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Sunday, December 30, 2018

Will Currencies Revalue During the Global Economic Reset?

KTFA: MILITIAMAN UPDATE, 30 DEC

KTFA:

MilitiaMan:  My view is Mahdi is in DC now.. I have not seen an article telling us he didn't accept the invitation, thus, we would presume he is in town. My feeling is that he is..  So it there is an article supporting that he decided to cancel, let me know. imo ~ MM

Doodlebug:  Just an ingredient to the Mahdi/Trump visit..
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Trump cancels plans to ring in 2019 at Mar-a-Lago. See photos of his Palm Beach New Year’s Eve bashes.

Late last week President Donald Trump announced that he would be cancelling his scheduled Christmas vacation trip to Mar-a-Lago in Florida to remain in Washington, D.C., and fight on behalf of the American people for the construction of a wall along the U.S. southern border.

Roughly one week later, acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney confirmed to Fox News that the president would also be cancelling his scheduled New Year’s vacation trip to Mar-a-Lago.

“He’s staying in Washington, D.C., over New Year’s. He’s canceled his plans for Christmas. Now, he’s canceled his plans for New Year’s,” he said Friday morning to the hosts of “Fox & Friends.”

Mulvaney made the announcement while speaking about the murder earlier this week of a  a 33-year-old upstanding California police officer and legal immigrant named Ronil Singh.
(The article continues and includes pictures of previous celebrations at Mar-a-Lago, please click the link below to see them)   LINK  

Militiaman:  That is a good find. It supports Mahdi and Trump, have business to tie up... imo ~ MM   I see no cancellation of their meeting.. imo ~ MM

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Rockcharlie229:  IMO while the Central Bank of Iraq doesn't require a government of Iraq to be seated in order to provide a rate we all realize but when the rate does come out it will be international news with that being said Optics wise Iraq would be in a much better position to have a seated government when the international news breaks. Because lack of a seated government tells the world it is still dealing with corruption within the government and after seven months since the election they still haven't seated their full government sends a bad message I'm referring to the minister seats.

They must fill last five seats corporations and countries want to know that they can come in and invest safely without corruption or blackmail the world already realize they're dealing with polite liars, But ultimately it comes down to showing the world but they have their act together.

At this point it's all about world Optics when the news breaks about Iraq being internationally recognized.

IMO President Trump went to Iraq to see the troops but the meeting between the prime minister and our president didn't take place because the government these five seats had not been filled it was also a message to Iran we are not going anywhere.

I think President Trump told the p.m. take his left hand and grab ahold of his right ear and pull really hard until he hears a pot because United States refuses to provide glass bellys for those unwilling to remove their heads from their donkeys. Iraq has come too far to stop now, they can't the change in the rate must happen.

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Jay:  Hello Rocky. Imo GOI """ TECHNICALLY """ is seated. Atleast as far as the international companies are concerned. The rest of it is just theatrics and fake news. Here's why I say that. VP Pence congratulated  Mahdi on a seated Goi. 
 
Readout of Vice President Mike Pence’s Call with Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi of Iraq


 FOREIGN POLICY
 
 Issued on: December 11, 2018
 
Vice President Mike Pence spoke today with Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi of Iraq.  Vice President Pence congratulated the Prime Minister on the formation of a new government and the leaders reaffirmed the strong strategic partnership between the U.S. and Iraq.  Vice President Pence also reiterated the United States’ support for the lasting defeat of ISIS, helping to grow Iraq’s energy sector, and working to improve security and economic conditions in northern Iraq so that communities persecuted by ISIS can return home.

Jay:  PS. Trump congratulated Mahdi on a seated Goi too. Just a couple days ago. Sorry. I don't have a link. So its imo. 

MilitiaMan:  Agreed, I am thinking you know as I do. That the three presidents declared the new government. Al Nusairi from the CBI mentioned it as well when talking about the currency and the economic affairs of Iraq, Rick Perry congratulated them on their new Government while bringing in 50+ businesses that had the names like Chevron, etc.., then Pence and now more recently Trump... So the dog and pony show of the Cab is on purpose for a purpose imo.. All they need to do is show the names.. My bet all day is they have them and are waiting for the right time to synchronize it all in DC..` Yep.. imo 

Don961:  About Trump's visit to Iraq

December 29, 2018 3:42 PM Author: alzawraapaper

Amin Younis Iraqi writer

I am surprised by the uproar in the media and social networking, President Trump's visit to the Ain al-Assad military base in Anbar last Wednesday ... criticisms and criticism of the Iraqi government, the slander of President Trump and his accusation of insulting Iraq and the Iraqi government. All that has been said about the subject is nothing more than lies, exaggerations and deliberate provocation. The first is to discredit the Iraqi government and the second is to try to break the good relations between the United States and Iraq. 

It is worth mentioning that the only media agency that accompanied Trump before and during his trip is the news agency Dariataku, and unfortunately for those who are trying to fish in the water, the reporter of the agency above, sent me the explanations below, I wanted to publish, to silence the voices Skepticism of Iraqi sovereignty:

Since Sunday, there have been many discussions between Trump and his advisers, in which the first lady Melania participated, sometimes, on the schedule of his visits to the US military units .. Trump wanted to go to Afghanistan, but the advisers objected strongly and confirmed the impossibility of it, Go to US bases in Japan .. but he refused. Then he said to them: Well, what do you think we should visit our bases in Iraq? The advisers split between the OK and the opposition. But they agreed to hold further consultations and then make the decision hours later. They agreed that the visit would also include US bases in Germany.

The visit to Iraq was approved, but a consultant advised him to be undeclared for security reasons, while Trump wanted to be received by Iraqi leaders at the US base, especially since Melanie wanted to see the first lady of Iraq.

After receiving reports and dozens of contacts with the embassy in Baghdad, military leaders and intelligence services, it appeared that time was tight and no appropriate arrangements could be made for the arrival of Iraqi leaders to the base of Al-Assad, and he expected President Trump to talk to Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi and explain the circumstances. That was really what happened. 

Ms Melania was really upset, and asked Trump not to meet German Chancellor Merkel or any German official when they visited the American base in Germany after leaving Iraq. "I can not stand this arrogant old man," she said. .

Trump harsh criticism of the former US administrations, and even some of the security and military current, too, saying: I am very surprised at the feasibility of spending all these huge funds over the past years, and then recommend that the visit to Baghdad, at the present time, security risks! .   link 

MilitiaMan:  Therefore, by the declaration that they wanted the visit to be undeclared, leaves the door open for tha Mahdi and Trump may have met personally an not just over the phone, they may have had a visit brief meet after all, hence the Visit to the USA is about to get underway, and I suspect the Art of the Deal is as "some one (R) told me, it will need to be re written.. lol" imo

Jay:  Family..........STAY SAFE these next days!!!!!!!........There is reportedly a lot going on !!!!!!!!

For those that understand.......it is being stated strongly:

THE STORM IS UPON US THIS WEEKEND........SHELTER FROM THE STORM....... 

Samson:  Abdul Mahdi receives Jordanian Prime Minister

29th December, 2018

Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi on Saturday, December 29, 2018, discussed with his Jordanian counterpart Omar al-Razaz the future of cooperation in various political and economic fields to serve the common interests between the two countries.

Al-Razzaz arrived in Baghdad last Friday on an official visit to the country during which he will hold talks with senior officials on means of achieving economic integration between the two countries, increasing the volume of trade exchange, consensus on measures to activate trade lines, And improve the level of cooperation in the fields of industry and investment, and benefit from expertise and competencies, and other areas.    LINK

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Samson:  Deputy for Asrun: Parliament is determined to make the parliamentary session to serve the citizen without exception

29th December, 2018

The parliament is determined to make the parliamentary session to serve the citizens without exception, the MP said. 

Al-Shammari said in a statement that "the current parliament is determined to adopt laws that are appropriate to the current situation experienced by the citizen in order to raise the standard of living and life and not focus on the political side and leave the files of life for other times."

He added that "Parliament is also ready to cooperate with the concerned authorities to increase the coverage of the social welfare network in particular, including disabled persons and increase the number and allocation of appropriate amounts to them." 

He explained that "the members of the House of Representatives and all the political blocs are determined to make the current parliamentary session to serve the citizens without exception and work to open large areas to reduce unemployment and benefit from the owners of certificates to serve and build the country."  LINK

Year-End DinarAlert Conference Call, 30 DEC

Year-End DinarAlert Conference Call - Friday December 7th 2018 6pm PT, 7pm MT, 8pm CT, 9pm ET

Enorrste and Kaperoni will host a DinarAlert year-end conference call this Friday December 7th, 2018 to wrap up the latest developments and news as it pertains to the dinar investment. Q & A will follow as time permits.  Replay information 140 minutes. (in mp3 format for all devices)

LINK

Baltimore Workshop on Jan 19th

DINARLAND HIGHLIGHTS, 30 DEC

ADMINBILL (WSOMN)

I DO NOT BELIEVE 2018 IS IN OUR CARDS SO I AM FOCUSING ON 2019. THERE APPEAR TO BE MANY THINGS COMING TO A MEETING POINT VERY SOON.
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RVAlready (TNT)

No reason to be pessimistic about the RV at this point…..We just have no new data. There was no positive data before the Kuwait change either.

“I really think that this new government is the key and that's why iraq is having so much trouble getting it finalized because they are fighting against Iranian influence.” The RV will help so many people. It is a shame to see it held up. BTW, it will also benefit Iran, so I do not see that as a reason for a hold….. We already congratulated Iraq on having the government done. And the 3 presidents could always take the last 3 posts…Yes, their [Iran’s] government hates the west. But I do not think that is the hold. I think Jan 1 is the plan date. I do not think the CBI is holding it back. Everything I have seen says CBI wants this done.

“We are close but we still have a large group in Iraq that doesn't want this. That's our problem” I do not think Iraq has a large anti-RV group. Perhaps more a few powerful guys with vested interests, and a few that hate the west…. I think the general populace favors the RV…… There is, undoubtably, a group of hard core, anti-western thinkers, some aligned with Iran, some not, that do not want an RV…I prefer to concentrate on receiving the blessing, and going from there…
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Mountain Goat

I told everyone there are still two remaining laws to be passed to fulfill the constitutional requirements. I was told many years ago without a full implementation of the constitution there will be no reinstatement of the dinar...So...we see the HCL this week and last week Iraq talked about the Article 140 requirement. Why is this?

...the GOI has to do its part and make sure the proper bills go before parliament and parliament passes them...Or no reinstatement. So all this news about passing HCL and Article 140 suddenly shows each time we get close to any reinstatement.
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MilitiaMan (KTFA)

My view is Mahdi is in DC now...

Article quote:
“He’s [President Trump] staying in Washington, D.C., over New Year’s. He’s canceled his plans for Christmas. Now, he’s canceled his plans for New Year’s,”

That is a good find. It supports Mahdi and Trump, have business to tie up... imo...I see no cancellation of their meeting.. imo.

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RV/INTELLIGENCE ALERT , 30 DEC

(Disclaimer: The following is an overview of the current situation based on intelligence leaks received from several sources which may or may not be accurate. Other confirmed sources may also be included in this overview.)

Almost all aircraft carriers of the US Navy are docked at their home bases as per GESARA compliance.


Only one Carrier Strike Group consisting of two aircraft carriers CVN 74 and LHD 2 are performing naval operations.


LHD 3 is also scheduled for deployment.


https://worldview.stratfor.com/article/us-naval-update-map-dec-27-2018


According to rumors, an aircraft carrier is scheduled to visit Guantanamo Bay (GITMO).


Prison barges have also been rumored to be on their way to GITMO.


Thousands of sealed indictments may have already been served.


Meanwhile, the financial war between the Alliance and the Cabal continues.


President Trump's current goal is to end the Fed as briefed by the Alliance.


Expect sources to go dark until New Years is over.


Things will begin to heat up in January as the bubble (sealed indictments, stock market collapse, financial system reboot) begins to burst.


The start of the private currency redemption event (RV) can be expected to begin before January depending on the outcome of certain events.

Restored Republic via a GCR: Update as of Dec. 30, 2018

Compiled 30 Dec. 12:01 am EST by Judy Byington

Below is a summary of information from the Internet. It would be up to the individual reader to do their own research and decide whether or not it was valid. Patience is a Virtue. Having Virtue is a sign of a good moral being. Good moral beings have the power to overcome evil and change the world.

A Special Thank You to Martha for her untiring research efforts in discerning the Truth and to Ken who uncovers unlimited intel on pedophiles to help us Save the Children.


Judy Note: Where we think we are as of early morning Dec. 29:

The Plan - Operation Q:

Operation Q was in Phase 5 of 5 phases to save the economy through a revaluation of the fiat US Dollar into a gold/asset-backed US Note via a Global Currency Reset, plus gain back control of US political affairs through restoration of the original Constitution
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Such would dissolve the Federal Reserve and return US taxpayer money back to The People.

Rumored Schedule:

Oct. 1 2018: Designed Stock Market Collapse began

Nov. 30 2018: Indictments served: Bush Jr., Obama, Bill & Hillary Clinton, Pence, Biden

Dec. 15 2018: Mass Arrests began

Dec. 21 2018: US Government Shutdown began.

Dec. 21 2018: Two FEMA prison barges headed to Gitmo.

Dec. 24 2018: RV/GCR formal release.

Dec. 28 2018: Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Barak Obama arrested.

Dec. 29 2018: 1,000 Indictments unsealed including on Clinton, Comey, Lynch, Ried

Dec. 29 2018: Seven FEMA prison barges headed to Gitmo suspected to contain those named in 1,000 indictments unsealed so far such as former CIA Director John Brennan, Former President Bill & Hillary Clinton, Former FBI Director James Comey, Former Senate Leader Harry Ried, Former President George Bush Jr., Former President Barak Obama, Former VP Joe Biden, VP Pence.

Dec. 29 2018: General Mattis headed to Gitmo for prison intake.

Dec. 29 2018: Federal Reserve and IRS ended by Trump Executive Order.

Dec. 29, 30 or 31 2018: Redemption/exchange appointment info released.

Dec. 30 2018: New global trading year begins.

Dec. 31 2018: Deadline for Zim redemption.

Jan. 1 2019: US Republic restored

Jan. 1 2019: GESARA announced.

Jan. 1 2019: Central Banks eliminated.

Jan. 1 2019: Flat Tax implemented.

Jan. 2 2018: Military Tribunals begin.

Jan. 2 or 7: General Public begins exchanging.

April-May 2019: New Elections held.

Date Unknown: Martial Law Enforced, US Space Command Active.

A. Redemption/Exchange Appointments:

1. The new Quantum Financial System has been successfully tested multiple times, was fully integrated, operational and impenetrable, with a mandate that all procedures be transparent.

2. In a Dec. 25 Christmas recorded phone call to the troops in Iraq and elsewhere President Trump announced that we would see monetary reform this week, meaning by Sat. night Dec. 29. Tony also stated his source said that the RV was to happen by the end of the week.

3. Pre-release meetings with the Chinese, UST in Reno and core account leaders for the GCR release indicated they would become liquid and final sign offs made Christmas Eve Dec. 24 when Trump was out of the country in Iraq (a requirement for the RV).

4. By Dec. 28 a final plan and schedule had been approved for the GCR, with paperwork signed between Wells Fargo and HSBC.

5. Iraqi Prime Minister accepted President Trump’s invitation to visit Washington White House on New Year’s Eve Dec. 31, although Tony said it was Jan. 8.

6. Redemption appointments appeared likely to be received on Sat. Dec. 29 after all banks were closed by 8pm EST, while the 2019 global trading year started Sun. Dec. 30 at 1am EST (10am GST in Dubai). Others say it won’t happen until Dec. 31.

7. Zim holders (who could also exchange their currency) had an unknown deadline to begin, would be contacted by text messaging and redeem at military facilities.

8. Currency holders would use 800#s to make their appointments and exchange at off-site locations. Those requesting the higher back screen rates would complete before the general public began exchanging around Jan. 2 or 7 (these dates could have changed).

9. The General Public would exchange at banks by Jan. 2 or 7 (these dates could have changed).

10. Prosperity Packages would be distributed on Jan. 3 or 4 (these dates could have changed).

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B. Stock Market:

In late afternoon Fri. Dec. 28 after three massive buy orders, the Stock Market went on another wild roller coaster ride. The Dow closed down 76 points from Dec. 27’s 800 point spike. The Stock Market would continue to show radical volatility so that mass amounts of monies released during the Global Currency Reset would act as a cover for a deliberate Market manipulation designed to collapse Stocks and eliminate large Cabal corporations, along with their old US fiat dollar system
C. Restored Republic:

1. The Federal Reserve and IRS were eliminated by Trump’s Executive Order on Dec. 29.

2. Trump was making the US fully GESARA compliant so that the US Republic would be Restored by Jan. 1, as were 209 sovereign nations wishing to participate in the GCR – although a few have not yet made it.

3. By the first part of 2019 Central Banks would be reorganized and announcements made on the GESARA Law, US Restored Republic and a new Flat Tax System - said to be 17% on newly bought items only, with no tax on food or medicine.

3. Congress was not expected to return on Jan. 3 because of a government shutdown and pending arrests of at least 1/3 if not more, of Congressional members named in over 70,000 sealed indictments.

4. Throughout history the Cabal had been controlling votes of a great number of politicians through blackmail of their pedophilia, Satanic worship and money laundering activities.

5. These illegal acts were organized through Satanic worshipping global elites who ran an international gun running, drug dealing and child exploitation ring called the Ninth Circle Child Sacrifice Cult that was organized by the Vatican, funded by the British Monarchy through Central Bank’s use of US taxpayer dollars and enforced by various mafias. See: http://beforeitsnews.com/contributor/pages/243/590/stories.html

6. Thousands would be arrested, though their pedophilia charges wouldn’t necessarily be made public, their indictments showing other charges like treason, fraud, embezzlement, racketeering, sedition and/ or murder.

7. On Dec. 29 the first of 70,000 indictments was unsealed, charging Hillary Clinton and 40 other global elites such as James Comey and Harry Ried, with Murder, Wrongful Prosecution, Abuse of Powers and Treason Against Peoples of the US.

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D. Dec. 29 2018 9:50 am EST Hillary Clinton Indictment Unsealed (video): (Video) The Verified Indictment of [HRC]

1. Hillary Clinton’s unsealed indictment Case no 1:16 CV 1490 filed Feb. 16 2018 in the US District Court, Northern District of New York and served on defendants April 4 2018 regarded the Nevada Bundy Ranch and Hammond Cases. 649 pages and 27 videos

2. Charged: What appeared to be over 40 people including Hillary Clinton, James Comey, Loretta Lynch, FBI agents, US Attorneys, Judges, Magistrates, Local and state police, BLM, and NGO Contractors.

3. Charges: Murder, Wrongful Prosecution, Abuse of Powers, Treason Against Peoples of the US and was connected to the Uranium One Deal (Obama, Clinton).

4. Orders to the FBI and local law enforcement to end the Bundy Ranch case with violence came straight from the White House (Obama, Clinton).

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E. Dec. 29 2018 10:32 pm EST 911 Emergency System, Faal: Sorcha Faal -- American 911 Emergency System Crippled After Chilling Trump Message

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F. Dec. 29 2018 10:05 pm EST Aircraft Carrier at Gitmo: Navy Sources Claim an Aircraft Carrier will be Arriving at Guantanamo Bay

IQD CHAT, 30 DEC

Baxter   by the way... where did you get the idea the stock market went up 800 points yesterday

Doug_W   saw it on Fox about 3:30

Baxter   finished down 80 points

Doug_W   maybe it was from day B4?

Baxter   probably was
Larrykn   Iran pulls out military advisors from Iraq, after US withdrawal from Syria

Iran's ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi

Iran has withdrawn all of its military advisors from Iraq, Iran's Ambassador to Iraq, Iraj Masjedi, claimed on Friday, saying no need for Iranian advisors after the declaration of victory over ISIS, according to a report in Iran's Press TV.

The Iranian claims came in the wake of US President Donald Trump to withdraw his troops from Syria.

Masjedi, a former IRGC Quds force commander, slammed the US for keeping its forces in Iraq and "reinforcing its bases and establishing new footholds" there, according to the report.

The Iranian ambassador made his remarks during a meeting with Iraqi students and journalists in Baghdad.

The Iranian statement followed soon after US President Donald Trump made a surprise trip to Iraq to visit US troops the day after Christmas.

https://www.thebaghdadpost.com/en/Story/34630/Iran-pulls-out-military-advisors-from-Iraq-after-US-withdrawal-from-Syria

​​Baxter   Isnt it interesting that Iran has decided to pull out... after the US is leaving Syria

Doug_W   IF its true yes

Baxter   I know... IF is a big word

Baxter   but it seems all planned to me
Doug_W   small word BIG meaning

Baxter   actually.. I think it may be coming together a little..

Baxter   talking about the 140 again... and the investment laws... now the US is pulling out of SYria... Trump goes to Iraq.... Iran is pulling out as well......

Baxter   I better shut up.. dont want to get WOKE excited

Doug_W   I bet its TOO late 4 that Bax

Baxter   bet so too

Woke AF   TOO LATE!!! IM EXCITED!!!!-! Baxter Doug_W

Baxter   I dont think you have much to worry about

Woke AF   Bax, did you hear about the Australian prime minister going to 2 days after Trump???

Baxter   Yes I did WOKE

Woke AF   Thanks, had my Jersey on since 5:30 this morning!

Xyz   Socialism Can Kill You, But It Won't Bury You https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-12-26/socialism-can-kill-you-it-wont-bury-you

xyz   Angela Merkel: Nation States Must "Give Up Sovereignty" To New World Order https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-12-27/angela-merkel-nation-states-must-give-sovereignty-new-world-order

xyz   "Mueller Knows Everything" https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-12-28/cohen-denies-2016-prague-trip-mueller-knows-everything

Xyz   ADDICTION TO NAKED RESERVES: bad money habits to break to build more wealth in 2019 https://www.cnbc.com/2018/12/20/bad-money-habits-to-break-to-build-more-wealth-in-2019.html

Xyz  
https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRu6wh1joxp7hPLNXVMnMWD5hd0upZMpAl1_-YTxv2MW5LQpHP6

foxmulder   xyz  ! is that the only RV we will ever see ?

KTFA UPDATE, 30 DEC

KTFA


2Cents » December 29th, 2018


Interesting........what else happens on the 11th???

The 2019 revision schedule will be posted as soon as it is finalized. Please check the website on 11 Jan 2019 to see if there is a mid-month revision for 15 Jan 2019 effective date.

Schedule of UN Operational Rates of Exchange

The Operational Rates of Exchange were last updated for the effective date in accordance with the schedule below and thereafter until further notice.

Publishing Date 27 Dec 2018

Effective Date 31 Dec 2018

DELTA » December 29th, 2018

Currency Code IQD
Operational Rate 1170
Effective Date 31 Dec 2018

2Cents » December 29th, 2018

Thanks DELTA.........Do you know how late into January that Payroll is normally remitted by Baghdad......It looks like the 1/12th policy may come into play but I hope it is after the RD......?????

DocK » December 29th, 2018

Is Mahdi wanting to be a big boy when he goes to see Trump with a real rate ........
or does he need to wait to see Trump ??

I think the invite was the CODE for CHANGE YOUR RATE...... We wait ......

2Cents » December 29th, 2018

IMO, we should not get discouraged if we do not see the RD on 1/1/19......

In fact, IMO, we will not......IMO, Mahdi did not meet with Trump because of FEAR.......IMO, their phone call was not "friendly" and Mahdi was scrambling and offered to come readily to make amends and stated as soon as New Year's.....Trump has since denied him and gave him 2 weeks to get everything in order......the government has yet to be completed, the Oil/Gas Law is not completed, Article 140 is not agreed just to name a few

I believe that Mahdi said that the Kurds are not playing ball.....My MOF has demanded that they remit the 2 months of payroll from 2017 and the three months from 2018 that the Kurds hold, we have tried to negotiate the budget to no avail and they won't even enter Parliament so we can get things done......Trump, IMO, agreed and stated he is taking care of the problem....Trump stated, IMO, that he has found the issues and that McGurk is gone and the C_A influence is being removed from Kurdistan and that I am moving troops from Syria to Kurdistan to further "police" it ......

Hence the Pompeo visit on the 11th and no set date for Mahdi to come to Washington......It will totally depend on what Pompeo finds on his trip whether Mahdi is "allowed" to come to DC......I now look to a RD on the weekend of the 11th-13th and a RI after Mahdi comes to DC which will possibly be accompanied with a removal of the last Chapter VII sanction. We saw the articles Samson brought noting how close the gas deal is with Kuwait......We also know from WS that this is done but not implemented....

However, don't forget that Iraq will RD and that has to have an associated RV......They have 30 Billionish sitting from the Kuwait Donor conference and another 9 billion pledged from US companies all contingent on a RI.........WE are close IMO.......... don't get down if we don't see it in this window.........I hope we will BUT........ All IMO of course

Samson » December 29th, 2018

The most important events witnessed by Iraq during the year 2018


29th December, 2018

Iraq witnessed many important events in 2018, most notably parliamentary elections and the formation of a new government in addition to demonstrations in the southern provinces in protest against unemployment, deteriorating services and spreading corruption, as well as continuing to fight the regime.

The following is a chronology of the most prominent events witnessed by Iraq in 2018.
January 2011 The International Organization for Migration (IOM) announces the return of 3 million displaced Iraqis to their homes, while more than 2 million people are still waiting to return.

January 7 Oil Minister Jabbar al-Laibi announces the beginning of the export of oil from the northern Kirkuk fields to Iran at the rate of thirty thousand barrels per day.

January 13 The announcement of a new coalition called "Iraq Victory" headed by Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi.

January 22 Parliament votes unanimously on the date of the new legislative elections, which were set on May 12.

February 4 The Iraqi authorities publish for the first time the names of 60 of the most wanted individuals belonging to the Al-Qaeda, Al-Qa'ida and the banned Baath Party.

February 6 Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi reveals the existence of a government plan to gradually reduce the number of international coalition forces in Iraq during the next phase.

February 11 The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) issues a statement indicating that one in four children in Iraq lives in poverty, while 4 million children need war assistance.

February 14 Iraq's neighbors pledge to contribute some $ 52 billion in loans, credit facilities and investments to help rebuild the affected areas.

February 19 Twenty-seven Popular Forces forces were killed in a ambush by gunmen near the city of Kirkuk.

March 5 The government issues a decision to seize the assets and property of former President Saddam Hussein and his relatives, in addition to more than 4,200 former officials of the former regime.

March 13 Iraq lifts ban on international flights to Kurdistan regional airports.

March 16 The fall of a US military aircraft carrying a number of military personnel near the Qaim area in western Iraq.

March 17 The International Football Association (FIFA) lifts the ban on hosting Iraq for international matches. 14.

April 14 The legislative campaign for the legislative elections in Iraq began, with some 7,000 candidates participating in the elections to win 329 seats in parliament.

April 19 Prime Minister's Office of Information Minister Haidar al-Abadi announces that the Iraqi air force has launched raids on sites to organize "a call in Syria near the Iraqi border.

May 10 About 1 million Iraqi security forces begin voting to elect 328 members of parliament in the first legislative elections the country has been witnessing since a humiliating and upbeat coup.

May 12 Iraqis turn to ballot boxes to choose their representatives in parliament in Iraq's fourth legislative election since the fall of the former regime in 2003.

May 13 The election commission announces that turnout in legislative elections did not exceed 45 percent of Iraqi voters.

19 May The Independent High Electoral Commission announces the victory of Sadr's coalition led by Moqtada al-Sadr in the recent legislative elections.

June 6 Parliament decides in an extraordinary session to re-count the hands of the votes in the last legislative elections under judicial supervision.

June 10 A fire broke out in the Electoral Commission's warehouse building of the Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) near Rusafa in central Baghdad.

June 13 Muqtada al-Sadr, winner of the parliamentary elections and leader of the Fatah bloc, announced the formation of a political alliance to form the new Iraqi government.

June 23 The Iraqi army announces the killing of 45 members of a sympathetic organization in air raids carried out in the Euphrates valley east of Syria.

June 29 The execution of 13 convicted terrorists is an implementation of the directives of Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi.

July 8 Demonstrations broke out in the southern provinces of Iraq in protest against unemployment, deteriorating services and widespread corruption.

July 14 The government puts its security forces on high alert after a surge in demonstrations in the southern province of Basra.

July 15 Security forces face protesters in Basra province and attempt to break into the town hall fails.

July 16 Two people were killed and more than 20 injured in clashes between protesters and security forces in Samawah province.

July 23 Three armed men were killed by Kurdish security forces after they liberated the Erbil governorate building.

August 15 Hundreds of protesters in the southern provinces burn the building of the Qurna district council, 74 km from the city of Basra after the killing of two of the protesters by the security men in the city.

19 August The Supreme Federal Court of Iraq endorses the results of parliamentary elections held on 12 May.

September 5 Demonstrator killed and 25 others injured in violent clashes between demonstrators and security forces in Basra province.

September 7 Demonstrators in the province of Basra storm the Iranian consulate building and bombard the city.

September 16 The House of Representatives elects the governor of Anbar, Mohammed al-Halbusi as its chairman

September 25 Human rights activist Suad al-Ali was assassinated in the city of Basra.

September 27 Miss Baghdad was assassinated by Tareh Fares in Baghdad.

September 28 The United States closes its consulate in the city of Basra and evacuates its staff and holds Tahran responsible for the safety of its nationals in Iraq.

September 30 Kurds in the Kurdistan region are directed to the ballot boxes to cast their votes in the parliamentary elections in its fifth and first session after the independence referendum in 2017.

2 October Barham Saleh The Constitutional Right leads Iraq after winning the majority of votes in the House of Representatives.

October 5 New President Barham Saleh appoints Adel Abdul Mehdi as the new government.

25 October Parliament approves 14 ministers in the new government headed by Adel Abdel Mehdi.

December 11 Authorities open the Green Zone in central Baghdad in front of traffic and citizens in part.

December 15 Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad dedicates the prize to build a hospital for victims of sexual abuse in the northern Iraqi city of Sinjar.

December 24 The House of Representatives votes for two new ministers within Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi's government out of five portfolios still pending due to political differences between the blocks.

December 26 US President Donald Trump arrives in Iraq on a surprise visit to inspect his country's troops there and congratulates them on the birth of a child, while denying any plans to withdraw US troops from Iraq. LINK