Turkey

Accept Islamic Terror As The New Normal?

"It did not take long for the Islamic doctrine of Targhib wal Tarhib to work on the psyche of Western leaders and media, who are now telling us to live with it as the "new normal." Islam counts on turning everyone into "moderate" Muslims who will eventually look the other way when terror happens to the person next to you."

GDXJ's Epic Rebalance - It's Knife-Catching Time

"In all my years of trading indexes, I have never witnessed that sort of selling in front of a rebalance. These stocks have been pummeled. Devastating.... I am sympathetic to the idea of buying strength instead of extreme weakness. But I am, after all a knife catching addict, and the decline is too hard to resist"

Germany Faces Wave Of Muslim Honor Killings

2017 is nevertheless on track to be a record year for honor violence in Germany; in the first five months of this year, there have been at least 30 honor killings...

"The Western Status Quo Political System Is Collapsing Into 'Something Else'"

"...as the Western status quo political system collapses into Something Else, how is it possible that our capital markets are not similarly gripped by volatility and stress? What is responsible for breaking the transmission mechanism from political risk to market risk? I’ve got a macro answer and I’ve got a micro answer..."

Emerging Markets Are Not All Created Equal

Although emerging markets are similar in that they have high expectations for growth, it’s important to remember that these countries have very unique and different sets of risks.

U.S. Starts Shipping Weapons To Syrian Kurds

Just three weeks after reports first emerged that the Trump administration was considering arming the Syrian Kurd militia caught in the crossfire between Turkish and Syrian army forces, NBC reported that the American military has started shipping weapons and equipment to the Kurdish fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces, also known as YPG, a key US ally on the ground in Syria.