Thursday, December 22, 2011

Binocular Snapshot for 12/22/2011

LastDayWatchers just as the May 15th Prophecy have proclaimed you will continue to see more results which exposes the lie to the so-called "success of the surge"

Sirens wailed, smoke billowed and blood pooled on the pavement, the scenes of devastation were all too familiar after more than a dozen explosions ripped through the Iraqi capital Thursday, killing at least 60 people and injuring nearly 200

"The attacks, some of the worst in Iraq this year, came in the midst of a political standoff between the country's main Shiite Muslim and Sunni Arab factions"

"The conditions that perpetuate civil wars are making a hasty comeback," said Ramzy Mardini, an analyst at the Institute for the Study of War in Washington."

For many Iraqis, this could be the beginning of a nightmare scenario: The fragile alliance in the governing coalition is collapsing, large-scale violence bearing the hallmarks of al-Qaida insurgents has returned and Shiite Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki may be moving to grab the already limited power of the minority Sunnis."

"We heard the sound of a car driving, then car brakes, then a huge explosion. All our windows and doors are blown out, black smoke filled our apartment," said Maysoun Kamal, who lives in a Karrada compound."

"The timing of these crimes and the places where they were carried out confirm ... the political nature of the targets,"

"A return to open civil war in Iraq is a real possibility. The group effectively represents Sunni interests in the country."

The powersharing government, cobbled together during the worst of the sectarian violence and propped up by the US presence, is under significant strain and a return to open civil war in Iraq could happen, The Telegraph reports."

U.S. intelligence agencies warned that security gains in Iraq could degenerate into sectarian violence after a troop pullout that some officials say left the United States with little leverage in a country it occupied for nearly nine year

"This should be a surprise to no one that this is happening," said House of Representatives intelligence committee chairman Mike Rogers."

"Tehran has been the biggest strategic beneficiary of the U.S. invasion, and it has been the most influential foreign power in Baghdad since the moment the U.S. allowed the Iraqis to choose their own government."

With 100% accuracy inside the May 15th Prophecy written at LastDayWatchers