Geopolitics

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  1. Two bombings in Iraq in one day. That peace didn't last long.
      


  2. The proposed Saudi Aramco IPO seems increasingly unlikely to actually take place, in my opinion. The Aramco IPO of 5% of the "family jewels" was originally heavily...
      


  3. India signed a $5 billion deal to buy five Russian S-400 air defense systems on Friday despite a looming threat of U.S. sanctions on...
      


  4. 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...
      


  5. The Dutch defense minister on Thursday accused Russia’s military intelligence unit of attempted cybercrimes targeting the international chemical weapons watchdog and the investigation into...
      


  6. It totally stops, apparently. 


  7. So, now we learn that the EU has developed a "new mechanism" to trade with Iran, circumventing U.S. sanctions...Really?  Is it possible that they imagine...
      


  8. https://www.wsj.com/articles/rising-oil-prices-are-bad-news-for-saudi-arabia-1537915829 Who would have thought?
      


  9. Volkswagen is not prepared to cover the full cost of hardware retrofits for older diesel vehicles in Germany, a source at Volkswagen said, contradicting...
      


  10. Reuters just published this in-depth story on Saudi Arabia. Interesting read, I thought. It would be nice if those of you who have direct...
      


  11. In yet another stunning defeat of Canada's Liberal Party, this time in Premier Justin Trudeau's own home province of French-speaking Quebec, the governing Liberals...
      


  12. Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard said Monday that it launched ballistic missiles into eastern Syria, targeting militants the force blames for a recent attack on...
      


  13. You heard it here first, folks: the USA and Canada have - finally - made their new trade deal, signed two hours before that...
      


  14. The picture speaks more than a thousand words. When the two president met in New York, they shook hands lightly and got down to...
      


  15. Barter is the name of the game. The EU has set up a special-purpose vehicle to do trade with Iran without using dollars. So...
      


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


  17. At Least 25 Dead, 60 Wounded In Military Parade Attack In Iran Can the Middle Eastern hell get any more horrible? Sure it can.
      


  18. China is willing to provide Venezuela with what help it can, Premier Li Keqiang told Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro on Friday, but there was...
      


  19. So, I suppose everyone saw the news from Ali Baba's Jack Ma that he won't be able to bring 1 million news jobs to...


  20. An interesting development happening in restive province of Ahvaz, known for its opposition against iranian government, when a gunmen attacked an IRGC military parade...
      


  21. Emmanuel Macron’s strategy for next year’s European elections is taking shape and the French president sees it in stark terms - an open battle...
      


  22. Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, meeting with Rouhani and his cabinet on Wednesday, told the government to work “day and night” to resolve...
      


  23. The Gulf state of Qatar on Friday said it would invest 10 billion euros ($11.6 billion) in Germany over the next five years, including...
      


  24. Discuss. With factual backing of arguments, wherever possible.
      


  25. South Korean President Moon Jae-in is preparing for a third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un amid growing public skepticism about his...
      


  26.    I am pleading with all of you folks in the oil and gas industries to join together in an idea that will change...
      


  27. China has slammed Taiwan for "stepping up efforts to steal intelligence with the aim of “infiltration” and “sabotage”, and warned the island against further...
      


  28. Turkey, the perpetual suitor for EU membership, is undergoing what was a slow-motion deterioration, and is now rapidly escalating into a full-blown economic and...
      


  29. The two Russian men charged in Britain with poisoning a former Russian spy with a deadly nerve agent appeared on Kremlin-funded television on Thursday,...