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[flagged] Leaks Reveal US Military Use of IMF, World Bank as “Unconventional” Weapons (mintpressnews.com)
40 points by DyslexicAtheist on Feb 11, 2019 | hide | past | favorite | 11 comments

Maybe add the Federal Reserve and the Bank of England to this list [0]

[0] https://www.businessinsider.com/venezuela-gold-reserves-froz...

So access to (large amounts of) capital becomes a highly politicized, US-centric proposition. Imagine if you could control the backbone of a global information network and access to capital in the 21st century.

Better than aircraft carriers.

This doesn't mention at any point how Venezuela is very much in debt to Chinese banks because of the current corrupted regime [0]. Opposition in Venezuela asked for the accounts to be frozen.

[0] https://www.cnbc.com/2019/02/07/venezuela-china-and-russia-o...

The article jumps into Venezuela, but that is after the fact. Maduro invited Russia and China into the Americas and has received a prompt and harsh lesson on the Monroe Doctrine.

Out. Leaks like this certainly hurt the perception of the IMF and World Bank around the world.

More than their neutering during formation or the end of Bretton Woods?

WikiLeaks sure does seem like they've got an agenda.

> Leaks Reveal Random Musings From Some Guy In Army-SOF Who Doesn't Even Know What The IMF And World Bank Are About, But Somehow Thinks They Might Be Used As "Unconventional Weapons".


John Perkins right again!

throwing money at a problem :'D

"Economics is war by other means."

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