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In “Largest-Ever” Military Drill, US Orders 16,000 Troops, 230 Jets To Simulate War With North Korea

  • In “Largest-Ever” Military Drill, US Orders 16,000 Troops, 230 Jets To Simulate War With North Korea
    by Tyler Durden, http://www.zerohedge.com/
    Just days after Pyongyang launched its most advanced ICBM, one which experts warned has the potential to hit a target anywhere on the territory of the United States, North Korea said the U.S. is “begging” for a nuclear war by planning the “largest-ever” joint aerial drill with South Korea just after concluding an exercise with nuclear-powered aircraft carriers, Bloomberg reported.

    Should the Korean peninsula and the world be embroiled in the crucible of nuclear war because of the reckless nuclear war mania of the U.S., the U.S. will have to accept full responsibility for it,” North Korea’s state-run KCNA said Saturday, citing a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

    The statement came after Yonhap News reported that six U.S. Raptor stealth fighters planes arrived in South Korea on Saturday for a joint air drill named “Vigilant Ace 18” scheduled for Dec. 4 to 8. The F-22s flew into South Korea together in a show of force. The stealth fighters, however, were just a small part of the upcoming show of force: according to local media, some 230 aircraft and up to 16,000 soldiers and airmen are taking part in the drill, which is one of the biggest ever of its kind.

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PACIFIC OCEAN (July 24, 2010) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) leads a formation of ships from Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, France, Canada, Australia and the U.S. during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2010. RIMPAC is a biennial, multinational exercise designed to strengthen regional partnerships and improve interoperability. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Scott Taylor/Released)

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Former U.S. Defense Secretary Explains Why Nuclear Holocaust Is Now Likely

  • Former U.S. Defense Secretary Explains Why Nuclear Holocaust Is Now Likely
    by Eric Zuesse, http://www.zerohedge.com/
    The Stanford mathematician William J. Perry was a strategic nuclear advisor to U.S. President John Fitzgerald Kennedy during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, and then he became U.S. Secretary of Defense under President Bill Clinton.


    He stated in a speech on November 28th at the National Cathedral in Washington DC, that “inexplicably to me, we’re recreating the geopolitical hostility of the Cold War, and we’re rebuilding the nuclear dangers,” and he went so far as to make clear why “I believe that the likelihood of some sort of a nuclear catastrophe today is actually greater than it was during the Cold War.”

    He explained why the increase in tensions between the U.S. and Russia isn’t merely restoring those dangers, but is now exceeding them, despite the elimination of what were supposed to have been the threats that gave rise to the Cold War: the ideological threat of communism, and the threat of the monolithic Soviet bloc which ended in 1991 with the break-up of the Soviet Union, and the threat of the Soviets’ military alliance, the Soviet Union’s equivalent of America’s NATO military alliance, the Warsaw Pact — all of whose alliance-members are now, or are on the way to becoming, members of America’s NATO alliance, targeting against the now lone nation of Russia.


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Pentagon Should Move US Military Families from South Korea Ahead of Possible War – Senator Graham

  • Pentagon Should Move US Military Families from South Korea Ahead of Possible War – Senator Graham
    by https://www.rt.com/
    The Pentagon should begin moving spouses and children of active US military service members out of South Korea, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said, because the US is “getting close to military conflict” with Pyongyang.

    “It’s crazy to send spouses and children to South Korea, given the provocation of North Korea,”
    Graham, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said on the CBS program “Face the Nation” on Sunday. “So, I want them [the Pentagon] to stop sending dependents and I think it’s now time to start moving American dependents out of South Korea.”

    “We’re getting close to a military conflict because North Korea is marching toward marrying up the technology of an ICBM with a nuclear weapon on top that can not only get to America, but deliver the weapon. We’re running out of time,”
     
    Graham said, referencing North Korea’s test of a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Wednesday. Pyongyang says the test was of a Hwasong-15 ICBM, which is capable of hitting the US mainland.

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US, South Korea Launch Large-Scale Air Drills Amid Spiraling Nuclear Tension

  • US, South Korea Launch Large-Scale Air Drills Amid Spiraling Nuclear Tension
    by https://www.rt.com/
    Unprecedented joint air force drills between the US and South Korea, featuring hundreds of warplanes, have kicked off despite dire warnings from Pyongyang and Moscow’s calls to avoid new provocations after the recent launch of North Korea’s new ICBM.

    The Vigilant Ace 18 drills, which Seoul claims are of a purely “defensive nature,” will see hundreds of US and South Korea’s aircraft honing their skills by attacking mock North Korean nuclear and missile objects in different war time scenarios, Yonhap reported, citing South Korea’s defense ministry. They will for the first time feature six F-22 Raptor stealth jets, that arrived to South Korea specifically for the war games along with six F-35As stealth jets.

    Part of the US force taking part in the wargames, including a dozen of F-35B stealth jets, will fly from a Japanese airbase, where they have been stationed.

    The large-scale maneuvers, reportedly “the largest-ever combined air force drills between the allies” will also involve dozens of other fighter jets on both sides, as well as American B-1B Lancer strategic bombers and carrier-based electronic warfare aircraft. A total of 12,000 personnel and over 230 military aircraft will be engaged in the drills, that will run to December 8.

    Days after the air force exercise was announced, North Korea test-launched its new Hwasong-15 missile, which it claims is capable of reaching the whole US mainland. Pyongyang lashed out at the drills as incitement to a nuclear war.

    “The Trump team is begging for nuclear war by staging an extremely dangerous nuclear gamble on the Korean peninsula,”
     North Korea’s Foreign Ministry stated in a statement on Saturday.


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Report: Trump Mulling Tripling the Size of Gaza to Create Palestinian State in Sinai. The Fulfillment of Revelation 12:6,13-14 is Near

http://www.jns.org/news-briefs/2017/12/3/report-trump-mulling-tripling-the-size-of-gaza-to-create-palestinian-state-in-sinai#.WiQNP7T81AY=

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http://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Is-Trump-eyeing-a-plan-to-expand-a-Palestinian-state-into-Sinai-515838

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http://awdnews.com/top-news/egypt-s-president-sisi-we-are-ready-to-sell-sinai-peninsula-to-our-saudi-brothers,-where-an-independent-palestinian-nation-can-come-into-existence

The fulfillment of Revelation 12 is imminent! Click on image for article.

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/184861#.VBBHXZv2N2E

The Palestinians are the REAL Jews of the Bible!
Remember: Revelation 12:6 (CEV) 6 The woman ran into the desert to a place that God had prepared for her. There she would be taken care of for one thousand two hundred sixty days.”
The Sinai peninsula is a desert. Click on image for article!

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/184871#.VBBHUZv2N2E

The Sinai peninsula is a desert. Endtimes prophecy about to be fulfilled. The Palestinians are the REAL Jews of the Bible! Click on image for article!

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/egypts-sisi-offered-abbas-creation-palestinian-state-sinai-peninsula-1464436

The Palestinians are the REAL Jews of the Bible!
Remember: Revelation 12:6 (CEV) 6 The woman ran into the desert to a place that God had prepared for her. There she would be taken care of for one thousand two hundred sixty days.”
The Sinai peninsula is a desert. Click on image for article!

http://www.middleeastobserver.org/israeli-media-al-sisi-could-give-away-sinai-for-money

The fulfillment of Revelation 12 is imminent! Click on image for article.

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Latest Project Veritas Video Buries The Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2016/10/24/donald-trumps-chances-of-winning-are-approaching-zero/

Fake news brought to you by the Washington Post.

http://news.antiwar.com/2016/12/31/wapos-fake-story-on-hacking-electrical-grid/

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https://www.rt.com/usa/369598-washington-post-fake-propaganda/

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Bombshell! ABC Admits Trump Ordering Flynn To Meet With Russians Was Fake News

  • The Alex Jones Channel Streamed live on Dec 2, 2017
    Alex Jones breaks down ABC News putting out the fake Flynn report that plunged the stock market on Friday. The initial report by ABC News had been retweeted more than 25,000 times and embedded in various news stories online before it was deleted.

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Missing $21 Trillion Means Federal Government Is Lawless – Dr. Mark Skidmore

  • Missing $21 Trillion Means Federal Government Is Lawless – Dr. Mark Skidmore
    by Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday Release)
    Michigan State University economics professor Mark Skidmore made an astounding discovery about the finances and budgets of the U.S. federal government earlier this year. He and a team of graduate students discovered $21 trillion missing in the federal budget going back to 1998.  Dr. Skidmore, who specializes in public finance, explains, “We know from official government sources that indicate $21 trillion is, in some way, unaccounted for.  Furthermore, if we come back to the Constitution, all spending needs to be authorized by Congress.  It looks to me, and I think I can conclude with a high degree of certainty, there is money flowing in, as well as out, that is unaccounted for. . . . That’s the one thing we know from these documents, that there is $21 trillion in unaccounted funds.”

    In one example, Skidmore found a huge transfer from the Treasury Department to the Army that, again, was not authorized. Keep in mind, the Army has an approved budget of  a little more than $120 billion a year.  Skidmore says, “In this one report . . . there is an appendix table that indicates there was a transfer from Treasury to the Army of about $800 billion.  That’s almost a trillion dollars flowing in.  There is a note that says we had to do this in order to reconcile past years.  That doesn’t make sense to me either because, these earlier years, you have a transfer from the Treasury of your $120 billion or $130 billion, and every year, the Army is granted the authority to spend this money in the ways they say they will.  How can you get (an additional) $800 billion in and call that an ‘adjustment’? I tried to call and talk to the office of the Inspector General to talk to the people who helped generate these reports.  I haven’t been successful, and I stopped trying when they disabled the links.”

    You heard correctly. The government cut off inspection of their own financial accounting to the public. Skidmore says, “I have been able to talk to a few people.  I tried calling the Congressional Budget Office.  I talked with somebody at the GAO, and one or two people at the Office of the Inspector General, who were generating these reports. . . .It’s a big question in why don’t people want to look at this?  I am just a blue collar economist at Michigan State University, and I am saying this does not make sense to me.  Why don’t we look at this? . . . Some high ranking government official authorized the disabling of all the links to the key documents.  We know that.”

    Dr. Skidmore thinks the federal accounting of $21 trillion in missing money is crazy and far outside the realm of normal. So, is this a legitimate U.S. national security issue?  Dr. Skidmore says, “Yeah, and that is one of the reasons I decided to look at this.  How can this be, and what does this mean?   If trillions of dollars are flowing in and flowing out, it appears to be outside of our Constitution and outside of the rule of law.  If that is the case, that really is troubling because it suggests that there is a layer of things happening that are outside the rule of law.  I know, for example, that some activities, just for the sake of protection of the people involved in national security, have to be black budget.  There is always stuff like that.  Usually, it’s authorized spending, and some percentage is this black budget where only a small percentage of people and some in Congress know about it, but this is way outside of that.  So, I am worried about it.”

http://crooksandliars.com/2015/06/report-reveals-85-trillion-missing

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http://www.wnd.com/2016/08/6-5-trillion-missing-from-defense-department/

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How A Dubious BBC Report Gave Israel The “Green Light” For Last Night’s Attack On Syria

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Revelation 2:9 – …. and I know the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

  • How A Dubious BBC Report Gave Israel The “Green Light” For Last Night’s Attack On Syria
    by Tyler Durden, http://www.zerohedge.com/
    Syrian state television has confirmed that Israel attacked a military base outside of Damascus overnight on Friday, which Israeli media reports involved both surface-to-surface missiles and airstrikes, while Syria says its air defense systems were engaged and intercepted two missiles. Like other recent strikes inside Syria, the Israeli jets reportedly fired from over Lebanese airspace, in order to avoid both Syrian anti-aircraft missile systems and provoking a Russian response. Though the extent of the damage or casualties is not yet known, Syrian media has confirmed material damage to the base, and other reports indicate mass power outages in some of parts of Damascus occurred immediately after the attack, which SANA says happened at 12:30am local time. 

    It appears the base is likely the same one featured in a November BBC report which showed satellite images detailing the purported construction and renovation of an “Iranian military base” near El-Kiswah
    , which lies 14 km (8 miles) south of Damascus. As we’ve noted before, the BBC report was dubiously sourced to “a Western intelligence source” and the story was quickly utilized by Israeli leaders to ratchet up rhetoric in preparing its case before the international community for further attacks on the supposed Iranian targets. Israel has long justified its attacks inside Syria by claiming to be acting against Hezbollah and Iranian facilities and arms depots. 


    Indeed, BBC itself used ambiguous language in saying the satellite images “seem to show” construction activity at the site referenced by the intelligence source between January and October this year. However, the images don’t actually show much at all related to an Iranian military presence, but merely a series of two dozen large low-rise buildings – likely for housing soldiers and vehicles, which would be expected of any state army or sovereign nation.


    Furthermore, the very title of the November piece – “Iran building permanent military base in Syria – claim” – underscores the complete lack of evidence for such a claim, which the BBC notes in the article is “impossible to independently verify.”

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Russia Continues Stocking Up on Gold Under Putin’s Strategy

  • Russia Continues Stocking Up on Gold Under Putin’s Strategy
    by https://www.rt.com/
    The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) is increasing the country’s gold reserves to meet a goal set by President Vladimir Putin to make Russia less vulnerable to geopolitical risks.

    As of November, Russia had 1,801 tons of gold accounting for 17.3 percent of all reserves. Russia is the sixth largest gold owner after the United States, Germany, Italy, France, and China.

    “Under the instruction by President Putin, the Bank of Russia has been implementing the program of increasing the absolute share of gold in the gold and currency reserves of Russia for many years,”
     First Deputy Chairman of the Russian regulator Sergey Shvetsov said last week at a conference on precious metals in Moscow. Since Putin’s election as president, Russian gold reserves have increased more than 500 percent from 343 tons, according to Gold.org data.


    Buying gold makes a country less vulnerable to geopolitics. After the Crimea referendum in the first quarter of 2014, Russia increased its gold reserves by almost 75 percent.

    “I will not dwell on the geopolitical situation. Every smart person understands the value of gold in ensuring financial and economic security of the country,”
     Shvetsov said at the conference.


    As Goldcore reports, the CBR has more than doubled the pace of gold purchases. In the second quarter of the year, Russia accounted for 38 percent of all gold purchased by central banks.

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Pedophilia & Empire: Satan, Sodomy, & The Deep State

  • Sarah Westall Published on Nov 29, 2017
    West Point Graduate, Army Officer, and Clinical Psychologist Joachim Hagopian joins the program to shed light on the Global Pedophile and sex trafficking network. His recent book, “Pedophilia & Empire: Satan, Sodomy, & The Deep State” is the most complete documentation of the historical and current account of the Child Trafficking Global Network to date. It’s not easy to read the horrors of that black market, but it is a critical account of the abuses worldwide that need to be eradicated for the sake of all of our children and the for the consciousness of humanity. Additional interview content: Joachim Hagopian continues with what he believes is the power behind the elites who are orchestrating the global child trafficking network.

http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/politics/item/24103-powell-e-mail-bohemian-grove-s-pagan-elites-reject-trump#

The Satanic western ruling elites and their Bohemian Grove occult pagan Illuminist rituals. Click on image for article.

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Who’s Behind ABC’s Fake News about Flynn? Brian Ross’s Journalistic Blunders

https://www.rt.com/usa/411749-brian-ross-journalist-blunders-abc/

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Capitol Hill’s Secret Sexual Harassment Slush Funds

  • RT America Published on Dec 1, 2017
    As more victims feel empowered to share their stories about incidents of alleged sexual assault, officials are questioning whether preemptive steps can be taken to prevent this misconduct in the first place. This includes bringing attention to taxpayer funds currently being allocated by Congress for sexual harassment settlements. RT America’s Natasha Sweatte has more.

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Hawaii Nuclear Warning Sirens Reactivated Due to North Korea Threat

  • RT Published on Dec 2, 2017
    Hawaii’s decommissioned nuclear attack sirens will get another chance to warn Americans of impending atomic doom. After collecting dust for three decades, the warning system has been reinstated amid growing fears of war with North Korea.
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/u-hawaii-sends-email-titled-event-nuclear-attack-article-1.3552749

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4718582/Hawaii-preparing-North-Korea-nuclear-attack.html

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http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/831653/north-korea-usa-nuclear-missile-hawaii-doomsday-plan

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US Backtracks on Pledge to Give Up Cluster Bombs

  • RT Published on Dec 3, 2017
    The Pentagon has postponed indefinitely a ban on older generations of cluster bombs that was set to take effect in 2019. In its place, a vague policy designed to keep “legitimate weapons with clear military utility” in use. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/8ti6

http://www.infowars.com/america-has-been-at-war-93-of-the-time-222-out-of-239-years-since-1776/

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