Geopolitics

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  1. The US Treasury targeted the governor of Iran’s central bank on Tuesday as the Trump administration continues to reimpose sanctions after pulling out of...
      


  2. The blasts detonated far from the bustling megacities of Asia, but the attack this week on two tankers in the strategic Strait of Hormuz...
      


  3. Iraq needs $100 billion in foreign investment to rebuild its economy. Part of the plan seeks to diversify the country away from oil. It's...
      


  4. Nigerian militant group Niger Delta Avengers said it planned to launch attacks on the country’s oil sector in the next few days.“This round of...
      


  5. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3s5EPEMBmk CNN's Fareed Zakaria explains why some of America's closest allies are looking to undermine the country's economic strength.


  6. Germany’s foreign minister said on Monday Europe could not rely on Donald Trump and needed to close ranks after the U.S. president called the...
      


  7. Israeli prime minister B. Netanyahu is near his impeachment. The police said they had found sufficient evidence for the 68-year-old Netanyahu to be charged...
      


  8. Qatar is looking to raise new debt and is expected to close the deal later today according to the Financial Times. First time since...
      


  9. Records are made to be broken, but 2016 will get to keep its crown of hottest year on record. NASA scientists are finished analyzing...
      


  10. With a closely fought election looming, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has made it clear to the country’s large Arab minority that being Israeli means...
      


  11. Prime Minister Theresa May requested a three-month delay to Brexit on Wednesday after her failure to get a deal ratified by parliament left the...
      


  12. I hear sabre-rattling from Ankara. Anyone willing to make a guess where this piece of drama is heading?
      


  13. Starting Thursday evening, Venezuela is closing its border with Brazil, President Nicolas Maduro has announced. He added the same measure may apply to the...
      


  14. A Russian general and about 100 soldiers and gear are on the ground in Venezuela as part of long-term military accords between the nations,...
      


  15. The comments by Brigadier General Hossein Salami, deputy head of the elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, followed an Israeli attack on Iranian targets in...
      


  16. North Korea’s second missile test on Thursday signals it is serious about developing new, short-range weapons that could be used early and effectively in...
      


  17. Mexico's president has demanded both Spain and the Vatican apologize to the indigenous people of Mexico for the Spanish conquest 500 years ago. It's unknown if...
      


  18. Last Saturday there was an attack by drones loaded with explosives trying to kill President Maduro during a public act at the iconic Avenida...
      


  19. So a Pope who believes that Hell does not exist walks into a bar to preach about Climate Change to Oil Executives. < insert punchline here > Pope...
      


  20. So, now we learn that Assad has been aiding the Syrian Kurds to fight the Turks ... Keeping in mind that the Kurds are...
      


  21. The presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey have begun a summit on Syria as a bloody offensive on Idlib province looms, despite warnings from...
      


  22. 381 people summoned by the Commission, since November 2017. 56 still being held in detention....$100 billion? Sounds unbelievable.....  
      


  23. A "good relationship" was formed at the meeting last week, President Trump tweeted today. News of the visit first emerged on Tuesday. US officials...
      


  24. Iran’s Supreme Leader called U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments on withdrawing from the 2015 nuclear agreement “silly and superficial”, said he did not trust...
      


  25. Iraq’s parliament voted to ban Kurdish engineering firm Kar Group from operating Kirkuk’s oil fields, following Iraq’s recapture of the Kurdish-held oil region in October. The...
      


  26. Definitely not winning this passive-aggressive war they started with Qatar. US is now supporting Doha, and while the blockade hurts, international deals are still...
      


  27. A home improvement contractor whose wife previously worked for the Trumps has now landed a job at the Environmental Protection Agency. Steve Kopec, whose...
      


  28. Days after announcing a formal decree launching the country’s asset-based cryptocurrency, the Petro, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is hiring miners across the country to...
      


  29. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that the U.S. might apply pressure on Venezuela by restricting the sale of oil from the South American country. The US market is...
      


  30. Transparency Int'l published list of most corrupt countries... 1. North Korea 2. Somalia 3. South Sudan 11. Iraq 23. Zimbabwe 44. Nigeria 46. Iran 46. Russia 98. China 98. India 102. Turkey 113.South Africa 115. Saudi Arabia 117....