Category Eurozone, Euro

Registering As A Syrian Refugee Makes Life Easier For Terrorists In Germany

http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/right-wing-german-soldier-disguised-as-a-refugee-a-1145267.html#ref=nl-international Refugee and Soldier The Double Life of a Right-Wing Terror Suspect A suspected right-wing extremist German army officer is thought to have been planning an attack. As part of his preparation, he registered as a refugee from Syria. Now, Franco A. has been arrested in a perplexing case full of riddles. By Jörg Diehl and Matthias Gebauer […]

Marcon Finishes First In French Elections; Markets Rally Globally – Except For China; U.S. Stock Futures Sharply Higher/Point To A Triple-Digit Gain At This Morning’s Open

Marcon Finishes First In French Elections; Markets Rally Globally – Except For China; U.S. Stock Futures Sharply Higher/Point To A Triple-Digit Gain At This Morning’s Open www.fortunascorner.com        For once, the polls and pundits were right and a 39 year-old newcomer, ‘centrist, Emmanuel Marcon finished first in presidential elections held over this weekend. […]

French Elections, Geopolitical Tensions/North Korea, Big Tech On Deck; POTUS Trump’s Tax Cut Plan Will Drive Wall Street & Sarepta Theraputics (SRPT) Stock Could Double, Or More Says Barron’s

French Elections, Geopolitical Tensions/North Korea, Big Tech On Deck; POTUS Trump’s Tax Cut Plan Will Drive Wall Street & Sarepta Theraputics (SRPT) Stock Could Double, Or More Says Barron’s www.fortunascorner.com ‘The French Connection:’ The Future Of The European Union May Well Be At Stake       Voters in France have been casting their ballots to […]

Moving Mostly To Cash In The 401K As Sunday’s First Round Of French Presidential Elections Take Place This Sunday

Moving Mostly To Cash In The 401K As Sunday’s First Round Of French Presidential Elections Take Place This Sunday www.fortunascorner.com      As we move past 12:00 noon today, I am moving mostly to cash, with French presidential elections looming on Sunday.  It is really anyone’s guess as to who is going to finish first, […]

SASC Ranking Member Heinrich Opening Statement On Russian Influence And Unconventional Warfare Operations

Opening Statement Of Ranking Member Heinrich On Russian Influence And Unconventional Warfare Operations http://www.grantcountybeat.com/news/non-local-news-releases/35766-opening-statement-of-ranking-member-heinrich-on-russian-influence-and-unconventional-warfare-operations   Published on Wednesday, 29 March 2017 17:17 WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 29, 2017) – Today, the U.S. Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities held a hearing, “Russian Influence and Unconventional Warfare Operations in the ‘Grey Zone’: Lessons from […]

The Future Of Transatlantic Defense: More Europe

http://nationalinterest.org/ blog/russias-nuclear-missile- death-train-arriving-2019- 19581 The Future Of Transatlantic Defense: More Europe February 26, 2017 | Kaitlin Lavinder Photo: iStock.com/artjazz The Newsletter Get exclusive analysis delivered to your inbox daily. subscribe now Europe faced a wave of ISIS-inspired terrorist attacks last year, from Brussels to Nice to Berlin. As ISIS-occupied territories in Iraq and Syria continue […]

NATO Intercepts Russian Bombers Above Baltic Sea Twice In One Week

NATO Intercepts Russian Bombers Above Baltic Sea Twice in One Week By Damien Sharkov On 2/21/17 at 7:32 AM World NATO Russia Baltics NATO jets intercepted a skein of Russian combat aircraft, flying alongside Russian bomber planes above the Baltic Sea last Tuesday and Thursday—twice in a week, Lithuania’s government reports. The uptick of Russian […]

Nationalism: Russian Hybrid Warfare

Excerpts: Opening the conference General Tom Middendorp, Chief of Defence Netherlands Armed Forces, stated that “An uncertain future is looming on the horizon…this affects us all.” Ms. Hennis-Plasschaert concurred, stating, “Security in the world has seriously deteriorated since the beginning of the Arab Spring in 2011 and Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. Unfortunately, there […]

SecDef Mattis Tells NATO Members To Boost Defense Spending, Or U.S. Will Reduce Commitmernt

Mattis: NATO Members Must Boost Defense Spending By: Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press, February 15, 2017 (Photo Credit: Virginia Mayo/AP) BRUSSELS — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday issued a sharp ultimatum to NATO Wednesday, telling allies they must start increasing defense spending by year’s end or the Trump administration will “moderate its […]

By Lifting Sanctions, Trump Could Hand Russia’s Military A Lethal Technological Advantage

By Lifting Sanctions, Trump Could Hand Russia’s Military a Lethal Technological Advantage By Patrick Tucker Read bio January 31, 2017 AP / PAVEL GOLOVKIN AA Font size + Print Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email this article If Trump walks back sanctions, some fear key arms and military technologies could be next. “Wouldn’t it be nice if we […]