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by RiffRaff
Mon Nov 18, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Geopolitical Events
Topic: Hong Kong Protests and Civil Unrest
Replies: 2
Views: 108

Re: Hong Kong Protests and Civil Unrest

There's a disturbing lack of discussion here about the state of affairs in Hong Kong. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/18/world/asia/hong-kong-protests-university.html https://www.cnn.com/2019/11/17/asia/hong-kong-protests-november-17-intl-hnk/index.html This has been ongoing for some time and conti...
by RiffRaff
Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: DRPK november
Replies: 22
Views: 1514

Re: DRPK november

Fletcher Professor Lee..... With the Trump impeachment hearings going on and Thanksgiving and year-end holidays just around the corner, Pyongyang is ramping up pressure and setting the stage for blaming the U.S. for the next big provocation — an ICBM or thermonuclear test in space — to come.” That....
by RiffRaff
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Israel 12 november
Replies: 11
Views: 712

Re: Israel 12 november

Hundreds of rockets are being fired at Israeli homes, according to one Twitter source.
by RiffRaff
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Israel 12 november
Replies: 11
Views: 712

Re: Israel 12 november

PIJ SPOKESMAN ABU HAMZA : “THE NEXT DAYS WILL BRING NOTHING MORE THEN DEATH AND DESTRUCTION TO THE OCCUPATION , THEY WILL BE REMEMBERED AS THE WORST DAYS OF THE FAILING NETANYAHU GOVERNMENT“ Twitter account What is PIJ? Palestinian Islamic Jihad. IDF took out one of their senior commanders with an ...
by RiffRaff
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Israel 12 november
Replies: 11
Views: 712

Re: Israel 12 november

PIJ SPOKESMAN ABU HAMZA : “THE NEXT DAYS WILL BRING NOTHING MORE THEN DEATH AND DESTRUCTION TO THE OCCUPATION , THEY WILL BE REMEMBERED AS THE WORST DAYS OF THE FAILING NETANYAHU GOVERNMENT“

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by RiffRaff
Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Will there be a major war in 2020?
Replies: 4
Views: 1176

Re: Will there be a major war in 2020?

We can observe low activity key players in last few months. DRPK : till end December we shall not expect any significant action. Russia: we shall not expect significant kinetic action till December. Probably Russia will wait for US- DRPK negotiation and wait for US errors .They will have challenge ...
by RiffRaff
Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Geopolitical Events
Topic: Ukraine Induction Into NATO?
Replies: 2
Views: 265

Ukraine Induction Into NATO?

https://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/official_texts_170408.htm In light of Ukraine’s restated aspirations for NATO membership, we stand by our decisions taken at the Bucharest Summit and subsequent Summits. We will work together to enhance and adapt our distinctive partnership under the NATO-Ukraine C...
by RiffRaff
Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is the current world threat level?
Replies: 2
Views: 1228

Re: What is the current world threat level?

The problem is nuclear weapons. Without their existence, WW3 would have been fought already. Israel would probably no longer exist, and the USSR could have easily taken all of Europe without nuclear weapons to deter them. Therefore, the tensions that have been growing and festering since the end of ...
by RiffRaff
Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Geopolitical Events
Topic: Countries backing India will be hit by missile: Nuclear war threat by Pakistani minister
Replies: 4
Views: 602

Re: Countries backing India will be hit by missile: Nuclear war threat by Pakistani minister

I'm not exactly sure what "winning" a nuclear conflict looks like. Hence the quotations. But given the fact that Pakistan and India both have similar numbers of nuclear weapons, and given India's population/land mass versus Pakistan's population/land mass, if you reduce the definition of "winning" ...
by RiffRaff
Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Geopolitical Events
Topic: Countries backing India will be hit by missile: Nuclear war threat by Pakistani minister
Replies: 4
Views: 602

Re: Countries backing India will be hit by missile: Nuclear war threat by Pakistani minister

That minister is full of it. Pakistan is not going to lob missiles on other countries just because they support India. That just invites more bombs to fall on you. I think everyone knows that India will "win" any nuclear conflict with Pakistan, and Pakistan knows that as well. They may have develop...