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Jim,

This is the world’s worst nightmare.

Dave

White House Sought Options to Strike Iran
January 13, 2019

President Trump’s National Security Council asked the Pentagon to provide the White House with military options to strike Iran last year, generating concern at the Pentagon and State Department, current and former U.S. officials said.

The request, which hasn’t been previously reported, came after militants fired three mortars into Baghdad’s sprawling diplomatic quarter, home to the U.S. Embassy, on a warm night in early September. The shells—launched by a group aligned with Iran—landed in an open lot and harmed no one.

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Jim,

I am sure the protester’s will soon go home and eat cake.

Dave

Watch Absolute Mayhem As Yellow Vests Battle French Riot Police In 9th Week Of Protests
January 12, 2019

The Yellow Vest movement has taken to the streets across France for a 9th week of anti-government protests, as the Gilets Jaunes movement appeared to surge in both number and intensity. While the demonstrations were largely peaceful for most involved, there were several violent skirmishes with police.

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