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Navy task force preparing mass evacuations of Britons from Syria, Jordan, Lebanon

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posted on Jul, 24 2012 @ 01:22 AM
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Navy task force preparing mass evacuations of Britons from Syria, Jordan, Lebanon


gulfnews.com


London: Britain’s Royal Navy is preparing contingency plans for a mass evacuation of British citizens from Syria and neighbouring countries. A substantial Navy task force will deploy to the eastern Mediterranean for large scale exercises after the Olympics but will have the capability to help civilians fleeing the growing violence.


It will include the helicopter carrier HMS Illustrious and the amphibious ship HMS Bulwark ferrying 45 Commando, Royal Marines. The force will carry out amphibious landings in Sardinia, Albania and Turkey then is likely to “loiter” off Cyprus, 160 kilo
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posted on Jul, 24 2012 @ 01:22 AM
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Interesting.


The GulfNews website says that the fleet will double in size when the French Aircraft Carrier Charles de Gaulle with a strike force of Rafale fighters and its escort ships joins the Royal Navy task force. The French contingent should provide similar evacuations of French citizens back to France should the need arise.


France is send their carrier with attached task force to eastern Med and join up with the Brits.

Looks like TSHTF scenario is scheduled for some time after the Olympics.

I believe the Isrealis will seek retribution for the Bulgaria attack in this time window, maybe even go after Irans (alleged) nuclear proliferation hardware. Although a strike against Hezbelloh in Lebannon cannot be ruled out. Seems like the whole of the Middle East has an itch that needs to be scratched.

There will be ALOT of hardware in the M.E. area after the Olympics. Well, alot MORE. There already is an arsenal over there.

I just imagined a first strike on Irans facilities being carried out synchronised with the playing of 'Thunderstruck' from the new virus planted over there.

Where are Francis Ford Coppola and Marlon Brando when you need them.

gulfnews.com
(visit the link for the full news article)
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posted on Jul, 24 2012 @ 01:41 AM
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A little update on the Syrian situation

Seems Assad and his allies are consolidating his power in the east of Syria, using a route through Lebannon.


They're moving in considerable numbers to Latakia province. Many are fleeing into Lebanon to the west through the Bekaa Valley, controlled by Assad's ally Hezbollah, and then into an Alawite corridor running north along the Mediterranean coast to Latakia.



They're unable to move directly north to Latakia because rebel forces of the Free Syrian Army hold territory between Damascus and the Alawites homeland.

Security sources estimate that more than half of these 30,000 Syrians, mainly from Damascus, who have surged into north Lebanon over the last week are Alawites heading north to their heartland where they confined themselves through centuries of Mamluke and Ottoman rule.

Many of these are believed to be defectors from the Syrian military. Large numbers have crossed into Turkey to make their way to the Latakia stronghold, where the Assad clan's hometown of Qardaha is tucked away in the mountains.

They will have their backs to the Mediterranean sea containing two powerful NATO tasks forces, with the Free Syrian Army to the north and east.

Anyone ever hear the phrase slow motion train wreck?



posted on Jul, 24 2012 @ 02:26 AM
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This is guaranteed to be one giant sh** sandwich and we're all going to take a great big bite. Not a whole lot Israel can do, if they pound Syria or Lebanon Egypt will be crawling up their backsides as soon as their backs are turned. The MB is flipping every country in the M.E. run by islam, my spidey sense tells me the Caliphate is about to rear it's ugly head once more, like a sleeping dragon.



posted on Jul, 24 2012 @ 02:36 AM
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This ..... "WMD" .... twist seems to have come at the right time .

So ..... whilst the Olympics is bombarding every single media outlet , we`re gonna have commandos and choppers hanging around waiting to get into Syria ?


What`s stopping them from attacking Syria ... AND .. Iran whilst the games are taking place , and just ... not telling us about it ? Russia ? .... not when "Assad" uses chemical weapons on "his own people" , Russia will need to stand aside or end up looking a bit of a tw** .


EDIT : What i just love ..... is how we have all this information on the situation in Syria but nothing on who is funding and organising the Free Libyian *cough* i mean Syrian Army

who else thinks we`ll see an Al-Qaeda flag flying above Assad`s HQ when the dust settles ?
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posted on Jul, 24 2012 @ 03:08 AM
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The HMS Illustrious is crrently positioned in Greenwich, on the river Thames, to provide extra security for the London Olympics.

Daily Mail article.

UK is navy is not what it used to be at the moment, so they are lacking in hardware.


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posted on Jul, 24 2012 @ 03:14 AM
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This is guaranteed to be one giant sh** sandwich


You said it buddy. The whole area is a powder keg in a room full of gas fumes, just waiting for a spark. I think this is the reason for the gas prices going down in summer.

So they have room to go up when this goes down.



posted on Jul, 24 2012 @ 03:21 AM
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who is funding and organising the Free Libyian *cough* i mean Syrian Army



The rifles and rocket-propelled grenades we're getting from Saudi Arabia and Qatar are not enough, they say. Why not help us coordinate our operations, like NATO advisers did in Libya?


www.npr.org...

Seems the house of Saud and Qatar have their fingers in this pie...

An interesting tidbit from that report...


One resident later tells me he has seen two undercover Americans pass through here. He says one gave the rebels a couple of high-end sniper rifles, the other was interested in the types of helicopters used by the Syrian regime.


Americans in Syria? Or Mossad agents posing as such.....one can never be sure of the shadows that move in the fog of war.
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posted on Jul, 24 2012 @ 03:43 AM
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Expect the unexpected, you really cannot look at some of this and wonder if it was preplanned to begin with.

-So, the med is sealed up tight,

-Lebennon is screaming about the recent Syrian incursions into their territory.

-Turkey is hosed at Syria enough to start giving the rebels free missles to use against Assad.

-Everyone is shaking the Chem weapon issue around like its a community bong.

-Russia has sternly stated that no one is to attack Syria without the blessing of the UN, and since Russia and
China will veto any action against Syria..thats unlikely to happen.

-Russia has changed the ownership of the attack helicopter freighter with a surface naval escort with orders to move along unabated until off load in Syria is complete. (betcha that freighter is carring much needed fire power for Assads army, not just helos).

-Isreal is sweatin with Syria losing control of its WMDs and blames iran for terrorism in Bulgaria throwing iran under the same bus as they feel Iran is complicit in Syria and Hezbollah.

-China has been very quiet about Syria for some reason as they stoke up their claim in the south China sea boldly.

-The economies of Europe as well as the US are on the tank further driving this sense of urgency among themselves. (they need the money to do it while they can or they wont have the money later to follow through, hence why budget projections have yet to be released from most western governments)

-Everyone is screaming the sky is falling because of the Olympics in London....

-Russia has a sore butt over the missle shield going up along its borders........causing a sour taste.


Am I missing anything? No?

Well then the parties about to start and all of the guests have arrived, after appetizers we'll carry on to the main course, and when the atmosphere is 1000 degrees, we'll hit the balcony for drinks in the nuclear glow and go skinny dipping in the neon glowing ocean....whos with me?



posted on Jul, 24 2012 @ 04:02 AM
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Originally posted by Kastogere


Well then the parties about to start and all of the guests have arrived, after appetizers we'll carry on to the main course, and when the atmosphere is 1000 degrees, we'll hit the balcony for drinks in the nuclear glow and go skinny dipping in the neon glowing ocean....whos with me?




About time this party started, no?

The first to hit the neon glowing ocean gets a tentacle!
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posted on Jul, 24 2012 @ 04:04 AM
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Am I missing anything? No?


Quite comprehensive I must admit but you did miss one thing....LIBOR.




-China has been very quiet about Syria for some reason as they stoke up their claim in the south China sea boldly.


You Sir/Ma'am have been paying attention. To the head of the class young one.

But let us not leave out young Kim Jr.

North Korea puts attack choppers near border: Reports

Plans for South Korean Naval bases moving forward

You got me here...




-Russia has changed the ownership of the attack helicopter freighter with a surface naval escort with orders to move along unabated until off load in Syria is complete. (betcha that freighter is carring much needed fire power for Assads army, not just helos).


Got any sources for that info? Had not heard that one yet......caught me slippin.

Other than that, you just about covered it

Oh, and this.

111 killed in Iraq's deadliest day in two years




A wave of violence killed 111 people across Iraq on Monday, the country's deadliest day in two and a half years, after Al-Qaeda warned it would seek to retake territory and mount new attacks.



Officials said at least 235 people were wounded in 28 different attacks launched in 19 cities, shattering a relative calm which had held in the lead-up to the start on Saturday of the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.



posted on Jul, 24 2012 @ 04:09 AM
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No thanks, my kids already have webbed hands and feet from drinking the water around here.

Have we met? Was that you skinny dipping in the Pacific off of Fukishima Daichi power plant #4?

It is you! I'd recognize that glow anywhere....



posted on Jul, 24 2012 @ 04:23 AM
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Anything N Korea does will be purely opprotunistic to take advantage of everyone else being in a tangle elsewhere.....its what I'd do.

Iraq right after we pulled out tried to get the Iraq Dinar boosted by advertising investment in other countries "buy the dinar and get rich because its about to be worth more than the dollar" they'd say. Wonder how many suckers they got with that one as it has yet to materialise. The unrest there doesnt surprise me, what we are witnessing at this point in Iraq is a power struggle, it will eventually even out once a new tyrant is in power with the means to pacify the other party. As long as USA gets their oil contracts undisrupted, they wont really care.

The russian freighter thing I read about in a low key snippet from a news site and it was posted on here somewhere I do believe, I'll have to dig.

We're basically looking at a 2 front war here if it ever kicks off much like WWII. Asia wont ramp up until Europe and the US is trogged down in the mid east so the 2nd front will take time. Only do expect N Korea to lob a nuke out of anger and compulsion rather early on.

Its almost like theres a time table for this crap to happen and I feel like TPTB are behind the 8 ball on this one as things have not been coming about as planned. It almost seems like a elite tug of war of sorts. Russia will definately be the deciding factor. Even though they are commies and oppresive, they still have some honor to em so what they wind up doing is anyones guess.

It would appear that the USA is trying to goad everyone into it quickly for the purpose of irradicating any opposition that may rise tech wise to challenge them later down the road...or at least it seems that way. If they do it now, it wont be as hard as it will be to do it 10 years down the road at the rate China is climbing the ladder. Its as though we're giving China and Russia a false sense of power...just to whip out the toys we've been hiding to show them how impotent they really are.

No one has truley seen what US has been workin on for the last decade, thats mainly what these last wars have been about...practice for the grand finale.



posted on Jul, 24 2012 @ 04:26 AM
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A tentacle or a third testicle,

The way its moving right along I'd very surprised if someone doesnt up the ante here real soon.



posted on Jul, 24 2012 @ 04:44 AM
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Anything N Korea does will be purely opprotunistic to take advantage of everyone else being in a tangle elsewhere.....its what I'd do.


Yes yes, a puppet, a distractor of forces. Effectively pinning down a crrier task force or two.




Iraq right after we pulled out tried to get the Iraq Dinar boosted by advertising investment in other countries "buy the dinar and get rich because its about to be worth more than the dollar" they'd say. Wonder how many suckers they got with that one as it has yet to materialise


I remember that.....what a joke. They ( the Iraqis) are none too happy about Exxon or Chevron making a deal with the 'Semi-Autonomous' Kurds in the north. Friction with Turkey also.




We're basically looking at a 2 front war here if it ever kicks off much like WWII


Ive been saying this since around 08 or 09. The parallels between these times is just uncanny. Great Depression - Great Recession. '32 to '39, '08 to '12 or '13.
The more things change, the more they stay the same.




Only do expect N Korea to lob a nuke out of anger and compulsion rather early on.


Ha, beat you to it. Commented on a thread here a while back. Norks drawing US into a valley then setting off a buried nuke since their delivery systems are rather unreliable.

How this all unfolds, I think, is all in the mist. No one can precisley control or steer the actions of nations once the momentum builds for war. Its like a quantum flux, beyond anyones control, and starts rolling like an out of control freight train, with frieghtning speed and weight.

I feel like we can all see it happening, but are powerless to stop it. This slow motion train wreck.

And I fear we are not the only ones with tricks up our sleeves. We have been at war for almost a decade now. The Russians and Chinese have had time to watch, and learn.
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posted on Jul, 24 2012 @ 04:52 AM
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Actually i think they would lob one at Seol, Im sure they have the rocketry to get at least that far across the border....unless your talkin about underground across the border in which case...i dont see much damage from that.....for a nuke to be fully effective it has to detonate in air above target....unless they got some dude on a bike rollin down main street with a rather large suitcase....and I know N Korea aint there to that stage yet.



posted on Jul, 24 2012 @ 05:08 AM
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I don't think they have minaturized a warhead to the point of puting it on a Scud. Their gracious neighbors to the north may oblige though.

Not a suitcase, but a bomb planted shallow enough would do plenty of damage. The US actually had man portable nuclear mines in place in Germany in case the Russians came down the Fulda gap back in the '80's.

And the Norks are fond of building tunnels.



posted on Jul, 24 2012 @ 05:17 AM
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yea they are little pack rats arent they, kinda like mole people.....

But back to the topic at hand, i though the pride of Brittian was her navy...is it really that antiquated?



posted on Jul, 24 2012 @ 05:31 AM
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Sadly, their fleet has been decimated. They don't even have any jets to fly off their one remaining carrier. Their type 45 are the best class, but their numbers are few.


 
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posted on Jul, 24 2012 @ 08:12 AM
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It's not interesting; everyone with half a brain knows Hizbollah is next after Syria and that means a large section of Lebanon is now under threat from war.

There may be possible terrorist attacks planned in Jordan no doubt when it all happens.

I'm thinking August for a showdown with Syria and Lebanon or Lebanon and Iran.
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