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Republican Senator Corker Calls For “Radical Change” In The White House

Tennessee Republican Senator Bob Corker has just unloaded on President Trump as he spoke to reporters… "I do think that there do need to be radical changes. The President has not yet been able to demonstrate the stability nor some of the competence that he needs to demonstrates in order to be successful. And we […]

The Economist Goes There (Again)

After a few months off from lambasting President Trump on the cover, Economist publisher, Lynn Forrester de Rothschild, has decided now is the time to go after him again…   As a reminder, it was just February when The Economist turned the fearmongery amplifier to '11' in its latest op-ed describing the 'insurgency in The […]

The Costs Of Ignoring Russia

Authored by Dmitri Simes via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Current mutual hostility threatens an explosive confrontation Improving the dangerously unstable U.S.-Russia relationship will be very difficult, but it is important for U.S. national security. Current mutual hostility threatens an explosive confrontation that could destroy American (and Russian) civilization as we know it. Short of that, […]

Korean War Part II: Why It’s Probably Going To Happen

Authored by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, Though a lot of people in my line of work (alternative economic and geopolitical analysis) tend to be accused of "doom mongering," I have to say personally I am not a big believer in "doom." At least, not in the way that the accusation insinuates. I don't believe in […]

Gov. Cuomo Wants To Remove Names Of Confederate Generals From New York Streets

As a tidal wave of cultural revisionism sweeps America in the aftermath of this weekend’s tragic Charlottesville clashes, prompting governors to tear down Confederate statues across the country, the governor of New York has a different idea and if Gov. Andrew Cuomo gets his way, the names of the two Confederate generals – Gen. Robert […]

Iran’s President Tacitly Admits Iran is Cheating on Nuclear Agreement

The following article by David Haggith is from The Great Recession Blog: Countering recent US sanctions and President Trump’s talk of ending the “bad” nuclear agreement with Iran, Iran’s president threatened to restart its nuclear program. If his threat is true as stated, he unwittingly admitted something highly supportive of Trump’s position:   Mr. Rouhani […]

Venezuelans Face 25 Years In Prison For “Hate Or Intolerance”

In a harbinger of what – for various reasons – may be coming to the US, Venezuela’s brand new “all-powerful” constituent assembly is set to pass a bill that will jail anyone who expresses “hate or intolerance” for up to 25 years, a measure which the local opposition – and everyone else – is certain […]

Iran’s Supreme Leader Mocks Trump In Tweet About Charlottesville

At least two times over the past week, Iran’s military has seemingly provoked the U.S. Navy by using its Sadegh drones to shadow the USS Nimizt aircraft carrier operating in the Persian Gulf while creating a “dangerous” operating environment for F/A-18 pilots in the area (we noted the encounters here and here).   But this […]

Mapping Major US Military Bases Near North Korea

Amid rising tensions with Pyongyang, U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted that American forces are "locked and loaded" to respond to an attack by North Korea. While the U.S. military presence in South Korea is well placed defensively, any offensive strike against the North would require the deployment of a huge number of military assets, and the […]

Ukrainian Lawmakers Disclose $45 Million In Bitcoin Holdings

As Ukraine's crackdown on corruption continues, three lawmakers from Ukraine’s ruling party revealed this week that they own a combined $45 million in bitcoin, according to a report by RIA Novosti, a Russian foreign news service. Their holdings came to light during mandatory financial disclosures by members of the Ukrainian parliament, part of an IMF-approved […]