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Since 2002, we've been using generational analysis to make specific, hard predictions about worldwide events, politics, culture, technology, economics and international finance, and with much better accuracy than private analyst firms. If you're paying big money for high-priced newsletters from private analyst firms, and all you're getting is vague "that might be a problem" forecasts, then check this website regularly to get really useful, accurate forecasts -- FOR FREE.

New Pentagon report outlines China's military buildup : China is preparing for war over Taiwan. ( 28-Aug-2011 )
Financial Crisis Inquiry hearings provide 'smoking gun' evidence of widespread criminal fraud : What bankers claimed to have done is mathematically impossible. ( 14-Apr-2010 )
Report from TARP Inspector: We're driving off a cliff in a faster car : We're headed for an even larger financial crisis. ( 1-Feb-2010 )
"Shadow inventory" of unsold homes continues to grow : Housing prices still have very far to fall. (21-Dec-2009)
Generational Dynamics forecasting methodology : The methodology and tools used in generational theory to produce forecasts and predictions (3-May-2009)
"Maybe we'll get it right this time" by Tom Mazanec : In this science fiction story, a time traveler tries to prevent the world war predicted by Generational Dynamics. (9-Mar-2009)
The economic outlook for 2009 : How we got to where we are today, who's to blame, and where we're going in 2009. (5-Jan-2009)
The gathering storm in the Caucasus : The world is looking more and more like the prelude to World War I. (17-Aug-2008)
How Boomers and Generation-Xers brought about the dumbing down of Information Technology (IT) : Software development has adopted a Java cookbook approach that leads to project failures. Also: How Digimarc Corp. self-destructed with management's cookbook programming mentality. (1-Jul-2008)
Basics of Generational Dynamics : Generational eras, archetypes, and other elements of generational theory (22-Jun-2008)
Chinese embarrassment and anger grows over Tibet and Olympics : Some notes on the growing mutual xenophobia and paranoia between China and the West. (12-Apr-2008)
List of major Generational Dynamics predictions : These are the major predictions posted on this web site since 2003, using the generational forecasting methodology. (27-Mar-2008)
Cities and towns need to start helping themselves. : Wracked by foreclosures and by the collapsing muncipal bond market, cities and towns should start planning immediately. (2-Mar-2008)
A primer on financial engineering and structured finance : How financial engineers made a fortune creating worthless mortgage-based securities. (23-Jan-2008)
The Bubble that Broke the World : How a book written in 1931-32 tells us what's going to happen in 2008-2009. (9-Oct-2007)
How to compute the "real value" of the stock market. : And some additional speculations about stock market crashes. (20-Aug-2007)
Iraqi Sunnis are turning against al-Qaeda in Iraq : This is exactly the kind of thing that generational theory predicts. (1-Apr-2007)
System Dynamics and the Failure of Macroeconomics Theory : Mainstream macroeconomic theory, invented by Maynard Keynes in the 1930s, has failed to predict or explain anything that's happened since the bubble started, including the bubble itself. We need a new "Dynamic Macroeconomics" theory. (25-Oct-2006)
President George Bush talks about a "Third Awakening," but he has his history wrong : It was America's 1960s Awakening that united Protestants, Catholics and Jews, and cemented our support for Israel. (19-Sep-2006)
Washington becomes hysterical again over an Iraqi 'civil war' : A civil war in Iraq is impossible, as I've said many times, because only one generation has passed since the Iran/Iraq war of the 1980s. Here's some additional historical information. (7-Aug-2006)
Israel's war against Hizbollah and Lebanon forces Muslims to choose sides : The war is part of a larger Shi'ite-Sunni struggle, and a stopgap ceasefire will create a worsening environment leading to a much more chaotic situation within a few months (25-Jul-2006)
A beautiful mind? The world is paralyzed into a "Nash equilibrium" : Today, 61 years after the end of World War II, the countries of the world are struggling to maintain a status quo that can't last too much longer. (17-Jul-2006)
Why aren't college students protesting against the Iraq war? : Young students are criticized for being indifferent to politics, while "Grannies Against the War" is truly bizarre. (1-Jun-2006)
Speculations about a stock market panic and crash : Will there be a stock market panic next week, next month, or next year, and will it lead to a crash? We speculate on some possibilities. (31-May-2006)
Ariel Sharon's political "earthquake" in Israel signals change in direction for entire Mideast : His aggressive program that began with the barrier and the Gaza pullout is now likely to founder. (29-Nov-2005)
Ben S. Bernanke: The man without agony : Bernanke and Greenspan are as different as night and day, despite what the pundits say. (29-Oct-2005)
Japanese and Chinese relations are deteriorating sharply : Between China's search for oil and Koizumi's shrine visit, the level of anger and suspicion is rising fast. (23-Oct-2005)
Robert Pape's "Dying to Win" sheds light on suicide bombers. : Robert Pape's database of every suicide bombing and attack around the world from 1980-2003 -- 315 attacks in all -- provides valuable insight into the causes of suicide terrorism, and confirms the Generational Dynamics' conclusions about crisis wars. (18-Jul-2005)
The 11% Solution: An article in Barron's says the stock market is very overvalued : New research by analyst Adam Barth finds that average earnings over any 20-year period are surprisingly constant. (11-Jul-2005)
The Great Depression and Dow Jones Industrial Average : Scrolling through the DJIA through the Great Depression and later gives a feeling as to what was happening, and how it compares to what's happening today. Updated 18-Apr-2013 (18-Apr-2013)
French rejection of EU Constitution signals decline of entire European Union project : Exit polls from Sunday's French EU Constitution vote show a clear generational split that analysts aren't noticing. (1-Jun-2005)
Increasing Muslim violence in Uzbekistan raises fears of destabilizing Asia : After pro-Russian leaders have been replaced by Western-leaning ones in Georgia, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, the Kremlin is watching the violence in Uzbekistan nervously, and Washington is watching the Kremlin. (14-May-2005)
Press Release: Mathematician solves problem puzzling historians for centuries : Does history repeat itself? Historians have tried and failed to find provable patterns in history, but a mathematician has now solved the problem that's stumped the historians for centuries. (22-Apr-2005)
Fed and Alan Greenspan signal aggressive plans to increase interest rates : This means trouble for people in debt and for the stock market, but it also hints that the Fed plans to keep the dollar strong through crisis periods (24-Mar-2005)
North Korea continues mobilization for nuclear war : Blaming "hostile" U.S. policies, North Korea pulls out of nuclear non-proliferation talks, claiming that it already has nuclear weapons. This is a classic sequence of events that precedes a pre-emptive war. (10-Feb-2005)
Alan Greenspan warns that global economic dangers are without historical precedent : In a speech on Friday, Greenspan buried a major change of position in a speech admitting that his assumptions about the economy for the last decade were wrong. (6-Feb-2005)
China appears to be approaching a major civil war : Unrest is spreading, and economic disparities make China a textbook case for a massive civil war in the making (16-Jan-2005)
A generational interpretation of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" : Written in 1843, this classic novel depicts a clear generational struggle (5-Dec-2004)
Ukraine headed for a confrontation with Putin : Ukraine is headed for trouble as it moves to reverse the 20-Nov Presidential election. (28-Nov-2004)
The six most dangerous regions in the world today.: There are six regions that could lead the world into a new world war. NOTE: This article also contains a lengthy summary of the Generational Dynamics theory and Forecasting Methodology. (20-Nov-2004)
Election results show a major cultural and political restructuring in the making.: In the long run, George Bush's victory is less important than the reasons why people voted for him. (3-Nov-2004)
Unrealistic expectations worldwide about the American election are setting the stage for hostile reactions next year: Will "something big" happen to America in 2005? (24-Oct-2004)
Ten-nation survey says that non-Americans worldwide overwhelmingly favor Kerry over Bush: However, Russia and Israel support Bush; so do Iran's mullahs (23-Oct-2004)
Can we withdraw from Iraq in 2005?: Suddenly the Washington buzz is that whoever wins - Bush or Kerry - will begin to withdraw American troops from Iraq. We look at two historical examples to predict scenarios. (16-Oct-2004)
Yield curves are flattening as Federal Reserve raises short term interest rates significantly: Long-term interest rates are falling while short-term interest rates are rising, a sign of possible trouble ahead. (21-Sep-2004)
On September 11, terrorism around the world is increasing significantly: Infuriated and anxious people around the world are demanding military actions to halt or even avenge terrorism (11-Sep-2004)
Does history favor George Bush or John Kerry?: Long-term historical trends favor Bush, but Kerry may win anyway because Bush is in danger of being 'Hooverized' (24-Aug-2004)
Southeast Asian nations are forced to pick sides in the conflict between China and Taiwan: Singapore will support China and Australia will support Taiwan in a conflict between China and Taiwan. (23-Aug-2004)
Today's slow-motion genocide in Darfur recalls the lightning quick genocide in Rwanda in 1994: Why do these things always seem to happen in Africa? Understanding Africa's geography explains why. (22-Aug-2004)
Oil prices spiking on supply fears: There is increasing concern that Saudi Arabia's oil production is peaking, and that prices will rise significantly farther. (3-Aug-2004)
Arab views worldwide are becoming increasingly hostile to America: Arab view of America is down to about 10% favorable, 90% unfavorable. (26-Jul-2004)
Kerry establishes an electoral lead going into the Democratic convention.: He's tuned his message to what I suggested last year. Do you suppose he read my web site? (25-Jul-2004)
Generational crisis for Arafat as thousands take to streets in revolt in Gaza: Arafat's offices burned down, as he seeks a way to prevent civil war among Palestinian factions (19-Jul-2004)
"I, Robot" is science fiction, but intelligent computers will soon be science fact.: When will it dawn on the politicians and the general public that this changes everything? (9-Jul-2004)
Alan Greenspan's Mixed Emotions: More and more top analysts are getting concerned about extremely high debt levels and stock valuations. (6-Jul-2004)
Operation Summer Pulse 04: Taiwan is moving inexorably towards independence, and America is supporting it, while China is freaking out over it. Will this lead to an inevitable war over Taiwan? (6-Jul-2004)
Green Revolution vs Malthus Effect: Despite the "Green Revolution," world population continues to grow faster than food production. This is one of the fundamental reasons why wars occur. (28-Jun-2004)
Beheadings part of increasing conflict level throughout Mideast: The level of conflict is increasing throughout the Mideast, from Gaza to Pakistan, from Saudi Arabia to Uzbekistan. (23-Jun-2004)
Stock market increasingly volatile: Sharp plunges in international stock markets portend periods of increasingly high volatility. (17-May-04)
Iraq Today vs 1960s America (Revised): They have much in common: Bombings, assassinations, student demonstrations, violent riots, calls for insurrection and civil war and harsh rhetoric. That's much more than a coincidence. (8-May-2004)
Taiwan's Wild Election Battle: Taiwan's election battle is even wilder and more raucous than the Bush-Gore election battle in 2000. Its uncertain outcome is causing massive protests. (11-Apr-04)
What Iraqi Civil War?: Early in 2003, I predicted that there would be no popular uprising against the Americans, and that there would be no civil war. After the overthrow of Saddam, I said that an Iraqi civil war was impossible. Despite the constant near-hysteria of the politicians, journalists and high-priced analysts, I've been right so far. Here's why. (09-Apr-04)
Palestinian Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, spiritual leader of the Hamas militia group, killed in Israeli air strike: Generational Dynamics says that this brings Mideast much closer to all-out war (21-Mar-04)
Madrid terrorist bombings are having unexpected significance: The 3/11 bombings may have the same effect on Europeans that the 9/11 attacks had on Americans. (15-Mar-04)
Haiti: Heading for possible rebellion and anarchy: A historical analysis of a potential crisis. (4-Mar-04)
Anti-Shi'ite Terror Attacks in Iraq, Pakistan: So far, Sunni and Shi'ite leaders in Iraq aren't taking the bait. (2-Mar-04)
The New Sexual Revolution: The pendulum is swinging back. (27-Feb-04)
Alan Greenspan's Mea Culpa: Alan Greenspan has put his legacy into serious danger (08-Jan-04)
Georgia (Asia) on the brink of civil war: Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze says that the country is on the verge of civil war. This could be the next war in the "clash of civilizations" between Islam and Christianity. (15-Nov-03)
"Ping-Pong Terrorism" in Mideast leading inevitably to major regional war: Even non-violent acts are seen as terrorism by the other side, and the intensity of the mutual attacks is constantly increasing. (10-Oct-03)
Schwarzenegger's victory could spell trouble for Bush: It also signals the end of the societal culture / gender wars. (8-Oct-03)
What if Al Gore were President?: Both Republicans and Democrats are making important strategic errors in the battle for the White House in 2004. Here's what they SHOULD be saying. (26-Sep-03)
Is China unraveling?: Should you invest in the world's fastest growing economy? Analysts say yes, but there are ominous generational signs of financial and social instability in China. (10-Sep-03)
Hamas Announces End of Cease-Fire: Can Ariel Sharon and Yasser Arafat once more fend off a large regional war? (21-Aug-03)
Terrorist suicide bombings in Iraq may backfire against terrorists: During an awakening period, terrorist acts cause masses of people to shrink from more violence. (19-Aug-03)
Riots in Iran: Will there be a violent overthrow of the Iranian Mullahs? Generational Dynamics says 'No.' (25-Jun-03)
Dow Passes 9000 / Mideast Peace Plan Takes Off: This is a big test for Generational Dynamics, which predicts that the good news won't last. (04-Jun-03)
"Mideast Roadmap" - Will it bring peace?: Generational Dynamics predicts something quite different for the Mideast. (01-May-03)
France and Germany: Why are they becoming anti-American? (15-Feb-03)
The Anti-War Movement: Will it gain traction? (15-Feb-03)
North and South Korea: Will the North Koreans start a nuclear war? (22-Jan-03)
Turkey: Turkey has been rebuffing America. What are they up to? (24-Mar-03)
Japan: Is Japan's economy finally near collapse? (26-Mar-03)

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State of the World
Conflict risk level for next 6-12 months as of: 1-Jan-2013
W. Europe 1 Arab Israeli 3
Russia Caucasus 2 Kashmir 2
China 3 North Korea 2
Financial 3 Swine/Bird flu 2
Key: 1=green 1=Low risk 2=yellow 2=Med 3=red 3=High
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20-Apr-14 World View -- Orthodox Christians celebrate the Holy Fire ceremony at Easter: Japan to set up an army radar base near China ... (20-Apr-2014)
19-Apr-14 World View -- China admits that 20% of its farmland is polluted with cadmium: MERS in Malaysia raises concerns of 'super-spreader'... (19-Apr-2014)
18-Apr-14 World View -- Russia flip-flops on eastern Ukraine: Nigeria in shock from double attack by Boko Haram... (18-Apr-2014)
17-Apr-14 World View -- Iran says that the Ukraine crisis is 'a divine blessing': Ukraine's 'anti-terrorist operation' turns into a fiasco... (17-Apr-2014)
16-Apr-14 World View -- East Ukraine clashes become dangerous as Kiev strikes back: Mali separatists appeal to Russia for support on independence... (16-Apr-2014)
15-Apr-14 World View -- Major terrorist explosion in Nigeria's capital kills over 70: European Central Bank to adopt negative interest rates... (15-Apr-2014)
14-Apr-14 World View -- Russia and U.S. trade accusations as Ukraine issues ultimatum: Syrian army defector explains why Assad regime uses chlorine chemical weapons... (14-Apr-2014)
13-Apr-14 World View -- The Afghanistan elections and the Afghan-Pakistan Taliban alliance: New poison gas attack reported in Syria... (13-Apr-2014)
12-Apr-14 World View -- Indonesia upgrades military base to confront China: NATO says that Russia is preparing for an invasion of Ukraine... (12-Apr-2014)
11-Apr-14 World View -- France says Central African Republic has totally collapsed: Israel imposes sanctions on the Palestinian Authority... (11-Apr-2014)
10-Apr-14 World View -- New terrorist bombing in Pakistan, as Taliban ceasefire expires: 'Heartbleed Bug' requires all users to change their passwords... (10-Apr-2014)
9-Apr-14 World View -- Russia and U.S. exchange accusations as east Ukraine unrest escalates: Ebola continues to 'evolve rapidly' in Guinea and Liberia... (9-Apr-2014)
8-Apr-14 World View -- Narendra Modi may change India's 'no first use' nuclear policy: Taiwan's proposed trade deal opens old wounds with China... (8-Apr-2014)
7-Apr-14 World View -- President Obama declares 'Mission Accomplished!' on Obamacare: Pro-Russians riot in cities across eastern Ukraine... (7-Apr-2014)
6-Apr-14 World View -- U.S. fails to reaffirm its mutual defense treaty with Japan: U.N. leaders realizing Central African Republic genocide is unstoppable... (6-Apr-2014)
5-Apr-14 World View -- Sunni jihadists in Lebanon prepare for war with Hezbollah: John Kerry says 'It's reality check time' for Mideast talks... (5-Apr-2014)
4-Apr-14 World View -- Israel cancels the fourth prisoner release, jeopardizing 'peace talks': Chicago has coldest winter on record... (4-Apr-2014)
3-Apr-14 World View -- Russia's Vladimir Putin courts European far right and ultranationals: France's Ségolène Royal gets revenge over Hollande's last girlfriend... (3-Apr-2014)
2-Apr-14 World View -- Egypt's terror cells get training in Syria and explosives from Libya: Abbas applies to U.N. agencies as 'State of Palestine'... (2-Apr-2014)
1-Apr-14 World View -- Russia demands a 'federal model' for Ukraine: U.S. desperately tries to salvage Mideast 'peace process'... (1-Apr-2014)
31-Mar-14 World View -- France's president François Hollande suffers election debacle: Michael Lewis: How the stock market is rigged... (31-Mar-2014)
30-Mar-14 World View -- U.N. promises 'response' to North Korea firing midrange missiles: Crimean Tatars vote to push for self-rule... (30-Mar-2014)
29-Mar-14 World View -- Christians versus Muslims in Central African Republic: Russia's Vladimir Putin calls Obama to discuss Ukraine... (29-Mar-2014)
28-Mar-14 World View -- Pentagon concerned that Russia is about to invade Ukraine: Obama to meet Saudi King Abdullah among significant policy differences... (28-Mar-2014)
27-Mar-14 World View -- Central African Republic peacekeepers call Christians 'enemy combatants': Iran's Supreme Leader fears Great Islamic Revolution will be forgotten... (27-Mar-2014)
26-Mar-14 World View -- Vietnam, Philippines unite to confront China in South China Sea: Ebola virus spreading from Guinea to Liberia... (26-Mar-2014)
25-Mar-14 World View -- U.S. may release Jonathan Pollard to keep Mideast peace talks going: How analysts used the Doppler Effect to locate Malaysia flight MH370... (25-Mar-2014)
24-Mar-14 World View -- Pakistan debates sending troops to Saudi Arabia: Europeans alarmed as Russian troops mass on Ukraine border... (24-Mar-2014)
23-Mar-14 World View -- Russia's Crimea annexation brings entire European Union into question: France kills 40 Islamists in Mali in recent operations... (23-Mar-2014)
22-Mar-14 World View -- The 'New Normal': Russia and China annex other countries' territories with impunity: Xi Jinping redirects China's ideology from Marxism to Nationalism... (22-Mar-2014)
21-Mar-14 World View -- Putin's approval ratings soar in Russia over Crimea annexation: Hundreds of dead pig carcasses found in China's Gan River... (21-Mar-2014)
20-Mar-14 World View -- Russia's annexation of Crimea splits the Russian Orthodox Church: Ukraine capitulates to Russia in Crimea... (20-Mar-2014)
19-Mar-14 World View -- Putin gives angry, nationalistic speech annexing Crimea to Russia: Putin's spokesman signals plans to invade eastern Ukraine... (19-Mar-2014)
18-Mar-14 World View -- Does Iran's anti-nuclear fatwa really exist, as claimed?: U.S. special forces capture pirate Libyan oil tanker in Mediterranean... (18-Mar-2014)
17-Mar-14 World View -- Russia and the West plan their next steps after Crimea referendum: Islamic Jihad gaining popularity over Hamas in Gaza... (17-Mar-2014)
16-Mar-14 World View -- Ukraine mobilizes troops to oppose Russian troops attacking gas facility: China lambastes Malaysia for withholding MH370 flight information... (16-Mar-2014)
15-Mar-14 World View -- Kerry threatens sanctions against Russia, but 'nothing personal': Germany's Angela Merkel warns of a 'catastrophe' and sanction war... (15-Mar-2014)
14-Mar-14 World View -- Russia prepares to annex Ukraine's Crimea - and more: Slovakia becomes the fourth euro zone country in deflation... (14-Mar-2014)
13-Mar-14 World View -- Malaysia accused of coverup over lost MH370 airliner: Israel votes to draft ultra-orthodox Jews into the military... (13-Mar-2014)
12-Mar-14 World View -- Accusations fly as Israeli-Palestinian 'peace process' nears deadline: Genghis Khan owes his Mongol Empire to global warming... (12-Mar-2014)
11-Mar-14 World View -- Terrorist bombings continue in Pakistan despite so-called 'cease-fire': 3D printing promises to revolutionize defense, aerospace industries... (11-Mar-2014)
10-Mar-14 World View -- Ukraine - Russia crisis presents problems for China: Libya in chaos, war threatened over North Korean tanker... (10-Mar-2014)
9-Mar-14 World View -- Growing U.S. - Iran - Hezbollah relationship alienates Israel: Russia increases its military presence in Ukraine's Crimea... (9-Mar-2014)
8-Mar-14 World View -- Venezuela breaks diplomatic relations with Panama: Russia escalates the conflict over Ukraine's Crimea region... (8-Mar-2014)
7-Mar-14 World View -- Crimea votes to secede from Ukraine, galvanizing US and EU: Henry Kissinger says that Vladimir Putin wants a way out... (7-Mar-2014)
6-Mar-14 World View -- Russia prepares invasion, and Arab states have major split: China refers to the U.S. ambassador as a 'banana'... (6-Mar-2014)
5-Mar-14 World View -- Wall Street goes parabolic on Russian troop pullback: Spam of the Day - from Ukraine, with Love and Care... (5-Mar-2014)
4-Mar-14 World View -- West discusses sanctions, as Russia prepares for war in Ukraine: Israel's Netanyahu rebukes Obama over Mideast peace process... (4-Mar-2014)
3-Mar-14 World View -- Russia declares the Autonomous Republic of Crimea: North Korea fires short-range missiles into the sea... (3-Mar-2014)
2-Mar-14 World View -- Knife-wielding mob of probable Xinjiang terrorists kill 28 in southern China: The Charge of the Light Brigade into the Valley of Death... (2-Mar-2014)
1-Mar-14 World View -- Russian troops in Ukraine raise fear of 'Abkhazia scenario': Burma accuses Doctors without Borders of bias towards Rohingyas... (1-Mar-2014)
28-Feb-14 World View -- Pakistan reverses itself, plans large-scale military attack on Taliban: Russian fighter jets patrolling the Ukraine border... (28-Feb-2014)
27-Feb-14 World View -- Russia masses troops on Ukraine border, as ethnic Russians and Tatars clash: Hezbollah vows retaliation for Israel's air strike in Lebanon... (27-Feb-2014)
26-Feb-14 World View -- Ukraine's 'separatist' talk threatens ethnic Tatars: China considers two new anti-Japanese national holidays... (26-Feb-2014)
25-Feb-14 World View -- U.S., IMF, EU facing bailout requests from Ukraine and Greece: Russia says Ukraine chaos is a 'real threat' to its interests... (25-Feb-2014)
24-Feb-14 World View -- Mass murderer Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe has 90th birthday: Russia on top of the world as Sochi Olympics games end... (24-Feb-2014)
23-Feb-14 World View -- Freed Yulia Tymoshenko gives passionate speech to Ukraine's opposition crowds: President Obama draws another line, and tells Ukraine not to cross it... (23-Feb-2014)
22-Feb-14 World View -- Europeans broker a 'peace agreement' in Ukraine: Venezuela and other countries increasingly block press freedom... (22-Feb-2014)
21-Feb-14 World View -- U.S. naval intelligence chief confirms worst fears of China's military buildup: How a world war with China would unfold... (21-Feb-2014)
20-Feb-14 World View -- Ukraine's president fires the chief of the army amid protest crisis: George Soros bets that Wall Street is headed for a fall... (20-Feb-2014)
19-Feb-14 World View -- Ukraine chaos raising the worst anxieties among Russia's nationalists: Thailand police storm protest camp in Bangkok, leaving four dead... (19-Feb-2014)
18-Feb-14 World View -- Scotland faces reality as independence referendum approaches: United Nations accuses North Korea of 'unspeakable atrocities'... (18-Feb-2014)
17-Feb-14 World View -- Egypt's terrorism escalates with attack on tourist bus: The 'New Frugality' versus the 'New Criminality'... (17-Feb-2014)
16-Feb-14 World View -- Syria talks collapse, putting U.S. military action back on table: Indonesia on the alert for jihadists returning from Syria... (16-Feb-2014)
15-Feb-14 World View -- Pakistan will sell warplanes to Saudis, denies nuclear cooperation: France sending more troops to Central African Republic... (15-Feb-2014)
14-Feb-14 World View -- European Union to 'mobilize' private savings for bailouts: Welcome to the Valentine's Day edition of Generational Dynamics World view... (14-Feb-2014)
13-Feb-14 World View -- Resurgence of Boko Haram terrorists in Nigeria: Turkey-Israel relations may be close to normalization... (13-Feb-2014)
12-Feb-14 World View -- Obama slams French businessmen in front of France's president: Slaughter by Syria's al-Assad and ISIL continues despite 'truce'... (12-Feb-2014)
11-Feb-14 World View -- Pakistan asked to send 30,000 troops to Saudi Arabia: Korea's demilitarized zone (DMZ) guarded by Microsoft Kinect game software... (11-Feb-2014)
10-Feb-14 World View -- Switzerland votes to impose immigration quotas, violating EU agreements: U.S. General criticizes Japan, Philippines for China-Nazi comparisons... (10-Feb-2014)
9-Feb-14 World View -- Iran's Ayatollah Khamanei rants and accuses the U.S. of lying: Peaceful protests in Bosnia turn into widespread violence... (9-Feb-2014)
8-Feb-14 World View -- Central African Republic: Christians aim to get rid of all Muslims: Reader complaints about Central African Republic and Syria... (8-Feb-2014)
7-Feb-14 World View -- Russia contemplates Ukraine military action after Sochi: Pakistan government mediators talk to Taliban mediators... (7-Feb-2014)
6-Feb-14 World View -- Another gory lynching in Central African Republic, this time by soldiers: U.S. challenges China on South China Sea claims... (6-Feb-2014)
5-Feb-14 World View -- Pakistan 'peace process' collapses on first day: Corruption in Europe matches corruption in Washington... (5-Feb-2014)
4-Feb-14 World View -- Monday's market plunge continues 'that 1929 feeling': Bitterness between U.S. and Israel increases as 'peace process' collapses... (4-Feb-2014)
3-Feb-14 World View -- Greece's neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party will adopt new name if banned: Syria's al-Assad has week of victories, including rebel infighting... (3-Feb-2014)
2-Feb-14 World View -- Torture of Ukraine dissident polarizes U.S.-Russia relations: Ukraine protests lead to further crackdown on free speech in Russia... (2-Feb-2014)
1-Feb-14 World View -- Syria 'peace talks' end in recriminations and accusations: Three bankers commit suicide in one week... (1-Feb-2014)
31-Jan-14 World View -- Diplomatic silence in North Korea raises military alarms: Syria's Bashar al-Assad (and Vladimir Putin) guilty of more war crimes... (31-Jan-2014)
30-Jan-14 World View -- Syria a 'huge magnet' for terrorists - and perhaps biological weapons: Chinese now drink more red wine than the French... (30-Jan-2014)
29-Jan-14 World View -- China's military moves to seize Malaysia's James Shoal: Syria's 'peace conference' proceeds as total farce... (29-Jan-2014)
28-Jan-14 World View -- Army strongman al-Sisi may be Egypt's next president: Israel's PM Netanyahu slammed because son Yair is dating a gentile... (28-Jan-2014)
27-Jan-14 World View -- Hungary's 'fascist' Jobbik party leader Gabor Vona speaks in London: China banks halt domestic cash transfers as fund bankruptcy looms... (27-Jan-2014)
26-Jan-14 World View -- HSBC cash withdrawal restrictions raise fears of bank runs: France's president Hollande announces end of relationship with Trierweiler... (26-Jan-2014)
25-Jan-14 World View -- That '1929 feeling' may be back on Wall Street: 'Geneva II' Syria peace conference is more political play-acting... (25-Jan-2014)
24-Jan-14 World View -- China increases military force in South China Sea: Conflicts arise between Arab and Chechnya jihadists in Syria... (24-Jan-2014)
23-Jan-14 World View -- Iran says it's not dismantling any nuclear components: China says that war with Japan is inevitable because they hate each other... (23-Jan-2014)
22-Jan-14 World View -- Western leaders sickened by Assad's 'industrial strength' torture in Syria: Suicide bombing in Hezbollah stronghold in Lebanon kills four... (22-Jan-2014)
21-Jan-14 World View -- Fears of terrorism at Sochi Russian Olympics soar: New Nato headquarters building in big financial trouble... (21-Jan-2014)
20-Jan-14 World View -- Mob rule in Central African Republic as Christians crave revenge: Egypt ponders the 98.1% 'yes' vote on new constitution referendum... (20-Jan-2014)
19-Jan-14 World View -- Egypt's constitution approved by 98.1% of referendum voters: Smog-shrouded China shows live sunrise on giant TV screens... (19-Jan-2014)
18-Jan-14 World View -- Kerry says that he won't be fooled by Syria's Assad regime: Uganda enters the war in South Sudan... (18-Jan-2014)
17-Jan-14 World View -- Aftermath of Egypt's referendum vote will affect U.S. aid: International concern over Russia's Sochi Olympics grows after Volgograd bombings... (17-Jan-2014)
16-Jan-14 World View -- China threatens military seizure of South China Sea island from Philippines: Vietnam reverses policy and become openly anti-China... (16-Jan-2014)
15-Jan-14 World View -- Israeli remarks about Kerry grow into international incident: Le scandale du jour: Who is France's 'First Lady' now?... (15-Jan-2014)
14-Jan-14 World View -- Chechen terrorist Omar Shishani leads al-Qaeda to victories in Syria: Thailand army coup feared in face of massive anti-government protests... (14-Jan-2014)
13-Jan-14 World View -- Iran will 'roll back' its nuclear program, starting January 20: Plummeting velocity of money explains deflation trend... (13-Jan-2014)
12-Jan-14 World View -- Israel's former prime minister Ariel Sharon dies: France's Francois Hollande's affair throws U.S. visit into doubt... (12-Jan-2014)
11-Jan-14 World View -- Syria's president al-Assad collaborates with al-Qaeda against Syria rebels: Christians cheer as Central African Republic president resigns... (11-Jan-2014)
10-Jan-14 World View -- Uganda and China intervene in South Sudan conflict: China demands approval of fishing in South China Sea... (10-Jan-2014)
9-Jan-14 World View -- Eurozone plummets into deflation: Measles spread feared in Central African Republic... (9-Jan-2014)
8-Jan-14 World View -- The 'Battle of Fallujah' begins in Iraq: Turkey's political crisis grows as police are reassigned... (8-Jan-2014)
7-Jan-14 World View -- Mideast 'peace talks' near collapse as Kerry leaves without deal: Tens of thousands of migrants to Israel protest in Tel Aviv... (7-Jan-2014)
6-Jan-14 World View -- Thailand's elite minority seeks to shut Bangkok down: Syria's Sunni opposition militias fight each other... (6-Jan-2014)
5-Jan-14 World View -- U.S. sends Polar Star icebreaker to free Russian ship and Chinese icebreaker: Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in control of Fallujah... (5-Jan-2014)
4-Jan-14 World View -- H1N1 swine flu spread in Michigan and Texas revive fears of pandemic: IMF working paper predicts major global financial crisis... (4-Jan-2014)
3-Jan-14 World View -- Al-Qaeda militants seize cities in Iraq's Anbar province: Car bomb explodes in Hezbollah stronghold in Beirut, Lebanon... (3-Jan-2014)
2-Jan-14 World View -- Latvia becomes 18th nation to adopt the euro currency: Palestinian ambassador to Czech Republic dies in freak explosion... (2-Jan-2014)
1-Jan-14 World View -- The Year Ahead - the 2014 World View: Policeman of the World versus Leading from Behind... (1-Jan-2014)
31-Dec-13 World View -- Another Volgograd explosion throws Russia's Sochi Olympics into doubt: Palestinians cheer Israeli release of 26 prisoners... (31-Dec-2013)
30-Dec-13 World View -- Saudi Arabia pledges $3 billion to Lebanon's army to buy weapons: Suicide bomber at Russia's Volgograd station sends Putin a message... (30-Dec-2013)
29-Dec-13 World View -- Conflicts grow in South Sudan and Central African Republic: What's interesting are the differences between the two.... (29-Dec-2013)
28-Dec-13 World View -- Lebanon faces new chaos after car bombing in heart of Beirut: The spectacular fall of North Korea's number two leader... (28-Dec-2013)
27-Dec-13 World View -- Japan's PM visits Yasukuni shrine, infuriating Chinese and Koreans: Pakistan protesters block Nato supply route after new drone strikes... (27-Dec-2013)
26-Dec-13 World View -- Egypt's 'terrorist group' designation of Muslim Brotherhood may be illegal: Calls for Erdogan to resign due to Turkey's corruption scandal... (26-Dec-2013)
25-Dec-13 World View -- Bethlehem celebrates Roman Catholic midnight mass on Christmas eve: Saudi Arabia student campaign to stop misuse of Mohammed's name... (25-Dec-2013)
24-Dec-13 World View -- Sinai based Ansar Jerusalem kills 11 in car bomb attack in Egypt: Turkey replaces Iran as primary funding source for Hamas... (24-Dec-2013)
23-Dec-13 World View -- China conducts flight test of DF-41 long-range nuclear-capable missile: Al-Qaeda apologizes for terrorist attack on Yemen hospital... (23-Dec-2013)
22-Dec-13 World View -- China denounces Japan's planned military expansion: North Korea threatens South with 'merciless attack' via fax machine... (22-Dec-2013)
21-Dec-13 World View -- Poland surges past the EU in military modernization and growth : Positions harden in U.S. vs India diplomatic debacle... (21-Dec-2013)
20-Dec-13 World View -- Russia to free Pussy Riot, Greenpeace activists and Khodorkovsky: Obamacare goes into total panicked chaos... (20-Dec-2013)
19-Dec-13 World View -- U.S. and Britain evacuate citizens from South Sudan as unrest spreads: Corruption probe throws Turkey's government into crisis... (19-Dec-2013)
18-Dec-13 World View -- Japan announces new military buildup to counter China: Arrest in NY of female Indian diplomat raises a major diplomatic altercation... (18-Dec-2013)
17-Dec-13 World View -- Arab states split over issue of Iran's rapprochement with the West: U.N. makes biggest funding request ever, for Syria... (17-Dec-2013)
16-Dec-13 World View -- Syria's air force drops 'barrel bombs' on Aleppo neighborhoods: Lebanon soldier fires at Israeli vehicle across the border... (16-Dec-2013)
15-Dec-13 World View -- China naval vessel confronts U.S. warship in international waters: New bombings in Mali mean France will have to stay longer... (15-Dec-2013)
14-Dec-13 World View -- India announces travel restrictions as Pakistan polio workers are killed: European governments fund terrorism through ransom payments... (14-Dec-2013)
13-Dec-13 World View -- Russia prepares for Chechen jihadists' return from Syria: Greece begins to confiscate bank accounts of tax evaders... (13-Dec-2013)
12-Dec-13 World View -- U.S. and Britain halt 'non-lethal aid' to Syria's rebels: Hong Kong activates its pandemic preparedness plan over H7N9 bird flu... (12-Dec-2013)
11-Dec-13 World View -- Purge of Kim Jong-un's uncle signals N. Korean 'reign of terror': Canada and Russia to compete for control of the North Pole... (11-Dec-2013)
10-Dec-13 World View -- U.S. to help France in Central African Republic military intervention: Vladimir Putin 'liquidates' Russia's Ria Novosti news agency... (10-Dec-2013)
9-Dec-13 World View -- Ukraine anti-Russian protesters tear down Lenin statue in Kiev: Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi gains in India's election... (9-Dec-2013)
8-Dec-13 World View -- World trade agreement permits India to stockpile rice and wheat: France asks for help, as it becomes embroiled in C.A.R.'s war... (8-Dec-2013)
7-Dec-13 World View -- Bodies pile up in Central African Republic as French arrive: 'Al-Qaeda in Syria' has become official... (7-Dec-2013)
6-Dec-13 World View -- France reverts to neo-colonialism, returns to Central African Republic: U.S. prosecutors charge 49 Russian diplomats with health care fraud... (6-Dec-2013)
5-Dec-13 World View -- Hezbollah commander assassinated in increasingly violent Lebanon: Der Spiegel predicts a stock market and real estate crash... (5-Dec-2013)
4-Dec-13 World View -- Vice President Joe Biden backs Japan as he heads for China: The question is, which lies can you live with?... (4-Dec-2013)
3-Dec-13 World View -- Ukraine again in crisis as anti-government rioters demand president's resignation: What do Thailand's anti-government protesters want? The conundrum is solved... (3-Dec-2013)
2-Dec-13 World View -- Thailand again in crisis as anti-government rioters issue two-day ultimatum: European Troika cancels bailout negotiations with Greece - again... (2-Dec-2013)
1-Dec-13 World View -- Obamacare: 500M lines of code, $500M, only 60% completed: Australia faces strategic dilemma as rise of China challenges U.S.... (1-Dec-2013)
30-Nov-13 World View -- China vs U.S. air confrontations are now a daily occurrence: Camels in Qatar found infected with deadly MERS virus... (30-Nov-2013)
29-Nov-13 World View -- India still vulnerable 5 years after '26/11' terrorist attack on Mumbai: China sends jets into air defense zone, after flights by U.S., Japan and S. Korea... (29-Nov-2013)
28-Nov-13 World View -- Nationalistic bloggers ridicule China over America's B-52s: Iran rejects White House summary of nuclear agreement... (28-Nov-2013)
27-Nov-13 World View -- U.S. B-52 warplanes challenge China's 'Sea Air Identification Zone': France to send troops to Central African Republic in 'chaos'... (27-Nov-2013)
26-Nov-13 World View -- Jubilation in Tehran over Iran's nuclear deal: Pakistan's Imran Khan blockades supplies to Nato in Afghanistan... (26-Nov-2013)
25-Nov-13 World View -- 'Historic' Iran nuclear deal raises worldwide controversy: Members of Congress from both parties object to Iran deal... (25-Nov-2013)
24-Nov-13 World View -- In new escalation, China demands to control air space over Japan's Senkaku islands: Ukraine commemorates the 80th anniversary of Stalin's Holodomor famine... (24-Nov-2013)
23-Nov-13 World View -- JFK: We shall pay any price, bear any burden for the success of liberty: Afghanistan security agreement may be close to collapse... (23-Nov-2013)
22-Nov-13 World View -- New American drone strike stirs outrage in Pakistan: Climate change activists walk out of climate change conference... (22-Nov-2013)
21-Nov-13 World View -- U.S. and Afghanistan agree on post-2014 security pact: China relents and sends 'Peace Ark' hospital ship to Philippines... (21-Nov-2013)
20-Nov-13 World View -- Lebanon bombing sharply escalates sectarian Mideast conflict: Japan's anti-China diplomacy given boost by Typhoon Haiyan... (20-Nov-2013)
19-Nov-13 World View -- Philippine typhoon disaster draws clear lines between US and China: Saudi Arabia denies reports of cooperation with Israel over Iran... (19-Nov-2013)
18-Nov-13 World View -- Cholera epidemic spreads from Haiti to Cuba to Mexico: Does the Koran require a woman to wear a hijab?... (18-Nov-2013)
17-Nov-13 World View -- Britain threatens Sri Lanka with war crimes investigation: Pakistan mobilizes army to quell sectarian violence in three cities... (17-Nov-2013)
16-Nov-13 World View -- Albania refuses Syria chemical weapons destruction: Executives watching porn are leading targets of hacker attacks... (16-Nov-2013)
15-Nov-13 World View -- China snubs Philippines on humanitarian aid, then backs down: France and Eurozone economies falter, while Greece approaches new bailout crisis... (15-Nov-2013)
14-Nov-13 World View -- Netanyahu cancels Israeli settlement plan to save 'peace process': Malta sells EU citizenship for 650,000 euros... (14-Nov-2013)
13-Nov-13 World View -- Human Rights Watch says Syria is using Russian-made incendiary weapons: Zero Obamacare enrollments in Massachusetts... (13-Nov-2013)
12-Nov-13 World View -- Iran's statement on Syria shows signs of desperation: U.S. Marines land in Philippines after massive Typhoon Haiyan destruction... (12-Nov-2013)
11-Nov-13 World View -- Saudi Arabia's plans for Syria intervention face many obstacles: Special negotiating tactics from Israel's chief negotiator, Tzipi Livni... (11-Nov-2013)
10-Nov-13 World View -- Iran nuclear talks collapse after France complains of 'con game': The Top Ten Most Popular Conspiracy Theories... (10-Nov-2013)
9-Nov-13 World View -- China implements 'Skynet' surveillance program to control protests: Foreign ministers rush to Geneva to complete Iran nuclear deal... (9-Nov-2013)
8-Nov-13 World View -- 'Butcher of Swat' Fazlullah named as new chief of Pakistan's Taliban: European Central Bank cuts rates to fight deflationary spiral... (8-Nov-2013)
7-Nov-13 World View -- John Kerry condemns Israeli settlements: Pakistan will supply nuclear weapons to Saudi Arabia... (7-Nov-2013)
6-Nov-13 World View -- Plans for Syria 'peace conference' in Geneva collapse: U.S. intelligence suggests that Syria is hiding chemical weapons... (6-Nov-2013)
5-Nov-13 World View -- Iranians commemorate 34th anniversary of storming U.S. Embassy: Volgograd suicide bombing heightens xenophobic tensions in Russia... (5-Nov-2013)
4-Nov-13 World View -- Syria's refugees overwhelm the Mideast: Venezuela's Maduro accuses Twitter of attacking his government... (4-Nov-2013)
3-Nov-13 World View -- China boasts about submarines capable of attacking cities across U.S.: Pakistan blames U.S. drone strike for the 'murder of peace'... (3-Nov-2013)
2-Nov-13 World View -- Growing power struggle in Iran may make Rafsanjani the Supreme Leader: 'Death to America!' to be featured on Iran's American embassy anniversary... (2-Nov-2013)
1-Nov-13 World View -- United Nations celebrates M23 rebel militia defeat in Congo: How do you entertain a bored pharaoh?... (1-Nov-2013)
31-Oct-13 World View -- Iraq's prime minister begs for military aid from Washington: Vladimir Putin tops Obama as world's most powerful man... (31-Oct-2013)
30-Oct-13 World View -- China scrambles to suppress Tiananmen Square terror attack reports: Britain will be issuing bonds compliant with Sharia law... (30-Oct-2013)
29-Oct-13 World View -- New Zealand and U.S. resume military cooperation: Robert Reich: Obamacare is Nixon's health care plan... (29-Oct-2013)
28-Oct-13 World View -- Iran officials order removal of anti-American posters in Tehran: Volgograd Russia suicide bombing raises question about Sochi Olympics... (28-Oct-2013)
27-Oct-13 World View -- Japan and China exchange threats as relations deteriorate: Fear of a paralytic polio epidemic in Syria... (27-Oct-2013)
26-Oct-13 World View -- Europe's Roma Gypsies fear racism after Maria mystery solved: Report: Palestinian leader Abbas signs peace deal with Syria's Assad... (26-Oct-2013)
25-Oct-13 World View -- Turkey considers Chinese missile defenses, violating Nato agreements: Documents reveal Pakistan's collaboration on drone strikes... (25-Oct-2013)
24-Oct-13 World View -- Israeli warplanes bomb Syrian missiles: Obama administration announces new Obamacare software... (24-Oct-2013)
23-Oct-13 World View -- Saudi Arabia continues its break with the United States: Prime Minister of Pakistan asks for U.S. help with India... (23-Oct-2013)
22-Oct-13 World View -- Police crackdown tries to control exploding violence in Karachi, Pakistan: UK throws out 30% of all the food it grows... (22-Oct-2013)
21-Oct-13 World View -- Saudi Arabia under pressure to reverse its U.N. Security Council decision: U.S. and the world approach the point of 'peak debt'... (21-Oct-2013)
20-Oct-13 World View -- Philippines building a new naval base in South China Sea: 50,000 Syrian Christians ask for Russian citizenship... (20-Oct-2013)
19-Oct-13 World View -- Saudi Arabia shocks U.N. by rejecting Security Council seat: Obamacare insurance companies trapped in a vicious financial Catch-22... (19-Oct-2013)
18-Oct-13 World View -- Multiple bombings across Iraq kill more than 60, mostly Shias: Egypt under international criticism for deporting Syrian refugees... (18-Oct-2013)
17-Oct-13 World View -- Saudi's Hajj ends successfully with no reports of MERS virus: 'Year of Dutch-Russian Cooperation' fails as relations spiral downward... (17-Oct-2013)
16-Oct-13 World View -- Sicily declares state of emergency as African migrants flood in: Starving Syrians are told to eat dogs, cats and donkeys... (16-Oct-2013)
15-Oct-13 World View -- Aetna CEO predicts Obamacare IT failures until 2017: Assad says loss of chemical weapons a blow to Syria's morale... (15-Oct-2013)
14-Oct-13 World View -- HealthCare.gov IT systems a continuing disaster: Al-Qaeda surges back in Iraq following U.S. withdrawal... (14-Oct-2013)
13-Oct-13 World View -- U.S.-Egypt relationship little affected by aid cutoff: Mediterranean turns into a 'cemetery' as another migrant boat capsizes... (13-Oct-2013)
12-Oct-13 World View -- Israel and Saudi Arabia furious over talk of U.S.-Russia-Iran deal on Syria: Saudi Arabia and Israel look for solutions... (12-Oct-2013)
11-Oct-13 World View -- Libya's prime minister is kidnapped in broad daylight, then freed: Red Cross warns of bubonic plague epidemic in Madagascar... (11-Oct-2013)
10-Oct-13 World View -- Russia plans intensive surveillance of visitors to Sochi Olympics: Congressmen forced to reuse gym towels... (10-Oct-2013)
9-Oct-13 World View -- U.S. to cut off military aid to Egypt in wake of coup: North Korea puts its military on high alert... (9-Oct-2013)
8-Oct-13 World View -- Russia's divine sense of exceptionalism: Turkey builds a wall along the border with Syria... (8-Oct-2013)
7-Oct-13 World View -- With Hajj a week away, Saudi is hit with six new deadly MERS cases: Libya demands a 'clarification' for the 'kidnapping' of al-Libi... (7-Oct-2013)
6-Oct-13 World View -- Two U.S. military strikes target Libya and Somalia jihadists: Iran's politics in turmoil, pitting 'heroic flexibility' versus 'Death to America!'... (6-Oct-2013)
5-Oct-13 World View -- Greece's radical-left politician Alexis Tspiras gains international prominence: Pro-Morsi demonstrators clash with Egypt's police, with 4 killed... (5-Oct-2013)
4-Oct-13 World View -- Russia evacuates diplomats from Libya after embassy attack: President Obama 'jawbones' the stock market down... (4-Oct-2013)
3-Oct-13 World View -- Buddhist violence against Muslims in Burma/Myanmar continues to spread: Venezuela's president Maduro backs Putin for Nobel Peace Price... (3-Oct-2013)
2-Oct-13 World View -- Drug cartel networks move to Honduras from Mexico and Colombia: Vatican Bank reacts to allegations of international money-laundering... (2-Oct-2013)
1-Oct-13 World View -- Venezuela blames disastrous economy on U.S. economic 'sabotage': Terrorist attack in northwest Pakistan 3rd Sunday in a row... (1-Oct-2013)
30-Sep-13 World View -- Algeria cracks down on jihadists headed for Syria: Top 50 tools to safeguard your personal information... (30-Sep-2013)
29-Sep-13 World View -- Violence in Afghanistan surges in September: Leaders of Greece's Golden Dawn 'criminal organization' arrested... (29-Sep-2013)
28-Sep-13 World View -- U.N. Security Council passes overhyped, totally irrelevant resolution on Syria: Washington gives $100 million non-bailout bailout money to Detroit... (28-Sep-2013)
27-Sep-13 World View -- How Hezbollah's reluctant foray into Syria changed the Mideast: Pakistan's PM Nawaz Sharif under fire over peace talks with Taliban... (27-Sep-2013)
26-Sep-13 World View -- Venezuela's economy approaches full-scale hyperinflation: Russia-spawned Al-Muhajireen terrorists fight Russia's allies in Syria... (26-Sep-2013)
25-Sep-13 World View -- President Obama blasts Russia and Iran over Syria: Iran's president Hassan Rouhani 'snubs' Obama at United Nations... (25-Sep-2013)
24-Sep-13 World View -- Kenya and Israel strengthen ties as mall attack continues: Greece tries to purge Golden Dawn from police... (24-Sep-2013)
23-Sep-13 World View -- Minnesota link to Kenya shopping mall attack raises U.S. fears: New killings make Chicago the murder capital of America... (23-Sep-2013)
22-Sep-13 World View -- Syria turns over inventory list of chemical weapons: List is more complete than expected, but it's still a diversion... (22-Sep-2013)
21-Sep-13 World View -- Does Iran's 'Heroic Flexibility' signal a real policy change?: Iran's president Hassan Rouhani publishes an op-ed... (21-Sep-2013)
20-Sep-13 World View -- Syria moves its stockpiles of chemical weapons for 'unknown reasons': Spam: The luxury food of South Korea... (20-Sep-2013)
19-Sep-13 World View -- Fed surprises Wall Street by continuing massive money-printing: Anti-Golden Dawn protests across Greece turn violent... (19-Sep-2013)
18-Sep-13 World View -- Russia and Vladimir Putin pursue a disastrous Syria policy: Syria's civil war versus Sri Lanka's civil war... (18-Sep-2013)
17-Sep-13 World View -- Can Ban Ki-moon prevent Russia from destroying the United Nations?: Why are so many German professors against the euro?... (17-Sep-2013)
16-Sep-13 World View -- India tests nuclear-capable long-range missile: Dozens killed in bombings and shootings across Iraq... (16-Sep-2013)
15-Sep-13 World View -- Hindu nationalist nominated as India's prime minister: John Kerry thanks Russia for it's hard work in Syria... (15-Sep-2013)
14-Sep-13 World View -- Ban Ki-moon accidentally tells the truth about Syria: Russia elated by its diplomatic victory on Syria... (14-Sep-2013)
13-Sep-13 World View -- Philippine troops in clashes with al-Qaeda linked terrorists: Tensions grow between Egypt and Gaza's Hamas... (13-Sep-2013)
12-Sep-13 World View -- North Korea apparently restarting its nuclear reactor: North and South Korea reopen Kaesong Industrial Park... (12-Sep-2013)
11-Sep-13 World View -- Pakistan's attempts at peace with Taliban seem doomed to failure: Bird flu and MERS virus show new potential for spreading... (11-Sep-2013)
10-Sep-13 World View -- New Kerry gaffe leads to further political chaos over Syria: An example of the intelligence of today's college professors... (10-Sep-2013)
9-Sep-13 World View -- Poland confiscates private pension funds to pay public debt: Egypt launches military operation against Sinai militants... (9-Sep-2013)
8-Sep-13 World View -- Would America not defend Israel after all?: John Kerry: 'This is our Munich Moment'... (8-Sep-2013)
7-Sep-13 World View -- U.S. and Russia split bitterly over Syria intervention issue: Wealthy investors cheer bad unemployment report... (7-Sep-2013)
6-Sep-13 World View -- Russian landmark contest fiasco highlights widespread xenophobia: Defecting Syrian Army general may play transitional role... (6-Sep-2013)
5-Sep-13 World View -- Obama gives a surprisingly coherent defense of Syria intervention: Iran's government splits over al-Assad's chemical weapons... (5-Sep-2013)
4-Sep-13 World View -- U.S. Syria military strike gains momentum, despite confused signals: Obama to meet with gay activists in Russia... (4-Sep-2013)
3-Sep-13 World View -- France promises a military response to Syria's chemical weapons attack: Drone strikes decreasing sharply in Pakistan... (3-Sep-2013)
2-Sep-13 World View -- President Obama goes into 'Obamacare mode' over Syria issue: Egypt's Mohamed Morsi accused of inciting violence... (2-Sep-2013)
1-Sep-13 World View -- U.S. foreign policy in chaos as Obama reverses himself on Syria: Cassandra, Winston Churchill, and me... (1-Sep-2013)
31-Aug-13 World View -- U.S. Administration lays out the case for Syria intervention: Britain's leaders engage in soul-searching... (31-Aug-2013)
30-Aug-13 World View -- China and Japan really DO hate each other: Echoing 1938, Britain gives a pass to Syria's Bashar al-Assad... (30-Aug-2013)
29-Aug-13 World View -- New sectarian bombings kill 86 in Baghdad, Iraq: Obama, under international pressure, may be forced to back down on Syria... (29-Aug-2013)
28-Aug-13 World View -- U.S. attack on Syria could come as early as Thursday: Israel prepares for counter-attack from Hezbollah... (28-Aug-2013)
27-Aug-13 World View -- The drums of war beat over Syria: Mideast peace process meeting canceled after 3 Palestinians killed... (27-Aug-2013)
26-Aug-13 World View -- Syria chemical weapons inspection offer 'Not Credible': New Buddhist on Muslim violence in Burma (Myanmar)... (26-Aug-2013)
25-Aug-13 World View -- Obama may use NATO to justify missile attack on Syria: Muslim Brotherhood appears to be weakening in Egypt... (25-Aug-2013)
24-Aug-13 World View -- U.S. hints at cruise missile strikes against Syria: Turkey's Erdogan adopts Muslim Brotherhood's four-fingered salute... (24-Aug-2013)
23-Aug-13 World View -- Farce continues over Wednesday's chem weapons attack in Syria: Rockets fired from Lebanon land in northern Israel... (23-Aug-2013)
22-Aug-13 World View -- Horrific Syria chem weapons attack causes farce in Washington and New York: Iranian military advisor discusses Syria and World War II... (22-Aug-2013)
21-Aug-13 World View -- Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood faces identity crisis: Turkey's Erdogan blames Israel for the coup, infuriating Egypt... (21-Aug-2013)
20-Aug-13 World View -- Sinai 'is almost an all-out war' as attack kills 24 Egyptian policemen: Tensions grow between Britain and Spain over Gibraltar... (20-Aug-2013)
19-Aug-13 World View -- More on the Generational Dynamics analysis of Egypt's crisis: A relatively quiet day in Cairo - only 36 deaths... (19-Aug-2013)
18-Aug-13 World View -- 'Explosive' outbreak of polio spreading in Somalia: Concerns raised about a possible civil war in Egypt... (18-Aug-2013)
17-Aug-13 World View -- U.S. and Philippines make military plans to counter China: Dozens of churches burned and looted in Egypt's 'Friday of Rage'... (17-Aug-2013)
16-Aug-13 World View -- Car bomb in Hezbollah's Lebanon stronghold kills 20: Good news is bad news on Wall Street... (16-Aug-2013)
15-Aug-13 World View -- Hundreds of casualties in clashes in Egypt: North and South Korea agree to reopen Kaesong industrial complex... (15-Aug-2013)
14-Aug-13 World View -- Thousands of Palestinians celebrate with fireworks as Israel releases 26 prisoners: China's propaganda program frightens opponents and stirs domestic nationalism... (14-Aug-2013)
13-Aug-13 World View -- Britain sends warships to Gibraltar over border conflict with Spain: Your mortgage documents are fake!... (13-Aug-2013)
12-Aug-13 World View -- Darfur fighting spreads as Janjaweed militias spin out of control : Palestinians accuse Israel of sabotaging 'peace process'... (12-Aug-2013)
11-Aug-13 World View -- Questions growing over Israel's drone attack on Sinai jihadists: Violence with smugglers increases on Turkey - Syria border... (11-Aug-2013)
10-Aug-13 World View -- Reports of an Israeli drone strike in Sinai disputed by Egyptians: Dept. of Justice accuses Bank of America of securities fraud... (10-Aug-2013)
9-Aug-13 World View -- Cyprus president announces 'Guaranteed Minimum Income' for all: Greece's unemployment reaches fresh record high, despite tourist season... (9-Aug-2013)
8-Aug-13 World View -- Egypt's interim government declares end to negotiations with Brotherhood: Mongolia's natural resource riches lost to corruption and foreigners... (8-Aug-2013)
7-Aug-13 World View -- U.S. Senators McCain and Graham try to restore U.S. credibility in Egypt: India accuses Pakistan of involvement in Kashmir attack... (7-Aug-2013)
6-Aug-13 World View -- Fears grow of a next-generation 'underwear bomber': Pakistan accused over terrorist attack on Indian Consulate in Afghanistan... (6-Aug-2013)
5-Aug-13 World View -- Russia sides with Vietnam in the South China Sea dispute: Islamic 'Peace Mobile' smartphone ready for launch... (5-Aug-2013)
4-Aug-13 World View -- Zimbabwe's 90 year old 'Liberation Hero' Robert Mugabe wins another election: Intelligence from Yemen forcing embassy closings... (4-Aug-2013)
3-Aug-13 World View -- Iran's president-elect Rouhani corrects quote on 'removing' Israel: Spain's unemployment rate to remain above 25% past 2018... (3-Aug-2013)
2-Aug-13 World View -- Russia considers selling arms to Iran as Snowden gets asylum: In financial crisis, Hamas considers asking Iran for support again... (2-Aug-2013)
1-Aug-13 World View -- Egypt's government demands end to pro-Morsi rallies: Bank Of England helped Hitler loot Czechoslovakia's gold... (1-Aug-2013)

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General
June 4, 2011, presentation: This Generational Dynamics presentation was given in 2011 at Fort Devens in Massachusetts. Click here for presentation slides
April 20, 2004, presentation: This Generational Dynamics presentation was given in 2004 at MIT in Cambridge, Mass. Click here for presentation slides
Book Reviews: Reviews of books on current events and history
About: About Generational Dynamics, About John J. Xenakis
Comment: Discussion and Comments
Crisis wars graphic: Graphic showing crisis war timelines for Western Europe and for Orthodox Christianity vs Muslim Civilizations
Archive: Archived items removed from the site home page.
International Investment Advisories
This is an experiment - Using the Generational Dynamics methodology to provide up-to-date information on investment opportunities around the world.
India
India: Hooray for Bollywood!: Investment opportunities in India range from high-tech pharmaceuticals to Spiderman. (5-Jul-03)
India
India: Socially beneficial profits from "Untouchable" investments: For those interested in socially beneficial investments in India, the lot of India's Dalits provides an ideal investment target -- high-risk but with the possibility of high returns because of the market size. (7-Jul-03)
Iran
Trading with Iran: Not exactly a magic carpet ride: Surprise! It turns out that being a member of the "Axis of Evil" doesn't help investors. (8-Jul-03)
Conflict Index: A special feature of the experimental International Investment Advisories, containing information not available elsewhere, is the Conflict Index, a medium-range (1-2 years) and long-range (2-10 years) forecast of the likely level of local conflict, from riots and demonstrations to all out insurrection and civil war.
Credits
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