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Syria launches bloody new crackdown as U.S. threatens sanctions

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posted on Apr, 27 2011 @ 09:58 PM
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ok your too blunt with your responses, I can tell your not even being serious at this point. But this is a serious matter, the very future of global stability is at stake with the game Western powers are playing in the Mediterranian against the two second and third largest powers on Earth. That is not to be taken lightly, but thats exactly how your taking. The only reason the players in this chess match are doing what they are doing is their direct knowledge of events that will soon unfold.

I believe it may be related to the solar maximum which is going to wreak havoc on the earth's magnetic fielld next year. This may be a last minute attempt to grab as many resources as they can and secure their transit to be stockpiled. If we begin to see a pullout of overseas assets within the year or next year, that will be the indicator that we are close to a time of turmoil we have not witnessed in generations. I just hope local municipalities have taken measures to ensure the continued delivery and service of potable and clean drinking water.




posted on Apr, 28 2011 @ 02:02 AM
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This is serious, for 2013 and beyond.
People who think the end is coming in 2012 are the ones who are not taking things seriously. These are no "grabs", these events are restructuring power in the region for the future.

Behind it all is very serious strategy of the isolation of Iran. Iran will never be able to survive total isolation like N Korea, they do not have that tight of a hold on the population. The new natural gas pipeline planned last decade to go through Afghanistan will replace India's dependance on the IPI (Iran-Paki-India) piepeline and seriously isolate Iran. This isolation was all planned out long ago and is multi faceted. Russia has high stakes in this pipeline too.

Now whether you think Iran is run by nutjobs who want to wipe Israel off the map or you think they are pursuing nukes as a bargaining chip for leverage on the world markets, either way they are going forward in developing them nukes. Isolation seems to be what was determined long ago on how to deal with them.

Type in google the terms Iran isolation, see how many world heads have been spouting this for the last 10 years.
For the wikileaks geeks out there, it has even showed up there too.



posted on Apr, 28 2011 @ 09:24 AM
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None of my points are null and void even if you're saying so makes you sleep better at night.

Anyone can easily access the UN Resolution 706 from 15 Aug 1991. but reading shows that only the USA and GB the two veto popsies were overly enthusiastic about the sanctions. The sanctions meant all Iraq's legitimate and sanctioned trade had to be done though th US$. To break that hold Saddam did the obvious thing which was to trade in another currency the Euros. Its well know that Iraq sytematically sold allocations below market prices to individuals and companies and dozens of countries were implicated.

It was only ever going to be the people in Iraq who suffered not Saddam, you only have to look at how he treated the Weapons Inspectorate to see he wouldn't pay much attention to sanctions. Also the rest of the world was not behind the sanctions due to the suffering they were causing. This came out clearly with world reaction to Madeleine Albright whom, on May 12 1996 as US Ambassador to the UN , when interviewed on 60 minutes, was asked by Lesley Stahl "We have heard that half a million children have died. I mean that's more than died in Hiroshima. And you know, is the price worth it?" Albright retorted "We think the price is worth it." Funny how some factions don't give a stuff about human life.

Just couple of examples of the size of Sadam's oil sales achieved $1.6billion in 1991 and $5.2billion 1996, add those to what went 'under the net' in Euros. Do you think the worlds 3rd largest oil reserve country would not have had plenty of trading partners willing to ignore sanctions?

My Government and also the USA Government rarely if ever does anything from an altruistic perpctive. I watched Mr Bernanke yesterday, the guy's performance was certainly not his usual confident one. His voice, demeanour and shadows under his eyes said he is a very worried man. The BRICKs countries are waiting to pounce, every day they get stronger as the USA's debt and GB's for that matter get larger but as countries weaker.



posted on Apr, 28 2011 @ 01:41 PM
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A few billion in a year for Iraq was miniscule to the extent as it is almost nothing. We consume 21 million barrels a day at $100 a barrel that is $2.1 billion per DAY ! Then factor in the rest of the worlds consumption and you will see Iraq's oil sales were not even a drop in the bucket.


U.S. oil consumption is approximately 21000000 barrels per day

en.wikipedia.org...

So yeay, theory null and void.



posted on Apr, 28 2011 @ 04:42 PM
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Nice try to dodge the issue, did you train long? Clearly not, as throwing up information about consumption figures for the USA, when Iraq's production figures are the issue only voids your irrelevant material.
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Thank you for the figures though, having seen what America gobbles each day in oil, wow! How are you going to cope once America faces Mr Bernanke's hyperinflation? How are you going to cope when you have to pay for your oil? How are you going to cope when you have to pay back your trade deficit? How will you cope when you can't?

Will you win the fight to make other countries conform to the Dollar as the World Reserve Currency? Up against countries such as Russia, China, Brazil, Japan and apparently some oil producers also are already doing deals in other currencies due to the size of the American trade deficit and a lack of faith in the US $.

You won't get away with another Iraq especially as its out in the open that the insurrections in Syria, Libya and elsewhere are really about these countries not having Central Banks and using the US $ as their reserve currency. In fact on the news a few minute ago both China and Russia have vetoed any action against Iran in the UN. The rest of the world won't go along with you killing their citizens so you can carry on being the world's biggest gobbler of oil. China when it passes you can at least provide products to qualify her consumption, but what can you provide?

Gosh, you will be null and void.

The irony of this is, tomorrow a number of the elite bankers whose greediness has caused the current problems, will attend the royal wedding as though they are respectable people, not the filth guilty of causing the deaths and suffering of people all over the world. The British public will innocently wave as they go by in their finery. The only thing us public have done wrong is to have been unaware of what our governments and bankers do and why.



posted on Apr, 28 2011 @ 04:49 PM
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Al-Jazeera reports that Batallions from 5th Divisions clashed with Batallions from 4th Dvision, lead by Assad's brother in Deraa.

Not long until the Israeli card will be played (Hizzbalah will attack Israel) as i assumed.

english.aljazeera.net...



posted on Apr, 28 2011 @ 06:39 PM
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Originally posted by Recollector
Al-Jazeera reports that Batallions from 5th Divisions clashed with Batallions from 4th Dvision, lead by Assad's brother in Deraa.

Not long until the Israeli card will be played (Hizzbalah will attack Israel) as i assumed.

english.aljazeera.net...


The end is near for Assad's regime when we start to see this. If the millitary splits, the rebels will be armed.



posted on Apr, 30 2011 @ 10:54 AM
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This is for people who are having trouble understanding the big plan ahead

the truth always prevail .. dont think everything is just coincidential for the sake of humanity

Syria: Intervention Inevitable


Setting the Stage

The entire “Arab Spring” was a preplanned, meticulously engineered foreign-funded operation that began as early as 2008, with the West’s imperial network of “civil society” and NGOs in place for decades. The New York Times has recently admitted as much in their article, “US Groups Helped Nurture Arab Uprising,” implicating the International Republican Institute, the National Democratic Institute, the National Endowment for Democracy, Movements.org, and Freedom House for their roles in recruiting, training, and supporting the unrest.

As this plot unfolds, we see in hindsight that each destabilization was triggered and nurtured with a specific order in mind. Tunisia and Egypt were collapsed on either side of Libya while the tremors of destabilization shook the entire region in general, including in Saudi Arabia and Jordan. The newly “reordered” Middle East would be extorted into backing Western military intervention in Libya, which was targeted next. The vulnerable governments of Tunisia and Egypt began serving as conduits for weapons and supplies to reach US-backed rebels in their bid to oust Qaddafi. Likewise, the grand prize in the Middle East being Iran, Syria is being systematically picked apart first to further weaken and isolate Tehran.

Iran itself has been under siege for years by covert operations including US special forces and intelligence operating inside Iran, training, arming and supporting terrorist organizations in activity against the government of Iran, as well as assassinations and sabotage of Iranian infrastructure. All of this has been meticulously documented, planned, and prepared amongst the pages of Brookings Institute’s “Which Path to Persia?” report.



starting to understand whats happening in the ME ??
its all a big set up
and it all started with 9/11

Japan Skyscrapers Sway With 8.9 Earthquake but the WTC collapsed !! still beleive the 9/11 version?
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