Geopolitics

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  1. 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...


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


  3. I sadly report that the situation in Venezuela continues to collapse into unreal despair and the country sinks ever farther into the abyss.  Two...
      


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


  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. The irony of the Mueller investigation that was demanded by Democrats because they thought it would show Trump colluded with Russia to win the...
      


  7. needing to put "far" in front of "left" or "right" when you describe the political identity of a future president is never a good thing...
      


  8. 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...
      


  9. This is an issue that more and more people are finally starting to talk about: Congress wants to control who is appointed to the...


  10. 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...
      


  11. Anyone watching the spreading protests in Iran? This could spiral dangerously. They started out protesting rising prices but now it's turning into a general...
      


  12. The EU Commission has opened disciplinary procedures against Italy after the country refused to submit a budget proposal that squares with its rules. The warning, while not...
      


  13. By the latest information Turkey plans direct military action against territory held by Kurdish militia, potentially opening a new front in Syria’s civil war....
      


  14. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday that Europe must respond to U.S. President Donald Trump’s “America First” agenda of tighter borders, protectionist...
      


  15. Pakistan’s foreign minister appealed to the U.N. Secretary General on Tuesday to help ease tension with India that has escalated sharply following a suicide...
      


  16. 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...
      


  17. America has a great constitution, but not many of its citizens would be aware how flawed it is where powers and oversight align with...
      


  18. Vladimir Putin is running this year for the last time. Sure, he will win but this means he needs to start looking for a...
      


  19. Watching how the collapse of Venezuela's oil industry looks close to inevitable, will it face a process of privatisation soon? 
      


  20. "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,...
      


  21. Senior Iranian figures said on Wednesday that Syria was a top foreign policy priority and American troops should withdraw, as planned by U.S. President...
      


  22. A few weeks ago, Sudan and Turkey signed a naval agreement. That angered Cairo and an ongoing dispute over a dam Ethiopia is building...
      


  23. Well? There have been threats in the past but they have remained threats. This time things look different for various reasons but it could be...
      


  24. 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,...
      

  25. 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...
      


  26. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday, without providing evidence, that U.S. national security adviser John Bolton was leading a plan to invade the...
      


  27. 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...
      


  28. This weekend the ship carrying Italy’s first anti-European government, captained by an amateur skipper and manned by a bizarre alliance of two rival populist...
      


  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. 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...