Politics & Economics

Politics & Economics

Rod on the Events and Trends Shaping Our Future

Putin is no Longer a Geopolitical Chessmaster

by Pavel Baev May 4, 2018 The end of April was extraordinarily rich in high-profile international events—and Russia was conspicuously absent from all these dynamics. The president of South Korea and the North Korean dictator planted a pine tree of peace just to the...

Iran’s Regime Under Siege

by Xander Snyder May 2, 2018 It’s hard to shake the sense that a reckoning is approaching for Iran’s regime. The assaults from abroad are very public. Over the weekend, a suspected Israeli missile strike targeted an Iranian military base in Syria, the second such...

The Sorry State of Evangelical Political Theology

by Thomas Bradstreet May 2, 2018 With the election of Donald Trump, the erosion of evangelical unity around shared political goals has accelerated dramatically. Whatever center or core there once was in the evangelical movement, evangelicalism has splintered into...

Korea: What Each of the Negotiating Powers Needs to Win

by George Friedman May 1, 2018 The leaders of North and South Korea held talks last week, and that in itself is significant. But there are five players involved in these negotiations: North Korea, South Korea, the United States, China and Japan. Each has very...

The Culture of Death and Growing Totalitarianism

by Newt Gingrich April 28, 2018 The British government’s decisions to allow two critically ill babies to die in two years is a natural reflection of the culture of death and the steady increase in totalitarian tendencies among Western governments. Last year, the...

The Revolution of Kanye West

EDITOR'S NOTE: Some conservatives are poo-hooing Kanye's tweets, on grounds that Kanye doesn't line up as a 100% movement conservative. But they're missing the point. If just 20% of African Americans started voting Republican, the Democrats could never win the White...

Trump’s Revenge on OPEC and Russia

EDITOR'S NOTE: We are not as optimistic as Mr. McQuaid regarding oil's short-term price movement. Global demand is strong and U.S. demand is surging, and in the near term, geopolitical risk continues to drive price upward as well. Nevertheless, the thrust of this...

America in Space 2024

by Newt Gingrich April 23, 2018 Two historic events happened this week that will lay the groundwork for the future of space exploration in America. First, after a close vote in the Senate, Oklahoma Congressman and former Navy aviator Jim Bridenstine was confirmed as...


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