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Saudi Arabia’s gambit to force down oil prices may lead to Russia becoming the new head of global cartel

Since the early 1970's, the U.S. has relied upon Saudi Arabia's place at the head of the global oil market to protect the dollar and its position as the global reserve currency.  But what would happen to the dollar, and America's future if a different nation wrested control from the House of Saud? That question may actually be coming upon us very soon as a paradigm shift is quickly taking place in the after ...

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Vietnam Redux: U.S. continues to arm terrorists despite ongoing ceasefire talks in Syria

During the Vietnam War, the North Vietnamese army, or Viet Cong, would use cease fire meetings called for by the United States to secure positions and re-arm themselves before breaking the cease fire and waging war once again against the South.  This occurred numerous times between 1968 and 1973, with the U.S. falling for this ruse over and over despite the fact they were just days or weeks away from victor ...

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China to buy Chicago Stock Exchange

As the U.S. continues to lose infrastructure and other assets to foreigners holding trillions in dollar reserves, some of the most significant transfers are now occurring in the financial sector.  A few years back, Russia purchased Morgan Stanley's oil trade desk which provided them significant leverage in the global petrodollar system, and in the same year China purchased J.P. Morgan's headquarter building ...

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Removal of sanctions on Iran have suddenly made the Middle Eastern economy the new frontier

The nation of Iran has waited close to a decade to remove their U.S. imposed shackles and break out of sanctions that forced the oil producer to seek revenues from black market mechanisms.  But in just a few short months since Washington signed an agreement with Tehran to have their sanctions lifted, they are suddenly being courted by countries desperate to find a new market for their exports. And like Afri ...

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France ready to lead the way for Europe in removing sanctions against Russia

One of the more interesting items to come out of Davos it appears is a friendlier attitude toward Russia and their leader Vladimir Putin by European powers.  And with Britain and France already breaking protocols with NATO recently over the ISIS threat, the question that is rising is whether Europe as a whole is ready to break away from their long standing affiliation with U.S. foreign policy. On Jan. 24, F ...

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Think $30 oil is bad? Get ready for $20 now that Iran has officially re-entered the market

Saturday the 16th of January was officially D-Day for the collapsing oil markets as it is now the time for Iran to enter in with its sanction held supplies, and prepared coming production.  And if the world economy thought Friday's $29 oil was bad for markets, just wait for what the introduction of Iranian supplies does for these markets going forward. For nearly a decade, economic sanctions against Iran ha ...

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As China goes after SWIFT and London Gold Fix markets, Russia prepares to go after Brent and WTI

There is an old axiom that goes, if you can't beat em, join em.  And for Eastern powers such as China and Russia, they are taking this adage one step further by implementing a policy of, if you don't want to join em, create duplicate market mechanisms and replace em. Over the course of 2015 China has done just this with their new economic policies of bringing online a new SWIFT type system (CIPS), joining t ...

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Putin counters TPP corporate protections by proposing new export industry of non-GMO foods

One of the biggest threats to the global economy is the U.S. led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), and the soon to be Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TPIP) which has as just one of their draconian strictures, the giving og sovereign protections to food companies that manufacture and sell GMO products.  And under these trade agreements, nations that sign onto them will forever be restricted f ...

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French coordination with Russia over ISIS could lead to end of sanctions

One of the most important things people have to remember about the sanctions that have been imposed upon Russia is that they were not decided upon by a coalition of nations, but instead from a forced policy by the U.S. alone.  And through their bullying of allied countries in the European Union and in Japan, others followed suit with Washington out of fear, intimidation, or from potential financial threats. ...

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Putin calls out G20 nations for funding ISIS

If there is one thing Russian President Vladimir Putin is a master at is gathering and holding intelligence until it can be used for a strategic purpose.  Many sources believe that Putin holds disastrous intel on what really happened to the Twin Towers on 9/11, and more recently, his information on what really happened to flight MH17 kept the Dutch from crucifying Russia in the aftermath of the tragedy. And ...

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RED ALERT! A Major Attack That Will Annihilate the USA Is Announced

Hardcore Confirmation ‚Äď A Major Attack That Will Annihilate the USA Is Announced and It Could Happen At Any Given Moment! USA Prepares For the Worst! (Videos) Suspected for years of plotting to dismantle the U.S. electric grid, American officials have confirmed that Iranian military brass have endorsed a nuclear electromagnetic pulse explosion that would attack the country‚Äôs power system. American defense e ...

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Russia becomes 4th country to open its bond market to Chinese Yuan

In just the past 30 days we have seen three major economies open up their bond markets to allow the sale of Chinese Yuan denominated debt instruments.  And on Nov. 6 we can now add a 4th country to this list as Russia announced their will begin selling RMB denominated bonds in their own markets beginning in 2016. Russia already has several trade agreements with China that allow for direct bi-lateral trade i ...

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