China ‘soon to become Venezuela’s main trade partner’

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FinancialSense.com: “The biggest geostrategic change of the past decade overlooked by Washington policy wonks in their fixation on their self-proclaimed “war on terror” is that Latin America has been throwing off the shackles of the Monroe Doctrine.” (emphasis added)

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Iran – Are our Governments Playing with Fire ?

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“The first oil in the Middle East was found in Iran in 1908 by the predecessor of BP.”

“In June 1953, the US Secret Service orchestrated a coup, known as Operation Ajax. It led to the creation of a national oil company, which promptly made a deal with the so-called Consortium, in which American companies took about half of what had been BP’s exclusive position.”

“Pressures are again mounting against Iran, which, like Libya, had decided to trade its oil in national currency rather than the dollar.” Continue reading

Advancing U.S.-Canada Economic, Energy and Security Integration

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In other words, more Canadian oil is needed to fuel the U.S. war machine. This all ties in with the perimeter security deal and further removing trade barriers. It is part of U.S. efforts to secure more access and control of Canadian resources.”   

As part of a continental security perimeter arrangement, Canada could be forced to comply with any new U.S. requirements, regardless of the risks they may pose to privacy and civil liberties.”   Dana Gabriel Continue reading