Tom Luongo

Tom Luongo is an independent political and economic analyst based in North Florida, USA

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July 13, 2019
Iran v. Trump Enters the Next Stage

Trump wants the unachievable. He wants a new nuclear deal and not to go to war with Iran. He needs to make the grand gesture soon, like firing John Bolton, but it may not be enough.

July 4, 2019
Has Trump Turned an Important Corner?

With RussiaGate behind him and leading Democrats refusing to let it lie down as they try to obfuscate the obvious trail which leads back to them Trump looks a lot more secure, Tom Luongo writes.

July 1, 2019
Where Does Trump Go From Here With Iran?

Iran is right to say they won’t negotiate at gunpoint. This is especially true when it has been revealed that the guns themselves can’t actually be fired. Their leadership would collapse overnight if they began talks with Trump.

June 25, 2019
Europe Won’t Admit the Mini-BOTs Are Coming

Italy’s Euroskeptic government led by Lega’s Matteo Salvini and Five Star Movement’s Luigi Di Maio are preparing an assault on the foundation of the European Union itself to save Italy.

June 13, 2019
Trump Thinks US Oil Is His Strength When It’s His Achilles’ Heel

In the end time is always on the side of the defenders in any conflict like this one, especially one built on the fragile edifice of an oil market ready to implode thanks to continued malinvestment and price distortions.

June 8, 2019
Germany Slides Towards Instability

The political radicals will now have a far greater say and influence over the course of Europe. And it starts with the rise of the Greens in Germany.

June 3, 2019
The Center Isn’t Holding in Europe

Since these elections didn’t end up with an upside surprise for the Euroskeptic parties overall, the usual suspects in Brussels will wrongly take that as a vote of confidence to thwart any reforms to their European project.

May 24, 2019
Sanctions or Sucking Up? US Grovels in Ukraine

Just like the empty threats against Chinese state oil companies for buying Iranian oil, the US knows there is a limit to who and what they can sanction without collapsing the world economy.

May 17, 2019
From False Hope to False Flags, Trump Sets the Stage for Global War

At this point Trump is fighting a war with everyone not named Israel and Saudi Arabia. Even allies are not to be spared Trump’s wrath for all of their slights against his beloved United States.

May 12, 2019
Trump’s Trade War is Already Over

As Trump sabotages global trade and unleashes chaos worldwide the dollar will rise, not fall, as a mad scramble for dollars to pay debts will accelerate.