Geopolitics

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  1. 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...
      


  2. 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...
      


  3. 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...
      


  4. 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??  


  5. 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...
      


  6. 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...
      


  7. 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?  <...


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


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


  10. 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...
      


  11. 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...
      


  12. 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...


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


  14. "Now that Brazil has joined Latin America’s shift rightwards by electing far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro, US-backed war is looking increasingly likely. The reason? Colombia’s own hard-right government reportedly...


  15. "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...
      


  16. 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...
      


  17. Commission: U.S. Could Lose Wars With Russia, China  
      


  18. 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...
      


  19. 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.


  20. 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...
      


  21. 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...
      


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


  23. 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...
      


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


  25. Venezuela was one of the founding members of the OPEC, led by the iconic Juan Pablo Perez Alfonso, a thing most known by oil...
      


  26. The United States imposed new sanctions Thursday on Venezuela and Cuba and promised additional penalties against Nicaragua as the Trump administration laid out a...
      


  27. 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...
      


  28. Look who's in Davos? Donald Trump, President of the United States of America, Angela Merkel, Federal Chancellor, Germany; Paolo Gentiloni, Prime Minister of Italy; Emmanuel...
      


  29. Iran agitating for some compensation for its Syria war investments. IRGC Maj Gen Yahya Rahim Safavi says Iran is already exporting Syrian phosphate in...
      


  30. As a meeting last August in the Oval Office to discuss sanctions on Venezuela was concluding, President Donald Trump turned to his top aides...