1. 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
      


  2. The German government is warning that a number of indicators suggest Europe could be on the brink of witnessing a new refugee crisis explode...
      


  3. There appears to be a curious symmetry connecting both the blocking of Brexit, and the continued attempts to bring down a free and fair...
      


  4. 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...
      


  5. The five nations sharing the Caspian Sea have stuck a historical deal on how to share its riches. Now they can really get to...
      


  6. Nowhere is the trend of kicking the can down the road more prevalent than in government. Consider this a tribute to politicians and governments...
      


  7. Installations of industrial robots are good indicator of trends in advanced manufacturing development. The largest cluster of supply chains in advanced manufacturing is located in...
      


  8. https://news.yahoo.com/eu-cut-flow-funds-turkey-153120379.html
      


  9. If not for the Democrat Party faux impeachment U.S. would have had a trade deal with China last May. As restated in this CNBC Cramer...
      


  10. I very much agree with these 2 key proposed reforms for Malaysia's oil & gas industry.  (I'm a U.S. expat and also a Permanent Resident...
      


  11. The USATODAY article in the Farmington Daily Times is here-> https://www.daily-times.com/story/money/industries/oil-gas/2018/05/27/if-free-traders-saddle-up-higher-oil-prices-and-opec-run-cover/615999002/ Among some speakers at the 2018 Four Corners Oil and Gas Conference last month in Farmington...
      


  12. NOTE - The Speaker Of The House is meant to be politically impartial. This 'meeting' seems very very suspicious ... "Now we've seen Mr Sassoli...
      


  13. Some economic experts who specialize in China think that their economy is failing. Their leadership has been tightening restrictions on communications and behaviors. Some...
      


  14. 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...
      


  15. China and the Philippines are close to striking a historic agreement that would help China advance its territorial claims in the South China Sea....
      


  16. Talks are underway in Norway between Venezuela’s government and “democratic” opponents in a possible search for a mediated solution following a failed uprising against...


  17. "An assessment by the National Cyber Security Centre, part of GCHQ, has found that the Russian military was almost certainly responsible for the ‘NotPetya’...
      


  18. Steel production is a relatively good forward indicator of economic activity. Today's data from World Steel Association show continuing downward trend that already started  a...


  19. The US ambassador to Germany delivered to Germany's economics minister a letter demanding Germany not allow Huawei to provide any infrastructure for its 5G...
      


  20. BRUSSELS (Reuters)  - France told its European Union peers this week it was against launching membership negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania for now,...
      


  21. How the Pentagon Countered China’s Designs on Greenland
      


  22. In addition a request has been made that the INSPECTOR  GENERAL INVESTIGATE. Think Justice Department Barr and Durham subpeona Whistleblower ? https://thefederalist.com/2019/11/12/new-complaint-alleges-anti-trump-whistleblower-tried-to-get-rich-off-his-icig-complaint/  


  23. Here's an interesting run down of geopolitical risks for global oil markets just posted by Platts Oil: Iran, Venezuela, Syria... https://www.platts.com/latest-news/oil/london/factbox-geopolitical-energy-risks-become-more-10397376?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_term=oil&utm_content=photo&utm_campaign=news&hootpostid=8d1e96b9164fbc834c18489f9fdf7ea7
      


  24. Saudis will be keeping a very wary eye on protests in Bahrain to mark the 7th anniversary of the uprising (Arab Spring). While Bahrain...
      


  25. Two bombings in Iraq in one day. That peace didn't last long.
      


  26. Per yesterday’s data from World Steel Association global production of steel in August 2019 was 156.0 million tons, including China 87.3 million ton, whole...
      


  27. 10 Ways Life Will Change If China Becomes The World’s Superpower Half of these are wild extrapolations and the other half smack of conspiracy theories...
      


  28. It was just about time to start talking about those waivers. Interestingly, the report on waivers comes after TankerTrackers has been reporting for days...
      


  29. WASHINGTON (Reuters)  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that China’s treatment of Muslims, including the Uighurs, in western China was...
      


  30. With the U.S. and China in the midst of a new round of high level trade talks, this Thursday marks 22 months since tariffs were...