1. This is an article, by a journalist.  Note - I added the second half of the title as I find geopolitics funny and interesting and anything but boring,...
      


  2. WASHINGTON (Reuters)  - The United States carried out a secret cyber operation against Iran in the wake of the Sept. 14 attacks on Saudi...
      


  3. Spain’s government said Wednesday it would do whatever it takes to stamp out violence in Catalonia, where clashes between regional independence supporters and police...
      


  4. 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...
      


  5. ABC of Brexit, economy wise, where to find sites, links to articles ? There is a lot of buzz in the media about Brexit, I...
      


  6. Because of tariffs on Chinese goods imported to United States, goods are often transshipped through third countries and labelled as originating from these countries....
      


  7. Former national security adviser John Bolton was 'so alarmed' by efforts to encourage Ukraine to investigate the Bidens and 2016 election meddling that he...
      


  8. South Korea has displayed the first full-size mock-up of the KF-X fighter jet it is developing with Indonesia, after officials said the program passed...
      


  9. Recently there have been several responses to a certain thread by some who appear to have a misunderstanding concerning the Freedom of Speech, and...
      


  10. Is it just me, or do others find that the ‘attack’ on the Iranian tanker in the Red Sea was an exceedingly short news cycle...
      


  11. 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...
      


  12. If you've been paying attention you might have picked up on the irony that Turkey now appears the most powerful country in Europe thanks to the refugee...
      


  13. Test yourself give the answer, even better give arguments for your answer. question is by no matter political. if no right answers will provide the one...


  14. This is a ‘must read’ for all Oil Price posters (that is, those people who contribute to the Oil Price dialogues and rants, not things that...
      


  15. https://www.yahoo.com/news/attempts-split-china-risk-shattered-bodies-xi-023449007.html If you're a protester in HK, get out.  Like, now.  


  16. International reports as well as Turkish media has confirmed a mass ISIS prison break at a Syrian Kurdish administered camp following shelling on the area by...
      


  17. The People's Republic of China, which celebrated its 70th anniversary on October 1, is led by the Chinese Communist Party's General Secretary, President Xi Jinping. In his...
      


  18. LONDON (Reuters) - More than 300 scientists have endorsed a civil disobedience campaign aimed at forcing governments to take rapid action to tackle climate...
      


  19. The World's Least-Free Countries Reveal Just How Much "Socialism Sucks" [Socialism Sucks: Two Economists Drink Their Way Through the Unfree World.  By Robert Lawson and...
      


  20. https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/10/12/virgil-weve-seen-this-movie-before-how-communist-china-is-following-nazi-germanys-playbook-against-america/   Virgil: We’ve Seen This Movie Before–How Communist China Is Following Nazi Germany’s Playbook Against America I contend that China is just as fascist as Germany....
      


  21. For the Trump haters. You're welcome. The moral seems to be ''if something's hard, don't bother.'' (like every other President I guess?) One day after Trump...
      


  22. 17 awkward questions about Pelosi's Impeachment Inquiry.  Rep. Jim Jordan has been among the most outspoken critics of the farce that is the Democrats' "impeachment...
      


  23. So I can't be accused of bias ... here's an article from the other side ... A lot of people out there don’t like when...
      


  24. While many would argue that Americans' First Amendment rights have long since dwindled from the liberties initially granted in The Bill of Rights, a decision...
      


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


  26. Trump will capitulate on the trade war.  Why?  The key lies in who rescued Trump from his bankruptcies, who is the same person to...
      


  27. The polarization in American politics has become so extreme there seems no longer to be any center ground. The political establishment is consequently imploding...
      


  28. **Feel free to add to this thread with any crazy or funny stories you find**  https://www.zerohedge.com/political/what-week-france-forces-facials-scotland-scotches-spankings It’s “violence” to mispronounce someone’s name Let me ask you a question–...
      


  29. 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...
      


  30. 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...