New Silk Roads Merging into Greater Eurasia by Pepe Escobar

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Russia is keen to push economic integration with parts of Asia and this fits in with China’s Belt and Road Initiative  (cross-posted with The Asia Times by special agreement with the author) The concept of Greater Eurasia has been discussed at the highest levels of Russian academia and policy-making for some time. This week the policy …

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G20 Summit: Bye-Bye American Empire!

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FINIAN CUNNINGHAM | 30.11.2018 G20 Summit, Top Agenda Item: Bye-Bye American Empire The G20 summits are nominally about how the world’s biggest national economies can cooperate to boost global growth. This year’s gathering – more than ever – shows, however, that rivalry between the US and China is center stage. Zeroing in further still, the rivalry …

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Geopolitical Chessboard Revisited

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Back in the (Great) Game: The Revenge of Eurasian Land Powers 1111 ViewsAugust 30, 2018 7 Comments by Pepe Escobar (cross-posted with Consortium News by special agreement with the author) Get ready for a major geopolitical chessboard rumble: from now on, every butterfly fluttering its wings and setting off a tornado directly connects to the battle between Eurasia integration …

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Donald Trump’s Kim Summit Yo-Yo ALEXANDER MERCOURIS

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Donald Trump’s dithering over whether to meet Kim Jong-un damages the US’s leverage by ALEXANDER MERCOURIS May 27, 2018, 15:05463 Views The episode of the ‘on/off’ Kim-Trump summit provides a further stark example of the fact that Donald Trump, 16 months into his Presidency, remains an amateur. The first thing to say is that Donald Trump may have …

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Why China Wins

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 Do you prefer the 1% or The Party? Ramin Mazaheri for The Saker Blog 2018 China: the envy of the world – just check the scoreboard. The Chinese communists kicked out the the Japanese, then the Europeans, held off the American neo-imperialists at Korea and then Vietnam, provided spectacular economic growth during all that time, …

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China’s Latest Move in the Graveyard of Empires by Pepe ESCOBAR

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EDITOR’S CHOICE | 10.02.2018 Beijing’s strategic priority is to prevent ETIM fighters exiled in Afghanistan crossing the Wakhan Corridor to carry out operations in Xinjiang The latest plot twist in the endless historical saga of Afghanistan as a graveyard of empires has thrown up an intriguing new chapter. For the past two months, Beijing and Kabul have …

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Protecting the Belt and Road Initiative From US-Led Terrorism: Will China Send Troops to Syria?

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FEDERICO PIERACCINI | 09.01.2018 | FEATURED STORY An interesting theme concerning Syria is the involvement of the People’s Republic of China in the conflict. While China’s diplomatic and economic assistance has been constant, its military contribution to Syria is less known. It is important for China and Russia to contain and defeat the terrorist phenomenon in the Middle East, …

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China ergattert strategischen Stützpunkt vor Indiens Küste

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Neu-Delhi besorgt © AP Photo/ 16:45 18.12.2017Zum Kurzlink China hat vor wenigen Tagen einen weiteren ausländischen Hafen bekommen. Sri Lanka verpachtet den Hafen Hambantota im Süden des Landes für 99 Jahre an China. Die Chinesen haben damit zwar ein verlustbringendes, jedoch strategisch sehr wichtiges Objekt bekommen. Neu-Delhi zufolge will Peking damit verdeckt einen Militärstützpunkt nahe Indien …

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South Korea’s History Making Geo-Political Pivot Frightens US by ADAM GARRIE

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South Korea’s history making geo-political pivot frightens the US more than Kim’s weapons South Korea’s President Moon has just met with China’s President Xi Jinping. The meeting affirmed that South Korea is yet another traditional Asian ally of the US that wants to participate in One Belt–One Road. The implications however, go beyond South Korea’s …

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