1. President Trump rolled out a White House budget that includes deep cuts to some federal agencies. It includes proposals to cut deficits by more than $3 trillion over...
      


  2. 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
      


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


  4. (Reuters) - China will celebrate the 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule on Oct. 1 with flowers, speeches, performances and a massive military parade...
      


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


  6. Now that Doug Ford and the Conservatives demolished the Ontario Liberal Party, grinding it into the dust, from 57 seats down to 7, the...
      


  7. Pyongyang appears to be developing warheads to penetrate a ballistic missile shield defending Japan, the country’s defense chief said on Tuesday, pointing to the...
      


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


  9. The list will be made public Monday but a source has spilled: it includes India, South Korea, and japan. Negotiations with China still ongoing....
      


  10. A series of mysterious attacks against the main Russian military base in Syria, including one conducted by a swarm of armed miniature drones, has...
      


  11. Ken Isaacs, Trump’s nominee  for running the International Organization for Migration (IOM) , came last in the race for the top U.N. migration job...


  12. Bahrain Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad al-Khalifa said on Monday that Bahrain has signed an agreement to purchase its first U.S. Patriot missile battery....
      


  13. Talk now is that Iran and Iraq are working to set a start to start oil exports from Kirkuk. They'll have to transport by...
      


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


  15. Saudi oil minister Khalid Al-Falih announced that Shaybah Field was attacked today by Houthi rebels' drones sent from Yemen. The official stated that there...
      


  16. Donald Trump SNUBS Theresa May for second time - but WILL meet Merkel and Macron Oh, no! Whatever are we going to do now?
      


  17. 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...
      


  18. Authored by Charles Hughes Smith, a humorously cantankerous old fart, whose musings I tend to enjoy reading. Taxing the air is apparently the last refuge...


  19. U.S. President Donald Trump’s top diplomat promised on Tuesday a new democratic world order in which Washington will strengthen or jettison international agreements as...
      


  20. Pakistan has caught my attention in the last weeks and months due to its political instability, geopolitical risks for the region, the changing nature...
      


  21. US Environmental Protection Agency is withdrawing a decades-old air policy aimed at reining in some of the largest sources of hazardous pollutants like mercury...
      


  22. Some of the European Union countries said they may follow the U.K.’s lead in expelling Moscow’s diplomats. At a summit in Brussels, the 28...
      


  23. The complete article is here-> https://www.daily-times.com/story/opinion/columnists/2018/06/24/fine-oil-before-and-after-november-election/699460002/ "The Trump Administration is moving towards less royalty rates on Federal land leases, less Bureau of Land Management discretion...
      


  24. South Korea is investigating a second vessel it suspects of illegally transferring oil for shipping to North Korea in violation of UN sanctions, maritime...
      


  25. An independent U.N. report into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said Wednesday there is “credible evidence” to warrant further investigation into the...
      


  26. Iraqis will be swapping 60,000 of their 'new' Kirkuk oil with Iran--in return for Iranian crude for one year ... wonder how the Iraqi...
      


  27. 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...
      


  28. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a proposal to spend $236 million to partially excavate the decades-old nuclear site in Missouri. The proposed remedy would both...
      


  29. https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/14353/europe-will-not-be-europe "Europe Will Not Be Europe" by Guy Millière