Category: Geopolitics

Empathy, Curiosity, Maturity Linked to Living Longer in New Study

Researchers from the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York, the American Institute for Research in Washington, DC, and the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana studied the personality traits of thousands of people who were in high school in 1960 and then used those traits to determine if they were predictors...

US Installing Observation Posts in Syria at Turkish Border – Pentagon

“The U.S. military is setting up several observation posts in Syria beside the border with Turkey, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said. The purpose of the OPs is to provide Turkey with military intelligence of any terrorist elements moving into Turkey from Syria, said Mattis, speaking at a Pentagon press briefing...

Three Dangers Of Indexing Exposed

Authored by Richard Rosso via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, The concept was so simple it was genius. Create a fund that mirrors the stocks of the S&P 500.  In 1974, Nobel prizewinning economist Paul Samuelson suggested the concept, a year later John Bogle...

US Navy Sinks $1.5 Billion Into Attack Subs That Don’t Move

The USS Boise, a Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine, was slated to enter a shipyard for an extensive period of repairs, fixes and modifications in 2013, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) reported Monday. The massively overworked shipyards, however, did not have the space, time...

Turkish Opposition Leader Warns of War Over Cyprus’ Resources

Meral Aksener, leader of the Turkish nationalist iYi (Good) party, speaking in front of parliamentarians in Ankara on Wednesday, said that the dispute over rights to the eastern Mediterranean’s potential oil and gas reserves could lead to a war. The Turkish “she-wolf,” the nickname given to Meral Akşener during her...