Geopolitical Unease: Just The Beginning?

On April 15, Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin issued a pretty strong warning that ‘global chaos’ would ensue if any further Western attacks happen on Syria. 105 missiles targeted three chemical weapon facilities in Syria on Saturday in retaliation of a suspected chemical gas attack in Douma on April 7. Pres. Donald Trump has made it clear that if the Assad regime continues to use chemical weapons, he will carry out more strikes.

The Syrian government and Russia continue to deny any involvement in the attack, Western countries blame Assad for killing dozens of people.

Yesterday, it was reported that two Russian warships laden have been spotted en route to Syria:

As Zerohedge noted, Deutsche Bank put out a chart saying the geopolitical risk is back to Cold War highs.

Get ready for some turbulence. 

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