...no one of these stories is a silver bullet, but they're all related and point in the same direction: China and Russia are preparing for the split with US-dominated financial architecture.
... let me tell you how delighted I am at your intimate knowledge of internal banking regulatory systems and the SWIFT protocol in general. And you're exactly right. This is where the story gets interesting.
A few years ago, even a few months ago, such a plan would have been unthinkable. Today, it is merely fanciful. And tomorrow . . . ?
... this is how the banking mafia operates. It isn't difficult to see, nor is it difficult to understand. If you play ball with them then you'll do just fine.
We are in the middle of the greatest economic/banking experiment the world has ever seen. To think we get out unscathed is wishful thinking.