Monthly Archives: May 2017

NATO Funding & NATO’s “Destiny”

""Twenty-three of the 28 member nations are still not paying what they should," Trump told heads of NATO states assembled Thursday in Brussels. "Many of these nations owe massive amounts of money from past years."   It's not the first time … Continue reading

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First among unequals.

The news is replete today with PM Teresa May's well phrased outrage over the same US government leaks to the press that have outraged President Trump.  In this case it is likely IMO that some group like NYPD under Mayor Blasio's … Continue reading

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Open Thread – 25 May 2017


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“Iraqi Government Confirms Cooperation With Syria, Iran And Russia …” – South Front

  "The Iraqi government has officially confirmed a cooperation with Syria, Iran and Russia to secure the Syrian-Iraqi border. According to the Iraqi Interior Ministry, there is a cooperation between the four countries on this issue.  The Iraqi media also … Continue reading

Posted in As The Borg Turns, Borg Wars, Current Affairs, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Middle East, Oil, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Syria | 16 Comments

English Outsider on Manchester

  I, the turcopolier, have made this comment by EO into a front page post so don't complain about the lack of paragraphing.  pl —————————– "Colonel, Manchester was as bitter as we have had. As bitter as 9/11 or the London … Continue reading

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Tidbits – 23 May 2017

Media meltdown over President Trump.  The ravening MSM types in most of the available platforms for propaganda are eagerly awaiting DT's return from overseas so that it can get on with the its basic objective – impeachment.  Neither CNN nor … Continue reading

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Is President Trump now Mukhtar of America?

  In the Middle East the village headman is usually referred to as the Mukhtar, the chosen one, chosen by the ruling force in the country, selected to administer the district with the backing of the government's money. I watched … Continue reading

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“Hezbollah, Iraqi forces poised to help Syrian Army capture Baghdad-Damascus Highway” AMN

"Over the course of ten days, hundreds of Hezbollah and Iraqi paramilitary fighters have poured into the southeastern countryside of Damascus, taking up positions alongside the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and their allies. The Iraqi paramilitaries, comprised of fighters from … Continue reading

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Has James Comey Committed Perjury? by Publius Tacitus

This will be pretty simple–James Comey is either a liar or the people speaking to the news media on his behalf are liars. There is no middle ground. The issue? Did Donald Trump or someone else in his Administration try … Continue reading

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Quelle Surprise! By Richard Sale

  Part One  It is not beyond the realm of possibility that the information given to President Trump by Israel and passed to the Russians was something the Russians already knew about.  I cite this story below. Soviet spies infiltrate … Continue reading

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