The first financial world war has begun, over oil. Bet on the Saudi Princes to win.

Summary: We have not begun a new era of low oil prices, fruits of new tech and a beneficent Fate. Low oil prices are the wreckage of an ongoing war -- a financial war waged by the Saudi Princes for control of the world oil markets. We can predict who will win but only guess … Continue reading The first financial world war has begun, over oil. Bet on the Saudi Princes to win.

A new world comes, probably one with no place for our “lords of finance”

Summary:  The world changes as new great powers arise. The rules of international law and commerce will evolve to meet their standards of what's right and proper. That new world order might have no place for the financial privateers, like hedge fund manager George Soros, who loot the world under the protection of the USA … Continue reading A new world comes, probably one with no place for our “lords of finance”

Global Trends 2025: the National Intelligence Council’s 2025 Project

Summary:  Have you not been regularly reading the New York Times?  The US government has, at vast expense, commissioned a project to bring your vision of the future up to speed.  The speed of the New York Times Editors, that is.  Reading this guarantees that you will be surprised by every major development over the … Continue reading Global Trends 2025: the National Intelligence Council’s 2025 Project

Rumors of financial war: Russia vs. US

Summary:  Did the United States conduct a successful financial "raid" on Russia?  These rumors might not be true -- probably are not true -- but then so many stories that start wars are false.  Remember the Maine!  More seriously, these rumors signal that the possibility of financial warfare is on the minds of key people.  Probably … Continue reading Rumors of financial war: Russia vs. US

Two essential texts in the theory and practice of financial warfare

Summary:  Fourth generation warfare takes place in a virtual space of the mind as earlier generations of war were waged in physical space.  The battle for the moral high ground occurs in the media.  Another battlefield are the markets, with flows of money replacing blitzkriegs by panzers.  Here are excepts from two works about financial warfare, one … Continue reading Two essential texts in the theory and practice of financial warfare