European Missile Crisis

October monthly geopolitical

We delegate — in large part — responsibility this month by way of interspersed videos throughout the wrap that help paint the picture and put you in the loop. The mainstream media cannot cover enough of these details in their nightly bulletins.

1962 saw the Cuban Missile Crisis. Now, the shoe’s on the other foot. [What goes around comes around, hombre.] Because of their modifiability, NATO missiles in Europe violate the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty between Russia and the United States.

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Wikipedia has a good overview of the 60’s crisis, which saw Russia place missiles at America’s doorstep:

In response to the failed Bay of Pigs Invasion of 1961, and the presence of American Jupiter ballistic missiles in Italy and Turkey, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev decided to agree to Cuba’s request to place nuclear missiles in Cuba to deter future harassment of Cuba. An agreement was reached during a secret meeting between Khrushchev and Fidel Castro in July 1962 and construction of a number of missile launch facilities started later that summer.

That all ended well, thanks in large part to President John F Kennedy and Defense Minister Robert McNamara, in a triumph of sanity:

After a long period of tense negotiations, an agreement was reached between President John F. Kennedy and Khrushchev. Publicly, the Soviets would dismantle their offensive weapons in Cuba and return them to the Soviet Union, subject to United Nations verification, in exchange for a U.S. public declaration and agreement never to invade Cuba again without direct provocation. Secretly, the United States also agreed that it would dismantle all U.S.-built Jupiter MRBMs, which were deployed in Turkey and Italy against the Soviet Union but were not known to the public.

Today, Russia is increasingly confronted by NATO’s defence missiles, Aegis Ashore, in eastern Europe. Sounds harmless enough — missiles for defence. These missiles, however, are designed to be quickly modifiable and are positioned to nullify particularly any potentially-nuclear cruise or ballistic missile launches from Russia.

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The NATO  missile deployments are shown here (above) protecting Europe from Iranian-launched missiles, which they will do, but it’s hard to think that they are not primarily designed to negate a first-strike threat from Russia.

Following the 9/11 attacks, American military doctrine shifted pointedly (codified in the 2002 National Security Strategy), with respect to weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) from one of deterrence to one of anticipatory attack — either preemptive (based on the belief that the adversary is about to attack) or preventive (launched in response to less immediate threats).

Just the other day, a flotilla, with Russia’s lone aircraft carrier, was paraded through the English channel. On its way to Syria, it seems, if nothing else than to escalate tensions there another notch. There is also news that Russia now is flirting with idea of Cuban bases.

Syria and Iraq

A very good wrap of the Syrian crisis as it has unfolded over the last year, essentially since Russia’s involvement, is found in the video directly below.

ISIS gained hold of Mosul, rumbling their way to a self-declared caliphate in February 2014. Two years later, and they’re about to be forced out by a motley crew of coalition forces centred on the Shiite Iraqi national forces. The ongoing Battle for Mosul, recently underway, is seen as a critical juncture in the war against ISIS. It could, however, be a case of one war ending and another beginning. Everyone’s scrapping for a political win here, including Turkey.

There are, however, reports that ISIS forces are being offered a safe passage of escape out of Mosul, by the West, to then go and fight in Syria:

Iraq’s volunteer forces (Hashd al-Shaabi) complained that the warplanes of the US-led coalition are allowing ISIL military convoys flee Mosul in Iraq’s Nineveh province to Syria without being harmed.

Much surprised the ISIL convoys that have been escaping from Mosul to Syria have not come under attack by the coalition fighter jets.

Jerusalem

Staying in the Middle East, UNESCO adopts controversial resolution on status of Jerusalem’s Old City. This is BAD, BAD news. It will almost certainly be used as pretext by the Vatican and others to convert Jerusalem into an international city, in the name of peace. This will only bring strife.

Venezuela — send in the clowns

To many Latin Americans, there is a well-worn theme of independent-minded South American nations being internally undermined by colour revolutions fomented by their big brother to the north. Others say it is the result of mismanagement. Either way, President Maduro may be the next in line to lose his job.

The Vatican, at the bequest of the Venezuelan political opposition, has called a “dialogue”. When the Vatican calls a dialogue, I can’t help but think that your number is up. Next thing, you wake up with your horse’s head in your bed*. You may as well call for Mr White (Reservoir Dogs). This is where Venezuela’s at. Syria’s President Assad called the Vatican hotline in 2012. Look how well that worked out for him.

[It’s hard to avoid the suspicion, at this juncture, that an admittedly mismanaged economy like Venezuela’s was sent under by a Saudi-American price-fixing arrangement that has seen the price of oil go from over USD100 a barrel to under USD50. This has hurt also the West’s other opponents, and Venezuelan allies, Russia and Iran.]

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I saw in the visions of my head upon my bed

There are murmurings of thoughts and visions and general trepidation that something might occur before the US Presidential election, some even going so far as to say that a state of martial law could be instituted before — and indefinitely delaying — the election. That is pure speculation at this stage. But in the times that we live, anything is possible.

Stay safe.

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*It might be a stretch to say that this is a deliberate approach by the Vatican, rather it’s likely that the anachronistic Vatican simply has a Sidam’s touch when it comes to external affairs — something about politics and religion not mixing well. But that’s never stopped them before. Indeed the Vatican gets its power by its ability to ordain or bring down governments at its choosing. And coy politicians know that. (We’re all a servant to something — the question is to what or whom?)

[Ed: By their very nature, not all views expressed in the videos above can, or do, reflect the thoughts of Pilgrim Bobby. We are not, for instance, critical of Israel — and certainly not of the lay Israeli — as the final video (of the main section) may be. When put together, however, the images and sounds and discourse help create a meaningful mental picture of the current state of affairs that would otherwise be inaccessible from the reading of a single article or listening to a single interview, or watching the MSM for that matter.]

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The War against Christ and the War with the Saints

Everyone has sinned. No one — not one — is righteous, according to the Bible. “No one” would include church hierarchy. And no doubt, over time, pagan festivals will have become fused with Christian festivals, for which perhaps all churches share some blame. But, in Christianity one church above all others goes well beyond even this, to a point where they see themselves (and ask of their unsuspecting followers to see them) in the place of Christ. Let us, for now at least, steer clear of conspiracy theories and unbelievable scenarios. Let us however look at symbolism. The symbolism speaks in and of itself. But each should do their own research and decide for oneself: read the bible and read history and decide which counterfeit power fits the description best.

Symbolism:

  • What is the mitre of the “Vicar of Christ” doing with a Baal sun-symbol? And what of that round disc with emanating sun-rays? I remember something about sun-worship, but it’s not recommended by the God of the bible. The Vatican solar wheel. Are you into Son or Sun worship?
  • The pine-cone statue is an ancient symbol of the fertility Goddess. But my Bible says not to go a whoring after other gods!
  • The obelisk, like the one in St Peter’s Square, is an ancient phallic symbol used in the worship of Osiris.
  • I know what the bible says about serpents.
  • At what point did Mary become mediator?
  • A statue of St. Peter, in the Vatican … or is that Zeus (Greek), Jupiter (Roman), or Satan in guise?
  • What’s with the bent cross?
  • And the triple crown?
  • These aren’t the keys to the city. This lion has them too! Is St Peters (and the Vatican) in the general shape of a giant key?
  • The “fishy mitre” is Dagon!

 

 

     

 

                                                        

                                                                                       

                                      
                                           

 

 

Hmm. We have a fleur de lis papacy. And the triple crown, or triregnum, a Maltese Tiara, no less. And his cross is upside down. Will you tell him or shall I? The Roman Catholic church will tell you the inverted cross is a symbol that recognises that Peter (the “first Pope”) was crucified upside down. IHS: An anagram of the name of Jesus Christ; In His Service; or Isis, Horus, and Set?

Don’t laugh too loud. From the horses mouth:

VATICAN CITY — Extra-terrestrials: Do they exist?

The head of the Vatican Observatory thinks there’s a good chance they do, and that their existence would be in keeping with the faith. In a May 14 interview with the Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano May 14, headlined “The Extra-terrestrial Is My Brother,” astronomer Jesuit Father José Gabriel Funes said that according to his “scientific judgment,” the existence of extra-terrestrials is a “possibility.” “Astronomers contend that the universe is made up of a hundred billion galaxies, each of which is composed of hundreds of billions of stars,” he said. “Many of these, or almost all of them, could have planets. [So] how can you exclude that life has developed somewhere else?” The Vatican Observatory is one of the oldest astronomical research institutions in the world, and has its headquarters at the papal summer residence in Castel Gandolfo just outside Rome. Its main research telescopes, however, are located at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Father Funes, who took over as head of the observatory in 2006, denied that the existence of other intelligent life-forms would contradict Christian belief. “As there exist many creatures on earth, so there could be other beings, also intelligent, created by God,” he said. “This doesn’t contradict our faith because we cannot put limits on the creative freedom of God. To say it as St. Francis [of Assisi], if we consider some earthly creatures as ‘brother’ and ‘sister,’ why couldn’t we also talk of an ‘extra-terrestrial brother’? He would also belong to creation.” The Argentine Jesuit explained that scientists studying the question of extra-terrestrial life have made much progress in recent years, and will soon be able to identify if other planets have the conditions necessary for life. He added that, in theory, forms of life could also exist in parts of the universe without oxygen and hydrogen.

This is pure evil.

Well, Argentine Jesuits seem to be getting a good run. Could the Papacy fit the description of an Anti-Christ system or the Beast? Is America the “Image of the Beast”? Is the current Roman Catholic Pope a candidate for the False Prophet? You be the judge. But from what the Bible says, you don’t want to be wrong.

But the final word belongs to Jesus, and Jesus said: “there is no way to the Father but through me.”

If Jesus is the way then STOP listening to everyone else.

In Jesus’ name.

One World Order – Mark of the Beast?

October 24, 2011 – ROME – The Vatican called on Monday for the establishment of a “global public authority” and a “central world bank” to rule over financial institutions that have become outdated and often ineffective in dealing fairly with crises. The document from the Vatican’s Justice and Peace department should please the “Occupy Wall Street” demonstrators and similar movements around the world who have protested against the economic downturn. “Towards Reforming the International Financial and Monetary Systems in the Context of a Global Public Authority,” was at times very specific, calling, for example, for taxation measures on financial transactions. “The economic and financial crisis which the world is going through calls everyone, individuals and peoples, to examine in depth the principles and the cultural and moralvalues at the basis of social coexistence,” it said. It condemned what it called “the idolatry of the market” as well as a “neo-liberal thinking” that it said looked exclusively at technical solutions to economic problems. “In fact, the crisis has revealed behaviours like selfishness, collective greed and hoarding of goods on a great scale,” it said, adding that world economics needed an “ethic of solidarity” among rich and poor nations. “If no solutions are found to the various forms of injustice, the negative effects that will follow on the social, political and economic level will be destined to create a climate of growing hostility and even violence, and ultimately undermine the very foundations of democratic institutions, even the ones considered most solid,” it said. It called for the establishment of “a supranational authority” with worldwide scope and “universal jurisdiction” to guide economic policies and decisions. –Reuters