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Happy Iceberg Day, Russia and China!

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Submitted by Michael S (United States), Sep 28, 2015 at 23:01

Hi, Tovey

I'm still getting the hang of working with an anti-script program, to disable all the annoying Java scripts that plague the Pipes site. Unfortunately, I have to go through a rather involved process to get the "boldface" etc. icons to come up; and when I do that, it wipes out anything I typed beforehand. This is, therefore, the second time I'm trying to compose this message.

Did you notice, that all this Russia-China-Iran-Syria-Hizbullah-Iraq stuff came about around the supermoon-cum-eclipse on Sunday night? That was the first day of Sukkot; and where in Israel, the eclipse happened just after sunset (the beginning of the Jewish day). It was certainly an auspicious time.

Russia and China will soon be engaged together, on land, air and sea, in combat. That has never happened before, so far as I know, since perhaps the Vietnam War and more likely since Korea. In recent times, the only such active Great Power alliance has been NATO + a few others in Afghanistan. Russia and China have been allied with one another (and with some Central Asian countries) in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization; but this has only been a paper alliance: They held joint exercises with one another, but this is not significant (both the Russians and the Chinese have also held joint exercises with the US and others as well). In late 2013, the two main SCO partners jointly excorted ships carrying Syrian chemical weapons for disposal, but they did not come under fire. This time around, the Russians have already received incoming fire in Damascus, and are manning jet fighters over ISIL territory. They have already been joined by an Iranian contingent in Syria, so this is the real McCoy: The "Cold War" has officially been revived now, with both sides (US-NATO, etc. vs Russia-China, etc.) engaged in boots-on-the-ground proxy warfare against each other. It's an historic moment.

You know that I have pooh-poohed the idea that Russia will lead an attack against Israel, and I still think this way. Those who see Russia as the devil's proxy on earth, though, are probably frothing at the mouth around now. This is not, as far as I am concerned, the start of Ezekiel 38-39; and Putin most certainly is not "Gog". This is a significant event, though, in terms of global strategy -- on a par with the breakup of the Soviet Union and of the end of World War II. LIke the Titanic striking the iceberg, it has passed without much notice.

Happy Holiday!

People

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