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Legendary investors states sanctions against Russia have actually helped their economy, not hurt it

Famous intellect Albert Einstein once coined the definition of insanity to be when one does the same things over and over and expects a different result.  And while Washington's use of economic sanctions may have achieved a certain amount of success a couple of decades ago when they were used against Iraq leading up to the Gulf War in 1991, and Hussein's final ouster in 2003, they have proven themselves to ...

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Iran places sanctions on U.S. defense companies for their support of Israeli ‘atrocities’ against Palestinians

While more of a symbolic gesture than one that will have actual economic consequences, on March 26 Iran issued sanctions against several U.S. defense companies for their supplying Israel with the arms that allegedly were a part of 'atrocities' committed against Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank. As with the counter sanctions Russia imposed upon Europe following the U.S.'s sanctioning of certain Russia ...

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As Silicon Valley funds lawsuits to protect their cheap foreign labor, Amazon comes clean on breaking U.S. sanctions with Iran

As the Trump administration begins to learn that much of the money going to organizations who are submitting lawsuits in court to try to stop his lawful immigration restrictions has come from Silicon Valley corporations like Google and Facebook, one of these tech giants appears to be sweating a bit over a potential investigation that could end up being quite costly. This is because the online retail giant A ...

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U.S. immigration ban on terrorist labeled countries leading Iran to announce ban on the dollar

As President Donald Trump continues to follow through with his promises of extreme vetting of incoming foreigners into the United States, one nation on the list of banned travel is taking the tet a tet to the next level.  On Jan. 30, the government of Iran announced that in response to their being placed on a list of seven known 'terrorist' countries by the Trump Administration, they will enact a ban themse ...

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Iran looking to forge even stronger ties with Russia as they finalize a trade agreement with the EEU

With Russia already having strong ties to the Shiite sect of Islam through their military pact with Syria, it is only natural that Iran would also find them a willing ally within the divided Middle East.  And with the work they have already done together in building Iran's nuclear facilities, Tehran is now looking to increase that partnership by forging a trade agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union (EE ...

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Russia and Iran working on a new banking system that bypasses the dollar

So... what would you do if you are one of the two countries that have been put under the Damocles Sword of dollar based economic sanctions in the past decade? You can A. - Impose reverse sanctions of your own B. - Impose reverse sanctions on allies of the United States C. - Go black market like Iran did for a decade when they traded oil for gold through Turkey Or D. - Pick up your ball and go play at a fiel ...

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Iran looking to open new banks in Germany so they can sell oil directly to Europe in Euros not dollars

On Sept. 5, officials in Iran reported that they will be opening up two new banks in Munich, Germany with the purpose of getting a foothold in Europe's financial arena so that by the end of the year they can start selling oil to the continent in Euros rather than dollars. Even prior to the decade's long sanctions imposed upon them by the United Nations and United States, Iran had not had any financial influ ...

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Analysts declare OPEC as finished, which opens door for power vacuum in energy sphere

As last week's OPEC meeting in Vienna came to a close, once again no consensus was formed on price and production levels, leaving OPEC to now be what many analysts are calling, a dead and finished organization. For the entire year, and especially after the U.S. removed sanctions from Iran to allow them to start selling oil in the public markets again, OPEC has been split between production increases and fre ...

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Removal of sanctions on Iran have suddenly made the Middle Eastern economy the new frontier

The nation of Iran has waited close to a decade to remove their U.S. imposed shackles and break out of sanctions that forced the oil producer to seek revenues from black market mechanisms.  But in just a few short months since Washington signed an agreement with Tehran to have their sanctions lifted, they are suddenly being courted by countries desperate to find a new market for their exports. And like Afri ...

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Think $30 oil is bad? Get ready for $20 now that Iran has officially re-entered the market

Saturday the 16th of January was officially D-Day for the collapsing oil markets as it is now the time for Iran to enter in with its sanction held supplies, and prepared coming production.  And if the world economy thought Friday's $29 oil was bad for markets, just wait for what the introduction of Iranian supplies does for these markets going forward. For nearly a decade, economic sanctions against Iran ha ...

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Putin calls out G20 nations for funding ISIS

If there is one thing Russian President Vladimir Putin is a master at is gathering and holding intelligence until it can be used for a strategic purpose.  Many sources believe that Putin holds disastrous intel on what really happened to the Twin Towers on 9/11, and more recently, his information on what really happened to flight MH17 kept the Dutch from crucifying Russia in the aftermath of the tragedy. And ...

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Forget Syria, Iran and Saudi Arabia moving into Russian camp

One of the most poignant and important things about the ongoing Russian occupation in Syria is that President Assad invited Putin to send in troops and arms to fight Islamic terror groups, while the U.S. led ISIS and militant rebels are little more than rogue offenders seeking to illegally bring down a sovereign government.  And despite all the rhetoric being used against Russia by the Western media, suppor ...

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