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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.
​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
The birth of a Eurasian century: Russia and China do Pipelineistan The birth of a Eurasian century: Russia and China do Pipelineistan
A specter is haunting Washington, an unnerving vision of a Sino-Russian alliance wedded to an expansive symbiosis of trade and commerce across much of the Eurasian land mass - at the expense of the United States. May 20, 2014 13:44
The IMF goes to war in Ukraine The IMF goes to war in Ukraine
The IMF has approved a $17 billion loan to Ukraine. The first $3.2 billion tranche has arrived on Wednesday. May 07, 2014 08:24
‘Sooner or later Kiev’s army, Right Sector will attack civilians’
‘Sooner or later Kiev’s army, Right Sector will attack civilians’
People in eastern Ukraine are not pro-Russian, they want a united and federalized Ukraine, a Finlandized Ukraine that is equally distant from the EU, NATO and Russia, and they are being confronted by guns, investigative journalist Pepe Escobar told RT. May 02, 2014 13:18
Obama makes South China waves Obama makes South China waves
Pivoting and pivoting like a widening gyroscope, to paraphrase Yeats, US President Barack Obama’s current tour of Northeast and Southeast Asia hides an invisible dragon in the cockpit: China. April 26, 2014 15:59
‘Mr. Kerry, let’s talk about Fox News, BBC and Al-Jazeera bullhorns’
‘Mr. Kerry, let’s talk about Fox News, BBC and Al-Jazeera bullhorns’
This is information war, Asia Times correspondent Pepe Escobar told RT, commenting on John Kerry’s attack against RT. If you have an alternative script like RT you are banned, because they are afraid, he added. April 25, 2014 10:41
On Nazis, Jews & Ukraine ‘de-escalation’ On Nazis, Jews & Ukraine ‘de-escalation’
​There are many potentially worrying signs in the ‘de-escalation’ process in theory agreed by the US, Russia, EU and Ukraine this Thursday in Geneva. April 18, 2014 14:41
'US desperate to isolate Russia on all fronts' 'US desperate to isolate Russia on all fronts'
The Obama administration is taking no prisoners trying to “isolate” Russia on all possible fronts – with negligible results so far. March 28, 2014 13:36

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