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Neil Clark

Neil Clark
Neil Clark is a journalist, writer, broadcaster and blogger. He has written for many newspapers and magazines in the UK and other countries including The Guardian, Morning Star, Daily and Sunday Express, Mail on Sunday, Daily Mail, Daily Telegraph, New Statesman, The Spectator, The Week, and The American Conservative. He is a regular pundit on RT and has also appeared on BBC TV and radio, Sky News, Press TV and the Voice of Russia. He is the co-founder of the Campaign For Public Ownership @PublicOwnership. His award winning blog can be found at He tweets on politics and world affairs @NeilClark66
​The Russians aren’t coming! How & why hawks hype ‘threat’ to Baltic States

When it comes to trying to scare people in the West about non-existent threats, neocons and right-wing hawks in the US and Britain have no peers. In 2003, they told us that Saddam Hussein had WMDs. War ensued and thousands died.

May 04, 2015 11:05
Crisis, what crisis? -The al-Qaeda takeover of Syria

This weekend it was reported that al-Qaeda affiliated rebels were “almost completely in control” of the last major government held city in the Idlib province in northern Syria.

April 27, 2015 16:40
UK child abuse: It’s not the evidence, but who you are that matters

The decision by the Crown Prosecution Service not to bring charges against the wealthy peer and establishment insider Lord Greville Janner in connection with allegations of child abuse has been met with outrage among the general public and police.

April 17, 2015 11:49

Bryan MacDonald

Bryan MacDonald
Bryan MacDonald is a journalist, writer, broadcaster and teacher. He began his career in journalism aged 15 in his home town of Carlow, Ireland, with the Nationalist & Leinster Times, while still a schoolboy. Later he studied journalism in Dublin and worked for the Weekender in Navan before joining the Irish Independent. Following a period in London, he joined Ireland On Sunday, later the Irish Mail on Sunday. He was theater critic of the Daily Mail for a period and also worked in news, features and was a regular op-ed writer. Bryan also worked in Los Angeles. He has also frequently appeared on RTE and Newstalk in Ireland as well as RT. Bryan is particularly interested in social equality, European geopolitics, sport and languages. He has lived in Berlin, Russia and the USA.
Election 2015: The bias of UK print media is breathtaking

Anybody walking into a London newsagent this weekend could be forgiven for thinking that the newspapers have been replaced by party political posters. Fleet Street’s lack of balance is staggering.

May 03, 2015 18:55
​Baltimore: Violent demonstrations or demonstrations against violence and injustice?

Successive US governments have tried to refashion the world in America’s image. Meanwhile, they’ve ignored the domestic race issue, which has now exploded again.

April 29, 2015 11:09
​Leaking CIA secrets leads to severe punishment, unless you are the boss

The problem with the lenient treatment of former CIA Director, David Petraeus, isn't that he was lightly punished for his leaks. It is that other whistleblowers are punished at all.

April 26, 2015 20:11

Jhinuk Chowdhury

Jhinuk Chowdhury
Jhinuk Chowdhury is a former journalist based in India and is currently working as an independent writer. She has worked as a business correspondent for the leading Indian daily – The Times of India – covering human resources, IT, jobs and careers. After 5 years in journalism, Jhinuk moved to the corporate sector working with brands like NetApp, HP and Samsung as a communications and media expert. With 10 years experience Jhinuk – who holds a master degree in Indian History - has a keen interest in India and its relation in the SAARC region, Russia, Indo-Russian relations and the emergence of the BRICS nations. Jhinuk can be reached at
Asia's arms race – look whose interest is being served

As mutual distrust drives the growing military buildup in the Asia-Pacific region, bigger powers like the US will use this regional competition to settle scores with its most formidable Asian irritants - North Korea and China.

May 02, 2015 06:55
Rafale deal: The diplomatic deftness of India’s Modi

India's Rafale deal is not just purchasing fighter jets. It’s also about facing the challenge of national security, and balancing defense relationships as well as bilateral ties. A diplomatic deftness PM Narendra Modi seems to have lived up to.

April 20, 2015 16:22
China vigilant as India transforms its diplomatic posture towards the US

The meeting between US President Obama and Indian Prime Minister Modi is a clear statement that India is finally shedding ambiguity from its foreign policy and making tough choices, a stance that’s putting Beijing on guard.

January 27, 2015 16:38

RT Editorial

RT Editorial
This blog represents a range of opinions prepared by a team of authors working at RT. It contains commentary, views, feedback and responses to various events and news media items.
Mashing up spin: I’m accused of exploiting unrest in Baltimore

Mashable rushed to get out an article on my coverage of the Baltimore unrest; this is evident from the grammar mistakes. The headline: “Russian Media is Loving the Baltimore Riots”, claims RT exploited unrest with ‘Whataboutism.’

May 01, 2015 10:46
RT in Monte Carlo TV fest finals with Ukraine Mariupol report

An RT news program about tragic events in southeastern Ukraine in May 2014, when the National Guard opened fire on civilians on Victory Day, has been nominated for the Golden Nymph Award of the Monte Carlo Television Festival.

April 22, 2015 19:10
​Three short videos explain why RT is worth your time

RT sees its place in the media landscape as a much-needed alternative voice to the mainstream consensus. After all, opinions considered fringe by the mainstream and that only RT dared to broadcast worldwide proved to be right on several occasions.

March 15, 2015 14:46

Pepe Escobar

Pepe Escobar
Pepe Escobar is the roving correspondent for Asia Times/Hong Kong, an analyst for RT and TomDispatch, and a frequent contributor to websites and radio shows ranging from the US to East Asia. Born in Brazil, he's been a foreign correspondent since 1985, and has lived in London, Paris, Milan, Los Angeles, Washington, Bangkok and Hong Kong. Even before 9/11 he specialized in covering the arc from the Middle East to Central and East Asia, with an emphasis on Big Power geopolitics and energy wars. He is the author of 'Globalistan' (Nimble Books, 2007), 'Red Zone Blues' (Nimble Books, 2007), 'Obama does Globalistan' (Nimble Books, 2009) and a contributing editor for a number of other books, including the upcoming 'Crossroads of Leadership: Globalization and the New American Century in the Obama Presidency' (Routledge). When not on the road, he alternates between Sao Paulo, New York, London, Bangkok and Hong Kong.
Why NATO is terrified of Russia

The twin-pronged attack - oil price war/raid on the ruble – aimed at destroying the Russian economy and place it into a form of Western natural resource vassalage has failed.

May 01, 2015 06:07
The EU-Gazprom war

The European Commission (EC) is slapping anti-trust charges against Russia’s Gazprom under the pretext the energy giant is blocking competition in Central and Eastern Europe.

April 22, 2015 15:30
Russia, China, Iran: In sync

Over past decades, the pre-fabricated myth of an elusive “Iranian bomb” was never the real issue between the US and Iran; the issue was how to subdue – or “isolate” - a powerful, independent nation that refused to toe the exceptionalist line.

April 16, 2015 13:55