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

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.

Perry’s Attack on Russia’s Nord Stream 2 and the Empire’s Lost Grip on Reality
May 28, 2019

The thinking expressed by Perry, Groysman and Cotton reflect the height of delusion and desperation of the western technocratic elite who have been watching their carefully planned system of controls over the trans-Atlantic slip away ever since 2013.

Perry’s Attack on Russia’s Nord Stream 2 and the Empire’s Lost Grip on Reality
Business
Sanctions or Sucking Up? US Grovels in Ukraine
World
Sanctions or Sucking Up? US Grovels in Ukraine
May 24, 2019

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.

Rand Corp: how to destroy Russia
May 23, 2019

The conclusions of the latest confidential report by the Rand Corporation were recently made public in a « Brief ». They explain how to wage a new Cold War against Russia. Certain recommendations have already been implemented, but this systemic exposure enables us to understand their true objective.

Rand Corp: how to destroy Russia
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How the US Is Pressing Iran to Breach the Nuclear Deal
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How the US Is Pressing Iran to Breach the Nuclear Deal
May 9, 2019

363 days ago the U.S. left the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the ‘nuclear deal’ with Iran, and reintroduced sanctions against trade with Iran. When the U.S. reintroduced sanctions on Iran it provided sanction ‘wavers’ for some customers of Iranian oil. Two weeks ago the extremists in the Trump administration won out and the those waivers were eliminated. Some of Iran’s customers, Iraq, Turkey and China, will continue to buy Iranian oil and will face U.S. sanctions.

Waivers Over – Bolton Gets His Way
April 29, 2019

Iran will not necessarily look for escalation: to wriggle through will be to win a major symbolic victory. But if it is pushed to the limit, Iran likely will first respond by pushing back in the region and in Afghanistan against US interests.

Waivers Over – Bolton Gets His Way
Business
The Russian-China Polar Silk Road Challenges British Geopolitics
Security
The Russian-China Polar Silk Road Challenges British Geopolitics
April 23, 2019

The dream of Governor Gilpin and Tsar Nicholas II to unite both worlds new and old with rail will occur, as long as the west chooses to take history seriously and not sleepwalk into world war once more.

Why the Gulf States Are So Edgy
April 15, 2019

The Gulf grandees have a right to be edgy, Alastair Crooke writes. They can see that Trump’s ‘war hawks’ are intent on cornering, pressurising and provoking Iran.

Why the Gulf States Are So Edgy
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