Shanghai Cooperation Organisation To Introduce ‘Mutual Settlement In National Currencies’ And Ditch US Dollar

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 March 18, 2020Posted by Silk Road Briefing The eight-member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), including China, Russia, and India, have made the decision to conduct bilateral trade and investment and issue bonds in local and national currencies instead of US dollars. Details, a road map will be finalized and signed at SCO’s Finance Ministers’ …

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Ground-Control-Planet-Lockdown-Only-Test by Pepe Escobar

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Ground Control (to Major Tom)* April 2, 2020 © Photo: Pixabay.com As much as Covid-19 is a circuit breaker, a time bomb and an actual weapon of mass destruction (WMD), a fierce debate is raging worldwide on the wisdom of mass quarantine applied to entire cities, states and nations. Those against it argue Planet Lockdown …

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How Iran Can Checkmate Trump by Eric Zuesse

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January 7, 2020 © Photo: Wikimedia On Sunday morning 5 January 2020, the great investigative journalist and geostrategist Bernhard Horstmann headlined “Iraqi Parliament Expels Foreign Militaries From Iraq” and he reported that not only the parliament but also the nation’s Prime Minister (Abdel Mahdi) are demanding departure from Iraq of all foreign military forces, and that Iraq …

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  FEDERICO PIERACCINI | 26.12.2018 | WORLD / MIDDLE EAST| FEATURED STORY Trump Pulls Troops Out of Syria in Desperate Attempt to Save His Presidency, Causing Geopolitical Earthquake   On December 19, Donald Trump announced in a Twitter message: “Our boys, our young women, our men, they’re all coming back and they’re coming back now. We won”. Shortly thereafter, Pentagon …

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Geopolitical Chessboard Revisited

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Back in the (Great) Game: The Revenge of Eurasian Land Powers 1111 ViewsAugust 30, 2018 7 Comments by Pepe Escobar (cross-posted with Consortium News by special agreement with the author) Get ready for a major geopolitical chessboard rumble: from now on, every butterfly fluttering its wings and setting off a tornado directly connects to the battle between Eurasia integration …

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The US is Executing a Global War Plan FINIAN CUNNINGHAM |

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FINIAN CUNNINGHAM | 18.02.2018 | SECURITY /  WAR AND CONFLICT Washington is moving inevitably on a global war plan. That’s the grim conclusion one has to draw from three unfolding war scenarios. Ultimately, it’s about American imperialism trying to assert hegemony over the international order for the benefit of US capitalism. Russia and China are prime targets for this …

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Why the decline of the US empire is irreversible by ALEX CHRISTOFOROU

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The Next Empire January 2, 2018, 11:423 The end of dollar hegemony, a new SWIFT system, and a new central bank, are all contributing factors towards the rapid decline of the US empire and the rise of The Next Empire as explained by International Man… Throughout history, political, financial, and military leaders have sought to create empires. Westerners often think …

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