Today the Saudis got a new Crown Prince. Stratfor explains how this might rock the region

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Summary: Has the appointment of a new crown prince made Saudi Arabia more stable, or set off conflicts among the Princes that will bring it down? Either way, the result might transform the politics of the Middle East. Here is Stratfor's analysis of this major event. Second of two posts today. "{T}he Kingdom’s 80th birthday … Continue reading Today the Saudis got a new Crown Prince. Stratfor explains how this might rock the region

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Fear the police (important advice on the streets of his new America)

Let's do something different. Instead of discussing the evolution of the-America-that-once-was into a New America, let's have some practical advice about how to live in it. For example, what should you do when questioned by the police? You have identified yourself, and now the questions begin...  {From the archive of 2013.} Contents Don't talk without an attorney … Continue reading Fear the police (important advice on the streets of his new America)

Stratfor sees a weaker Russia than the superpower that Democrats fear

The Democrat's have gone hysterical about Russia power -- interfering in Syria, hacking America, and running the world. For an antidote see Stratfor report about Russia's problems, as it emerges from a deep recession to face serious economic and political problems. It is a boogeyman, not a superpower. Russia is global powerful only in his … Continue reading Stratfor sees a weaker Russia than the superpower that Democrats fear