This is the general background information (ignore the presentation):
Then listen to this for more current information:
Then look at these headlines:
General Wesley Clark says that after 9/11 he was presented with a plan to attack "Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Lybia, Somalia, Sudan, Iran"
Tehran (Iran) dumps dollar for euro
Watch the first two videos in full:
The Petrodollar Explained:
The Petrodollar, relation to US wars and inevitable crash:
...it all has to do with the Fed
"U.N. to let Iraq sell oil for euros, not dollars"
October 30, 2000
7 Countries in 5 Years:
I found this an astonishing piece of information and I wonder if this is reported or discussed in mainstream media outlets at all. This may just be an opinion article, but I think, coming from a member of the Saudi Royal Family, it also contains a significant warning to the US: if the US will use its veto agianst the Palestinians, it might lose its single most important ally in the Arab world, which also happens to be a major oil supplier to the US.
Veto a State, Lose an Ally
I'm sure this whole Palestine issue is giving the Obama administration a major headache already.