Tuesday, September 3, 2013
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3 September 2013
NATO's Afghan draw-down strokes Kremlin's fears of clash with America ~ link ~ As NATO forces prepare a draw-down of their troop levels in Afghanistan, the Kremlin is increasingly concerned that this heralds a sharp turn by Washington and its Islamist allies towards confrontation with Moscow in Central Asia.
Currently, the US has 68,000 US troops in Afghanistan, which it will begin to withdraw in 2014. While the US intends to maintain its military presence well past the 2014 deadline—it is building at least nine permanent military bases in Afghanistan—the troop draw-down is part of a broad shift in US foreign policy. Washington is rapidly moving to war in the Middle East, in an alliance with Al Qaeda-linked terrorist forces against Russia’s ally, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, as preparation for conflict with Russia and China.
Assad Warns That Middle East Is A 'Power Keg' ~ link ~ Syria's president, Bashar al-Assad, has challenged the west to come up with "a single piece" of evidence that he has used chemical weapons.
He warned that any military intervention in Syria could spark a "regional war".`
House Speaker Boeher comes out and "Supports Obama's call for action ~ says colleagues should also - stocks slide ~ link ~ Back to getting everyone on board for war. Stirling
US and Israel trying to start/provoke a war -- Two missiles tested in Med. without announcing it and denied it at first ~ link ~ Either an attempt to provoke a war or testing the enemy's air defense systems shortly before a war to build a good "blueprint" of their systems. Stirling