The beat of the war drums continues to quicken today. Here's a summary of the latest headlines.
Probably the most important, new development is the #occupyUKembassy movement. When you consider that it is often Iranian "students" who attempt these things and, keeping in mind that the "students" do not act without the official blessing of the Iranian government, what we have here is a clear provocation. Embassy ground is considered sovereign territory, after all. The question is: What will the British response be? I'm confident it will be bluster and outrage but nothing more. What do you expect them to do? Dispatch the Royal Marines? Hah!
Next up, Israel. Several Katyushas were launched into Israel today from southern Lebanon. The first such "attack" in over two years.
Meanwhile, the fun continues in Syria:
And lest we forget the ever-dangerous Pakistan:
So, when these sparks eventually ignite a worldwide fire, what can we expect financially? Stocks will plummet. The dollar will rally. Crude will soar. Gold will rally. Silver will likely be flat to down. (Important to note that this week's CoT was much more bullish for both gold and silver. Breakouts appear to be forthcoming.)
We live in very dangerous times. Do not bury your head. Only those who have prepared, mentally and financially, will be able to avoid the urge to panic. You must be awake. You must be prepared to lead. Stay diligent. TF