Today Blacksummit Financial Group introduces the creation of a new publication, its Geopolitical Journal. Drafted biweekly, our aim is to summarize and inform our readers of key geopolitical events gripping the globe. The issues touched upon may impact our recommendations regarding asset allocation. These stories and events represent vital affairs that we believe all well informed participants should be aware of.

Geopolitical Headlines


– The U.S. has authorized surveillance flights over Syria as it debates targeted strikes to combat ISIS. The terrorist group’s assassination of American reporter James Foley has renewed vigor in Washington to combat the group. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel pronounced over the weekend that ISIS is “beyond anything we’ve seen,” adding to momentum for expanded action in the region.

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