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Days After Japan Increases Troop Levels, Chinese Jets Fly Near Okinawa

by John Galt November 28, 2015 08:55 ET Just days after the Japanese military announced a new round of deployments in the disputed Senkaku Island region (see: Japan to Deploy More Troops Near Disputed Senkaku Islands ), China has decided to test the mettle of the Home Defense Forces by sending their bombers on a probing run through the Miyako-Okinawa Islands. From the South China Morning Post earlier today: Japan scrambled jets after 11 Chinese military planes flew near southern Japanese islands during what Beijing said was a drill to improve…


08.24 Asian, Europe, US Deathburger Marketwatch: MOAD or a Grilled Cheese Sandwich?

by John Galt August 23, 2015 21:45 ET UPDATED 22:10 ET: Just because: Ouch. Meanwhile in Singapore, down another 2.5% to start the day: UPDATED 21:50 ET: It’s officially a bloodbath. Brent North Sea Crude has broken $45 per bbl for the first time since 2009: The Shanghai SSE is down over 5% on the open: Hong Kong Hang Seng Index down almost 4%: And I have not even gotten to the secondary markets yet like Thailand, Vietnam, etc. Monday could still well be Bloody Monday on Wall Street. Stay tuned!…


08.03 Here we Go Again: August Opens with Shanghai and Asia Down, Down, Down

by John Galt August 2, 2015 22:00 ET Here we go again gang so buckle up, it’s going to be a wild month… The Nikkei 225 is crawling down the ladder, as of this posting down about 3/4 of a percent (all charts via YahooFinance): The Shanghai SSE opens down a hard 1.4% and apparently ready to move even lower if the Beijing government doesn’t start buying more stocks soon: Hong Kong’s Hang Seng opens down 1.4% plus also: Lastly, and not a sideshow, Taiwan opens down almost 2%: In the…


The Ultimate Guide to the Doom and Destruction for the Rest of 2015 Part 2: World War

by John Galt July 27, 2015 21:40 ET 2. World War III World War III appears to be on the horizon with some postings around the internet speculating it could start in the magic time frame of September or October of this year. Of course, I have warned what would happen if there was an outbreak of war between the United States, Russia, and China. But this could pale in comparison to everything else which the United States and world as a whole could endure before this year ends. The unfortunate…


East Asian Waters to have NO US Aircraft Carriers for Several Months in 2015

by John Galt December 4, 2014 23:15 ET Welcome back to 1931 boys and girls. The United States Navy, the best passenger liner for our brave and beloved USMC, is currently only operating two aircraft carriers on active duty in the entire world: USS Carl Vinson – Supporting operations against ISIS from the Persian Gulf USS John C Stennis – Just deported its home port in Washington State That’s right, you are not going insane or losing your eyesight as there are no carriers in the Med, none in the Atlantic,…


If North Korea Starts a War the United States Will Lose

  by John Galt April 2, 2013 05:00 ET   At this moment, imagine the reality of the world we live in and not the dictates of the psycho-babble globalist controlled mainstream media. The Chinese Communist Party is in disarray as a new leadership is ushered into power with strong influence from the People’s Liberation Army who wishes to exert its power over East Asia and permanently eradicate the dominance and necessity of dealings with the United States. In North Korea the new leadership is splintering the military elites, Kim Jong-Un…


Human Case of H5N1 Bird Flu in Hong Kong

  by John Galt June 3, 2012 10:45 ET   And as if the world doesn’t have enough on its plate tonight, let’s raise the ante with this story from the Hong Kong Standard which should reassure everyone who has to travel to China, Hong Kong, or Macau:   Bird flu boy spends 5 days in ward after wrong call   The story by Mary Ann Benitez exhibits the joys of government health care along with the blissful deniability of communist efficiency. Check out this portion of the story demonstrating that…


If Europe is Cured, Why are Central Banks Preparing for its Collapse?

By John Galt December 21, 2011 – 07:30 ET The constant drumbeat of reports out of governments and mainstream media sources from Europe and the United States is that the European Union and European Central Bank are working on solutions that will cure or at least alleviate the crisis threatening the region. Each morning there is the breakthrough story of a new facility or program to keep the union intact or maintain the integrity of the ECB while rumors swirl that the solutions enacted are nothing more than darts being thrown…


What does Taiwan know about EMP our Nation is Ignoring?

By John Galt July 26, 2011 As I was scanning the overnight news feeds, a story popped up in the July 27th edition of the Taipei Times which caused me to take pause as I read it: EMP defense necessary, legislators say WHY WAIT?DPP Legislator Tsai Huang-liang and KMT Legislator Lin Yu-fang said budget concerns should not hinder efforts to protect the MND’s new headquarters By Vincent Y. Chao  /  Staff Reporter The lack of protection against electromagnetic pulse (EMP) weapons at the Ministry of National Defense’s (MND) new headquarters is…


Chinese Fighters “repel” U.S. Aircraft in Taiwan Straits

By John Galt July 25, 2011 From the Financial Times July 25, 1112 EDT: Chinese fighters ‘repel’ US aircraft By Kathrin Hille in Beijing Two Chinese fighter jets crossed the middle line in the Taiwan Strait late last month for the first time in more than a decade to repel a US spy aircraft, according to defence sources in Taipei and Beijing. This marks the first known encounter between US and Chinese military aircraft in mid-air since a US reconnaissance aircraft collided with a Chinese fighter jet in 2001 and was…


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