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USS Abraham Lincoln super-carrier battle group with French and British warships transits Strait of Hormuz without incident ~ link ~ My reading of the current situation is that war is most likely not imminent, but we are still building towards a General Middle East War that is apt to quickly become World War III. Pray for Peace. Stirling
An Iran War is brewing from mutual ignorance and chronic miscalculation ~ link ~ I disagree. The globalists/Netanyahu/neocon forces that are pushing for war with Iran know exactly what they are doing. Stirling
Draghi: Europe's Master of Illusion ~ link ~ We may only be a couple of trading weeks into the calendar year, but the competition for the Man of the Year for 2012 may already be over. With a breathtaking display of chutzpah and impossible acts of bravado befitting an alumnus of Goldman Sachs, the new president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Mario Draghi, may already have saved the eurozone and with it, the global economy.
For that is what both the bond and equity markets are telling us, now that a series of bond issues in Europe have gone very well, with even bankrupt Spain raising new money for less than 5% this week.