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News & Analysis

US Weaponization Of The Dollar Backfires As Countries Move To Abandon It

Tahir Mustafa

Shawwal 11, 14442023-05-01

There has been talk of abandoning the US dollar for quite some time but only now have several countries taken practical steps to not use the dollar in trade transactions. This number is growing and the dollar may soon be reduced to the same level as the British pound or Japanese yen.

News & Analysis

How To Move Away From The US Dollar?

Tahir Mahmoud

Rajab 10, 14442023-02-01

Since the US has weaponized the dollar and is using it to blackmail countries to surrender to its demands, it is time to find ways to ditch the dollar. This is a process, not an event and must be pursued with prudence and sound planning.

News & Analysis

Russia’s Sovereign Wealth Fund to Ditch US Dollar Assets

Waseem Shehzad

Dhu al-Qa'dah 20, 14422021-07-01

American bullying and sanctions have forced many countries to move away from using the US dollar in transactions. The latest country is Russia. Together with China, Iran and a host of others, the move away from the US dollar will have major implications for global power play.

News & Analysis

Will the Dollar Die of COVID-19?

Kevin Barrett

Muharram 13, 14422020-09-01

One possibility, increasingly whispered about in financial circles, is that the dollar may die sooner rather than later, and that its cause of death may be listed as COVID-19.

Special Reports

Dollar vs Gold: Go for the Gold

Waseem Shehzad

Muharram 13, 14422020-09-01

The rush is on to ditch the US dollar and go for gold. This cannot be bad for the world, especially the oppressed and downtrodden that have suffered as a result of US hegemonic policies.

Week In Review

Gold vs US – the battle goes on

Dhu al-Hijjah 15, 14412020-08-05

Week In Review

Gold vs the US dollar

Dhu al-Qa'dah 09, 14412020-06-30


Ditching the Dollar (Editorial)


Shawwal 27, 14402019-07-01

Russia and China have both signaled that they are fed up of the US using the dollar to blackmail other countries into towing Washington’s diktat. They have, together with a number of countries, decided to ditch the dollar.

News & Analysis

What/Who will Replace the US Dollar?

Maksud Djavadov

Muharram 21, 14402018-10-01

The dollar has had a free ride for decades. New players are beginning to challenge its hegemony because of the atrocious conduct of American rulers. What will replace the dollar is yet to be determined and when.

Letters To The Editor

Ditching the Dollar

Sameer Ahmed

Dhu al-Qa'dah 19, 14392018-08-01

The easiest way to confront American gangsterism is not by military means but by ditching the US dollar as global reserve currency.


The greenback heads south

Zafar Bangash

Rajab 02, 14352014-05-01

The US dollar is losing its shine as rivals emerge to stake a claim. It is not only the euro but also the Chinese currency, the yuan that are challenging dollar’s supremacy in global finance.


Afghans still dying as US tries to defeat popular Taliban

Zia Sarhadi

Jumada' al-Akhirah 16, 14282007-07-01

After another particularly bloody week in which the Americans and their Western allies killed more than 100 Afghan civilians, President Hamid Karzai stood on the lawn of the presidential palace on June 23 to denounce the air strikes and artillery fire as “careless”. He asserted: “Afghan life is not cheap and should not be treated as such.” These sound like brave words, but they carry little weight with the Americans or anyone else. They, as well as Karzai, know that Afghans’ lives are indeed cheap.

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