Geopolitics

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  1. US sanctions accelerate Iran’s blockchain drive I'm the last person to claim they understand anything about blockchain and cryptocurrencies but this sounds like a serious...
      


  2. Time magazine named four journalists and a newspaper on Tuesday as its 2018 Person of the Year for what it said was standing up...
      


  3. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday Google’s search engine was hiding “fair media” coverage of him, without providing evidence, and said he would...
      


  4. Venezuela will assume from January 2019 the presidency of OPEC as a mere symbolic consolation prize ( of course its known that it corresponds...
      


  5. It's still the 99% pretty much dependent for their livelihood on the 1%. So, call it however you like but I think we're still...
      


  6. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/03/world/middleeast/qatar-withdraw-opec.html will this affect oil pries to go down ?


  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. Angela Merkel bowed out as leader of her Christian Democrats on Friday with an emotional speech to her conservative party as it met to...
      


  9. https://oilprice.com/Latest-Energy-News/World-News/Iran-Hopes-Iranian-EU-Oil-Trade-Mechanism-To-Start-Working-By-Year-End.html#join-discussion A breaking news article that shows what Trump's the greatest mistake of his presidency will be using the $ as a weapon and that it...


  10. "Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and told him about plans to scale up investments in India’s tech,...
      


  11. China has offered joint exploration for oil and gas to Brunei. Could be a step in the right direction. If Brunei Takes China’s Energy Deal,...
      


  12. In recent days, President Macron of France has had to face interesting though critical unrests from both the consumers of gasoline and at the...
      


  13. Normally I don't quote entire articles, but this is a Panic Service Announcement (and a gentle ribbing).  My comment at the bottom, after the article. The...
      


  14. https://www.bbc.com/news/business-46465768 So much for a trade war ceasefire.
      


  15. EU ON BRINK: Germany unleashes Brexit burden WARNING as migration row erupts I'll leave this here without any comments, shall I?
      


  16. U.S. President Donald Trump’s top diplomat promised on Tuesday a new democratic world order in which Washington will strengthen or jettison international agreements as...
      


  17. The Hatfields and McCoys of the Middle East are at it again. Saudi Arabia is going ahead with plans to turn Qatar into an island,...
      


  18. Lebanon marked 75 years of independence with a military parade Thursday in Beirut, but many anxious Lebanese feel they have little to celebrate: the...
      


  19. This from one of my favourite journalists covering "sensitive" countries such as China and Russia. Last for today, I promise!
      


  20. Should we be concerned about the effect of an EMP attack on America? Why or why not? I think we should very concerned about...
      


  21. Trump abruptly canceled a planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at this weekend's G-20 summit, citing Moscow's military tensions with Ukraine. The president’s...


  22. Deutsche Bank's head office and other locations in Frankfurt were raided by 170 police officers and tax investigators on Thursday as part of a...
      


  23. Seems like U.S. stocks remained lower at midday Thursday focusing on this weekend meeting between U.S. President Dondald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping. The U.S.-China trade...
      


  24. Defying President Trump, senators sent a strong signal Wednesday they want to punish Saudi Arabia for its role in the slaying of journalist Jamal...


  25. Trump Opposition Finds Best Reason Yet To Impeach: His Failure to Design Successful Passenger Cars       The biggest automotive and business news yesterday was the announcement...


  26. Senior politicians from Germany, Austria, Poland and Estonia on Tuesday raised the possibility of new EU sanctions against Russia to punish it for capturing...
      


  27. "Argentine authorities are looking into possible criminal charges against Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia as he prepares to attend an international...
      


  28. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/11/27/trump-warns-brexit-agreement-could-threaten-future-us-uk-trade-deal.html


  29. I came across an interesting story about political developments in Canada that suggests the so-called populists, whom I'd rather call conservatives, I guess, are gaining ground...
      


  30. Brazil's newly elected president Jair Bolsonaro just announced new director of PETROBRAS, Eduardo Castelo Branco, former member of Brazil's central bank and apparently well...