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. The moment Trump signed anti China Hong Kong paper phase one   will be anathema to Chinese authorities, they will pretend to sign it...
      


  3. 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...
      


  4. Of course we cannot be sure about ultimate outcome but probability of Huawei building 5G network in Germany just skyrocketed. No backdoors policy Angela Merkel is...
      


  5. I don't think there's any dead bodies or anything gruesome but just be aware that war footage can be. I was (and am always interested)...


  6. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-02/rebels-draw-up-plans-as-johnson-threatens-revenge-brexit-update?srnd=premium-europe   '' Boris Johnson will host his Conservative colleagues at a drinks reception on Monday evening ahead of a statement to Parliament on Tuesday, his...
      


  7. Heh heh, long term planning pays off for Trump, who for 30 years now has been railing against unfair and lopsided trade deals. Trump has corrected this lopsided and...


  8. 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.


  9. Huawei Manages to Make Smartphones Without American Chips For China’s top smartphone maker, U.S. suppliers are increasingly a nice-to-have, not a must-have American tech companies...
      


  10. 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...
      


  11. It's a good idea. Too bad it's not going to happen.  


  12. 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...
      


  13. 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...


  14. 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...
      


  15. Following Trump's positive speech extolling America and what has been achieved, will Pelosi's act of ripping up the speech send a negative message to...


  16. 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...
      


  17. 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...
      


  18. https://news.sky.com/story/the-rise-of-china-how-70-years-of-the-prc-is-shaping-all-our-futures-11821722


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


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


  21. 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...
      


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


  23. The GOP used to be the party of the more educated.  It started changing when GW Bush got elected.   Oil prices are sinking and...
      


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


  25. (From Zero Hedge)       OK, now you can say it's about government...  LOL  (with regard to Trump 2020 thread). You just needed an English...
      


  26. 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....
      


  27. 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...
      


  28. Man, I want to get away from US (and UK) politics, it’s too depressing and I’ve already covered it so much. But I keep getting drawn...
      


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