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  15:17:47  15 September 2021
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Three Mile Island
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Worried Trump could 'go rogue,' Milley took secret action to protect nuclear weapons

https://edition.cnn.com/2021/09/14/politics/woodward-book-trump-nuclear/index.html


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Speaking to senior military officials in charge of the National Military Command Center, the Pentagon's war room, Milley instructed them not to take orders from anyone unless he was involved.
"No matter what you are told, you do the procedure. You do the process. And I'm part of that procedure," Milley told the officers, according to the book. He then went around the room, looked each officer in the eye, and asked them to verbally confirm they understood.

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Milley had already had two back-channel phone calls with China's top general, who was on high alert over the chaos in the US.

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Milley decided he had to act. He told his top service chiefs to watch everything "all the time." He called the director of the National Security Agency, Paul Nakasone, and told him, "Needles up ... keep watching, scan." And he told then-CIA Director Gina Haspel, "Aggressively watch everything, 360."
The authors write, 'Milley was overseeing the mobilization of America's national security state without the knowledge of the American people or the rest of the world.'
Woodward and Costa also write that 'some might contend that Milley had overstepped his authority and taken extraordinary power for himself,'

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Right after Trump lost the election, Milley discovered the President had signed a military order to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by January 15, 2021, before he left the White House.
The memo had been secretly drafted by two Trump loyalists. No one on the national security team knew about it, according to the book. The memo was eventually nullified, but Milley could not forget that Trump had done an end run around his top military advisers.

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  15:35:12  15 September 2021
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Alexander Vindman says Gen. Milley ‘must resign’ if China calls report true

https://nypost.com/2021/09/14/vindman-says-gen-milley-must-resign-if-china-calls-report-true/


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A key witness in the first impeachment of then-President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Gen. Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, “must resign” if he is confirmed to have made secret calls to his Chinese counterpart in order to reassure Beijing that Trump would not order military action against the communist superpower.

Retired Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a former member of the National Security Council, tweeted that if the calls were made, Milley “usurped civilian authority, broke Chain of Command, and violated the sacrosanct principle of civilian control over the military.

“It’s an extremely dangerous precedent. You can’t simply walk away from that,” added Vindman
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  11:32:54  16 September 2021
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I think Alexander Vindman is a political hack who betrayed his country because he is a lifelong Democrat who hated Trump. He was the reason the fake allegations against Trump were brought up about Ukraine. He just wants to find another scapegoat so people will think Milley is worse than him.

After the terrible Afghanistan withdrawal, I thought Milley should resign. To find out he had contact with the Chinese to subvert the chain of command and demand to be included in things he was not supposed to be part of is definitely treason in my book. However Biden will keep him because he doesn't want the scandal of removing him.

Milley's office defends call with Chinese official against Trump's 'treason' allegations
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/milley-s-office-defends-call-with-chinese-official-against-trump-s-treason-allegations/ar-AAOtTsG

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General Kellogg: Milley Must Resign Or Be Removed
https://thefederalist.com/2021/09/15/general-kellogg-milley-must-resign-or-be-removed/

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Ex-Defense Secretary: I Never Authorized Milley's 'Disgraceful' China Calls and He Should Resign 'Immediately'
https://www.westernjournal.com/ex-defense-secretary-never-authorized-milleys-disgraceful-china-calls-resign-immediately/

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  13:10:09  16 September 2021
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I think Alexander Vindman is a political hack who betrayed his country because he is a lifelong Democrat who hated Trump. He was the reason the fake allegations against Trump were brought up about Ukraine. He just wants to find another scapegoat so people will think Milley is worse than him.

After the terrible Afghanistan withdrawal, I thought Milley should resign. To find out he had contact with the Chinese to subvert the chain of command and demand to be included in things he was not supposed to be part of is definitely treason in my book. However Biden will keep him because he doesn't want the scandal of removing him.

Milley's office defends call with Chinese official against Trump's 'treason' allegations
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/milley-s-office-defends-call-with-chinese-official-against-trump-s-treason-allegations/ar-AAOtTsG

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General Kellogg: Milley Must Resign Or Be Removed
https://thefederalist.com/2021/09/15/general-kellogg-milley-must-resign-or-be-removed/

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Ex-Defense Secretary: I Never Authorized Milley's 'Disgraceful' China Calls and He Should Resign 'Immediately'
https://www.westernjournal.com/ex-defense-secretary-never-authorized-milleys-disgraceful-china-calls-resign-immediately/

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I know I'm an outsider looking in but from what I can see I agree Milley needs to be held to account He's all but bragged about it just like Biden bragged about using AID to make a country stop looking into his sons affairs in Eastern Europe. I also think democracy was subverted in your last election & that the whole political system is very corrupt.

They used to get away with it but today the World has a level of interconnectability through the internet that means they can't do it without it being seen. The saddest bit is that they think they can & do get away with it still. It's so blatant it beggars belief. I believe that most of the politicians on both sides should be in prison for things they've done while in office.
It looks to me like America is screwed because they're led by liars & scumbags, they think they're untouchable so they'll continuing to do what they've always done. It's nothing new though it's been going on since the dawn of man, Look through modern-ish history and you'll see similar periods & their eventual outcomes. The Romans, the British & now the Americans, your leaders believe they're untouchable so they'll continue to do what they've always done which is fuck the people over.
  13:16:07  16 September 2021
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Maybe this is a sign the Cabal is simply slowly collapsing in internal bickering, now that they don't have Trump to unite them.

But I wonder if Milley is just a fool with Trump Derangement Syndrome, or a sociopath trying to seize power (using Biden as a puppet)? Maybe the latter is why other Cabalists like Vindman are betraying him now.

Or maybe Biden want to sacrifice Milley to distract from Biden's own endless mishaps? If so there will probably be many more sacrifices to come, since I'm sure Biden's mistakes will just continue...
  07:01:08  20 September 2021
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'Extremely Serious' Incursion: China Sends Flotilla Armed With Cannons To Japan's Senkaku Islands
https://www.ibtimes.com/extremely-serious-incursion-china-sends-flotilla-armed-cannons-japans-senkaku-islands-3298090

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China enters Taiwan air defence zone a day after army budget rise
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/china-enters-taiwan-air-defence-zone-a-day-after-army-budget-rise/ar-AAOzqpP

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Chinese Warships Sailing Near Alaska's Aleutian Islands Shadowed By U.S. Coast Guard
https://www.msn.com/en-us/autos/enthusiasts/chinese-warships-sailing-near-alaska-s-aleutian-islands-shadowed-by-u-s-coast-guard/ar-AAOoZsH

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Japanese Military Spots Chinese Sub Near Southern Islands
https://news.usni.org/2021/09/13/japanese-military-spots-chinese-sub-near-southern-islands

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China will soon surpass Russia as a nuclear threat –senior U.S. military official
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/china-will-soon-surpass-russia-as-a-nuclear-threat-senior-u-s-military-official/ar-AANOUr1

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Taiwan jets land on highway for Chinese invasion wargame
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/taiwan-jets-land-on-highway-for-chinese-invasion-wargame/ar-AAOslMC

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U.S. Warship Challenges China Claims Over Fortified South China Sea Reef
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/u-s-warship-challenges-china-claims-over-fortified-south-china-sea-reef/ar-AAOdjgV

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China forces US to get serious about decoupling
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/china-forces-us-to-get-serious-about-decoupling/ar-AAOqdVH

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  17:26:22  20 September 2021
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China's Reckoning

The first three videos confirm my belief that China's economy will eventually hit a brick wall, just like Japan's did in the 80s. But then there's part four about the Chinese inferiority complex... How will the Chinese react if/when their economy crashes? By attacking everybody around them, even if they're guraranteed to lose?

Demographic Collapse — China's Reckoning (Part 1)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTbILK0fxDY

Housing Crisis — China's Reckoning (Part 2)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EgVXRtq5EIg

Water Crisis — China's Reckoning (Part 3)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nRUc4gTO-PE

National Insecurity — China's Reckoning (Part 4)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y87R3Lp0jd0
  21:22:39  21 September 2021
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World news & Current affairs ( Australia edition )

Australia is getting nuclear subs, with American and British help
https://www.economist.com/asia/australia-is-getting-nuclear-subs-with-american-and-british-help/21804790

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Australia: Strategic shifts led it to acquire nuclear subs
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/australia-strategic-shifts-led-it-to-acquire-nuclear-subs/ar-AAOuNy7

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In Submarine Deal With Australia, U.S. Counters China but Enrages France
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/france-is-outraged-by-u-s-nuclear-submarine-deal-with-australia/ar-AAOvXGS

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China Fires Back at ‘AUKUS’ Alliance With Violent Rhetoric: Australian Troops Would Be the First to Die
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/china-fires-back-at-aukus-alliance-with-violent-rhetoric-australian-troops-would-be-the-first-to-die/ar-AAOwkck

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Submarine Deal Gives Post-Brexit Britain Its Moment on the Global Stage
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/18/world/europe/britain-us-france-submarines-brexit.html

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Why Australia Bet the House on Lasting American Power in Asia
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/16/world/australia/australia-china-submarines.html

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Australia had 'deep and grave' concerns about French submarines' capabilities, PM says
https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/19/australia/aukus-australia-submarine-deal-concerns-intl/index.html

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France accuses Australia, US of ‘lying’ over submarine deal
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/france-accuses-australia-us-of-lying-over-submarine-deal/ar-AAOAnWx

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France decries 'duplicity' in U.S.-Australia nuclear submarine deal as 'crisis' continues
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/france-decries-duplicity-u-s-australia-nuclear-submarine-deal-crisis-n1279528

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NZ says Australia's new nuclear submarines must stay out of its waters
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/nz-says-australia-s-new-nuclear-submarines-must-stay-out-of-its-waters/ar-AAOuHR2

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  04:59:59  22 September 2021
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We just had an election here in Canada. Incredibly, all the parties got almost exactly the same number of seats as they had before the election. It was something of a "hero's journey" — we went on a quest and returned where we started, but having learned some new things about ourselves along the way.
  00:05:35  23 September 2021
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Don Reba:

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We just had an election here in Canada. Incredibly, all the parties got almost exactly the same number of seats as they had before the election. It was something of a "hero's journey" — we went on a quest and returned where we started, but having learned some new things about ourselves along the way.

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"Five weeks ago Mr Trudeau asked for a majority, he said the minority parliament was 'unworkable.' But tonight Canadians did not give Mr Trudeau the majority mandate he wanted," O'Toole said. "In fact Canadians sent him back with another minority at the cost of $600 million Canadian dollars and deeper divisions in our great country."

Justin Trudeau's early election gamble backfires in Canada but he clings onto power
https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2021/09/20/americas/canada-election-results-trudeau-o-toole-intl/index.html

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"Trudeau took his shot at a majority, missed, and nothing much changed."

Analysis: The least consequential election has come and gone with deeper political divisions
https://nationalpost.com/news/politics/election-2021/analysis-the-least-consequential-election-has-come-and-gone-with-deeper-political-divisions/wcm/a58cd3f3-f718-4fc7-9d9f-9c761ec97802/amp/

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Trudeau sort of won Canada’s election. But a new alt-right party got exactly what it wanted.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/09/21/trudeau-sort-won-canadas-election-new-alt-right-party-got-exactly-what-it-wanted/

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Canadian election recap: Trudeau says he has 'clear mandate' after minority win
https://calgaryherald.com/news/politics/election-2021/canada-federal-election-results-news-and-analysis

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