In the week that followed The Davos World Economic Forum all the presidents, prime ministers, premiers and the power brokers of the Nuclear Five are making moves.
France’s President Macron meets with Egpyt’s President Sisi to discuss human rights. In the last year Macron has visited most Islamic Nations in North Africa.
Director of National Intelligence Daniel R. Coates reports before Senate on worldwide terror threats.
Moldovan President Igor Dodon meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow.
UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in Romania with other EU foreign ministers.
Russia UK China US France
The Nuclear Five meet in Beijing
Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with his foreign minister Sergei Lavrov (left) and defence minister Sergei Shoigu (right)
UK Prime Minister Teresa May will go the Europe to renegotiate the "Backstop" The deal over the Irish border. The only land border with Europe has caused an outcry in parliament.
Nevertheless, deals will be done. Follow the money !
As was seen on thursday when UK Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, was in Romania with other EU foreign ministers. Instex a backdoor bartering system designed to circumvent US sanctions on Iran is officially registered in France and financed by a German banker.
Brexit is just theatre and when curtian comes down nothing will be broken. The VIPs will be backstage along with the players.
Al Jazeera reports Iran’s praise for the EU and the Instex arrangement
and the Iranian preparations for the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.
And yet the irony is that American heroes were honoured with French citizenship
in a ceremony that took place in California for foiling an Islamist terror attack
on a train bound for Paris.
DNI Coates contradicts President Trump's assessment on the threat posed by Iran and his optimism over North Korea.
Senator Kamala Harris - who recently announced her candidacy for the Presidential elections - asks leading questions and North Korea. Questions that could not properly be answered before President Trump’s meeting with the North Korean Premier Kim Jong Un. Coates contradicts his own president’s assessment on North korea and Iran.
CIA Director says that progress has been made with North Korea and any communiction is positive.
Putin Meets with the president of Moldova, Igor Dodon. The small republic on the Black Sea coast is sandwiched between Romania and the Ukraine to the north. Is putin who has already annexed the Crimea trying to squeeze the Ukraine on its southest border ?
Sebastepol is a key strategic port for the Russian Navy on the Black Sea. With the recent FIFA World Cup and the Sochi Winter Olympics there has been greatly improved infrastructure and road networks put in place all around this region of southern Russia.
It would be all too easy now for the Russians to continually supply Syria. I'd also be looking to Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan in the Caucuses with some concern.
Putin is not without his own fears. He will be in Kyrgyrstan in March for a STATE VISIT to discuss the "intensification of military-political co-operation and secutity in Cenral Asia. Russia already has Iskander-M missile systems deployed there that will remain until 2025.
Fear not ! Trump is not in bed with Putin. Putin is in fear of Chinese expansion in Central Asia through the New Silk Road development. Trump has shrewdly cancelled the INF treaty and is using his strong position over China re the trade war to take full advantage of the situation.
Trump has already used his business acumen to make China bring North Korea to the talks table. Trump will bring stability to the Korean penisula and many Christians in both Koreas there will be praying for him.
Trump will win all his wars for America.
He will win on trade. A new nuclear deal will be signed with Russia and it will include China. He will also win in America in 2020.
Trump was right about Iran. They fired a cruise missile anyway. Watch this space.