Geopolitics

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  1. Brexit vote: EU president says UK remaining is only option ‘if a deal is impossible, and no one wants no deal’ "The president of the...
      


  2. 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...
      


  3. https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2019/01/08/wsj-gun-ownership-rise-europe-terror-attacks-sexual-assault/ So Oppressed European Citizens are finally coming around to the American view of things.   Good.


  4. Those of us who watch geopolitics might be surprised to hear that a new Pew Research Center poll shows that Turkish leader Erdogan is the...
      


  5. Stories like this one are so rare they are precious, so I had to share it. No paranoia, no fear-mongering, and, outrageously, presenting both...
      


  6. US President Donald Trump may have plans to bomb Iran’s nuclear facilities as early as next month, senior Australian government sources said, according to...
      


  7. Okay, I realize this is off the beaten path for this forum, but this is just too weird. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-17/koreas-to-march-under-one-flag-at-olympics-opening-ceremony-jcj37ai4?cmpid=socialflow-twitter-business&utm_content=business&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social What is going on here??  


  8. 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...
      


  9. The three leaders will discuss measures to consolidate the truce regime in Syria, ensure the operation of de-escalation zones and address the humanitarian problems...
      


  10. According to Reuters, the U.S. Senate voted on Wednesday to advance a resolution to end U.S. military support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen’s...
      


  11. Cuba charged on Thursday that the United States was secretly moving special forces closer to Venezuela as part of a plan to intervene in...
      


  12. This could get interesting.  And Twitter strikes again with trying to control information. Twitter hides the video because "This media may contain sensitive material". Twitter... really?  <...


  13. Dutch populists won the most votes in elections last Thursday.  They will hold the largest number of seats in the Senate along with the...
      


  14. The return of conservatives to power in oil-rich Alberta adds another province to a growing bloc of opposition to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of...
      


  15. Brexit paralysis has prompted talk of a British election or a second referendum but one odd side-effect could be Britons having to cast their...
      


  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. Brussels has hit out at “finger pointing” and “threats” from Italy’s Eurosceptic government over a stand-off about the fate of 150 rescued migrants on...
      


  18. The presidential election in Venezuela traditionally has been held late in the year, but  decision about set a date in April shouldn't surprise  anyone...


  19. U.S. to announce end to sanctions waivers for Iran oil imports: source There goes my hope for $40 oil. And a few other things.
      


  20. Relations between the UK and the EU are not at the highest level. The key question is what will be the cost of the...
      


  21. "The European Union’s trade chief on Friday warned of possible retaliation if U.S. President Donald Trump’s plans to impose hefty tariffs on imported steel...
      


  22. France has recalled its ambassador in Rome on Thursday after what it described as baseless and repeated attacks from Italy’s political leaders, whom it...
      


  23. Ecuador has suspended Julian Assange’s citizenship and accused him and members of his WikiLeaks group of collaborating in attempts to destabilize the Andean nation’s...
      


  24. The Kremlin said on Wednesday Russia was pressing ahead with a contract to deliver advanced S-400 missile air defense systems to Turkey despite the...
      


  25. https://www.thenewamerican.com/tech/environment/item/31472-un-ipcc-scientist-blows-whistle-on-un-climate-lies   Interesting read,  and good video in which he explains his points.


  26. Valentina Matvienko, the speaker of the Russian upper house of parliament, said on Wednesday that Moscow’s response to U.S. sanctions will be targeted and...
      


  27. 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...
      


  28. According to the Economist, Nordic countries have topped the list of Democracy Index 2017. They are taking four out of five of the top...
      


  29. The US Senate has approved the most sweeping overhaul of the US tax system in more than three decades. Republicans say the tax cuts for...
      


  30. President Donald Trump said that he actually cares about the environment and that his only misgivings about the Paris Agreement are that it treated...