Is Jim Mellon the Bill Gates of Biotech?

Is Jim Mellon the Bill Gates of Biotech?

by Patrick Cox August 8, 2017 If you live in the US or Canada, you might not know who Jim Mellon is. But in Great Britain, Mellon enjoys the kind of respect American investors had for Warren Buffet in his younger days. Mellon is a true self-made billionaire. He has...
The Terrible Magic of Atomic Weapons

The Terrible Magic of Atomic Weapons

by George Friedman August 6, 2017 On Aug. 6, 1945, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. The U.S. remains the only country to have ever used nuclear weapons. As part of our project to review major World War II battles, I will examine the reasoning on...
A New Phase in US-China Relations

A New Phase in US-China Relations

by Jacob L. Shapiro August 4, 2017 North Korea conducted another test of an intercontinental ballistic missile on July 28. This act was met with a number of threatening gestures from the United States over the weekend, including a test of the THAAD anti-ballistic...
Trump and Venezuela

Trump and Venezuela

by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard August 3, 2017 Venezuela’s oil industry is at risk of sudden collapse as funding dries up and the US tightens sanctions, threatening to shatter the beguiling calm in global crude markets. West Texas crude briefly spiked above $50 a barrel...