October 22, 2019

Iran’s Supreme Leader Threatens to Halt Gulf Oil Exports

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei resurrected an old threat from the 1980s. He said Iran would cut off all oil exports from the Persian Gulf region if their own exports were halted by sanctions. Iran sits astride the Straits of Hormuz — a choke point through which all Gulf shipping must pass. They have threatened […]

Record exports cut US trade deficit to $49 billion.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Record exports trimmed the U.S. trade deficit in March, the first drop in seven months in a massive gap that President Donald Trump is determined to shrink with an aggressive America first policy. The Commerce Department says the trade deficit — the difference between what America sells and what it buys in […]

GOODBYE, OBAMA: Trump State Department Supports Iran Protesters, Says Iran Exports ‘Bloodshed’

On Friday, the Trump Administration showed in one more way why it is 180 degrees from the Obama Administration terms if foreign policy. As peaceful protests against the Iranian theocratic and despotic regime occurred in Iran, the State Department issued a statement supporting the protesters and bluntly stating that it “strongly condemns the arrest of […]

China Caught Violating UN Sanctions on Oil Exports.

China has been caught red-handed illegally selling oil to North Korea, thanks to U.S. spy satellites, which captured images of the deals roughly 30 times since October. The U.S. Treasury released the photos showing ships from both nations trading oil illegally in the West Sea. North Korea was barred in September by the United Nations […]

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