1. I've been sort of mapping out Europe's energy policy and options for less dependence on Russia and while most of the countries' situations and stances...
      


  2. So, have the Kurds definitively lost Kirkuk to the Iraqis? I've read now that Iraq wants to build a new pipeline to transport oil...


  3.         P.S.  Eric Ciaramella is deep state, and is not an actual whistleblower.       Meme haters, please feel free to hate.  


  4. I have been since quite a long time studying and monitoring the ethno-religious dynamics in the Middle East region and its relationship and impact...
      


  5. One day they're Beijing's darling, ready to buy into Rosneft, now the CEO is missing, the company is in ruins and the Rosneft deal...
      


  6. I think one of the most pressing geopolitical issues we should be considering right now is whether the Saudis will really try to go...
      


  7. Watching with great interest how the on-again-off-again North Korea summit unfolds, or if it even takes place. While everyone's busy talking about whether this...
      


  8. I would be worried about the sanctions slapped on Turkish officials over the arrest of the American pastor. It's a dangerous election game being...
      


  9. Sunday 28th will be held second round of elections in Brazil with almost predictable outcome, which is the triumph of ultra rightist Jair Bolsonaro...
      


  10. Watching how the collapse of Venezuela's oil industry looks close to inevitable, will it face a process of privatisation soon? 
      


  11. The recent discovery of what could be the largest oil reserves for Bahrain will have important geopolitical implications for not just the tiny sheikhdom,...
      


  12. The New York Times published a list of questions that special counsel Robert Mueller wants to ask President Donald Trump. Many of the questions...
      


  13. India signed a $5 billion deal to buy five Russian S-400 air defense systems on Friday despite a looming threat of U.S. sanctions on...
      


  14. I believe if China gets too desperate, they will attack our satellites, I don't believe we'll be able to keep them at bay.  This...


  15. I've been seeing headlines about deteriorating security in Iraq. What's going on there? Weren't things beginning to calm down?
      


  16. According to a statement, Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani discussed the missile attack that targeted a science lab and two chemical weapons depots...
      


  17. I hear everyone's favourite greenie-slash-feminist has found himself in a bit of a pickle? Interesting. Here.
      


  18. Another summit took place of a bloc that was supposed to be a very strategic one with decisions to be solidly considered and heard...
      


  19. Opinion polls before the March 31 vote indicate that no one will come close to the 50-percent support needed to win in the first...
      


  20. So now that Russia has total control of Syrian oil, what can we expect? There's not a significant amount of onshore here. I think...
      


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


  22. WASHINGTON (WSJ) -  House committees will subpoena Gordon Sondland after the State Department directed the U.S. ambassador to the European Union to skip a...
      


  23. Very interesting article here guys. Few snippets below.    *** Trump could not use a downed drone to start a war, that was not enough...
      


  24. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1QuCrs0388NSmjRo9FhGbkMswa6Hhu_MQKj7e9X0AK88/edit The Amazon Is Brazil’s, Not Yours, Bolsonaro Tells Europeans Should American and European inhabitants return the land to its state before forest use and agriculture...
      


  25. Vladimir Putin is running this year for the last time. Sure, he will win but this means he needs to start looking for a...
      


  26. Man, I want to get away from US (and UK) politics, it’s too depressing and I’ve already covered it so much. But I keep getting drawn...
      


  27. 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...
      


  28. I’m trying to make sense of this KSA situation as I find it hard to believe (but not completely implausible) that people could be so sloppy....
      


  29. (From Zero Hedge)       OK, now you can say it's about government...  LOL  (with regard to Trump 2020 thread). You just needed an English...
      


  30. Every day I find it astonishing that Yemen is of virtually no interest to anyone, including the markets. When one of these ballistic missiles...