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Updated: Mar 22, 2023

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Burning western civilization symbol.

There is a huge buzz in Zimbabwe about the airing of the Al Jazeera documentary on gold allegedly being smuggled out of Zimbabwe.

What is interesting is, once again, the majority of Zimbabweans have chosen to see this artistic deception, from the lenses of the enemy, without understanding the purpose of this documentary in aiding the illegal economic war on Zimbabwe that is being advanced by the western nations who own Al Jazeera.

The point most Zimbabweans are missing is that the United States and the west are declining civilizations. As a result, over the past 23 years, they have become desperate to maintain their control over the world order, resources, and influence through wars and economic warfare.

As the whole world knows, since the turn of the century, NATO has illegally invaded six Arab nations for oil, gold, fresh water, seeds, and influence, murdering an estimated 1 to 3 million innocent women, children, and men for resources.

Alongside these NATO invasions, soon after September 11, 2001, the US Treasury devised a strategy to use economic warfare to deprive its enemies and competitors of resources to compete with it, coining the term Treasury’s War.

This new means of subduing those who challenge US hegemony, takes the form of illegal unilateral economic sanctions, using America’s reserve currency to block international payments through the manipulation of international payment systems, and using the Financial Action Taskforce to isolate from the global financial system, the financial systems of nations opposed to western hegemony.

Despite all these machinations, Russia has enjoyed great success in neutralizing US sanctions by demanding its currency for exports to NATO countries, holding some of the world’s biggest gold, Euro, and dollar reserves, and dictating the terms under which they sell their coveted gas, oil, uranium, and rare earths resources.

This has bolstered the ruble to be the best performing currency in the world, while the Russian economy has performed well under sanctions. This has prompted many of the other victims of the US Treasury’s War, to start emulating the Russian strategy and collaborating with the superpower to mitigate western sanctions.

Russia and China have been pushed into working together to craft new ways to bypass western financial institutions like VISA, Master Card, and SWIFT. While doing that, they are also encouraging BRICS to work on developing its own currency and financial system that is independent of the US.

Furthermore, OPEC nations are now considering breaking the US Congress' NOPEC by accepting payment for oil in other currencies other than the US dollar, thereby ending the US Petrol Dollar's global stranglehold on international trade.

In Zimbabwe's case, its decision to create gold coins to curb inflation and stabilize its local currency and its President recently halting exports of raw lithium, have raised concerns among western countries that the Southern Africa geopolitical pivot may be attempting to back its currency with gold and potentially a basket of punted US$13 billion yearly mining output, thereby giving their currency intrinsic monetary value.

This has caused great anguish among the Americans and the IMF, as Zimbabwe has successfully created a gold currency under their noses without them realizing.

If Zimbabwe is successful in backing its paper currency with gold and other resources, this will end the rampant devaluation of the Zimbabwe dollar, teaching other gold-rich nations to emulate Zimbabwe, and hence exposing western fiat currencies that are backed by nothing.

Moreover, this, along with the developments in BRICS and OPEC, could bring an end to the US dollar's reserve currency status, as gold and resources once again become the standard of value-holding exchange.

This would mean that the US, Europe, Japan, Canada and Australia, would have to pay their debts in either gold, resources, finished goods or the currencies of resource-rich nations, while the prices of resources are set to rise.

The US government's attack on Libya for attempting to create a similar gold currency in 2011, and its request for the UK government to block Venezuela's gold reserves in the Bank of England in 2020, was intended to stop the threat of this shift to a gold/resource-based reserve system.

For decades, the US dollar has been the reserve currency used to pay for oil, forcing nations to demand dollars in international trade, to buy oil, which in turn pushes them to save their surplus by buying US Treasury Bills.

Nevertheless, countries like Zimbabwe creating gold and resource-backed currencies, coupled with the advent of cryptocurrencies and OPEC nations considering taking payment for their resources (oil) in currencies other than the US dollar; threaten to render the US dollar irrelevant in a few years.

Such redundancy of the dollar would result in a catastrophic crash in US and western world living standards, due to western currencies losing their value. This is forecast by most experts, to lead to civil unrest and even civil wars in the west, as we saw in history before they began their colonial endeavors. As a bad omen, we are already beginning to see the rise of regular civil unrest in France over the part five years.

The Al Jazeera documentary on Zimbabwe is an attempt to stop this inevitability, by the US trying to ban and blacklist Zimbabwean gold from the international market because gold has stopped Zimbabwe’s economy from melting down.

Even though this documentary may cause some talk in the grapevine, it will not change the fate of the Americans or the Europeans, as the unipolar world controlled by the United States is fast collapsing, as witnessed by endless banks folding in the west.

As a precaution, the Zimbabwean government is advised to respond appropriately to this disinformation by Al Jazeera before its tropes are used once again by the west, to illegally impose sanctions without trial (due process).

The US has had 80 years of dominance, and as history has shown with former empires such as Rome, Spain, Portugal, and England, after about 80 to 100 years, civilizations go into decline due to corruption, overconsumption, endless wars fought using foreign soldiers, high unpayable debt, and the overextending of territory by these declining empires to satisfy their insatiable appetite for resources of other regions.

The die has been cast, and this piece and others like it will form the obituary of the United States and its western allies, and it will become part of the data used by AI to expedite the reform of the toxic western system of hegemony.

By Rutendo Bereza Matinyarare, Chairman of ZASM and Marketing Strategist for Frontline Strat Marketing Consultancy.

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Apr 01, 2023

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