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From West to East;
Notes, Links & Glossary

Here you will find the full listing of the West to East notes, links and glossary that form part of the fascinating geopolitical book "From West to East – The Greatest Transfer of Power and Wealth in the History of Mankind". The book can be bought by clicking on the cover's image above or from Amazon.

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Full West to East Notes:

Chapter One

The Puppeteers

(1-1-1) http://sgtreport.com/2016/05/shadowring-the-power-behind-the-throne-chris-emery/

(1-1-2) http://freemindfilms.com/films/shadowring/

(1-1-3) https://www.lewrockwell.com/2014/05/anthony-wile/one-world-government/

In particular the answers to the last three questions of the above interview

(1-1-4) http://www.globalresearch.ca/one-world-governance-and-the-council-on-foreign-relations-we-shall-have-world-government-by-conquest-or-consent/5541363

(1-1-5) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtiOEpOnqtI

(1-1-6) http://www.endtimesdaily.com/articles-1/no-003-how-the-global-elitists-control-us-the-fed-amp-the-c-f-r

The Corporation of the City of London

(1-2-1) http://humansarefree.com/2013/11/the-british-crown-empire-and-city-of.html

(1-2-2) http://en.academic.ru/dic.nsf/enwiki/212804#History

The Bank of England and Waterloo

(1-3-1) http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/archive/Documents/history/historyfunctions.pdf

(1-3-2) http://www.globalresearch.ca/global-power-and-global-government-evolution-and-revolution-of-the-central-banking-system/14464?print=1

(1-3-3) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rothschild_family

(1-3-4) http://www.modernhistoryproject.org/mhp?Article=FinalWarning&C=1.4

(1-3-5) http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/quote_blog/Nathan.Mayer.Rothschild.Quote.4F94

Events Leading up to the Establishment of the US Federal Reserve Bank

(1-4-1) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_central_banking_in_the_United_States

(1-4-2) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Reserve_Bank

(1-4-3) http://www.lawfulpath.com/ref/federal_reserve.shtml

(1-4-4) http://www.federalbudget.com/fed.html

(1-4-5) https://europeanmediacentre.wordpress.com/2013/09/02/list-of-banks-owned-by-the-jewish-rothschild-family/

(1-4-6) A comprehensive, in-depth study on the subject is provided in the book Creature from Jekyll Island by G. Edward Griffin.

Bank for International Settlements

(1-5) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bank_for_International_Settlements

The Exchange Stabilization Fund

(1-6-1) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exchange_Stabilization_Fund

(1-6-2) http://www.marketskeptics.com/2011/06/the-esf-and-its-history.html

Bretton Woods Conference

(1-7-1) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bretton_Woods_Conference

(1-7-2) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bretton_Woods_system

The London Gold Pool

(1-8) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Gold_Pool

History of Fiat Currencies

(1-9-1) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiat_money

(1-9-2) http://dailyreckoning.com/fiat-currency/

(1-9-3) https://deusnexus.wordpress.com/2014/10/20/average-life-fiat-currency/

(1-9-4) http://www.resourceinvestor.com/2011/01/23/time-different-dollar

Chapter Two

The Rise of The Petrodollar

(2-1) http://www.investopedia.com/articles/forex/072915/how-petrodollars-affect-us-dollar.asp

Stagflation and US Fed Chairman Paul Volker

(2-2) http://www.federalreservehistory.org/Events/DetailView/41

Chapter Five

(5-1-1) http://www.globalresearch.ca/one-world-governance-and-the-council-on-foreign-relations-we-shall-have-world-government-by-conquest-or-consent/5541363

US Military Strength & Expenditure in the Post-Soviet Era

(5-2-1) https://www.nationalpriorities.org/analysis/2011/analysis-fiscal-year-2012-pentagon-spending-request/

(5-2-2) http://www.globalissues.org/article/75/world-military-spending#WorldMilitarySpending

Defence of the Petrodollar

(5-3) http://www.crisishq.com/why-prepare/world-war-3-preserving-petrodollar/

Regime Change - Iraq 

(5-4) http://australianpolitics.com/2003/02/06/powell-address-un-security-council-on-iraq.html

Regime Change - Libya

(5-5-1) https://moraloutrage.wordpress.com/2011/11/01/facts-about-libya-under-gaddafi-that-you-probably-did-not-know/

(5-5-2) http://www.foreignpolicyjournal.com/2016/01/06/new-hillary-emails-reveal-true-motive-for-libya-intervention/

(5-5-3) https://www.intellihub.com/declassified-emails-reveal-nato-killed-gaddafi-stop-libyan-creation-gold-backed-currency/

(5-5-4) http://humanrightsinvestigations.org/2011/07/27/great-man-made-river-nato-bombs/

(5-5-5) http://thebricspost.com/concerned-by-worsening-situation-in-libya-russia/#.VroUOVJSylI

US Sanctions - Iran

(5-6-1) http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9698.htm

(5-6-2) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanctions_against_Iran

(5-6-3) http://sputniknews.com/world/20071208/91488137.html

(5-6-4) http://www.iie.com/publications/pb/pb12-6.pdf

(5-6-5) http://m.gulfnews.com/business/global-clearinghouse-ready-to-shut-out-iranian-banks-1.982818

(5-6-6) http://www.globalresearch.ca/currency-war-escalation-iran-wants-euros-instead-of-us-dollars-for-oil-payments/5506266

(5-6-7) http://www.globalresearch.ca/us-threatens-new-sanctions-on-iran/5499283

Regime Change - Syria

(5-7) http://www.armedforcesjournal.com/pipeline-politics-in-syria/

The Dot-Com Bubble

(5-8) http://wiki.mises.org/wiki/Dot-com_bubble

Chapter Eight

(8-1) & (8-1-1) http://www.takeoverworld.info/Grand_Chessboard.pdf

NATO Antimissile Defence System

(8-1-2) http://www.globalresearch.ca/threatening-russia-u-s-missiles-in-romania-and-poland-europe-on-the-nuclear-frontline/5526068

(8-1-3) https://johnib.wordpress.com/tag/russia-deploys-iskander-missiles-to-kaliningrad/

(8-1-4) http://edition.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/europe/11/05/russia.missiles/

Create a Crisis; Offer a Solution; Secure More Power

(8-2) http://www.globalresearch.ca/america-created-al-qaeda-and-the-isis-terror-group/5402881

Ukraine

(8-3) http://www.strategic-culture.org/pview/2013/12/17/what-west-wants-from-ukraine-enthralled-by-paradigm-offered-by-brzezinski-i.html

(8-4) https://yandex.com/video/search?text=Nuland%20speech%20CFR%20funding%20Ukraine%20regime%20change&path=wizard&parent-reqid=1477723454102849-4101965841364942845136033-sas1-5975&noreask=1&filmId=_VH2ATkOUXI

(8-5) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0PeFBvHiK4

(8-6) http://russia-insider.com/en/politics/stratfor-chiefs-most-blatant-coup-history-interview-translated-full/ri2561

(8-7) https://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htworld/20150420.aspx

Turkey

(8-8) https://www.rt.com/news/356380-turkey-russia-military-nato/

(8-9-1) http://www.globalresearch.ca/erdogans-checkmate-cia-backed-coup-in-turkey-fails-upsets-global-chessboard/5538735

(8-9-2) http://journal-neo.org/2016/08/31/top-usa-national-security-officials-admit-turkey-coup/

(8-10-1) http://www.pravdareport.com/news/world/asia/turkey/21-07-2016/135081-russia_turkey_coup-0/

(8-10-2) http://russia-insider.com/en/politics/turkey-why-russia-revealed-coup-plans-erdogan/ri15764

(8-11-1) http://www.globalresearch.ca/erdogan-calls-putin-as-russia-seethes-at-turkeys-syrian-incursion/5543218

(8-11-2) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-10-10/turkey-and-russia-sign-strategic-turkish-stream-gas-pipeline-deal

Iraq

(8-11-3) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-10-20/unraveling-aleppo-mosul-riddle

Russian-Israeli Relations

(8-12-1) http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-1000790600

(8-12-2) http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article44606.htm

South China Sea

(8-13-1) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spratly_Islands_dispute

(8-13-2) http://www.straitstimes.com/opinion/understanding-the-basis-for-chinas-s-china-sea-claims

(8-13-3) http://www.globalresearch.ca/china-threatens-us-primacy-in-asia-hague-tribunal-ruling-on-south-china-sea-falls-short/5542858

(8-13-4) http://www.globalresearch.ca/china-vs-america-in-the-south-china-sea-why-the-us-will-not-sign-the-un-convention-on-the-law-of-the-sea-unclos/5534685

(8-13-5) http://themillenniumreport.com/2016/10/america-has-lost-duterte-announces-separation-from-united-states-alligns-with-china-seeks-alliance-with-putin/

Russian and Chinese Military

(8-14-1) https://defencyclopedia.com/2015/11/25/top-10-most-powerful-weapons-of-the-russian-military/

(8-14-2) https://geopolitics.co/2016/05/29/how-russia-is-preparing-for-ww3/

(8-14-3) http://www.veteranstoday.com/2016/07/20/must-see-videos-the-new-weapons-of-war-that-illustrate-the-madness-of-us-foreign-policy/

(8-14-4) https://www.rt.com/news/339806-us-navy-russian-submarines/

US Air Force Readiness

(8-15-1) http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/05/14/wiped-out-air-force-losing-pilots-and-planes-to-cuts-scrounging-for-spare-parts.html?intcmp=hpbt1

(8-15-2) http://www.globalresearch.ca/pentagon-cannot-account-for-6-5-trillion-dollars/5541244

Chapter Nine

(9-1) http://edition.cnn.com/US/9910/12/population.cosumption/

China’s “One Belt, One Road” Initiative

(9-2-1) http://journal-neo.org/2016/10/04/the-eurasian-century-is-now-unstoppable-2/

(9-2-2) http://www.evwind.es/2016/07/17/china-hopes-to-build-a-50-trillion-global-wind-energy-and-solar-power-grid-by-2050/57037

Restructuring and Repositioning of China’s Economy

(9-3) http://www.dw.com/en/is-china-overstating-its-gdp-growth-figures/a-18790828

Repositioning Russia’s Economy

(9-4-1) http://russia-insider.com/en/business/russias-looking-dominate-organic-food-market/ri14024

(9-4-2) https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-10-06/russia-upends-world-wheat-market-with-record-harvest-exports

(9-5) http://journal-neo.org/2016/08/02/putin-nyet-to-neo-liberals-da-to-national-development/

(9-6) http://www.thedailybell.com/news-analysis/leaked-ttip-papers-show-dawn-of-a-new-authoritarian-epoch/

(9-7-1) http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-origins-and-evolution-of-the-trans-pacific-partnership-tpp/5357495

(9-7-2) http://libertyblitzkrieg.com/2016/09/01/the-secret-global-court-why-corporate-criminals-and-corrupt-politicians-desperately-want-the-tpp/#more-37252

(9-8) https://ttip-leaks.org

(9-9) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdMbmdFOvTs

De-Dollarisation and the Gradual Internationalisation of the Chinese Yuan

(9-10) http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2016/08/12/world-bank-approved-as-the-first-sdr-bond-issuer-in-china

(9-11) https://www.rt.com/business/gazprom-neft-looks-eastward-805/

(9-12) http://davidstockmanscontracorner.com/china-sold-one-quarter-trillion-of-us-treasuries-during-past-year/

(9-13) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-06-16/first-treasuries-now-china-also-liquidating-us-stocks

(9-14) https://www.rt.com/business/267460-us-russia-treasury-bonds/

(9-15) http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article40407.htm

China’s Long-Term Commodity Supply Lines

(9-16) https://www.bullionstar.com/blogs/koos-jansen/song-xin-increase-gold-reserves-and-join-sdr/

Chapter Ten

(10-1) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-06-19/forget-brexit-its-banks-stupid

(10-2) http://navaltoday.com/2016/09/15/european-border-and-coast-guard-gets-final-green-light/

(10-3) http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/05/03/eu-to-fine-countries-that-refuse-refugee-quota/

Geopolitics—US Influence over the European Union

(10-4) http://www.globalresearch.ca/historical-origins-of-us-covert-operations-to-assimilate-europe-into-a-federal-state/5499410?print=1

(10-5) http://www.globalresearch.ca/a-case-for-sanity-italy-is-pushing-back-on-renewed-eu-sanctions-against-russia/5495106

The Refugee Crisis

(10-6) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-SN16SkWm4&feature=youtu.be

(10-7) http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-36202490

Brexit

(10-8) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Lisbon

(10-9-1) http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-legal-challenge-high-court-bid-could-derail-theresa-may-s-eu-exit-timetable-a7199981.html

(10-9-2) https://www.armstrongeconomics.com/international-news/europes-current-economy/brussels-proposes-ending-any-right-to-vote-to-exit-eu/

(10-9-3) http://hubpages.com/politics/Theresa-May-and-her-Brexit-cabinet

(10-9-4) http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/691229/IMF-forced-admit-Britain-economy-growing-despite-Brexit-doom-EU

Growing Anti-European Union Sentiment

(10-10) http://thewealthwatchman.com/eu-globalists-are-about-to-have-their-doors-kicked-down/

EU Banking Crisis

(10-11-1) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-04-10/austria-just-announced-54-haircut-senior-creditors-first-bail-under-new-european-rul

(10-11-2) http://www.eba.europa.eu/documents/10180/1280458/2015+EU-wide+Transparency+Exercise+Report+FINAL.pdf

(10-11-3) http://ec.europa.eu/finance/bank/crisis_management/

Greece

(10-11-4) http://www.lowyinterpreter.org/post/2016/08/01/How-well-did-the-IMF-handle-the-2010-Greek-crisis.aspx

Chapter Twelve

Central Banks’ Increasing Involvement in Financial Markets

(12-1) http://www.gata.org/node/4279

(12-2) http://www.gata.org/node/12426

Government Statistics

(12-2-1) http://www.shadowstats.com

(12-2-2) http://www.tfmetalsreport.com/blog/8022/more-bls-bs

Market Manipulation

(12-3) http://schiffgold.com/commentaries/former-official-admits-fed-engineered-phony-wealth-effect-audio/

Financial Indicators

(12-4-1) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_public_debt

(12-4-2) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/true-french-debt-gdp-146

(12-4-3) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/germany-final-frontier-whose-true-debtgdp-now-140

(12-4-4) http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2022646/why-chinas-debt-not-worth-losing-any-sleep-over-just-yet

(12-4-5) http://www.tradingeconomics.com/russia/government-debt-to-gdp

(12-4-6) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-10-05/banks-12-trillion-assets-threatened-shocks-even-recovery-imf-finds

(12-5) http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/04/07/student-loan-bubble-update-some-40-percent-of-borrowers-arent-making-payments/

(12-6-1) http://www.cardhub.com/edu/credit-card-debt-study/

(12-6-2) http://www.globalresearch.ca/looming-crisis-america-s-credit-card-debt-bubble-burst/17903

(12-7) http://www.mybudget360.com/how-much-do-americans-earn-in-2015-household-income-wages-real-income-gdp/

(12-8) https://geopolitics.co/2017/01/05/washington-is-behind-indias-brutal-demonetization-project/

(12-9-1) https://srsroccoreport.com/u-s-shale-gas-industry-countdown-to-disaster/

(12-9-2) https://srsroccoreport.com/end-of-the-u-s-major-oil-industry-era-big-trouble-at-exxonmobil/

(12-10) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-08-23/illinois-warns-crippling-tax-hikes-devastating-impact-if-largest-pension-fund-admits

Chapter Thirteen

(13-1) http://www.usagold.com/cpmforum/2016/06/07/former-bank-of-england-head-mervyn-king-joins-alan-greenspan-in-advocating-gold-ownership/

The London Gold Market (LBMA)

(13-2-1) https://www.bullionstar.com/blogs/bullionstar/infographic-london-gold-market/

(13-2-2) http://www.gold-eagle.com/article/moving-post-lbma-era-gold-price-reset-watch-out

(13-2-3) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-05-08/death-gold-market-why-one-analyst-thinks-run-london-gold-vaults-imminent

The New York Gold Market (COMEX)

(13-3) https://www.bullionstar.com/blogs/bullionstar/infographic-comex-gold-futures-market/

Gold and Silver Price Suppression

(13-4-1) http://www.gata.org

(13-4-2) http://www.gata.org/search/node/veneroso+gold+data

(13-4-3) http://www.gata.org/node/1086

(13-4-4) http://www.gata.org/node/4250

(13-4-5) http://www.tfmetalsreport.com/blog/7576/fun-comex-open-interest

(13-4-6) http://www.tfmetalsreport.com/blog/7605/comex-gold-open-interest

(13-4-7) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-07-03/former-nymex-trader-explains-mechanics-silver-manipulation

(13-4-8) http://www.tfmetalsreport.com/blog/6346/even-more-gold-yen-link

(13-4-9) https://srsroccoreport.com/how-high-will-silvers-value-increase-compared-to-gold-during-the-next-crash-check-out-these-charts/

Court Cases Against Bullion Bank Gold and Silver Price Suppression

(13-4-10) https://smaulgld.com/jp-morgan-cleared-silver-manipulation-case/

(13-4-11) http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-10-05/major-victory-gold-silver-traders-judge-approves-manipulation-lawsuit-against-hsbc-s

Gold and Silver Demand

(13-5-1) http://www.goldvu.com

(13-5-2) https://srsroccoreport.com/two-gold-charts-western-central-banks-are-worried-about/

(13-5-3) https://srsroccoreport.com/how-high-will-silvers-value-increase-compared-to-gold-during-the-next-crash-check-out-these-charts/

Gold Accumulation by China

(13-6-1) https://www.bullionstar.com/blogs/koos-jansen/song-xin-increase-gold-reserves-and-join-sdr/

(13-6-2) http://www.financeandeconomics.org/tag/china/page/5/

Gold Accumulation by India

(13-7) http://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-gold-discounts-idUSKCN10Y0K5

Sovereign Gold Repatriation

(13-8) https://www.bullionstar.com/blogs/ronan-manly/update-on-bundesbank-gold-repatriation/

Glossary

ABA . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  American Bankers Association

AIG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . American Insurance Group

ARM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ajustable-Rate Mortgage

BAFIN . . . . . . . . . . . .  Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority)

BIS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Bank for International Settlements

BoE . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Bank of England

BoJ . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Bank of Japan

BRICS . . . . . . . . . . . .  Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa

CDO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Collateralized Debt Obligation

CDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Credit Default Swap

CFETS . . . . . . . . . . . . China Foreign Exchange Trade System

CFR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Council on Foreign Relations

CFTC . . . . . . . . . . . . . Commodity Futures Trading Commission

CGSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chinese Gold and Silver Exchange

CIPS . . . . . . . . . . . . .  China International Payment System

CIS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Commonwealth of Independent States

CPSU . . . . . . . . . . . . . Communist Party of the Soviet Union

CRMPG . . . . . . . . . . . Counterparty Risk Management Policy Group

Dow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dow Jones Industrial Average

EBA . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  European Banking Authority

ECB . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  European Central Bank

EEU . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Eurasian Economic Union

ESF . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   Exchange Stabilization Fund

ETF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Exchange-Traded Fund

FASB . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Financial Accounting Standards Board

FBI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Federal Bureau of Investigation

FCIC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission

FDI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Foreign Direct Investment

FDR . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Franklin D. Roosevelt

Fed . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  The US Federal Reserve Bank

FHFA . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Federal Housing Finance Agency

Fiat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fiat money is currency by government decree, without any tangible backing

FRBNY . . . . . . . . . . . . US Federal Reserve Bank of New York

GAO . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Government Accountability Office

GATA . . . . . . . . . . . . .   Gold Anti-Trust Action

GSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   Government-Sponsored Enterprise

G-SIB . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Globally-Systemically Important Bank

IBRD. . . . . . . . . . . . . .  International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

IEO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Independent Evaluation Office

IMF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  International Monetary Fund

IOB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  International Oil Bourse

ISDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Investor-State Dispute Settlement

MAD . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Mutually Assured Destruction

MBS . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Mortgage-Backed Security

MSM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mainstream Media

NATO . . . . . . . . . . . . . North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NIRP . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Negative Interest Rate Policy

OPEC . . . . . . . . . . . .   Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries

PBOC . . . . . . . . . . . .   People’s Bank of China (Chinese central bank)

PLA . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  People’s Liberation Army

PPT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The “Plunge Protection Team,” also known as the President’s Working Group on Financial Markets

QE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Quantitative Easing (i.e., money printing)

REM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rare Earth Metals

SCO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

SDR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Special Drawing Rights

SFSR . . . . . . . . . . . . . Soviet Federative Socialist Republic

SGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shanghai Gold Exchange

SNB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Swiss National Bank (Swiss central bank)

SOE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . State-Owned Enterprise

SPIMEX . . . . . . . . . . . St Petersburg International Mercantile Exchange

SWIFT . . . . . . . . . . . . Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication

TARP . . . . . . . . . . . . . Troubled Asset Relief Program

TBTF . . . . . . . . . . . . . Too Big To Fail

The Puppeteers . . .  The small group of family dynasties that effectively control/influence the international financial system and the domestic and geopolitical policies of many governments

TPPA . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

TPTB . . . . . . . . . . . . .  The Powers That Be

Troika . . . . . . . . . . . .  European Union, European Central Bank, and International Monetary Fund

TTIP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

UN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  United Nations

UNSC . . . . . . . . . . . . . United Nations Security Council

WAG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Washington Agreement on Gold

WTO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . World Trade Organization

ZIRP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Zero Interest Rate Policy

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