1. By effectively making it illegal not to defy US sanctions on Iraq (though more accurately making it not illegal to ignore sanctions), the EU...
      


  2. Saudi Arabia will develop nuclear weapons if its arch-rival Iran does so. “Saudi Arabia does not want to acquire any nuclear bomb, but without...
      


  3. That's what I call being thorough: "The U.S.'s self-described "largest-ever" sanctions list targeting Iran includes an oil tanker already sunk and a bank long since...
      


  4. The Iranian Revolutionary Guards and army carried out a joint aerial military drill in the Gulf on Friday in what official media said indicated...
      


  5. https://www.scmp.com/news/world/united-states-canada/article/3034302/trump-tries-outflank-congress-pressure-grows-china “We need to send a clear signal that we stand with the people of Hong Kong and if they [China] go in by military...
      


  6. So a Pope who believes that Hell does not exist walks into a bar to preach about Climate Change to Oil Executives. < insert punchline here > Pope...
      


  7. Of course we cannot be sure about ultimate outcome but probability of Huawei building 5G network in Germany just skyrocketed. No backdoors policy Angela Merkel is...
      


  8. From Page 158, of Volume Two, of the Mueller Report:   "The President's effort to influence the investigation were mostly unsuccessful, but that is largely...


  9. First, some facts: 1. The gases and dust particles thrown into the atmosphere during volcanic eruptions have influences on climate. Most of the particles spewed...
      


  10. The Taliban is still fighting in Afghanistan, North Korea still has nuclear weapons (and is launching missiles willy nilly), China has not reached a...


  11. https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2019/01/08/wsj-gun-ownership-rise-europe-terror-attacks-sexual-assault/ So Oppressed European Citizens are finally coming around to the American view of things.   Good.


  12. The comments by Brigadier General Hossein Salami, deputy head of the elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, followed an Israeli attack on Iranian targets in...
      


  13. This is bad news. The USA has now made China a complete adversary, in law and policy. The repercussions of this will be profound and...
      


  14. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday she wanted Britain and the European Union to divorce on good terms. “I care now that we...
      


  15. Anyone watching the spreading protests in Iran? This could spiral dangerously. They started out protesting rising prices but now it's turning into a general...
      


  16.   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...


  17. Ecuador has suspended Julian Assange’s citizenship and accused him and members of his WikiLeaks group of collaborating in attempts to destabilize the Andean nation’s...
      


  18. The Saudi Arabian government cut diplomatic ties with Canada on Sunday after the North American country urged the kingdom to release recently arrested human...
      


  19. Memos written by the former F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, that were released on Thursday revealed several new details about his relationship with President...
      


  20. By the latest information Turkey plans direct military action against territory held by Kurdish militia, potentially opening a new front in Syria’s civil war....
      


  21. It's still the 99% pretty much dependent for their livelihood on the 1%. So, call it however you like but I think we're still...
      

  22. erw

    Since oil and gas are global commodities and are extracted from the ground in any number of post-conflict countries , which is where landmines...
      


  23. According to Reuters, the U.S. Senate voted on Wednesday to advance a resolution to end U.S. military support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen’s...
      


  24. Iran and Syria signed a deal for military cooperation in a meeting between the defense ministers of the two countries in Damascus, the Tasnim...
      


  25. 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...
      


  26. I came across an interesting story about political developments in Canada that suggests the so-called populists, whom I'd rather call conservatives, I guess, are gaining ground...
      


  27. The US Treasury targeted the governor of Iran’s central bank on Tuesday as the Trump administration continues to reimpose sanctions after pulling out of...
      


  28. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-02/rebels-draw-up-plans-as-johnson-threatens-revenge-brexit-update?srnd=premium-europe   '' Boris Johnson will host his Conservative colleagues at a drinks reception on Monday evening ahead of a statement to Parliament on Tuesday, his...
      


  29. An act of Congress becomes the law of the land when passed.  Giving political support to Hong Kong is one thing. Making that political...