With the United Kingdom set to "Brexit" the European Union, globalists in Brussels are on the move to further centralize control. After years of lying and demonizing those who pointed out the end game of so-called trade agreements as “fear-mongers” and “conspiracy theorists,” the European Union superstate has unveiled a formal plan to integrate the armed forces of its formerly sovereign member states into a full-blown EU military. A handful of nations have so far resisted the scheme. But while tone-deaf globalists march onward toward the total obliteration of self-government and the nation-state, even globalism-friendly analysts suspect the peoples of Europe may be on the verge of rising up. The EU military, dubbed a “Defense Union,” could be the straw that breaks the camel's back.
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said his government plans to strengthen Japan’s defense mechanisms in the face of the growing threat from North Korea.
According to both Moody’s and S&P Global, it failed to make $200 million in payments that were due on November 12, immediately resulting in the declaration by the credit rating agencies that Venezuela is officially in “selective default.”
As Catalonia continues its quest for independence, the question of the right of a people to secede begs for answers.
Will President Trump make good on his promise to get tough on China, one of his signature campaign pledges? Not if the Wall Street swamp dwellers accompanying him to Asia have their way.
King Salman of Saudi Arabia issued a decree establishing an anti-corruption committee chaired by his son, and more than 40 princes and government ministers were arrested.