World Politics

For Saudi Arabia, The Music Just Stopped: Scramble To Slash Spending Begins As Oil Math Reveals Dire Picture

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 08/25/2015 With declining crude revenues clashing head on with the cost of simultaneously financing the state while intervening militarily in Yemen, the Saudis are looking to tap the bond market (a move which could increase debt-to-GDP by a factor of 10 by the end of next year) and some are... »

X22 Report: World War III Will Be Used To Cover Up The Central Bank Economic Collapse

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
By Paul Martin

The fragments that are washing up on shore might not belong to MH370. Thousands in Japan protest against war and a change to the constitution. North and South Korea agree to ceasefire, but the US wants to bring B-52 bombers to the region.Joe Biden wants to split Iraq. Jordan wants to setup a safe... »

The World Stands On the Edge of World War III In Multiple Locations

Sunday, August 23, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Dave Hodges TheCommonSenseShow.com 23 Aug, 2015 I cannot recall writing an article which has caused me so much consternation than this one. Last night as my family was returning from dining out near the beginning of twilight, I saw a gigantic cloud stretching endlessly upward and spreading out. It looked just like a... »

Syria Shoots Down Israeli Warplane F-16 Bomber, Using Russian S-300 Air Defense System

Sunday, August 23, 2015
By Paul Martin

By Ziad Fadel Global Research August 23, 2015 The shooting down of an Israeli warplane by Syria has not been reported by Western and Israeli media sources. According to Sputnik, on August 21, “the Israeli Air Force resumed airstrikes on Western Syria, targeting a government army base at Khan Al-Sheih in Damascus province and... »

Stock markets in Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Qatar crashed

Sunday, August 23, 2015
By Paul Martin

BusinessInsider.com Aug. 23, 2015 Stock prices in Gulf states nosedived on Sunday in a massive market sell-off sparked by descending oil prices, with the Saudi and Dubai bourses leading the slide. The Tadawul All-Shares Index in Riyadh, the Gulf’s leading market, shed 549.51 points or 6.86 percent to close at 7,463.32 points. The kingdom’s... »

‘A Million North Koreans Volunteer’ To Fight

Sunday, August 23, 2015
By Paul Martin

Sky.com Sunday 23 August 2015 One million people have volunteered to defend North Korea if hostilities break out with South Korea, the country’s state media has reported. The Korean Central News Agency claimed “young people across the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea are turning out in the sacred war for defending the country with... »

US puts forces in South Korea on enhanced status, war looms

Sunday, August 23, 2015
By Paul Martin

PressTV.ir Sat Aug 22, 2015 The United States has put its forces in South Korea on a heightened state of alert – known as “enhanced status” – as war between Seoul and Pyongyang looms. On Friday, North Korea warned its southern neighbor to halt the “provocations” and its propaganda broadcasts against Pyongyang by Saturday... »

Gulf Markets Melting Down: Saudi Arabia Plunges 7%, Dubai Sold

Sunday, August 23, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 08/23/2015 Following the end of a horrible week for petroleum importers (not to mention shale producers) despite WTI briefly dipping under $40 (wasn’t this supposed to be great news for the US economy?) we have the start of a just as ugly week for the Persian Gulf oil exporters, whose... »

N. Korean ‘subs out for operations, artillery doubled,’ talks with South resume

Sunday, August 23, 2015
By Paul Martin

RT.com 23 Aug, 2015 North Korea has doubled its artillery power and the majority of its submarines seem to be away from their bases, a South Korean military official said, as cited by the Yonhap news agency. The announcement comes amid ongoing talks between the two sides over the border crisis. According to the... »

If Venezuela Implodes, Will Its Neighbors Be Ready?

Sunday, August 23, 2015
By Paul Martin

David Shipley Bloomberg.com AUG 19, 2015 Venezuela is slipping toward a humanitarian crisis. News of its latest economic low point, or of President Nicolas Maduro’s most recent political tantrum, tends to eclipse this slow-motion disaster. Yet the danger of a Venezuelan implosion is growing. Perhaps you’re aware that Venezuela has the world’s highest inflation... »

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