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Pepe Escobar

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.
Listen to the sound of the Global South Listen to the sound of the Global South
The BRICS summit in northeast Brazil has already made history for one key reason; the creation of the New Development Bank. July 17, 2014 11:02
​Blood for gas: Why Bibi is punishing Gaza ​Blood for gas: Why Bibi is punishing Gaza
So Bibi’s got his brand new war. Operation Protective Edge, the current slow motion ethnic cleansing super production conducted in Gaza by the Israeli Attack, sorry, Defense Forces (IDF), is Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu’s wet dream. July 14, 2014 08:50
Why Israel is in love with Kurdistan Why Israel is in love with Kurdistan
The “Middle East” invented by British and French colonial powers almost a century ago is fast dissolving as ISIS carves a vast piece of real estate from the suburbs of Aleppo to Tikrit and from Mosul to the Jordanian/Iraqi border. July 01, 2014 17:26
Tony Blair, Phantom of the Opera Tony Blair, Phantom of the Opera
The Phantom of the (tragic) Middle East Opera is back. A killer without a clue, he can’t be blamed for not being consistent. June 17, 2014 20:10
Brazil countdown: Get me to the World Cup on time! Brazil countdown: Get me to the World Cup on time!
It’s high fever time in Sao Paulo. The Dutch are chilling in Ipanema, right in front of the beach. The Italians are in their own Riviera 100 kilometers from Rio. June 09, 2014 12:16
‘Obama and Putin should be in the same room at Normandy celebrations’ ‘Obama and Putin should be in the same room at Normandy celebrations’
The Obama administration is pursuing schoolboy tactics by refusing to sit down with Putin at the same room to discuss the Ukrainian crisis and to try to diffuse existing tensions, Asia Times roving reporter Pepe Escobar told RT. June 04, 2014 14:29
​Obama's Europe doctrine: Too much stupid, not enough serious ​Obama's Europe doctrine: Too much stupid, not enough serious
What to make of the ‘new’ Obama foreign policy doctrine? June 04, 2014 11:26
​Brave old (exceptionalist) world ​Brave old (exceptionalist) world
“I believe in American exceptionalism with every fiber of my being.” So there it is, straight from the lion’s mouth, as in US President Barack Obama. May 30, 2014 10:21
Europe and Ukraine: A tale of two elections Europe and Ukraine: A tale of two elections
Circumstances surrounding the European and Ukrainian elections were far from being a mere coincidence. May 27, 2014 09:26

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