CHINA, NOT RUSSIA OR IRAN – BIGGEST THREAT TO U.S. DOMINANCE, CIA CHIEF

Yet China's Rise to Power Was "Made in the USA" In his first public address since taking office in January, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, said he sees China rather than Russia or Iran as the biggest threat to America’s dominant position in the world. Speaking at the Washington Free Beacon conservative "think tank," Pompeo said …

ARE BRICS COUNTRIES READY TO ADD ANOTHER LETTER TO THEIR ACRONYM?

UPDATE JULY 30, 2018 ERDOGAN TALKING TURKEY AGAIN REGARDING BRICS Two years ago, we posed the question, "IS THERE ROOM FOR ANOTHER BRICK IN BRICS?", The questions was inspired by a sudden rapprochement between Turkey and Russia, after a Russian intelligence tip-off about a coup saved Erdogan's presidential bacon. Since then, Turkey and Russia have been …

LIKE PARAGUAY, LIKE UKRAINE, LIKE BRAZIL?

WIKILEAKS: BRAZIL'S NEW PRESIDENT PROVIDED POLITICAL INTELLIGENCE TO U.S. Another Washington-engineered coup? Trying to take the B out of BRICS? Wikileaks has just released documents that show how the interim Brazilian president Michel Temer provided political intelligence to U.S. agencies, such as NSA and the U.S. military (U.S. Southern Command in Miami). Considering that Temer …

CHINA HAS ALREADY SURPASSED U.S. AS WORLD’S BIGGEST ECONOMY

PERILS OF LONG-TERM ECONOMIC FORECASTS: THEY ARE STATIC, UNABLE TO ANTICIPATE TRENDS THAT WILL DISRUPT THEM Luckily for Economists, Nobody Remembers Long-term Trends after 20 Years... Well, Almost Nobody Back in 1994, The Economist and the World Bank issued a 25-year forecast for the world's leading economies. This led to a special report, "Indo-China" to Gain …

ARGENTINA TO JOIN “BRIC-A-BRAC” SUMMIT

On Tuesday (July 15), leaders of six of the world's largest and the most populous countries will meet in Fortaleza, Brazil. The original four BRIC economies - Brazil, Russia, India and China - expanded last year to include South Africa. This year, at the invitation of Russia, Argentina will also join them. The newest member will bring beauty (Cristina …