Haftar is Trying to Trick Turkey into Overextending Itself in Libya
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Haftar is Trying to Trick Turkey into Overextending Itself in Libya

Libyan National Army leader General Haftar ordered his forces to attack Turkish ships and companies that he accused of helping the internationally recognized Government of National Accord, as well as to arrest Turkish citizens in the country, which is nothing short of an effort to trick Turkey into overextending itself by provoking it into “mission…

Trump’s Re-election? Did the Federal Reserve Already “Decide the 2020 US Election”?
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Trump’s Re-election? Did the Federal Reserve Already “Decide the 2020 US Election”?

As of beginning July 2019 prospects look positive for a re-election of Donald Trump as President in November 2020. Headline stock market and GDP figures all look positive…at the present. The huge unanswered question is whether that can be sustained until the fateful elections. We see signs already that spell potential trouble for the Republicans….

The Case for Optimism After the Trump-Kim Handshake Summit
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The Case for Optimism After the Trump-Kim Handshake Summit

President Donald Trump secured another historic first in U.S.-North Korea relations earlier today when he crossed into North Korean territory at Panmunjom before a brief meeting with Kim Jong-un. The impromptu meeting—planned in less than two days after Trump tweeted about wanting to meet with Kim—ended with an announcement that the two countries would restart…

Tanzania’s Decision to Suspend the Bagamoyo Port Project Is an Unfortunate Move Against Beijing
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Tanzania’s Decision to Suspend the Bagamoyo Port Project Is an Unfortunate Move Against Beijing

The East African country has the proud distinction of hosting China’s first modern-day Silk Road, the 1970s TAZARA railway, which is why Tanzania’s decision to suspend the $10 billion Bagamoyo port project that was supposed to be built by the People’s Republic is such a big deal and could greatly hamper Beijing’s regional strategy. Tanzania’s…