• An expert at Trump's alma mater sees an obvious starting point for an eventual war on the Federal Reserve

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump has so far mostly respected Federal Reserve independence, but that is likely to change if economic conditions deteriorate, says Wharton Fed watcher Peter Conti-Brown.
    Conti-Brown says Trump's eventual war on the central bank will probably start with a negative report on Fox & Friends, followed by an angry tweet.
    "When that occurs, expect open warfare to be declared," he warns.
    It will start with a negative comment on Fox & Friends. And then a presidential tweet.
    How the Federal Reserve reacts to an attack from President Donald Trump under the leadership of his own...
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  • Trade Wars, Oil, Denuclearization And How Trump Can Win Them All

    Trade Wars, Oil, Denuclearization And How Trump Can Win Them All

    12 days ago - By Forbes

    Iranian oil could become the latest bargaining chip in Trump's trade war with China and could even play into talks with North Korea.
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  • Trump's weak North Korea summit may be the beginning of the end for the US as the world's leader

    12 days ago - By Chron

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    President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the US would suspend military exercises with South Korea during peace talks with North Korea.
    In doing so, he may have set the US up to lose its status as the world's dominant power.
    Without drills, the US forces in South Korea will wither, and if peace talks continue, the very rationale for them will erode as well.
    If the US pulls out of South Korea, as Trump wants to, it will accelerate China's dominance in Asia and likely around the world.
    Trump and Kim Jong Un wrote Tuesday of a new future for the world, but that new future may be one ruled...
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  • A retired Navy SEAL says SEALs' blind obedience shown in books and movies isn't anything like real life

    A retired Navy SEAL says SEALs' blind obedience shown in books and movies isn't anything like real life

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    Jocko Willink served in the military for 20 years and led SEAL Team 3, Task Unit Bruiser, the most highly decorated US special operations unit of the Iraq War.
    Willink said soldiers do not blindly follow orders from their leaders.
    He learned that a good leader shouldn't feel like they have to force people to do things.
    If you're not in the military, you probably think soldiers blindly follow the orders of their leaders, since that's all movies and books have lead us to believe.
    But according to former Navy SEAL commander Jocko Willink , that blind obedience is a "complete fallacy," he told...
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  • Trump says massive concession to North Korea on war games is a bargain for the US military

    Trump says massive concession to North Korea on war games is a bargain for the US military

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    Trump made a big concession to North Korea by suspending joint military drills with South Korea.
    On Wednesday Trump framed this as a win, saying the US will now "save a fortune."
    This could be sending the US down a slippery slope.
    President Donald Trump continued to h ype the results of his Singapore summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday morning by framing a massive concession he made as savings for the US military.
    "We save a fortune by not doing war games, as long as we are negotiating in good faith - which both sides are!" Trump tweeted.
    Trump's tweet frames the US...
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