Stratfor on China’s political scandal (it’s bigger and more interesting than ours)

Guo Wengui

As American politics has become dominated by scandals, real and imagined, China has a real scandal. All the key elements of modern China have collided -- its technology, its new business tycoons, the Party, and its people's aspirations for control. While there is little doubt about the outcome, the path to get there will reveal … Continue reading Stratfor on China’s political scandal (it’s bigger and more interesting than ours)

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Stratfor describes the Qatar-Saudi conflict, a new fissure in the Middle East

Saudi King Bin bin Abdulaziz and Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

A conflict has broken out in the Middle East, as the Saudi Princes seek to re-establish hegemony over the Qatar Princes. It is yet another fissure in the Middle East, the world's most critical flash point. Here Stratfor explains the origin of the conflict, what has happened, and its likely consequences. Of course, the extreme … Continue reading Stratfor describes the Qatar-Saudi conflict, a new fissure in the Middle East

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