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The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.

The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.
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The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.

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Joe Biden skips the fact that ISIS was born on his watch. @AaronKleinShow

10/16/2019
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Image: Kayla Mueller was abducted by ISIS on 4 August 2103 while on a trip to Syria to provide humanitarian aid. In a speech in September 2014, United States President Barack Obama (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barack_Obama) said that “ISIL” (a politically-charged appellation) was neither "Islamic" nor was it a "state." Screengrab from motion picture. ....

Duration:00:09:42

Frontrunner Warren is shaky in debate. @HooverWhalen @HooverInst

10/16/2019
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Photo: Orchestra at square dance in McIntosh County, Oklahoma (LOC) Lee, Russell,, 1903-1986,, photographer. Orchestra at square dance in McIntosh County, Oklahoma [1939 or 1940] 1 slide : color. Notes: Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. Subjects: Square dancing Musicians United States--Oklahoma--McIntosh County Format: Slides--Color http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow...

Duration:00:10:26

Tales of the New Cold War: Democrats might be unaware of the New Cold War. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

10/16/2019
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Photo: Urho Kekkonen on his 60th birthday. Nikita Khrushchev to his right.Suomi: Urho Kekkosen täyttäessä 60 vuotta Nikita Hruštšev (kesk.) halusi tulla onnittelemaan ystäväänsä Suomeen. Jatkot Tamminiemessä kestivät aamuviiteen. Date | Taken on 3 September 1960 Source | HeSa (http://www.hs.fi/kirjat/artikkeli/Presidentinp%C3%B6yd%C3%A4ss%C3%A4olipettuavaaneiKirja+Urho+Kekkosenkulinaarisesta+taipaleesta+on+samalla+retki+Suomenkulttuurihistoriaan/HS20050922SI1KU0103o) Author | Helsingin...

Duration:00:21:20

ISIS prospers as US hastily leaves with no dividend. Patrick Tucker @DefTechPat @DefenseOne

10/15/2019
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Image: Da-ish flag. İslam Devleti bayrağı ile bir örgüt üyesi. Public domain. . Patrick Tucker, DefenseOne technology editor, says it’s not clear where the [maybe one thousand] US troops pulled out of Syria will go, although about a thousand US troops will soon be sent to Saudi. It’s the Kurds in Rojava who most substantially contributed to the defeat of ISIS. The bug-out is considered a betrayal. Further, the US loses a lot of intelligence sources; US has not spoken extensively with ISIS...

Duration:00:10:21

Russian troops now border US-stationed nukes. US vacates; leaves Kurds to survive under heavy fire. Josh Rogin. @joshrogin @WashingtonPost

10/15/2019
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Image: Repatriation of the body of Oleg Peshkov, the pilot of the Russian Su-24 that was shot down by Turkey; at Chkalovsky Airport in Russia, 30 November 2015. Самолёт военно-транспортной авиации Минобороны России доставил из Анкары на военный аэродром Чкаловский тело Героя России Олега Пешкова. Permissions*: see below. . https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/10/15/trump-is-condemning-millions-syrians-assad-irans-cruelty/ Josh Rogin, Washington Post, clarifies the situation around...

Duration:00:09:45

The Full-Length Conversation: An Officer and a Spy: A Novel, by Robert Harris (Author); David Rintoul (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher)

10/15/2019
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Photo: Paris-Berlin 1901 - contrôle d'Aix-la-Chapelle - Le Sport universel illustré du 6 juillet 1901, p.436 Date | 3 April 2016 Source | Le Sport universel illustré du 6 juillet 1901 Author | Le Sport universel illustré | This work is in the public domain (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/public_domain) in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries%27_copyright_length) is the author's life plus 70 years or...

Duration:00:39:37

The relentless selling of expensive, underperforming and cultish Organic Food. @HenryIMiller henrymillermd.org @PacificResearch

10/15/2019
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Photo: Unknown or not provided Record creator | Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Chief of Engineers. St. Louis District. (09/18/1947 - 06/14/1979) Title | Flooded farmland Date | 1927 Collection | National Archives and Records Administration (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:National_Archives_and_Records_Administration) NARA's Central Plains Region (Kansas City) (NREA), 400 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO, 64108. Record ID | | This media is available in the...

Duration:00:10:11

Trump-Schiff-Biden Expert Electioneering Mud-Slinging for 2020. @DavidMDrucker @ThadMcCotter.

10/15/2019
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Photo: English: Moving a house with a team of horses through the mud down Front St., Nome, Alaska, August 27, 1900. Description | English: Caption on image: "Moving a house through Front St., Nome. Aug 27" Original image in Hegg Album 38, page 9.Subjects (LCTGM): Streets--Alaska--Nome; Boston Cafe (Nome, Alaska); Restaurants--Alaska--Nome; Horses--Alaska--Nome; Carts & wagons--Alaska--Nome; Advertising--Alaska--Nome; Mud--Alaska--NomeSubjects (LCSH): Moving of buildings, bridges,...

Duration:00:10:44

Is Hong Kong Carrie Lam afraid of Hong Kong? @Crosett @IWF

10/15/2019
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Photo: 1 July 2008 Source | Own work Author | | Iflwlou (https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Iflwlou) 拍攝 I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following licenses: | Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:GNU_Free_Documentation_License) , Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation...

Duration:00:09:18

Schiff, Speier and Pallone pitch for the Iran-sanctions-busting Armenia & What is to be done?

10/15/2019
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Photo: January 26, 2005JPEG (https://eoimages.gsfc.nasa.gov/images/imagerecords/14000/14566/iran_tmo_26jan05_250m.jpg) Heavy snow settled over Iran on January 23, 2005, closing roads and isolating many northern villages. The snow fell heaviest in the northern Zagros Mountains, where as much as 75 cm (32 inches) fell in a single night, but the white extends south along the spine of the mountains almost to the Persian Gulf. The snow also covers the Alborz range in the northeast. Located along...

Duration:00:11:39

Schiff's secret-grand-jury-for-impeachment behind-closed-doors-gambit. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @WJR

10/15/2019
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Photo: The title is the same as the image caption above & in "Cassell's Illustrated History of England, Volume 2". The number shown is the page number. Follow the image link to the full book vol.2. Date | 1865 Source | Internet Archive (https://archive.org/details/cassellsillustra02lond) Author | John Cassell | This work is in the public domain (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/public_domain) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow...

Duration:00:13:05

Fusion GPS tell-all with Congressional limitations.@AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @WJR

10/15/2019
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Photo: Interior of the Hall of Representatives, U.S. Capitol, Washington Davis, Alexander Jackson (1803-1892), Artist Phelps, W., Printer of plates collections In Collections Collection of American Historical Prints.I. N. Phelps Stokes Collection of American Historical Prints. create Source New York Public Library link Link http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/ copyright Copyright info Public Domain (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/publicdomain/) . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact...

Duration:00:06:59

“Women of the gulag were slaves of slaves.” Marianna Yarovskaya.

10/14/2019
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Image: Women of the Gulag film poster. Fair use. . Marianna Yarovskaya, filmmaker, in re: Women of the Gulag. Six elderly women who were teenagers when the disastrous events occurred. On Oct 18 and Oct 22, the film will be screened at the Hong Kong Film Festival. VisibleRecord.com The film was shown at the Moscow Intl Film Festival, and brought one survivor, who was able to walk. Two more remain, blind, one paralyzed. The attendee got five minutes of standing ovation. Then it was shown on...

Duration:00:09:31

The Whistleblower and the Small Circle of Friends. @AaronKleinShow @Breitbart

10/14/2019
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Photo: In a speech at the LBJ Presidential Library on Thursday, Sept. 22nd, 2016, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper discussed national security as we prepare for an election year change in the White House. Following his remarks, Admiral Bob Inman, former Director of the National Security Agency and Deputy Director of the CIA, and Stephen Hadley, former National Security Advisor, joined Clapper on stage for a conversation moderated by LBJ Library Director Mark Updegrove on the...

Duration:00:11:52

Hong Kong police have lost control, themselves are out of control. Michael Yon & Gordon Chang

10/14/2019
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Image: Hong Kong police officer, early 20th century. Public domain. . Michael Yon (see livestreaming videos of Hong Kong protests and crazed police), Hong Kong reporter, & Gordon Chang, Daily Beast, discuss how the Hong Kong police are out of control, tried to seize our reporter’s camera and beat the daylights out of another reporter – in error! They released him after hours of brutalization, and he was then rushed to a hospital by other reporters. The trigger for this was petrol bombs...

Duration:00:08:36

Misunderestimating* Trump on China could prove bad for Beijing. Gordon Chang. . . . *(so to speak)

10/14/2019
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Image: Guangzhou's harbor in 1850. Public domain. . Gordon Chang, Daily Beast, reviews stats. Chinese exports numbers are poor, but imports are down over 8%, which is serious. China can't lie, cheat and steal too much on import & export figures. Meanwhile the country is suffering both a very bad African swine fever and a debilitating rust on wheat. Setting aside the “trade war,” China needs to import a lot of food, which naturally is making the leadership unhappy. Most Americans now hold...

Duration:00:12:13

Al Qaeda rules in the Subcontinent. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD

10/14/2019
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Photo: "1/2: BREAKING: #NDS (https://twitter.com/hashtag/NDS?src=hash) can now confirm the death of Asim Omar, leader of #Al_Qaeda (https://twitter.com/hashtag/Al_Qaeda?src=hash) in the #Indian (https://twitter.com/hashtag/Indian?src=hash) Subcontinent (AQIS), in a joint US-Afghan raid on a Taliban compound in Musa Qala district of Helmand province on Sep. 23." http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Al Qaeda rules in the...

Duration:00:10:55

One Hundred Years to the Kurd Failure. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD

10/14/2019
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Photo: Lot-11138-9: WWI-Armistice. President Woodrow Wilson walking through gardens at Versailles, Paris, France, with David Lloyd George and Premier George Clemenceau, Jul 1919. Edith Bolling Galt Wilson Collection. Courtesy of the Library of Congress. (2017/09/08). Date | 8 September 2017, 09:42 Source | Lot-11138-9 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/127906254@N06/36292057633/) Author | National Museum of the U.S. Navy (https://www.flickr.com/people/127906254@N06) | This image was originally...

Duration:00:09:08

4/4 Hunting Che: How a U.S. Special Forces Team Helped Capture the World's Most Famous Revolutionary, by Kevin Maurer and Mitch Weiss.

10/14/2019
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Image: Flags of the world with Che — protestors carrying a mosaic of national flags bearing the Guerrillero Heroico (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guerrillero_Heroico) likeness of Che Guevara. Permissions*: see below. . Hunting Che: How a U.S. Special Forces Team Helped Capture the World's Most Famous Revolutionary, by Kevin Maurer (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_3?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Kevin+Maurer) and Mitch Weiss...

Duration:00:08:26

3/4 Hunting Che: How a U.S. Special Forces Team Helped Capture the World's Most Famous Revolutionary, by Kevin Maurer and Mitch Weiss.

10/14/2019
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Image: Che Guevara on a 1968 Cuban stamp. Public domain. , Hunting Che: How a U.S. Special Forces Team Helped Capture the World's Most Famous Revolutionary, by Kevin Maurer (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_3?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Kevin+Maurer) and Mitch Weiss (https://www.amazon.com/Mitch-Weiss/e/B005H8L9ZA/ref=dp_byline_cont_all_2) . Robertson Dean (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_all_1?ie=UTF8&search-alias=&field-keywords=Robertson+Dean) (Narrator),...

Duration:00:12:30