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Penny for your thoughts - 2019-05-23 - Original post - cached version

Think about how disturbed the US is with Turkey's purchase of the s-400. The pipeline deals. Banking/trade deals. All made between Turkey and Russia. The threat to NATO's stability... since Turkey and Russia have been working together. This subject was broached in today's earlier post:

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-05-23 - Original post - cached version

The Day After S-400: The Turkish-American Relationship Will Get Worse

For the geo political minded. Excerpts from a large, but interesting article.

"For the 500 or so days since Turkey and Russia signed an agreement for the acquisition and eventual...
Penny for your thoughts - 2019-05-22 - Original post - cached version

Reuters UK

The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the State Department said on Tuesday, warning that Washington and its allies would respond “...
Penny for your thoughts - 2019-05-21 - Original post - cached version

   Agreed that this ceasefire is temporary- It looks, from where I'm sitting on the other side of the world, that SAA got done what it needed to do for now. Meanwhile Turkey and Russia negotiate..
See the earlier post from today.

Assad: We Met With Hakan Fidan In Tehran & Ready to...
Penny for your thoughts - 2019-05-20 - Original post - cached version

I've zero doubt that Syrian intelligence has met with Turkish intelligence. 
And continues to meet with them. It only makes sense that there is communication.


President Bashar al-Assad has revealed that a Syrian delegation met with the...

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-05-19 - Original post - cached version

Continuing with coverage of Hama/Idlib. From yesterday: Turkey and Russia Negotiate to Reach a Ceasefire: Idlib/Syria


Penny for your thoughts - 2019-05-18 - Original post - cached version

Very early reports that a cease fire is being negotiated and possibly a truce of sorts is already in place. Yes, I'll be looking for more information and updating as soon as possible!
Continuing to follow the situation in Syria:

Syrian Situation Report: Israeli Airstrikes? (...
Penny for your thoughts - 2019-05-17 - Original post - cached version


1. Israeli Strikes Syria- Syria Intercepts.

Quneitra, SANA – The Syrian Arab Army’s aerial defenses on Friday night intercepted hostile targets coming from the direction of Quneitra.

A military source told SANA that aerial defenses detected hostile...

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-05-17 - Original post - cached version

 While reducing steel tariffs back to the level they were before the Brunson affair, when Trump doubled the tariff’s to pressure Turkey.

"WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday terminated Turkey’s preferential trade treatment...
Penny for your thoughts - 2019-05-16 - Original post - cached version


"New satellite data shows that oddly, the Jakobshavn Glacier has actually grown thicker in recent years, after decades of discharging tons of ice into the ocean"

Yup, the Jakobshavn Glacier has grown thicker in recent years. Not one...

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-05-15 - Original post - cached version

 Previously discussed has been this idea of the Adana Agreement being in play, present time, in Syria. I've read claims that allege Turkey is sending slews of fighters to block SAA in the Hama/Idlib area. That seems not likely for a number of reasons already mentioned. 
 If we also consider...

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-05-14 - Original post - cached version

hattipin Yaya for leaving the link to this video

Carbon free sugar? Culture creation (think about that an entire cult-ure being created around a sales pitch) via the "climate change" meme?

The climate always changes. When my region was under two miles of ice... it was not man that...

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-05-13 - Original post - cached version

Ontario: Widespread rain, risk of snow on Monday- Where’s the warming?

It isn’t here. Over all it isn't in the northern hemisphere, either. And, yes, that’s right. Risk of snow in Ontario, Canada, this week Mid may.

"There is a risk for snowflakes Monday...
Penny for your thoughts - 2019-05-11 - Original post - cached version

Following up on the earlier post from today:

Turkey’s S-400 & Iranian oil purchase/EU Idiocy/Hama/Idlib Blow by blow:

1-Syrian army reaches Idlib border

"The Syrian military forces have liberated five settlements in the northwest of Syria from...
Penny for your thoughts - 2019-05-11 - Original post - cached version

There was a claim, implanted in the German media, that the S-400 deal between Turkey and Russia was off. That’s been rebutted.


In its Saturday edition, the German Bild newspaper quoted a high-ranking (no name?) Turkish diplomat as saying: "There will...
Penny for your thoughts - 2019-05-10 - Original post - cached version

Digital Platforms and Behavioural Science. Cause we really are just there to be exploited for maximum profit.

"Uber's business model is incredibly simple: It's a platform that facilitates exchanges between people. And Uber's been incredibly successful at it,...

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-05-09 - Original post - cached version

There has been an ongoing struggle between occupier and occupied in the north east of Syria.
This was to be expected. Contrary to all the nonsense pushed through the perception managing media there has never been anything egalitarian about the Kurdish occupation/annexing force.


Penny for your thoughts - 2019-05-08 - Original post - cached version

Post headline is actually the headline to a Guardian report: Opening thoughts:  It's interesting to consider the fact that the Turks look to be moving on PKK held territory north of Aleppo. At the same time as Russia and Syria are working another area.  In what, by all appearances, looks to be a...

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-05-07 - Original post - cached version

 Following up on

Syria: Blow by Blow Updated Syria: Blow by Blow
 "Turkish and Russian officials are reviewing deployment of their forces in the Syrian border region of Tel Rifaat, Turkey’s Vice President Fuat Oktay said


Penny for your thoughts - 2019-05-06 - Original post - cached version

Been busy. So, no news updates for today. Instead an interesting interview, one that was enjoyed by myself, twice, so I figured some readers might like it too. Just shy of an hour

Click the link directly below to get the interview.

In other News Radio

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-05-05 - Original post - cached version

Short Update for yesterday's news:

Syria: Blow by Blow

It appears Syria and Russia are working one location. As Turkish backed rebels work another. Moving on Idlib? Limited fighting? Something else? Perhaps cooperative? In the spirit of Adana?

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-05-04 - Original post - cached version

It appears Syria and Russia are working one location. As Turkish backed rebels work another. Moving on Idlib? Limited fighting? Something else? Perhaps cooperative? 
In the spirit of Adana? 

Settling Syria? Impending Tripartite Talks..

What does it all mean?

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-05-03 - Original post - cached version

Oped from the Star

It's not as if the attempts to overthrow the Venezuelan government are being hidden. Obfuscated behind the usual weasel wording. But not hidden.

"As I write this, embattled President Nicolas Maduro remains in charge. He still commands...
Penny for your thoughts - 2019-05-02 - Original post - cached version

1- Syria: ISIS returns through the Syrian Desert (Iraq)

ISIS had reorganized and recomposed itself in desert enclaves and pockets in Iraq after the Sunni Awakening defeated Al-Qaeda in Iraq a decade ago. It appears that its current leaders know that they are in...

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-05-02 - Original post - cached version

Not to often I read coverage of this type:
Jewish News

image referenced in article

The Rothschilds were notoriously (accurately?) depicted as ‘The English Octopus’ with its tentacles stretched across the globe with the sub-title ‘It Feeds on Nothing but...

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-05-01 - Original post - cached version

 Washington Times

National Security Adviser John R. Bolton said Wednesday that while the Trump administration still wants a “peaceful transfer of power” in Venezuela, U.S. military forces are “ready to go” into the South American nation at a moment’s notice....
Penny for your thoughts - 2019-04-30 - Original post - cached version
Raqqa, flattened

I’d expect this was done with the intent to create these unstable feral cities on Syrian territory. Making them a laboratory for experimentation on military strategy and of course how humans can adapt to such horrific surroundings.

Certainly the concept of “Feral...

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-04-29 - Original post - cached version

  Yes indeed the KurdIShIS special relationship is finally getting more attention. To which I can only say “It’s about time” people see what is right in front of their eyes!!  Not only is it about time, it’s long, long overdue.
  I want to tip my hat to Scott at nomadic everyman who was the...

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-04-26 - Original post - cached version

Continuing on with the idea we need to understand and re-embrace our space/place on this planet..

Self Loathing Humans Need Not Apply- Humans are Not A Cancer on the Planet The book below is one I will be purchasing in short order: Nourishment: What Animals Can Teach Us about...
Penny for your thoughts - 2019-04-25 - Original post - cached version

Smuggling, of all sorts, is nothing new in the Bronfman world.

Clare Bronfman (centre)

Links: CBC & Canoe

She plead guilty to avoid trial- Better a quiet sweeping under the rug then a big trial which might expose Bronfman’s involvement as much more deeper then she’s...

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-04-24 - Original post - cached version

Following up on two previous posts:

Settling Syria? Impending Tripartite Talks... US Airstrikes Target 32 Oil Tankers In Syria- Attempting to Enter Government Held Territory

A bit more about the news from yesterday regarding these alleged airstrikes. The Syrian government will not...

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-04-23 - Original post - cached version

This seems to be breaking- It wouldn't surprise me if the US did undertake this bombing
Forex Live

Via media reports US launched airstrikes targeting 32 oil tankers

Syria -  Deir al-Zor 

tankers attempting to enter government-held areas

 Al Arabiya citing...

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-04-23 - Original post - cached version

hattippin anonymous commenter for this excellent article- 

AnonymousApril 23, 2019 at 4:27 AM

Hmm, Common Purpose...

UPDATE: The Carbon Cult adherents hold a "...

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-04-22 - Original post - cached version

Settle: resolve or reach an agreement 

Arab Weekly
Speculative but interesting..
Read entirely at the link. I’m just excerpting a few paragraphs below:

“He (Erdogan) will soon be accepting a proposal put forth in January by Russian President...
Penny for your thoughts - 2019-04-20 - Original post - cached version

Specifically the cult for children. Shun that thoroughly stinking rebellion.

Extinction Rebellion. What's this about?

I’ve been seeing and reading all about this alleged ‘youthful” rebellion. Started by a middle age woman, of course.  Dr. Karen Bradbrook- Born in 1972 . Making her 47...

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-04-18 - Original post - cached version

Link; Soner Cagaptay @ The Hill

In 2002, when I began working as a policy analyst in Washington, the U.S. military was Turkey’s biggest fan. Today, it is Ankara’s biggest adversary. It takes two to tango and many rifts have caused this shift, including wars...
Penny for your thoughts - 2019-04-16 - Original post - cached version

Nor are we a blight. An abomination. Or any of the other baseless pejoratives that get tossed around. We have our issues to be sure, but, we are vitally important to this planet. 
We belong here. We are part and parcel of the planet.
 I'm relinking two older interviews from one of my...

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-04-16 - Original post - cached version

This seems to be turning into a series:

"It’s Not Too Late to Stop Turkey From Realigning With Russia" ? Russia Welcomes Tough Turkish Position In Response to US Pressure: Flashpoint, Cyprus.

 Long term readers here may or should recall my suggesting the possibility that the S-400...

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-04-15 - Original post - cached version

A good follow up to yesterday's post: "It’s Not Too Late to Stop Turkey From Realigning With Russia" ?

TASS Dmitry Peskov

"Russia hails a tough stance of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in response to the United States’ pressure on Ankara over its...

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-04-13 - Original post - cached version

Rather then a statement, my headline is posing this idea, of it not being to late from stopping Turkey from realigning with Russia, as a question.

Carnegie Europe/OpEd

"Given that the S-400 deal with Russia could have such adverse consequences for...
Penny for your thoughts - 2019-04-11 - Original post - cached version


Stabilizing Force = Occupation Force

Graham repeatedly asked Pompeo about a “stabilizing force” that would remain in Syria, east of the Euphrates River, after the bulk of US forces are withdrawn.

 The latest approach to that problem...

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-04-10 - Original post - cached version

UPDATE: April 10/2019: IT'S SNOWING.

In an allegedly warming world it is snowing. I'm watching it fall as I type and it's been snowing for about 15 minutes now- It's just hovering above the freezing mark.
But hey carbon was supposed to make it hot, hot, hot (rolls eyes)


Penny for your thoughts - 2019-04-09 - Original post - cached version

....But they won’t. Soldiers are guinea pigs for vaccines. Always have been. There is zero doubt in my mind that every single one of these sailors were fully up to date with their vaccines. 
And then some. Immunological dysfunction, vaccination and Gulf War illness

Think about this...

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-04-08 - Original post - cached version

Don't miss from earlier today:

Erdogan & Putin Talk Despite US Warnings: Dis-illusionment


MOSCOW, April 8. /TASS/. The purpose of the Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar-led Libyan National Army’s push towards Tripoli may be to up the ante ahead...
Penny for your thoughts - 2019-04-08 - Original post - cached version

I wanted to add the update directly below because the information contained within the linked article really speaks to the extreme levels of bombing Syria into freedom  that have been undertaken by the coalition. As it reshapes the region, annexing Syrian territory, in support of PKK terrorists...

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-04-05 - Original post - cached version

 I’ve been talking here for years about the US/Turkey fall out. The slightest bit of extra attention paid  to the discourse between the two nations would have made their dispute obvious to a wider audience. Instead we all to read endless rubbish about what was "going on" promoted by the...

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-04-04 - Original post - cached version

First: Tim Kelly & Our Interesting Times


 Second: James Corbett/ Corbett Report 

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-04-03 - Original post - cached version

 We’re doing a blast from the past... The Great Man Made River Project in Libya. How many Canadians are aware of the SNC Lavalin’s role in getting this massive project built?
One that greatly enriched the lives of ordinary Libyans" This life enriching project  led to the  SNC corruption...

Penny for your thoughts - 2019-04-02 - Original post - cached version

US/Israel Punish Turkey... as I've been stating here for quite some time now, Turkey targeted!
The Usrael punishment/shunning of Turkey has been obvious via the msm and alternative media presentation.

Image from article


Penny for your thoughts - 2019-04-01 - Original post - cached version

Turkey, first:

    Turkey is failing to heed US requests to halt its support for Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro, Donald Trump’s special envoy to the Latin American nation has warned.

Elliott Abrams told reporters...


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