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China Is Using Loans to Spread Its Control

Although China had been largely isolationist in past decades, it is now secretly spreading its influence through loans to developing nations. The loans are being made to some of these nations in amounts that cannot be easily repaid by those governments – and then the collateral is taken in terms of resources or land when they cannot be repaid. The ...

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Politicians Want End of Drug Reliance from China

Amid the rapidly growing coronavirus situation, which certainly has most everyone’s attention, two politicians bring up once again the matter of drug shortages in the United States. The matter was first brought to light back in 2011, which saw a shortage of injectable drugs, and it resulted in the formation of the Drug Shortage Task Force, an agency overseen by ...

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The Oil Wars Have Begun

After a deal between Russia and OPEC could not be reached, oil prices were sent to levels it has not seen since 2016. Russia was hoping to broker a deal with Saudi Arabia in which overall oil production would be reduced. The major oil-producing company refused to cut production. In fact, they did the opposite – announcing that they would ...

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US, Taliban Reach Historic Deal to End the War in Afghanistan

The United States on Saturday signed a long-awaited peace deal that seeks to end the violence in Afghanistan and bring US soldiers home from America’s longest war. The deal, which follows a weeklong ceasefire by the Taliban, outlines the gradual withdrawal of all US and allied forces over the next 14 months. In exchange, the Taliban has agreed “not to ...

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Trump Announces $3B Defense Deal with India

Speaking to a cheering crowd in Ahmedabad on Monday, President Donald Trump announced plans to sign a series of massive military deals with India. India’s government has already approved the purchase of 24 maritime helicopters from Lockheed Martin for $2.6 billion and the US State Department has approved the potential sale of $1.8 billion in rifles, missiles, and other weapons ...

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Fact, Not Fiction: Coronavirus And Bioweapons Labs Operate In China’s Virus-Infested City

The Chinese city of Wuhan, which is under an absolute military lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak, hosts two laboratories linked to China’s clandestine bio-weapons program — labs that also happen to lead China’s coronavirus research and prevention efforts. The purpose and location of these facilities are facts — not elements of a conspiracy theory. Yet reporting this information and ...

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Planned Meeting of Six Central Banks on Digital Currencies

For some time, various segments of the public have shown a growing interest in digital currencies. Although banks and governments have long thought it would be an idea that would fade into nothing, it has since proven its ability to stay – and to be valuable. This coming April, six central banks will be meeting to discuss whether they should ...

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China Reopens Market and Gets a Rebound

There is no doubt that coronavirus is still having a strong impact on the world economy – especially China’s. A slowdown of the spread of the disease cannot be expected any time soon but it still has not yet been labeled a pandemic. The virus continues to affect a rapidly growing number of people and about 369 deaths have occurred ...

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Davos Comments that Made Us Nervous

Over the last few days, investors have had one eye on China and the other eye on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The eye on China is concerned about the Coronavirus and how it is spreading with investors wondering what impact it will have on the global economy. China has already taken extreme measures by locking down travel ...

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