Perhaps humanity is entering an age, or era, or reckoning. Our greed and ignorance has pushed nations to the edge of war for too long. After all we are not a peaceful species as our ancestors hunted mammoths with tamed wolves and a spear. We long for the adventure of the hunt, yet we have...
This one got derailed to political stuff and moved to the General-General section. If you want crisis updates and discussions of the survival aspects of US-Iran Warfare go to the disaster forum: https://www.survivalistboards.com/showthread.php?p=19969428
The world seems to be in a tizzy about the US and Iran. In all honesty, this has been a long time coming. This issue goes back to at least the 1970s when the Shaw was overthrown. Then there was the hostage situation. Make matters worse Obama eased sanctions on Iran.
I just do not know what...
this guy discusses Middle East armies and some of the (cultural) things that reduce their efficiency.
"Arab officers do not see any value in sharing information among themselves, let alone with their men. In this they follow the example of their...
Russia is not to happy about it.
The US government wants ISIS to take down Assad. Russians want Assad in power. As seen in previous governments when a leader is taken down a terrorist organization rises up.
If Assad gets close to being...
Looks like terrorist are making Ramadan 2016 a year to remember.
IS bombing kills 125 Ramadan shoppers in Baghdad - http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-36696568
Bomb attack on Bangladesh mosque kills one, wounds dozen -...
Paid for through oil money.
Iran has started shipping oil to Europe, and has contracts with Russia and China. Between Russia and China alone Iran is exporting close...
According to the article, the US is in the best long term situation of all the developed countries. Africa's population is going to boom. Europe and Developed Asia will become more stagnant.
Good article. But it only mentions instability in Africa in passing and I think it is a fatal mistake...
Israel was was the first to sound off a few days ago about the nuclear deal with Iran being kept secret. Obama is slapping Israel in the face by keeping the terms secret.
Now, Saudi Arabia has chimed in saying they will not waste time matching Irans nuclear capabilities.
In other words Saudi...
Looks like Saudi Arabia is acting to protect its borders.
Just in case isis decides to cross over into Saudi Arabia.
Obama, England and France are staring down Russia, China and Iran.
Are you reviewing your preps?
If so, what are you focusing on?
Some of the points I am considering:
Water – I am seriously thinking about ordering some ceramic filters for my Royal Berkey. Currently I have 4 black filters...
Seems Iran has reached a point where they are unstoppable. If Israel or the united States attacked a plutonium facility, we could be looking at another Chernobyl.
We have waited too long, and have allowed Irans nuclear research to reach a point where conventional weapons are of no use...
Tensions with Iran are the steady increase,
Israel wants to draw a line in the sand for Iran,
Anti-US protest erupting all over the middle east
Syria in a civil war,
An ambassador killed,,
Article on Russia Today asking if the attack on Israeli tourist will give Israel a reason to attack Iran.
The middle east has always been at war with "someone". It seems that the region can not live in peace with its neighbors...
More sabre rattling from Iran. This time they are threatening to close the Hormuz Strait.
I am pretty sure any attempt to close the strait would result in an immediate military response from the U.S.