ANOTHER EARTHQUAKE: CANADA TO JOIN CHINA’S ASIA INFRASTRUCTURE ...
There's been another huge earthquake in the financial geopolitics of the globe according to this article shared by Mr. S.D.: Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau has announced that Canada will join China's Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank:
Canada to join China-led infrastructure bank
As Mr. S.D. pointed out to me in his email, the bulk of Canada's trade is with its neighbor to the south, which places these statements in the article into a very illuminating context:
On Tuesday, Trudeau hinted that Canada's application had been in the works.
"My government believes very, very much in the importance of investing in infrastructure," Trudeau said during a roundtable discussion with business leaders.
"That's one of the reasons why we're looking very favourably at the possibility of joining the AIIB."
Prior to Wednesday's announcement, former Canadian diplomat Charles Burton said joining the bank would signal Canada was prepared to see China take a seat at the table in terms of having input on the global economic landscape.
"By supporting this institution that's primarily initiated by China indicates that we're trying to build trust that China will use this institution for the greater good in a liberal, internationalist way and not simply as a device to expand its geopolitical reach," said Burton, a political scientist at Brock University.
But there is still some wariness in official Ottawa about supporting China's global influence, particularly with its recent actions the South China Sea, said Paul Evans of the University of British Columbia's Institute for Asian Research.
But Evans said most officials feel Canada made a mistake by not joining the bank last year.
The four projects approved earlier this year addressed many of the concerns western countries had about the new bank, he said, including that China would use it to advance its own strategic and commercial interests.
Evans said Ottawa's decision to sign on would be symbolically important in terms of Canada-China relations.
While the cost — which he estimated will be as much as $1 billion — could be high, he agreed that Canadian firms would indirectly benefit from the billions of dollars in projects the bank will finance.
So what is my high octane speculation here? Well, firstly, I suspect that behind closed doors in Ottawa, there are those in Canada who have the same misgivings about the direction of US foreign and domestic policy in the post-9/11 world, the world that has issued in unipolarism, and in a slew of foreign interventions that have proven to be such disasters that even former Carter Administration National Security Advisor and vowel-impaired Zbgnw Brzznsk has had to rethink this whole approach, an approach he himself advocated in his 1990s book The Grand Chessboard. This approach has issued in frayed alliances, growing discontent with American policy at a grassroots level both in Europe and North America, and more recently, to reappraisals of globalism and the American political class itself. Recall only that op-ed piece from the July 2015 issue of The Economist pointing out the calcification of the American deep state, with specific reference to Jeb Bush and (you guessed it), Darthillary. Of course, the Trudeaus have a "family history" of not being entirely pro-USA, but perhaps that crazy Bilderberger scheme from a few years back to detach the entire province of Quebec from Canada and annex it to the USA might have something to do with Canadian caution about its "neighbor" to the south.
But I suspect there are other things going on in the background here besides the Trudeau family history and political views. And that can be expressed in one word: BREXIT. Why BREXIT? While it is true that Britons voted against the Brussels bureaucrats, one must remember that the Obama administration also put tremendous pressure on the United Kingdom to stay in the European Union, even threatening that if the UK left the EU it would go to "the back of the queue" in trade deals with the US. Well, it's very difficult to conduct trade with a nation that has outsourced most of its manufacturing, and whose military has tanks with a German gun made in the USA under license. In other words, it's hard to trade with people who don't make very much, except war. To be sure, things might be difficult in Britain for a period because of the BREXIT, but in the long run, it positions Britain to act in a true sovereign fashion and to manage its foreign relations and trade, and the signal of that was when the UK became a founding member of China's Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank, again, over the expressed opposition of the USA.
So in my high octane speculation, I suggest that Canada's move might be reflecting what I predicted would emerge from the BREXIT, a revival of the Commonwealth as a way to coordinate policy and, simultaneously, to protect the values and institutions of western, and peculiarly Anglo-Saxon culture. If so, then expect similar moves from Australia and New Zealand, to be accompanied with similar opposition and threats from Washington. For the moment, that coordination will probably remain hidden, but I suspect it will gradually come more and more into the open.
But whether or not these speculations will prove to be true or not, one fact remains in either case: Canada's action demonstrates just how low, and how frayed, the USA's alliances have become, and it is nothing less than a geopolitical earthquake.
See you on the flip side...
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agreed and thank you for the extended logic in all the comments.
am a bit confused to see inferences that rockheads have some competition going with rottenchilds. didn’t rockheads get their start and keep going with rottenchilds wealth?
all the same, apparently the rest of the world understands significance of the bully being stepped down in syria. seems the bully’s only replies so far have been personal and small scale: terror attacks, false flags and assassinations (or their threats).
along the lines of predictive performance providing feedback that shows accuracy of perception – am expecting:
putin to take back all of ukraine easily and quickly with lots of voice of america rants and raves while doing nada about it.
false flag satan worship themed terror attacks to diminish or stop altogether.
syria to keep assad.
turkey to keep erdogan.
erdogan and assad to kiss and make up – to a degree.
bibi to slow down apartheid growth.
saud to slow down their pumps and their wars.
ussa to experience aggressively higher fuel prices and for awhile at least a resurgence of mfg as transport costs bring production back home in many markets.
ussa to up terror attacks at home? or medical emergencies that rationalize door to door pee in a cup? or divided culture wars to be pumped up by soros funded ngo’s? or some other versions of public panic to justify ratcheted up martial law?
so what is a neutral party born and raised and so far settled in the midwest to do (or go)? (some questions never change eh g?)
there ya go g and rb. moderated comments make me feel, kinda, well like i belong?
long as we’re at it – off topic maybe maybe not. g and perhaps anyone else here – any familiarity with alexander golod and/or ken rohla? looking for a link to make a small pyramid or orgone device. any best guidance is appreciated.
wow that was the shortest time the comments got moderated so far.
wonder if logging in and out a few times had anything to do with it.
I am not familiar with the two men. However, I had an interesting experience upon searching for them. Alexander Golod came up quickly. However, my (aggregate) search engine would not bring up one mention of Ken Rohla! I had to type-in “pyramid ken” and scroll-down a few pages, before I got a Ken Rohla listing. Obviously, he is being buried in the search engines. Hmmm…
From a poster on his site, inquiring about building pyramids & orgonite:
Ken Rohla (A year ago):
“If you contact my office, they can send you info on specific solutions.”
i ran across him on red ice radio – henrik palmgren a year or two ago.
Although the Roottenchilds have been influencing America since the get-go. They even instigated the Civil War. Lincoln really got their goat with the issuance of green backs. But somewhere down the JP Morgan road to hell the Rockheads crosswords with their father’s moneyed leadership.
spellchecker be damned.
ZDB, my understanding (long-ago research) is that the Rockenfelder fortune began with big loans from Rothschild to buy-up and consolidate other competing companies. You can do your own math to determine whether Rockenfelder offspring have been under-the-thumb of that clan ever since…
(J.P. Morgan was compromised in the same way. Rothschild engineered a mini-recession in England, where JPM’s banks became exposed to a bank-run and subsequent potential bankruptcy. Rothschild stepped-in with ‘loans’ to a direct-competitor, rather than forcing them out of business. Hmmm…)
ZDB, I tried to reply, but “Your comment is awaiting moderation.”
goshawks September 7, 2016 at 2:37 pm.
This sounds like a pretty optimistic scenario for the world at large – but you never know…
Yup, yup yup yup. Britain supported Russia in WW1 and WW2. Princess Anne has recently visited Russia to commemorate the British soldiers who bravely supported Russia and sailed through the arctic. WW3 if it happens will not be much different. Throw in Canada, New Zealnd and Australia and we are back to the Allies, sans USA who were funding Hitler and playing a double game in the same way they now have a base in Germany, the biggest outside of the US and their recent coup in Ukraine. What is more, include in this Britain’s long history with India and Hong Kong that predates the founding of the USA. Now UK has joined the AIIB and so has Canada. Seems to me Americans need to decide if they are Nazis or not. Because this will determine their future. And this time, at the end of WW3 the dollar will not become the international reserve currency and the UK will not take out massive loans from US banks to cover the war, which after the last one were only repaid in 2006. This time Britain has moved not only their gold reserves east but will be aligned with Russia, China, India, Canada and New Zealand as well as the rest of the Commonwealth countries. And so we are back to 1939. WW2 never ended. One last thing, watch for an arctic circle alliance and exploration at the North Pole between Canada, the UK, Greenland, Iceland, Norway and Russia. They really do not need the EU or Middle East oil for that matter.
In the Rockefeller/Rothschild conflict of interests/profits –
the China SDR’s/Silk Road is getting buttered by the Rottenchilds; while the Rockheads fellas are still going all guns in the dual/duel between the guns&butter share of the moneyed-monopoly selfish families.
“China SDR’s/Silk Road is getting buttered by the Rottenchilds.”
That’s how I view the UK getting in bed with AIIB, since the UK is under the Rottenchild thumb. Since the Commonwealth technically still exists, I would also view Canada’s getting in bed with AIIB as following the Rottenchilds’ direction. If the rest of the Commonwealth follows, I would say that is also under the Rottenchilds’ ‘urging’. (The lead-rats are deserting the ship…)
I sure hope that China knows what it is doing, letting snakes like that into their fledgling organization. Many organizations have been taken-over from within, after they let seeming ‘innocents’ in the door…
(Interesting: my spell-checker wants to change Rottenchilds into Rothschild. That’s pretty-deep influence…)
The government of Canada did make a mistake last year but there was pressure from the Obama administration. At this point most nations simply laugh at the USA, the Obama government, and the USA’s electoral procedures regarding the Presidency of the USA,. Likewise, Canada feels free to spit in the face of the Obama administration and join up with the People’s Republic of China. So the Lame Duck is served up Peking style.
As a purely secondary note, should Madam Clinton be elected, the downward slide of the USA will no doubt continue and culminate in warfare on steroids and the lobbing back and forth of nuclear weapons. If the Trump is elected then the USA may have a chance to renew its manufacturing sector as well as rebuild what has been destroyed in the USA since Nixon opened the door to the People’s Republic of China. But from my perspective I do not see the USA remaining a cohesive whole much less a nation of consequence in the emerging world of new alliances.
Lets face it, the HUGE snub to Obama in China was nothing but a message that the whole world is pissed off with the US. Now Canada has joined the ranks of countries who, very quietly, are doing things that better “THEIR” country. If Mr. Global lives in the US then he had better wake up that the game is over, because the world is a big place and slapping countries around the ears doesn’t work any more. It won’t be long before this is heard loudly in the halls of the Congress, White House and the Pentagon……YANKEE GO HOME.
You’re quite right DownunderET. that was attempted to be passed off as some type of “mistake” by China in some mainstream articles which is laughable as China is very meticulous, when it comes to actions, and honor.
This was no mistake, and I can only imagine what was said behind closed doors there.
All this just signals the days of the useful idiot services are coming to a end. The Neo-Confederates are being setup for their preplan fall and either too dumb or too afraid to admit it Canada is just the latest smart rat to jump ship.
How long before Asia replaces the USA as Canada’s largest trading partner? Even the Premier of tiny Nova Scotia is getting in on the action.
But then what choice does Canada have after off shoring the manufacturing sector. All that’s left are the natural resources which will be processed elsewhere and sent back to Canada for consumption. The Walton family got it right and that doesn’t seem about to change anytime soon. Canada is just bowing to a new economic master and in the end will do what the royals tell it to do. Same ol’, same ol’…In the meantime our economy is lower than a snakes belly in a wagon rut and getting lower.
“From the article: “By supporting this institution that’s primarily initiated by China indicates that we’re trying to build trust that China will use this institution for the greater good in a liberal, internationalist way and not simply as a device to expand its geopolitical reach,” said Burton, a political scientist at Brock University. ”
G Sorrows couldn’t have said it any better himself.
It will be interesting if the only way to revive the Western manufacturing sector is to introduce steep tariffs as a way to offset the low-wage advantage. Otherwise, whomever has the largest, lowest-paid, slave-wage population wins…
I don’t believe for a second that Mr. Global has given up on his NWO, or that factional infighting will deter him either. What we may be witnessing is a carefully orchestrated move toward that goal from another angle. We should all remember that things are never what they seem to be from these people.
Putin’s favorite chauffer was killed in an auto accident. From the video, it almost appears the vehicle was targeted. I sincerely hope this was just an unfortunate accident rather than some subtle message with plausible deniability via a Gary Hastings scenario.
Interesting. (And sad. Blessings.)
One car was a BMW and one was a Mercedes. Both makes are known to be on the leading-edge of electronically-controlled everything. Is the fact that the Mercedes swerved into the BMW possible car-hacking? (I.e., an innocent, horrified Mercedes driver.)
(I am curious whether Putin’s new car will be mechanical-everything. Or, at least, having Russian-made electronics…)
(You could also ‘freeze’ the steering on the BMW, so the chauffeur could not do emergency avoidance…)
what are the odds?
wd, agreed and then some about the drama playing out for us peons in the peanut gallery.
Anyone from our country would be utterly mentally deficient if they took a chance on his life now. If this is a hit, it must of been comitted by a third party trying to stir up trouble. That is a good point Hawks, the drivers are trained in defensive and aggressive driving, the drivers are trained to scan the entire road at all times, but that Mercedes did not move at all.
“Canada’s action demonstrates just how low, and how frayed, the USA’s alliances have become, and it is nothing less than a geopolitical earthquake.”
I sense that with the G20 fiasco we just had a sea change, that the tide has turned on the AngloZio Empire and that the outlying vassals — erm, “allies” — will shortly start running out like the Bay of Fundy on a full moon.
Look at the China airport insult — “No stairs for you!” Followed by the Putin stare-down and the Filipino potty-mouth’s rant. They all smell blood in the water. Open insults, mockery, no respect shown at all for the US but instead outright contempt.
This is unprecedented, and seriously worrying, especially since the US is sleepwalking into a minefield, lulled by its own exceptionalist propaganda echo-chamber.
Oh, and in the same few days, Germany and France declared the TIPP negotiations pointless and dead in the water. And Erdogan has gone off the reservation big time and has become a free radical.
From here on in it’s going to be a holding action and the Empire will just try to hold on to what it already has; thoughts of further expansion are delusional.
There are fractures in “Mr. Global’s” clan…
You beat me to it when will Australia and New Zealand join?
But if the local “aboriginies” can see this coming down the pike surely the big brass in the USA can, no?
Bloodlust keep them in a frenzy not noticing reality so Zbgnw Brzznsk should tell them in person but he looks so frail the nutters might just kill him during their frenzy spell.
Well at least Killary would have a grand new statement to make : he came, he saw, he died thinking it was Mr Putin!