Geopolitics

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  1. 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.
      


  2. 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...
      


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


  4. "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...


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


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


  7. 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...
      


  8. 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...
      


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


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


  11. 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...
      


  12. 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...
      


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


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


  15. 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...
      


  16. I’m trying to make sense of this KSA situation as I find it hard to believe (but not completely implausible) that people could be so sloppy....
      


  17. U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he was sending U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to meet with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman over...
      


  18. NASA has released a 113 slide PowerPoint presentation.  To the U.S. Military and Intelligence agencies. Hope you read it, some of these ideas are... mindboggling.  
      


  19. Nothing would rock markets like this for the year ... https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-10-19/saudi-allegiance-council-meeting-secret-consider-mbs-replacement-report But speculation is now going to come out of the woodwork from everywhere. Also heard...
      


  20. This is getting ridiculous. Nobody's mentioned sanctions but the big boys in Riyadh are ready for them. "As the Riyadh stock market plunged on growing...
      


  21. President Donald Trump says Saudi Arabia’s king “might not be there for two weeks” without U.S. military support, as he sought to pressure the...
      


  22. North and South Korea held their first three-way talks with the United Nations Command (UNC) on Tuesday to discuss ways to demilitarize the border...
      


  23. Vicepresident Tarek El Aissami just announced Venezuela will ditch the US dollar as a foreign currency and adopt the euro alleging Venezuela was suffering...
      


  24. The deputy head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned U.S. and Israeli leaders on Monday to expect a “devastating” response from Iran, accusing them of...
      


  25. The Iranian Revolutionary Guards and army carried out a joint aerial military drill in the Gulf on Friday in what official media said indicated...
      


  26. Elections in two of Germany’s most prosperous regions are likely to diminish Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc and further destabilize her fragile government, potentially...
      


  27. Vice President Pence accuses China of meddling in US "Pence said Beijing's actions add up to a simple message: "China wants a different American president." Vice...
      


  28. Oil giant Saudi Arabia is seeking to block adoption of a key UN climate change report unless a passage highlighting the inadequacy of national...
      


  29. Former British leader Tony Blair said there was a 50-50 chance of another Brexit referendum as Prime Minister Theresa May will be unlikely to...
      


  30. What influence on the world oil market can have the rise of the extreme right-wing policy in Brazil?