North Korea

The Deeper Purpose Of Trump's Asia Trip

"This trip was a prewar gathering of allies (Japan and South Korea) and potential allies (China) in a last-ditch struggle to head off a hot war with North Korea, led by the reckless Kim Jong Un..."

"FALLCHILL": DHS, FBI Release Details On North Korean Hacking Tools

"Today, DHS and FBI released a pair of Joint Technical Alerts (TA17-318A and TA17-318B) that provide details on tools and infrastructure used by North Korea to target the media, aerospace, financial, and critical infrastructure sectors in the United States and globally.

Frontrunning: November 14

  • Top central bankers vow to talk investors out of easy money (Reuters)
  • Sessions Considers Probe to Evaluate Clinton-Russia Ties (WSJ)
  • Trump Jr. Exchanged Messages With WikiLeaks (WSJ)
  • German growth surprise lifts Europe as China subdues Asia (Reuters)
  • Kremlin tells companies to deliver good news (Reuters)

GPIF Is About To Bite Back

"In essence, the BoJ engaged in a massive quantitative easing program where they printed bonds to buy stocks (through their public pension plan)... Well, guess what happened this week? The GPIF has now reached their 25% allocation to domestic stocks..."

'America First!' AWOL From Beijing, War With North Korea Looms

"All in all, Trump’s China visit was characterized by putting his 'America First!' campaign principles on ice in favor of the globalist agenda of his economic advisers and subordination of trade to the geopolitical concerns of the military Junta that runs his administration for him..."

Libya: The Forgotten Reason North Korea Desperately Wants Nuclear Weapons

"When it comes to problems with credibility, though, U.S. leaders also need to look in the mirror. Washington’s conduct in Libya was a case of brazen duplicity. It is hardly a surprise if North Korea (or other countries) now regard the United States as an untrustworthy negotiating partner..."