Posts filed under Global Economy

“Crime Against Democracy”: U.S. Backed Fascist Coup in Bolivia

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News -, Bolivia’s legitimate President, Evo Morales now in exile in Mexico said that the “The OAS is in the service of the North American empire” and that he “could not understand” how his military leaders betrayed Bolivia. “That confirms that my great crime is to be indigenous. It’s a… (read more)

Who Needs John Bolton? Trump’s Neocons Are Determined To Go To War Against Iran

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Following John Bolton’s departure from the White House, Saudi Arabia’s oil facility was attacked by drones operated by the Houthi rebels of Yemen.  Trump and his Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo once again claimed that it was the Iranians who committed the attack without any supporting evidence.  Make… (read more)

Why a War Against Iran Will be the “Nail in a Coffin” for U.S. Hegemony in the Middle East

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News - President Donald Trump was recently interviewed on Fox Business and was asked about Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani’s statement calling the White House “Mentally Retarded” and if the U.S. was going to have a war against Iran and he said “Well, I hope we don’t, but we’re in a very strong… (read more)

A World Without Dollars? Are We Approaching the End of America’s Financial Order?

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – For Washington, the U.S. dollar is leverage, a financial weapon to dominate the world economy, to impose its foreign policy agendas and to secure a steady flow of natural resources over sovereign countries who use the currency. In the last decade or so, the reputation of the U.S…. (read more)

The Crisis in Venezuela: It’s All About the Oil in Washington’s Backyard

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Washington wants to bring democracy to the Venezuelan people because they are suffering at the hands of a brutal dictator who starves his own people. At least, that is what the mainstream-media (MSM) wants you to believe especially the Pro-Trump network, FOX News. Trump wrote on twitter that… (read more)

Operation #Northern Shield: Countdown to Another Israel-Hezbollah War?

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News –The State of Israel has conducted an operation to destroy tunnels on the Israeli side of the what is internationally known as the Blue Line between Israel and Lebanon. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) tweeted “We have just launched Operation Northern Shield to expose and neutralize cross-border attack tunnels… (read more)

Conjuring Up the Next Depression

Chris Hedges, Truth Dig – During the financial crisis of 2008, the world’s central banks, including the Federal Reserve, injected trillions of dollars of fabricated money into the global financial system. This fabricated money has created a worldwide debt of $325 trillion, more than three times global GDP. The fabricated money was hoarded by banks… (read more)

The Weaponization of the US Dollar: Crashing Currency Chaos Spreads Across the Global South

Pepe Escobar, Information Clearinghouse – The Iranian rial: crash. The Turkish lira: crash. The Argentine peso: crash. The Brazilian real: crash. There are multiple, complex, parallel vectors at play in this wilderness of crashing currencies. Turkey’s case is heavily influenced by the bubble of easy credit created by European banks. Argentina’s problem is mostly to… (read more)

What Should Putin Do?

Paul Craig Roberts, Information Clearinghouse – Andrei Martyanov has answered my question. I agree with everything Martyanov says. But I believe my question remains unanswered. Probably it is my fault. Perhaps I framed the question so sharply that it came across as an attack on Putin’s level-headed policy. Also, my use of the phrase “turning… (read more)

Humanitarian Crisis: Thousands of Hurricane Maria Deaths in Puerto Rico. New Study

Stephen Lendman, Global Research – Puerto Rico is America’s Okinawa, Japan’s poorest prefecture – the rights, needs and welfare of people on both islands largely ignored.  Okinawans are harmed by America’s presence, including rapes, murders, and other crimes committed by US military personnel, unacceptable noise, pollution, environmental contamination, and use of valued public land for… (read more)

A Currency War against Pakistan? The U.S. Puts “Pakistan on Notice” for Harboring Terrorists as Pakistan Considers Using the Yuan to Trade with China

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – The Trump administration sent its U.S. Vice President Mike Pence to Kabul, Afghanistan in what was described as a surprise visit and warned Pakistan that they are “on notice” for being a “safe haven” for the Taliban and other terrorist organizations. It seems that the Trump administration is… (read more)

The Coming War on Lebanon: Israel, Saudi Arabia and the U.S. Prepare for a Long-Planned Middle East War

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Washington’s plan to oust Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has ultimately failed. Now Lebanon seems to be in the cross-hairs with tensions between Israel and Hezbollah on the same level that led to the 2006 Lebanon war. There is also the possibility that a new offensive against Syria that… (read more)

A Currency War Will Escalate as China’s ‘Petro-Yuan’ is Set to Challenge the U.S. Military-Backed ‘Petro-Dollar’

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – One quote that always crosses my mind regarding the decline of the U.S. dollar and the state of geopolitics associated with it, is by Gerald Celente, founder of the Trends Research Institute who said that “When all else fails, they take you to war.” As the U.S. dollar… (read more)

Trump, Israel and the Pursuit of War on Iran: Trump Hopes that Iran will Violate Nuclear Deal

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News - The Trump administration is relentless in its push for war against Iran. The New York Times reported that Trump has ordered his national security aides to find a way to accuse the Iranian government of violating its nuclear agreement they signed in 2015 with what is known as the… (read more)

Afghanistan and the Curse of Natural Resources: The Trump Administration Continues America’s Longest War

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – In a 2015 interview with CNN, Trump said that invading Afghanistan in 2001 was a “terrible mistake,” however, he maintained that U.S. troops would need to stay because the Afghan government would collapse. He did say that “we made a terrible mistake getting involved there in the first… (read more)