Space News Roundup – November 17, 2017

by Edward Ellegood Florida Space Report November 17, 2017   Apollo 12 Astronaut Dies Dick Gordon, who flew to the Moon on Apollo 12, has passed away. Gordon died Monday at the age of 88, and the cause of death was not released. Gordon, part of NASA's third...

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Saudi Arabia Gets Its First Real Government

by Daniel P. Goldman November 11, 2017 A couple of years ago I attended seminars with Chinese and Israeli counterterrorism experts in Beijing, in my capacity as a board member of a foundation that promotes Sino-Israel relations. A senior Chinese official complained...

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Trump Is Quietly Deregulating Everything

by Brittany Hunter November 10, 2017 Most people alive in America today have probably never had the experience of sending a telegram. There are a host of reasons for this, the main one being that the telegram stopped being fashionable decades ago as burgeoning...

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China Faces Its Minsky Moment

by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard November 8, 2017 China’s central bank has warned in the clearest language to date that extreme credit creation and trouble in the shadow banking system could lead to a full-blown financial crisis. Zhou Xiaochuan, the governor of the People’s...

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Saudi Arabia, at War With Itself

by Kamran Bokhari November 8, 2017 Forget Yemen, Syria and Lebanon, just a few of the countries in which Saudi Arabia is fighting a proxy war with Iran, its long-time enemy. The Saudi royal family now appears to be at war with itself. Regardless of who wins, the...

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