China, Saudi Arabia and the US: Shake Up and Shake Down
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China, Saudi Arabia and the US: Shake Up and Shake Down

Introduction Major changes are roiling the states, societies and ruling classes of the biggest industrial economies, oil regimes and military complexes. China is re-allocating its economic wealth toward building the most extensive modern infrastructure system in history, linking four continents. Saudi Arabia is transferring a trillion dollars of pillage from princes to princes, from old…

Top US Official Warns “Not Much Time” to Prevent Korean War
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Top US Official Warns “Not Much Time” to Prevent Korean War

US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster warned on Saturday that time was running out for any peaceful resolution of the tense confrontation with North Korea over its nuclear and missile programs. Describing North Korea as “the greatest immediate threat to the United States,” McMaster declared: “I think it’s increasing every day, which means that we…

Tillerson Reported to Step Down: Major White House Reshuffle to Affect US Foreign Policy
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Tillerson Reported to Step Down: Major White House Reshuffle to Affect US Foreign Policy

Rex Tillerson is reported to be on his way out against the backdrop of his increasingly frayed relationship with President Donald Trump. Mike Pompeo, a former Republican congressman who now leads the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), is to take his place. Tom Cotton, a hawkish Arkansas Senator, is to head the CIA. The timing of Tillerson’s departure remains…

Macron’s Right: Africans Really Are Enslaving Other Africans, But There’s More
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Macron’s Right: Africans Really Are Enslaving Other Africans, But There’s More

French President Macron’s “politically incorrect” outburst in Ouagadougou about Africans enslaving other Africans is horrifyingly true, but not only does he overlook the EU’s ideological complicity in encouraging illegal migration in the first place, he also conspicuously ignores NATO’s war on Libya that made this entire nightmare possible. Let’s cut to the chase – no matter…