The Geopolitics Of 2017 In 4 Maps

Submitted by George Friedman and Jacob Shapiro via MauldinEconomics.com, International relations and geopolitics are not synonymous… at least, not the way we understand them at Geopolitical Futures. “International relations” is a descriptive phrase that encompasses all the ways countries behave…

Over 200 anti-Trump protesters arrested

WASHINGTON, January 21. /TASS/. Some 217 people were arrested during the protests in Washington D.C. amid the inauguration of the 45th US President Donald Trump, the capital’s interim police chief, Peter Newsham, said. “We had thousands of people that came…

US Senate Confirms James Mattis as Secretary of Defense

As the Senate continued to vote on Friday evening, more than 70 lawmakers had voted in the affirmative without anyone rejecting the nomination. A nominee needs 51 votes for confirmation. As the Senate continued to vote on Friday evening, more than 70 lawmakers had voted in the affirmative without anyone rejecting…

Summing Up 8 Years Of Barack Obama

Submitted by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, It’s hard to argue with Barack Obama’s jump shot. I can’t imagine Rutherford B. Hayes having that kind of game. Or his swagger. Comedic timing. Even charisma. And there have been plenty of times…