Don’t tell the Iran hawks in D.C., isolating Iran won’t work. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi this week and the two signed a multitude of agreements. The most important of which is India’s leasing of part of the Iranian port of Chabahar on the Gulf of Oman. This deal … Continue reading Iran and India: Belt and Road by Another Name
In all of my discussions of geopolitics, whenever someone begins to bring up Iran as a bunch of savages, parroting the neocon talking point, I remind them that they are Persians. And the Persians invented chess. Lumping Iran in with the dregs of the Arab world – ISIS, al-Qaeda, etc. – is not only ignorant … Continue reading Will Trump Ever Learn to Not Play Chess Against Persians
Show Notes: -- Trump's Speech to Arab Leaders was a game changer -- His trip to Israel can now build on the foundation for peace started by Putin --- The Saudis are facing economic extinction and needed to sue for peace. -- Angela Merkel is economically illiterate and will destroy the EU -- Iran's Presidential Vote gave Rouhani a major mandate and was a wake-up call for the Theocracy. -- Gold and Silver need to push higher soon. -- Oil is creating a bull trap, especially Brent. -- Student Debt is punitive and needs to be discharged to clear the market -- but the banks must pay into any Jubilee.