Geopolitics

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  1. erw

    Since oil and gas are global commodities and are extracted from the ground in any number of post-conflict countries , which is where landmines...
      


  2. I must admit that the corruption of european politicians (and some forum participants) know no bounds... First of all, these so called "migrants" are illegal...
      


  3. The U.S. doesn’t plan to suspend more joint military drills with South Korean forces, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said, amid reports that North Korea...
      


  4. Brussels has hit out at “finger pointing” and “threats” from Italy’s Eurosceptic government over a stand-off about the fate of 150 rescued migrants on...
      


  5. South Korea has sent 1 billion won ($893,239.96) worth of sanctioned material to North Korea, customs data showed on Friday, raising concern ties with...
      


  6. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/12/kuwait-has-more-on-line-with-rising-oil-prices-than-saudi-arabia.html
      


  7. President Duterte has bluntly threatened China with war if China tries to drill for oil and gas in its--the Philippines--section of the South China...
      


  8. Europe should scale up military spending in order to act as a counterpoint to an unpredictable and unreliable United States, the German foreign minister...
      


  9. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday condemned U.S. sanctions against Russia as counter-productive, but said a summit he had held last month with U.S....
      


  10. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday the country had to develop its military forces to prevent other states taking over its territory and...
      


  11. President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey will boycott electronic products from the United States, retaliating in a dispute with Washington that has helped drive the lira...
      


  12. Saudi Arabia’s reaction when Canada’s foreign minister, Chrystia Freeland, called in a tweet for the release of Samar Badawi, a leading Saudi women’s rights...
      


  13. President Donald Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani’s “truth isn’t truth” statement was “not meant as a pontification on moral theology,” the former New York City...
      


  14. According to latest report from AP, Pakistani terror cells are still biggest threat not just for that country, but also for the entire region....
      


  15. More sanctions coming to Russia if the "bill from hell"* gets signed but, apparently, the effect on Russia's oil industry will be more modest...
      


  16. Hundreds of U.S. newspapers on Thursday launched a coordinated defense of press freedom and a rebuke of President Donald Trump for denouncing some media...
      


  17. The Saudi Arabian government cut diplomatic ties with Canada on Sunday after the North American country urged the kingdom to release recently arrested human...
      


  18. Valentina Matvienko, the speaker of the Russian upper house of parliament, said on Wednesday that Moscow’s response to U.S. sanctions will be targeted and...
      


  19. Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Vladimir Putin will discuss the war in Syria, the conflict in east Ukraine and a disputed pipeline to bring...
      


  20. I would be worried about the sanctions slapped on Turkish officials over the arrest of the American pastor. It's a dangerous election game being...
      


  21. The rival Koreas announced Monday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet in Pyongyang sometime in...
      


  22. So, now the EU has threatened to actually sanction companies who comply with the US sanctions on Iran, first round of which went into...
      


  23. The five nations sharing the Caspian Sea have stuck a historical deal on how to share its riches. Now they can really get to...
      


  24. US President Donald Trump may have plans to bomb Iran’s nuclear facilities as early as next month, senior Australian government sources said, according to...
      


  25. President Donald Trump’s administration on Thursday announced an ambitious plan to usher in a new “Space Force” as the sixth branch of the military...
      


  26. Hmmmm, nobody seemed to have mentioned that Saudi Vision 2030 involved actual work ....  this culture shock could be interesting to watch from afar. Saudis forced...
      


  27. For those of you not paying attention to the latest from the authoritarians running Saudi Arabia, herewith the tale: It turns out that Mohammad bin-Salman,...
      


  28. China and Germany defended their business ties with Iran on Wednesday in the face of President Donald Trump’s warning that any companies trading with...
      


  29. Ten years ago, the Iranian rial was trading at 9,315 to the US dollar.  Today it is at 44,000 to the dollar on the...
      


  30. New U.S. sanctions against Iran took effect on Tuesday, and President Donald Trump, who defied Washington’s allies to impose them, pledged that firms doing...