Rather than learn from their neighbour’s history, it appears Iran may now be bent on taking the same path. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has cautioned US President Donald Trump about pursuing hostile policies against Tehran.
Unfortunately for oil bulls — but fortunately for consumers at the pump — the global supply of oil has never looked stronger.
When you’re scrolling the weekly mainstream news, there’s a scarce chance that you won’t find some outlandish claims being made against Donald Trump.
For those that don’t know, the purpose of NATO is to provide for the mutual defence of its allies — firstly through deterrence and then, if provoked, a joint response to any attack on a member nation.
Like much of the world, China’s growth miracle owes much of its magic to debt. Lots and lots of debt. Analysts have been warning about China’s ballooning debt for years.
US President Donald Trump, for one, isn’t happy with the high prices US voters are paying to fill up their cars. Not only does he want to appear to be doing something to help them. He wants to ensure petrol prices come down before the US mid-term elections in November.
Trump has been busy this year. He slapped 25% taxes on imported steel and aluminium — even from allies — and cited national security as his rationale. Could Trump’s move end up working for the US and even Australia?
US President Donald Trump has described his day with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as both historic and progressive. The entire world sat back anxiously on Tuesday as the two leaders exchanged terms of peace with one another.
Well, it finally happened. US President Donald Trump met with Chairman Kim Jong-un…and the results were surprisingly positive. Everyone ended the day as a winner. But one group might have come out on top…
The Institute for Economics and Peace released their annual report on world peace last week. Although Australia comes out OK, it paints a bleak picture for the world at large.
Trump is willing to defend his country and allies against hostilities, but his peaceful intentions outweigh any form of aggressive approach. As we approach the summit, we become closer to finding out if North Korea are willing to turn over a new leaf.
Trump knows there won’t be a fairytale ending with North Korea, despite how well things have been going so far. But one thing we know about US President Donald Trump, he gets the job done.
After US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, issues with Palestine arose. Tensions in Palestine have reached high levels, as its people in West Bank and Gaza are encouraged to protest Trump’s move.
The fears that oil prices would rocket if US President Donald Trump canned the Iran nuclear accord have proven unfounded. Oil prices did nudge up on the news, but only around 2.5%. That limited price rise indicates Trump’s move had been widely anticipated.
Despite what his own ego might be telling him, Trump cannot dictate the global oil price with a few tweets. However, he does have a large number of levers he can pull to increase supply…
The warnings came as Trump announced economic sanctions against Russia for enabling the regime of Bashar Al-Assad. It may seem that he’s waffling regarding Russia as he delays the sanctions his party were preparing for, but Trump is taking action in his own style.
Russian President Vladimir Putin hasn’t visited the White House since 2005. The two super powers have always been on shaky terms, but in recent times any attempt to stabilise their friendship has either been hit or miss.
Kim Jong-un’s sudden openness to giving up his cherished nukes is the really powerful image here. This comes after many pundits insisted the only good outcome was for the world to simply accept a nuclear armed North Korea.
No other US President has ever held talks or a summit with North Korea. But with the North’s continuing nuclear weapons program, if ever there were a time to hold talks, it would be now.
Trump didn’t need Tillerson, a dovish Secretary of State at his side. He needs Pompeo, a fellow hawk, willing to stare down Jong-un. And to back tough words with action, if need be.
Trump’s plan will introduce a levy of a 25% on imported steel and 10% on aluminium. Analysts and investors have been doubting Trump’s resolve to follow through on his bluster since day one. That’s a mistake.
In a move that could set off a trade war, US President Donald Trump yesterday announced that the US would impose import tariffs on steel and aluminium.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will meet with US President Donald Trump in Washington DC this week. One of the discussions on the table will be to establish a regional joint infrastructure scheme between Japan, India, the US and Australia.
There’s nothing wrong with a little patriotism. If you watched Donald Trump’s State of the Union address, you may have noticed that Americans remain obsessed with three such symbols.
Did you feel let down by Donald Trump’s presentation at the World Economic Forum in Davos? Here, after all, is a president who shoots from the hip. Often poorly. It’s what makes him so darned entertaining.
Australia appears ready to sign on to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), along with 10 other countries. But currently the US isn’t one of them. Trump may have isolated himself from other economies willing to buy American products.
Today’s article, originally published on 17 November, covers the Atomic Energy Act of 1946, and the permission it gives one particular man to start a Nuclear War. So the question remains, who will deal the first blow?
US senators have raised concerns that Trump is so ‘unstable’ and ‘volatile’ that he shouldn’t have sole control over nuclear codes.
Now, at least according to North Korea’s State Media, Trump has gone too far, after insulting their supreme leader in Kim Jong-un.
Shots fired, well actually it’s more like letters fired, as North Korea sends the Australian Government a letter encouraging us to turn against U.S. President Donald Trump.