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Chinese Army sends warships to Syria
Aporrea ^ | 09/05/2013 | Correo del Orinoco

Posted on 09/05/2013 4:03:33 PM PDT by CMB_polarization

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To: RetiredArmy

And dingle Barry wants to get rid of them.

41 posted on 09/05/2013 6:01:39 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty or Big Government - you can't have both.)
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To: CMB_polarization
Ground to a Halt (Research shows: Suicide-bombers Communists, not Islamists
New York Times ^ | August 3, 2006 | ROBERT PAPE

Posted on Wed Aug 9 01:23:46 2006 by GodGunsGuts


In writing my book on suicide attackers, I had researchers scour Lebanese sources to collect martyr videos, pictures and testimonials and the biographies of the Hezbollah bombers. Of the 41, we identified the names, birth places and other personal data for 38. Shockingly, only eight were Islamic fundamentalists. Twenty-seven were from leftist political groups like the Lebanese Communist Party and the Arab Socialist Union. Three were Christians, including a female high-school teacher with a college degree. All were born in Lebanon.


Robert A. Pape, a professor of political science at the University of Chicago, is the author of “Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism.”

Iran is also communist, by the way (everything state-owned and much of it doled out to the families of clerics). I posted hundreds of articles on Iran and the need to take care of business there a long time ago, but anti-American, pecuniary, international socialist interests here threw trash in threads at nearly every article. Iran continues to build nuclear weapons.

42 posted on 09/05/2013 6:09:48 PM PDT by familyop
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To: CMB_polarization
"According to the Russian news website"

The site behind the new Iron Curtain.

US authorities arrest and kidnap Russian citizens worldwide

43 posted on 09/05/2013 6:12:50 PM PDT by familyop
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To: FreeAtlanta

Jeez North Korea must be getting jealous with all the attention on Syria. Maybe time for another nuke threat?

44 posted on 09/05/2013 6:20:42 PM PDT by Phillyred
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To: CMB_polarization
Russia to be neutral in possible Iran-US armed conflict

China will stay out of it, too. We have twice the carrier groups needed to take both nations.

Writing on the wall for Iran [Even the UAE and China agree.]

Chinese official holds nuclear talks with Iran - report

45 posted on 09/05/2013 6:27:06 PM PDT by familyop
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To: skeeter
Does the Chinese navy know?

It is called the People's Liberation Army Navy.

46 posted on 09/05/2013 6:49:30 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: trisham

Speaking to the Chinese Captain: That thars a mighty nice new ship. Be a shame if something were to happen to it. It’s a long way home with a broke ship.

47 posted on 09/05/2013 7:31:27 PM PDT by Redcitizen (.)
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To: CMB_polarization

Red China is trying to intimidate us, and can’t take us yet. But it is still a bad sign.

48 posted on 09/05/2013 7:32:28 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: Zhang Fei

Do they have a PLAN?

49 posted on 09/05/2013 7:34:35 PM PDT by Redcitizen (.)
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To: Redcitizen

Aside from the small matter of who would win in a USA vs. China cat&dog fight, there is the other factor that most everything used in the USA is either wholly or has components made in China.

For instance, the U.S.Military buys “Made in USA” electronics stuff which have key components made in China.

And China will continue to send the USA the technology items the USA needs but no longer makes?


50 posted on 09/05/2013 7:54:47 PM PDT by OldArmy52 (The question is not whether Obama ever lies, but whether he ever tells the truth.)
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To: nickcarraway

One hell of a Nobel Piss Prize winner.

51 posted on 09/05/2013 8:58:54 PM PDT by JerseyDvl (Cogito Ergo Doleo Soetoro, ABO and of course FUBO!)
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To: CMB_polarization

If Iranian and Syrian missiles can somehow be tricked into attacking Russian and Chinese naval vessels post-launch, this could turn into an interesting conflict.

52 posted on 09/05/2013 11:46:54 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: RetiredArmy
Let me make a bold statement here. I don’t think Obama would authorize a nuclear counter-strike in the event of a nuclear attack on the US. (Just my opinion.) We’d absorb the strike without a response. I have no information to suggest this, it’s just a gut feeling I have.

I think Obama has said something to that effect, that we can absorb a blow.

53 posted on 09/06/2013 12:09:38 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: P-Marlowe
WWI was started over something just as stupid as this.

FRiend, it wasn't 'something stupid'.

The war started because Germany invaded Belgium and Austria-Hungary (AH) invaded Serbia.

Those powers - the 'Axis' powers - didn't go to war because of the assassination of the Arch-Duke. They went to war because they believed that they were going to gain control of Europe.

The Austro-Hungarian empire seized on the death of the ArchDuke as a pretext, and gave a strict ultimatum to Serbia.

Serbia promptly accepted 90% of their terms. They accepted all the terms that they could possibly accept and still maintain sovereign control over their own army. Austro-Hungary had saved face - there was no sense in which the Axis powers were backed into a corner.

However peace simply wouldn't do. The Axis powers wanted war because they believed - not unreasonably - that they were going to win it. They had a very precise, war-winning plan and they meant to use it.

WW1 was a war of territorial aggrandisment launched by the German Confederation and the Austro-Hungarian Empire. They could have had peace, but they wanted war. It wasn't stupid (at least not in the sense of something trivial) - it was a horribly sincere war of oppression.

Hope this is helpful.

54 posted on 09/06/2013 12:32:34 AM PDT by agere_contra (I once saw a movie where only the police and military had guns. It was called 'Schindler's List'.)
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To: CMB_polarization

Now our warships will have company.

Obama’s royal barge should float over and join the contingency.

We’ll be lucky to get out of this mess Cupcake is hell-bent on getting us involved in with our heads intact.

55 posted on 09/06/2013 3:03:36 AM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: Sacajaweau

With Tech stolen from the USA Via Billy Boy Clinton.
what is it with Dem POTUS.....cant they take graft the old fashion way?

56 posted on 09/06/2013 6:27:40 AM PDT by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: P-Marlowe

To point this out...WW I is rarely discussed today in any high school or any university. Few historians really can stand there and discuss the whole period.

First, you had the Hapsburg Empire in decline...with a bunch of jokers as states (Bosnia was the trouble-maker in this case....along with Serbia).

Second, the Crown Prince of the Hapsburg Empire was a fairly high-ranking individual, when murdered there on the streets of Sarajevo. The planners? All Serbian, and you could count into the dozens when it came to the planning and mission to kill the Crown Prince.

Third, this blunt message from the Hapsburg Empire wasn’t that tough on requirements (only three things) to clean up the mess after the murder. One of the requirements was to cut out all propaganda from the Serbia revolutionary guys. No discussion at all...the Serbs quickly turned on this help-us-out treaty with Russia.

Fourth, Kaiser Wilhelm II....was not Kaiser Wilhelm I. This was a guy ill-suited for the job...hated politicians...thought the Hapsburgs were good buddies of his (something that Bismarck and Wilhelm I would never have said), and didn’t bat an eye when it was apparent that he’d have to fight Russia, England and France.

Fifth, because of Teddy’s little anger episode....Wilson easily wins the Presidency in 1912. Taft should have easily won, and the US involvement might have come even earlier.

Sixth and final....the climax of WW I....merely leads onto WW II twenty years later.

You can look at the present mess in Syria and see dozens of stumbling points where we shouldn’t be in the current position. All you need is one missile to go the wrong way....some Russian ship thinks they are under attack...activates their defenses....and sinks a US carrier. In twenty-four’ve recreated all the steps of WW I. And it all leads back to Muslims...that’s the comical part of this story.

57 posted on 09/06/2013 10:31:00 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: pepsionice
Sixth and final....the climax of WW I....merely leads onto WW II twenty years later.

Too bad the assassination attempt on Clemenceau failed, could have saved Europe from a lot of grief.

58 posted on 09/06/2013 10:34:01 AM PDT by dfwgator
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