Leaders & Revolutionaries
The financial crisis that has spanned the globe has had an especially strong impact in countries beset by political uncertainty. Analysts say weak governments saddled with poorly performing economies are more vulnerable to social unrest and armed insurgency.
According to analysts, Pakistan is one of the most prominent examples of a nation where economic [...]
Three troubling developments:
1. SOVEREIGN credit quality is coming into question.
2. Eastern Europe is starting to meltdown.
3. Rapid deterioration in commercial real estate continues apace.
The article below is by Mike Larson (02-27-09).
I’m a worrier by nature. I can’t help it. My job is to peer around the corner, figure out [...]
The sharp downward spiral of oil prices has prompted economists to predict that Tehran is facing severe financial hardship within the space of a few months.
Iran also has to grapple with sanctions imposed by the United States and the United Nations.
The US sanctions imposed in 1980, after the hostage-taking by students [...]
Aghazadeh said Iran would over the next five years install 50,000 centrifuges used to enrich uranium at its Natanz plant in the central desert, up from the 6,000 he said were now running.
“We will increase our activities to install more by the end of next (Iranian) year (to March 2010),” he said.
Eastern Europe’s woes are not unmanageable. But they are not being managed. The result could be catastrophe
Contagion could happen in many ways. One is if depositors lose confidence that their savings are safe.
Another weak point is where shareholders take fright.
For now, the most likely source of contagion is collapsing currencies.
THE final frontier is being assaulted by a couple of troubling pioneers. North Korean officials are boasting that they will soon launch a rocket that will lift a communications satellite into space. With this defiant spectacular, they seem to be cocking a snook at America, South Korea, Japan, China and Russia, who have been trying [...]
If you believe the videos I’m about to show you, then you will learn that Islam does in fact take over most of the known world at some point in the future. It’s not any Islam either. It’s radical Islam.
The Mahdi that Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad talks about does in fact return.
You will [...]
Already the world’s preeminent energy and trade interstate seaway, the Indian Ocean will matter even more as India and China enter into a dynamic great-power rivalry in these waters.
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