• 308 days Will The ECB Continue To Hike Rates?
  • 308 days Forbes: Aramco Remains Largest Company In The Middle East
  • 310 days Caltech Scientists Succesfully Beam Back Solar Power From Space
  • 709 days Could Crypto Overtake Traditional Investment?
  • 714 days Americans Still Quitting Jobs At Record Pace
  • 716 days FinTech Startups Tapping VC Money for ‘Immigrant Banking’
  • 719 days Is The Dollar Too Strong?
  • 720 days Big Tech Disappoints Investors on Earnings Calls
  • 720 days Fear And Celebration On Twitter as Musk Takes The Reins
  • 722 days China Is Quietly Trying To Distance Itself From Russia
  • 722 days Tech and Internet Giants’ Earnings In Focus After Netflix’s Stinker
  • 726 days Crypto Investors Won Big In 2021
  • 727 days The ‘Metaverse’ Economy Could be Worth $13 Trillion By 2030
  • 727 days Food Prices Are Skyrocketing As Putin’s War Persists
  • 730 days Pentagon Resignations Illustrate Our ‘Commercial’ Defense Dilemma
  • 730 days US Banks Shrug off Nearly $15 Billion In Russian Write-Offs
  • 733 days Cannabis Stocks in Holding Pattern Despite Positive Momentum
  • 734 days Is Musk A Bastion Of Free Speech Or Will His Absolutist Stance Backfire?
  • 734 days Two ETFs That Could Hedge Against Extreme Market Volatility
  • 736 days Are NFTs About To Take Over Gaming?
Billionaires Are Pushing Art To New Limits

Billionaires Are Pushing Art To New Limits

Welcome to Art Basel: The…

How The Ultra-Wealthy Are Using Art To Dodge Taxes

How The Ultra-Wealthy Are Using Art To Dodge Taxes

More freeports open around the…

Another Retail Giant Bites The Dust

Another Retail Giant Bites The Dust

Forever 21 filed for Chapter…

  1. Home
  2. Markets
  3. Other

The Secret US Geo-Economic Strategy

PART I - The Petro$ Imperative

with Special Guest
Author & Freelance Writer
& Gordon T Long & John Rubino
28 Minutes, 49 Slides

Oil has always been the global chess game of Geo-Political power. F. William Engdahl suggests this is still the case but with some major modern day twists such as:

  • The Petro$$,
  • The US$ Reserve Status,
  • The REAL science of oil.

The source of global Geo-political tensions stem from the interplay of these three tenets.

Since the US energy crisis of the early 70's, oil has only be traded in US dollars. Those who have challenged this such as Iraq's Saddam Hussein and Libya's Muammar Gaddafi were quickly removed from power. Iran's recent opening of a bourse to trade oil in non US currencies is now under threat.

The issue in the middle east is not about capturing oil but rather the enforcement of trading oil in US dollars to sustain the US dollar as the Global Reserve currency. Any shift in this policy has profound implications to the US which has over $6B US dollars presently held as currency reserves abroad.

But what if oil was in fact a renewal resource and was found to be leaking from the core of the earth? What would that mean to the global balance of power and the wealth of those controlling real global power?

  • What if the Strategic Defense Initiative (Star Wars) was not a defensive measure but in reality an offensive first strike preemptive nuclear weapon?
  • Why are NATO weapons being placed in the former east bloc countries, which are now part of NATO, and pointed at Russia?
  • Why is Obama's Asian Pivot actually aimed at China and now seen as a threat by them?

These and other questions are raised and answered in this fascinating dialogue between F William Engdahl, John Rubino and Gordon T Long.

When you follow the money as these three do, these questions can be answered! You may not like the answers, but you need to understand the Geo-Economic realities at play if you are going to protect your investments.

Geo-Political events can quickly move worried markets..... and they normally do!

Video: PART I - The Petro$ Imperative

28 Minutes, 49 Slides


Back to homepage

Leave a comment

Leave a comment