1. I am growing increasingly skeptical of geopolitical analysts who are driving a narrative of "strategy" when it comes to North Korea's actions and specifically...


  2. According to a Pentagon study, nearly half of U.S. military sites are threatened by wild weather linked to climate change. We are talking about...
      


  3. It is time to back the revolution in Venezuela. We cannot allow communism to take over South America.  https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/national-international/Venezuelas-Invigorated-Opposition-Take-Streets-in-Key-Test-504744652.html European Union Comments on Venezuela https://twitter.com/EUCouncilPress?ref_src=twsrc^google|twcamp^serp|twgr^author'  On 23 January,...
      


  4. Is anyone else concerned that Eric Prince (aka Blackwater) is gunning for a major contract in Libya as the saviors of refugees reportedly being...
      


  5. https://www.cnbc.com/2019/10/06/china-is-reportedly-reluctant-to-agree-to-a-broad-us-trade-deal-with-talks-set-to-restart.html They didn't quite phrase it like that, so it didn't hit me until now.  But knowing Trump this ain't good for the markets.  Should...


  6. Despite the American media's presentation of Russia as Putin's playground, the new reality facing the President of the RF is that the power vertical...
      


  7. While I don't agree with some of Pepe Escobar's views, I do enjoy reading his articles on global issues.  Good food for thought.  Without further comment, I...
      


  8. South Sudan is considering an OPEC membership, and is planning to double its oil production in the next year.  What are its challenges going forward?...
      


  9. 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...
      


  10. DT Note - then they get in their cars, live on their phones and laptops.....  LONDON (Reuters) - Thousands of climate-change protesters took to the...
      


  11. California's attorney general is suing the Trump administration for rolling back a fracking rule that he says is designed to protect public health and...
      


  12. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cautioned Iran on Tuesday that it is within range of Israeli air strikes, citing what he described as Iranian threats...
      


  13. The Oil Crescent has apparently passed into the hands of the eastern government, which is interesting, given that two years ago the LNA was happy...
      


  14. Iran--or at least the spokesman of its nuclear energy agency--is apparently ready to respond in-kind if Trump decides to reimpose US sanctions on Tehran by...
      


  15. I know this doesn't have anything to do directly with oil ... or does it? Wondering what cats are going to crawl out of...
      


  16. 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...
      


  17. Great story this week from OP about how Iran skirted sanctions with help from Turkey:  https://oilprice.com/Geopolitics/International/Irans-Elaborate-Sanction-Skirting-Scheme.html The [Turkish] national company bought Iranian gas, deposited the money...
      


  18. https://gloria.tv/text/JA2gAn2WQPnf6LpbZiduQ2AjK http://thetradforum.com/index.php?topic=477.msg6423 Pope Francis and climate change Press release June 21, 2018: Catholic Church and enviromental protection Pater Rolf Hermann Lingen, Goldbrink 2a, D - 46282 Dorsten, 49236245083, www.pater-lingen.de "It...
      


  19. The Islamic State just killed 27 Iraq militiamen near Kirkuk...Maybe they were a bit hasty in taking Kirkuk back from the Kurds, which were...
      


  20. Love the way the local media is presenting what they call 'phase 2' of the Saudi smash and grab of the money and assets...
      


  21. The Saudi attack on Qatar is getting more interesting ... Big banks like JPMorgan are pulling out of Qatar's latest bond issuance deal because...
      


  22. SO, Riyadh will start issuing tourist visas soon and has lots of plans for turning islands into resorts. Would you go?
      


  23. With respect to Venezuela, my country, like José, I have to say about it. As a Philosopher, the center of all human activity, it is...


  24. Jack Gerard, the head of the main lobbying group for the oil and natural gas industry, announced he is stepping down in August.  In a...
      


  25. German economy books record budget surplus of $45B in 2017. They are synonymous for export strength and industrial prowess. This result's coming in period...
      


  26. The People's Republic of China, which celebrated its 70th anniversary on October 1, is led by the Chinese Communist Party's General Secretary, President Xi Jinping. In his...
      


  27. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened opponents with prison if they try to impeach him, the latest in what a top U.N. official and...
      


  28. By the end of this week, we should have a lot more clarity on what is about to happen. But at this point, all...
      


  29. From my favourite author on BRIC. https://www.forbes.com/sites/kenrapoza/2018/12/31/on-new-years-day-a-right-wing-president-takes-over-a-greatly-weakened-brazil/#11d1428f157c
      


  30. I'm not sure if we should be running to the underground bunker now or not. Is anyone else overly concerned about Trump meeting with...