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It’s All Putin’s Fault … but Still He Wins

March 18, 2018 0

It’s All Putin’s Fault… but Still He Wins For all the western narrative about Russia’s “autocracy,” Putin is arguably as popular at home as Xi Jinping is in China PEPE ESCOBAR As a counterpoint to […]

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When It Comes to Davos, It’s Inequality, Stupid

January 28, 2018 0

When It Comes to Davos, It’s Inequality, Stupid This is what ‘the great and the good’ in the business world will not be discussing during the annual talk-fest at the Swiss luxury resort PEPE ESCOBAR […]

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The BRICS Strike Back – Pepe Escobar

September 8, 2017 0

The BRICS Strike Back COVERT GEOPOLITICS The wide-ranging Xiamen Declaration, issued in conjunction with the just wrapped-up annual BRICS summit, shows that Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, although facing internal challenges of their […]

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Is North Korea Showing that the Emperor is Naked?

August 14, 2017 0

Is North Korea Showing the Emperor is Naked? COVERT GEOPOLITICS Amid the thick fog of (rhetorical) war between Washington and Pyongyang, it’s still possible to detect some fascinating writing on the (unbuilt) wall. by Pepe […]

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The G20 Summit From Hell

July 13, 2017 0

The G20 From Hell PEPE ESCOBAR Photo by Robert Anders | CC BY 2.0 A future history of the G20 in Hamburg might start with a question posed by President Donald Trump – actually his […]

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Washington and Berlin on a Collision Course

July 6, 2017 1

Washington and Berlin on a Collision Course COVERT GEOPOLITICS The Russia sanctions bill that passed the US Senate by 98:2 on June 15 is a bombshell; it directly demonizes the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, under […]

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