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Stratfor: Update on the Israeli-Hamas Conflict

Here’s the LA Times on the cease-fire, CAIRO — Hamas and Israel agreed to a cease-fire that took effect Wednesday evening following a week of intense diplomacy to stop rocket fire and airstrikes that have pounded the Gaza Strip and … Continue reading

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Swan Watch: ‘Over 50% chance for Iran conflict in coming year’

“Enormous Angst” ‘Over 50% chance for Iran conflict in coming year.’   This was the headline in yesterday’s Jerusalem Post quoting David Gergen, one of our favorite nonpartisan political analysts, who has worked for both Republicans and Democrats. Speaking to the … Continue reading

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Is Iran About to Get Hot?

Here is something brewing off radar.  We’re wondering if this is a factor as to why crude is bid and gold is coming back?    Debka wrote last week, The inference was clear: The Israeli Air Force was strengthening its cooperation … Continue reading

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Black Swan Watch: Cyberwarfare and Iran’s Revenge

Computer World reports Iran has arrested several “spies” connected to a cyber attack on its nuclear program, “According to the Tehran-based Mehr News Agency, Heydar Moslehi, Iran’s minister of intelligence, said that “enemy spy services” were responsible for Stuxnet, the … Continue reading

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