India Faces A New Challenge: Jihadist Radicalization

Jihadist terrorism in India is on the verge of acquiring a global footprint, as radicalization and recruitment have become more sophisticated thanks to social media and the Internet. This marks a clear departure from the past when jihadist terrorism was almost synonymous with the insurgency in Kashmir.

Trump Adminstration Begins Probe Into Aluminum Imports' "National Security Threat"

Having slapped Canadian softwood with tariffs, and begun investigating steel imports last week, it appears - as Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross promised - the Trump adminstration has shifte its focus to aluminum imports. Specifically, as AP reports, Washington has begun an investigation into whether aluminum imports are jeaoparding national security.

The Main Highlights In Trump's Sweeping Tax Reform Proposal

There are two ways to summarize Trump's sweeping proposed tax plan: extremely amibitious in the grand scheme of things, with virtually no details. Oh, and one more thing: it has almost no chance of passing in its current form.

Doug Casey On Why It's OK To Discriminate

"These people don’t seem to realize that they’re actually parodies of themselves. I mean, they’re always talking about racism and xenophobia and sexism and ageism and the like. They don’t look at people as individuals, they look at people as members of classes. That’s why it’s called “identity politics” - you don’t identify as an individual, but as a member of a group or a class. "

Ethereum Surges To All Time High As SEC Considers Ether-based ETF

The Ethereum cryptocurrency soared to record highs after it was revealed that the SEC has begun the process of considering whether to approve an ETF based on ether, just a few weeks after the commission denied a similar request for a bitcoin-based ETF.

Why We Have A 2nd Amendment: Venezuela Plans To Give Firearms To Loyalists To Purge Growing Resistance

After enduring shortages of food and medicine for years, as well as a total collapse of their currency, the people of Venezuela have had enough. In the lead-up to last week's massive protests, President Maduro issued an alarming proclamation that didn’t receive nearly enough press... He promised to expand the nation’s armed militia, and hand out firearms to as many as 400,000 loyalists.

This Bubble Finally Burst - Which One's Next?

Silicon Valley investment firms ignored this basic principle for years, dumping their investors’ savings down the toilet into loser companies with no hope of profitability. It was a bubble, plain and simple… and now that bubble seems to have burst. According to Dow Jones Venture Source, venture capital firms in Silicon Valley pared down their investments in tech startups by 30% in the last several months...

Baltimore Millennials' "City Life" Narrative Starts To Crack

If you piece together the puzzle, it appears Baltimore’s outlook for 2017 is bleak. Residential real estate prices are stalling and it appears that the millennial generation who bought into the revival narrative could be holding the bag.