Trump’s Speech and Why it was All About the Dollar

There was little to like in Donald Trump’s UN speech yesterday.  A tired rehash of half-truths, omissions and outright lies it ticked all the pro-US boxes, played to the peanut gallery and let everyone know that the new sheriff plays by the same old rules. I spoke with a friend last night about Donald Trump’s … Continue reading Trump’s Speech and Why it was All About the Dollar

Saudi Shakeup Sees Bin Salman Take Over

His time as Defense Minister has been marked by increased aggression and that should be our default position until events tell us otherwise. And that means ratcheting up tensions with Iran. We've gotten hints of this already with the attack on Tehran two weeks ago, which Iran claims was orchestrated by Saudi Arabia, and the … Continue reading Saudi Shakeup Sees Bin Salman Take Over