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As Trade War Escalates, Is China Running Out Of “Tit” For Trump’s “Tat”?

In the space of a few hours last night, the US-China trade wars escalated from a modest $50 billion grenade to a $200 billion plus-plus bunker-buster with promises and threats of “strong retaliation” to the last retaliation (driven by the first retaliation) as China stepped up the rhetoric in response to Trump’s direction to USTR. However, in this ‘tit’ for…

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As Trade War Escalates, Is China Running Out Of “Tit” For Trump’s “Tat”?


ZTE Crashes After Senate Passes Trump-Deal-Killing Bill

As we detailed last week, a group of senators successfully attached an amendment that would effectively kill the Trump administration’s deal with Chinese telecoms firm ZTE to a “must-pass” defense authorization bill. The amendment to kill the deal, which was first unveiled a week ago shortly after Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced the administration had worked out a deal…

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Trade, Inflation, And Fed Mistakes: What Matters Most?

Authored by Nicholas Colas via DataTrekResearch.com, Last week was a busy one, with US, European and Japanese central banks all meeting plus the announcement of tit-for-tat tariffs between the US and China capping things off on Friday. This week should be quieter, with not much in the way of US economic data. The only caveat: the US is not in the World Cup, which means American markets are not…

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Most Americans can’t catch the same kind of cash bail breaks as Harvey Weinstein | LIBERAL.GUIDE

On the same day last month that disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein stood before a judge to plead “not guilty” to three counts of rape and sexual assault, attorney Matthew Daloisio happened to be among the throng of spectators in that packed Manhattan courtroom. He wasn’t there as just another looky-loo. Daloisio is a regular around the courthouse as an attorney for the Brooklyn Community Bail…

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Indian cancellation of defense equipment orders hurts investor sentiment Experts | WARFAREWEB.COM

The Indian government’s penchant for canceling or withdrawing tenders for defense equipment at the last minute is likely to hurt investor confidence in the country, experts said on Sunday. New Delhi called off a $9 billion deal to co-develop with Russia a next-generation fighter aircraft, after the state-owned Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) said it would do the job in-house…

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Indian cancellation of defense equipment orders hurts investor sentiment Experts | WARFAREWEB.COM


US Arm Twists India to Buy Patriot 3 Systems And Not Russians S 400 | WARFAREWEB.COM

Late last year, the Iran-supported Houthi rebels in Yemen fired a Burqan-2 missile (a Scud variant) aimed at the international airport in Riyadh some 600 miles to the northeast. The missile got to its target alright but due to the strains in the metal canister induced by the flight, blew apart with the debris littering parts of the runway and the road outside the airport. The Saudis, however…

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US Arm Twists India to Buy Patriot 3 Systems And Not Russians S 400 | WARFAREWEB.COM


How The Last Of Us: Part 2’s Combat Builds On The Original | VIDEOGAME.GUIDE

Sony showcased some brutal new gameplay for The Last of Us: Part 2 at their E3 2018 conference. Kallie and Oscar got the chance to catch up with Naughty Dog to find out more about how they’re evolving the game’s savage combat. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE How The Last Of Us: Part 2’s Combat Builds On The Original

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Rafale delivery will commence in September 2019 | WARFAREWEB.COM

In April, the Indian Air Force carried out the largest war games in the last three decades by bringing together more than 1,100 aircraft. The exercise, named Gagan Shakti, was used to test the IAF’s combat readiness for a short and intense war. It boosted the confidence of the Air Force, especially with regard to fighting a two-front war. At the biannual meeting of top IAF commanders held on May…

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Rafale delivery will commence in September 2019 | WARFAREWEB.COM


INDIA US RELATIONS NO LONGER SEEING EYE TO EYE | WARFAREWEB.COM

At his speech at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore last week, billed as a major foreign policy statement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke of India and the U.S.’s “shared vision” of an open and secure Indo-Pacific region. Yet his words differed so much from those of U.S. Defence Secretary James Mattis, who spoke at the same event, that it seemed clear that New Delhi and Washington no longer…

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Weekend Reading: Social Insecurity

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Last year, I penned an article discussing the primary problems with Social Security. To wit: “According to the June 2017 snapshot from the Social Security Administration, nearly 61.5 million people were receiving a monthly benefit check, of which 68.2% were retired workers. Of these 41.9 million retirees, more than 60% count on their Social…

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