Henry Kissinger

Schaeuble Warns US Pullback Could "End Our Liberal World Order"

“I doubt whether the United States truly believes that the world order would be equally sound if China or Russia were to fill the gaps left by the US, and if China and Russia were simply given a free hand to dominate the spheres of influence that they have defined for themselves"...

How Presidential Scandal Endangers Global Stability

If past is prologue,  as Trumpgate thickens we suspect the world may become more unstable.  As an example,  the behavior of, say,  North Korea may become more nefarious as they perceive the U.S. administration weakened and distracted.  This already seems to be the case, no?

Buchanan On Comey & The Saturday Night Massacre

"Though Nixon won 49 states, that establishment took him down. Though Ronald Reagan won 49 states, that establishment almost took him down in the Iran-Contra affair. And that is the end they have in mind for President Trump."

How America And China Could Stumble To War

War between the United States and China is not inevitable, but it is certainly possible. Indeed, as these scenarios illustrate, the underlying stress created by China’s disruptive rise creates conditions in which accidental, otherwise inconsequential events could trigger a large-scale conflict.

The True Legacy Of David Rockefeller

While often remembered for his philanthropy, the last surviving grandson of America’s first billionaire died today, leaving behind a dark legacy indicative of how American nobility often shape policy from behind the scenes.

Ben Hunt's Mailbag - Life In Trumpland

"I wrote this note because I am so effin’ tired of being called a racist or a sexist because I don’t think that Donald Trump is evil incarnate... I think Trump is a narcissist and an ass, not a Fascist. Like most people in the financial services world, I deal with narcissists and asses every day … they’re not Hitler clones because the only thing they’re really true-believers about is their own self-aggrandizement."

Trump Left Saudi Arabia Off His Immigration Ban... Here's Why

It’s hard to overstate how much the petrodollar system benefits the US dollar. It’s allowed the US government and many Americans to live beyond their means for decades. And it’s the reason the media and political elite give the Saudis special treatment...

From New World Order To Hazy Global Disorder

It is a new global disorder but in this chaos, a return to a multipolar world and the end of 'sole U.S. superpower' status may be a blessing in the long run. In the short run, however, the chaos will confuse every foreign ministry and international organization bureaucracy on every continent.