Big changes ahead for the U.S. dollar: Saudi Arabia and China are discussing oil sales in yuan, which could undermine the dollar as the world’s de facto reserve currency. And President Biden signed an executive order last week directing government to research a Central Bank Digital Currency.
A spyware app called Pegasus has been marketed to governments around the world and used to turn mobile phones into surveillance devices targeting journalists and dissidents. Watch for calls to form a global cybersecurity agency—something the World Economic Forum is already promoting with some powerful backers.
MORE THAN a dozen mysterious deaths in the U.K. linked to Russia have been ignored (at least publicly) by the British government. The latest has led a member of the House of Lords to accuse the administration of Prime Minister Theresa May of failing to protect a prominent nuclear scientist.
A researcher named Brian McGlinchey has published excerpts from Document 17, which was quietly declassified by the government last summer. In a nutshell, it shows that a Saudi associate of some of the 9/11 hijackers had contact with the Saudi embassy in Washington, D.C.