Trump Confounds the Nuclear Warmongers; Now For the Wall Street Free-Traders!

Trump Confounds the Nuclear Warmongers; Now For the Wall Street Free-Traders!

The European geopoliticians around London, and the American neo-cons and liberal imperialists, are so "deranged" by the continuing series of impossible summits which began in Singapore with President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un of North Korea, that is is clear their policy can really be eradicated.

The substantive problems being discussed at these meetings, especially involving the United States and Russia, are very difficult to solve. But the threat of thermonuclear war these geopoliticians are all too willing to risk, is being driven down. And the new economic and diplomatic paradigm launched around China's Belt and Road Initiative, is providing the means to replace it entirely, with great-power cooperation for the economic and scientific progress of mankind.

But geopolitics can't be killed off while the menace of "free trade" runs rampant. 

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After the Helsinki Summit, Trump Threatens Iran in ALL CAPS tweet

After the Helsinki Summit, Trump Threatens Iran in ALL CAPS tweet

A week has passed since the Trump-Putin summit, and a RogueMoney reader asked me for my thoughts on the outcome. Rather than give the stock answer of ‘it’s too soon to say’, I thought I’d do what analysts do and emphasize the knowns, then contrast those with the greater part that remain ‘known unknowns’ in the ongoing negotiations to defuse Cold War II (or more accurately, to revive the USA’s geoeconomic fortunes because Kissingerian realists in Washington realized by 2016 fighting Russia, China and Iran all at once while dominating the EU, Japan and the Koreas was no longer feasible). The problem with this traditional analytical framework including labels like ‘realism’ vs. neo-conservativism, is that Trump defies easy characterization.

On the one hand, Trump appears to sincerely want to improve U.S.-Russia relations because he has taken more heat for this than any other aspect of his platform, culminating in this week’s insane allegations that he has committed ‘treason’ by questioning the ‘intelligence community’ finding that Russia interfered in the 2016 elections in support of his candidacy. On the other hand, on Sunday night Trump escalated his anti-Iran rhetoric, hours after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) delivered a speech in southern California calling for a 1980s Reaganesque policy of rollback against the Islamic Republic.

Screen shot from: Russia’s Vesti News/First Channel

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Trump Derangement Syndrome in Full Meltdown After Helsinki Summit and Massive Tsarist Era Gold Shipwreck Reported in Far East

Trump Derangement Syndrome in Full Meltdown After Helsinki Summit and Massive Tsarist Era Gold Shipwreck Reported in Far East

The following is a roundup of the @FinanceExaminer Ken “the Shotgun Professor” Schortgen Jr’s posts about the hysteria surrounding the Trump-Putin summit and the intriguing discovery of a Russo-Japanese war era shipwreck reportedly containing over $100 billion in gold bars. Even if the estimate of what can be salvaged from the Far Eastern waters proves overly optimistic, the shipwreck underlines the massive mineral wealth the Russian treasury possessed on the eve of World War I that Moscow’s historic enemies in the City of London coveted, and eventually plundered while using the mass murdering Bolsheviks as their agents. — JWS

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China beginning to focus on lifeblood of global economy in Trade War by halting oil purchases from U.S. in favor of Iran

China beginning to focus on lifeblood of global economy in Trade War by halting oil purchases from U.S. in favor of Iran

The Russian Analyst wrote about this trend in the previous article, and Ken Schortgen Jr. confirms it citing RT.com — the Trump Administration’s efforts to isolate Iran are mostly succeeding in diverting Iranian crude from European and Indian refiners to the Chinese. This may have interesting implications for the joint U.S.-Israel-Saudi efforts to squeeze Tehran, particularly given Dr. Jim Willie’s claim that Beijing has quietly been seeking to make two of its leading oil suppliers the Saudis and Iranians ‘play nice’. — JWS

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Trump Is Going for Game-changing Solutions

Trump Is Going for Game-changing Solutions

President Donald Trump's insistence on a personal summit with Russian President Putin looks stronger than ever, with the welcome breakdown of the most violent opponent of that summit — and the center of geopolitical war schemes — the British government. Russian-American collaboration is central to the possible end to 25 years' perpetual "regime-change" wars and terrorism, allowing, then, the possibility of economic development spreading across South Asia and North Africa. Better, a four-power collaboration of America, Russia, India, and China can provide a new, non-geopolitical strategic framework for peace. Lyndon LaRouche showed already more than two decades ago that there is no reason for the existence of NATO, and that this four-power collaboration is the new basis for security and peace.

Sputnik photo of Putin and Trump by: Mikhael Klimentyev

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Are Trump's Trade Wars truly aimed at China and Europe, or are they really being instituted to kill the globalists and central bankers?

Are Trump's Trade Wars truly aimed at China and Europe, or are they really being instituted to kill the globalists and central bankers?

The North Korea gambit provided us with a very acute insight to how President Trump operates.  On one hand he publicly insulted and vilified North Korea and their leader Kim Jung-Un, but behind the scenes he proved that this was all just Kabuki Theater for the masses since he was not only able to achieve what the last few Presidents could not in formulating a denuclearization of the peninsula, but also in potentially ending a war that had been ongoing for almost 70 years.

So with this in mind we must look well below the surface when it comes to the Trade War that President Trump has initiated across the globe, and try to determine whether his motives are truly directed at China and the European continent, or if they are really focused towards destroying the central banker dream of achieving globalism and a new world order.

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China appears to be setting up Dubai to be the gateway to both Europe and Africa along their new Silk Road

China appears to be setting up Dubai to be the gateway to both Europe and Africa along their new Silk Road

While there are countless theories as to why President Trump has helped plunge the world into a global trade war at this time, it has not stopped China from continuing their quest to rebuild the old Silk Road here in modern times.

And not unlike the Silk Road of the past, where trade was conducted freely at ports, cities, and even outposts all along a route that encompassed thousands of miles, China's new version is very similar in that they are working towards bypassing bureaucratic authorities over trade (WTO, reserve currency use, sovereign regulation) and bringing a return to a time when nations set trade agreements based on each other's respective needs, and in their own currencies.

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Trade wars have begun as U.S. triggers global event through initial salvo of $34 billion in tariffs

Trade wars have begun as U.S. triggers global event through initial salvo of $34 billion in tariffs

On July 6 the rhetoric finally ended and the Trade Wars have begun.

At the start of Friday trading over in Asia, a series of tariffs were kicked off by the United States against China to the tune of $34 billion.  Shortly after, China retaliated with their own tariffs of the same amount, suggesting that for now escalation will be done on a case by case or tit for tat basis.

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This Is the Moment for Change

This Is the Moment for Change

Two events of the day point the way for how the New Silk Road paradigm is the means to overcome what is currently being whipped up in the Trans-Atlantic as inevitable, insoluble strife: the migrant crisis and trade war.

In the Americas, Bolivian President Evo Morales met in Beijing today with President Xi Jinping, and signed commitments for Belt and Road collaboration between Bolivia and China. Morales said it will mean economic development and peace throughout the continent. Also in China, is a delegation from the Dominican Republic, conferring on economic projects and business in the Caribbean. Generalized across Ibero-America, this activity--along with defeating the narco-criminals--can end the poverty and danger driving millions to flee their homelands. At present, 200 million out of the 650 million-plus people in Ibero-America and the Caribbean live in poverty, which can all be changed.

Secondly, the Japanese government is now working on specifics for first-ever cooperation with China on joint ventures in third countries, under the Belt and Road framework. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this week spoke of how Japan's "infrastructure exports" can be done on a collaborative basis. A task force is at work on selecting priority projects. This is a powerhouse arrangement.

Photo: Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) shakes hands with Bolivian President Juan Evo Morales Ayma during a welcoming ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, June 19, 2018. Xi Jinping held talks with Juan Evo Morales Ayma on Tuesday. (Xinhua/Li Xueren)

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Major Changes Can Keep Coming, Trump And Xi Can Solve Both Trade and Immigration

Major Changes Can Keep Coming, Trump And Xi Can Solve Both Trade and Immigration

The summit just accomplished in Singapore has already changed the relations of nations in Asia for the better, showed President Donald Trump's unusual leadership capacity, and should be changing the way Europeans and Americans look at what is possible. The very real potential is now emerging for an early summit of Presidents Trump and Putin, absolutely critical to ending 15 years' continuous disasters of war in Southwest Asia and North Africa. And there can be more "game-changers" — no crisis situation is fixed at this moment, if citizens and leaders will move optimistically for peace and mutual economic development.

Above all, this is a time when many should be joining with the Schiller Institute and LaRouche Political Action Committee, who for decades since the Berlin Wall fell, have held the torch for a "new paradigm" of economic and scientific progress and peace. What is happening in Asia through the New Silk Road and the Korea summits, can "break out" in Europe and the United States if there are any forceful leaders for cooperation of major nations' cooperation — as President Trump has shown he is.

Helga Zepp-LaRouche's call for an EU summit next week which actually solves the migrant crisis there — by European nations joining China in the economic development of Africa — is now circulating internationally in many languages; now the same solution has been proposed in China's Global Times newspaper. Her call should go out far and wide, to trigger action, and action now.

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May the Space Force Be With You

May the Space Force Be With You

Judging by the general tone of his twitter feed, @VicSepulveda probably didn’t intend for this meme graphic of Darth Trump to be such a compliment. Nevertheless, mark this day on your calendar: June 18, 2018. Today, the President of the United States officially directed the creation of the sixth branch of the American military. The ‘Space Force’ is now about to join the Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and Marine Corps. If only you knew the power of the dark side….

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Oman Is A Key Regional Partner In The Belt And Road Initiative

Oman Is A Key Regional Partner In The Belt And Road Initiative

We have discussed previously on many occasions, that the Middle East will become a major hub within the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).  This is none more apparent than in Oman, which has already seen considerable Chinese investment, whereby China intends to invest up to 11 billion US dollars in Duqm, an Omani fishing village situated between the Gulfs of Oman and Aden.

The Duqm Special Economic Zone (SEZAD) is a significant development within Oman’s intention to diversify its economy beyond the oil and gas sectors. A Chinese consortium, consisting of six private firms, is currently developing over 25 projects for an industrial park consisting of a logistics centre, a commercial harbour and tourist site to include a solar energy operation, an automobile assembly factory and an oil refinery.

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The Chinese Dream (Китайская Мечта): What Moscow is Learning from Beijing's Success

The Chinese Dream (Китайская Мечта): What Moscow is Learning from Beijing's Success

When it comes to the Russia-China alliance, many Westerners tend to view it simplistically, basically as China buying oil and gas plus acquiring military technology from the Russians. The notion that the One Belt One Road (OBOR) goes both ways, and Moscow also has much to learn from Beijing’s tremendous success in lifting hundreds of millions out of poverty in less than two generations, is seldom acknowledged in Brussels, London or Washington. Yet as RogueMoney contributor London Paul of the Sirius Report likes to say, “Watch China and Russia” — because these two giants are the economic and security spearheads respectively to a post-dollar dominated, indeed a post-Western led world.

As the Russian Analyst noted in a previous post about the Valdai discussion group meetings in Shanghai of April 2018, several Chinese experts points of emphasis was greater cooperation between Russia and China in the media space. We see examples of this in RT launching a Chinese language channel in 2017 and more recently, in CGTN’s coverage of the 2018 St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). But these programs have mostly targeted international rather than domestic Russian audiences, even as polling data shows Russians rank China as their country’s greatest friend on the world stage, alongside former Soviet republics Belarus and Kazakhstan, and well ahead of European trading partners Germany and France. China requites this ‘love’, to the extent that the historically inward looking and vast Middle Kingdom can, with polling data showing Putin is the most admired world leader among 1.4 billion Chinese.

Late in May Russian TV extensively promoted a new documentary film titled “The Chinese Dream: Path to Revival” by Alexei Denisov. The title is suggestive, not only of China’s revival, but that of Russia as well.

Sputnik photo by: Sergey Guneev

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As nations divide over keeping or discarding the dollar based financial system, the primary alternatives are the Yuan, Ruble, and gold

As nations divide over keeping or discarding the dollar based financial system, the primary alternatives are the Yuan, Ruble, and gold

Global leaders and the elite are converging this week on two key annual events, and from rhetoric already being provided from a number of sources, this year's conferences at Bilderberg and the G-7 are sure to result in massive changes going forward for the global financial system.

At the heart of course is whether the United States and their dollar hegemonic system still has the power to lead rather than divide what is shaping up to be a historic sea change in the fabric of politics and finance.  And ironically the upcoming conferences may prove to be one of the final definitive moments of a movement that has been dedicated towards killing globalism and U.S. hegemony since just after the 2008 financial crisis.

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Jim Willie: Two key and inevitable events are upcoming that will change the scope of global finance and usher in a return of gold as money

Jim Willie: Two key and inevitable events are upcoming that will change the scope of global finance and usher in a return of gold as money

In his most recent Hat Trick Letter, Dr, Jim Willie pointed towards two inevitable events that will soon be coming that will change the global monetary and financial systems as we know it, and usher in a return to the world utilizing gold as money in some form and fashion.

Mentioning a few of his vast sources for collaboration, these events appear at least in part to be triggered by the crash or collapse of Western banks in Italy, Spain, and Germany which will cascade over to not only ones in the United States, but most probably the central banks as well.  And also the end of the Petrodollar as Saudi Arabia moves away from the dollar and into the arms of China.

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China appears to feel now is the time to fully internationalize the Yuan as rest of the world deals with chaos and turmoil

China appears to feel now is the time to fully internationalize the Yuan as rest of the world deals with chaos and turmoil

Whether it is the global trade war, populist movements in Europe seeking to end the Euro and EU, anti-dollar sentiment from Middle Eastern oil producers, or collapsing economies in South America, it appears that the ground is now set for China to go full bore towards internationalizing their currency.

In March China instituted the first real attack on the Petrodollar in the 45 years of its dominion by introducing a yuan-denominated oil futures contract.  And in just two months they have siphoned off 12% of the global oil trade formerly done in dollars.  And according to many sources, especially in Africa, desire for the Yuan over the dollar is growing an at ever increasing rate.

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Soul Contracts

Soul Contracts

Ronald Bernard appears to be doing well in Amsterdam. He sat down with humanity advocate Sacha Stone this month for a half hour interview. Bernard has reiterated that the number of people who really run the world only amount to about 8,500 soulless individuals (and as Lionel would say, we can drown them in our urine.) Among the topics discussed was the idea of the “soul contract,” the system that the Babylonian Banksters created whereby they reduce your human life to a tradeable contract and assign a monetary value to your mortality. I don’t remember voting for that, do you? A very engaging interview, to be sure, so click here to continue.

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The Obama Hit Men in the Russiagate Coup-Attempt Can No Longer Hide the British Controlling Hand

The Obama Hit Men in the Russiagate Coup-Attempt Can No Longer Hide the British Controlling Hand

As LaRouchePAC documented in the September 2017 investigative report "Robert Mueller Is an Amoral Legal Assassin," the entire Mueller witchhunt was set up and executed by British intelligence, willing to induce their assets in the Obama intelligence community to commit treason, to work with a foreign intelligence agency to impose regime-change on their former colony. According to the operative British intelligence officials — Christopher Steele and Sir Richard Dearlove of MI6, and former GCHQ director Robert Hannigan, among others — the crime of Donald Trump was to pursue friendly relations with Russia and China, and to threaten to restore the American System economic policies, to save the U.S. from British "free market" speculative destruction.

None of Trump's intentions have been realized as yet, in large part due to the Russiagate operation. On Sunday, Trump announced his intention to demand that the DOJ open an investigation into "whether or not the FBI/DOJ infiltrated or surveilled the Trump Campaign for political purposes," and whether or not the Obama Administration was part of it. Within hours, Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein tasked the DOJ Inspector General to do precisely that, stating that if it is shown to be true, they would "take appropriate action."

At the center of this is the desperate effort by the DOJ and the FBI to hide the identity of one Stefan Halper as the source whose exposure would somehow cause a disaster to Western Civilization. In fact, however, his name was not hard to discover and has been widely reported in the press. 

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U.S.-China Trade and a Needed Burst of Optimism for Americans

U.S.-China Trade and a Needed Burst of Optimism for Americans

Direct collaboration between President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping at the end of this week pulled China and the U.S. back from the brink of a highly dangerous potential trade war between the two countries, a scenario devoutly desired and orchestrated by the British Empire and their free-trade acolytes in Washington. The problem is not over, but a collaborative course has been struck for a win-win approach, and further negotiations will now proceed. Similarly, the extremely dangerous situation on the Korean Peninsula, which the British have also been trying to use as a trigger for a strategic showdown between the U.S. and Russia and China, has instead moved in the direction of cooperation for a peaceful resolution based on combined economic development in the region. In this case it was again the direct Trump-Xi channel that was decisive.

As both cases demonstrate, the worst of strategic dangers can be transformed into "the best of all possible worlds," when there is the political will to do so—as Helga Zepp-LaRouche has stressed.

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Trump's tearing up of Iran deal could backfire by opening up more nations to trade oil in China's new Yuan denominated market

Trump's tearing up of Iran deal could backfire by opening up more nations to trade oil in China's new Yuan denominated market

With President Trump announcing last week that the U.S. was pulling out of the 'Iran Deal', and subsequently threatening economic sanctions against any and all countries that continue with the agreement, the U.S. may have inadvertently shot themselves in the foot as this aggression may have provided an opening for faster expansion in China's new Yuan denominated oil market.

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