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Of course, since Russia gets a large amount of its oil from Iran,
In 2004 China signed a major agreement to buy oil and gas from Iran, as well as to develop Iran’s Yadavaran oil field. The value of this contract was estimated at US$150 billion to US$200 billion over 25 years.
Tehran and Beijing are in talks about using a barter system to exchange Iranian oil for Chinese goods and services, as US financial sanctions have blocked China from paying at least $20bn for oil imports.
The US sanctions against Iran, which make it extremely difficult to conduct dollar-denominated business, mean that China could owe the oil-rich nation as much as $30bn, according to people familiar with the problem.
China and India together buy about one-third of Iran’s oil, the country’s economic lifeblood. China’s oil imports from Iran have risen 49 per cent this year, according to Reuters.
China and Iran’s bilateral trade totalled $29.3bn last year, up almost 40 per cent from 2009.
Originally posted by TheRedneck
So we have a powder keg waiting to explode:
- a regime in Iran who is deviating form the economic interests of the US, while allied with Russia.
- Israel poised to strike at Iran as a proxy for US interests, over a perceived (but admittedly potentially true) nuclear threat.
- US forces abandoning the Middle East area in slow but sure movements.
- US forces starting to move toward an oil-rich area of Africa.
- China interested in the oil reserve potential in the same area of Africa.
- A faltering economy in the US with extreme pressure applied by the populous to increase jobs and income.
- China holding massive amounts of US debt.
- The US debt ceiling being raised on a logarithmic scale, allowing for even more debt to be sold (to China).
Originally posted by Unity_99
The 3 countries left without Rothchild's banking. Libya was one, until recently. I'm waiting for massive arrests done, the Rotchild's and House of Windsor are the main and primary arrests. The first ones I've always seen. I ask for the positives to come and do this ASAP, like I was shown. Period!edit on 24-10-2011 by Unity_99 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by TechniXcality
Ok, so the American Government is smart enough to control the world, but it is not smart enough to save it's self?
Originally posted by TheRedneck
12-21-2012, if I am not mistaken, is not the end but the beginning of a new era according to the Mayan calendar. The last period of the old cycle was seen as a time of turmoil and trouble, due to the evils of mathematical incompatibility between the various cycles.
So yeah, it might all be over by 12-21-2012... would be nice if it were. 12 months and 29 days...
Originally posted by spw184
Originally posted by maryjo44
I hear you Red...My Husband and I have been watching the same thing. I have this feeling deep in my funny bone, that all hells going to break out before the end of this year. That may be why the EBC system will be tested on Nov. 9th 2011...and other exercises that HLS, FEMA, etc...have been getting ready for...
I think the ________ is gonna _____ ________ ________ around 12/21/2012.
Myans never said the world would end, they predicted a time of turbulence.
Well, Whats better fitting than this?
Originally posted by BO XIAN
(C) their boss satan loves blood letting as one of few ways he can toss sand in the direction of God's eyes by trashing God's favorite creation.
Originally posted by DavidsHope
I have considered all of this in the past. Have found most of it both credible and the near future intervention imminent. There is however one additional thing I considered in case a Plan C did not work should lets say China step in and cry foul.
XX Plan C fails because china waves its very huge army and military stick at us in Africa.
Leaving no Plan D...Or does it?
Plan D, Potus sees the people of the US are both angry and determined to stop this unwarranted aggression by the US, and the economies of the world continue to tumble. A further financial meltdown is orchestrated and the world truly melts causing many to loose everything they have. As a result Potus fails to get a nomination for a second term, and Congress views itself as likely to be replaced. Potus then signs an executive order declaring martial law for the safety of the people, and Congress becomes defunct, and all elections are suspended...
Enter the new King of America.. It could go one other way...He could get the nomination and loose the election in which case as a lame duck he would still have time to do all these things. Or he could win....If that happens he will become "The man who would be king"
I like your concept. The only flaw I could see was Russia buying oil from Iran. they have enough of their own, but perhaps not for a wartime scenario.
So yep.... I agree 99.9% and then some. But I doubt China is just going to sit idly by while we rape Africa of its oil when it is growing so much and needs that oil as well..... very complicated.