This second part of the article focuses on the American involvement with various terror groups, and how it was used to target and undermine its economic competitors.
Initially, Saudi Arabia supplied the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) with money only. After 1954, when Nasser cracked down on the MB, Saudi Arabia provided an important refuge for the MB, and many of its members flocked to the kingdom. This migration occurred just as the US was giving up on Nasser and turning to Saudi Arabia.
Europe and the West faced an unprecedented social crisis as shock waves of a brutal war in Syria spread around the world. The ISIS, or Islamic State erupted violently onto the world stage in 2014 proclaiming a Global Caliphate.
It is my assumption that this time around, the US is once again going to see a successful end to this new strategy. The war in Syria is not going to end. Rather it is going to suck in more players from around the world. All the while, America is going to sit back, manipulate events, and watch all their opponents fall one by one. It will suit America to keep the fire stoked in Syria.
Most people don’t understand what derivatives are. Unlike stocks and bonds, a derivative is not an investment in anything real. Rather, a derivative is a legal bet on the future value or performance of something else. Just as one can bet on the horse, or the outcome of a sports game, financiers in London and New York make multi-billion dollar bets on how interest rates, foreign exchange rates, and share prices will perform in the future; or on what credit instruments are likely to default.
This a very brief background on the two most powerful financial empires in modern history. The world has never seen anything like this before. In past history, many other great and powerful financial dynasties existed. The difference between then and now was that the current financial dynasties are global, and operate below the radar.
Since the dramatic release of a US militaty film of a American helicopter shooting of unarmed Iraqis, Wikileaks has gained global notoriety and credibility as a daring website that releases sensitive material to the public from whistleblowers within various government departments.
Iraq had suffered a calamitious defeat in March 1991, when a combined force of 34 countries headed by the US and Britain defeated Iraqi forces under Saddam Hussein. A year earlier, Iraq had invaded Kuwait, for financial reasons. The US pushed Iraqi forces out of Kuwait, but did not invade Iraq. Iraq was broken economically. And contained.