Cynthia Chung: Afghanistan, Syria and the ‘Great Game’ vs BRI

Afghanistan: Whatever the Future Brings, One Thing Is for Sure, Britain and the U.S. Should Stay Out Cynthia Chung Aug 18 Afghanistan has become the United States’ longest military engagement in history, lasting 20 years. Similar to the Vietnam War (which lasted 19.5 years), there has never been a positive military objective for “winning” in Afghanistan such …

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Hintergründe zu “BlackRock in China” Von Wolfram Elsner (NRhZ-Debatte)

Zu den Beiträgen von A. Fikentscher/A. Neumann, „China mit BlackRock auf dem Weg zum Kommunismus?“, und von R. Bauer, „Roter Stern oder Schwarzer Fels“ Kommentar und Hintergründe zu “BlackRock in China” Von Wolfram ElsnerAnneliese Fikentscher und Andreas Neumann (F/N) haben kürzlich das neue Engagement der US Firma BlackRock, des weltgrößten „Vermögensverwalters“ und zugleich „Investmentgesellschaft“, beides …

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The Chinese-Russian-Iranian Alliance Ushers in a New Hope for the Middle East by Matthew Ehret


April 6, 2021 675Views 8Votes 5Comments Originally published on the Strategic Culture Foundation As the USA continues its lunge into the abyss of obsolescence, under the new Don Quixote-modelled leadership of Joe Biden, Russia and China have accelerated the next phase of Middle East reconstruction and stabilization this week with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s March 24-30th Middle East …

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In Quest of a Multipolar Economic World Order


5727 ViewsMarch 26, 2021 15 Comments und see viedeo there  Michael Hudson and Pepe Escobar (Transcript) Ibrahima: [00:00:00] Good morning or good evening, depending on where you are located and welcome to the Henry George School. My name is Ibrahima Drame and I’m the director of education. It’s a great honor to have you with us today …

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The Art of Being a Spectacularly Misguided Oracle By Pepe Escobar

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1174 ViewsFebruary 22, 2021 4 Comments ´ first posted at Asia Times The late Dr. Zbig “Grand Chessboard” Brzezinski for some time dispensed wisdom as an oracle of US foreign policy, side by side with the perennial Henry Kissinger – who, in vast swathes of the Global South, is regarded as nothing but a war criminal. Brzezinski …

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Ground-Control-Planet-Lockdown-Only-Test by Pepe Escobar

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Ground Control (to Major Tom)* April 2, 2020 © Photo: As much as Covid-19 is a circuit breaker, a time bomb and an actual weapon of mass destruction (WMD), a fierce debate is raging worldwide on the wisdom of mass quarantine applied to entire cities, states and nations. Those against it argue Planet Lockdown …

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The World Amidst Coronavirus Hysteria and Beyond – Response to Y.N.Harari (FT) by Irene Eckert

Don't Freak out

“NEVER LET A CRISIS GO TO WASTE”1   The World Amidst Coronavirus Hysteria and Beyond – Response to Y.N.Harari (FT) by Irene Eckert Times of crisis in a business sector can often lead to an overall improvement in the community. Weaker entrants often leave the game …Those that remain therefore have reduced competition ..3   Citizen …

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Democracies’ Covid-19 Cures Worse Than Disease? Asia Times (Hongkong)

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    As the EU and US lock down, stifling freedoms and commerce, they overlook how a fellow democracy successfully countered Covid-19   By ANDREW SALMONMARCH 18, 2020   Workers disinfect a pavement in a near-deserted Venice, Italy. Photo: AFP Remarkable and frightening events are underway across Europe and the United States. Under the banner of …

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DEFENDER-Europe 20 mit reduziertem Truppenumfang wegen Corona


Die Verbreitung des Corona-Virus in Europa hat auch Auswirkungen auf die multinationale Verlegeübung DEFENDER-Europe 20. Nach aktuellen Angaben des USUnited States-Hauptquartiers USAREUR in Wiesbaden soll die Verlegeoperation unterbrochen und der Umfang der an der Übung beteiligten USUnited States-Streitkräfte reduziert werden. Die USUnited States geführte Übung DEFENDER-Europe 20 wird wegen der Ausbreitung des Corona-Virus eingeschränkt. Aus Fürsorgegründen wird zunächst die …

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