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Thursday, October 4, 2012

The World is getting Better?

Talking about the Blowing of the Trumpets, here are some of the alarming News headlines.

Here is a summary of where the world stands: -
- Unable to reach a compromise over the weekend, South Africa is now in an all out labor strike, with the police again firing rubber bullets at miners with lethal escalation guaranteed
- Back from vacation, the once again penniless citizens of SpainGreece, and Portugal have resumed protesting austerity
- US embassies attacked, in many cases with numerous casualties, inEgyptLibyaTunisia, Morocco, Sudan, LebanonIndia, Balgadesh, Indonesia, and others.
- Japan “appropriating” China-contested islands provoking a firestorm of retaliation including demands for “war with Japan
- The Japanese ambassador to China dying mysteriously
- Netanyahu telling Meet the Press Iran will have a nuke in six-seven months and must be stopped beforehand
- Warships from more than 25 countries, including the United States, Britain, France, Saudi Arabia and the UAE, launching a military exercise in the Straits of Hormuz
- A third US aircraft – the CVN-74 Stennis – carrier is en route to Iran with an ETA of about 10 days
- And finally, a potential catalyst to light this whole mess on fire, Iran’s Revolutionary Guardannouncing that its troops are now on the ground in Syria.

1 comment:

Jerly said...

Actually the kind of killings in the past age of kings and more frequent wars for conquest and horrendous death penalties of those captured sometimes does make people say that the world is much better. The immediate surrounding does seem safer than if we were in an older era.