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by absinthe beginner
Tue May 21, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Pig Ebola virus Sends Shock Waves Through Global Food Chain
Replies: 12
Views: 346

Re: Pig Ebola virus Sends Shock Waves Through Global Food Chain

Pork prices set to soar as African swine fever devastates pig industry in China https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/05/17/pork-prices-set-soar-african-swine-fever-devastates-pig-industry/ The price of pork around the world is set to soar as the outbreak of a deadly virus sweeps China and surround...
by absinthe beginner
Tue May 21, 2019 6:25 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 29
Views: 481

Re: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf

Houthi drone attack 'hits arms depot' at Saudi airport in Najran Yemeni rebels hit airport in Najran with armed drone, a week after a coordinated drone attack on Saudi oil pipeline. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/05/houthi-drone-attack-hits-arms-depot-saudi-airport-najran-190521080525385.html
by absinthe beginner
Mon May 20, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 29
Views: 481

Re: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf

Saudis Claim Intercept Of Iran-backed Houthi Missiles Headed For Mecca https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-05-20/saudi-arabia-says-it-intercepted-houthi-missiles-headed-mecca Saudi Arabia has claimed that its air defenses shot down two ballistic missiles over the city of Taif, just 65 kilometers ea...
by absinthe beginner
Mon May 20, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Prepping News
Topic: Deep in the Outback with an Aussie Doomsday Preppier
Replies: 0
Views: 22

Deep in the Outback with an Aussie Doomsday Preppier

I spent a week with a doomsday prepper deep in the outback. This is how it changed me https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-05-18/deep-in-the-outback-with-australian-doomsday-prepper-survivalist/11084660 It's pitch dark in a way you only get in the bush as I arrive at the property of a man I met an hour...
by absinthe beginner
Mon May 20, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: The Coming Civil War
Replies: 445
Views: 21276

Re: The Coming Civil War

Link below. Disclaimer: it's rather inflammatory and sensational.

https://www.civilwar.news
by absinthe beginner
Sun May 19, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 29
Views: 481

Re: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf

Trump threatens to ‘end’ Iran, Saudis vow to defend themselves as tensions rachet up https://www.marketwatch.com/story/trump-threatens-to-end-iran-as-tensions-rachet-up-2019-05-19?mod=mw_latestnews DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia does not want war but will not hesitate to defend itself a...
by absinthe beginner
Sun May 19, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: The Coming Civil War
Replies: 445
Views: 21276

Re: The Coming Civil War

Stercutus said: While I doubt this will happen this highlights the idea of separatism in the US as a growing phenomena. I agree. Here in Colorado a sizable percentage of the population in the more rural or conservative areas or towns are very unhappy about essentially being ruled from Denver, with ...
by absinthe beginner
Sun May 19, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 29
Views: 481

Re: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf

Breaking news: at least one artillery rocket has been fired at the US Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq. https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-05-19/rocket-fired-toward-us-embassy-central-baghdad-explosion-reported Moments ago a blast was reported in central Baghdad close to the fortified 'Green Zone' in the I...
by absinthe beginner
Sun May 19, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Chinese Gearing Up Anti-US Propaganda Campaign
Replies: 4
Views: 80

Chinese Gearing Up Anti-US Propaganda Campaign

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-05-19/china-state-run-media-broadcasts-anti-american-movies-millions-amid-deepening-trade With the trade war between the US and China suddenly erupting after a 5-month ceasefire, CCTV 6, the movie channel of China's leading state television broadcaster, aired thre...
by absinthe beginner
Sun May 19, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: The Coming Civil War
Replies: 445
Views: 21276

Re: The Coming Civil War

Found an interesting site called CivilWar dot news. Won't link to it because some of the commentary is a bit inflammatory and political, but it has some interesting articles. It seems to me there's been a proliferation lately of online articles and commentary with the general view that a civil war h...
by absinthe beginner
Sat May 18, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: How did Venezuela end up this way?
Replies: 304
Views: 26637

Re: How did Venezuela end up this way?

Tear Gas And Condom Shortages In A Time Of Hyperinflation https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-05-18/tear-gas-and-condom-shortages-time-hyperinflation Venezuela's hyperinflationary chaos has taken its toll on all aspects of life including dating, the focus of a new Bloomberg profile highlighting the...
by absinthe beginner
Thu May 16, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 29
Views: 481

Re: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf

Changed the name of the original thread to reflect more recent events.

The rhetoric is heating up between Saudi Arabia and its Iranian arch-nemesis.

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-05- ... udi-arabia
by absinthe beginner
Thu May 16, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 29
Views: 481

Re: Oil tankers "sabotaged" off UAE coast

Iranian Guards commander: We are on cusp of full-scale confrontation with enemy https://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/middle-east/2019/05/15/Iranian-Guards-commander-We-are-on-cusp-of-full-scale-confrontation-with-enemy.html The commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday that they “...
by absinthe beginner
Wed May 15, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 29
Views: 481

Re: Oil tankers "sabotaged" off UAE coast

Stercutus said: With Israel making nice with the Gulf Coast States this was bound to happen sooner or later. The current tensions are in part a flare-up of the 1,400 year old Sunni-Shia conflict that festers to this day. The Saudis and Gulf Arabs are terrified of the Persian Iranians, and belatedly...
by absinthe beginner
Wed May 15, 2019 3:03 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 29
Views: 481

Re: Oil tankers "sabotaged" off UAE coast

Aerial attacks on oil pipeline deep inside Saudi Arabia suggest significant leap in Houthi drone capabilities. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/05/houthi-drone-attacks-saudi-show-level-sophistication-190515055550113.html Drone attacks on a Saudi oil pipeline west of Riyadh on Tuesday have reveale...
by absinthe beginner
Tue May 14, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 29
Views: 481

Re: Oil tankers "sabotaged" off UAE coast

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-05-14/houthi-drones-attack-aramco-pipeline-booster-stations Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels carried out drone attacks on two Aramco pipeline booster stations, a strike that was intended to disrupt world oil supplies, according to Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-...
by absinthe beginner
Tue May 14, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 29
Views: 481

Re: Oil tankers "sabotaged" off UAE coast

Oil prices jump as Saudi energy minister reports drone ‘terrorism’ against pipeline infrastructure https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/14/oil-jumps-as-saudi-energy-minister-reports-drone-terrorism-against-pipeline.html DUBAI — Oil prices rose sharply Tuesday morning on reports of a drone attack at oil pump...
by absinthe beginner
Mon May 13, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 29
Views: 481

Re: Oil tankers "sabotaged" off UAE coast

Debka is somethings a bit sensational with their claims, but "the plot thickens" as they say.

https://www.debka.com/irans-special-mar ... e-purview/
by absinthe beginner
Mon May 13, 2019 7:22 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 29
Views: 481

Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf

Saudi Arabia's energy minister says two Saudi oil tankers hit in 'sabotage attack' off UAE have 'significant damage'. 30% of the world's oil flows through the Straits of Hormuz; any disruptions means we could be paying a lot more at the pump this summer. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/05/saudi-...
by absinthe beginner
Mon May 06, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Israel vows "forceful response" to HAMAS rocket attack
Replies: 14
Views: 589

Re: Israel vows "forceful response" to HAMAS rocket attack

Israel opts for military war of attrition against Hamas/Jihad rocket aggression

https://www.debka.com/israel-opts-for-m ... ggression/
by absinthe beginner
Sun May 05, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Israel vows "forceful response" to HAMAS rocket attack
Replies: 14
Views: 589

Re: Israel vows "forceful response" to HAMAS rocket attack

https://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Amidror-Iran-behind-the-Gaza-escalation-588796 Iran, through Palestinian Islamic Jihad – its proxy in Gaza – is behind the current escalation in the South, former national security adviser Yaakov Amidror said on Sunday. Amidror, in a conversation with The ...

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