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by RiffRaff
Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Lebanon crisis
Replies: 36
Views: 2387

Re: Lebanon crisis

Wait what makes this a crisis? On top of that, what makes this a Military Event as well? This is a complicated crisis, falling across both geopolitical and military lines. This thread started as more military in nature, but has gravitated towards geopolitical. However, I think moving it at this poi...
by RiffRaff
Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is North Korea done for the moment?
Replies: 17
Views: 906

Re: Is North Korea done for the moment?

I think given this forums recent education on how the markets can be used to "predict" conflict we can all appreciate just after close on a Friday would be the perfect time to initiate an offensive. My opinion is this weekend represents a perfect opportunity not only in NK but also in the ME for th...
by RiffRaff
Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is North Korea done for the moment?
Replies: 17
Views: 906

Re: Is North Korea done for the moment?

I think given this forums recent education on how the markets can be used to "predict" conflict we can all appreciate just after close on a Friday would be the perfect time to initiate an offensive. My opinion is this weekend represents a perfect opportunity not only in NK but also in the ME for th...
by RiffRaff
Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is North Korea done for the moment?
Replies: 17
Views: 906

Re: Is North Korea done for the moment?

I think things have calmed down for now, but I also think it's a temporary situation. DPRK has not stopped their nuclear weapons and missile development; they just haven't performed any tests. A lack of testing does not mean they have given up researching and advancing their technology.
by RiffRaff
Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:27 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Two of the three carriers depart NK
Replies: 4
Views: 492

Re: Two of the three carriers depart NK

Questor213 wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:00 pm
With the high level delegation from China to NK, I'm calling detente as a result of a breakthrough in Trump's Asia trip.

https://twitter.com/LucasFoxNews/status ... 0057490432
I think it's a tad soon to be declaring "Mission Accomplished"
by RiffRaff
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Natural Disasters
Topic: South Korea hit by 5.5-magnitude earthquake
Replies: 3
Views: 263

Re: South Korea hit by 5.5-magnitude earthquake

Moved to Natural Disasters from Military.
by RiffRaff
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:39 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Re: DRPK 10 November - DRPK may ordered its workers return to home
Replies: 59
Views: 6115

Re: Re: DRPK 10 November - DRPK may ordered its workers return to home

North Korea attack plans For November 15th defector said 18 hours ago was shot 5 times when he crossed onto south Korea risked his own life getting the message out that DPRK Will attack the U.S. on this day sources from Korea reported mentioned Hawaii Guam Japan California DC https://twitter.com/ha...
by RiffRaff
Mon Nov 13, 2017 2:41 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Re: DRPK 10 November - DRPK may ordered its workers return to home
Replies: 59
Views: 6115

Re: Re: DRPK 10 November - DRPK may ordered its workers return to home

Yingyang wrote:
Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:03 am
Same old same old.
Yeah. I'm trying really hard not to fall into the complacency trap with DPRK, but it's getting difficult to take these threats seriously any more.
by RiffRaff
Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Re: DRPK 10 November - DRPK may ordered its workers return to home
Replies: 59
Views: 6115

Re: Re: DRPK 10 November - DRPK may ordered its workers return to home

DEFCONWarningSystem wrote:
Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:38 pm
They say this all the time.
Yes, but normally it is a direct threat issued through KCNA with the US as the intended audience. This was a letter to a foreign leader. So slight difference, albeit I'm unsure how important it truly is.
by RiffRaff
Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Geopolitical Events
Topic: Another tool to help figure out whats going on- money and markets
Replies: 3
Views: 164

Re: Another tool to help figure out whats going on- money and markets

Moved from General Discussion to here and pinned for future reference.

Thank you, expat, for the very detailed insight from your experience. It will be interesting to see how this pans out over the next several months.