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    Posted: November 16 2023 at 2:51am

DJ-I think I should have to hope to be wrong on this;

[url]https://braveneweurope.com/michael-von-der-schulenburg-hajo-funke-harald-kujat-peace-for-ukraine[/url] or https://braveneweurope.com/michael-von-der-schulenburg-hajo-funke-harald-kujat-peace-for-ukraine discussed in [url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1ArmHK20ic[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1ArmHK20ic ;

REPORT finds Russia, Ukraine wanted peace. US, UK, Germany pushed war

-NATO burocracy, US, UK, Germany, EU wanted AND WANT !!! regime change in Russia

[url]https://israelpalestine.liveuamap.com/en/2023/16-november-hezbollah-targeting-the-israeli-sites-in-miskfaam[/url] or https://israelpalestine.liveuamap.com/en/2023/16-november-hezbollah-targeting-the-israeli-sites-in-miskfaam Israel now attacking Lebanon more and more...With NATO provided weapons...

-part of an extremist agenda;








Nobody has bandwidth for this I know, but there is an emergency situation in the Old City of Jerusalem this morning. Extremist Israeli settlers, backed by armed police, are seizing property of the Armenian church, as part of an ongoing campaign of dispossession and Judaization

US-China

Moshe Schwartz

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SEE THIS: Secretary of State Antony Blinken reacts to President Biden off-the-cuff remark calling China’s Xi Jinping a dictator.  twitter.com/YWNReporter/st…

DJ, my view; US goal is creating a gap between Russia and China...China next in line for "regime change" with Taiwan being used the way "the west" used Ukraine to provoke war with Russia, now may be using Gaza to get war with Iran.

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[url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Declaration_of_war[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Declaration_of_war 

declaration of war is a formal act by which one state announces existing or impending war activity against another. The declaration is a performative speech act (or the signing of a document) by an authorized party of a national government, in order to create a state of war between two or more states.

Who can declare war [url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Declaration_of_war#Requirements_by_country[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Declaration_of_war#Requirements_by_country 

DJ-"The West" most of NATO is seeking change of government in Moscow, Tehran, Bejing among many others (from North Korea, Syria, Cuba, Venezuela etc. etc. etc.) 

The "west" provoked wars and is keeping wars going in Ukraine, Syria, Gaza (among others) 

The "west" is unwilling/unable to accept any kind of compromise or peacedeal other than surrender/regime change in many countries

DJ-The time for talks has passed, trust is NOT restored, the "west" keeps wars going on to reach regime change to stop BRICS+, New Silk Road etc. 

Therefore;

Russia, China, Iran "and allies" have no other option left than to consider themselves to be AT WAR !!! with "the west". 

Goal of a decleration of war may be to "limit" the conflict, a wake up call for "the west" do you realize what you are doing ? How we only have this option "war" now left open ? 

Most of the western citizens do NOT agree with how the "leaders" act and acted. Mass protests may result in better leaders...

Inside NATO Türkiye, Hungary, Slovakia and maybe even Poland may want peace. 

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A decleration of war does not mean an escalation...in itself. On september 3 1939 [url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Declarations_of_war_during_World_War_II#List_of_war_declarations[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Declarations_of_war_during_World_War_II#List_of_war_declarations the UK but also "Transjordan" declared to be at war with Germany...There was fighting on the French-German border but other "actions" remained limited in Western Europe (war was in Poland, Finland-USSR had their war...the Spanish civil war had ended april 1 1939. 

In fact we are now in undeclared war. A decleration of war may clear the crisis up...

[url]https://braveneweurope.com/michael-von-der-schulenburg-hajo-funke-harald-kujat-peace-for-ukraine[/url] or https://braveneweurope.com/michael-von-der-schulenburg-hajo-funke-harald-kujat-peace-for-ukraine ;

3) Contrary to Western interpretations, Ukraine and Russia agreed at the time that the planned NATO expansion was the reason for the war. They therefore focused their peace negotiations on Ukraine’s neutrality and its renunciation of NATO membership. In return, Ukraine would have retained its territorial integrity except for Crimea.

4) There is little doubt that these peace negotiations failed due to resistance from NATO and in particular from the USA and the UK. The reasons is that such a peace agreement would have been tantamount to a defeat for NATO, an end to NATO’s eastward expansion and thus an end to the dream of a unipolar world dominated by the USA.

DJ, An African delegation visited Moscow to talk about peace. They were shown a peace agreement signed both by Russia and Ukraine...Türkiye,  Bennet-then Israel P.M. and many others did work very hard to get peace...

Again -now in the Middle East- another NATO proxy is pushing for major wars...

The US keeps pushing for conflicts with the (Peoples Republic of) China...via Taiwan, Philippines etc. 

IF the "west" will not rest before it gets wars...than it may be time BRICS+ and allies may make clear ;

They rather have peace based on mutual respect and trust, however-if no other option is left open "the west" can get its war....

DJ-I hope that if such a decleration of wars shows up most of the west -finally- comes to its senses...

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Maybe as an illustration of how damning the study is;

[url]https://braveneweurope.com/michael-von-der-schulenburg-hajo-funke-harald-kujat-peace-for-ukraine[/url] or https://braveneweurope.com/michael-von-der-schulenburg-hajo-funke-harald-kujat-peace-for-ukraine ;

The disastrous derailment of early peace efforts to end the war in Ukraine

Michael von der Schulenburg is a former UN Assistant Secretary-General, who worked for over 34 years for the United Nations, and shortly for the OSCE, in many countries in war or internal armed conflicts often involving fragile governments and armed non-state actors

Hajo Funke is Professor Emeritus for political sciences of the Otto-Suhr-Institute/ Freie University Berlin

General (ret.) Harald Kujat was the highest ranging German officer of the Bundeswehr and at NATO

This is a detailed reconstruction of the Ukrainian-Russian peace negotiations in March 2022 and the associated mediation attempts by the then Israeli Prime Minister, Naftali Bennett, supported by President Erdogan and former German Chancellor Schröder. It was drawn up by retired General H. Kujat and Professor Emeritus H. Funke, two of the initiators of the recently presented peace plan for Ukraine. And it is also in connection with their peace plan that this reconstruction is so extremely important. It reminds us that we cannot afford to delay ceasefire and peace negotiations again. The human and military situation in Ukraine deteriorates dramatically, with the added danger that it could lead to a further escalation of the war. We need a diplomatic solution to this cruel war for Europe and the Ukraine – and we need it now!

From the detailed reconstruction of the March peace efforts 6 conclusions emerge:

1. Just one month after the start of the Russian military intervention in Ukraine, Ukrainian and Russian negotiators had come very close to an agreement for a ceasefire and to an outline for a comprehensive peace solution to the conflict.

2) In contrast to today, President Zelensky and his government had made great efforts to negotiate peace with Russia and bring the war to a quick end.

3) Contrary to Western interpretations, Ukraine and Russia agreed at the time that the planned NATO expansion was the reason for the war. They therefore focused their peace negotiations on Ukraine’s neutrality and its renunciation of NATO membership. In return, Ukraine would have retained its territorial integrity except for Crimea.

4) There is little doubt that these peace negotiations failed due to resistance from NATO and in particular from the USA and the UK. The reasons is that such a peace agreement would have been tantamount to a defeat for NATO, an end to NATO’s eastward expansion and thus an end to the dream of a unipolar world dominated by the USA.

5. The failure of the peace negotiations in March 2022 led to dangerous intensification of the war that has cost the lives of hundreds of thousands of people, especially young people, deeply traumatized a young generation and inflicted the most severe mental and physical wounds on them. Ukraine has been exposed to enormous destruction, internal displacements, and mass impoverishment. This si accompanied by a large-scale depopulation of the country. Not only Russia, but also NATO and the West bear a heavy share of the blame for this disaster.

6) Ukraine’s negotiating position today is far worse than it was in March 2022. Ukraine will now lose large parts of its territory.

7. The blocking of the peace negotiations at that time has harmed everyone: Russia and Europe – but above all the people of Ukraine, who are paying with their blood the price for the ambitions of the major powers and will probably get nothing in return.

Michael von der Schulenburg

DJ, The "west" in fact declared war on Russia already in 2021...(or 2014 Maidan coup)

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[url]https://www.moonofalabama.org/2023/11/and-then-biden-blew-it-again.html[/url] or https://www.moonofalabama.org/2023/11/and-then-biden-blew-it-again.html ;

And Then Biden Blew It ... Again

In June U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken was on a long desired trip to China. Just 24 hours after a somewhat positive statement of the meeting came out Biden blew it by calling Xi Jinping a 'dictator'.

The Chinese government was not amused:
China's foreign ministry spokeswoman Mao Ning called Mr Biden's remarks "extremely absurd and irresponsible". Speaking at a regularly scheduled press conference on Wednesday, she said that the comments were "an open political provocation" that violated diplomatic etiquette.

Yesterday President Xi Jinping of China met U.S. President Joe Biden near San Francisco.

The Chinese spokesperson had set out the agenda:

Hua Chunying ๅŽๆ˜ฅ่Žน @SpokespersonCHN - 11:25 UTC · Nov 16, 2023

President Xi Jinping noted that there are two options for China and the U.S. in the era of global transformations unseen in a century: One is to enhance solidarity and cooperation and join hands to meet global challenges and promote global security and prosperity; ...
... and the other is to cling to the zero-sum mentality, provoke rivalry and confrontation, and drive the world toward turmoil and division. The two choices point to two different directions that will decide the future of humanity and Planet Earth.

Xi wanted to chose the first path. But shortly after their meeting Biden walked on the second.

He again blew it:

Remarks by President Biden in a Press Conference | Woodside, CA - Nov 16, 2023 - White House

Q And, Mr. President, after today, would you still refer to President Xi as a “dictator”? This is a term that you used earlier this year.

THE PRESIDENT: Well, look, he is. I mean, he’s a dictator in the sense that he — he is a guy who runs a country that — it’s a communist country that is based on a form of government totally different than ours.

Anyway, we made progress.

The Chinese view certainly differs.

The Democracy Perception Index (pdf) is the world’s largest annual study on how people perceive democracy. In the U.S. 76% believe that 'democracy is important' but only 54% answer yes when asked if their country is democratic. In China the agreeing percentages for the same questions are 88% and 73%.


DJ, Global relations now are at a crossroad...war or peace...

[url]https://www.zerohedge.com/political/scenes-red-dawn-2023-san-francisco-biden-xi-enter-4-hours-talks[/url] or https://www.zerohedge.com/political/scenes-red-dawn-2023-san-francisco-biden-xi-enter-4-hours-talks 

[url]https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/biden-xi-meeting-over-and-everyone-celebrating-peace-earth-except-looks-just-four-years-ago[/url] or https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/biden-xi-meeting-over-and-everyone-celebrating-peace-earth-except-looks-just-four-years-ago 

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DJ, 

[url]https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2023/11/16/israel-orders-evacuation-in-parts-of-southern-gaza-amid-fears-of-escalation[/url] or https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2023/11/16/israel-orders-evacuation-in-parts-of-southern-gaza-amid-fears-of-escalation ;

It was not clear where residents in eastern Khan Younis were expected to flee as Israel continues its bombardment in areas in the south where Palestinians were previously ordered to relocate for their safety.

“We have been absolutely clear that at the current moment, we do not consider any part of Gaza to be safe,” UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Turk said on Thursday.

[url]https://www.egypttoday.com/Article/1/128531/Egypt-demands-Israel-to-fulfill-its-duties-as-occupying-state[/url] or https://www.egypttoday.com/Article/1/128531/Egypt-demands-Israel-to-fulfill-its-duties-as-occupying-state 

I try to find confirmation from other sources;

[url]https://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/en/news-page/world/serious-development-israel-gaza[/url] or https://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/en/news-page/world/serious-development-israel-gaza ;

As reported earlier today on this web site (HERE), the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) has air-dropped leaflets on SOUTHERN Gaza instructing residents of Khan Younis to "evacuate" their homes.  This comes after the IDF did the same thing in northern Gaza, then began systematic bombing of it, leveling homes and apartment buildings.

The trouble is, there is nowhere for residents in southern Gaza to actually go!  They cannot enter Israel; and Egypt won't take them through the Raffah Border crossing because Egypt says this is a "forced displacement" of a civilian population, which is illegal under International law.  So they're trapped, even though the IDF is telling them they must leave.

As a result of the IDF leaflets into southern Gaza, President Sisi of Egypt issued an ORDER to the Egyptian Army to "Make preparations to enter the Gaza Strip and implement a No-Fly Zone over it unless Israel implements a solution in Gaza."

So there it is, for all the world to see.

Israel, which DENIED they were forcibly relocating a civilian population, is now shown to be doing exactly that, in violation of International Law.

Egypt is now telling its military to "Prepare to enter the Gaza Strip and implement a No-Fly Zone" which would only affect Israeli war planes presently bombing Gaza.

In order to implement a No-Fly Zone, Egypt would necessarily have to enforce it, by shooting down planes which violate the no-fly zone.

War in the Middle East is very close now.

I think;

-Egypt a BRICS+ member per 1-1-2024 would not act on its own

-Israel can "open up the Gaza Egypt border" and "push millions of Palestinians out into Egypt...








What happened in Al-shifa hospital, happening now in a Ibn Sina hospital in Jenin. Israeli forces is imposing a siege on Ibn Sina Hospital, preventing medical teams from transferring the injured and patients. They are also detaining paramedics who were at the emergency entrance

DJ, Jenin is on the West Bank-the "bigger picture" is Israel going for ethnic cleansing...

[url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHgGBXUucco[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHgGBXUucco The Duran;

US military presence in the region is to large to be seen as a "warning sign"...via Hezbollah/Southern Lebanon (part of a Greater Israel claim) the "real goal" may be war with Iran...

Iran, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt all new BRICS+ members. By joining BRICS they decided to "decrease" the role of the US/NATO...

-[url]https://ejmagnier.com/2023/11/16/why-did-hezbollah-not-declare-total-war-on-israel-taking-advantage-of-al-aqsa-flood/[/url] or https://ejmagnier.com/2023/11/16/why-did-hezbollah-not-declare-total-war-on-israel-taking-advantage-of-al-aqsa-flood/ 

-There have been talks between Hamas and Hezbollah; Hezbollah attacking full scale from Lebanon would not make a big difference in Gaza

-Hamas its goal was to bring back the Palestinian State in international discussions-they succeded in that plan

-DJ, Israel is damaging itself by ethnic cleansing. An all out war would distract from the Gaza-genocide

-DJ, Globally countries now are forced to take a stand...Do they -blindly- support Israel or want other alternatives (two-state solution)

-Hezbollah is also testing its weapons/strategies...(off shore oil platforms pumping oil/gas for Israel may be one of the targets...)

-US military presence plus Israel army (and NATO support) would -for now- make the price for Hezbollah/Lebanon higher than they are willing to pay...it does not bring (yet) enough gains..

DJ-IF (!!!) Egypt would move into Gaza-to stop Israel (and go for a form of Palestinian self-rule, NOT to occupy but protect Gaza) then Hezbollah could 'increase activities'...

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The US is still supporting Israel. Russia, China (and even Iran !) want to avoid a major war. However there are limits...

BRICS+ is NOT (yet) a "military alliance"...there is limited military cooperation and trade. However present developments may push BRICS+ to become more of a "military force" (a.o. to balance NATO. Another goal might be to end the war in Ukraine.). 

One of the goals of the biden-Xi meetings november 15 may have been to find a way out. DJ-my view- the US has no clear goals other than "showing to be #1"...But that is NOT a strategy...

BRICS+ may try to go for all it takes to "undermine" the US/NATO global role...

[url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSAHrlPnmLg[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSAHrlPnmLg Lena Petrova;

 Real Estate Delinquencies Rise: Banks See Overdue Loans Hit 10-Year High, WeWork Bankruptcy Shock

DJ, the "west" is sinking into an economic crisis deeper than we ever may have seen...(worse !!! than 1929). The "west" may only survive with "help" from "the rest"...This also would prevent a major global war...

"War is another form of politics"...and the major war is an economic one...BRICS+ is taking over both energy and currency dominance from "the west". In that way BRICS+ has the most strong cards...

Trying to find more news on Egypt/Gaza [url]https://community.defconwarningsystem.com/threads/israel-war-week-6-reports.20852/page-3[/url] or https://community.defconwarningsystem.com/threads/israel-war-week-6-reports.20852/page-3 

Reuters/Haaretz

Syria shoots down Israeli missiles fired from Golan Heights towards Damascus surroundings, Syrian state media says

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Uhhh guys?

IDF has plans to strike Yemen.

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Haaretz

U.S. officials express concern about possible eruption of another front in the West Bank

Senior U.S. officials believe Israel is at risk of opening another front in its current war, this time in the West Bank.


Officials in the Biden administration told senior Israeli officials recently that the situation in the West Bank is on the verge of exploding, and that the Palestinian Authority may lose control of the major Palestinian cities there.

-DJ-so no confirmation also on [url]https://israelpalestine.liveuamap.com/il[/url] or https://israelpalestine.liveuamap.com/il of Egypt increasing activities. However Egypt will not accept Israel pushing Palestinians into Egypt from Gaza on a massive scale...

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[url]https://www.moonofalabama.org/2023/11/one-religions-war-against-all-others.html[/url] or https://www.moonofalabama.org/2023/11/one-religions-war-against-all-others.html ;

One Religion's War Against All Others

Alastair Crooke in Al Mayadeen:

Israeli popular sentiment -- even amongst former liberals -- is moving toward a Greater Nakba. Gaza is under Nakba pressures. So is the West Bank, as settler violence against Palestinians surges. Even a ‘liberal’ such as former opposition leader Lapid now agrees that ‘settlers’ in the occupied West Bank are not ‘settlers’ at all, since the land is but the ‘Biblical land of Israel’.

Nakba ‘ambitions’ are widening to South Lebanon (up to the Litani River) too. The radical members of Netanyahu’s government say Israelis will never return to the kibbutz adjacent to Lebanon, without Hezbollah’s removal from the border area.

So, the call is heard for "Israel" to ‘take’ Lebanon up to the Litani (a key water source) -- and ‘serendipitously’ the Israeli air force has begun operating up to 40 kms inside Lebanon. Cabinet members now openly speak of the IOF needing to turn its attention to Hezbollah once Hamas has been ‘obliterated’.
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Plainly, the White House is struggling to avoid the slide towards full regional war, as both the Lebanese front and the Iraqi front heats up: On Sunday, Iraqi movements again fired missiles at the American base in Shaddadi.

"Israel" is sensing the present crisis to be both an existential risk, but an ‘opportunity’ too – an opportunity to establish "Israel" across ‘its Biblical lands’ over the long term. There is no mistaking it -- this is the direction of travel of Israeli popular sentiment, from both Left and Right wings, to bloody eschatology.

As I had pointed out three weeks ago President Joe Biden had supported that Israeli Nakba strategy before he was forced to pull back:

US 'actively working' to establish safe corridor for Gaza civilians: White House - Yeni Safak - Oct 12, 2023 The US is in active talks with Israel and Egypt to establish "safe passage" corridors for civilians in Gaza to flee ongoing Israeli airstrikes, the White House said Wednesday amid an expected ground offensive in the besieged enclave.

"We're actively discussing this with our Israeli and our Egyptian counterparts, we support safe passions for civilians. Civilians are not to blame for what Hamas has done. They didn't do anything wrong," National Security Council spokesperson John Kirby told reporters at the White House.

"We are actively working on this with Egyptian and our Israeli counterparts. Civilians are protected under the laws of armed conflict, and they should be given every opportunity to avoid the fighting," he added.

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The intentionally created misery will be used to put pressure on Egypt and others to open their borders for refugees. Then the same method will be applied in the West Bank. South Lebanon up the Litani river is a more difficult matter as Hizbullah, once unleashed, is a real existential thread to Israel. The rick there is to get the U.S. to do the bloody work.

And all this would not stop there as some extremist settlers want even more foreign land:

What are the borders of that Jewish nation?

The borders of the homeland of the Jews are the Euphrates in the east and the Nile in the southwest. [This would include the territory of multiple Middle Eastern countries as well as the territory that Israel controls today.]

DJ. It may be hard to get a realistic view on how many Israeli's realy want to push for "new borders" and if they realize the costs...It most likely will bring the end of Israel. 

[url]https://new.thecradle.co/articles-id/12629[/url] or https://new.thecradle.co/articles-id/12629 ;

Why the US needs this war in Gaza

Washington needs to win its Gazan war against Iran because it failed to win its Ukrainian war against Russia.

DJ, My view; Since this conflict is a US on Israel side war I think it is NOT realistic to expect "countries in the region" to be able to start an open war with also the US.

Time is against Israel...Going for an all out war against Israel would result in US/NATO help for Israel and push away any story over a Palestinian State...

By NOT going for war now the Arab/Islamic world is winning...eventough Gaza is paying a very high price...

Israel can NOT afford a major war-nor can the US or NATO...

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US-China;

THE FIVE NOs. 
It is in the Chinese readout. But not in the White House readout. Xi: Crash Test Dummy's handlers - via the earpiece -  reaffirmed the commitment to the “Five Nos”: 


1. US does not seek a new Cold War. 
2. Does not seek to change China’s system. 
3. Does not seek to revitalize alliances against China. 
4. Does not support “Taiwan independence”. 
5. Has no intention to have a conflict with China. 

Xi though is well aware this is a non "agreement-capable" Empire.

DJ, Or did Xi see what alternatives there are for biden ? 

[url]https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/opec-considering-additional-1-million-barrel-oil-production-cut-amid-outrage-over-gaza-war[/url] or https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/opec-considering-additional-1-million-barrel-oil-production-cut-amid-outrage-over-gaza-war ;

“You should not underestimate the level of anger there is and the pressure leaders in the Gulf feel from their populations to be seen to respond in some manner,” said another person close to senior Opec figures in the Gulf, effectively confirming that an Opec+ production cut would directly target Biden's policies meant to keep the price of oil (and gas) as low as possible into the 2024 election.

The person said there would be no repeat of the oil shock of the 1970s, when Arab states halted exports to the west. But they added: “People have become complacent about the potential to tighten oil supplies to send a subtle message, which will be well understood both in the streets and Washington DC.”

Joe Biden, having crushed the US middle class in the past three years with his catastrophic economic policies, is facing an impossible re-election battle next year where he is already losing against his predecessor Donald Trump according to multiple polls, and the White House is struggling to convince voters that the country’s economy is healthy. The only thing it has to show: oil gas prices (which are largely the result of markets pricing in the coming recession). If Opec+ can send oil prices soaring again, then Biden is completely finished.

DJ, Energy and currency are the real weapons in the war between NATO-west and -more and more- the rest of the world...

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DJ, I am trying to get a view on "events" and try to filter out all kinds of propaganda...

[url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zrQVmWT8vk[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zrQVmWT8vk Hindustan Times/India;

Hamas' Al-Qassam Brigades released a video of its sharpshooters attacking Israeli ground soldiers in the Gaza strip. The footage also shows attacks by Hamas militants with mortar shells on Israeli forces inside the Gaza buildings. Hindustan Times independently cannot verify the authenticity of the video.

DJ, War is brutal. War is hell. There is NO EXCUSE !!!! for war !!!

People trying to kill, harm, other people...If this is the "best" humanity can do in 2023 we are a failed species ! 

[url]https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2023-11-17/israeli-parliament-members-demand-us-europe-import-gazan-refugees[/url] or https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2023-11-17/israeli-parliament-members-demand-us-europe-import-gazan-refugees DJ-Is the idea "the west" would "welcome" Palestinians, Arabs, Israel is kicking out to get a "Greater Jewish Israel"? 

Ukraine may have seen over 10 million Ukrainians seeking a safe place outside their country. Therefore "the west" also should accept millions of Palestinians ? Maybe in exchange "Jews" from the "west" than would move into a "greater Jewis homeland"?  Not realistic and very unwelcome !

Be aware of the bullshit: #Israel was not founded as a home for the Jewish people after the events of the Holocaust. It was British Foreign Secretary Lord Arthur Balfour who first proposed #Uganda as a state for the Jews, but later, admiring the ideology of Zionism, promised in a letter to British banker Lord Lionel Walter Rothschild in November 1917 to support the establishment of a "national home for the Jewish people" in Palestine. This had nothing to do with the Second World War. Palestine was a nation belonging to the Palestinians.

A more difficult part of history...[url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_Israeli_history[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_Israeli_history 

Several "lines intertwined". 

-There was an idea for a "Jewish State" in some form

-After 1945 lots of Jewish people needed a "new life", a lot of them returned "home" if possible, a lot of them went to (a.o.) the US and some went to Israel/Palestine. 

-[url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jews[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jews The "definition" of "Jewish" is not very clear...It can be religious, ethnic...

-[url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semitic_people[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semitic_people may underline the difficulty in definitions...

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The "west" may have felt guilty for not protecting millions of "Jews" from the nazi-holocaust. Stalin -at one time- [url]https://www.jstor.org/stable/3622371[/url] or https://www.jstor.org/stable/3622371 may have been a "Zion-ist"...

On top of that the Middle East had oil and gas...so lots of countries used Israel to "get some control" over the region...

Most of the early Israeli "Jews" had European roots-so Israel today still is linked to lots of (Western) European organizations...

DJ-Understanding the past may help to find answers to the future...

-After Israel "started" lots of "Palestinians" (Palestine as a name goes back to Roman times-but the British used the name "Palestine" and "TransJordan" for the area under their control till 1948) did lose their homes, source of income...

-Dividing "rights" between nations always was a hard job...the idea of a Two State solution is linked with the start of "Israel"...[url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Two-state_solution[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Two-state_solution 

-The main reason why any "two state solution" failed to work so far was the underlying east-west conflict, energy interests, but also extremism from lots of sides...

-Jerusalem also is the third most holy city in Islam...lots of religious aspects on top of economic/strategic...

Solutions do not have to go in the direction of "two states" -a multi ethnic state- could maybe offer a better way out...

New global relations (BRICS+) may help to "find a way out" with respect for more interests...DJ-The Kurds may be the largest nation (30-39 million) without a country. A solution for Israel/Palestine may help to find solutions for other nations...

Europe/EU has lots of minorities-a lot of larger countries have "first nation" like groups...The "Israel/Palestine" question is NOT an isolated one...

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The same sub-zoology specimens, neocons and Zio-cons, who are now hysterically yelling that "Israel is winning"  while normalizing  a genocide are the same racists who until recently were yelling  "Ukraine is winning".

tech error...?

DJ Most of what I did try to post here I also wrore in suicene...

Pepe Escobar, Scott Ritter could be missing the economic part of the NATO-BRICS+ conflict

[url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSljq-_QRzs[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSljq-_QRzs ;

JEFFREY SACHS ON A HISTORIC DEBT

and [url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Og7IC4uRhWE[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Og7IC4uRhWE Lena Petrova;

PENTAGON FAILS Audit of $3.8 TRILLION In Military Assets, Once Again

DJ, May underestimate the speed with wich "the west" may see financial, socio-economic collapse...

We are on out way to [url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Failed_state[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Failed_state ;

failed state is a state that has lost its effective ability to govern its populace. A failed state maintains legal sovereignty but experiences a breakdown in political powerlaw enforcement, and civil society, leading to a state of near-anarchy.

Common characteristics of a failing state include a government unable to tax and police its populace, control and maintain its territory, fill political or civil offices, or maintain its infrastructure. When this happens, widespread corruption and criminality, the intervention of state and non-state actors, the appearance of refugees and the involuntary movement of populations, sharp economic decline, and military intervention from both within and without the state are much more likely to occur.[1]

Metrics have been developed to describe the level of governance of states. The precise level of government control required to avoid being considered a failed state varies considerably amongst authorities.[2] Furthermore, the declaration that a state has "failed" is generally controversial and, when made authoritatively, may carry significant geopolitical consequences.[2]

DJ;

Western governments may wake up to find they have lost most of their income

Western (war) industry could find out they are owned by non-western investors

You may find out to be out of a job, a house, an income...maybe even a future...

Why should BRICS+ countries invest in wars when they do not want those wars ? If the "west" wants to waste trillions on endless wars defund the west...

US/NATO is protecting the Israeli genocide on Palestinians...BRICS+military intervention could bring even more war...So they go for "economic all out war"...

[url]https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/youre-paying-israel-war-youll-also-pay-refugees[/url] or https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/youre-paying-israel-war-youll-also-pay-refugees ;

The United States regime has picked sides in the Israel-Hamas war and has committed to funding Israel's ongoing bombing of non-combatant men, women, and children in the Gaza strip. Northern Gaza's infrastructure is now all but destroyed, with millions of Gazans displaced and homeless. Nearly ten times more Gazans than Israelis have now died in the conflict. Many Gazans have fled to the southern portion of Gaza, but homelessness and abject poverty awaits them there. 

By employing what is essentially the carpet-bombing approach, Tel Aviv has made the choice of adopting a policy that is sure to produce hundreds of thousands of refugees—or perhaps even more than a million. Indeed, many in the Israeli regime are motivated to maximize refugees, and push Gazans out of the country altogether using the Orwellian phrase "voluntary migration." 

On a military, tactical level, the Israeli state will have no problem accomplishing this. Tel Aviv has an air force, a deep reservoir of American-funded weapons, and a nuclear arsenal. The Israeli military can easily reduce all of Gaza to rubble. But what is sure to result from this is a humanitarian disaster accompanied by a global debate over which foreign country will host the refugees. 

Israeli mouthpieces are already at work pushing the cost onto foreign taxpayers, including American ones. This week, two Israeli politicians—one from the militarist Likud party, and one from the center-left Yesh Atid party—took to the pages of The Wall Street Journal to demand that "countries around the world should offer a haven for Gaza residents who seek relocation." According to these politicians, "[t]he international community"—i.e., not Israel—"has a moral imperative" to resettle Gazans somewhere outside Israel at not-Israel's expense. 

It is significant these claims appeared in an American publication. Tel Aviv is the latest welfare-queen regime—in the tradition of Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelensky—repeatedly haranguing the American public with demands for free money. It's no coincidence that Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu is now seemingly ubiquitous on American prime-time news programs. His primary job right now is to demand money and favors from Washington and from other Western regimes. 

It will probably work. Americans should get ready for plane-loads of Gaza refugees arriving in their cities, funded by the American taxpayers who can now barely afford to keep up with the price of groceries. This will be sold as a "humanitarian" effort, but anyone who sees through the propaganda will see that it's really all a cynical effort to please pro-Israel interest groups and Israeli politicians.

DJ, Moral bankruptcy preceding social-economic bankruptcy...Of course the billionaires that organized this crime will be "somewhere else" and counting their profits from yet another war(investment)...

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DJ, my words [url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqrwwR5dDQI[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqrwwR5dDQI The Duran on Xi-biden meeting in San Francisco;

One of the basic global problems is the present US president is that demented he simply should not be in that position...No one can take over the presidents his role if no one is willing to face reality...Joe Biden is totally unfit for his role...

WHY ??? Why do that many people choose to ignore this ? We are now moving towards the horror of "the most powerfull leader" being a man hardly able to count to 10...Ronald Reagan faced such problems in his last time as  "POTUS"...There are stories of how ge was playing with a model of the White House and wondering what he had to do with it-just a few years after he left that White House...

In a photo-oppertunity president Widjojo of Indonesia found himself next to biden...Leaving the stage biden wanted to shake the hand of Widjojo...He was in shock..

When a US president becomes "unfit" for his job there are roles to replace him...That is why there is a Vice President...We now face the absurdity of biden not only still in office but "four more years"...And if the other candidate is (also to old) trump in fact-again- US politics is the basic issue...

[url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQkwnczhObQ&t=1010s[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQkwnczhObQ&t=1010s The Duran;

Restructuring of the Global Economy - Michael Hudson, Alexander Mercouris & Glenn Diesen 

DJ...[url]https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2023-11-18/pictorial-global-reserve-currency-empires[/url] or https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2023-11-18/pictorial-global-reserve-currency-empires ;

Since 1450 there have been six major world reserve currency periods.

  1. Portugal (1450–1530)
  2. Spain (1530–1640)
  3. Netherlands (1640–1720)
  4. France (1720–1815)
  5. Great Britain (1815–1920),
  6. United States (1921-???)

 

The question is what will follow the US$ as major currency. Reality is that there always were major roles for other currencies beside the "dominant" one..

In the Middle East;

SVR - Russian foreign intel - is hip to the game being played. The White House is pressing the genocidals to hurry up. OK with the genocide, but please, faster, faster pussycat, kill kill.   And don't provoke Hezbollah.   So we won't force a ceasefire on your ass.

and

This isn’t merely genocide or ethnic cleansing, but a War on Refugees, in which Israel both creates refugees and then targets or expels them. The strategy is to turn all Palestinians in the Occupied Territories into refugees, not just Gazans. 1/4

DJ, Yemen Houthis ;








This vessel hijacking by the Houthis (which they’ve been threatening) doesn’t just impact Israel. The potential economic impact is far wider. Increased risk for cargo vessels travelling through the Red Sea equals rising marine cargo insurance, a cost passed on in price of goods.

It will further push up inflation. Since the area with "problems" is a link between Europe and Asia Europe/the west may see further inflation...

[url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israeli%E2%80%93Palestinian_conflict[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israeli%E2%80%93Palestinian_conflict for more background...

Rainwater is the property of 'Israel'. Palestinians are forbidden from gathering rainwater. Source: a UN report: 'according to Israeli military orders in effect in the area, rain is the property of the Israeli authorities and thus Palestinians are forbidden from gathering rain water for domestic or agricultural needs.'

Just one of many worsening problems; water...

[url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_wars_involving_Israel#Table[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_wars_involving_Israel#Table as an indication of where this war is "on the long list" of wars in the region...[url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2023_Israel%E2%80%93Hamas_war[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2023_Israel%E2%80%93Hamas_war also of use...

[url]https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2023-11-19/world-outcry-israel-stop-carnage-has-zero-effect[/url] or https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2023-11-19/world-outcry-israel-stop-carnage-has-zero-effect

Mr. Putin told his security council the other day

“The ruling elites of the U.S. and their “satellites” stood behind the killing of Gaza’s Palestinians, and behind conflicts in Ukraine, Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria.”

As of this writing, 18 U.N. and other humanitarian organizations have issued statements calling for an “immediate humanitarian ceasefire” to end the bloodshed. For Israel’s response, reports show that deadly airstrikes and artillery fire by the I.D.F. targeted convoys, heeding Israel’s warning and evacuating the northern part of the Gaza Strip

DJ, NATO/EU "leaders" blindly running behind an unfit biden...Most of the EU leaders will not survive a next election...even with "opposition" hardly offering an alternative...

More and more the international crisis is moving into western houses; from disgust on mass murders to inflation...

[url]https://www.telesurenglish.net/news/Javier-Milei-Argentinas-Elected-President-20231119-0016.html[/url] or https://www.telesurenglish.net/news/Javier-Milei-Argentinas-Elected-President-20231119-0016.html DJ "rockstar" milei will most likely only make matters worse for Argentina...

Argentina also joining BRICS per 1-1-2024...There have been talks in the past between Argentina and Brazil a.o. on one currency. Argentina inflation over 100%...but "free organ trade" will not solve that problem...milei also wants to see Argentina using the US$...It will NOT make the US$ stronger...

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So what is next?

-Ukraine slowly is running out of means for more war-now mobilizing children to die on the frontline...Military Summary mentioned another "Maidan revolution" to get rid of both zelensky and NATO "aid"...

-Middle East; US/NATO/Israel may need to take action against Yemen and secure the Red Sea as a transport route...US/NATO bases in Syria/Iraq face attacks almost daily...Lebanon-Israel border is a war zone...

Just like Ukraine Israel may NOT have the means to "get involved" in ALL "ongoing conflicts"....Israeli aircraft attacking Iran positions in Syria face increasing risk of being shot down...The Israel economy can not bear a long war on this scale...and the west may need to increase debts/fiat currency to "help" Israel in its crimes...Only worsening the economic crisis in the "west"...

-The "west" may be closer to breaking point. Türkiye still is in NATO-in Syria and Iraq Turkish forces did fight other NATO forces so far on limited scale...Most of the "west" in statistics only deal with mild recession...Energy "not yet" a major problem...

Climate collapse will bring more extreme weather, the ongoing healthcrisis only getting worse...Trust in government/politics might be gone by a large part of the population..this may result in even more repression, censorship in combination with increased taxes (for the poor)...

DJ-Overstretching is unwise. Both the EU and NATO should have known their limits. "Easy does it"...I was pro-EU but I am totally against THIS EU...If the idea is EU countries have to use the Euro then their economies have to be on a certain level...Most eastern European countries are "not there"...Insanity on Ukraine, Georgia joining the EU is destroying that EU...

In times of growing major crises NATO/the military can be of use to provide help 24/7 around the globe...(if invited). My view is most military that did see war hate war...

Enough-coffee !

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-Argentina/BRICS

[url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N98EgOLhp5I[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N98EgOLhp5I Lena Petrova/LP;

WILD CARD: Milei's Agenda To Adopt US Dollar vs. BRICS Bloc

DJ, Very welcome info ! LP;

-Milei "anarcho capitalist" claims to end Argentina central bank, privatize everything the state still owns (media, energy) and -since Argentina debt is in US$ go for US$ as Argentina currency...

-First visits pf Milei would be to US and Israel

-Inflation 143% -may be moving to 185%...over 40% of Argentina lives in poverty

-Venezuela may take Argentina its place in BRICS+ if Milei does not want to join BRICS (but he has no majority in parliament !)

DJ-So "dollarization" instead of de-dollarization with LP noting "only colonies" use foreign currencies...What to think of Milei ? He may be very clever-however could also make "very clever mistakes"....It reminds me of Gadaffi/Libya visiting former colonizer Italy to invest Libyan oil money a.o.  in FIAT-car industry...

Will Milei tell "the US" Argentina has become -via debt- a US colony so the US has the means to solve Argentina its problems ? He may seek confrontation...He may even surprise by joining BRICS...(to get BRICS support in that confrontation !) DJ...the [url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falklands_War[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falklands_War also comes to my mind...Argentina "has problems" with the UK still making claims in/near Antarctica/South Atlantic. 

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Ukraine 

[url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3A9FUM56NEk[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3A9FUM56NEk Military Summary/MS;

The Fall | Without Western Support, Ukraine Is collapsing. Military Summary And Analysis 2023.11.20

-Mobilization of all men between 17 and 70 and also (most) women in a "total war"...

-Several video's of transports stuck in mud...snow on some parts of the front...

-US minister of war bringing 100 million US$...enough for 1 (ONE !) day of war...

-Also US/NATO talks on how an Ukraine high ranling commander managed to fly a SU27 to Russian side...can NATO provide F16"s (to be destroyed, the F16 is an old plane)...

-Ukraine anti-retreat forces shelling Ukraine forces refusing to die on the frontlines....

DJ...The level of insanity is getting more crazy by the day...US would be pushing for elections. zelensky is refusing those elections because the US is supporting zalushny...A (female medical) general-head of army medics-is fired (and silenced) to cover up Ukraine deaths by now may be over half a million...lots of them may be under 20 y/o...

Is another Ukraine famine NATO needs to "end its support" ? Do illnesses have to get totally out of control ? 

The Ukraine war is a US/NATO and most biden war...The coming winter could turn Ukraine into the largest graveyard in the world..with crazy joe still running for four more years...

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Gaza-genocide

DJ Lots of claims the US would try to exchange Hamas held Israeli hostages for Israel held Palestinian hostages...

Yes-Hamas is a terrorist organization...by now however it should be clear Israel (and NATO) is also a terrorist organization...Most Palestinians in Israeli prisons never had any form of trial...








Israel intelligence minister, Gila Gamliel, advocates ethnically cleansing Gaza under a humanitarian guise. She has been advocating this since at least 2010. Momentum is building for this. "Victory is an opportunity for Israel in the midst of crisis"

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Speaking with Haaretz, Israeli reserve pilot Col. Nof Erez describes Israeli army's response to Oct. 7 as "MASS HANNIBAL." The Hannibal Directive orders the army to kill their own to prevent them being taken captive.

DJ, there are lots of questions on the october 7 massive security faillure on the Gaza-Israel border...It would detect mice running after each other but failed to deal with a massive Hamas breaktrough...October 7 was a sort of false flag...Israel/netanyahu at least may have known the plans (or "intel" was even involved !) and decided to "let it happen" with intervention after 7 hours...

netanyahu may not be the most crazy person in Israeli government...

[url]https://israelpalestine.liveuamap.com/en/2023/21-november-hezbollah-says-it-targeted-a-house-in-metula[/url] or https://israelpalestine.liveuamap.com/en/2023/21-november-hezbollah-says-it-targeted-a-house-in-metula DJ Fighting on the Israel-Lebanon border also ongoing...Israel terrorizing the West Bank (via settlers)...

DJ-The costs of this war for Israel may be that high Israel even more becomes (another) US colony/dependency...

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DJ, It would be very welcome if the Gaza-genocide would stop ! 

[url]https://israelpalestine.liveuamap.com/en/2023/22-november-israeli-army-strikes-are-continuing-throughout[/url] or https://israelpalestine.liveuamap.com/en/2023/22-november-israeli-army-strikes-are-continuing-throughout for now they are not stopped...There may be a deal in the making via Qatar; Hamas would release 50 Israeli hostages-Israel would release 150 Palestinian hostages/prisoners (often held without trial - a lot of them may even be <18 y/o !). 

Spyglass, the studio behind the ‘SCREAM’ films, has released a statement on firing Melissa Barrera for speaking about the genocide happening in Palestine: “We have zero tolerance for antisemitism or the incitement of hate in any form, including false references to genocide, ethnic cleansing, Holocaust distortion or anything that flagrantly crosses the line into hate speech.”

DJ, Being critical of Israel does NOT make you anti-semitic...In my case I am against netanyahu and Israeli "politics" even more extreme...I am against the "greater Israel idea"...I would welcome a "Palestine from the Jordan-river to the Mediterranean Sea" Gaza-Negev-West Bank...North of it Israel would be welcome to play a usefull role in West Asia...

-I am against "open door" NATO...There was and is no need for NATO "to move east" and include Ukraine, Georgia...It does NOT make the world more safe...and it also does NOT make me pro Putin...Although I think Putin, Lavrov etc. may have a much better strategy than "the west" has...

[url]https://iraq.liveuamap.com/en/2023/21-november-us-responded-in-self-defense-last-night-to-an[/url] or https://iraq.liveuamap.com/en/2023/21-november-us-responded-in-self-defense-last-night-to-an ;

US responded in self defense last night to an attack on Ain Al-Asad Airbase in Iraq, two DOD officials tell @AlMonitor. A US AC-130 gunship carried out airstrikes against those believed to have carried out the attack, per one official

DJ...the US has NO !!! legal reason to be in Iraq, Syria...both governments and "the region" want US/NATO forces to get out and stop stealing oil !

A ceasefire in Gaza could see more US/Israel/NATO agression in the West Bank, Lebanon...One problem is Israeli extremism...the other is biden...

Lena Petrova [url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWHUFSpOjkg[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWHUFSpOjkg on China-Saudi trade deal...other deals...outside the US$. Venezuela, Algeria would like to join BRICS+ further increasing BRICS+ global energy control...

Ukraine is spending 100 million US$ per day in its (total) war against Russia..

Israel spending 250 million US$ per day on its present wars...

The US/NATO -for now- still is paying for those wars...but there are financial limits...

BRICS+ is taking over global energy and is moving towards global trade in local currencies...Both US$ and €/Euro are under "growing pressure". Creating money to fight (more) wars is only making western currencies more weak...

Since a lot of "the west" did "outsource" production the "west" is moving high speed into a crisis...Soon the "west" simply can no longer pay the wars...

There may already be talks of "a deal" on Ukraine...Israel can NOT fight a "mix of conflicts" for long...In fact Israeli economy is destroyed by now...








Biden admin was concerned a pause in Israeli bombardment would open Gaza up to more journalists to cover Israeli crimes & “turn public opinion”. Read that again. They strategized how to subvert coverage using Palestinian lives. Then consider how Israel has killed 49 journalists.

Another ongoing war is the PR-war - with lots of indications Israel targets journalists....[url]https://www.moonofalabama.org/2023/11/us-is-helping-israel-to-commit-and-hide-war-crimes.html[/url] or https://www.moonofalabama.org/2023/11/us-is-helping-israel-to-commit-and-hide-war-crimes.html 








We know that #Hamas took prisoners on 7 October, including civilians. Do you know where & how #Israel took 150 children & women under 18 (only 8 over that age) to be released tomorrow? Just ask yourself this question & you will understand the 7th of October attack.

DJ, terrorism comes from both sides with the US/NATO helping Israel in crimes [url]https://ejmagnier.com/2023/11/21/behind-the-scenes-the-role-of-the-us-and-europe-in-israels-gaza-operations/[/url] or https://ejmagnier.com/2023/11/21/behind-the-scenes-the-role-of-the-us-and-europe-in-israels-gaza-operations/ 

DJ-Very likely BRICS+ may have learned from Ukraine; avoid another endless war if possible...Go for economic war to STOP the "west"!

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Dwight Eisenhower warned for the might of the military industrial complex [url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dwight_D._Eisenhower#Legacy_and_memory[/url]  (Eisenhower has far away roots to a.o. Switzerland) or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dwight_D._Eisenhower#Legacy_and_memoryEisenhower founded People to People International in 1956, based on his belief that citizen interaction would promote cultural interaction and world peace.

DJ [url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assassination_of_John_F._Kennedy[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assassination_of_John_F._Kennedy did that military industrial complex murder JFK 60 years ago ? 

Judge Napolitano /JN [url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1DgJCEQCNY[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1DgJCEQCNY

INTEL-Roundtable w/ Larry Johnson & Ray McGovern

Both could agree CIA killed Kennedy...and may still kill ANYONE getting in their way...The OSS -before the CIA- already worked with the mafia/organized crime during World War Two...There are lots of claims Vietnam, Afghanistan also were drugs-wars...The CIA uncontrolled organizing their own funding...

Is the US/NATO a CIA-tool ? Eisenhower may have seen NATO as a way to stabilize (western) Europe after World War Two...only temporary...

Now NATO is supporting Ukraine, Israel in genocides, insane wars...with "the west" running out of means (financial AND weapons)  to keep those wars going...BRICS+ is moving in to end wars-with that end western dominance...

[url]https://nie-wieder-krieg.org/2023/11/12/appeal-no-to-wars/[/url] or https://nie-wieder-krieg.org/2023/11/12/appeal-no-to-wars/ ;

Demonstration Brandenburg Gate – Berlin

November 25th, 2023, kick-off rally: 1:00 pm

No to wars – stop the arms madness – shape a peaceful and just future

21 wars and 216 armed military conflicts are currently threatening the world (Heidelberg Institute for International Conflict Research HIIK). The danger of the war in Ukraine escalating into a nuclear war is growing by the day. Innocent people are dying every day. We are worried about our future, the future of our children and grandchildren. We need a culture of peace and common security.

Instead of focusing on de-escalation and diplomacy, the German government is supplying more and more weapons and arming itself massively. Large sections of politics and the media are militarizing society. For the first time, Germany will reach the two per cent target (according to NATO criteria). At 85.5 billion euros, military spending in 2024 will be the largest since the Federal Republic of Germany was founded. By contrast, the healthcare system, infrastructure, support for children and affordable pensions, education, science and training are threatened by dramatic funding cuts. A social and economic catastrophe is looming for more and more people.

The sanctions against Russia, which are affecting people in the Global South, Europe and Germany, are also contributing significantly to this: Inflation, increased energy and food prices as well as the loss of real wages are affecting the populations, especially the poorer sections, and jeopardizing industrial development in our country too. In the global South, hunger crises are looming because grain, maize, vegetable oil and fertilizers are no longer arriving and prices have risen massively.

It is high time for a peace policy in Ukraine, in Europe and worldwide. In the run-up to the war in Ukraine, warnings were ignored and lessons learned on how to avoid war were disregarded. We must stop the slide towards a third world war and a social, economic and ecological disaster. “Peace is not everything, but everything is nothing without peace” (Willy Brandt). Social development, protection of the climate and nature and a future worth living for all are only possible in peace and only through joint global efforts.

We condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022. We also condemn the previous breaches of treaties and unfulfilled commitments by NATO states.

The Ukrainian people need our solidarity. A ceasefire and negotiations to end the war instead of further escalation are in their interest. The killing and bloodshed and the destruction of the country and the environment must be stopped immediately. Negotiated solutions and plans are on the table. Negotiating does not mean capitulating, but finding solutions to complicated challenges!

We call on the German government to put an end to unchecked armament and to immediately mediate a ceasefire and peace negotiations. It must develop its own diplomatic initiatives and support existing peace proposals – especially those of the Global South.

DJ...I also had a link to this in NL in crisis..."pvv/wilders" would be "pro-Russian" (my view wilders most of all is pro-wilders...an "ego-tripper" in love with himself...[url]https://www.zerohedge.com/political/where-europes-far-right-has-gained-ground[/url] or https://www.zerohedge.com/political/where-europes-far-right-has-gained-ground so far right wing parties fail to solve basic problems...In Italy meloni just another bla-bla politician. In NL the "neo-liberal vvd" already was seen as "(extreme) right wing populists"...they handed the "job" to other extremists...)...

Basic problem for most of the west is political "elite" did lose contact with reality and with voters...Most western "elite" controlled by the CIA ? To spend trillions on a criminal war industry ? 

JN mentioned "a 1000 Turkish cargo ships" on their way to Gaza...Maybe seeking Russian protection...The "pause" in the Gaza genocide is seeing Palestinians also moving back to northern Gaza...The IDF  Israeli terrorists so far not stopping them...Hamas and Israel exchange hostages...(western media calling Israeli hostages "prisoners"...ignoring lack of trial, often Palestinian children...just picked up by "Israel" for being Palestinian...). 

NL still keeps sending F35 spare parts (US stocked them in NL) to Israel...The Israeli crimes-Gaza genocide, ethnic cleansing of West Bank, is breaking up NATO...There is a growing risk of a Turkish-Israel war...

Yemen Houthis shooting at US navy ships in the Red Sea...with the US bringing down Yemen/Houthi drones/missiles meant to hit southern Israel...

It is very welcome Israeli agression -for now- has stopped in Gaza, West Bank, Lebanon...

DJ-BRICS+ (China very active...but Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and even Iran ! do not want a major war) may be "very involved" in trying to end (NATO made) wars...

Winter may literal "freeze" the Ukraine war...Lots of Ukraine (17-70 y/o -also women) fighters freezing...surrendering with frost bite...

Still US neo-cons deny provoking the Ukraine war was a (criminal) mistake...

The "west" may run out of means for more war....public support for "crazy leaders" is gone...The Ukraine war may have resulted in over 10 million Ukrainians seeking safety outside Ukraine...On top of people trying to find safety from Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq...Climate refugees...

The "political correct answer" is STOP WAR !!!!! Solve climate collapse !!! 

So far a western crazy political elite is only kicking the can down the road, financing it by "creating money"...that "elite" is bankrupt...but may have destroyed "the west"...

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DJ, "new labour" under war-criminal tony blair did push "left wing parties" towards wars...There is a link to NL in crisis (also in latest news)...Germany did see another peace demonstration organized by a new party headed by Sahra Wagenknecht -former "left"/DieLinke...In NL "new left" did become pro-NATO...opening the door to pvv (going for some aspects of the "old left" mixed with anti-Islam/pro-Israel madness...)

[url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leQ2IC0UfmA[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leQ2IC0UfmA Military Summary;

Ukrainians Flee From Positions In Avdos, Kupiansk, Klishchiivka, Krynky. Military Summary 2023.11.26

DJ, Modern warfare is integrated warfare...Infantry soldiers on the frontlines need cover from the air by an airforce/artillery...That (drone)air force also has to provide info on targets of the enemy...Ukraine has run out of an air force, artillery...So -mobilizing 17-70 y/o- Ukraine has run out of part of the weapons it needs to continu the war...

On top of that NATO neighbours (Poland a major factor) blocking borders with Ukraine because of "false" competition from Ukraine farmers, truckdrivers etc...endangering jobs of Baltics, Polish workers...With over 10 million Ukrainians seeking safety in "the west" for this long also socio-economic problems grow...

Winter is coming...we even may see snow in NL ! High energy costs/high inflation further undermining public support for more wars...

The Gaza-genocide did wake up "old left"...so in the "west" maybe -finally !- "left wing parties" may stop supporting NATO agression and billions for a warindustry...

[url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Dsnj0SkaBQ[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Dsnj0SkaBQ Lena Petrova;

WARNING: Investors Are DUMPING U.S. Dollar As The Federal Reserve Is Expected To Cut Rates Soon

DJ...In Gaza Israel may have lost that many tanks/armoured vehicles Israel itself needs a "pause"....If "NATO" would like to send more weapons to Israel they may need to pull back some of it from Ukraine...

But Türkiye will NOT support weapons from NATO going to Israel...

The insane western confrontation politics-escalated under biden-are destroying "the west"...

[url]https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/escobar-gaza-pause-storm[/url] or https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/escobar-gaza-pause-storm ...still neo-cons/neo-"liberals" dream of an India-Saudi-Israel-Europe link to "save the US$"...Part of the plan is stealing more Arab oil-thistime from the Gaza coast...

DJ-I still see "western media" claiming Putin ran out of support in Russia, "Ukraine is winning" and Russia is isolated...

In Gaza the "BRICS-11" is showing diplomacy to unite 95% of the world for peace...The west is isolated...

BRICS-11 may become a BRICS-20+ in oktober 24 in Kazan-Russia...Algeria, Venezuela...maybe Türkiye, Indonesia, Syria, Iraq, Nigeria could make BRICS even more in control over global energy...

DJ-We do not have to wait for US elections in november 24 to see "a western collapse"....Certainly more climate disasters, pandemics further will undermine the present western "political elite" that did kick many cans down the road...Creating fiat-money out of thin air on this scale is building a mega-city on melting ice....

Both Ukraine and Israel may "not survive" in their present shape...but also "the west" -soon- may face very serious problems...

Lots of larger companies may move to customers...and their customers are in Asia/BRICS+ ...The "west" did try to punish Russia by pulling out western companies...IKEA, StarBucks, McDonalds went into other hands in Russia...So western companies seeking a global market may think twice on this kind of moves...( I think an India company did buy Russian IKEA...very likely also seeking a growing share of the global market...) 

Volvo -once Swedish- now owned by a Chinese company seeking an entry into western markets....From Brazil to India, China, Indonesia lots of companies make cars, aircraft etc able to outcompete western companies...Protectionism simply may not help western companies in need of a global market...

Both Ukraine and Israel may need BRICS+ investments to recover from the war...The west is empty handed...debt-overload...At the end a -split up- west may seek restarting deals with Asia/BRICS+

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The Duran [url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNxvEVT-Sm8[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNxvEVT-Sm8 ;

Biden White House signals red lines to Netanyahu

DJ, El Sisi/Egypt -after BRICS11 talks- did speak with biden to end the Gaza war/genocide. Trying to at least limit further international damage the US now is stating; Gaza for Gazans, borders remain...in fact warning netanyahu...

Problem is first biden/blinken gave a green light for the Israeli genocide in Gaza (and West Bank)...So the US/biden and his cult-has now a problem with pro-Israel groups and pro-Palestine groups...

The idea of a "NATO peace keeping/occupation force" is only believed by a crazy western elite...BRICS+ very likely is working on its own plans...

DJ-my view;

-The genocide has to be stopped-further israel mass murders may see military action from BRICS+

-BRICS will exploit oil/gas on the Gaza coast for the benefit of Palestine

-I speculate; Negev may become a Palestinian link between the West Bank and Gaza so there will be ONE Palestine...not split up in two sections...

-Israel has to stop other agression in Lebanon, Syria

DJ, The Gaza-genocide pushed the UN towards BRICS+, away from NATO...NATO itself now is very divided...In Europe lots of people are shocked a "political "left wing" elite keep silent...

In NL in crisis I described it as "new left" without a vision and the old left, anti war (so) anti NATO etc..."Right"wing parties did use to get a lot of left wing ideas to get popular support...Sahra Wagenknecht in Germany is one of the "new" leaders...

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[url]https://www.moonofalabama.org/2023/11/its-official-us-uk-pressed-ukraine-to-reject-peace-deal-with-russia.html[/url] or https://www.moonofalabama.org/2023/11/its-official-us-uk-pressed-ukraine-to-reject-peace-deal-with-russia.html ;

We already know that Ukraine, in early April 2022, rejected to make peace with Russia. We know this from talks by the former prime minister of Israel Naftali Bennet, from the former Turkish foreign minister, from former chancellor of Germany Gerhard Schroeder as well as from reporting from Ukraine.

But only now do we hear the same story from a Ukrainian official:

Lord Bebo @MyLordBebo - 21:45 UTC · Nov 24, 2023

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿšจโ€ผ๏ธ BOMBSHELL: Ukraine admits that Russia only wanted neutrality from them!

Russia wanted Ukraine to be neutral like Finnland was! But Ukraine was not sure if they can trust it and then Boris Johnson came and said:
-> “We will not sign anything, let’s do war!”

I knew it!
video

The video in the tweet above has English subtitles. It is part of a Ukrainian TV interview with the the leader of the Servant of the People parliament faction David Arakhamia by the journalist Natalia Moseychuk. In March and April 2022 Arkhamia had led the Ukrainian delegation at peace talks with the Russians in Belarus and Turkey.

DJ, of course timing is the point...NATO did also lose this war....So now part of a way out may be a blame game...zelushny/zelenski did not follow US orders...

[url]https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/escobar-eviction-notice-being-written-and-will-come-four-languages[/url] or https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/escobar-eviction-notice-being-written-and-will-come-four-languages DJ-BRICS+ will tell the US/NATO to get its occupation forces out of Syria and Iraq...but DJ-also out of Ukraine...

Even with no check out, you will have to leave

The current order of business in the New Great Game is to organize the expulsion of the Hegemon from West Asia – as much a technical challenge as a civilizational challenge.

As it stands, the Washington-Tel Aviv continuum are already prisoners of their own device. This ain’t no Hotel California; you may not check out any time you like, but you will be forced to leave.

That may happen in a relatively gentle manner – think Kabul as a Saigon remix – or if push comes to shove may involve a naval Apocalypse Now, complete with expensive iron bathtubs turned into sub-ocean coral reefs and the demise of CENTCOM and its AFRICOM projection.

The crucial vector all along is how Iran – and Russia – have played, year after year, with infinite patience, the master strategy devised by Gen. Soleimani, whose assassination actually started the Raging Twenties.

A de-weaponized Hegemon cannot defeat the “new axis of evil”, Russia-Iran-China, not only in West Asia but also anywhere in Eurasia, Asia-Pacific, and pan-Africa. Direct participation/normalization of the genocide only worked to accelerate the progressive, inevitable exclusion of the Hegemon from most of the Global South.

All that while Russia meticulously crafts the integration of the Black Sea, the Caspian Sea, the Baltic Sea (Finnish hysteria notwithstanding), the Arctic and the Northwestern Pacific Sea and China turbo-charges the integration of the South China Sea.

DJ; Make trade not war in fact is economic warfare....

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[url]https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/natos-proposed-military-schengen-thinly-disguised-german-power-play-over-poland[/url] or https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/natos-proposed-military-schengen-thinly-disguised-german-power-play-over-poland DJ-With the Ukraine war in its final stage a scenario may be "cold war EU border" with the "Russian empire"...So (again) German forces in Poland "for security"....

Poland is next in line to introduce the €/Euro...with the trade East blocked Poland has to look at the EU...Nationalism in Germany rearming itself could give rise to "nostalgia" ...Germany may "like to see" "more German influence" on "historic grounds"...The border moved west after 1945...Germany would like to see a form of "old borders"...

DJ-In around 1990 with German reunification there may have been talks between Helmut Kohl and Gorbachov on Kaliningrad/Koningsbergen...Russia would be allowed to write of its debts with Germany if East Prusia/Koningsbergen became German...

DJ...of course there will be a "push back" inside NATO...The "political elite" totally ruined it....Since fighting outside NATO has been a disaster...lets start conflicts inside NATO....

There are lots of other disasters ongoing;

-We now have a major storm moving over the Black Sea into central Ukraine...climate change related extreme weather...

-CoViD is NOT over...bad policies may result in "pandemic part 2" possiblty even worse than the Spanish Flu...

-Western economies are collapsing...hyperinflation a matter of time...

Unless we get better "politics" we will keep seeing "can down the road kicking" and blame-game-"policy" only this time INSIDE NATO-west...

It could bring some countries close to civil war....Has BRICS+ to "save the west" ????

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Limited news; Hamas held its hostages -partly- in area's now supposed to be under Israeli control...After the Yom Kipour-war -1973- Israel itself did build lots of tunnels in Gaza...including underground hospitals...If another war with Egypt would start in Gaza underground infrastructure was supposed to provide safety...Hamas only further enlarged already massive underground infrastructure...

The days extra pause of course is very welcome...Not only both Hamas and Israel will release hostages (Israel has thousends of Palestinians in prison without trial...In many ways "Israel" now has been acting as a "terrorist organization" terrorising (most) Palestinians...(some extremists attack all "non Jewish"...the Armenian church in Jerusalem has "problems"). 

Also there will be lots of diplomacy...IF Israel would restart military action/genocide in Gaza it will " worsen" the Israeli situation...Israel has lost the PR-war in most of the world...In economic sense this war is a total disaster...

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Extreme winter weather in Ukraine did see some Polish/Georgian "volunteers" surrender in the east of Ukraine...Lots of "Ukraine/NATO forces" may freeze to death...As always when the "west" attacks Russia winter shows itself to be a Russian ally...

Military Summary (also) reported 7 US Abrams tanks were destroyed during transport in Ukraine...The US wanted to change 7 of those US tanks for 22 (German) Leopard-2 tanks...(80 years ago the germans did send panther, tiger tanks...now it is leopards...). "Bad for bussiness" if those US tanks also failed at the frontline...The UK wanted to keep UK made Challanger-tanks also away from the frontlines...Most "western wonder weapons" fail...

NATO so far "succeded" in beating third world armies...In Ukraine they face a (more) modern army (than the NATO army) and gets beaten...

Electronic Warfare i (EW) s a "new frontline" in drone warfare...EW is forcing Ukraine (western made) drones to fly that high the bombs dropped do not hit a target...

Night vision is making supplies for NATO/Ukraine forces even harder...also at night Russia is destroying those supplies...

Both Military Summary and Weeb Union (MS, WU) from time to time have video's -infrared- in wich one can see bodies burning etc...This kind of war has not much to do with courage...soldiers on the ground-by now- have NO chance in modern warfare...simply get killed...It is total madness !!!

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[url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OgwqNuHGMoM[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OgwqNuHGMoM Lena Petrova. 

In 1970 only 5% of (limited) US debts was in non-US hands...now it is 50% of a debt out of control...Retirement funds etc. own the other 50% of US (state) debts...One wrong idea -by now- was the US would never have to repay those debts...They may not be able to...So lots of foreign investors now pull out investments...

[url]https://www.moonofalabama.org/2023/11/ukraine-sitrep-high-losses-political-infighting-blocked-borders.html[/url] or https://www.moonofalabama.org/2023/11/ukraine-sitrep-high-losses-political-infighting-blocked-borders.html 

and [url]https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/europe-getting-record-amounts-russian-gas-through-turkstream-so-who-keeps-trying-blow[/url] or https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/europe-getting-record-amounts-russian-gas-through-turkstream-so-who-keeps-trying-blow ;

Authored by Conor Gallagher via NakedCapitalism.com,

The TurkStream pipeline, which brings natural gas from Russia to Türkiye across the Black Sea and then into southeastern Europe,  was controversial in certain quarters of the West ever since it was conceived.

Now the flow of natural gas to Europe from Russia via Türkiye is reaching all-time highs. TurkStream has a capacity of 31.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas a year, roughly half of which stays in Türkiye, and the rest continues on to the Balkans and Central Europe. Serbia and Hungary are the primary European consumers. According to S&P Global, supplies via TurkStream into Southeast Europe rose strongly in July, reaching a record monthly high.

DJ, EU also buying diesel, kerosine from India, Türkiye etc...made from Russian oil...OPEC members import Russian oil for their own market to sell their own oil for higher prices to a crazy west...That west simply keeps ignoring the "sanctions" are making the west weaker...

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The Duran [url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdPpyesj9lo[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdPpyesj9lo ;

Avdeyevka collapse & possible Trump presidency fuels EU panic

DJ, Alex & Alexander agreeing with eachother....I do NOT agree with them...

Their "suggestion" is prior to the SMO-Russian invasion of Ukraine at the Munich security conference both the US, UK/EU agreed/expected "regime change in Moscow" would not be such a hard job..."Sanctions would do it"...zelensky returned from Munich to Kiëv even talking of Ukraine getting nuclear weapons...

DJ-My view is the Russian "Special Military Operation"-invasion of Ukraine came as a shock...

DJ-One of the main motives for pushing for NATO expansion to include Ukraine, Georgia was biden/h.clinton etc. "cult" claim/lie  "Putin made trump US president"...So "bad Putin had to pay for that" ...it was personal...some in the US elite believe(d) Putin could decide who becomes US president (1) and the best answer would be "kick out Putin" (2)...

If US elections are that problematic (3x this century Bush-Gore, Clinton-Trump, Trump-Biden) than the US should organize those elections in a better way...Not export that problem to "foreign relations"...Blame games do NOT help (blaming Putin for Trump, China for CoViD in my eyes is a sign of weakness...not strength). 

Putin-like Assad in Syria, Erdogan in Türkiye, turned out to be hard to "kick out"...

So the US motive for this provocation of Russia by Zelensky was a different one than the European...Europe very likely wanted to get more control over (the flow of) oil and gas...The Syria war was/is over the Qatar/Arab energy links to Europe...For Europe this war was not personal...

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Of course another point is the position of Europe-part of EurAsia and the position of the US -always "an Ocean away" from that EurAsia...Breaking the Iran-deal was a bad-trump-idea...Europe was not happy...

BRICS was on the rise for over a decade and a lot of European trade was and is with Asia...Russia may be an important source of energy-it is not the only one. The Russian "market" is limited; China, India are the main goals for EU trade...Europe most of the time did get a lot of energy from the Middle East, most of the time Russian energy only was a limited factor for Europe...Besides that "fossil energy" was believed to be over....

DJ-One could argue that higher energy costs stimulates innovation...doing more with less energy and energy from other sources (solar/wind, hydrogen etc.). 

Some EU "leaders" seem to believe "the bigger the better" at the same time excluding Türkiye...A bankrupt burden like Ukraine would be welcome....

Very likely a "more critical view" on the EU is becoming dominant. EU countries ask the question what does the EU offer us at what costs...EU membership is not for free...

The EU now is getting more disorganized...that may explain part of the panic...After elections Poland, Hongary, Slovakia also "look east"...not happy with the outcome of the Ukraine war that the EU did push for...SE Europe still buying Russian energy via Türkiye/Turkstream...

Sweden, Finland -in a hurry to join NATO- now having second thoughts...Russia via StPetersburg (more people in that region than in all of Finland !) was the main electricity supplier...Both Sweden and Finland did have their own position in international relations...but joining NATO meant giving up that position...Austria, Switzerland, Ireland have good reasons for staying out of NATO !

-The Duran believes"trump is the answer"...he will sign an agreement on security (in Europe etc) with Putin to end the conflict...EU loser, US-Russia winning...

DJ; NONSENSE !!!! BRICS+ is the bigger picture ! 

One of the EU "strengths" is its division...If you can not make a deal with France or Germany you may make an agreement with Greece or Italy...The US is "one block"...

It may be easier to make some agreements with the US -still a major power, and "an ocean away"  but EurAsian trade is the main idea...BRICS10 is not only pushing for an internal BRICS market...China and India do like to see lots of energy producers joining BRICS...but -certainly the European market with over 500 million still relatively rich consumers- is "next door"...

Maybe Russia may turn "east" other Asian countries want/need European trade...It was the US that tried to stop chipmaker tech export from NL to China...

My view; The US is that much in debt and out of production capacity it is the US that may have a major problem..."Europe" may be closer to solving its energy/trade problem...

-Military Summary [url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itM66YRDUec[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itM66YRDUec describing how budanov, zelensky and zalushny are fighting for power in Ukraine...DJ-Winter in history did show to be a major Russian ally..."mud" is also on the side of Russia...so are the crazy distances...

One of many western problems is getting supplies to the Ukraine frontline-1000 kilometer from a NATO border...because Russia keeps the fighting not far from its borders...Since Russian warindustry is state owned and now top priority, Russia also has the natural resources and energy Russia is producing weapons in such numbers the west has "no chance"...

Western weapons-because of high demand/high (energy) costs did get 3x to 5x the costs of 2021...So twice the military budget-following 2% of GDP as a NATO norm is getting you LESS weapons...

-Gaza genocide....








2nd World War had killed 69 journalists in 6 years, Vietnam War had killed 63 journalists in 20 years, in Gaza war, Israel has killed 67 journalists in 50 days.

DJ, "western values" = only money matters...We kill babies, lie, cheat as "rules based order"....The rest of the world has had enough of western "morals"...








The Israeli military forced families to evacuate Al Nasr Hospital, leaving behind their premature babies in the intensive care unit. Israel refused to release the babies. The decomposed bodies of those babies have been found during this truce.

I hope this is "just" propaganda...Killing babies is about the lowest crime....

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[url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHYAT9n4uf0[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHYAT9n4uf0 Lena Petrova/LP;

Controlled Collapse: GERMANY IS DE-INDUSTRIALIZING

DJ, Germany did stop cheap energy from Russia-only to buy that same energy indirect (diesel, kerosine) from other countries that do buy/refine Russian energy. Germany also now is decreasing trade with its largest client China....

Yes the "green party" may reach some climate goals however the price may be very high. It is also resulting in more enviromental damage in other countries...

DJ-I believe the present government (FDP-SDP-Green) wanted to use 60 billion € reserves for pandemic damage -not needed there-for climate goals...German high court stopped it...

Since Germany also is the sond largest "sponsor" of the Ukraine war...also costing billions, in fact Germany is bankrupt...

The Duran [url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1f29rjeohY[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1f29rjeohY ;

NATO/EU leaders fear US-Russia negotiations

DJ...A Russian win may be the end for the "political class" in most of the west....

Military Summary [url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8TVrVfzPAg[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8TVrVfzPAg ;

Betrayal At The Highest Level - Zaluzhny Started Peace Negotiations. Military Summary For 2023.12.02

based on a claim made by [url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seymour_Hersh[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seymour_Hersh ;

-Ukraine highest ranking military leader zalushny would be in contact with Gerasimov, highest Russian general on how to end the war

-MS claim; zelensky NOT ordering a new round of mobilizition to avoid zalushni can get an army to kick out zelensky

-Russian army now is "moving" Ukraine forces back...Ukraine ran out of weapons and fighters...now in a defense

-Winter is showing again to be a Russian ally...Ukraine logistics/energy...very likely even food...becoming a problem

Still the EU "political elite" is pushing to include Ukraine in NATO and EU...DJ-That may be the end of both...(MS in this morning update; Poroshenko and Kiev mayor klitchko join zalushni in critics of zelensky...Poland stopping transport of US river boats meant for Ukraine army...DJ-Lots of signs zelensky is "out of time" )

NATO now is in a major two front war. Besides Ukraine NATO is also in a middle east war...

-Israel using bunker buster 2500 kg bombs in populated area's to blow up infrastructure-killing dozens of Palestinians per that kind of US provided bomb...

-Israel also attacking targets in Lebanon, Syria...uprising in West Bank

-Some "crazies" push for war with Iran...(again it would be NATO that has to do the job netanyahu wants)

With very limited military stocks/production the "west" is running out of weapons...

But it is also running out of finance...[url]https://www.zerohedge.com/economics/bindenomics-winning-60-americans-report-their-income-does-not-keep-inflation[/url] or https://www.zerohedge.com/economics/bindenomics-winning-60-americans-report-their-income-does-not-keep-inflation ...most westerners did see the value of their income drop over 10% since the start of the Ukraine war...Inflation-energy, interest-going up further...

Here in NL protest votes did result in pvv with 37 seats in parliament...latest pool even 42 out of 150...[url]https://home.noties.nl/peil/[/url] or https://home.noties.nl/peil/ In Germany alternatives for present political elite is also growing...both from the left and the right...(in lots of countries "new left" turned out to be not "left"...so left wing politics is very divided). 

A lot of NATO members may "rethink" their position;

-Türkiye may leave NATO join BRICS+

-Hungary, Poland, Greece may "seek a neutral position" good for trade

-Germany, NL, UK, DK first may have to collapse...

-France going for another revolution...1968 is long time back...

The "west" now faces very serious problems -pandemic, climate problems make matters only worse;

-failed state ?

-civil war ? 

DJ Certainly with the western political elite supporting genocide-first in Ukraine (military shelling Russian civilians with NATO weapons) then in Gaza/West Bank "public support" for that "political elite" is "moving on horseback"...Increase of repression (eXtinction Rebellion a "terrorist group" in the UK ?) only a sign of weakness...

DJ-Russia may -somehow- in a cultural sense still in the 50/60's with anti gay laws the west also had at that time...Putin/orthodox church going for "traditional values"...not that far from the values US republicans German AfD, or NL pvv want...There is also a culture clash going on...

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[url]https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2023-12-02/vindicated-israeli-intelligence-knew-october-7-attack-plan-year-advance[/url] or https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2023-12-02/vindicated-israeli-intelligence-knew-october-7-attack-plan-year-advance 


[url]https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/pentagon-confirms-us-warship-commercial-ships-under-attack-red-sea[/url] or https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/pentagon-confirms-us-warship-commercial-ships-under-attack-red-sea 


[url]https://www.moonofalabama.org/2023/12/ukraine-open-thread-2023-292.html#comments[/url] or https://www.moonofalabama.org/2023/12/ukraine-open-thread-2023-292.html#comments ;

It is becoming clearer that the Ukraine war with all the well prepared economic sanctions, the NS sabotage and MSM demonizing of President Putin was a concerted effort to conquer and overtake Russia. A full-spectrum surprise attack on another country by the collective West. Pure piracy. 

Now that the assault has failed it has awaken a lot of people to recognise the sinister and cynical schemes and also brought light to the overwhelmingly many completely manipulated clueless and calous people among us. How many of the responsible were actually knowing of the plan and how many were just running along with the crowd? In any way we should not let either forget their complicity but hold them disqualified for future leadership. We must realise that the real crisis is just starting now and the first consequence may be a sharp split in our societies - maybe resulting in a "European Spring".
Sorry for repeating the obvious, but it may be time to sober up with strong coffee in the bar :-\

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DJ, The US HAS !!! to react to Yemen attacking shipping in the Red Sea. Also ongoing attacks on -illegal- US bases in Syria and Iraq "have to stop"...So "lets blame Iran" for all of that...

Israel is attacking Iran military/logistics in Syria several times per month...Even attacking Damascus international airport against agreements Israel made with Russia. 

The US/NATO/Israel genocide in Gaza may kill up to 1,000+ Palestinians per day...so far only Yemen Houthi's reacted on a relevant scale. 

[url]https://israelpalestine.liveuamap.com/en/2023/3-december-lebanese-sources-report-spotting-israeli-f15s[/url] or https://israelpalestine.liveuamap.com/en/2023/3-december-lebanese-sources-report-spotting-israeli-f15s ;

Lebanese sources report spotting Israeli F-15s in the skies of Beirut

DJ, yesterday-sunday december 3. Very likely also an indication of further escalation on its way...

Israel is getting a lot of US/NATO supplies to keep killing Palestinians and (other) Arabs...US also providing intel on targets...The "NATO-west" so far "100% supporting Israel"...








We’re seeing a lot of imagery coming out of Gaza of unbridled military aggression, but one of the things that we’re not seeing is how Israel is destroying the resources and infrastructures that make life habitable. This is a project of extinguishing all possibility of life.

Also Israel attacking MSF-Doctors without borders to destroy healthcare...The Israel goal in Gaza should be clear-push Palestinians out of Gaza; dead or alive...

One of the reasons we are -not yet- in a full scale West Asia war is NATO support for Israel. 

New BRICS+ members; Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Iran will be in "consultation" with Russia, India, China. Very likely they hope to avoid a (another) major BRICS+-NATO war..(the Ukraine war is NATO-BRICS+). US "diplomacy" is buying time for Israel...

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DJ, my view; 

-In a military sense Iran-Egypt-Türkiye may be able to stop the Gaza genocide-even without Russian help. Since Türkiye still is in NATO most European countries would like to avoid a war with Türkiye...Also an EU-Egypt war may go "to far"...

-Intervention to stop Israeli crimes and get the extremists out of Israeli government may be supported widely...However Israel will escalate such -supposed to be limited- intervention into major war. The US is NOT distancing itself from such an escalation...

-Russia-India-China (in consultation with Brazil, South Africa, Ethiopia) may be "discussing/planning" how "to control the conflict"...

"Toolbox";

-Cutting of supplies to Israel/west, more currency/energy actions...

OPEC+ may decide to produce even less oil, paid for in non-western currencies and very limited supplies for the west...India is buying a lot of Russian oil to produce India diesel...They may ask payment in India rupees...making India's currency stronger...

In the financial market most of the west is extremely vulnerable...banks, pensionfunds "may collapse" if major investors pull away their investments...Even accepting serious losses...

Again-economic/financial damage may be far larger than the damage on a battlefield. It also may hurt the (rich) people making money out of wars...

-The "west" may realize they are in a corner and "go wild"...attacking targets inside Iran, Russia even China ? (Sea route to stop/hinder China trade)

Depending on "western actions" BRICS+ will react...We could see a "frontline from Finland-Türkiye (switching to BRICS "extra") and all of Israel turning into a battle field. North Africa perspectives -Egypt, Algeria on the side of BRICS "extra" Libya facing "NATO interventions"...

Maybe the Venezuela-Guyana "border dispute" (going back to when Guyana was a Zeeland (NL) colony) -with exxon now having energy rights in Guyana- should also be seen in that view. (Brazil may decide ; Borders stay the way they are, however exploration of Guyana oil/gas should be in Latin American hands...)

It would be "very unwise" if the US did get openly involved in the Guyana "question". It may result in Venezuela, Brazil and other Latin American countries (Mexico, Cuba) to join ranks against the US...China is a major investor in Venezuela energy, Russia is selling a lot of weapons in the region...So the US getting "to much" involved could bring war to the US...(no doubt many would like to use extreme inequality in the US against the 0,1% US elite in power. US "democrazy" is a bad joke...). 

Nuclear war could be a next step "within days"...US carriers are "sitting ducks"-US Navy power may be "over" in an escalation...Already the position of most US major navy ships is known...the US only has limited defense and is overstretched...

-A "false flag" claiming "Iran did attack a US ship" could start a very serious major escalation...

Gold, bitcoin going record high are "bad signs"...some people may be aware of what is coming...

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Today,  received notification from the Israel Defense Forces that we should remove our supplies from our medical warehouse in southern Gaza within 24 hours, as ground operations will put it beyond use. We appeal to #Israel to withdraw the order, and take every possible measure to protect civilians and civilian infrastructure, including hospitals and humanitarian facilities. 

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BREAKING: UN chief for humanitarian affairs Martin Griffiths says 'every time we think things cannot get any more apocalyptic in Gaza, they do'

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"It’s becoming increasingly difficult to deny the war in Ukraine could have been ended mere months into the Russian invasion — and that the U.S. and U.K. governments worked to prevent this from happening. The latest piece of corroboration comes courtesy David Arakhamia, the parliamentary leader of Zelensky’s “Servant of the People” party who led the Ukrainian delegation in peace talks with Moscow. Arakhamia told journalist Natalia Moseichuk in a recent televised interview that “Russia's goal was to push us to take neutrality,” meaning to commit to not joining NATO, and that “they were ready to end the war if we accept neutrality.” There were several reasons the negotiations ultimately collapsed, he said, including the need to change the Ukrainian constitution (which had been amended in February 2019 to enshrine the country’s NATO aspirations), and the fact that Johnson had come to Kyiv to inform Ukrainian officials the West wouldn’t sign any agreement with Moscow, instead urging: “let’s just fight.”" https://responsiblestatecraft.org/ukraine-russia-talks/

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[url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JcncGekgCI0[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JcncGekgCI0 The Duran;

Biden White House diplomacy backfire. Tracking the USS Eisenhower

DJ, In october the choice was made to send the carrier USS Eisenhower to the Persian Gulf-not far from Iran. On board a.o. 150 Tomahawk cruisemissiles. The US and Israel may have enough missiles (a.o. on submarines) for a large scale attack on Iran.

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Why are we not yet in a full scale war NATO-BRICS+ with an Israel/US attack on Iran ? 

-The "region" limited so far its military action against Israel/US...So they did NOT provide any excuse...A "false flag" however could provide such an excuse...

-Another western miscalculation may have been TÚrkiye, Saudi Arabia, Iran etc would be much more divided...The US/NATO still has bases in the region...(Former) Western allies; Türkiye, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar would play a role in a war with Iran...It may turn out they are much more on the side of Iran...

-In the US the Israeli genocide is "bad news" for the biden presidential campain...PR is turning against "the west"

-[url]https://www.cop28.com/en/schedule[/url] or https://www.cop28.com/en/schedule the COP-28 UN climate conference -ending december 12- in the UAE would be in the middle of a war zone...

The Duran; "neo-cons" include both biden and nikki haley ( so called democrats/republicans "uniparty") . They still believe to be able to save the US$/dominance...when in fact that "uni polar moment" is over...BRICS+ may get stronger by the day...could see a BRICS-extra scenario. Countries expected to become a BRICS member in october 24 Kazan may already go for cooperation with BRICS to have some protectionfrom further western insanity...

DJ, Also some speculations;

-The Gaza war is going worse than Israel expected...[url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2023_Israel%E2%80%93Hamas_war[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2023_Israel%E2%80%93Hamas_war 

[url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2023_Israel%E2%80%93Hamas_war#Casualties[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2023_Israel%E2%80%93Hamas_war#Casualties ;

Monitoring group Action on Armed Violence said that each Israeli airstrike caused an average of 10.1 civilian deaths and that the figure suggested a notable change in Israel's targeting approach. 2012 and 2021 campaigns produced averages of 1.3 and 1.7 respectively. Experts say the classified rules of engagement have a higher threshold for civilian casualties than previously.[451][452] Israel uses an AI system known as Gospel for its targeting process and experts are sceptical that such a system reduces civilian harm.[453]

The rate of killing exceeds that of US-led attacks in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan, which were widely criticized by rights groups while, according to Professor Neta C. Crawford, the number of women and children killed is comparable to the number of civilians killed in Afghanistan over 20 years.[454] Israel's war on Gaza has been the deadliest conflict for children this century.[60]

DJ, Israel military losses will be in the hundreds...Over 500,000 Israeli  are displaced. The economic cost of this war for Israel may be over 1 billion US$ per day. (Military costs 250 million-per day, loss of production, tourism, etc. may be long term-DJ are destroying Israel now !) 

[url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casualties_of_the_2023_Israel%E2%80%93Hamas_war[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casualties_of_the_2023_Israel%E2%80%93Hamas_war 

[url]https://www.zerohedge.com/military/pentagon-chief-unleashes-controversy-saying-israel-could-face-strategic-defeat[/url] or https://www.zerohedge.com/military/pentagon-chief-unleashes-controversy-saying-israel-could-face-strategic-defeat -for every Palestinian murdered by the US/Israel there could rise up a Hamas fighter...

[url]https://www.moonofalabama.org/2023/12/right-before-hamas-attacked-someone-shorted-israeli-stocks-and-funds.html[/url] or https://www.moonofalabama.org/2023/12/right-before-hamas-attacked-someone-shorted-israeli-stocks-and-funds.html ;

The short options were only for a very limited period. At least some would have expired on October 13.

So it definitely looks as if on Monday, October 2, someone was sure enough on that soon something 'bad' would happen to Israel. That someone had enough market knowledge and money to take the risk of a false alarm in exchange for a huge potential profit.

Who that person or group was is for anyone to guess.

DJ, Some "investors" made october 7 a moment of financial mega-profit...

-Ukraine now is moving towards collapse...NATO is unable to supply two limited wars on the east of "its region"....After pumping trillions in (and out...) of Ukraine now "trillions" pumped in (and out) of Israel....US war-industry can triple their prices/profits....

To cover up the Ukraine disaster you may need "a larger victory"....

DJ-One could speculate Türkiye, Arab states, Pakistan making a "secret deal" with NATO to turn against Iran....I do not see such a secret deal of being of any interest for the region...However some western "politicians" -out of contact with any reality- still may go for such a phantasy...

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Non-western diplomacy may be working 24/7 to keep this conflict limited. 

DJ-What the "west" can do BRICS can "do it better"...BRICS+ may seek a conflict with NATO on a territory in BRICS+ favor...If war is unavoidable then "plan the war" to fit your "agenda"...

BRICS+ does want to break up US-UK-EU...a Pacific war is bad news for the US but out of reach for the UK and EU...A "military blockade" of Taiwan to get it under Bejing control ? (There is no need for a Chinese/Russian invasion...They are able to "take over" (air)ports via Electronic Warfare...). 

I hope we all will see a peacefull christmas...

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DJ, Both Weeb Union (WU) and Military Summary (MS) (YouTube) describing how Ukraine front line military are "breaking up". MS mentions Ukraine soldiers killing themselves, out of supplies and help for the wounded...MS mentioning a bbc-UK propaganda "news"story; An Ukraine soldier-based on Ukraine/West lies- expected after crossing the Dnjepr river Ukraine forces would be able to move south...In stead they were stuck...most got killed...

The Duran (TD) [url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwU-Z4vF3LE[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwU-Z4vF3LE zelensky trying to get 60 billion US$ and 50 billion € from the EU..TD can not help joking some rich Ukrainian white washing that money buying an European football club...

In 1963 Vietnamese generals killed a US puppet leader-the US lost control over the Vietnam developments...They want to avoid such a scenario in Ukraine. So (some in) the US want to get rid of zelensky...seek a way out...A main goal is get "genocide joe" biden reelected....

[url]https://www.moonofalabama.org/2023/12/the-war-in-ukraine-is-done.html[/url] or https://www.moonofalabama.org/2023/12/the-war-in-ukraine-is-done.html ;

The Washington Post has produced a long, two part piece, about the failed 'counter-offensive' in Ukraine. It dispenses equal blame on the U.S. and British planning of the whole mess and the Ukrainian execution of it.

The bullet points from the first part:

Miscalculations, divisions marked offensive planning by U.S., Ukraine (archived)

Key elements that shaped the counteroffensive and the initial outcome include:
  • Ukrainian, U.S. and British military officers held eight major tabletop war games to build a campaign plan. But Washington miscalculated the extent to which Ukraine’s forces could be transformed into a Western-style fighting force in a short period — especially without giving Kyiv air power integral to modern militaries.
  • U.S. and Ukrainian officials sharply disagreed at times over strategy, tactics and timing. The Pentagon wanted the assault to begin in mid-April to prevent Russia from continuing to strengthen its lines. The Ukrainians hesitated, insisting they weren’t ready without additional weapons and training.
  • U.S. military officials were confident that a mechanized frontal attack on Russian lines was feasible with the troops and weapons that Ukraine had. The simulations concluded that Kyiv’s forces, in the best case, could reach the Sea of Azov and cut off Russian troops in the south in 60 to 90 days.

DJ-in short; The US/NATO was totally unrealistic on Ukraine....I am NOT an expert but without air power how could Ukraine even have a chance in defending its positions...

[url]https://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/en/news-page/world/ukraine-presidential-advisor-the-west-came-to-this-war-with-no-pants-on[/url] or https://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/en/news-page/world/ukraine-presidential-advisor-the-west-came-to-this-war-with-no-pants-on 

The "west" keeps "twisting history"...for "the rest of the world" it is clear; NATO would not move one inch east in 1990...NATO can NOT be trusted...

( [url]https://nsarchive.gwu.edu/[/url] or https://nsarchive.gwu.edu/ lots of other info/history) 

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[url]https://www.moonofalabama.org/2023/12/who-is-really-behind-the-mass-slaughter-in-gaza.html[/url] or https://www.moonofalabama.org/2023/12/who-is-really-behind-the-mass-slaughter-in-gaza.html

Who is really behind the Israeli mass slaughter of the people of Gaza?

Here is the answer to that question:

Israel’s dependence on the United States was stated bluntly by retired IDF Maj. General Yitzhak Brick in an interview earlier this week.

“All of our missiles, the ammunition, the precision-guided bombs, all the airplanes and bombs, it’s all from the U.S. The minute they turn off the tap, you can’t keep fighting. You have no capability. … Everyone understands that we can’t fight this war without the United States. Period.”

Period.

DJ [url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samantha_Power#Views_on_Israel[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samantha_Power#Views_on_Israel ;

Chemi Shalev wrote that individuals have described Power as being pro-Palestinian and anti-Israeli, on the basis of statements which she made in a 2002 interview with Harry Kreisler.[64] When asked what advice she would give to the president if either the Israelis or the Palestinians looked "like they might be moving towards genocide", Power said that the United States might consider the deployment of a "mammoth protection force" to monitor developments between the Israelis and Palestinians, characterizing it as a regrettable but necessary "imposition of a solution on unwilling parties" and "the lesser of evils."[citation needed] She clarified that remark on several occasions, including in an interview with Haaretz correspondent Shmuel Rosner in August 2008.[65]

In July 2014, Power expressed support for Israel's right to defend itself during the 2014 Israel–Gaza conflict.[66]

To nuance the story, former US-UN ambassador -now head of US-AID s.power wants US field hospitals for Gaza...

[url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uou13mla4Ow[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uou13mla4Ow The New Atlas;

US Seeking Plausible Deniability as US-Armed Israel Erases Gaza

Update on the conflict in Gaza for December 6, 2023… 

- Recent comments by the US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin are attempting to create plausible deniability regarding its central role in enabling Israeli military operations in Gaza, and more specifically, the targeting and displacement of the civilian population while using Hamas as a pretext; -

 The US follows a pattern of creating false pretexts and maintaining plausible deniability in regards to provocations and proxy wars; 

- There is little likelihood that upcoming US elections are driving US foreign policy, as US foreign policy is determined by and for unelected corporate interests regardless of who is in the White House or in Congress; 

DJ, spare parts for F35 jets are transported from (US depots in) NL to Israel so Israel can keep killing up to 1000 Palestinians per day...

[url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwoFOrQhDxg&t=39s[/url] or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwoFOrQhDxg&t=39s ;

Iran, Saudi Arabia & Turkey Finally Join Hands With Gaza Palestine!

DJ "tech show" producing terrible "pseudo info"...It would be welcome if Iran, Saudi Arabia, Türkiye did more to end the genocide by NATO/Israel...

[url]https://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2023/12/05/715850/GCC,-Turkey-call-for-immediate-end-to-Israel-s-blatant-aggression-in-Gaza-[/url] or https://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2023/12/05/715850/GCC,-Turkey-call-for-immediate-end-to-Israel-s-blatant-aggression-in-Gaza- ;

The leaders of the six nations of the GCC —Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, UAE, Bahrain, and Kuwait — and President Erdogan stated at the end of the 44th session of the Council in the Qatari capital Doha, on Tuesday.

They condemned Israel’s relentless bombardment of the Gaza Strip and called for the implementation of a permanent ceasefire in the Palestinian territory, where Israeli forces have killed more than 15,899 people, 70 percent of whom were women and children, since October 7.

The leaders also warned that Israel's war on Gaza would lead to “dire consequences for the peoples of the region and international peace and security.”

In the statement, the leaders also called on the international community to intervene to establish a permanent ceasefire.

They also agreed to help rebuild “what the Israeli war machine destroyed in its attacks on the Strip during the past years.”

Qatar's ruling emir and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman also condemned Israel's war crimes and called for a ceasefire, in separate remarks at the summit.

DJ, Other countries must get involved; Egypt, Jordan, Syria to "regain control" over their pre-1967 borders...

[url]https://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2023/12/05/715851/Iran-Russia-signing-declaration-sanctions-measures[/url] or https://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2023/12/05/715851/Iran-Russia-signing-declaration-sanctions-measures ; Iran and Russia have signed an agreement to make joint efforts to counter unilateral sanctions imposed on the two countries.

No doubt Russia is involved in finding "a way out". Putin and netanyahu -not that long ago- had a lot of contact. BRICS-extra is the dominant factor in (West)Asia...

One problem is in the present Israeli government netanyahu may be seen as "moderate"...Some ministers are "extremely extreme" [url]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meir_Kahane[/url] or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meir_Kahane supporter..."the only good Arab is a death Arab" extreme view...In the past netanyahu pushed for war with Iran...he may now try to avoid one...

In the propaganda war;








Hillary's got a history pushing fake sensationalized rape stories. do people have such short memories? https://huffpost.com/entry/hillary-clinton-continues_b_9682562 #Gaddafi #Libya

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๐ŸšจReleased Israeli hostages explode at Netanyahu: "We were terribly afraid that not Hamas but Israel would kill us & then say: Hamas killed you" "[Hostages] were under constant threat from the IDF shelling" "[IDF] helicopter shot at us" Several shouted at Netanyahu "Shame"

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It says everything that the star witness of Israel's UN Hamas rape propaganda session was the warmonger who destabilized large regions of Africa on the basis of lies disseminated by her State Department about Qaddafi handing out Viagra to his troops to commit mass rape

DJ, h.clinton -war criminal- also showing up with more lies....








BBC's key voice here is May Golan, a Kahanist thug who led anti-Black race riots in Tel Aviv before she was appointed Israel's Minister of Women's Empowerment "I'm proud to be a racist!" Golan declared at one fascist rally she led Watch and ask, is this hooligan credible?

DJ, very likely both US and UK may have special forces in Gaza. Israel no longer able to deny the Israeli military did kill hundreds of Israeli citizens and blew up Israeli houses on october 7. 








Watch this video of an Israeli air force colonel admitting that his fighters blew up Israeli homes on 7 October. Nof Erez even says they may have intentionally killed Israelis to stop them being captured: a "mass Hannibal." Full story: https://electronicintifada.net/blogs/asa-winstanley/we-blew-israeli-houses-7-october-says-israeli-colonel

DJ, Very likely over 80% of Israeli's killed on october 7 were killed by Israeli tanks/helicopters. The damage these weapons produce do NOT correspond with the weapons Hamas had. (Hamas had NO tanks, destroyed Israeli tanks, they also did NOT have helicopters/aircraft (other than ultri light-delta wings).  The orders Israeli miltart followed on october 7 was to kill Hamas fighters...even if killing one Hamas fighter also would kill dozens of Israeli's trying to find safety...

DJ-Most of the world going for a "two state solution" still....Alister Crooke did say 90% of Israeli's (for now) support a "hard line" against Hamas. The price Israel now may be paying may mean "the end" of/for  Israel...Even if the conflict stays "limited"...

The public health disaster in Gaza-with winter on its way-may see massive outbreaks of infectious diseases, famines, shortage of drinkable water...The Israeli goal seems to "push" Palestinians towards -and over-the Egypt border...

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DJ, The only thing interesting the "genocide joe' biden-cult is "four more years"....[url]https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/biden-tells-israel-wrap-war-january-estimated-80-gazans-displaced[/url] or https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/biden-tells-israel-wrap-war-january-estimated-80-gazans-displaced ;

With a ground war now raging in the Gaza Strip's second largest city of Khan Younis in the south, civilians have nowhere left to go. The Strip's southern half was initially declared a 'safe zone' by Israel's military, but it now says top Hamas commanders are hiding out there.

The United Nations has issued a fresh statement estimating that more than 80% of Gaza's population has been displaced. The UN issued a figure of 1.87 million people who have been driven from their homes.

Further the AP cited that UN as saying "fighting is now preventing distribution of food, water and medicine outside a tiny sliver of southern Gaza" and that the latest military evacuation orders are "squeezing people into ever-smaller areas of the south."

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Israel reportedly wants a timeline of at least till the end of January and not the month's start. Some observers have warned it could in reality take "years" to fully dismantle Hamas.

According to analysis in The Washington Post, Hamas is still intact and its numbers have been barely dented. "At least 5,000 Hamas militants have been killed, according to three Israeli security officials, leaving the majority of the group’s estimated 30,000-strong military wing intact," the report says based on Israeli defense sources.

DJ, The "official" (confirmed) number of Palestinians murdered is between 16,000 and 20,000. However thousends are under ruins, in hospitals-without means for care or "on the street" without often even water....

The US/NATO is supporting this mass murder...Putin visited Saudi Arabia, UAE and Iran to a.o. discuss the Gaza-genocide by Israel with NATO weapons. 

[url]https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/putin-trots-around-middle-east-all-smiles-mbs-while-us-cant-secure-ukraine-funding[/url] or https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/putin-trots-around-middle-east-all-smiles-mbs-while-us-cant-secure-ukraine-funding ;

It was no mere awkward fist bump, but instead Russian President Vladimir Putin's reception in Riyadh Wednesday was clearly very warm and enthusiastic.

From the moment Putin walked out onto a royal purple carpet-bedecked airport tarmac to later being officially greeted by crown prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS), it was chummy handshakes, back slaps and smiles all the way around.

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As Deutsche Welle reviews, the discussions likely centered on the planned OPEC+ output cuts and the Gaza War and regional crisis in the wake of the Oct.7 Hamas attack:

The Kremlin said talks in Saudi Arabia would involve discussions on energy cooperation, including as part of OPEC+, whose members pump more than 40% of the world's oil.

Other items on the agenda include Israel's war against Hamas in Gaza, the situation in Syria and Yemen, and broader issues of stability in the Gulf, as well as the war in Ukraine, the Kremlin said.

Prior to his arrival in Saudi Arabia, Putin's visit to neighboring UAE also had much fanfare. This is a man still under a Hague-based ICC warrant — but you would never guess it based on the below impressive state reception...

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