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Oct 22, 2015 0 Comments

PDVSA: ¿bajo la lupa? Media Appearances, Television Appearances

Authors: JOSEPH HUMIRE

Joseph Humire visits CNN en Español to discuss illegal operations in Venezuela (Joseph Humire habla con CNN en Español sobre operacions illegales en Venezuela).

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Oct 13, 2015 0 Comments

Anti-Dollar Alliance: Russia, China & Ecuador advance against the global dominance of the U.S. dollar Policy Reports

Authors: JOSEPH HUMIRE, JUAN CORDERO

SFS Policy Report No. 2 — Anti-Dollar Alliance: Russia, China & Ecuador advance against the global dominance of the U.S. dollar addresses an emerging global alliance that is working to undermine the international monetary system.

The report is co-authored by SFS Executive Director Joseph M. Humire, Senior Fellow Fernando Menéndez, and Juan Cordero, which is a pseudonym for an economic analyst and expert on money laundering in Ecuador. Enea Gjoza and SFS International Fellow Evgueni Novikov contributed to this report. After months of study including thorough field research, the co-authors provide the facts showing Quito’s extensive collaboration with strategic partners in Moscow and Beijing to upend the dollar as the world’s dominant reserve currency. Can this new axis of economic warfare against the U.S. succeed in supplanting the dollar through an alternative international financial system?

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Oct 2, 2015 0 Comments

Screening for terrorists isn’t fear-mongering Articles / Opinion Editorials

Authors: Candice Malcolm

Critics of Prime Minister Stephen Harper often accuse him of using the so-called “politics of fear and division,” especially when it comes to immigration and Canada’s national security.

It is a favorite line of attack against the Conservative government. But is Harper really fear-mongering to attract votes, or is he simply being honest with Canadians about the threats we face?

During the recent foreign policy debate, for example, NDP leader Thomas Mulcair criticized the Harper government’s refugee policy and took issue with their handling of the MV Sun Sea, the boat that arrived on Canada’s west coast in 2010 carrying hundreds of Sri Lankan migrants.

Mulcair was appalled and chided Harper because one of his cabinet ministers had said the boat was carrying terrorists.

The problem, of course, is that the MV Sun Sea was carrying terrorists.

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