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TIL That Nixon employed a foreign policy designed to make him appear irrational and volatile literally called The Madman Theory

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French President Charles de Gaulle (1965) -In February 1965 President Charles de Gaulle announced his intention to exchange its U.S. dollar reserves for gold at the official exchange rate. He sent the French Navy across the Atlantic to pick up the French reserve of gold and was followed by several countries. As it resulted in considerably reducing U.S. gold stock and U.S. economic influence, it led U.S. President Richard Nixon to end unilaterally the convertibility of the dollar to gold on…

French President Charles de Gaulle (1965) -In February 1965 President Charles de Gaulle announced his intention to exchange its U.S. dollar reserves for gold at the official exchange rate. He sent the French Navy across the Atlantic to pick up the French reserve of gold and was followed by several countries. As it resulted in considerably reducing U.S. gold stock and U.S. economic influence, it led U.S. President Richard Nixon to end unilaterally the convertibility of the dollar to gold on…

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Henry Kissinger and Richard M. Nixon at Kissinger's swearing-in as secretary of state. (AP/File) The Daily Donald Trump embraces the risky ‘Madman Theory’ on foreign policy - The Washington Post

“The strong do as they can and the weak suffer what they must.” —Thucydides  My new book offers a history of Europe’s monetary union. America plays a central role in the narrative. Indeed, the book begins with developments in Washington D.C. in the run up to the Nixon Shock of August 1971 but also ends with an account of how the Eurozone’s crisis affects the United States and the world economy today. In between, the story of how Europe mishandled its yearning for a common currency by…

“The strong do as they can and the weak suffer what they must.” —Thucydides My new book offers a history of Europe’s monetary union. America plays a central role in the narrative. Indeed, the book begins with developments in Washington D.C. in the run up to the Nixon Shock of August 1971 but also ends with an account of how the Eurozone’s crisis affects the United States and the world economy today. In between, the story of how Europe mishandled its yearning for a common currency by…

Since the Nixon gold shock of 1971, the United States of America (US Inc / USA Inc) has allowed itself to become the most immature, short-sighted and self-injurious democracy in the world. Nowhere is this more evident than in Washington's foreign policy dealings with Russia, South America, the Middle East, the Korean peninsula and China.  With regard to dealings with Russia, the American political class is now corrupt, deskilled and blustering. Fortunately, the top military people....

Since the Nixon gold shock of 1971, the United States of America (US Inc / USA Inc) has allowed itself to become the most immature, short-sighted and self-injurious democracy in the world. Nowhere is this more evident than in Washington's foreign policy dealings with Russia, South America, the Middle East, the Korean peninsula and China. With regard to dealings with Russia, the American political class is now corrupt, deskilled and blustering. Fortunately, the top military people....

The Nixon Shock-Petrodollar Collapse

Imminent Collapse of This Global Currency Will Kill USA or Launch - The Petro Dollar

1971 August 15 | Nixon's Gold Standard Gamble - Interrupting "Bonanza"  | Nixon announced that US dollars would no longer be redeemable for gold, changing the way the US did business in what was known as the "Nixon Shock." The decision brought an end to the Bretton Woods system of int'l finance.  Nixon ended the gold standard "to prevent a run on Fort Knox, which contained only a third of the gold bullion necessary to cover the amount of dollars in foreign hands," per TIME.

In his new book One Man Against the World, Tim Weiner explores some of the questions surrounding the presidency of Richard Nixon, pictured above in the Oval Office on Feb.

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Table of contents: Commitments, compromise and discord 1945-1971: The embedded liberal consensus and its challengers 1945-1970, The Nixon shocks 1971. An emerging neoliberal consensus 1972-1976: The "Half-Way Route" to De Facto floating January 1972-September 1973, The foundations of "Blacklash" October 1973-January 1976. Defensive regionalism 1976-1979: The European Monetary System. Cote 5-311 FRA

Table of contents: Commitments, compromise and discord 1945-1971: The embedded liberal consensus and its challengers 1945-1970, The Nixon shocks 1971. An emerging neoliberal consensus 1972-1976: The "Half-Way Route" to De Facto floating January 1972-September 1973, The foundations of "Blacklash" October 1973-January 1976. Defensive regionalism 1976-1979: The European Monetary System. Cote 5-311 FRA

「黑金」拯救了美元:1971年8月15日,星期日,一个非常炎热的夏日夜晚,时任美国总统尼克松出现在美国三大电视网络的荧屏前,他向全世界宣布:美元和黄金脱钩(放弃美元「金本位制」),暂停国外央行以美元兑换黄金的权利。尼克松的这一举动,被称作「Nixon Shock」(尼克松冲击)。从这一天起,黄金正式退出了货币体系……

The Watergate scandal is one of the most notorious White House scandals in US history. Several robbers, connected to President Richard Nixon’s reelection campaign, were caught while attempting to wiretap phones and steal secret documents.

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