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America’s Insatiable Military
World
America’s Insatiable Military
May 17, 2019

The US dollar is backed by blood — victims’ blood, the target-nations’ blood — and the dollar wouldn’t be the world’s reserve currency if it weren’t backed up ultimately by America’s military, “the policeman to the world.”

Denying Impact of Venezuela Sanctions is ‘Like Climate Denial’
May 16, 2019

CEPR co-director Mark Weisbrot responds to Guaido economic advisors’ dismissal of the U.S. sanctions’ effects on Venezuela.

Denying Impact of Venezuela Sanctions is ‘Like Climate Denial’
Trump: Extortionist-in-Chief
Business
Trump: Extortionist-in-Chief
May 15, 2019

The world is growing increasingly tired of Trump bullying others to the point that the international order has frayed at the seams.

How the US Is Pressing Iran to Breach the Nuclear Deal
May 9, 2019

363 days ago the U.S. left the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the ‘nuclear deal’ with Iran, and reintroduced sanctions against trade with Iran. When the U.S. reintroduced sanctions on Iran it provided sanction ‘wavers’ for some customers of Iranian oil. Two weeks ago the extremists in the Trump administration won out and the those waivers were eliminated. Some of Iran’s customers, Iraq, Turkey and China, will continue to buy Iranian oil and will face U.S. sanctions.

How the US Is Pressing Iran to Breach the Nuclear Deal
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The Washington War Machine Is Targeting Venezuela and Iran
Security
The Washington War Machine Is Targeting Venezuela and Iran
May 7, 2019

Democracy is being defeated in many countries by the intrigues of the Washington War Machine which zooms, rolls and blasts its way from crisis to crisis, causing economic chaos and untold human misery along its blood-spattered route.

Is There a Path Out of Ratcheting Mid-East and Geo-Strategic Tensions?
May 6, 2019

Has Trump convinced himself that the Administration’s wider bluster is actually winning: Making America Great Again? On this question, hangs our joint futures.

Is There a Path Out of Ratcheting Mid-East and Geo-Strategic Tensions?
World
The European Union is obliged to participate in US wars
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The European Union is obliged to participate in US wars
April 30, 2019

Since the Treaty of Maastricht, all the members of the European Union (including the neutral countries) have placed their defences under the suzerainty of NATO, which is directed exclusively by the United States. This is why, when the Pentagon delegates the economic headquarters of the countries it wishes to destroy to the US Department of the Treasury (USDT), all members of the European Union and NATO are obliged to apply US sanctions.

Waivers Over – Bolton Gets His Way
April 29, 2019

Iran will not necessarily look for escalation: to wriggle through will be to win a major symbolic victory. But if it is pushed to the limit, Iran likely will first respond by pushing back in the region and in Afghanistan against US interests.

Waivers Over – Bolton Gets His Way
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