1. A company run by former Israeli spies reportedly tried to influence a local US election — and courted Trump's campaign For the life of me...
      


  2. A must-read: the culmination of an AP investigation, the most interesting part being the run-up to the Saudi-led blockade on Qatar (for those of...
      


  3. The Remain coalition in the U.K. parliament have become vandals. They would destroy everything about their government, traditions and what they know to be true...
      


  4. According by egypt's newspaper, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has described Turkey as part of a “triangle of evil” along with Iran...
      


  5. Yay! https://www.rt.com/news/470667-iranian-tanker-explosion-jeddah/


  6. Turkey, the perpetual suitor for EU membership, is undergoing what was a slow-motion deterioration, and is now rapidly escalating into a full-blown economic and...
      


  7. (Reuters)  -  Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren, whose sweeping anti-corruption plan has powered her ascendant presidential campaign, stepped up her offensive on Friday, vowing to...
      


  8. USS Boxer shoots down Iranian Drone in the Straights of Hormuz. Sorry for starting a new thread the last thread on this topic got well...
      


  9. It was going so well for Iran and now the ayatollah has gone and tried to ruined it by threatening Iran will restart its...
      


  10. Okay, over the past few days Trump has been vilified for supposedly throwing ‘the Kurds’ to the Turkish wolf by pulling out roughly 1000...
      


  11. What influence on the world oil market can have the rise of the extreme right-wing policy in Brazil?


  12. More sanctions coming to Russia if the "bill from hell"* gets signed but, apparently, the effect on Russia's oil industry will be more modest...
      


  13. This pic has gone viral. It should be here as well. Also, the media coverage is simply brilliant: "When the world leaders convened around a bonfire...
      


  14. 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...
      


  15. Trump and AOC can actually help each other. Trump wants a trade deal with China that is a level playing field for the US...
      


  16. https://www.yahoo.com/finance/m/082b9cfa-880b-316f-a607-632e9941423b/u.s.-manufacturers-experience.html   What happened: Production, employment and inventories all declined in September. The index for new orders actually rose a tick to 47.3%, but it’s still at...


  17. Discuss. With factual backing of arguments, wherever possible.
      


  18. PETROCARIBE, a mechanism created during Chavez's heydays and which seemed to be a geopolitical tool leveraging on the use of oil to the Caribbean...
      


  19. This from one of my favourite journalists covering "sensitive" countries such as China and Russia. Last for today, I promise!
      


  20. I have always said that things and issues in Sudan and also in South Sudan are far from being over, either between both states...
      


  21. 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...
      


  22. Nick Cunningham's article on Oilprice, "Did Trump’s ‘Plan B’ For Iran Just Fail?", suggests that Trump was trying to build a coalition.  I posit...


  23. Utica and Marcellus shale has been the "nOPEC" destroyer going on a decade now. Also to understand oil pricing one must understand how the...


  24. So, this is a new twist I wasn't aware of earlier. The Yemeni island of Socotra has now been sucked into the war, but...
      


  25. The US ambassador to Yemen has accused the Iranian backed Houthis of failing to uphold what was agreed to in talks held in Sweden...
      


  26. The former president is the latest to get swept into the Car Wash investigations. I'm beginning to wonder if anyone will be left standing...
      


  27. At Least 25 Dead, 60 Wounded In Military Parade Attack In Iran Can the Middle Eastern hell get any more horrible? Sure it can.
      


  28. (ZeroHedge)  -  After Trump's Sunday "Locked and Loaded" comment in response to the early Saturday precision strikes on Saudi Aramco facilities from an as...
      


  29. Nothing would rock markets like this for the year ... https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-10-19/saudi-allegiance-council-meeting-secret-consider-mbs-replacement-report But speculation is now going to come out of the woodwork from everywhere. Also heard...
      


  30. https://www.bbc.com/news/business-46465768 So much for a trade war ceasefire.