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Date: January 16, 2015

US, UN, EU, Russia to meet on Mideast in late January. Nasrallah Vows Attack on Israel ‘For Syria Strikes’.

WEB Notes: More peace at the upper levels. Notice how we hear these peace talks, but then we have news about US and Russia going to war. Mass confusion in these end times. Concerning the second article and Nasrallah. Israel has attacked Syria so many times now I have lost count. The only reason none of these groups in the middle east have not attacked Israel yet is they know they do not stand much of a chance. You cannot go slapping someone around forever. Eventually they will slap back.

US, UN, EU, Russia to meet on Mideast in late January
(Source: Times of Israel) – Key Mideast mediators — the United States, the United Nations, the European Union and Russia — will meet this month to discuss the way toward Israeli-Palestinian peace as tensions escalate in the decades-old conflict.

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IMF Chief Says Global Economy Faces ‘Very Strong’ Headwinds

(Source: Nasdaq) – Strong headwinds from weak investment, substantial debt burdens and high unemployment are preventing a pickup in global economic growth despite a strengthening U.S. recovery and tumbling oil prices, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said.
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What In The World Just Happened In Switzerland?

WEB Notes: Reuters is reporting

After taking the rate into negative territory last month for the first time since the 1970s, it cut another 0.5 percentage points on Thursday to -0.75 percent.

Investors and depositors cannot earn interest with a negative rate, but by leaving their money in the bank they will in fact a part of it.

(Source: Economic Collapse Blog) – Central banks lie.  That is what they do.  Not too long ago, the Swiss National Bank promised that it would defend the euro/Swiss franc currency peg with the “utmost determination”.  But on Thursday, the central bank shocked the financial world by abruptly abandoning it.  More than three years ago, the Swiss National Bank announced that it would not allow the Swiss franc to fall below 1.20 to the euro, and it has spent a mountain of money defending that peg.  But now that it looks like the EU is going to launch a very robust quantitative easing program, the Swiss National Bank has thrown in the towel.  It was simply going to cost way too much to continue to defend the currency floor.

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Pentagon to deploy 400-plus troops to train and equip Syrian opposition

WEB Notes: This is not the first time by a long shot. The U.S. and the West have created the destabilization in Syria. I personally believe this is all a part of Isaiah 17:1.

(Source: RT) – The US military has announced it will send about 400 specialists and hundreds more “enabling forces” to train the rebel Syrian opposition as Washington takes its fight against the Assad government and Islamic State to a new level.

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