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by absinthe beginner
Sat Sep 14, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 104
Views: 6715

Re: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf

Oil markets don't open until Sunday evening, so no telling how this attack is going to impact oil prices. I suspect oil and gold are both going to pop.

Wall Street Journal: This Is the Big One.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/saudi-oil- ... 1568480576
by absinthe beginner
Sat Sep 14, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 104
Views: 6715

Re: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf

Secretary of State Pompeo has blamed Iran - not Huthi rebels in Yemen - for the "unprecedented" drone attack on Saudi Arabian oil infrastructure. I think the stakes just got a lot higher. Time to top off our gas tanks, my peeps. Oil To Hit $100? Pompeo Blames Iran For "Unprecedented" Drone Attack Th...
by absinthe beginner
Sat Sep 14, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 104
Views: 6715

Re: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf

The plot thickens....

The big drone attack on Saudi oil facilities was launched by Iran-backed Yemeni Houthis from… Iraq

https://www.debka.com/the-big-drone-att ... from-iraq/
by absinthe beginner
Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 104
Views: 6715

Re: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf

Massive Fires Erupt After Drone Strike Hits World's Largest Oil Processing Facility In Saudi Arabia https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/massive-fire-after-drone-strike-hits-worlds-largest-oil-processing-facility-saudi Drone attacks on 2 Saudi Aramco oil facilities spark fires https://www.aljazeer...
by absinthe beginner
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 104
Views: 6715

Re: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf

Iran, Hizballah’s new ground rules: Instant reprisal for Israeli strikes https://www.debka.com/iran-hizballahs-new-ground-rules-instant-reprisal-for-israeli-strikes/ Hezbollah Shoots Down Israeli Surveillance Drone Over South Lebanon https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-09-09/hezbollah-shoots-down-is...
by absinthe beginner
Mon Sep 02, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Unrest in Hong Kong
Replies: 25
Views: 1551

Re: Unrest in Hong Kong

China's Xinhua Issues Ultimatum: "End Is Coming" For Hong Kong Protesters

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-09- ... protesters
by absinthe beginner
Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Israel vs. Hezbollah
Replies: 2
Views: 198

Re: Israel vs. Hezbollah

Israel and Hezbollah: Shadow-boxing with live weapons

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-49551362
by absinthe beginner
Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: 2019 Hurricane season
Replies: 93
Views: 3675

Re: 2019 Hurricane season

South Carolina and Georgia order the evacuation of nearly 1.5 MILLION people as 'Apocalyptic' Category 5 Hurricane Dorian slowly barrels towards the US as it devastates the Bahamas with 225MPH gusts https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7417607/South-Carolina-orders-evacuation-MILLION-people-coas...
by absinthe beginner
Sun Sep 01, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: 2019 Hurricane season
Replies: 93
Views: 3675

Re: 2019 Hurricane season

Cat-5 Hurricane Dorian "Strongest In Modern History" To Hit Bahamas

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-09- ... category-5
by absinthe beginner
Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Israel vs. Hezbollah
Replies: 2
Views: 198

Israel vs. Hezbollah

Thought about tacking this on to the "Tensions Heating up in the Persian Gulf" thread, since the Israel-Hezbollah tensions are part of the broader tensions between Israel, Syria, and Iran, but since this particular front line seems to be on a knife's edge, thought it rated its own thread. A third Is...
by absinthe beginner
Sat Aug 31, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: 2019 Hurricane season
Replies: 93
Views: 3675

Re: 2019 Hurricane season

Hurricane Dorian takes aim at FOUR STATES: Millions in Florida, Georgia AND the Carolinas brace for 'extremely dangerous' storm that has shifted north and is set to grow to a CATEGORY 5 by Labor Day

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... linas.html
by absinthe beginner
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Pig Ebola virus Sends Shock Waves Through Global Food Chain
Replies: 29
Views: 2297

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

"I've Never Seen Anything Like This": China Reels As Pork Prices Explode To Record Levels

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-08- ... ord-levels
by absinthe beginner
Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: 2019 Hurricane season
Replies: 93
Views: 3675

Re: 2019 Hurricane season

"I Feel Helpless": Bottled Water, Gas Shortages Reported As Floridians Brace For Hurricane Dorian

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-08- ... -hurricane
by absinthe beginner
Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Unrest in Hong Kong
Replies: 25
Views: 1551

Re: Unrest in Hong Kong

Clues That China's "Garrison Rotation" In Hong Kong Is Preparation For Mainland Invasion https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-08-29/signs-chinas-garrison-rotation-hk-actually-preparation-major-crackdown Video: Chinese Troop Rotation in Hong Kong Raises Fears of Beijing Intervention https://sputniknew...
by absinthe beginner
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Unrest in Hong Kong
Replies: 25
Views: 1551

Re: Unrest in Hong Kong

Chinese Military Vehicles Just Entered Hong Kong. Beijing Says There’s Nothing to Worry About. https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/pa7pw8/chinese-military-vehicles-just-entered-hong-kong-beijing-says-theres-nothing-to-worry-about China rotates new troops into Hong Kong amid crackdown fears https://ww...
by absinthe beginner
Sun Aug 25, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: What Would You Do?
Topic: What if you was at a family get together, hour in you see chaos take place.
Replies: 22
Views: 1190

Re: What if you was at a family get together, hour in you see chaos take place.

My family get-togethers tend to be chaotic in the best of times. Zombies turning up would be a positive relief. As far as preparedness, my decade-long efforts to get my extended family to take some basic emergency preparedness measures have been for naught. Protecting my wife and kids are the first ...
by absinthe beginner
Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: North Korea Saber Rattling
Replies: 1899
Views: 115176

Re: North Korea Saber Rattling

North Korea tests new ‘super-large’ rocket launcher

https://apnews.com/aea805efb3f842c38680b523018263bb
by absinthe beginner
Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 104
Views: 6715

Re: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf

Israel hits Iranian force in Syria to stop 'killer drones' - military http://news.trust.org/item/20190824224032-sn519 Israel’s army chief: Soleimani masterminded thwarted drone attack. We’re ready for all contingencies https://www.debka.com/israels-army-chief-soleimani-masterminded-thwarted-drone-at...
by absinthe beginner
Sat Aug 24, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 104
Views: 6715

Re: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf

Syrian Air Defences Confront 'Enemy Targets' Over Damascus - State Media https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201908241076630495-explosions-heard-in-the-sky-over-damascus/ Syria says it is responding to attack over capital Damascus https://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/2019/08/25/Syrian-state-televisi...
by absinthe beginner
Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 104
Views: 6715

Re: Rising Tensions in the Persian Gulf

Another US combat drone has been shot out of the sky over war-torn Yemen

https://www.businessinsider.com/another ... men-2019-8

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