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Biden Regime Calls for North American Union –
Rep. Matt Gaetz Responds

SE ASIA: A ‘EURO-LIKE’ CURRENCY?

The Case for a common Asean Currency

Bangkok Post, Sep 29, 2022 (Also posted at The Jakarta Post) – ….It would be pegged to gold, with the intention of creating a currency that replaces the US dollar as the medium of regional trade and investment.
Why the push for a common currency in Asean? All we need to do Is look at Europe….

EU AND THE ‘NEW MERCANTILISM’:

EU proposes supply chain emergency powers, spooking business

Reuters, Sep 19, 2022 – Europe-based companies could be made to prioritise production of key products and stockpile goods under draft EU rules that would give Brussels emergency powers to tackle supply chain crises.

Europeans support a more ‘geopolitical European Union’

‘A EUROPEAN DEFENCE CAPABILITY INDEPENDENT OF NATO’
Aljazeera, Sep 30, 2022 – A new survey of public opinion in European and North American countries shows faith in Europe’s geopolitical importance growing, as confidence in the United States’s long-term influence falters against a backdrop of the war in Ukraine.

RESISTING THE EU POWER GRAB:

New PM of Italy, Giorgia Meloni: We Will Defend God, Country, & Family

ITALY VEERS RIGHT AND AWAY FROM EU’S CENTRE OF POWER
MIGA: ‘MAKE ITALY GREAT AGAIN’
– Financial Times (London, UK), Sep 26, 2022
Ursula von der Leyen slammed over Italian election ‘threats’ as EU face showdown with Rome
– Express (London, UK), Sept 26, 2022
Rock Star! Next Italian PM Giorgia Meloni: “The Leftists who Call us Fascists Used to be Bolshevists”
– Gateway Pundit, Sep 17, 2022
“If Things Go in Difficult Direction, We Have Tools” – EU Chief Ursula Von der Leyen Threatens Italians of Repercussions If They Vote in Populist Candidate Giorgia Meloni Gateway Pundit, Sept 14, 2022 – The elites are already in full panic.

WILL SOUTH AMERICA REVIVE UNASUR?
IF LULA WINS BRAZIL’S PRESIDENCY, SEVEN OF LATIN AMERICA’S LARGEST ECONOMIES WILL BE RULED BY THE LEFT
By Andres Oppenheimer, Miami Herald, Sep 30, 2022 – ….To be sure, if Lula wins in Brazil, he most likely would try to revive UNASUR, the bloc of South America’s leftist countries that emerged in the 2000s to replace the Washington-based Organization of American States (OAS). Unlike the OAS, UNASUR does not include the United States or Canada.

ARAB GULF – GCC:
SINO-GCC COLLABORATION MORE THAN JUST OIL: CHINA DAILY EDITORIAL
China Daily, Sep 21, 2022- Relations between China and the Gulf Cooperation Council countries have been booming in recent years, with China being the largest trading partner of the regional bloc….
GULF STATES AND ISRAEL SHOULD FORM A RAPID RESPONSE FORCE
Foreign Policy, Sep 5, 2022 – Israel, several Gulf Arab states, and the United States are working to create a regional alliance on air defense. Although practical cooperation is still limited, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz claimed in June that the nascent air defense partnership had already helped neutralize Iranian attacks.

EURASIAN UNION:
EURASIAN ECONOMIC UNION HAS NO PROBLEM STAYING AFLOAT DESPITE SANCTIONS – KREMLIN
UrduPoint News / Sputnik, Sep 18, 2022
PUTIN’S ‘CONTRADICTORY’ WORLD VIEWS – THE RUSSIAN UNION LOOKING TO RIVAL THE EU
Express (London, UK) Sept 4, 2022 – Vladimir Putin has displayed “contradictory” worldviews during his time in power – “juggling” his desire to unite the Slavic peoples as well as creating a Eurasian Economic Union which, on paper, closely mirrors the European Union.

Lara Logan: Globalist Plan To Create a Regional Government

Eurasian Economic Union Dedollarizes; Emphasis Now On Increasing Use Of Mutual Currencies & China Yuan Trade

Russia Briefing, Aug 29, 2022 – According to a representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, the volume of international settlements in US dollars has been reduced to 21%.
This has been an on-going process, with the EAEU countries moving towards this goal since 2015, when it was decided that strategic goals were the formation of an independent currency area, minimally dependent on the dollar and the euro, the convergence of the monetary policy of the EAEU countries and the reduction of conversion costs for businesses.

South American Leftists Revive Call for Regional Currency to Challenge the U.S. Dollar

Breitbart, Aug 12, 2022 – Colombia – under its first-ever leftist president, ex-guerrilla member Gustavo Petro – revived a longtime far-left hope of creating a unified South American currency to defy the U.S. dollar, the online journal Diario Las Américas reported on Thursday….
Socialists in South America have for decades suggested a euro-style South American monetary unit that used the collective economic strength of the continent to replace their weakened units….
In October, Brazilians will head to the polls to choose between incumbent conservative Jair Bolsonaro and far-left socialist Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who most recently raised the idea of a unified currency this year.

IMF foresees globalism’s fragmentation into regional blocs with own regulatory standards, reserve currencies

“A serious risk to the medium-term outlook is that the war in Ukraine will contribute to fragmentation of the world economy into geopolitical blocs with distinct technology standards, cross-border payment systems, and reserve currencies.”
In a lamenting tone, the International Monetary Fund presents this as a possible scenario, masking the fact that such a period of conflict between regional blocs has always been declared by globalists as their alternative, incremental option to develop each region toward their objective of a world-order federation of regional blocs.
Open and download the IMF’s full report (PDF) here:  World Economic Outlook Update, July 2022

REGIONALIZATION’ AND THE NEW REGIONAL ORDER:

The Myth of the Global:
Why Regional Ties Win the Day

‘REGIONALIZATION, NOT GLOBALIZATION, WILL SET THE CORPORATE AGENDA’
By Shannon K. O’Neil, Foreign Affairs, July-Aug 2022
(Foreign Affairs is published by the Council on Foreign Relations)

….During the COVID-19 pandemic, border closures and rising transportation costs have prompted companies to consider bringing production closer to home…. The most probable scenario is that multinationals will turn away from globalized supply chains in favor of shorter, more duplicative regional ones. Regionalization, not globalization, will set the corporate agenda in the coming decades….

REMEMBER THIS? NASCO (North America SuperCorridor Coalition) map of proposed North American transportation corridor, including a “NAFTA superhighway,” circa 2007. Exposure of this key infrastructure component of a “North American Union” was derided as a “conspiracy theory” at that time.

To enhance North America’s regionalization, the continent needs to improve its linking infrastructure…. As parts and components move between the three countries, workers must be able to follow.
Shannon K. O’Neil is the Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin America at the Council on Foreign Relations. She is the author of the book The Globalization Myth: Why Regions Matter, from which this essay is adapted.

From its very outset within the title, this essay by Shannon K. O’Neil embarks on a mission of false choices and unsupported assertions. For instance:
If, as O’Neil maintains, natural disasters from “climate change” can jeopardize overextended, global supply chains more than shorter, faster regional supply chains, then shorter, faster national supply chains would be an even more favorable option. But this “reshoring” option is not offered, except only to be dismissed with this strange, hasty generalization: “as costs rise and innovation falls.”
O’Neil recognizes that advances in production require a labor pool with greater skills and less workers. For what benefit, then, does she advocate that “tens of millions of people could be energized” when a massive EU-style labor pool could move freely across North America’s national borders?
O’Neil presents a “regionally focused world” as the reality, citing the European Union’s common labor pool, passport and currency as its model. But O’Neil sidesteps the fact that this “reality” has been created. This “reality” is based upon a series of multilateral/bilateral agreements favoring a utopian globalist mindset that gave us open-border chaos and the global supply chain debacle.

Calling globalism a “myth” is O’Neil’s attempt to distance globalists from the very real global mess that they created, while also attempting to walk back the same erroneous, delusional mindset into a more “sustainable” regional context.
As a mouthpiece for the globalist Council on Foreign Relations, O’Neil also parrots
Klaus Schwab, founder of the World Economic Forum. Schwab promotes “regionalization” as globalism’s post-Covid compromise with nationalism. Regional blocs and regional supply chains are his “in-between solution….a new watered-down version” of globalization.

INVEST IN ‘NORTH AMERICA’ SUPPLY CHAIN:

US taxpayers fund automotive EV supply chain’s transition to ‘North America’ under Biden’s ‘Inflation Reduction Act’ tax credit rules:

SUPPLY CHAINS MADE VISIBLE AS PART OF US TAX CREDIT LEGISLATION ON EVs
Automotive Logistics, August 2, 2022 – ….From 2027, these rules of origin would rise to 80% [from ‘North America‘] for raw materials. 
For battery components, there is a similar timeline. From 2024, at least 50% of the battery components must be manufactured in North America, which progressively rises by 10% a year to 2029. when 100% of battery components must be sourced from North America as part of the US-Mexico-Canada free trade agreement (USCMA)….
This provision for rules of origin within the Climate Bill is intended to send a strong signal to mining companies to invest in the North America and incentivise OEMs to source raw materials more locally within the USMCA area or from countries with FTAs…. 

THE MULTIPLIER EFFECT’ OF BRICS+
Restarting Globalization: Predicated on the cooperative network of regional alliances’
Modern Diplomacy, July 4, 2022 – ….Potentially this sequential approach to building alliances across the Global South on the basis of the BRICS+ “integration of integrations” could become a basis for re-starting the globalization process in the world economy bottom-up (from the level of countries and regional blocs) rather than top-down (solely from the level of global organizations)….
The global institutions would receive the additional mandate of coordinating the regional networks and development institutions:
   ● IMF: coordination of regional financing arrangements (RFAs)
   ● World Bank: coordination of regional development banks
   ● WTO: coordination of regional integration arrangements

Russia and China are brewing up a challenge to dollar dominance by creating a new reserve currency

The basket currency would rival a US-dominated IMF alternative and let Russia widen its influence, an analyst said.
Markets Insider, June 24, 2022

RUSSIA REROUTING TRADE, OIL TO BRICS COUNTRIES – PUTIN

BRICS: GALVANISED IN THE KILN OF UKRAINE WAR?
Trade within the group increased by 38% in the first quarter of 2022

Mexican president calls for
American superstate, open border

‘Just as how the European community was created … we have to do that in America’
Breitbart, June 7, 2022 – “I will go in July to visit [President Joe Biden] at the White House and I want to discuss with him the issue of the integration of all America,” President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said at a press conference in Mexico’s presidential palace….
He blamed the GOP — and its anti-migration wing — for the political barriers to greater unification between the United States and southern and central America.

EUROPEAN UNION:
REGIONALISM AND THE EUROPEAN UNION
EU blueprint for other areas of regional integration
E-International Relations (UK), May 21, 2022 – The path adopted by the European Union has also provided a blueprint for the African Union. The organisation has embedded several of the political elements of integration adopted within Europe. There are also signs that economic integration within the region is gathering pace. Although such institutions have not yet been established, there are moves to establish a single currency….
Of all the regional organisations to consider, the most significant remains that of the European Union. It has for instance provided a blueprint for other areas of regional integration (notably in Africa).

REMEMBER THIS? NASCO (North America SuperCorridor Coalition) map of proposed North American transportation corridor, including a “NAFTA superhighway,” circa 2007. Exposure of this key infrastructure component of a “North American Union” was derided as a “conspiracy theory” at that time.

MADE IN NORTH AMERICA:
US MANUFACTURERS BRING JOBS CLOSER TO HOME

‘Nearshoring is the answer to a lot of industrial woes, from to the dearth of product to supply chain issues and labor shortages’
GlobeSt, June 8, 2022 – Barbi Reuter, CEO and principal at Cushman & Wakefield affiliate PICOR and currently serving as 2022 CREW Network global board president, says that bringing jobs back to North America, typically in Mexico, increases predictability and reliability of the supply chain while retaining favorable labor access and costs compared to the US.
“Nearshoring” is a classic bait-and-switch: Manufacturers are not “bringing jobs back” to the original thesis of “Made in USA,” from the current antithesis, “Made in China,” but are forming a new synthesis, “Made in North America,” setting up a scenario patterned after the European Union. The “woes” cited were caused by the very globalists who are now using them as a pretext for even more open-border multilaterism within global regions, by using “regional cooperation mechanisms” (i.e., EU-style regional regulatory systems. See below).
WHAT AMERICAN COMPANIES SHOULD CONSIDER BEFORE NEARSHORING TO MEXICO
Forbes, June 7, 2022 – Not only is moving goods between the U.S. and Mexico easier, but goods can also be moved at more competitive prices. Yes, fuel prices have led to increases in transportation costs, but the increase in over-the-road transportation is currently hovering at about 30%, versus roughly 500% for some air or ocean cargo transport. And over-the-road transport is much faster than ocean (which just last year was taking up to 75 days, factoring in port delays, which are currently longer than average).
This is false-choice deception: If over-the-road transportation from Mexico is cheaper than ocean or air transport from China, then seamless, over-the-road transport within the U.S. itself would be cheaper than throughout the expanse of the continent, particularly if U.S. venture capitalists poured more startup investment into their own country instead of into multilateralist pipe dreams.
‘REGIONAL COOPERATION MECHANISMS’:
US, LATIN AMERICA DEVELOPING MIGRATION PACT TO ADDRESS SURGE
Regina Leader-Post, June 6, 2022 – Bloomberg News reported last month that the Biden administration is working on an economic framework that will address subjects including so-called nearshoring and supply-chain vulnerabilities revealed by the pandemic, seeking to set a new course for integration with the region.
The proposed pledges also include improving access to public and private services for migrants, refugees, and stateless persons to promote their full social and economic inclusion in host communities, according to the document….
To confront the challenges, summit participants would convene multilateral development banks,…. improve regional cooperation mechanisms for law enforcement, information sharing and border management, visa regimes and regularization processes, it said.
See: Illegal Immigration, ‘Free Trade’ and the ‘Free Flow of People’
Also: DACA: Real ‘dreamers’ are ‘free trade’ utopians using children as pawns

WHY LATIN AMERICA NEEDS A NEW WORLD ORDER
NewsClick (India), May 10, 2022 – Should Gustavo Petro win the Colombian presidential election in May 2022, and Lula win his campaign for re-election to Brazil’s presidency in October 2022, for the first time in decades, the four largest economies in Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, and Colombia) would be governed by the centre-left, notably supporters of Latin American and Caribbean integration. Lula has said that if he wins the presidency, Brazil will return to CELAC and will resume an active stance in BRICS.

EURASIAN UNION:
INTRA-EURASIAN ECONOMIC UNION TRADE UP TO 20% IN Q1 2022
Kazakhstan announces significant trade jumps with China, is negotiating a free trade services agreement with Turkey
Russia Briefing, May 15, 2022 – “Sanctions didn’t affect the country’s exports, as mutual trade between the EAEU member states went up (over 20 percent) in the first quarter of 2022.

‘NEW REGIONAL ORDER’:
FOUR SHADES OF DEGLOBALIZAION
Contributing Factors reversing the course of globalization
Phys.org, May 13, 2022 – One can read the current moment as a shift from true globalization to a situation in which trade is reorganized into regional clusters, with the United States, Europe, China and others at the center of smaller, more cohesive networks.

ARAB GULF:
GCC HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BECOME A GLOBAL POWERHOUSE

‘UNITED STATES OF THE ARABIAN PENINSULA IS NOT HARD TO ENVISAGE IN THE FUTURE’
Khaleej Times, May 10, 2022 –  The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has grown into a robust inter-governmental union between the six Gulf nations – the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Oman….Just as the European Union (EU) is one of the main political and economic unions of the western world, the GCC has the potential to become an economic and strategic powerhouse in the Middle East and globally.

Can BRICS Underpin a New World Order?

Regional bloc network by ‘integration of integrations’
Modern Diplomacy, April 18, 2022 – A platform for interactions between regional integration blocs involving BRICS states could become another track of interaction within BRICS+. Such a platform could include priority projects of regional integration involving BRICS states, such as MERCOSUR, SACU, BIMSTEC, the EAEU, as well as the RCEP or the ASEAN-China Free Trade Area. All these regional blocs could cooperate in coordination, moving toward aligning their standards and creating a more open economic space for trade and investment by BRICS states and their regional partners. It is important to notice that most BRICS states currently choose to shape their foreign policies in the form of regional integration blocs (Russia – the EAEU, Brazil – MERCOSUR, South Africa – the SACU), and, consequently, BRICS+ based on “integration of integrations” is the only possible format for economic integration and for opening markets between BRICS states.

INTEGRATION WITH THE UNITED STATES OR LATIN AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE?
Mexico’s president proposed contradicting relationships with North America
NACLA, April 13, 2022 – The president continued, expressing a willingness to consider an eventual economic integration of Latin America with the United States that “could be similar to the European Union.” In this regard, we cannot forget that at the beginning of the 21st century, the Bush administration promoted the Latin American Free Trade Area, in order to guarantee investment rules aimed at subordinating the region, as part of the United States’ geoeconomic competition with the European Union.

What would an Arab-Israeli military alliance mean for Iran?

Middle East Institute, April 13, 2022 – …Israel Defense Forces’ (IDF) Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi announced preparations for a potential upcoming military operation, foreshadowing a possible move against Iran. Kochavi’s announcement came shortly after Israel and the foreign ministers of four Arab nations — Morocco, Egypt, the UAE, and Bahrain — along with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, met at the Negev Summit…. The Times of Israel reported that Israel is cooperating with Middle East allies to build a “joint defense system” to counter Iranian missiles and drones. Like the Middle East Strategic Alliance (MESA) proposed by the Trump administration, the alliance will be modeled after the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)….

ASIA-PACIFIC WILL PROTECT ITSELF WITH RCEP
Daily Sabah, April 9, 2022 – The regionalization of global trade (intra-regional trade) and supply from close geographies (nearshoring) have been on the agenda of the World Trade Organization (WTO) since last year due to global supply chain problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic…. With the full activation of the RCEP, it is aimed to gradually introduce zero tariffs in more than 90% of the trade in the region, which will mean a “regionalized trade” even greater than the EU Customs Union.

West’s economic war against Russia also creates new opportunities – Ambassador Kopyrkin

ArmenPress, April 6, 2022 – According to the Ambassador, Russia understands quite well that the sanctions against it will cause a serious blow to the allied states of the Eurasian space, and the isolation policy against Russia will also be carried out towards other member states of the Eurasian Economic Union. But Russia hopes that the commonality of interests of Eurasian partners, their economic connectivity will dictate the perception that it is necessary to stay together and develop together.

‘REGIONALIZATION’

THE WEAPONIZATION OF INTERDEPENDENCE – AND OTHER CONSEQUENCES OF THE WAR IN UKRAINE
Regionalization of globalization
The Hill, April 4, 2022 – We’re seeing how fragile the international system is, as it fragments into regional blocs, as digital currencies are accelerating efforts to reduce the global role of the dollar. But all told, it appears more a scaling back and regionalization of globalization than its demise.
THE RESTRUCTURING OF INTERNATIONAL CAPITAL MARKETS UNDER DEGLOBALIZAION
‘Paradigm shift’ from globalization to regionalization
Modern Diplomacy, April 1, 2022 – Tony Pasqsuariello, global head of hedge fund coverage at Goldman Sachs, has said that the world is now undergoing a “paradigm shift” from globalization to regionalization.
‘SLOW-BALIZATION’: HOW WAR AND THE PANDEMIC ARE RESHAPING GLOBAL TRADE
World economy moving towards regionalization
Japan Times, April 1, 2022 – The Ukraine-Russia conflict has highlighted the risks of globalization and accelerated a trend of deglobalization.

MANCHIN: THE UNITED STATES MUST LEAD A NORTH AMERICAN ENERGY ALLIANCE
‘To strengthen our collective supply chains’

Energy.Senate.gov, March 31, 2022 – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman of the Committee, raised concerns about the free world’s reliance on adversarial nations like Russia and China for their energy and critical minerals supply chains. The Chairman also highlighted the importance of collaborating with our continental neighbors in a North American energy alliance to strengthen our collective supply chains and minimize vulnerabilities to those nations that might use supply chain dependencies against us.

MIDDLE EAST MINISTERS HOLD TALKS IN ISRAEL ON ‘COMMON ENEMIES’
Daily UK News, March 28, 2022 – [Israel’s Yair Lapid] on Monday said that the purpose of the Negev summit was to build a “new regional architecture” whose shared capabilities “intimidates and deters our common enemies — first and foremost Iran and its proxies”.

PHL SUPPORTS INDIA INCLUSION IN RCEP BLOC
Business World, March 22, 2022 – The Philippines is supporting the admission of India into the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade bloc….
“With the size of India, contributing around 1.3 billion people, then that would really make RCEP unquestionably as the world’s largest trading bloc. ‘

IS AN EU ARMY COMING?
Russia’s war in Ukraine is turning the European Union into a serious military player
Foreign Policy, March 20, 2022

ASEAN MEMBER STATES TO EXPLORE FURTHER WAYS TO STRENGTHEN SUPPLY CHAINS AMID COVID-19 RECOVERY
To position itself as ‘progressive and dynamic regional bloc’
CNA, March 16, 2022

‘MADE IN NORTH AMERICA’ AND THE NEW NORTH AMERICAN SUPPLY CHAIN:
In Accordance with Klaus Schwab’s Global Network of Regional Supply Chains:

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GM expands its North America-focused EV supply chain with POSCO Chemical in Canada

Automotive World, March 7, 2022 – The Quebec site will process CAM, a key battery material consisting of components like processed nickel, lithium and other materials representing about 40% of the cost of a battery cell…. By the end of 2025, GM plans to have capacity to build 1 million electric vehicles in North America, and the company targets the majority of components by value to be sustainably sourced, processed or manufactured in North America.

It’s a Tale of Two Markets; The Solution to Sourcing from Asia

CEOWorld Magazine, March 10, 2022 ….And although Made in America is the safest and most reliable way to control cost, product quality and supply chain logistics it may also be time to skip past re-shoring, and go for the next best thing: “Near-shoring.”Near-shoring is the act of transferring your business operations from far away to closer to home, closer to your customer channel, but not in the U.S….
Moreover, the average manufacturing wage in Mexico is just $5/hour compared to $30/hour in the U.S. and $17/hour in Canada. And despite Mexico’s evolving political scene, the labor pool there is young and robust and eager….
InvestCanada.ca says it’s the only country in the western hemisphere that can produce electric batteries and electric vehicles entirely from top to bottom.

WAR WILL CAUSE UPHEAVAL IN GLOBAL AND NORTH AMERICAN SUPPLY CHAINS
FreightWaves, March 8, 2022 – With global supply chains subject to disruptions due to global geopolitical tensions, companies will look for production sources closer to home…. Anything that is manufactured in North America will certainly benefit the American freight market, as transportation services will be involved in all stages of supply chain sourcing, production, assembly and distribution. When companies source and manufacturer products in China, much of the freight spend would remain in that region, far away from American logistics companies.
ALL-RISK COVERAGE, VISIBILITY TECH TURNING HEADS IN MEXICO
FreightWaves, March 3, 2022 – ….Luna believes that even greater things are on the horizon for Mexico’s freight industry, as a vast array of industries are moving into the country. He describes Saltillo as the “Mexican Detroit” because of the city’s automotive manufacturing facilities from the likes of General Motors, Chrysler and Daimler. In addition, industries such as furniture manufacturing have opened up shop, with Ikea and La-Z-Boy entering the region in the past five years.

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EURASIAN UNION:

Putin’s Endgame for Ukraine: Integration Into the Union State

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Geopolitics.com, March 5, 2022 – The economic arm of the CIS is the Eurasian Economic Union, EAEU. It is subdivided into a Customs Union and Single Economic Space, which provides the free movement of persons, goods, services, and capital within the EAEU. Though Ukraine was offered to join the EAEU, following increased tensions with Russia, it has drifted closer to aligning itself with the European Union instead. Like the CSTO, a Russian-backed government in Ukraine would most likely be pressured to join the EAEU binding the Ukrainian and Russian economies further together.

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EUROPEAN UNION ‘AUTONOMY’:
EU CHIPS ACT: THE EU’s PUSH FOR SEMICONDUCTOR AUTONOMY
JD Supra, March 8, 2022 – The recent semiconductor shortage, COVID-related supply chain disruptions, and trade tensions have exposed the European Union’s (“EU”) dependency on chips made in other continents.
The European Commission (“EC”) has proposed legislation—the EU Chips Act—focused on developing a domestic EU semiconductor industry and reducing dependency on foreign imports. The proposal is part of the EC’s strategy to incentivize manufacturing in the EU and achieve “strategic autonomy” in the technology sector in particular.

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‘NORTH AMERICAN’ INFRASTRUCTURE:
WHITE HOUSE MOVES TO AID STRUGGLING SUPPLY CHAINS
Argus Media, Feb 25, 2022 – The US, Mexico and Canada will also meet this summer to explore opportunities to improve the North American supply chain.
FEDS ANNOUNCE MAJOR LAND PORT IMPROVEMENTS
The Trucker, Feb 25, 2022 – The law includes $3.4 billion for GSA to build and modernize land ports of entry on the country’s northern and southern borders.
NORTH DAKOTA LAND PORT AWARDED FUNDING FROM BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE LAW
Cramer.senate.gov, Feb 25, 2022

VIDEO CLIP: GLOBAL SHAKEDOWN 2015
The world’s developing and projected regional blocs (Excerpt @ 20:15 of 27:33)

‘COMPETING REGIONAL UNITS’: KISSINGER’S ‘NEW MERCANTILISM’ OF EMERGING REGIONAL BLOCS

“And at the same time the consciousness of being at war, and therefore in danger, makes the handing-over of all power to a small caste seem the natural, unavoidable condition of survival.”
George Orwell’s 1984, Part 2, Chapter 9 (Goldstein manifesto, “The Theory and Practice of Oligarchical Collectivism”)

The war in Ukraine signals the beginning of globalist Henry Kissinger’s “new mercantilism” of “competing regional units.”
As was typical of historic mercantilism, media reports within both sides of today’s Ukraine crisis acknowledge that military/economic threats from the other region are useful in the deeper integration/consolidation of power within their own regional bloc. Here are some examples:
THE GREAT EURASIAN ECONOMIC REALIGNMENT
Sanctions may accelerate Russia’s economic integration with Asia
City Journal, March 17, 2022 –  What has not been widely considered, however, is the possibility that Russia welcomes this outcome. If Russia is betting on economic divorce from Europe, including in energy, then sanctions and boycotts counterintuitively support, rather than frustrate, Russian strategy.
EUROPEAN UNION AMBASSADOR SAYS RUSSIA-UKRAINE CRISIS HAS UNIFIED THE EU AND NATO: ‘FOR US, THIS IS EXISTENTIAL’
CBS News, Feb 16, 2022 – “I think Russia thought it could divide and conquer us, and it has actually united the European Union and NATO more than we have arguably been ever before,” he said.
HOW WILL RUSSIAN AND ASIAN TRADE DEVELOP IF THE US & EU PUT MORE SANCTIONS IN PLACE?
Moscow has already diversified its supply chains away from the EU
Russia Briefing, Jan 17, 2022 – In short, the Crimea sanctions have had the effect of motivating Russia to diversify its supply chains, reduce dependence upon Europe, and to develop new markets, especially in Asia.
WESTERN SANCTIONS AGAINST RUSSIA MAY BOOST EURASIAN ECONOMIC UNION – RT (Russia Today), March 20, 2014 – “What would then happen is that the Eurasian Economic Union would accelerate in scale very rapidly.”
‘THANK YOU, MR PUTIN’ – DW (Deutsche Welle, Germany), March 21, 2014 – “With your annexation of the Crimea you have thrown a much-needed lifeline to…European integration…”
VLADIMIR PUTIN: HERO OF THE EUROPEAN UNION – Breitbart, March 14, 2014  – “Vladimir Putin’s adventurism in the Ukraine has had a strange side effect: it may well have prolonged the life of his chief rival and antagonist – the European Union…”

‘you’re going to see regional orders spring up’

“I think you’re going to see the evolution of regional organizations, and that regional – because it’s so hard to create a world order – I think you’re going to see regional orders spring up. And then you would have links between regional orders. But they will be very much guided by economic interests, social interests and also security interests….”
Frederick Kempe, President and CEO of the Atlantic Council
Comments at the World Government Summit, March 29, 2022  (Video excerpt starts at 17:11)

A woman rides the beast, “having seven heads, and ten horns.” (Revelation 17:3)
The Tower of Babel (Bruegel) c. 1563
European Parliament Building, Strasbourg, France
Council of Europe’s promotional illustration. Note the EU’s circle of stars as inverted luciferian pentagrams.
Council of Europe’s direct mockery and denial of God’s judgment on the tower of Babel, when “the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech.” (Genesis 11:1)
European Union (EU)
USMCA
Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU)
African Union (AU)
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
Arab League (AL)
Southern Common Market (Mercosur)
Pacific Islands Forum (PIF)
Henry Kissinger: World Order and the New Cold War (2014) 4:05
BLOC HEADS: Builders of the New World Order (2013) 1:48:01
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