The Dollar is King! But for how long and at what price?

November 4, 2014

Oil is down and the dollar is up. There are already predictions of a great new global restructuring. This is good news for many. It undermines Putin and Iran. It keeps more money in the pockets of American consumers. It keeps Federal borrowing costs low. There are many things to like about current trends. And, […]

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Al Qaeda Planning Economic Jihad

October 28, 2014

A new English-language publication from al Qaeda is calling for economic jihad against America, Israel, and the West more broadly. The publication was premiered this year to recruit in English-speaking areas. The article is quite clear in its intention of economic warfare. The threats mentioned directly match what was previously written in an al Qaeda timeline provided […]

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Anti-American Sentiment is Building

October 25, 2014

One of the ways we are losing the global economic war is simple arrogance. We assume that the world wants dollars and will always want dollars. But the truth is that no reserve currency lasts forever. And, much of the world resents our control of the global monetary system. We are viewed as abusing power […]

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Is the Stock Market Decline a Russian Economic Weapon?

October 16, 2014

Since 2008, we have warned America that a global economic war was underway. We saw serious battles in place during the 2008-09 financial crisis. We’ve seen numerous battles since then but nothing like what is happening right now. Our challenges have rarely been greater; our opponents rarely bolder. The economic war should be obvious for anyone […]

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Why is Putin Smiling?

October 6, 2014

The Russian economy appears to be in trouble. The ruble is collapsing. Oil prices are cratering and oil is Russia’s primary output. The dollar has strengthened for nine straight weeks. And yet, Vladimir Putin seems unperturbed. He powers on in efforts to build a new alliance that challenges the dollar and the Western financial system. […]

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But China is our Friend…Right?

September 24, 2014

It was an interesting week last week. For one thing, Chinese company Alibaba debuted as the largest IPO in the history of the world. Larger than the Initial Public Offerings of Facebook, Twitter, Google, Apple, and Microsoft combined. At the same time, there was a Senate report indicating that China hacked U.S. military contractors in […]

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Understanding How We are Losing the Global Economic War

September 15, 2014

In our last post, we explained that the United States is an Empire falling. Part of the reason we are falling is that other nations are active in the global economic war, fully aware of the stakes, and recognizing the tide of history. Future wars may be military but not exclusively. Putin knows this as […]

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Empires Rise and Fall

September 14, 2014

An interesting recent chart from Deutsche Bank explains why American arrogance is out of touch. One of the primary arguments against economic warfare has been that the U.S. economy is too essential to the world. The assumption is that America has been and will remain the single most important nation on earth. It seems we […]

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We Are Not Alone

September 9, 2014

Image Credit: NASA/ESA/Alexander Gerst No, this isn’t some “aliens are among us” blog post. But, the way some people (especially the leadership in Washington) responded to our message a few years ago, it sure seemed that way. So much has happened and the signs are so obvious that even former doubters have recently reached out […]

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Surprise, Surprise; American Banks Hacked Following Sanctions

August 28, 2014

We’ve been consistent since the summer of 2008 in private conversations, 2009 with reports to the government, 2011 in this blog, 2012 with the NY Times bestseller Secret Weapon and 2014 with Game Plan. We’ve told you that this is a global economic war. We pointed out Russian warnings that they could crash the American financial system in […]

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