The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-09-19

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 6, articles about Anglo-5, Argentina, Headline-News, Latin-America, United-Kingdom, Eurasia, Greece-Eurasia, Russia, Turkey, United-States, China, India, Japan, Democracy, Nato, Opinions, Venezuela.

Tags in this brief: Argentina, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Macri, UK, United Kingdom, Alexandroupoli, Greece, Russia, Turkey, US, Arctic, China, BRI, India, Japan, Democracy, History, Modernity, Theory, Venezuela.

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Neoliberalism Can Resolve Argentine-Anglo Hostilities, But At What Cost?

Published 2019-09-19 17:30:51 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Argentina, Headline-News, Latin-America, United-Kingdom

Soaring inflation, rising poverty, income drops, increasing hunger and malnutrition, has all caused widespread protest and opposition in Argentina as openly neoliberal President Mauricio Macri’s austerity measures continue to crush an entire generation of Argentines. This is in order to comply with the terms of a $57 billion International Monetary Fund bailout package. With 32% of the population living below the poverty line and the country having a 10% unemployment rate, Argentina is in the midst of an intense economic crisis. With inflation set to reach 55% this year, the Argentinian people are being economically supressed so that the full… Continue ->

Tags: Argentina, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Macri, UK, United Kingdom


Will the US use Greece to block Russia in the Black Sea?

Published 2019-09-19 16:30:21 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Greece-Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, Turkey, United-States

The Trump administration last week made its first major step to create a Greek-centric NATO corridor following United States Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey R. Pyatt, announcement that his country intends to acquire the strategic port of Alexandroupoli. If Athens is to accept such a proposal, the country would be contributing to a geopolitical escalation. The US is attempting to push Greece, a traditional rival to Turkey, closer to them at a time when Ankara continues to defy NATO by strengthening its relations with Russia. The port of Alexandroupoli is of particular importance to US policy in not only the Balkans,… Continue ->

Tags: Alexandroupoli, Greece, Russia, Turkey, US


U.S. White Paper Says It Will Oppose Russia and “Predatory” BRI in Arctic

Published 2019-09-19 15:30:15 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

With the melting icecaps in the Arctic revealing trillions of dollars worth of untapped natural resources and opening a new trade route, a new frontier of global competition between China, Russia and the U.S. has emerged. Although China is not an Arctic country like Russia and the U.S., it has declared itself as a “Near-Arctic State” in a white paper published last year, titled “China’s Arctic Policy,” which has brought great concern to the U.S. Chinese President Xi Jinping launched the New Silk Road Economic Belt and the Maritime Silk Road under the The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). However,… Continue ->

Tags: Arctic, China, Russia, US


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Are India and Japan Challenging the BRI in Russia’s Far East?

Published 2019-09-19 14:30:16 by Paul Antonopoulos in China, Eurasia, Headline-News, India, Japan, Russia

Although the Russian Far East has huge investment potential in the fields of raw materials, mineral resources, fisheries, forestry’s and tourism, it still remains a sparely populated area of only around 7 million people. With China, India, Japan, Indonesia and Russia projected to be some of the world’s biggest economies by 2030 according to many experts, the 21st Century has been dubbed as the “Asian Century,” and it is for this reason that Russian President Vladimir Putin has prioritized the rapid development of the Russian Far East. The region is not only resource rich, but is also conveniently located in… Continue ->

Tags: BRI, China, India, Japan, Russia


Vuyachich: Marking the Downfall of Western Civilization

Published 2019-09-19 13:53:24 by Guest Author in Anglo-5, Democracy, Headline-News, Nato, Opinions, United-States

Davor (Slobodanovich) Vuyachich –  independent geopolitical analyst and author of many articles on global political problems of the modern world and domestic political problems in Serbia with an emphasis on Serbian relations with Russia and the West. He has been published on Princip.me, Facebookreporter.org, Fort Russ News, and Geopolitika.ru 15 minute read *   Western civilization, without any doubt, is in the state of general spiritual, moral, ideological and cultural decay. Not so long ago, what we called the “West” was the most prosperous civilization of all ages. Today, Western civilization can be defined as a geopolitical and cultural space… Continue ->

Tags: Democracy, History, Modernity, Theory


Did Russia just consolidate that Latin American is not the US’ “backyard”?

Published 2019-09-19 13:30:55 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, Venezuela

The Venezuelan Minister for Tourism and Foreign Trade, Felix Plasencia revealed in an interview that Russia and Venezuela are analysing the possibility of opening commercial air routes between the two countries. The minister, who last week participated in the 23rd General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in St. Petersburg, revealed that the proposed routes will not only connect Moscow and Caracas, but also St. Petersburg and other Venezuelan cities like Margarita and Barcelona. The head of Venezuelan Tourism said that although there is currently a tourist flow to Venezuela from Russia, it could be much greater. He also… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Venezuela


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