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#1 Not to mention that the city of Isfahan is radioactive.
Posted by SteveS 2013-01-04 00:24||
#2 You don't know how tough!
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2013-01-04 01:03||
#3 "Rough '13" > Apparently, so will the US + rest of the World.
* TOPIX > IRAN HAS NOT YET CROSSED THE "RED LINE": ISRAELI PM [Netanyahu] TELLS AMBASSADORS.
IMO Iran never will iff it can help it - ITV the burden is on US-Israel, etal. to initiate de facto war or conflict while Iran nuclearizes + expands, modernizes its military capabilities.
UNLESS SHTF BETWEEN RULING SUNNI GOVTS + LOCAL SHIA POPULATIONS IN NEIGHBORING GCC STATES, IRAN WILL STAY ON THE "STRATEGIC DEFENSIVE" VEE THE US-ISRAEL AMAP ALAP.
* IIRC TOPIX [paraph]> OBAMA TO SEE NO MORE POLITICAL VICTORIES IN 2013.
Title + Artic to that effect.
* RENSE > COMPLEXITY THEORISTS PREDICT FOOD RIOTS, CIVIL UNREST BY APRIL 2013.
ARTIC = Threat of death at the hands of the US Govt. + Army-Police security forces MAY NOT BE ENUFF to deter Americans from STRONG OR ARMED/VIOLENT CHALLENGE + OPPOSITION TO SAME.
Forecast-Predictive Models courtesy of the NEW ENGLAND COMPLEX SYSTEMS INSTITUTE.
* CHINESE MILITARY FORUM > KIRCHENER [openly] DEMANDS THE UK RETURN FALKLANDS TO ARGENTINA | [Telegraph.UK] DAVID CAMERON [UK PM] MUST RETURN FALKLANDS TO ARGENTINA, CRISTINIA KIRCHENER [Argen PM] DEMANDS IN OPEN LETTER.
* SAME > DON'T KNOW WHETHER YOU KNOW IT BUT THERES A WAR GOING ON IN HONG K0NG. Pro-Independence or "UK-come-back" protestors versus Beijing.
* DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > DISINTEGRATION OF CHINA DUE TO ECNOMIC COLLAPSE? | [icyte.com] STRATFOR'S PREDICTIONS FOR THE NEXT DECADE: CHINA COLLAPSE, GLOBAL LABOR SHORTAGES, NEW AMERICAN DOMINANCE.
- End of cheap Chinese labor.
- Demographic aging - China + whole of East Asia.
- Rise in internal dissensions due to increasing wealth - demands for more Econ, Political "liberalization" = freedoms + de-regulation.
YES, BUT IMO ALSO DUE TO "PEAK OIL/ENERGY/
RESOURCES" AS THE LATTER IS DUE TO INTERNATIONAL GOVTS, PERTS SCIENTIFIC DISAGREEMENT + MISCALCULATION.
Again, the OWG Govts-Perts consensus is that there is no consensus - at best, we get PCorrect "agree to disagree" or "cannot confirm or deny" Waffle cover stories.
THE US + ITS SUPERPOWER STATUS WILL ALSO BE SERIOUSLY AFFECTED.
* SAME > AFGHAN WAR LEADER [Gulbuddin Hekmaytr] VOWS FRESH ATTACKS [AMAP] ON NATO TROOPS, i.e. to kill as many US-NATO troops as possible before 2014.
Also labels Afghanistan as a "failed" Govt-State.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-01-04 01:04||
#4 '13 isn't looking so good here either.
Posted by JohnQC 2013-01-04 15:28||