Category Archives: United States

China slaps sanctions on US over Hong Kong unrest

Video by Yahoo News – China suspended US warship visits and sanctioned American NGOs on Monday in retaliation for the passage of a bill backing pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. The financial hub has been rocked by nearly six months … Continue reading

Posted in China, trade, United States

Houston, we have a Problem

David Murrin of Global Forecaster – The adage that empires pull themselves apart from the inside before they succumb to external rising powers, is born out repeatedly across history. Today it is the American Empire  that is well into its … Continue reading

Posted in China, David Murrin, leadership, United States

Russian Warning Signals

David Murrin of Global Forecaster – Russia: The need for Rapprochement with the West highlighted the critical and vulnerable economic phase Russia is now entering and the importance with which any sign of aggression should be considered as a warning sign … Continue reading

Posted in David Murrin, Russia, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, war

Where Americans and Europeans agree – and differ – in the values they see as important

Laura Silver of Pew Research – How are American attitudes similar to or different from those measured in Europe? Are Americans more individualistic than their European counterparts? More religious? Do they value different things in politics? Continue…

Posted in Europe, Pew Research, United States

Do we now know exactly how Donald Trump is going to try to get reelected?

Chris Cillizza of CNN – During Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday night, President Donald Trump’s campaign launched a seven-figure national ad buy — a 30-second commercial touting his first-term accomplishments on terrorism, the economy and immigration. But … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Baseball, Donald Trump, Impeachment, Politcal Consulting, Republicans, strategy, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States