Unrest

Pompeo Abruptly Cancels Europe Trip After EU "Extraordinary Snub" In Wake Of Capitol Unrest

What’s being called “an extraordinary snub” to the Trump administration by EU leaders has resulted in US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issuing a last minute cancelation of his scheduled trip to Europe which had been set for Wednesday. “Luxembourg’s foreign minister and top European Union officials declined to meet him, European diplomats and other people familiar with the…

Cash-Strapped Iraq Drastically Devalues Dinar As Fears Of Nationwide Unrest Grow

By Tyler Durden According to the latest IMF forecasts, Iraq’s GDP will contract 12% this year, more than that of any other OPEC member under a production quota. A global pandemic-induced demand slump (among other domestic issues) has pushed Iraq – under its OPEC membership – to slash oil production by over 12% year-over-year (however,…