Geopolitics

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  1. I know we're seeing a lot reports right now about the longevity of MBS, and 'rumors' that senior royals are reconsidering him for King....
      


  2. Set a thief to catch a thief, after all, right? Interesting to watch how this develops. Only Criminals Can Clean Up Argentina’s Corruption
      


  3. Trump administration slaps sanctions on Saudis over Khashoggi's death Well, they didn't implicate the big Kahuna, but I guess it's something. The Trump administration on Thursday...


  4. Commission: U.S. Could Lose Wars With Russia, China  
      


  5. The South China Sea does not belong to any one nation and the United States will continue to sail and fly wherever international law...
      


  6. The German government said it is considering whether to allow the deportation of some Syrian asylum seekers back to their home country in the...
      


  7. The proposed U.S. Space Force, a new military service backed by President Donald Trump, could have an initial budget of less than $5 billion,...
      


  8. https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/2173479/singapore-leader-lee-hsien-loong-warns-region-may-have-choose That didn't take long.
      


  9. Literally, no less. I'm having a field day with European political news today.
      


  10. Not a moment too soon, either. Unfortunately, the replacement will hardly be any better. https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Defense-Minister-Avigdor-Liberman-resigns-over-Hamas-cease-fire-571890
      


  11. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday that Europe must respond to U.S. President Donald Trump’s “America First” agenda of tighter borders, protectionist...
      


  12. NIGERIA BRACING FOR 2020. The maojor sustainance of the Nigeria Economy is doubtlessly the Oil and gas sector,Apart from being the most exploited industry,its contributions...
      


  13. needing to put "far" in front of "left" or "right" when you describe the political identity of a future president is never a good thing...
      


  14. That's what I call being thorough: "The U.S.'s self-described "largest-ever" sanctions list targeting Iran includes an oil tanker already sunk and a bank long since...
      


  15. SWIFT, a Belgian cooperative founded in 1973, is nothing less than the backbone of the entire global financial system. Its lifeblood is U.S. dollar...


  16. U.S. Warns Iranian Oil Tankers May Be Courting 'Environmental Disaster' I'd throw in some water-borne diseases as well, if I were them.
      


  17. France vows to lead Europe in defying US on Iran sanctions Cute. You had to wait for Iran to suggest a more international use of...
      


  18. The United States imposed new sanctions Thursday on Venezuela and Cuba and promised additional penalties against Nicaragua as the Trump administration laid out a...
      


  19. "Now that Brazil has joined Latin America’s shift rightwards by electing far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro, US-backed war is looking increasingly likely. The reason? Colombia’s own hard-right government reportedly...


  20. Angela Merkel is to stand down as leader of the Christian Democratic Union, a post she has held for 18 years, after a dismal...
      


  21. The list will be made public Monday but a source has spilled: it includes India, South Korea, and japan. Negotiations with China still ongoing....
      


  22. U.S. President Donald Trump, in his toughest comments yet, said Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince bore ultimate responsibility for the operation that led to Jamal...
      


  23. President Vladimir V. Putin warned that if the United States deploys new intermediate-range missiles in Europe after withdrawing from a nuclear treaty prohibiting these...
      


  24. Denmark said on Tuesday it suspected an Iranian intelligence service had tried to carry out a plot to assassinate an Iranian Arab opposition figure...
      


  25. Tensions in the Balkans are on the rise, annoying some who fear that increased nationalism, ethnic conflicts, and weak democratic institutions -- mixed with...
      


  26. Soo, the "Davos of the Desert" began today and I've been hanging around in Twitter only to read that while it started with a...
      


  27. After statement of President Donald Trump that Washington would withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty because Russia was violating the pact, Russian Foreign...
      


  28. How well countries adapt to the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) will determine whether they ‘thrive’ or ‘stagnate’ and could further divide workforces and increase...
      


  29. Sunday 28th will be held second round of elections in Brazil with almost predictable outcome, which is the triumph of ultra rightist Jair Bolsonaro...
      


  30. Loving watching all those think tanks squirming uncomfortably when (though it's pubic knowledge) they have to refuse to accept any more Saudi money to...