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Trump’s Tweets Awaken The Living Dead

by Richard Viguerie July 10, 2017 President Trump’s tweets seem to have the same effect on the political dead and the dead legacy media that errant comets have on the movie dead – awakening them to assume a zombie state in which they are compelled to stalk the earth...

Trump’s Simultaneous Annihilation of ISIS and CNN

by Jack Wheeler July 7, 2017   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3uI3L9ZF4_I&feature=youtu.be On May 19, Secretary of Defense Mattis announced that President Trump’s strategy regarding the barbarian terrorists of ISIS would be radically different from that of his...

From the Intermarium to the Three Seas

by George Friedman July 7, 2017 The Intermarium is a concept – really, an eventuality – that I have spoken about for nearly a decade. I predicted it would rise after Russia inevitably re-emerged as a major regional power. Which makes sense, considering it would...

Blockchain Solves a Problem from Antiquity

by Jeffrey A. Tucker July 7, 2017 I constantly get the question: why do we need this blockchain thing anyway? Here is why. Every society with a vibrant commercial life exalts private property as an institution. The entrenchment of this institution occurs in three...

EU: Brexit Strains Europe’s Pocketbook

July 6, 2017 The European Union has begun thinking about ways to fill the budgetary void that the United Kingdom will leave after Brexit. As financial pressure on the Continent mounts, how the remaining member countries respond to the fallout could provoke fresh...

A Different Ever Closer Union

by George Friedman July 5, 2017 The G-20 summit, slated to take place in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7, will generate many headlines but little substance. The press will portray this meeting as a showdown between U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela...

How the 1979 Siege of Mecca Haunts the House of Saud

by Stephen Rakowski July 6, 2017 Saudi Arabia is in a familiar, if unpleasant, position. On June 23, security forces in the kingdom disrupted an impending attack on the Grand Mosque in Mecca, according to Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry. The event triggered an...

Germany Surrenders to Trump, Waters Down G20 Climate Plan

by James Delingpole July 3, 2017   According to a shocked report in the green, EU-linked propaganda outlet Climate Change News this represents a disastrous cultural surrender which “….shows the degree to which the German presidency has bent to the will of...

Could Britain Become the New Singapore?

by Marian L. Tupy July 5, 2017 On June 23, 2016, the British people voted in a referendum to leave the European Union. The shock on both sides of the English Channel was palpable and two schools of thought on the impending divorce between the U.K. and the EU have...

Medieval Times in the Modern Middle East

by George Friedman and Kamran Bokhari July 2, 2017 If geopolitics studies how nations behave, then the nation is singularly important. Nation-states are the defining feature of the modern political era. They give people a collective identity and a pride of place, even...

One Country, Two Systems and 20 Years

July 1, 2017 At midnight on July 1, 1997, a red banner slowly rose over the banks of Victoria Harbor. Hong Kong was now back under China's authority after more than 150 years under British rule. Nearly 20 years later, the moment lives on in the minds of many. The...

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Rod D. Martin is a technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist, hedge fund manager, author and conservative activist from Destin, Florida.

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