Global financial institutions like the World Bank and SWIFT can make or break the economies of entire nations due to their domination of the international banking system. Russia is making preparations in case they are ever barred from access to these institutions due to geopolitical influence from the West.
European Union may suspend agreement allowing U.S. to track financial data of European terror suspects.
The EU does not rule out suspending the Terrorist Finance Tracking Program (TFTP) agreement with the United States. This was the conclusion that could be drawn from a discussion last Tuesday in the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, following allegations in the press that the U.S. National