Category Archives: ZONE EUROPE

The Magnificent Notre Dame Cathedral and Louvre (Paris 2009, Day 08b)

Tonight, in honor of the great Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, heavily damaged in a tragic accidental fire, I am reposting my original travel blog of Paris,  specifically of the day I visited this landmark Cathedral. The article’s wording has not been edited, since its original Blogger posting in 2009.  For the events of Friday, September 4, 2009 10:15 AM

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Russia and China Host Joint War Games… On 9/11

UK newspapers The Guardian, The Independent, and the Sun, and many other European news services are reporting today that the Russian Federation has just completed the largest military drill by their armed forces in their entire history.   American news bureaus have been largely silent on the matter. The Russians have made no secret of it – international journalists were invited to

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Is Northern Europe Prepping For Disaster?

For the first time in over 40 years, and long since the spectre of the Cold War loomed across Europe, Sweden has called its entire Home Guard to begin immediate military drills, to bolster the country’s “defensive and operational capabilities”  And they just sent out a booklet to every home in Sweden, teaching citizens what to do in the event

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POTUS in Poland: Fantastic Speech, Fake Story

On Thursday, July 6, 2016, President Donald Trump delivered a powerful speech from Krasiński Square in Warsaw, the capital of Poland, to a massive crowd of Poles that greeted him with chants of “Trump, Trump”.  The Wall Street Journal said of this speech: The White House description of Donald Trump’s speech Thursday in Warsaw was simply, “Remarks by President Trump

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Vimy Ridge at 100: Canada Rises Up

The steps of the National War Memorial in Ottawa were bathed in the glow of 3,598 candles on Saturday night, April 9, 2017 – each one lit to represent a Canadian soldier killed in the First World War Battle of Vimy Ridge.  Canadian Army Cadets then stood guard overnight at our capital city War Memorial to mark the 100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge, fought from April 9-12, 1917. It seems fitting to include

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The Historic Reign of Elizabeth II

  February 6, 2017 marks the momentous occasion when, 65 years ago, King George VI passed away – and Elizabeth II ascended the British throne.   We take a moment to look back on arguably the most influential woman of this Century – the historic reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Every year that God blesses our beloved Queen Elizabeth II with continued health,

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The Poppy STILL Matters

There are some today who believe that it’s time to put the poppies away, let go of the past, and stop commemorating Remembrance Day.  Some believe it should no longer be a statutory holiday, others say it “glorifies War” – an activity that only the criminally insane would ever contemplate.   And for one giant global sports brand, apparently wearing

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40 Million Russians Conduct Emergency Drills – WHY?

Britain’s  The Independent newspaper reported Wednesday, October 5 that 40 million Russian civilians, 200,000 trained personnel and 50,000 vehicles have begun a 4-day “emergency evacuation” drill, ordered by Russian President Putin.  The drill was conducted between October 4-7, supposedly mocking chemical, biological and nuclear attacks on the Russian homeland. Did they know something we don’t know?  And why is the North American media strangely silent on these

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The “Ezekiel 38 Alliance” Is Born

This past Tuesday, August 9, Russian President Vladimir Putin met in Moscow with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to discuss areas of mutual security interests.  At the same time, the Russian President has been making overtures in the media with the President of Iran, urging him to join future discussions to create stronger ties in the region. A month ago,

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Germany, France and  Russia Unite Against ISIS

In a surprise move Germany left the anti-Putin-alliance formed by the USA: Germany is now officially welcoming Moscow’s readiness to act in Syria and is starting an initiative together with the Russians and the French to bring an end to the war. This is to stop the constant stream of refugees. Germany has ordered thousands of soldiers into readiness. (This

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President Hollande: DECLARE WAR Already!

On the evening of July 14, 2016, Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, a Tunisian resident of France, deliberately drove a 19-tonne cargo truck into crowds celebrating Bastille Day on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France, killing 84 people and injuring more than 300. He was shot and killed by police. The incident has been described as the third major terrorist attack

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Russian Approval Rating for US Leadership: 1%

According to 2015 Gallup World Poll results, median U.S. leadership approval in 132 countries was 45%. President Obama’s 2008 campaign pledge to improve the image of the United States around the world doesn’t seem to have reaped any of the harvest of good will that he jawed on about for the last 7+ years. Nowhere is that seen more clearly

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