Will Low Crude Prices Kill The US Oil Boom?

WASHINGTON – Is the American sensational oil boom going to be killed by low crude prices? Opinions differ. But so far the optimists still dominate the field.

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After A Long And Costly War, Ukraine Forced To Admit Defeat

WASHINGTON – It is sad but true that the post-Yanukovych, democratic Ukrainian government had zero chances of winning the conflict against Moscow-backed ethnic Russian rebels fighting for independence in the East of...

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Lower Oil Prices Are A Mixed Blessing

WASHINGTON – When it comes to falling oil prices, we can definitely have “too much of a good thing“. Sure enough, this is great news for global consumers, and...

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Do Most Muslims Subscribe To The Ideology Elaborated By The Muslim Brotherhood?

WASHINGTON – The official, sanitized Western narrative about Islamic terrorism is that Islam is a religion of peace practiced by hundreds of millions of moderate and tolerant people. 

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The Economist Gives Good Advice To Europe – Anybody Listening?

WASHINGTON – The respected The Economist magazine dishes out good economic growth advice to Europe, (The World’s Biggest Economic Problem, October 25th 2014). Here are the highlights. Stop Germany’s “austerity fixation”....

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Doctor Who Treated Ebola Patients Got Sick Upon Returning To NYC From Africa

WASHINGTON – Just a few Ebola cases in America exposed huge gaps in the nation’s preparedness to face any serious public health emergency. When news of the out of...

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China’s New Slow Economy

WASHINGTON – What’s really happening to the Chinese economy? The answer is that we do not know for sure. But the signs that we get are not that good.

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Lower Oil Prices Are A Mixed Blessing

WASHINGTON – When it comes to falling oil prices, we can definitely have “too much of a good thing“. Sure enough, this is great news for global consumers, and for the transportation sector. Lower oil means lower gasoline, diesel and jet fuel prices.

China’s New Slow Economy

WASHINGTON – What’s really happening to the Chinese economy? The answer is that we do not know for sure. But the signs that we get are not that good.