World Politics

“The Freeze Is Finished” – Why Did Saudi Arabia Kill OPEC?

Thursday, May 26, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Nick Cunningham via OilPrice.com, ZeroHedge.com 05/26/2016 The OPEC meeting is only a week away, but the chances of a positive result are as remote as ever. Rising oil prices, the heightened rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran, and Saudi Arabia’s willingness to go it alone will make a deal all but impossible. “I... »

US Navy Seals Training in Bulgaria to Storm Russia’s Crimea

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 25.05.2016 Russian military analyst Sergei Ishchenko comments on the US military’s apparent plans to increase their presence on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria, and the possible threat to the Crimean peninsula this may pose. US Ambassador to Bulgaria Eric Rubin confirmed late last week that the United States would deploy additional troops... »

Nigeria Currency Devaluation Looms As FX Forwards Crash To Record Lows

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 05/25/2016 Despite US equity investors’ exuberance over bouncing crude oil prices, the world’s crude producers continue to suffer and while Venezuela is in the headlines every day (having already collapsed into chaos), Nigeria appears the nearest to that abyss next. Having urged investors “don’t panic” last year, and seeing dollar... »

X22 Report.com:Everything Is Building Up And Soon It’s All Going To Erupt In One Gigantic Blast

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Paul Martin

The house rejects bill to track people on their cellphone. The pre-crime system has been implemented in Chicago, which is a violation of the rights of the people. Leaked tapes show the coup was planned in Brazil. The SouthEastern people will not allow the OSCE in their area. US ready to send surveillance planes... »

US Builds Up Forces Around Russia, Blames Moscow for Holding on to Nukes

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 25.05.2016 On the eve of his trip to Japan for next weekend’s G-7 summit, President Barack Obama told Japanese broadcaster NHK that Moscow is to blame for stalling the process of global nuclear disarmament. Russian geopolitics experts Mikhail Alexandrov and Vyacheslav Tetekin explain why the president’s remarks are particularly cynical and disingenuous. When... »

Switzerland Prepares To Vote On “Free Lunch” For Everyone

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Claudio Gras via Acting-Man.com, ZeroHedge.com 05/25/2016 In early June the Swiss will be called upon to make a historic decision. Switzerland is the first country worldwide to put the idea of an Unconditional Basic Income (of $2,500 per month for every man, woman, and child for doing absolutely nothing) to a vote and... »

Iran’s Ayatollah: “The US Can’t Do A Damn Thing About Our Missile Program”

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 05/24/2016 “The US have engaged in a lot of hue and cry over Iran’s missile capabilities, but they should know that this ballyhoo does not have any influence and they cannot do a damn thing. The US and other powers are extremely sad at this issue and they have no... »

Pentagon-Linked Analysts Push Preemptive Strike on Russia, Missile Defense

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 24.05.2016 The Beltway military punditry floats one of its most inflammatory ideas yet, in calls for a preemptive strike against Moscow along with calls to bolster America’s missile defense system. On Friday, a DC-based think tank issued a report calling for additional funding to advance US missile defense technology to combat what they... »

Operation Raqqa: Full Scale Assault Begins to Liberate Daesh’s Capital City

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 24.05.2016 A representative of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has told Sputnik Turkey that the SDF has launched a large-scale three-pronged offensive to liberate Syria’s third-largest city Raqqa, which has been the ‘capital’ city of Daesh terrorists for over 2.5 years. Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Tuesday began a massive three-pronged offensive on... »

In Historic First, Singapore Shuts Local Private Bank Due To “Worst Gross Misconduct” Is Has Ever Seen

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 05/24/2016 Over one year after the collapse of 1MDB, aided and abetted by none other than Goldman Sachs, officials have finally started to piece together the fund flows, and BSI was the first casualty: “BSI Bank is the worst case of control lapses and gross misconduct that we have seen... »

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