Global arms trade highest since Cold War: study

Global Arms Trade at Highest Level Since Cold War

US, Russia account for more than half of global arms trade, which hit highest level since Cold War. Worldwide arms trade has risen to its highest level since the Cold War in the last five years, driven by a demand from the Middle East and Asia, a study said Monday. Between 2012-2016, arms imports in … Continue reading Global Arms Trade at Highest Level Since Cold War

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Monsanto Bayer: Two Destructive Corporate Conglomerates Become One

Big AG tech giants Monsanto – maker of Agent Orange, genetically modified seeds, weed whacking chemicals – and Bayer – famed for manufacturing poison gas forNazi concentration camp use, heroin, baby aspirin, and systemic pesticides – are merging, much to the horror of food security advocates, consumers, and non-zombies worldwide. CNN Money declared the Monsanto Bayer merger “the year’s … Continue reading Monsanto Bayer: Two Destructive Corporate Conglomerates Become One

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Saudi Arabia Throws Down The Gauntlet To Iran In Battle For Asian Oil Market

Riyadh has cut oil prices to Asia by $1.60 per barrel, the most in 10 months, signaling mounting competition with fellow OPEC member Iran. Saudi Arabia is ramping up exports to regain market share. State-run Saudi Aramco plans to sell Arab Light crude at $1.10 per barrel below the Asian regional benchmark, starting September. Experts … Continue reading Saudi Arabia Throws Down The Gauntlet To Iran In Battle For Asian Oil Market