Category Archives: Geopolitical

In Honor Of Veteran’s Day: The Butterfly Effect

To honor Veterans’s Day,  we are reposting our June 2017 butterfly piece, which illustrates how sleepwalking can lead the world into a war that nobody wants. French President, Emmanuel Macron, warned today about sleepwalking into another great conflict. “I know … Continue reading

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Near collision between US and Chinese warships – SCMP

Never-before-seen footage: A near collision between a Chinese and a US warship in the South China Sea. Read more: https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/geopol…

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All eyes on Trump as world leaders gather for UN General Assembly

After President Donald Trump used last year’s UN General Assembly to outline his ‘’America First’’ policy, many nations are stressing the importance of old alliances and partnerships.… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2018/09/23/al…

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My 9/11 Story — The Day History Changed

It was early August 2001 when I asked my wife if we should fly into Washington, D.C. a few days early before my best friend’s wedding.  He was planning to marry his sweetheart on September 16, 2001, at St. John’s … Continue reading

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The Day “Strategic Ambiguity” Died

The hits just keep on coming. There is a new sheriff in town, the old order is crumbling, and we are afraid the world is going to become much more unstable in the next few years.  Assets markets are incapable … Continue reading

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Was Helsinki Trump’s “Jane Fonda” Moment?

It has been over three years since President Trump first launched his successful campaign for the highest office in the land. The then unconventional candidate, and now president: has broken almost every rule in the political playbook; is a walking … Continue reading

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QOTD: North Korea Deal Or China Deal?

In Beijing’s worldview, everything’s connected. Kim Jong-un was in Beijing Tuesday talking strategy with Xi; there frankly won’t be a deal between North Korea and the U.S. without the Chinese leader’s blessing. So what does Trump want more: a “deal” … Continue reading

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Kim Jong-un visits China following historic Trump summit

North Korea’s leader met with Chinese President Xi Jinping on his third trip to Beijing since March. They were expected to discuss sanctions and the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula.… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2018/06/19/ki…

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China vs. U.S. trade war: Who would win?

 

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The action-movie trailer Trump played to Kim Jong-un

If only it were as easy as in the movies… Reporters were shown a video ahead of Donald Trump’s press conference in Singapore, which the US president said he had played it to Kim Jong-un and his aides toward the … Continue reading

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