The Big Picture

By John Mauldin, By Neil Howe, I’ve been a bit slow in bringing good friend Neil Howe’s predictions for 2016 […]

New ‘Silk Road’ could alter global economics

From Robert Berke,, Beginning with the marvelous tales of Marco Polo’s travels across Eurasia to China, the Silk Road […]

The ‘Grexit’ Issue and the Problem of Free Trade

By George Friedman, Stratfor, The Greek crisis is moving toward a climax. The issue is actually quite simple. The Greek […]

Russia Nervously Eyes the U.S.-Iran Deal

By Reva Bhalla, Stratfor, When a group of weary diplomats announced a framework for an Iranian nuclear accord last week […]

Russia and China Rapprochement Akin to Porcupines Mating

By: Casey_Research That was how the slow and careful rapprochement between Russia and China has been described by Eric Margolis, one […]

These charts reveal the catastrophe of Ukraine’s refugee crisis

By Simran Khosla, Global Post, If you thought the ballot box would heal Ukraine, you were wrong, at least for […]

China Creates New Trade Route Through Nicaragua Canal

Construction on the Nicaragua canal is set to start in December. The government has proclaimed it to be an economic panacea. […]

Oil Prices Continue to Define Geopolitics

From Stratfor, Geopolitical diary, Editor’s Note: Oil prices dropped steeply Oct. 14, with crude oil futures falling 4.6 percent to […]

These 8 European separatist groups are totally inspired by Scotland right now

By Paul Ames, Global Post, OIARTZUN, Spain — The surge in support for Scotland’s independence ahead of the Sept. 18 […]

Iraq and Syria Follow Lebanon’s Precedent

By George Friedman, Stratfor, Lebanon was created out of the Sykes-Picot Agreement. This agreement between Britain and France reshaped the […]

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