Iran

The Unbearable Slowness Of Fourth Turnings, Part 2

"Thus far, those constituting the Deep State hierarchy have fended off their demise...It is clear they have reached the peak of financial manipulation, money printing, and artificial interest rate suppression. The narrative is faltering. Their last and final option to retain power is war."

Stockman: US Entry Into World War I Was A Disaster

"103 years ago, in 1914, the Federal Reserve opened-up for business as the carnage in northern France was getting under way... And it brought to a close the prior magnificent half-century era of liberal internationalism and honest gold-backed money."

Houthi Rebels Threaten To Sink Saudi Battleships And Oil Tankers

Houthi rebels in civil-war torn Yemen have threatened to start attacking oil tankers and warships sailing under Saudi coalition flag, unless Riyadh lifts its naval blockade of Yemen which threatens the lives of millions in the war-torn country.

Frontrunning: November 13

  • Trump, Duterte Strike Up a Friendship, Sidestep Thorny Issues (WSJ)
  • Strong earthquake hits Iraq and Iran, at least 332 killed (Reuters)
  • GE’s New CEO to Focus on Power, Aviation, Health (BBG)
  • GE Slashes Dividend Amid Restructuring (WSJ)
  • Uber board strikes agreement to pave way for SoftBank investment (Reuters)
  • World's Top Tech Giants Amass $1.7 Trillion in Monster Year (BBG)

US, Russia Agree On "Iran-Free Zone" In Syria

Multiple Israeli news outlets reported that the US, Russia, and Jordan have reached a ceasefire agreement over southern Syria which proposes to expel Iran-backed militias from the border with Israel in the Golan Heights.

Why Robert Mueller Was Selected To Be The Special Prosecutor

"It all began with the 1996 bombing of the Khobar Towers apartment complex in the Saudi city of Khobar... Both Robert Mueller and his longtime ally James Comey performed crucial roles in establishing that the bombing had been a Hezbollah operation run by the Iranian Government - and, starting upon this basis, in helping to develop the case that Iran 'is the foremost state sponsor of terrorism'..."