1. This ones especially for @Marcin2  With China closing the gap on the US as the world hegemony, which type of hegemony model will it choose? Benevolent Coercive or Dutch...


  2. From the Financial Tribune, a non-governmental newspaper in Iran. Amusing that this Iranian business broadsheet is hoping for Trump to fix Iran's oil curse. Will Trump...


  3. Bullet point summary below, more details of each item in the link.  Pretty amazing how often oil is the key windfall that got totally wasted by grossly incompetent and...


  4. Full article: Legal chaos in Poland deepens, posing major challenge for EU     https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/jan/24/legal-chaos-deepens-in-poland-in-new-challenge-for/   The right-wing populist governing party has tried to take control of Poland’s court system...
      


  5. Each country plays what it thinks ( my opinion both are right) would be the most effective strategy in achieving hegemony goal. US provocations counting...
      


  6. Current and previous news combined here for an overall picture that France is PISSED at Macron.  Electrical outages now, combined with earlier ire by French...


  7. Boris Johnson, at first sight does not look like very smart and cunning politician. He is friends with Donald Trump, cares a lot about special...
      


  8. https://www.zerohedge.com/political/ugly-truth-about-how-much-americans-have-been-spied-govt-2001 And to think certain members here have the gall to condemn China for this.  Your USA govt is equally as bad, if not worse. ...


  9. 12 Oct 2019, I posted my prediction Trump would capitulate in the so-called trade war. Of course, certain members here derided me for this...


  10. Some amusement on a snowy winter day.  Got around 6 inches of snow last night.  The residual effects of Canada's Carbon (Dioxide) Tax must...


  11. https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/opinion/article/3046429/indonesia-stands-china-natuna-islands-can-japan-come-rescue Indonesia and Japan are arguing with China about their outlandish hegenomy  in the South Pacific. Vietnam, Taiwan, The Philippines and others are also players....
      


  12. https://www.scmp.com/news/china/politics/article/3046175/tsai-ing-wen-says-beijing-must-face-reality-taiwan-independent Tsai Ing-wen President of Taiwan, tells Beijing that the must face reality. Taiwan is already independent. She was just re-elected by a wide majority....
      


  13. Double hitter from ZeroHedge. The economy and subsequent energy demand in China is forcast to seriously decline. Not going to post long excerpts, just short snippets...


  14. Has anyone noticed that POTUS Has changed how he is handling the press etc? His communication if far less typical Trumpesque he is appearing...
      


  15. Additional purchases of 200 billion of US merchandice and services by China will allow to blunt the spire of US technology war. How we can...
      


  16. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-crash/our-enemy-is-here-iran-protesters-demand-that-leaders-quit-after-plane-downed-idUSKBN1ZA0X6 'Our enemy is here': Iran protesters demand that leaders quit after plane downed   “They are lying that our enemy is America, our enemy is right...
      


  17. Long title is long.  But self-explanatory.  Seems to be a mix of background information provided by an assortment of mostly unnamed people, unverified analysis, and opinion. ...


  18. For your consideration.  Copying in full some info dug up by an anon over on 8kun.  Clearly, this info will need some independent verification.  Please do...


  19. The USA has been bombing Iraq for 29 years ... Over the past days while little real debate over the Iran crisis has happened in Washington...
      


  20. Which by the way, includes China, Persia, India, England, France, Russia and (eventually) the U.S.  Along with a bunch of other countries and empires. Even oil...


  21. https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2020/01/iran_is_weak_and_soleimani_is_still_dead.html   By William L. Gensert If I learned anything growing up in the Bronx in the 1970s and 1980s it is this: When someone says they are...
      


  22. Is it alright to assassinate him? Be careful of how you answer.  It may boomerang.  


  23. Chinese military is technologically very backward in comparison to US military.  For contemporary US-China hegemony conflict the most important are naval assets. Navy is the major...
      


  24. January 7th 2020.  Not my photo.  Tehran.           Note that the forum software here compresses photos.  


  25. If the war escalates, America will be out of Iraq within two decades.  America will win all the battles.  But they won't win the...


  26. CNN Breaking News US base attacked in Iraq 🇮🇶 Al Assad Air Base attacked and reports of more locations being hit. Is this the start?
      


  27. The Iraq Parliament voted to expel the U.S from Iraq. Two points : (1) It's not the Parliament's  decision.  Parliament does not have the authority...


  28. We have been here before while carpet bombing, UK 🇬🇧 flags will be burned alongside 🇺🇸  https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diego_Garcia
      


  29. Prince Andrew Duke of York has a new title. Andrew Mountbatten-Windsor the Pediphile of York. The Queen just booted him from the Buckingham palace. He should be...


  30. Generally you go to war for a reason. So what's the reason? What is the US hoping to accomplish with further expenditures in the...