While US President Donald Trump said he was ready to meet with his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong-Un in a context of high tensions, an American national named Tony Kim was arrested in the North Korean capital Pyongyang. According to the US ambassador to the […]
HR McMaster, National Security Adviser to US President Donald Trump, provided valuable insight into the near future of US military and foreign policies. On the occasion of his invitation to the TV show Fox News Sunday, McMaster explained that the United States is ready to...
While the fear index (VIX) surged in Wall Street amid fears of both an election surprise in France and a more serious political blockade than expected in the US, the difficulties faced by Donald Trump in his plan to repeal Obamacare are a lesson for […]
“Will no one rid me of this troublesome priest?” These words, uttered by English King Henry II put in motion the killing of Sir Thomas Beckett, the Archbishop of Canterbury, who had questioned the authority of his sovereign. What significance could this event have to […]
In a first one-hour presidential speech before the US Congress, President Donald Trump significantly lowered the political risk of which potential for instability Cyceon warned about. Described as “presidential”, “smart” and “dynamic,” Trump gave a speech welcomed as a great relief by his Republican majority....
Whatever one thinks about US President Donald Trump, it seems that the assessment of Cyceon according to which the “resistance” against him would be counterproductive is being verified. For example, despite a more than surprising end, the Oscar ceremony that has been overtly anti-Trump recorded […]
President Donald Trump will propose a major increase in defense spending to the detriment of other federal agencies. USD 54 billion would thus be transferred from existing budgets to the Department of Defense (DOD). Such a large boost, as large as France’s yearly military spending, […]
There seems to be no end in sight for the Trump rally that started on November 9, 2016. Like with gloomy predictions over the vote in favor of the Brexit, it seems that market analysts have got it all wrong so far regarding the election […]
Perhaps the financial markets begin to perceive a high risk regarding the elections in France. France’s 10 years’ sovereign bond risk spreads over Germany jumped to almost 80 basis points, highest since 2012 when the idea of Front National (FN)’s Marine Le Pen becoming President […]
While several senior US intelligence officials have previously disagreed with the new President Donald Trump, they are not representative of the entire community. Most of them were promoted during the two mandates of Barack Obama and many are therefore politically distant from Trump. Considering the...