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Confusion From The Western Private Sector Could Push Saudi Arabia Towards Pakistan’s Public Sector

While Donald Trump continues to insist that Riyadh’s role in the murder of Saudi born journalist Jamal Khashoggi will not adversely effect lucrative arms deals between the United States and Saudi Arabia, both the alleged gruesomeness of the journalist’s murder as well as public feelings in the west turning at least […]

Israel and Iran Have Both Fallen Silent on Jamal Khashoggi – The Implications Are Vast

America continues to drag its feet with Turkey Turkey’s strained relations with Saudi Arabia that were first exacerbated by the Saudi led boycott of Turkey’s Qatari ally and have now been made exponentially worse due to the murder of Saudi born journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, have […]

From Vietnam to Afghanistan: A History of America’s Shifting Goals in Similar Confrontations

America’s War in Vietnam remains a signpost signifying a moment when America’s own exceptionalist myth of invincibility began to falter in open sight. The watershed moment of the last helicopter leaving Saigon in 1975 became emblematic of a lumbering, highly equipped by deeply demoralised American armed forces that ultimately could […]

While The Federal Reserve and White House Both Manipulate a Weaponised Dollar, Chinese Monetary Policy Remains The Essence of Balance

What China’s partners want While the Chinese Renminbi is frequently mentioned when discussing de-dollarisation throughout Asia and Latin America, the fact of the matter is that China’s interests in de-dollarisation are primarily motivated by the desires of Beijing’s trading partners rather than by Beijing itself. This is certainly the case in […]

America’s Deafening Response to an Assassination Attempt on Top US Commander in Afghanistan

Yesterday, two Americans and Kandahar police chief Abdul Raziq were killed after Afghan guards opened fire shortly after the conclusion of a meeting between Raziq, Kandahar’s governor and General Austin S. Miller, the Commander of US troops in Afghanistan. Today’s blood-soaked events make it abundantly clear that the “just a bit […]