Category Archives: International News

Why There’s a War on Cash in Europe

The debate on cash is heating up right now. European governments and central banks have stepped up capital controls in the last few years, cash has become a major hurdle for conventional monetary policy. As a result, many economists and high-ranking government officials have routinely argued in favor of abolishing cash. Although most European citizens do not approve further restrictions on cash, the outcome of the political debate remains uncertain.

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The Majority Of The World’s Population Lives In This Circle

Back in 2013, a meme circulated quickly off of a Reddit post that showed the incredible population density of the southeast corner of Asia. As Visual Capitalist’s Jeff Desjardins notes, the satellite map showed, quite simply, that “more people live inside this circle, than outside of it”. Share This ArticleFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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Chinese, Russian Navies Launch Largest Ever Joint Drill In South China Sea; Send Message To Washington

Perhaps it is not a coincidence that on the 15h anniversary of Sept11, China’s navy announced earlier that China and Russia will hold eight days of naval drills in the South China Sea off southern China’s Guangdong province starting from Monday. The exercises, previewed here at the end of July, come at a time of heightened tension in the contested […]

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Prepare For “War At Sea” China Defense Minister Warns

In the latest escalation of bellicose rhetoric over the territorial dispute involving the South China Sea, Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan warned of “offshore security threats” and urged for a “substantial preparation for a people’s war at sea” to safeguard sovereignty, China’s Xinhua writes. Share This ArticleFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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From Socialist Utopia To Slave-Nation – Venezuela Unveils Shocking “Forced Labor” Law [VIDEO]

While we here in the United States debate pressing issues in the wake of the upcoming Presidential election, like the urgent need for gender-neutral bathrooms, the people of Venezuela remain entrenched in a food crisis that continues to sow widespread unrest which has become increasingly violent in recent months Share This ArticleFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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80 Dead, More Than 100 Injured After Grenade-Filled Truck Plows Into Crowd In Nice, France [VIDEO]

The latest: At least 80 people have been killed after a truck slammed into a crowd of people celebrating Bastille Day in the southern French city of Nice. The attack happened at around 11.00pm local time. The truck plowed 2 km through the crowd, driving at 6-70 kmh; it was carrying guns and grenades. The driver, who has yet to […]

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Is Europe Doomed By Migrants? [VIDEO]

Most of the millions of overwhelmingly male migrants who have come to Europe in the past two years are not refugees fleeing war zones. In The Gatestone Institute’s latest video, Douglas Murray, discusses the total failure of Germany and other countries to integrate the migrants, and what the consequences will be. Share This ArticleFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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NATO Says It Might Now Have Grounds To Attack Russia

On Tuesday, June 14th, NATO announced that if a NATO member country becomes the victim of a cyber attack by persons in a non-NATO country such as Russia or China, then NATO’s Article V “collective defense” provision requires each NATO member country to join that NATO member country if it decides to strike back against the attacking country. Share This ArticleFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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NATO Begins Encirclement Of Russia

NATO prepares a veritable military buildup in Eastern Europe: German soldiers are operating in Lithuania, the British take over Estonia, and US soldiers move in to protect Latvia. The Canadians will be in Poland. Also in the Mediterranean, combat units are being increased. Russia perceives the activity as a threat, but hasn’t yet announced any countermeasures. Share This ArticleFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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China Demands US “Cease Immediately” Provocative Spy Plane Missions Near Its Borders

Just days after a report that two Chinese J-11 fighter jets buzzed a US spy plane above the South China Sea, Beijing has officially escalated its displeasure at US surveillance up the chain of command and as Reuters reports, Beijing has demanded an end to all U.S. surveillance near China.  Share This ArticleFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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Venezuela’s Slow Motion Apocalypse [VIDEO]

Despite having more oil reserves than Saudi Arabia, and in fact more proven oil reserves than any country in the world (8 times more than the US), oil-rich Venezuela’s economy is imploding and collapsing under the burden of socialism, and economic conditions there have deteriorated so dramatically that they probably now qualify as the “economic apocalypse” that some left-leaning economists […]

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