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The Fight For the Arctic; America, Russia, and China Need to Chill



With global warming and the melting of the ice caps, new waterways and land are opening up in the Arctic. This week Pompeo is going on a tour of Arctic countries to try to convince them to mobilize against Chinese and Russian influence in the Arctic region. Here is what’s happening between the major players in this coming “Cold War”.


Trump’s Unwaivering Iran Sanctions Effort; Trump Cancels Waivers On Iranian Oil Purchases



In an effort to further hurt Iran, Trump on the 22nd canceled waivers for countries to purchase Iranian oil. Seventy two percent of Iran’s exports are Oil, so this will be another major blow to their country. Several problems have recently emerged from China’s refusal to comply to Saudia Arabia’s conflict of interest over changing oil price incentives. Here’s what’s going on with Iranian Sanctions.


Venezuela’s Potential Revolution; The Crisis Continues



Juan Guaido and Nicolas Maduro are in a competition as to who is the legitimate president of Venezuela. The US is upping the pressure through oil and currency sanctions, and everyone is wondering what is going to happen now.


John Bolton Updates Trump’s Syria Withdrawal Plans



Trump wants to remove troops from Syria, John Bolton wants to keep them there. They decided to compromise by leaving 400 armed forces in Syria. Here’s what they’re going and what’s next for Syria.


After the Iran Deal; What’s the Deal With Iran Today?



After the US left the Iran Deal and people stopped paying attention, the conflict continued. The United States imposed two sets of sanctions designed to destroy their economy, and they seem to be doing a pretty good job.

First Sanction Set: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDJSBm32GSU

Second Sanction Set: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FayBHt5tGSU


You’re Hired: Mike Pompeo Negotiates with North Korea



Mike Pompeo is engaged in ongoing negotiations with North Korea. There have been quite a few developments, but the lack of credibility is causing problems for both sides.