China May Skip Trade Talks, Cripple US Supply Chains After New Trump Tariffs

When discussing yesterday’s WSJ report that the Trump admin may slap the new, $200BN round of tariffs on Chinese imports as soon as tomorrow, we said that such an escalation would likely derail talks with top Chinese officials, currently scheduled in Washington for Sept. 27…

Skripal Suspects Appear For First Time In Shocking Interview: We Are “Framed Tourists”

The same day the US announced it plans a second round of “very severe” sanctions on Russia over the use of a nerve agent in connection to the West’s allegations surrounding the Skripal poisoning, the alleged perpetrators of the poison attack have appeared on RT News for…

China, US “Not Optimistic” Trade Negotiations Will Succeed: FT

Commenting on the upcoming, fourth round of trade talks between the US and China, which are scheduled to take place in Washington tomorrow ahead of the Aug.23 implementation of new China tariffs by the US, the FT reports that “neither side is optimistic that the…

S&P Downgrades Turkey To B+, Forecasts “Recession” And “Hard Landing”

Update: And to round out the triumvirate, Moody’s just joined S&P and Fitch in the Turkey downgrade party… Moody’s downgraded Turkey’s long-term foreign debt rating to Ba3 from Ba2. Additionally, Moody’s shifted the outlook to negative from watch negative. The key driver for today’s downgrade…

Russia Condemns New “Draconian” Sanctions, Weighs Banning Rocket Engines To US

A furious Russia condemned a new round of U.S. sanctions as “draconian” on Thursday and threatened to retaliate as news of the measures sent the ruble tumbling to two-year lows and sparked a wider asset sell-off over fears that Moscow was locked in a spiral…

Trump Might Strip Security Clearance from Partisan Former Government Employees: Good! – YouTube

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“Things Are Getting Real” – Companies Are Reporting The Impact Of Tariffs On Their Business

While President Trump’s latest round of tariffs has only just taken effect, and his earlier tariffs on steel and aluminum weren’t widely imposed on American allies until May, American companies, or foreign firms’ US-based subsidiaries, are already complaining about the negative impact that tariffs are…

China Prepares To Dominate South Pacific With Week Of Electronic Warfare Drills

While the Trump administration unveiling another round of tariffs on Chinese goods worth $200 billion – for which China’s Commerce Ministry is planning “countermeasures,” Beijing quietly began conducting military drills at five bases for electronic warfare, cybersecurity, reconnaissance and tactical strikes at five training bases, reports the South China Morning…

LIVE: FBI PETER STRZOK ISSUED SUBPOENA BY CONGRESS FOR TESTIMONY JULY 10 ON ANTI TRUMP TEXTS

House panel subpoenas FBI agent Strzok for second round of questioning https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/03/politics/peter-strzok-second-subpoena/index.html Peter Strzok’s Out of Scope Polygraph https://www.c-span.org/video/?c4738037/peter-strzoks-scope-polygraph GOHMERT: To your knowledge. Did you not know that Bruce Ohr was meeting with Christopher Steele, getting information about the dossier, and supplying that information to…