Saudi’s burgeoning relations with Israel could kill the two state solution in more ways than one by ADAM GARRIE


Saudi’s future is now tied in with that of Israel. This presents both new challenges, but also new opportunities for Palestine and its struggle against oppression. October 28, 2017, 17:09584 Views 3Comments FacebookTwitter The so-called “two state solution” for the ongoing crisis in the Levant has been nearly unanimously adopted by countries around the world, as well …

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


| 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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Alibaba founder Jack Ma highlights how One Belt–One Road differs from western trade schemes


ADAM GARRIE  6 hours ago 99 It’s a matter of consensus versus coercion. Alibaba founder Jack Ma has spoken about how China’s ‘One Belt–One Road’ trade initiative differs than the world trade organisations set up in the 1990s and early 2000s which have largely been seen as failures for the many while benefiting the few. Ma stated, “The greatest …

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


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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G20 Hangzhou* Summit: Analysis of Bilateral Meetings Reflects Global Trends by ANDREI AKULOV


09.09.2016 | WORLD Bilateral Meetings Reflect Global Trends The official agendas of G20 summits are normally more or less standard. Since the financial crisis of 2008, the meetings have been dominated by coordinating the measures to support global growth and stabilize financial markets. A G20 top level meeting is always an opportunity for world leaders …

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‘Shanghai Cooperation Organization expands, commands respect worldwide’ – Putin to Xinhua


Published time: 23 Jun, 2016 07:02 Russian President Vladimir Putin has welcomed the expansion of the Shanghai Security Organization in an interview with Xinhua, noting that the association is gaining relevance outside the region and inspiring respect worldwide. President of Xinhua News Agency Cai Mingzhao:Mr. President, I am greatly honored and pleased to have this …

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Lagebestimmung 2016: Panikmache nicht angesagt


Lagebestimmung zum Jahresbeginn 2016 – wider die panikmachende Aufbauschung der Atomkriegsgefahr und anderer Bedrohungszenarien von Irene Eckert   Berlin am 17. Januar Zwar leben wir in gefährlich turbulenten, kriegerischen Zeiten, ein Funke genügt um einen Flächenbrand zu entzünden. Dennoch bewegen sich noch unmerklich fast für das bloße Auge die geotektonischen Platten in Richtung einer ruhigeren …

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Russo-Saudi Oil Agreement May Leave US Hawks Out in the Cold


News | 16.09.2015 | 23:04 If Russia and OPEC countries enter an alliance, the oil producing powers of the Middle East would significantly bolster the development of the China-led new Silk Road Economic Belt project, American-German economic researcher and historian F. William Engdahl suggests. “That project, to recall, is already well underway, and Russia and …

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