International Affairs

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CIA Successfully Conceals Bay of Pigs History

CIA Successfully Conceals Bay of Pigs History

D.C. Circuit split decision rules CIA Draft History can be kept secret indefinitely.…

Investors Ignore Frightful Geopolitics

Investors Ignore Frightful Geopolitics

Much of the geopolitical balance of power that has been in place for much of the past 25 years will be tested on the banks of the Black Sea…

Nick Clegg v Nigel Farage

Are you in or out of the EU? LBC hosts the first leaders' debate where Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage debate Britain's membership of the EU…

Crimea: Geo-Political Gas

Who In Ukraine Will Benefit From An IMF Bailout?…

Putin Plays for Keeps in Crimea

Putin Plays for Keeps in Crimea

In many ways the current situation on the Black Sea parallels the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962. Only this time, the roles of each player are reversed…

If Scotland, why not Greece?

If Scotland, why not Greece?

Why an independent Scotland should get out of sterling, but Greece should not volunteer to exit the Eurozone…

Ukraine: “Go West, Young Man”

Ukraine: “Go West, Young Man”

Kiev is the equivalent of Kosovo as a Slavic city-of-origin. Are we seeing a replay?…

Spain – a pyrrhic recovery in unemployment

Spain – a pyrrhic recovery in unemployment

It is a tragedy of such enormity, anything short of panic seems complacent…

The Rwanda “Genocide Fax”: What We Know Now

The Rwanda “Genocide Fax”: What We Know Now

New documentation paints complex picture of informant and his warnings…

What has changed in Spain?

What has changed in Spain?

How is it possible that we are suddenly being bombarded with wonderful news about Spain’s current situation – no longer at a cross roads – and colorful future?…

Johnny (Paulson) Got His Gun (and is aiming at some grim, Greek pickings)

Johnny (Paulson) Got His Gun (and is aiming at some grim, Greek pickings)

John Paulson has invested in Greek banks. Why this makes sense for him even though he knows that they are basketcases…

Rajoy optimistic about Spain’s economic outlook, denies illegal political financing

Rajoy optimistic about Spain’s economic outlook, denies illegal political financing

Rajoy talks about the country's labor market, the European Union bank bailout program and a probe into allegations that Rajoy and officials accepted cash payments from a slush fund…

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