Daily Bell 
January 16, 2012
Zero Hedge has published an article, “Are The Middle East Wars Really About Forcing the World Into Dollars and Private Central Banking?” that mentions my theory that Muammar Gaddafi  was overthrown because he wanted to set up a private gold-currency in Africa. You can see my article here: Gaddafi Planned Gold Dinar, Now Under Attack .
I don’t want to give the idea, however, that Western powers-that-be were galvanized into action ONLY because of Gaddafi’s gold currency idea. Here at DB, we regularly discuss a wide range of strategic plans that the elites seem to be putting into place in order to advance what is commonly known as a New World Order . In this article, I want to touch on some of these again.
Certainly, Gaddafi’s idea probably provoked anger in the halls of Western power. As I wrote previously, the idea, according to Gaddafi, was that African and Muslim nations would join together to create this new currency and would use it to purchase oil and other resources in exclusion of the dollar and other currencies.
I was interviewed by the news service RT , and they called it “an idea that would shift the economic balance of the world.” You can see my interview here: Real Cause for Gaddafi’s Expulsion: Wanted Gold Currency? 
It was a feasible plan, in my view. Gaddafi held some 144 tons of gold that he could have used to back a gold dinar, at least partially. Currently, I know of NO “mainstream” currency in the world that is backed by metals, either silver or gold. Less than 150 years ago money was considered to be gold or silver so we can see how quickly things change.
Iraq’s Saddam Hussein , too, may have incurred the wrath of the Anglosphere  power elite  that is evidently and obviously behind the world’s current financial system. Once he announced Iraqi oil would be traded in euros, not dollars, his fate was sealed, according to many alternative news sources.
In order to grant credibility to the above theories one needs to believe that the Anglosphere power elite is dedicated to defending the dollar’s dominance. In fact, the world remains dollar driven and the dollar remains a fount of Western power. So the idea that Western powers-that-be would defend the dollar is not a far-fetched scenario.
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The dollar is even referred to as the world’s “reserve currency.” And this did not happen accidentally but through the most determined kind of power politics. Saudi Arabia is the key to the dollar’s pricing power. It is the famous Saud family (House of Saud ) that refuses to sell their oil for anything other than dollars.
The Saud family is intimately tied into the Anglosphere power elite; the House of Saud is propped up by the West – militarily and otherwise – and in return, the world’s largest producer of oil, and the controller of its marginal price points, props up the dollar.
The arrangement is perhaps a convincing argument, by the way, against Peak Oil  theories. What are the chances that Saudi Arabia just happens to be the Anglosphere’s biggest producer of oil in the Middle East and also the West’s strongest ally?
Isn’t it more reasonable to conclude that Western powers-that-be have RESTRICTED oil discovery and production around the world? Famously, according to a statement by one of the Forbes brothers last year, there is enough oil in the mainland United States to furnish energy for the next 1,000 years. That doesn’t even include natural gas (which is still flared off) and coal.
The world is likely drowning in energy. The scarcities that people fear are generated by the power elite’s dominant social themes  – the fear-based promotions that are intended to frighten people into giving up power and wealth to globalist facilities such as the UN , IMF  and World Bank .
What this seems to tell us, however, is that there is a bigger game afoot. Let’s go through them one by one to see if we can determine the true reasons why Western powers have been so aggressive of late in the Middle East and Northern Africa.
There is, of course, the idea that the US and NATO  are fighting in the Middle East for strategic resources and military-intel advantages against Russia and China. The idea is that the “great game” is once again afoot and that the West is repositioning itself both defensively and offensively to gain maximum flexibility and power over potential adversaries.
A second idea, and one mentioned in the Zero Hedge article referred to above, is that the powers-that-be – the “banksters ” running much of the West’s military machine – are intent on taking various public central banks  and replacing them with private ones. The idea is that the Federal Reserve  and other such central banks are actually private enterprises and that what the powers-that-be truly fear is the ability of citizen-led governments to print their own paper money .
Finally, there is a theory that has been advanced that we have offered in the past, which has to do with the establishment of a kind of Islamic “crescent arc” in the Middle East and Upper Africa. We’ve written about this numerous times and you can see our articles if you do an Internet search on the terms “Islam crescent arc” and “Daily Bell.”
This argument has to do with the idea that the Anglosphere seeks a wider war on terror  in the Middle East and is actively aiding Islamic regimes in order to create this war. While this may sound far-fetched to some, the various regimes that have been destabilized by so-called youth movements (controlled it seems out of Foggy Bottom and Britain) are all secular. And the replacement regimes are all Islamic.
There is a great deal of turmoil and war now taking place in the Middle East and Africa. It is perfectly possible that one single explanation cannot fully encompass the strategic plans of the power elite that is evidently and obviously behind a lot of troubles there.
What does seem clear – to me anyway – is that the problems in that troubled part of the world are growing more severe rather than less. For whatever reason, or reasons, the power elite seems to want to ratchet up tensions and that determination seems stronger as time goes by.
It is a troubling phenomenon and one certainly hopes it does not lead to a truly severe and widespread conflagration. It needn’t happen, although I, along with many others in the alternative blogosphere, fear it might.