US, IRAN AND Prime Minister “Bibi” Netanyahu’s RHETORIC – HERE WE GO AGAIN

By: Hassan FARAZIAN   SUMMARY : As expected, President-elect Donald Trump seemingly upfront and controversial manner of speaking his mind had spelled without interruption  into his post-election victory on domestic and of course foreign policy arena on subjects of China-Taiwan relationship and the US “One China” policy, Russia, and his very complimentary remarks to the Pakistani ...

THE HILLARY MYTH, AMERICAN CORPORATE MEDIA AND AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY 1

By: HASSAN FARAZIAN SUMMARY: This is a commentary on an article by Bret Stephens (The Hillary Myth – WSJ, Tuesday, July 17, 2012) that was written over – four years ago – and the contents of which seems to be still pertinent within the context of American domestic and foreign policy. Thus despite the very ...

OIL, THE LONG TERM VIEW: WHAT GOES UP MUST COME DOWN AND WITH IT – EVERYTHING ELSE

OIL, THE LONG TERM VIEW: WHAT GOES UP MUST COME DOWN AND WITH IT - EVERYTHING ELSE
By HASSAN FARAZIAN SUMMARY: Concerns about the volatility of the price of oil on the energy markets, and its direct bearing on the economy, are nothing new. What has been seriously missing from the analysis, however, and which should be the real object of close and immediate examination for economists, financial advisers, political pundits, and ...

VP JOE BIDEN, THE WILD CARD SAVING THE DAY

By: HASSAN FARAZIAN SUMMARY: As the chaos in the last stretch for both Parties’ official nomination process continues, the eventual ramifications for domestic and American foreign policy, intertwined in a complex web of elements, simplified by all candidates — have not been fully and /or maturely addressed or grasped. Probably, this can be attributed to ...