Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Egypt plan to join BRICS, the economic alliance of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. The timing is awkward for President Biden as he prepares to meet with the Saudis, but Turkey’s membership is potentially more significant.Continue Reading

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.Continue Reading

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.Continue Reading

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.Continue Reading