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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Why the decline of the US empire is irreversible by ALEX CHRISTOFOROU

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The Next Empire January 2, 2018, 11:423 The end of dollar hegemony, a new SWIFT system, and a new central bank, are all contributing factors towards the rapid decline of the US empire and the rise of The Next Empire as explained by International Man… Throughout history, political, financial, and military leaders have sought to create empires. Westerners often think …

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Following Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia and Israel, Iran has no option but to look to China and Russia

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ALEXANDER MERCOURIS The extraordinary hostility towards Iran from the US and Saudi Arabia, creating the possibility of an attack on Iran and ending all question of the imminent lifting of sanctions, shows that Iran has no alternative other than to forge close links with China and Russia and the Eurasian institutions if its to ensure …

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World Leaders Gather in Beijing While the US Sinks into Irrelevancy by WAYNE MADSEN 

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| 20.05.2017 | OPINION While vaudevillian comedy-like shouting matches broke out in the West Wing of the White House between President Donald Trump and his senior advisers and between the White House press secretary and various presidential aides, world leaders gathered in Beijing to discuss the creation of modern-day land and maritime «silk roads» to improve …

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Belt & Road: China welcomes heads of state, intl bodies at global cooperation forum

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Published time: 14 May, 2017 01:15 Edited time: 14 May, 2017 05:55  Get short URL Beijing is hosting a high-level international cooperation forum, dubbed “One Belt, One Road,” which brings together dozens of heads of state and government, along with financial organizations and hundreds of business representatives and entrepreneurs. LIVE UPDATES: China hosts global Silk Road …

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Why the New Silk Roads Terrify Washington by Pepe Escobar

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Pepe Escobar is the author of Globalistan: How the Globalized World is Dissolving into Liquid War (Nimble Books, 2007), Red Zone Blues: a snapshot of Baghdad during the surge and Obama does Globalistan (Nimble Books, 2009). His latest book is Empire of Chaos   11.10.2016 Almost six years ago, President Putin proposed to Germany ‘the creation of …

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China, Iran, Russland – ein kooperatives Modell löst das konfrontative NATO-Modell ab

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 Von Pepe Escobar 10. Januar 2015 Sputnik Schnallen sie sich bitte an! 2015 wird ein Wirbelsturm werden, in dem China, Russland und Iran mit dem von mir so genannten Imperium des Chaos konfrontiert werden. Alles wird sich um die Integration Eurasiens drehen, während die USA zunehmend aus diesem Raum verdrängt werden. Wir werden komplexe geopolitische …

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Wirtschaftliche Kooperation in Eurasien statt Konfrontationskurs – Ein Vorschlag von Gudrun Haas

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Projektgruppe „Münchner Sicherheitskonferenz (MSK) verändern“ e.V., München, den 11.9.2016 Denkmail Nr. 15 – (please see English version below) Nur umfassend informiert können sowohl wir als Volk als auch unsere VertreterInnen entscheiden, wann und wofür es notwendig ist, „Verantwortung zu übernehmen“ (in den Worten von Bundespräsident Gauck). Umfassend meine ich hier im Sinne von „wissen, wer hat …

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