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Qatar Begins Turning Its Back On The US Dollar

Over the past two years, Qatar has conducted over $86 billion worth of transactions in Chinese Yuan and has signed other agreements with China that encourage further economic cooperation.

Middle East At Point Of No Return As Saudi-Qatar Rift Deepens

The challenges MBS faces are enormous. Due to lower hydrocarbon revenues, he will need to change an oil-based economy into a more open, liberal and high-tech economy, capable of taking on global competition in these fields... While the Saudi leading ulema have pledged allegiance to the new crown prince, the reality remains complex... At the same time, the region is at a point of no return if the Syria-Iran and Qatar issues are not solved soon.

How America Armed Terrorists In Syria

Three-term Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard’'s "Stop Arming Terrorists Act" challenges for the first time in Congress a U.S. policy toward the conflict in the Syrian civil war that should have set off alarm bells long ago...

How The Fed Helps The US Spy On Foreign Governments

It's widely known that the Federal Reserve has been tasked by Congress with a "dual mandate" to maintain maintain stable consumer-goods prices, low unemployment and - oh yeah - buoyant equity prices.  However, as Reuters revealed on Monday, the central bank has another legally binding obligation that might upset some of its clients: Helping US intelligence agencies spy on foreign governments.