Will Andrew Jackson Trump Embody the Bannon Doctrine?

Amidst the deep recesses of Trumpology – the new discipline crammed with “experts” trying to decode the new American presidency – it has become fashionable to deride Chief White House strategist Steve Bannon as a Jurassic Park-style sociopathic swamp creature, a “quasi-fascist” comparable to Islamofascists. (Even though Bannon only metaphorically qualifies as a head-chopper.) Dismissing Bannon …

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How Trump’s Trying to Win Back Turkey

It should be evident to all objective observers by now that “America First” doesn’t equate to international isolationism or peace. Rather, just as the author predicted in his Sputnik analysis on Trump’s foreign policy right after his election, the 45th President is taking a firm stand against Iran and China, and even making overtures to …

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Algeria: Most Valuable Actor to Play Key Role in MENA Crises Management

The Algerian military stationed on the Libyan and Mali borders has been put on high alert to counter infiltration through Libya and Mali. The forces have been reinforced and air patrols intensified. The action was taken in response to increasingly deteriorating situation in Libya. Thousands of foreign militants, including up to 3,500 Islamic State (IS) fight­ers fleeing …

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Gold Confiscation: History, Myths, and Real Solutions

One concern of retail precious metals investors is the possibility of a gold confiscation. Imagine having the forethought to buy gold to shield your finances from an economic or monetary crisis—only to have it taken away from you by your government. You’d lose not just the protective buffer you put in place but potentially a …

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Trump Plays Cat and Mouse with Iran

Why is the Trump administration threatening Iran? On February 1, National Security Adviser Michael Flynn announced that the administration was “putting Iran on notice” after it tested a ballistic missile which the US sees as a violation of Iran’s treaty obligations. Flynn’s frigid tone made it clear that the administration is considering the use of military force. But why? Under current …

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Israel’s Iron Dome Intercepts 3 Missiles Fired from Egypt

Israel intercepted three missiles fired from across the Egyptian border, towards the coastal city of Eilat, shortly after launching a response to mortar landing in the Golan Heights from across the Syrian border.  An IDF spokesperson confirmed that at least four missiles were fired in the direction of Israel’s southernmost city Eilat, from the direction of …

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Scary Fileless Malware Infects Banks Worldwide

Fileless malware, much like what has previously only been seen in nation-sponsored cyberattacks, is now “going mainstream,” as criminal hackers begin using the same in-memory bug on banks, government agencies, and other enterprises across the globe. Kaspersky Lab in Moscow has published research claiming that at least 140 entities have been infected. “The so-called fileless malware is …

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15 Amazing Things That Happen When You Quit Sugar

Sugar is known to be not only addictive, but potentially dangerous. Consuming great amounts of it can be as hard on your liver as alcohol. It can lead to many serious health problems including obesity, diabetes, heart disease, headaches, immune system suppression, chromium deficiency, tooth decay, gum disease and much more. Quitting sugar can be as hard …

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