Category: Geopolitics

Zimbabwe: Coups and Cryptocurrencies

Zimbabwe: Coups and Cryptocurrencies from STRATFOR via Financial Sense As most of the world focuses on the political impact of Zimbabwe’s coup, a select group of analysts and technology watchers is scrutinizing the effects of the government upset on cryptocurrencies in developing...

Geopolitical Risk: The New Normal

Geopolitical Risk: The New Normal from Schiff Gold Over the last year, we’ve talked a lot about geopolitical risk. Could turmoil around the world now be the new normal? Some analysts think so. The focus has primarily been on tensions...

Russia-gate Spreads to Europe

Russia-gate Spreads to Europe by Robert Parry – Consortium News Exclusive: The Russia-gate hysteria has jumped the Atlantic with Europeans blaming Russia for Brexit and Catalonian discontent. But what about Israeli influence operations or, for that matter, American ones, asks...

Russia’s Mach 2 Tu-160M2 Strategic Bomber Revealed

Russia’s Mach 2 Tu-160M2 Strategic Bomber Revealed from Sputnik News Photos of Russia’s upgraded Tu-160M2 White Swan strategic bomber have been unveiled. The Tupolev Tu-160M2 is a long-range bomber expected to make its first flight in February 2018, a Russian defense source...

Lavrov Throws Washington a Bone over ISIS Collusion

Lavrov Throws Washington a Bone over ISIS Collusion by Tom Luongo – Russia-Insider Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov hasn’t become the world’s most respected diplomat without cause.  His recent statement, carried by Russian news agency ITAR-TASS, leaves open the avenue for a face-saving...