2 June 2017

The Geopolitical Intelligencer

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Geopolitics & Empire with David Swanson: A Report from Russia on the New Cold War

Activist and author David Swanson discusses the New Cold War from the frontlines in Russia while on a citizen diplomacy peace mission with the Center for Citizen Initiatives.

The Colder War

U.S. Takes Dramatic Hit in Global Peace Rankings as Racism, Crime and Income Inequality Soar

Putin ready to provide records of Trump-Lavrov talks to prove no secrets were leaked

Presenting 100 Years Of Geopolitical Risk

Inside the U.S. government’s plans to survive a nuclear war

The Russian Obsession Goes Back Decades

Russian Lawmaker: We Would Use Nukes if US or NATO Enters Crimea

Russia Looks East, Capitalism with a Strong State Sector. Observations and Impressions from Russia

Kennedy had his own secret back channel with Moscow. It may have kept the superpowers from going to war.

Middle East & Africa

Thousands of Hezbollah Forces Deployed in Al-Tanf to Foil US Plot in Syria

NATO Launches Its Own Operation in the Middle East

What the Gulf States Think of 'One Belt, One Road'

The New Silk Road

Construction of Thailand-China railway project to start in 2017: official

China’s New Form of Globalization

China’s Next Step to Destroy the Dollar

‘Chinese Balkan corridor’ pits EU north against south

Strategic, political and economic value of African countries decisive for inclusion in the “Belt and Road”

How the entry of India and Pakistan transforms the SCO’s agenda


Only Michel Temer’s Removal and New Elections Can Save Brazil’s Democracy

Mexico's Crime Wave Spirals Out Of Control As Auto Thefts Surge

Deep Politics

Bilderberg Meeting, June 2017 in Chantilly, Virginia

Vladimir Putin Discusses the Deep State: “Men in dark suits tell the US President what to do.”

Financial Crisis

Half of all U.S. retail jobs could vanish due to computerization, analysis finds

If China Can Fund Infrastructure With Its Own Credit, So Can We

Brazil stocks plunge 10%; market halted for 30 minutes

Household debt surpassed record level reached during 2008 financial crisis

Projecting the Price of Bitcoin

Energy & Environment

Stanford University Professor Predicts Collapse Of Oil Cartel Now Within Sight

China increases solar power output by 80% in three months

Surveillance & Technology

Total Airplane Laptop Ban Coming or Not? What are the Issues?

Why We're Suing the FBI for Records About Best Buy Geek Squad Informants

Nasa partner Robert Bigelow says he is 'absolutely convinced' aliens are currently living on Earth

Guadalajara Geopolitics Institute