Geopolitics

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  1. China and the Philippines are close to striking a historic agreement that would help China advance its territorial claims in the South China Sea....
      


  2. The presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey have begun a summit on Syria as a bloody offensive on Idlib province looms, despite warnings from...
      


  3. It would be interesting to debate the demerits of the great hoax of our day, Climate Alarmism.  CO2 can only raise global temperatures by...
      


  4. Alongside Brexit, the future of the U.K. Labour Party and whether moderate lawmakers choose to resign is the “big political question” over the next...
      


  5. North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has given his first time line for denuclearization, aiming for the end of U.S. President Donald Trump’s first term,...
      


  6. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Pakistan on Wednesday at a time when relations between the two countries have sunk to a...
      


  7. Standing on the grounds of Israel’s national Holocaust museum on Monday, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte declared Adolf Hitler “insane,” a jarring turnaround for a...
      


  8. The Kremlin said on Monday the United States was “crudely” trying to recruit Russian nationals to act as its agents, adding that this showed...
      


  9. IN my previous Post on Venezuela, we looked at the collapse of a society.  Here, Der Spiegel takes a look at what is happening...
      


  10. To get a micro-glimpse of just how staggeringly bad things have gotten in Venezuela, I invite readers here to view a film documentary spliced...
      


  11. Iran and Syria signed a deal for military cooperation in a meeting between the defense ministers of the two countries in Damascus, the Tasnim...
      

  12. 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...
      


  13. 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...
      


  14. 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...
      


  15. 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...
      


  16. 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...
      


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


  18. 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...
      


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


  20. 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....
      


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


  22. 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...
      


  23. 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...
      


  24. 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...
      


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


  26. 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...
      


  27. 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...
      


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


  29. 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...
      


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