Geopolitics

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  1. President's top adviser for domestic energy and environment policy is heading out the door and leaving the Big Brother house. Michael Catanzaro plans to leave next...
      


  2. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced that the U.S. is pulling out of a treaty with Russia that’s been a centerpiece of arms...
      


  3. Sister of North Korea leader Kim Jong Un delivered personal letter from Kim to South Korea's Moon inviting him to North Korea - Blue...
      


  4. The Sierra Club is running a Facebook advertising campaign to oppose Kathleen Hartnett White, President Trump’s nominee for a top environmental policy position. The nation’s largest green...
      


  5. Just saw a Libyan news report saying Gaddafi's son, Saif al-Islam, is going to run for president ... So even if General Haftar isn't...
      


  6. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said  that a trade war with China is “on hold.” Chinese state media also reported that Washington and Beijing have agreed to back off on...
      


  7. "We're protecting Germany, we're protecting France, we're protecting all of these countries. And then numerous of the countries go out and make a pipeline...
      


  8. After statement of President Donald Trump that Washington would withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty because Russia was violating the pact, Russian Foreign...
      


  9. Lebanon’s Hezbollah pledged to confront any threats to the country’s “oil and gas rights” after Israeli comments urging firms not to bid on a...
      


  10. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron demanded on Friday that Russia release Ukrainian sailors who were seized along with their ships...
      


  11. The European Commission says it wants to speed up the process of inclusion of six Balkan countries as members of the European Union: Albania,...
      


  12. So, now the EU has threatened to actually sanction companies who comply with the US sanctions on Iran, first round of which went into...
      


  13. U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called off a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even after North Korea followed through...
      


  14. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday she wanted Britain and the European Union to divorce on good terms. “I care now that we...
      


  15. The Saudi Arabian government cut diplomatic ties with Canada on Sunday after the North American country urged the kingdom to release recently arrested human...
      


  16. President Vladimir V. Putin warned that if the United States deploys new intermediate-range missiles in Europe after withdrawing from a nuclear treaty prohibiting these...
      


  17. Lebanon marked 75 years of independence with a military parade Thursday in Beirut, but many anxious Lebanese feel they have little to celebrate: the...
      


  18. I've been sort of mapping out Europe's energy policy and options for less dependence on Russia and while most of the countries' situations and stances...
      


  19. Oil giant Saudi Arabia is seeking to block adoption of a key UN climate change report unless a passage highlighting the inadequacy of national...
      


  20. Hundreds of U.S. newspapers on Thursday launched a coordinated defense of press freedom and a rebuke of President Donald Trump for denouncing some media...
      


  21. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/03/world/middleeast/qatar-withdraw-opec.html will this affect oil pries to go down ?


  22. Hmmmm, nobody seemed to have mentioned that Saudi Vision 2030 involved actual work ....  this culture shock could be interesting to watch from afar. Saudis forced...
      


  23. Iran is threatening retaliation for an apparent Israeli air strike in Syria, and Trump's got his finger on the button (at least the Twitter...
      


  24. By effectively making it illegal not to defy US sanctions on Iraq (though more accurately making it not illegal to ignore sanctions), the EU...
      


  25. Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal offers 'economic security' for those 'unwilling to work' Um. I don't think even our fearless Communist parties did that. 
      


  26. Half of all EU members( 14) joined with the United States and other allies to expel Russian diplomats in response to a nerve agent...
      


  27. Iraq goverment is under new challenge. Western allies wants to see pro iranians Shi‘ite militia commanders out of game.  They are openly loyal to...
      


  28. I would be worried about the sanctions slapped on Turkish officials over the arrest of the American pastor. It's a dangerous election game being...
      


  29. After withdrawing from the Paris Agreement, the Iran deal, and the UNESCO the United States withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/united-states-withdraws-human-rights-council_us_5b292ba6e4b05d6c16c7efe6 Trump is...


  30. U.S. President Donald Trump, in his toughest comments yet, said Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince bore ultimate responsibility for the operation that led to Jamal...