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. Quoting the Wall Street Journal below, which makes this win against climate change political scaremongering even more delicious: Australia’s Conservatives Win Surprise Election Victory SYDNEY—Australia’s conservative government...


  3. The Kremlin said on Friday that Moscow’s move to help Beijing build an early warning system to detect missile attacks showed the two countries...
      


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


  5. https://www.yahoo.com/finance/m/082b9cfa-880b-316f-a607-632e9941423b/u.s.-manufacturers-experience.html   What happened: Production, employment and inventories all declined in September. The index for new orders actually rose a tick to 47.3%, but it’s still at...


  6. Bahrain Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad al-Khalifa said on Monday that Bahrain has signed an agreement to purchase its first U.S. Patriot missile battery....
      


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


  8. Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie told House Democrats that Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump’s former adviser, was behind much of the company’s early focus...
      


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


  10. Israeli prime minister B. Netanyahu is near his impeachment. The police said they had found sufficient evidence for the 68-year-old Netanyahu to be charged...
      


  11. As Trump slumps down Forbes annual list of billionaires, Bezos rises to the top. Trump’s net worth fell by $400 million last year, causing...
      


  12. Kim Jong Un could become the first North Korean leader in history to enter South Korea (in just over four weeks) for a summit...
      


  13. "Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and told him about plans to scale up investments in India’s tech,...
      


  14. Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused Chile’s former leader Michelle Bachelet, now the United Nations human rights chief, of meddling in his country’s...
      


  15. From my favourite author on BRIC. https://www.forbes.com/sites/kenrapoza/2018/12/31/on-new-years-day-a-right-wing-president-takes-over-a-greatly-weakened-brazil/#11d1428f157c
      


  16. needing to put "far" in front of "left" or "right" when you describe the political identity of a future president is never a good thing...
      


  17. (The Independent)  -  Donald Trump said he fired John Bolton, writing in a tweet he “disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions” and adding he...
      


  18. It was perhaps bound to happen, especially as months of bellicose threats against Iran now give way to mere new sanctions roll out, and...
      


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


  20. WE ARE CLEARLY ALL GOING TO DIE BY LEAVING THIS CRUMBLING MESS. WE WILL LITERALLY 'COLLAPSE'. WELL OBVIOUSLY...  A no-deal Brexit would lead to the collapse of...
      


  21. Brussels is bracing for Boris and Brexit. According to AP, Three decades ago, journalist Boris Johnson wrote stories for London’s Daily Telegraph playing up...
      


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


  23. What influence on the world oil market can have the rise of the extreme right-wing policy in Brazil?


  24. Brazil will face an important and determinant presidential elections in October 2018, after a wave of shocking political dynamics where corruption has been at...
      


  25. USS Boxer shoots down Iranian Drone in the Straights of Hormuz. Sorry for starting a new thread the last thread on this topic got well...
      


  26. A Saudi oil tanker was targeted by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement on Tuesday afternoon local time off Yemen’s port of Hodeidah, sustaining minor damages...
      


  27. Former British leader Tony Blair said there was a 50-50 chance of another Brexit referendum as Prime Minister Theresa May will be unlikely to...
      


  28.   Boris Johnson declares a Brexit agreement in place - 'We've got great new deal' The DUP has said it still cannot support the agreement, over...


  29. Brexit is an opening everlasting question, not just in UK, but in all world democracy. English "The Guardian" in their column is trying to find...
      


  30. 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...