BRICs

Suddenly, "De-Dollarization" Is A Thing

"For what seems like decades, other countries have been tiptoeing away from their dependence on the US dollar. These were challenges to the dollar’s dominance, but they weren’t mortal threats. What’s happening lately, however, is a lot more serious. "

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Gold is currently up over 15% for the year, silver by nearly 12%. Both offer financial safe havens during times of war. All parties involved in the current geopolitical fracas are big holders of gold. Two of them, Russia and China are enabling the trade of the precious metal for key commodities.

The Dangerous Decline Of U.S. Hegemony

"The bigger picture behind Official Washington’s hysteria over Russia, Syria and North Korea is the image of a decaying but dangerous American hegemon resisting the start of a new multipolar order..."

Endless Regional Chaos: American Presence In Afghanistan Explained

"The geographic location of Afghanistan has always occupied a central role in many geopolitical studies. Donald Trump’s reasons for reinforcing US troops in the region are driven by the continuing US need to prevent a complete Eurasian integration among regional powers..."

South Korea Proposes Full Oil, Currency Blockade Of North; China Says No

"It's time for the U.N. Security Council to seriously consider ways to block North Korea's sources of foreign currency, including a halt to oil supplies to the North and a ban on its exportation of laborers," said South Korea president Moon during a telephone call with Vladimir Putin.