain, AbuDhabi, etc)
bought into the Treasury notes to the tune of +$1 Trillion dollars

the puppet masters are manipulating and have insider info. on world events...including the foreknowledge of a Russian intervention into Georgia,
way before 'we' knew it !

posted on Aug, 14 2008 @ 05:08 PM
Being an amateur market analyst myself (well I do virtual auctioning) I can easily believe that these guys would have knowledge about this without it being anything too shady. When you have your ear to the ground because you're making bucks from the grapevine, you become very adept at predicting things like this to get a jump on your competitors.

However like has been mentioned. The fact that nothing really changed in Wall Street in regard to this war strikes me as very odd indeed. Even the merest sniff of war is enough to change things, let alone a full blown conflict like this, so strategically placed and also near oil pipelines.

posted on Aug, 14 2008 @ 05:18 PM
Ive said since the get go this was done for social psychology purposes to
get Russia to go into Georgia. It was done when everyone was infront
of their TV's watching the olympics.

Then the countries doing it could get their propaganda out to their own
people. Pretty obvious to me.

posted on Aug, 15 2008 @ 06:40 AM
ok - right this guy sucessfully predicted the event - but so what ?

IMHO this is a classic example of Observational selection .

to clarify - this person has sent an email predictig a georgia / russia conflict timed to take advantage of the olympics

how many emails are sent / day ?

how many predictions made / day ?

how many predictions are wrong ???????

we seldom hear about te ` predictions ` which are wrong - unless they are massive clangers

Observational selection strikes again -

reuters would not have run the story if the email had claimed that a tibet wide general strike was going to start at the exact time the olympics opened

as such a strike did not occurr

that ladies and gents is the error of Observational selection

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