Geopolitics

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  1. Sergey Karaganov is dean of the School of World Economics and International Relations at the HSE.  (Higher School of Economy in Moscow) He is also...


  2. Populists Lead Ranking of Most Influential EU Parliament Politicians 143 https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2019/04/11/populists-lead-ranking-of-most-influential-eu-parliament-politicians/ New European Union Party expected to garner one third of votes. 
      


  3.   According to agencies, Libya is on the brink of a new war. Deaths and displacements mounted in splintered Libya on Monday as eastern forces...
      


  4. Eastern Libyan forces on Thursday took full control of Gharyan, a town about 100 km (60 miles) south of the capital Tripoli, bringing their...
      


  5. Trump plans to press our Allies that host US bases to pay for the cost of running the bases plus 50%. It’s called cost...
      


  6. According to AP agency, Maduro loyalists stripped Venezuela’s Juan Guaidó of immunity Tuesday, paving the way for the opposition leader’s prosecution and potential arrest for...
      


  7. Opinion polls before the March 31 vote indicate that no one will come close to the 50-percent support needed to win in the first...
      


  8. According to AP agency, Turkey’s opposition dealt President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a symbolic blow by gaining ground in key cities in the country’s local elections....
      


  9. I won't bother commenting, I'll just leave this here. 
      


  10. Mexico's president has demanded both Spain and the Vatican apologize to the indigenous people of Mexico for the Spanish conquest 500 years ago. It's unknown if...
      


  11. Arab leaders meeting in Tunisia on Sunday hope to project unified opposition to the Trump administration’s acceptance of Israeli control over the Golan Heights...
      


  12. Starting next week the Muslim sultanate of Brunei will make gay sex and adultery punishable by death. Theft will be punished by amputation of the...
      


  13. The reason I'm posting this is: Australia is seeking to repair its relationship with its largest trading partner, China, following a deterioration in ties after...
      


  14. Cooperation is the mainstream in China-Europe relations, and even if there are differences and competition, it is benign competition, Chinese President Xi Jinping said...
      


  15. Juan Guaido has been banned from running for public office in Venezuela by the country's embattled government, for inconsistencies in his personal financial disclosures...


  16. In a message to China and Pakistan, India shot down a satellite with a missile today. This gives the India the capability to cut...
      


  17. China’s private companies have long enjoyed an edge over their state-owned peers, using “unscrupulous” tactics such as bribery, a prominent businesswoman said, at a...
      


  18. Dutch populists won the most votes in elections last Thursday.  They will hold the largest number of seats in the Senate along with the...
      


  19. A Russian general and about 100 soldiers and gear are on the ground in Venezuela as part of long-term military accords between the nations,...
      


  20. Gunmen in Christchurch, New Zealand opened fire at two mosques reportedly killing 49. The weapon was apparently obtained legally. 3 men and 1 woman...
      


  21. Interesting article on conspiracy theories, I thought. I'm sure some of you will appreciate some of the references.
      


  22. Prime Minister Theresa May requested a three-month delay to Brexit on Wednesday after her failure to get a deal ratified by parliament left the...
      


  23. North Korea abruptly withdrew its staff from a liaison office with South Korea on Friday, a development that is likely to put a damper...
      


  24. The former president is the latest to get swept into the Car Wash investigations. I'm beginning to wonder if anyone will be left standing...
      


  25. According to an independent polling firm, 57% of Venezuelan say Maduro is their legitimate president, while US puppet Guaido only get 32% (11% didn't...


  26. The US ambassador to Yemen has accused the Iranian backed Houthis of failing to uphold what was agreed to in talks held in Sweden...
      


  27. In a move no doubt largely motivated by the desire to check the Iranian presence in Syria and its support for Hezbollah, President Trump...
      


  28. The United States could soon freeze preparations for delivering F-35 fighter jets to Turkey, officials told Reuters, in what would be the strongest signal...
      


  29. Looks like the opposition is leading in the polls for now but it's just the start of the campaign. How much weight do their...
      


  30. The US and Taiwan plan a meeting later this year which will surely enrage China and will include a senior US official. China claims Taiwan...