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The SWIFT System: A Potential Weapon in the Hybrid War
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The SWIFT System: A Potential Weapon in the Hybrid War
May 3, 2016

The acronym SWIFT (The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications) has once again popped up in the global media headlines. Experts usually describe SWIFT as an international, interbank network for transmitting information about payment transactions…

Pepe Escobar: Why NATO is terrified of Russia
May 1, 2015

The twin-pronged attack – oil price war/raid on the ruble – aimed at destroying the Russian economy and place it into a form of Western natural resource vassalage has failed.

Pepe Escobar: Why NATO is terrified of Russia
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Economics Wars and Economic Sanctions (I)
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Economics Wars and Economic Sanctions (I)
February 5, 2015

An analysis of economic wars from the 19th to the 21st centuries shows that, in an overwhelming number of cases, they primarily pursued and are pursuing political objectives… America’s ruling elite and its allies use neutral words like ‘economic sanctions’, ‘trade and economic restrictions’, ‘moratorium’, ‘embargoes’ and so on. As a rule, however, these restrictions, moratoriums and embargoes in combination can have a powerful effect designed to undermine an enemy’s economy, provoke social unrest, force a regime change and change political policies. The combination of economic sanctions introduced by the West against Russia in 2014 could undoubtedly be characterised as a full-scale economic war…

World Under Eagle Eye of US Government and Banks
July 16, 2013

…The creation of enormous detailed consolidated information base of the US Treasury Department is nearing the final phase. It will use the information from US banks, insurance companies, pension funds and other financial organizations. By the beginning of 2003 media reported that all the US special services, including the Central Intelligence Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the National Security Agency and others would get access to this data base to protect security and national interests. The accelerated pace of creating the information database to serve the US banksters and special services make other countries look for protection from the obtrusive control exercised by the Big Brother…

World Under Eagle Eye of US Government and Banks
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