Trump now thrives on increasing world tensions.
America and the World
China puts a card into play.
What is the real Russia policy now?
Simple data shows US position in the world and risks.
Anya Parampil examines how gambling has become our premier form of entertainment and escape.
China is selling US debt.
China and US compete in China.
China state media says Mattis gave them a "mind-soothing pill."
Iran’s decision to exit this deal might threaten the dollar
For a period of time Russia became an American colony under Yeltsin.
Is Trump going to complete the China pivot?
Will the growing confrontation between Russia and the US slow down?
Was the Davos speech a turning point in world history?
Julian Assange says Russia was not the source of Podesta emails.
Is Turkey going into a spiral collapse?
The pivot to Asia and the resulting military escalation in the region.
Trump's election is the result of chaos financial elites have helped to create.
Who do we believe when it comes to Russian hacks?
This new Adam Curtis movie probes into the weirdness of today and shows what has happened to all of us.
Jim Rogers gives extensive interview.
With allies like Saudi Arabia one needs no enemies.
"The bank will initially be capitalized with $50 billion, most of it contributed by China. The country is planning to increase authorized capital to $100 billion. With that amount the AIIB would be two-thirds the size of the $175 billion Asian Development Bank."
"Iraq neither wants nor needs foreign ground troops in its battle against Islamist militants who have strongholds in the norther part of the country, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Wednesday."
Regulators are slowly moving to banning Americans from owning assets overseas or having banking and brokerage accounts outside the United States in order to make sure that all moves you make are visible to watchful eyes.
They discussed the ISIS-led Sunni revolt that is closing in on Baghdad; the rapid enlistment of Shia fighters stepping in for the disgraced Iraqi army; and the pressure on Nouri al-Maliki to step down.
The biggest stooge of the NSA in Congress and a pet of the defense industry has gone down in flames. I'm speaking of Eric Cantor the Republican Speaker of the House.
Mike Swanson, author of The War State, discusses the stock market and housing bubbles from an Austrian economics perspective; why Nixon took the US off the gold standard in 1971; and the ineptitude of Alan Greenspan
The Libertarian Angle: Washington Post Editorial on Foreign Policy decrying a "war weary" public.