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War on Iran & Syria: What They Are NOT Telling Us ~ link
Re-posting: Russia Is Massing Troops On Iran's Northern Border And Waiting For A Western Attack ~ link ~ The Russian military anticipates that an attack will occur on Iran by the summer and has developed an action plan to move Russian troops through neighboring Georgia to stage in Armenia, which borders on the Islamic republic, according to informed Russian sources.
Re-posting: Russia Plans To Flatten Georgia If Israel Attacks Iran ~ link ~ GenerationalDynamics.com said the Russian military believes that when the US goes to war with Iran, it may deploy forces in friendly Georgia and warships in the Caspian Sea with the possible help of Azerbaijan.
Hence, Russia is deploying guided anti-ship missiles on the Caspian shore in preparation, and is forming an offensive spearhead force, heavily armed with modern long-range weapons, it added.
In the case of an Iranian war, it's expected that the Russian spearhead will be ordered to strike south to prevent the presumed deployment of US bases in the region, to link up with the troops in Armenia, and take over the South Caucasus energy corridor along which Azeri, Turkmen and, other Caspian natural gas and oil may reach European markets, the website added.
By one swift military strike Russia may ensure control of all the Caucasus and the Caspian states, for the first time since the Soviet Union dissolved, it said.
Will a Mutiny in the Gulf Lead to an American Military Coup? ~ link ~ This is a most interesting article. Do take the time to read it all at the link! Stirling
China sends third ship in standoff with the Philippines ~ link ~ The Chinese are 'feeling their oats' and getting aggressive in their backyard as World War III looms on the horizon. The shoals in question are well within the 300 mile offshore standard sea claims for the Philippines and much further from Chinese land. Stirling
China deployed a third ship Thursday in an area of the disputed South China Sea where a tense standoff with Philippine vessels has dragged on, sparking alarm in Manila.
Chinese and Filipino diplomats have been scrambling to resolve the dangerous impasse at the Scarborough Shoal off the northwestern Philippines that erupted Tuesday. A Philippine warship attempted to arrest several Chinese fishermen accused of illegal entry and poaching, but was prevented by the arrival of two Chinese surveillance ships.