Geopolitics

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  1. Normally I don't quote entire articles, but this is a Panic Service Announcement (and a gentle ribbing).  My comment at the bottom, after the article. The...
      


  2. https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2019/01/08/wsj-gun-ownership-rise-europe-terror-attacks-sexual-assault/ So Oppressed European Citizens are finally coming around to the American view of things.   Good.


  3. It's been a while since I've been on the forum, but nice to be back and see so many new .... faces. So here...
      


  4. Turkey’s opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of...
      


  5. While everyone is busy trying to predict how much oil Trump's withdrawal from the Iran sanctions deal will take off the market, I suggest...
      


  6. 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...
      


  7. Well? There have been threats in the past but they have remained threats. This time things look different for various reasons but it could be...
      


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


  9. This is an issue that more and more people are finally starting to talk about: Congress wants to control who is appointed to the...


  10. More fun in Libya: Two militias battling it out in the capital, at a main airport today--20 people reported killed. And the kicker: Both...
      


  11. The waterway separates Iran and Oman, linking the Gulf to the Gulf of Oman and Arabian Sea. The Strait is 21 miles (33 km)...
      


  12. Every day I find it astonishing that Yemen is of virtually no interest to anyone, including the markets. When one of these ballistic missiles...
      


  13. I’m trying to make sense of this KSA situation as I find it hard to believe (but not completely implausible) that people could be so sloppy....
      


  14. Who's getting all of Iran's crude? According to Iranian figures, Asia is getting 60% and Europe is getting 40%. China was the biggest buyer, taking...
      


  15. Vladimir Putin is running this year for the last time. Sure, he will win but this means he needs to start looking for a...
      


  16. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1QuCrs0388NSmjRo9FhGbkMswa6Hhu_MQKj7e9X0AK88/edit The Amazon Is Brazil’s, Not Yours, Bolsonaro Tells Europeans Should American and European inhabitants return the land to its state before forest use and agriculture...
      


  17. This may be a heated question.  Which name do you prefer? Arabian Gulf or  Persian Gulf


  18. So now that Russia has total control of Syrian oil, what can we expect? There's not a significant amount of onshore here. I think...
      


  19. Opinion polls before the March 31 vote indicate that no one will come close to the 50-percent support needed to win in the first...
      


  20. Another summit took place of a bloc that was supposed to be a very strategic one with decisions to be solidly considered and heard...
      


  21. I hear everyone's favourite greenie-slash-feminist has found himself in a bit of a pickle? Interesting. Here.
      


  22. According to a statement, Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani discussed the missile attack that targeted a science lab and two chemical weapons depots...
      


  23. I've been seeing headlines about deteriorating security in Iraq. What's going on there? Weren't things beginning to calm down?
      


  24. I believe if China gets too desperate, they will attack our satellites, I don't believe we'll be able to keep them at bay.  This...


  25. India signed a $5 billion deal to buy five Russian S-400 air defense systems on Friday despite a looming threat of U.S. sanctions on...
      


  26. The New York Times published a list of questions that special counsel Robert Mueller wants to ask President Donald Trump. Many of the questions...
      


  27. The recent discovery of what could be the largest oil reserves for Bahrain will have important geopolitical implications for not just the tiny sheikhdom,...
      


  28. Watching how the collapse of Venezuela's oil industry looks close to inevitable, will it face a process of privatisation soon? 
      


  29. Sunday 28th will be held second round of elections in Brazil with almost predictable outcome, which is the triumph of ultra rightist Jair Bolsonaro...
      


  30. 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...