Egyptian Copts Slaughtered In A Bid To Start A Civil War

Hi everyone!  I've started to do some work over The Inquisitr, so I'll be putting most of my daily briefs over there from now on.  I'll throw links here as well when relevant. Thanks for everyone's support! Today's is about the horror in Egypt, as Sunni supremacists yet again try to cause a civil war to … Continue reading Egyptian Copts Slaughtered In A Bid To Start A Civil War

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Oil Remains Cheap, and Petrostates Remain Screwed

According to Reuters: Oil fell to its lowest since late November on Thursday, as concern over rising global supply and stubbornly high inventories effectively wiped out most of the gains made since OPEC announced its first supply cut in eight years. Brent crude oil remained below $50 - a price level that is catastrophic for … Continue reading Oil Remains Cheap, and Petrostates Remain Screwed

Everyone Hates the EU: French Far Left Gains Steam In The Final Push

According to Reuters: Far-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon drew tens of thousands to a rally on Sunday, aiming to maintain momentum that has pushed the one-time outsider into contention in the French presidential election, with the first round of voting a week away. It is a race to see which candidate can isolate France the most: … Continue reading Everyone Hates the EU: French Far Left Gains Steam In The Final Push

Ivory Coast’s Maturing State Power: Court Convicts Soldiers of Civil War-Era Ex-Pat Murders

From Reuters: An Ivory Coast court convicted six ex-soldiers for the kidnapping, torture and murder of four foreigners in 2011 during a civil war that following a disputed election, the prosecution said. Gunmen kidnapped the four victims - two Frenchmen, a Beninese and a Malaysian - from the Novotel hotel in Abidjan in April 2011 … Continue reading Ivory Coast’s Maturing State Power: Court Convicts Soldiers of Civil War-Era Ex-Pat Murders

Trump Is Now A Real American President

"Real" is not the same as "good."  "Real" means he is finally coming to understand America as a geopolitical entity. America is not a sports team; it is not a business.  It is not a hero or a villain in some movie.  It is a nation-state.  Its state is vast, made up of millions of … Continue reading Trump Is Now A Real American President

Saudi Arabia Plans To Starve Yemen’s Houthis Into Submission

From Reuters: Global food crises worsened significantly in 2016 and conditions look set to deteriorate further this year in some areas with an increasing risk of famine, a report said on Friday. "There is a high risk of famine in some areas of north-eastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen because of armed conflict, drought … Continue reading Saudi Arabia Plans To Starve Yemen’s Houthis Into Submission