1. Emmanuel Macron’s strategy for next year’s European elections is taking shape and the French president sees it in stark terms - an open battle...
      


  2. The U.S. is already on course to lose its position as the top global corn exporter. Mexico has long been the top importer of...
      


  3. https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/2173479/singapore-leader-lee-hsien-loong-warns-region-may-have-choose That didn't take long.
      


  4. An exchange of polite welcomes. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un even managed to match Russian President Vladimir Putin’s manspreading — the two sat...
      


  5. An interesting development happening in restive province of Ahvaz, known for its opposition against iranian government, when a gunmen attacked an IRGC military parade...
      


  6. Democrats will not allow GOP to cross examine so called whistleblower Eric Ciaramella during impeachment hearing. But the Whitehouse visitor logs show he could  be...


  7. 1 minute video, absolutely brilliant summary.  Canada, take note, for your upcoming federal elections in October. I cannot embed the video, here is a link: "This was...


  8. The reason I'm posting this is: Australia is seeking to repair its relationship with its largest trading partner, China, following a deterioration in ties after...
      


  9. 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
      


  10. 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...


  11. 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...
      


  12. We have been here before while carpet bombing, UK 🇬🇧 flags will be burned alongside 🇺🇸  https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diego_Garcia
      


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


  14. 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...


  15. 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....
      


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


  17. 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...
      


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


  19. https://www.scmp.com/news/china/politics/article/3046175/tsai-ing-wen-says-beijing-must-face-reality-taiwan-independent Tsai Ing-wen President of Taiwan, tells Beijing that the must face reality. Taiwan is already independent. She was just re-elected by a wide majority....
      


  20. 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...
      


  21. 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...
      


  22. "COME ON MAN" A Biden Presidency would be compromised from the start.  Joe, the working class Irish Catholic boy from Scranton PA. sold his soul to...
      


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


  24. Remember how Obama used Carried Interest against against Republicans like Mitt Romney . . . but never ended the loophole. Wallstreet let Obama call them...


  25. "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,...
      


  26. Wowzers. Just look at the S&P go.  If you owned stocks under Trump or Obama you'd have done GREAT!  Not going as well for farmers...


  27. 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...
      


  28. 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
      


  29. 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...
      


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