Geopolitics

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


  2. 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...
      


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


  4. I was watching the democratic debate on TV and was shocked to see candidates speaking in Spanish. I’m not racist I live in Brasil...
      


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


  6. The full extradition hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to the United States to face accusations including spying charges...
      


  7. 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...
      


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


  9. 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...
      


  10. President Vladimir Putin on Thursday accused the United States of raising the risk of nuclear war by threatening to spurn a key arms control...
      


  11. 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...
      


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


  13. "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...
      


  14. To quote one of my all-time favourite movie lines, "AND THEN?" Serious question, how is this going to help anything? Another serious question, when did...
      


  15. 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...
      


  16. < *sigh* > Don't mind me, I'll just be over here quietly banging my head against a brick wall. Referenced document is attached below. US Special Forces...


  17. 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...
      


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


  19. 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. 
      


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


  21. 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...
      


  22. This is getting ridiculous. Nobody's mentioned sanctions but the big boys in Riyadh are ready for them. "As the Riyadh stock market plunged on growing...
      


  23. As the Trudeau Liberals continue to politically stumble, the Western Provinces seem to have had quite enough.  But it gets even worse for Justin...
      


  24. 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...
      


  25. 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...


  26. I just read an article titled, 'Trump's Trade War Dominates Energy Markets' here on OilPrice. How could this trade war be assigned to Trump?  In the...
      


  27. 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...
      


  28. Shut the internet please President Trump took to Twitter yesterday to note the record-breaking cold weather currently slamming much of the eastern U.S. “In the East, it...
      


  29. In his tweet President Trump says the U.S. will not lower tariffs on steel and aluminum from Mexico and Canada unless a "new &...
      


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