Geopolitics, Global Economy

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 do with the neoliberal austerity…

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Geopolitics, Global Economy

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 the other cheek” could have…

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Colonialism & Occupation, Geopolitics, Global Economy

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 imperial purposes – hostile to…

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Colonialism & Occupation, Geopolitics, Global Economy

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 putting any nation on notice…

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Colonialism & Occupation, Geopolitics, Global Economy, Media Analysis

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 might take place as Washington…

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Geopolitics, Global Economy, The New Economy, World History

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 continues to lose its status…

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Geopolitics, Global Economy, Media Analysis

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 P5+1 under the Obama Administration.…

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Colonialism & Occupation, Geopolitics, Global Economy, Media Analysis

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 place,” and that “it’s a…

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Geopolitics, Global Economy

Trump Administration Green Light’s “Regime Change” in Venezuela

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley said that the Trump administration “wants to prevent another conflict like Syria, North Korea or South Sudan” in Venezuela which is a code phrase for “regime change.” According to a May 17th report by the Associated Press (AP): Haley said the U.S. intention wasn’t to be “intrusive”…

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Geopolitics, Global Economy, World History

Trump, Saudi Arabia and the War on Yemen

Trump to Strengthen U.S. –Saudi Alliance to Confront the Iranian Threat in the Middle East Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – On April 2nd, The Yemen News Agency (SABA) reported that US-Saudi war planes struck several targets including private and public properties across several provinces in Yemen: The US-Saudi aggression war planes continued heinous strikes against citizens, causing heavy…

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Geopolitics, Global Economy, World History

Cambodia Rejects US War Debt, Slams US Imperial Brutality

teleSUR / uj-CM -Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, who has been calling for the cancellation of the debt since President Donald Trump was elected, rejected paying it, saying, “I have not sent an official letter to Trump asking him to cancel the debt … They brought bombs and dropped them on Cambodia and (now) demand Cambodian people to pay.”  Speaking at…

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Education & Society, Geopolitics, Global Economy

Vatican Bankers, CIA Gladios & Trafficantes

This is the first of a new series of videos concerning the Vatican, the CIA and their connections to banking, pedophilia rings, child-trafficking and organ harvesting.  We begin this series by providing some historical context so that anyone seeing this information for the first time can quickly verify some of these facts and gradually move on to more recent events…

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Geopolitics, Global Economy, Media Analysis

The U.S. Elections and the Aftermath: Will Hillary Clinton be Indicted? Will Trump Start a News Network Channel?

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – As the U.S. elections come to a close, the newly-elected President of the United States will run one of the most dangerous empires in human history. Regardless of whatever comes out of the FBI investigation concerning Hillary Clinton’s ‘Classified’ email scandal, she will most likely not go to prison, at least anytime soon. Clinton…

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Geopolitics, Global Economy, Media Analysis

The ‘Panama Papers’ and ‘Regime Change’: Who is Behind ‘The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists’ (ICIJ)?

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) is based right in the belly of the beast, Washington D.C. The ICIJ is an offshoot of the Center for Public Integrity (CPI). In an interesting note, ultra-propagandist CNN’s Christiane Amanpour was a former board member of the organization. The CPI is also funded by the…

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