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US Has Gone Rogue with SWIFT’s Iran Cutoff

SWIFT cut a raft of Iranian banks – including the country’s central bank – off from its system on Monday, having come under pressure from the US to do so. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that the move is “the right decision to protect the integrity of the international financial system.” Continue reading US Has Gone Rogue with SWIFT’s Iran Cutoff

The Latest US Sanctions Point to a Declining World Superpower

On Monday 6th of August the United States imposed a fresh set of sanctions on Iran. These are intended as a prelude to even stronger sanctions to take effect in November. The clearly stated intention is to break the Iranian governments will to resist American demands, and to cause such domestic pain that the Iranian people Will rise in revolt against their government and bring about the long sought after (by the Americans) regime change. Continue reading The Latest US Sanctions Point to a Declining World Superpower