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Pepe Escobar

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Pepe Escobar

Pepe Escobar is the roving correspondent for Asia Times and analyst for the Real News. His latest book is Obama Does Globalistan. He may be reached at pepeasia@yahoo.com.


News and Features

The new route could be China’s first breakthrough in a trans-continental trade revolution.

There could soon be a trade alliance between Beijing, Moscow and Berlin—but you wouldn’t know it from the triumphal tone in Washington.

The BRICS countries are creating a new global architecture that challenges the exceptionalist, unipolar world that Washington imagines for our future.

How Washington’s and Beijing’s visions for the future may turn into a nightmare.

What remains of the initial Obama drive to reach out to Iran with an “engagement that is honed and grounded in mutual respect”?

How a confrontation is shaping up between the US/NATO and the BRICS.

The proverbial bogeymen of our world—Osama, Saddam, Gaddafi, Ahmadinejad—are clearly meant to act like so many mini-black holes absorbing all our fears.  But they won’t save the West from its decline, or the former sole superpower from its comeuppance.

What will be the fate of Egypt and the millions of Egyptians who took to the streets in a staggering show of aggressive nonviolence in January and February?

China is slowly winning control of the Greater Middle East and Central Asia's energy supplies with deals, strategy and lots of pipe.