This is a masterpiece work - to me it opens a can of thinking worms I'm not even able to start controlling - inspiring a need for deep pondering.

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"Alex Krainer explains that Biden has been a war criminal since 2014 at the latest. Alternatives Trump and Kennedy both want to end the bloodshed in Ukraine. Biden wants to extend it. Wouldn't a Trump vs Kennedy general election in 2024 be perfect for ending the globalist agenda?"

Alex also observes that Obama may have been "dragged along" by individuals like "John Kerry, Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, John McCain and Victoria Nuland." I respectfully disagree with Alex. Obama had already long been a CIA asset, following in the footsteps of his mother, Ann Dunham (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ann_Dunham#Publications), who was an employee or grantee of the Ford Foundation, USAID and the World Bank. Her superior at the Ford Foundation was Peter Geithner, Tim's father. For detailed information, see Wayne Madsen's book, "The Manufacturing of a President: The CIA's Insertion of Barack H. Obama, Jr. into the White House." Obama or his handlers were smart enough to prevent direct US intervention in Syria in 2013 after Russia's show of force in thwarting a cruise missile attack on that country, and in Ukraine in 2014, but now the incompetent Joe Biden is in power.

Thanks, Alex, for the rundown on Citigroup's role in all this. And thanks for the divergence into James Surowiecki's “The Wisdom of Crowds." It's now on my reading list, as I've long been a believer in collective wisdom as long as intellectual variety is protected.

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Alex, this is first class stuff. I'm puzzled that more people have not realized that. Hang in there!!

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Excuse Me Everyone.

I'd like to take the opportunity to give All here a, *History lesson*. The past few years, I haven't seen/read/heard anyone mentioning 100%-fact-based-Truth regarding the...the harmonic symbiosis between the, let's call'em bankers-in-charge. Especially, the relationship between the Bank of England and, during WWII the German Riechsbank in Berlin. Perhaps All of You might take a few minutes and, read about the BIS-Bank of International Settlements in Basel Switzerland. It is a *sovereign territory*(!!!). Think about that, after reading what is written below.

Time-to...'fall off your chair' Everyone.


re: "...The Republic embraces neutrality while the Empire embraces manifest destiny....", You say Alex,. ^^above^^. Jolly-good-show *mate* :) ;)

History Time:

*Manifest Destiny* expression is attributed to Horace Greely. https://duckduckgo.com/?t=ffab&q=Horace+Greeley&atb=v224-1&ia=web https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horace_Greeley

Before reading about Montagu Norman, remember his BFF was Horace Greeley Hjalmar Schacht.

"Montagu Collet Norman, 1st Baron Norman DSO PC (6 September 1871 - 4 February 1950) was an English banker, best known for his role as the Governor of the Bank of England from 1920 to 1944. Norman led the bank during the toughest period in modern British economic history and was noted for his somewhat raffish character and arty appearance.". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montagu_Norman,_1st_Baron_Norman

"Montagu Family, also spelled Montague, or Montacute, family name of the later medieval English earls of Salisbury, who were descended from Drogo of Montaigu, given in Domesday Book (1086) as one of the chief landholders in Somerset. The family first became prominent in the 14th century, notably by the achievements of William de Montagu, who helped King Edward III throw off the tutelage of his ....". https://www.britannica.com/topic/Montagu-family https://duckduckgo.com/?q=Lord+Montague&t=ffab&atb=v224-1&ia=web


"Hjalmar Schacht (born Horace Greeley Hjalmar Schacht; 22 January 1877 - 3 June 1970, German pronunciation: [ˈjalmaʁ ˈʃaxt]) was a German economist, banker, centre-right politician, and co-founder in 1918 of the German Democratic Party.He served as the Currency Commissioner and President of the Reichsbank under the Weimar Republic.He was a fierce critic of his country's post-World War I ...". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hjalmar_Schacht https://duckduckgo.com/?t=ffab&q=Hjalmar+Schacht&atb=v224-1&ia=web


Gettin' the full-picture now, Everyone?.

ps. time to read-the-rest Alex. sorry. i couldn't help myself when seeing a 'factoid revelation opportunity' when the *neural linguistic programming*...kicks-in lol ;)

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May 28Liked by Alex Krainer

Re: “All wars are bankers’ wars!” It seems to me this meme is useful so long as the analysis focuses on the quintessential element in a debt based system hopelessly overextended: the collateral underpinning the deal.

AK identifies this element comprehensively in just two sentences:

“This whole conflict is ultimately an economic affair, a scramble by western interests to control the labor and natural resources collateral of the Eurasian landmass.

Collateral is the essential ingredient powering the creation of credit by western financial institutions, primarily the GSIB’s (Global Systemically Important Banks).”

Then there’s that other meme, the wisdom of crowds.

AK: “The wisdom of crowds is a profoundly fascinating concept that’s manifested itself in myriads of ways and it is of utmost relevance to trend following as an investment strategy, which is based on the belief that an asset’s price reflects all the information relevant to that asset.

We’ll take a small digression, which is worth it for the sheer fascination factor of it: the markets - more broadly, the human collective - appears to have a mysterious ability to converge on the truth of relevant situations. This ability might be impossible to explain but it has been documented in many different ways, including in the financial markets.”

If the ability of the human collective to determine the value of an asset is in direct proportion to the availability of “all the information relevant to that asset,” then in a world where all the relevant information now is rarely available to the “human collective,” it appears we would be wise to focus on the quintessential element in a debt based system hopelessly overextended: the collateral underpinning the deal, rather than the collective wisdom of the markets.

In the context of “All wars are bankers’ wars!”, the momentum of the collapse of the GSIB (Global Systemically Important Bank) world is directly proportional to its inability to secure more collateral. This is an existential issue for it and is reflected in the fact that it believes it has no alternative to secure the collateral necessary for its own survival other than escalating the Ukrainian conflict, which it specifies is essential to its plans to dismember Russia to seize its resources. It is therefore obliged by its financial hegemonic obsession to deceive itself about demonstrated Russian military strength and the likely perception, from the Russian existential point of view, that it will need to counter the GSIB world with deadly military preemptive strikes. (How else explain this announcement on 5-27-23 from the German Defense Ministry, following the Russian destruction of a US Patriot anti-aircraft system in Kiev, that “Germany will move the Patriot anti-aircraft missile system from Slovakia to Lithuania to protect the NATO summit, which will be held in Vilnius in mid-July, the German Defense Ministry said.” (https://tinyurl.com/2bfmpfeh) ) I suggest this is the lesson the Russians learned yet again with the errors and successes of its Special Military Operation.

This is likely the most dangerous banker's war ever.

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I think Citi is a Davos aligned bank, like BLK. I think Wells Fargo may be as well. It is truly awe inspiring to watch history happen. Maybe the first banker's war where at least a few percent of the world's population KNOWS it is a bankers war. A few percent isn't a lot, but it is enough.

Great article.

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May 27Liked by Alex Krainer

Citigroup, I recalk how they treated the buyer of EMI records, and sunk him in unpayable debt where he was forced to break up the company to sell off bits to save the rest.He was given terrible advice I recall.He was certainly not the right person to head EMI and many of the artist roster left, even so, the Citigroup deal they brokered for him nearly wrecked a once-great icon of the British Music Industry.See how Ukraine works out for them?

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May 27Liked by Alex Krainer

Thanks for your laser-like link to Citibank, Alex. Once again, we are following the money! I haven't read "The Wisdom of Crowds", but your description reminded me of James Corbett's brilliant video in the wake of 9/11 where several financial "coincidences" were traced. https://www.corbettreport.com/911-trillions-follow-the-money-video/

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May 27Liked by Alex Krainer

Spot on!!!

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May 27Liked by Alex Krainer

Thank you, Alex. Yes, I agree that “All wars are bankers’ wars!” - but I suspect this is something more too. It seems to me that it is also a war to keep financialised neoliberal capitalism in a driver’s seat, despite its crumbling since 2007/8.

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May 28Liked by Alex Krainer

Thanks for the Preparata link, Christopher. First I have heard from him online. He certainly deserves more exposure. His understanding of the financial manipulation involved in geopolitics should interest Alex who shares a similar perception, so I would enjoy seeing them together in an online forum.

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May 28Liked by Alex Krainer

Finally....acknowledging this ancient...timeless battle. The actors...the audience...somehow believe themselves separate. The audience member approaches the mirror...wearing a mask. When we awaken...are we certain of who we are...and who we are not...how is this so? Human beings are filled with delusion, illusion, and error...no suggested acronym here. Sorry for the platitudes and feeble poignancy...just another scrutinizer. Grazie mille Alessandro!

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May 27Liked by Alex Krainer

Mr. Krainer, what about other American banks? Are many of them tied into these overseas wars?

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When it comes to global conflicts/wars and the financially-driven motives behind each, it is easier to put the sentiments aside and escape all the misleading noises. Thank you Alex - breath of wisdom!

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Please Read Alex. This is, on, let's just say the...absolutely/positively...the highest-level regarding...*analysis*. Same-level as Your...let's call-it... *evaluations*. John Titus...got-it!!! Regards. Smile. Take-it-Easy. "Easy-Peasy" for us Guys & Girls who...'get it'. Cheers. NO reply necessary. ;) ;)


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Jun 4Liked by Alex Krainer

Just wanted to share, re "All wars bankers wars"

The US Debt ceiling was [on the inside] primarily about getting INCREASES for war! Only Murican politics can pull THIS level of trick kabuki and ju-jitsu body feints!

1) The debt ceiling resolution SUSPENDS(!) the debt ceiling till 2025.

(read it again, not "raises the ceiling" as is normal practice; with a predictable crisis date in 2025, as is normal practice, but SUSPENDS it outright!)


2) The debt ceilings MAIN trojan horse package is ENSURING 12 appropriations bills (where Ukraine spending is done) get through like an EZ Pass lane at a toll booth. Special treatment, fly by, no delays)


3) ONe day after the debt ceiling SUSPENSION bill was signed by "Joe Biden's dark Ukraine hand", Zelensky announced the "start" of the counter-strike saying in effect, "it will be costly".

https://ibb.co/sjtZYB4 (note the date of announcement, highlighted in YELLOW).

All wars are bankers wars.

Have you considered the possibility that Biden is timing a big escalation culmination in July-Aug 2024 to begin his 2024 reelection campaign ?

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