1. Taxing the wealthy is becoming the latest sign of how Chancellor Angela Merkel’s already-frail coalition is drifting apart, adding to the political turbulence as...
      


  2. 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...
      


  3. Russia’s readmission to the Group of Seven nations depends on progress in Ukraine peace talks, a French diplomatic source said, responding to comments by...
      


  4. https://consortiumnews.com/2019/08/19/trumps-persian-gulf-car-crash/
      


  5. / Moderator edit, here is direct link to the article: https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/08/24/steven-mosher-china-loses-money-on-everything-but-exports-trumps-tariffs-will-break-them/ ====================   https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nkAnzn9R7NH0LqihEeeq4be4ckBgk70YkGKbHsrnbTU/edit Steven Mosher: China Loses Money on Everything But Exports, Trump’s Tariffs Will Break Them Steven Mosher...
      


  6. US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has rejected an offer from Israel to visit family in the occupied West Bank on the condition she does not...
      


  7. It happens, on average, more than five times a day in Rio de Janeiro: Police open fire and someone dies. Brazilian human rights and...
      


  8. 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...
      


  9. Russia accused the United States on Tuesday of stoking military tensions by testing a ground-launched cruise missile, but said it would not be drawn...
      


  10. Immigrants play an increasingly pivotal role in the U.S. economy. They are overrepresented in our labor force, relative to their share of the population,...
      


  11. https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-08-19/report-militarization-north-australia-must-win-war-against-china Also see Australasia https://docs.google.com/document/d/1H6rUh_HB-e1FclQqbfMxTOr9yQlHInniZ3tr10n2PMs/edit Militarization Of North Australia Is A Must To Win A War Against China, Report
      


  12. A person familiar with the probe of Jeffrey Epstein’s death at a federal jail says guards are suspected of falsifying log entries to show...
      


  13. https://www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/nation/meet-the-neglected--year-old-stepchild-of-the-us/article_e05514c9-c9ac-5cd7-b2fc-f677b2426049.html
      


  14. https://www.wsj.com/articles/washington-offers-conflicting-messages-on-hong-kong-unrest-amid-u-s-china-trade-talks-11565802045  
      


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


  16. https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/05/kyle-bass-chinas-currency-would-drop-30percent-to-40percent-without-support.html?recirc=taboolainternal https://www.cnbc.com/2017/01/19/china-is-working-hard-to-support-its-currency--it-sold-us-government-bonds-for-six-straight-months.html https://blogs.wsj.com/briefly/2015/08/10/5-things-about-chinas-currency-devaluation/  
      


  17. Hong Kong may soon feel the wrath of China, is this the tipping point? https://www.thestreet.com/amp/investing/stocks/dow-futures-slide-as-trade-concerns-hong-kong-protests-blunt-global-sentiment-15052938
      


  18. I am interested in have you guys and gals view the latest application of tariffs on Chinese goods destined for the US. Is it 'bullying'...
      


  19. NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday that there was a real chance for peace in Afghanistan as U.S.-Taliban peace talks continue in...
      


  20. The devaluation move on the Yuan is not primarily about "countering tariffs."  As far as it's concerned, the Chinese government is already preparing itself...


  21. U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper asked South Korea to send troops to join a U.S.-led maritime force in the Strait of Hormuz off the...
      


  22. India on Thursday urged Pakistan to review its decision to downgrade diplomatic ties over the withdrawal of special status to Kashmir, saying it was...
      


  23. In many recent threads, the US national debt vs. GDP has been mentioned without any comparison to other nation's debt vs. GDP. I thought...
      


  24. TRUMP INDICATES HE WOULD USE NUCLEAR WEAPONS IF REQUIRED. Whats wrong with this man, if he’s not involved in enough issues in the Middle East...
      


  25. It's hard to believe China would storm Hong Kong to put down the protests given the repercussions it would have for its economy, unless...
      


  26. Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has written a memoir. The book by the man whose leaks of classified documents transformed the debate...
      


  27. I know this is from Salon (No I'm not a Liberal Democrat) it is interesting Tho.  I Wondered where Trump's early ties to Russia...
      


  28.   Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Norway-brokered talks between Venezuela’s government and the opposition would normalize the situation in country and...
      


  29. China’s government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to...
      


  30. https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2019/07/31/germany-refuses-military-cooperation-us-persian-gulf/   NATO ‘Ally’ Germany Won’t Back U.S. in Gulf to Avoid War with Iran 8,921