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Putting North Korea Over A Barrel

Putting North Korea Over A Barrel washingtontimes.com · by Joseph R. DeTrani  http://www.washingtontimes.com Illustration on negotiating with North Korea by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times more > ANALYSIS/OPINION: The theme of this year’s 72nd session of the U.N. General Assembly is a world “striving for peace.” This meeting of 193 member states comes at a time when one of its […]

Saudi Government Allegedly Funded A ‘Dry Run’ For 9/11

Saudi Government Allegedly Funded A ‘Dry Run’ For 9/11 By Paul Sperry, nypost.com View Original September 9th, 2017 Evidence submitted in a major 9/11 lawsuit moving forward against the Saudi Arabian government reveals its embassy in Washington may have funded a “dry run” for the hijackings carried out by two Saudi employees, further reinforcing the claim employees […]

Oil Embargo Unlikely To Rein In North Korea

Oil embargo unlikely to rein in North Korea By Pierre Noel, IISS Senior Fellow for Economic and Energy Security In the wake of North Korea’s latest provocations, some politicians have called for an oil embargo on the country to bring it to heel. The sticking point has been whether China, Pyongyang’s sole oil supplier, would refuse […]

Catastrophe In Houston; Major Rebuilding & Infrastructure Restoration Will Be Needed; Gasoline & Refineries Likely To Get A Boost; Insurance Companies – Not As Bad As Some May Think — September Historically Worst Month Of Year For Stocks

Catastrophe In Houston; Major Rebuilding & Infrastructure Restoration Will Be Needed; Gasoline & Refineries Likely To Get A Boost; Insurance Companies – Not As Bad As Some May Think — September Historically Worst Month Of Year For Stocks http://www.fortunascorner.com      First, my thoughts and prayers go to the people of Houston and the surrounding […]

Saudi King’s Son Plotted Effort To Oust His Rival

Perhaps he is a fan of Machiavelli.  RCP, www.fortunascorner.com   https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/07/18/world/middleeast/saudi-arabia-mohammed-bin-nayef-mohammed-bin-salman.html?referer=http://drudgereport.com/ Saudi King’s Son Plotted Effort to Oust His Rival Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia, who replaced Mohammed bin Nayef as the next in line to be king. SAUDI PRESS AGENCY, VIA EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY By BEN HUBBARD, MARK MAZZETTI and ERIC SCHMITT July 18, 2017 AMMAN, […]

CENTCOM Commander Votel Steels For Next Chapter In World’s Most Dangerous Region

CENTCOM Commander Votel Steels For Next Chapter In World’s Most Dangerous Region Howard Altman, Times Staff Writer Friday, July 14, 2017 1:34pm www.tampabay.com View Original July 14th, 2017 Army Gen. Joseph Votel, commander of the U.S. Central Command, sat down for an interview Wednesday with the Tampa Bay Times in his office at MacDill Air […]

Ri Jong Ho, High-Level Defector And Former Official In Office 39, Says North Korea Gets Much More Oil From Russia Than Previously Known

Ri Jong Ho, High-Level Defector And Former Official In Office 39, Says North Korea Gets Much More Oil From Russia Than Previously Known www.nkeconwatch.com View Original Benjamin Katzeff Silberstein In a fascinating interview by Kyodo News’s Tomotaro Inoue, Ri Jong Ho, a former high-level official in Office 39 of the Korean Worker’s Party, makes several […]

Saudi Arabia Rewrites Succession As King Replaces Heir With Son, 31

Saudi Arabia Rewrites Succession As King Replaces Heir With Son, 31 By Ben Hubbard, www.nytimes.com View Original June 21st, 2017 Mohammed bin Salman last year in France. Credit Stephanie De Sakutin/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesPhoto by: Stephanie De Sakutin/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images BEIRUT, Lebanon — King Salman of Saudi Arabia promoted his 31-year-old son, Mohammed bin […]

Iran’s President Trounces Hard-Liner To Secure Second Term

utm_campaign=Brookings%20Doha%20Center&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=52188609 By ADAM SCHRECK and NASSER KARIMI Iran’s President Trounces Hard-Liner To Secure Second Term   TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s moderate President Hassan Rouhani trounced a hard-line challenger to secure re-election Saturday, saying his country seeks peace and friendship as it pursues a “path of coexistence and interaction with the world.” Friday’s election was […]

Full Speech: POTUS Trump Address In Saudi Arabia

PRESIDENT TRUMP’S SPEECH IN SAUDI ARABIA http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/the-administration/334454-full-speech-president-donald-trump-address-in-saudi FULL SPEECH: President Donald Trump address in Saudi Arabia BY THE HILL STAFF – 05/21/17 12:00 PM EDT 32 26 181   Autoplay: On | Off I want to thank King Salman for his extraordinary words, and the magnificent Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for hosting today’s summit. I am honored to be received […]