1. The United Arab Emirates seek a de-escalation of tension in the Middle East, the head of state-run Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) said...
      


  2. If true, this has enormous geopolitical implications, especially with regards to Iran / Saudi rivalry.  And OPEC. Top Saudi Diplomat to Israeli Paper: ‘Age of...


  3. Turkey’s opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of...
      


  4. Here is to share my recent post for my blog on Venezuela:  https://josechalhoub.blogspot.com/2019/06/has-venezuelas-crisis-reached.html. Hope it serves for discussion here in the forum. 
      


  5. The world hopes North Korea and the United States can talk to each other and for those talks to be successful, Chinese President Xi...
      


  6. The US has been hacking into Russia's electrical grid and other targets, presumably planting malware should it become necessary to disable or degrade Russia's electrical networks...
      


  7. 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...
      


  8. Utilities are 'the new cyber battlefield,' as US ramps up pressure on Russia's electric grid Call me if the discussion goes into a general grid...
      


  9. Jeremy Hunt says he ‘150% agrees’ with Trump’s attack on Sadiq Khan Okay, I understand a lot of people agree with Trump's opinion of London's...
      


  10. Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit North Korea for two days from Thursday, state media in both countries reported on Monday, making him the...
      


  11. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3s5EPEMBmk CNN's Fareed Zakaria explains why some of America's closest allies are looking to undermine the country's economic strength.


  12. Iran will announce Monday that it will force the hand of allies of the USA to reduce sanctions by upscaling its nuclear right to produce...
      


  13. https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2019/05/27/the-russian-economy-is-stagnating-a65760   The Russian Economy Is Stagnating GDP growth since the start of the year has been well below forecasts. The economy of Russia is now only equal...
      


  14. The blasts detonated far from the bustling megacities of Asia, but the attack this week on two tankers in the strategic Strait of Hormuz...
      


  15. The full extradition hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to the United States to face accusations including spying charges...
      


  16. https://money.usnews.com/investing/news/articles/2019-06-07/europe-saved-8-billion-on-gas-bill-in-2018-due-to-lng-reforms-iea Europe Saved $8 Billion on Gas Bill in 2018 Due to LNG, Reforms: IEA   June 7, 2019, at 3:08 a.m. More Europe Saved $8 Billion on Gas...
      


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


  18. Iran’s foreign minister has again threatened the United States over what he describes as an “economic war” launched by Washington against Tehran. Mohammad Javad...
      


  19. Readers will recall the huge mess started when the Canadian Mounted Police detained Meng Wanzhou pursuant to an arrest and extradition warrant request issued...
      


  20. @CapEconEmerging reckons that oil will stay at $60 at least until end of the year. I wonder how many share that position? Further, and moving...
      


  21. Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Thursday that U.S. military intervention in Venezuela would be a disaster and said even Washington’s allies did not...
      


  22. North Korea warned the United States that agreements made between the two countries’ leaders in Singapore last year could be at risk, blaming the...
      


  23. So, I see there are 24 presidential candidates from the Democratic party and all of them seem to advertise their climate change fight plans. Cheapest...
      


  24. Labor anger over Green New Deal greets 2020 contenders in California   https://www.politico.com/states/california/story/2019/06/01/labor-anger-over-green-new-deal-greets-2020-contenders-in-california-1027570?fbclid=IwAR0eOZYJwfO73DZAJtBbYUb3vi287wtNFxVi58YXgaCO9SK-0DT2WchPge0
      


  25. More than 40,000 people have been intercepted in the Mediterranean and taken to detention camps and torture houses under a European migration policy that...
      


  26. Chinese defense minister says Tiananmen crackdown was justified Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that the bloody crackdown on protesters around Beijing's Tiananmen...
      


  27. Dutch far-right politician and anti-Islam campaigner Geert Wilders said on Friday that Twitter had temporarily blocked his account following remarks he made about a...
      


  28. Baghdad’s Green Zone has been a barometer for tension and conflict in Iraq for nearly two decades. The 4-square mile (10-square kilometer) heavily guarded...
      


  29. The Kremlin said on Friday that it was Turkey’s responsibility to stop militants in Syria’s Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets....
      


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