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. France's Minister of National Education, Jean-Michel Blanquer, has reopened the heated debate on the headscarf. Since 2004, it is unlawful in France to wear "conspicuously" religious signs...


  3. If you’re in the mood for some depressing amusement, just type the words “Kremlin talking point” without quotation marks into Twitter’s search engine and...
      


  4. After taking a quick look at the EV and hybrid vehicle numbers available on the internet (you can check for your own edification if...
      


  5. China GDP 2017  about 12000 billion USD Manufacturing as % of Chinese GDP in 2017 was 29%, make it 30% so 12000 * 0.3 =...


  6. (Reuters)  -  Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren, whose sweeping anti-corruption plan has powered her ascendant presidential campaign, stepped up her offensive on Friday, vowing to...
      


  7. FULL SPEECH -   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mHtjunI7F4   01:00 - 37.25
      


  8. MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said on Sunday he would run for a seat in Britain’s Westminster parliament in any upcoming...
      


  9. 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...
      


  10. Interesting article here regarding history and government. I don't agree with all of it but thought I'd share. I know you guys love a...
      


  11. Wow, news of Trump withdrawal from Syria is good news for peace, but it sounds more like a desperate call that a coup is underway...
      


  12. Please find link below to very good report prepared by Task Force on American Innovation. It broadly covers issues of changing image of global R&D,...
      


  13. TOKYO (Reuters)  - China’s growing military might has replaced North Korean belligerence as the main security threat to Japan, Tokyo’s annual defence review indicated...
      


  14. Okay, over the past few days Trump has been vilified for supposedly throwing ‘the Kurds’ to the Turkish wolf by pulling out roughly 1000...
      


  15. This is gold ...   https://www.zerohedge.com/political/and-prize-most-transparently-disingenuous-media-agitprop-goes An eerie silence cloaked the political landscape this lovely fall weekend as the soldiers in this (so far) administrative civil war scrambled...
      


  16. North Korea and the US began preliminary talks on Friday, with working-level negotiations on Saturday in Sweden.... which then ended just as abruptly as...


  17. UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The Chinese government’s top diplomat said on Friday that tariffs and trade disputes could plunge the world into recession and...


  18. Report by World Economic Forum could be downloaded at this site: https://www.weforum.org/reports/how-to-end-a-decade-of-lost-productivity-growth It is one of the best rankings of comperehensive total country strength and competitiveness. It...


  19. “You gotta remember, establishment, it’s just a name for evil. The monster doesn’t care whether it kills all the students or whether there’s a revolution....
      


  20. 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...
      


  21. Recently, in the so called news, Trump is being crucified for pulling the US troops out of Syria. My question is, why? First, let’s get...


  22. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives who are pursuing an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump forged ahead with their...
      


  23. In coming days a new meeting of the GECF will be held in Equatorial Guinea with a general landscape on its behalf and advantage...
      


  24. I was reviewing "good ideas" for China found in media last week. Chosen 3 most stupid ones. 1. Create and enforce own list of "unreliable"...
      


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


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


  27. China has begun to build a parallel international order, centered on itself. If the European Union aids in its construction – even just by positioning...
      


  28. (Reuters) -  U.S. President Donald Trump has asked for a substantial cut in the National Security Council staff, Bloomberg reported late on Friday, citing...


  29. The ideal situation would be Haley as V.P and Pence take Sec State position. Doubt Pence would go for it.   I say 70% probability.


  30. Picture of R&D spending by countries and regions, from Global Innovation Index 2019. Most of R&D (about 75%) globally is funded by business. Area...