Finance and Economics


Here’s How The Latakia Tragedy – Nay, Conspiracy! – Might Have Played Out

Well-intentioned guesswork (a.k.a. “conspiracy theorizing”) argued on a rational basis could present a plausible explanation for a seemingly inexplicable event whose official narrative doesn’t seem to add up amidst an ever-increasing number of inconsistencies.  There are a plethora of theories about what happened on the fateful night of 17 September […]







It’s Not Just Trump, China’s Also Making The WTO Irrelevant

China’s pioneering initiative to institutionalize trade rules and dispute mechanisms for its New Silk Road is especially impactful in making the World Trade Organization irrelevant in and of itself, but when combined with Trump’s recent moves away from this globalist body, it has the effect of dealing what might be […]



The OPEC+ Format Allows Russia New Ways of Leveraging The United States in The Age of Multipolarity

China and Russia – two superpowers with very difference leverage techniques against US threats  When compared with China, Russia generally has fewer tools at its disposal to leverage US threats, provocations and economic blackmail in the form of sanctions or tariffs. China of course has the ability to outproduce the […]