The Geopolitical Earthquake Of The Looming Kurdistan Referendum

In a move that is entirely expected, Iraq's Supreme Court has ruled that the Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum scheduled for Sept. 25 cannot take place. The ruling comes as Turkey has begun military exercises along its border with Iraq's Kurdish region in a show of force meant to signal it will not tolerate an independent Kurdistan.

Trump Wants July 4th Military Parade Down Pennsylvania Avenue

"But I came back [from France] and one of my early calls was I think we're going to have to start looking at that ourselves.  So, we're actually thinking about 4th of July, Pennsylvania Avenue, having a really great parade to show our military strength."