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NUCLEAR EXCHANGE IN STRAIT OF HORMUZ COMING? COUNTDOWN TO LOOKING GLASS

December 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Politics

In 1984 there was a movie that I happened to catch on HBO. It was already halfway through but I thought it was a news report. That’s because, much in the same way as Orsen Wells’ War Of The Worlds, the film was done in the form of a live news report.

Looking Glass is the real term for the airborne command station in a flying fortress meant to carry on the Continuity of Governmental Operations in the event of a national emergency.

The action which unfolded centered around an abrupt escalation of tensions between The US and Russia involving Iran in the Strait of Hormuz. As the events grew increasingly out of control I couldn’t understand why the other networks weren’t covering the story which culminated in a nuclear exchange in the Gulf.

It didn’t take long for me to realize that the play was a fictitious one and that I’d fallen for it but now, thirty years later, the events portrayed in that teleplay are coming true.

Iran has begun naval drills in the Strait of Hormuz and has threatened that if attacked it will shut down all shipping. The Strait is of vital strategic significance as it is the passageway for about a third of the world’s oil tanker traffic.

The sabre rattling has begun and conveniently so for Barack Obama. With our commitment in Iraq finished, a six month or so respite from new military deployments would bring us to the summer months. Even though our troops are battle-tested and used to fighting in desert conditions, in a conflict with Iran, the summer months would favor the opposition.

Which leads me to think a possible military action would more likely happen in April as Obama would not want the albatross of another war hanging around his neck just prior to the 2012 presidential election.

Not that Obama has anything to worry about from this field of Republican wannabees Romney, Gingrich, Ron Paul and the rest. But still it would look contrived to say the least.

Nevertheless Wagging the Dog is something that has been done repeatedly in the past and one wonders if the secretive elites that are planning all this are just sticking to the script.

As in Countdown To Looking Glass.

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