James G. Rickards is an American lawyer, economist, and investment banker. He is a regular commentator on finance, and is the author of The New York Times bestseller Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis, published in 2011, and The Death of Money: The Coming Collapse of the International Monetary System, published in 2014. (Src: Wikipedia)
In this interview with youtuber Casey Research, he explains the threat that Obamas current policy for the Middle East threatens the US-Dollars status as the world’s reserve currency and especially the Petro-Dollar.
Forbes’ Magazine has an analysis of Rickards’ claims available.