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The Dollar Standard Slipping Out of Control?
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The Dollar Standard Slipping Out of Control?
August 3, 2020

The stark fact is that Gulf stability rests on selling enough energy to buy-off internal discontents, and to pay for supersized surveillance and security set-ups.

NY TIMES Publishes CIA Propaganda On Venezuela
April 13, 2019

Citizen Jimmy – A David against an army of Goliaths.

NY TIMES Publishes CIA Propaganda On Venezuela
OPEC’s Home Stability Costs
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OPEC’s Home Stability Costs
August 7, 2011

At first glance, OPEC, the oil-exporting countries' alliance established in 1960 by Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela, must be reliving the good old days with spectacular oil prices reinstated and its end-of-the-year gain as projected by the IEA inching towards a trillion dollar mark. The figure, however, reflects only the brighter part of OPEC's present-day picture, the downside being that its formerly robust internal consensus is being washed away by a tide of financial egotisms and national rivalries…