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Is Geneva of 2013 the new Munich of 1938? Why Israel Has Reason to be Worried.

The news that the “Great Powers” of the United States, United Kingdom, France, Russia, China, and Germany have reached an agreement with the Islamic Republic of Iran over Iran’s controversial nuclear program has been greeted with immense skepticism among Iran’s foes.

Crisis in Korea Escalates as War Games Begin

The escalating crisis in Korea is summarized at http://www.historyguy.com/korean_crisis_2010.htm While the the fighting of Korean War of 1950-1953 ended with an armistice nearly 60 years ago, North and South Korea are still technically at war. Their ongoing hostilities have resulted in many incidents of violence over the years, with two particular incidents in 2010 pushing […]

North Korean Border Attack on South Korean Island Update

Korean Border Conflicts page updated to reflect recent North Korean Attack on Yeonpyeong Island. http://www.historyguy.com/korean_border_conflicts.htm

Israel-Iran War Draws Closer

On August 21, 2010, Iran, with Russian aid, began inserting the fuel rods into the Bushehr reactor. Some analysts believed that Israel would not risk an attack after August 21 for because of the risk of serious nuclear contamination throughout the Gulf region if the reactor were to be destroyed. However, other analysts see evidence […]

Iran Reactor: Will Israel Attack the Bushehr Reactor?

Russian sources associated with that nation’s assistance program with Iran’s nuclear program announced that by August 21, 2010, the fuel rods necessary to power the Bushehr nuclear reactor will be installed. Some analysts, such as John Bolton, former U.S. ambassador to the U.N., believe that announcement creates a deadline by which Israel will attack the […]

Korean Tensions Increase Over South Korean Ship Attack by North Korea

Korean tensions increase over South Korean ship attack by North Korea. The U.S. has 28,500 troops defending South Korea and a treaty obligation to aid the South in the event of war with North Korea.  This one could get very, very, bad!  North Korea’s military capabilities, especially with their active nuclear weapons arsenal, make the […]

Iran War Creeping Upon Us

The world is slowly creeping toward the long-awaited and long-feared Iran War.  What is this ‘Iran War?”  At some point, Iran will be attacked, most likely by Israel, perhaps less likely by the United States or some coalition of Western powers.  But the ongoing concerns regarding Iran’s continued nuclear weapons development and the collapse of […]

Israeli Mossad Hacked Syrian Computer Prior to Airstrike

Mossad Hacked Syrian Official’s Computer Before Bombing Mysterious Nuclear Facility  From Wired November 3, 2009 Agents of Israel’s Mossad intelligence service hacked into the computer of a senior Syrian government official a year before Israel bombed a facility in Syria in 2007, according to Der Spiegel. The intelligence agents planted a Trojan horse on the […]

North Korea Launches First Missiles Since July

North Korea launched five short-range missiles into the sea and declared a “no-sail zone” for the week of October 12.  The missile launches came as South Korea called for more talks on the Korean Nuclear Issue. See also: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8302841.stm http://www.historyguy.com/korean_nuclear_crisis.htm

Iran War Scenarios Grow

The news out of the Pittsburgh G-20 Summit about the hitherto secret Iranian nuclear facility, coupled with Iranian missile tests near the Yom Kippur Jewish holiday raise the fears of a Western Powers/Israeli pre-emptive attack on Iran. See http://www.historyguy.com/iranwar.htm for more information and links.   http://www.historyguy.com/iranwarsbookstore.htm