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“It’s A Nightmare” – Chinese Bureaucrats Are Killing The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

The marketing brass at L Brands are probably starting to regret their decision to hold this year’s Victoria’s Secret fashion show – expected to have the largest audience in the show's history – in Shanghai. As the New York Post reports, the fashion show, which takes place in two weeks and will feature  Adriana Lima, […]

North Korean Soldier Shot While Fleeing Across The DMZ

Less than a week after an unusually heavy bout of fog forced President Donald Trump to cancel a hastily scheduled visit to the DMZ, one North Korean soldier succeeded in pulling off one of the most extraordinarily brazen defections in recent memory when he bolted across the heavily fortified four-kilometer border area, successfully completing his […]

‘America First!’ AWOL From Beijing, War With North Korea Looms

Authored by James George Jatras via The Strategic Culture Foundation, There’s no indication that President Donald Trump’s summit with China’s Xi Jinping achieved any breakthrough on North Korea. But why didn’t it? After all, Trump said that China could “fix” the North Korea problem “easily and quickly” and it was just a matter of Xi’s […]

Remembering Communism’s Bloody Century

Authored by Stephen Kotkin via The Wall Street Journal, In the 100 years since Lenin’s coup in Russia, the ideology devoted to abolishing markets and private property has left a long, murderous trail of destruction… A century ago this week, communism took over the Russian empire, the world’s largest state at the time. Leftist movements […]

Pentagon Says Securing North Korean Nuclear Sites Would Require “Ground Invasion”

With President Donald Trump arriving in Japan today to kick off a 10-day Asia tour, the Washington Post is reporting that the only way to locate and secure all of North Korea’s nuclear weapons sites “with complete certainty” would be a ground invasion, and in the event of conflict, Pyongyang could use biological and chemical […]

How The DPRK Riddle Is Freaking Out The US Establishment

Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Saker blog, The 19th Party Congress has made it very clear that “socialism with Chinese characteristics” – as codified by President Xi Jinping – is China’s road map ahead. Not only does the strategy graphically eschew those much-lauded “Western values”; it will, in Xi’s own words, offer “a new […]

CME Group CEO On Low Volatility: “Traders Are Too Afraid To Buy…And Too Afraid To Sell”

With realized volatility having fallen to near-record lows this month, CME Group Chairman and CEO Terry Duffy tapped into the trepidation that many traders feel about today’s unsettlingly placid markets during an interview with CNBC Thursday, saying that he’s “surprised” at the present lack of volatility, adding that many market participants are essentially too afraid […]

British Secretary Of State Refuses to Rule Out A “Preemptive Strike” On North Korea

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Boris Johnson, the British secretary of state for foreign affairs, has said the option of military action against North Korea “must theoretically remain on the table” in discussions about the country’s nuclear crisis. Johnson refuses to rule out a preemptive strike. According to The Independent UK, while speaking at Chatham […]

Exit Polls Project Sweeping Victory, Supermajority For Japan’s Abe

As widely expected, Japan Prime Minister Abe’s ruling coalition is set for a sweeping victory in Sunday’s general election, and may retain the two-thirds parliamentary majority needed to revise Japan’s constitution, according to an NHK exit poll. Shortly after polls closed at 8pm, an NHK exit poll showed that Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party and coalition […]

Vladimir Putin: “Don’t Back North Korea Into A Corner”

Nobody puts little Rocket Man in a corner. As we've noted time and time again, tensions between the US and North Korea have only intensified since Russian President Vladimir Putin proclaimed last month that the two countries were on the verge of a nuclear conflict, a warning that the North’s Deputy Ambassador to the UN […]