Geopolitics

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  1. By the latest report, U.S. fourth-quarter economic growth at 2.6 percent, less than expected...Surprise?
      


  2. Presented without comment, for your consideration, here is an article from Iran Front Page: New US Sanctions on Iran Threat to Petrodollar US President Trump’s decision...
      


  3. While I don't agree with some of Pepe Escobar's views, I do enjoy reading his articles on global issues.  Good food for thought.  Without further comment, I...
      


  4. When the supposed leader of a country openly calls on (pays) armed thugs to scare ordinary citizens into submission, I think it's safe to...


  5. U.S. delegation met with Iraqi Oil Minister al-Luaibi to discuss getting involved in Iraq's energy sector. Iraq's oil ministry says the US is keen on strengthening ties...


  6. The European Union will consider imposing import tariffs on U.S. orange juice, peanuts, cranberries, and--wait for it--bourbon. That's in response to the steel and...
      


  7. Fascinating reports coming out of Iran and US over both sides naval ambitions in the Gulf--one of the most important oil routes. Now we...
      


  8. Mexico has found itself in a real pickle. "The Oil Is Ours" expropriation by Lazaro Cardenas now can be described as "The Oil Is...


  9. 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...


  10. SWIFT, a Belgian cooperative founded in 1973, is nothing less than the backbone of the entire global financial system. Its lifeblood is U.S. dollar...


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


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


  13. Representatives of almost all the countries on the planet are gathering in Katowice, Poland, for the 24th Conference of the Parties (COP24) of the...


  14. The head of Libya's National Oil Company (NOC), the new 'face' of rationality (at least that is how he's being propped up by the...
      


  15. President Duterte has bluntly threatened China with war if China tries to drill for oil and gas in its--the Philippines--section of the South China...
      


  16. 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...
      


  17. Now that Doug Ford and the Conservatives demolished the Ontario Liberal Party, grinding it into the dust, from 57 seats down to 7, the...
      


  18. India may have to completely let go of its national airline if it wants to save it. The Indian government's attempt to sell 76%...
      


  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. So, I'm not sold on the idea that the Houthis hit a Saudi oil tanker. Why would they? If they start targeting oil transports...
      


  21. What will happen to Total (FRA) Investments in venezuela? Petrocedeno is at all unemployed. 
      


  22. Pakistan has caught my attention in the last weeks and months due to its political instability, geopolitical risks for the region, the changing nature...
      


  23. "Colombia will be the first "global partner" of NATO in Latin America, beginning next week, President Santos announced Friday." Venezuela not happy. But what does...


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


  25. "China’s threat to impose tariffs on U.S. crude oil, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and coal is possibly the only sign of clear thinking in...
      


  26. Everybody know that the Taliban movement was created in the Pakistani refugees zones near the Afghan border. There, the children received a beautifull US...


  27. https://www.ndtv.com/video/live/channel/ndtv24x7 The strikes involving several fighter jets of the Indian Air Force successfully destroyed camps belonging to Pakistan-based terror outfits in Balakot in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...


  28. These days have been tumultuous to say the least. Venezuela now seems to have 2 presidents, Maduro and now the young interim president Juan...
      


  29. The date is close, just a week ahead, and venezuela the other worrying issue for global oil markets, will face a crucial presidential and...
      


  30. Brazil will face an important and determinant presidential elections in October 2018, after a wave of shocking political dynamics where corruption has been at...