1. 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...
      


  2. Watching with great interest how the on-again-off-again North Korea summit unfolds, or if it even takes place. While everyone's busy talking about whether this...
      


  3. I think one of the most pressing geopolitical issues we should be considering right now is whether the Saudis will really try to go...
      


  4. One day they're Beijing's darling, ready to buy into Rosneft, now the CEO is missing, the company is in ruins and the Rosneft deal...
      


  5. I have been since quite a long time studying and monitoring the ethno-religious dynamics in the Middle East region and its relationship and impact...
      


  6. So, have the Kurds definitively lost Kirkuk to the Iraqis? I've read now that Iraq wants to build a new pipeline to transport oil...


  7. I've been sort of mapping out Europe's energy policy and options for less dependence on Russia and while most of the countries' situations and stances...
      


  8. Interesting piece for those who said they wanted to learn more about this part of Europe. The neighbour-hating part is true. We're each and everyone...
      


  9. We're about to see a new nuclear arms race like we've never seen before. This is the fallout from withdrawing from the Iran nuclear...
      


  10. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced that the U.S. is pulling out of a treaty with Russia that’s been a centerpiece of arms...
      


  11. https://www.dr.dk/tv/se/kampen-om-det-rene-vand/-/kampen-om-det-rene-vand-2-3#!/  Interesting documentary. And interesting take on some conflicts around the world. 
      


  12. I think with all the chaos in Syria, Yemen and .. well ... across the Middle East, this brewing conflict over Somalia's ports between...
      


  13. Loving watching all those think tanks squirming uncomfortably when (though it's pubic knowledge) they have to refuse to accept any more Saudi money to...
      


  14. Thought it might be time to start a list of all the ways Trump's Iran withdrawal could go very badly:  1. Give Tehran the idea...
      


  15.   According to agencies, Libya is on the brink of a new war. Deaths and displacements mounted in splintered Libya on Monday as eastern forces...
      


  16. Volkswagen is not prepared to cover the full cost of hardware retrofits for older diesel vehicles in Germany, a source at Volkswagen said, contradicting...
      


  17. Bloomberg is quoting Vitol as saying that no one will be able to get around the US sanctions on Iran, but I'm not entirely...
      


  18. When President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un first met in Singapore last year, there was pomp, there was circumstance, but...
      


  19. Senior politicians from Germany, Austria, Poland and Estonia on Tuesday raised the possibility of new EU sanctions against Russia to punish it for capturing...
      


  20. Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she was right to say a year ago that Europe could no longer rely on the United States...
      


  21. 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...


  22. 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...
      


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


  24. Talks are underway in Norway between Venezuela’s government and “democratic” opponents in a possible search for a mediated solution following a failed uprising against...


  25. The presidential election in Venezuela traditionally has been held late in the year, but  decision about set a date in April shouldn't surprise  anyone...


  26. https://www.platts.com/latest-news/oil/caracas-venezuela/feature-venezuela-girds-for-further-deterioration-10400558
      


  27. 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,...
      


  28. Venezuela was one of the founding members of the OPEC, led by the iconic Juan Pablo Perez Alfonso, a thing most known by oil...
      


  29. China's predatory lending to corrupt African countries may bear dividends soon. With all of the predatory loans that China has made to Venezuela's government, it...