Iran

Beware Of Trojan Horses In Women's Movements

Why do women who believe in equal rights for women, pick as their spokesperson someone who one minute boasts of her supposed dissent as "patriotism," while the next minute advocating chopping off other womens' genitals?

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.

US Rig Count Rise Continues: What Will OPEC Do If The Market Doesn't Rebalance?

EIA confirmation of OPEC cut-compliance is trumping the dismal inventory data and surging US production for now. However, as US oil rig counts continue to rise (+8 to 591 - highest since Oct 2015) with US crude production charging ahead with it, the question many should be asking (given all-time record high net long speculative positioning in WTI/Brent) is "what will OPEC do if the market doesn't rebalance?"

Putin Says Ready To Meet Trump In Melania's Native Country

Vladimir Putin thanked Slovenia - the country where Melania Trump was born and raised - on Friday for offering to host his first meeting with President Donald Trump, saying he is ready to meet his American counterpart, however added that the prospect of such a meeting hinges on Washington.

Unprecedented Moves Towards War With China Would "Upend Supply Routes, Trigger Global Recession"

Economic tensions are tipping over into military ones. Warships have sailed, aircraft have had close encounters, and the rhetoric of Trump’s officials has shifted dramatically from the previous era. The larger threat to the petrodollar and the continuance of U.S. hegemony has been put face-to-face with a China gaining in power and confidence, and ready to depose American dominance.