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Thursday, 27 October 2016

PROPHECY UPDATE: HALLOWEEN SPECIAL

The Atheist Delusion

SAMPLE READING FROM THE NEW BOOK BY
BOB MITCHELL

THE TEMPLE
OF THE
ANTICHRIST

(HERE)

SAMPLES FROM THE BOOK
“THE TEMPLE OF THE ANTICHRIST”
By BOB MITCHELL
AVAILABLE FROM AMAZON

Also, it should be noted, many students of prophecy believe the Gog-Magog war, Ezekiel chapters 38/39, against Israel, will be led by the Antichrist and is part of, or will finally result in, the Battle of Armageddon. What is interesting about our study is the fact that many believe the names contained in the prophecy relate to Russia: Many students believe the name Gog, the prince of Magog, is another name for the Antichrist. Meshech, they say, is Moscow, while Tubal is Tubolsk.

When one opens a Bible Atlas we find these very names on the ancient maps. But what is absolutely stunning to discover is the fact that they are not in Russia: they are in Turkey!

(Illustrations provided in the book)

Other prominent experts on Bible prophecy, such as Chuck Missler, believe Russia is Magog and give historical evidence from such ancients as Hesiod, ''the father of Greek didactic poetry,'' and Herodotus of Halicarnassus, known as the ''Father of History.'' They identified Magog with the Scythians and southern Russia as early as the 7th century B.C. So indeed, Russia may yet play a part in the final acts before the Messiah returns. She may well lead the disastrous attack on Israel with her allies which, according to the Ezekiel 38/39 prophecy, includes Turkey, modern day Iran and some North African nations, all of which find their end on the mountains of Israel as God decisively steps in and destroys the invading armies. Some suggest God will use the nuclear capability of Israel as she uses what is known as the “Samson Option”.

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It is clear from the above texts the coming deceiver will be Jewish and one who has no regard for the God of Israel. But rather, the scripture says he will honour the god of forces. This is interesting because we are told he doesn’t regard any god but he does honour the god of forces.
A contradiction? No, in fact a possible revelation!!

The Hebrew word translated “forces” is “Mauzzim” Some commentators suggest this is related to a god of military might. But I was stunned when I did a study on this Hebrew word because as I did I discovered the Turkish word for the one who calls people to pray to Allah is called a “Muezzin.”
Do you see how close the Hebrew “Mauzzim” for “forces” is to the Turkish “Muezzin” the one who calls people to pray to Allah? Could it be the Jewish Antichrist from the Assyrian / Seleucid area will “not regard the God of his (Jewish) fathers” but instead “honour the god of (the) Muezzin” the one who calls people to pray to Allah, the god of Islam?

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Jay Z, Katy Perry, Jennifer Lopez to Hold Concerts for Hillary Clinton
Jay Z, Katy Perry, Jon Bon Jovi and Jennifer Lopez are staging concerts around the country in support of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign in the final weeks before Election Day.
Clinton's campaign says rapper Jay Z will perform at a Get Out the Vote concert in Cleveland prior to Nov. 8. The campaign has not yet announced a date for the show.
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Texans Shatter Turnout Records in First Day of Voting
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HOUSTON, Texas – Texans turned out in record numbers on the first day of early voting for the 2016 General Election. Harris County led the way with over 67,000 ballots cast.

“I was shocked,” Harris County Clerk Stan Stanart told Breitbart Texas Monday night. “We prepared for a large turnout by increasing polling locations and the number of machines in key locations, but we were still surprised by how many people actually came out.” Stanart said his team reacted quickly by sending additional equipment to places were poll workers were becoming inundated with voters.
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George Soros on tape: Trump will win popular vote in 'landslide,' but Hillary Clinton's electoral victory is already 'a done deal'


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(NaturalNews) In recent weeks, Democrats have attempted to paint Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump as a lunatic for claiming that the election is going to be rigged in favor of his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton.

Even Republican politicians and former politicians
are telling Trump to knock off such talk.

But, as usual, Trump's shrewdness and defiance of standard political decorum – in which the "opposition" party merely rolls over and surrenders in the face of Democratic pressure – is winning the day.

None other than billionaire investor and longtime Democratic supporter George Soros has said that the fix is literally in for the election, in favor of Clinton – no matter how much of the popular vote, and from which battleground states, Trump captures.

As
reported by Top Right News and other outlets, during a recent interview with Bloomberg News, Soros – a Democrat mega-donor – openly admitted that Trump will win the popular vote in a "landslide."

However, he said that none of that would matter, because a President Hillary Clinton is already a "done deal."

In the interview, which is now going viral, Soros says with certainty that Trump will take the popular vote, despite what the polls say now (which
are completely rigged to oversample Democrats), but not the Electoral College, which will go to Clinton.

When the reporter asks if that is already a "done deal
" – that Clinton will be our next president no matter what – Soros says "yes," and nods his head.
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Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Fox News Live Stream Breaking news Donald Trump Hillary Clinton

AMAZING PROOF WE ARE IN THE LAST DAYS

‘CLEAN THIS UP’: Obama Had Emails From Clinton’s Private Account
A new hacked email released by Wikileaks this morning shows that President Obama may have lied about when he learned of Hillary Clinton’s private email address.

In an email with the subject, ”POTUS on HRC emails” Josh Schwerin, now Clinton’s National Spokesman, links to a tweet from a reporter named Katherine Miller:


Schwerin then writes, “Jen you probably have more on this but it looks like POTUS just said he found out HRC was using her personal email when he saw it in the news.”

The email is then forwarded, and top Clinton aide and former chief of staff to Clinton as Secretary of State Cheryl Mills sends it to John Podesta, writing,“we need to clean this up – he has emails from her – they do not say state.gov”
This email from Mills seems to indicate that Obama had emails from Clinton’s private address, and thus may have known that she had a private email server, which would be in direct contradiction to what he has previously said.
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Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2016/10/25/clean-this-up-obama-had-emails-from-clintons-private-account/#ixzz4OBxXyoFh

Democrats caught stuffing ballot with campaign materials

'It was just biased. It was 1 side'

Fairfax County, Virginia, voter Jena Jones told WND and Radio America she found this Democrat insert included with her absentee ballot, among others

Fairfax County, Virginia, voter Jena Jones told WND and Radio America she found this Democrat insert included with her absentee ballot, among others
When Jena Jones opened up her absentee ballot last week, there was a lot more in the envelope than she expected. In addition to actual ballot, she and her husband, David, noticed multiple pieces of advocacy from Democrats.
Jones, who resides in Fairfax County, will be out of town on Election Day and requested an absentee ballot from the Virginia Department of Elections. She was surprised to what else came with her ballot.
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Men and women share horror stories from their experiences using a Ouija board
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'God's Cartoonist' Jack Chick Dead at 92
Jack Chick wrote and illustrated the tract, "This Is Your Life."
Jack Chick wrote and illustrated the tract, "This Is Your Life." (Chick.com)
Join us on our podcast each weekday for an interesting story, well told, from Charisma News. Listen at charismapodcastnetwork.com.

Jack Chick, the cartoonist behind Chick Tracts, died Sunday evening at age 92.  
Known as "God's cartoonist," Chick wrote and illustrated hundreds of gospel tracts disseminated around the country.  
"Brothers and Sisters in Christ: Brother Jack Chick passed away Sunday evening, October 23, peacefully in his sleep. He was 92."
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Exclusive: Trump says Clinton policy on Syria would lead to World War Three

By Steve Holland | DORAL, Fla.

DORAL, Fla. U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Democrat Hillary Clinton's plan for Syria would "lead to World War Three," because of the potential for conflict with military forces from nuclear-armed Russia.

In an interview focused largely on foreign policy, Trump said defeating Islamic State is a higher priority than persuading Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down, playing down a long-held goal of U.S. policy.

Trump questioned how Clinton would negotiate with Russian President Vladimir Putin after demonizing him; blamed President Barack Obama for a downturn in U.S. relations with the Philippines under its new president, Rodrigo Duterte; bemoaned a lack of Republican unity behind his candidacy, and said he would easily win the election if the party leaders would support him.

“If we had party unity, we couldn’t lose this election to Hillary Clinton,” he said.
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Friday, 21 October 2016

BREAKING: RUSSIAN AIRCRAFT CARRIER TESTS UK's CAPABILITIES

THE JERUSALEM TEMPLE OF ANTICHRIST IS COMING SOON

BREAKING: RUSSIAN AIRCRAFT CARRIER TESTS UK's CAPABILITIES

Franklin Graham Warns “America In More Dangerous Position Today Than 8 Years Ago”

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Franklin Graham is urging Americans to pray now that the presidential debates are over, arguing that the United States is in a far more dangerous position today than eight years ago. Writing on his Facebook page Wednesday, the evangelist and head of Samaritan’s Purse noted that the election is now only 19 days away. “My suggestion to Christians? Pray earnestly.” Graham said.
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Porn Free City: Australia's Toowoomba Mayor, Christian Ministry Behind Campaign

As part of a campaign to combat violence against women, city leaders and Christian ministries in Toowoomba, Australia, are working together to create a city that is free from porn.
The effort is being led by the Christian ministry organization City Women of Toowoomba and the city's Mayor Paul Antonio is backing the initiative.
Even though City Women Chief Executive Letitia Shelton said that an actual porn-free city "sounds very ambitious and unlikely," according to Huffington Post Australia, she believes that curbing its negative influences is achievable.
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US Warns 'Overwhelming' Response to Any N. Korea Use of Nukes

      The United States warned Wednesday that any attack on American allies or use of nuclear weapons by North Korea would be met with an "overwhelming" U.S. response as it sought to reassure close ally South Korea that the U.S. has its back.
      The statement by Defense Secretary Ash Carter came as top U.S. and South Korean diplomats and military officials met, weeks after North Korea's most powerful nuclear test explosion to date, and days after its failed test launch of a ballistic missile — one of more than 20 such tests this year alone.
      The flurry of activity has deepened concern over the North's progress toward having a nuclear warhead it can mount on a long-range missile.
      Read More Here

    Tuesday, 18 October 2016

    Monday, 17 October 2016

    THE TEMPLE OF THE ANTICHRIST

    THE TEMPLE OF THE ANTICHRIST
    (Originally Antichrist and the Third Temple)
    Available NOW from Amazon Click Here

    A new book revealing shocking prophetic events taking place today as Israel prepares for the Third Temple and the time of Antichrist’s appearance draws near. Bestselling author Bob Mitchell (Antichrist, the Vatican and the Great Deception) lifts the prophetic veil as Israel prepares to build the Third Temple; the Temple Antichrist will desecrate. World events could easily create a Third World War between Russia and the West; a war resulting in the rise of the Antichrist and his religious counterpart, the False Prophet. Did you know, the building plans for the Temple of the Antichrist in Jerusalem have already been prepared? The Priests are already in training. The instruments have been created for their use in the coming Temple rituals. The ancient Hebrew prophets warned, Antichrist is coming and will desecrate the new Temple. The early Church Fathers even provided us with the area from which he will arise. But today, hardly anyone is listening. Just how close are we to his appearance and the return of Jesus Christ in power? The building of the Temple in Jerusalem, the arrival of Antichrist, the return of Jesus Christ and the very last of the Last Days may be much closer than many believe. 192 pages (Illustrated



    Saturday, 15 October 2016

    Bad News for Washington: Syrian Conflict Revealing New World Order

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    The post-Cold War world order is "coming apart at the seams," with a limited number of countries no longer able to act according to their own interests while disregarding "international moral code and law," Russian analyst Timofei Bordachev wrote for Lenta.ru. Bordachev, who heads the Center for European and International Studies at the HSE, called this the key trend that will shape the future world order. He also added that it has been exposed by the Syrian crisis.
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    Hillary Clinton's Axis of Evil

    Pepe Escobar

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    Let’s cut to the chase; Hillary Clinton is ready to go to war against Russia in Syria – with inbuilt, potentially terrifying, thermonuclear consequences. Anticipating an outcome of the US presidential election as a remix of the 1972 Nixon landslide, Hillary has also coined, George “Dubya” Bush-style, a remixed axis of evil: Russia, Iran and “the Assad regime”.

    Clinton Claims Russian Aggression Keeps War in Syria Going OnThat’s not even counting China, which, via “aggression” in the South China Sea, will also feature as a certified foe for the Founding Mother of the pivot to Asia. And if all that was not worrying enough, Turkey now seems on the path to join the axis.
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    PUTIN'S WARPATH - Royal Navy rush to intercept Russian warship in ENGLISH CHANNEL

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    THE Royal Navy will send two warships to intercept a heavily-armed Russian aircraft carrier travelling dangerously close to British waters.


    Nato forces and maritime patrol aircrafts have been sent to monitor the Admiral Kuznetsov warcraft and seven vessels, including a nuclear-powered cruiser, as it closes in on British waters.
    Britain no longer has its own surveillance planes due to cut-backs in funding.
    READ MORE HERE

    Putin vs the West: Now Russia accuses US of hostile 'scorched earth policy' towards Moscow

    RUSSIA has accused the US of conducting a "scorched earth policy" towards Moscow as tensions between the superpowers hit an all-time high.

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    Thursday, 13 October 2016

    UPDATE: Category Four hurricane Nicole heading towards Bermuda…

    By Renee Duff, AccuWeather.com Meteorologist

    Major Hurricane Nicole will continue to lash Bermuda with destructive winds and flooding rain through Thursday.
    Nicole, currently a Category 3 hurricane, made a direct hit over Bermuda between 11 a.m. and noon local time.
    A Category 3 hurricane has sustained winds between 111 and 130 mph (179 and 209 km/h).
    During Wednesday night, Nicole attained Category 4 status. This became the first time that two Category 4 hurricanes occurred in the Atlantic basin during October. Matthew was a Category 4 hurricane but also reached Category 5 status earlier this month in the Caribbean.
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    HILLARY BANNED ME FROM MY FATHER...BILL CLINTON 

    Tuesday, 11 October 2016

    BREAKING NEWS: Putin cancels visit to France amid Syria tensions

    DEVELOPING: UNESCO to vote on resolutions ignoring Jewish ties to Temple Mount





    UNECO is slated to vote twice this month on Palestinian initiated resolutions that ignore Jewish ties to its most holy religious site of the Temple Mount and the Western Wall area in Jerusalem. The first of these votes will be taken on Thursday or Friday of this week by the 58-member Executive Board of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization in Paris. In advance of that vote, Israel’s Mission to UNESCO in Paris, has given board members and international diplomats a brochure detailing the deep historical connections Judaism has to those sites, which are also holy to Christianity and Islam. “These facts and evidences will leave no doubt, and without undermining other connection of other religions to the holy places in Jerusalem, of the deepest and longest Jewish presence in Jerusalem since ancient times,” Israel’s Ambassador to UNESCO Carmel Shama-Hacohen wrote.
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    Pope Francis Invites French Muslim Leaders to Meet in Vatican

    Pope Francis will receive a delegation from the French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) in the Vatican on November 3, according to French media sources.
    The five members representing the CFCM include President Anwar Kbibech, the three Vice-Presidents and the Secretary General of the organization, Abdallah Zekri. They will meet with the Pope in a private audience after meeting with the prelate in charge of relations with Islam, French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran.
    “I am very happy to meet the Pope because he is a man of dialogue and a man of peace,” Adballah Zekri said.
    Read More Here
    Putin cancels visit to France amid
    Syria tensions
      

    Putin was expected to arrive in Paris next week, but the visit has now been postponed, the Kremlin confirmed.
    “There were some events scheduled, including the opening of a Russian cultural and religious center, [and] exhibitions. Unfortunately, those events were struck off the program, so the president decided to cancel his visit to France for now,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
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    Hillary In Leaked Email: Saudi Arabia And Qatar Are Funding ISIS


    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton sent an email to her campaign chairman John Podesta in 2014, who was then-counselor to President Barack Obama, that said Saudi Arabia and Qatar are both giving financial and logistical support to the Islamic State and other extremist Sunni groups, according to a recent Wikileaks release.
    Clinton sent the email on August 17, 2014 to Podesta. It was an eight-point plan to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria. Clinton’s email said that the United States should support Kurdish forces on the ground with U.S. military advisers and avoid the use of a conventional ground operation.
    “While this military/para-military operation is moving forward, we need to use our diplomatic and more traditional intelligence assets to bring pressure on the governments of Qatar and Saudi Arabia, which are providing clandestine financial and logistic support to ISIL and other radical Sunni groups in the region,” Clinton wrote.

    Read More Here

    Sunday, 9 October 2016

    DON'T MISS BOB MITCHELL'S EYE OPENING REVELATIONS IN HIS NEW BOOK:

    "ANTICHRIST AND THE THIRD TEMPLE"

    AVAILABLE TODAY FROM AMAZON IN PAPERBACK AND KINDLE

    Evangelical leaders stick with Trump, focus on defeating Clinton

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    Clinton campaign blames Russian hackers as Assange promises more leaks’

    Trying to blame Russia for leaks right before the elections is a very political and opportunistic move designed to make people stop thinking about evidence, not to mention the contents of the correspondence, experts say. Hackers have been a major theme in the US presidential election, with the mainstream media portraying Russia – without any evidence – as a key cyber-war adversary.
    US intelligence officials claimed Russia is behind the hacks and leaks that targeted Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. The Department of Homeland Security and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence released a statement on Friday afternoon, saying that US intelligence was “confident that the Russian government directed” the hacks of emails and documents.
    Read More Here

    WND Exclusive

    New U.N. chief abandoned Mideast Christians to ISIS

    Antonio Guterres, former United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), has now been promoted to the top post at the U.N., replacing Ban Ki-moon as secretary general. His is also former head of the Socialist International.

    Former top refugee official now secretary general – 'he bears 99.9%' of blame


    Antonio Guterres, former United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), has now been promoted to the top post at the U.N., replacing Ban Ki-moon as secretary general. His is also former head of the Socialist International.
    As tens of thousands of young, healthy Muslim men stormed the gates of Europe in the fall of 2015, touching off a migrant crisis financed and encouraged by billionaire globalists like George Soros, then-United Nations refugee czar Antonio Guterres “demanded” that the E.U. nations open their
    He said Europe “must accept up to 200,000 refugees” as part of a “common strategy” to replace their “piecemeal” approach to the migrant crisis, the BBC reported.
    Guterres, who headed of the U.N. refugee agency, said the E.U. must mobilize “full force” for the crisis, calling it a “defining moment.”
    As it turned out, the 200,000 was just a small downpayment on what the U.N. high commissioner for refugees had in mind for Europe. Nearly 2 million “refugees” would eventually come — almost none of them from the persecuted Christian communities in Syria.
    The same trend occurred in the United States, which took in 12,587 U.N.-selected Syrian refugees in fiscal 2016, and only 0.5 percent were Christian. Most of them were selected by Guterres, who served 10 years as high commissioner for refugees up till Dec. 31. Read More Here 

    China now on warpath against churches

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    It may be a new world of instant communications, abundant travel choices and increasing global awareness, but China still is hotly pursuing its last-century agenda of cracking down on Christians, according to a new report. China Aid’s “China’s Religious Persecution Report (2015-2016)” concludes the nation is “regress[ing] into a more Maoist regime” and is cracking down more on faith, even to the point of attacking its own state-run church network, the Three-Self Church. “China continuously violates its own laws and international statutes safeguarding religious freedom in favor of promoting a socialist agenda, forcing religious devotees to choose between certain persecution and disregarding their deeply held beliefs,” the report says. Read More Here

    Saturday, 8 October 2016

    Assad issues ISIS/Al-Nusra Aleppo ultimatum

    Assad issues ISIS/Al-Nusra Aleppo ultimatum
    Syria's President Bashar al-Assad speaks during an interview with Denmark's TV 2, in this handout picture provided by SANA on October 6, 2016. SANA/Handout via REUTERS

    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has given ISIS/Al-Nusra forces in Aleppo an ultimatum to leave peacefully before the Russian-led coalition forcibly liberates the city.
    • ISIS/Al-Nusra previously accepted a similar amnesty offer in Daraya, a suburb of Damascus.
    • Zakaria Malahifji, a Turkey-based official for the Fastaqim group: "It's impossible for the rebel groups to leave Aleppo because this would be a trick by the regime.”
    • "Aleppo is not like other areas, it's not possible for them to surrender."
    • White House spokesman Josh Earnest: "For them to suggest that somehow they're now looking out for the interests of civilians is outrageous.”
    • Assad: “All those who do not take advantage of the provided opportunity to lay down their arms or to leave will face their inevitable fate."
    • Assad to Danish TV: Syrian army will “continue the fight with the rebels until they leave Aleppo. They have to. There's no other option.” 
    • Assad accused Washington of using Nusra as a proxy.
    • "It's an American card. Without al-Nusra, the Americans cannot have any real, let's say, concrete and effective card in the Syrian arena.”
    • US official: “The relentless Russian and Syrian bombardments could result in the fall of rebel-held eastern Aleppo within "weeks if not days".
    • UN envoy, Staffan de Mistura: "The bottom line is in a maximum of two months, two and a half months, the city of eastern Aleppo at this rate may be totally destroyed.”
    • Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: Iran's Revolutionary Guards and Shi'ite militias from Iraq and Lebanon backed by Russian air power, seized half of the Bustan al-Basha quarter of Aleppo, north of the Old City on Thursday.
    • Civil Defense official, Ibrahim Abu al-Laith: "The bombardment decreased a lot in the eastern districts, but there's a sense of foreboding ... people are still scared. And because there's still the siege, there's nothing at all in the shops.”
    • Text message sent to Aleppo residents: "Our people in Aleppo: save your lives by rejecting the terrorists and isolating them from you.”
    • "Our dear people in the eastern districts of Aleppo! Come out to meet your brothers and sisters.”
    • Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Paris on Oct. 19 to discuss Syria with his French counterpart Francois Hollande.
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    Russia under pressure to stop devastating Aleppo bombardment


    By Jack Stubbs and John Davison | MOSCOW/BEIRUT

    MOSCOW/BEIRUT Russia said on Friday a draft U.N. resolution demanding an end to air strikes a
    and military flights over the Syrian city of Aleppo was unacceptable, as Moscow faced growing international pressure to stop a devastating bombardment of the city backed by Russian air power.
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    Putin’s Activation of ‘Iskander-M’ Ballistic Missile Is a Message to Obama

    The KGB officer in the Kremlin seeks one last, grand strategic humiliation for our president before he leaves office.

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin. Yuri Kadobnov/AFP/Getty Images

    It’s long been obvious that Vladimir Putin and his inner circle view Barack Obama with utter contempt. To the hard men in Moscow, who got their schooling in the KGB, our diffident, wordy Ivy League lawyer president is a weakling—almost a caricature of everything they despise about the postmodern West.

    Here the Kremlin mirrors most Russians, who find Obama a puzzling and contemptible man. This is nothing new. I’ve heard remarkable put-downs of our commander-in-chief for years, going back to 2008, even from the mouths of highly educated Russians. Their comments are invariably earthy, insulting, and nowhere near politically correct.

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    Israel Braces for Obama's Parting Gift to Palestinians


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    Eli Lake is a Bloomberg View columnist. He was the senior national security correspondent for the Daily Beast and covered national security and intelligence for the Washington Times, the New York Sun and UPI.
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    When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was re-elected last year, the White House threatened to reconsider long-standing U.S. policy to veto U.N. Security Council resolutions on Israel's presence in the West Bank. At issue was a last-minute interview in which Netanyahu said there would be no Palestinian state as long as he was prime minister. He took back that statement after the election. Nonetheless, the White House directed policymakers to draw up a set of options for how Obama could "preserve the two-state solution," according to one U.S. official privy to the process.
    So far, nothing has come of Obama's threat. Indeed last month, Obama signed an agreement with Israel to extend the U.S. subsidy of its military for another ten years. In foreign policy, Obama is focused on the collapse of U.S. policy in Syria, which has become an even greater humanitarian emergency in the last month with the Russian and Iranian-led siege of Aleppo. Politically, the White House is working to elect Hillary Clinton as Obama's successor.
    Yet with a little more than three months left of his presidency, Israeli officials privately say they worry Obama intends to try to level the playing field between the Palestinians and Israelis before he leaves office. The threat of a last-minute speech, executive order, or U.N. action has stirred some of Israel's friends in Washington. Last month, for example, 88 senators signed a letter to Obama urging him to restate "long-standing U.S. policy" to veto one-sided anti-Israel resolutions at the U.N.
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    Russia Is Preparing For A Nuclear War With The United States


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    In Russia there is talk that war with the United States is inevitable, and they are feverishly preparing to win such a war when it happens. Thanks to tensions over Ukraine, Syria and the price of oil, U.S. relations with Russia are the worst that they have been since at least the end of the Cold War. In fact, one false move could result in U.S. and Russian forces shooting at each other in Syria as you will see below. The Russians have worked incredibly hard to upgrade and modernize their military in recent years, but meanwhile the U.S. military is being transformed into a radically politically-correct social experiment by the Obama administration. Most Americans simply assume that we will never fight a war with Russia, and that if for some reason we did that we would win easily. Unfortunately, things have changed dramatically over the past decade, and the truth is that the Russians now have the upper hand.
    Most Americans are accustomed to thinking that we have such an overwhelming strategic nuclear arsenal that nobody would ever dare mess with us. At one time that was true, but now it isn’t. In fact, the size of the U.S. strategic nuclear arsenal has been reduced by more than 95 percent since the end of the Cold War, and now the Russians actually have more deployed nuclear warheads than we do. The following comes from the Daily Beast
    While the U.S. military has been steadily cutting the number of nukes it loads on submarines and bombers and in missile silos, Russian forces have recently been adding more.
    Seemingly more worrying for the United States, Russia’s 1,796 deployed warheads exceed—by a whopping 246 weapons—the cap of 1,550 deployed nuclear weapons that Moscow and Washington agreed to as part of the 2011 New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.
    The United States, meanwhile, is already well below the New START cap. America’s missile submarines, nuclear-capable heavy bombers, and land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles are armed with just 1,367 warheads, the State Department says.
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