1. Presented in full for your consideration, without my usual comments.  Please note that this article is more than 10 years old. Why The WHO Faked...


  2. I have a question for many of the non-American, non-Chinese members on this forum: Why do you focus so much attention on President Trump and American...


  3. I know that people in the West think that the Russians unreasonably support Putin, so let me describe the situation so that it becomes...


  4. Trump has been overly generous in his treatment of Saudi Arabia.  Everything from being dismissive of the Kashoggi murder to the present Saudi  attempt...


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


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


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


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


  9. This article may be the most powerful thing you'll read this month Yes it has doom and gloom, but we're in doom and gloom times....
      


  10. 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....
      


  11. 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...
      


  12. 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...
      


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


  14. 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...
      


  15. With regards to a nation, who is the ultimate authority?  Government is supposed to be the ultimate authority.  However, government has been eroded by...


  16. Very interesting article here guys. Few snippets below.    *** Trump could not use a downed drone to start a war, that was not enough...
      


  17. WASHINGTON (WSJ) -  House committees will subpoena Gordon Sondland after the State Department directed the U.S. ambassador to the European Union to skip a...
      


  18. China did this while telling the world there was no person to person transmission, which they knew was false back during the second week...


  19. 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...


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


  21. 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...
      


  22. 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...
      


  23. The article on Oil Price seems a little too optimistic. North Dakota, the #2 oil producing State appears to be quickly giving up this title. ...


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


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


  26. I'm told a former assistant accused Biden of rape. I think a large number of Dems would want this to be true.  Many Dems want...


  27. 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...


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


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


  30. What were the errors of Chinese authorities and why and how they could be prevented in the United States ? There is a lot of...