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dronesOil Prices Up 19% At the Open and USA is Ready to Hit Saudi Attackers

Oil prices hit their highest in four months after Houthi drone attacks damaged Saudia Arabia oil refineries. At the start of trading, Brent crude jumped 19% to $71.95 a barrel, while the other major benchmark, West Texas Intermediate, rose 15% …

militaryUS Sanctions Cut Iranian Oil Exports by Five Times and Iran is in an Economic Depression

Iran shipped over 2.5 million barrels per day of crude oil in April 2018, the month before Trump withdrew the US from the nuclear deal but monthly oil exports were down five times to 330,000 to 500,000 barrels per day …

energyOne Thousand US Troops Sent to Middle East in Response to Iran’s Attack on Oil Tankers

One thousand U.S. troops are being sent to the Middle East in response to last week’s attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The US accused Tehran of being responsible for an explosion that set two oil tankers …

israelUSA Will Recognize Israeli Control of Golan Heights and Its Military High Ground

The United States will recognize Israeli control of the Golan Height. President Trump announced his intent to recognize Israeli control. This could increase the chances for Israeli President Netanyahu to win an election in three weeks. The Golan Heights was …

futurePrecision Missiles are the Critical Ammunition in a Big War and the US Does Not Have Enough

The USA does not have enough missiles and antimissiles to beat China over Taiwan and Russia over the Baltics according to RAND thinktank wargames. Precision long-range missiles will be the critical ammunition in any future war with China and Russia. …

air forceIndia and Pakistan On the Verge of Another War

India and Pakistan are using airstrikes against each other and both also shot down each other’s fighter jets on Wednesday. Pakistan captured an Indian pilot. These are the first air strikes they have exchanged since 1971. Pakistan and Indian ground …

futureAvoiding Civil War 2.0 With Better Options

There are fears that the US will have a hot civil war. There is currently what has been described as a cold civil war. This is where we have entrenched more political elites and media using social media, politics and …

futureUS Treasury Will Block $7 Billion in Assets from Venezuela’s Oil Company

The U.S. Treasury will block $7 billion in assets of Venezuela’s state-run oil firm PDVSA. The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PdVSA) pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13850 for …