Category: Geopolitics

The End of Islamic State

Iraqi forces have the remnants of Islamic State surrounded at the Mosque in West Mosul’s Old City.  The battle which was expected to end within days is being slowed by large numbers of civilians still in the area.  Elsewhere in Iraq, Iraqi forces and militias have liberated most of the countryside with only the immediate […]

Trump Loses Korea?

28 May:   A Mideast war is brewing and Kim may be holding back his next nuclear test until the US is occupied elsewhere.  Trump is still determined to change the regime in North Korea and leave the aftermath to China and South Korea.   16 May:  New South Korean president to visit Washington in […]

Coming a Peace Deal for Israel

Parisian government officials involved in preparing for the January 15, 2017 Paris Middle East Peace Conference told Maariv’s Gideon Kotz that the Paris conference will determine the major principles for the settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, before we the possibility of a solution fades entirely. Netanyahu is boycotting the event, but Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will come, […]

State of the European Union Address; September 2016

European Union Newsroom Prepared text:   European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker European Commission – Speech – [Check Against Delivery] State of the Union Address 2016: Towards a better Europe – a Europe that protects, empowers and defends Strasbourg, 14 September 2016 [AUTHORISED VERSION]   Mr President, Honourable Members of the European Parliament, I stood here a […]

US Russia Confrontation Builds

  Unless either the US or Russia backs down on Assad, Ukraine and other hot spots, a confrontation between the US and Russia is looming, possibly some time in 2017, after progress has been made on the ISIL situation. Russian President Vladimir Putin will likely use the sidelines of the G20 summit to be held in Hangzhou, China, […]

Understanding Hamas

In reality Hamas is split into two parts with the military wing wanting to continue the struggle and the political faction having offered a long term ceasefire to Israel for years. This has been an offer that Israel rejects, because Hamas has another military faction which is adamant against any such long term peace between Hamas […]

The Greek Euro Crisis, Germany and the Papacy.

The EU was launched as a trade bloc with the general intention of ultimately becoming a political bloc.  As more and more countries joined the EU its requirement for unanimous agreement of all member nations to accomplish anything, became a huge impediment in advancing towards a political union.   Countries with very different needs, policies and peoples simply […]

Details of The Iran Agreement

The 5+1 the EU and Iran have signed off on a cosmetic face saving accord of “Confidence Building Measures” intended to jump start six months of serious talks on the Iranian nuclear program. US Secretary of State John Kerry, in hailing the accord as contributing to world peace, denied to reporters that this was so, […]

John Kerry: Look at the Evidence!

UPDATE 12:45 EDT:   The White House reacted to a Russian proposal for Syrian chemical weapons to be placed under international control in exchange for rejecting the attack by setting a time line of one week to accomplish the task, an impossibly short time. Russia has proposed that Syrian chemical weapons be placed under international control and […]

The Middle East Peace Plan

Senator Kerry is making giant strides in establishing a genuine Mideast peace after the coming war.  The war will motivate all sides towards a real peace agreement and intense preparations are under way to establish that peace. To entice Palestinian agreement they are being offered a 4 billion dollar infusion of cash and the establishment of […]

Europe Prepares for War with China

The scriptures tell us that a New Europe of ten nations will arise organized as a modern Holy Roman Empire system and will dominate the western world after the collapse of the Judeo, Anglo American dominating system. And after two years, during the third year the new Europe will turn against and attack the Asian […]

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