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Frontrunning: November 25

  • Dollar rally pauses, Italian stocks underperform (Reuters)
  • Retailers Vie for Black Friday Dollars (WSJ)
  • Holiday Price War Intensifies as Wal-Mart, Target Pursue Amazon (BBG)
  • U.S. Pushes Iran on New Measures to Fortify Nuclear Deal (WSJ)
  • Brent and WTI see small gains as end of year approaches (Reuters)

Is Obama's World A Utopian Myth?

In 2008, Obama talked of Middle Pennsylvanians as poor losers clinging to their bibles, bigotries and guns as they passed from the scene. Yet, now, it’s looking like it may be Obama’s world headed for the proverbial ash heap of history.

War Breaks Out Between Neo-Cons And Libertarians Over Trump's Foreign Policy

A battle is brewing between the GOP foreign policy establishment and outsiders over who will sit on President-elect Donald Trump’s national security team.  The fight pits hawks and neoconservatives who served in the former Bush administrations against those on the GOP foreign policy edges.

Jeff Sessions Accepts Trump's Offer To Serve As US Attorney General

U.S. SENATOR JEFF SESSIONS HAS ACCEPTED TRUMP'S OFFER TO SERVE AS U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL -TRANSITION OFFICIAL

One of Sessions' earliest decisions will be whether to follow through on Trump’s campaign promises to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the e-mail practices of Hillary Clinton. Before the election, Sessions called for a special prosecutor.

Trump And International Security

Since Donald Trump's election, media-fuelled panic has engulfed Europe, including over defence and security. We are told that World War III is imminent, that Trump will jump into bed with Putin and pull the US out of NATO. In fact, it is the EU, not Donald Trump, that threatens to undermine NATO and the security of the West. In recent days, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, his foreign policy chief, and the German Defence have suggested that Trump's election should give greater impetus to a European defence force.

Do Progressives Really Find "White Trash" More Threatening Than Nuclear War?

"The progressives have totally discredited themselves just as the presstitutes have done. They actually prefer the risk of Armageddon to peace among nuclear powers. As their 501(c)3s live off corporate contributions, they prefer globalist corporate profits to jobs for ordinary Americans. These are the people who think of themselves as our instructors and our betters. If only Trump could exile the lot of them. They are anti-American to the core."

Russia Threatens Retaliation If Washington Engages In "State Cyberterrorism"

"If no official reaction from the American administration follows, it would mean state cyberterrorism exists in the US. If the threats of the attack, which were published by the US media, are carried out, Moscow would be justified in charging Washington. The absence of an official reaction from the US Administration will signify the existence of state cyberterrorism in the United States."

Podesta Part 21: Wikileaks Releases Another 1,400 Emails; Total Is Now 35,594

With just days to go until the November 8 presidential election, the final countdown is now on, and Wikileaks continues its ongoing Podesta dump by unveiling another 1400+ emails in the latest Part 21 of its Podesta release, bringing the total emails released so far to exactly 35,594, leaving just 30% of the total dump left to go.